is, when facing such injustice,
such brutality, I am sure they
will keep their promise. And if
they do, they will not only win
this" strike for themselves, they
also will martyr themselves for
millions of other working men
There was no excuse for the at
tack of the police today. Not one
hand was raised against the po
lice. Even that woman who shot
from the crowd, shot into the air.
The action of the authorities is
spreading the strike. Hundreds
of operatives who have continued
to work all through the strike,
quit today and joined the ranks of
Taft Takes a Hand.
President Taft, believing that
the constitution was being vio
lated, after consulting with Rep.
Berger, today took up the mat
ter of the Lawrence strike with
Attorney General Wickersh'am.
It is probable that the house
will order a complete investiga
tion, that will embrace all the
grievances of the wo'rkers. Sen
ator Poindexter, who went to
Lawrence, prepared a resolution
to be introduced in the senate au
thorizing the bureau of labor to
investigate conditions in Law
rence and report to congress at
Now that each of the news
papers in town has told every
voter just how to vote at to
morrow's primaries, said voter
still has the right to go to the
polls and vote as a darned pleases.
This is still a free country in
Mebbe Teddy's the real white
hope, after all.
All the office holders are as
busy as fleas today playing poli
tics. Chicago would be better off
if they all got out with shovels
and cleaned the dirty Streets. But
mebbe their politics is dirtier
than the streets.
GEMS OF WISDOM
By Osgar und Adolf,;,
Ven you feel der heat of der
barber's hand on yoiir head you
know you are getting thin on top
mitoudt him' telling you so.
Max Pfannkuchen found a pair
of susbenders on der street last
veek. He jss a lucky man becoss
now he hass a suidt of clothes, all
except der coat and vest" und der
Ven a man drinks too many-ju-lips
he imagihes he owns der
Diss "bractice of vearing low
neck shoes gifes peoble pneu
monia. Besites, id shows your
bat taste in socks.
Ef you tell a man to go to a hot
climate he gets mat ad you; ef a
.doktb'r tell him to go dere, dot's
vere he chenerally finishes.
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