National Affairs: Cowardly Chicago


For two weeks a band of Chicago officials and businessmen have toured the Southwest, orating on Chicago's virtues, deprecating her vices. They call themselves The Good-Will Trade Tour. As they approached Tulsa, Okla., last week, an editorial captioned "Cowardly Chicago" appeared in the Tulsa Tribune. It said:

"Chicago is the sickest city in America. Chicago is disgustingly stupid. . . . Chicago can't create a great [World's] fair. Chicago isn't big enough to arrest and protect Chicago's own society from the vicious operations of...

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