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green. No cold marble or bronze
could typify the sweetness of child
hood as do the nodding blooms.
Nor could any orator celebrate in
words the simple devotion of the liv
ing children who pass their days in
weeding, digging, watering, caring
for those hundreds of plants that this
memorial to their dead playmates
might be ever blooming.
Where the walls of the ill-fated
school stood there is now a simple
white colonnade. The garden it en
closes is a wonderful product of the
children's hands and minds.
Max Annenberg is about as safe .to
have around as a rattlesnake.
Taking it by and large, the high
cost of newspaper sluggers is becom
ing something to worry about.
The Examiner probably will get
slapped on the wrist at the next
meeting of the newspaper trust for
telling about the Annenberg shoot
ing. It would be funnier still if The Ex
aminer were kicked out of the trust,
especially after its locking out the
pressmen to get in.
Talking about Invisible Govern
ments, The Tribune seems to have a
pretty well-oiled one of its own. Else
iow does it keep Annenberg out "of
Mignon Hopkins says she
''thought" she was Gov. William Sui
ter's wife all the time.
Next time Mignon gets into one of
these mix-ups, she won't "think,"
she'll make sure. It's always best in
The National Association of Man
ufacturers was so lowdown that its
own lobbyists and strikebreakers
were ashamed of it.
Compared to Marshall Cushing and
a few other N. A. M. gents, the Mc
Namaras are lamb-like gentlemen.
The only difference being that
Cushing and the rest are still rich
enough and "respectable" enough to
go to church on Sundays.
If the Eastern railroads are hunt
ing trouble, they'll probably find it.
Mrs. Trout says that Hearst has
promised to allow the women to issue
the suffrage edition of The Examiner
under some other name than Ex
aminer or American.
Which brings up that old dispute
'as to whether a rose by any other
name would smell as sweet.
Cov. Eugene N. Foss of Massachu
setts has put the open shop into ef
fect in his Sturtevant Blower works.
Also, Foss has spilled a few news-paper-columnfuls
of the usual bunk
about labor being betrayed by its
Foss, like most other capitalists,
would be tickled to death to have
labor organized so long as labor had
no leaders to urge it forward on the
path of progress.
But when labor is organized and
has such leaders, Foss like other
It is to be hoped, however, that the
people of Massachusetts will let Foss
know what it feels like to be an ex
governor at the earliest opportunity.
You can tell a Hearst-Harrison
Democrat these days by the aura of
gloom surrounding him and clutter
ing up the atmosphere wherever he
This method of identification will
become even more certain later in
the week when Gov. Dunne names
the public utilities commission.
The N. A. M. is trying to drag Pres
ident Wilson's name into the Mulhall
The N. A. M. is liable to find out
what happens when foolish persons
monkey with buzz saws.
Mexicans at Juarez have jailed an
Indiana musician oh suspicion of be
ing a spy. Anywhere anlndiana mu
sician goes his lot is bound to be a
sad one. When they don't set the
dogs on him for music's sake, they
suspect him of other vile intent than
making Indiana music.