white brother of the south, and to lecture and censure him for his
lynching parties, but when a negro attempts in the north to mingle
his blood with that of the whites, then the same feeling of bitter and
desperate antagonism that stirs the southern blood-to murder be
gins to tingle inthe. supposedly cool and temperate blood of the
Jack Johnson has stirred up that blood in the north; and he has"
brought down upon his own head and upon the heads of even unof
fending members of his own race the wrath of the white man who
doesn't believe he is the black man's brother, and won't believe it.
Men may talk all they please about the brotherhood of man,
but when you get down to brass tacks the majority are riot color
blind. They draw the line at a mingling of blood; and Johnson
stepped over the line. Now the white man is after him; and will get
him. Yes, we have a race problem in the north.
A BUNCH OF JABS
The spectacle of Andy Car
negie, "penniless and in debt" in
his old age is indeed a pathetic
Becoming a private banker and
then developing acute insanity is
one way of making money.
Occasionally a newspaper cor
respondent in some other part of
the country than Connecticut
feels called upon to put over a
U. S. Senator Joe Bailey, of
Texas, is resigning again.
Chicago's coal trust has bought
Chicago's ice trust. Aintitell to
be one of the plain peepul?
It is to be hoped California will
decide who it has voted for be
fore March 4 next.
Judge Owens has reappointed
Czarnecki, Republican, to the
Czarnecki may be a Republi
can, but he certainly helped out
the Hearst-Harrisonites last
(Tuesday. v -
"You have elected Mr. Wilson
and the others, what are you go
ing to do now for yourself?" asks
the American editorially.
The people of Chicago are anx
iously awaiting to see just what
Andy Lawrence does intend to do
The demand of the Mormon
states that the 70 per cent of the
Republican party which changed
its name to Progressive party re
turn to the G. O. P, is humorous. -
Former heavyweight champion
of the world Jack Johnson wept
when he was taken to jail. '
Perhaps some of those almost
bondsmen of his will also weepN
before Kenesaw Mountain Landis
is through with them.
John G. Shedd, president of
Marshall Field, which pays its
girl employes starvation wages,
has given $15,000 for a school
house for crippled children.
Giving money squeezed out of
one's employes, to thepoor with
a great blare of trumpets is not
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