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with progressive ideas' Was it ever
known that a politician should
champion the people's cause, cham
pion any remedy pertaining to the
labor or the land questions, or even
suggest that at least our natural re
sources and utilities should be taken
over by the people for the benefit of
Then why waste any time with
any of those obsolete and antiquated
There can't be any effective reme
dies instituted in this or any other
land until the people in general be
come earnest students of social con
ditions. Not until then can we ex
pect any relief from the present dia
bolical and exploiting syBtem. There
fore, it should be the sole purpose
and most important duty of men and
women to educate themselves along
economic and social lines. Morris
Herdan, 1825 S. Troy St.
DR. SACHS' ABILITY Just a few
words in defense of Dr. Sachs, who
was so mercilessly criticised by the
all-wise Max and who is now beyond
all injury done "by slanderous
tongues. I, too, had occasion to deal
with the doctor, having placed a rel
ative in his valuable institution it
Naperville, HI. She entered almst
hopeless, expectorating blood ajd
yery wasted. In less than six months
she was discharged, the picture of
robust health and 40 pounds heavier.
If his patients disobeyed him, as I
- have seen them do, despite the fact
that he warned them all, and they
followed their old habits after leav
ing, thereby courting the disease
again, could he be called inefficient?
Could he be called a grafter when
he has been known to allow patients
who were" no longer able to pay to
rpmain until cured, and has even
cancelled their indebtedness to him?
How does our friend Max account
for the numbers of poor who bor
rowed train fare to take a last look
at the face of him they loved if he
had not befriended them? ,
I will meet Max .face to face on
this. F. H. Just, Oak Park, HI.
JUPITER OBSERVES. Ecclesi
asticiam has no claim to producers'
thankfulness, because it works
against artisans for profit-mongers'
He is not labor's friend who hob
nobs with labor's oppressors.
Money lauds power because the
later champions the villainy insep
arable from commercial transac
Deriding the authority of scripture
implies growth in thinking; the bible
is not an infallible guide.
Toilers who applaud the clerical
profession are dotards, for ministers
of religion lose no sleep thinking
about workers' interests.
What is more detestable than hear
ing a wage-earner screaming about
love of country? Labor has no land;
it stays or goes where capital allows
it to exist
Exalting the absorbers of wealth
is abominable, for these cunning
self-seekers squeeze profit from the
producing multitude like leeches
draw blood from flesh.
No day equals the Lord's day for
the display of hypocrisy.
Commercialists rehearse canticles
at prayer meetings and pay foremen
a few dollars extra to bully workpeo
ple. Those are monsters who, after
viewing mutilated corpses on battle
fields, favor the military profession.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
April 14, 1684. Robert Cavelier de
la Salle was placed at the head of the
French and Indians engaged in the
French king's enterprises In the Mis
Cobblers will have little to do if an
English invention comes into general
Use. It consists of soles and heels
which can be attached to shoes by