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celebrations, a-Iarge number of fami
lies go deeper into debt each year
because of the insufficient amount of
mdney they earn, until they finally
come into the hands of charity.
It isn't much wonder that the trust
newspapers tried to cover up the
stench created by this report of
wages and conditions in the stock
yards. o o
Mexico City, April 7. Jose Portillo
y Rojas, Mexican minister of foreign
relations, insisted that Torreon had
not fallen, denounced Consular Agent
Carothers for sending a message to
Washington reporting the capture of
the city, but declared that Mexico
would never take the first step to
ward breaking off relations with the
"Torreonhas not fallen," said the
Torreon foreign minister. "Huerta
has just told me this himself."
UNDERWOOD A VICTOR
Birmingham, Ala., April 7. It is
believed certain that Oscar W. Un
derwood, majority leader of the
House of Representatives, has de
feated Richmond Pearson Hobson for
the United States senatorship.
Though returns are still incomplete,
Underwood's campaign managers
claim a majority of between 20,000
and 30,000 votes in the Democratic
CIGAR MAKERS WIN STRIKE
The four-months' struggle between
Cigar Makers' Union No. 104, I. W.
W., and Solares & Co., 19 W. Kinzie
street, has resulted in a complete vic
tory for the striking workers. The
recognition of a shop committee and
a uniform scale for Spanish cigars
was granted, bringing an increase of
$l'to $5 pec thousand.
"I'm going to invest in yeast."
. "It's -bound to.rise,' . .
WHY DO YOU O, K. A GOOD THING
Why do you say a thing is O. K."
when you think It is all right?
You'll have to go back to Andrew
Jackson'stime to find the origin of
this expression so commonly used to
indicate excellence. As a reflection on
Jackson's 'supposed illiteracy it was
said that he endorsed official papers,
O. K. (oll-korrect), ana- the expres
sion became a party cry during the
presidential' campaign of 1832. The
expression is also'tracedback to colo
nial days when' the be"st" tobacco and
rum came.'lfrom Aux Cayes (o-ka),
and O. K. became a synonym for
The Actor How are you fixed for
dressing rooms at your opera house?
Village Manager Well, there's
two pretty fair ones, but they're oc
cupied. . v , ?
The Actor What do you mean, oc
The Village Manager Why, I'm'
raising pigeons fn one, and in thai
other there's a sick mule. '