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DAILY "COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
Who said winter? skirts were tabooed. It's hard to be- Oh, we wish that we were an Es quimaux! Ail we've heard for the past two months is: "Why the deuce don't we have some real winter?" And now, ten to one, those same people will crawl in a hole for a few days and pull the hole in after them. A good many unemployed went to sleep in a flophouse last night with nothing but air in their pockets and woke up this morning with a pretty good possibility of landing a snow shoveling job. More power to 'em. It's an ill wind that blows nobody good. , Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all the way. Believe us, gentle readers, this is sure some winter day. Used to sing that first time in school. We were going to spring 'a joke about the snow, but it's too deep. Get our drift? We bet some crabby people will take that in cold silence. The women of Budapest refused to attend a military ball because slit "AND A LITTLE CHILD SHALL LEAD THEM" APPLIES WELL Joseph Wagner, absent from home for six months, told Judge Uhlir "the wires is crossed; I ain't a happy father," when arraigned for child abandonment. At Judge Uhlir's suggestion he looked over his shoulder and saw a three-weeks'-old baby in Mrs. Wag ner's arms. "Not bad," he beamed, "not bad, judge. We're going back home." o o MUST YELL "WATCH YOUR STEP AND CO TO CHURCH SUNDAY" "Watch your step and-go to church Sunday," is the call elevated railway guards are ordered to give at all sta tions. Henry Dom, chief inspector of the Northwestern "L" lines, so or dered squads-of men yesterday. neve that men were behind that or der. On the street car this morning the conductor, at one of the crossings, yelled out: "California." And some body said: "Gee, that sounds good!" They're picking oranges out there whitefthe best we can do is to pick bur way through drifts. But we're having more sport out of it. The gentleman who has the sched uling of the street car service on Kedzie avenue must be on a vacation. When nine cars go north before one goes south, there's something wrong. Especially, when about fifty passengers are forced to wait twelve minutes for that one car. And there are a bushel of other corners in the city that are as bad. Mercury has been doing the Tango for the past few days. And the dip seems to be a favorite move. Wanted A large quantity of hu manity to inject into some drivers who leave their horses out in the open without throwing a blanket over them. OF INTEREST TO MILLINERS All milliners are invited to attend a meeting Monday, February 2, 1914, right after work at 116 S. Michigan avenue, 13th floor, for the purpose of joining their fellow workers in their efforts to gain self-protection through organization for better wages, better working conditions and for protection of their jobs. Agnes Nestor will address the meeting, which is held under the aus pices of the Women's Trade Union League. o o Old Salt Yes, mum, them's men-o'-war. Sweet Young Thing How interesting! And what are the little ones just in front? Old Salt Oh, them's just tugs, mum. Sweet Young Thing Oh, yes, of course; tugs-of-war. I've heard of them.