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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 08, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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The Pipe.
The pipe is a cage for smoking'
matches. The Indians were the-first
ones to smoke a pipe, and after see-
ing a movie of an Indian camp we'
can understand why they can smoke
! pipes. -
The squaws put up the wigwams,
i carted in kindling wood, cooked, and
all the time took care of the kids by
navigating around with the youngish
chiefs and squawesses harnessed on
their ma's back while the old bucks,
chiefs, ex-chiefs, assistant chiefs,
etc., lay around busily pushing the
wind backwards through their pipes
to manufacture smoke.
From what we, know about pipes
at that those he Indians in a way
were working just as hard as the she
; Indians.
Now here's what we're, trying to
- drive at about pipes: In these, mod
ern times we can't figure out how
fellas "with work to do can find tune
. "to smoke a pipe (of course, sporting
4 editors and politicians aren't counts
ed in on this). As we, said before, go
back in history a bit Those Indians
" were either 'one-stepping the war
' path or smoking pipes and both jobs
kept them busy while they were
. awake, . .
In smoking a pipe an hour a fella
wastes 3 hours time and a couple of
gross of matches and uses up enough
pipe cleaners) the material of which
would make a nice winter overcoat.
We suppose you'll say, "Well, what
kind of a pipe are you' smoking?"
jNov, Clarence, we've smoked pipes
from the clay molar grinders to turk
. ish hodkahs and they're all theame.
It's all right, to smoke a pipe, if
(. you've got a lot of time and money
.' and can lay around at Palm Beach.
But us guys who are clock watch
1 ers can't afford a vacation every time
we really want to smoke a pipe.
Detroit jewelry store is selling
' eggs. But theylj never -Be popular
":as engagement gifts. - ' " '
, AJ10NT LAU6H AT , . j
m, HHAT3 Tttfc ktHs&N& ' v
"Who was it said that he'd rather
make the songs, than the laws of his
"Dunho, but I'd rather make tha,
laws for the people who make tto
sonfrs we hear nowadays." '

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