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Park Auditorium, Ogden and Kedzie
Aid. Nace says equal suffrage will
help solve all of Chicago's problems.
Favors three garbage plants for city.
Traffic delayed by snowstorm this
Marie Colliers, who ran away be
cause people spurned' her thinking
she was leper, has returned. Says
she may devote rest of life to lepers.
Wm. Petzinger, 51, 3438 N. Troy
St., knocked down and leg broken by
three hold-up men at Harrison and
Desplaines sts. $25 and gold watch.
Sanitary district objects to its em
ployes turning uv expense accounts
for $1 lunches.
Rev. Wm, . E. Barton says John
Sargent's paintings of preachers are
Jos. Perkins, 30, 1407 Washington
blvd., thrown from vehicle and in
jured when horses he was driving be
came frightened at auto.
Unidentified man killed by Lake
Shore train near 3alumet river.
PUTERBAUGH LOSES AND ALL
CREDIT GOES TO WOMEN
The women of Illinois won their
fight to keep the corporation-bound
Judge Puterbaugh off the Illinois su
preem court bench.
True the candidate they support
ed, Arthur Shay, was defeated, but
their fight was not so much to put
Shay on the bench as to keep Puter
baugh off. For they knew that Puter
baugh was pledged to interests dia
metrically opposed to real progress.
There is much weeping and wailing
and gnasbing of teeth among the
hide-bound Republican leaders over
the victory of Col. Charles C. Craig,
the Democratic candidate.
It looked as though Puterbaugh
-would win hands down until the wo
men stepped into the fight and took
up the cause of,.Sha.y.
But Mrs. McCormick, Mrs. Funk,
Raymond Robins and Marion Biel
got busy and proved conclusively that
woropn will be a power in Illinois!
politics. And they have sounded the
.death knell of the reactionary bosses.
The result of the election tells the
story: Craig, 17,696; Puterbaugh,
14,056; -Shay, 9,158.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
That Ritual Case.
Editor Day Book:
Once more some excited person
ages are holding meetings over the
case of a human being, accused of
shedding blood in far-off Russia. Will
it never enter their minds that hu
man life is, and can be just as sure
ly taken without the spilling of
Right here in America human
blood is shed in the name of law and
order, and people are committing sui
cide eevry day for want of the neces
saries of life, and it is time indeed'
that someone told them to look at
home before they criticize foreign
With all the wealth that they see
around them, the stores laden down'
with all the necessaries of life in
abundance, plenty of homes to live'
in, and plenty more that can be read
ily produced, they cannot or will not;
conceive of a better system to live7
than by a route of bloodless cannibal
ism, founded on ignorance of the
universe they live in, and methods
thajt unnecessarily embitter the
struggle for existence.
Everyone knows right from wrong.
An act once committed can never be
recalled. In any religion, and I don't
care what brand it is, you will merely
find that it is something that the oth-j
er fellow wants you to believe for his
own good. John Ellis,
669 N. Clark St.
The International Brotherhood"
Welfare Ass'n and the unemployed
held a meeting at Hull House last
night. Plans weer made for holding
a large conference of the unemployed)
and the opening of the new head-'
Quarters of the brotherhood.
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