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much as they do, and we're goin
to have ft, and when a .girl gets
desperate,, she, don't care ..where
she gets it.
"They give''us to much resolu
tion and sermon, and nqt-enpugh
, . - o o
real sympathetic action, Gertie.,
If they'd'fix it so a girl couldn't
get her face in a dance hall, it
wouldn't,make no difference how
often she got it in a newspaper,"
A PAY, DAY AT END OF EVERY MONTH, JUST IN
TIME FORRENTAY-THAT'S'THE NEW CALENDAR ,
BLESS-DE MAN rSS
We all agree the calendar is
. mixed up. Julius Caesar tried to
fix at, but it wouldn't ' run to.
schedule. Pope Gregory XIII
made some changes", but it still
t misses a day every 200. centuries
The trouble is the earth doesn't
swing as she spins. She covers"
her orbit in 365 -flops and a half
less 11 minutes and some sec-
onds. In four years the extrar
half flops make the extra day of
leap year. But this doesn't take
care of the 1 1 minutes. ' r
Now comes Moses B. Cots-
worth of Victoria, B. C., with a;
new calendar. His plan is to
Divide the year into 13 months;
of 28 days each.
Establish one extra day a yeaii
called "free day,'1 making the
Make another extra day in leapt '
years. This day would be sand
wiched between two months and
make a holiday.
Make every , month begin on
Sunday. The last day of everyf
month would be a pay day.
"Free day" would be a real
grand holiday. It would be stuck'
in between July and August'
when the weather's pleasant. No
work on . this 'day. Loans
wouldn't draw interest. Perhaps
the street cars would carry folks
free. Maybe there'd be free-beer.
Isn't that something to dream"
Cotsworth also plans to shift
the holidays so they'll all fall on-