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tion, we will not write for it, we will not sell it, we will not buy it. I am
sorry the women got into it, because I think they did not understand what
it meant when they signed a contract with Hearst."
And all those manufacturers Mul
hall was working for are gentlemen
God save the mark !
For many years Chicago has had
an invisible government by news
papers. But you can't get it inves
tigated so long as it governs the
To help Democrats fight the high
cost of living, Gov. Dunne is getting
ready to pass out the pie. But this
will hoist the high cost of living for
the Republicans who lose their jobs.
But to the victors belong the
spoils; and, as the people seldom win,
the people seldom get any of the
We'll be much obliged if the Trib
une will publish the names of Chi
cago members of the National Asso
ciation of Malefactors of great
wealth the ones Parry, Kirby, Em
ery, Cushing, Mulhall et al repre
sented. And we'd also like to know how
deep in this same mire the Illinois
Manufacturers Association wal
lowed. Wonder if those guys ever feel
ashamed of themselves when they
got caught with the goods on 'em?
When they settle the international
tennis matches we ought to begin to
hear from the checker and croquet
One advantage croquet has over
golf is that a caddy can't bite into a
croquet ball and get poisoned.
One thing we don't like about in
vestigations is that the investigators
are always investigating the other
fellow and never investigating them
selves. Guess it wouldn't hurt any of
us to quietly investigate ourselves.
Possibly Chicago department
stores learned from the National As
sociation of Manufacturers the dirty
trick of hiring sneak detectives to
spy out clerks who joined a union.
And yet those store owners and
managers probably think they are re
spectable citizens. As for the detec
tives well, we can't think of a name
that suits them.
But they ought to join swell sas
siety, which is made up largely of
people who got rich robbing some
While the Chicago Association of
Commerce is looking for new names
for streets it might consider these:
Mutt street, Hooligan street, Flip
street, Hearst avenue, Lawrence al
ley, Brinkley boulevard, Rumhauser
place and Katzenjammer drive.
One of the rumors floating around
newspaperdom is that Artie Brisbane
is going to get a divorce from Hearst
and start an evening edition of the
Times in New York, with Ochs, the
owner of the Times.
Some of our most prominent little
porkpackers and hog butchers are
spending the summer at the country
places and in the sassiety, colyums
of our best newspapers.
"A red trail of blood leads to The
Tribune building." State's Attorney
Showing that The Tribune is de
termined to have all the ornaments
enjoyed by Hearst's and Vic Lawson's
About six months ago Gunman An
nenberg was a deputy sheriff and had
a legal right to carry a gun.
As an indictment attorney, Mike
Sullivan is an excellent reason why
people lose their, respect for the law.
One of life's little joys would be to
see a Hearst newspaper man working
up indignation over a newspaper gun
The Tribune did a great public ser
vice in laying bare the N. A. M. plot
to control the government and wreck