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actions and ethics are largely deter
mined by the means by which they
gain a living. A modern newspaper
depends on Big Business for its ex
istence and it never strays very far
from the Big Business point of view.
The proposed subjugation of Mex
ico was what linanclers call a con
structive war, meaning one that
would open up new territory for ex
ploitation, while a general European
war means destruction of capital,
stoppage of production and paralysis
of trade. Hence the editorial somer
sault by the trust press. H. O. Per
lee, 4921 Van Buren St.
BRITISH NAVAL CHIEF
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Admiral Sir George Callaghan is
the commander-in-chief of the Brit
ish home fleet.
Rumors that Japan and Uncle Sam
are to fight each other have changed
to rumors that they'll jointly act as
mediators for world's peace.
COULDN'T SUPPORT FAMILY, SO
AGED MAN SUICIDES
Because he realized that he was
unable to support his family on a
salary of $8 to $9 a week, Theodore
Crosman, 71, of 1925 Hancock ave
nue, committed suicide by inhaling
gas last night.
The body was discovered by his
aged wife when she returned from a
shopping trip about 7 o'clock. Near
th,e body lay a note in which the sui
cide declared that the family would
starve if he continued his attempt to
support them on his meager income.
KID "PIRATES" DIE IN RIVER
Edward Sodzewitz, 12 years old,
and his brother Joseph, aged 8, of
2351 Altgeld street, are dead. The
body of the younger lad has already
been recovered from the water of the
Chicago river and the police are
searching for the other.
The brothers started out yesterday
to "play pirate" on a raft of their own
making, which they kept moored in
the north branch of the river near
Oakley boulevard. The raft was cut
loose and while in the middle of the
stream tipped, throwing both into the
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TROUBLE HE MOST
BE PREPARED TO
PRY R YERY HIGH
ROTE OP .INTEREST.