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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 29, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 9

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ONE MAN'S OPINIONS
BY H, M. COCHRAN
Man's Chivalry. The chivalry of
man is a funny thing. There are so
many ways of looking at it that's
"what makes it funny or rather queer.
Take in the street car, for instance.
Some men will jump out of their seat
and give it up the moment a lady
comes into a filled car. Other men
will not move. The first man argues
that if it, were his sister or mother
standing he would greatly appreciate
a man's getting up and giving her a
seat. (The second man will argue
that he has worked as hard as any
of the women have during the day
and is entitled to get what little rest
he can. It seems everybody is en
titled to his or her way of looking at
it And that's how things run in a
car.
On the street one man will claim
that it is proper to remove your hat
when talking -to a lady on the street
pr anywhere else. He will call it a
matter of respect. Another man will
refuse to do this because he hates to
get a cold in the head. And that's
what he always gets when he stands
in the open air with his hat off. Such
is life.
Walter Raleigh pulled the biggest
piece of chivalry when he pulled off
his cape and dropped it across a mud
puddle for a queen to pass over. The
Raleigh family is evidently extinct
now. Anyway, you don't see folks
pulling those stunts around Chicago.
And if you did the chivalrous gent
would get the merry ha ha.
Man's chivalry is a funny thing, or
a queer thing that is, what there is
of it The whole blooming idea is a
matter of personal opinion, and
everybody has got an opinion coming.
o o
Since Rockefeller lost money, and
labor lost liberty and life in those
Colorado mines under private owner
ship, all the greater reason why the
public should take them over and run
"them right
MERELY COMMENT
All right, let the motorbus or th8
jitney bus bust in on Chicago and
see if we care!
Bus is a good name for 'em. There
.are the best little idea going to bus'
up some of the traction trusts.
The unemployed won their first
point Thursday in court when Judge
Gemmill upheld Wm. Cunnea'S con
tention that parading without a per
mit is legal.
When the police started that un
employed parade rumpus they
started something that looks as if
it were going to be hard to finish.
If you will tell us the exact and full
trouble down there in Mexico we will
tip you off to the real reason for the
European war.
It can't be done. It's a draw.
Gosh, but we wish that our friend
Everett True would get on a Madison,
or in fact any, street car, homeward
bound, about 5:30 some eve.
Something seems to tell us that
JEv would be waiting outside the
traction company's offices a little
later for one of the big car company
barons.
And Ev is some there in the riot act
Young John D. has put himself
very much in favor in the past few
days through his actions and words
with "Mother" Jones.
Go to it, Jawn. You'll get a durn
sight further negotiating with mos'
anybody than you will fightin' 'um.
Who has imagination enough to
picture taking a swim out in the lake
about 5 in the morning. Wow! that
is too much of a tax on your feelings
these days.
We have been getting puffed wheat
morning, noon and night, lately.
The cloomin' stuff puffed up to
$1.50 Thursday.
You can always tell when an elec
tion is coming on.
They begin to plaster all the bill
board and empty places about town
with the mugs of those out-for office.
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