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state of mind wait for the needs of
societylo demand their services?
If they dislike to he entirely idle
they certainly can find something
worth while to do, ag for instance
reading good books, beautifying their
homes, or busy themselves with
something else, according to their
individual artistic desires or intellec
tual cravings, gome could travel.
Others could go to some institution
of learning and take a course in some
subject in which they are interested.
(But they seem to lack intiative to
do these things.) I cannot under
stand why any one should chase for
jobs or why "good people should lose
sleep and break down their nervous
systems trying to create or find jobs
This is a season when we should
take life easy. A Visitor From Mars.
"Yo' said a plug hat ain't no use
"An yo' said it didn't cover
"Ah said it."
"Well, den, contemplate, niggah
CHINAMAN AND GIRL FINED IN
There were two features to a trial
in the morals court when two girls
and a. pair of Chipamen who were
found together at 2123 S. Archer av.
were arraigned today,
One feature hailed from the old
customs of China, the other was a
common story in our land.
When the Chinese appeared in
court Officer James Burns, who made
the arrest, complained to the judge
that he had arrested only one of the
pair standing before him.
They were questioned and it finally
proved that one of them, Willie
Chow, 2123 S. Archer av., had ap
peared in court to take the punish
ment for Lewis Sing, who had been
caught with the girl.
In China one can hire men to go to
jail in the place of the person con
victed of a crime. But Willie got a
$25 fine for trying it here.
The other feature was the tale of
the country girL Three years ago
Tessie Stewart came from Boone, la.
She became acquainted with Trixie
Sing, wife of the Chinaman she was
found with the other day. Stage life
looked good to Tessie and she came
to Chicago and to the big lights. She
was fined $5 and costs.
A CENSORED POME
At midnight in his palace fine
The Turk lay taking'forty winks,
Had saw in dreams the crescent
Above the high brow of the Sphinx.
He woke to smell the powder smoke,
To hear the shrapnel shrilly
Oh, sadly then the Moslem spoke:
"I would it still were but a dream!"
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"What ails young Walter Johnson?"
A boy asked, in the dumps;
His dad said: "He is wan, son,
Because he has the jumps."
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