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arbitrarily locked out their men.
workers, and, of course, the girls for
whom this sacrifice was made went
What a tremendous battle it is lies
below the surface Labor is awaken
ing to the fact that there can be no
success with a sex division and com
(M, petition. If the weak cannot help
And in a battle of this kind there
is only one result success. Labor's
failures have been due to their divi
sion against a solidly-united mass of
employers. When labor solidly unites,
its strength is greater than that of
employers, for labor produces, and
without labor capital is useless.
Tomorrow I shall tell you some of
the conditions under which these
girls have worked.
PARK OFFICIALS GET IN WRONG
WITH YOUNG FOLKS
The Young People's Socialist
League are worked up over the re
fusal of the officials of Independence
Park, supposedly a park for the bene-'
fit of the people, to allow the league
to hold a meeting there.
It has always been the custom for
these parks to allow organizations to
use the clubrooms for meeting places
at certain times. The officials of the
park, however, excused themselves
by saying the Socialist League was
"a political club."
This is the league's answer:
This is surely a surprising com
mentary upon the intelligence and
civic spirit of our park officials. .Of
course, the Young People's Socialist
B League is a political organization,
and, of course, they talk politics.
Politics is the science of govern
ment, geptlemen, and our young peo
ple are struggling to build a better
civilization and they propose to use
their political power to bring It about.
You may not agree with their-politics,
but you cannot but commend
The young people of an intelligent
community asked for a place to meet
that they may study, discuss and
propagate their ideas of a better, a
cleaner, juster civic life, and you shut
the door in their faces.
Information comes to The Day
Book from a trustworthy source that
a quiet investigation is being made
of the money spent in the interest of
Roger Sullivan's candidacy for U. S.
One of the investigators says that
several high-priced publicity men
were at work for months, one of
them getting $1,000 a month.
Also that paid workers were kept
busy all over the state, and that even
Republican newspapers were used in
the campaign preceding the primary
It is not believed that Sullivan him
self spent more money than the law
allows, but the investigators are try
ing to find out where the money
came from that paid for red fire, au
tomobiles, ward and precinct worki
ers, newspaper publicity, hall rent,
It is said the matter will be inves
tigated by the U. S. senate if the in
vestigators now at work find any
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