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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 30, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 8

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she laughed, again. "But I suppose
you mean am 1 here alone? Yes to
that. Very much alone when I want
to be, but that ain't much. I don't
have to go around looking at bears
for company, but my friend had a
date with -her steady and I didn't
want to drag "along and spoil the
fun."
"Haven't you a 'steady,' " I asked.
"My, but you are the question
mark," she said. "No, I haven't. I
have lots of gentlemen friends, but I
ain't made up my mind to wear a
plain gold one yet. , I'm having my
fling while I'm young and I'll settle
down when there's only one that
wants to take me out."
We were silent awhile. There were
so many things I wanted to ask just
to hear her quaint philosophy, but I
did not wish to seem rude. Then she
said:
"One thing I like about the park is
that every girl you see has a fellow
with her, and those that ain't" now
soon will have. That's the fun of
living, ain't it? To have some fel
low that likes you. Whenever I see
a girl that hasn't any fellow that
likes her, I get a feeling, like a flat
doughnut in my throat. I want to
keep young, young, always young so
I'll always have somebody to like
me."
And I said Amen to that as I left
Jennie with her brown eyes and red
hair and freckles and her philoso
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TO INSTALL OFFICERS
Wood finishers Local Union No.
430 will hold a meeting at 527 Mil
waukee avenue Wednesday evening
to install newly-elected offieers and
elect secretary-treasurer of Painters'
District Council.
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FINED FOR LABOR VIOLATIONS
Oscar F. Nelson, chief factory in
spector, scored several victories
against the violators of the child labor
law yesterday. The Ward Baking Co..
1000 Elston avenue, was fined $10 and
costs; Sam Trieber, 3119 Lincoln ave
nue, $5 and costs; J. Cunag, Garfield
avenue, $5 for having no time record,
and Thos. Considine $5 for failure to
whitewash ice cream parlor.
mereIycomment
Among hazardous pursuits is the
king business.
Assassination appears now to be
an occupational disease.
Even in this republic where titles
don't go, the money kings have to
live under guard.
There's John D., for example.
The time is coming when kings will '
be out of fashion and will live
longer.
Back of the fight for Mex. land ap
pears to be a fight between Standard
Oil and one of its rivals for control of
Mex. railroads.
As exploitation of U. S. railroads is
playing out as a business, exploiters
are seeking fresh fields and pastures
new.
Even some labor business agents
who have tried the czar game are
finding existence has its drawbacks.
But the puzzle is still unsolved
how can some men get rich on $30 or
$40 a week?
Now is the time for labor to get
busy and do its own housecleaning.
Scientists are about to prove to
their own satisfaction at least that
when Eve ate the apple she didn't do
no such thing.
Next they'll be telling us the old
girl didn't even wear a fig leaf.
And just at a time when fashions
seem to be working back to the orig
inal garment, too.
Those scientists are a messy
bunch.
If Maje Funkhouser gets that $16,
000, investigates more vice and finds
it
What's he. going to do with it when
he gets it?
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Pittsburgh clubwomen are asking
Tor a woman police chief. t -
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