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strike riots, is a prosperous work
ingman of Tacoma.
He never belonged to a labor
union in his life and is now a
teamster with a team of his own.
Ettor owns a two-story house
at 1318 East 26th street, rents the
first floor and lives with his wife
in the second.
Ettor has the distinction not
only of being the father of the
Lawrence strike leader, but of be
ing the only Tacoma man who
ever got into a lawsuit with the
city of Tacoma and whose case
reached the U. S. supreme court.
It was taken there by Congress
man Warburton. .. . -
Joe is the only child. His moth
er died when he was a little chap
in the old country. His father
married again and they came to
"Joe is a good boy," says his
stepmother. "When he was old
enough, he went to work, worked
every day and always brought
"He left home when he was 17,
but came back later. He is 27
now- He never drank anything
and when he went away as a boy
Jie did not smoke.
"Joe is coming home when he
gets out. We get no letters from
him because they will not let him
write, but his lawyer writes to
THE CITY DWELLER'S-RURAL DREAM
. By Berton Braley. v i
I wish I had a farm, a comfy little farm, r '-'T
Where life would have an atmosphere of most idyllic charm ;
i "Somewhere upon the sea, or on a lake, "maybe;1
The absolute location's immaterial to me, s
Although: it must be near, yes, comfortably near, "$$'-
A likely 'big metropolis fhat's full oFlife and cheer!''
I wish J had a farm, a modest ,Iittle farm, t ;r "..
Electric lights and powef and steam heat to .keep it warm;
Three motor cars, or four, I wouldn't care formbre
I'd like to havea trolley line that ran before-the door !
I weary of the town, the busy,1 dizzy town !
: I want a little-.rural place where I can settle down.
f? I wish I had a farm, a h'ifty little farm,
i With herds of bees and chickens and-with cattle by the swarm;
Oh, wouldn't it be grand, just wonderfully grand,
- To gain an honest living by the tillage of the land!
I wouldn't mind the irk, I wouldn't care to shirk,
rThe job of being farmer if a man would do the work!
f Out of the sixty odd million 1 000 support themselves by agn
rflaabitants, of Germany 19,000 culture,