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DAILY COMMENT ON
Why must Chicago have a five
cent fare on street cars?
Somebody needs the money take
the Busbys, f 'rinstance.
They gotta have money cause they
gotta have pearls and diamonds.
Just while we wazza wondering
where all the street car nickels go
to, we see that Mrs. Busby had $1,
100 worth of jools taken away from
her by thieves.
. Mrs. Busby is the wife of the pres
ident of the Chicago City Railways
In Tunis it is proper to make much
noise in eating soup, so that your
host may think you like it much.
In America you pound on your
plate with your spoon and yell for
An expert on Mex affairs says:
"Every Mexican with a pair of shoes
and a celluloid collar is fired with
ambition to be president."
Well, sir, we'd been wondering
what had become of the celluloid col
lars. They're using them to run for
president in, in Mexico.
Latest models in women's, gowns
are more decollete than fashions in
past twenty years, says Paris. They'll
be cut low, back, front and sides.
Maybe they will cut 'em out alto
gether if the price of cloth goes up
A Jersey judge condemned a man
to kiss his wife, says report.
Huh! That's no punishment.
Kiddies of Herford, Eng., are hav
ing a joyous extra vacation.
Schoolteachers are striking for a
salary of $500 per year, and the kid
dies are quoting that old gag about
an ill-wind that blows somebody
good, or thereabouts.
London suffragets have got to call
ing bishops and archbishops "rot
ters." Don't, seem to believe that "Soft
speech turneth away wrath" very
PEOPLE AND THINGS
Geographical Magazine writer says
that an Arab sheik's son may not
smoke in the presence of his father,
out of respect for him.
Same here, somewhat. Boys often
have to wait until father gets through
Talk about silliness! What do you
think of 2,000 men turning out to
parade in straw hats, etc., just to
show that San Diego-has sunshine on
When express companies' wagons
carry big signs soliciting business and
telling of new rate cut it looks as
though the parcel post must be pret
ty well patronized.
Man in Portland, Ore., says his
mother-in-law never interferes in his
family affairs except when she ad-,
vises him to jump in the bay.
That wouldn't be so bad in July
but February. B-r-r-r-r!
Californians fall back on climate
as booster material, when all else
Wonder if climate of the Golden
State has anything to do with the.
2,875 divorces granted in Los Angeles
(the Angel City) alone last year.
One of "Home Run" Baker's twins-,
just arrived is a girl, but he cheer-f
ily stated that women may be putting
'em over the fence by the time daugh
ter grows up.
FERRIS CALLS FED. OF MINERS
BONE OF CONTENTION
Hancock, Mich., Feb. 10. Chair
man Taylor of the congressional-,
probing committee investigating the;
Calumet strike trouble made public
the letter he received from Gov. Fer-
ris declining the committee's invita
tion to attend the probes or send a
state representative. .
"The results of all my investiga
tions show that there is one bone of
contention, namely the Western Fed-i
eration of Miners," said the governor.
"Eliminate that factor and the dis-i
pute would have ended long ago."