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FANS AT THE OTHER END &F- A TELESCOPE
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UNCLE SAM INCOMPETENT!
JBy Bertoh Braley. '
. Poor, old, incompetent' U. S. A.
He can't do things in-a. Business way. , ' ." ':' '" '
Just think",. for instance,' where we'd be at. V ..
If HE ran railroads and things like that. v v; ,
No pools and rebates! no Wall street game,n&' "railroactTwreckers" to
win to fame. Thinkof tie' "injury done the land'MfSamueTtook the lines
in hand. "Business," .would certainly .get, a slam, from poor, -incompetent
vUncle Sam! j ; ;.
Poor, old, incompetent- U. S..A., h'e can't do-things in a business way.
. "Panama?" yes, he .digs-the" ditch, but is that making "big business"
rich? And the-posal:serMpe?r-T-that's handy, 00, for-common people like
me and you, buHt isn't'done in a "business styled' to heap'up ;higher some
magnate's pile. . . ' .
So let all sensibletfblkvbeware of leaving things in your'; Uncle's care,
for he'd run them so thkt-'the common folk, would be 'something more than
k a silly joke. ' 1 ' . " .--.
He'd fightrthe: wolf and protectee lamb,wouId "poor,? incompetent"