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tain bis hands? By contemptuous
sneers at his 'Incompetence and in
efficiency" are we not like the bird
tfiat befouls its own nest? By throw--ing
out of office and putting an un
tried mann his place, do we enhance
the strength and prestige of our
country?" Do we not proclaim to
those with whom we have controver
sies that we are an unstable lot, like
ly to undo tomorrow what we have
laboriously accomplished today? Are
we a nation?"
-.-MODERN MOTHER GOOSE
By J. M. W.
Hoyne and Bill
They fought until
The city was in laughter;
Bill fell down
And lost his crown
And Hoyne called Healey a grafter.
FUEL SHORTAGE THREATENS
Washington, Oct 3. The fuel
shortage situation today began to
assume the proportions of a real
menace. Reports reaching Wash
ington from many centers of inabil
ity to obtain normal coal supplies.
With the greatest industrial activ
ity the country has ever known
keeping factories and blast furnaces
on 24-hour service and the railroads
iacing the greatest traffic in their
history, an unheard-of demand for
coal has arisen, according to author
Cffand Junction, Colo. Attempt to
Mil Editor J. A. Barclay of -Grand
Juncwn News believed by police to
havajbeen made by bootleggers Bar
clay News has attacked.
San Francisco. Miss Elizabeth
Deen8h Chicago Univ. student, swin
dled mt of $603 by stranger who
met and wooed her on train enroute
""Pittsfield, Mass. Andrew Car
negie has bought new $400,000 sum
Mass meeting of nonpartisan Cun
nea club of 21st ward a Oak hall,
220 W. Oak st, tonightat 8 p. m.
Democratic and Republican speak
ers. Regular 22d ward Democratic or
ganization will hold neighborhood
meet at Hack's hall, 1764 Larrabee,
Tues., 8 p.m. Speakers: John C.
Werdell, Democratic candidate for
representative 31st dist; Eugene L.
McGarry, Dem., candidate for con
fess 9th dist; Thos. J. Webb, for
member board of review; Martin J.
O'Brien, for member board of assess
sors, and others. All invited, espe
35th Ward Regular Democratic
organization and 25th Ward Wom
en's Democratic club are in charge
of a meeting at May school hall-, Har
rison and Lavergne, tonight, 8 p. m.
Gov. Dunne, State's Att'y Hoyne,
Thos. J. Webb, Wm. P. Feeney, Thos.
M. Sullivan and John W. Rainey will
spealj. Everybody welcome.
Northwest Side Y. P. S. L. holds
special meeting, 2725 Division st,
tonight, 7:30 p. m. All members re
quested to attend.
Special meet Tuesday night of
18th ward branch Socialist party. In
structions to watchers at polls.
Judge Hugo Pam will lecture for
Lawndale Civic Center Wed. night
at Douglas Park auditorium, Ogden
and Kedzie, on "The Jewish Con
gress." Entertainment of Social Civic
League of S. E. C.Wed., 8 p. m., at
410 S. Michigan av.
Bright and Structural Iron' Work
ers' Union No. 1 to hold special meet
Thurs. To levy assessment for In
ternational Workers' Defehse League
of San Francisco.
Geneva. Reports have reached
here that German submarines Brem
en and Deutschland have both been
lost or sunk on trips to America.