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As moulders of public opinion the
News, Herald, American and Exam
iner are evidently ge 'ng very
mouldy. - ..
The naughy voters refused to obey
orders of the newspaper bosses.
And this is pretty near Hearst's
finish in Chicago.
Sam Insull won't own the new ad
The Trib missed the opportunity of
a lifetime. But it lacked both the
noodle and the sand.
The Post is the only loop daily that
Bill Thompson goes in under no
obligation to the gas, electric and
traction company, the telephone
trust, the State street stores, the big
banks, the money trust.
His obligation now is wholly to the
people of Chicago.
Carter Harrison can hardly be
blamed if he throws a silent snicker
up his sleeve.
And the big taxdodgers now won't
be able to put a crimp in Hoyne's ac
tivities. And nobody can prevent Roger
from going ahead with his biscuit
making. We would like to have an analysis
by Lawson and Keeley of just how
many votes the News and Herald
By supporting Sweitzer, Hearst
helped Thompson amazingly.
But gee whiz, how all the rest of
Chicago did swat the loop.
The phone trust will have a fat
chance putting that phone job over in
the new council
Several more live wires, including
Kennedy and Rodriguez, will be there
to help Merriam stand off the public
By the way, our old pal Julius Ro
senwald was out strong for Sweitzer.
Julius is some philanthropist.
Jim Patten lost out as a gas mag
nate, but won as a Republican.
Kicking Lorimer when he was ;
1 down didn't appeal to the Chicago
sense of fair play.
Now we'll see. if the newspaper
bosses can put over their pet judges.
Commonwealth Edison, Peoples
Gas, Chicago Traction and Chicago
Telephone are all due now to go off
a few points i nthe stock market.
What did it? Oh, only the people.
BITS OF NEWS
Seven fires in Oak Park have
aroused police. Fear incendiary.
Cap't Barney Baer, sent to Irving
Park station election day, returned to
Maxwell st Cap't Wood changes
Seeking Gladys Crispin, Mt. Gilead,
0., and Charles Miller, elopers on way
her, according to telegram.
Floyd Skidmore held by Waukegan
police as man who aided two desert
ing Lake Bluff sailors to escape.
Stanley Czerwiecz and brother
Thomas, West Chicago saloon keep
ers, arrested as counterfeiters.
Carl Vortahl, 332 Collins, Blue
Island, dead. Run over by auto
Alice Heelan, 17, 4710 Shields av.,
hit by auto of Herman Schoenstein,
244 W. 47th pi. Badly hurt.
Cigaret in bed blamed for fire at
1348 N. Dearborn. Small damage.
James Cornell, 11, 3756 Union,
dead. Hit by Lake Shore train at
Safebrowers got $100 in currency
and stamps at Holland Butter Co.,
338 W. S. Water st. and $1,000 from
Loeb, Cooney & Loeb, next door.
Jacob Kestle, 54, 7542 Evans av.,
butcher, found dead in bathroom,
Mrs. Sophie Markunas, 1711 Ro
bey st, hit by Soo line train while
picking coal on tracks. Dead.
Charles Williams, 27 E. Harrison,
fined $25 and costs after Marie Wil
liams, 23, told police he had placed
her on streets to solicit.
Orange Home band at Y. M. C. A.
hall, 19 S. La Salle, Friday, April 16.