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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 27, 1913, Image 26',
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Well done, Dunne!
And now, ladies, it's up to you!
But, of course, the Supreme Court
will have to monkey with the law.
Dunne, however, still has to wres
tle with the public utilities bill.
And do it with Chicagoans whisper
ing in one ear and downstaters in the
To say nothing of the political
future of one Edward F. Dunne danc
ing in front of him.
Aintitell to be governor of a state
with a legislature like that of Illinois?
The Cooper grand jury now has a
clear track leading to the bottom of
the vote fraud scandal.
And it is to be hoped the engineer
will not get to wandering off on any
sidings, political or otherwise.
The only thing the people care
about is definite knowledge as to
whom THEY elected state's attorney
Surely they have a right to know
this, and the Cooper grand jury has
the power to let them know it.
In which connection it is said that
several hardworking, earnest politi
cians are finding urgent business out
side the state.
Let 'em, if it's to escape prosecu
tion! If the people get to know the
truth, it doesn't matter a continental
if no one goes to jail.
But such of the aforesaid politi
cians as are in possession of evidence
leading to the truth ought to be
Joyriding may be a fine sport, but
those who practice it ought to hire
chauffeurs guaranteed to keep sober.
And joyriding, like most other dan
gerous pastimes, always must be in
finitely pitiful because of the women
they leave behind them.
A husband killed on a drunken joy
ride! What a memory for a wife to
carry the rest of her life!
And the children also must go
through life with the bitter knowl-
PEOPLE AND THINGS
edge of how their father or their
mother came to an inglorious end.
Also, the time to think of these
things is before beginning a joyride.
Minority Leader Mann bids fair to
spend the rest of his congressional
existence dropping Caminetti mon
key wrenches in the wheels of the
For which reason it is well that the
Wilson administration was not built
in the usual political machine shop.
"The animals in Lincoln Park are
housed better than the human beings
in the county jail." President Mc
Cormick of the County Board.
My goodness! Has McCormick
lived all these years without know
ing that that is the way our super
fine human "sense of justice" works?
"Joking" with an "unloaded" rifle
still continues to be an excellent way
of keeping down the population.
The Commonwealth Edison Co.
seems filled with suspicion that if it
climbed into the city council's bed,
someone might gone through its
Whereas the Pennsylvania R. R.
turns out its pockets, rolls up its
sleeves and pulls the "hand is
quicker than the eye" stuff.
The only thing that sours us about
McCormick's "scathing denuncia
tion" of the county jail is his discov
ery that a new one ought to be built
'Sfunny thing that every time one
of our politicians gets stung with the
reform bug there always is some big
job connected with the reform.
Y'understand, of course, that if a
new county jail is built, you will foot
the bills, not Mr. McCormick, al
though he will have charge of pay
ing the bills.
Just the way it is with Judge
Owens. Every time anyone investi
gates something queer about Judge
Owens or the election commission he
creates a new bureau, the chief need
pf whicli is ap appropriation.,