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CHICAGO MINISTERS PRAISE
DAY BOOK SERMON IDEA
"Great idea!" That's what Dr. Mar
tin D. Hardin said when he heard
that The Day Book was going to
run a series of sermonsby Billy Sun
day next week. Dr. Hardin is pas
. tor of Third Presbyterians church,
225 S. Ashland blvd.
"There is no reason why a printed
sermon should not have as great a
moral effect as the one delivered
from the church pulpit," said Dr. Har
din. "A sermon is effective when it
makes a man think. True, the ora
tor has the advantage of being able
to gain impression through his per
sonality, tiut at the same time the
printed sermon must necessarily em
body the personality of the writer.
Then the printed sermon is always
there. It can be treasured away and
it admits of no doubts or discussions
as to what was said or meant.
"It is a good idea, this innovation
of The Day Book. It will make peo
ple think and it will accomplish
"It is a practical plan and will add
another feature to the many unique
attractions of your paper," said the
Rev. Wm. H. Ohan of the Eleventh
Presbyterian church, at Washtenaw
av. and Crystal st.
"I think Billy preaches a good ser
mon, but how his eloquence will
look on the printed page we will have
to read next week's issues of The Day
Book to find out," sai dthe Rev. Chas.
F. Wishart of the Second Presbyter
ian church,, Michigan av. and 20th
st. "I hope these sermons will be
widely read, for it will prepare Chi
cago for his coining."
"I am a believer in the Rev. Billy
Sunday and in Rev, Sunday's ways.
If we can't have him yet in person,
The Day Book is to thanked for
bringing him here in word and spirit,"
said Rev. J. S. Ladd Thomas, pastor.
of Austin Methodist Episcopal
church, 641 N. Central av.
'In The Day Book we wilFnot have J
the Billy Sunday magnetic 'punch
but the meat of the truths he preach
es will be there and it will be good
food for hungry Chicago souls," said
Rev. William Macafee, pastor of
First Church, Methodist, Clark and
PARK COMMISIONERS PLAN FOR
GARDENS AND TRUCK FARMS
Active co-operation to the move
ment to establish gardens and truck
farms is promised by the special park
commission. The playground body is
offering advice and directions to all
who intend using vacant property for
gardening or farming on a small
Names of those who have vacant
property which they are willing to
give over for fanning are sought by
the commission. These will be turned
over to poor people.
SETTLEMENT TO CLOSE THE
Washington, March 27. Confer
ences to fix the amount of the Mc
Manus indemnity are now in prog-j
ress in Mexico City between the
Brazilian minister, representing the
United States, and Gen.,' Palafox, rep
resenting the convention forces. The
amount is expected to be agreed on
and the money turned over for the
benefit of Mrs. McManus and her
children next week. This govern
ment will then declare the incident
SWEITZER BAFFLED IN SUIT
A suit to compel County Clerk
Sweitzer to throw open the payrolls
of his office was filed by Attly R. J.
Cooney. He claims that Sweitzer has
been hiring hundreds of alleged
"extra" employes during the past
few years when they were not need
ed and that when he asked to see
the records of the office be was re
fused by Sweitzers orders.
"Politics" was the explanation of
Sweitzer. "Just a cheap political