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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 10, 1912, Image 4

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SOFT PEDAL ON POLITICS.
the designer, VictoY D. Brenner,.
No more of these pennies will ap
pear with initials. In the future
they might be worth wore; not
now.
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Muncie, Ind., July 10. (Spe
cial.) Because of several fights
about town between men disa
greeing over politics, Muncie sa
loon keepers are posting in their
places of business this sign :
"Please don't talk politics in
here."
One liquor dealer has found it
necessary on Saturdays, he says,
to mingle constantly with his cus
tomers and to caution them to
prevent their mixing in broils
over politics.
ANSWERS
What will remove the scent of
the enamel from an enamel-lined
refrigerator? Reader. It will
wear off in a little time. Set the
refrigerator out of doors; open it
and let theair and sunshine in it
for a day and a night.
Some of the Lincoln pennies
have the letter D beneath the
date. Why is this? Is its value
any greater? Inquirer. I think
you will find that the letters on
the Lincoln pennies are V, D, B or
iB alone, representing the name of
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A NEW ONE COME.
New York editors are patriot
ically trying to dissuade women
from adopting the proposed
Robespierre styles from Paris. '
We don't know what a Robes
pierre gown looks like, but we do
know that in Robespierre's time
the French woman wasn't half
dressed, physically or morally
speaking. It was in a period of
slaughter, arson and paganism,
and woman took her full rights in
the general deviltry.
The new -Robespierre styles
will probably be representative of
woman.about as low down as she
can get, but, if it's playing the
monkey to the Paris demi-monde
that's fio reason why New York
high dressers won't be for it.
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Long Years Ago.
"Ah," said ' the grey-haired
wayfarer at the railway refresh
ment room, "this is the old place.
I recognized yonder landmark at
once."
"What landmark?" inquired
the barmaid considerately.
L "Years ago, when I traveled
over this line, said the stranger
in a choking voice, "I "carved
my initials and the date on yon
der bun. I see you have it still.
Excuse an old man's tears."
Texas is harvesting 175,000,000
watermelons.
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