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The trust press anvil chorus is
doudly busy knocking State's Attor
ney Hoyne's campaign against rich
They don't" wapt this particular
law enforced because the biggest vio
lators are rich, prominent, leading
and influential citizens.
But, O, how anxious they are to
fiave all laws enforced that are vio
lated by the poor without a pull.
Julius Rosenwald is said to be
' worth over $25,000,000, and they are
making a hero of him because he
violated the tax law.
For the underworld to defy the law
is criminal, but when the overwork!
brazenly defies the law why, then
The newspapers are even digging
I at members of the grand jury who
will investigate rich taxdodgers.
, Are the newspapers trying to in
timidate the grand jury?
If they are, then isn't that con
tempt of court?
What is the real purpose in looking
up members of the grand jury to find
out how many of them have failed
to list personal property for taxa
tion? Senator Ham Lewis appears to be
peeved because the people don't wor
ship the courts as something sacred.
Has it ever occurred to Senator
Ham that possibly it is unjust judges
that the people have ceased to re
All just men respect a just judge,
and they respect LAW when it means
The newspapers fairly gloated
when Hoyn got after crooked po
licemeni But they began to sob when he
frent after big taxdodgers. 'Why?
Are all Chicago editors and pub
' Ushers sycophantic little brothers of
Possibly the Single Taxers can
now bow economic seed in the fertile
mind of Rosenwald.
He's dead against taxation of per
sonal property, and that's a fair
start toward a land tax.
Tre'rtschke wrote: "God will see to
it that war always recurs as a drastic
medicine for the human race."
Those who father that sentiment
will have to shoot the Christian phi
losophy full of holes to get away
with it. "
HIT SALE OF LIQUOR TO MINORS
Washington, Jan. 5. House
passed measure of Congressman Sa-
bath, Chicago, to prevent sale of
liquor to minors within admiralty
and maritime jurisdiction of the
U. S. yesterday. If the senate ap
proves the bill all selling of liquor
to minors aboard excursion steamers
plying out of Chicago and Lake Mich
igan, as well as those on the Missis
sippi and other western rivers, will
REALIZING ON ASSETS
She I'm a retired militant suffra
Butcher Yes ? What of it !
She Well, dont you want to buy a