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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 12, 1912, Image 12

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'did his great work .and fought his
great iight after that age, forsak
ing his early ambitions and ideas.
!And now comes Woodrow Wil
son, 56, whose entry into the hus
ky fighting demanded by reform
politics is within the memory of
our primary school children.
Of course, in a certain way, the
statement of the successful editor
quoted .above is true. The
"AVERAGE man" of 40- is in
capable of doing big and new
things, but so is the "AVERAGE
man" of 20. The moral is, don't
be an average man ! But to the '
man who is capable and willing,
gifted with ordinary horse sense
and man grit, he need not settle
back because he is 40. As a mat
ter of fact, he is just getting able
to do things.
0 0
Dugan, the roofer, was sent to
a millionaire's palatial home to
try to find a leak in the roof.
As he entered the front hall the
butler whispered to Dugan:
"You are requested to be care
ful of the hardwood floors as you
go upstairs; they've justbeert pol
ished." "Sure, there's no danger av me
slippin' on them,' Dugan replied.
"Oi hav spikes in me shoes."
Sometimes a kid glove tears
just when it is needed for wear. If
there isn't time to sew them paste
a strip of court plaster on the un
der side to holp the torn edges to
gether. The rip will scarcely
show. The gloves will wear well
without further mending &r a
long time.
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The best fashion is the one
which becomes a woman best.
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