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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 10, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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-nMERELY COMMENT
iiodks as f that $500,000 fund for
hlSuig tire unemployed might fail
UNLESS the working people who
"have jobs raise it-th.emselves.
IJft'few rich men have contributed,
bu;t jnost of them hate to let go.
iMoney-getting is a habit Like a
.boy piling up marbles.
-vdPie. fellow who piles up millions
.can't get the habit of letting loose
while getting the habit of gather
ing in.
ftln the meantime, members of many
Jsj?r unions are loosening up to help
th,e unemployed in their own craft,
-private advices say ffie sentiment
.at the recent meeting of the U. S.
Chamber of Commerce was
,-jTo give President Wilson and the
.Democrats a beating ia 1916.
. jArtd the more Wilson tries to please
(that bunch the worse they will hate
Ihinj;
And in the meantime the working
.class is sore because he vetoed the
immigration bill because of the liter-
.acy, tset
Next year may be a prosperous
yearrfor tories and reactionaries.
i progressives in all parties will have
atoj watch their step.
. President Wilson will make a mis-
tts&e if he attempts to please, the
Chamber of Commerce bunchy
. It can't be done except by uncon-
.dJonal surrender.
6 federal Judge KillHS of Toledo,
.wio wanted 1,000 bombs dropped on
jthe, kaiser's head, made a mistake.
e Js bombs turned out to be boom
erangs, and the Germans are drop
ping some of them on his bean.
. , The political pot is not only boiling
Jnitis steadily calling the ketUe black.
. Wft'd Be in hard luck if all. of the
candidates were really as black as
gtaeir enemies paint them,.
jPplitics is vyar and war js bell.
Resides that, politics is a doggpne
fofluvagun.
t Have YQU been, to the style show.
Might go up and" see what the
T stores tfre going to Set you back fo
when Friend wife buys -her spring
gown.
Short dresses are still around the
shoetops on their way toward the
knee,
JUDGE LAUGHS WHEN ASKED;
ABOUT GERMAN STATEMENT '
New York, Feb. 10. Federal Judge
John M. Killits of Toledo shrugged
hjs shoulders and laughed today
when, asked to comment on the pro-
test of the German Alliance of To
ledo is forwarding to President Wil
son, charging him with disregarding
the spirit of the president's neutrality
proclamation.
"It is too absurd to discuss," said
Killits, who is hearing criminal cases
here.
"The talk I made was before a
semi-private club. My remarks were
extemporaneous and I can't recall
now just what I said. Somewhere I
have heard the story of an Irishman
who said he wanted to be strictly
neutral but he wouldn's care if some
one dropped 1,000 bombs on the kai
ser's head. I don't remember wheth
er I told that story or not At any
rate I am certain that I did not mako
the statement attributed to me in
published articles.."
Washington, Feb. 10. Action on
the ,proteet of the German-American
Alliance ot Toledo, O., against Fed
eral Judge John M. Kfllittg, for what
the alliance considered an anti-Ger-
anan utterance in a speech he made,
would not come within the presi
dent's power, it was explained at the
white .house today. Such a ase, the
authorities said, should be taken be
fore congress
"'JOBLESS MEET TONIGHT
A mass meetine to discuss reme
dies beng offered to better conditions
of unemployment and to demand
work, not charity, wIU be held under
the auspices of the Unemployed
league tonight at & o'clock at Oak:
hall, 220 W, Oak st AdmiwMoa free
- I iiHriOT

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