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Many of the people of Australia arc
descendents -of so-called criminals
exiled from England to a penal set
tlement Blue-blooded royalty stay
ed in England. What does blood tell
in this instance?
How About This? I notice the
banks are charging 7 per cent inter
est now on loans. But I don't notice
that they have raised the rate of in
terest they pay their depositors. Why
not? Wouldn't it be a good thing
to pass prosperity around?
Sham Battles. Did YOU ever hear
two lawyers pan each other in a
courtroom and then see them go over
to the corner saloon and take a drink
together? Sham battle.
During the late unpleasantness in
Chicago, campaign orators in one
faction told us what rotten citizens
the candidates of the other faction
were. If we had believed all we heard
none of the men nominated on the
Democratic and Republican tickets
were fit to hold office.
Now the fever is dying down and
the losers at the primary are getting
ready to support the winners at the
The H.-H. Democrats who told us
that the Sullivan Democrats were N.
G., and the Sullivan Democrats who
told us the H.-H. Democrats were
punk, will now tell us to vote the
grand old Democratic ticket and help
save. the country.
And the Brundage-Snow Republi
cans will tell us that the only way to
save the stars and stripes and keep
on marching through Georgia is to
vote the grand old Republican ticket
and elect the Deneen Republicans to
Of course, the Democrats will tell
us the Republicans are no good, and
the Republicans will tell us the coun
try will go to the demnition bow
wows if the Democrats are elected.
But after the general election even
the Republicans and Democrats
yes, and the Progressives and Social
ists all will go aoout their business
and call one another by their nist
names, and be rather decent about it
until next spring when the sham
battles will start again.
Isn't it funny, when you come to
think of it, what a lot of bunk we fall
LETTERS TO EDITOR
TELL ME, PLEASE
Editor Day Book: Has every man
an equal RIGHT to be here on earth?
Does what a man produces, be it
manually or mentally, belong to him?
Is EVERY man entitled to a fair
start in the great race of life?
Does a man get what is coming to
him under our present system of
The constitution says that "All
men are born, equal." Are women in
cluded? If not, what is she, who is
she and what is she for? If not, what
is to be done with a system that does
not conform with the natural right
and interferes with man's individual
.and social progress?
You say "May God hasten the
day." Then don't stand in the way,
but join hands with those who are
destined to aim for the same pur
pose. If you say that such, a system must
be abolished, even as slavery once
had to be abolished, you will need a
Lincoln to remove white slavery and
a Washington to declare us free from
LORDISM. John McGregor.
A SOCIALIST ANSWER
Editor Day Book: In your editor
ial of Sept 9 you said in part: "I
don't know why the Socialist party
doesn't appeal to a majority of the
working class in this country." This
is easy to explain. The majority of
the working class in this country
can only see things which come to
them direct but they are not far
sighted enough to see something
that comes to them indirect.
They can see and blame the small
dealer for raising the prices al-