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has not gone out during the past 200
This is what William Goodfellow
told a newspaper reporter in his cot
tage at Brampton, Cumberland, the
The Goodfellows burn peat from
the nearby bogs and, as the sun never
shines too brightly in the Cumberland
mountains of England, the kitchen is
never uncomfortably warm.
Wanted Somebody to show Mayor
Harrison how to lose Andy Lawrence.
Chicago is improving. It has been
a long time since newspaper sluggers
Hearst's "mothers' " trial of Judge
Cooper was a fizzle. Now we'll see
how he comes out trying to work suf
fragists to boom the circulation of
We'll bet a big red apple that libel
suit against President McCormick- of
the county board will never come to
The "Beast" is after Judge Lindsey
at Denver again. But women can
vote in Denver. ' So the judge should
Well, Deneen's in the limelight
again. Last year he got stage fright
and went with Jim Watson arid Taf t.
Let's hope he does better this trip.
It must make gome crooks uncom
fortable to think that only a few of
Mulhall's letters and telegrams have
been published and that there are
over 19,000 yet to come.
Hoyne is still silent. We rather like
Hoyne when he's that way.
One good way to get Governor
Dunne NOT to call an extra session
of the legislature is for Andy Law
rence to order him to do it.
Policewomen are all right. We're
for 'em strong. And we hope they'll
pinch the male street walkers and
even justice up a bit. For Justice has
been a bit wobbly in that matter.
It won't be easy, however, to build
ap a woman's political machine. Not
enough offices to go around; and the
men won't let go.
If those war murders in the Bal
kans keep on there will be a shortage
of people over there. Will the Japs
kindly emigrate in that direction and
fill the void?
Wonder how many of those
Greeks, Serbs and Bulgars who are
killing and getting killed know what
they are fighting about?
Among other things the city .ad
ministration now has to stand for
that loud smelling garbage.
If what Aid. Merriam says is true,
Sabath is Chicago's leading garbage
congressman all right enough.
Chicago will get real home rule
when she owns all her own public
utilities and elects public servants be
cause of their fitness instead of be
cause of their politics.
Andy Lawrence's paper is now tell
ing Gov. Dunne what to do about an
extra session. But maybe Gov.
Dunne can't hear Andy.
All the same, we'd like to give the
women of Chicago a chance to solve
that garbage problem. We rather
imagine the health of babies would
appear more important to. them than
the profits of the Chicago Reduction
Now the lawyers, or some of 'em,
are getting ready to induce the Su
preme Court to disenfranchise Illi
nois women. The court might bet
ter see the intention of the legislators
and not knock the law out because
of some fool technicality.
It's that technicality thing that has
made the people so tired of courts
and kept judges.
- o o
"Ye3," said the meek-looking man,
"I've no doubt you've had some great
hunting experiences in your travels
abroad." "I have, indeed." "Buf
falo hunting " "Yes." "And bear
hunting " "Of course." "Wel.lyou
just come round and let my wife take
you house-hunting and bargain
hunting with her. Then you'll begin
to know what real excitement is."