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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 19, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 8

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work along the LINE QF THE
LEAST RESISTANCE, to accomplish
the best results, in improving the con
dition of the working people men,
women and children today and to
morrow and tomorrow's tomorrow;
and each day making it a better day
than the one before; that is our guid
ing principle and philosophy, the aim
of our labor movement, in order to
secure a BETTER LIFE FOR ALL!
(Tomorrow Morris Hillquit's plan
will 'appear jn The Day Book.)
MERELYCOMMENT
First the newspapers jumped on
State Auditor Brady.
Then Brady Jumped on the Lorimer
banks.
Next the newspapers dropped the
Brady Michigan wife story like a hot
potato and jumped on the Lorimer
banks.
Likewise on Lorimer.
Then the attorney general got
busy.
What's the answer?
Was the banking trust -bask of the
whole thing? . " "V --
Was'(t afraid orneQdy fcufsfde. the
Sacred" circleVauld get theh&pdHng
ofa small" part "of the people sav
ings? Or. didn't the bank magnates know
a thing about it until they read it in
the papers?
By the way, which is worse, picking
oneman's pocket or picking every
body's pocket by dodging taxes?
Is a taxdodger a criminal, or
merely a successful business man, in
fluential capitalist and leading citi
zen? Now the women's clubs are favor
tag teaching 5ex hygiene.
Did you ever notice that school
physiologies teach boys and girls all
about themselves, except WHAT
THEY ARE?
Those United Societies guys, are
about the unwisest ginks, in Illinois.
They fought suffrage with men
and maney,Jjntil $E-S4jrjjeine Cour
said it was constitutional; and. THEN
They insisted on women having
more suffrage than they haye now.
Most of the trouble pf the wets
conies from the ignorance of brewers
and liquor dealers.
Brewers are more responsible for
the bad reputation of the saloon busi
ness than the saloonkeepers, are.
They hogged so much of the profit
on beer that they forced saloonkeep
ers 'to desperate straits to make a liv?
ing.
But those who dance must-pay the
fiddler.
THE CQUNTY BOARD MEETING
Finance committee whitewashed.
County Treasurer Wm, L. O'Connell
and praised him for turning hr more
interest on funds than predecessors,
President McCormick objected to
committee's report and political bat
tle resulted.
Business men want quick action on
good roads. P, J. Dunne, Mandel
Bros, took lobbyist role and de
jbanfled quick action.
"ThlTboard is spin) on jWhehej 1q
jjeebqck. or., concrete for ' CQiintry
roads.
Deputy Controller Frank Ryan
suggested borrowing from city at 3
per cent rather than from banks at
5 per cent. Negotiations will be
started.
Annual tax levy ordinance passed.
Amended nurses' contract, elun
inating workday of nine hours and
giving free laundry service.
Denied county .treasurer privilege
of borrowing money.
Approved suggested changes in law
relative to treasurer.
Refused appropriation of ?30,000
for assessors.
Failed to consider claim of $3.9,700
for nursing service.
Considered plan to reduce county's
interest bill.
Passed bills aggregating $260,000,
including Hoyne bills farJijlpi
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