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tunity. An instance of this can be
seen in the war on the teachers'
union. Good folks who should know
better are led to believe that fighting
the teachers' union is fighting the
Catholics. Another instance is the
case of the postoffice employes who
have two organizations, one affiliat
ed with the A. F. of L., the other
harping about the union men being
Socialists, thereby misleading the
To get together in one great
movement is the thing, but how can
that be accomplished. There are
bodies of government workers
snobs, I might say who consider
themselves superior to workers in
the trades and feel they have noth
ing in common with them. Other
groups, too numerous to mention,
stand alone, just why is beyond me.
Possibly their leaders prefer being
large toads in small ponds, etc.
Strikes in England were of little
avail until the isolated bodies came
under a common head. Now they
get what they go after and get it
quickly. Unless our workers get to
gether they won't get anywhere.
Andrew Jansen, 1719 Creenleaf Av.
12TH WARD WOMEN WILL HAVE
XMAS TREE FOR CHILDREN
The 12th Ward Women's Demo
cratic league will hold a Christmas
tree party for the poor children of
the ward, Sunday, Dec. 19, at 2 p. mM
at Pilsen hall, 26th st. and Albany av.
The league has been making splen
did progress so far with its enter
tainments, including a children's
party, outings, picnics and dances.
No effort is being spared to make the
Christmas festival surpass all pre
The tree, which is to be electrically
lighted, is large enough to hold pres
ents for 600 kiddies, and that many
are expected. Toys, games, fruits,
nuts and candy will be distributed.
Mrs. John Stelk is chairman of the
firraiigemeuts committee and Anna
JM. O'Donohue is secretary. Among
those taking an active part are Mrs.
Pauline Prince, president; Mrs. Sted
lodchek, Mrs. Kuflewski, Mrs. Kula,
Mrs. Kerner, Mrs. Frisch, Mrs. Riley,
Mrs. Yaborek, Mrs. Larkin, Mrs. Zre
neck and Mrs. Fiedler.
IT'S RATHER UNUSUAL
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for a pastor to have the distinc
tion of joining a president of the
United States and his bride in matri
mony. Rev. Sylvester Beach of
Princeton, N. J., a close friend of
President Wilson, is most likely to
perform the ceremony which will
make Mrs. Norman Gait the next
"first lady of the land."
SPORTSMEN'S CLUB SEIZED
The Sportsmen's club is accused
by the owners of the building they
occupy at 608 S. Michigan av. of be
lying its name.
The organization, which was
formed in 1913 by Mayor Thompson
and Jas. A. Pugh, is accuBed of not
paying its rent The accusation is
that they owe $11,427. The club has
been seized for the lessors by county
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