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I -notice thee-has been a' labor conference, called-on5 the continent
for the purpose of discussing whether or not a general strike should
not be entered into if the delegates feel that war is likely to become
general in connection with the Balkan states war at-the present
time. This we Believe to be true brotherhood." l
There's something to 'think &bout. ''The common citizen, the
workingman, has been carrying a gun for the king for centuries,
doing the fighting and the getting killed. Now he'begins to realize
that the people are king, and can do about as they please when they
get" together and act together:"-
Mr. Smilie has merely-outlined a-pa'rt of the future. When
labor is better organized andon international lines, then true broth
erhood will asserfutself, abolish war, and with i!-the awful expense of
maintaining enormous standing armies, of 'non-producers, and enor
mous "navies as well. , -
And this very ttiingis coming just as sure as God made little '
apples and put' the little fishes-in 'the brook. ""
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IN THE BEAUTY-GALLERY
I 1, m
This, dear friends, is the
I HUMAN MEASURE t
"JEh, but I'm. tired." exclaimed
a tall and thin man, meetings a
friend in the street. "What have
"you been doing to get so tired?'
aske(Tthe other. "Well," explain
ed the thin man, drawing a deep
breath, "my married sister is
measuring up her house for new
carpets. They haven't' got a yard
measure, and I am exactly-six
And this is the hairy par
ent of the heir apparent.
feet tallso to oblige her I've been 1
laying ddwn and getting up alia
over, her house." r
o o i
.Grandmother (impatiently) -.
Dorothy, I do wish you would J
keep quiet far'a little while. Dor-1
othy 111 try, I grandma, but r
please sdon't scold me. Just re
member that if it wasn't for me I
you wouldn't bea-grandma at all, t