good, and we have ascertained how
the institute stands toward labor, but
the action of Mr. Loeb is indefensible.
The public schools ought to be
.thrown open for the peaceful assem
blage of the people.
This action of Mr. Loeb ought to
be sufficient for the people to circu
late petitions and ask for his removal
from the Chicago school board.
A. E. M.
T Anna Loucks.
arm in arm.
HO! HUM! WHY DO WE YAWN?
Why is a yawn catching? When
ever I see any one yawning I want to
yawn, too. Why is this so? Mrs.
Most of us have the same trouble
you have we yawn when we see
some one else gape there, just writ
ing about it has started a yawn. And
the reason of it is the power of sug
gestion. It is a well established fact
that one human being can affect an
other by force of suggestion, some
times this suggestion is intentional,
but more often it is not. For in
stance, if every one around you is
laughing and making merry you
catch the infection and you want to
laugh, too. It's the same with yawn
ning. - But yawning is more "catch
ing" than other things because a
yawn is nothing more than a breath.
We must breathe to live, and a curi
ous thing about suggestion is that the
nearer it comes to the need's of life
the more infectious it is.
We take this deep breath or yawn
when we are bored or ill and our
breathing is weaker than usuaL The
yawn is an attempt to catch up with
NAUGHTY, NAUGHTY! COUNT
Several ripples spread over the so
ciety puddle when it became known
today that a personage not less than
the Count Albert De Filo of 3802 Alta
Vista terrace was arrested as a mash
er at Wilson Beach.
Albert flirted with several women,
it is said. The last one he tried to
make a mash on was Policewoman .
They left the beach
EVENTS IN THE WAR ONE YEAR
Baron Chinda, hands to Sec'y
Bryan, for transmission to Berlin,
the mikado's ultimatum requiring
the Germans to quit Kiao-Chau with
in a week.
Servians sink two Austrian boats
filled with soldiers, while big guns
fight duel at Belgrade.
Canadian government receives war
gift of $500,000 to start fund.
U. S. cruiser Tennessee and North
Carolina reach Falmouth with gold
for stranded Americans.
Lull in fighting at Liege. French
and German forces clash near Di
nant - '
French attempt to retake Mul
HOLD LAUNCHMAN ROMER ON
Emanuel C. Romer, Long Lake
launch owner, accused of improper
actions by several girls, was locked
up in the Lake County jail last night
on serious charges. At least ten lit
tle girls will appear against him, it is
Homer's actions were first known
when the story broke here, where he
is an insurance agent at 30 N. La
Salle st, that he had been beaten
and thrown into the lake after mak
ing alleged improper overtures to
ward girls from Camp Thompson, on
With his arrest new stories have
been told. One little girl tells of
promising Romer to slip out of the
camp and meet him at night When
the time came she was too frighten
ed, she said. Others teH of offers to
buy candy and give motor boat rides.
Kisses have been valued at $11
each by a Hammond, Ind., court.
and a woman can dress on $3.50 a
week, according to a Milwaukee
judge. . -
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