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" 't " '. ; THETkAITORS . V: .' ? . -V .TT
i " (The McNamara 'brothers haye''pleade'd"guilty .News-Item.) -
j When, the leader"proves a-traitor -to the honor ki his" cause, " t
-' When he stoops to sordid.mftrder in the night, a ' -
When he breaks the-trust men'gavehfm and he breaks the nation's
' . laws .'"') ."
- It is well that all his deeds should. come" to light; '
It is well for men to know him inthe-blaekness ofihisguile,
' ' t It' is well his evil ways be'-urtderstood, .. ' f
r But it doesn't smirch the honor of th'elo'yaLrank and. file i2
And it doesn't hurt the cause if jt "is 'good I ' . .J " "" L
, And a traitor's but a traitor let him,:suffen fonihis-sin,
Let him know the wage of evil-as he 'must! r, " 3
For the arm'- of the workers will be "marching on'to-win '$ z
j When the traitor's only unregarded dust;V " "'r
. Treason cannot stop its progYess, ripr can failurcbring despair
, v To this army from the workshop andthe soil, t f N
And it will nbt halt or falter'tijl1 thejvorker's meed.is fair t .
, , For the heat and sweat and burden' of, his "toil!
help 'are trarqpVand negroes. 1
"There .is !no rioting of, any,
kind. In fact,.in;mycontact With!
these kinds of strikes, I have pnly,
seen' three men "under the influx
ence "of Jiquor. None" are suffer
ing, "but 'ail- are being cared for.
Over .thirty, ministers' have of
fered us their moral arid financial
services, and are now espousing
our cause.' " . ' . " .
"The public has at last-become
arpused to the facf that the strik
ers cannot get the truth of the sit
uation published in the daily;
".Interviews printed with offi-
cials of the road, saying that the
iroadlhad a full complement of
men,-and that'the strike is beatidnj
aTe intended to "undermine the
courage of the men and force'
them to return to. work. Thes.e
efforts arean utter failure,"
REPORTS STRIKERS SURE
OF ULTIMATE VICTORY
Rev. C. H. Doolittle has just re
turned, from a trip -the entire;
length of the Illinois Central,
from Chicago to New Orleans,
having visited 17 principal cities
along the line in the strike dis
trict. r. He made the following
statement to The Day Book:
"Having just returned from a
trip over the I. C. lines in the
south, I found the men -holding
out solidly. They are sure of ul
"The company's rolling stock
is in a deplorable condition. ..They
carinat,get competent mechanics,
although they are advertising for
them, and at the same time
claiming they have all the men
they heed. Tw(vthjrdj'. of their
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