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THE COMMANDING ISSUE
In Calumet Moyer is shot and railroaded; in Colorado, Mother Jones is
forcibly deported by men supposed to uphold "law and order."
This is done hl-the interest of property; done to fatten the swollen
profits of absentee owners. v
In Calumet, as in Colorado, privilege won't arbitrate it stands pat, one
hand upheld by government, the other by imported gunmen.
This is in "free" America, under a civilization which professes to have as
its guiding spirit the sentiment: "Do unto others as ye would that others
should do unto you."
Throughout the land the churches preach this doctrine; and that is
how privilege obeys it.
Thus far hoggish privilege has held the fort. 1 Because its assailants
have been poor, weak and easily starved.
Will they be re-inforced by those who believe in humanity and freedom?
Will the government be allowed to remain privilege's ally or shall it be
made the servant of justice?
That was the uppermost issue in 1913. It is the commanding issue of
DOINGS OF THEWORLD BOILED DOWN
St. Louis. Because two policemen
took number of auto whose driver
acted peculiarly, $2,000 worth of gar
ments stolen from tailor shop of
Louis Ludmier recovered. 7 men ar
rested. Kansas City, Mo. Injuries receiv
ed in gas experiments caused death
of Geo. J. Weber, inventor of number
og engine appliances.
St Louis. C. L. Jones, Alton, fell
off coal wagon. Horse stepped" on his
Regina, Sask. Assistance of the
Northwestern mounted police asked
to keep order among army of work
less and desperate men.
Buffalo, N. Y. First meeting of
trustees of $200,000 fund, raised on
American and Canadian sides of
Great Lakes for distribution among
dependents of 200 seamen who per
ished in November gale.
Washington. Entire force of ma
rines now at Panama, 400 officers and
men, ordered rushed to ships now in
New York. 31 brides sailed for
Mediterranean on Cunarder Fran
conia. Buffalo. "If you want a drink to
morrow, jdin me in Lake Erie," note
left by Romney T. Jewell, ex-lieutenant
in IT. S. army who disappeared.
Cashed checks totalling $76 alleged
to be fraudulent.
Pittsburgh. Chas. Richenberg, 35,
rag picker, held in connection with
recent finding of negro's head.
Murphysboro,. III. Commissioner
D. M. Anderson askorfeder ,.:
D. M. Anderson asked for resignation
of all firemen including Chief Her
ring, who has been at head of dep't
10 years. Reason unknown.
Washington. "Smiling Bob"
Biremner, representative from New
Jersey, wants physicians to dissect
infected shoulder if he dies of cancer.
Phialdelphia. Chas. L, Greenfield,
Samuel Brown and Myer Rotman ar
rested suspected of operating one of
biggest mercantile swindling schemes
of recent years.
Washington. Will cost more than
$45,000 for soap alone to keep Uncle
Sam's soldiers and their clothes clean
during coming year, according to
war dep't estimates.
Baltimore. Nellie Schatz, 10, has
hole in heart big as dime. Living.
Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Haven,
Mr. and Mrs. Hell and Mrs. Damn
among visitors at treasury dep't