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Tie allowed anywhere in the vicinity
of a munition factory.jto say nothing
of carrying on any kind of propa
ganda, religious or otherwise, the
suggestion is so absurd as to be dis
gusting. And the average school
child knows that the immigration
commission would not permit this in
9 flux of dependent people, even if it
were possible for them to cross the
For this "bearing of false witness
against their brethren" several Chi
cago men who call themselves "min
isters of Christ" are partly respon
sible. They give moral and financial
aid to the so-called National Reform
ass'n, of which Frank J. Cannon and
other disgruntled politicians are the
mainstays. They are of the same
type of men as countenance Billy
Sunday and other sensational and
emotional methods of "frightening"
people to be good, and, instead of
being ministers, are a curse to the
cause of true Christianity.
ineir spue against ine Mormons
can be easily figured out. The Mor
mon people believe that every man
and woman should know as much
about the Savibr and His teachings
as any other man or woman, there
fore they have no paid ministers or
preachers. If everybody believed the
teachings, of Christ from the view
point of Mormons all the ministers
would be out of a job and would have
to work for a living. As the people
are gradually learning of the beauti
ful and practical community life of
the Mormons, especially in the west
ern states, as well as of their loyalty
to and obedience of the laws of the
United States as evidenced in every
trouble we have had with a foreign
foe, their membership Is increasing.
It worries the hired "reformers" and
they forget Christ in the telling of
lurid tales to frighten their dupes.
FOR DR. C. H. HAIR. It is pleas
. Ing to note that the voters of several
ards have now the opportunity ot;
being better represented in the city
council than was formerly the case.
The citizens of the,13th in particular
have a golden opportunity in this
spring election. They have previous
ly been represented in a very ordi
nary fashion. The more intelligent
voters, regardless of the party, are
fast rallying to the support of Dr. C.
H. Hair for alderman.
The people of the 13th ward are to
be congratulated on having the op-
portunity to elect an alderman who
will give them first-class representa
tion .in the city council. Dr. C. H.
Hair is running on the Socialist
ticket A. W. C.
PIER DAMAGE SMALL
A second report of the weather
damage on the Municipal pier cut
the probable loss down to $700 and
killed the graft story. The worst
that can be said of its construction
isthat a few mistakes were made,
declared Comm'r of Public Works
Er Cf Shankland, engineer who su
perintended the construction of the
pier.-eaid that all specifications were
fulfilled and cracked cement and
I "broken bolts were to be expected in
a mile-long concrete structure sub
jected to a severe buffeting during
MISS McGOORTY MISSING.
Mary Frances McGoorty, just 16
and daughter of Judge John P. Mc
Goorty, is being sought today after
being missing since Monday after
noon. The police were notified.
One theory is that the girl, am
bitious to go on the stage, has sought
and found work in a cabaret or cheap
She left the McGoorty home at
929 E. 45th St., supposedly to attend
a party at the St Xavier's academy.
She then disappeared.
Boise, Idaho. Western Confer- I
ence of Governors will probably get !
.together soon to talk defense.