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Southern fans, as he has put up some
groat battles before New Orleans
Johnny Kilbans walked all over
Jimmy Fox in Oakland, Cal., last
night, the coast boy's backers throw
ing a towel into the ring during the
Sixth round. KilBanelodked hetter
than in the Dundee fight, principally
because he was up against a second-rater.
June would appear to be chirking
Probably heard some one was go
ing to file suit against it for obtain
ing summer underwear under false
As law-makers, the Hon (?) gen
tleman at Springfield are great jol
liers of the people-who elected them.
As a "judge" of a "court of moth
ers," Mrs. Minona S. Jones is a great
And as president of the county
board, A. A. McCormick is a great
little destroyer of Andy Lawrence.
There's about as much choice be
tween the two sides in the state's at
torney wrangle as between two per
fectly efficient rattlesnakes.
The worst of it is that the people
appear to be in the position of a goat
bait between the two aforesaid rat
tlesnakes. Still, there's a chance 'the people
can wriggle out and that the rattle
snakes will kill each other.
Looks like the drys might yet slip
a hot one on the Demon Rum.
That close - every-saloon-within-four-miles-of-the-university
- of - Illi
nois is such a hot one. It would only
close every saloon in the loop.
RAIDED BY CHEAP BEEF
How is.it that Australians can ship
beef, stripped of skins and surplus
fats, to San Francisco and undersell
the American meat trust by from 10
to 20 per cent?
When we think of those thousands
of jniles of freightage we are inclined
to say that it cannot be done. But it
is being doner, and really the answer
is very simple.
This Australian beef is sold to re
tailers on the docks. There is no
wholesaler or middleman concerned.
Secondly, the Australian dealers
or producers are not piling up mil
lions of profit after the fashion of
the Armours, Swifts, Cudahys and
other of our big meat families and
Take the cost of they middleman
and the millions of profit demanded
by our packer families QUt of our
meat business and it is likely that im
ported meat from far parts like Aus
tralia and South America cannot
compete with our meat at all.
We pay big prices for meats sim
ply that a comparatively few agents
and families jean make enormous for-
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get his fair proportion of the profits.
The opening of the Panama Canal
may mean much cheaper meats to
the Pacific coast from Argentina and
other South American regions. In
deed, meat promises to become
cBeaper and cheaper for us who eat
it, after paying for it. Under the na
tional policy which Woodrow Wilson
is trying to reverse, this is bad, and
should be stopped by a great tariff
wall, regardless of the fact that our
land is becoming too valuable for
Four times the politician posed,
The cubist artist in despair,
Then said, "The task I must resign.
I find I cannot paint you square,"'