View with Alarm: Aug. 24, 1925

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

A gloomy man. (P. 24, col. 2.) A flea. (P. 24, col. 2.)

Children who vomit at will. (P. 22, col. 3.)

Her razz-mu'tazzle, her sneakin' jizzle-jazzle. (P. 23, col. 2.)

Arms, legs—cut off in the presence of women. (P. 9, col. 2.)

Ribald young interns, stage comedians, stagline chucklers. (P. 24, col. 2.)

The perpetual waving of flags and blowing of trumpets. (P. 24, col. 2.)

Many fingers crushed, many toes trod upon. (P. 4, col. 2.)

A stinking reptile. (P. 28, col. 3.)

Two varieties of harmful parents (P. 20, col. 3.)

An indecent letter....

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