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I ANARCHISTS
Y JOHN E BRUCE I t
i EXT in importance to the socall socalled socalled socalled ¬
NEXT N ed Negro N gro QueaUan Quests 3n whieS whlc i Ii ist i iquite Iiquite
t quite a problem in itself when whenviewed whenvIewed whenviewed
viewed through the white mans spec spectacles spectacles spectacles
tacles IB the question of disposing of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Anarchists who have made them themselves themaelvps themselvPs ¬
selves rather troublesome to those in inauthority inauthority inauthority
authority and feared by some who whocommand whocommand whocommand
command great wealth wealthThe wealthThe wealthThe
The anarchist is the thorn in the side sideoi sider
r oi the majority of the rulers of kingdoms kingdomsand kingdomsdnd kingdomsand
and monarchiesand of republics which whichlike whIchllke which111e
like ours are beginning to tire of the thesimplicity thesmpllClty thesimplicity
simplicity which marked the beginning beginningof be lnnlng lnnlngof
E of their existence and to sigh B1 h ft ftr r the thesplendor thesplendor thesplendor
splendor of empire empireThe empIreThe empireThe
The multimillionaire porkpacker porkpackerand
and the backwoods b ckwoods statesman tfho b bmethods by bymethods >
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methods not always al ways honorable have be become become become ¬
come rich b yoad the dreams of avarice avariceand avarioeand avariceand
and who are none the less avaracious avaraciousand avaraciouBand
1 and greedy for gold are largely respons responsible redponsIble responsible ¬
ible for the existence of anarchism and andanarchists andanarchIsts andanarchists
anarchists In the United U nlted States Sixty Sixtyyears Sixtyyears Sixtyyears
years ago there were no anarchists in inAmerica InAmerica InAmerica
America to speak of because there were werecomparatively werecomparatively
comparatively fear fe J1 men worth over
5000 or 100000 Now there are doz dozens dozens dozens
ens on dozens of purse prrud mdividu mdividuas individuxis
xis as who have wrung millions out of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the people by questionable methods and andwhose andwhose andwhose
whose domineering and haughty man mannew mSIlner manners
new and dictatorial methods excite the therighteous therighteous therighteousindignation
righteous righteousindignation indignation of the people who whowhile whowhile whowhile
while they know intuitively that many manyof manyof manyof
of these men are ar thieves In broadcloth broadclothare
are unable to prove it itThe itThe itThe
r The moneychangers of todey difl r rin rr rr
in no essential respect from those thosewhr whc m mChrist mOhrIst mj
j Christ indignantly Indignan 11 drove ont of the thetemple thetemple thetemple
temple declaring ye have made my myL
L Fathers house a den of thieves thleveilu The Thennnej Them Themmey
nnnej m mel changers of today are in the thesaddle thesaddle thesaddle
saddle in church and state Their will willtheir willtheir willtheir
their word is law The alleged ambae ambaesadors ambaesadors ambassadors
sadors of Him who as Jean Paul Rich Biohter Riohter Richter
ter said la I the Holiest among the themighty themighty themighty
mighty and the mlghiest among the thehtly thehdy thehily
htly are the plastic tools of the money mon money money ¬
ey power The fashionable church with withIlswealthy wIthUswealthy withits
Ilswealthy its wealthy parishioners and highprIced highprlcedclergymen highprIcedclergymen highpricedClergymen
clergymen is exclusive txda exclasiveanddiscriminat exclasiveanddiscriminatlug ive and discriminat discriminating discriminat1D ¬
lug 1D In that it withdraws wlthdrawsltselt itself from the theplain thepl1ln theplain
plain people and ladles out its charity charityaad charityaad charityacid
aad its theology theo ogy aa though they were werenot werenot werenot
not equal eq Jal before God GodThe GodThe GodThe
The modern church with its BpeculU BpeculUIve specul epeoulitive it itive
Ive ideas of Gods will and Gods G d8 word wordis wordis wordis
is full of shams and fuller of demagogues dema demagogues demagognes ¬
gogues than a political convention conventionThe conventionTheplain The Theplain Theplain
plain people are not all of them blind blindnor blindnor blindnor
nor fools They are not unmindful of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the fact which is press home to them on onoccasion onoccasion onoccasion
occasion that the wealthy and aristo aristocratic aristocratic aristocratic ¬
cratic Christian so called Is only a aPharisee aPharisee
1 Pharisee of straightest sect sectn who be believes belIaves believes ¬
lieves himself better than others and andwho andwho andwho
who emphaszjs fie his belief belleftn b elief in his super superiority superIOrity superiority ¬
iority over ordinary clay by keeping at ata ata
a safe distance from It in life and even evenin evenin eveniii
in death d6 th as well cA A Christianity Christianitywhich OhrIstianitywhIch Ohrlstianitywhich
which will not help those who are arestruggling are8truggllng arestruggling
struggling from the bottom to the top topof topof topof
of society needs another Christ to die dietcx dieta diefcrit
tcx ta fcrit jit The Thoa aristocracy ltooaoy of otGraoe Grace is isbettor Jabetwr 10tutor
bettor hf tbAU BB sbe t wfetocwoy t ristoora oy o of fcitfe blt bUt 9r 9
blood of gold old or purple anl an i fine linen linenThese linenThese linenThese
These distinctions of class and birth of ofof ofof ofof
of wealth and power Intensify class ha hatreds hatreds hatreds ¬
treds and increase the army of anarchute anar anarchists anarcblate ¬
chute who believe that crime results resultsfrom rEsultsfrom resultsfrom
from economic irj Ir istlce that a man has hasa hasI hasa
I a right to the full amount of his pro product proI product ¬
I duct whether earned by working alone aloneor aloneor aloneor
or with the aid of others othersj that govern government government government ¬
ment makes cflmlanls by fostering an anunjust anunju3t anunjust
unjust eyatem eyatemf of distribution wherein whereinone whereInone whereinone
one man is dependent on another for forhis forhs forhs
hs subsistence Failing to secure it he heia heis
ia forced to toreBolt resort to crime for which whichagain whichagain I
again the government punishes him himLast himLast I
Last summer while at Providence I Iread Iread Iread
read an account of a dog luncheon luncheongiven lunoheongiven luncheongiven
given at Newport by some of the rich richand rIchand richand
and newly rich fashionables at that re resort re80rt resort ¬
sort where their pet dogs were treated treatedto treatedto
to a gastronomic repast which would wouldhave wouldhave wouldhave
have gladdened the hearts of many a ahungry ahungry ahungry
hungry man woman and child The Theidle TheIdle Theidle
idle rich with more money than they theyknow theyknow theyknow
know what to do with resort to all sorts sortsof Bortsof sortsof
of folly to excite and make more bitter bitterthe bttterthe bitterthe
the foaling against them as a class classand olllssand classand
and more determined and vindictive vindictivethe vindictivethe vindictivethe
the opposition and anger of the sub submerged submerged submerged ¬
merged tenth of society They do dotheir dotheIr dotheir
their alms where all men can see them themand themand themand
and thus think to ease their conscience conscienceThey cJnscienoeThey conscienceThey
They squander millions on yachts foot football football football ¬
ball horse racing and gambling in instocks Instocks instocks
stocks and give thousands thou ands to the poor pooraa pooraa pooras
aa though they were doing God a ser service se sevloe service ¬
vice Some build churches some sub subsidize subsidize subsidize ¬
sidize preachers by paying p ylng them prince princely princely princely ¬
ly salaries some do one thing and andsome and80me andsome
some another because their consciences consciencestell conscienoestell consciencestell
tell them that all is not right in the so social social social ¬
cial and economio system People are aregetting aregettIng aregetting
getting rich too rapidly in this oountry oountryand oountryand countryand
and Mammon is a god whom too many manyworship manyworshIp manyworship
worship The anarchist ia not by any anymeans anymeans anymeans
means the greatest evil ev1l1n in our oursoclal social and andioonomic andeonomic andoonomlc
ioonomic progression He may become becomehe becomehe becomehe
he safety valve and prevent the de destruction detruction dettruction ¬
struction of the Republic at the hand handofthoje handoUhoia handof
of ofthoje those who are now denouncing him himWhether h1mNhethar himNhether
Whether their theory of governmen governmenoe governm en enoe enoe
oe right or wrong wron there is a good deal dealof dealor dealof
of humanity and brotherhood in it to toay toay togay
ay the least The present prel nt condition conditionchrough conditionlihrough conditionshrough
chrough the three great monopolies ofand of ofand ofand
and money and invention makes it itmpossible itmpossible i
mpossible for any man to get what he hepcodncea heproduces heproduces
produces Vi With Ith the abolition of these theseindividual theseI theseindividual
I individual initiative would undertake undertakeI
I all those great works which unreflect unreflecting nnrfflotlng nnrefl ot oting ¬
ing persons now think are possible to togovernment togovernment togovernment
government but every individual hav haying having having ¬
ing the tb ohrnch to employ himself himselfnone himselfnonewould himselfnonewould none
1 would work for another uness un eis he could couldget couldget couldget
get as much as working singly The Theendency Theendency rhoendency
endency of the times is in the direc direction direct ¬
t 4 tion of monopoly The department dapartmenl departmentIstore
l Istore 1 store has driven out the small shop shopkeeper shopkeeper shopkeeper
keeper cheapened cheapt ned prices cheapened cheapenedlabor cheapenedlaborantt cheapenedlabor
labor laborantt and cheapened men The mas mases masea man manes
es are at the mercy of the classes in the thetrades thetrades thetrades
trades and industries Supply is greater great greater greater ¬
er than the demand both of labor and andthe andthe andthe
the products of labor JJven labor is isprotected Isprot isprotected
protected prot ctedbya by a Trust gnfl the t a labor bor Bar BaroalgjGtftte BaronldSctate Baron
oalgjGtftte on 1lotatO tfro W110lbf iii9 Ifcfil b1 B3 d WteitaW W 9lhaU 59 pet
labor for his daily bread In this view viewof vIewot viewof
of the situation is there any wonder wonderthat wonderthat wonderthat
that there are anarchists in America Americathat Americathat Americathat
that there i3 restlessness bordering on to tomadness tomadness tomadness
madness among the army oi the unem unemployed unemployed unemployed ¬
ployed And now the creators of the theanarchis theanarchIs11 theanarobisas
anarchis anarchIs11 are all or them busy bu y with withschemes wIthsohemes withschemes
schemes to eliminate him either by leg legislation legislation legislation ¬
islation or by force they are too late latelike lateUke latelihe
like the tree of liberty they have taken takendeep takendeep takendeep
deep root and any attempt a temptJ to uproot uprootthem uprootthem uprootthem
them now might result disastrously to tothe tothe tothe
the government It is a Damned spot spotthat spotthat j jthat
that will not out outJ The plutocrats and andthe andthe i ithe
the the aristocrats who live like princes princesand princesand princesand
and nabobs on wealth shioh they have havenot havenot havenot
not earned and who continue to grind grindtue grindtaJe grindtile
tile fare fares of the poor to add fifld to tofield tofield tofield
field and house to house may mayor or may maynot maynot maynot
not realize their close proximity to aseething a aseething aseething
seething volcano but it is none the ICES ICEStrue leestrue leistrue
true that unless the gospel of righteous righteousness rIghteousnees righteousflees
ness and humanity and brotherhood brotherhoodsupplants brotherhocdsnpplants brotherhoodsupplants
supplants the gospel of ofwealth wealth which Is Isnow fsnow isnow
now preached from almost almo t every house housetop housetop housetop ¬
top that volcano will burst forth in all allits aUIts allIts
its fury and shake the pillars of the thecommonwealth thecommonwealth thecommonwealth
commonwealth Senator Hoars Bill Billintroduced BUlIntroduoed BillIntroduced
introduced in the Senate the other day dayto dayto dayto
to exterminate e the anarchists will not notwork notwork notwork
work because it Is impossible and im impractiole 1mpractiole impractiole
practiole as any anyone one on reflection will willsee willsee willsee
see There is a deeper meaning and andsignificance andsignificance andsignificance
significance In this movement to rid ridthe lIdthe ridthe
the oountry of anarchists than appears appearson
on the surface The rich and powerful powerfulare
are more concerned about it than the thecommon thecommon thecommon
common people peop peope e They are alarmed and andwell andwell andwell
well they may m y be for they cannot be in indifferent indifferent indifferent ¬
different to the fact that their wealth wealthhas wealthhas wealthhas
has been be n used to the prejudice of the thehelpless theh theheipless
helpless h lp1esB and dependant who after all allare aUIlre allare
are the creators in one way and anoth another another another ¬
er of the great wealth which is need to tokeep tokeep tokeep
keep them in subjection and to make makethem mak makthem makethem
them dependent upon the favor and andsmiles andsmiles andsmiles
smiles of these autocrats whose will and andword andword andword
word is lawa fact which cannot be die disguised dleu1eed dieguleed ¬
guised u1eed by any augament augomen t howrever plaus plausible plausIble plausible ¬
ible and ingenious
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Phlla Pa Dec 8 1901 1901FASHIONS 1901PASHONS 1001FASHIONS
FASHIONS LATEST SLEEVES SLEEVESThe SLEEVESThe SLEEVESThe
The lastes edlot of fashions calls for fora fora fora
a sleeve of much larger proportions prop rUona in inall InaU Inall
all outdoor garments This Is more moreespecially moreespecially moreespecially
especially noticeable in evening wraps wrapsalthough wrapsalthough wrapsalthough
although many of the newer coat ard ardjacket ardjacket andjacket
jacket sleeve sle v aro greatly enlarged in insize insize insize
size particularly from the elbow elbowdown elbowdown elbowdown
down It stands to reason that the theelaborate theelaborate theelaborate
elaborate sleeve of the smart gown own or orseparate orseparate orseparate
separate waist cannot be b crowded into intoa
a tight outer sleeve without detriment detrimentIn
In the Feruary Dalineator there is an anexhaustive anexhaustive anexhaustive
exhaustive article on on the making of oflatest oflatest oflatest
latest sleeve on outer garments arments JS 4i1 4i1morons ti timorous t1mer ¬
morons mer one illustrationaadd to tothe the value of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the left
A Negro Colony in Iowa IowaIn IowaIn IowaIn
In Washington W Iowa there are 18 18o 18o
o l lred red families They maintain a achurchSundayS3hool achurchSundayS3 achurohSundaySahool
churchSundayS3hool churchSundayS3 Ool Epworth League Leagueand Lelgueand Leagueand
and mid midweek week prayer meeting They Theyare Thoyare Theyare
are fairly prosperous Eleven of the theeighteen theeighteen theeighteen
eighteen families own their homes and andand andand andand
and one at least owns other real estate estateAll estateAll estateAll
All except one or two whom age or ormisfortune ormisfortune ormisfortune
misfortune has rendered unfit for work workare workaTe workare
are selfsupporting An And we of the thewhite thewhite thewhite
white race count them a good class of ofcitizens ofcitizens ofcitizens
citizens They are honest and induajr induajrous hJgUI lndu9tione tf tfoua
one and are not of the kind that figure figureIn fi figurein are arein
In the police courts Their wealth aggregates ag aggregates agoIregates ¬
gregates about 316000 18000 or about lQQQpr lQQQ 1QQQir1m11 QOQ QOQOf
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