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OSGOOD'S WILLING TO FOLLOW
SOME OF THE BIG GUNS
Young, hale, hearty, and in the
prime of life, F. G. Osgood is willing
to be sterilized IP the following
"Americans" first undergo the same
In a list turned over to The Day
Book this morning he stated he
would jump at the chance to enter
the operating room of the Eugenic
society after the following had gone
John D. Rockefeller, Jr., John P.
Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, William
Jennings Bryan, Theodore Roosevelt,
Julius Rosenwald, Arnold Higgen
botten, James Simpson and Booker
"Of course, I realize that the oper
ation would have no effect in some
of jthese cases," Osgood said. "It
might, however, have a good moral
"The Eugenic society is backed by
millions wrenched from America's
toilers by our commercialism. I do
not doubt if you investigated very
deeply you would find that the hidden
purpose of this society is to quiet the
present industrial unrest by making
an attempt to limit the birthrate of
"Sterilization is the same thing as
tearing a person's ambition from
their brain. This is an admitted fact.
"It is another attempt to dodge
that great question of the living
wage, which soon or later will have
to be answered. The classes are di
verging more every day. We must
choose between being a race of
' slaves and a race of freemen.
"Why not pay our people a living
wage that we may raise normal men
and women instead of defectives who
are the result of marriages of people
whose minds and. bodies are stunted
by our horrible industrialism? That
slogan, 'Millians for foundations, not
a cent mop foir wage,' adopted by I
our millionaires, should be reversed,"
Hearst's Examiner says Sam In
sull's herd of prize cows are all going
to be killed today.
And the Tribune says they won't
And there we are.
We can't find out for sure what's
going to happen to those cows unless
we call up the Commonwealth Edison
Co. and say: "Gimme Insull d'ye get
me, Sam Insull, not his brother Mike,
So it goes. Wednesday morning
the Trib said Barratt O'Hara got
beat for commander-in-chief of the
Spanish War Veterans.
And in the afternoon the Post said
he did get elected.
If the trust papers would agree on
their news facts we would be much,
AT THE CLUB
Optimist What do you consider
the greatest thing that ever happen
ed? Pessimist It hasn't bappenecL.
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