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3 -30 or 4 o'clock and get supper ready
for the husbands, instead of coming
home from the teas and socials and
hanging on the cars at 5:30and 6
o'clock there woulcTbe4nore seats for
the working class.
Kindly print this and let some of
the housewives read it. We will get
more seats in the cars after working
hours. W. A. Wells, a Straphanger.
BOTH SIDES OF IT. No man can
control his being born to wealthy
parents any more than another can
control his being born to poor ones.
But the man who is born wealthy can
and should deal fairer to his poor
brother. That surely would, hurt no
one. This world wasn't created for
any one class alone, and the men
who have worked hard to build and
produce should have a better show
than they have now.
No sensible worker wants things
equally divided, because that would
not better conditions, but might make
' them worse. All that he wants in this
big round world is a square deal, and
I can't see how any one can con
scientiously say that as a rule he is
The rich man is not one bit better
than the poor man, and why he loves
to bully and down the poor man be
cause he can is a problem to solve.
He sings and speaks of brotherly
love, but fails almighty hard to act it.
He has always coerced and oftimes
persecuted his poorer bfbther be
cause it lay in his power to do so.
We cannot expect to be co-equal,
but can. be more co-operative than
we are if we -want to. do anyway
"What is "mine," or what does the
term "mine" mean?
Did man create this world? If not'
how can any man say that it belongs
to him any more than it belongs to
another? Can the man who does not
wjjrk. at useful work or produce own
anymore than the man who does, if
we compare it in an honest manner?
Wliat I would like the capitalist to
do is not to share with me or us1
workers the wealth he never honestly
earned, but to give us a chance to
work and earn a fair portion of whatr
we have honestly earned before.
Not toptake from the poor beings of
fiesh, heart and blood the right to
live, the right that God or some great
power gave to all willing to toil and
build, is the fair and honest wish of
all honest men. That's what well
meaning working men would like the
capitalist to do, something they have
a righ to wish.
The capitalists are badly .in need of
education in regard to complete or
ganization as well as us poor working
people and have a right to organize
for the betterment of civilization,
something they have been bawling
about for ages. Frank Smith.
The fact that so many French sol
diers have been shot through the
lungs seems to explode that ancient
superstition that French cavaliers
wear corsets. Peoria Journal.
MR. HENPECK ABROAD
"Of all the simps!. Say, Hen, why
don't you raise the unbrella?"
"Dursn't, old man. It's my wife's,
and dhe doesn't want it mussed?