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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 23, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 6',
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DAILY COMMENT ON
Well, a St. Paul concern has fol
lowed Henry Ford's lead by doubling
all its employer's pay. Next?
That decent wagfe -system means,
to the employes, the difference be
tween existing and living.
And to a god many it mans the
difference between living single and
having a wife and a home, sweet
home and so forth.
It's great sport to sit back and
watch the- bosses of the baseball
leagues, scrap it out while the play
ers wilk in and haul down big propo
sitions. The "Bunny Hug" is said to be
popular in the northernmost limits
of Alaska and Esquimaux.
There's some excuse for that af
fair out there. It's so blamed cold
that a "hug" comes in handy. Warms
you up a bit
McDonald Hall of Champaign, III.,
says he's been married seven times
and is the dad of thirty-three kids.
He's got a "hall" full, all right
There were 8,711,000,000 ready
made cigarets smoked in Uncle Sam's
domain during the last six months of
And there were 8,711,000,000
"butts" shot during the same six
Worn! 280 gallons of milk shipped
to Milwaukee was confiscated by
health authorities. Cheese it!
Health Officer Young has sure filed
a slew of suits against the street car
As far as we are concerne.d, he. can
go to it good and strong. We've shiv
ered all over the car coming down in
the. morning. And we wear woolens,
Here's a good one. A passenger on
a Van Buren car remarked to Anoth
er, passenger, "Let's go out on the
back platform and get warm." And
he was in all seriousness,, too.
When taking a car hereafter why
not .say, "Well, I'm going to refriger
ate out home."
PEOPLE AND THINGS
Six one-ton auto trucks will soon
be installed by the Chicago postoffice
for delivery of parcel post packages.
That ought to be a pleasing bit of "
news to the express companies.
Uncle Sammy slipped one over all
right in that parcel post move. It 1
isn't polite to rub it in, but we get
the chance so seldom, at the big
money grabbing concerns that it's a
case of half to do it.
A man in Middletown, NVY., sneez
ed 4,000 times in fave hours.
He ought to be hired as the official -sprinkler
for the city.
A 'woman at Hartford, Conn.,
showed her knee to the jury in order
to win a $5,000 damage suit against
a street car company.
It serves any men who happened
to get out of jury service right
Health dfficer Young says the
street car company probably figures
on getting as much heat from the
passengers as they do from, their
heating system when the cars -start
out in the morning
There are plenty of passengers
wo naturally get "hot" when the
car iscold, if that will .help any.
TO CELEBRATE OPENING OF THE
NEW TRADE UNION CENTER
The Northwest branch of the Wo
men's Trade Union League will have
a house warming Saturday; Jan. 24,
atf8 o'clock, to celebrate the opening
of the new trade union center, rooms
222 and 223, 1579 Milwaukee avenue.
There -will be music, dancing and re
GIRLS AND POLICE CLASH
St Louis, Jan. 23. Demonstration
of 100 striking girl shoe workers 1
picketing HamiltonBrown Shoe Co.
plant, in union jurisdiction fight, de
veloped into riot when strikers clash-
ed with police. Bricks were hurled,
clubs swung- and some male sympa
thizers roughly handled. Three men