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fail to avail themselves of this oppor
tunity of emancipation from the po
litical despotism imposed on the coun
ty by the Hearst interests through
John E. Owens, and the nomination
of Daniel L. Cruice for county judge.
The time is short. The need is great.
The opposition is strong and utterly
unscrupulous, but if the honest voters
of Cook county will stand united in
this campaign the Hearst conspira
tors will be routed and the voters'
emancipator, DANIEL L. CRUICE,
nominated. Emmett T. Flood.
THE NEW CHURCH
Editor Day Book: The duplicity
and hypocrisy of the clergy is con
temptible. At a conference of minis
ters of all denominations, held at the
Hotel LaSalle, it was decided to send
a message to President Wilson re
questing him to set aside Saturday
and Sunday as days of prayer
throughout the world.
While the clergy in America are
engaged in praying for peace, their
brethren across the sea are invoking
the aid of God to help butcher the
Instead of denouncing war from
every pulpit in the world, instead of
educating the masses that war is a
product of the ruling class, they ask
the public to pray for peace.
If the clergy are so solicitous
about the welfare of humanity, why
do they not aid society materially
instead of spiritually.
Man's service to man can only be
measured here on earth and now.
Is the spirit in need of aid or it is
the body which is material? Is the
spirit ever hungry, is the spirit home
less, is the spirit which suffers un
told agony as shot and shell tear the
body limb from limb?
They are dying there by the thou
sands at Liege and Muelhausen, at
Namur and Luxemburg to uphold
rule by divine right. "By the -grace
of God, I, Nicholas, autocrat of ell
the Russias," reads the proclamation.
How blind are the masses not to real
ize that the God of the rulers is but
a subterfuge a means toward an
If the clergy would survive they
must immediately found the new
church. "The new church," says
Emerson, "will be founded on moral
smpnc.fi. Poets, artists, musicians.
philosophers, will be its teachers. The
noblest literature in the worm wiu De
its bible. Love and labor its sacra
ments and instead of worshipping
one savior we will gladly build an
altar in the heart of everyone who
has suffered for humanity." Wil
"I'm sorry, but we can't employ
you as a cloak model. You are too
"But I am a perfect 36!"
"Ah, my dear lady but our perfect
36's must be more than 36 inches
Mrs. J. Mautner, 427 E. 45th st., fell
dead in -movie show. -Heart disease.