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tide in the cars packed in like sar
dines with men who are strangers
and with whom they are almost com
pelled to converse by the conditions
that place them there," she said.
"The girls are often thrown into
contact with immoral men and their
morals are affected "
CIVIL SERVICE TEST
6. Cite the most crowded state
A. The state of an American
street car during the rush hours.
G. Modern styles have resulted in
what great movement?
A. The once-over.
G. What is the Isle of Man?
A. A male pedestrian entirely sur
rounded by automobiles.
G. Name two prominent land
A. Jack Frost and J. Barleycorn.
Q. Why has the present period in
the United States been referred to as
the period of unrest?
A. Because no one is willing to
take time to rest. Detroit News.
THAT SPEAKERSHIP FIGHT
Springfield, III., Jan. 26. When
the Republicans of the Illinois house
met at 9 :30 o'clock this morning in a
last desperate effort to come to some
agreement on the speakership before
going into the morning session, at the
real opening of the fourth week's
balloting, there was every prospect
that a bi-partisan combine, on a
"Wet" and "Dry" alignment would be
the solution of the deadlock. On all
sides there were expressions of
despair of any other outcome.
We will decide whether Mr. Wilson
really is an efficient president when
we discover whether or not he can
adjust the safety pin so the baby will
The European war raises the ques
tion as to whether the boy who car
ries the chip on his shoulder or the
one who knocks it off starts the fight.
BITS OF NEWS
Mrs. Ed Parr, 225 Seeley, held up
last evening at 7:30 near her home;
$3 and watch taken.
One unidentified man dead; an
other overcome. Gas from a defec
tive heater at 1155 S. Michigan av.
New York. No details obtainable
of sinking of yacht Idler off Cape
Hatteras; 15 believel drowned.
New York. 1,000 love letters form
evidence submitted by Miss Yvette de
Von, a model, suing Andrew A. Cu
neo, a banker, for $50,000 for alleged
breach of promise.
Westerner-j-Don't get excited over
that varmint. A coyote is afraid of
anything that's human.
Tenderfoot Then why isn't it
afraid of me?
Westerner Maybe it thinks you're
"Doctor, is this cold you are treat
ing for me catching?"
"Why, no only "it may cause your
husband to cough when" I send the