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CJ. S. down to it. He has suggested
that we should at least move the bor
der 100 miles south; that would nice
ly include the ranch, though he
doesn't mention that fact, for Willie
claims to be extremely patriotic.
President Wilson up to date has
very ably handled the Mexican ques
tion, but he is sure to be defeated
unless the Hearst firebrand is
quenched. The Hearst publications
remind one of a yellow dog sitting on
a lonely corner howling at the moon.
S. L. Sprout.
FEIGNING. Feigned felicity
seems to be more prevalent than the
genuine, these days of adulterations.
It's hell when man must scheme,
lie, steal and kill to gain what all
could attain if all were fair. '
It's a crime when countries can't
come together for each other's good
and deal to all a better occupation
than that of plundering and murder.
Give back to the peons their land or
buy it and pay then! fairly for their
labor. Co-operative organizations
gotten up for the common good rare
ly accomplish what is expected and
1 usually wind up with a few wise ones
pulling out with a rousing fat jack
pot When we talk of pure pabulum it
does not mean chewing gum or al
falfa, but roast beef, brown gravy,
mashed potatoes and rye bread.
Grape fruit, grape juice, oranges and
such like wouldn't go bad occasion
ally. Everyone who works should
have these. We must have that me
dium of exchange called the almighty
dollar before we can have them.
Is it the dollar first or in God we
trust? .. It's a puzzle. "Which?
LIBERTY. In Chicago we hear
much about personal liberty, especi
ally during election campaigns. Now
what do they mean by personal lib
erty? The three big personal liberty gar
dens, Edelweiss, Bismarck and Green
Mill, have ,told the representatives of
their employes that they, will not deal
with them except as individual em
ployes, while they themselves belong
to the Chicago liquor trust, an or
ganization which wages war against
When the mayor refused to issue
the Edelweiss Gardens a license the
cry for personal liberty was heard
from the big liquor combine; but
when seven-day-per-week workers
make a demand for union recogni
tion these same people cry "anar
chists." If Chicago ever gets a man, a
working man, as mayor and a few
more workers into the city council
the whole subject of personal liberty
will be called just plain liberty and
will begin with, the workers, instead
of with the big brewing companies.
A bartender in the big beer gardens
dare not belong to- the American
Federation of Labor it would mean,
his job; a porter well, he is con
sidered just a little more than a dog;
and a scrub girl is not considered at
alL Personal liberty means to these
people personal profit Fred Ebel-ing.
VIEWPOINT& I finished reading
with disgust the article in The Day
Book signed "P." The first word
which came to mind was Punk.
This poor excuse of a man who is
afraid to sign his name and give his
wife a chance to tell her side of it
wants to give others warning.
He don't drink or use tobacco and
was satisfied with an allowance; the
poo sissy! No wonder things went
wrong. He lacked what is very es
sential besides health good sense
o o !
Lawyer You say you want this
damage suit pushed through with thq
Client Exactly. I have a child si
weeks old arid I want the money to
pay his college expenses. Gargoyle