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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 06, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 20

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syes flashing indignation and a crim
soned face.
"How dare you!" she gasped
"you, false, cruel, the wedded hus
band of this very hour!"
"What strange-error is this!" cried
Walton. "Oh, explain! My heart is
bursting with mingled doubt and joy.
Can it be possible," he added, as a
sudden illumination flashed over his
mind, "that my cousin, Clyde Walton,
of the same name "
Ah! there was the key to the enig
mas, as a brief period of time soon de
veloped. A series of fateful circum
stances had prevented the reception
of letters he had written to Nella. An
adverse destiny had left both under
wrong impressions.
When Miss Neltnor returned she
was amazed to find her guests stand
ing with happy faces and clasped
hands. And soon she knew that an
other wedding impended.
Here's a picture of the Sun and
Moon, with a few stars and a bit of
the Earth, all up 'in the air at the
same time, thrown in. Maybe they
don't look like 'em much, but that
isn't the point.
We are setting out to tell you how
the days of the week got their names
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wed
nesday, etc., and we're giving you
Sunday and Monday today because
Sunday was yesterday and Monday
is today.
Thousands of years ago when peo
ple were even more foolish than they
are today they worshipped the Sun
and the Moon and thought they were
married folks Mr. and Mrs. Sun in
Some folks said that the Moon
was the most important because the
moon shone at night when it was i
dark, while the sun only shone in the
daytime when it was light
However, they give the Sun the
best of the deal by naming the first
day of the week, Sunday, after him.
Mon is short for Moon so they called
the second day of the week Monday
in honor of Mrs. Sun.
Tomorrow we'll tell you how Tues
day got his name.
o o
In gilding Madame Liberty
To give that lady class
Beware lest she shall seem to be
A bit of hollow brass.
A brazen smile is not her style,
And none of us, God knows,
Would wish to see fair Liberty
Dressed up in License clothes,
New York Times.
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