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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 14, 1913, Image 8',
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ployesr th'e better work they wilT'do
"Gentlemen, a new awakenings
coming, a new day is dawning-' for
the people. Other states, are taking
upne light that Lieut."' Goy. 0:Hara
had the courage .to. start in Illinois.
Better pay and hetter conditions are
going to be insistedon by the peo
ple, and you .men might' as Well real
ize it." . t - : v f
After Miss Brooks'.had .finished the.
members-of. ,the .club, probably xe-
nected tnatf ,this:as a, world-h which
one asks fora jprie'st to give con
solation aricT gets a doctor who oper
ates on one without ah, anaesthetic.
, b. "b -MERELY,
.COMMENT , .
Some of -the "newspapers are so
darned afraid that "Billy Lorimer will
come back that they're seeing things
in their dreams;.
Now they're afraid he's- going to
put over a mayor1 on, 'em riext time.
Well, boys, yoiTnever can tell!
Now watch the fake reformers arid
highbrow uplifters get ijusy fighting
saloons, windmills, 'card-playing,
marbles and hopscotch anything to
kick up a dust and make folks forget
It's an old game as old as the
liills of Rome. And its object is to
fool the people. '
Darn those doctors! Now another
of 'em sawed his way into a man's
appendix and left some of his car
penter tools lying around loose in
side., Three policemen injuredwhile on
duty at .street, crossings, in--the loop.
People are quick to criticize' the cops,
but slow to appreciate the risks they
run in trying to protect human life.
Yet they are the m8st important
part of the city govermrfent f or they
come in closer contact with the peo
ple. , Yet rotten politics and mismanage
ment of public affairs is responsible
for a 20 per cent cut in their wagesj-i-
which' were too low anyhow before
"jthe cui. -
Why don't Chicago's wise finan
ciers show Mayor Harrison how to
get money to pay the cops ?
Haveyou noticed that the news
papers are awfully worried for fear
the legislature will be in too big a
hurry about doing something to. get
. a living wage" for women ?
Well,, there was a; meeting of the
State street advertisers in Jimmie
..Simpson's' office at -Marshall Field's
big store- Wednesday. '
But maybe the big advertisers'only
diacuBsedthe weather." Or the Cubs'
chanceB for this year's pennant. We
No sense in the legislature trying
to muzzle the press by barring cor
respondents who-roast legislators
even if the roasts are:undeserved.
It will all come out in the wash,
and if -you give a fakir correspondent"
f ope enough, hell hang himself.
Anyhow, barring them from the
legislature won't do anybody any.
It would be much more effective
to tell the public every' time a news
As it is, people no longer believe
everything-they read in a newspaper.
We don't blame 'em.
What if Friedmann did try -to
patent his tuberculosis cure? What "
we are interested in is whether it
will do the work.
We hope our legislature will not
get down to business suddenly. It
might be bad f or people with weak
The United Societies are now
about to swat the deadly Ice cream;
The only time some reformers will
talk about the evils caused by low-
wages is when they don't think any-
Of .'course some of our so-called re-
formerajlve off some of our so-called,
A henpecked- husband should usei
short and. "thin words. You can get-
them in edgewise.