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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 12, 1913, Image 1

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PLUCKY GIRL IS NOT AFRAID TO DIE; SH
TAKES MANY CHANCES STORY INSIDE
THE DAY BOOR
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N N. D. Cochran, . sMS-gM. OQ 500 South Peoria St
y Editor and Publisher. ggflP398 TeL Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 217 Chicago, Thursday, June 12, 1913
ONE CENT
COMPETITION IN ITS VARIOUS PHASES, AND
ITS RELATION TO WAR AND HELL
The War of Selfishness Between Husband and Wife
) Making Children "Mind" and Training a Race
Horse Competition and War as Against
, Organization and Peace.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
Being opposed tp war and hell, I don't take much stock in competition.,
Sometimes I think-we are all slaves to superstition, tradition and precedent; y
and that we don't trust our own thoughts and impulses so long as we can
find out what somebody of authority thought and said long ago.
Somebody once said that competition is the life of trade. I would add'
to that and the death of the trader. But because somebody once said that,
and it has been printed and repeated many times, most of us believe it
Yet competition is war, and war is hell. Not because General Sher
man said war is hell, but because war is "tell.
When there's hell in the family, war started it; and selfishness started
the war. If either the husband or wife selfishly wants to be the whole thing
and have his or her way that's hell.
And" it's destructive. Every human creature comes into the world with
a personality; and others get busy trying to hold that personality down.
Great big grown folks insist on "making children mind," and I imagine
that the reason nine men out of ten are cowards is because somebody
"made them mind" when they were boys and their personality was assert
ing itself. 4
Once when Cresceus was the greatest trotting stallion in the world, I.
went to George Ketcham's farm to see the Napoleon of stallions! And I
asked something about how race horses were trained. I learned that they
were carefully trained to bring out the best that was in them and WITH
OUT BREAKING THEIR SPIRIT.
There's something for men and women to think about when they are
raising boys. Education comes from a word that meant to grow, to de-
velop. To educate, then, would mean to bring out, to grow, to develop that
qrWQtl Wtp .Within, yet some people seen q thjnfc that education jg a sort

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