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. DAILY COMMENTS ON PEOPLE AND THINGS '
One of Marshall Field's grandsons,
and one of the heirs to the enormous
Field estate, is showing the influence
of his English education.
Henry Field has joined the English
m 'According to one of the Sunday
papers his parting with his mother,
now Mrs. Maldwin Drummond of
England, was sad.
In the meantime, all the people of
Chicago are working for the Angli
cized American and helping to pile
up more millions for him in Chicago.
Young Field was probably too far
away to read President Wilson's re
quest that Americans remain neutral.
It may be, however, that while the
Field money is American, the Fields
themselves are English from choice
and by adoption.
Before he went to war, this boy,
who gets two-fifths of the. big Field
estate, made his will.
Possibly he fears that some Ger
man may not know just who he is
and put a bayonet through him.
But the Chicago papers are not
saying much about it.
The trustees don't want any pub
licity on young Field's warlike spirit
on the side of the English.
It's time now for Judge Cooper to
.tie a can to Special State's Attorney
Northup has been fooling away 'at
that job for many weary months now
and hasn't done anything.
He submitted his case to the peo
ple of Cook county and they repudi-
That ought to be about all for
After trying their darndest to beat
him, the newspapers are now telling
us what a good fellow Peter Rein
Next they'll be telling Peter how to
run the County Board to suit the
Judge Scully is under obligations,
.to nobody for his election but the
And all they want is honest ad
ministration of that office in the in
terest of the public.
He can tell the bosses to go jump
in the lake.
It is moved, seconded and carried
that the County Onion, or Union, do
now adjourn sine die.
Roy West and Fred Blocki will now
occupy the center of the stage for
a few minutes.
And we'll see how they have been
running that Board of Review.
Now that he's indicted in that New
Haven mess, Bill Rockefeller will
probably get sick again.
Vice Pres. Tom Marshall wants a
U. S. navy big enough to lick the
whole blamed world.
Why a navy? Can't Marshall stand
on the coast and drive hostile war
ships off by making speeches at 'em.
Even the biggest guns might not
prevail against the Great American
With city detectives protecting
pickpockets and tax officials keep
ing the rich off the tax duplicate, an
honest man has a fat chance in Chi.
BUSY ON LABOR BILLS
President John II. Walker and Secretary-Treasurer
Victor A. Olander
of the Illinois State Federation of
Labor are busy working on labor bills
which will be presented to the Illinois
legislature when that body meets in
Olander will remain in Springfield
until Nov. 15. After that date he will
make his permanent headquarters at;
166 W. Washington st.
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Gimlet eyes, the. hook nose, the
biting tongue, the hatchet face, the
cutting voice, keen ears, the bullet
head, iron nerve, the sharp chin, the
marble heart, the stony glare. Phil
adelphia Public Ledger.