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DAILY COMMENT ON
Say,. Woodrow, that was a doggone
shame to go and spoil Willie Hearst's
cute little war with Mexico.
Just think of those cows on Willie's
Mexican ranch. Their lives may have
to be sacrificed instead of the lives of
some of our sojer boys.
But if the sojer boys ain't going'
down there, Willyum might send Barr
and Cholly Walsh down, armed to the
teeth with Empire voting machines.
If they wouldn't make the Mex run
for their lives we don't know what
All the same our Woodrow is get
ting to be a regular daredevil of a
Not only turned his back on
Hearst, but is giving the stony stare
to our distinguished fellow towsmen,
Jim Forgan and Georgie Reynolds.
Really that is quite impertinent.
The very idea of anybody knowing
anything about banking and hard
cash except George and Jim is
But this is a funny old world.
Sometimes most always you can't
hardly tell from where you sit.
However, Harry Thaw wrote a
piece for Willie Hearst's paper, and
we ought to get a few Brisbraney edi
torials on insanity by Hearst's ex
pert! A fellow told us the other day he
saw Brisbrane over at McClurg's
bookstore looking up a work on
Having tried coupons, houses and
lots, suffrage editions, trades union
editions, steamboat excursions, lace
curtains and parlor, spittoons on the
circulation, it may be time to try
If Si. O'Donnell doesn't deliver the
goods, by all means give good old
psychology a whack at it.
While we are talking about great
journalists, it seems a darned shame
for old Vic Lawson to sell the taily
News to the Tribune just because he
has no children.
PEOPLE AND THINGS J
Why not make Chicago his heir
and leave the News to the people? I
Vic has milked Chicago for millions, J
and he might put it back where it
Let's have municipal ownership ol 5
the Dally News.
At any rate the News and Tribune- A
ought to do the decent thing and give
that public school land back to the
school children of Chicago. They'll
never hear the last of it as long as
they use it. ,
They say the inside dope about that :
Empire voting machine $200,000 is
that Barr got the $200,000 and forgot I
to divide. Hence those tears.
Every now and then when the wind i
Is wrong something reminds us that ;
J. Og. Armour is still running a f
slaughterhouse on the South Side. "
There's something about the '
aroma that reminds us of Chicago,
and some of our leading sassiety
But, doggone it, they can go to
Yoorup to get away from it and the
rest of us can't.
If the Empire Voting Machine Col
gave Barr $200,000 to divide with j
Somebody, and Barr forgot to divide
who is the joke on? Barr, Some- '
body or the Empire Co.?
We don't quite like the idea of the
Trib letting the Exam have a monop-
oly of special editions. :
We'll buy two copies and pay cash i
for 'em if the Trib will get out a refer- '
endum edition and let Billy Lorimer 5
But we insist on Lorimer's right to ;
write and publish his own opinion on
any old thing, including the Trib. ;
In that event it could be printed on i
asbestos paper and save the fire de-
partment a run.
After that we could have a Mc-
Cormick edition edited by'Pete Bart-
zen, and then a Bartzen edition
edited by McCormlck.
Mayor Harrison has set Sept. 1 i
for the funeral of this year's straw