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police? Think, you workers, and the
next time you vote don't forget what
"Big Biz" and Chief Healey are hand
ing you. A Voter.
KIND WORDS. It is best to make
communications brief and terse with
unnecessary adjectives kept out
Saying Fido ate his dinner under
the shade of the old apple tree might
be sufficient, but I may like Fido
enough to write him up to the extent
of a page. I like your little book and
its Forum. I hope it does some good.
Actions may speak louder than
words, but words lay open to view
what should be acted. Kind words
from the unknown is better than bit
ter cuts from our friends. Frank
IS IT SQUARE? Is it fair for the
newspapers to hound a man to death
or to persecute a man when that man
is accused of offense against the law,
whether he is guilty or not?
Even if the man is guilty, is it right
to "burn him up," roast him, toast
him and grill him day and night be
cause he fell, as millions did before
Is it fair and square and just to his
wife and children who did no wrong
to be made the butt and ridicule, of
unthinking newspaper readers be
cause of the fall of the husband and
I think it is an injustice and an out
rage for newspapers to hound and
persecute any man, as the papers are
doing to Wm. Lorimer. So-called re
form newspapers and so-called re
formers seem to make a living and
grow fat on crying out "Lorimer!
Lorimer!" when the facts are that
Lorimer was the cleanest senator
that went from Illinois to Washing
ton in 30 years. Lorimer was ador
ed by many members of the legisla
ture, therefore he did not have to pay
for votes to elect him.
Lorimer was prosecuted, Lorimer
suffered, so why persecute him?
Why damn him? Why kick him Wjhen
he is down? I would prefer the friend
ship, the good will or a kind word
from "Bill" Lorimer than the friend
ship of all the fake reformers in
Don't help the other papers to per
secute him when he's down. A Policeman.
A CONCEPTION OF LIFE. To W
begin with, my statements will be
confined to the theory that it is not
natural to expect something from
Life is everlasting, not only to the
human race, but to everything con
trolled by nature. Life has to be pres
ent to produce itself, no matter in
My contention is that Mother Earth,
represents everlasting life and that 1
am part of it (Earth), in the form of
an animal, at the present time.
We, the human race, are supposed
to have a brain superior to any other
form of life, which is developed ac
cording to environment.
I was part of my ancestry, no mat
ter what their form was, or I would
not be here today, and I claim the
same for all forms of life.
I absolutely refuse to allow an ethe
real law to stand between light and
myself, unless the students of theo
logy can prove their assertions, which
they have not done to the present
My common sense tells me that if
I violate any natural law (not ethe
real) , I must suffer the consequences;
and no Christ can suffer for me, or
change results of my negligence.
I cannot be bribed by promises of
golden streets (what good would gold
be) , or scared by hell's fire and dam-
nation. I pity anyone that falls for
That one individual can control the
destiny of myriads of beings sound3
to me like one of the fables I used
to read, with the educational intent
In conclusion, I wish to state that
when I die the ingredients of my body"