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DAILY COMMENTS ON
Now the investigators want $16,
000 more to spend investigating vice.
But why all this investigation?
We know vice isliete, and we have
been investigating it lor years and
years and years.
Can't we do anything to it but in
vestigate it and talk about it?
U. S. supreme judges have given
themselves a vacation of over three
In the meantime, litigants can
wait. Pretty soft for the judges, but
then they have no boss.
Getting back to vice again, how
would it do to get after the cadets
who make a business of having wo
men sell themselves and give the
money to their masters?
If a man ran into you with an au
tomobile, would you want the man or
the auto pinched?
Women who "work" for those in
famous cadets are in much the posi
tion of the auto. The cadet is the
If barbers want a living wagq
they'll have to organize and get it for
It isn't the practice for employers
to voluntarily hand anything to un
And it's mighty hard to get laws
passed handing you anything.
Why not extend the postal savings
banks and let the people put their
money where it will be safe?
If you borrow from a bank you
must put up perfectly good collateral,
so the bank will be sure to get its
Why not njake 'em guarantee bank
deposits, so YOU will get your money
back when you deposit it with them?
What's good f or the gander ought
to be good for the goose.
We still think the best time to me
diate would be after Villa has cap
tured Mexico City.
Then we won't have to consult
PEOPLE AND THINGS
Business wants congress to let it
That's all any violator wants the
law to do let him alone.
But honest business needs protec
tion from dishonest business quite as
much as the people do.
MYSTERY OVER DISAPPEARANCE
OF MARJORIE BALDWIN
That Marjorie Baldwin, pretty 17-year-old
daughter of a real estate
broker, is being held prisoner by a
gang of West Side boy "toughs" was
the theory advanced by her mother
The Baldwin girl disappeared last
Wednesday night while preparations
were being made to send her to a
Wisconsin seminary, and detectives
have been unable to find her. Two
small boys told Mrs, Baldwin they
saw two youths leading Marjorie
through a passageway between two
buildings on the West Side Sunday
night The older boys threatened to
cut their throats if they called the
police, they said.
WONT IMPEACH JUDGE SPEER
Washington, June 23. Judge Em
ery Speer of the United States Dis
trict Court at Macon, Ga., was se
verely arraigned by the House judi
ciary committee today for misusing
his high office, but he was spared an
impeachment trial because the com
mitte believed there was not sufficient
evidence of wrongdoing to convict
The committee's report requested
the House to drop the charge.
Rep. Volstead of Minnesota, Re
publican, and minority member of the
sub-investigating committee, sub
mitted a separate report exonerating
Speer. Reps.' Webb and Fltzhenry
signed the majority report.
For cleaning windows a new dish
mop, kept for the purpose, will be
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