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"ThV Glooms that have "been
feigning1 in the office of the'Chi
, cago.Journal hae been chased out
The Joys came in with a new
pressman." ' . '
Since the day the Journal lock
ed out ints union pressmen, a real,
honest-to-goodness pressman has
been the scarcest-. thing around
the building. .
The 'Journal had lots of men,
wjio , monkeyed around 'with its
presses, and broke things, and
got 'themselves htftt, and cauied
bad, language. But you couldn't
exactly -calf them pressmen.
"Mufts" would be more nearly
v the" correct name for them.
But now all that is changed.
one who' -wears overalls-,
and sweats justthe way a press
man ought to swear Torjly more
This new, this, wonderful, tHis
unbelieVeable pressman 'on tlie
Jouiinal is whoodfyou think,
Clarice?- ''.,,', x -
.Aw! .You-could nexgr -guess..
He's no o-t-I)-e-r t-h-a--JohnfC
Eastman, '.publisher" of the,,JourJr"
rial. , '',
it's the -truth"! And -he wears
'overalls, too! . .
JoJmJias just taken tothis
amusement in the-Ist three days,
b"ut h's getting along fine, out
side of getting his hands awfully
dirty and being rather in the way.
HE. FELL EOR IT.
' , -VW.TV, qWc-
"Walker Uh, you cdme near
making me fall !
Mike Don't worry. I'm hold
ing youse upf. x
WISE KID, j
Kind .Lady And what dp you
want to do when you grow up ?
Little Glii I wanta vote.