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MAHA WOMAN LAUNCHES MOVEMENT TO
CURE DANGER-SPREADING SPIT HABIT
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Mrs. Summy Passing Anti
An anti-spitting campaign has
been started in Omaha and is spread
ing, a veritable -whirlwind of "Please
don't spit" sentiment
Mrs. H. C. Summy of Omaha, real
izing spitting spreads grippe, con
sumption, pneumonia and other dis
eases, started the campaign.
Startling "warnings" appeared on
QUESTIONS WITHOUT ANSWERS
Dear Editor. Why is it a blue bird
hardly ever feels blue? Cyril Cyrup.
Dear Editor. I live xn the first
floor in an apartment Now, doesn't
that make me safe from second-story
men? Hy Podermic.
Dear Editor. Did you know that a
clam is very tight and so are million
aires. J. Oke.
Dear Editor. Isn't it funny I've
never heard a. pineapple pine, or seen
a crabapple with a grouch on? Wm.
Dear Editor. Did you ever have
your shoulder blade sharpened, or the
roof of your mouth shingled ha, ha.
-Spit Cards in Campaign.
Omaha billboards. Mrs. Summy got
100,000 "anti-spit" cards and every
time she saw a man offend by spitting
she handed him a card and made a
School children and school nurses
are distributing cards and street rail
way employes are co-operating with
SOME THINGS THEY MISSED
Mazeppa never rode in ajitney bus.
Cleopatra never w.ore an ankle
Noah never joined the navy league,
Henry VHt was never sued for
breach of promise.
Shakespeare, -never saw Charlie
Napoleon never heard a Bryan
Jenny Lind never sang Tipperary.
The tortuous Alaskan coast has so
many indentations that its actual
length is greater that that of the
United States seaboard proper, more
than, 260QQ miles.,
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