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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 20, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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girl would resent to some purpose.
The normal girl is free from the many
irritations that .beset her sisters con
fined in stores and factories and
offices at miserable ages. And I
wonder how many of us can AFFORD
even to be normal.
Because low wages are, properly
speaking, an effect of still other ef-
f ects, etc., instead of a cause, the idea
is used with more or less confidence
to prove that there is no direct con
nection between them and prostitu-
iti tion. one can nardly credit our times
with such metaphysics, and still a
truth is stated. As a question of mo
tive in those high up, this logic indi
cates nothing short of cowardice.
Decent wages could make the prob
lem of vice one that shouldn't worry
us so much. Besides, it would les
sen the number of comfortable gen
tlemen who tell you how easy it is to
succeed in life if you just brush away
a few cobwebs of fate by saying "I
will," or by getting into vibrational
rapport with some elysian proposition
by eating food that isn't quite good
enough for just plain muscle. J. J.
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THEIR DESTINATION
"Them Rocky Mountain goats is
some jumpers, eh, Pete?"
"Yep, Dave. I look for 'em ter land
in the Federal League yit."
MERELY COMMENT
At this stage of the game British
navalism seemB to be bothering
Uncle Sam more than German militarism.
We have to ask John Bull what he
will permit us to ship abroad and
to whom we can ship it
You can tell the street railway
newspaper by their opposition to
the jitney bus. ,
Watch the grand chorus of howls.
What if railroad engineers do get
more pay than some governors?
Very likely they're worth it. -
There are governors know who
ain't worth much.
Wa3 it Sydney Smith or Dean
Swift who preached that "shortest
sermon"? Daily News.
Must have been old Swift. Young
Syd Smith's drawing Old Doc Yak for
the Sunday Trib.
We'll have to wait years for sub
ways, BUT
We can get jitney buses NOW.
Go to it. Mister Mayor. There's no
time like NOW.
The street railway bosses will put
on more cars so quick it will make
your head swim.
Their only sensitive nerve is the
pocketbook nerve. Hit that and you
hit 'em where they live.
Clear the track for the jitney bus. .
Then mebbe us common folks will
get some use of the boulevards.
The way to prevent a repetition of
the Haymarket massacre is to tell the
police not to start riots that are
wholly unnecessary.
Why do the 400 prefer Sheridan -road
as a place to live?
Is it because they want to be near
their ancestors in the Lincoln Park
Zoo?
Why worry about Mexico?
The Mex are not doing anything
that highly civilized Europeans are -not
doing. v
War is hell, whether in Europe or
Mexico. Let thoBe who want to go to
war go to It

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