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edge goes, lies upon the labor or
ganizations, and especially upon the
federation. Only through organiza
tion may power be had in action.
Unless these strikers can win to
their aid the influence of the C. F.
of L. they may remain out of work
all winter, individuals may pour out
funds, all to no purpose. Appeals,
meetings, denunciations, all utterly
useless. Let us get to the root of the
thing. Get some powerful organized
effort back of the strike and it will
yield, not before. N. H, Baldwin.
A MAN PASSES OUT While J.
Ogden Armour, Otto H. Kahn, Theo
dore N. Vail, Percy A- Rockefeller
and James J. Hill are planning to
conquer the commercial world for
America, and, no doubt, with their
wealth and power they will succeed
poor Tom Rafferty cut his throat and
tried to die. Lack of work and
money to buy what was needed drove
him to it. What a contrast?
They speak of the justice and char
itable disposition of the above-mentioned
gents, who are too busy work
ing for their own selfish interests to
pay any attention to the sufferings
of fellows like poor Com Rafferty,
men whose hard work actually made
them what they are. Self-made men!
Nonsense! There isn't an inch of
their wealth that Tom Rafferty and
his kind did not help to produce, and
now Tom Rafferty must suffer. The
chances are they will say that Tom
Rafferty was a weakling and should
have been killed when an infant
" Knock! knock! knock! You devil,
knock! My hammer isn't heavy
enough and my stroke not strong
enough to knock as hard as I would
like to knock against the tommyrots
who are doing deeds a real crazy man
wouldn't do. Their tops need mend
ing. Frank Smith.
Judge Granville Hbgan, St Louis,
returned home. Had come to see
B. A, Becker, young broker who dis
appeared from St Louis.
PROMINENT IN NEW CONGRESS
ROBERT LEE HENRY
Henry is chairman of house com
mittee that will have suffrage fate in
DONT BLAME IT
"I went down to the sea again yes
terday," "Did it recognize you?"
"Ye? it waved to me."
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