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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 20, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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word of cheer. Give. him, a real'
Christmas greeting.
If you're doing fairly well, don't let
yourself be eaten up with envy when
you see the bank president rolling by
in his imported; limousine. Be glad
that you haven't get his indigestion
and that you can take your coat off
when you get home and play with the
baby in your shirt sleeves. Yes, and
eat your dinner in them, too, if you
wantito. He can't, poor man. He's
got to slip into a dinner coat and be
waited on by an English butler.
If you're-going home with an arm
iul of packages and you slip on an
icy- spot on the sidewalk and come
in .sudden and entirely unexpected
contact with the pavement, don't
startle the innocent bystanders with
a line of conversation unfit for pub7
lication and acquire an ingrowing
grouch t hat will last until bed-time.
Play the Glad Game. Smile and be
glad that you didn't break your leg.
Don't make a routine of your
Christmas giving. Don't go through
with it like some sort of. a formal
ritual. Put joy and gladness into it.
Don't keep figuring on the stubs of
your check book how much it's cost
ing you in cold hard cash, and don't
keep consigning the man who in
dented Christmas presents to Dante's
seventh helL Think of the gladness
that you are giving to other folk and
be sure that you are going to make
jSome folk really glad by picking out
a few cheerless ones to give little
-gifts to.
Be glad there IS a Christmas sea
son in which you can find a million
reasons for being glad if you'll half.
rry. And when it comes to making
your New Year's resolutions a week
after Christmas day, be glad that you
liave the chance to swear off being a
grouch forever and always.
Play the Glad Game. It's the finest
'game in the world!
o o
Mrs. Lena Rood of Seattle, with
$25,000,000, is the richest person lit- j
'jthe Pacific nprthwe j
Mrs. Hornsby, Ch'meo suffragist,
makes daring flights in her aero
plane in campaigns for votes. She
bombarded Pres. Wilson with, peti
tions when he was on his yacht at
the lighting: o the statue of: liberty,

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