View with Alarm: Jun. 30, 1924

Having perused well the chronicle of the week, the Vigilant Patriot views with alarm:

Gentlemen who blow their noses with their fingers. (P. 14.)

A disgrace to the educated world. (P. 31.)

A newspaper of the plain people, by the plain people, for the plain people. (P. 27.)

A tax on tinned crabs. (P. 8.)

A monstrous, imperturbable tooth of granite, challenging the human race. (P. 17.)

Soft, woolly balls. They caused an American defeat. (P. 26.)

A crowd that got in the firemen's way. (P. 31.)

A slight attack of jaundice. (P. 26.)

The composure of a cobra and the face of six or seven madonnas. (P. 24.)

A general...

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