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iUflJ-W DAILY COMMENT ON .But even if Teddy did discover that South American river, what's he go ing to do with it? Gee, just see the papers slobber over Judge Owens' grandstand play at reform of elections. If they didn't think Owens would suit them pretty well, theyM kick up an awful howl. For a county judge who can fire all election officials who are not for him, and fill their places with his friends ' -' And do this all in the name of re form well, he's going some. Owens also will decide who he will let vote. To begin with, he is going to permit only respectable people to vote. And doubtless Owens will decide who is respectable. Great is reform! Great is bunk! But will the name of the new po litical combine-be the Hearst-Farwell faction? Mayor Harrison was right about that gunman ordinance. Prohibiting .the sale of guns will make it harder for men to get guns to protect .themselves, but the dan gerous gunmen can get all they want outside of Chicago. But' then our newspapers must have their little reform spasm every once in a while. Nearby towns will do a thriving business selling guns for a while now. Has it occurred to YOU that that gun ordinance so loudly touted by the . newspapers might have some relation to the situation in Colorado? That is, are some people trying to fix it so that only the legally deputiz ed gunmen of Big Business can get arms by "getting the license? You know the police could easily take care of the professional gunmen by arresting them and taking their gunslrom them. The story goes now that the first thing Keeley did as editor of the PEOPLE AND THINGS Record-Herald was to can the best stuff in the paper ' - That 'was Arthur Evans' story of the war in Colorado. If this is to be R.-H. policy good night. It means that paper is going to make its play for advertising. BITSNEWS Society women answer Dr. Gilbert Fitzpatrick. Deny that "dance-cul-ture-cocktail-cigaret tendencies" are making degenerates of society wo men. ' Negotiations between city and su pervising engineers formally broken by advice of corporation counsel. Awning chain snapped at Weegh man restaurant, 60 W. Madison st Mrs. A. Gregor, 1951 Larabee st, in jured, i C. H. Zordy, 213 N. Kostner sti and Milton Gilcard, 1352 S. Peoria St., struck by autos in loop district. Neith er seriously injured. Norman Jennervine, 3628 Maple Square av., motorcyclist, collided with auto. Internally injured. Unidentified Mexican found uncon scious in lot 835 S. State st. Died. Poison. Oscar Miller, contractor, 1442 Wells, St., got shave at Matt Baroni's barber shop, 1126 Wells st. Missed purse. $1,200. Baroniheld. PROBE NORTH SIDE FOR DOPE Police of the East Chicago avenue station are 'investigating tips given them that there are several dope-selL-ing drug stores on the lower North Side. According to W. L. Campbell, a revivalist, there are flats on the North Side that are patronized by dope fiends. He also says that messenger boys act as the agents of these fiats ( and are sent to the drug stores for ' the dope. Morphine and heroin are sold mostly.