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DAILY COMMENT ON
Engineer is held responsible for the
wreck, on the New Haven road at
Wallingford, Conn., in which 21 per
sons lost their lives.
It may have beerr carelessness on
his part that caused the crash. But
wpuld 21 persons have died if the
passenger coaches had been built of
steel instead of wood? Who is to
blame for the list of dead?
Now that the hunting season is on,
we'll read about a lot more men be
ing shot and killed. And the excuse
will be, "I thought it was a deer."
By golly, when you go into the
dense wood with dark hunting
clothes on, maybe you'll come out on
foot and then again maybe you'll
come out on a stretcher.
Nearly 1,000,000 rotten eggs are
reported in storage at Kansas City.
Say! If they broke all those eggs
at the same time it ought to be pretty
near as bad as what the wind blows
out from the Chicago stockyards.
And now that we've warned the
school kids about the danger from
automobiles in playing in the streets,
let's get after the speed-crazy drivers
of death-causing autos.
Why go to Elgin or any other race
track to see automobiles speed?
Stand along any of the boulevards.
But be sure and stand well back
from the curb. Some of the auto
drivers are very punk on the steering
proposition, you know.
After an exhaustive investigation,
during which it was admitted that a
"deplorable condition existed," the
Associated Charities of Los Angeles
resigned and the city took charge of
Believe us, that's some example for
Los Angeles to set! Chicago please
Mrs. Jeanette de Long of Pasa
dena, Cal has discovered that rag
time music will kill the pesky Cali
That's nothing! There's' ragtime
PEOPLE AND THINGS
music pounded out next door to us
that would kill anything.
We never heard of a clearer case
of being "run' out of town" than
Moscow policevitch have put the
kiboshsky on 'Sunday footballsky.
Called it illegal assemblage. Maybe
they thought the footballs were
Dr. Eli Jones, president of the As
sociation of Progressive Medicine,
commends the slit skirt as conductive
to freer circulation of air.
Oh well! if it's more air the girls
need on their legs, that's different.
We thought they needed more clothes
Will some one kindly run a'fine
toothed comb over the face of cur
rent history and find out where one
Gen. Felix Diaz went last?
Bryan had an awful narrow es
cape recently when the ceiling of his
office fell. Wasn't in the room at the
time, but he might have been and he
might have been hit by the falling
plaster had he been under it when it
Notice Mr. Man If your evenings
with wifey at the fireside get tame,
trot out this issue: "Should Uncle
Sam arrest Mrs. Pankhurst on her
arrival in New York, next month?"
And then look out.
It is stated that Lloyd's of London
have prepared rates and will now in
sure aviators. The higher they fly
the higher the rates, perhaps.
Dr. Harry Campbell says that
when man was an ape the stronger
he was the more wives he had'.
These people with the ancestry
bug will be looking up annals of apes.
Nat Goodwin sure had some strong
ancestors, not to speak of Pinney
Earle, the artist who put the fin in
A Cincinnati woman says she can
see nothing wrong in the slit skirt
unless it's slit too far. Even then,
what you see doesn't look so bad.
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