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"antis" to secure the co-operation of
the public schools in the administra
tion of the remedy.
Few men and no women have
applied to the Hoboken court for
treatment, but hundreds of boys have
been "swabbed." After each treat
ment the patients are given gentian
roots to chew and they are placed on
a "health diet."
By Berton Braley.
Deep in the whirl of belt and wheel
And flying dust and clanging steel
A child is buried all the day
From out of doors and romping play.
Buried alive from glint of sun,
From comrades blithe who shput and
Robbed of his childish heritage
By ghouls who pay his tiny wage.
Within this grimy factory
Is buried youth that once was free;
And here, all dull and' lifeless, lies
The joy that dwells in childish eyes.
Here lies the glow of childish' health
Slain for the "sake of greedy wealth;
This is a morgue of babes, my
Buried alive for dividends.
Here lies the dream of better things
Crushed" by the toil each morning
Here lies Ambition calmly slain
For Mammon's rich and ruthless
Here is the tomb of Hope denied,
Of Youth o'erburdened and crucified,
Buried alive! oh, Lord, how long
Shall we suffer children to bear this
A bill has been introduced into the
New York legislature by Assembly
man Eisner requiring the police com
missioner to appoint at least 20 police
women between the ages of thirty
BATHES !N "CUTAWAY"
Palm Beach, Fla. Mrs. Ward
Ames, wife of the Duluth, Minn., bil
lionaire and a social leader in the
West, startled Palm Beach and' made
other sensation seekers green with
envy when she appeared on the beach
in a "cutaway" bathing suit. The suit
is not made as much "cutaway" as
it might be, however, as it consists
of black silk knickerbockers, the fish
tailed coat, black silk stockings and
Twas a bright, sunshiny morning
aboard the ark. "I've got to cut down
expenses somehow," said Noah. "I
guess I'll fire the head bookkeeper
and let the two adders do his work."
N. Y. World.