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DAILY COMMENT ON
One of the express companies
threatens to quit business because of
All right old pal. Here's your hat;
what's your- hurry?
Chicago likewise has a few boot
licking judges little brothers of the
rich, who belong in the same class
with women-fighting cops.
Vic Lawson comes to bat in the
Daily News for the 'phone trust.
Says two 'phone systems are a nui
We're for one 'phone system, too,
Vic. when the people own it them
selves. The same day Lawson printed an
editorial in The News favoring one
'phone, attorneys for the trust tried
to put it over in a council committee.
Was it merely a coincidence?
Every time we read any., of Law
son's preaching at the people of Chi
cago, we wonder how much he is
holding out from the school children
through that midnight lease.
We also wonder how much taxes
Vic is paying-on his palace. '
By the way, did you notice what
an awful fuss the trust newspapers
made over that Ellis murder trial?
And how little fuss they made over
brutal treatment of working girls by
They say the hotel and restaurant
trust is backing Henrici's, and the
brewery trust is back of the hotel
and restaurant trust.
That may throw some light on the
Wonder if Maje Punkhouser would
censor Uncle Tom's Cabin if it were
put in the movies?
Probably. You know there are
bloodhounds in that play.
And if boys saw them they might
try to be bloodhounds.
In the meantime, what's become' of
Serg't Jeremiah O'Connor, the'foe of
President Wilson is trying to pre
vent the saqffce of thousands' of
PEOPLE AND THINGS
American lives in Mexico.
And Hearst keeps stabbing him in
Now Hearst is egging on Oscar
Underwood and Champ Clark to help
hamstring Wilson's fight for national
honor on-that canal toll thing.
Why doesnt Willie, Randolph
shoulder a gun and do his own fight
ing in Mexico? '
Anyhow Underwood . and Clark
might better see what has -happened
to Chicago Democrats who played tail
to the Hearst kite.
A FLIMSY GARMENT
"Why aren't you going- to the
"I have a slight cold."
"You can wrap up well:"
"I know. But I don't think my ball
gown would stand a sneeze."
"Jack would risk his very bones for
"How do you know?"
"He's always willing" to tango."
Stlibuis Post-Dispatch, . .