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Funny campaign, isn't it, when
candidates are discussing every issue
except the one the folks are talking
If the feflgidus issue could be dis
cussed Without bitterness and revil
ing it might be a good thing to have
open discussion and try to reach
Some common ground.
But it isn't comriion Christian prac
tice to turn the other cheek.
The human impulse is to strike
back, and strike hard.
There will probably be less bitter
personal feeling between Jack John
son and Jess Willard during their
prizefight than there is between
Christians in a religious war.
Anyhow, the issue in Chicago has
the newspapers guessing and groggy.
They don't know quite how to get
their politics on straight
The Heralds advertising barom
eter showB it gained. 303 columns of
ads March 1 to March 29, inclusive
While the Trib lost 312 and the
Exam 413 cols.
It was easy for the Herald to gain
because there wasn't much to gain
on last year.
But the figures indicate what the,
business depression is doing to the
newspapers that live on advertising.
ISlow John Bull may take a crack at
John Barleycorn, too.
Old John's friends in Great Britain
certainly will begin to believe that
war is all Gen. Sherman -said it was.
The News is kicking up a row be
cause the Thompsonites in Merriam's
ward don't enthuse for Merriam.
Perhaps they wouid if there were
a little reciprocity.
Merriam ought to be re-elected,
but so long as he is running as a Re
publican he might as well play the
game according to the rules.
The whole town needs merriam in
the city council, however, no matter
how; he gets jammed up in the may
Now they're giving Levy Mayer I
crdi for landing Marian Drake
the Sweitzer column.
Levy is" Softie harmonizer when he
can brihg all the discordant elements
together in the First ward.
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