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DAILY COMMENT ON
Now that organized labor has gone
on record against the Simon O'Don
nell edition of Hearst?s Examiner,
Simon should resign either as editor-in-chief
of that edition or as presi
dent of the Building Trades Council.
We don't know which pays the
most, but Simon, surely can't hold
on to both.
Harry. Thaw isn't the only crazy
man who isn't locked up in an
There are rich men's sons tearing
around Chicago who- have no more
brains than Thaw, and whose morals
are just as rotten.
Did you ever stop 'to think that
most people sympathize with, a man
who escapes from prison?
Indicating, possibly, that our sys
tem of punishment is more severe
than the people themselves are.
After all we couldn't have Perry's
victory all over again in Chicago be
cause the hired heroes of the occasion-refused
to hero for $1 per day.
They wanted to be $2 a day heroes
or none at alL So they struck.
Not having any fighters there was
no Perry's victory. So it was in play.
Some day it will pan out the same in
war. The soldiers will go on a strike
and refuse to shoot down their broth
ers to please some darned king.
It's about time those Democratic
members of the county board were
taking a tumble to themselves, and
voting the necessary money to that
special grand jury.
Opposition hurts the opposers
more than it does anybody else. The
average citizen wants the truth
about election frauds, no matter
where it hits.
Jim Keeley Is back, from Europe
and anxious to go before the Butts
committee, and answer questions.
In the meantime the whole Ot
tumwa bunch say that none of them
told Reporter Marriott of the Exam
iner anything that brought Keeley's
name into the 'mess. I
PEOPLE AND THINGS
It is now up to Andy Lawrence to
hurry back from California and fol
low Keeley's example.
If there is nothing crooked about
the votingmachine deal, why doesn't
Agent Barr of the Empire Voting Ma
chine Co. come to Chicago and . tell
all he knows about it?
Lt.-Gov. Glynn of New York is
worse off than Gov. S,ulzer. Tam
many ia for him. Thai's some load
It IS kind of tough when a dry
state has to pray for water. And
some wet states have more water
than they know what to do with.
Charity runs off of poverty like
water off a duck's baqk.
Charity and philanthrophy are two
of the favorite sports qf the few who
are responsible for the poverty of the
When a rich man, who got it by
exploiting labor, turns philanthropist,
he fondly Imagines he is fooling God.
He thinks if he can attract God's
attention to the way he spends his
pennies, God won't see how he gets
And now they tell us that Eve was
on earth long before Adam. That
knocks that rib story into a cocked,
hat, but it reflects oh Eve's Intelli
gence. If she was in the garden first, why
in thunder did she let young Adam
come in and take charge of the whole
We don't like to cast asparagus at
anyone's ancestors, but from all we
can pick up, Adam was no better
than he should be.
Perhaps the California Jap ques
tion will be reopened. In Fresno
county immigration officials have ar
rested Monsieur H. Iwata. M. Iwata
is very rich, owning a business block,
a theater and a corrall in which were
kept forty Japanese women. Japan's
honorable dignity will be much hurt
by the interference with M. Iwata'a,
money-making in California.