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ly rather frowsy man, seated in
the library xf the institution, with
piles of books before him, and at
tendants waiting" on his requests.
Finally the dean spoke to the
librarian. "I cannot imagine that
that man is attached to the col
lege," he said. "What business
has he in the library?"
"He really hasn't any busi
ness," answered the . librarian
"but you see, it's like this he is
just out of the penitentiary, and
and I couldn't turn him away.
You know, everybody turns
them away "
"Let him read here all he wants
to," said the dean; and went on
his way. ' "
The first spring poem. It's
timely for Southern Texas but
too previous for Kansas and
points east. Here(itis.;"
Spring is comin'' ' .
Glad and sweet
The kids play marbles
In the street.
The office boy ' " -
With many af sigh. v '
Prepares to have
His grandma die. t
And Ma hangs carpets,
On the line
And says "Now Pa
Just whale- 'em fine !''
And grandad's face
Begins to grin
As he takes Pat-
Sis swings at night
On our front gate,
A.nd I am busy
"Diggm' bait ,
PROPERTY AND FOLKS
New York drug-dealer the oth
er day was sent to prison for four
months lor having counterfeited
a trade-mark for liver pills. That
was ah offense against property.
How many Jail senfrenqes have
been handed out for violation o.f
the federal food and drug act
designed to protect the public
from drug-fakers and crooked
The Journal vof the American
Medical Association is authority
for the assertion that, although
more than 1,700 persons or firms
havexbeen convictedunder that
act, nothing warsfrjjhan a fine has
The manufacturer of a "tonic"
containing cocaine was convicted
the other day, but the wise court
suspended .sentenceJ Trying to
steal a paper-and-ink trademark
was "terrible'', but making drug
fiends qut of innocent people was
no crime J ,And that is law.
The Aliens are finding that it
isn't safe to jll people in the
mountain fastnesses of Virginia.
TheyshQuld come to Chicago.
What Judge Landis wants
more thin the recall of judges,
Is the recall of that money he. was
bunked out of.
While all that talking is going
on about a subway, why not tr.y
funning the strcer. cai.s we al
ready have, sothe people will get
half-way decent service. It's rot