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eommits them to memory before re
turning from his vacation, .thus
avoiding embarrassing lapses of
" Arriong the things we don't care a
rap about is where Harry Thaw is
spending his time and money.
You will observe; however, that
these' male jesters have ceased to
poke fun at the summer girl's sum
Now if Nikola Tesla would perfect
that device by which he intended to
signal Mars what would the Martians
think of us.
The marshal of Lebanon, III., got
drunk and arrested himself. He
should have bribed himself o turn
himself loose, exposed himself as a
1 bribe taker and expelled himself from
the force for malfeasance.
Myrtle I dreamed last night that
the ground was covered with snow
and a little cupid, dressed in a linen
duster trimmed with fur and wearing
a silk hat, was coming toward me
Every now and then he would stop
and eat a snowball.
John Myrtle, you are going to
marry an actor!
Good names for squalling twins:
"Hugh and Cry."
THE PUBLIC FORUM
By Roswell F. Connor
We like you, Big Bill Thompson.
A Republican you may be,
But your acts are democratic
As far as I can see.
The way you got both sides together
In that monster street car strike ;a
Did it please us? I should say-;
For we did not own a- bike.
When you locked the doors at mid
And said neither side can leave,
These cars must all be running
Before tomorrow eve.
We like your nerve, Bill Thompson,
When you start to turn a trick.
For we know the town will get on
Big Bill, you are a brick.
BIG BUSINESS' GAME The man
ner in which big business entertains
and is always on hand to give as
sistance to any one whose services
it may need later in its own interests
is worthy of the attention of the
July 24 will be Illinois day and July
27 will be Chicago day at the Panama-Pacific
expositon, and the Illinois
Manufacturers' ass'n furnished a spe
cial train for Mayor Wm. H. Thomp-an-n
Tt 1 took the First Regiment
infantry, Illinois National Guard, to
the exposition, tms tram maae snort
stops at Kansas City, Los Angeles,
Salt Lake City, Denver, Omaha, etc.,
and ithe regiment paraded through
the principle streets of these cities.
This is merely an example of what
the big manufacturers do to gain in
fluence. It is only nature to assume
that they expect something in return
for their trouble and are trying to get
on the right side of Mayor Thompson.
It'does not tell just what it does ex
pect from the Illinois National Guard,
but we do know that the big manu
facturers are alwavs fighting labor
and in their circular of June 2 they