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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 04, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 3',
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"Take the judges out of politics."
Daily News. " -
All right Vic, you're on. YOU start
it by telling Judge Olson to get out
of politics" or get off the bench while
he's in. '
No objection to his running for
Some folks think a judge oughtn't
to run for mayor while hanging on to
his judicial job with both hands, and
Leggo, Jedge, Leggo. Come off the
For a legislature that has no speak
er the Illinois body is doing a whole
lot of talking.
And there is some danger of the
Wets and Drys catching cold by re
moving their party disguises.
Hurry up, boys, and let Gov. Dunne
get that message out of his system.
He's been lugging it around for
several weary weeks now.
Well, Carter H. is frank, anyhow.
He admits that he really wants the
job. And we believe him.
Gee whiz, but aren't Mr. and Mrs.
Voter popular nowadays.
All of the candidates are smiling
at 'em so sweetly, and ready to make
almost any old promise that will sep
arate them from those two votes.
Of course, after election Mr. and
Mrs. Voter will be permitted to run
along home and mind their own busi
Here's a tip for election bettors
It's the only cinch we know of
Pick Aid. Kenna for a wiriner in the
He's one thing in the loop that the
loop press can't beat
So the railroads want to increase
passenger fares, too.
They made a lot of prosperity
promises before they got that freight
increase, but nothing doing.
One of the funniest things In the
campaign is Charley Deneen and Roy
West running a non-partisan ' campaign.
PEOPLE AND THINGS
How these two professionals must
chuckle when they think of how they
bamboozled the Progressives.'
Now if Deneen and Roger can put
over their respective candidates they
can go to California and not worry
about which one wins.
It would be interesting to know
whether the bakers are really paying
war prices for flour or paying a con
tract price made before wheat
And some folks do say it is the re
tail butcher and not the big packer
who is getting the hog end of the
high price of meat.
Seems as if an awful lot of middle
men are sitting on the backs of the
CLAIM WHEAT BARONS IN CHI.
ARE BOOSTING PRICE
At the department of justice in
Washington, Chicago- grain men are
accused of boosting the grain prices
by speculation. War has little to do
with' the rise, it is claimed.
Over 891,000,000 bushels of wheat
were raised here this year. United
States requires about 600,000,000
bushels, the authorities say. Only
178,000,000 bushels of the grain has
been exported is their claim, and
there is no cause for soaring wheat
J. C. Merrill, secretary of the Chi
cago board of trade, denied this.
"The war in Europe is the only
cause for boosted wheat prices and
an investigation will show that We
have half of the people of the globe
depending upon the other half for
food. The high prices are caused by
the fear that the world will run short
of wheat before the next harvest."
Frank Shabinger, 42, 1435 S. Kost
ner av., died from fall on un cleaned'
J. B. McCormick, theological stu
dent at 2722 Washington blvd., held
up by auto bandits: $23 and watch.