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mously to the editor of the Even
Lewis does not think much of
Wilson as a leader of the Demo
cratic party, which undoubtedly
will cause Wilson to shed buckets
Lewis also mentioned in his let
ter that if one J. Ham Lewis were
cheated out of a senatorship by
an ungrateful and purblind legis
lature, J. Ham would be in favor
of accepting an ambassadorship
at the hands of Wilson.
It is well that Lewis, the politi
cal correspondent, mentioned this
inclination of Lewis, the politi
cian, in view of the present situa
tion at Springfield.
The situation at Springfield, by
the way, is highly interesting.
Our honorable legislators are
amusing themselves in a game of
with an occasional button-but-
in for good measure.
"Death Lurks in Shoe Lace."
Head in Tribune. Our idea of
zero in lurking places.
We are sorry to know that the
railroads have selected a differ
ent site for their station than the
city selected for them. It will
so upset the plans of 'the city.
We hereby give notice that no
record of robins being seen will
he reported in this paper from
Some one told our landlord
yesterday that he had seen a
robin, and the steam heat was
shut off within half an hour.
Dr. Maude E. Dunn advises
women to put on their corsets in
bed. Of course, we don't know
anything about it, but oh, well,
the missus reads this sometimes.
We'd rather see the profits of
the department stores cut a little
than the pay of our firemen and
coppers cut 2G per cent. Firemen
and cops don't get so doggone
much anyhow except a lot of
blame that belongs to the higher
ups. It's high time the business men
who paid Teddy Webb & Co. to
steal autos were on the inside
looking out. They're worse than
In view of the rapid gains Cun
nea is making and the big losses
to Hoyne in the state's attorney
recount, we are somewhat trou
bled about how to refer to Hoyne.
Should we say Maybe-State's-Attorney
Hoyne? Or Maday
- office - by-grace-of-cer-tain
- politicians - who -acted-as-
clerks - and - judges - of-election-Nov.-5-last?
Meantime it doesn't seem to us
that Hoyne is in a good position
from which to demand the re
moval of a judge even "Judge
The Elizabeth Cady Stanton
guild demands to know by what
right Taft in a recent message re
ferred to this as a Christian na
tion. You can search us, but maybe
he did it because it's a lting time
since he visited Chicago.
Wilson says that his mind
"runs on a one track road." From
his anonymous letters, J. Han)