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POOR LIL' MIKE DE PIKE
Mike de Pike Heitler got an
other severe shock yesterday.
Mike de Pike's "secretary,-"
whose real name is Philip Scan
dall, but who Is better known by
the simple name of Scrambled
Eggs, was arrested as a suspic
' When Scrambled Eggs was
brought before Judge Going, he
was highly indignant.
"Why, I'm a respectable citi
zen, judge," he said. 'I'm Mr.
"Mr. Who's secretary?" asked
' "Mr. Heitler's," said Scrambled
"What is Mr. Heitler's first
name?" inquired Judge Going,
"Michael," said Scrambled
"Ahl" said Judge Going, "but
surely you cannot mean Mike de
"That's what some people call
him," said Scrambled Eggs.
"And what does Mike de Pike
need witlva secretary?" inquired
Gpjng. ' j t
"Oh hehas lotstusiness,"
said Scrambled ,Egg. ig' ;- -
''Probably doyn ffi Gary," sard
al)blice officer". "That's where
Mike de Pike moved his 'business'
after he was run off the West
Scrambled Eggs then demand
ed a continuance. He got it, like
wise an intimation that a bond
would be necessary if he did not
avish to j$? to jaiL.
Scrambled Eggs hastily tele
phoned to Mike de Pike. Mike
came on the run and offered to go
surety for Scrambled Eggs.
"Not in this court," said Going.
"Sureties for defendants in this
court must be respectable men."
Mike de Pike, former king of
the West Side levee, who at his
own trial swore he did not know
what a house of prostitution was,
is still wondering what Judge Go
ing meant. Mike probably will
go on wondering. He is too inno
cent a child of nature to under
stand. Scrambled Eggs got ou
on a bond signed by a professional
LOCK THE TRIGGER
Putting a padlock on a gun so
that it cannot be discharged
seems at first thought to be a
rather foolish proceeding, but it
is not A gun can be
secure 1 y- locked
against d i s charge
by a padlock if the
hasp of the lock is
thick enough, and most hasps are.
This refers to a single-barreled
gun, of course. The lock is simpfy
snapped through the trigger
.g-Uard behind the trigger. Then!
ffiertrigger cinnotbe pulled backj
far Enough to discharge the gun.v
x For the Bathtub. J
To clean an enameled bathtub
wipe it dry and then rub it with,
a cloth dipped in turpentine and'
salt. Afterward wash it with
clean, warm water. Then wipe it