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If, in the wards, and it's astonishing how much real good she did her-
ff- self and everybody about her.
Sometimes it wasn t easy, but she became more ana more con
vinced how right and reasonable it was, and habit made it come
easier. If other reward than this were her due she had it one day
when the doctor, repeating a jingle so as not to forget it before he
could pass it along to the next patient, whistled at the door and
said, "Well, God bless you for a bit of sunshine!"
The jingle was : "This world that we're a-living in is mighty hard
to beat. We get a thorn with every rose, but aren't the roses sweet?"
INVESTIGATE THE POLICE
Today's Examiner says:
"The council should further
put an end to the scandalous prac
tice of furnishing city police stars
to traction employes to perform
the duties of traction claim agents
with a showing of city police au
thority." Right. But isn't it just as bad
to furnish newspaper sluggers
with police and sheriff's badges
and with deadly revolvers, and
thus clothe these thugs with the
authority of law?'
Isn't it just as bad to have uni
formed policemen and plain
clothesmen sell trust papers and
otherwise work for newspaper
Isn't it even worse for thugs to
kill people and not even be arrest
ed, simply, because the thugs are
hired by newspaper owners?
Why not investieate the matter
of turning the city police depart
ment over to the millionaire pub
lishers of trust newspapers, to be
used by the publishers in an at
tempt to crush unionism?
To prevent splashing and waste
cut pieceof linen or parcel paper
across at right angles in the mid
dle so there will be four flaps. Pull
paper down over handle of egg
beater and let it rest on bowl over
A SAILOR STORY.
There are a lot of bully good
stories about sailors, but the fol
lowing is the most remarkable
story about a sailor we ever
Able Seaman George Williams .
of the steamer Creswick landed in
New York affer a two-year cruise.
He drew all his pay, amounting to
$1,350, and left the vessel. He
walked to the Bowery, entered
the first saloon he saw and bought
a glass of beer and a cheese sand
wich. He loitered around the
place for a few moments, bought
another glass of beer and went
He entered the next saloon, t
drank a glass of beer, ate a cheese
sandwich and talked 'to the bar
tender for a few moments. Then
he stepped out into the Bowery,
strolled down the street a block,
drank another glass of beer.
Meeting a policeman, he inquired
the way to the East river and re
turned to. bisshig.