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, there, create a new life ere they take
one or are killed?
This new phrase proves the folly of
crushing redlight districts, adding a
lie to the theory that we are so saint
ly we don't want a rgdlight district.
Human nature is hunmn-Jiature, he
we civilians, sailors or soldiers. Mean
. while, God bless the war babies, make
them dynamos of humanitarian use
fulness in years to come, strangers to
cannon and ball, saber and sword,
giant diplomats, peace agents, who in
their wisdom-will concrete nation to
nation in a love that is so Christ-like
and permanent, which no breach will
ever sever. Albert M. Thompson,
954 N. Clark.
IS JUSTICE APPLIED WITH
EQUITY? Would a court uphold a
peaceful man who supplied plun
derers with tools and ammunition
because he made profit out of it and
thus enriched himself?
Would it be called fair if two rob
bers were fighting and a good man
should supply1 the stronger robber
with knives as quickly as he could?
Perhaps the good man would say:
"I am willing to furnish Bill with
knives the game as John. I am in
that business. But then John has it
so fixed thatI cannot get the goods
to Bill. That is not my fault"
On the same plan public utility
companies deal with the public and
their political officials. Nations deal
with each other on the same basis.
The guilty ones always find an ex
cuse.' The assistants of Booth, the as
sassin, were punished. They were
held guilty. If the same principle
were applied in city, county, state and
national and international deals,
would there be strikes, wars and such
If England, France and Russia had
not been so sure that no power on
earth could demolish the fortifica
tions they had jointly constructed in
Belgium, would they have stood idly
by till they saw their walls of imag-
I inary security fall down? Would
they have acted at once?
To escape- public condemnation,
they tried to make the human world
believe that they were not prepared.
They have hypnotized humanity Into .
that belief and into the belief that
only Belgians are in need of help
when they suffer. Others can die of
starvation in diseases contracted by
All those who seek praise and
glory through newpsapers must send
cash to Belgian societies, even if
their own die of hunger and cold.
Why are the poor and needy at
home fed on advice and condemna
tion? Why are they asked to wear
smiles or old rags when they need
clothing?, Why are their wages so '
low that they are compelled to accept
charity with disgrace, in order to
keep enough life in the body to get
the low wages for hard work.'
It is written: "He who lendeth to
the poor lendeth to the Lord or giv
eth to the Lord."
If that is true then most of these
so-called charity dispensers give
mighty poor and shabby stuff to the
I wonder how they will feel in heav
en when the Lord shall return, to
them these nice gifts with the collec
tion that never went to the poor.
Sing a song o' six pence,
England's going dry,
King and all the royalty
Cutting out the rye.
Tommy's on the war path,
Hear the blackbirds sing
Country's on the wagon, -
Sitting with the king. , Q ,
Detroit Times, i
When a Chinese lady approaches a
muddy place she beckons a boy. The
boy drops on his hands and knees in
the mud and the lady uses him as a
stepping stone, for which service she
gives him a small coin.