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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 23, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 8',
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STRIKING PAY DIRT IN MILITARY RULE PROBE
The Colorado mine strike probe has been- striking pay dirt.
One Pelts, Colorado manager for the strikebreaking agency of whom
the mine operators hired their imported gunmen, has been forced to admit
that the machine guns used on the armored train to butcher women and
children weregiven to the state of Colorado, by the operators and worked
by a lieutenant ofmilitia in their pay.
Very kind of the operators, wasn't it?
And well calculated to make government by gunmen popular!
After this, maybe you'll wonder why the sops of Colorado's working
men don't fall over themselves in eagerness to join the militia.
Or why the workers have about made up their minds to go into politics
and see whether they, too, can't establish a voice in the administration of
the state, instead of serving as its targets every time they decline to starve.
Do you. begin to comprehend why "federated greed fought so hard to
prevent and then to circumscribe the federal investigation?
More light, congressmen! Let's find out who's who in our industrial
DAILY COMMENT ON PEOPLE AND THINGS
In times when this sort of weather
prevails, it is pleasant to know that
down on the board walks at Palm
Beach, Florida, the girls are prancing
around in bathing suits.
Motormen are being blamed for
chilly cars because -they open doors
to get ventilation and fresh air into
. What'll you have folks cold cars
yith fresh air or warm cars with rank
air? Not much, choice. The right
combination js warm cars with fresh
air. . .
And. it is very much possible to
have that combination. Why can't
. Roosevelt will run again, if the
people want Tiim, says Jacob Riis of
N. Y. Run where to Africa?
No doubt that I ronton, O., father
of twelve children, who was present
ed with, triplets, ought to be con
gratulated. But 'we hardly want to riin the risk
of doing it in person.
A Savannah, Ga., judge rules that
a man has no right to kiss his own
wife against her will.
Well, he couldn't kiss her against
A Denver judge has got eugenics
beaten to a frazzle. Decides that a
wife may sign her husband's name to
a check and draw on his bank ac
count. . It would take more than a perfect
man and wife to stick together on
There may be some places where
John D, might go to escape that $12,
000,000 personal tax. We're not say
in' a word.
Washington, D. C. wives are just
beginning to give a series of manless
Holy smokes! and think of all the
wifeless dinners those men have been
giving these many years.
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JOBLESS BRAVE BITING COLD TO
ATTEND HOBO'S MEETING
Several hundred jobless men brav
ed the biting cold to attend the an
nual entertainment of the Hobo's Un
ion at Bdwen Hall Sunday evening.
Mrs. J)onalme "urged the men to get
together and march to Washington
and demand something be done at
once, so that they would not be hun-:
gry, shelterless and unprotected from
the cold next winter. Miss Eleanor
Nikola, Al Tint and Madam Psycho
entertained the unemployed men.