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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 20, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 8

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cases by the state's attorney, or
other persons, by merely filing an in
formation; or it will require an extra
grand jury for the Municipal Court.
Either of these would be a mistake
from any standpoint, and would
greatly increase both the number of
criminal prosecutiolis- and the ex
pense of the criminal courts.
5 This act if adopted will repeal
the previous act creating the Muni
cipal Court. Many lawyers think this
would legislate all of the present
judges, clerks and bailiffs out of of
fice until another election could be
held.
LETTER TO EDITOR
AN IMMIGRANT'S VIEW
Editor Day Book: A lesson in
history to the Hearst's politicians'
clique. (By an immigrant from Rus
sia.) I am not sure if you will be able
to print in your paper the few words
I am sending to you. The main
cause, I suppose, wili be the language
used by me. I realize that I am not
a specialist in the English language.
No wonder. I am not quite a year in
this country and never knew about
the English language before.
But the fact that I am a short time
in this country doesn't matter. I am
watching the life of this country with
still more interest because it's new
for me.
The subject I wanted to touch here
is the proposed intervention of the
United States in the Mexican home
affairs. There won't be any discov
ery on my side. I simply intend to
bring up a fact from the history of
the French revolution. History is the
experience of nations in their strug
gle for development, and the Ameri
can politicians from American-Examiner
clique don't seem to realize
the value of it in the present social
and political life of any nation. That
what I wanted to point out is the sit
uation in France in 1791.
It was three years after the French
revolution broke out. The revolution
was coming to an end. Then came
the intervention of the European
coalition. The monarchs of Europe
gathered in Pilnitz and gave out, the
27th of August, 1791, the famous-in-history
declaration, in which they
said that their duty was to rebuild the.
old slavery system and return peace
to France.
Every one of you knows, probably,
the results of that interference. It
was fine peace given to France and
the- whole of Europe by that inter
vention (?). With that declaration
began in Europe those wars which
continued for25 years. This inter
ference brought a lot of catastro
phes to France and whole Europe.
The historian of those times (Hul
ard) says: "The Pilnitz. declaration
cost Europe one-fourth of a million
of human lives and made impossible
the peaceful development of France."
This fact ought to be a good lesson
for the Hearst clique of politicians
who want to send the American boys
across the border. It seems that
President Wilson knows better his
tory than any one of Hearst's clique.
P. S. In the same time 7hen I be
gan to read and understand English
(It was about eight months ago), I
began to hate Hearst's newspapers.
Henry Shellow,
1507 S. Kedzie.
o o
AN UPLIFTED FEELING
Nothing gives a person more spirit
ual s-.tisfaction than getting to
church on time, once in a while, for
a change, and seeing other people
come in late. Newark News.
o o
"Can anybody tell me what harness
is?" asked the teacher. Not a single
boy knew. "Well," she continued, "is
there anyone in the class whose fath
er works among horses?" One little
boy shouted: "Please, teacher, mine
does." "Well, what is it that your
father puts on the horses every day?"
"Please, teacher, every dollar he's
got."

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