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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 07, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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MERELY COMMENT
If Mayor Bill's bunch gets licked at
the Republican primary he may have
time to quit monkeying with state
politics and try being mayor of Chi
cago. ' If he wins at the primaries, then
he'll have to keep on being a dry re
former in Chicago until after the
election.
It might be a good idea to convince
Lundin that he has bitten off more
' than he can chew.
Jim Ham Lewis as a statesman is
pretty much of a spoils politician.
The politicians may worry a lot
about who- gets the postoffice job,
but the people don't care a darn who
runs the P. 0. so long as he runs it
right.
Nor do they care what country the
P. M.'s ancesters were born in.
The allies needn't worry. All they
have to do is to keep their noses out
of Uncle Sam's business and "Wilson
won't bother theirs.
Uncle Sam will wave the rule if
Johnny Bull doesn't work overtime
ruling the wave.
But the rule will be a handy thing
to have about the house.
Maje Bertie McCormick is home
from the border. Evidently doesn't
like that police duty, and has pull
enough to get a furlough.
If Teddy stays bottled up much
longer he'll bust.
The loop press seems determined
to land its pet, Northup, in the state's
attorney's office.
Pretty soft for the State street
stores if a state's attorney is elected
who will take orders from the loop
t publishers.
While Jim Keeley' leans towards
Hughes in the editorial column, Her
ald readers mostly write letters fa
voring Wilson.
With the Trib running amuck for
Hughes and Big Biz, Keeley ought to
have sense enough to see which side
the Herald's bread is buttered on.
This is going to come pretty close
to being a non-partisan election this
year, Jim, with a tremendous Repub
lican and Progressive undercurrent
for Wilson the biggest president
since Lincoln.
And take it from me, the littlewits
who are editing the Trib are making
a monkey of that organ and" are ra
pidly undermining its good will v ()
Even Republican ears are tiring of
the noisy knocking of the anvil
chorus. Get next, Jim, get next
Everytime Mr. Hughes wields his
hammer he hits the nail on , the
thumb.
The folks expected something bet
ter than knocking from a man who
dived whiskers first from the su
preme court into politics.
But that kind of Republicanism
seems to be catching this year.
Just hear the Illinois candidates
knocking one another.
o--o
ELIMINATE MAIL EMBARGO
FROM REVENUE BILL
Washington, Sept. 7. The senate
and house conference committee on
the revenue bill this afternoon
agreed ' to eliminate the Phelan,
amendment whereby the president
would be authorized to refuse the
U. S. mails, express and other inter
state communication to citizens of
any country that interfered with the
U. S. commerce.
MEXICO TO GET FINANCIAL AID
New London, Conn., Sept 7. Ex
tensive financial aid for Mexico will
be one of the vital problems of
the American-Mexican commission.
Every effort will be made to avoid
anything that suggests benevolence.
But if there is assurance of lasting
stable conditions below the JElio- -Grande
then the American govern
ment will lend its' moral support to
the flotation of a big Mexican loan in
this country.
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Polipeman Fred Hague, accused
of . robbery, suspended by Chief
Healey. -
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