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EDITORIAL VIEW POINT
Raising the price of gas and lowering the heat
ing units of the same appears to meet the approval
of the state supreme court and the Seattle Lighting
Company has been given a free hand at the raising
and lowering business.
In case an extra judge is to be named for King
County Gov. Hart would make no mistake in throw
ing the appointment into that well known Clay pool.
"Oh that mine enemy would write a book" or even
publish a newspaper and I would soon see his finish.
If times continue as dull in Seattle as they now
seem to be even the associated industries will cast
longing eyes at the bread line.
The editor of Cayton's Monthly takes this oppor
tunity to thank those who sent in their "tin" in ap
preciation to the change.
Alabama and Arkansas have taken to good road
building. This is doubtless due to the growing popu
larity of lynching bees and the desire of more of the
white citizens of the sate to be present and witness
such glorious events.
Who goes to Alaska to pack salmon this year is
surely a fish and will be well packed before the catch
is disposed of.
Rev. W. D. Carter asks of the Garveyites, By what
means do they expect to acquire title to all Africa? and
the answer to the question is still being held under
The month of February seems to have been fa
mous for the birthdays of great men, for an example—
Washington, Lincoln and "me" all claim the month.
Millions are said to be starving in China and yet
the relief agents want money instead of bread. Money
always talks, but it never nourishes.
Paying twice the price of any thing you get is
so common these days that one apears foolish to com
According to the figures of the late census the
ci y of New York has a colored population of 160,000
and is rapidly growing.
Arkansas, North Carolina and other southern
states are trying their hands at tampering with elec
tive franchise, which is a favorite pass time of those
In the dying congress the re-apportionment bill
seems to have gotten badly bilked.
Now that the winter is about over fuel is to take
a horizontal drop.
More Naturalization. —One of the main delights of
moving pictures is to see the palaces of European no
blemen surrounded by Southern California. —Dallas
THE SPICE OF LIFE
Raising the Price—'Mother —"Johnny, will you be
quiet for a bit?"
Johnny—"l'll do it for two bits." —Awgwan.
When We Know—Knicker—"How much does an
inaugural cost?" ■
Bocker —"We can't tell until the term is up."—
New Yorlc Herald.
Sure Sign.—She (tenderly)—" When did you first
know you loved me?"
He —"When I began to get mad when people said
you were brainless and unattractive." —Brown Bull.
The Apple Coats and Sujits;.—One clothing mer
chant uses the apple as a trademark. He claims -there
wouldn't have been any clothing business if it had.n,'i
been for an apple.-^-Wiampus. ; .
Imaginative Job. —"Maud's husband Is the makeup
man on a newspaper."
"I suppose his work is to make up those sensa
tional storl-s they print. What a fascinating job!"—
BRITISH AND AMERICAN HUMOR
Having observed in a London omnibus a not'ce
warning passengers to be careful as they alight, whioli
is couched in these terms: "Cinema actors risk their
lives for pay! Don't do it for 1 nothing!" A New York
journalist remarks that "an American advertisement
on that subject would be serious; the British are moro
flippant in thair seriousness" as the one he quotes.
One of them ran:
Three Kinds of Fools
2. Damned fools.
3. Soldier's who ride on tops and sides of cars.
A great many American soldiers have already been
k'lled as a result of riding on tops of cars.
There is only six inches clearance between tops
and sides of cars and tunnel arches.
Therj is only six inches clearance between tops
and sides of cars and bridge superstructures.
There is only a slight clearance between sides of
cars and signal-towers.
If you expect to see the next block keep yours in
There was anot.h-r one worded as follows:
Your head may be hard but not so hard as brldg
e~. and tunnel arches.
Railway company will hold you responsible for
damages to bridges and tunnels and signal-tower- -
they are not insured.
• Keep your block inside.
And yet another:
Huns are waiting—Trenches ahead. Speed up.
You won't if you ride on top of or stick your head
out of cars.
Keep your ivory in!
—Reconstruction (New York.>