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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 28, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 4',
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HAIL, HAIL, THE GANG'S ALL HERE
One of life's little miracles: Keep
What's become of the fellow who
said a few months ago: "Oh, I wish it
would get hot"?
How do yQu like the weather, folks,
This hail and snow and ice?
Isn't it great, you freezin' blokes,
Say, isn't this coldness nice?
Get out your sled and hockey skates,
Two strides and away you go.
Put on your furs or you'll likely
Out in this wintry blow.
That surely reads good to a fellow
These thoughts of winter drear,
' But then again it seems, somehow,
That winter isn't here.
Chicago sure appreciates the fact
that we have great beaches. About
steen thousands show their appre
ciation every day.
Lake Michigan is one of the
best lifeguards going, when the
sun is registering around 100.
The kids who are running lemon
ade stands nowadays with the sign:
"All you can drink for a nickle," out
in front, are running an awful
chance of going broke.
Bathing will continue at the vari
ous beaches all through the summer
if some famished gent don't go out
and try td drink the lake dry.
Cause for silence: "The pupil
who threw that spitball, please
They don't agree: Any one o fus
and 100 in the shade!
Old timers: "I am going to the
club. Will be home at 9 o'clock."
Things to be thankful for: A lit
tle lake breeze.
Hot? Go to Nevada! They're
wearing overcoats down there.
Once upon a time it was a hot day,
in the shade as well as in the sun.
Mercury was growing rather ancient,
having reached the century mark.
There was a hammock hanging be
tween two trees. Or we might say
dropping, for even the hammock was
They were sitting here. There was
a she and a he. "Does 'ou 'ove 'our
'ittle snookums?" and all that sort of
thing, you know. And then she would
look up into the sun until her eyes
watered and he would think she was
shedding tears of affectedness.
There they set and swung and
sweat. .Every once in a while a "Uh,
huh" would escape from one of
them. Outside of that, just silentness
and sweat. Or, more politely, per
spiration. "Carey!" (From the front door of
Not a sound from the hammock.
The father appears and shortly
Carey beats it for the house, in tears,
The "he" in the swing, though cov
ered with sweat, finds that he can
still be hotter. Father convinces him
to that extent And father is good at
making it hot for Carey's callers.
Such is life.
STUDY INFANTILE PARALYSIS
New Ydrk, July 28. At request of
Health Com'r Emerson, board of es
timate voted appropriation which
will bring to New York leaders of
medical science from other cities to
study problem of infantile paralysis
and confer with authorities here.
From 15 to 20 men who have done
leading work in preventive medicine
and investigation are to be invited
from Chicago, New Orleans, Mon-'
treal, Boston, Philadelphia and other
Max Holz, 1202 Washington blvd.,
knocked down by auto at State and