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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 10, 1913, Image 15

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By the way, wonder if Vic Lawson
will pay more than $17.41 taxes on
that castle on Lake Shoredrive this
year. Or will Andy's tax board make
the terrible Swede settle?
One might as well look on the
hopeful side of things. So let's say
that the suffragists will profit by the
mistake they made in falling into
that Hearst circulation-boosting trap
and know better next time.
If may 'teach them to heware of
the Greeks bearing gifts. And poli
tics is full of that kind of Greeks.
Our idea of riding in an air-ship
in a wind storm is to go in a street
car even if we have to hang onto a
strap. Which we generally do.
Of course, what those department
store managers mean is that they are
not opposed to labor organization so
long as the clerks don't organize.
One reason bricklayers, carpenters,
electricians and other workers get
two or three times what store clerks
get is that they are organized, and
are proud of it. The clerks are wage
slaves because they are not organiz
ed. Whatever they get from their
employers is a handout.
Perhaps it would help some if we
could turn that garbage disposal
problem over to a state board of pub
lic utilities. We have home rule as
to garbage, and about all it got us
was more garbage.
Miss Elizabeth Kenealy, a 15-year-old
girl, is creating a sensation at
the school because of her wonderful
success in raising flowers and vege
tables. In a middy bjouse and dark skirt,
Miss Elizabeth works in her gardens,
one at home and the other at school,
producing daisies three times the size
of the ordinary flowers, and beets
that make the average vegetable look
like radishes in size.
Elizabeth is striving hard to mas
ter the sounds of the English lan
guage and is making unusual prog
ress, but she finds the language of
the flowers much more simple.-and
She is planning to make a specialty
of flowers, making horticulture her
life vocation.
Although Elizabeth has been at
Elizabeth Kenealy. the school only three years, she is
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boys ranging from 10 to 17 years of
age are being taught to speak, read,
write stories, sew, make biscuits,
solve arithmetic problems, spell' and
garden at the Sixteenth street school
here, where an exhibition of their
work was held recently.
Daily Healthogram.
Remember that a change of diet
is often necessary as the warm
weather approaches. Less meat and
more vegetables and fruit will be
wise. Lighter food is required in
warm weather.

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