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our children are a little tod adept and
getting along in their lessons too fast
JAIL LICE. I am horrified and
' amazed at reading about Chicago po
lice stations being lousy, and that fe
male prisoners are immorally and
rudely dealt with. Wtiat sort of a
rotten system have we attached to
our law? Is it lawful to treat an un
fortunate prisoner that way, guilty or
not? I say it is an outrage.
I observe how they make people
raise their right hand and swear to
the truth and in spite of that the truth
is not upheld. Instead, the devils lies
are being upheld and an Innocent vic
tim is thrown into a lousy'cell.
It is about time citizens should take
a hand in such offenses against
prisoners, male or female. Everyone
is entitled to honorable justice. Mar
jorie Louise Cuthbert, 1329 Clybourn.
ENGLAND THE MISTRESS. For
the past 20 years England has been.
the pirate of the world. It has im
posed its rule on all the weak and.
primitive people it could find and has
done more to create the spirit of war
than all other countries. Now it con
trols about 13,00,000 square miles of
land and combined with its ally, Rus
sia, it controls half of the earth.
It controls all the sea and the sea
comprises about three-quarters of the
earth's surface. It has been more
arbitrary on the sea in this war than
All the news of the world must pass
the British censors. That is why we
hear so much about Belgium nd
Turkey and so little about the Bel
gian Congo and British India. India
has a population of 240,000,000, and
$167,000,000 a yea is taken to Eng
land from India. The daily income
tax per capita is 3 cents. Famines
are increasing and it is claimed by
Hindus tjiere were 20,000,000 deaths
from starvation in the last ten years.
England's present debt is about
J all the gold In the Tvorld. The ar6a
of the British isles is about 122,000
square miles (about the size of the
state of Montana) and if that debt is
ever paid the colonies must do it
England has controlled the money
of the world since the battle of Wa
terloo, but Germany has an indepen
dent system that has grown injate
years so as to imperial the English
system. Wall street is only a branch
of the house of Rothschild. William
J. Smith, 6158 Ellis Av.
WESTINCHOUSE CO. TROUBLES
Pittsburgh, Sept. 24. Employes of
Westinghouse Electric & Mfg. Co. still
at work today, following their deci
sion at meeting last night to defer
action. A. F. of L. officials had
planned to call a strike last jaight if
Westinghouse company did not com
ply with demands, which include a
20 per cent wage increase and an
eight-hour day. Final action will be
taken at meeting Thursday.
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dence school of pugilism,"
"Has be had any experience?"
"Yes, he used to work in a box fac
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