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MERELY COMMENT I
The Trib's got a lot of nerve to
print a story about George Reynolds
and Jim Forgan.
The very idea of talking right out
in public about Chicago's two big
financial bosses like that.
The Trib should remember that
George and Jim run most of the
banks in town now and have a copper-riveted
cinch on control of Chi
Well, it's about time for some of
the mayoralty candidates to tell the
folks how they stand on municipal
ownership of telephones, with a
phone in every home and service at
a penny a call.
The armor-ammunition trust is evi
dently busy stirring up sentiment that
will make Uncle Sam buy more armor
plate, more guns, more swords, more
pistols and more powder.
Instead of the Illinois legislature
being made up of Democrats and Re
publicans it is made up mostly of
Wets and Drys.
But then other state legislatures
have the same disease.
Prof. Frazer of the University of
Illinois wanted to marry the daughter
of President James
But he had to give up his job to get
the president's daughter because
President James wouldn't stand for
the family game.
President James evidently had a
different idea of playing the, family
game from George Reynolds and Jim
Control of Chicago banks in the
future is liable to come by inherit
ance. When Reynolds ran out of sons he
imported a brother from Iowa.
Heavy traffic now has to get off
Michigan boulevard and keep out of
the way of autos.
That means they will get on other
streets and bother nobody but those
who ride on street cars.
Why do circuit judges persist in
pointing only representatives of the
rich to positions on the park boards?
Is it to make sure of exclusive con
trol of the boulevards by auto own
ers? o o
CHICAGO GRAIN. Corn, wheat
and oats up.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Market
developed strength toward close,
with trading active. London stock
exchange open for first time since
Montgomery, Ala. Two negroes,
Ed and WID. Smith, taken from Wa
tumpka, Ala., jail and lynched; were
held as suspects in connection with
murder of R. A. StUlwelL Third
lynching in this immediate vicinity
in ten days.
Our health depends not only on
how we live, but on how the people
about us live.
Every household should take pre
caution against spreading disease to
others. Every citizen should keep
his premises cleans see that no refuse
collects and makes a breeding place
for flies. He should see that all san
itary regulations are complied with.
When any member of his house
hold contracts a communicable dis
ease he should take guch precautions
as will present its being spread to
others. He should bear in mind that
every case of a communicable dis
ease is contracted directly or indi
rectly from some infected persons.
Mostly cloudy tonight and Tues
day, probably rain Tuesday after
noon or night; rising temperature;
lowest tonight near 'the freezing
point; southerly winds, increasing
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1914, at the postoffice at Chicago,
III., under the Act of March, 3, 1879.
By Mail, Except ia Chicago a Year,