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DAILY; COMMENT ON
Why In thunder don't Alderman
Johnny Powers do .a little alderman-ing-for
the 19th Wara and .clean up
' the streets. The condition of 19th
Ward streets indicates that they are
used more by horses than by automo
biles, News dispatches say, .that Gov.
John K. Tener, -of Pennsylvania, "is
considering, the appointment of a vice
commission."- " i
What for. John? To-eet" Yourself
investigated? John, you know, ip
president of a company' that owns
one of the biggest resorts in Penn
Murdering kings isn't a'very good
way of showing one's disapproval of
Every department store owner in
towg., is aching to. IetVthe people see
. what a real nlqe man lie is at heart.
' Maybe Tspme,-.df gfaafe a.tha
'and the onlyJreasQri"th people can't
see it lie$ Jn''ftiftpulty of getting
at their hearts, " .-,-. ,
Mrs. Morfona Jbnessayya worha'n
jWho doesnlt wear a corset cannot be
a good; woman?
Is this meant as another .signal
proof that.lqw wages have; nothing .to
do with vice? " ' "V
" s The United Charities wouldn't; be
so hard up for money.! 'Jthey'd jqst
. get Mother's Pensions' for some of
the women. In' their care. ,
Some of . the Mexican leaders must
be sick hayen!t-lea of anybhe.be
ing ,executed" 'fbr at leMt .three.days.
But perhaps there are none left to
, Where,; 0 where is the Progressive'
- party and it's -noble fight foc.a mini
mum wage .for women ? .
If they were for rPwhen they
needed "votes, why are they not for
it stronger now that.there'sa chance
to get it?
And. Why are these-great moral
Progressive organs, The Tribune and
The Post, so- strangely, quiet?
It reminds us of what a political
PEOPLE AND THINGS
boss once said about the Initiative
and Referendum. "I'm for Jt," he
said, "as long as there's no chance ot
getting it, 's great stuff during a
campaign, and . then should , . be
pigeonholed untjl the next one '
Ham. Lewis' Jeet seem to' be slip
ping. Wonder how - Dollar Diplomacy
feels since Pres. Wilson and Bill Bry- '
anTpoth kicked It in the slats?
We imagine that the toe of WiP
son's hobnailed boot .landed right on
the pocketbook nerve of Wall street
financiers' who have been using the
U. S. government in "the';p.ast to
feather their own nest , 1
xBe that as it may, the Cubs will
soon be stirring things lip on the
West Side. x
And the Sox will be Cajlahanlng at
the old. stand. .
WduianHjtt be.o;dd,';tKpugh, if Wil
son an,d' Bryan(sfio'uld ,'actually close
up the, Wall stoeeteadquarters, tie
a canj tp.J: HerprTprgi; and run
Uncle . Sam's .government- in Wash
ington?' -, ' i r? f
The" name pf;fHhe..,Kand-picke"d .
Hearst, candidate -for ald'ernian in the
18 th ward; 1$, Gazzblopt ?asabo.
Some of,these Cjhjoans seem right
deiern4ned tof fuidbut-how Taft's
friend, .Boss .CoioCinchinati, will
Uncle Jde CannojT-mustifeQl pretty
much like a f eUQlipVhas an arm
or leg. amputated.- 'I
' Ahd-there'aTa fair number of peo
ple in these United States who feel
pretty much the same way aboutlt
so far"asra sense of relief is -concerned.
Robert Orlando, independent- can
didate for alderman In. the 19thj'says
Alderman John Powers is afraid of
him, and ".challenges Powers to let
his name be printed on the official
Orlando is the gent whom Powers
gently separated from the Progres
sive nomination, by-having hlsfrtenda