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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 13, 1912, Image 20

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tory conditions and get more for
their services the girls munched
their lunch. The men did like
wise as the speaker remarked
that their wives should get the
ballot in order to make laws that
would bring down the price of
food, keep the streets clean and
bring about needed legislation.
When factory whistles tooted
for the workers to return to their
employment the 400 toilers raised
a cry, "Votes for Women! Hur
rah!" When Mrs. Fitzgerald, who
represents the Central Suffrage
committee, mounted a box on
Fountain square later to speak a
policeman demanded her permit.
"Let her speak," cried women in
the crowd. Mrs. Fitzgerald show
ed her permjt, and at this victory
her followers applauded. '
The hurdy-gurdy, so they say,
is now on its way to oblivion.
The smiling pirate who for years
has harrassed a million invalids,
awakening unnumbered slumbers
and tortured uncounted -legions
with every tune from "Oh, You
Beautiful Doll" to "The-Holy
City" is now having a hard time
of it.
Even a monkey with a red cap
now fails to lure pennies from
the children. The little ones no
longer hop, skip and jump back
of the hurdy-gurdy man nor run
eagerly into their bomes "to give
the tin bank, a shaking.
No indeed. A cbild nowadays
saves his pennies; As soon as he
has a nickel he runs to a moving
picture show. The moving pic
ture maa is getting the hurdy
gurdy man's harvest and the hurdy-gurdy
man is a moving pic
ture of woe and poverty.
A Man of Courage.
"Is -he a manvof courage?"
"Yes, indeed."'
"What makes you 'think so?"
"He's got nerve enough to sug
gest breaking up a poker game
when he's ahead!" Detroit Free
OHate, Bob 'Lincoln has been,
having much to say about what
his father, "Old Abe," wasn't, but
has forgotten to say that his
father never was the head of the
Pullman car trust or one of the
lions of Chicago's 400,

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