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. And the- course of those: newspapers that hint otherwise at the com
mand of .their masters, Big Business, is beneath the contempt of decent
men. ' "
True that working girls are more moral than any other class. True
that few, very few of them,vsuc'cumb under the suffering and the hunger
and the cold and'the yearningborn of low wages. But the fall(of one such
girT who' is FORCED into her fall shoujd be more the concern of the people
of America than the dirty dollars of a thousand Rosenwalds or thornes or
Simpsons or Lehmanns.
STORM BRIEFS FROM
Columbus, Q. Fifty-six bodies
bodies have been recovered in the
flooded West Side of, Columbus. The
estimate of the'total dead runs from
100 to 200.
All homeless survivors are being
Rescuers are. searching submurg
ed houses in the West Side for addi
tional dead. Undertakers $ave sev
eral bodies in their morgues.
Columbus. Mrs. Emil Wallace
saw flood coming. Ran. Reached
safety "as water reached her neck.
House washed away.
Columbus. Thirteen people on
housetop went under water just as
rescuers got to them. All drowned.
Columbus. 12-year-od girl1 seen
floating on raft. Twormen went on
horseback to save her., , One fell.
Drowned. The other -reached her.
-Started back. Horse swept from un
der them. Baby's body -was found.
South Bend, Ind. Several more
looters shot here.. Citizens shot one
robber and threw his body in the
river." Water had' receded to 9 feet.
- Cincinnati.-'-Waters in Ohio river
still rising. This city is facing worst
' floo& m its, history. River stage is at
Charleston, Mo.River is running
through gap in levee at Roarks on
Big Like between the Mississippi and
here. No way to stbp flow;
Zanesville, O." Several cases of
smallpox and scarlet fever here.
Circleville, O. Several bodies seen
floating on Scioto river here. Believed-from
Hough Station, Mo. Water pour
ing .through here at rapid rate. Iron
Mountain Ry. badly damaged.
Cairo, III. Water gauge here early
today read 45 feet. Expected to rise
to 50 today. . '
Roarks, Mo. Farmers taking to
highlands. Cattle being rushed to
Cairo, III. Steamers Three States
and'City of Cairo busy bringing refu
gees and their stock from Missouri
Birds Point, Mo. Cotton Belt Ry.
expectecTto be put out of commission
by late today. Water rising.
St. Louis. Worst storm in history
.expected to come soon according to
reports coming from along the river.
-Memphis, Tenn. Water rising fast
here. Refugees leaving for St. Louis.
Evansville, Ind. Ohio river here is
rising .fasti 5 1-5 feet increase over
yesterday. Persons in vicinity of the
river have been ordered, to seek
places of safety v