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grace to go to jail for exposing
a rotten and crooked judge. The
whole country needs more ex
posures of the same kind.
What's the use of roasting
Chief McWeeny? He can't do
more or less than obey orders.
A newspaper boss is not a bit
more admirable than any other
kind of political boss. He isn't
even more respectable.
During the newspaper lockout
troubles, the newspapers them
selves had thugs, gunmen and ex
convicts sworn in as special po
licemen and deputy sheriffs. They
were armed with big guns and
pretty stars. Some of them kill
ed a street car conductor and a
teamster. Nobody has been pun
ished for those murders. That's
one thing that's the matter with
Now they are going to censor
displays of stockings, lingerie
(meaning ladies underwear) in
London shop windows. Righto.
They don't look half so attractive
in a window. It's no place "for
It's a safe bet that those Chi
cago building and elevator in
spectors never fail to inspect their
The price of diamonds is still
. going up. We should fret and
' grow a wrinkled brow.
If Uncle Sam can't lick the steel
trust alone, he might try backing
up the A. F. of L. or the I. W. W.
and let these twins do the work.
It is rumored that Hearst has
put Nerve the Monk in charge of
his labor column, with instruc
tions .to jolly the gentle working- f
men. along again so labor will
once more boost the circulation
and lift the American, and Ex-'
aminer off the unfair list.
Our idea of nothing at all
Hearst's influence at Springfield.'
WORKING GIRLS STARTON'
"SEVEN DAYS' FAST"
Working girls of Chicago this'
week will eat no candy, pie, ice
cream or hot chocolates : will-stav
away from moving picture showsr
and dances ; and will buy no col-
larettes, fichus or other littlej
fineries. This is "self-denial",
A "seven days' fast" has beent
voted by members of the Wo-;
men's Trade Union league to.
raise money to be spent in organs
izing 125,000 working women in;
the city. The money saved by
the abstinence from luxuries will
be turned into a fund for this pur
pose at a meeting next Sunday.
SHE'S GOT THE PRIE LEGS?
oan Bernardino, ual., Feb. 10.
All comic opera soubrettes re--tire
to the rear row. Cover up?
your tights with a cloak and turn
green with envy.
The most valuable pair of legs
in the world have been found.
They are worth $35,000 an inch.I
Miss Jennie Lind, a Los Angeles
stenographer, is the owner of
these expensive props.
In a suit filed in the superior
court she alleged D. B, Gentry:
of San Bernardino ran her down
in an auto, fracturing her left leg.i
When it knitted it was an inch
shorter thaajts mate. i
That's why she wants $35,0QQLi