Street car strikes, however, are not
Unmixed troubles. Observing em
ployers may note several things of
importance. For instance: the fel
low who is late most frequently when
the cars are running will be late more
often and the fellow who always is
on time when the cars are running
win be on time anyhow. When the
time for promotion comes the boss
win have a better line on his men.
This spring's weather certainly has
fattened the weather man's average;
every time he has guessed bad weath
er it has been bad.
The anti-tipping bill passed the
Illinois senate. Two fellows tipped
us that it would.
If all the girls persist in adopting
that ankle watch fad no man ever
will miss a train.
Evidently Herr Meyer Gerhard be
lieves in combining business with
THE MODERN ACTOR
THE PUBLIC FORUM
HOW ABOUT IT? The great
house of Marshall Field & Co., with
its vast facilities made no attempt to
furnish transportation for its under
paid women and enfeebled old men
during the recent car strike.
Other State street stores did every
thing possible for transporting their
employes. In fact, it Is reported that
the management of Field's were very
much peeved because some of the
employes came late in the morning.
Was it vecause the Field estate
own large holdings In the surface and
elevated lines? A. R.
VACATION. What's the best way
to go on a vacation? I know a man
whose work Is mostly, walking
around in loop streets and "buildings.
He -goes on a vacation next week and
he's going to paint his house. He
thinks it's a whole lot of fun to get a
ladder with a bucket of paint and
slather the slickery stuff over the
boards. Is he on the right trail?
Writer How do you expect to get
3 JOD as an actor when you stutter so ?
DESPOTISM. The most amazing
feature of the strike passes unnoticed-.
One man, or several men, have
the power to tell the mayor that cars
used by 2,500,000 people MAY OR
MAY NOT RUN.
The car men themselves voted
eight years ago to continue this des
potic authority, after the people had
voted for city ownership, getting for
their votes a slight raise in wages.
After getting full power over the car
lines the companies know that votes
are powerless, and refuse a reason
Under city ownership the votes of
the car men would be jusfas power
ful all the time to maintain fair con
ditions as they were In 1907 to put
despots into power. Now their only
weapon is to risk their positions by
Actor O-o-h! N-n-n-n-o one w-w-1 strikes, and then a victory rives nn
Will n-n-notice i-tt! T-t-t-the f-f-film I security.
trembles c-c-c-constantly. 1 The remedy is forthe car men and
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