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eernefl ngnt now that ir we're on the
jury we want that case tried some
place where capital punishment is not
We observe with some pleasure,
however, that the shooting of J. P.
Morgan did not affeetthe stock mar
ket nearly as much as It would have
done had the same luck attended his
One of the saddest experiences of
a paragrapher is to write a line he
considers pretty fair and then, a week
or two later, to read it in his own
paper under the heading "Vaudeville
Gen. von Kluck appears to be in the
same fix as the Hon. Connie Mack;
unless he wins a battle a day they
criticise him and if he wins every day
the fans take it for granted.
Some writers have the power to
make much out of nothing; for in
stance, someone has written a two
rolume history of the life of Ruther
ford Birchard Hayes.
J. M. Studebaker, aged 82, urges
sane living and the fellows who lured
turn into the automobile business are
sntitled to a laugh.
NOT MUCH LEFT
She That quarrelsome Mrs. Jgnes
He No wonder. She was always
,'iving somebody a piece of her mind!
THE PUBLIC FORUM
ANSWERS MRS. J. In The Day
Book of July 6 I read an article in The
Public Forum written by Mrs. J. I
have been reading The Day Book for
quite a while and have often seen ar
ticles I have been tempted to answer,
but this one I could not resist.
Mrs. J.'s letter is a good one, but
it has its weak points, which I would
like to strengthen. If I had a sore
finger I would not put a rag on my
toe, an instance to show that Mrs.
J. is looking for the good things un
der the bad system.
The thing for people to do who
would like to better conditions, as I
am sure Mrs. J. would, is to look
around and see the running of the
whole system and then study Social
ism fully and they will find the rem
edies they look for contained therein.
So if the conditions are to be bet
tered it will have to be under a dif
ferent administration than we have at
I hope this little bit of advice will
benefit the people as a whole. Harry
S. Dennison, 1936 S. Trumbull Av.
SOCIALISM WHAT IS IT? Its
basic principle is that all the machin
ery of production and distribution
shall be nationalized; namely, that
the government shall own, control
and operate all those things that are
necessary to the life, happiness and
welfare of all the people. We all
know that there is hardly a necessity
in life that has not been farmed out
by special legislation to the privileged
few which enables them to dominate,
control and exploit the many.
Railroads, telegraphs, telephones,
coal, iron, copper, zinc, oil and all the
essentials of life should be owned
and operated for the benefit of all
the people, just as our public schools,
parcel-post and postoffice depart
ments, our municipal fire and police
departments, water and sanitary sys
tems. Wouldn't we kick if all those things