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WJESENUa" CHARLIE -
t i ne ripe.
3?he pipe is a (Sage for snloking
matches. The Indians were the first
voiles tp smoke a" pipe, and after see-
. ing a movie of anIndlan camp we
can understand why they can smoke
. pipes. , '
The squads put up the wigwams.
.(.carted in kindling wood, cooked, and
all the. time took car.e aFt-tie1 kids by
navigating around wittfthe youngish
chiefs and squawesses harnessed on
their ma's back while the .old" bucks,
chiefs, ex-chiefs, assistant chiefs,
etc., lay around busily pushing the
"wind backwards through their pipes
to manufacture smoke.
From what we know about pipes
at that those' he Indians in a way
were working junt as hard as he she
Indians.. ' J , ;. '
' Nbw .here's-what we're trying, to
drive at about pipes: In-Jhese modern-times
we can't figure out how
fellas with" work to do can find time
to smoke a pipe (of course, sportfng
editors and-.pbliticians .aren't count
ed in on this). As we said before, go
back in history a bit. Those Indians
were" either one-stepping the war
path or smoking pipes and both jobs
kept them busy while they were
In smoking a pipe an hour a, fella
wastes 3 hours time and a couple of
gross ofmatches and uses up enough
pipe cleaners, the' material of which
would make a nice winter overcoat.
We suppose you'll say, "Well, what
kind of a pipe are you smoking?"
Now, Clarence, we've snioked pipes
from the clay mplar grinders to turk
"ish hookahs and they're all the same.
If s all right to smoke a pipe, - if
you've got a lot of time and money
and can lay around at Palm Beach.
But lis guys who are clock watchr
ers can't afford a vacation every time
we 'really want to smoke a pipe.
Detroit jewelry. store is selling
eggs. x But they'll never be popujan
"as engagement gifts.
' CN6N. OUT YHEV
VNON'T VAv)6tt at ,
29. VMBCELIA? 'Ax Ji
YoO CAW SHUT
, PROHIBITORY LAWS
"Whowas it'said that he'd rather
make the songs than 'the laws of his
country?" ' . .
"Dunno, butrrd rather make the
laws for th 'people who make the.
songs we hear nowadays."