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heed of supporting her in the
wrong." Fred Louis.
GETTING ACQUAINTED. I was
very much interested in the articles
of the lonesome boys and girls, be
cause I belong to this class. A good
spirit shows through those lines.
I think it is because I don't care for
cabarets and tangos that I don't meet
fellows with so many girls on hand.
If I would go I don't think I would
find the right party anyway. As the
writer of one article says: "If there
only was some way to become ac
quainted." There are a good 'many ways to
become acquainted, but the idea is
to find the right pary, to find out his
or her opinions and lines of thought.
People are so unfair to each other
and themselves in not speaking right
from the heart. They try to make
others believe that they have all
kinds of good intentions and habits
which are not in them. Let's get
away with that fancy stuff and be
more open and from the heart.
SOCIALIST ALDERMEN'S VOTES.
Socialists are, always fighting big
business, so they say, but would also
fight, the little fellow just because he
happens to work for the city.
The appropriation of $30,000
passed by the city council, which Aid.
Rodriguez and Aid. Kennedy voted
against, was in an indirect way to
help families of privates who may be
called away from their families at
Mothers and our future citizens
should be taken care of when their
support is doing, his duty for his
The Socialist does not believe in
war, but that will not keep us out of
war, nor will it feed the little hun
We must demand respect for our
country and American citizens should
have the protection of our govern
ment no matter where they are. If
to bring these conditions about
means war, then let us have war.
It is a sad state of affairs when
public officials are so narrow-minded
that they can't see anything but
their own political ambitions. Aid.
Rodriguez has lost a friend in the
15th ward, which he may at some
future time have reason to regret.
Mrs. Geo. E. Doremus, 2139 Cortez.
Without money, job or friends, a
person is in a terrible predicament.
Wherever he seeks employment he
gets the same cold "No." If the rent
is due and he mentions his misery to
the landlord this fellow's heart is
often as hard as his house and he is
liable to get a notice to move.
In the employment bureau they
need 200 men for the mines in Mon
tana and 50 farm hands in Texas,
jobs he can't take on account of his
family. Many times these jobs are
the same as being sent to Siberia.
He goes to the minister and is told
that thechurch has just sent big
sums to Madagascar, and so can't
help anybody just now. The minis
ter sends him to the church trustee,
who feeds him the information that
all the church can gather goes to
keep the minister and the church in
Our job-hunter begins to beg on
the street and the police are on the
(spot to stop him. He looks up- a
county commissioner. Nix! The
the poor house is a "full house." The
United Charities give the answer that
28,853 applications for help are on
their file and its funds are exhausted.
He goes to the County hospital and
poses sick. The doctor asks where?
In the stomach! The doctor puts an
X-ray on and says: "It's hunger. We
don't cure such calamity here. Go
to the dickens !" He goes to the army
recruiting station and wants to join
the colors. No! He has a decayed
tooth. And so, down-hearted in soul
and body, he gets some dope and
steps into eternity, and who cares.