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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 14, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 25',
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duties as hostess in the diplomatic
set. There are three small boys in
the family of the Mexican ambassador.
MANDEL BASEMENT WORKER
SUES AFTER EYES ARE HURT
In Mandel Bros.' department store
basement there are sales counters
under the glass inlaid sidewalks
9 which filter sickly rays of sunlight
4nto the stuffy shopping hole.
One afternoon a big piece of the
.glass jarred loose. It fell on a coun
ter and bursted, chips of glass flying
through the air.
With screams of pain Mrs. Josie
Hobbs threw her hands over her eyes.
.After an examination in the store
hospital Mrs. Hobbs was told there
was nothing wrong with her to go
Jmck to work.
Unable to see the goods she was
selling she asked Floorwalker Puhl
man 'to give her a pass to go home.
He lectured her, she claims, on a
woman's imagination. Later Floor
Manager Reynolds granted her re
quest An oculist found two splinters of
glass in the eye the nurse said was
"all right" She reported for work a
few days later. But her eyes were
weak; they could not stand the extra
work; she was obliged to give up her
Mrs. Hobbs she lives at 4016 Ken
more av. has retained Chas. C.
Spencer as her attorney and is suing
Mandel Bros. She intends to bring
the case before the state-industrial
QUIETLY PROBE CAS COST
The bureau of investigation of the
Chicago branch of the department of
justice is quietly looking into the
whys and wherefores of the recent
freakish increases in the cost of gas
oline. Federal Judge Landis, who once
fined the Standard Oil Co. $29,000,
000, may hear another case against
the oil octopus.
It is claimed the bathing season is
Manager Rowland must have had
better supporters Thursday.
The Tigers were unable to pull
down his Sox!
Poems may come and poems may
go, but the verse is yet to come
Spring poets will soon be in style.
Wonder what argument so-called
goody-goodies will have against
women's bathing suits this season.
But maybe they won't be that sort
If you ever want to get a copy of
the industrial relations report write
your senator and tell him so.
The printing of the report is being
pigeon-holed in congress.
A few hundred letters might wake
some of our congressional sleepers.
If there are any fences at the bath
ing beaches this year to separate the
ferocious male from the gentler
They should paint 'em red.
That's the danger signal!
' All bathers will rise and sing:
"Won't You Come Over in My Yard?"
Mother, may I go to the beach?
Yes, my darling daughter.
Wear your flimsy bathing suit,
And don't go near the water.
Mother, may I a swimming go,
The heat is quite intense?
Why, sure, that is, of you keep on
Your own side of the fence.
Falling off of 6,000 at Chicago eve
nine schools for alien population
blamed on war.
Young foreigners used to coma
over, go to school and learn.
Now they're staying at home and
Jacob Hoffmeier, 35, 1344 S. Loo
mis, suicide. Gas. HI health caus