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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 31, 1913, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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DAILY COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
Now they're telling us what a gal
lant gentleman Snoop was for get
ting out of the" way of Mrs. Young.
Without knowing much about it,
it looks to a man up a tree as if
Shoop quit because he was canned.
Many a good "man has done the
same.
And Shoop was only human. He
held on until as long as he had a
chance and looked pleasant when he
had to let go.
Heart's reporter went to the mine
managers or their tools to find out
just what the Michigan copper miners
wanted and what the miners thought
about it all.
And then he got what the mine
managers thought about it vthem
selves thus getting -both side& of the
story.
It's dead easy when yon get one
side to an argument to tejl you all
about how both sides feel about it;
Big Jim MoNaughton, the. Law and
the Gospel of the Michigan copper
country, dropped into Chicago yes
terday and quite naturally blew into
the Blackstone -HoteL
Charles H. Mover, leaiier of the
other side, is stopping at -St. Luke's
Hospital.
Both the Trib and the Exam now
have reporters at Calumet. It will be
interesting to see which is the liar.
Gov. Ferris not only thinks that
Uncle Sam should not investigate the
copper strike, but also that the state
of Michigan shouldn't, butt in.
Which policy is quite'to the liking
of the mine owners.
One way to make Chicago grow
along the ground InBtead of up in
the air would be to further limit the
height of buildings;
The higher they go in the loop the
greater the congestion in that little
patch of iniquity.
And all Chicago is contributing to
the millions of unearned increment
in loop land values.
The loop game is to hog the in
creased value of land that comes
through increase of population and
demand for use.
When councilmen representing
wards outside the loop begin to un
derstand this they will quit legislat
ing for the benefit of owners of loop
property only.
The big-newspapers play the loop
game, because they eat out of the
hands of loop advertisers.
Colorado mine inspectors report
shows decrease-of '75.5 per cent in
production of non-union coal and in
crease of 91.7 per cent of production
of union mines.
Which crives some indication of.
.-whether the strike is effective in that
state or not.
Some newspaper readers are now
getting information about Calumet
that Day Book readers, got four
months ago. x
And every-day Day Book readers
get information they never will get
in other Chicago newspapers.
It really makes a big difference
when you don't take advertising.
The gist of the Mexican news is
that Huerta is still defiant and drunk.
Wa can't lust llnrtatstanri whv Rior
Jim McNaughton ducked out of Calu
met just when the grand jury met.
It seems so useless when Big Jim
owns the Citizens' Alliance, and the
Citizens' Alliance owns the grand
jury.
PUSH ANTI-TRUST SUITS
Washington,' Dec. 31. Pending
suits or tne government against al
leged violators of the Sherman anti
trust law wiu De pushed to a cont
slon In the courts unless new o
tures are made by the corporatic
according to a statement made
Attv. Gen. McRevnolds in renll
persistent rumors that various s(
notablv that aeainst the suGrar tr
will be terminated by agreement but.
of court. McReynoIds said no com
promises are pending at this time.

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