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WHEN COURTS WILL REFORM
Elihu Root, of course, spoke the
simplest triSth when he told the
American Bar Association that there
wasn't a bit of public need for "all
this bedevilment of practice by law?'
-Surely not. It's just hocus pocus,
like the antics of the Indian medicine
man and of some medicine men
who are not Indians.
But don't you fool .yourself, Elihu,
into believing that you lawyers will
ever straighten this matter out. Like
the jury in the case of the colored
brother acquitted of stealing a pig,
each one of you enjoys too well his
pieceof the pork.
Reform in the courts from within
has been promised these hundred
It will come when the disgusted
plain people, tired of being played fqr
suckers, go to the job of reforming
court procedure with an axe.
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OLD CAFES MAY RE-OPEN
Several Twenty-second st district
cafe owners have asked the mayor to
restore the licenses of the "joints"
that were closed in the levee district.
They promise to run clean houses,
offer to exclude undesirable women,
intend to run under new manage
ment, to keep crooks away from their
doors, if the "mayor will give them
their charters back.
Freiberg's, Jordan's, Colosimo's
and the Cadillac want to re-open.
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' TODAY'S HEALTHOCRAM
Upon the condition of the teeth
depends the proper breaking up- of
food for digestion. Cleansing the
teeth of sticky deposits by running
fine threads between them and by the
use" of a brush and a simple powder
prevents such deposits from becom
ing the starting point for decay, and
this should be done after each meal,
or at least after breakfast and before
Such a habit is easily formed hi j
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childhood and youth, and cootrHwtea -to
health and good looks.
Consult .a good dentist once or
twice a year and keep the teeth wall
HOW IT FEELS TO BE BLOWN UP
From a letter written by a survivor
of the Pathfinder, the British cruiser
destroyed by a German submarine:
"My twenty-eighth birthday, arid I
believe I have had a good birthday
present by having my skin saved
'"I got off unsoratched bar a few
scratches on my, legs. All the snipes
company was in the fore part having
tea; in fact, I was just going down
to get mine.
"I saw a flash and the ship seemed
to lift right out of the water, down
went the mast and forward funnel
and fore part of the ship, and all the
men there must have been blown to
" 'Every man for himself,1 and I at
"once pulled off my boots, coat and
trousers, and over I went I think I
broke all swimming records trying to
put as much spaed between myself
and the ship, being afraid of suction.
"When she sank something blew
up and on came the waterr and round
and round I went like a cork. A buoy
came speding by me, and I grabbed
it, and that was what kept me afloat.
"33iere was a good sea running,
and I helieve I must have been in
the water over an hour, and was get
ting numbed with the cold when they
picked me up."
A GOOD PROVIDER
Pope Eazley is makings an ideal
husband, contrary to the predictions
made when he married again last
year. He has cleaned off a nice place
oh the bank of the creek for his wife
to do her family washings, and in dr
der tobe ever near her, he has pick
ed out a flsmng. place ttgot acrpsa
th? Wreank Hogwallow Kejgtuclgan.