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Tdaily comment on
Chicago has had so many shoot
ings by gunmen that even little chil
dren are doing it.
- Better quit your flirting. The cop
pettes are on duty now, and they'll
pinch a masher on Bight.
Perhaps now it may be possible to
have male street walkers yanked into
court.' Up to date only the females
have been pinched.
A crap shooter is arrested, but a
grain gambler like Jim Patten is a
prominent citizen. Why?
Martial law and murder comes aft
er fool, policemen have tried to pre
vent free speech and lawful assem
blage of working men
Arid as fast as trades unions are
knocked down, the I. W. W. springs
up. But-still capital is ignorant and
" can't see beyond its nose.
If a woman policeman doesn't wear
uniform the crooks can't properly
ircall her a harness bull, can they?
i Anyhow Uncle Sam is bigger than
i the express trust, and is going to
j-make the express robbers disgorge.
"Better make a clean job of it and
take over the whole business with
rthe postofflce department
- A Chicago labor leader who fondly
( imagines he is big enough to get In
'bed with Hearst and make lab.or like
' it, should read that fable of the frog
"that tried to swell up as big as the
. ox. The frog busted.
' When the sport writers begin pick
ling next year's baseball managers,
that's a sign that fall is coming.
It would be much more appropriate
-for the Exam to get out a special
edition of the N. A. M. with Gripenuts
Pb'stum as editor.
Nobody will miss Ambassador
Heniy Lane Wilson except those en
'ferprising Wall street sharks who
Wanted him to do his Mexican am-
"bassadoririg in their interest. So good
Talk about science helping out the
farmer! They've" found a cow at Mc-
PEOPLE AND THINGS
Comb, O., that falls into a well to
water her milk herself.
Southern Christian Advocate edi
toralizesthat, from a moral stand
point, it would be better for women
to go nude than dress in the present
suggestive fashion. That Advocate
editor must have seen something
Things are changing a bit in news
paper circles. The Record-Herald
and Inter-Ocean this morning printed
State's Attorney Hoyne's vigorous
attack on the Tribune; indicating
that some of the papers are getting
over being afraid of the Trib.
And now the Chicago Women's
Club will not be officially represented
in the exclusive society suffrage edi
tion of the Examiner; and it is an
nounced that Mrs. George Bass, the
president, won't write for it
That edition may get some money
for the cause, but it isn't getting the
great bulk of the Buffragists.
As for the alleged' trades union
edition, so-called unionists are going
to self a paper that can't use the
union label and is on the unfair list
of organized labor.
It isn't the real union men, how
ever, who have gone -over to Hearst
and established headquarters in his
building; it is a few of their officials
who seem to have gone to work for
Don't lose track of the telephone
deal to establish a 'phone monopoly
in Chicago. It means telephone slav
ery "for 'phone users if it goes
The first idea of the women police
seems to be one of helpfulness. That
ought to be the policy of every .police
man to be the people's friend and
"Use short words; they are the best
and proper kind to use." "I know,"
said the henpecked husband; "and
thin words the kind you can get in