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DAILY COMMENT ON
A lecturer is telling the salosladies
and girls, at the Fair what the new
style in hair wearing is. She explains
that the hair hanging over the ear
interferes with the hearing.
And it is all free! Just think of it!
That's a great idea. Tip the girls
off to the way in which they can hear
better and thereby better the work
they ape driving at for near-starvation
So now, when a customer gees into
the Fair and sees the right up-to-date
style that all the working girls are
keeping their hair in, they will know
the Fair has the welfare of its work
ers at heart. There goes the alarm
The police are looking for -a fake
cop who is alleged to have kidnapped
Philip McGuire a few days ago.
If. they aren't real careful in their
search for that FAKE cop, they are
mighty liable to pick up some of the
officers doing duty on the waitresses
It is funny how brave and bold a
man become when he is backed by
the law, a couple of guns, a billy and
a star. Chicago cops please write.
An income tax rush is expected at
the internal revenue collector's office
While some folks are figuring out
";how to pay the income tax, a whole
lot of others are wondering how to
get the income.
Those striking waitresses who are
picketing out in front of Henrici's
want a living wage, decent and hu
mane, hours and clean conditions to
Those girls are just human enough
to want those things things that
should be coming to any waitress.
The question is are the employ
ers of that grub house going to be
human enough to play fair?
We'll bet, if they don't, they are in
for a fight that is a fight.
Girls who will take arm wrench
jn'gs and; insults, from burly cops are
PEOPLE AND THINGS
game enough to stick out until they
win their rights.
More power to that sort of Amer
A fella came out of one of our bank
buildings today with, a-blame good
looking new Kelly on.
But, do you suppose the newness
and classiness of that lid made any
difference with Old Man Wind. Noth
A newskid chased the hat while
the owner stood on the corner and
looked as if he should be arrested for
what he was thinking.
But anyway the bank gentleman
handed the newsie a dime, so we'll
stick to that old saying, "It's an ill
wind that blows nobody good."
And we doubt like the dickens if
the'hat was worth a dime after roll
ingthrough a block of slush.
The postoffice department has
barred babies from parcel post.
Guess that moans that the stork's
monopoly is not to be smashed, as
was that of the express companies.
It has been reported that New
York is to become a steel center.
We were under the impression that
it always has been, only the steel is
not spelled with two e's.
Lord Weardale has been horse
whipped by a London suffraget in
mistake for Premier Asquith.
Seems. as if it ought to be a dern
good idea for the lords to label them
selves. Then, maybe the suffragets won't
make such painful mistakes.
If the girls knew how well a fel
low likes to walk with them when
they're hopping along, three steps to
the yard, they'd mighty soon go back
to the old-fashioned wide skirt.
A bride neyer realizes .she is mar
ried until she finds her husband help
ing himself to two-thirds of the steak,
says an Eastern woman.
No? Well, a man doesn't realize
he's married until he begins paying"
for her steals, "