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tend the vegetable garden. Jim helps
Alice with the flowers and they have
some real sweet alyssum blooming
round the sweet Williams.
"Open gambling traps poor men."
Maybe, but it doesn't fire bullets
into their bodies.
. And1 that's what Annenberg does
when suppressing gambling for the
Personally, we'd rather be "trap
ped by open gambling," even oh a
dark and stormy night, than have
lead slugs plugged into us.
This' is a great climate for long
life if you don't get killed by an
auto, of course.
Once in a while even a whipped
convict fWill show his humanness by
trying to start something.
The city council is about to do
something for the people take a
nice long vacation without putting
that telephone deal over.
The Tribune yesterday decided
that since The Day Book had taken
up the fight of the people in the
'phone deal it had better say some
thing about it.
So it ran a front page story that
didn't tell a thing about the real
situation, and read as if the writer
had felt he was sitting "on a keg of
gunpowder and every word he wrote
was a match.
The Tribune, however, is a great
moral organ, and very likely if it
caught you playing craps it would
tell you how wicked you were.
The sound of splashing water one
hears is not a thunder shower; it is
the Hearst-Harrisonites reading
Possibly Hearst would keep quiet
if we were to invade Mexico and sac
rifice a few thbusand American lives
to save his cattle acres.
And then again he might dig up
something else to yawp about.
, Anyhow, Chicago should worry
about a revolution in Mexico so long
as Max Annenberg and his pals are
There is, however, consolation in
the thought that Annenberg is not
feeling well just now.
Annenberg's exact trouble has not
been diagnosed, but it begins with his
feet and has nothing to do with the
Having been caught with both
hands reaching into the people's
pockets, the Bell 'phone trust may
now be expected to try and" explain
that it was going to brush off flies.
The Bell, however, is apt to dis
cover that there are not so many
flies on the people nowadays as there
used to be.
"Suppose all girls were on an isle,
And on another all the men?"
She asked him as they sat alone.
"What do you think would happen
"That's easy," he replied, with vim.
"Why, all the girls would learn to
The largest and highest cactus is
found in Arizona. It is two hundred
and-thirty-twfl feet in height.