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THE PUBLIC FORUM 1 until relieved by John Fitzpatrick of
BOOSTS H. W. HARRIS.-I have g U and SOme therS f mS
been deeply interested in the discus- These may seem to be only small
sions in your columns, particularly things, but after all it is the little
those having a decided political tinge, things that show the measure of a
It is odd to notice the adherents of man. Wm. F. Kruse.
every Tom, Dick and Harry setting
forth the claims of their respective
candidates on the ground of super
human ability, while it is but natural
that the Socialists should plead for
the superiority of the principles of
To anyone with even the slightest
reasoning power this claim of the
"super-men" is easily discounted.
What the people of this s'tate want in
the coming election is not supermen,
but representatives. And a repre
sentative, to be worthy of that name,
must be one of the people, the great
mass of the common people, i. e., the
great mass of the workers. Only a
workingman can represent the work
ingmen. Our candidate in the 21st sena
torial district is just such a man. He
is a worker, a printer by trade, for
many years a union man, and now
carrying the endorsement of his or
ganization on his candidacy. H. W.
Harris, Socialist candidate for repre
sentative in the 21st district is well
liked by all because of his inherest
At the time of the newsboys' strike
great numbers of the pickets were
arrested. Had it not been for the
support of a few of their loyal friends,
Big Business would have tried its
best to make jailbirds out pf the boys.
Harris owns the modest little home
he lives in and is known to all his
neighbors as a model citizen. He
pledged that little home of his to the
limit of its value time after time so
that the kids should not have the
stamp of the jail put upon them.
Again in the strike of the wait
resses he did the same thing. At one
time he appeared in answer to th'eir
appeal and bailed out eight of the
LsiSCiLhiS ground 1
'WHERE'S MRS. SHURR? Have
received a letter from my folks in v
Germany saying to locate a Mrs. .
Shurr here, as her brothers were
killed in the war and her mother
died and left her property worth
about $12,000. Can't locate Mrs.
She used to read your book every
day, and if you will print the follow
ing I know that if she is still here in
Chicago she will surely read it and
pay you well for it.
Mrs. Antoinette Shurr's last ad
dress, 2116 Fremont st Your three
brothers were killed in the war. Your ,
mother died broken-hearted, left you
property valued at $12,000. Write at ,
once for full particulars to P. Spring
er, lawyer, Culmsee, W. Pr.
Hoping you will print this and lo
cate her very soon, 'I thank you in
advance. Hermann Schneider.
WANTS HUGHES. In referring
to Pres. Wilson's "wonderful admin
istration," our friend, "J. L.," gives'
only the democratic side of the story.
The federal bank reserve act, sup-
posed to prevent bank panics, does
not seem to be in effect lately, as the
last two years has set a record in
As far as keeping us out of war is '
concerned, how about sending am
munition to Mexico, which was later
used to kill our own troops. At the
same time, coming down to facts
and figures, there have been more
Americans killed down in Mexico, "in
our times of peace," than in the
whole Spanish-American war. And
or what reason? Because Pres.
Vilson wanted Huerta to salute the J
lag Was it necessary tor have all
kkej?ejnen killed tohave one majusa.