Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
DAILY COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
As a rule the richer a man is the
fewer babies he raises.
And the lessjie wants to pay in
wages to men who- really keep the
Some of those Michigan miners
have as many as twelve children,
while about all the mine owners have
And their wives are so busy hav
ing society parties that they can't
find time to have babies.
That consolidation of public utili
ties ought to give the owners a
chance to print a few milions more of
There's still plenty of water in the
lake that isn't working. And it is
dead easy to pump it Into bonds and
stock, if you only know how.
Just so you won't forget it, Willie
the Hearst's special trades union edi
tionof the Exam is due Sept. 29
provided it doesn't get lost in the
If it doesn't appear, then you can
make up your mind the labor unions
of Chicago gave Hearst the worst
licking he ever got
Come to think of it, mebbe those
pig-sticking packers wore red hunt
ing coats so they could look in the
mirror and imagine they were reg
As for real fox hunting, the chances
are most of them were chicken fan
ciers or turkey trotters. Something
Still, what's that got to do with the
high price of beef-? Probably a whole
lot. The packers need the money.
Sam .Insull may be the whole
cheese in the local street car situa
tion, but all the same we don't like
Insull just think of it. Isn't that
a dickens of a name to pin onto a
man? But it would be worse than
that if that last 1 were a t.
By the way, what's become of An
dy Lawrence? Anybody seen Andy
And we also miss a few other
prominent citizens. For example,
there are the Barrett brothers and
We. don't notice their names in the
society columns either. Business
must be dull.
In the meantime street railway
service is still rotten, thank you, and
they're packing 'em in in the same
It would be easy enough to get bet
ter service with the faculties we have
if anybody in authority really wanted
to force it.
But the tighter the company can
pack the straphangers in the bigger
the dividends. So why run.more
By the way, service would be much
faster if some way could be arranged
to keep trucks and wagons out of the
tracks', except when they had to get
in them to pass standing teams.
We .might pass a law making may
ors and councilmen ride on street
cars so they would know what the
rest of us have to put up with.
A good way to stop those politi
cians on the school board from both
ering Ella Flagg Young would be to
kick 'eni off the board.
Nevertheless the change-your-underwear
season is fast approach
ing. Also the world's series. But Chi
cago won't be in it this year. The
Cubs fooled away too much time on
It is not rumored, however, that
one Cholly Murphy lost money this
year. So he'll have new fall clothes.
And a 1914 buzz walgon.
And in due course of time no doubt
Comiskey will be a grandfather. How
time does fly.
Yes, indeed. Why actually, Christ
mas is coming. Or Xmas. As you
please. We spell it both ways. It
costs just the same.
Chicago modiste has designed a