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that amount right now, but they
are doing it at the expense of thei
health. On such a wage no wojii
an or girl can be properly fed
clothed and housed. So what it
amounts to is that the girl work
ing on an inadequte salary i
gradually weakened by hardship
until rendered unfit to earn he
living. It is a disgrace to thest
high-dividend paying times that
the starvation wages paid gifk
and women should be permitted
The need for a minimum wage
was never greater than how. $1
a week is not one penny too much
The official report of the Chi
cago Vice Commission shows
that the average wage paid wom
en in Chicago department stores
is $6 a week.
And. when all other excitements
die, something happens in that
high class hostelry, the Welling
Willie Randolluf Hearst ap
pears to have paid $34,000 for thej
Standard Oil letters. He got that
much advertising out of them.
A. L. Farwell will be a commit
tee of one on police arrangements
for that great society event, the
Arabian Nights ball.
A Duluth guy says he kept off
a pack of wolves by smoking
cigars and blowing the smoke in
their fades. Other famous liars
probably are jealous of this gink.
We're for Woodie Wilson; he's
going to abolish the ridiculous
custom of never quoting the pres
ent directly when he gets into
the White House.
Having bounced Secy. O'Brien,
Arho wanted to start a temperance
rusade in their midst, the bar
tenders promptly began flirting
ith Arthur Burrage Farwell.
Our name for the makin's of a
retty punk witness is J. Pierp.
William Howard Taft, choice
of the Mormons and Vermont for
the presidency, has decided to ac
ept the offer of a Yale professor
ship. Alice Thaw, who divorced the
Earl" of Yarmouth, is going to
marry an American and find out
what being married to a man is
The gentlemen who threatened
Gov. Wilson with a panic if he
monkeyed with their swollen
profits are now looking up the
meaning of Haman's gibbet.
They won't find it in Hoyle.
Having got the open shop in
all the trust newspapers, Andy
Lawrence appears to be trying to
get it in the police force.
Of course, the United Police is
not called a union, but it comes to
pretty near the same thing. It's
just a case of the coppers getting
together to try and secure justice
for each member.
WERE MERE TOY PISTOLS
Police inspection today dis
closed that 203 out of 1,137 po
licemen here were armed with re
volvers that couldn't blow a hole
through a bubble. Some had
faulty revolvers and some poor