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As moulders of public opinion the
Kews, Herald, American and Exam
iner are evidently getting very
The naughy voters refused to obey
orders of the newspaper bosses.
And this is pretty near Hearst's
finish in Chicago.
Sam Insull won't own the new ad
The'Trib missed the opportunity of
a lifetime. But it lacked both the
noodle and the sand.
The Post is the only loop daily that
Bill Thompson goes in under no
obligation to the gas, electric and
traction company, the telephone
trust, the State street stores, the big
banks, the money trust.
His obligation now is wholly to the
people of Chicago.
Carter Harrison can hardly be
blamed if he throws a silent snicker
nn Tiic cloDva
And the big taxdodgers now won't
be able to put a crimp in Hoyne s ac
tivities. And nobody can prevent Roger
from going ahead with his biscuit
making. We would like to have an analysis
by Lawson and Keeley of just how
many votes the News and Herald
By supporting Sweitzer, Hearst
helped Thompson amazingly.
But gee whiz, how -all the rest of
Chicago did swat the loop.
The phone trust will have a fat
chance putting that phone job over in
the new council.
Several more live wires, including
Kennedy and Rodriguez, will be there
to help Merriam stand off the public
By the way, our old pal Julius Ro
senwald was out strong for Sweitzer.
Julius is some philanthropist.
Jim Patten lost out as a gas mag
nate, but won as a Republican.
Kicking Lonmer when he wasi
down -didn't appeal to the Chicago1
sense of fair play.
Now we'll see if the newspaper
bosses can put over their pet judges.
Commonwealth Edison, Peoples
Gas, Chicago Traction and Chicago
Telephone are all due now to go off
a few points i nthe stock market.
What did it? Oh, only the people.
"MYSTERY MAN" HELD AS SPY
Raymond Swoboda, held in Paris
as a German spy, has developed into
a man of mystery. His whereabouts
in Paris are kept secret by the police
and the American embassy it has
been reported but not verified, that
he was secretly tried and found
Swoboda is charged by French au
thorities with an attempt to destroy
the French liner La Tourraine bound
from New York to Paris with 5,000
Lafayette kits for French sildiers.
It was stated in a recent police
court prosecution at Newport, Mont.,
that the Great Western Co. had" 30,
000 towels stolen from its car lava
tories last year.