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" chirp are reaL There sure is a live
birdie on the job tweetrtweeting to
beat the band.
Little birdie is in a cage, where all
well trained birdies are when they
.are not flitting from branch to
branch in the woods
But this birdie in his cage is dang
ling from the dainty hand of a pretty
girl strolling down the avenue.
"Tis the very latest thing to do!
Society's up-to-the-second fad.
Toy bow-wows and fierce looking
barkers may stay in their kennels;
milady will have no more to do with
you. Dogs and cats and monkeys
and other pets have followed Mary's
little lamb into the discard.
It's a bird!
Swell Newport society started this
fad carrying a live bird in, a dainty
little "walking cage," and it is al
ready spreading over the country.
Out in the broiling sun he stands,
a member of the class of "hands," the
toilers of the field and mart His cal
loused palms are hard and strong
from rugged toiling all day long,
Seattle, Wash Dr. Rudolph H.
'lerber of Berlin and San Francisco
slipped into this city recently and up
net the lives of a man and woman.
They leaped suddenly into notoriety,
electrifying the temperamental little
artists' village of Beaux Arts, on Lake
Washington here, and threw into con
sternation and gossipy scandal the
entire Yogi cult
And all over the custody of Area!
rber, five and dimpled, the $1,000,
r"0 granddaughter of Mrs. Louise
i ordan of San Francisco.
Dr. Gerber had Mrs. Dorothy A.
Gerber, his wife, and "Dr." Ralph De
Bit, founder and prophet of the Yogi
cult, arrested on a statutory charge.
Gerber also caused tie daughter
Areal to be placed in custody on a
where brawn must play its sturdy
part. And near, beneath the shady
trees, with head bared to the cooling
breeze, the idler reflects in this wise:
"If they had brains those sun-baked
chaps they'd live in ease like me,
perhaps. I'm glad I'm not like those
dull guys!" That is, if he's the kind
of fool who's never handled pick or
tool, whose wealth came from some if!
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men are scums, just common dubs
on -par with bums, and not fit friends
for him, of course.
One buck a day is all they're worth,
for they can live as cheap as dirt, and
keep the famly spic and span; no
need for fancy grub and duds, just
give them pork and beans and spuds
to make a toothsome mulligan. If
they had brains, alas! alack! they'd
win their noble rights all back; they
they could spend their days in ease.
They'd claim the best by right divine
and smoke "segars" and quaff choice
wine, and boast of wealth on land and
seas. Bill Acker.
Sometimes the hardest part of a
job is holding It
MAY LAND HEAD OF
writ of habeas corpus, through which
he hopes to get legal possession of
Mrs. Gerber's divorce is now pend
ing m superior court. a
DeBit claims to have "Burbanked"
the soul of Mrs. Gerber and has given
her the "spiritual nam'e," "Isona" De
Bit He seems not at all shocked or
even embarrassed over the affair. He
and the woman have been seen strol- sm
ling along the beach as early as 5
o'clock in the morning, DeBit clad
in only a bathrobe, with his arm
about Mrs. Gerber's waist
"BurbanMng souls" is, according
to DeBit a process of mental alchemy
by which transmutation of so-called
bitter experiences into experiences of
pleasure is possible.