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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 19, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 24',
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vouring wolf society has today made
of our yong muen.
To me occurs a bold and daring
plan, yet I believe .practical and prom
ising good results!
Divide Chicago into several dis
tricts. In the center of each district
erect a hall, where men can attend
one night and women the next night.
Have th6 learned men and women,
who are making a sincere study of
sexual relations, lecture upon the
subject a man lecturer to- men, a
woman lecturer to women. Recall
James Russell Lowell's poem:
Truth forever on the scaffold;
Wrong forever on the throne.
But that scaffold sways the future
And behind the dim unknown
Standeth God within the shadows,
Keeping watch above his own.
A segregated district? Never!
Pardners with protected vice?
Never! Jack Minor.
POVERTY "There are thousands
hacking at the branches of the tree
of evil for one who is striking at
the roots." These words of Tho
reau describe the activities of organ
ized charity, birth control advocates
and others who are endeavoring to
The great evil of our day is pov
erty. Let us try to abolish it. All
wealth is pre-existing raw material,
the form of which has been changed
to satisfy human wants. A chair
formerly was a tree ; a stove former
ly was ore in the ground, etc.
The earth is the storehouse" which
nature has given to man for his sup
ply of raw materials. Now, as na
ture's supply is practically inex
haustible, it follows that there
should be plenty for all as long as
human labor is applied, providing
the natural storehouse is accessible
on "roper terms.
The earth being indispensable to
human existence, it follows that the
right to its use and occupancy should
be on equal terms to all. A consid
eration of the question will show
that instead of promoting equality,
our laws permit the grossest inequal
ity to exist t
"Silk parasols and elephants mad
with pride are the flowers of a grant
of land!" This inscription was found
on a tablet which was unearthed in
some ancient ruins, showing that the
same results flowed from like causes
in all ages.-J. Weiler.
WHAT OF TINKER? You can
peddle the franchise as much as you
will, but the methods of Murphy will
cling to it still.
Beginning with the return of the
Cubs for next year's pennant race
we will see' a great change in the
management of the club. Big Biz
controls it and it will be run on its
All ballplayers will report to. the
park at 7 a. m. and punch the time
clock, to show they were in work
ing clothes before the afore-mentioned
The groundkeeper and his assis
tants will be discharged and the ath
letes will kill two birds with one
stone by keeping the grounds and
themselves in condition.
This will only take two hours each
morning, and from 9 to 11 will be
devoted.to baseball practice.
After practice the athletes will
hustle down to Weeghie's loop grab
itorias and help sell Oggie's hams
and other stockholders' commpdi
ties.. Back to the ball yard for the game.
While the visiting team is practicing,
the hired help on the Cub payroll
will get into the stands and bleach
ers and sell the stockholders' gum;
cigars, crackerjack, candy, and hot
dogs. The- evening after the game will
see our heroes down in the loop
again booming the stockholders'
Another innovation will be that,
instead of being allowed to keep thq