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bly 50 cents for 3 hours overtime? I f
wonder how much Mr. Taylor could
save out of that amount after paying
for supper? E. B. '
STYLES. Isn't it funny how so
many people, in fact the big majority
of the people, fall for the styles. I
wonder how many realize that the
makers of nien's and women's clothes
just coin the dough while we folks
lay aside last year's clothes and buy
new ones just to be "in style."
I know of one exception to the rule.
an uncle of mhie has worn one of
his suits so long, as least he claims
so, that he has been in style-three dif
ferent times. That's going some.
A couple years ago the men wore
bloomer-like trousers. The next
years they were skin tight. This sea
son the coats' are cut double-breasted.
All different, you'll notice.
The women have switched from
trains to high-cut skirts. They have
gone from shoes laced up the front
to shoes laced up the side. They have
worn hats that were large one years
and then ones that weer small the'
next seaBon. Such are styles.
But you can't get away from them,"
I guess, and keep up to the times. We
all fall for them. I will confess that
I am a style "nut" J. R. Roder.
If children have to skate In tho
street, why not rope off a couple ,of
city asphalt street blocks every
evening inthe various sections of the
city and let tie kids have a rip-snorting
good time without any danger-attached?
Mrs. G. C. Hendriks, a
RACE SUICIDE. I read Margaret
Sanger's method of limiting the pop
ulation. I say that every woman who
is able to support and care for her
children should do, so. Poor people
arethe ones who ought to read that
J book, not the rich, for a poor woman
has no support and often she's &
prostitute in the end. She just has to
care for her children when the man
deserts her. The rich have too many
poodle dogs. What do they care for
population or our next generation?
It's no fun to have children. I have
had seven. Only one is alive. I am
39 now and am an invalid and expect
to be the balance of my life as far as
having children is concerned. Mrs.
F. H. Young.
PLAYGROUNDS. The Tuesday
papers carried a story about a lady
running her automobile into a tele
graph pole to avoid running into
some children who were roller skat
ing in the street. Good for that lady.
She had the right spirit in mind.
vBut that is not the important ques
tion. Why were those children roller
skating in the street? Why are chil
dren forced to play in the streets at
all? That is a question that all Chi
cago mothers are interested in. If
there were more playgrounds in the
city the chUdren wouldn't have to run
the chance of being run over. And
neither would kind-hearted ladies
have to run their autos into poles to
avoid hitting the children.
ANSWER TO WILLI AMS Every
human being is entitled to all the
gifts of nature, but they should also
do some useful work to earn them.
There is nothing that the community
at large has not a right to and were it
not for unnatural greed nothing else
wbtild keep away genuine prosperity.
No two things are alike and noth
ing that I have seen on this" earth do
I consider perfect
We do not need and do not want
perfection and should, not expect it,
but we do need a better plan to bene
fit mankind. Nothmg can ever pro
duce a co-operative commonwealth
but the people themselves and they
must first throw off vile greed before
we have anything better than we
I believe that all good will come
eventually in a natural way, which
means by the way of science and
evolution. Science did wonders.
It may take a long- time before tho
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