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interview with the cousin of Miss
Marcia Ross, whom he had confront
ed with certain proofs of substitution
of cards on the prize cakes, until he
wilted, and agreed to "make it all
right" with the rest of the committee.
"Miss Barton Laira," said Alvin
one evening a week later as they
stood on the rustic porch, "I would
like to ask you a ve,ry important
"Yes?" murmured Lura softly.
"I want to find a cake maker for,
life. If I can furnish a husband who
will always love you as I love you
now, would you consider it?"
And again Lura said "Yes" gent
ly, definitely, lovingly.
DAILY COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
Here's philanthrophy for you:
Cincinnati has a fresh air farm
maintained by a philanthropic organ
ization for the benefit of sickly chil
dren of the poor.
Now its managers announce that
the children of strikers need not ap
ply at the fresh air farm for assist
ance. That means that the poor must be
mighty good, love, their masters, obey
orders and not strike for justice and
a living wage.
For if they do they can't have any
If a poor man strikes, his children
will be shut off from the fresh air.
They may die in the poor quarters as
punishment for the acts of their
We can imagine the feeling of a
proud American workingmen strik
ing for what he believes to be justice.
He will feel that that kind of philan
throphy belongs in hell.
That Diggs-Caminetti case has
taken the world-old angle. The
wives are pitted against the sweet
hearts to save the husbands. And
both wives and sweethearts have
Julius Rosenwald "makes" mil
lions a year out of the Sears-Roebuck
plant He pays poor wages and
gives hundreds to charity. That's
The Thaws were terribly rich, but
have paid an awful price for their
You can buy things with money,
but to get money you must pay the
jjrice in something else. Money is an
expensive luxury. Yet most people
are willing to pay the price.
Marshall Field left millions, but his
son was killed in a sporting house.
The old man's money didn't help him
Had Mayor Harrison lined up'with
Gov. Dunne and Sen. Lewis, instead
of with Andy Lawrence, the Dunne-Harrison-Lewis
combination " might
have controlled federal, state and city
patronage in Illinois.
Now Dunne and Lewis are Working
together and Harrison is in a fair
way to lose even the city.
But politics is more of a gamble
than anything else. Harrison played
the black and it came red.
JFORTH'lOVE OF I
j MIKE, WIFE Y, HflVE