Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1949 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
knows that this lying paper has made
more dishonest crooks than many
good men like Henry Ford can up
lift and educate in years. One thing
is sure, all good people will "wish
Henry Ford success in bringing this
editor or modern "Don Quixote" to
' the front. 0. Johnson, 5117 Irving
- Park Blvd.
'TO MLLE. S: E. Dear Mile."
S e, we men do not understand a
mother's love for a child. We do not
understand a woman's longing for a
child,' its little baby hands, its cooing
and loving. Still we men regulate
everything. Woman is a dog in the
Old Testament. She is blamed by
man for Adam's fall and there is not
a woman among Christ's twelve, dis
ciples. This shows how Asiatic is
thte bible's position on woman. Man
wrote the bible and all other Korans.
We men do not know the pangs of
motherhood. Still Ve make all laws.
We men do so much killing that we
are no more fit to pass laws for
women or write bibles "than David
,was fit to- build the temple.
Many a poor soul is like you, Mile.
S eKJonely and living unnaturally
to please man. God knows, I wish
there was a good, perfectly-mated
husband for every woman, but there
never has been and there never will
be. Meantime, half of our women
are denied mother's love for her own
child just to please selfisli man.
Women break down everywhere with
nervous prostration and other un
natural ailments just to please selfish
" A father will claim he loves his
daughter. Still he will let her pine
"away in lonely wretchedness, child
and sexual starvation and still main
tain he loves his daughter. It is a
very selfish love. Doctors prescribe
marriage for ailing young women
more than anything else. Still man
refuses her health except by mar
riage. I hope to live to see a mother
with her child in her arms as our
ideal. I hope to live until we will
gather atthe bedside of mothers
without "poking for or seeing the fa
ther at all, and exclaim rs. "Behold
unto us this day a child is born."
Motherhood everywhere should be
grand and sweet and the old school,
of thought should die.
The Germans, Swedes and Norwe
gians are quite broad on these mat
ters. The Christian Scientists and
.free thinkers -are also. I care not
who th,e woman is, sh,e fe improved
property if she has had a baby. She
has jusrtegun to live unless she al
lows her mind to 'be crushed by .
critics. The reasdn the religious
trust dreads illegitimacy is they lose
their graft on the people. They lose
a we'dding fee, a christening fee and
a funeral fee. Do you see where the
shoe pinches? And man runs the
church from' Powie to Arthur See.
But woman will yet be free. Allen
THE AMERICA SPIRIT. I do .
not like to throw bouquets or "shoojt
the bunk," but, on the level," I think
ryou are a little above theaverage
newspaper man in giving piam,iacts,
without hypocrisy or prejudice. '
Now, in reading over your Forum
letters, I notice so many of your cor
respondents constantly bring up the
Non-America'n-Spiritf of Catholicity,
and many of our good and true
Americans are misled by those state
ments. This article is not intended to
champion Catholicity, I would rath
er say it is in a minor way intended
to champion a people and country I
love dearer than life. A true Amer
ican is liberty-lovine in the extremes.
I He loves his fellow man and his
hands are stretched out to assist the
oppressed of other countries.
The anti-Catholic is not true Amer
ican. It comes from a country that
has kept its conquered subjects un
der, submission for over 00 years
through religious prejudicevThe sub
jects from that country seldom be-
l com? American citizens, and ifyoq
Lc...-.! - -. - -