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reasons, be the especial targets of
predatory -wealth, their brutal thugs,
venal courts and corrupt politicians.
"Let us all then rally to Carl Per
son's support, morally, financially
and in every other way, with every
atom of influence we have, and see to
it that he gets a square deal.
"J. H. Walker, President.
"Illinois State Federation of Labor."
MORE MARKETS DOPE
"The Municipal Markets Commis
sion is trying to promote a censuB of
the unemployed," said Frederick
Rex, secretary of the commission.
We believe that data on the part of
people out of jobs will start work to
ward betterment of civic conditions.
We should have figures on the clos
ing of factories and in what trades
work is scarce. We should write to
the various factories and ask how
many men were laid off, how many
will be put out of jobs this winter
and when the unemployed will be
taken back. The. unemployed ques
tion is a serious one.
"We are writing to seventy-five
cities of the U. S. asking them what
they have done in the unemployed
situation. We have asked them to
furnish us copies of any reports that
they may have on the subject The
experiences of others should be prof
itable to us."
WOULD ASSIST NEEBE
Oscar Neebe, Haymarket "anar
chist" pardoned by -Gov. Altgeld and
living at 1717 Hammond st, is going
blind. Friends of Neebe have been
speaking before trade unions asking
money to send Neebe to Dr. Schnei
der of Milwaukee in hope of saving
his eyesight Fntz Kolbltz, J. Orth,
F. Lingenfelder, A. S. Carm and Geo.
Koop are the committee in charge.
They urge all old friends of Neebe
to call personally or mail money to
Neebe's home. Neeb6 is now past
fifty. He was sentenced to 15 years
on conviction in the Haymarket affair
'and served seven years. J
BITS OF WAR NEWS "
Washington. Second Ass't Post
master Gen. Stewart denied reports
that the allies are holding up search
ing American mail, even that ad
dressed to or from Germany.
Washington. Red Cross sent word
to physicians and surgeons all over
the country that Telief work in Eu
rope is growing to such proportions
that they should put themselves in
readiness to go to Europe at any
MYSTERY IN BOMB BLAST
In the explosion of a bomb outside
the doorway of State Sen. John Bro
derick's home, 122 S. Aberdeen st,
Sunday morning, the police detect
the work of disgruntled politicians of
an opposing faction.
The bomb wrecked the fence in
front of the house, but did little oth
er damage. Capt Halpin is certain a
bomb did the work.
Broderick Ib one of the bosses of
the 18th Ward, where politics Is play
ed without regard to the "other fel
low's feelings." At the primaries last
week he was renominated as a Sul
livan candidate against an H.-H.
WOMEN RAP DEMOCRAT
Washington, Sept. 14. ''Withhold
your support from all candidates for
re-election to congress whos,e names
appear on the Democratic ticket"
rwas the appeal sent today from 'the
Congressional Union of Pro-Woman
Suffrage headquarters. ( "'
What is termed the "militant"
branch of suffrage workers declared
war on the Democratic nominees, as
serting1 that the party la, power is
responsible for failure to enact suf
Picking jury for second Petras
triaL Held in death of Theresa Hol
lander in Aurora, m. Jury disagreed;
In first triaL',