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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 05, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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Lieut-Gov. Barratt O'Hara last
night addressed the hobo's conven
tion, which Is being held at the corner
of North Clark street and Chicago
avenue. A mass of people that ex
tended a half block towards Dearborn
street heard O'Hara tell of how he
joined the hoboes last year.
"I feel much better since Jeff Davis
gave me the hobo oath," the lieutenant-governor
said. "The hobo oath
is a pledge to help those who help
themselves; to work for the better
ment of mankind and to try and keep
the runaway off the road.
"But one of the finest things about
this oath lies in the fact that every
one who takes the oath has to swear
to aid union labor and never under
-any circumstances take a job as a
Several prominent labor leaders are
expected to address the convention
tonight. The meetings begin at 8 p. m.
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Jos. Bruzek, 2941. W. 25th pi., fined
$200 for wife beating.

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