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(Top caption): Our genius for self-government. (Middle caption): The crowd that gathers when some human fly announces that he will climb a skyscraper. (Bottom caption): The crowd that gathers at the caucus which is to express the community's wish on the selection of a Presidential candidate.
(Top); About the way we pick our Presidential candidates. (Middle): It's necessary to have something besides a crowing rooster. (Bottom): If you expect to hatch out any eggs.
(Top): And probably folks were skeptical about that at first. (Middle): They used to try to cure disease by calling in the barber and drawing off a couple of quarts of blood, too. (Bottom): When all they really needed was a few sugar pills and a prescription for dieting.
(Top): He wanted a strong peace. Here it is. (Bottom): Maybe this will take the taste for war out of his mouth.
(Top): It happens on all social levels. (Middle): One of those things everybody talks about. (Bottom): But no one cares to introduce.
(Top): We nominate for peace commissioners as follows-- (Middle): For the commission to arrange details of evacuation. (Bottom): And for the commission to settle practical details of Wilson's peace demands.
(Top): Many a precious stone looks worthless until you see it in its setting. (Middle): And no matter how the League of Nations is drawn (Bottom): It looks quite different when you put the background in.
(Top): Pilgrimages to the promised land don't seem to turn out as well as they used to. (Next): The spies that went into Canaan came back laden with all kinds of good reports. (Next): But the delegations of Bolshevistic enthusiasts who have looked into Russia-- (Bottom): Came back entirely satisfied to settle down in this so called wilderness.
(Top): The way he'd like to be going. (Bottom): The way convention dictates. (Also titled): The President sets out for a quiet summer vacation.