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SATURDAY, JAN. 22, 1920.
For Trade With Russia
The American Labor Alliance for Trade Rela
tions with Russia, which recently held a mass
meeting at Madison Square Garden at which ten
thousand American workers demanded the im
mediate lifting of the Blockade on Russia and pro
tested against the deportation of Ludwig C. A. K.
Martens, representative of the Russian Soviet Gov
ernment, has announced that the hearing before
the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate
am the resolution introduced by Senator France of
Maryland, will be held during the third week in
, Senator France's resolution calls for immediate
resumption of trade with Russia and the establish
ment of all communication with that country. The
hearing, according to Senator France, will cover
several days, during which labor representatives
will be called on to present their arguments fully.
Members of the American Women's Emergency
Committee, which has been asking for trade re
sumption on the ground that the suffering of
women and children in Russia might thereby be
ended, also will appear at the hearing and various
commercial interests will be asked to present their
From all parts of the country resolutions passed
by Labor unions demanding trade with Russia are
coming to the New York Headquarters of the Amer
ican Labor Alliance for Trade Relations with Rus
sia. Among the International labor organizations
that have already passed resolutions are; The In
ternational Association of Machinists, Internation
al Ladies' Garment Workers, Amalgamated Cloth
ing Workers of America, International Seamen's
Union, International Pulp, Sulphite and Paper Mill
Workers, United Cloth Hat and Cap Makers Union,
Grand Division of Sleeping Car Conductors, Inter
national Jewelry Workers, International Fur Work
ers, International Brotherhood of Stationary and
Eccentric Fireman and the International Associa
tion of Woodcarvers.
Secretary Houston say's the war cost $24,010,
800,000. This would have built 10,004,166 bungalows cost
ing -2,400 each.
This sum would have paid the expenses for the
education of 6,002,500 students during a four years
ourse at a University at $1,000 per year for each
Some one said there were 31,000 new millionaires
made during the war. Lets see $1,000,000x31,000
131,000,000,000. Oh! I begin to see who got that
Really though, we should try to keep such things
as quiet as possible.
Did I hear someone say it was a war for De
mocracy? "Con petition is life."
In New York it begins with birth and ends with
The east side infants cannot compete with the
west side infants, so they (the east siders) have to
The west side infants are saving and careful, so
tfhey can go to the country in summer.
The east side infants never think of to-morrow.
BY GOING AFTER THEM
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There are hundreds, yes, thousands of
workers who will become subscribers if they
are asked to.
YOU DO THE ASKING
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Send us $5.00 worth of subscriptions and
we will send you either of these books as a
Lenin, the Man and His Work $1.50
Russia in 1919 $1.60
Raymond Robins Own Story $2.00
Debs, His Life and Writings $1.50
Man or the State $1.00
The Proletarian Revolution in Russia. Lenin
and Trotzky compiled by Fraina . . $1.00
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