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DAILY COMMENT ON
Conundrum If Hearst would quit
throwing the bull and sell it to Ar
mour, would the price' of beef go
Here's another If Mrs. Potter
Palmer can hang onto a public fund
of $67,000 for over 20 years, how old
Once again If several hundred
employes in Henry Siegers N. Y. and
Boston stores lost all their savings in
his private" bank
How long will Henry starve on a
salary of $1,200 a month from the
Chicago store? -
Also If the new sassiety gown is
open in the back clear down to the
belt, what is the statute of limita
tions? Cosh, but wouldn't it be funny if
the Supreme Court would actually
make that old pirate, the Illinois Cen
tral, pay its taxes?
However don't bet your spring
underwear on it.
Now the newspapers have a cock-and-bull
story about a plot of the un
employed to sieze the government.
But the story is based on the word
of a California militiaman.
So we don't take much stock in it.
Anyhow, we are tired of militia
men. Anyhow Friend Higginbotham (gee
what a name) has learned that he
can make Mrs. P. Palmer, our lead
ing sassiety woman1, do as. she darned
The Hotel and Restaurant, Keep
ers' Union would undoubtedly be will
ing to compromise by giving Heririci's
the doughnut if the strikers will ac
cept the hole.
Can it really be true that our dis
tinguished fellow townsman, Mr. Joe
Basch, has been decorated with the
Noble Order of the Tin Can by the
Weber & Fields are spitting face-to-face
at the Auditorium this week.
Get the hook!
Yes, Teddy is now a grand-daddy.
PEOPLE AND THINGS
But you can't blame Alice and Nick.
Alice appears to be running behind
The wife of the French minister
of finance should have brought that
editor to Chicago and killed' him here.
We don't know how safe such do
ings are in Paris, but it's tolerably
safe in Chi.
o o r
149 MEN LINED UP AND SHOT
Mexico City, March 18. In squads
of a dozen men each, 149 mutineers
were taken from the Federal barracks
at Jojutla today, lined up against a
stone wall and executed.
It required less than half an hour
for the slaughter of the men who re
belled at service in the army of Gen
eral Huerta. The firing squad worked
rapidly and pumped bullets into the
bodies of their former comrades as
fast as they were lined up.
Bodies were piled high along the
wall when the last squads were
brought out and those going to their
death stumbled over the forms of
those who had faced the rifles of the
executioners only a few minutes be
fore. Withthe last .mutineer dead the
bodies weer buried in one trench.
Huerta has ordered the strictest
discipline enforced in all garrisons.
A stone wall and firing squad awaits
leaders of any rebellious outbreak.
Washington. No officvial action
regarding deportation of "Mother"
Jones by Coolrado militia from Trini
dad coal strike field to Denver will be
taken by House mines sub-committee
It has been estimated that during
the present year 1,248,005 factory
hands in Kussia have already par
ticipated in strikes, in addition to
215,000 others who are employed in
establishments not under the factory