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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 27, 1913, Image 21',
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DAILY COMMENT ON
We can hardly pound out this com
ment. We had to hang on a strap
all the way down on the street car
this morning and our arm is full of
But we have lots of company in the
aches. Every strap in the car we
were in was straining itself to hold
somebody up. '
There' is a"great injustice done the
street car companies by -the people
who compare a packed streetcar to a
can 'of sardines? Sardines are not
given a strap to hang on to. -
According to the new ruling of the
London Health department, babies in
that city are not allowed to be rocked.
Whoops, meh deah! Let's all move
over to London. ' Biit it don't say
anything about walking- the . floor
and that's where Dad shines. "
Pullman porters, have formed a
union; Want bigger tips from pas
sengers or more pay from the com
panies. " - 4
Which will you bet they get?
That's just what we think. The pub
lic is a dern sight more generous than
the railroads. , -
So the "L" roads are -going to try
out the through-routing plan next
Monday. "Everybody stand up and
sing that century-old' ballad, "We
Have Waked, Honey, Waited, Long
for You.". -
A Philadelphia worpan,was arrest
ed for mowing her lawn at midnight.
Thought It' 'would 'ak.e more' than
that to wake Philadelphians.up.
It has, Been -suggested down East
that Hallowe'en be made an occasion
for giving presents. Our opinion is
KxPX ZzZ RrnT and then some!
Wow!, And that reminds us of
, Vice-President Marshall can't get
us all heated up by 'his threat to buy
a motorcycle until betellsrus-who is
going to ride on' behifld?&s.ri,'V
They've diagnosed a' Cleveland
cigar a"nd found in itropeVtiayV'string,
sawdustndan aroma of -tobacco.
PEOPLE AND THINGS
Just think of that! AH wd pay foe
is tobacco, and we get all those, other
things thrown in. i .
The next .time we smoke' a Cleve
land cigar we'll smoke a pipe
Cleveland girls say too many wast
ed kisses lessen chances of marriage.
-Might-give 'im just one, girls, .and
then he'd want more and pop the
question. . -
Anyone- who- has had a hard bed
to lie upon can sympathize with the
New Jersey workman -.who fell into
a bed of mortar and stuck in Jhe
rapidly hardening stuff until he. was
We've known of people who' slept
in a feather bed, but still pretty near
had to be chiselednput to get them up
in the morning. 7
An old yet was relating hs experi
ences -of' -the Givil-War. He said he
was once -taken prisoner, and his
captors stripjjed him of all his cloth
ing. - '-- - - .'
"Did you feel the colcrmuchr" ask
ed a "pal.
"No," replied the-veteran, "not at
all.. yott,see, they-carefully-4iovered
me with their rifles'
' 00 s
Beets help to make-the heattclean.