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aware of the rotten service they get, for good money, and don't need
'editorials to tell them something they already know.
But, just the same, it's refreshing occasionally, to read some
thing in these papers that shows they are finding out that there are
people in existence outside of the advertising field.
Some people will wonder why v the Journal, Examiner and
Tribune, if they were on the level, didn't keep up a daily hammering
on the traction company to give the people what they were paying
' . Can it be that they are now hammering rotten street car condi
tioners a blind behind which to push the subway job through before
the people 'wake up and assert their right to a voice in"vhat is to
The subway requires not only city streets, but, according to
present plans, is to he started with the people's money. So it makes
no difference from what angle you view it, it is a people's question.
Whether the people will demand the right to do their own
thinking, or let the daily newspapers do it for them, is a question
that can only be answered by the people. v
In the meantime, give the people more cars and better service
on the cars they have to use NOW.
EVENTS OF INTERESTFROM ALL OVER
Lancashire, England, will "be
locked out tonight. " "
Bill excluding all American
'Jews from Russia has been intro
duced in Duma by Nationalist
John Hanna, employe, was
killed and 7 others injured, in ex
plosion of gasoline at Royal Dye
W. Morgan Shuster, deposed
American treasurer general of
Persia, will leave that country by
the Russian route.
Whether Isaac Harris and Max
"Blanck, owners of Triangle Shirt
waist Co., are to be punished for
death of 142 persons in the fire
that destroyed their plant, will be
known late this afternoon.
Unless settlement is agreed
upon immediately, $160,000 cot
ton mill operatives in Northeast
Ex-President Guckhcffs bill
raising tariff on American goods
100 per cent was introduced in
Russian Duma today. Probably
will pass by big majority.
James Eads How, "millionaire
hobo" of St. Louis, has resigned
as president oftSons of Rest Wel
fare association. Work was tod
Needle was removed from right
hip of Mrs. Fred Willin, Rock
ford, 111., today. It entered her
thumb 22 years ago.
John D. Rockefeller sent
Christmas tree to Tarrytown
Baptist church, but wouldn't at
tend celebration because he never
goes out after dark.