Monthly Archives: October 2010

Wednesday, January 13, 1937

“Old Bill” Suggests— A law was passed on the Illinois statute books in 1921 making it a criminal offense for a newspaper to reflect on the solvency of a bank. The law is still on the books, and how much … Continue reading

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Friday, December 11, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— Last evening we spent an hour in argument with a member of the Chicago bar who has retained, through the hurly-burly of practice, the same high idealism with which he left Harvard law school. He was representing … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 25, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— Nathan B. Swift, representative of the fourth generation of the Swift family in Chicago, is working in the meat-packing business and has been, quietly and without fanfare, for several years. We mention this somewhat reluctantly, as publicity … Continue reading

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Undated

“Old Bill” Suggests— A Chicagoan who has been giving his spare time to altruistic employment work during the last few years says that the hardest man to place is the one who comes in with the pathetic and often repeated … Continue reading

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Monday, November 16, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— It is hard on any man to deny him opportunity, but harder to give him responsibilities that may be beyond his capacity. Not long ago, a minister of the gospel, a high-minded and unselfish man, was placed … Continue reading

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Thursday, October 22, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— Whether one be for or against the use of alcoholic beverages is aside from the question as to whether matters of drink, diet or divorce should be a national or a state concern. We believe firmly, and … Continue reading

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Thursday, October 15, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— Most folks have more experience with hard times than easy times. In consequence we know more about having too little than about having too much. To say that too much money can be harmful rather than helpful … Continue reading

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