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MERELY COMMENT ;
Hoorayl The'firstjudge.of thenew
Morals Court is a good-natured, red
blooded human being, -who will un
And his nartie'is Judge Hopkins lie's
an Elk and1 Elks are rear people.
The nextsrnoye.-of the O'Hara low
wage committee' will be to 'take a
peep into sweatshops and factories.
Good. Justus. .imporjantas investi
gating department stores.
And the' newspapers will prin.t,most
of that news,' Sweatshopsr and fac
tories don't advertise.
Did you notice that as soon as Ham
Lewis was elected senator, that con
versational wind blew through his
Woodrow Wilson looks not upon
the tape when it is red. He does
things and does them now.
There's a lot of good m everybody.
It crops out when humanity is har
assed by violence of the 'elements.
We're crazy only when hustling for
dollars for ourselves.
Selfishness means unhappiness.
The real joy of life is in living for
others. It IS more blessed to give,
than to receive.
Ham eLwis not only has'large pink
whiskers, .but he also has large red
As U. S. senator he has demanded.
the right to name the U. S. solicitor
general, an assistant attorney gen
eral, an assistant secretary of the
navy, the commissioner of internal
revenue and the controller of the cur
rency. What President tWilson will prob
ably hand J. Ham,will be a swift kick
in his political parts.
Woodrow won't think much of a
Ham that merely wants to cabbage
We hope The Tribune and Post
those valiant organs of Roosevelt
Progressiveism will, read what Teddy
things about the low wages in the,
Marshall Field store.
Of course there's a difference. "The
.Field store.advertises-in.The Trib and
The' Ppst, but not in Teddy.. He's no
newspaper. " J . - -
An aldermanic candidate who ."is
publicly pledged against thai; street
railway merger is safer than a can
didate who is not. '
The proposed merger is very likely
a job to yank- 'millions out of the
pockets-of the people of Chicago and
put them in the pockets of plutes.
Merriam will be a valuable man in
the council. It cuts rip ipe what party
tag he wears. He fights for Chicago
and knows how.
A MAN may beTa Republican,
Democrat, Progressive, Socialist or
whatnot, but as oinold friend Bobby
Burns would say "A -MAN'S a MAN
Vote as you darnedplease on elec
tion day. It's nobpy's business but x
your own. And jdobody's looking
when you?re in the yoting booth.
Square yourself with your own
conscience auu iet. er gu at mat.
Will that'Frenchseeress who is
peeing trouble In 'America kindly
mind; her ownbusiness and look the
other way., .
Not having much; else to' do we
presume the vice-president is vice
presidenting as. usual. " -
PEACE WITH itSHORRORS
'Grocer (who had' lately -joined the
militia,- practising in shop) Right,
left, right, left; four'pa'cefio the rear,
march !--(Falls. down trapndoor into
the'celiar.X' ;' t . -
Grocer's wife (anxiously) Oh,
Jim, are you hurt? '
Grocer (savagely, but;with dignity)
"Go 'way, woman.' "What do you
know about war?
y : o-o
"When I was a young man I work
ed twelve hours a day," said the sire.
I admire'your youthful energy," re
plied the son, "but Fadmire still more,
the mature wisdom which led you'to
stop it.'' - - ,