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DAILY COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
The Inter-Ocean came out with a
tearful editorial this mbrning wailing
against newspaper-controlled politi
The editorial is true enough in the
way it pictures the domination of
But it sounds funny coming from
Herm Kohlsaat, who has made such
a miserable mess of playing politics.
It listens strangely like the cryof
Herm takes a fling at -the Progres
sive Party for advocating the refer
endum and the recall of judges.
He attempts defense of the state
ment that the recall of judges was
one of-the "twin devils of anarchy,"
by citing the attack made on Judge
William Fenimore Cooper by the Ex
aminer. Herm thinks that if the recall of
judges law had been in effect that the
people, led astray by Andy Lawrence,
would have taken Judge Cooper
from the bench.
If we remember right, the protest
meetings that were held, or at 'least
booked to be held, against Judge
Cooper were about as much' of a suc
cess as the Giants as world's cham
pions. Herm must have a very exaggerat
ed opinion of Andy's strength in this
San Francisco's- municipal railway
makes $11,000 per month profit in
the dullest month. Maybe the man
ager has something to do with it. His
name -is Cashin! .
Scientists have instruments that
will detect heat radiated by an or
dinary candle 60 miles.
Don't sick those instruments on
our little flat about the middle of the
winter. 'Twould be a waste of time.
If it's goin' to be the same this year
as it was last, "there ain't a goin' to
be no heat."
Mail carrier out west wanted a
change for a vacation and swapped
jobs with his wife. Now he washes
dishes, etc., while she carries the
Bet he'll never ask her what she
does all day after this.
Trading stamps caused a divorce in
Cincinnati. Wife wanted wash tub.
Husband "wanted watch. Both finally
decided on divorce. NO, they didn't
get it with the trading stamps.
And we'll just wager that the "wo
man in the case" got the trading
stamps. And, furthermore, we'll bet
she gets the wash tub with 'em.
Mayor Harrison after pondering
over his little garbage dump on the
Northwest Side has suddenly become
very active and will seek tp.take some
of the stigma fram'hisdministration
by fighting for a subway.
FINEST WOULD BE BETTER THAN PRETTIEST
Have you ever noticed how many "prettiest women in the world" there
are, according to the art critics' of the nations. Almost every city of any
importance boasts of at least one "prettiest woman in the,world."
It's a wonder to us that there hasn't been an insurrection of women
who have looked at and listened to this stuff so long and so patiently.
Rarely are the "prettiest women in the world" anything more than that.
For the most part they don't seem to have raised any children or any
ructions about any particular question of interest to womankind. In fact
they don't seem to have done anything vexcept be "pretty."
Why not let's have a series of "the finest women in the world?" Women
who have not specialized on beauty fads or followed the dictates of fashion,
but wlio have lived for the advancement of the race, encouraging their
brothers', sweethearts, husbands arid fathers to accomplish better. things
for the good of all mankind?