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There is some hope that the polit
ical -epidemic will begin to subside
after Tuesday and that many of the
nuts and bugs will begin to live nor
mal lives again.
Judging from what the rival candi
dates say of one another, most of
thfem ought to be in jail.
The object of jnany a reformer in
trying to reform others is really to
reform himself into a soft job.
If that rotten phone deal is off it's
a good tihng for Chicago. It smelled
worse than the stockyards.
If Jakey Loeb tries to "get" Shoop
he'll make Shoop popular. It indi
cates that 'there is more to Shoop
than some of the friends of Ella
Flagg Young thought there was.
You can't tell today what the peo
ple will do at a primary tomorrow.
Chicago folks don't fall for newspa
per orders as easily as they used to.
Jim Mann evidently doesnt take
Parson Boynton seriously. Jim
wouldn't even come home to fix up
his fences. At that, better have a
reactionary like Mann in Congress
than a preacher politician.
Fcank Smith is evidently coming
down the home stretch in a burst of
speed that has scared both Lowden
Gifford Pinchot has come out for
Hughes, but we'll bet a big, red apple
that Amos Pinchot doesn't follow
T. R, into the camp of the Old Guard
. and there's' more real fight in
Amos than in Gifford.
In the meantime, Ida Tarbell says
Wilson is a real progressive and is
out for him strong. Likewise our old
friend, Tom Edison. '
Looks like a nonpartisan election
after all. Political independence is
popular. Party lines dim,
Gosh, but the loop press is hungry
to recapture the state's attorney's
office. That's what all the noise for
Nbrthup means. Better take t a
.chance on .Miller's, .incompetence
than Northup's cunning. And then
Barr.att O'Hara had the courage to
fight the loop press and the depart
ment stores and to slam the low
wage game hard. Huttmann joined
'hands with Jakey Loeb to fight
Gov. Dunne was most progressive
when he was out of the state and
Lieut Gov. O'Hara was on the job.
You've got to give O'Hara credit for
having sand, anyhow.
SOUTH AMERICANS ATTACK
Buenos Aires, Sept 11. The great
est demonstration against the new
British blacklist staged in any coun- .
try attracted an immense crowd to
the Plaza Congreso Sunday after
noon. The plaza was packed. Ten polit
ical and patriotic organizations-participated
in the demonstration, but
their members were outnumbered by
the great throng of business men and
their employes who gathered to pro
test against the blacklist
They accused the British of at
tempting to 'break down the whole
structure of international law and de
clared that no neutral nation should
submit to the throttling of its own
trade by any belligerent
The retaliatory legislation passed
by the United States congress has
greatly strengthened the hand of the
opponents of the British blacklist
here. In demanding anti-blacklist
legislation at the Sunday demonstra
tion several speakers referred to the
stand taken by the United States.
THIEF SHOOTS MAN
Burglar broke into home of R. B.
Tindall, 19 E. Ohio, about 7 this
morning. Tindall offered fight and
the man shot him in the left arm.
Then he escaped.
London. Sweden and England ex
change sharp notes regarding block
ading ot mails,