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DAILY COMMENT ON
Corporation Counsel Sexton says
Dan Schuyler wasn't representing
him at Washington at all.
So now it's up to the Trib to back
up on thatstory from Washington.
Or else make good.
Gee, ain't it tough? They're go
ing to make people'with an income of
over $500,000 a year pay as high as
7 per cent income tax. Should you
Millionaire Bixby of California
now calls it philanthrophy that giv
ing money to girls in the notorious
From which it would appear that
philanthrophy sometimes covers a
multitude of sins.
A millionaire can get away with
an awful lot of queer stuff in the
name of philanthrophy.
The Exam continues strangely
silent about that trades union edi
tion. 'Smatter? Did Hearst have to
back up on his deal with Si O'Don
nell? Or did union labor swat him in
the solar plex?
Well, if Dan Schuyler didn't repre
sent the city at the telephone hear
ing before the U. S. attorney gen
eral, who did?
If the answer is nobody, then why
didn't somebody? The city is very
much interested in that proposed
Telephone users will wake up some
fine morning to find out that the city
has permitted the 'phone trust to
gobble up the automatic and estab
lish an absolute 'phone monopoly in
A man who can afford to pay for
medicaMreatment and then sponges
off the county is worse than the
politician 'whose pull enabled him to
do it. J
Justice isn't Republican, Demo
cratic or anything else'political. Jus
tice is justice. So why should a
judge be anything but a judge? Why
a Democrat or -Republican?
PEOPLE AND THINGS
, And why should a judge have to
apply to a party or boss for a job on
If the price of meat keeps on climb
ing some of us might as well begin
learning to eat alfalfa. They say it
Jane Addams struck a keynote on
dress reform when she said: "The
less clothes we can wear with mod
esty, the better."
borne sense to that. Much of this
prudish criticism of women's clothes
is ignorant gush.
Modesty isn't a matter of clothes,
nor immodesty the lack of clothes. A'
modest woman can be modest in
tights, and an immodest woman
would be so in a fur overcoat.
If all women wore knee pants
everybody would get used to it and
think nothing of it.
September Morn herself looks
modest enough to the modest. There
is such a thing as modest nakedness.
The slit skirt is modesty itself com
pared with the slit bosom of the so
ciety dame's gowns, which frightens
one for fear the dame will fall out of
it,if she leans over toplck up a pin.
Would anybody dare say a boy is
immodest who has worn a hole in
the seat of his pants? Yet many
good boys have done that very thing.
Funny how some people go about
doing tnmgs. For instance, Chicago
is going to educate people to get out
of thevway of autos.
Why not a campaign of education
to show auto drivers how to keep
their benzine buggies out of the way
Herm Kohlsaat favors appointment
of judges for life. Doesn't want 'em
elected by the "mob."
By the "mob" Kohlsaat means the
people; and the busy little, baker evi
dently thinks he is better than the
people and knows, more about what
they want than the people them
But then we mustn't expect too