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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 18, 1912, Image 29',
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' traveling salesman from Chicago,
threw torn shirt from train win
dow. Many miles out of city dis
covered that $200 diamond but
ton was still in shirt.
Indianapolis. Uniformed Rank
W thur Stobbart. St. Paul, as maior
Glasgow. Orangemen from all
parts of world holding their tri
ennial conference here.
Andrew Weir, New York dele
gate, said there were 100,000
members in America ready to help
stamp out home rule enemy.
Oakland, Cal. Voters will de
cide Aug. 5 whether to recall
Mayor Mott or let Kim stay in.
Mayor declared that recall idea
was started by anarchists.
New York. Jamaica, L. I.,
man with $8,000,000, who adver
, tised for blonde wife, being be
sieged with young ladies who are
blondes of all descriptions, perox
ide and otherwise.
Washington. Rep. Kinkead,
N. J., attacked Senate for ousting.
Lorimer. baid they were cowards
who allowed themselves to be run
by press. Assailed beef trust.
Two little town boys staying in
theTcountry found a wasp. "See,
"Rill " ciirl rno "Uara'c o n
B& hopper !" "No. it ain't." said Bill.
"it's a butterfly!" "Hell you it's
a grasshopper. See me place him
on the back of my hand and make
him jump." He placed the wasp
on his hand, with the natural re
sult, but .the boy was plucky.
"Crikey! Wasn't his feet ;hot!"
jvas a'l he said.
I used to rant, I used to rail
That more men were not put in?
The Judge whose ways werd
I always called "incompetent"
My words were hot, my wordsi
I said that Judges should be
I also said, in accents rough,
That present jails were good
Since if a fellow acted well
He need not occupy a celL
But recently, by happenstance,
i DroKe a city orainance,
And, as I lacked the cash for bail4
They put me in the city jail.
The cell was hot and close and
And full of little things thal
For seven hours I stayed in there
Breathing that foulvand fetid air;
And though there was no room
My narrow cell I paced and
At last they brought me up for,.
The Judge' discharged me with a
So I maintain norwill I budge:
That mercy well becomes a Judge.
He should be gentle as "he can
With any weak and erring man.
And this I add and know it's-
Our jails need looking overa top