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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 21, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 2

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are "my boys." Her tone mothers
them. When she speaks of Tannen
baum, their twenty-two-year-old
leader now awaiting trial, she calls
him "that boy with the sweet smile,"
and adds: "The first time I saw him
I knew from his lovable :FaeeJ:hat he
would get into trouble."
' To the mother of the unemployed
the logic of the church raids Is flaw
less. "Don't the churches say, in the
words of their Founder, 'Come unto
me, all ye who are weary and heavy
laden, and I will give you rest?' " she
asked. "The boys took the churches
at their word. They saw those places
warm and empty while they home
less and hungry men roamed the
streets in the worst blizzard in twen
ty years."
Miss Ralston has an unusual intel
lect. In appearance .she is a rather
stout, comfortable-looking woman of
past fifty, with mild blue eyes, brown
hair streaked with gray and a full,
motherly breast that looks as if it
might have pillowed babies Instead of
nurturing the red wrath of revolu
tion. "It is a historical fact," Miss Rol
ston said to me, "that economic
changes bring about political changes
and that all the governments of to
day are industrial governments. In

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