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PLE'S SAVINGS AND CAN BORROW THE MONEY TO BUY UP THE
It is entirely possible thai Secretary Redfield is right as to the LAW.
The people haven't made many of the laws, if any, that pretend to protect
them from extortion by the FOOD HOGS. The influence of the HOGS wasx
more powerful than that of the people; and the hogs named most of the'
federal judges who will decide what the laws mean.
So I think Redfield is about right when he says public opinion is the;
only remedy for the high cost of living.
While I would like to see some of the FOOD HOGS peeking through
the bars of the pen at Joliet, still I think it more im'portantthat the people
be given the truth than that the hogs be indicted, tried and monkeyed with
in the courts.
I have more faith in an aroused and intelligent public opinion than I'
have in the courts.
I suggest, therefore, that even if the grand juries can find no LAW on
which to indict the FOOD HOGS, they make a report to the people of what
they find out as to the high cost of living.
I have known grand juries in the past to be intelligent enough to do this
very thing, and the people have found ways to make effective use of the
THOUSANDS OF AMERICANS ARE
LEAVING EUROPE FOR HOME
London, Aug. 17. It was declared
that within the next three weeks for
ty-eight liners capable of carrying
60,000 passengers will sail for the 4 street, by a squad of 50 police. In
United States from English ports.
This is three times the number of
Americans now in England, but they
are arriving from the continent at
the rate of more than 1,000 a day.
Owing to the improved transporta
tion conditions the American relief
committee clearly indicated that it
would not be necessary for the home
government to send transports to
take stranded Americans home.
Transportation has improved on. the
continent, the mobilization having
been practically completed, and the
difficulty of reaching England is not
so great. Many are even returning to
France and Switzerland to endeavor
to locate baggage which was left be
hind in their flight.
Tuesday the Andania and Anconia
will start for the United States. The
Olympic will leave Wednesday and
the Adriatic Thursday.
GET NEGRO WHO KILLED COP
gimpn Hogan, the negro who shot
and killed Officer George Turnbull at
26th and State streets last night, was
caught this morning, but not before
he wounded another.
He was trapped in a fiat, 3800 State
the battle that followed Officer Mich
ael McPadden was shot and wounded.
Hogan killed Turnbull when the
latter tried to arrest him for a petty,
LABOR WOULD HAVE CONGRESS
STOP EXPORTATION OF FOOD
The Chicago Federation of Labor
yesterday passed resolutions calling
upon Congress to stop the exporta
tion of foodstuffs during the present
crisis. The resolution also urged that
the federal, state and city officials
take immediate steps to check the
men responsible for the rising cost of
After a long debate the federation
voted not to go on record as endors
ing any candidate. President John T.
Fitzpatrick took the position that
while there were many good men pn
the ticket the federation would have
to endorse several if they endorsed