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N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AHP PUBLISHER.
BOO SO. PEORIA ST, CHICAGO, ILL.
rr i i Editorial. Monroe 353
JeiepnOneS Circulation. Monroe 3820
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago.
30 cent a Month. By Mali. United
States and Canada. 3.00 a Tear.
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914. at the postottlce at Chicago,
III, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE. B. L. T.
writes a funny column for the Trib.
Here's one of his funny items:
" 'Let the people and not the news
papers decide,' -writes one of Vox
Popjs patients. When did the people
ever decide wisely without intelligent
leadership? ' Although the voice of
the people contains many true tones
(yours for one) the general sound is
YOU may not get the humor of
that Possibly it is too thick for me
or too thin. One way of looking
at it is that B. L. T. knows so darned
much that the voice of the people
the general sound listens like the
bray of a jackass to him.
They do say that it is a peculiarity
of bugs, nuts and looneys- that each
of them thinks everybody crazy but
him. I wouldn't be surprised if even
the lowly jackass thinks he has a
sweet voice. Braying to him may
answer all the soothing purposes of
grand opry. And I can imagine that
even B. L. T. enjoys reading his own
stuff and has many a quiet laugh with
himself, while pitying such of his
readers as can't see through some of
his alphabetical puzzles.
Allee samee, I am willing to hand it
to B. L. T. as SOME athlete. Anybody
who can stand off and throw the bull
at himself and then catch, it with both
hands is going .spine. ., .. ,
The National Tailors association,
has decided $1,000 a year is about
the right amount for a man to spend '
for clothes apparently forgetting ;
that most of us have to also have a
place to sleep and something to eat ,
According to 'recent reports, the j
heavy rains have made the historic)
laughing waters of Minnehaha at'
Minneapolis almost hysterical.
You can't always judge by appear
ances. The dachshund has mighty
short legs but his pants are just as
long as any other dog.
Among other commodities that are
staying up this season might be men
tioned the umbrella.
A mother of 17 children at Kansas
City wants to adopt two more. Cary,,
the news to Roosevelt
The eagle on the American dollar
is doubtless put there to demonstrate
money has wings.
On their eastern battle line at least,
the Germans seem to be doing a Rus
'The best reason for pushing your,
business is to prevent your business
Opportunity never knocks at tho-j
door of the knocker.
PROBABLY TOO TRUE
Stella And have you any settled'
. KI1aNa; we're house cleaning.
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