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evils of government may be enabled
to advance to something higher and
better through voting ourselves free
from the chains that bind us to the
dead past. There is much suffering
now. Millions are living lfves of semi
starvation; cold and hunger are com
mon. - The granaries may be opened and
kept open, so that the people may
not need to storm the bastlle nor em
ploy Dr. Guillotine. '
My faith grows large in him who
Said: Give us 'this day our daily
bread, and that the day is drawing
near when He qn earth shall reap
pear. I. N. Albright, 2348 W. Har
ORGANIZATION. A writer in
The Forum resurrected the old story
of the boy who saved up so much
money and bought a house, etc. One
would have thought that we had at
least developed above that silly stage
of repeating the old fables of the'
I am a Sociaist because, in the
words of an illustrious fellow coun
tryman of miner Oscar Wilde: "So
cialism will relieve us from that sor
did necessity of living for others
which so harshly presses on us to
day." Today, whether we relish the idea
or not, we are mere slaves at the will
and -behest of another. So great is
that power of some one. else that we
have not got the ordinary right to
work. We live today in a system that
deprives us of the right to work", in a
system where the people- who do
NOT work haye all the -good things
of.life, and the people who DO work
have very little of the good things.
We live in a system under which, by
the way, in the midst of "prosperity"
children die in slums like flies. Un
der a system in which one out of
every ten of the working class is bur
ied in a pauper's grave.
We live in a system where every
year your "redlight districts" claim
more and more victims. We live to-'
day in a system where men are al
lowed to store up food just so they
can raise the price, and as a result
people are dying from starvatibn..i
This is done because, the workers doTJ
not do their own thinking. (A word
to you, Mr. Editor: Bishop Fallows,
informs us that last year over a quar- ,
ter of a million people were killed in
f This goes on no matter what party
is ,in power, whether it be the Demo-.,
crats or the Republicans. The rea-3
son is because the tools by whiclC
the worker earns his living belong to i
the capitalist, and as a result the)
capitalists claim the product of his,
labor. Of every dollar of wealthy
that is created by the workers of
America only 28 cents is paid back to
the workers, and as a result we havef
the evils "that I have mentioned!
above. If the workers desire to be
free and abolish the evjls of today,,
then they must organize both Indus-,
trially and politically as a CLASS. !
So long as they give their attention
to "bogus" parties, like the Demo-e
craUc party when I say bogus I re-.,
fer to them as bogus champions of1
labor- so long-will they be misled..
Ihe cure is WORKING CLASS OR-,
GANIZATION, both on the industrial
and political field, with the aim of
obtaining control of industry. In,
other words, apply democracy to In-"
dustry. Jack Carney.
LIBERTY. Just like Walsh,
want all the liberty I canget," but"
that is limited. The maximum off"
liberty is limited by the liberty of my"
ellowmen. Majority rule does not .
secure equal freedom to men It se-
cures the right of the majority toti
rule' the rest of us; that is all. The"
minority has no liberty in reality It
is a subject class. A
Read carefully, what I write and,
you will realize, Mr. Walsh, that
never advocate "liberty" for the inr
vader, which you seem to cvall "un
restrained individual liberty."' Such
, "unrestrained liberty" is not free-