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Copyright 1906 by Common-Sense Publishing Co.

(Not Incorporated)
Entered at Chicago Post-Office as second-class matter


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Coprrighted. 1906. by Common-Sense Publishing Co. (Not Inc.)


JUNE, 1906

Subscripion price, $1.00 per year in advance. Foreign subscription.. $1.50

The only hopeless condition is idleness. A man who laughs heartily can be guilty

of no great evil. A brilliant idea, like a silvery cloud, often loses its glory by an interposing one.

Business integrity is not like a rubber band

-valued by its stretching propensities. Active ignorance is one of the greatest powers for evil.

Your instinct will guide you aright if you

give it a chance. The right books well mastered insures an intelligent mind.

The finest thing in all the world is disin

terested friendship. Diligence and skill form a team that can pull the heaviest load up the steepest hill. Make the best of all that you have experi

enced a part of yourself. Intense desire for a certain attainment is the first step towards its realization.

A person who takes all and gives nothing To admit that you are defeated is to com

is like a sponge that is of no use even after it is

dead. plete your own defeat.

Take a lesson from the bee—sip the sweet When Hope vanishes Fear takes her place. and pass lightly over the chaff.

These are two guests seldom entertained at

the same time. If knowledge is power then ignorance is weakness; and yet many pride themselves on

What is the object of your existence? Untheir ignorance.

less it is pretty well defined, you will not ad

vance far beyond your present position. The man who possesses an intense nature holds a key to success in either business or Arrange your work systematically and you social life.

will find that the business day is quite long

enough to attend to its demands. Learning without thought is of little value; you might as well stow volumes away in your Opposition is a mighty good thing-when library.

you beat it; good for you and good for the

public. You have no right to act as judge unless you are capable of hearing both sides courte

No person is called upon to put up with an ously and deciding impartially.

environment in which he cannot develop the

best that is in him. We set to work for the very thing we covet ; and in working we often lose taste for that Be careful in your judgments—you may thing to attain which we began to work; finding know what has been done but you have no interest in other things of greater value.

way of knowing the things resisted. Russell Sage is at last taking his first vaca- It never pays to say mean cutting things; tion! What a lot he has missed during his they may be passed over lightly at the time, 90 years spent in this old world of ours! True, but they are remembered, they rankle, and he might have done worse with his money, they may be the foundation of a disagreeable but how infinitely better he might have done! "come back” years hence.

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