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S . WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24, 1919.
A VOICE FROM THE PAST;,..
That was quite a wonderful meeting held by the heads of the
international trade unions and the executive council in Wash
ington the other day.
, The conference polled a unanimous vole on everything, hbul
one question--the peace treaty-- so, it is quite evident that the
good old harmony was present in large quantities.
The conference did not even act upon the question of en
dorsing the new labor party; a resolution was introduced calling
for this action, but it was ruled out of order by President Gom
pers. The belated attempt at progress marked by the organri
zation of a labor party was evidently too revolutionary for this
gathering of labor-leaders.
The radicals were severely denounced and at least two inter
national presidents avowed their intentions of running them
out of "their" organizaliotls, Mr. George L. Berry, president of
the lPrin-ting Pressmen's & Assistant.s' union being one of them.
It must be considered rather unfortunate in view of Mr.
Berry's crusading spirit thait most of the radicals and a large
number of o tiers have beateni hint to thie putnch and organized
aiiotlier uniion beenuse of the as yet unexplainedI disappearance
cl' aonul. $250,000.00 of the union's money. Mr. Berry is aec
c.ised of having used this money in financing various enter
prises of his close relatives. Mr. Berry's high spirit in this
matter is to be commended for the very good reason that if the
rank and file become unduly curious concerning the uses to
which! their money is putt, th ere isn't michi incelntive to aspire
to the job of international president..
The other gentleman who announced his intention of purg
ing "his" organization of the red menace was Brother Dobson
of the Bricklayers' union. lie was in all probability simply try
ing to be agreeable and help Berry out because it is almost a
cinch that he didn't know what the Word radical meant.
Not to he outdone by chambers of commerce, manufactur
ers associations and other organizations of the e.xlloiters, the
international union heads severely condemned Bolshevism and
1. W. V.'ism and stood solidly upon the platform of the A. F. of
L. reiterating the advocacy of the last convention of the prin
ciples.of conciliat.ion, volu.ntary arbit.ration and coll tl.ive har
gaining. This is, indeed, a mighty blow at capitalism.
The conference also opposed the use of injunetioirs in labor
disp!te forgetting apparently that their use VWas prohibited
several years ago when Sam won a signal victory by the passage
of the Clayton act. We say a victory because ever siince the
passaige of that measure, Gompers has been insisting that labor
The confenrei ew tli p what ii called thime "Workers Bill of
Rights"; it contains but one sentence that remotely suggests
that the conference had any knowledge of the class struggle,
willit6dt which the efforts of the workers for industrial freedom
go for naught.
Tihat sentence reads:
:We, call upon all to join with us in combatting the
forces of autocracy, industrial and political, and in the
sublime task of ridding the world of the power of those
who but debase its processes and corrupt its functions."
-lhe amazing thing in connection with this'sentence is that
those who have been trying to put into action the utterances
contained above were denounced as enemies of society by
the mi'snamed leaders who ask their assistance.
The.truth of the matter is that the capitalist-minded labor
leaders have, for a number of years, painted the radical in
horrid colrs,. poiiitedl ( the picture and said to the employers:
"Take us or you'll get that!"
They have perpetuated themselves in the good graces of the
corporations by claiming that they and they alone kept the
radicals suppressed, that they were sitting on the safety valve.
The coal strike and the steel strike has shown that they no
longer can control the membership and the employers see it.
I The American labor movement is no longer represented by a
little group oft' international officers; in the struggle against in
dustrial autocracy the autocracy of the trade-union movement
has ..'ffered a severe blow.
The actions and utterances of the conference at Washingtoo n
pri oe beyond anmy doubt Ithat the so-called- leaders have hl
cojoeption of the trend of thbe times, that they have not the
slightest idea of wh'at the future will bring forth, that they are
not e.ven living in the present but in the past.
Their voices are not the myriad voices of American labor,
they are voices of a dead age. Abysmal ignoranoe is their out
While the masses of labor march steadily ahead with the
glow of labor's rapidly rising sun reflected on their uplifted
face"P, officialdom still fawns and grovels before the exploiters
uahd their representatives in Washington.
IUseles , visionless, unable to meet changinig conditions,
ignorant of:the fact that they are no longer leaders, Washing
toil 'iS a good pilace for them.
':: WOMEN MUST UNDERSTAND.
Women have been known to take the place of strikers'iu a,
s eI tkein which their husbands were among those who had
gonu:.O lt. -In Lawrence and elsewhere such a situation had
Jheni found. Probably this strange sight has been witnessed
I hl ita y'cases, and would have been far more often had the
wouih 6f the huslands been a kind in which' women could take
1tiy pleces. Rut in countless more instances women have been
.~]-E tE fic handicap in efforts made by the husband to act with
w workers. Fortunately- this is not true to anything
14a te extent that it was a -few yeais ago. Women are wakig
t t ,jrtii-lciples involved in the organization of labovr, ind
are en'terilg :whole-heartedly into what; er.their brothers are
attempting to do. ",.
The education of women in the princples involved in Unit
ed Labor; their awakening to the grewatoals which may be
gained by solidarity, must become even ri'e widespread and
complete than it is today. A chain is no stronger than its weak
est link, and women are an inevitable'pairtof that chain.
No man can afford to be indifferient tod i at his wife thinks
regarding his union. If he takes no prins to make the prin
ciples he understands clear to her, he. niust not be surprised
if, when sacrifictes are required, and risks mist bhe run, that
wife bae!omes a sl.umrnbling block in liisg path. Women should
feel humiliated when they are made an:excuse fur their hus
hands' faint hearts.
"When a man has a wife and chilhdrejo to support, he has to
look out for himself. lie can not take tiie to go to tnmeetings.
he cannot run any risks." Have you eyer heard anything of
this kind? Every women should rese:ht such statements, and
repudiate them with all their might. W~hatever helps labor,
helps most of all, the women and children. Shall then, the
women and children be made an extcris 'for indifference and
When the good .of the workers, and the welfare of all the
people is at stake, surely women should urge on to the utter
most the spirit which will stand for principle, and the common
Woman wake up! Take hold! Lead in Labor's cause, riot
drag! :Talk and read uintil you know what i its all aboutt, Then
help! Help as only a strung-hearted woman>.at the fireside can
help. You hold in your keeping your children's future? Shall
they be forever held to the slave's life or shall they meet the
world with head erect, and clear eye, cont~rolling their own
destinies? See that they draw mettle for the backbone from
their mother's milk! Be the power behind the throne, and on
the throne, and in the ranks! Give us a world of real men and
real women with real backbones, and the wretcheud wrongs of
today will be promptly righted.
REDUCTION OF LIVIN G COSTS --NOT YET,
The cost of living rose 2 per cent, diiring the month of No
vember, but Attorney General Palmer is still optimistic con=
cerning the success. of the government's campaign to reduce
The cause of his optinism is not easily, seen, but it maybe
because prices did not increase 10 per cent, inslead of 2. ie
I\ween ,aiinuary first and Mairc first, the attlorney-general states
that a re(dulction in prices generally occuirs. This remarkable
discovery almost justifies the enormous expenditures of the
department of justic in tracing the source of profit. After
Christmas sales always effect a temporary reduction in retail
prices. To have discovered this shows that the intelligence
system of the department of justice has been underestimated.
From the financial journal of Schmidt and I)eery,'we cull the
"ENDICOTT-JOHINSON.-It is reoarted that the earn
ings of this company continue excellent, net profits run
ing -around $1,500,000 per month, the laprgest yet
attain~ed. The corpiny is being offered more business
then it can handle, and proslisetts aire brighJ,: It is be
lieved that, shoe prices on spruig lines will liot .be lower
than a;t present., becanuse leather is fstill scl i'iig: at high
'igure anrid labor costs are also hig.h.
Thle flhni lnamed in this exract; is repoiteul to be one of the
largest manufactiirers of :children's shoes in the United States.
It ivill be noted that aghough labor and nete rial prices are
said, to be higl that, their r otfits are the taregest ih their history,
".'1,500,000 per month. Generally speaking, this holds true for
all lines; high labor costs under monopoly conditions work no
hardnhip on the nanufactulrcr, nor does there seem to be any
fear of any drastic proceedings by the deiartmeht of jiulice. It
is too busy saving the Country from the radicals'
The manufacturers ,:eerh to ,eel no qipt.pehensidn over the
activities of" the department. of jitIsh.ice:. h'they appar
ently' believe--with some show, of rdasfin, if wie are to judge
by past history-that prices Will contiutie to soar.
The fact that these temporary reductions dto not affect man
ufactii- ers plices, or that ythen the salke aire taiaking place the
buying-power of the populace is nmuch dminiished€ of course,
does not detract from the value of this, s.lendid achievement.
. It is possible, however, that by the expernditure of a few mil
lion dollars more, in its spare moments, the del artment anay
make another epoch-lnialing discovery such as that increased
production creates a surplus oflcommodlties; so that industry
can cease operating until the .surpns s is cohsumed.
WAR NEEDS OIL.
War needs oil and oil needs war.
Oil causes war and.warincreases the demand for oil.
This seems to be the sense of a statcement,recently made by
Rear-Admiral Dumas to a meeting of the Institution of Petrol
eum Technologists, according to a dispatch from London. The
"Save the oil, take care of it and preserve it. If for nothing
else, we shall require it for the wars of the future, whili be
lieve me, will come, despite the efforts ol the late army of
geniuses in Paris to make..lfuture wars uiuilpossible. This war
has been a war waged largely on oil. ,The iiext one will he
nearly wholly so, and itsinarck's djctuil of "blood and iron"
brought. p to date will read- "blood anid oil."
So the desire for control of oil fields Wiriigst war in its train.
With some stirring slogan ringing in thleir ears- dle workers
go forth to battle for their.master's oil fields.
You think it wrong, a monstrousthing that this is so?
Speak softly, we beg of you!
For those who do not accept the right of iimperialisnm to send
the humble ones to. the slaughter, a ship :waits at Ellis Island.
Theology and Capitalism
(By CEO. D. COLE~tAN.)
To say the very least, it is peculiar
how theology and capitalism in their
economic theories exactly agred and
dovetail into one another as a com
plete system. The Wall Street Jour
nal is the organ and exponent' of
the bankers, brokers and the Chris
tian gentlemen called fitianciera. In
a late edition an editorial, speaking
of the present unrest and the reme
dies, it speaks of the good Christian
people, and says: "These are the
salt of the earth; and to them--and
'not to union Iegders, uplifters, and
Saitiqgua iib -a ud such inor!l and
EPitimit AsdgrsN ',L the world has
Made." This is only a paraphrase
of the *o~'ds of ond of their own
class. "Praise God" Blaer, the then
head of:the coal trust, who said also
that labor wouLd be assured justice
-not by labor organizations, but by
"the Chriktian gentlemen whom God
in His inscrutable Providence had
given the .natural resources and
sealth. of the world," etc. Praise
the Lora! Let us pray.
It will be also" reinethbered that
in 1873 the NeW York Tribune,
speaking of the demands of labor,
said, "The working class 'must learn
to be conterit with' that station in
life tQod has called titemr to." Now,
sin't that' nice, at leAst /or the class
having @nop.leted 'Shop Ta.lks on
l condmiese" Wa begin. a stqidyy 6f
")volution--Bocial and Organic;"
by'Arthur iM. Lewis,
Studehfttwioll find in this work the
expl'naitioi- for m-ithy nattiri phe
nomena, whose causes. have eactlped
them. It deals with and explains 'the
'various pIilohopibles atha theoilbs of
existence that have arisen from .tipe
to time and contains miuch inttornuia
iodh not found in the ordinary text
it should be Carefully studi(d for
the reasah that a; thorough iu-ei.t
Standing 'o evolution 'ie neceisaii tfor
a' true Iknowledge of life and lab6r,
the most .tmportant factor in life.)-
(Continued from yesterday.)
It woiuld bei'iipossible to coficeice
a better scientific justification of the
i.,ench 'revolution than Cuvier's
theory presented. For many de
cades before that event these rising
commercialists had, groaned under
the yoke of feudal dues and.feudal'
restraints of trade. Nothing, could
be.more to their wishes than a sud
4en social ''cataclysm" that would
destroy the feudal syetem with its
:trade despising and plundering
nobility, and exalt its own- trading
class to fill the vacahfy. And when
'this had been accomplished, and that
same nobility had been sent to the
guillotine, it was -great consolation
to- have on Cuvier's authority, that
this method of sudden violence had
no less a .precedent than, the methods
of the Almighty in suddenly destroy
ing the living things in his own upi
Cuvier's theory, however, almost
died with him, fof the violent de-.
sires of the bourgeoisie were short
lived. When it realized the com
pleteness of its own victory, and that
the next "catalysnm" would mean its
own overthrow and the enthrone
mient of sole successor, catailysms
lost favor and were frowned down.
Preachers of sudden and violent
changes were now regarded as the
enemies of society, and Cuvier's
once lauded theory of cataclysms
was sneered at as a relic of the
dark ages. What the capitalist class
wanted now was peace, and long
life, and aboveall, no disturbances.
And it-was just at this point that
Darwin came forward with a theory
that semed made to order; Trie
this theory spoke of evolution and
change, but the change was so slow
it was impossible *to notice it. A
millioni years was as ten minutes to
this theory, and if it took as long for
one class in, society, to displtce an
other,: or for one social regime to
Succed another, as it does for one
ppecies to develop from another, the
capitalists and their heirs had noth
ing to apprehend for a thousand gen
There was not.ing sudden. about
this theory,' quite the contrary. In
fact the real difficulty was to see
how anything managed to change at
As for that part of it which spoke
of tie survival of the fittest, what
could be clearer tha::these .elf-made
peil were themselves the fittest. It
was, of course equally clear that the
degraded wdrking dlass, larking- the
cleverness to rise, was destine'd to
be eliminattd as unfit, by the. laws
For. half a century this ,argument
of slow evolution has done valiant
service as an antidote for Socialism;
and the preent ..ruling class would
like to retait it gforever.
.,But no rllfing .clse' eer was dr
I Phonorams of Pneumatic Joe
1(Recorded by Jtin .Seyymour.)
HE nEUTS A ltDEi AND A JOB.
'Mister;. was yott everi wlkin'
alotg the higl~way paCkin' your kit
whln a big aqtoinobeel cotie aloig
and asked 'itfyih- antied a ride?
Weil, that's what .happenied to me
whpn I was .co-ihin' ttta Frisco. the
other day oi1 my, ay'. back to our
prospectin' camp in. the Tuolumne,
which I'd'left to go to Frisco to get
a new dishrag because Bill. Pollard,
which is, iny' patdnet, used our old
ohe 'it6 itclto hiu. a-lrt ' With. 1
wanted Bill to.unsew it once a week
to give us a chance to .wash the
dishes, but in' .ome ways Bill ain't
very accommodatin' and don't take
strtog to. sanitation niohow.
Atyway, I 'got into that rubber
whedled codtrlaptiln. and..then I seen
there was two purty; good lookin'
fellers runnin' 'er, hich shows that
yuh can sometimeq stumnble' across
native gold whep yybu aih t 'expectin'
to find nothing but pkiunks.
"Where . yunh' goln'?' .says ths
helmsman, atartin' 'dr out like a
construction stitr lic.din' for sub
"I reckon that'sa u .to you;" says
I, -holdin' on- with both. hands. .
"We're geoi' down to Wehner!s
winery at : EV*gireen,'" says - h.
Y''ou cann ptay on or get oft as far
as yuh like,.
.Well 'r; miste'i', says I, 'I don't
know where *Fvergreen is, but seein'
this thing don't look like it's gointa
buck, an' seelh'it's Itind b asiexperi
cnce, an' eeefit' -you ain't what re
ports has had it abotttt thie auto
unobeel fellers, I'Il stick t6 It to tht
end of the dicision; Hfligbll."
'.'Hardly,"- say,he,."ibut.i 4i ttle
twod an' three Iqtiaits o' beer rfi .'dc
any good, you'r ..elCOme, ., ,
just as I. mought of suspect d;l'.
"God has called' -to a: priveleged
station in .life? '. ure, bit~ then "it's
hard on .the trogi." Honest' Injun,
do they really suppose God has been
lonsulted in that- cut and-dried, plar.
they are forgilnghis namie to? Do
they. believe God orddlied boots and
sbiir to a bunch of pilus pukes; and
idddlen and -lirlles to ..the' common
Seople.l Byton, In Cain saays "'Le.
us look thii stetnal 'tyrant in the
!aueiand tell -him hbis evi-: ia;Qot:
Rather than hylyig to :be ltnquker'
down for beipicx;ýr
nifher. kOck 4q ý 1Wut'L
ill Je· deiept AiAl g t ealfir.
ever can be wholly omnipotent. The
capitalists of today can no more
hinder the process of sbcial evolu
tion, with its `resultirng march of
ideas, than they canintercept gravi
Lation or divert the tides. They are
being driven blindly to their fate by
social forces which are beyond their
They. are in the midst of social
powers which mock their puny ef
forts to .admjinsteg Contradictioni
arise wlicl' e.aneht continue. As
,soou as a capitalist country is over_
stocked with wealth, poverty, pre
pares to stalk ,abroad.
But amFd -all this confusion, some
thing moves on, a something. which
wd sometimes call the spirit of the
age. Society grows restless and in
stinctively anticipates a coming
change. A .new. class rises into
prominence and begins to realize its
strength and develop its intelligence.
The ruling class still proclaims its
will, but cannot always execute it.
Colorado, Idaho, and Haywood are
proof of that. The mental debelop
ment of this new class has reached
the' point 'Where it has become an
intellectual factor in the national
life. Its voice is listened to by pub
lishers of books.. It establishes its
own press. It publishes a literature
of its own. It crdates its own plat
form. It reaches into the future
and demands control of its own
And now see how all this is re
flected in the scientific world. It is
no longer true that species require
thousands of years for the simplest
change. We are now informed-that
change takes place by sudden leaps.
At one single step a new. species ap
pears.and begins its existence. There
is therefore, no longer anything in
biological science to contradict the
Socialist position that a new society
may be born of a sudden revolution.
Mutation, the savants tell us, runs
in periods, alternating with periods
of apparent stability. Then if we
are not supported we are at any rate
not contradicted, when we assert that
in social development, periods of
economic evolution, with apparent
social stability, are followed by
periods of social revolution when the
entire social superstructure is trans
It is no longer necessary to as
sume countless millions of years for
the evolution of living forms. A
plant enjoys a period of apparent
stability, then it reaches a point
where it-'explodes" and gives birth
to new species. If a plant, why not
a'society? At least there is nothing
in the example of the plant that will
furnish an argument against such an
If the history of biological science
for 'the last half a century were to
be written by a Socialist, who had
nnd scruples about wresting the
record so as to support his Socialist
theories, he would have nothing to
gain by changing a single line.
- There is nothing in that history to
con-tradict us when we assert the
probability, or the- certainty, of a
social revolution. Who, that looks
about him, can fail to see that death
is plainly branded' in the brow of
tihe existing social ordei'? Its legal
political, and financial institutions
are tied together with -rotten thread.
It is already olitliving- its useful
ness, ana When it goes it will have
few mourners. But millions will
hall with jby that social mutation
which will kindle the fires of hu
man liberty, and create, if not a new
Heaven, at least, a new earth.
(To Be Continued.)..
.along, them two fellers "was only
common working' men goin' out to
see a friend. How they got to use
such a piece o' machinery ain't
nothing to do with this yarn, but
they come, by it honest, which is more
than you can say for most of 'em.
There's exceptions to 'most any old
rule, but generally a machine like
that is a purty good sign. that you
an' me is bein' swindled.
Well, in a jiffy or two we was out
at the winery, which is also a ranch
big enough to stake out five' hundred
claims on. It was nigh onto t~welve
(,'clock and this friend says we'd bet
ter stay to dinner. And the boss,
which hadn't failed to notice the
first-class automobeel, says to the
friend to tell the cook to fix us up
a special feed after the-rest of'the
workers gets thru eatin',
But them fellers wouldn't stand
for it. Cass conscious, they said
they was-whatever that 'mean-
and they could eat with their, pals.'
An' say, mister, if you'd seen thay
grub you'd of knowed why the boss
didn't want no outsiders to get wise
to it. There's some things that's
too rotten to talk about in, polite.
society,. and that grub was one of
'em. Not to he unfair to: anyoody,
I got to say there was plenty of it,
but that was only because nobody
and constitution enough to eat much
After dinner these fellers says,
"If you wanta work a while we carn
fix it for yuh.' Now the tiuth is,
wantin' to work is outa imy line, but
there's times when I do work. An'
seein' I'd bought some other things
it. Frisco besides the dishrag and
was runnin' a little short, I theutght
I'd try it out. Of course, I ievdl
figgered on havin' 'no more me'als
there. I had my regular traieliii'
kit and wasn't dependin 'on anybody
for grub, which I reckon is a dallh
good way to be.
So I went to work scrapin' raisins
out of a tray with a hoe. Say, 'mis
ter, don't you never eat ao more
wine-grape raisins as .long. as yuh
live. If there is any kinda dirt that
wasn't in them raisins I can't think
if it, and' I ain't even inentionin'"the
:act that that Airedale terrier had.
the idea they was made 'specially for
him to play on. And them-trays.
accordin' to one of the fellers work
nu''there, ailn't been cleaned since
the' time the boss had the dysentery,
except for what little stuck to. the
last batch o' raisins each time they
The hours in that- place was tei ot
'em every day, which is. twiced what
I A Bit O'This and That
No Use to worry abqut last sum
mer's wages any longer, they're
spent, neither should you be rattled
about the world's end, it's not here
yet, nor the shut down Of the mines.
you could run them yotirself if you
so desired-aind-----well, how about your
subscription to the Bulletin? Worry
about that until it's paid and get a
little of it's progressiveness into
your system and your cause for
worry will be at least abbreviated.
When a lian' at 25 yejarn old has
the faith that he had at 12 he is a
.ase, of arrested devel'dpment.
Truth Seeker. '
Yes, and ifiihe,' ot 'any"better do
veloped at 50 he .ought to b",i 'rrested
A fellow thought to astound 'me
the other day by stating that they
were buying horses at Bozeman
stockyards, paying the value of the
hide for each horse and fattening
two hundred hogs on the carcasses.
He failed to shock me but I jarred
him a little by replying that "I
thought it quite humane to feed
starving horses to hungry hogs com
pared to slaughtering millions of
healthy hutlans over there, that
rats, insects and parasitic money
gluttens might fatten the world
over. It is absurd for the average
man to assume that he has anything
on a horse.
*. ' *, *
Baby Gertrude found some coal.
She nibbled it with great, delight
'Till pa said, "Gertrude, pray
Your expensive appetite."
For saying this pa was the goat,
For he drank high balls every night
'Till ma said, "Pa, just kindly note
You'd starve on Gertrude's appetite."
TOO IA.TE TO CLASSIFY.
For I:ent-Sunny rooms, all out
side; also' household goods stored,
$1 per lodging and $1.75 per cubic
yard. Rooms whenever you desire
them, storage cash. Very pleasantr
Heavy loads enter by rear.
Wanted-Music lessons for daugh-.
ter, hay for mare; no quack need
apply, likes loose hay best but will
eat baled, takes readily to music,
will pay twelve dollars a ton or one
dollar a lesson. Bring extra halter,
as might swap.
Business Chance-Bakery at a
bargain. "Beverage" in connection.
Enter bakery for bread, six-bits a
"shot" in basement or two loaves for
a quarter on main floor. All men
praise our baking. Big jack in this,
investigate. Cookies and cake, too.
* * *
Under Prohibition-Youths sow
ing their wild oats nowadays can't
mix in very much rye.-Boston
They should worry! They can go
just as wild as ever mixing in boot
For all of these my heart with
For wealth and beauty, peace pro
found and rest;
But while men kill and women
walk the streets,
I choose the life of strife and of
protest.--F. Ralph .Cheyney.
any sane man wants to work, and
the pay was three dollars, which at
the present price o' grub ain't gointa
make yuh no Bill Taft.
The sum an' total of it was that 1
quit after gettin' in a half day and
went out an' cooked myself a good
feed at my own expense.
Now mister, I guess you've heard
tell, o' me and know I ain't no fa
natic, but while I'm slingin' my pack
over my shoulder I'll just pause to
remark that the conditions on that
wife-ranch is a purty good argu
ment in favor o' prohibition. If
that's the kinda concern that wants
to stay in business I'm for votin' 'er
dry. I don't wanta see no men
treated like yaller dawgs even if they
be damn fools enough to stand for it
while organized Japs is makin' seven
dollars a day on the same ranch. Be
sides, I don't reckon their wine is
any Cleaner than their raisins.
Much obliged; I'll smoke it on the
way, up the gulch.
(Panned by Jim Seymour.)
Pa to Supe.
PAWNIBROKER-One who merits
our readily extended respect by se
curing a luxurious livelihood
through the pitiable want and dire
recessity of others.
PERPETUA.L MOTION-A dis
covery which enables the, working
man to continue to exist.
' PHILOSOPHY-Ouir own sayings
POLICY- That .which, by paying
a letter pilce, induces some df us
to be honest.
rrovided the other' fellow will cap
ture, kill; cleah, copk and serve the
tyrkey. Will co-operate heartily in
the disposal of- the meat.,
BILITATIONALOGY-The study of
the 'functioning processes of the
brain and tongue of the academician.
The 'risco Y. M. C. A. is adver
tising foT a thinker to impersonate
Podia's. statun. Apparently they
can't. find one inside .the organiza
tion. Anid they don't want much of
a thinker at that, for they plan to
use him. in a play in which Bolshe.
vism'will be routed by the Two
Sweet Lovers; Capital and Labor.
-TbI atteqmp of the lawmakers to
dilve the miners' union underground
seems tso have 'failed.