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Very likely we'll get the initiative
and referendum if "we live long
One way of hastening the day
would be to attend most thoroughly
the cases of the Hon. if you don't
care what you say legislators "who
voted against it.
It looks peculiarly as if there were
an agreement among the so-called
gentlemen at Springfield to discredit
the Dunne administration.
Mrs. Minona S. Jones naively sug
gests that the vote fraud cases be -delayed
until her committee has re
ported the Examiner's findings on
if the .people of Chicago were not
anxious to know whom they elected
state's attorney last November very
likely they would oblige the lady.
By the way, as the days grow
longer, Maclay Hqyne acts more and
more like a spoiled kid from whom
some one has threatened to take a
The more we think about Senator
Sherman, the less we think of him.
Sherman's latest occurred when he
was questioned by the lobby probe
committee of the senate.
"The only improper influence I
know of has come from representa
tives of'labor unions who threatened
to exterminate me if I did not vote
their way," said Sherman.
Then after a tirade against the
Chicago Federation of Iabor, Sher
man gave a list of manufacturers
who had "seen" him in regard to the
Sheman was "seen" by the repre
sentatives of Big Business and labor,
but he only accounted the action of
the representatives of labor as "im
proper." The representatives of Big Busi
ness were quite within their rights,
and doubtless the representatives of
labor were not only "improper" but
If seems to u? that if that be the
1 way Senator Sherman looks at ihingS
hell be a fine man to retire at the end
of his present term.
The welfare worker of St. Louis de
partment store has discovered that a
girl can live comfortably on $5 a
This confirms our opinion of the
hired welfare workers of Big Business.
AMERICAN DRIVER REFUSES
TO PROSECUTE NEWSBOY
Because Martin Cusack, American
driver, refused to prosecute Benja
min Meyer, newsboy at Western and
Division sts., on a charge of assault
with a deadly weapon, the case was
dismissed in the Shakespeare av. po
lice station this morning.
Meyer was arrested a week ago on
complaint of Cusack for showing
what good control he had as a base
ball pitcher in hitting Cusack be
tween the eyes with a horseshoe,
after refusing to "eat" extra papers
the American desired to leave him to
boost their circulation. Cusack was
taken to St Elizabeth's Hospital and
Meyer to the Shakespeare av. sta
Several days previous Meyer was
hit on the head by a horseshoe
thrown, by a Journal driver because
he refused to "eat" extra papers the
Journal desired to leave at his cor
ner. In this case Meyer was sent Jo
the hospital for four days, but the
Journal driver was not arrested.
Send Bryan out with the big
stick, the olive branch won't work,
this time. The insulting Japs have
endowed a chair of Japanese history
and government in California's state
"Your husband says he leads a
dog's life," said one woman. "Yes,
it's very similar," answered the other.
"He comes in with muddy feet,
.makes himself comfortable by the
are ana -waits to pe'tea,"
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