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to cancel interest. E. Sweeney, Socialist.
JUPITER'S OBSERVATIONS. He
is better under the sod who advocates
non-resistance to oppression. Op
pression means the repression of in
dividuality. The cornering of markets proves
the baseness of speculators.
Gospellers praise military brutal
ism and declaim against others'
Presenting children for baptism re
veals a deficiency in thoughtfulness,
for baptism is no more efficacious
In what respect are Christians who
slay each other in battle superior to
savages who butcher the members
of hostile tribes?
He is unfit to dwell among humans
who succeeds by taking advantage of
A progressive woman is unpalat
able to the clerical faction. Why?
Because her autitude for self-mastery
menace the powers of darkness.
Capitalists engineer swindles a"nd
beseech Jesus to rule their heart!
What shall replace capitalism? Let
such conditions be formed that a man
cannot work for himself without
working for others and cannot work
for others without working for him
self. Laymen are requested to esteem
the mysteries of sacerdotalism, but
those are queer in the cranium who
glorify what is beyond explanation.
A pinched body in ragged garments
is a deplorable spectacle.
The money power stifles dangerous
opposition because a servile multi
tude is essential to its development.
Zeal for Jesus is lamentable, for the
Nazarene can effect no individual's
The renunciation of marriage
proves the repulsiveness of ascetism.
Marriage is purer than celibacy.
Mourning for depaited souls is
superfluous, for death is the lenewal
He who encourages the clashing
of nationalities deserves isolation
from the human species. Men exist
for mutual assistance, not to sacri
fice their lives in warfare to gratify
the mercenary spirit of property own
SMALL EMPLOYEES. Maybe I .
am wrong on the bigger the man the
bigger the heart, but my experience
with small employers has been very
bitter. I worked for a little shrimp
on the South Side a few years ago,
washing automobiles for $12 a week.
I had to work all night, seven days
in the week, never less than 12
hours. I had to wash cars, polish
lamps, dust off the inside and pusji
the cars around alone. The man
agreed to furnish me rubber boots,
but boots will wear out After about
four week the boots were worn out
They had already been used some.
I asked him for another pair and he
said I would have to not only buy .
myself a new pair, but pay for the
pair that had worn out I quit
Good, big employers of auto wash
ers were paying $15 to $18 per week
at that time and furnishing boots as
well as all the soap needed, and even
gasoline to get the mud off. I did as
high as 12 cars a night There was
otheT extra work. He was a cheap,
one-horse employer, very small.
I next went down street and hired
out for night work, cleaning autos,
to a man so small that he cursed
and damned all the help most of the
time. I was paid $12 a week. His
best man quit because a big employ
er grabbed him up with a $3 raise .
per week. I quit such abuse after
three weeks of it This small em
ployer has had three fires.
I next secured a job as apprentice
at $8 per week taking autos apart
and repairing. After about a month
I secured a job helping to make stor
age batteries at $10 per week. This
was an ex-livery barn bunch. I
turned around and loaned these fel-i