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DAILY COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
Majority rule and Alex McCormick
staged another battle for supreme
power Monday. -
Send flowers to the latter.
Evelyn Nesbit Thaw keeps up her
"scared to death" talk about Harry K
Thaw's release, and incidentally she
is packing the theater where she is
playing. Some press agenting!
Pretoria, Transvaal (which rumor
says is in Africa), is under martial
law as a result of a railroad strike.
Wonder if that means that the
strikers will be. shot down in their
homes as they have been in the cop
Major Funkhouser has declared
war on the tango.
If his threats are carried out, a
good many dancers are liable to do
the "police station glide" before he
It's sure a great many dancers
have gone "dippy" over the tango.
The tango, when danced right,
doesn't look suggestive at all and is
a pretty dance.
But the tango, as a great many
dance it, isn't the tango at all. It's
the well, blamed if we know what
to call it.
Wardresses of an English jail are
quoted as calling the prison the
"gates to hell."
We're stumped! What'll we call
some of the Chicago police stations
the gates to?
Girls of today conceal their ears
behind a mat of hair, according to
In this cold weather they are
'inighty lucky to be able to conceal
And, also, that mat of hair prob
ably prevents them from hearing
some of the unsavory subjects dis
' cussed these days.
To date Wisconsin's eugenic legis
lation has resulted in fixing the cost
of common law marriage at the small
sum of ten cents one dime, five ?
Wisconsin is the state to hand out
the luxuries cheap.
And right in the depths of national
depression, Fresno is threatened with
a vast, far-reaching laundry strike!
Gen. Rosalie Jones of the suffra
gette army walked into the capitol at
Albany with a lighted lantern, "look
ing for an honest statesman."
We guess that Rosje's army is just
out to kill time.
Ice King Morse, whom Taft let out
because he was dying, now threatens
to sue everybody connected with his
being sent to the penitentiary.
And the tough part is that nobody
can sue Taft for letting the king out!
Ballet girls of National Theater,
Mannhaim, Germany, have sub
mitted to dismissal rather than dance
Some ballet girls have a lot more
sense of decency than their man
agers. o o
FULL FORCE NOT BACK YET.
Gary, Ind., Jan. 3. Although a re
sumption of work in Pittsburgh' and
other steel centers has been reported,
neither the United States Steel cor--poration
nor the American Sheet and
Tin Plate Co. have taken back their
full quota of men since trade slump
ed last year.
Since Jan. 1, 60 per cent of the
employes of the United States Steel
mills have been put back on the pay
roll, while the American Sheet and
Tin Plate Works is running on three
Mrs. Sauers Among the barbar
ous people of the earth a man can
have as many wives as he desires,
while civilization limits each man to
one. Now, you can't tell me but that
civilization makes man better mor
ally. Mr. , Sauers Not necessarily. It
merely gives him better sense.