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true 'to life;, heart, and the lipes keep
the. house in continual laughter,
. Strange to say, much of the fun
concerns the Bible yet without of
fense. KittyJtfacKay and her chum,
Mag Dunqan, arejliscussing scriptur
al guidance in human affairs, "Do ye
mind'," asks Kitty," "where it says in
yer gudebook,. 'Unto him that smit
eth thee bn;lihe"'?orie cheek offer also
the other?' r
"It does na,s'ay that in my Bible,"
replies the belligerent Mag. "I cut it
ootr ' ,
Following the year-and-a-Kalf. xun!
of "Withinlfhe Law" at tHe-.ptinge
theater, A. H. Woods Qffjra-ihZ-that
playhouse another mfodralma;, this
time with (the scenes laid 'filiRussia.
Tfc n called "The ?llow Ticket," and
the p.Mthor is jslichael Morton. The
title refers to a kind of ticket given
by the police to women of the under
world in Russian cities. A young girl
of good character is forced by cir
cumstances to accept' one of these,
tickets, getting into perils . which
cause her to kill the chief of the se
cret police and to seek succor at the
hands of a brave American news
A remarkably fine cast includes.
Florence Reed as the heroine, John-
Barrymore as the journalist, John
Mason as the police chief, and Em
mett Corrigan, Julian IEstrange and
Macey Harlam in other important
OUR CITIES AREjLEARNING; BUT DON'T YOU
THINK VERY, VERY SLOWLY?
The folks in New. 'York city test year paid for gas, electricity and local
I; i travel an .average of $3.0anie'ce. They naid this to private monopoly, which
j took a fatlojl of profit. H
It was "fair and away the biggest tax they paid. The city cleaned the
streets at' cost. The city toted the garbage at cost. The city did all the
disagreeable public service; in which there wasn'fa big profit. But the ser
: vices in which there was a big profit were farmed out to a few, who thus be
came privileged and had a money stake in squeezing out of the people all
j they could squeeze.
That was. the condition in the largest American city at the beginning
of the 14th year of the twentieth century." With few excepions, it was the
condition in. all oiiq-qities.
We had only begun to learn that if we could, by co-operation, do the
dirty work, in which there is expense without profit, we might easily do the
easy work in which the profit is large, and tilrp that profit into the general
. account. '
' It seems odd that we should have bee ns6 long in making that simple
fcl Do you imagine that by the beginning of the twenty-first century of
Christian civilization there will remain in free-schooled America a city so
I dense as to keep f qr ftself all the leanwhiel allowing a few to monopolize
I the fat? ' . .
. WANTS SOFT SHIP
. Rinks What about that' $10 you
Winks You must wait till my soft
ship comes home.
Binks What do you mean?
Winks Why," they've all been
"hard-ships, so far!
. DON'T YOU SEE?
Jinks Why don't you use your
wondrous hair-restorer yourselfJJf . it
is so good?
. Barber Ah, sare"! You not under
stand. Look at my assistant; I rep?
resent "before use," and he is ze
"after use." . "..