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! MERELY. COMMENT.
Doggone it, something's always
happening to disturb the calm seren
ity of our beloved Chicago 400.
Just as everybody gets settled down
for a good time, Mrs. Durand's so
ciety cows get sick,
Or some impudent burglar swipes
the Ogden Armour diamonds without
leaving his address,
Or something just as peeving and
And we were just getting ready for
a.few swell free lunches this fall and
winter at the expense of the Field es
Up jumps Mrs. Marshall Field III.
and takes her bright young husband
to Yoorup again, to visit the land
where he took on his education,
And learned his table manners.
There's nothing wrong with the
Mng or queen, or any of the nobility;
And young Field's aunt, Mrs. Ad
miral Beatty, appears to be well and
strong, while her prominent husband
is admiraling with the British fleet
But Mrs. Maldwin Drummond, one
of the aristocracy, and originally the
mother of the Field heirs Marshall'
BX and Henry is indisposed, while
her brave British husband n. is fight
ing his country's battle with the
Of course, sassiety can stand it, but
what with the high cost of living and
all that, every little reception and free
lunch helps some:
So it is really too .bad that we are
not going to have Mrs. arid Mr. Mar
shalj .Field HI. with us this year.
They're awfully rich, you know,
and it is so nice to have folks about
Who can well afford to entertain.
And certainly it must be very trying
for the charming Mrs. Marshall Field
BX to be taking her husband back and
forth across the ocean so much.
Those nawsty German submarines
are so impudent, doncherknow.
Drat it all, life is certainly just one
darned Field after another, and es
pecially in Chicago. -
Isn't it a shame ihat the maids were?
so careless when they manicured the
toe-nails of Mrs.' Durand's swell cowa
that they got the foot and mouth dis
ease. I mean the cows'."
Sassiety life is sure hell, all rigmV
HEIRESS WILL'MARRY FOR LOVE,
NOT FOR MONEY
Miss Katherine Meeker, Chicago
society girl and . heiress, who will,
marry Dr. Horace Gray of Bpston, a;
young interne in a Boston hospital,,
whose fortune is yet to be made. Tha
wedding takes place in October,
' O O;
WAR NEWS OF ONE YEAR AGO"
TODAY ' ;
The peace movement at Washing-
ton appears to'have come to a-halt
A lull is noticed in the .fighting
along the Aisne. Both sides claim.,
to be advancing slowly.
'Russian general staff claims offen
sive of .German army is-brdkenvan&
that a new invasion -of East PoJandc
is..about to.be undertaken, '