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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 23, 1913, Image 4

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"Hunger "typhus with -one doctor
for 20,000, soul's! "
"Wanton taxation that seiz6s one
halFof all the land yields!
"Why?" ,
"Because the feasants supportthe
army, the bureaucracy? the immense
civil service. ,
' "Because the czaf will have HIS
taxes though the moujiks starve.
"Will, but not must, my friend.
'"Sa much, at least,- Is proved.'
"You may not realize, the 'world
may hardly know, how near Russia
has come to real revolutions
"Only eight years ago'there was a
week when no laborer worked, no
wheel turned, from Rechangel to
Odessa when a hundred million
men proved their right to be idle if
they chose. The crisis passed, But
not into failure. No, for the govern
ment learned partially to fear THE
PEOPLE. The moujik discovered
Lhal to think meant to act together
for aTcommon good. Today we are
i u-iLng watchful.
"This is' the waiting time. Tomor
row"the sensitive face grew grav
er. "We must prepare1 for tomorrow
else Russia will be swept by a terror
with which the French revolution
may not be compared!
-"That is my, reason for teaching
the children as you heard 'liberty,
equality, fraternity!' " v
"It is no longer enough to drill
them -to endure and to obey; they
must learn, to think! Learn to act
with self control' The time is past
for marshalling up Russian subjects.
'Today is our day for training
citizens to the freedom of a consti
tutional state tomorrow!"
ANTI-HEARSTMEETING
The rapidly-growing anti-Hearst
Trade Union League will hold their
regular meeting 'at Ruud's Hall,
Washtenaw and Wabansia avenues,
tomorrow night at & o'clock.
- Or o ' ,'
"All British coins are legal tender
in Canada, - '
SHEPHERD HOME TO COVER
MINERS' STRIKE
- ' W. G. Shepherd.
Wm. G. Shepherd, correspondent
of The Day .Book, who has done such
notable work in Europe during the
past two years, has just returned to
America.
Immediately upon landing Shep
herd started to Colorado to investi
gate the great ?oal strike raging
about Trinidad, where labor is having
one of the fiercest struggles of its
existence'.
Shepherd's Btory of this dreadful
warfare being conducted by 26
Broadwayand allied "Big usiness"
is tola in today's Iay fiook.
The terribleUragediea of the tented
dty, whefre,taenTare fighting for free
dom, sometimes amidst a-hail of bul
lets from-anarmored automobile that
rains death as it rides, in the black of
night, through, thepeaceful camp,
are set down as they have'happened
and are" happening everyday.
Read of this latest demand of hu
manity for simple justice and hw tbe
greed of capitalism is answering it in
the'beautifuTstafe Of Colorado;

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