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DAILY COMMENT ON
A big headline fuss is made over
the fact that it will cost Eastern rail
roads $18,000 00O to pay the raise de
manded by trainmen and conductors.
-Well, what.of it? Take tHe.-water
out of railroad bonds and stock, and
the interest and -diyidend&JJiat. now
go to a few can be spread out to the
The few can get along with fewer
luxuries and the many can get more
The world will be all the better
for it. A more equal distribution of
wealth will help all of us.
Those who have too much will be
better off otherwise when they get
less, and those who get too little now
- will be better off when they get more.
The City Hall isn't nearly so smart
at handling garbage as it is at play
ing bum politics.
The suggestion that each section
of the city take care of its own gar
bage may lead to a later suggestion
that each citizen take care of his own
.- There ought to be a good market
s.oon for individual garbage reduc
If those voting machines could be
fiked over so they would reduce gar
bage the city might save a few dol
lars that now appear to be gone.
,' Or we might load the garbage on
fcows and take it out into the lake
nd feed the fishes. ,
) In his talks io Big Business, Sen
ator Sherman is making 'em feel
good by attacking the recall of
-- Sherman may find himself more
interested in the recall of United
States senators before lie gets very
far. The people elect 'em now. And
Big Business doesn't control a ma
jority of the votes.
Some of the trust newspapers ap
pear to be worried for fear John
Walker will beat Ed Wright for presi
dent of the -Illinois Federation of
Labor. Labor should worry.
PEOPLE AND THINGS -,
John Walker is a good deal of a
huniam being and some, .fighter. t -,
The latest rumor in sassiety cir
cles is that Artie Brisbane has bought
a home in Evanston.
Going to pal with the highbrows
so as to get the right angle on those
lovely editorials about the poor
Now Willie the Hearst ought to get
busy soliciting -advertising.
But what's become of Andy Law
rence, the man who wanted to be the
power behind the Cltv Hall throne?
Are they going to dump Andy in
the clay hole?
By the way, wonder if the Barrett
brothers will buy homes in Evans
ton, too? --
Next thing on woman is to be the
soul gown. When woman is cloth
ed in that soul gown we'll 'have to
have summer twelve months in the
That is, assuming that the soul
gown is the ultimate of the diaphan
Any way you put it, however, wo
man Is all' right when she is clothed
in her right mind.
Nevertheless the United Charities
is all right We don"t .have to prove
it. The officers admit it.
Now thev sav Hearst andO'Don-
nell are coins: to dissruise that snem'al
trades union edition with false whis
kers, and print it somewhere else.
They don't like to lose that advertis
Anvbodv want to buv anv second
hand voting machines? Empire vintage
Ah Oklahoma editor asks: "Does
fishing make a man a liar, or do only
They're still strugging with primer
class issues down in Oklahoma, you
King Nicholas' play, "The Siege of
Scutari," was mobbed by a Monte
negrin audience because veterans
didn't like the way various attacks