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M'We h'ave the law on the stat
ute books now, and we have to
work under it after May 1, wheth
er we like it or not. It' can't be
any worse than what we have.
Nine-tenths of you men don't
.know anything about the law in
the first place. You take the
word of some one who has read
it as gospel. Read it for your
selves, and then you can criticise
intelligently. I don't know that
you want a better law. You come
here and make a great noise, but
if you really wanted to get a bet
'ter law you could do so through
A committee was appointed to
'friake a thorough inquiry into the
provisions of the law, with the as
sistance of lawyers, andreport,to
the next meeting of the federation.
THE DA66A5EMAK CAME
ODT OM THE STATION
PLATFORM AMD SANG
THIS IMTO THE CHILLf AIR,
r'WHH THE TRAIN fS DUE,
is THE EfWlMEEfcf
Folks' wrlo wont let by-gones.
be by-gones get ttifcbj?'3' '
By Berton Braley. .
(Heresy charges may be made
against Boucke, White, a New
Yotk clergyman, because he
wrote a book to show that Christ
was a labor man an agitator.
Heresy to show that He
Worked and toiled by Galilee?
Heresy to make it plain
How He bore the jibes and pain,.
How He faced the rich and great
For the folk. of low estate?
Christ an agitator? True
Greatest mankind ever. knew.
For He scorned the state of
Then upheld by priests andkings;
Pharisees rich, portly, slick,
Called Him fool and heretic,
Yet He went His chosen way
"Agitated" day by day,
Fearless, gentle, calm and just
And the old things fell to dust.
Heresy to show the irk
Of the toiler's ill paid work
Was a trouble near to him?
Heresy to show the grim
Masters of the goodly spoil
Whom He faced for those who
Heresy? If such -it "be
It is Christ's own he'resy!
The suicide may be making an
awful poor guess as to where one
can have the best time.
Somehow or other electric con
trivances do not seem to warm
one up so gorgeously as grand
'mb'theV's' old dap-stdnes used1 to.
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