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DAILY COMMENT ON
Alphonse Pegoud, loop-the-loop
aviator, ought to be arrested for at
tempting suicide. Eight loops and one
Beer consumption is growing fast
er than population. Is that the an
Violinist plans to fiddle himself out
of ail. why not? Khymsters nave
Rev. Harry F. Ward, professor so
ciology, formerly minister in Metho
dist conference, says church should
aid workers in their wage struggle. .
We take off our hats to the Rev.
Ward. Now if a few more ministers
would get busy who knows?
Kenosha, Wis., man goes to prison
for two years for attacking someone
who slipped a piece of ice down his
back. Bet he wouldn't have been mad
if it happened in July.
There was a time when women
would not talk about their stockings
except in whispers. Now the stock
ings talk for themselves.
Todd county, Kentucky, says re
ports of rottenness in her popular
primaries are lies.
Only $12,000 was. spent and 300
gallons of. whisky .got. away wtth.
Speaking of moral progress, little old
Todd isn't so very far. behind the pro
cession. 'Nother nice police distinction as to
dress! . , ,
San Diego girls-are to "be permitted
to wear men's trousers when doing
that monkey-jumping otfthe rear end
Boston girls are carrying, sharp
pointed swagger slicks to. discourage
mashers. They need something to
counteract the effect of transparent
American Bug wants U. S. inquiry
on "Canadian injustice" in dropping
him over the border. .
Oh, fudge! That bug doesn't seem
to have any feeling of gratitude at all.
Just think, of .the boquets &e got while I
PEOPLE AND THINGS
he was in jail. And didn't the CoatK
cook natives pay him as much atten
tion as if he had been the prize mon
key in a menagerie?
There's been a lot of talk about de.
cadent royalty, but it hasn't made
much impression on American heir
esses. A little more publicity like thai
given to ex-King Manuel migkt help
the cause. Not even kings may sow
wild oats without reaping tares.
But the innocent must suffer with
the guilty, and Manuel's bride is do
ing the suffering.
Mrs. Percy V. Pennypacker, pres.
National Federation of Women's
Clubs, says ninety per cent of the in
come of the nation is spent by the
We knew it, but we were afraid to
mention it to friend wife.
Discovered that 12,000 Paris dogs
have tuberculosis. And maybe the
poor things get it from being kissed
by Paris ladies.
When a duck lays, she just strolls
away quietly. When a hen lays, the
whole yard cackles! Advertisine!
Hence the superior demand for hens'
fhe birth rate in Great Britain has
got down to 23.9 per 1,000, and the
is worrying them over there, too.
Jerome says that poker game was
only "penny ante." We don't care
he might have stripped every one of
those newspaper men and sent them
home poor and naked.
Mrs. Belmont says "it would be
glorious to see husband and wife
walking to the polls together." "To
gether" does not necessarily mean
side by side, you know.
"Providence, says an Eastern ex
change, "sent Wilson to the White
Being as it also sent Taft to Yale,
let's give Providence our unalloyed
endorsement, , J v , . .
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