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the L. C. stands for Limburger
If so, then he. has the right name
fSr custodian of Chicago's morals.
But do tell us what Metellus stands
fdf. We get the L. C. part of it all
fAnd now our old reform pal, Artha
Birdcage Farwell has tackled some
j6b. Going to uplift and reform two
of Chicago's best-known society
dames", the -celebrated Everleigh sis
ters. But if the sisters do start a rescue
home, they ought to have, an easy
time of it getting some of their many
intimate friends among pur leading
business men to become regular con
tributors. Especially if Miss Minnie writes the'
story of her life and deosri't mention
J.Ballinger's in again. Don't you re
member Balr Thejjuy from Seattle
who was canned by public outcry?
The weather chief's resigned. Will
bum weather kindly do likewise'? Go
on. Get but
Well, girls, did, you get your Easter
bonnet or straight yesterday? Glad
to hear it. Nice rain we had.
Yes, Austria sent Montenegro an
ultimatum. We understand they go
fine cut up with cucumbers.
The Hearst political outfit seems to
be taking its lickings with great. regu-
larity. Got another one Saturday in
the county board. Others will follow.
Col d'ing-it, now comes an Indiana
doctor who is going to spoil all the
fun of the medical sawbones by
showing that it isn't necessary to
carve ,out the appendix in cases of
appendicitis. Kinda tough to take, the
surge out of surgery.
By the way, how's your appendix?
o o -
CONCERNING LOW WAGES
Here is a little story of low wages.
It is only an extract a South' Chicago
woman wrote to a friend, after hav
ing made a visit to the county poor
farm at Oak Forest : .
"I went over to the tuberculosis
tents and there, to my surprise, found
a young man' from here living in one.
I met his wife outdoors and asked
her if I might look into their tent
as I found she was one of our clerks
here in one of our department stores.
She is earning six dollars per week,
pays $2 per week for her room, goes,
but to see her husband every Sunday
and brings him fresh eggs, and other
things to eat. Now I wonder how
she pays for her washing and how
she can get-nough to eat -to keep
her alive. Ain't it awful? "The head
nurse atTthe Steel Mills' told her she
was going to send her one quart of
milk a day from.- now on for I-be-lieve
the poor ch3, too, has caught .
consumption Tfam going.to. see if I
can get sbmaof 'our people interested
in her so" as to help heiC Reayipne
can learha ,lotMy going around to
"I a mgbihgjtp tryNarid get" some
kind of a joVgoing aroUnd. to'lielp
'others assSOoif aB my boy is through
MrCityman (to Mr. Jemmy, who
is after a job) And how long were
you at your last situation?
Mr. Jemmy Three months.
Mr. .Cityman And what were you,
doing? . -i
Mr. Jemmy Three months.