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Two 150 spe wag flllisp SIT P I V O R S "FATHER'S I » \ M l s L Y (J Oklahoma City, April ;!.--In order t h a t no parental p a i t i a l i t in honoring those responsible for the nation's progress and the state's welfare, Supt. iR. H. Wilson is in favor ot establishing a "Father's Day" Regarding this matter he says: "1 have received a letter from Miss 'Anna Jarvis, founder of '.Mothers' Day calling my a t t e n t i o n to the May l ( ) t h has been designated Mother's Da.\ in the public schools This is (Friday preceding Mot herb' ''a, Sunday, Ma l ^ i h . "'1 remember i n a l htst year my attention was c a l l e d to this day and we did i h i n , a.i \\e are doing now, prepaie a piogram ioi Mother's Da. I bHieve t h a t this com of observing one day in the year in remembrance of our mothers is . ;ood one. I t makes every boy and ?irl, every man and w o m a n bettei no have had their attention called tf the good deeds of dear old mother "Our (American people are hero v.orshippcrs and our nation has es- tablis-hed a number of holidays in lommemoration of our great men. 1 have often wondered how long n A on Id ihe before a day is set apart for the greatest man in America, the ne who has done the most for his country; the one who has .answered her every call ;ihe one who has a l w a y s without shirking his par! o\ er.v responsibility--fn I her. "1 believe in .Mothers' Day; I be 'ic\e in Children's .Day, but why not ·eii'ember father 1 ' He pays the biHb ind the taxes; works the public road and ( i l l s the fields; ho rejoices when those he loves are hnjmy--hul it seems somehow he has bd|Jb f^-- gotten. When Santa Clans comes^ if any one is neglected, it is he and i am wondering how m a n y bovs ?irls, young men and young women teachers and mothers would join m in establishing a day in remembrance of dear old Dad? "I believe we should establish a Fathers' ,Day. It occurs to me t h a should be some time in the autumn, and [ would suggest that this Fathers' Day be made on Sunday, as this is the only day that Dad has to spare.,!' 1 O

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  1. The Evening News,
  2. 06 Apr 1912, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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