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no case will they lightly or wan
tonly overturn it. But secure to
them the right, if they so desire,
in any .given case, to vote finally
as to whether or not the deci
sion is to tie accepted as binding."
"If they, the people, -vote
against it (the decision of the
court), then their action shall be
accepted as that of the ultimate
court of appeal, and shall be binding."
"I HOLD, WITH ABRA
HAM LINCOLN, THAT WE
ARE UNFIT TO BE CALLED
A FREE PEOPLE, IF WE
DER THE RIGHT TO SHAPE
OUR DESTINES, AND
PLACE THIS RIGHT IN THE
HANDS OF MEN NOT RE
SPONSIBLE TO US."
EDISON SAYS CHICAGO
Thomas A. Edison, "the wizard
ard of electricity," arrived in
Chicago last night.
The first thing he said was that
Chicago was one of the dirtiest
cities he ever had visited.
"The Illinois Central ought to
electrify its terminal. I'll suggest
it to President Markham the next
time I see him," he said.
His next remark dealt 'with the
weather. He said he never would
have come to Chicago if he had
any idea that it was so cold here.
'I'll need to think up some plan
to eliminate the frost from Chi
cago' atmosphere," said the
Wizard: "Might bring the auro-"
ra borealis from the North Pole,
and heat it up," he added
At a banquet given by a for
mer employe, last night, Edison
gave some characteristic 'advice
to young men', and a number of
the epigrams that hae increased
his fame. Here are some:
"It pays to be a live wire. The
dead ones are made up into door
''Young man, work hard. Be-
. Thomas A. Edison.
come more interested in your
work than the old man."
"Don't worry over the loss of
money. It plays only a small
part in our lives."
"No one should be such a fool
as to believe in atheism. Every
person who thinks must believe,
in a supreme intellig'ence."
"When you get a job, pitch into
your work, and pay no attention
to the clock, or the time, or any
"Keep plugging. That's the,
only way to get on."