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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 07, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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'Steel Corporation. They have suc
cessfully fought the American Bridge
Co., backed by the thirty billions of
the steel trust.
"They have survived the onslaught
of this octopus which employes 260,
000 men, 85 per cent of who are for
eigners from the southern portions of
Europe and 65 per cent of whom are
non-voters.
"That is what we are up against.
Kaplan and Schmidt are innocent, but
the preponderance of evidence usual
ly convicts in a conspiracy cnarge
and the reports of detectives usually
make up the evidence. We have to
prove their testimony false and we
intend to do it."
MERELY(5oMMENT
' Jake Loeb, before he gets through,
May find he bit off too much to
chew.
The folks are beginning to realize
that Big Biz is back of the fight on
the teachers.
Again, we rise to ask -r- Why are
diamonds?
If the Armours hadn't stored sur
plus wealth away in so-called pre
cious stones nobody would have
swiped them.
And also why are high iron
fences with sharp spikes on top
of 'em?
And where were the police?
" Doggone the luck anyhow, why in
thunder can't the crooks that Chief
Healey drove out of town stay out?
This thing of separating our best
beloved butchers from their hard
earned dough is becoming trouble
some. But, then, the only thing for the
chief to do is to drive 'em out again.
W Two public nuisances are thieves
and politicians who won't stay put
If need be we'll call out the gentle
manly military officers at Camp Sher
idan. Or sick Jake Loeb and Bill Roth
giann on 'em. A . ,
By the way, mebbe that diamond
robbery was a German plot
Everything's a German plot now
adays and Og has been shipping
pigs' knuckles to the allies.
Nevertheless, it was darned mean
of the Trib to rehash that story
about Og Armour being fined for get
ting by the custom house with a
string of pearls.
The gentlemanly burglars may,go
back after the string.
Anyhow, the Friends of Peace are
willing to fight for it.
Have YOU .noticed that the two
newspapers leading the fight on the
Teachers' Federation are the ones
that benefit by that midnight meeting
of the school board?
The Trib and News both occupy
school land that can't be revalued.
And the Teachers ' Federation
fought the steal.
But it was Bill Thompson himself
who showed up Vic Lawson as a tax
dodger. ' BItoFNEWS
Fined for milk law violations: An
ton Kostzewa, 4848 Ada, $200; Joe
Falbo, 920 Taylor, $100; A. J. Her
rick, 1614 W. Huron, ?5; Louis Co
hen, 1436 W. 13th, $5.
School "took in" today with enroll
ment of 375,000 pupils, 12,000 more
than last year. There was no addi
tion to the teaching force to handle
the new pupils. As usual, school
rooms were overcrowded.
South End Business Men's ass'n
will hold Chautauqua in Roseland,
Sept 8 to 13.
Emmanuel Rorry, Wells-Fargo
clerk, took off clothes to commit sui
cide in lake. W ater too cold. Near
ly froze till police brought patrol to
hide his nakedness.
Ship stuck in draw, Wells st bridge.
Tied up "L" traffic for hour.
Roger Sullivan back from Califor
nia fairs ready to lead political fight
on Gov. Dunne, ,
..Maiaaaattttl
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