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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 21, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 8

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cant say what you have on your
mind in one sentence you are not well
enough informed to say anything.
James McCormick, Congress Hotel.
refers to Billy Sunday as a faker and
advises that the May number of the
Metropolitan magazine tells the
whole truth about hlm. I have read
the article in the Metropolitan and
find this said of Sunday:
"Is Billy Sunday sincere? I think
he is. I have seen him absolutely
dominate two audiences of 20,000
people in one day and I do not be
lieve he could put the fire, passion
and enthusiasm into his worlds and
actions if he were not sincere.
As to the social, economic and po
etical relations of the world about
him, I think he is just ignorant, that's
Sunday's ignorance of social con
ditions is probably not any more
dense than that of the majority of re
ligious preachers, However, a new
conscience is being born in the world
which feels that as long as. any are
deprived of life's necessities and com
forts and decencies, God's will is not
being done, The antipathy of many
progressive people to Sunday is illus
trative of this conflict of the new
social conscience with the old. self
righteous, narrow religious ideas of
a fast dying belief. J. Weiler, 190 N.
Keeler ay.
I lines bring mbre territory into this
No nation is innocent of atrocities.
Even our own country, despite its
solemn avowal of "humanity first,"
insists on sending American-made
munitions to assist in the slaying
The great army of international
human brotherhood is growing be
cause it is becoming more and more
certain of the futility of war, with its.
attendant horrors of human butch
ery, broken hearts, ruined nations.
Let us brush the cobwebs of preju
dice, hatred and conceit from our
eyes, and we will see a bright light
ahead the hope of a united world.
Let us protest with all our might this
dreadful crime against humanity. .
Maurice Silverman,
In each country at war and at peace
there are human hearts that grieve
at the awful wholesale slaughter, for
life to them is sacred. They wonder
' how any human father could murder
a fellow workingman, wjiose innocent
ones at home await in dreadful sus
pense the news that robs them of
their breadwinner, their protector,
their very life.
Are all those lives blasted and
hearts shredded merely to prove that
in this civilized (?) sphere "might is
right" ? Will a changing of boundary J
A DUCK'S BACK? I have a duck
and when he goes on the lake his
feathers never get wet, Chickens'
feathers get wet when water Is
thrown on them. Tell me about the
duck and how he keeps from getting
wet Mildred.
If your duck ever gets wet at all he
or she never gets very wet and
that's because nature has provided
all ducks with rain coats that is,
coats of oil. A duck gets his oil sup
ply from an oil gland which you'll find
on his back near his tail if he'll let
you make an investigation. This
gland makes a great deal of oil and
when the greasy stuff smears over
the Duck's feathers it makes them
very smooth. As you know, oil and
water will not mix, and when water
splashes over those oil feathers it
splashes right off again leaving the
duck as dry as ever. .
And that's why you sometimes
hear folks say of someone who is in-
different about certain things "it
rolls off like water frdm a duck's
o o
Twenty-three indictments returned
by leaerai grand jury yesterday

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