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that American will never be placed
In the Hall of Fame.
The publication of the fact that a
Missouri farmer made $3 in one day
hauling autos out of a mudhole is not
in the interests of good rbads if the
farmers read it
Once upon a time there was a fel
low who went away from home for
his vacation and wrote something
bright and witty on a postcard to
send back to his friends.
We desire most sincerely that, if
they must use asphyxiating gases,
they use them upon fellows who rock
After studying the photographs and
written accounts of the Clark nup
tials we hae arrived at the conclu
sion that Champ Clark was both bride
We have become so expert in war
news that now we can tell by the
date line just what we are going to
Shucks! What do we care about
world wars; roasting ears are ripe.
IN FOR IT
"If I don't marry her she threatens
to make me pay 50,000 for breach of
"And if I do marry her she swears
she will get a divorce with $500 a
ODE TO LIBERTY BELL
By Elfleda Benjamin
O, Liberty Bell, shall you peal no
Is there not still a work for you?
We have freedom won we have free
The false has enslaved the true.
God grant that Wrong to Right may
That Greed to Love may kneel;
That the rights of many the few will
For a nation's yea world-wide
There are stains on our 'scutcheon,
dear old bell
We whisper it in your ear;
Stains of injustice, lust and strife
That have grieved us many a year.
You must keep your voice, old bell,
for the time
When Love o'er our land shall
When we'll not feed war and we'll not
Our kind for filthy gain.
As swiftly you glide to the western
Think on these things, Old Bell.
Not ended, we hope, are your duties
Freedom again you must tell
REGARDING THE DAY BOOK
I wish to suggest and urge all read
ers of this great and noble defender
of the working class interests to do
all in their power to boost the circu
lation by every possible means. There
are many ways. For instance, when
you go home from work get on the
front platform of a car at one of the
most crowded corners and yell, so
every one can hear you, for the news
boy to bring you The Day Book.
When he grabs at one of the trust
papers, failing at first to understand,