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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 17, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 8',
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When our little squads of dive-raiding
sleuths can't find anything else
to do, they stage exciting duels
among themselves for a pastime.
About the best-thing an innocent
pedestrian can do when he' sees a
squad of detectives coming is to duck
into the nearest doorway.
So Carranza is the man of the hour
That's our idea of nothing to be.
It is pretty hard telling just how long
your hour is going to last.
And Carranza plans peace. More
power to him, but the pesky Mexi
can dove of peace has had a bum bat
ting eye for the past month of Sun
days. Bryan says he doesn't want any
political rights that he is not willing
to grant his wife.
That listens like Wm. J.
Let's see, Bryan ran for president
three times and got it in the neck on
every occasion. Yet he is still up in
the doings of the land.
It would seem that a man has got
to be SOME MAN to stick through all
Huerta will stand up and sing, "I
don't know where I'm goin' (boom
boom) , but I'm on my way."
It is rather mean to stick that
"boom-boom" in there considering
the fact that Huerta's life, lately, has
been just one boom after another.
First, a presidential boom that
busted, and then a continual cannon
The weather man kidded us for a
long time with mere threatens. Did
you notice how he finally came
If you didn't you must have been
out of the city!
The Federal League is doing very
nicely, thank you! Especially in the
Not to mention the interesting
baseball race itself.
That storm yesterday afternoon
caved in a portion of Michigan ave
nue at Congress street.
Some day the whole blame loop is
going to go down into the basement.
Lightning struck the flag pole at
the Marine Hospital out north and
splintered the blame staff all to
Now we ought to make the bloom
in' lightning salute the U. S. flag.
TO BE OR NOT TO BE A FULL
SIZED VOTER IS QUESTION
When a woman is a voter and
when she is not a voter seems to be
the one big question around Chicago
these days. If a little scrap started
recently over the county board puz
zle is not settled shortly it may lead
to an appeal to the courts to straight
en out the election machinery once
Former Probate Judge Charles S.
Cutting rendered an opinion that wo
men could not vote for county com
missioners but could hold the office.
Suffrage leaders and others interest
ed in the cause are confident that
County Judge Owens will ignore all
such opinions and rule that women
may vote for county board members.
The women are going to be a big fac
tor in Chicago's politics in the future
and the question should be settled
FELLERS GET LEFT
BECRUSE DEY DON'T