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ter advantage than by subscribing
for this magazine. Price, with this
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Chas. H. Kerr & Co., 56 Fifth avenue
McClure's Magazine for Novem
ber contains several timely articles,
among these being, "What the U.S.
Steel Corporation Really Is," by Ray
Stannard Baker. A character sketch
of President Roosevelt by Will Allen
White, is also timely. Tlie fiction is,
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The Socialist SPIRIT— a contin
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Socialism and the Home. — This
booklet, by May Walden Kerr is
a statement in language which
will be easily understood by people
who have not been trained to abstract
thinking the everyday facts which
should convince every woman that
her own personal interest will be
served by the change from capitalism
to socialism. Price, sc, of Chas. H.
Kerr & Co.
Socialism vs. ANARCHY. —The pop
ular excitement over the shooting ol
McKinlcy has been used by reaction
aries, especially outside the large cit
ies, to intensify the prejudice of ignor
ant people against socialism. It is
important that socialists meet this
situation with a vigorous campaign
of education, and nothing can clear
one's brain quicker than this little
booklet. Price, sc, ol Chas. H. Kerr
Tin-: Kidnapped Millionaires, by
Frederick l'pham Adams, is probably
one of the most notable books of the
year, in that it promises to lie ex
tremely popular while containing rad
ical economic doctrine.
It is a Story taking for its base the
abduction ol eight men, six of whom
are the greatest financiers of our time
whose real names are but thinly con
cealed tinder the titles of Andrus J.
Carmodv, Palmer L Morton, Simon
Pence, R.J. Kent, John M. Rockwell,
and Hiram Haven. There were also
a rich young laywer with radical
ideas and an enterprising promoter
who intruded himself on their party.
These men are enticed aboard a fast
steam yacht by an erratic young mil
lionaire journalist, taken to a lonely
spot on tin- Mexican coast. They
have here all conveniences to contrib
ute to their comfort except servants
but there is no way for them to es
While marooned, in the intermis
sions between planning escape and
providing lor the inner man, the ques
tion of trusts and their tendency is
discussed. The burden of these con
versations is carried by Sidney Ham
mond, the young lawyer, and he ad
vances some practical and radical
plans for easing the present industrial
tension which meet with approval by
some of the millionaires and by others
arc combated, making the discussions
The action of the store is well sus
tained, the talc well told and the- nier
itsot the book can only be appreciated
by a careful reading. The typo
graphy is excellent, .
The Lnthrop Publishing Co., which
has such success last year with "Eben
lloldcn," arc the publishers and can
be addressed at 530 Atlantic avenue,
Boston, Mass. "The Kidnapped Mil
lionaires is a book of 504 pages and
$I.GO spent for it will be returned
with interest by a single reading, ami
it is a book that can be read many
times, each time to better advantage.
THE RESULT OF CAPITALISM
Every one (except perhaps a few
crazy people) is sorry that President
McKinlcy was killed, and all would
have prevented it if they could, but I
wonder how many people are realy
sorry that 100 miners were killed in.
a Colorado mine last week? We
saw a notice at the terrible tragedy in
the press dispatches, not a word have
we seen in the editorial columns of
any capitalist paper, either regretting
it or suggesting a remedy. Did you
ever stop to think that part of the
pangs of sorrow were as great in the
hearts of the mothers, wives and
children of these miners as it was in
Mrs. McKinlcy ? It not, why not?
The death of those 100 people, my
friends, was the result of capitalism,
whether you believe it or not. What
shall we do about it ? Shall we con
tinue to keep up a system that breeds
anarchists, and kills miners by the
wholesale, just to make a lew people
rich, while it makes thousands of or
phans, widows and paupers?— The
Peoples Press (Oregon).
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£ PONDENCE Members and friends V
Hopes We Prosper
My dear lrictids:—l see by the Octo
ber number of Industrial Freedom
that my time is out. 1 don't wish to
miss any number, so inclosed you
will find 25 cents lor another year.
We are always glad to hear from you
—glad when you are prosperous and
sad when any accident happens to
any of the colony. I hope your col v
ony will always prosper and not be a
failure like dear old Raskin, With
best wishes I am, your friend.
Mrs. E. A. Shelhen.
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Hold on to'Benson
Brother Harry Ault:— lnclosed I,
send 10 cent? for the anniversary^
Freedom. Perhaps they will help me
get some subscribers. The weather is
pleasant here, the peach and grape
harvest is about over and fish coming
in quite lively, j The weather has been
down to freezing once and this is the
time of the year that we can expect
snow most any time. How is Bro
ther Benson, don't hear any thing of
him any more. Hold on to him.
Good by all, for this time.
C. P. Jackson.
Sandusky, Ohio, 10-L'o-'Ol.
Will Always Befrend Us
1 inclose two one dollar bills for
which you may send me books listed
on enclosed sheet amounting to $1.15.
The- balance, 55 cents apply on your
anniversary number of Industrial
Freedom; I hope you will get out a
good one. If you make a map show
Equality'! position in relation to the
other colonies, as well as the pluto
cratic cities, lam always proud to
see generous remarks in Industrial
Freedom concerning other colonies.
1 hope to send yon more and will,
later. I may never join you but will
always befriend Equality and hope
and work for your success.
A. 1.. McFaklane.
Walla Walla. Wash., tO-11-'Ol.
Best Wishes For Equality
Editor Industrial Freedom:—l in
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dom another year, 10 cents lor 10
copies of the November number.
Please send me a copy of the Septem
her Freedom as it failed to reach inc.
1 hope you will succeed in keeping
the postoffiee at Equality. It will
work an injustice to the colony it they
can take it from you, it seems too
Please send me a copy ol the' Voting
Socialist (is that the name?) it it is
published now,—en- several copies it
you like, as I am going cast, to lowa,
I can scatter them for you, and Free
dom, too. Yours with best wishes
for Equality, and socialism.
John W. Heritage.
Lawrence Wash., 10-12-'Ol.
Dear friends: — Inclosed find 10 cents
in postage stamps, for which please
send me some of the anniversary edi
tion. I like your little paper very
much, and I sincerly hope that you
will be able to send out anniversary
editions for many years to come.
Yours in sympathy,
Mrs. Helen Lindwall.
Bishop Hill, 111., 10-14-'Ol.
Must Learn More
Comrades: lnclosed . find money
order for 50 cents for which
send Freedom for one year, or
for what ever time I am en
titled to it for 50 cents and oblige.
I took your paper some two years
ago, and find I must learn more about
Tie heroic band which is the vangard
of a better state of society. Vent may
receive a visit lrom me some time dur
ing the coming year. I am, as ever,
Sullivan, Ohio, 9-16-'Ol.
SOCIALISM THE "ISM"
It amuses us to have our direct leg
islation friends inform us that we
should adopt but one plank—direct
legislation—in order to get the single
ta.xers, prohibitionists, money reform
ers, and all other reformers to vote
our ticket, that they may have a
chance to get their "isms" to the
front, and in the next breath declare
that "Socialists are fathering too
many isms to go before the people
with." Socialists father but one ism
—social-ism and "we'll light it out on
that line if it takes all summer."—
Socialists call for the complete de
velopment of every child. •
To this end they advocate:
1. Enough school buildings of
moderate cost to be built immediate
ly to accommodate all. instead ol
cosily palaces lor the lew.
2. More teachers and better paid.
3. Teachers' tenure permanent dur
4. Free meals and free clothing, if
needed, to keep children from the ne
cessity of work.
.1. Free kindergartens for all chil
dren between the ages of three and
6. Free medical inspection weekly.
7. Greatest attention to he paid to
the primary grades.
S. Compulsory attendence ol all
children under 15.
'.). An all-round development; gym
nastic, aesthetic and moral, instead
of mere intellectual"eratnming."-Pre
sented for the consideration of the
voters of Seattle by the socialists ol
TWO OF A KIND
A certain thief desired once to rob
the house of a certain citizen, but the'
citizen had a big brave dog which
faithfully guarded his house. The thief
made up his mind to get rid of the
dog, but being afraid to tackle the an
mat himself he waited until he met it
in the street one day, whereupon he
shouted "mad dog! mad dog. On
the cry being taken up the poor dog
was followed by a crowd and finally
killed. Then the thief robbed the
house the next night]
There was a tain town in which
labor unions were a particular thorn
in the side of the business men, and
these business men desired to rid
themselves of the unions in order that
their profits might be increased. Hut
th, unions hail placed socialists at
the head of their organizations, who
faithfully guarded their interests.
The business men saw that in order
to destroy the- unions they must get
rid of the socialists; but being afraid
to tackle them on the direct issue of
socialism they waited until the people
were very much excited with the fear
ol anarchists, then when the socialists
came to town they shouted "Anarch
ists! Anarchists!" thinking the people
would take up the cry and run the so
cialists away. But the people only
smiled and said: "Go to, thou bald
heads; we arc next to your game."
And the socialists continued to in
crease their numbers until they owned
the town.—Missouri Socialist.
Did you ever think of the difference
between workers and capitalists?
There is a great difference, as fol
Labor uses tools that it docs not
Capitalists own tools that th do
Labor produces wealth that it does
Capitalists own wealth that they
did not produce
Labor works and makes rich capit
Capitalists work the laborers and
keep them poor
Labor sells labor power and re
ceives a wage.
Capitalists buy labor power and re
Labor forms a working class party
for which capitalists will not vote.
Capitalists form a capitalist party
for .which, I am sorry to say, labor
Labor is exploited.
Capitalists are exploiters.
The laborers are many.
The capitalists are few.
Capitalists control government.
Laborers arc controlled by go verm
What are You—laborer or capitalist?
QUIT PRODUCING ANARCHY
I have sympathy for any man who
is the victim of such an attack, be
cause I am constitutionally opposed
to shedding human blood under any
circumstances, But 1 have no more
sympathy for McKinlcy than I have
lor the innocent victims who were
shot down by the New York militia
at buffalo a few years ago, or the in
offensive miners who were trudging
along the highway of Lattimer and
were riddled with bullets in the name
of law and order.
The talk about suppressing anarchy
is a waste of breath. When it comes
to respect lor law, the poor, mis
guided, and much-hated anarchists
are models of innocence compared to
the trusts and corporations that
trample all law under foot and so
manipulate business and industry as
to bring suffering, misery and death
These arc the real anarchists who
menace this country and its institu
tions, and just now they are- filling
the air with their professions of loV
alt}' to the ling and sympathy to the
president, while behind it all they
shift their own monstrous responsi
bility. As long as society breeds mis
ery, misery; will bread assassin;.-
Every now and then the poverty and
desperation in the social cellar will
explode in assassination at the sumpt
uous banqueting board on the up
The way, and the only way, to end
anarchy is to quit producingZt.
Sympathy for its victims, while praise
worthy in the human heart, does not
mitigate the' evil.
The attempt on McKinlcy, deplor
able as it seems, will prove a blessing
in disguise it it aches th I while
there is injustice at the bottom there
is no security at the to; —Eugene Y.