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criedt thoroughly aroused.
"You must sign this'receipt"
ASign wjiat receipt?"
"This1 receipt showing- that I
called you at half past four. You
don't come down atlS o'clock and
say I didn't call you not if I
WOW! SOMEBODY'S SORE.
If YOU were a captain of po
lice in charge of a division,
- And if YOU were called up on
the tefep" hone by a man who gave
the name of a noted reformer,
And if YOU talked to this mart
for one and one-half hours, tell
ing him all about how you had
cleaned up, were clearing up and
intended to go on cleaning up
Wouldn't it make you hoppin'
mad if you discovered that the
man to whom you had, been talk
ing was one of the mos.notorious
saloon and resort owners in the
It "would, it .certainly would,
and this hypothetical question
explains' the deep gloom which at
present is troubling Police Gap
tain f Meagher of the Desplaines
Meagher was alone when the
telephone rang. He answered.
"This Captain Meagher?"
askeda voice. j
"Yes, sir," said Meagher. -
"This is Arthur Burrage Far
well," said the voice. "How are
vice-conditions in your district
now?" - '
Whereupon Meagher entered
into a detailed hour 'and one-half
statement of vice conditions on
the West Side- and what a fine job
he., was making cleaning the dis-'
trict up. . ,
The vojee did not belong to Ar
thur... Burrage Farwell. t was
thejexclusfve property' of no less
a .person than Mike the Pike
Heftier, saloonkeeper, dive dwn-
er and almost polititian.
IT ALL DEPENDS"
When Willie falls off the wood
shed it doesn't hurt at all.
But when mother