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Possibly one should say: Morgan
is dead; long "live Morgan.
M. Blair Coan has investigated the
cubist art exhibition and', decided it is
Coan thus becomes the first man
in Chicago to understand anything
about cubist art.N
Harrison has a sure grip on the
council now. Let's see what he does
However, James R. Smart, who
ever he is, was elected mayor of
Mayor Harrison says he's gratified
with the outcome of the election. He
ought to be.
But Cicero respectfully declined to
be annexed, doubtless having given
the proposition full thoughts
After all, J. Pierpont Morgan was
only a money grabber, and his. death
has not made much difference. He
leaves the world neither better nor
wSrse than he found it.
Perhaps you will be interested to
know that the 'Citizens' League, party
beat the North Shore party in New
One difference between Robin
Hood and Morgan was that good old
Robin robbed the rich and gave to
Morgan played no favorites.
Most of the newspapers opposed
the bond issue especially The Trib,
News and Journal. Yet it carried.
Illustrating the fact that the news
papers can't lead the people where
the people don't want to go. And
that the" people vote 'pretty nearly as
they doggone please.
The big Democratic vote on 'the
city ticket shows that Chicago Is "sure
enough Democratic whenthe party
cuts loose from Hearst.
O'Connor, Flynn and Connery were
wide open anti-Hearst Democrats. So
they went through with a hurrah,
carrying most of the Democratic al
dermen with-them. . N "
While last fall, Hoyne,- with the "j
Hearst label onihim, got through by
the skin of his teeth and ah honest
count may show that' he didn't get
through 'at all.
There's a pointer for Harrisbn in
this. He is stronger alone than
when hitched up with, Hearst.
So is the Democratic party. r
A majority of the voters took
Mayor Harrison at his word and au
thorized that bond issue not be
cause of Hearst's support, but in
spite of it.
Now it's up to Harrison to show the
people they made no mistake, by
making wise use of the money.
Don't spend it for the darned vot
ing machines. Place it where it will
do Chicago some good.
There's more or less of a loud
-smell about that voting machine deal..
If the authorities send Haywood to
jail they're fools. Theyll only make
him a martyr and strengthen his doc
trhe of 'syndicalism and; sabotage. -
. INTERRUPTED REVERIE
Suburbanite Ah, there is the. dear
little bungalow. Nothing can throw
a spell of peace and contentment over.
toe returning wanderer than the first
glimpse of his beloved home-nest. ;
Even the hearth is blazing a cheery
welcome Great Caesar, that re
minds me we are nearly out of 'coal "
and I forgot to order somS!
Maud Miss Oldun thinks that
hotel clerk just lovely. Ethels-Why x
so? Maud He wroteopposite her
name on the hotel register, "Suite
1'6." - - .