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We should worry about the high
cost of onions!
Just because a man wears a collar
that buttons behind is no reason he
ought not to be a gentleman.
No more innocent gents have come
before the senate vice commission
than the managers of pjaces like Roy
If the commission can't get hold
of Roy Jones himself, why not try
and get his "wife," Vic Shaw?
"Rich men used to bring young
girls there. The same men came
often, but I rarely saw the same
girls." Prom the testimony of a
former janitor of the LaSalle House,
171 North LaSalle.
Wonder how long . it will take
Mayor Harrison to close the LaSalle
Andy Lavyrence ought to give
Friend Maclay Hoyne a leather medal
for the prompt way he came to the
rescue of Friend John E. Owens.
The redoubtable Senator Johann
Waage, who disappears as. regularly
as Packey McFarland, has been dis
covered once more.
These British suffragets are now
mobbing the London newspaper of
fices. Maybe they can get away with that
over there, but we shudder to think
what would happen to them if they
tried it in Chicago.
The Mann Act prohibits the send
ing of girls "from one state to an
other for immoral purposes."
Why not get after the Bell Tele
phone Co. tinder the Mann Act?
Sending girls from Chicago to Bos
ton to be used as strikebreakers is
surely an immoral purpose.
The kept newspapers didn't hesi
tate a minute about blaming dance
halls for the downfall of girls. Dance
halls don't advertise, you know.
Ohio is going at the woman's wage
problem right. It will require every
employer in the state who "employs
-five or more womenlito repor "their;
names and wages.
Bet there'll be a lot'of wages raised
right away so as to be ready for that
The Illinois legislature might do
the same thing as a starter toward a
minimum wage law.
Publicity would help a lot. Many
employers would raise wages if they,
knew the publjc would find out what
they are paying now.
MEN'S PANTS FOR WOMEN
Complaining of the , disagreeable
hobble skirt, Mrs. Christian Domini
que Hemmick, Washington society
woman, suggests that women wear
That's easy. Evolution is busy on
the job now, and men's pants for
women are half vray here.
The female hobble skirt is about
equal to one leg of male pants, and
is so tight it slips up almost 'to the
knee when the lady inside steps on a
street car.- Which is yery disagree
able to all except the innocent by
stander. It would be much more comfort
able to wear one of those skirts on
each leg. Then, with one waist
band for the two skirts, avf ew buttons
and a pair of suspenders, women
would have the equivalent of men's
And so far as we are concerned
the ladies are quite welcome both
to our city and our pants.
Such a costume would be especial
ly good for sassiety women who wear
those low-down waists the ones you
wonder how they stay on. For with
the double hobble skirt and sus
penders, high sassiety dames
wouldn't need any waist at all.
The handsome hospital nurse who
married an old wealthy man the
other day was very happy in her re
ply to a friend who asked why she
wedded such a fossil. "I thought I
might as well be engaged in nursing
one old man as aJo?en,"