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f LETTERS TO EDITOR
Editor Day Book That commis
sion on unemployment appointed by
Mayor Harrison certainly 'is a hot
one, with the exception of perhaps
four. I was much surprised at the
appointment of Julius Rosenwald,
taxdodger. notorious labor hater and
fake philanthropist, who at one time
charged his underpaid wage slaves
for their drinking water. You will
notice that Mayor Harrison did not
forget a few more corporations who
are chiefly interested in grinding the
laboring men down to the lowest pos
sible level and keeping them there by
starvation wages, crooked lawmakers'
and various other means. The may
or's action concerning those ap
pointees is about as consistent as a
shepherd turning a bunch of wolves
loose to look after his flock of sheep.
It certainly is a good indication of the
bunch Mr. Harrison is catering to in
'his campaign for re-election. W. J.
FROM THE TREE OF WISDOM
Editor Day Book What is the
cause of all the social eruptions in
the world? The spirit of commer
cialism, breeding envy, malice, hy
pocrisy, blasphemy, extravagance
and all evils of the flesh and the devil.
s Will ideas entertained in my heart
'"have a bearing upon self and those
around me. They will. Such ideas,
like wireless vibrations, are carried
on waves of ether, reflecting upon
hearts sensitive to thought waves.
Good thought is creative and needs
cultivation for its promotion. Evil
thoughts, like weeds, are destructive.
Are we progressiving in a general
sense? No, no; only individuals are
progressing more readily th?n ever
in the history o fthe world. These
individuals, male and female, are sa
viours of the world. The light of rea
son and wisdom throws floods of un
derstanding into the paths of men's
lives so bright that they must see,
but in the words of Count Tolstoi:
"The anti-natonal wars in Europe,
the class war of America, the race
wars of Asia," have strangled prog
ress for half a century.
Reading and studying the "Last )
Will to His Nation," by Peter the.
Great in 1725, with the policy pur
sued and the diplomatic blunders, so
apparent of late, will reveal to the
thinking mind the outcome of things.
PROSTITUTION NOT NECESSARY
Editor Day Book Tread an article
in The Day Book, signed "An Inter
ested Reader," who claims to be a
Christian, in which he expressed the
opinion that prostitution is neces
sary, otherwise our asylums would
be filled with young men imbeciles.
With characteristic selfishness, and
with anything but the Christian spir
it that prompts one to do unto others
as he would be done by, he. and men
in general have decreed that woman
shall suffer that man may sin. They,
yearly sacrifice the reputation of
thousands of pure, happy girls, who
also otherwise would make good and
useful citizens, and malje of them ob
jects of loathing and repulsion; sad
den the lives of mothers and fathers
of these girls; infect the countless
women whom these men marry with
venereal diseases, and the children
of such unions with mental and phys
ical infirmities, besides yearly bring
ing thousands of helpless, illegitimate -babies
into the world to be knocked
and kicked about this awful toll VjJ
they exact of society rather than that
man should suffer the consequences .
of his own beastliness lor exercise the
only quality that elevates man above
the level of the beast will-power.
Animals pet cats and dogs live all
their lives without mating and are "
none the worse for it. Is man of a
lower order of creation that he can
not do the same?
He says he has growing daughters.
Would he give his daughters to some
house of prostitution that man's lust '
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