think it is at least as fair to help
workers win a strike by keeping out
hired thugs and gunmen as it is to
help newspaper publishers win a
lockout by letting THEM use hired
thugs and gunmen working hand-in-hand
by newspaper-bossed police
men? I do.
Yours for peace. N. D. Cochran.
Beer kegs, we read, are used as ad
ditional wheels to buoy up Kansas
mowing machines in muddy fields
and thus saved the wheat crop. What
we want to know is how came the
beer kegs in Kansas?
H. C. Wells has written explaining
how to beat the Germans. As Mr.
Wells discovered this war 12 years
before it started he is entitled to tell
how to stop it
One thing we would live to have
explained is why these experts call it
"The Causeless War," then write five
columns of causes of the war.
One good thing about the happily
defunct spring is that not one weath
er prophet claims he predicted It Not
one dares admit it
De Wet got six years in prison
when found guilty of treason. If it
keeps on high treason will be $5 and
THE PUBLIC FORUM
INFORMATION WANTED. In a
recent issue of your paper you said
town talk is that the real reason for
Miss Murphy's removal as ass't sup't
of schools is because of her religion.
Now it is my opinion, unless you give
us more facts concerning the cause
of Miss Murphy's removal, the great
majority of your readers will be up
a tree on the subject and I can't help
but believe that readers of The Day
Book would greatly appreciate the
balance of the story. John H. Nel
coskey, 1453 Monroe St.
(It is generally understood by prac
tically all persons connected with the
board of education that religion was
the real reason for the ousting of Miss.
Murphy. It is hard to find anybody
who is willing to be quoted on the
subject. However, following this let
ter is another signed by M. J. Gallery,
which shows how things line up.
He Your sister seems to have a
She Indeed she has! Why she
eats everything she cooks.
THAT MURPHY OUSTING.
Knowing you to be without prejudice
of any kind I write you in regard to
the ousting of Miss Murphy from the
position of ass't sup't of school by a
majority of the board. If you don't
believe that there is narrowness, big
otry and prejudice in Chicago read
the list of names that voted against
Miss Murphy. Those who passed on
the roll call, which was virtually a
vote against Miss Murphy, were: Son
steby, Rothmann, Warning, Loeb,
Peterson, Vosbrink, Clemensen, Otis,
Metz, Eckhart, Holpuch, Sethness,
Schlake and Kreutgen.
Mr. Loeb made the motion. Now,
did he make it because her name is
Murphy? There seems to be nothing
else against her, though Loeb says:
"She is not suited temperamentally."
That is, her temper does not suit
Now honestly, truly and cross your
heart, isn't it true that if her name
was Loeb or ftnkelstein instead of
Murphy that Loeb would never "bat
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