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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 07, 1913, Image 10

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opportunity for exercising their
own individuality and for outlet
of their energy and activity are
seldom really naughty. While
we need be serious at times, it is
all wrong to be so tense and ap
prehensive as we sometimes are
about our children's conduct.
Once when I was bemoaning the
fact that children would quarrel,
a bright young woman, the moth
er of four growing children, spoke
up and said, "Oh, I really enjoy
my children's scraps. ' I get right
into them myself, and they are
soon settled."
A sense of humor, a certain
ease of mood and exercise of
judgment as to what is transient
and as to what really goes to the
making of character, will solve
the problem of the management
of healthy, well-occupied chil
dren. Most of the mother's ef
fort should be directed to making
the environment right. Most of
their wrong tendencies will be
corrected by greater freedom
rather than by more watching
and restraint.
I have city friends who have
made many sacrifices to change
their residence to the country be
cause they realize that they can
not bring up their three young
children normally in an apart
ment, no matter how complete it
may be with modern conven
iences. My last article of this series
will deal with the problem of the
girl is she approaches maturity.
Philadelphia. Cabaret shows
Dannea ty ponce oraer.
Hoops, my dear! He's in again.
What Hoops?
No one but Harold Fabian
Hoops, son of a Chicago million
aire, who was sent to the bride
well for flirting with a telephone m
operator on iviicnigan avenue.
This time he is held in jail at
Jacksonville, Fla., as a result of
a queer tangle.
When 'Arold had served his
time in the bridewell he was re
leased. But Jailer Whitman was
such a fine man that young
Hoops returned to the Blue
Island avenue bastile and asked
for work. He got it.
Finally he was taken to a sani
tarium in Milwaukee by Father
Quille of the Boys' Home on
Jackson boulevard. Harold need
ed a rest from his arduous work.
In the sanitarium Hoops met a
widow, a Mrs. Jackson, who own
ed property at Clearwater, rua.
She suggested that as a good
place for Harold to finish his re
cuperation. Harold went there,
and was told to sell 15,000 bushels
of charcoal for Mrs. Jackson.
Hoops was a good salesman.
According to Florida friends of
Mrs. Jackson he soon sold the
charcoal, then started in on fruit
from the farm, and wound up by M
uispusmg ui nit laiuni vwv. xnv.ii
he was arrested.
Milwaukee police are looking
for Mrs. Jackson to clear up the
Harold denied today, from his
cell in Jacksonville, that he was
seeking material for an article on
the jail system of the U. S.

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