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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 21, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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"Never at any time in my recollec
tion have' so many people been talk
ing seriously about the Torrens sys
tem, what it is andJiow it works,"
saii Peter L Foote, president Tor
rer.. Land Title Registration league,
today. "County Recorder Connery is
chiefly responsible for this wide
spread interest. In previous years
our organization met deaf ears in the
recorder's office when we tried to get
se'ious consideration for the only
title -registration system which is at
all safe for the small land buyer who
hasn't got a lot of money to pay law
yers for straightening out his title
and keepihgait straight. Four times
the voters of Cook county by four
and five to one instructed their coun-.
ty recorders to push the Torrens
system. There wasn't any real push
ing of it until Joe Connery came in.
That's why some real estate men for
get dignity and go out nights and
make a noise for Qonnery's re-election."
Here is an interesting letter that
came into The Day book office this
"Dear Sir: While passing at Fed
eral and Harrison st. I saw two offi
cers arresting an intoxicated man.
He was dovn on the .sidewalk and
when they tried to get him up he
could not rise, ,so Officer No. 606
kicked him about five times in the
ribs. Some lad told him to quit
kicking him and the officer locked
him up. I hope you will print this.
My name is Ed. Macher, 1438 Wicker
Park av."
William Hoster, writing in Hearst's
Chicago Examine, had this to say
about Hughes' speech in Peoria:
"Uncle Joe Cannon heard the Pe
oria address. When Hughes t con
cluded, the old war hvi-C dapped
him soundly on the back.
" 'A d good speech!' he cried."
Which would make anybody take
T one big horse laugh on remembering
that Uncle Joe voted FOR the Adam
son eight-hour bill, which Hughes
tried to dent all through his Peoria
Mayor Thompson' says the chick
ens at the Springfield state fair are
worth the trip alone. , '
Big Bill, of course, is referring to
-those of the coop variety. $Vi?
' The Trib and Hinton C. Clabaugh
had a swell -time with the blackmail
story and then their pipe went out.
And practically all the real back
ing of the story went with it.
Those who were aga'mst the sell
ing of the Automatic Phone Co. have
a fine chance to yell "We told
you so."
The time limit for selling or junk
ing the concern is up.
After looking over the bunch of
divorces granted or filed today, we
come to the conclusion that if the
"eternal triangle" could be ousted,
divorce course wouldn't have half as
much to do.
- Our idea of no kind of a job to be
'proud of is being "the other" man or
woman in the case. .
Usually the main song that they
like to have sung to them is: "I'd
Leave My Happy Home for You."
The silk manufacturers of Amer
ica say that the short skirts U. S.
women have been wearing this past -summer"
are strictly "American
"Paris is not to blame," they claim.
Considering the increase in the
sale ' of silk hosiery as a result of
short skirts, we wonder whether
stocking makers hadanything to do
with the styles, v
But the skirts are scheduled to be
Ipnger from now on, so the women i,
can go back to wearing those" itchy ty
New York. Federal court decided
De Forest Radio Telephone and Tele
graph Co. had infringed on Marconi
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