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THOSE STOLEN SAVINGS AND A RICH STATE'S
MORAL OBLIGATION TO REPLACE THEM
Would it be anarchistic to suggest that the great, rich state of New
York, in letting Henry Siegel rob the thousands of his ill-paid store girls of
their little savings in a "bank" over which the state took no supervision at
all, incurred a debt which it ought now to pay by passing an appropriation
to replace what these unfortunates have lost?
Putting Siegel into prison, however important as a warning to others,
won't help these stranded employes. They must be cared for somehow
imtil they can find a chance again to care for themselves. Why isn't caring
for them the duty of the negligent state?
What is government for if not to protect the weak?
And' when it grossly defaults on its job, why shouldn't it be. "stung"?
Individuals are held accountable at law for the consequences of iheir
criminal negligence: Why not states?
SHE SHOWS MEN SOME CLASSY TRAP WORK
Detroit, Mich. The "mere men"
crack shots of the country took off
thefr hats to Mrs. Anna Ricker Vogel
of Detroit, world's woman champion
live bird trap siot, when she exhibit
ed some of her classy shots at the
"out-of-doors" travel and sportman's
show in New York,
WAR WITH MEXICO!
Qon't forget that in a War with Mexico, the plain, common people of the
United States will shoot down the plain, common people of Mexico. Not
much different to taking down your gun and siiooting
your; payerty-stricken, uneducated neighbor around the
Where's the glory?
Don't forget that the fellows who are shrieking for
war are not going to fight. The men who wj.ll have to
fight fevers, smallpox, jungle horrors and the poor, down
trodden peons down in Mexico are our own boys of the
mill and shop and field.
You'll find no plutocrat, politician or warlike newspaper editor on the