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DAILY COMMENT ON
With a broker held as an aid in a
swindle, Mrs. Potter Palmer facing
suit in the woman's fund deal and
a wealthy North Shore man fac
ing charges preferred by a young girl,
the rich seem to be having their
Now we understand why February
is the shortest month in the year. The
wind blew three days out of every
week this past month. And accord
ing to our calendar, "this past
month" was February.
The city council has decided to in
vestigate the rotten treatment hand
ed out by the police to the striking
waitresses. And it wasn't the urgent
request of the waitresses that forced
that move. Chicago clubwomen were
back of it.
It looks mighty good to see the
women stick together in such a
And it is going to be the council
committee on schools, fire, police and
civil .service that is going to do the
A committee on FIRE alone, with
the fire used in a different sense,
sounds good enough to investigate
We think it would be a good idea
for some of our Windy City coppers
to crawl into a hole and pull the hole
in after them.
We are not mentioning any names,
but we sure hope that the coppers on
duty in front of Henrici's read this!
Our band of aldermen have started
action to oust the "Family Entrance"
signs on saloons.
"Family Entrances" may come and
"Family Entrances" may go, but
"rushinda can" goes on forever.
"Here's four bits, Johnny. Go get
a "bucket o' suds."
Looks like the council wants to get
the Oak Park "L"'up in the air out
Sears-Roebuck Co. reports their
sales for February at $8,953,931, an
PEOPLE AND THINGS
increase of $537,456 over the show
ing of 1913.
We take it that that increase in
cludes money made by charging em
ployes for drinking water.
And while the big bugs, of the con
cern rake in the coin, the ones who
do the actual work that makes the
money slave along on salaries that
the O'Hara wage investigation com
mittee saw- fit to take a'-rap at.
And still'jthe wrangling over "Sep
tember Morn" goes on. The question
is, shall she or shall she riot be allow
ed to show in show windows.
And in the meantime ''September
Morn" is working overtime in all sec
tions of Chicago.
Nobody, gives the poor girl credit
for being game. Think of standing in
nature's garment in the sort of
weather we have been having lately.
Blobbs Guzzler always goes to
Slobbs Yes, he even regards at
high bail as the only antidote for low