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MAN WKfO'S.AFTES UNCLE
lady," severely, "you are impos-.
ing on us. I would advise you to
seek a position in a doughnut fac
tory," The work was beginning to sap
the examiner's courage. Three
shocks, and only half through.
Pshaw ! He wouldn't worry. The
next three would be all right.
"Well," he smiled ingratiating
ly at the next would-be, "tell me
just how you are qualified."
"I teach washing, sir. There is
no better exercise than working
over a tub and it is useful at the
same time. It is the ideal exercise
for women." The young lady
stopped, alarmed. The examiner
was growing purple. He was
making frantic efforts to speak,
but his voice wasn't there. He
"Washing!" The explosion
shook the room. "A young wom
an who works over a tub and is
proud of it. It can't be true.
There is no such thing. Wash "
He gurgled a moment and fell
over in his seat.
The examination was over, and
instructors' places were yet to be
filled. There are still some jobs
there for athletic girls who can
teach their sisters how to "re
duce" by swinging Indian clubs,
pulling weights, and doing a few
fingers-to-floor exercises. Being
single, we are in favor of it.
Girls, if you want the jobs, go
get 'em. And the pay is $75 at
the start, with more later. And
"believe us, seventy-five iron men
will buy more than one back puff
William L. Cundiff.
William L. Cundiff of Danville,
111., was the democratic candidate
against Uncle Joe Cannon in'
1910, cut the warrior's majority
down several thousand and miss
ed the election by only 4,000 out
of a total of 40,000. He's going
to try it again this year.
He was reared on a farm, edu
cated in the common schools of
southern Illinois and studied law
in Lincoln, NTeb., where he was a' "
close friend of Bryan.