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N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
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Entered a& second-class matter April
21, 1914, at the postofflce at Chicago,
I1L, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
NO LUDLOW, YET. They're hav
ing a fierce time managing the big
Rockefeller building in Cleveland.
The 30 scrub women have struck and
they're filling their places with scrub
men. The women got $1.35 per day
and want 15 cents more.
The Rockefeller management has
not yet felt obliged to massacre any
body in order to hold on to that 1,5
cents. But you never can tell how
desperate a 15-cent Rockefeller issue
THE OPEN THROAT. A few
years ago a man who wore a shirt
that rolled open at the neck was at
once put down as one who painted
pictures, or had shocking ideas
about marriage, or made speeches on
the class struggle.
But this summer, look! There's
Tompkins, the bank clerk, sipping a
chocolate ice cream soda with Mil
dred, the lawyer's stenographer.
There's Smith, the manufacturer, out
for a spin. There's Vanderpyle, gen
tleman of no occupation, but with
very visible means of support, going
to a garden party. There are no
rebel thoughts in these conventional
heads. But you will notice that
their collars, in one piece with the
shirt, roll back at a point an inch or
more down on the breast, leaving
the neck free.
"The open throat," it has been
claimed by philosophers, is a cause as
well as a result of freedom in body,
mind and soul. Does its fashionabje
ness, this summer, mean less con
ventionality, more naturalness and
At any rate, if there are no collar
buttons to be lost, it means more
quiet in the home. If there are no
collars, stiff or soft, to choke, it
means more comfort abroad.
JOLTING THE JITNEY. Califor
nia's supreme court has come for
ward with its solar plexus punch at
the jitney bus business in the San
Francisco case. The ordinance sus
tained requires a license, a badge and
a $10,000 bond. Add to these charges
taxes and you get the size of the
traction company's victory over poor
men who are trying to earn an hon
est living with small capital
Gradually big busine'ss is exhibiting
big reasons for recall of big courts.
A handless man has become a law
yer in Chicago. No use.) No man can
be a lawyer who hasn't both mitts
out all the time.
While generally frowning upon
such practices, we confess a certain
admiration for the French soldier who
found time between fights in the
trenches to manufacture counterfeit
coins and circulate them through an
entire English brigade.
Well, for a fellow they refused to
recognize, Gen. Huerta is getting a
whole lot of recognition.
The greatest demand just now in
these times of high food prices is
some genius to invent a way of mak
ing summer squash and Ben Davis
Some fellows never think of the
Better Babies movement until the
neighbor's kid howls all night with
Lightning entered a Lenox, Mass.,
garage and stole a monkey wrench.
Thafs the only thing that can get
I even with a garage.