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out" All in tie presence of several
hundred men and women, and, ac
cording to the lieutenant's own testi
mony, there were 1,000 or 2,000 peo
ple in the crowd. So much the worse
for the lieutenant.
A warrant was obtained, charging
the speaker with causing the ob
struction of the street
At the trial one officer testified:
"That he did not order the crowd to
disperse, neither did he hear any
other officer give any such orders."
If the street was obstructed, why did
the officers not clear it?
The language used by the lieuten
ant when he was placing the speaker
under arrest would indicate that he
had a venomous hatred for any per
son who might criticize the Roman
phurch for trying to make America
The jury was out just four minutes
and brought in a verdict finding the
defendant not guilty.
The taxpayers must fork over ap
proximately $198 for the pleasure of
having Lieut, Fitzgerald trying to
suppress free speech in his own
brutal and unlawful manner. Cost
of the trial:
Judge's salary 3 days at $20 $ 60
Jurors' salary, 3 days ..... 108
Bailiff's salary 3 days 15
Clerk's salary 3 days. 15
How much longer will the taxpay
ers of this city stand for this kind of
rough stuff ? M. J, M.
MOTHER AND SON
Editor Day Book: Froebel says:
"Beneath every human fault lies a
good disposition crushed or distort
ed." Here then lies the keynote to
mothers' success. Appeal to the boy's
stronger faculties. All faculties (of
which there are 42) have mates. Over
against combatrveness lies benevo
lence. The law of duty is recognized
by theboy or girl as the law of love.
Directly, this is not the mother's
business at this time, but some of the
male members of the family, or a
stranger would be better still, co
operating with the other members of
The boy should be brought to a
competent phrenologist and have an
examination made, cost about $15,
who will give in typewritten pages
what the boy is best adapted for and
how to handle him, or what side of
his nature to appeal to in order to
lead him in the way he should go, ac
cording to the development of his
weaker and stronger faculties.
Editor Day Book: Alderman Mer
rian at Raymond Robins' meeting
Thursday told among the many in
teresting things of a lobby and sev
eral southern senators trying to put
through a $250,000,000 loan at 3 per
cent "to market the cotton crop."
It occurs to the writer that biznis
Is biznis, and profit is the prize.
If the bankers of the -south can
get their bread hooks on this two1
fifty, and England is paying 8 to 10
per cent, and Canada is so close,
would it be good business to overlook
the chance to clean up 5 per cent on
Uncle Sam's money?
There are a number of "Patriotic"
(?) Chicagoans who have "bot a.
bale," and several have pooled the'ir
interests, not to help the South. Oh,
not but to make a profit
Considering the amount of gold
the chief sinews of war shipped to
England and Canada since the war
started, it behooves us to watch the
patriotic commercial pirates. A. C.
Betts, 2903 Belmont Av.
o o .
KEPT IT UP w
"While our maid was ill I coaxed
my husband to wipe the dishes."
"Wasn't it a lot of trouble?"
"Yes, at first After a while he
seemed to like it" ,
"And now he insists upon wiping
them for the maid." Cleveland Plain