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DAILY COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
Democratic congressmen are said
to be opposed to a national minimum
wage law because it would interfere
with states' rights.
Property rights, states'-rights and
any old rights appear to be more
sacred than human rights.
Of course, the right solution of the
minimum wage is to make it national.
If one state adopts a minimum
wage and another: doesn't, the one
that doesn't will Tiave the advantage
in competition, because it can pay
Competition is war and war is
And Gen. Sherman once remarked
that "war is hell."
Papa Breiturig may have"4he dough
now, but if he goes back far enough
he will find his ancestors were no
better than a common gardener.
The daughters of the rich would
be better off by marrying clean
blooded, healthy worfcingmen than by
tying up to a burned-out sassiety
Clean blood is worth' more than
It is something money, won't put
in in the place of rotteh tlood.
Wilson's canal toll policy gives, the
windy tail-twisters a chance to grab
the British lion's tail with a big ocean
between them and the lion.
All one of 'em has to do is to get
up in congress and shoot off his
mouth and Willie Hearst will print
their names in his papers.
The -same thing goes for Wilson's
If the blue-blooded English army
officers resign, why not fill their
places with red-blooded guys from
Those blue-bloods would rather
tango than fight, anyhow.
Unless the fighting is directed at
Henrici's is advertising again.
What's coming now?
The 'phone trust is also dumping
dollars into the newspaper cash
boxes. And probably will keep it up until
it gets the Automatic.
Then 'phone rates will go up and
advertising appropriations down.
The Trib says the auto is a good
thing because with the disappearance
of the horses, manure-boxes disap
That!s all right, Trib., but over here
on the West Side they don't put it in
Much of it blows through our of
The horses come along and then
they disappear, but what we object,
to is that all of them does not dis-"
We are not prejudiced against the
horse as a horse, but there are times
wheri" we regret his ignorance of the
usages of polite society.
Here's a sure way to get the Irish
Invade Ireland with an army with
none but Englishmen in it.
The Muenier sculptures at the art
museum this week are worth seeing.
A whole lot of sculping we have
seen is bric-a-brac.
But this Muenier sculping has got
'em all backed to the wall.
Instead of showing Aphrodite ris
ing from the sea and other things
that nobody Jmows anything about,
Muenier carved out foundry workers
and dock wallopers. And they're
' Teacher Now, James, do youv un
derstand, the meaning of the word
Teacher The name one bird that
is now extinct.
Teacher Chipper? What" kind of
bird is that?
James My pet pigeon. The cat
caught him this morning. Judge,