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'Smarter with the Trib's Progres
With a fine chance to help elect
a real progressive in Raymond Rob
ins, why is the Trttrscudumb?
Has Roger got the "world's great
When Ogden Gas was put over,
Lawson's Daily News referred to that
franchise grab as "shameless brig
andage." Yet that's where Roger got his
And now Lawson is working his
Wonder if Vic owns any gas stock?
Isn't it funny how Roger has tam
ed all the trust newspapers?
They say a vote for Sullivan is a
vote for Wilson; and that Sullivan
will help carry out Wilson's policies.
How? On a stretcher?
What will that $8,000,000 Mich
igan boulevard link get a man who
doesn't own either property or an
Why, he can stand on the corner
of Michigan boulevard and Randolph
and watch the autos roll by.
Does labor really stand by its
If so, then how can any working
man hesitate in choosing between
Sullivan and Sherman on one hand
and Raymond Robins on the other?
Sullivan is on the unfair list of
the Chicago Federation of Labor and
Sherman ought to "be.
What difference does it make what
party any of them belongs to?
The real thing is what each of
them stands for personally.
Mayor Harrison is being regular
without being noisy about it. The
Sullivan pill isn't even sugar-coated.
Why not spit it out, Carter?
The Chicago shylocks are still
soaking borrowers that 7 per cent.
This war makes great weather for
They not only raised their interest
rate, but got their taxes reduced.
But they didn't raise the interest
paid to depositors.
By Roswell F. Connor.
He has worked in the mines, he has
worked on the plains.
He has worked in far Nome, in the
snows and the rains.
He has worked in great cities, year
And this report I.always hear:
Wherever he has worked, they all do
He has worked for the betterment of
man each day.
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TRYING TO SPRING EUGENIC
LAW IN ILLINOIS
Illinois may have a eugenic law.
Already the health committee of the
city council has come out in the open
and expressed the desire to support
a bill which would forbid marriage
unless the, couple can show health
certificates from reputable physi
cians. George L. Reker, assistant corpora
tion counsel, recently was instructed
to draw a bill along the lines now in
effect in Wisconsin. His bill will pro
hibit the county clerk from issuing
a marriage license until the health
certificate is shown.
Such a bill will probably be very
bitterly fought. In Wisconsin the
men who managed to have the eu
genic law put through the legisla
ture are still being attacked.
The' head of the health commission,
Dr. Nance, has been searching for a
long time for some bill that would
check the spread of venereal diseases.
This is the result of his" search.
A button famine is said to be
threatening this country on account
of the war, but the buttons the sup
ply of which is threatened are most
ly of the ornamental kind. If the
worst should happen, people could
again use wooden buttons, covering
them with cloth.