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that, in spite of the police and the I
riders, are being scattered in great
numbers. I have seen two of these
and they are sizzling documents.
One roasts the government and the
other (ominous signs!) roasts the
Add now the fact that one peace
demand of the allies is likely' to be
the retirement of the whole tribe of
Hohenzollerns, and you can see us
almost on the edge of huge changes.
I told you at the beginning to keep
an eye on the workingman; he
would be the king pin of the situa
tion. Behold him now in Germany,
doubtless unbroken in spirit, but get
ting empty of stomach and accumu
lating a grudge against his rulers
after two years of it.
In that state'he is likely to settle
the whole thing.
No calories, no war!
Prices of food in Berlin and per
centage of increase since July, 1914:
Butter, 116; lard, 302; wheat bread,
26; wheat flour, 14; rye bread, 43;
rye flour, 47; sugar, 33; milk, 36; cof
fee, 133; eggs, 220; potatoes, 64; rice,
440; bacon, 180; pork, 112; veal, 174,
mutton, 182; beef, 230; beans, 136;
Average increase, 13-9 per cent
-FOUR ARE DROWNED SEEKING
RELIEF FROM HEAT
Four were drowned while trying to
escape the heat Sunday.
The body of a man who drowned
Saturday in a small, crowded park
pool without any one knowing it was
Sunday morning the clothes of a
man were found in a locker at Eck-
hart park. The small bathing pool
was drained and the body of Wojcick
-. Jackan, 1209 Fry St., taken out.
W. M. Hill, derelict, who made his
home around the wharves, fell into
- the river near the Clark street bridge.
g August Garbe, laborer, went to the
At Joliet, Vasco Canak went to
rescue of Luke Cuk. Cuk got a death
clutch on Canak. Both drowned.
MARTIN AND FRANK THINK
BEING A HUBBY IS HARD
Being a husband is getting to be
more and more of a difficult task, ac
cording to the belief of Martin Vic
tor and Frank Scallo.
Both of them were hailed into the
court of domestic relations by their
respective wives on the first offense.
"He didn't come home and bring
the money," said Mrs. Victor, of Mar
tin. He brought me it the payday be
fore, but Wednesday night he never
came home at all, so I had him ar
rested and they took it from him at
"You didn't give him much of a
chance," dryly commented Judge
Wells. "You' are in a great deal of
haste to have him arrested, it seems
"Oh, I have him pinched because
Ee always hits me. Every day he
hits me." '
You ve been too hasty here," said
the judge. "It won't do for a wife
to have her husband arrested every
time she is displeased with him. Go
Mrs. Scallo was sure that her hus
band didn't care for her and the
baby, because one night he came
home intoxicate and she picked up
her things and went to her mother's
to live, and since that time he hasn't
supported her. Scallo is 19 and his
wife is 20.
"Go back and make a home for -your
husband," ordered the judge.
"You do your share and he'll do his.
He is discharged"
Jos. Bozath and John Boris were
"disappearing" husbands. Both of
them had been gone a period of two
years, according to their respective
Both ordered to support their
wives and sentenced to Bridewell in
Municipal pier to Keep cool Fell
Into the lake.
lieu of surety bonds.