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paper, and often speak in a per
fectly sane manner.
Both Gallagher, who shot
Mayor Gaynor because he
thought thcjnayor had takeniis
two-dollar-a-day job from him,,
and Schrank, who af that time
lived near Gallagherln New York
City, came to this country when
little boys Both were naturaliz
ed. Gallagher is an Irishman.
Schrank is a German.
In little does either resemble
other notorious assassins. Neither
has the anarchist, wild, fire
gleaming eye of Czelgosz, who
murdered President MdKinley, of
Guitteau, the slayer of .Garfield,
or of Jdhn Wilkes Boqth, the as
sassin of Abraham Lincoln. ,
Either Schrank or Gallagher
could walk through a company of
policemen without exciting undue
suspicion ; they would be regard
ed as matter-of-fact citizens, a
. trifle stupid, but hard-working,
The born criminal or the blood
thirsty anarchist could "not get
near enough to leave powder
stains on his victim's person j but
such men as uaiiagner or
Schrank could, because they do
not show that single streak of in
sanity in their faces not until
they have sent their bullets upon
jtheir missions of death and calm
Ty.confess and explain their deeds
in court. -
Jones What time is it?
Brown ;I don't khow.
Jones Isn't your watch go
Brown Worsen It's gone.
GET BXJSVHARRISON r '
"Courts ought -to inflict the
extreme penalty every time a
man is brought in" for packing a
gun. Tins thing oT allowing them
to get off for a small fine and
costs is an outrage."
This is part of a statement giv
en ..out br Mavbr Harrison after
tthe shooting of Col. Theodore
This is a very excellent senti
ment for the mayor of a great city
like Chicago to express.
Every man caught packing a
gun ought to be sent to jail, and
sent to Jail for long endugh to
make him remember it This also
is the law of the land.
But Mayor Harr,ison has not
lived up to the sentiment he ex
pressed, in this statement.
It has been under Harrison's
administration -that Hearst gun
men haye been given authority to
It has been under Harrison's
administration that these gun
men have killed two men and are
still at large and still licensed to
It was under , Harrison's ad
ministration only one week ago
that one of the, Hearst gunmen
implicated in the killing of Frank
Witttshot three times at a citizen
on the public street without any
mortal excuse in the world.
Mayor Harrison's sentiments
as expressed in public statements
are very excellent, but his actions
as chief executive of the city have
not been in very good accord