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Well folks, - Ella Flagg, Yqung
bumped the politicians again last
Education in Chicago means a
scrap with one darned politician after
And doubtless a book trust some
where in the background.
What scared Big Biz?
'Fraid ft will have to pay living
wages to working women?
Doesn't seem to be afraid of legis
latures, but is mighty scared of wo
men and organization.
What will happen now?
Will the State street department
stores put the screws to the news
papers? Keep your eye on the 'phone trust.
It is opening its big mouth to swal
low the automatic and then raise
'phone rates. .
Whatever price is paid for the au
tomatic will come out of the pockets
of the 'phone users of Chicago.
You can gamble on that as a sure
.The . disturbance on Randolph
street, was caused by the cops and
plain-clothes rowdies not by the
waitresses and their American flags.
Crowds gathered only when ar
rests were made.
Give the Journal first place among
the evening papers for coming near
est to giving the waitresses a square
Yesterday's issue was far ahead of
all of the trust papers for its ap
proach to fairness.
The others began tq get cold feet
as soon as the big advertisers butted
Of course the department stores
and mail order houses are interested.
They fear if the" waitresses get a
living wage through, organization,
starvation wages will have to cease
at their joints.
Gee whiz, there must be something
in having an artistic temperament.
What do you think o'f art dealers
who catijgetbywith a million of 'debts
and about a hundred thousand as
sets? How do they do it?
Hearst is making a bold fight for
special privileges for the shipping
But by and by the folks will get
onto that sly little servant of privi
lege. Did you catch onto how quick
Hearst's Examiner rose to the situa
tion and started a "special Cafe,,
Restaurant and Cafeteria" column?
Yes, Henrici's has. an ad in that
Anyhow Jane Addams wasn't a bit
scared when Big. Biz tried to use the
big stick qn her.
She refused to issue orders to El
len Gates Starr to abandon the work
ing girls. ;. ;
Tommy Pop, what does it mean
to say of a man that he builded bet
ter than he knew?
Tommy's Pop It merely means,
my son, that he isn't a government