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DA'LY COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
O yes, Elihu Root got the Nobel
peace prize, BUT '
It wasn't for the strong-arm work
he did at the Taft Republican con
vention last year.
Well, the politicians finally got
Ella Flagg Young. i
And the mayor says he is surprised:
If thafs really the. case why doesn't
he can that school board and appoint
a new one.
There's something funny about so
many of Mayor Harrison's appointees
doing something he didn't want done.
There is a movement in English
labor circles for what they call "the
Which Ts probably English for the
Larkin, its leader, jumps on the big
labor leaders for "caution amounting
to negation and impotence."
It was the extreme conservatism of
the big leaders in the A. P. of L. that
started the under dog movement in
Over here it is called the I. W. W.,
and it aims at organizing and fighting
along much more radical lines than
the Gompers regime. Ulv.
Those blind capitalists who are
trying to destroy union labor will find
they are jumping from the frying pan
into the fire.
When two striking miners were
killed by hired gunmen, "the business
men of Calumet never peeped.
When some of the-murderous gun
men got theirs, then the entire busi
ness outfit in Houghton county got
up on its hind legs and howled.
That's how they are ifiaking good
Americans of foreigners fup in the
Those foreigners vvhd loverf liberty
and cam$ over here to thland of
the free and the home of the "brave.
Wonder jf that -school board really
did double-cross our noble mayor?
Anyhow, the women of Chicago are
showing that they are-not mutts, for
they are putting the job squarely up
Did you notice the Pacific coast;
tipping up any yesterday. r
Well, it was due for a tip. Cholly
Murphy landed in N Y. " I
Now the Cubs will begin winning
next year's peanut beg puddin', we
meant pennant. f
Anyhow, Cholly pulled a dollar bill
before he got off the boat and offered;
all the money in the world for Tinkers
The dollar bill evidently wasn't
stage money, however. We don't
know about the rest of it.
If council cans the free lunch that
ancient institution will be stabbed in
the house of its friends.
It is entirely possible that a free
lunch may be both canned and
La.w come derned high, but wa
must have it.
Budget appropriation for 1913:
Corporation counsel $225,735; prose
cuting attorney, $54,169.40; teity at
torney, $140,910; municipal court
(chief justice), $232,800; same
(bailiff), $225,601.60; same (clerk),
But then the city dog pouncfonly
cost us $22,295 and city markets
We might better invest ourmoney
in a few less lawyers and have a few
more dog pounds.
Gradually the newspapers are wak
ing up to the important fact that the
foxy Pennsylvania Railroad is about
to put something raw over on the
people of Chicago.
The Tribune has finally mustered"
up the- courage to refer to Bob Red
field as a lawyer-lobbyist.
All the same, if the aldermen don't
look out, the loop will be "packed onv
a freight train and hauled off to
There's a road that makes a spe-1
ciality of grabbing off the landscape"
even if its nailed down.
The railroad is a regular Cascaf :t