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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 23, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 11

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Our Chamber of Commerce, Stock Exchanges and big corporations
see a whole lot of patriotism in doin military duty and being prepared to
bleed and die at a moment's notice when it's their employes who are do
ing it.
When it is war brought on through refusal to grant living wages or
right to unionize, they see patriotism only in the regular army.
The old-fashioned rocking horse, the kind granddad used to have, has
come back!
Sentiment in father's heart, as he enters the toy shop to purchase
Christmas presents for the little ones, is responsible for the return of the .
horse with the broad wooden rockers and the animal legs painted on them.
There is a greater sale for this old-time plaything than there is for the
latest out, which is made of real pony's hide drawn while wet over a "papier 7
mache" body, as perfectly made as though it were modelled by the sculptor's i
chisel. '" . i
Workhouse Mast en Come along.
you've got to have a'bathi Tramp
A bath? What, wivwater? Work
house Master Yes, , of course!
Tramp Couldn't you manage it wiv
one of them vacuum cleaners? ,
A fiery orator, addressing a meet- i
ing one night, complained bitterly of b
a certain alleged abuse of power. 3
"Are we to take this lying down?" he J
roared. "No,.,, old chap," cried a
"voice" "the reporters will do that!" D
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