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destroy the trust press arid increase
the circulation of the labor press.
Now, The Day Book is the paper that
we should-buy and try to get others
to buy it. The Dajr Book is the pa
per that labor shouldread because
it's the only paper that is printed by
unionists. Therefore, every unionist
in Chicago ought to buy it and read
it Let all people stand with labor
and fight for labor. Joe Cava.
COMPENSATION LAW. This is
a protest against the compensation
law. This law was passed at the
cost of thousands of dollars to the
insurance companies, and if it is not
repealed will cost the state millions
by making dependent upon state
charities men who are debarred from
work by some physical defect
The state of Washington has a
good insurance law. The state han
dles the insurance.
Work is prosperity. The more
men and women able to earn their
living the greater our prosperity.
Take a man's position away from
him for a physical defect that has
never interfered with his earning
powers and who is going to take care
of him? The state will have it to
do on account of its corrupt laws
against the economic independence
of its citizens. S. R. Braidwood,
3656 W. Ohio St
OCEANIC PROTECTION. A per
son looking at a map of Europe can
see why Switzerland has universal
training and service., Australia's
future thought of becoming a re
public is one reason for its prepared
ness. But why should we adont such
a plan? A 250,000 trained army is
Our two friends, the Atlantic and
the Pacific, will enable us to take
care of the now bankrupt nations of
Europe or the one great nation of
the Orient should they undertake to
Can our Theodore tell us why he
did not start to prepare when he was
the ruler at Washington? Theo can
hand his bunk to a few lawyers and
editors, but not to the thinking com
mon folks on whom the burden of
his plan would fall. The more we
read of what Theodore, Elihu and
Willie Randolph, say, the more we
respect Wilson. Roy N. Thompson.
SAM BELIEVED IN THE SAYING,
NOTHIN' LIKE BEIN' PREPARED
It isn't always a man gets what he
wants when he wants it But Sam
Hartsche got it yesterday in just that
Sam was in court of domestic re
lations to be tried on a charge of be
ing the father of an illegitimate child.
Before court convened he carried a
large suitcase up to John Gardner,
chief warrant clerk, and said:
"Wish you'd keep this for me un
til I go( to jail. When I come up for
trial this morning I'm going to teU
the judge I can't get a square deal
and I'll take my six months."
Gardner told him he wouldn't need
a Beau Brummel wardrobe where he
would go if he was sent, but Sam was
on his way to the courtroom.
When the case came up Sam
made his speech to Judge Newcomer
and Ass't State's Att'y Hosinia sym
pathetically recommended that it
would be a shame to disappoint Sam.
Sam apprised the court that he
held a city job working on an unload
ing team and the judge ordered that
the city be notified of Sam's disgrace.
"It matters not to me," said Sam,
"I will resign anyway."
He was tried, found guilty and or
dered to pay $550 in the next ten.
years for the support of the child or
take six months in jaiL
"Lead me away," he said. He was
led. And he took the suitcase with
Among life's eternal enigmas,
Amaryllis, nobody knows what con
stitutes these:. Genius, chop suey,
$2.50 shoes, Ingersolls, hamburger,
sense-of-humor, military "tactics."