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DAILY COMMENT ON
Democratic congressmen are said
to be opposed to a national minimum
wage law because it would interfere
with states' rights.
Property rights,, states', rights and.
any old rights appear to be more
sacred than human rights.-
Of course, the right solution of the
minimum wage js to make it 'national.
If one state adopts a minimum
wage and another doesn't, the one
that doesn't will have the advantage
in competition, because it can pay
Competition is war and war is
And Gen. Sherman once remarked
that "war is hell.", " :
Papa Breitung may have the dough
now, but if he goes hack far enough
he will find his ancestors were no
better than a- common gardener.
The daughters ot tnfr ncn wouia
be better off by marrying clean
blooded, healthy workinginen than by
tying up to a burnqd-out .sassiety
Clean blood is worth -more than
It is something money won't put
in in the place of rotten blood.
Wilson's canal toll policy gives the
windy tail-twisters a chance to grab
the British lion's tail with a big ocean
between them and the lion.
All one of 'em has to do is to get
up in congress and shoot off his
mouth and Willie Hearst will print
their names in his papers.
The same thing goes for Wilson's
If the blue-blooded English army
officers resign, why not fill their
places with red-blooded guys from
Those blue-bloods would rather
tango than fight, anyhow.
Unless' the fighting is directed at
Henrici's is advertising again.
What's coming now?
The 'phone trust is also, dumping
PEOPLE AND THINGS
dollars into the newspaper cash
boxes. And probably will keep it up until
it gets the Automatic.
Then 'phone rates will go up ancP
advertising- appropriations down.
The Trib says the auto is a good
thing because with the. disappearance
of the horses, manure-boxes disap
That's all right, Trib., but over here
on the West Side they don't put it in
Much of it bJows through our of
The horses cqme along and then
they disappear, but what we object
to is that all of them does not dis
We are not prejudiced against the-horsfe-as
a horse, but there are times
"when we regret his ignorance of the
usages of polite society.
. Here's a sure way. to get the Irish
Invade Ireland with an army with
none but Englishmen in it.
The Muenier sculptures af the art
museum this week are worth seeing.
A whole lot of sculping we have
seen is bric-a-brac.
But this Muenier sculping has got
'em all backed-to the wall.
Instead of showing Aphrodite ris
ing from the" sea and other things
that nobody knows anything about,
Muenier carved out foundry workers
and dock wallopers. And they're
Teacher Now, James, do you un
derstand the meaning of -the word
Teacher The name one bird that
is now extinct.
Teacher Chipper? What kind of
bird is that?
James My pet -pigeon. The cat
caught him, this morning. Judge.