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WE'RE PERFECTLY WILLING TO
CREDIT MORNING PAPERS
There are days when Trust Press
papers live close up to their brags of
"world's greatest," claims of "easy to
read and worth reading," and so on.
Today, for instance, the Tribune
gives over a half-column FRONT
PAGE to the 800 garment strikers
v whose jury trials were set for today.
It was a live story and worth front
page. It would have been a cheap
MQp and ordinary reg'lar newspaper story
if it had been topped and interspersed
with conventional statements of po
lice officials spilling stone age stuff
about "violence" and "incendiary
speeches." There are certain me
chanical shockers, verbal slapstick
stunts that belong only in the Hearst
In printing that story this morning
the Tribune helped raise the question
"Why?" in the minds of many peo
ple. It was a logical follow on the
Tribune's recent crusade against
false arrests. Some day a Chicago
newspaper is going to be wise and big
and persistent enough to hammer
away and stick on the job till the po
lice department of this town is what
its officials proclaim it.
Instead of a uniformed slugger, a
coarse-mouthed agent of violence;
the individual cop might become as
noted for service and decency as a
mail carrier or a fireman.
Street car and railroad conductors
have to handle a lot of crooks and
fools just as the city policemen do.
But the reputation of the city police
for tact and courtesy Is n.Ut
In the Herald today the Senator,
whoever he is, has a hummer of a
story about Sam Ettelson. For keen,
coloratura gossip on politics, the Sen
ator in the Herald is a shining joy.
mA Whether it's Arthur Evans or some-
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honest laughter and freedom from
bunk. Emotions and feelings of the
new corporation counsel must be a
little mixed when he reads the Sen?
"Big Bill concluded he needed a
fine Italian hand to help him put thfe
bridle on a runaway council. Sammy
isn't an Italian, as every one knows,,
but he's got the Machiavellian touch.
Sammy's an adroit guy."
LOEB STILL INSISTS ON FIGHT
Jake Loeb will fight for his rule.
He announces that he wiil fight to
the last ditch any attempt to revoke
the rule he fathered and which puts
a ban on teachers belonging to a
The rule was passed in an effort to
kill the Teachers' Federation, which
the employing interests who would
like to get a grip on the youth of Chi
cago through the public school so
Loeb adherents say that regardless
of how the new trustees vote they are
strong enough to block any effort to
repeal the Loeb rule.
She is the niece or' the minister
from Peru and Senora Pezet and is
spending the winter at the Peruvian
legation in Washington. She will
be presented at a large afternoon tea
early In December. - ,