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Ho, Ho, 'smater now?
Is the H-H combine busted?
Anyhow, why haye the Hearst pa
pers laid down on "Harrison? Are
they playing the game with Lawson?
Call that war off.
Neither side can lick the other bad
enough to put it out of business.
Been enough good men killed on
both Bides now to suit the most blood
thirsty. We're for calling it a draw.
In the meantime, let Uncle Sam
refuse to ship anything to anybody
in the war zone.
If they're going to starve each
other for war, let's starve 'em all into
Anyhow, the money we get for
arms, ammunition, etc., Is blood
Of the street railway situation, the
Daily News says:
"The public is in command of the
situation and knows it."
Gee whiz, Vic, how do you figure
If the public is in command of the
situation, whyn thunder does it
Might as well say the cattle at the
yards are in command of the situa
tion. Or that pedestrians on crowded
streets are in command of the auto
Or that the man in jail Has the
cops at his mercy.
Why, doggone it, Vic, the strap
hanger hasn't even got command of
By the way, how long has it been,
Friend Lawson, since YOU rode in a
Guess you're sore at Harrison be
cause he's for jitney busses.
'Smarter, anyhow? Do YOU own
street railway stock? Afraid of the
f o o
AT LAST! SPEAKER ELECTED
Springfield, III., Feb. 16, David E.
Shanahan, Republican, through a
combination of "wet" Republicans
and Democrats, was elected speaker
of the Illinois house of representa
tives this afternoon.
The switch to Shanahan started
when Browne Democrats lined up
with "wet" Republicans, Shanahan
receiving 57 votes. On a subsequent
ballot enough legislators Joined the
bipartisan alignment to break the
seven weeks' deadlock.
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B. & O. WORK DELAYED
City council deferred action on
B. & 0. arid Chicago & Western In
diana terminal ordinances till Friday.
Local Industries committee to hold
hearings. Anti-Harrison -alien
jockeying to hold back action
irk won't open up. . They figure
ewer jobs in Chicago the lower
the Harrison vote. Letter from Pres.
Turner, Union Terminal Co., said
work begins when agreement is
reached between the city and rail of
ficials. Said rail officials wil lcall on
city officials soon. Chicago Federa
tion of Labor etter urged city have
surface and elevated railways buy
cars made in Chicago. This would
get more work for Chicago men.
Asked national government to pre
vent industrial depressions. Asked
state government to start free em
Nothing doing on the proposition
to have the city start public works
and employ surplus now on the labor
OAK PARK HAS JITNEY BUS
A motor bus with a seating: ca
pacity of 20 people will begin to run in
OakPark on next Monday morning.
The route used will be on Oak Park
av. between Thomas and Twelfth sts.
The fare will be five cents. The dis
tance is 2 miles.
St. Louis. East St," Louis national
stockyards again quarantined, by-order
of federal government