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believe, either, that every man desires
every woman he sees that is over six
teen and less than forty, provided she
is good looking."
"And yet you and every other worn
trade on that principle," said Dick un
expectedly. "What do you mean?" asked both
Mollie and I in a breath.
"I mean that every day, almost
every hour of your lives, you ask,
either' consciously or 'unconsciously,
of the men you meet, things that are
given to you on account of your sex
and if you are good looking you get
"How horrible." I murmured.
"All this guff has taken us far
from the question," continued Dick.
"Is Mollie to go joy riding with her
Mollie did not answer for a minute.
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
WRANGLE OVER MUNICIPAL
Two fierce wrangles about how to
keep books for properties in which
the people have an interest are start
ing. On the sanitary district board Trus
tees Clark and Paullin will throw fur
ther light this afternoon on their
charges that the lighting trust had a
hand in the recent report on the dis
trict's power plant and are trying to
"bookkeep" the people's plant out of
public and into private ownership.
Zion J. Arnold and the Board of
Supervising Engineers of the street
car companies are accused by Cor
poration Counsel Beckwith of an un
fair bookkeeping by whch the city
stands to lose about ?6,000,00!.
o o .
END 'FOOT AND MOUTH" BAN
Washington, Nov. 23. Dep't of ag
riculture officials believe they are "on
the outside" of the foot and mouth
disease. They are confident they can
keep the disease within the limits al
ready quarantined. In an official
statement Ohio, flljnpis. -Indiana ajad,
Pennsylvania were characterized as
the most seriously affected. The
most encouraging reports come from
Michigan with bright reports from
New York, New Jersey, Delaware and
Kentucky. Early lifting of the ban t
indicated for these sections.
GIRL HAS MAN PINCHED
While little Rose Karpen was in- f
tently watching a love scene on a
film in a "movie" show at Racine
av. and Taylor st. yesterday after-
noon she felt the arm of a man sit-
ting next to her stealing around her r
Rose, who is 12 years old and lives
at 1343 Loomis st, nudged her 10-
year-old brother, Israel, seated next 3
Suddenly above the soft music of I
the piano a shrill voice was heard to i
yell: "Take your arm away from sis-
ter. We don't know you.
Alfonso Dursa, cabinet maker, liv- f
xing at 1301 Oregon av., was the man I
spoken to and he arose to leave the
theater. He was stopped by the pro- t
prietor, who called the police and I
had him arrested. i
Rose will appear in court today to
prosecute the "flirt."
ANOTHER HORROR OF WAR i
The reader showed a feeble grin 1
When first we met with Schtschut-
He cried, "It sounds like hammered -
To say it right I'll now begin."
He raised a harsh and dreadful din $
That shook the cdal from out the
And brought the frightened neighbors i
And crazed with fear his next of kin,
Against the floor they had to pin
The straggling wight who fought like
While high o'er all his voice did win;
"I'll get you yet, you Schtschut--,
--Cleveland Plain Dealer, ..-a