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N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
COO SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILU
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier, lil Chicago.
JO cents a Month, By Mall. United
-States and Canada, 33.00 a Tear
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1914. at the postofflce At Chicago,
DA, under the Act of March. 3, 1879.
MAKING IT THE ISSUE. Dallas,
Tex., is having a hot municipal cam
paign at present So are lots of other
municipalities for that matter. In
Dallas, however, one of the strongest
men in the city is a candidate fOr
mayor on a platform demanding a
SQUARE DEAL to the jitney bus
And it's remarkable how the peo
ple from every walk in life the labor
organizations, the unafraid biisiness
men, bankers, lawyers, etc., are
flocking to his standard because they
think he is RIGBT,
We breathlessly await news of the
submarines U-23 and U-13.
Andrew Mack says the. Irish sense
of humor will save Europe but who
will pay the rint?
"Thaw ends his case" says a head
line. Now will somebody please do
the same thing to the whole blooming
Those Washington society people
who danced in' the dark probably
were trying to conceal what they
didn't have on.
Nothing like splitting 50-50 on war
Ettfff the Germans win on page one
today, the allies on page two. To
morrow they swap places.
A Chicago autoist, caught speed
ing, explained that his wife had just
W twins One look at Michigan
blvd makes one think every wdman,
in Chicago must be having twins.
Billy Sunday is coming back to" th&
west side in Chicago. Perhaps- Be
thinks the fans have forgotten the
day he failed to rim out a Hit.
Some of the "Americans" in Mex
ico loved their stars asd stripes soq
well that they didn't want to live uf-f
der the flag until no other flag couW
protect them. "
A St. Paul authority says treat, -
your mule as a gentleman and He:
wili reciprocate. How does-one dia-j
tinquish between the kick of a gentle- j
man and a lady mule?
THE PUBLIG FORUM
CATHOLICS AND POLJTlCS.-,
congratulate the editor of The D&
Book upon the splendid editorml
which appeared in mat excellent tft
tle journal of March 10, entitled
"Dragging Religion Into Politics.
Your discussion of the questiori W
broad-mirided and patriotic. It 6
happens that I am a Catholic anc
perhaps that is why 1 applaiid. lfie
ideas you sd clearly express.
Religion and politics do no't mix,
and the man who is so loathsome a.
to go beforethe Chicago public aslg
bag for votes' because he is a Cathoirc1
br a Protestant is not very inuch of &.J
man. , , - k
I do not know that Mr. ThptnpsoTE
has engaged' in this kind of pouicJi
tactics. If he has I have heard notn
ing aboiit it I do not know that votes
have been solicited for Mr. Sweitzer
because he is a Catholic, and in sup
port of that appeal it was argued that
When Roger SUlllvan was a candidate
for United States senator he was de-'
feated because he was a Catholic.
The issue above1 should never have
beeii raised, and if Mr. Sweitzer's
chickens don't come home to roost I
shall miss my guess. But it Is abso
lutely untrue that the Catholftj
church as such stood back of Sweib-
zer. Med and women of all political