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The papers that fought Thompson
are now telling him how to be mayor
so as to please them.
It seems hard for the publishers
to get the idea into their heads that
a mayor is a servant of the people,
Instead of the loop newspapers.
A mayor who runs the office to'suit
the people doesn't have to worry
about what newspapers think of him.
Government by newspapers doesn't
appear to be any more popular than
government by other political Dosses.
Funny how quick the Big Bizz mag-
nates get sick when asked to testify
before the Industrial Relations (Com
mission. Bill Rockefeller was the first to get
away with. it.
Not too sick to keep, on making
millions merely too sick to fcake an
oath and answer questions. !
And there's always a handy.doctor
to issue a certificate of ill healti.
When the railroads want a5 rate in
crease, however, the magnates are
generally-well enough to makp an
Sassiety Item. Andy Lawrence is
back from. California .andonde .more
in our midst. Come to review the
remains from last Tuesday.
It must tickle Carter H.to see Andy
and Hearst sitting on Rogers back..
Rob't T. Lincoln is well enough. to
draw that $100,000 salary from the
But too sick to testify.
Come on in, Bob, and let's see what
you have done to the family name.
Well, anyhow, Bob Sweitzer has
four years as county clerk.
Deneen newspapers that fought
Thompson are printing stories to
show how well so-called Deneen
wards did for Thompson.
The game is, of course, to make
Deneen as strong with the new
mayor, as he.. is with, .some, iiewspa-
ence- will be attempfed through De
How some folks do like to have a
Washington. Coast guard serv
ice ordered every cutter south of Bos
ton to Diamond Shoals, N. C, to aid
eight vessels "wrecked off that point
on coast. '
Marion, O. Oliver Crow, Hunting
ton. Ind., Erie freight engineer, shot
and fatally wounded brother-in-law,
John Schoenmell; quarreled over
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