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AN AD-LESS NEWSPAPER ALL THE NEWS IN
TABLOID FORM BIG TYPE EASY TO READ
THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST. 39g TEL, MONROE 353
VOL.2,NQ.61 Chicago Monday Aac 9, 1?12 ONE CENT
JHE TANGO MCTST BE AWFUL; ART MEEKER
HAS BARRED IT FROM ASSEMBLY BALL
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And All the Lake Shore Drive Debutantes Who've Been
- Practicing It for Weeks Are Mafcl as Can
"Be But Art's Bosrof the Ball. ,
We are not fluite sure what the
Tango dance as, but it sure must
be pretty rotten.
We are right sorry to come to
this tumble conclusion, because
our young society dames have
been practising up on it for weeks.
But it must be pretty rotten aU
the same, for Arthur Meeker, of
the stockyards, says -so.
And if Art Meeker finds the
Tango too rotten for him, tnen
by golly we don't want to touch
it with a en foot pole. k
Meeker, you know, is president,
or chief justice, or high mu,ch-a-muck,
or something, Qf the Select
little crowd that rules thevas&em
bly ball, the big eventof the year
in our high society. (
As such, Meeker s decides,
whether ajjy of the dames cai
come without escorts, and wKat
kind of cocktails willbe -served,
and" whether any of tne .soqetjy
young-things-looking - for - Tius
bands can smoke.
It's a mighty responsible posi-
tiort anyone can see that. Why,
if Meeker didn't act right, sdme
plebeian muckraker might say our
high society- had disgraced itself
more than ever.
So when Meeker heard that the
dames along Lake '"Shore drive
warited to dance the Tango at the
assembly ball, he relapsed irito
deep thought. .
Then, hebreezedar6und to see
Og Armour? of someone r
""VVhat's this Tango business?"
he demanded. "
"It isn't true that$ie beef trust
has raised fAet price of meat,"
said Og. ,. T
(Og- lias got into the habit of
giving this answer to every ques
tion, asked him since the .govern
ment got curious a? to what
makes Og's inside works tick the
way they 4o.) .
"Aw ! Iever mindthe price of
meat," jsaid Meeker, "Let the

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