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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 02, 1911, Image 12

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tried to get up arecaflpetitfon, and they couldn't .get half tfie num
ber of signers required for a. recall election.
The people said that Judge Coke hadn't been on the bench long,
that while he was. wrong in this case, he really was a good man, that
his;failureto let the opinion of the community influence him showed
hinrto, have a wilKpf Ins ,own, andprobably if "allowed to stay on
th&D'ench,he wtfuld'.bea really -fine judge! "
-So the effort'-to recall- a 'judge collapsed on the tock of the -pub-licVconfidence
in the man when he did what it thought was wrong.
' TJiis'ptoves that the ;people are able to make; 'distinctions, and
that they will not recall judges, so long1 as judges are, competent and
honest.;' It shows thatxmly the judge who is useless or corrupt has
need to fear the. recall. At last accounts. Coke was 'still on the bench, .
McClellan:still free and Maha'n stiff dead, . "
Miss Irene Beals.
rMiss Irene Beals of Spokane,
Wash.jis a real life and blood
Nemesis of the house fly. With
yards- and yards- of graphic pic
ture? she" is leading .the- -forces
against the pest, now considered
the' greatest ' "of all human
scourges, because of 'an ability to
spread disease germs far and"
.wide. . -
Nothing so takes the pepper out
of a boy who has determined to
run away as to have mother offer
to help hihr pack his?grip:
The man .who stands on his dig
nity "has .got .a, slippery -footing
and a precipitous descent. Z.
Eggs are now four1 cents per
egg "unsightfand unseen."
"What do you expect -for
Christmas, Jimmy'?"; inquired the
kindly teacher,. v - v
"Well, I'm praying for a' pony,
hoping for a sled,, and. ready to
.compromise on a mouth-organ."
The one real effort in the Uves3
of some people is the continual'
search for a soft place "to lightw
after the fall. ' orn
. .tr2
But why contemplate a fall? 10
, T
And anyway Spring always fol
lows Fail. So just cultivate a lit
tie bounce, , v di

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