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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 26, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 10',
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New York to Washington,- -D.-C, a
distance of 280 miles.
Christofferson flew from San Fran
cisco to Bakersville, 302 miles, in 7
hours 55 minutes with two stops. His
total flying time from San Francisco
to San Diego as9 hours 45 min-:
utes, and the distance is approxi
mately 500 miles.
Don't tell your troubles if you are
looking for an encore.
"One-half of the women in this
world retail gossip," remarked Mr.
Stubb, as he lit his after-supper cigar.
"Quite considerate of you not to
say all of them retail gossip," snapped
Mrs. Stubb, as she washed the dishes.
"Well, the other half wholesale it."
Tommy Pop, what is flattery?
Tommy's Pop Flattery, my son, is
salt sprinkled on the fail of vanity."
o . '
THE MAKING OF NEW ONES
Salem, Mass., where, several hundred years ago, women were burned
as witches, has sprung into the limelight of publicity on account of the man
ner in which that city welcomed to citizenship-50 newly-naturalized for
eigners. Instead of merely handing certificates of citizenship to. the mea
who had qualified in accordance with fhe requirements of the United States
government, the factory city thought it would make a greater impression
on them if the presentation was accompanied with great display, "
So, to' the high school they were sent- Patriotic exercises, were held,
speeches were made, songs were sung and the bandplayed. In other words,
the new citizens were given the glad hand in a real plutocratic manner.
And "amid a Bolemn hush?' the clerk of the court presented each man with
How beautiful! How grand! How inspiring! And then they probably
hurried the men out of the high school back to their Jobs where starvation
wages are being paid to natural born and naturalized citizens and foreign
ers, alike. These new citizens must have wondered what all the celebra
tion was about. It didn't make any difference with their pay check.
But now they have the. right to vote, and what a.-fflne thing it would
have been, if, while therbanci was-playing, theyuld;haVe,.bee.njmade to feel
convinced that, through this 'naturalization of eligible men;!;jthe voting
power of the great mass p" workers is b'eing' increased, so that in time,
through the ballot, man's inhumanity to man will be alleviated?
a joltjSFtoe jaw
Down near Hampton- RoadB 'the other night an athletic young naval
officer took offense at the manrierrin which another chap was tangoing
with his wife at a public ball-and, next day, meeting-the other man in a hotel
lobby, knocked him down. .
What he said or did to the wife Is not recorded.
Wives who need such drastic guardianship happily aren't many
though, truth to tell, the disappearing dancing dementia caused quite a
number of usually estimable women to act rather foolishly at times.
To be sure, the fist as a "weapon of social reform Is somewhat primi
tive, but on general principles we're glad this husky servant of Uncle Sam
used it. Such a jolt on the jaw may help a number of men to regain a due
respect for womanhood, even in cases jvhere women themselves fail to re
Jollity is fine, when clean. And that's a mighty good reason for keeping
it clean, dont you think?