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much love as 'women give their pet
dogs, and then let you go on your
friendless way, unloved, unmothered,
unguarded; we pick you up if you
loiter on the streets and we give you
no place but the streets to loiter; we
advise you to get work, knowing
there isn't any place for you; we talk
k to you of what you should do, know
p ing you cannot do it alone.
"Jimmy, what is the matter with us
that there are boys like you in the
world, bdys like you in the courts,
boys like you passing us on the
And Jimmy didn't know what I was
thinking, so he just kept on smiling
at me with a forced bravado, and I
cannot answer the question myself,
but I wish that somehow there could
be something done to render impos
sible the conditions that have made
Jimmy what he is poor, untrained,
unloved, defiant Jimmy.
IT'S UP TO THE CONTRACTORS
If the contractors come' forward
and accept the offer of the state
board of arbitration to act as arbiters
or mediators, the striking carpenters
will enter the deal. Inasmuch as the
contractors once scorned this same
offer of the board while the carpen
ters accepted it, the carpenters fell
that it is now up to the contractors
to make the first move.
If contractors attempt to employ
nonunion men every building trades
union man will go on strike, the
Building Trades Council has .decided.
The result of the referendum vote
lost week on the question of accept
ing the compromise offer of the Car
penter Contractors ass'n was 11,167
to 5 against acceptance.
Four negroes arrested as auto
thieves after chase and revolver bat
tle along Halsted. Stopped by open
drdaw at river.
The Greek army will form an auto
mobile battalion with 400 motor
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