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' MOSTLY ANYTHING
Well, this really begins.to look like
Aw, go on, buy 'im a sled; or make
The Willys-Overland Auto Co. of
Toledo, the Arlington. Co. of Arling
ton, N. J., and the Corn Products Re
fining Co. of Chicago are the latest
concerns to raise employes pay.
Go to it, men! Keep up the good
Policeman John H. Brice says cop
pers are afraid to do any real police
work ,f or fear of being told, by high'
er-ups, to mind their own business.
We've always had a hunch the or
dinary, everyday copper wasn't to
Diame ior a lot or tnings.
Between food probes, cold storage
quizzing, H. C. of L. investigating
and the Stock Men s convention, Chi-
cago packers have had a pack to-keep
It's been easier for them to skin
the people-than to skin a cow.
So-called experts representing the
People's Gas Light and Coke Co. re
port that 55-cent gast and a double
standard is not feasible at this time.
Not feasible because it isn't just
what the gas company wants.
The Gas Co. reps, may be experts
in their line but just what is their
Chicago, please notice. Municipal
market established by , mayor of
Evansville, Ind., did a rushing busi
ness on opening day and-cut prices
from 25 per cent to one-third.
Drink in all this cojd weather that
you can, folks, and give your eyes a
good long look at the first real snow,
The weather man says it will be
warm again Sunday.
Divorce cases, by the score, lead us
to ask, what the dickens is our na
tional song, "When I Got Up This
Morning She Was Gone"?
Meat's higher now than it was
when the cow jumped over the moon. ,
l "Pigs Is Pigs," ajid sometimes peo
ple is pigs. v
Who is the biggest hog, Armour,
Morris, Cudahy, Wilson, Meeker, Ar
nold, or the poor little squealer that
is grabbed up by the feet and has his
throat slashed open?
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CRAVING FOR FINERY LANDS
MRS. STALL IN JAIL FOR YEAR
Mrs. Grace StahVs desire to pur
chase finery at Marshall Field's store
-and charge it to the accounts of
wealthy women has brought her a
year's term in the Bridewell and a
$100 and costs fine. She was sen
tenced in South Clark street court
Last September she charged wear
ing apparel to Mrs. Jacob L. Kesner,
4756 Grand blvd. Her husband, from
whom she is separated is a distant
relative of Mr. Kesner. At that time
she was fined $25 and costs and sent
to the house of correction for five
' Thursday she charged $21 worth,
of goods in unother wealthy lady's
account The year's term requited.
CURRAN COMMISSION MEMBERS
.PUT 0. K..ON "INTOLERANCE"
Members of Curran commission.
which investigated charity in Chi
cago, saw D. W. Gnfflth's "Intoler-
ance" at the Colonial theater last
night. They had been told that the
picture was unfair to charities. Their
comment after seeing the picture
was that it "wasn't half strong
enough," and O. K.d it, Thomas Cur
ran, Chris Rethmeier and John Gard
ner were the members.
Rev- Edw. Niemann, Lambert.
Mont, stopped in Chicago on .way to
East Prussia with wife.1 Robbed of
$196 by pickpoekets.
New York. Officials of fund raised
to help rebuild East Prusn cities
destroyed by Russians received pais
sonal letter of thanks from kaiser.