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th'at he might fill his coffers with dollars. Anyhow we don't make
any fuss about it.
t How many thousands of human beings have been killed in the
coal. mines to enrich railroad and d)ai magnates? How many hu-
many souls have been starved and shriveled, how many murders
have been comitted, to make bonds and stock pay more interest and
How many thousands right here in Chicago are being starved,
body and soul, that a few may have much more than they need?
The Chicago Vice Commission, after thorough investigation,
tion, tells us that many good girls have 'been driven to the vice dis
trict because they couldn't keep body and soul together on six dol
lars a week. Yet their employers amassed millions.
If twe ty-one good girls were driven to moral destruction by
Chicago department stores, haven't they been hurled unprepared
to eternity as shamefully as the employes in the Times building?
This doesn't justify the dynamiting of the Times building, of
course. But isn't this murder of souls in Chicago just as wrong in
the sight of God as the murder of bodies in Los Angeles?
And if it is, then why isn't this government of OURS, and
these newspapers of ours, just as indignant over one as over the
Why call out the "militia in Lawrence, to shoot down American
workingmen who are striking to hold their wages up to six dollars
HUBBY WAS OUT
"The conditions seem to be un
favorable," admitted the trance
medium. "I am unable tojetany.
communication from your late
"Well, I'm not at all surprised,"
replied the widow. "It's only 9
now, and John neved did show up
till about 2 a. m.
A St. Paul, (Minn.) minister
has adopted the graphophone
method of delivering his sermons.
That's a mean trick to play on
the man who wants tn cion
through the sermon.
Banana wine is the latest in
vention of French chemists in
Cochin China. Gracious ! haven't
they got enough kinds now?.