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DAILY COMMENT ON
Now that Morgan & Co. have be
gun quitting the interlocking direc
tory game, Woodrow Wilson may be
come known as tie" man who un
scrambled the eggs.
However, the job isn't finished yet.
Rebellion appears to be popular
nowadays. Everybody's doin' it, and
the baseball players are having the
time of their lives.
Whatever else happens, that Fed
eral League is going to put more
money in circulation.
When the Michigan mine operators
turned Densmore down, it made the
third time they, had laughed in Uncle
Maybe it will be three times and
out. Here's hoping anyhow.
Recently this, column referred to
the Calumet Citizens' Alliance as
A Chicago anarchist objects on the
ground that anarchists have ideals
while those business Men have not.
We accept the amendment.
When one reads of Henry Ford
raising wages to a minimum of $5 a
day, it starts a wish that a fellow had
enough dough to go out and buy a
There's another good thing about
those little Fords. They don't hurt
so much when they run over you5. '
The Harvester trust handed the
kept newspapers a nice New Year's
present in the shape of a page ad:
In this ad the big trust tells how
much it has done for Labor.
But fails to say that it will not per
mit its employes toorganize. .
And quite innocently the trust says
the company has no desire to discuss
in the public prints the merits of its
case with the government:
May be it only hopes "the news
papers will be real good after getting'
If it will do anybody any good we
hope that go-to-church campaign
will be a success. - -
PEOPLE AND THINGS
If advertising will do the work it
ought to be, , r
But here's a suggestion to some of
When a merchant advertises and
don't live up to his advertisement, he
may catch suckers once, but they
won't come back.
If he delivers the goods, customers
will come back.
It will be the same with some of
the preachers. If they don't deliver
the goods, business will fall off after
that particular Sunday.
We have always had a notion that
when children don't like to go to
school, there is something the matter
with the school or the teachers.
For there is nothing the matter
with the general run of children.
Believing that there is nothing the
matter with Christianity, and very lit
tle the matter with people,
The inference is that if people don't
go to church there is something
wrong with either the church or the
We still think that the real solution
is for the church to go to the people"
when the people won't go to church.
ILLINOIS PUBLIC UTILITIES
COMMISSION GETS TO WORK
The new Public Utilities Commis
sion of Hlfnois became a reality yes
terday when the body did its first
real day's work. It first began an in
vestigation into the cause of the
street car accident at aV nBuren
street and Racine avenue.
It also instructed the State Grain
Dep't not to allow its employes free
transportation on railroads.
. After this the new commission held
an informal discussion with mem
bers of public utilities commissions
from other states and also represent
atives of railroads and express com
panies on the recent ruling of the
Interstate Commerce Commission in
regard to express rates.