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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 03, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 22',
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They are setting themselves up as
better than the rest and the ma
jority are letting them get away with
Pretty soon a man and wife will
have to prove they're mairied before
they can dine together in a restaur
ant, and a woman will need a dress
censor's o. k. before she can don a
It's dangerous, this Grundyism!
And it's getting more dangerous as
it gets more powerful.
Everybody is under suspicion of
The powers that rule are becom
ing obsessed with the notion that
the common people are naturally im
moral Suspicion of humanity is killing
faith in humanity.
We need more faith and less sus
picion. Don't believe the worst you hear.
The nation's morals are a whole
lot better than the Grundyites are
trying to make them seem.
Grundyism is narrow, spiteful, and
"Please, lady, if you'll give me a
bite to eat I'll clean all the snow off
"But there isn't any snow on our
sidewalk. My husband cleaned it
this morning. Why don't you try
that house across the street? Their
sidewalk is covered with snow."
"Well, it's like this, lady. I've al
ways noticed that folks what don't
clean their sidewalks is always too
stingy to help a poor guy what's
down and out."
Price of a pet dog exhibited in
New York would keep a family in
starving Poland for 14 months.
Give Lawson credit for this much
wisdom: He didn't try ts i'vnlve
THE PUBLIC FORUM
VULCANIZERS AND AUTOMO
BILE REPAIR MEN. It is quite evi
dent that the workers in this indus
try are a body tired of existing working-conditions
in general This state
ment is proven by the many who
have attended our meetings and al
ready joined our union.
Those of you workers who have
not as yet been personally informed
to attend our meetings are urged to
be present on Feb. 8, at 8 p. m., on
the sixth floor of the Chicago Fed
eration of Labor,-166 W. Washing
Capitalists are one solid body of
organized profitmongers. Their goal
is drive the slaves and reap hoards
of thousands upon thousands of dol
lars, which they, the bosses, did not
earn, while on the other hand the ac
tual workers, producers of all wealth,
merely exist from hand to mouth.
Since capitalists are organized,
then how about the working people
also organizing? Something has got
to be done. We are going to do it.
Are you with us? Then do not fail
to attend our next meeting. Vul
canizers and Automobile Repair
TIME TO OUST KINGS AND
KAISERS. Some time ago Parker
H. Sercombe complimented me by
saying that I was able to understand
some of his facts and figures that
were Greek to many people.
When I read his name signed to a
peace suggestion in Wednesday's
Day Book I began to believe that
statement of his. He is absolutely
right A federation of European na
tions is not today a Utopian idea and
it should have the support of this na
tion and our forward-looking presi
dent. The age of emperors, kings and
kaisers is just as far behind us as the
age of battlements and armaments.
Both of them should have been Ipft
behind, and it is because we insi: Jk