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DAILY COMMENTS ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
Willie the Hearst is in again.
This time he's demanding a pro
tective tariff and knocking the
Democratic administration again.
Hearst's social pal in New York is
Judge Gary, head of the steel trust.
And George Perkins, trainer for the
Bull Moose, is a director in the steel
Willie the Hearst is get
ting ready to go snooks politically
Hearst's favorite pastime is politi
cally pimping for Big Biz.
His newspaper peace propaganda
is intended primarily to embarrass
The United Charities want more
How much of each dollar contrib
uted will go to pay the expenses of
the army of charity workers
And how much of it will reach the
A Wilmington, Del., man, on a
wager, ate 100 ears of raw corn.
He ought to be hitched to a plow
with another mule.
Vic Lawson's Daily News let out
editorial yawps two days hand-running
now against increasing the in
'Smarter, Vic? What's the use of
being such a tightwad?
You can't take it away with you
when you croak. Scatter it a bit, Vic
tor, scatter it a bit ' Let go some.
Gosh, old Jim Gorden Bennett got
married for the first time at 73.
But then he's spent most of his
life in Paris.
Probably never thought of mar
riage until he got so old he wanted
somebody to brew his tea.
N. Y. bankers rushed to the rescue
and loaned the big town $80,000,000
at 6 per cent.
When a money-lender turns patriot
there's a percentage in it
The bonds this loan is to take up
bore only 4 per cent.
It's about time for somebody in
authority to investigate the laying off
of employes by the Chicago Tele
Tell your alderman about it. Kick
about rotten service. Kick hard. Kick
Let's make 'em put those operators
back on the job.
CHARGES COP MADE BRUTAL
James Cunningham, policeman on
duty in front of the Tribune war
I map, made a "brutal and unwarrant
ed assault on a prisoner, according
to charges preferred by George Koop
and to be presented to the police
Koop was getting off the patrol
wagon at central station when Cun
ningham slugged Koop twice on the
side of the head and increased a flow
of coarse language and oaths used on
Koop during the ride in the wagon,
according to Koop. The arrest was
made because Koop announced to
the crowd in front of the Trib's war
map that a Socialist anfei-war meet
ing was to be held at Riverview
Park. He has demanded jury trial on
the charge of disorderly conduct. It
will be heard Sept 29.
Business men across the street
from the Trib's map have been to
Chief Gleason with complaints that
the map spoils trade for them. Three
extra policeman are required to han
dle the crowds that block Dearborn
TWO DIE LACK OF FOOD
Hundreds are being laid off in the
factories. Two men starved to death
One man listed at "Wm. Malone,
address unknown," was picked up in
a prairie on E. Grand av. Another,
Joseph Schuster, was found in a
basement at 746 N. Franklin st Both
died from lack of food, the police rec