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.had to go to the people direct for such concessions as they might
vant, it couldn't be kept quiet.- Publicity would be -necessary in
order to reach all the people, and the gum shoe game wouldn't work.
Manufacturing public opinion through a subsidized press
would be a bigger job than it is today, when the people only get as
much of the truth as a kept press feels it is safe to let dribble through.
Any honest enterprise, any square institution, any fair-minded
man, can safely trust the people and needs not fear a thorough in
vestigation. It is only the sha'dy game and the tricky individual
that prefer darkness to the light of .truth.
No honest enterprise which means "a partnership arrangement
between the city and" a public-service corporation need fear sub
mitting, the matter to a vote of the peo.ple.
v A project of such magnitude as a subway system,v involving as
it does millions upon millions of taxes,. should be submitted to a
vote of the people.
This would be a good line for the Greater Chicago Federation
to pursue. ,
THINK BUEHEER GIRL IS
Instead of being murdered or
kidnaped, police today declare'
that Violet Buehlet, 15-year-old
girl for whom the have been
searching since November 25, is
married. The authorities believe
they will soon be able to lay hands
on the girl and her husband.
i They have the names of several
men who it is alleged know the
whereabouts of the girl and their
stories lead to the conclusion that
the girl married a man from
whom she had received many
presents prior 4to her disappear
Men who visited the girl at the
Myers hotel and, it is said, got in
to trouble with her foster mother,
Mrs. Anna Buehle'r, oyer their at
tentions to Violet, are able to tell
where the girl is now living.
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Ghosts seldom worry live ones.
SANTA CREPT QUIETLY
IUTO THE ROOM ArlO F&UtfD
THE NOTE WILLIE HAD
LEFT FOR HIM . IT READ,
F MERCURS lowes'vemus
AtfJt EARTH MARS HIS
SUIT, WOULD SATORM HER
M A HATCH I
Two new Democratic U. S.
senators and a congressman are
the national results of Taft's
sticking his nose into the business
of the people of Arizona;