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Comiskey's career has been .a
steady advance. He went from Du
buque to St. Louis and first-based for
the "Browns" owned by Chris Von
Der Ahe. He revolutionized the posi
tion. "" -
In 1887 he became captain and
manager of the team and began win
ning American Association pennants.
He next went to Cincinnati as man
ager and later bought the "St. Paul.
irancmse, developed tne American
League fronuthe Western and is to
day one of the wealthiest men in the
Comiskey would have more money
than he has if he wasn't so good to
so many old friends. It was "Com
my" who made comfortable the last
days of Von Der Ahe, and if his pri
vate check book could be examined
it would show that his charity runs
to thousands a year.
uomisKey is a -gooa spenaer. tie
entertains handsomely; he takes his
White Sox on trans-continental train
ing trips in a private train and does
everything upon a large scale. His
heart is so big that he is never hap
pierthan when making it possible for
some one tq have a good time.
Now it becomes plain why the
Hearst papers have been honeying
around Simon O'Donnell all these
Hearst may have got It into his
head that the president of a labor
organization owns that organization
and can lead the men around like
Hearst may now give an exhibition
of a non-union newspaper being en
dorsed by unions for its non
unionism. That Castro fellow is a busy guy.
Better change his name to Cascarets.
Rather rubbing it in for The Trib
to remind the Exam that Max Annen
berg learned journalism in the Hearst
school of applied slugging.
But kidding Arthah Brisbane, or
Bizzbrain, is bad form. Always deal
gently with a N'York guy when he
breezes into our midst. Don't josh
The Tribune today said of Max
Annenberg that he was "indicted for
assault for resisting an attack by
gamblers." As that is a deliberate
lie, it is plain that The Tribune won't
hesitate to lie in an editorial.
Sacy. of Navy Daniels and wife
missed their baggage at Denver and
to dress up combed their hair differ
ently for different occasions. But
what would Daniels have done if he
Edwin Could is in Chicago and
getting Jots of newspaper space Be
cause he's the son of his dad, who
left him money.
If you want to see a show that
shows up department store owners
and browbeating policemen go see
"Within the Law" at the Olympic. It
will make you think.
And still the 'phone trust has the
big newspapers muzzled. Not one of
'em making a fight for the rights of
That means that users will have
to get together and protect their own
A better name for those motor
dromes would be murderdromes.
Reduced rates for parcel, post go
into effect Oct. 15, when the express
pig will be due for another squeal.
Now that we have the Wilson
highball, made of orange juice, and
Bryan's grapejuice cocktail, we won't
miss it much by going back to good
old Adam's ale. You can draw that
from the hydrant.
The object of getting control of the
government in Venezuela is about the
same as the object in getting control
of the government anywhere else.
Control of the people's money.
The labor leader who gets his pic
ture in a Hearst newspaper nowadays
is a good one to keep an eye on.
There's always a reason when a man
lends aid and comfort to the enemy.