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the constitution changing the' basis
of affiliation of trade union organiza
tions from $5 per year to one cent a
member per month. This proposed
anipndmiinf xirlll hp vntprl unnn at thp
l next regular meeting, held inuNovem-
President McCormick, County
Board, says one board of commission
ers should rule city and county.
Mrs. Goldeh Richardson, 1042 N.
Kedzie av., shot1 and killed herself
after finishing playing with 4-year-old
About 1,000,000 pounds of fresh
dressed meats arrived in Chicago yes
Health Commissioner Young clash
ed with moving picture theater Own
ers over his campaign to ventilate
Michael Flanagan, saloonkeeper,
arrested on. charge of having altered
stolen Canadian Bank money.
Government filed suit against three
oleomargarine firms, Friedman Co.,
W. J. Moxley and G. H. Hammond
Bion J. Arnold will testify before
grand jury in Hoyne's Chicago Rail
Lawrence J. Baird, Evanston, ar
rested on charge of forgery. Letter
to his sweetheart revealed him.
A COUPLE OF LAUGHS
By George Rose.
Yes, his father was "getting tired
of his son going with that girl all, the,
time, so he told him to hurry up ,and
get married, to which his "son replied :
"But, father, it was all right of you
to marry ma, but here I got to marry
a strange girl.'
His mother had takeii him to Bear
a professional, violinist, as her son
had taken lessons for about a month
and had just learned to play "Amer
ica." When the program was ended and
they were leaving, his mother asked:
"Well, John, how did you like it?"
"Well," said John," in a disappointed
tone of voice, "if he had played My
Country, Tia of Theer' r might have
know how he played."1
rO o 'I
AN ANSWER TO JOHN ELLIS'
Editor Day Book: . s
Will you please publish the follow
ing, an answer to John Ellis, whose
letter appeared in The Day Book
Oct. 21: .
"It is o'hlytoo true that the strug
gle for existence in free and plentiful
America is sometimes beyond human
endurancebut I cannot see where
this case compares in any way with
the"Beills persecution In Russia.
This Is a world of progress, and
an occasional killing by o train, an
automobile, a streetcar or any vio
lent death is a matter of course. An
, excitable personage can not protest
very1 well to these" instruments' of
deathdeatli, but one can protest to
the persecution of 13,000,000 souls
by the czar, a beast in human form.
Charity should begin at home, but
I cannot understand hom Mr. Ellis
can compare these two cases, "one
an everyday occurrence in all the
civilized world,-the other .a miserable
excuse to massacre 6,000,000 people.
Evidently there must be something
wrong with prosecution in God-forsaken
Kiev, since the entire world
Let Mr, John Ellis think and write
again. N. D. Fieldman,
'1516 S. Central Park Av.
" -TWO DIE IN EXPLOSION
Marie Scezda, '4rand Joseph Scez
da, Jr., 6, wer .burned t6 death and
their father seriously injured when
an oil Btove 'exploded hi their home
at" East Chicago, Ihd. ' ,
Mother-Johnny, yoursaid you'd
been to Sunday school Johnny
(with a far-away look) .Yes,
mamma.- Mother How does it hap
pen that your hands smell of fish?
Johnny I; carried home the Sunday
school magazine, an theoutslde page
is all about Jonah and the whale.