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things represented in iie case. He
goes back to the office, but he seldom
gets his money back.
"The one who advertised never ex
pected to hire the man as a canvass
er. He knew thegOQds would not
sell. He simply makes a business of
selling sample cases as great profit
to the gullible ones who apply.
"Responsibility should rest on the
newspapers. They accept these
crooked ads by which men are some
times wheedled out of all their little
savings. Of course, the threwd man
will not be duped by such tactics. But
the pond is large, the suckers many,
the promise of big returns is an allur
ing bait and the want ad the hook."
August Peterson, who says he is
a soap manufacturer with offices in
the Lytton bldg., has been arrested
and charged with working a confi
dence game by taking deposits from
men employed to sell soap and refus
ing to return the money when they
ALL RIGHT, WHO CAN TELL IS
HE A MAN OR MONKEY?
Veloti, a monkey, went on trial for
mayhem in Judge Dolan's court to
day. The chances are that the monkey
will be sent to the psycopathic labor
atory to be tested for his mental stan
dard as being a human in an arrested
state of development
Veloti bit Bessie, the 10-year-old
daughter of Mrs. D. Hines, 1253 Rose
mont av., on the arm.
Veloti resides at 1117 S. Wabash
av., with his master, John, an organ
grinder. Mrs. Hines said John was
not to blame, so she swore a warrant
against the monkey.
'If man is a descendent of monkey
is not a monkey a man?" Assistant
State's Att'y Sterrett inquired of the
"He may have to be held to the
grand jury," said Sterrett.
The Darwinian theory is at judi
cial stake. Judge Dolan declined to
give an opinion, but continued the
case until July 31, at which time the
attorney for Veloti must prove that
he is not a man.
Today Veloti was at his old busi
ness of collecting pennies in a tin cup.
THE CAR MEN'S SITUATION ,
"Were capital sunk in the sea man
still would live and would somehow
adjust himself to the new order. Man
was h.ere before capital. Man means
more to the world than capital. Give
man the first consideration."
This was the plea of Samuel Al
schuler, attorney for the car men,
who had the last word in the closing
of the arbitration hearing last night
Mayor Thompson will interview
men in the car service to get their
opinion of a living wage. A decision
is expected within a week.
"Why is a cigar like a play?"
"Because if it is bad it won't draw
and if it's good, you want a box."