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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 01, 1913, Image 20

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MERELY COMMENT
'Gov. Hodges pf Kansas has ap
pointed 14 .newspaper-men to' office
because they know wTiat the public
wants. But it also is important to
know what the public ought to have."
The above is taken from the edi
torial columns of the valued (?) Record-Herald.
And it sure reads like
it, too.
You can see 'Vic Lawson's Bour
bon ideas sticking all through that
little paragraph.
The people may think they know
what's good for them. But it takes
Vic Lawson to tell them whether
they're thinking right or not.
That's why Vic Lawson strives so
hard to control all public officers, we
reckon. So he can give the people
what they OUGHT to have.
The 'only difficulty with Vic is
that but oh, what's the use?
The trouble With having the
saloons closed today is that when
anyone gets inside one (he feels
called on to stay.' inside until he's
tanked to the eyes.
When Morgan was called before
the Pujo committee there was a lot
of talk about what would happen to
the country if anything happened to
Morgan.
Now Morgan is dead; but things
seem to be going on pretty much the
same as usual.
Lieut. Gov. O'Hara has called the
State street merchants who, in the
columns of the trust newspapers,
were so anxious to co-operate with
the low wage commission.
And we're right anxious to see
whether the merchants, have any
thing in their hand or were just
bluffing.
Morgan died because his stomach
could not be made to assimilate food
even by the "world's greatest spe
cialists. Makes us think of HumptyDump
ty. You know all the king's horses
and all the king's men
We'll .probably understand-tomor
row why the election. fell on All Fools'
Day.
-Would it be t relief or a shock if
the trust newspapers told the truth
about their advertisers for once in a.
way? ' . . -
For instance: "Merchants Call
Meeting to Raise Wages pf Women." r
Head in this morning's Wrecker
Herald. Now the merchants did not call a
meeting to raise the wages "of their
women employes.
Lieut. Gov. O'Hara asked.the mer
chants to meet the. senate commis
sion next Tuesday and make good on
their talk about co-operating with"
the merchants.
. There isn't anything very volun
tary about that meeting. It's a call
for a showdown, that's what it is."
Djavid Pasha made, a fine surren
der to the Servians and 'we could, be
gin to love him if he'd, only surren
der that "j," so we coiilcL call him
just plain "Dave."
Princess Abigail Wahikaahuula .
Kawananakoa, from Hawaii, is en
route to New York. She's a daughter
of old Jim Campbell, who used to
raise sugar beets and such. Abie
changed her name when she married
pretty considerable. x ' : '
TO EBONIZE WOOD
Take one pound of log-wood-chips
and three pints of water and. apply
to any grained wood. Let dry and apr
ply another coat After this is dry
sandpaper1 it. Mix one gill of vinegjar
and three tablespoons, of iron or steel
filling! Let stand five or ten hours..
Put on wood with a brush. After it
is thoroughly dry sandpaper 'and
polish. ."; ,
o p-
Daily Healthogram.
, Does your house need a house doc- ''
tor? Is it dark? Is there amouldy
smell in the closets? Is the bathroom -unsanitary?
Is the tsystemrbf ven- '
tilation poor? If so, be'your own
doctor, GetSJusy. Grange things, , j,

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