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By Jim Manee
His folks may call him "William,"
His wife may call him "Will,"
Some others may call "Mister,"
While his close friends call him
His police chief may say "Mayor,"
That could be a business rule;
But in spite of what the rest call,
Did his health chief call him
P. S. The orchestra will please
rise and play, "Don't Bite the Hand
That's Feeding You."
PLANS MUNICIPAL LODGING
HOUSE FOR BOYS
Mrs. Louise Osborne Rowe, dep't
of public welfare, says she is going
to ask the city council to appropriate
money for a municipal lodging house
for boys between ages of 15 and 18.
If it goes through she will suggest
that boy prisoners be held at the
lodging house pending trial.
Mrs. Rowe also announced that
she has secured 150 acres of garden
land throughout the city which will
be cut up into eight-acre lots, one
acre going to each family in need.
MINERS WILL NOT QUALIFY
New York, April 19. Neither an
thracite miners nor operators would
today forecast action to be taken at
meeting today. Miners continue in
stand that their -demands have been
presented and fully gone over and
nothing remains but offer of definite
proposal by operators.
Was policy of operators yesterday
to argue against 20 per cent wage
increase rather than to offer specific
In 1831 an earthquake gave birth
to a new island in the Mediterranean,
near Sicily. The island became 200
feet high, with a circumference of
iJhree .miles. JU. has disappeared.
MERELY COMMENT :
If the Marshall Field estate keeps.:
on grabbing up real estate down
A better name for the loop will be
Dudley Taylor tells us with a
straight face that in a strike the po
lice should always be with the em-
Taylor sure is playing a regular
"Uncle Dudley" to the bosses.
Ye Gods! The Mexicans have taken
Aid Buck raised a kick against
Corporation Counsel Ettelson giving
an opinion -in the 34th ward school
Ettelson has given opinions before
and Buck has a good memory.
Somebody left a bran new tire in
au auto belonging to H. A. Meyer.
Why not be a real sport and pour a
gallon of gasoline in the car's tank?,
A Kansas City man says he can -stop
the European war in thirty days.
We are at a loss to comment.
Might go into Greaserland and get -Villa,
And speaking of greasers we are
beginning to understand that expres--sion.
All the grease on Villa has been
coming out the way he has been
slipping through everybody's fingers.
We have springtime and green grass,
and sunlight, ' r
We have fresh air and sky by the ,
We've an open ball game tomorrow, -
We have much to be thankful for."
Peace has been declared between
the legit stage and screen land.
Dick Travers, Essanay movie stary
is appearing as a regular stage actor' -at
the Palace this week.
A popular Sunday song is, "Drink1
To Me Only With Thine Eyes and I -Will
Drink With Mine."
You can keep your eyes open on
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