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DAILY COMMENT ON
Now. they're getting after smoke
inspectors for accepting "gifts,"
Wonder if anybody will think of
getting after the big business con
cerns that did the "gifting"?
Any business man, firm or cor
poration that gave "gifts" to a smoke
inspector, or stood for a hold-up, was
buying the special privilege of vio
lating the law that honest individuals
and business concerns had to obey.
And any such individual or con
cern is more guilty than the inspec
tor. Get after the big fellows.
It's cruel to say it, but the dis
agreeable truth must be told. Listen.
- Many of the horrified women who
protest with such rjghteous indigna
tion against modern dancing are the
ones most men would pass by when
hunting partners for the next dance.
And the men who rant and rave
either are too old to dance or haven't
enough red blood in their veins to
In the meantime, the young folks
are going to dance about as they
darned please. So what's the use?
All the same we'd go miles to see
Arthur Burrage Parwell do the
Marshall Field's "Made .in Chi
cago" window display is punk.
Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co.'s ex
hibit beats it four ways from the
We suggest that Jimmie Simpson
be put in the Marshall Field window
as Exhibit A.
And Sears-Roebuck might put a
f,ew smoke inspectors on exhibition,
together with the justly celebrated
Sears-Roebuck shoes the inspectors
wear when not seeing Sears-Roebuck
This may be another brand of
-ihilanthrophy "made in Chicago" by
,ur well-known philanthropist, Jule
-tosenwald, big owner of Sears-Roebuck
PEOPLE AND THINGS
The gambling must be good for
corn-fed gamblers on the Chicago
Board of Trade these droughty days.
The labor leader who gets his mug
in Hearst's Examiner nowadays may
have trouble later on proving an alibi.
Those Cubs must have filled up
on Boston baked beans or boneless
codfish before going out to the Bos
ton baseball park yesterday.
Now let's forget that suffrage edi
tion. The women who fell for the
deal with Hearst had good intentions,
but made a mistake.
If they profit by their mistake, well
and good. For then they won't be
fooled so easily next time by cun
Another fight Hearst is going to
lose is his fight to plunge this coun
"try into war with Mexico to help
Huerta and the Hearst million-acre
And still another losing fight is his
war on organized labor in Chicago.
This doesn't appear to be Willie'3
Even Henri Kohlsaat is rapping
the Yellow Kid over the knuckles,
and old Vic Lawson is chuckling up
his sleeve at the jam he has got
Hearst in in Chicago.
Some silly Democratic senators,
headed by Simmons, have put a tariff
duty on bananas. As they don't
grow in this country, why protect
them? It only increases the cost to
And still we can't understand how
a labor leader who isn't a capitalist
can wear big diamonds.
Why should Uncle Sam make Eu
ropean countries sore by granting
special privileges on the Panama
canal to a coastwise shipping trust
controlled by the transcontinental
That's just what special tolls for
American ships amounts to. And it
is the real reason several European
countries won't take part in the
Panama-Pacific Expo, at 'Frisco.