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THE OPINIONS OF THE
Editor Day Book:
What is the tongue of a shoe for?
Every pair of shoes I've bought for
tne last six. years have got tongues
But the tongue sIIds to one side al
ways. The rain comes in arid the
wind blows through where this
tongue ought to be but isn't? Will
some kind shoemaker tell us why the
tongue of a shoe is,? A Rheumatic,
Editor Day Book:
Here's one thing I like about The
Day Book. You got time for a laugh
once in a while. I remember read
ing Upton Sinclair's book, "The Jun
gle," a few years ago and I thought it
would have, been a lot better if he
could not take hims.elf so serious. He
felt so sdrry for the hogs that were
going- to be stuck and he thought it
was awful that the pigs' blood ran all
over the floors of the slaughter house.
You would have imagined he expect
ed to find that the pigs were quietly
struck idead by some electric machine
and there was no blood. I want a lit
tle Oscar and Adolf and some jokes
for mine every day. C. B. S.
To they Editor:
I have read with interest your re
cent exposures of the United Chari
ties. I admire your bold and fearless
attacks on different bogus organiza
tions and I have mailed you the cur
rent issue of the Cook County News,
in which the United Charities give
an amazing account of how they dis
pose of their money. For instance, I
notice' in the list, Visitor's Carfare,
$3,543.67. The sum looks like an
enormous sum to me to spend on
carfare , . Ed Freeman.
GRAND SUFFRAGE" RALLY
There will be a grand suffrage rally
Saturday evening, Jan. 31, at 8
o'clock to prepare for and explain the
first opportunity for men to register
under the new suffrage law, Feb. 3,
1914, under the auspices of the Wage
Earners' Suffrage League of Chicago,
at room 222, 1759 Milwaukee avenue.
Mia Mary Anderson and Miss Mary
McEnerney will address the meeting.
GUGGENHEIM DIVORCE CASE
IN FINAL CHAPTER
The famous Guggenheim divorce
case had its final chapter in the civil
courts here yesterday, when attor
neys for Mrs. Grace Guggenheim
Wahl formally accepted a tender of a
certificate check for $78,000 and an
agreement on the part of William
Guggenheim, smelter millionaire, to
pay Mrs. Guggenheim-Wahl $506 a
month for the rest of her life.
The $78,000 represents $500 a
month alimony from March 21, 1901.
The offer was made by Guggenheim's
attorneys, it was stated, to prevent
Mrs. Guggenheim-Wahl from again
reopening the proceedings by which
she obtained a divorce from Guggen
heim in Chicago, on grounds of fraud
and" testing the legality of his second
marriage and the legitimacy of a
child by that marriage.
State's Attorney Hoyne of Cook
county,. it is understood, has aban
doned his intentions of asking grand
jury investigation of Mrs. Guggen
5,000 WOMEN TO SING
Five thousand newly-enfranchised
women will .sing the following song
at the women's registration rally ta
be held at the AuditoriumNnext Sun
Through the world the news is ring
Hear thy daughters gladly singing!
By the word of thy command,
Citizens at last they stand.
Honor to thy heart and hand,
Honor to thy heart and hand.
nimois, Illinois! ,
It was written byJane Ad dam,