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to spend more, time on it than is def
initely specified by the six hpurs of
the school day. Marion Sykes, 1223
E. 57th st
AN ERROR Through an error in
Wednesday's Public Forum column
we neglected to publish "Obituary
and Epitaph to Ancient Church and
State," in connection with an article
from I. N. Albright Here is the poem:
It'pleases-me to write a line,
Although it may not well define
The virtues vwhich are thine and mine.
Their verdict reads more mine than
Yet it is well to have some doubt
Concerning things past finding out
For many things along the route
Are dying of old age and gout
Senile dementia, some now claim,
Would be for them the proper name.
My notion is their ancient fame
Grew from their lacking sense of
Each thing is said to find a mate,
The come together soon or late;
Andfrom such irony of fate
Was misconceived the "Church and
atata " ' f
Here lies Smooth Parson Ichabod, ,
Also slick Lawyer Lightningrod.
Both natives of the laud of nodt
Who said they did the will -of God.
May all their tribes soon do his win
By lying under ground as still.
Above the sod they lied so in
In drawling up the deviFs w?n
That they his name did quite misspeU
And robbed him of his home called
In that old home they now do dweU,
And growl about the air they smell.
Adieu! Smooth Parson Ichabod,
FareweU! Slick Legal Lightningrod.
The slippery road whereon you trod
Led you somewhat away from Gqd.
. I. N. A.
LIQUOR AND POLITICS. As an
official of the bartenders' union I feel
it is, within our rights to call attention
to an event of stupendous impor
tance to every one connected) with
the Uquor business. j
Carter H. Harrison, as the hea3 Jf
the Democratic party, is striving jto
be re-elected mayor and thejepy
strengthen his mortgage on Chjpago.
Aside from being a traitor tpj thjs
Uquor element, Democracy hajforfte
generated into a selfish poUtieal
Treasured by a few henchmen
within an organized ring, catering Jto
reformers and members of the jk
stocking femininity who have openly
defied the Uquor business, acknowl
edging the fact that a bartendeias
considerable influence with the ygting
Why should we not protectj0our
commercial interests and use ouijn
fluence toward the destruction o.e
present poUtical machine. Aside",yym
any poUtical motiye, we shoulrjbe
with the party that win benefij09ur
interests. atr -
William Hale Thompson is brjgjjad
minded, with a firm beUef in pergonal
liberty,' clover of athletic sportsie
voted to physical developments $$pe
Therefore, it is reasonable to jije
Ueve that such a mayor would ?ease
the yoke that for the past four years
has beearin many cases strangling
the very life of Uquor mdus'rjr.j
L. P. P., Business Agent Bartenders'
Union No. 401. .,
DANCE, HALLS. Mrs. Merxjam!
your lecture Sunday was perfectly
right about the way dance haUare
aUowed to run. For Mayor Harrison
to look at the affair the way heroes
Is terrible. SLj
They should not let a drunken man
or woman in the dance halls an.gr if
they got drunk there they shou.ar
rest them, keep them over night and
fine them. It would make them mfire
careful and ashamed of themselves.
Then they would avoid worsQjdis-f
How many young girls have fallen
into the clutches of rascals who Are