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We Need That Recorder’s
Court Grand Jury NOW,
Mr. Wayne Prosecutor
It was against public policy, The Times
believes, for the Wayne county auditors
to withhold the peculations of Anthony
J. Kloka, mortgage tax clerk, from pub
licity, and to allow Kloka to keep his
place in the county treasurer’s office
after they knew his irregularities.
The auditors may submit, however,
that they have saved the taxpayers the
$16,000 Kloka misappropriat* I and pro
tected them, by exacting the return of
SIO,OOO in cash and a bond t. cover any
loss up to $20,000.
They had Kloka, too, in a position'
where he could be watched and where hi
was rendered quite harmle-.
Any promise of immunity they have
made to Kloka would amount to nothing. |
but the auditors deny having made any
such promise.
It reflects upon the auditors that the
peculations of Kloka would still be un-,
known to the public if there had not
been a change in county treasurers, and
it is only natural, in view of all the cir
cumstances, that there are suspicions
that Kloka has fared better than he I
would have fared but for others impli
These reports call for the most thoro
investigation—an investigation that can
not be made to the complete satisfaction
of everybody w ithout the arrest and pros
ecution of Kloka.
No, it makes no difference really
whether the auditors erred in their judg
ment, Kloka’s prosecution is NOW de
And we suggest to the prosecuting at
torney of Wayne county, in view of w hat
has come to light, that right now' would
be a pretty good time for him to cease
his opposition to a recorder’s court grand
jury, so that tribunal may go ahead and
get at the bottom of things HERE
Under Guise of Patriotism
We Must Not Permit the
Exploitation of Our Children
This world war into which we have
entered to make the world safe for
democracy must not be allowed to de
stroy any of the safeguards we have by
alow, painful steps erected for the cause
of democracy.
Aside from the strain and stress of
battle, danger lurks in every war.
The unsleeping forces of greed and
selfishness are always on watch to regain
lost ground.
Much has been said and rightly so as
to how this country can profit from the
experience of those other great democra
cies—England and France.
Our allies can teach us much about
warfare in the trenches and on the seas.
They can also give us much guidance
concerning matters at home.
And one of the lessons the allies can
teach us is that we must not throw our
children into the furnace of war.
There must be no wholesale suspension
of restrictions of the hours children are
permitted to labor.
There must be no let-up in child wel
fare work.
There must l>e no paralysis of school
At the beginning of the war, in Eng- 1
land and France, in the frantic endeavor
to increase the industrial output neces
sary for carrying on the struggle, chil
dren were thrown into the factories as
if they were so much fuel for a fir<\
The cry was that everyone, even the
children, must do their bit.
And then came the aftermath.
Young girls and boys quickly showed
the physical strain of long hours of con-)
finement in the factories, whether doing
day work or night work.
Education was being neglected.
Morals were being atlccted.
England and France were fighting to
make the liberties of the next genera
tions secure and. while doing so, were
denying those very generations the
chance to grow up strbr.g in 'body, edu
cated in mind and clean in spirit.
The result was there had to be a speedy
return to restriction of child labor, to en
forcement of school laws and to all safe
guards necessary for child life.
The danger England and France faced j
and speedily took steps to overcome, is
facing us now.
Already in highly industrial states like
New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York,
there have been “defense” proposals to
suspend or repeal child labor laws which
were put upon the statute books only
TUESDAY, JULY 10, 1917
after the bitterest fbrht with special in
‘ If not promptly checked, this move
will spread.
There is no excuse tor enslaving the
weak bodies of growing children.
It would Ih 1 nothing less than smcidi
for the l nited States t-» risk
of her manhood in t!.i treru hi i•" 1
soaked France, while at homo we weiv
subjecting our future men and women to
a killing blight that would break down
their bodies, blunt their minds and abate
their morals.
The Quickest May, Now,
To Peace, Is to Prepare
For a Lom»\ Hard War
Talk of peace, fears that England will
soon be starved out and prt*dictior> that
the present Allied successes mean an
early end to the war should be put away
on the shelf by Uncle Sam.
In spite of the recurrent flurries of
talk on the big features of the war. the
Allies don’t want peace without a vic
tory, England cannot possibly be starved
in a long time and Germany isn't licked
until licked on her own territory.
Revolution in Germany might settle
things suddenly, at any time, but Ger
mans are not Russians.
Speculation on these points may be the
business of unattached diplomats and
news correspondents, but it has n<> place
in Uncle Sam’s program, and it can only
have the effect of confusing.
It must not be permitted to. in th<
slightest degree, influence prosecution of
Uncle Sam’s war business.
In augmenting army and navy forces,
in promoting food production, in enlarg
ing oceanic and other transportation fa
cilities, in providing all the various
of war. we should go ahead exactly as if
war was to continue for a generation or
more, with our nation bearing the big
part of the burden.
We should aim at nothing less than
full power to win. no matter how large
the power demanded.
There is no longer any room or excuse
for pacifism or apathy.
Hope that the war may end this year
is legitimate but it must not influence,
one particle, our preparation for an in
definite struggle.
The war business is a business in w hich
the only insurance is adequate power.
We have allies, but our first policy should
be to prepare to rely uj>on ourselves
It may not finally prove to have been
necessary, but it will mean national
These remarks are particularly appli
cable to the matter of promoting increas
ed production of foodstuffs.
While the agitation for city garden-,
and greater individual effort may yield
surprising results this year, it is not too
early to begin systematic effort for big
ger crops next season.
This season the efforts have been spo
radic and largely without system.
There should l>e just as much order
and system about conscripting vacant
lots as about conscripting backward men
for army and navy, and, thru the tax as
sessors. we have easy means of register
ing the lots.
The arable, non-producing lot should be
listed and either be made to produce war
potatoes or war tax? *.
Legislation may be required to get
“slacker” property into the ranks, and
now’s the time to get bu«y.
From Another Point of View
. Bu C. T S.
Glass blowers are holding a convention
in Detroit. Two hundred blew
* %
The Weathe
rs ir
O'*: *»«*
Killing frost*.
Rain nr «now
• * *
As we understand the situation, w heth
er or rot there will be an arrest and r -
ecution in the Kloka case depends largely
upon the recommendation of Kloka’- at
• * *
Who wa* Cha»“he Chip n?
• * •
Washington warn? against a fake geol
ogist. What's the world coming to if u»
cannot longer de|»end upon our geologist.-'
being real?
* • •
You are quite wrong. Phyllis St. Vitus
dance is not one of the modem steps. It
is as old as the minuet.
• f *
Old engravings made in the early part
}f the seventh century shov t! c.t the
hammer was in use at that time. From
this we jnfer that back in tlv>?< days they
must ha*>e had managers!of ball tearn>.
• * •
“Maybe hero’s the trouble right here,
Bert; th’ gasoline ain’t turned on.”
* * a
I/*>k us in the eye. Rover; we are shy
a chicken.
The German Spy System.
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(Copyright. tbt?. bv H.- T. Webster,)
tMk Ad-Mirror
’id/ And Advice to Investors
4 yj*? 'j If The Time* Print* It, The Time* Believe* It
THIS DEPARTMENT is maintained to shed the light of truth on the
operations of the advertising faker, the quack and swindler. It
welcome* letters relating experience* with advertiser* who have
beer unfair in their assertion* or promise*—who have misled or
ouped the reading pubuc. It will pay proper recognition to honaat adver.
tise r s Dishonest advertiser* who may be found in The Times will not be
spa ed It will pr it letters deemed of public interest. Advice will also
be given to investor* Only s gred letters, giving the writer** n*me and
address w> be considered. Names will be printed or withheld •* pre
ferred. Address The Ad Mirror, The Time*. Detroit, Mich.
When < \V Ait I*l. "f Minneapolis. M nn., an aggressive prosecutor
iof <, ■ t ■ , .i 1 , . newspaper want columns and the mails for 1m
•:<nr ;p . : k -| • ;r •r a liner advertisement for a woman assist
■ ■it * «-■*■ .».• d’ ■ ' work in thi- city n the < lassifled department of
Th" |: i v> 1 h« t«t by hi- own petard The ad was refused Mr
\rr ! • ‘ •<> the . ditor of T’ < Times. *hn had known him for
. i■i jv- ipd ■ ■»a- ah - to vo .ch for his good faith and the ad went
~n Katr-r r'.au b* .re ar.r.r.v. db> th* precautions he has long advocated
| for new-p ;>» ■-. V \rn<•!• i war moved to aridr*•«« this letter of apprecia
tion to The Timer
• 'l* a tr«4il tO y< i. *•••<** use t
a. • . 4 pr. . y. ir readers agarnst the
t\ f r • v. - r • e :-•*? n ft- whose know ledge of
the w rid arol it - :.*n ptv on* * ■ir ited
r > * . . > .-m- . . in 1 r,c>(i speed you in your *lght f- r
fi* cenrv in vou* a Ivertisng columns.
T . f y;r erh -r « is *•<» me of his long ac/juaintan***
v» :• me aid hi- kn w -f rn r i’P' '■ in the *,l.
% r-• ii>. r. W ARNOLD
r S T am alwav s • k>-! t* death when papers refuse my ads be
lt-, . - • .w - * ) • ••* h•• w rid -! tti'-ve *.'• w A.
The Keep Well
Res!, r |.fn r living and ten* r
t fading itp the important sac
i ’or* in ? < treatment of tuber*u
| lost*. '
V - ?
should he sent
f, t r # r- ::i home Neither should an
f-Mr’v r wph active symptoms be
-ii d;-p of oni**-- f.♦ patient H
financial condition make* it pos.'l
hi*- for hiti! ui provid* hiraa*lf with
■}. ; ~/* ji !s > ipervislon at his
journey -*. end
Six m< nth« of careful treatment
- rar* 5- *- n-nt *o put an *arly
nf ,h» rculo*is» bark rn hi*
f.-r-r *. work and support him
■< 'f M*r.•. 'ini - art* -msb!* to
«r r.< <■ "<v for any such a
-1 of : • Su'-h persons should
, ir* »• t• • -v sanatorium* for
t ii -i-rti.oufT*r*rs. tender o'hrr
’ onditlonr th* y nr* 1 >«• 1 y to have
H.'f it ; * .o<b of lmprov*m*.nt
and ii' r».: ! activity of th* dlsea •
mo*, 1 »t (-. t ’h'-’ become advanced
* i ■ c * * *• *?tn adn?' -sin *o
ho p • s for ' t'-or* •R' ra-* *
Adel*’ ’ have horn* and friend*
' - th, - ‘ ' ■ • * *t m*.-j tHiifbd
y bad .nit*- the | run' ran oh
•am -h*!'*r. f* *d and supervision in
t| *• n;t’t» favorab’* « ’ima’*
F.re P-oof.
Th* rirrse ,>n was *n*aire*l in
th.V unjirof ’C’ '< «-*cupa?ion of civ
r* advanc* »o the w obi an who had
bi-t painted *r «'wn husband in
v*r> dark'ro’ors \
’Suppo-* oJj vri *o try tr* hasp
coal- of fir* upon his h*adT* h*
eurp* -**d
* ‘Twouldn't do no frood,** ah* re
turn*d “I* . 'hr* *n a liuhf*d lamp
a’ bun ar-vorni time* bu* b* was Just
as bad n*Xt day.'*
Let the People
Rule—and Write
He is and He lan’t.
To thf f f ( - ,r of The Timet:
I it-iribod for Th* Times in
iorn* •:•■• with th* Billy Sunday
Th*r« ar* many things shout th*
pap’-r which I admlr* and whll* 1
am i a 1 ,d* bound partt«an, my
-yn i• h v with th* b*tt*r *l*
men* f thf Prr>Kr*“slv* party.
I > r ;i r • an admir*r of Pr*sld*nt
| A i f-n 1- a whol* and many t!m*s
* h.-> »‘xtoll*d him b*yond shat
my • Mm,non would stat* h* d*
**rv« -
Th* r* is on* point on which wp
fully tirr**. how*v*r. and tha’ i«
th* r. >o’i hsv* tak*n on pro
h: n and I want to romm*nd
ye , • ” ally on your r*c*nt *<ii
tor .i it l l wish that Pr*sid*n’
\V 'r. r uld hav* a chanc* to r*ad
i* \\ -’-n has disappolntpd rn* In
a itr* n any lara* probl*ms and
’bi a i“ <r.’ of fh*m
.la' -or Mich. July 7. 1917
Pa*'io? c Gardener Grateful
T t* / Htor of The Timn
! wH.’lnf to t*ll you how m\Kh
I *i .• fh* rentlm'-nt of th*
<d "r al n the work of th* Pa
trl * < , Mg' bur*au. I hav* had
n . rg *o do with th* oryanira
Mon - * ’h< bureau and ! am chair
rr tr f ” fir* jcrr»m comrnift** and
n nr .ntcrest.
p;a a ’ »-,-.na, Mich, July 1917
Pointed Paragraphs
lr t r of i,*a** pr*paro for war
ACT ; fib
Tr h'-Tv *obbl*r may at least
r«fr**h th* soul.
M 1 th* h*ar*S» p*>-f^ri
v 1 1 riio-t womanly
l’o’'"M p»,werl**‘ unless Its po-.
* i ’ oii'-ciotis of his ability
v •<1 criticism is rfo* kind
a r. v a!” a-- • disl.es out to himself
\f'*r a man bus made h s pll* h*
bfll* ' i*. himself
and” ”1 d*id* can .-peak for them
* *jv* w v .n they call for Improvo*!
r -al *st»t*
W. M n> ik*s the man. btr not his
*ank a**ouni
A nylmdy tlomldUd In t vlUaK*
f»*i;ird', i house has uo use for a lo
*si fl*W'p<ipeT.
I>y Webster.
I*l2 Brttiah In t ** I’nlt
eit State* i r l*r»’d to r-P'-rt them*
**!v»* t" the narwhal* of th*!r r*-
epo-tiv. dlatrt.-t*
'*‘’2 Th* flr*t s’warrt.ria* arrived
at OhnaK" with '.wri S >tt m I h *
tr u j *
1 ft*iT Twenty-four hundred Bel
gian volunteers arrival on a fort
nifht i> v tatt t F.n g 1 %nd
ill* Emil H <l*l. condemned to
death for h;« a’t-rrrt t<
the t»»rn an »m| *rnr.
'.*M Ter.\ent*na r> f th> d*a*h ■ *
William the Silent rrirt r*:o1 n
1 *eift
:*:>(> A * of 'omrmi *imlttiric
Wyr.mtnsr ti th.r union
i«P 2 «»nv Patt.laon called out th*
Pennsylvania National "toard t an;
pre** th* dr K- • u In M • me*t#ad
1 **"• 4 Cannuni n< t>l<* ehaken t> an
e%rt h jtia ke . t vcr 1 one per*, nw killed
I**" -Aeronaut Andree *»art-d for
th» north pole 'n a t ailoon nn'l waw
n»vrr heard from aira n
!I»OX I lenvu-rat ic national cnnven
t on in I'*nv#r nominated W II urn -f.
Mr van for a.dent and ‘in W.
Kern for vice president
OAK 1 Kill TOO At l> THE
V\ tR
Russian* advanced u mile* 'n Vet
Brltlah hydroplane fr'm
torpedo boat honvharded Helm* Sy
K-ene 1 rep rfed to t>e dev'-l-jdra a
*»roni; oftenaive on right hank the
TtiiMP* ninniim*
Harry >' Hale. ■ne f the n*t
hr;sad»r-general* of the T'ntt»d
State- a-rr. v. rn In HI in SC imm
nr toiav
Marburg f< -mer t'n'fed
Stat«*« minl*‘»r *■> H-.g late- a
leade- In th» 1.-teue t< Knf >r *
Peace h -n in Baltimore f>-> »ea •»
ae . toda
Hujrh M rtor-ev. w| ha- pi*t
taken offre a* a run"’ if o rg *
born In Fayetteville. <’»a . 4C year*
ago toda’
Pleasant A Stovall t'nlfed States
mlnm'er c S-vltieriand horn n Au
gusta i»a C" year* ay t lay
F’nlm. p I njme auth, r of the
"Mr f*o dev ' *» .ri«a to rn .n ''h -»«o
SO >ear« atro today
Re«r Admiral IV H H South ex
land. 1' S \. retired. hrt in New
York e|tj «*. year* a••• today
Sure To Be.
Mr« Jone* The paper any* that
the charge of Company A were ter
Mr Jone- I’m not .surprised at
that "Captain Zink i* a dentist -
High Spots In American History
< 'onscrlprion of wraith in war
time is not a new Idea in America
Rohrrt Morris, John It Rockefel
lor of revolutionary times and Arm
supporter of <len Georg** Washing
ton. Imposed a mild form of ron
'f-rlptlon on his fellow merchants of
On the r.tghf of Jan 1, 1777. Mor
rl* gut -> letter from Washington
eonta nlr% an urgent and immediate
ippea: f,,r some "hard” monev, ,«|l
v<r or told Washington then found
l*ele«<* the continental paper monej
printed in millions by congress and
worth only two or three cents a
The energetic Morris Rot up he
fore dawn that N»>w Year's morning
Jumping Into his roach he raced
thru the *tre*-t« of Philadelphia call
•nr on every rich man he knew and
many he didn't know Metore break
fast he had collected f'.n.OOu, a large
sum in those days
The cause for which the money
was given was considered by many
to he almost hopeless. Washington.
defeated on lying Island, driven from
New York and Anally chased clear
across New Jersey, was considered
practically beaten True, he had
made a grand roup t'hristmas night
at Trenton >
On the morning Morris made the
round of his friends, the little Amer
Iran army was again caught In a
»rap Mehind it was 'he I**laware
river In front w»,* Gen t’ornwsi
lit, with the king s army, who went
to bed the night of Jan. 2. 1777. feel
Ini sure Washington could not
escape. t
Hut iht tßwrfetlc American gen
Mon Who ('an’t
Hold Jobs
■t h. tniuviTny rritk
Author es ’ The UidUU of IVraon
silly. "Psychology ami
Parenthood," etc.
The unemployable »r»* not merely
thn.se persons unwilling to work or
Hm> ill to work There are many
persons who. tho willing enough to
work and physically able to work.
And it impossible to hold positions
for any length of time
We all know people like this
One such comes before my mind's
eye ss I write.
lie is a man slightly past .10, ro
bust but weary looking He has tried
hh hand at many things, with no
success Always there has dexel
oped fri. fion between him and his
employer, or between him and fel
low employes.
Me take; every new position with
confidence, even with enthusiasm
For a few days, perhaps a few
weeks, thing go smoothly enough
Then, for no apparent reason, he
acquires a grouch*' He conceives
the idea that hi* lob !* beneath his
abilipe*. nr that be is not bring
treated with due respect
Sometimes he give* \ent to his
feeling* in words that at once bring
about hi- dismissal More frequent
ly, offering no explanation, bo* sul
!♦• n1 y stop* work of his own accord
Manifestly this young man and
those who resemble him in Job los
ing ability constitute a social prob
lem for scientists *o solve And
scientists, it Is good to know have
at last tnken up the problem of the
man who can’t hold
One ,-ientist whs tr.»s tarklv-l
this problem. Hr Herman M Adler
of < hlcago. finds that the habitual
Job-losers inav be divided Into three
Masses The first and largest class
is made up of men who have what
I»r Adler calls a "paranoid person
til It y *
They are rnep wtio are chronically
contentious, «urlv .suspicious, over
ready to sh ve offense, unappreciative
of favors.
In the next class come men of
"Inadequate personality .** men w hose
Intel!i£orce because of inherited or
acquired hru:n defects is really too
limited to permit of their doing sue
cesafullv *h< work th* v *elec f
And. fh'rdly. the habitual Job los
er* include non of “emotionally un
stable personality”
Flxcessively ela’ed one dsv, these
men are excessively depressed an
other Intensely interested in any
new kind of work they quickly tire
when the novelty wears off and
then they a _ e on nettle* until they
take up something else
of course, to dassifv the Job
losers is not of itself sufTVient to
’ransfer them into the ranks of the
Jobholders Rut it certainly Is a
step In ’hat direction
For. on> e a man’« peculiarities
and limitations are definitely recog
nixed. It becomes possible to find
for him some work, or conditions
of work. *ba» win enable him to
his record of unending failure
If. for example he is of the para
noid type, he nut prove able to
work well enourh if put in a post
tlon that will not bring him into
close contact with other people
Those accordingly, who know
men of the Job lo«ing frat<*mltv will
he doing them a real kindne«~ to
per«uade them to visit a psychologi
cal clinic or a p«vchopa»hlr hospital
foe expert examination a* to *hHr
mental make-up The result may he
their redemption to truly useful
membership In society
The Old aGrdt ner Srys
Slur* and xnails ar* 4 nr>t *o
rnmmon a* *nmo ln*r<*t pfi*’*
and vf>t ar* 1 difficult to d***i with
when fhey do appear It I* a
rood plan to u*o lime frequently
around the plan’*, a* thc«e p«*f*
do not like if Salt !* -omrfimc*
recommended The plan of plac
ine *hin»le* clo«e to the plant*
at nii'h* to trap the alue* may
he tried, and poiaoned bran I*
■ nmetime* u*ed Perhap* th*
ea-.ie«t way to g*t rid of alur*
when they are not pre*ent in
too large number* i* to hunt
them in the evening with a lan
tern and kill them by afahhln*
them directly behind the head
with a hat pm or -Imilar weapon.
era! left his campfires burning,
marched around the enemy’s flank
while he slept and made a big kill
Ing In the morning at Princeton
Meanwhile Morris, at Philadelphia,
labored to put the American Anan< ea
on S sure footing Me gave largely
from his own means and persuaded
other rich men to contribute
fitter Morris was made superin
fendent of finance Me was the first
I'nlted States treasurer.
Morris, however, died t>oor. While
an aged man he apent three years
In a debtors’ orison.
BY carrier In Detroit, 6 cent* a week: ela<*
where. 10 cents a week. By mall. $3 a
year fall Main 4520 Entered at the Poat
office in Detroit as second claas mail matter.
You see—it’s this way, Cap—hope you
won’t take offense but this soldiering
business is apt to go to your head —and
I’m writing to you to ask you to hear
in mind that this is an American army
we’re raising, and not Prussian. And
we’d like it if you maintain discipline
and secure efficiency without being a
martinet, and without any of this goose
step and superior class stuff that seems
to afflict most armies.
Wo meaning the plain, ordinary folks
that compose this United States—are
sending out, to be under your care, 5U0,-
000 young men. They are the flower of
our flock. I)o you realize what it means
to take all the men between the ages of
twenty-one and thirty-one out of a na
tion? Well, it’s a good deal like taking
a pound of a man’s flesh "nearest the
These boys are to lie under you. You
will have power to send them to their
death. They must obey you as slaves
their master.
The army is an island of absolute mon
archy in our great sea of democracy.
We stand for it l>ecause it seems to be
the only way to get fighting done prop
Hut you are human. And a human be
ing entrusted with absolute power over
other human beings is mighty liable to
get spoiled. And the smaller the man
the more "a little bnef authority" goes
to his head.
What we ask of you is to remember all
of this, realize your responsibility, and
treat these boys of ours as you would
treat your own sons.
Remember, please, they’re not hire
lings; they’re not of a lower "class" than
you. They are just as good as you are,
and are going into this business not be
cause they’re driven, but from a high
sense of duty.
Don’t be too anxious to make profes
sional soldiers of them. They want to
be good soldiers, but they are not aim
ing to make soldiering a life work. When
they get thru with Germany they ex
pect to come bark home to their jobs.
They are not soldiering because they
like it, hut because they don’t like it, and
l>ecause they hope by destroying the
blatant militarism of Germany that there
will l»e mighty little need of armies
It’s an army of war haters, of con
scientious fellows who are doing an ugly
thing because they see they ought to.
They are kings’ sons, who make them
selves your slaves for the time being
in order to accomplish a certain high
They're our boys, Cap’n. Treat ’em
We don’t ask you to coddle ’em. No.
F’ut them thru their paces. They’re of
tough stock, and expect rough work.
They’ll march, you’ll And. and go hun
gry. and fight like wildcats and smile
when you order them to go die—they’re
regular fellows enough sight better
than louts that have been cursed and
cowed all their lives—it’s all right
make ’em toe the mark—but—you un
derstand. don’t you, Cap?—they’re our
boys—regular United States folks—and
—treat ’em white, is all we ask.
"What Is your diagnosis, doctor?”
"Well, i find ihst you have a little Inflamma
tion In the ears, your thtoat la slightly affected;
your digestive organ* are not
functioning properly, and there Pj T
Is e vide nee of bronchitis ” [J ya ly
"Rut can you fl* me up?” , XjZ JyW'i
"Well. I advise that you go AT 1 -
to Mr Taphem for your ears: Us*
across the Street you will find u rl
Mr Swallow, who is a throat H-m* ii
specialist, and Mr Pepsin will J
understand your digestive dif
ficulties As to your bronchitis, you should sea
a good lung eipert at once.”
"Rut Isn’t there anylhing the matter with ma
that you can cure?”
"Yes. you have a 110 bill In your wallet. I’D
relieve you of that.”
"I’m sorry 1 can't let you have your check
today.’ said the harassed sec
»* - I retarv. soothingly "If Is wait
La managing director’s signature,
40V v' -v® hut he’s laid up at home with
vJ-=—-1 gout.”
b|| r~i c- | "Great heavens'" rrled tha
I persistent and enraged credl-
.. . J tor. "Hut he doesn't have to
sign 'em with his feet, does he?”
Mr Penn They say the streets In Hosfon are
frightfully crooked
Mr Huhb The> are Why.
do you know, when I first went ,
there I could hardlv find m> Mj
wav round v } \\
Mr Penn That must be am V3
Mr Huhb It Is The firs'
week 1 was there I wanted tr ( V W*' Q,
get rid of an old cat we had,
and my wife got ny to take It to the river a
mile away.
M»- Penn And you loet the cat?
Mr Mubb ly>st nothing' I never would hav*
found mv way home If 1 hadn't followed the cat.
To the Captain
(Copyright, 1915, by Fr*nk I ran*)
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