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The News and Journal .rushed to
the front Tuesday for the phone
interviews with prominent
bankers pleadingtorChicago not to
Don't want the city to swipe the
property rights of the tunnel com
pany. Bunk. Nothing else. The tunnel
company got a valuable franchise and
agreed to do certain things or forfeit
it phone franchise.
Council is merely making the con
tract stick. '
Council should pay no attention to
the money-lenders. The town does
not belong to them simply because
they handle millions of other peo
And at a profit at that.
The more Mayor Thompson Jets
himself be led into playing joarty pol
itics the faster he will slump as
mayor of all of the people.
He wasn't elected just because he
happened to be a Republican, but in
e?pite of that fact
He would be a bigger man as a non
partisan mayor of Chicago than as
leader in any party in Illinois.
The story goes that Roy West,
Deneen et aL had to put Jesse Hol
dom on the judicial tickets because
Vic Lawson insisted.
Holdom is one of Lawson's pets.
We will now watch the bar associ
ation and the trust press pick Chi
That's why we haVe so many
judges who ought not to be on the
The newspapers that knock 'coun
cil for forfeiting the phone franchise
are not representing the pepplp.
They are representing thephone
trust and Og Armour's tunnel com
The school board might better bor
row money to meet deficits than re
duce the pay of teachers.
The people are willing fo payto-
keep the public school system on a
That's where we make citizens.
POLICE LINE UP ON THE SIDE OF
THE BIG BOSSES
"To hell your your citizenship!"
This is the greeting J. Patossky
says Policeman No. 2355 accorded
him when he protested against being
ejected from the street at Jackson
blvd. and Desplalnes by the copper.
Patossky, a- member of the Amalga
mated Clothing Workers of America,
says he was standing near the plant
of the Continental Tailoring Co.
when the officer told him to get
awayi Patossky did not get quickly
enough, so the officer used force, he
Bays. It was then, according to the
story, the officer sworn to protect and
uphold citizenship blasphemed the
most sacred right of the nation.
It appeared that the police are
going openly to shield the strike
breakers at the plant of the Con
tinental Tailoring Company and use
their power to damage the cause of
the union men. It is understood that
pickets will be summarily dealt with
by the bluecoats.
It was reported at union headquar
ters that a girls picket in front
of the Continental plant had been
struck by a policeman while she was
held by a strikebreaker and then was
Officer No. 2419 is alleged to have
approached a girl in front of union
headquarters and told her the work
ers were foolish for striking. If this
be true, then itseems the police have ..
become personal emissaries of the
Peoria, HI. A government, thought
to be thetU. S., has placed rush or
denvith Great Western distillery for
30,000 barrels of alcohol to be used
in the manufacture of gunpowder.
Harisburg, Pa. Senate today
passed seven administration house
bills comprising the workmen's com