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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 05, 1913, Image 21',
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By gum, Sam Insull is some farmer.
Took blue ribbons for Brown Swiss
cattle at the Lake County Fair.
When Sam's in town he's president
of the Commonwealth Edison, and
finds that Chicago is about the easiest
milch cow he eyer milked.
For pleasure in the country that
blooded, cattle takes the ribbons all
When it comes to gathering in the
dough there's jnothingthat pays so
well as human cattle: when herded
together where you 'cail get at 'em
and separate them from their" small
We made a mistake in saying Sam
is a farmer. Should have said he Is
Somebody said once that, a farmer
makes his money on thBfarm, and
blows it in the city, while jatiagri-
culturist makes it" In4 the -city and
blows it on the :f arm. - .v
Yes, Sam-lnsull's an agriculturist.
Joe Cudatiy is another .agricultur
ist. He tooka- ribbon for a-team of
Some agriculturists run to cows
and some to mules. But when a
man has the price he can generally
pick his company. M
We never met up jwith any of Joe
Cudahy's mules, but it is" only, fair to
assume that they are-perfect ladies
and gentlemen, having;jheen raised
in our most exclusive Chicago stock
Very likely the mules are. merely
spending the summer at their sum
mer home, and will return to Sheri
dan Road when the social season
opens up. v
Joe, however, is at a disadvantage
'compared with Sam Insull. Sam can
raise milk with cattle, especially the
lady cattle. But Joe will have a
darned tough time of it raising milk
He could do better with elephants;
for then he could raise, billiard balls
and sell 'em to BennielBenzinger.
PEOPLE AND THINGS
If that doesn't suit his fancy- he
might plant codfish and raise codfish
We note by the press dispatches
today that two more of our leading
gentleman farmers are getting busy.
William Randolph Hearst and Har
rison .Gray Otis are importing 5,000
Chinese coolies for their ranches in
Probably going to plant Chinamen
and raise hell.
Or it may be they are going to
teach the, Chinks to set type, stereo
type and .run printing presses and
help get rid. of unions.
Our fellow townsmen, Jim Forgan
and George Reynolds, are in Wash
ington city telling Uncle Sam all
However, the banks are, not closed
during their absence. Neither are the
By the way, some kind friend
ought to" take Maclay Hoyne behind
"the kitchen door and tell him to qmc
writing statements about that inves
tigation of .election frauds.
That one he spilled yesterday was
If he feels entirely safe about last
year's election, he should throw no
rocks at a complete Investigation.
In the meantime, how soon is Max
Annenberg, Tribune gunman and
slugger, going to be tried for shoot
ing Alexander Relford?
Nothing saying in the Exam about
that special -trades union 'edition.
'Smatter? Cold feet? -
Or dfd Hearst sit down on a tack?
Wanted A few more judges who
are not afraid of the newspapers and
who will- do their own judging.
No, McCormick and Northup are
no making monkeys of those Demo
cratic" members of the County Board.
Themembers are doing it them
selves. Roger Sullivan ought to take them
over his knee and sjaak a. aw fcraina