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"God's will be done," and blame the
disaster on God.
And that ruler's devoted and sub
missive and credulous slaves will
think their blessed ruler had nothing
to do with it at aliwhich I think is
a very proper thing for men to think
who can believe that one man rules
millions of his fellows by divine right
Personally, I can't believe that God
believes in kings.
LETTER TO EDITOR
DOWN THE FOOD HOGS
Editor Day Book: It seems to me
to solve the high cost of living and
to protect ourselves from being ex
ploited by Hog J. Ogden Armour and
his kind would be the simplest thing
in the world. Instead of spending a
lot of money and wasting a lot of
time in investigating, let Uncle Sam
start a municipal market in Chicago
and have the farmers ship direct to
him and sell to the consumers at a
price that would enable him just to
make expenses. I think that would
bring All Hog Armour and his kind
to their knees in a hurry. C. J.
Crouse, 1517 Grace St.
SAYINGS OF MR. MOUSE
M WAJOcUT BYS7flJOZ.
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Oregon was the first state to de
clare Labor Day a holiday in 1887.
POLICE AFTER YOUNG MEN WHO
"PICK UP" AUTO PARTIES
According to numerous reports re
ceived at police stations there are a
large number of wealthy young men
in this city who own autos and who
use them to pick up young girls with
the promise of taking them for an
automobile ride and a good time.
Late last night a girl, dusty and
tired from a long walk, staggered into
the Evanston police station and told
how she had escaped being attacked
by a young man, member of one of
these auto parties, who, after finding
that she would not submit to his de
sires, told her to get out of the auto
and walk home. This occurred in
the "big woods" which are located
two miles north of Evanston.
The girl gave her name as Kather
ine Warner. Last night, she said,
she was walking with a girl friend
near.her house when two young men
drove up in a machine and asked
them to. go for a ride. As her friend
seemed to know them she accepted
and was taken out in the woods.
There her girl friend went for a walk
with one of the young men and the
other attempted to attack her in the
The Evanston police have a de
scription of the car.
TO INTRODUCE EMERGENCY
WAR RISK. INSURANCE BILL
Washington, Aug. 19. More new
legislation, lengthening the present
session of congress indefinitely, was
considered today by Sec'y of the
Treasury McAdoo .congressional
leaders and committees representing
big business interests.
Simultaneous introduction today in
the senate and house" of the emer
gency war risk insurance bill, pro
vided government insurance of Amer
ican shipping and cargoes during the
war, was planned. Sen. Clarke of
Arkansas was to act in the senate and
Democratic Leader Underwood in the