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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 21, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 5

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DAILY COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
Just think, it won't' be so terribjy
long before all the vacant stores
around, town and all the fences will
be. plastered up with placards of can
didates for some office.
When that times arrives the city
ought to make 'em all moving pic
tures. Sure, move, 'em all out of sight
right in a hurry. I
Every woman knows she has' the
power to manage at least one man,
says an Eastern suffraget.
' Yes, and a whole lot of them also
have the power to manage a half a
dozen kids.
Senator Martine of New Jersey
says those West Virginia mine oper
ators acted like barbarians.
Say, but that is ah awful impeach
ment of genuine barbarians.
We'll bet Eugene is a right popular
name for babies in Wisconsin since
the eugenic marriage law went .into
effect. .
$ Automobilists, especially speeders,
have the. baseball habit of "hit and
run." That's wliat they do to peo
ple who get in -their way.
Barberton, 0 has a police judge
who opens court with a prayer for
those whom he is going to try...
We wonder is he one. of those
judges that then, soaks the poor man
the limit and lets the rich man' off
with a lepture.
If a judge here were going to sen
tence a man to spend some time in a
cell at the Clark street station he
ought to render a prayer for him be
fore passing sentence.
Let's see, who was it that once
said that the condition of that sta
tion was about "as bad as they make
'em"?
Ha! That Wisconsin eugenic mar
riage law is hitting the merchants
right between the eyes.
Furniture dealers, say they haven't
sold a set of furniture to newly-weds
since Jan. 1. Grocers, butchers and
landlords next!
Say, won't this be just too lovely?
Eastern clothing designers have de
cided that if we men have the price
next fall we can buy an overcoat in
plaids and rough cloth with kimona
effect sleeves.
How comes it that Boston million
aires can force Michiga'n militia to
make war on Michigan citizens over
the Michigan copper Money power,
you ,dub.
Thus far that Michigan mine grand
jury has stuck right with fashion
by indicting the victims.
Professor of Physiojogy only has
to wear old clothes and grow a beard
to look like a down-and-out, says a
Tribune story.
Proves what we've. always said
you can't tell what's inside by look
ing at the outside.
Many a down-and-out would look
like a professor if he had a good suit
and a shave.
And many a man gets a kick that
w,ould get the glad hand if he had the
glad rags.
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TO DRIVE .'OUT MIDWIFERY
Philadelphia, Jan. 21. Alarmed at
the repojts of investigations, the
Bureau of Medical Inspection 'and
Licensure today, is planning a vigor
ous warfare to be waged on the 800
or more illegal .midwives who are
practicing In Philadelphia. The ma
jority pf these women, according to
officials, have never taken any course
that w'puld fit them for the medical
prof esslqn or even to ac.t as nurses In
pbstetrical cases.
. In the .coal regions, investigators
learned, there are hundreds of these
"midwives" who advertise in the va
rious languages "and ply their trade
with no knowledge of the most im
portant and physical and medicinal
laws they should understand."
According to the investigators,
Pittsburgh is the center, even more
than Philadelphia, of illegal mid
wifery, -

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