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DALY COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
Commissioner of Public Works
McGann may not. be re-appointed
"because contractors do not like
Our idea of an excellent reason
for re-appointing McGann is the dis
like felt for him by contractors.
County Judge Owens seems to be
scared stiff over thecoming investi
gation into the voting machine scan
dal. In fact, the Whole Hearst crowd
seems to be running around in cir
cles, yelping, "If you're going to in
vestigate the voting machine deal in
vestigate everything and everyone."
But the people are getting to be
right curious to know why everyone
connected with the voting machine
deal is so scared of an investigation.
. And doubtless Ji will be quite in
teresting to know who are the owners
of Empire voting machine stock.
Jeps Jensen declares the peo'ple
who live in fiats become anarchists.
Mayhap Jens is, or has been, a jani
tor! Genevieve Clark is going abroad
"to study foreign governments."
With the idea of. wising up Pa, Gene
vieve? Bless us! What's the country
coming to? Our legislature has de
cided to work Mondays and Fridays
until it gets a little of. its work
West Siders now know what it is
like to'be flood sufferers.
. And the worst of it is the well
known "epidemic of disease" threat
ens to "follow in the wake of the
Arid while we think of it, had you
intended going to the opening game?
The Rev. Yutakj Mlriakuchi will
speak before the Sunday Evening
club next Sunday.
DoubtlesMhe orchestra, or what
ever they have.at the Sunday Even
ing,, club," will play "Hitchy Koo,
Hitchy Koo,". -
"The non-partisan idea" 'has been
duly chloroformed and the corpse
disposed of by our aldermanic gents
sojourning at Excelsior Springs!
Meaning that the old banner'To
theVictor Belong the Spoils" is once
more waving free.
The only aldermen who ever were
stuck on the non-partisan idea any,
how were the Republicans and Mef
rian And in the future, Merriam will
nonpartisan all by himself.
The Belgian middle class is fright-,
ened by the prospect of the political
strike, and already is closing ;up its
stores and small factories.
The middle classes ever have
formed the greatest hazard in the
path of the people toward freedom.
"Pres. Wilson has some admirable
qualities, hut r do. .not believe hequite -knows
what awaits him in the politi
cal organization." Aldrich.
Oh, get hep to yourself, Aldrich!
Wilson is just as wise as you are at
all the old games, and you might as
well prepare your own political, grave
as have Wilson dig it for you-for talk
ing too much.
Our own James B. Forgan has.
been giving Canadian bankers ad
vice. Heaven help the Canucks if they'
get to following James B.'s guileless,
Maclay Hoyne is desperately anx
ious to prevent big expenditures of
county money especially for re
counting -the, state's ' attorney vote.
Postmaster General Burleson has
ordered the eight-hour -day through
out the department and overtime for
men working over the eight hours.
Go to it, Burleson! Make Uncle
Sam treat his employes right. Then
the people will get Nunkie to attend
to the cases of other employers.
There's something about that vot
ing machine scandal that stinks
mighj.y'bad. y '
The odds are there's worse than a