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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 30, 1912, Image 11',
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en who are admitted to practice
law appear in the police courts to
represent young women in trou
ble," said "Miss Schunck. "They
do not follow the work for finan
cial gain, but consider it a benevo
lent work that will achieve big
"When I learned that no wom
en were doing that here I decid
ed to do the same work as those
If mice bother you and you
have no trap handy take a small
block of wood; bore
a 1-inch hole about
2 inches deep and
drive a small nail,
filed down to a
sharp point, at an
angle so it will project into the
hole about half way between the
top and bottom and in the center
of the hole, as shown in the pic
ture. When the mouse tries to
back out the sharp point will
Why He Waited.
"Why had that boy so long to
wait, Jane?" asked the mistress of
her servant,, who had just taken in
a syphon of soda water.
"Please, mum, he waited for
the bottle," cheerily replied Jane.
"Bottle! What bottle" queried
"If you please, mum, he asked
if he could have a returned empty,
so I asked him to wait until I had
drawn it all off into a jug, and
then I give him his bottle back,"
.was the reassuring reply.
Not long ago I told you about
'my son looking fpr something to
WeHrthe.looking must be good,
for he's still looking.
You wouldn't suspect what a
number of fine jobs that boy has
found. But every time he found a
job it was his time to hide.
He's too restless to hold a job.
So he lets go of the job and rests.
He put m nearly a week as a
bank examiner in New Orleans
watching for holes in the levee.
Then he was a circulation man
ager in Winnipeg irt charge of a
hot water heating plarit.
In Ottumwa he was a bacteriol
ogist usher -in "a moving picture
show for the rear seats or back
tier. Hegave that up to become a
lacemaker putting the metal tip
on shoe laces.
Then ihe wrote me from Tuc
son he was a taxidermist his job
was to stuff and then mount a
taxi, being both depot runner and
He drifted to Walla Walla,
where he became a loss adjuster
went around fixing scales so
they would give short weight.
For a while at Kansas City he
was a dramatic critic in a packing, j
house roasting hams. j
What's he doing now in Cairo ,j
puzzled me for a while. He wired
me that he's playground director,
but the chief of police writes rae-,
that's exactly what he's doing 0
capping for a poker game , t jj