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DAILY COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
Evidently Roger Sullivan isn't go
ing to-get by without a real fight.
W. J. Bryan, in The Commoner,
urges Illinois Democrats to get to
gether" and lick Sullivan.
Bryan's opposition may switch
Hearst to Roger you never can tell.
But just listen to one thing Bryan
"Roger Sullivan may be expected7
to marshal under his banner every
element interested in the misuse of
Go to it, men. Give us Democratic
harmony even if you have to fight
It is in .order now for Sullivan to
tell what he thinks of Bryan.
What interests are opposed to Pres.
. Wilson's demand for repeal of free
Standard Oil, U. S. steel, the sugar
trust, the railroads and their servant,
W. R. Hearst. (
Judge Gary, boss of the steel trust,
is a frequent guest at the HearstTso
cial functions in N. Y.
. As for'Mexico, why intervene now?
If we must ultimately take' posses
sion and kill off a lot of 'em; the
-longer we put it off the-fewer of .'em
we'll have to fight.
4 For they'll kill each other as long
as we keep hands off. .
There is that virtue, anyhow, to
the policy of watchful waiting.
A safe rule tor a voter to follow is
to find out all he can. about each tof
the candidates, and then vote for the
one he believes will best represent
The election of an akterman is of
sufficient importance for the Voters
in each w"ard to get together as
neighbors and discuss the candidates
and what they stand for.
.This would be easier if. eyery pub
lic school were a social center
which it ought to be.
Parents could then study govern
ment at night in the same building ,
where the children study readin',
writin' and 'rithmetic.
The greatest foe civilization has to
fight is ignorance. "
The more people discuss among
themselves THEIR government, the
less danger there will be of either
'political or newspaper bossism.
. And the less danger from slavery
to party, tags and labels.
If voters insist on voting for
parties, however, why not study care
fully what each party offers them
and Which is most likely to keep its
The old parties have been offering
for years, but there isn't much differ
ence between a Democrat and a Re
publican after election.
The only difference, is. in the kind
of men they are. -
o oi :
h Mr. Henpeck never seems to
He Why should he. He has
enough, at home without going out