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sure he is sensible and healthy. Saf
est way of all, speak to mother, if
you have one.
It is easy to find each other if one
is not too particular. You. know
there is good in the worst of us and
bad in the best of us. Sensible and
healthy are two qualities which are
important. H. E. Scheck.
THE BUNCH OF 18TH ST. I
think the boys who live in the vicin
ity of 18th and Rockwell sts. should
have a square deal.
If they play ball on the empty lot
they are chased. If they play on the
streets they are chased.
If they sing there is somebody to
swear out a warrant for them.
In summer evenings if they stay in
the summer garden they are called
can rushers and cigarette fiends.
If they whistle they are said to be
making "fun of the neighbors."
If they are laid off they are called
bums. So what chance has a boy in
this vicinity? One of the Bunch.
VILLA'S INCENTIVE. It is agreed
by every one that raids by Mexicans
upon U. S. territory must be prevent
ed. There is one thing, however,
that cannot be overlooked, and that
is one of the chief reasons for these
Some few years ago when Pancho
Villa was a power in Mexico he was
recognized by United States govern
ment to the extent of being inter
viewed by American ofHcers and was
allowed to receive munitions of war.
Pancho Villa was always very friend
ly to this country and was in this re
spect the opposite of Carranza.
Just before the battle of Agua
Prieta between the Villa and the
Carranza forces the administration
at Washington permitted Carranza
soldiers to go around to the rear of
Villa's army over United States ter
ritory and over American railroads.
This violation of neutrality resulted
in the smashing of Villa's army and
made him very bitter.
Villa had divided up thousands of
acres of land among the peons, from
whom it had been robbed by special
privilege, and he had freed the peons
Next November we shall see how
many men will vote' for "Muddle
head" Doc Wilson and his un-American
pork-barrel congress. The Dem-
ocrats claim Pres. Wilson kept this
country out of war. As far as I can
see, he has muddled until he has
played right into the hands of Hearst
Kept up out of war? Bah!
OBSERVATION. The govern
mental system needs uprooting be
cause it stimulates the warlike ardor
that keeps nations apart
Advising men to enter the church
is imprudent, for men in holy orders
can no more guide the human race
than lobsters can understand the
psychology of Orientals.
Landlords seek refuge in Christ
and charge exorbitant rent for
The unfaithfullness of lawmakers
proves the shallowness of the repre
He has no conscience who ap
proves competition. The latter makes
mortals more ferocious than ani
mals. Archbishops inhabit palatial quar
ters and frequent the social functions
of wealth, yet request humans of
lowly origin to be frugal.
Those are undeserving of regard
who disdain to soil their hands at
Sweaters are not superior to can
nibals; eating men is no worse than ffc
sweating men. . ,
Prelates advocate lovable persua
sion and laud the operations of artil
lery! Opposing the lords of commerce is
an ethical obligation, for the mis
chievous work of these foxy swin
dlers beget industrial wars.
The shouters for God cannot tol-r