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by Rockefeller in Colorado to fight
the striking coal miners, and how
women and children were massacred
by hiring gunmen, either as guards
But there is no reason why young
Rockefeller should be permitted to
play the same game in Chicago; and
there is no reason why the police au
thority in Chicago should be turned
over to Rockefeller and Morgan of
The welfare of the striking street
railway employes and their wives
and families are more important to
the people of Chicago than the hog
gish profits of Morgan and Rockefeller.
J. Ham Lewis may be expected to
rise and protest indignantly against
the appointment of John Bassett
Moore as secretary of state on the
grounds that his whiskers are likely
to be eclipsed.
A Minneapolis German was award
ed an iron cross for playing ragtime
at the front We'll stand for asyhyx
iating gases, fiery bombs and such
things, but this last is too terrible
even for this war.
In June a girl is willing always to
look upon the bright side; especially
of a solitaire diamond.
The difference between a patriot
and a common scold sometimes is
hard to discern.
MIGHT BE WORSE
When indigo predominates
The view I take of life,
And man's well-known existence
As useless stress and strife;
.When I am hitting .89
And fielding .23,
And Fate has hung the Indian sign
' With extra frills on me;
When I am tempted to object
To Fortune's cruel ways
It's comforting to recollect
They're worse In picture plays.
THE PUBLIC FORUM '"
TIP LABORERS OFF. The Kan
sas harvest will not start until about
the 25th of this month and there are
already thousands of working men
lured to this part of the country by
the big daily newspapers of the east
telling them of the big cropland the, ;
big wages they are to receive by go
ing to the harvest fields of Kansas.
Hundreds of men are working for
their board now until the harvest
starts, so as to be able to eat. Thou
sands going hungry and are half
At the samtime there are contin
ually big advertisements for thou
sands of men needed in the harvest
fields and all this is to flood the coun
try with a lot of men and make bums
out of them, to relieve the east of
the unemployed problem. W. T. Nef,
Sec'y A. W. O., Local No. 400, 1. W. W.
CANT LOCATE HER. In a Day
Book of last week or week before was
printed her picture and a piece by
Mrs. W. A. Murdock of Chicago, stat
ing she was the grand president of
the International Woman's Auxiliary
to the International Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers, then in ses
sion in Cleveland. My son looked in
the directory and could not find her
address. I would like to write her or
have her call upon me. Perhaps she
could inform me if I could in some
way learn of my father.
I have not seen him for many
years. He belonged, I believe, to the
locomotive engineers. I was a child
when last I saw him and have since
married, so he would not be able to J'
locate me unless I could find him.
If he is still living he Is all I have left.
My mother, sisters and'brother have
all passed away.
I would love to find my father if
possible. I am so lonely in this world.
I am now myself a widow. I cannot
believe that father is dead. I believe
he often thinks of me and would love
to see me if he only knew where tQ
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