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due to arrive in the United States shortly. Ke js Fred Dyer, Australian middleweight, who not so long ago fought Les Darcy, fistiana's new wonder, to a standstill. Darcy won the verdict, but hejiad an easier time whipping Jimmy Clabby, Eddie Mc- Fred Dyer. Goorty and Jeff Smith than he did Dyer. Dyer is a great singer as well as a good boxer, his friends say, and will not need to worry about his meals when his days as a mitt swinger are ended. WILL THIS -CHILD'S LETTER' LEAD THEM JO HAPPINESS? . IT'S UP TO SOMEBODY Do you remember how often on Christmas eve there is just one gift you forgot to get and that sends you scurrying out to the shops because you wouldn't for the world hurt one tender heart by forgetting? This is a storyof a belated gift that some one is going to scurry out to get and take tonight for the sake of the spirit of Christmas that prompts each of us, though we have done so much, to do just a little bit more rather than that one heart may be hurt by being forgotten. . The letter tells its own story. It needs no words of ours save the re minder that the strikers have been out for a long period of time and that they have been seriously crippled as to finances, and it has been very hard for them to pay benefits to the vast number who needed their aid. But the letter means more than that, it shows what happens to the man who works for low wages in the shops of the clothing plutocrats and what happensto his family. "To Mr. Cochran, the Editor: Please handle these letter to the striker to the headquarter. My father is on strike for many weeks. Last week he became sick and can't go out It is a dangerous sickness. Soon as he talks or move he spit blood. And we have no money to get him doctor. We wrote a letter to the striker for help, but they did not answer it My father never ask for help so long my mother could take laundry home, but she can't do it now on account of father. We are four children. Three of us go to-school and one baby is home. We won't have a Christmas tree. I think we don't care much for it. All we wish is our father should be' welL I thank you for your kindness. Mary Ba byecky, 646 Wells St., Top Flat It is a belated Christmas gift that we are asking you to give, but Mary's letter is its own strongest appeal. ..... iT l.rr ! MafTfiTV ftlr ."& .o ... . .fcx.