View with Alarm: Sep. 6, 1926

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

Society girls with boycott buttons. (P. 14.)

A clumsy lout of a hangman. (P. 13.)

Venus at the breakfast table. (P. 16.)

Chewing betel-nuts, smoking cigars, ambling about naked. (P. 6.)

An "intellectual" writhing in a straightjacket. (P. 16.)

Baldwin, Coolidge, Poincare chewing their cuds. (P. 18.)

The destruction of an entire edition of the Book of Common Prayer. (P. 9.)

206% Ibs. of Svenska brawn with a girl's face on its wishbone. (P. 30.)

A hurry-call for the President's physician. (P. 5.)

Worthless checks...

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