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trolled in their interest instead of
for the public good.
Only once during the year is
the average citizen considered at
all. That is when his vote is
wanted, i After election he cuts
about as much figure in HIS gov
ernment as one grain of sand on
We just finished reading Jour
nal, and are all choked up with
sympathy for Hearst-Harrison
forces because of over-whelming
defeat they suffered. ,
Mrs. Josephine Shetak, 1845 S.
Wood street, was found dead to
'day in gas-filled room at her
home. Is believed to have com
mitted suicide because of ill
Since writing first paragraph in
this column we have read Amer
ican. We were astonished to find
that The Hearst-Harrison forces
had swept city, burying cohorts
of Roger Sullivan, whom Journal
ballyhooed for. We, don't know
who to sympathize with.
Truth is, that neither knows
just who was elected, and wher
ever there is a chance they are
bolstering up their own courage.
Reminds us of the ostrich.
Sergt. Henry Van Reed, sta
tioned at Fort Sheridan, and
Frank Coonfield, a private in the
same cavalry troop as Van Reed,
held to grand jury on nharge of
robbing D. A. Caldwell, 1436 W.
"BanieFJi G6wne,s33 ftraofe-
ton ave., committed suicide by
shooting himself in head. His act
followed receipt of letter from
Gustave Wennerberg, Anthony
Hess and Jens Moore jumped in
runaway at Clark and Division,
streets. Wennerberg was wait
ing for car, and Hess and Moore
were in buggy to which horset
was attached. They were nor
"Willie Randolph Hearst and
his newspaper organization de-
serves a large part of the credit
for the victory," declares Maclay
Hoyne, nominee for state's at
torney, in an I-love-my-feacher
But if the same proposition
was made to Mrfl Hoyne by the
Hearst newspaper organization
as was made to Mr. Devine, Andy
Lawrence will not be satisfied
with "credit." We'd like to. know
wh(J's going to name Mr. Hoyne 3
46 subordinates if he is elected.
"I propose to be state's attor
ney for the people who place me
in office," says Mr. Hoyne. And-
after reading of the large-handed''
way in which Mr. Devine says
Anr!ir T.uwrpnrp was rfoa liner nnt'
J , . . , , -.. s
omces, we wonaer just wnar. mr.
Hoyne means by that.
Woman suffrage was beaten
by a vote of approximately 2 to
1. The women are not discoiir-'
aged. "We have just begun to
fight," they declare.
Unknown "Jack the Clipper"
cut a, braid -of hair from the head
of- Eraeric Volicos, 501 CassJ
street. He caught her in front of
her fath'erlrresidehce, and (frag1-