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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 25, 1913, Image 1

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KNIGHT BEGINS CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE EVIL
XF EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
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N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria" St.
398
Tel. Monroe 353. ""
Automatic 51-422.
By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 2, NO.Oo" Chicago, Thursday, Sept. 25, 1913
ONE1CENT
WHY LAWYERS, JUDGES AND COURTS
ARE IN BAD WITH THE PEOPLE
lm Wy. TAey Can' Mend, Matters By Takingthe
Courts Farther' Away .From the' People Time
for Lawyers to.Give Their Prof ession
at Much-Needed Bath. - '
.BY N.'D. COCFJRAW
Judgest &nd lawyers shouldn't take themselvestoo seriously. They are
two-legged human beings like the rest of us, and are good judges or bad
judges according to the kind of men theyare. ,
One" judge may know more law than another, but if the other has
more common, everyday horse sense, then he is very apt to make a bettec
Judge than the one who knows more. law. , - -
Whatever" of contempt for contemptible courts there-is in the minds of
. the people,' the lawyers'and judges are responsible for. "
" At the bar 'association banquet in honor of Judge Cutting, Judge Mc-
Surely made a few unnecessary remarks on .the situation which indicate!
that he favors taking judges farther away rfipm-'the people than they are.
now; and Lord knows they, are too far away as it is.
t" , Judge McSurely is quoted as saying:-
"I am strongly in favor of decreasing the number of Officials elected
by the people at large ahjiplacing'ttie election of many of them in the hand3
of the wiser Jew. I believe lawyers should nominate, men for judicial officer
and the governor appoint them, and that these elections immediately should
he taken, off. the shoulders-of theTpe.qple.'. -
' Of course, it doesn't make any. difference how; much-judges and1awyenv
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