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I have felt only an infinite pity for
the exploited girl.
Then there is the girl -who works
in the store and whose life is just
drudgery and hardship and who is
therefore an easy prey to the men
who exploit in the name of love.
Sometimes the man who exploits the
girl is a victim of exploitation him
self, in that he doesn't make enough
money to marry, but most of these
men haven't the decency to protect
the girl they have exploited in the
name of love. Understand, I am not
saying that the girl isn't equally re
sponsible for the folly. She usually
is, and nature is to blame for both,
but the girl is honest and the man is
, The girls exploited by men in the
game of love are all on the down
road, a step further along than the
exploitation of the bosses put them,
but some pay a bigger price to soci
ety than some others at this stage of
Of that I will tell you more again.
A SIGHT FOR THE GODS!
The mob filled the street from curb
"Lt's see him! Give us a look!"
Vainly the police charged them;
they still surged on.
Street cars and autos stopped at
the human barrier and their passen
gers were drawn into the maelstrom
by the same irresistible impulse that
animated the throng.
Clothing was torn, hats were
smashed, ribs were broken and feet
Still the cries of "Let's see him!"
filled the air.
The state militia was called, but
soon the soldiers themselves were a
part of the crowd, shouting with the
rest, "Let's see him!" "Give us a
' "Clang! Clang! CLANG!"
The great engines of the fire de
partment whizzed down the street
Streams of water were turned upon
the struggling people and at last the
street was cleared.
Only one man remained. He was
climbing a telegraph pole and there
was the light of desperation in his
"Who are you?" shouted the
mayor of the city.
"I'm the man the mob was trying
to see!" replied the stranger.
"But why were they trying to see
you?" asked the mayor. "You must
be SOME sight!"
"I am I'm the only author who
hasn't written a book about the
ROOSEVELT AGAINST ROOT
New York, April 25. Judge A. D.
Norton!, an old-time friend of CoL
Roosevelt, said he knew positively
that the colonel would not support
Root for the presidency and would
oppose Root on a third party ticket
if the former senator should be nom
inated by the Republicans.
That apparently knocked out the
rumor that Roosevelt promised Root
his support, leaving standing only the
contrary report that Root promised
his support to Roosevelt.
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