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The papers that fought Thompson
are now telling him. how to be mayor
so as to please them.
It seems hard -tor the publishers
to get the Idea intotheir heads that
a mayor is a servant of the people,
Instead of the loop newspapers.
A mayor who runs the office to suit
the people doesn't have to worry
about what newspapers think of him.
u uovemment oy newspapers aoesn t
appear to d& any more popular man
i eovernment by other nolitical bosses.
Funny how quick the Big Bizz mag
nates get sick when asked to testify
before the Industrial Relations Com
mission. Bill Rockefeller was the first to get
away with it.
Not too sick to keep on making
millions merely too sick to take an
oath and answer questions.
And there's always a handy doctor
to issue a certificate of ill health.
1 When the railroads want a rate in-
crease, however, the magnates are
generally weh enough to make an
' Sassiety Item. Andy Lawrence is
back from California and once more
in our midst Come to review the
remains from last Tuesday.
It must tickle Carter H. to see Andy
and Hearst sitting on Roger's back.
Rob't T. Lincoln Is well enough to
draw that $100,000 salary from the
But too sick to testify.
Come on in, Bob, and let's see what
you have done to the family name.
Well, anyhow, Bob Sweitzer has
four years as county clerk.
Oeneen newspapers that fought
Thompson are printing stories to
eshow how well so-called Deneen
wards did for Thompson.
The game is, of course, to make
Deneen as strong with the new
mayor as he is with some newspa-
In other words,. newspaper influ;
ence will be attempted through De
neen. How some folks do like to have a
HAD SUICIDE ALL PLANNED
MAY DIE JILTED
MisS Blanche Frahm grew despon
dent last night She called to her
apartment at 449 Belmont av. a
young gentleman, said to be P. W.
Storey of the Merchants' Collecting
& Adjusting Co., and explained things
to him. Then she called a doctor.
"Take the record on the table and
put it on the victrola," she instructed
Dr. L. Rose, 309 E. 47th st, when he
arrived. "Then get me a glass of wa
ter." A plaintive Hawaiian love, song
started and Dr. Rose went after the
water. He dropped the glass when
he heard a shot from the parlor, and
rushing in found Miss Prahm on the
floor with a bullet in her breast
At the hospital where physicians
despaired of saving her life, Miss
Frahm said she had been jilted by
Arnzo Delrofees, a musician, 946 Sher
idan road. The police are seeking
him in connection with her suicide
Community memorial meeting in
honor of Charles Richmond Hender
son will be held at Auditorium the
ater, Sunday, April 11.
A special meeting of Newsboys'
Union, Local 14,567, will be held at
180 W. Washington st, at 8 o'clock
tonight. Members are urgently asked
"Is the Ethics of Jesus Possible if
Desirable?" is subject of lecture by
William Thurston Brown at Colonial
hall, 20 W. Randolph st, Sunday, at
8 p. m.
New York. Crazed by unemploy
ment Henry Fornberg imprisoned his
wi-e- and four children for a week in
their home. They were starving
when rescued by policy
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