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N. D. COCHRAN
' EDITOR AND PUBMSHER.
600 s. rEom.t st. Chicago. u.u
Circulation, Monrse 3S2G
Subscription By Carrier ir
Chicago, 50 cents a month. By
xMail, United States and Can
ada, 50 cents a Month.
Entered as second-clais (natter April
21. 1314, at the pogtoffice at Chicago.
Jll., under the Act of March 3. IS79.
EVERY YEAR'S A LEAP YEAR
NOW!" Nineteen-sixte'en was leap
There won't be another leap year,
the' calendar says, until niheteen
But the calendar-lies.
, EVERY year's a leap year these
days. EVERY year sees woman's
pbwer and prestige and privilege
The mere frivolous pK'ense that, in
leap years, only, can a, woman ask q
man to be her mate is dead defunct
We reckon as many will do the
asking in 1917 as in 1916, if they
happen to feel the urge.
The leap, year just passing saw a
woman elected to congress but she
will take her seat this coming year,
and then will her greatest "Service
v The leap year just passing saw a
woman fly from Chicago to New.
York. But in the year coming, which
Cis not a leap year, she says she will
cross the continent through the air.
The calendar still observes leap
But the sex doesn't.
Apparatus to enable a man to cut
his own hair or that of other jnen
without instruction is a recent in
It used to sound foolish to ask;
"what time does the ?:15 train gett
in?" y ' t
In these days of rotten weather,
however, you can ask it and will?
probably be toM:. "Oh, about 12:30."
Well, it's alj'over. Did you geti
what you wanted?
. Tljere was many a slip between thg
home and the office tfris, morning. '
But we had a Vhite Christmas,
Folks with a large head this morn
ing probably felt like saying: "Be it
therefore resolved that I will abso
lutely lay off booze until next Mon-.
day morning between; the hours of 12
'Tis the day after Christmas; from
kitchen to parlor not, a blamed coin
is sUrring, not even a dollar.
ThatChristmas tree that -the Ex
aminer had installed in Grant park
is a beaut Have you seen it?
L Advice to fhose who go out of
doors today: Walk out i'n.fhe street,
close to the-Gurb, where there is some
The sidewalk took great pleasure ,
in flying up and slapping many a pe
destrian in the face this morning.
- Some folks e'njbyed'th'efr Christ
mas so much they are singing to-s
day: "Turn Back the. 'Universe arid
Give Me Yesterday." . -
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