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DAILY COMMENTS ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
And now Aleck McCormick, pet of
the newspaper trust, says he will run
for president of the County Board as
Aleck is supposed to be a perfect
gentleman, who never eats soup with
a sponge, mashed potatoes with a
knife or fried ham with his fingers.
If he has occasion to pick his teeth
before an audience, we imagine Aleck
would either coveri-up with a napkin
or put up a parasol.
And he makes cute little political
speeches to the ladies.
So the attorney general has pass
ed the Lorimer bank buck to Stage's
Co to it, Mac, but dig a bit deeper
than the surface and find out what's
back of it all.
It would be interesting to know
why the trust newspapers went after
Brady so hard, and why they quit so
quickl when Brady went after the
When a preacher lures a woman to
a shady hotel to get evidence against
the hotel, isn't it about time to pinch
If the cops pinch women for solicit
ing, why don't they pinch men, too
even if they do call themselves rev
erend? What this blamed town needs is a
sweeping, searching investigation of
While Judge Landis-is after the
loan sharks, why doesn't he go after
newspaper publishers ' who are in
cahoots with them?
Is Victor F. Lawson, for example,
any better than the loan shark whose
money he takes for advertising?
Isn't the advertisement in the Daily
News the bait which catches the
Can newspaper publishers escape
moral responsibility when they.help
lure the victims and. get part of the
We haven't any notion, of course,
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turb the newspaper pals of loan
sharks. May be there is no law
Now we'll see how strong Levy
Mayer's pull is.
He wants council to set the build
ing ordinance aside long enough for
him to build the kind of a skyscraper
hotel he wants to.
If you want Chicago to- grow out
side the loop, let er grow north,
south and west instead of up in the
And what's the use of a building
ordinance if somebody with a pull
can get permission to ignore it?
Anyhow, it will be interesting to
find out just how much bigger Levy
the lawyer is than the law.
Some "preachers 'hunt vice as if
they liked it
Must have a fascination for them.
Golfers will be pleased to learn that
they're going to lift the LaSalle bank
out of the hazard with a Niblack.
In the meantime, if -the A. B. C.'s
keep on mediating, Villa will get to
Mexico City and finish the job.
Hearst must see Villa looming up,
for he has quit calling him a bandit
and Is jollying him along.
Willie can't forget that big ranch s
of his in Mexico.
THE SOUTH IN SONG
(From a Catalogue of New Dance
"All Aboard for Dixieland."
"When the Midnight Choo-Choo
Leaves for Alabam'."
' "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee."
"There's a Girl in the Heart of
"On the Mississippi:"
"Trail of the Lonesome Pine."
"I'm Going Back to Memphis,
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