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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 31, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 5',
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DAILY "COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
Who said winter?
skirts were tabooed. It's hard to be-
Oh, we wish that we were an Es
quimaux! Ail we've heard for the past two
months is: "Why the deuce don't
we have some real winter?"
And now, ten to one, those same
people will crawl in a hole for a few
days and pull the hole in after them.
A good many unemployed went to
sleep in a flophouse last night with
nothing but air in their pockets and
woke up this morning with a pretty
good possibility of landing a snow
shoveling job. More power to 'em.
It's an ill wind that blows nobody
Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all
the way. Believe us, gentle readers,
this is sure some winter day. Used
to sing that first time in school.
We were going to spring 'a joke
about the snow, but it's too deep.
Get our drift?
We bet some crabby people will
take that in cold silence.
The women of Budapest refused to
attend a military ball because slit
"AND A LITTLE CHILD SHALL
LEAD THEM" APPLIES WELL
Joseph Wagner, absent from home
for six months, told Judge Uhlir "the
wires is crossed; I ain't a happy
father," when arraigned for child
At Judge Uhlir's suggestion he
looked over his shoulder and saw a
three-weeks'-old baby in Mrs. Wag
"Not bad," he beamed, "not bad,
judge. We're going back home."
MUST YELL "WATCH YOUR STEP
AND CO TO CHURCH SUNDAY"
"Watch your step and-go to church
Sunday," is the call elevated railway
guards are ordered to give at all sta
tions. Henry Dom, chief inspector of
the Northwestern "L" lines, so or
dered squads-of men yesterday.
neve that men were behind that or
der. On the street car this morning the
conductor, at one of the crossings,
yelled out: "California." And some
body said: "Gee, that sounds good!"
They're picking oranges out there
whitefthe best we can do is to pick
bur way through drifts. But we're
having more sport out of it.
The gentleman who has the sched
uling of the street car service on
Kedzie avenue must be on a vacation.
When nine cars go north before
one goes south, there's something
wrong. Especially, when about fifty
passengers are forced to wait twelve
minutes for that one car.
And there are a bushel of other
corners in the city that are as bad.
Mercury has been doing the Tango
for the past few days. And the dip
seems to be a favorite move.
Wanted A large quantity of hu
manity to inject into some drivers
who leave their horses out in the
open without throwing a blanket over
OF INTEREST TO MILLINERS
All milliners are invited to attend a
meeting Monday, February 2, 1914,
right after work at 116 S. Michigan
avenue, 13th floor, for the purpose
of joining their fellow workers in
their efforts to gain self-protection
through organization for better
wages, better working conditions and
for protection of their jobs.
Agnes Nestor will address the
meeting, which is held under the aus
pices of the Women's Trade Union
Old Salt Yes, mum, them's men-o'-war.
Sweet Young Thing How
interesting! And what are the little
ones just in front? Old Salt Oh,
them's just tugs, mum. Sweet Young
Thing Oh, yes, of course; tugs-of-war.
I've heard of them.