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A Chicago woman got a divorce be
cause whenever her husband drank
he called her every five minutes on
the telephone. She probably would
have wanted the divorce, if he hadn't
called her at all. "
Rossibly also Mr. Barnes brought
that suit in order that he might take
the witness stand and say what would
have resulted in a punch in the nose
if he said it outside.
Our sincere hope is that every fel
low who invents a poisonoufc bomb
capabWbfirr everything within a
quartiv of a mile drops the first per
fect fcne he makes.
Gen. Huerta has bought a New
York flat building. After two months
he'll take the janitor and put him in
charge of Mexico.
"Americans have the right to travel
in safety," declares President Wilson.
Does that apply to the New Haven
The way to put an end to all wars
is to require all candidates for soldier
jobs to spend two weeks digging
PANGS OF ABSENCE
I THE PUBLIC FORUM
THEY FOLLOW SUIT. The Day
Book was the Urst newspaper that
dared devote prominent space to its
readers for the expression of their
thoughts. Now comes the old and
' staid Post in public announcements
urging its readers to send in for pub
lication letters expressing their views.
Now you can claim that the trust
press is stealing your stuff.
But just think of the great benefit
you are, to the aforesaid trust press,
j You are educating them into the
proper way to conduct newspapers.
Before the advent of The Day Book
into our great city the trust press
j knew of no method of appealing to
j human nature but by giving away,
stew pans and salt and pepper shak
! ers to their subscribers, but before
long the subscribers would get
get wrecked financially patronising
the trust press advertising and adver
tisers and consequently would be un
able to provide either the stew or the
salt to go in the above-mentioned
utensils. So the premium scheme
went to smash and all the trust press
can do now is to try and follow the
pace set by The Day Book.
Your cartoon "Guess If They Are
Married" is most original and enjoy
able. I like it especially when the
cartoonist brings in Miss Pansy, the
"cullpd" queen of the cook stove, to
deliver some of her characteristic
orations. James McGuire, 125
"I see Mr. Glugg pass on his way
to work every morning and he looks
very sad since his wife went to the
country. He must miss her."
"I bet he does! She took the key to
the cellarette with her."
A PEOPLE'S JUDGE. Isn't it
about time that we working people
got together and elected a judge or
two of our own?
Just think of the "nerve" of the
bosses in renominating a judge like
Orrin Carter of street car arbitration
fame and Ex-Judge Jesse Holdom,
who never let an opportunity pass of
giving labor a black eye.
The total vote at the June eelction
is bound to be small, and if we work-
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