Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
i iiwpswp'jpijgmii -
a mess as it will take several ex
perts'several weeks to unravel.
A-Jttass meeting of the freight
handlers was held in the Hod, Car
riers' hall this forenoon. John
Fitzpatrick, president of the Chi
cago Eederation of Labor, ad
dressed the meeting,
"He's dead. Let's tmild him a
Among proposed memorials
are the Lincoln and Perry shafts,
th first to be in Washington', D.
C, and the other at the western
end of Lake Erie. Then they pro
pose to erect a $50,000 monument
to Thomas Jefferson, and the very
latest is the idea of a Halifax
minister to raise a memorial to
the heroes who died on the Ti
tariic Do those tall pieces of stone
perpetuate in any way the mem
ories of statesmen, generals and
hdroes? Are the deeds they left
behind them any more brilliantly
beautiful because thousands of
dollars have been spent in orna
mental memorials? If those thou
sands of men, to whose memories
are erected various monuments,
dould come back to us in recog
nizable form for a few moments
from out the everywhere, -would
not they with a single voice say
to men of today r
1 ''Take that money which yoii
would wastevon us and turn it to
some gobd use for those who are
living today. Take the little chil
dren of the poor out of the great
cities -during the hot summers.
Take the poor themselves ouj:.. of
the congested districts arid put
them, withapital and education
enough, to allow of progress, .n
some of the vacant acres of this
great nation. Spend that mondy
in great waterworks, in govern
ment .railroads and jovernjnent
merchant vessels, in providing
practical education for those who
cannot afford it. Do all those
thing$ with this money which
will help the American people to
be a wiser, more healthy, finer
nation We will accept this as a
more indestructible token of your
respect and love for us than ?ny
monuments of stone and marble"
.A STINGY MAN'S FALL
Lord Guilfbrd teHs a story ofva
youngs woman's resource at a ba
zaar. Business 'was in full swing
when a young man strolled
around the various stalls with no
intention of purchasing anything.
As he passed a large beautifully
decorated stall th'eyoung woman
detained him. ' v
"Won't you buy a cigarette
holder, sir?" she asked.
"No, thank yau ; I don't smoked
was the curt reply.
"Or a penwiper worked with
my own riahds?"
"I don't write."
"Then, have this nice box 6fc
"I dpn'f eat sweets."
"The young lady's patience was
exhausted.. "Sir," she said grim-
ly, "will yotf buy this box of
The young matt paid up.