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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 23, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 6',
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When skeeiers fed upon the pup,
No" mighty protest rose,
Until the pests began to play
Havoc with silken hose.
Have you noticed that the bow
legged girls haven't any use for the
"X-ray" skirt? So have we.
We read about a tug-of-war today,
which reminds us that some people
are always looking for some kind of a
'Tis queer, but some people are idle
because they are rich and others are
poor because they are idle.
The Examiner and American pro
fess to be worried because The Day
Book does not employ union drivers;
The only reason we can give for
not having any union drivers is that
-The Day Book has no wagons, autos
or anything else to drive. Hence it
has no drivers at all.
About all the driving we might be
called upon to do would be to drive
a nail now and then; and as all em
ployes are union in every organized
' department, the nail would be driven
by a union driver.
We freely admit, also, that the edi
tor doesn't belong to the publishers'
union, alias the Chicago Newspaper
However, he is in good standing,
with himself and the Great Brother
hood of Man, which is the only union
he can belong to. And that's some
Before Willie Hearst worries about
others, he should arrange his affairs
so as to get a union label on the
American and Examiner, and get off
the unfair list of organized labor.
If Willie will kindly take a slant
.at the first page of this paper he will
find a perfectly good union label star
ing him in the face something he
hasn't seen in a long time in his own
Mrs. Mollie Netcher JJeuberger,
owner of the Boston Store, honey
mooning in Carlsbad, has bought a
couple of giraffes for Lincoln Park
PEOPLE AND THINGS
.Zoo. Paid $10,000 for them. This
ought to please the few-dollars-a-week
girls of the Boston Store.
The girls can go out to the 200 and
see the giraffes.
Sure, we admit we didn't know
that Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria-Hungary
was alive yet until we
read about his celebrating his 83d
Sign in downtown restaurant win
dow: "Wanted Woman to cook."
Why send missionaries to the canni
bals? Somebody asks what has become
of the old-fashioned boy who used to
recite the declaration of independ
ence. We rise to ask what has be
come of the declaration of independ
ence? At any rate Harry Thaw has more
sense than most people thought.
They expected him to be caught
around old Broadway.
F. Drew Caminetti says he will play
loyal to Lola Norris when he takes
the stand in the Caminelti-Diggs-Warrington-Norris
white slave case.
If he does he'll have something on
Wonder if the drouth in the West
will dry up the wells and cause a
shortage of milk.
A notice on a menu card in a down
town restaurant reads: "If any over
charge is made by the waiter, same
will be greatly appreciated by the
management if reported to the cash
ier." Where does the cook come in?
Wire report says Mrs. Wilson and
daughted slipped from Cornish, N.
H., to .Washington to surprise the
president. Some slip! Wonder if it
N. Y. has two governors. She can
have our sympathy we had two
Hearst has got into the movies.
Appears in act of Jaying a corner
stone brick like a laborer. Will, per
haps, later on throw the brick at
some labor union.