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light or air is that which comes
from a narrow window, to bring
me to a full realization of the
wickedness of that betrayal.
I started life bouyantly. When
I left the university I had the idea
of the average young man of that
period. When I first met Boss
Higgins (the old political boss of
San Francisco before Ruefs
time), I was utterly disgusted.
I and Franklin K. Lane, John
H. Wigmore and others organiz
ed a correspondence club for civic
betterment to endeavor to
awaken American public con
science. One of our correspond
ents was Theodore Roosevelt.
Then I got with the "machine"
and I drifted.
Today Franklin K. Lane is an
interstate commerce commission
er. John H. Wigmore is dean of
the Northwestern university, pro
fessor of law, authority of note.
I am in a prison cell. They live
in honor; I in disgrace. Their
words are listened to with re
spect; I speak only with the con
sent of guards and under their
censorship. They are high in the
councils of men; I in the lowest
Six thousand tons of potatoes
arrived in New York from Lon
don in one day this week. Wish
that Shanks of Indianapolis had
the fixing of the prices on those
In proportion to population,
Minnesota has fewer divorces
than any other state having di
CHICAGO BRIEFS -
Abe Kaplan, 18, held to crim
inal court this morning by Judge
Himes on charge of attempting
to open woman's pocketbok on
a Halsted street car.
Patrolman. Thomas Galvin, W.
Chicago ave. station, beaten by 10
men in cafe of Frank Koczmerik,
Milwaukee ave. and Agusta street
Proprietor feared mee wanted to
rob him, and called cop.
Dr. H. M. Green, 3119 Went
worth ave., slashed his throat this
morning in an effort to commit
suicide. Removed to hospital.
Will probably recover.
Room of Gov. Woodrow Wil
son in Hotel Sherman was enter
ed yesterday during the govern
or's absence. Most of his private
papers and campaign letters,
which were ih a suitcase, were
stolen. Valuables were not
Mary E. Miller, socialist candi
date for municipal judge, is run
ning on a platform of higher ali
mony for women. A fat chance,
a very fat chance.
Several gentlemen now feeding
at public trough will wake up
Wednesday and confront prob
lem of going to work or starving.
Carpenters' arbitration com
mittee rejected contractors prop
osition for wage of 2y2 cents an
hour for one year, and 65 cents
for next two years on three-year
agreement. Conference will not
be held until late in the week, and
the strike will be continued.
Harry Berman, a clerk, arresti