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Chicago is going the limit in public
regulation of private morals.
The proposition to separate hus
bands and wives and make them
bathe at separate beaches comes
pretty near the limit.
By and by a husband will have to
take his wife in the bathroom and
lock the door if he wants to squeeze
her hand or kiss her.
And probably they'd get pinched if
they sat together in the hammock
where folks could see them.
Trying to denature humanity?
How would it do to make all men
wear skirts, so folks could tell men
from women on the streets?
If the men shaved every day, let
their hair grow long and wore
mother-hubbard gowns we might
have a pure and entirely lovely town.
We might make people pure by
putting male and female in separate
cages, like they do at the Lincoln
With a political keeper handy to
decide when to let them into the same
cage for breeding purposes.
As for Perkins, Teddy's position
seems to be "Love me, love my dog."
Kick Perk out and Ted goes with
him. O, very well.
President Wilson's firm determina
tion to go ahead with his trust pro
gram means that crooked Big Busi
ness hasn't got away with its bluff.
Honest business will fare better in
the long run when it knows what it
can and can't do.
Wilson proposes to substitute cer
tainty for uncertainty.
That business revival will come
quicker if we all get back of the ad
ministration and carry out the anti
Then congress can adjourn and go
jump in the lake.
There is no menace to honest busi
ness in Wilson's program. Instead,
there will be protection for honest
business against crooked business,
The fellows who pro bowling the
loudest are the business crooks.
Industrial, commercial and finan
cial pirates have tried to scare the
president with panic threats and
haven't got away with it; that's all.
State's Attorney Hoyne has his
hands full investigating bankers, poli
ticians, taxdodgers and labor agents.
President McCormick of the Coun
ty Board keeps busy handicapping
the state's attorney.
'Smarter, don't the trust news
papers want Hoyne to make rich tax
dodgers pay their taxes.
Are they trying to muddy the
waters so the taxdodgers can escape
while the town's all fussed up over
WOMAN IN THE MURDER. CASE
Stamford, Conn., June 26. With
Mrs. Helen M. Angle in a private san
itarium, her nerves shattered, and,
according to physicians there, her
reason temporarily impaired, police
activity today centered on the search
for a motive which may have led to
the murder of Waldo R. Ballou.
The coroner's inquest, halted by
Mrs. Angle's collapse on the stand,
will not formally be resumed until
Mrs. Angle recovers her composure.
Chemists today began analysis of
dark spots on the flatiron which po
lice claim to have found in the wo
man's fiat, and also of splashes of
some dark liquid which have dried
on the floor
Mrs. Angle was said today to be
in a serious state of collapse. She
imagines herself still on the stand at
the coroner's inquest and incoherent
ly protests her innocence of any con
nection with the murder of her 67-year-old
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