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and even cheap mirrors, the idea being that a "tramp" is a humatr
Somewhere in that mass of humanity, snoring, squirming on
the planks of the old Quincampqix are men who' are to be helped,
saved to usefulness ! There' is risk. Undoubtedly the great ma
jority of those creatures lying there are sodden and hopeless. But
some oft them
Dear reader, how do you treat the so-called tramps who come
v to your- door? Is it your inviolate rule to be cold and calculating?
vDo you miss all the chances to uplift? ; x
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A 'RAILROAD OUTRAGE
When a frenzied striker resorts
to violence the entire country is
up in arms, but somehow or oth
er the government doesn't work
itself into a frenzy when a big
railroad corporation resorts to
the most desperate kind of vio
lence. A story comes from Lyndall,
Utah,' to the effect that the Union
.Pacific railway cut off the water,
supply to that town in order to
punish the striking shopmen.
It . appears that there isn't'l
enough water in the vicintiy to
supply the town., and the Union
Pacific has been hauling it in.
There is a small river near by,
but the water is saidto be unfit
for drinking or cooking, even
when boiled. -
The company tried to induce
the striking shopmen to return
to work, and, failing -in that, fin-
' ally gave notice that unless the
men did return to work the towns
' water supply would be shut off.
The people thenvere forced to
resort to the dirty river water.
If any lives are lost in Lyndall
as the result of this dastardly
trick, the Union Pacific officials
murder as were the 'McNamaras
when they blew up the Los An
geles Time building.
The Unioh Pacific is a part of
the'Harriman system. So is the
There are men who would shut
off the air men breathe if it were
possible in order to compel them
to submit to industrial slavery. '
And the men who control the
prices of food through monopoly
are guilty of the murder of those
who die because they can't get a
living no matter how hard" they;
may be willing to work for it.
OUR PRECIPE ARTIST
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