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of Qne man, when a public statement '
through the daily press by way of
denial or refutation "might much
more effectively have sustained their
dignity and reputation.
But, in any event, let us not lose
sight of the fact that the inquisitorial
chamber is an established institution.
Have we a recognized "tribunal" and'
a "dungeon" awaiting its victims.
Huldah L. Potter-Loomis, Chairman
The Open Forum.
Will you or can you give every
American,black orjwhlte'.Tred'or yel
low, the same chance the same op
portunity to work, to live, and to
have? Will you help'a fellow being?
If wrong", put him right: Never do
any act that will in anyway degrade
another hitman being Just to become
a big man. C. D. Bassett, 7837 Dob"
INTERNAL PIMPLES. We hear
and read a great deal of the world's
peace movement. It seems to me the
first thing to do would be to put a
stop to all lynching bees thafc take
place in the U. S. When we can com
pel peace within our own states we
can then talk peace. Do you think
for a minute that when ydu'lynch a
man that is all that takes place? Do
you know that you cannot mistreat a
man and at the same jtime make him
fear and respect you? That Is jiist
why we are having trouble on the
Mexican border. Do you. know that
not many years ago.there were over
300,000 Americans in Mexico and to
day there is less than 4,00Q? Do you
know that men who .have been
wronged, or had some, friend lose his
life by lynching and burning, have
emigrated to Mexico to get revenge
at the rate of two to one. We all pity
poor Belgium, but do you remember
old King Leopold and what he did in
his African possessions?
There will be peace in all, the world
if we succeed in getting, hate, malice,
dishonesty and prejudice out of our
systems. We then will teach our chil
dren that all human beings'" have
rights tliat much be respected. We
will teach it in the school, home,
church and on the street
We cannot look to the United
States government to stop these
lynch murders because each state Jias
state rights, which in this case is
wrong. Why not live and let live, for ' toward his belt,
some day this country will need all
the friends she can get
ARE POLICE WHITE SLAVING?
As I walked by the Royal Tailors
Thursday evening about 5 o'clock 1
saw three girl pickets talking to two
cops. Two of therb. were on the verge
of tears. The third was flushed with
anger and' shame.
Just as -I came up' to the 'group I
heard a roar 'from some animal that
was walking behintl me. I knew with
out turning around that it was the
bellow of a cop. I stopped to see
what would happen.
He shouted at-the girls to "get out
of here." Ha was only two feet from
the girls when he "said this, but you
might have thought it was two blocks
pifyour eyes didn't testify otherwise.
He made no attempt to find out what
the trouble was, but simply howled
The oldest girl said indignantly-td
him (when the howl had changed to a
growl) : "This man Insulted us," and
nodded' toward the nearest cop.
"What did he say?" asked the
"He said he would get a man to
stay with us tonight if we wanted
one," replied the girL "I
Now, I didn't get there in time to
hear the cop say this but I noticed
particularly that he didn't deny this
but instead he grinned.
'Tes, that's what he said," the oth
er two girls asserted.
. Then the growler became a howler
once more and told them again to, get
out. He noticed r was trying to get
his -number and made a movement
I hurried on then,.
for he might do more than howl at
I guess he Is the boss around the