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changed, and lie would then give me
special time on Sunday.
"I gave him the $5, though it meant
a lot to me, but I wanted to feel that
I had left him no., chance to claim I
owed him anything for the atten
tion he gave me today".
"Tomorrow I shall have to find a
new dentist to finish the two teeth,
but, Miss Whitaker, what action
should I have taken, in your estima
tion? Don't forget I am earning my
living here; notoriety would cost me
my position; when he began insulting
me I was at his mercy, as, to have re
sented it, unless I left his office with
the teeth opened as they were, would
have been to give him a chance to
take revenge in his workmanship, and
even if I had left with his work un
finished he could have made a scene,
as, in a case of that kind, it would be
my word against his.
"Will you .please tell me what you
think, as I am very indignant over
the whole thing. I attach my name
as evidence of good faith, but please
do not publish it."
This is surely a story to make all
women indignant. The letter plain
ly shows that its writer, is a girl of
refinement and a girl to whom such
an insult is physical anguish.
Yet, it is beyond my power of so
lution. Frankly, as I said in the other
story, I do not know what a girl can
do that will be effective in such a
But I am going to ask that girls
who have been insulted in a similar
manner by either their employers or
men at whose mercy they were for
the time being will write to me and
tell me how they treated the matter.
I also would like very much to
have the mothers of girls give me
their ideas of what their daughters
should do In a situation like this. Ad
dress your letters to me, in care of
The Day Book.
Portugal yearly produces more
than 198,000,000 pounds of cork.
1 JOHNSON DENOUNCES JOINING
OF TWO PARTIES
Gov. Hiram Johnson of California
last night denounced the idea of
amalgamating the Progressive and
the Republican parties and also the
members of the Bull Moose party
who favored such an alliance. His
attack was made in a spqech before
the Progressive Club.
"With what de we want to amal
gamate? Do Cummins and Borah
want us to consolidate with Penrose,
with Barnes and with other such G.
O. P. leaders ? We've unhorsed these
leaders once. Do they want us to go
back to those people and those prin
ciples which we have repudiated?
"Either those gentlemen" who want
us to consolidate believe the label of
Republicanism more important Chan -all
else on earth or they do not be
lieve in real progressivism. Their pro
posal will not be accepted by red
bloqded Progressives. We are not go
ing to fool around a big grandfather's
clock that has lost its function. '
"Today, my friends, the dominant
party in the United States is the Pro
gressive party. It is dominant be
cause it is the dominant political
thought in every man's mind.
"No man in any state dare become
a candidate unless he at least pre-
tends to be progressive. All along the
line the thought in the minds of men
and women is the thought of progress J
sivism. . j
"Only a brief period will elapse be-i
fore that thought shall crystallize j
through organization and there will
be carried into effect every progress
sive principle. ,No man who has anyj
belief in progressive principles should;
o o x
A little boy, turning over the leaves
of a scrapbook, came across a picture
of some chickens emerging from
their shells. After examining the pic
ture carefully, he remarked, with a
sagacious look at- his baby sister, j
"They came out, you know, 'cos they;
weie afraid of being boiled!" . , n.