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PLAYING BOTH SIDES Observe that ""Industrial disturb .anci" at the Guggenheim smelters In the state of Washington! Some time ago the American work ers at these smelters struck for bet lter wages. The Guggehheims im ported Austrians and, backed by the law, the police and other represents fives of legal force, defeated and 4-drove out the Americans. Lately the.Guggenheims cut wages and the Austrians struck; whereup on, the Americans went back to work, and it is now the Austrians whose heads the guards are cracking. Don't smile! There's nothing fun- Tmy, nothing of the nature of retrlbu- Itive justice about it. It Is the de feasing of manhood and the lowering or citizenship. It Is using the awful necessities of one set bf men to cheapen another set of men,' that the hrich can have still more that they don't need. And society does not see that, ul jtimately It is the chief loser. THE FINISH They had been engaged tt.""i years, but there 'seemed no indi -tions that the good ship Matrimory was hoveringyin the offing. She w? o getting restless, but when she-touched the subject he dexterously turnci the conversation. Recently he turned' it off to physi ology, a science of which he was u student "Yes," he said, airily, "it is strange, but well autheticated fact, that the whole' of the human body changes every seven years. You, my dear, are MIss Jones now. In seven years you will have changed completely. Not a particle of your present self will ho left; but, all the same, you will still be Miss Jbnes.""" "Oh, shall I?" cried the angry dam sel, tugging away at the third finger of her left hand. "I assure 'you I won't, if I have to marry a dustman! Of all the cool impudence Here's your ring, and I never, never wrx-i to see you again!" o o v WORKED HARD - An author was once much, annoy ed by a fellow" guest at a cpunUy house.' who loudly stated that all artistic employment was a deplor able waste of time. "Well," he said one day to the author, "how have you bpen passing your time this morn ing?" "I hare been Immensely busy." replied the writer gravely; "I have spent the time pooring over tLa proof-rsheets of my book of poems." The Philistine inquired the result of that "Well, it was very important. I took out a comma." "Indeed ? " said the inquirer. "Is that all you did?" "By no means ! On mature reflection I put back the comma 1" replied the author sweetly. f o w Music Teacher WilHe.-your son, fs Improving daily in his violin playin-'. Mother (gratified) Is that so? Wj didn't know whether he was Imnrov Ing or we were justgettltfg more used to it!