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Merchants, like all nthi-is, must be judged by their actions. If a
merchant advertise* in every paper but those patronized by the toilers,
it would Memingly indicate thai he is not very friendly with this class
or ovaranxiou to have their trade. Along this line, it is a foregone
MMiumion thai : ■ merchant* who do advertise in the columns of
ihe jm: oted to labor, feel friendly toward this class, and desire
ih*ir trade. It will, therefore, pay you to read the advertisements in
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REIGN OK TERROR
PARIS. Although th« Spanish
government is never tired <>f assert
ing thai okUt has been completely
restored! wmd has reached Paris
that. Socialists and labor leaders
are still being systematically perse
cuted in revenge for the recent
revolution. Arrests are almost daily
occurrences In Madrid as well as in
Among those who have been seized
on trumped-up charges are two So
cialist municipal councilors of the
city of Leon, and the secretary of
the powerful Miner.' union of As
turias. The Republican deputy Mar
celino Domingo was for several
weeks kept a prisoner on a warship.
It was intended to court-martial
him, but public Indignation finally
compelled a transfer of the case to
the civil courts. He is now at lib
erty awaiting trial.
The general policy of the govern
ment is one of savage repression
of all liberal forces. The tottering
monarchy realizes that the next rev
olution probably will be successful.
By establishing a reign of terror it
vainly hopes to stave off the day of
reckoning. Some of its acts have
been fully as barbarous as those
practiced in Russia during the
darkest days of ezarism.
Prisoners in Revolt
In the so-called "model jail" in
Madrid, a week or so ago, a group
of prisoners, among whom were a
few revolutionists, rebelled against
the harsh discipline and the bad
food. The movement spread through
the prison and took on the character
of a general mutiny. The soldiers
on guard, however, soon succeeded
in suppressing it and locking the
prisoners in their cells.
On learning of what had hap
pened, the captain-general of Ma
drid, General Echague, Count of
Serrallo, an intimate friend of the
king, went in person to the jail,
arriving after order had been re
stored. He demanded the names of
the ringleaders of the mutiny. A
Socialist was designated, and Echa
gue ordered that he be brought
from his cell. As soon as the un
fortunate appeared he was placed
against the wall of the corridor,
in full view of his Comrades, and
shot to death by the soldiers.
"Bring out another ringleader,"
said Echague to the jail employes.
The latter produced a labor man,
who was executed without a hear
ing, as the first had been.
"Another," insisted Echague.
Wardens Satisfy Blood Lust
The wardens refused at first to
point out any more victims. But
the blood-thirsty dictator intimidated
them with threats and was not con
tent unil he had five prisoners in
Besteiro, Caballero and Saborit,
the Socialist municipal councillors of
Madrid, who were condemned to life
imprisonment for their activities in
the revolution, have been sent to
the penitentiary at Cartagena to
commence their terms.
They were spirited out of Madrid
at night. The authorities had be
come alarmed at the growth of pub
lic sympathy for them. Thousands
of persons, including prominent
statesman, writers and artists had
called to seem them at the jail.
The last Sunday before their depart
ure, the crowd of visitors had be
come so dense that they had to be
admitted in groups of 100. Each
group had been allowed a few min
utes in which to file by the prison
ers, without making any attempt to
shake their hands. At this rate,
the extraordinary "reception" had
lasted for two hours.
It was hoped that the govern
ment might be influenced by this
demonstration to grant amnesty. But
the transfer to Cartagena was nev
ertheless effected. Spasmodic riot
ing broke out when the news was
published, but was elled by the
Socialism will make marriage *
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stead of bread and butter, as it is
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IIIK CtHH'KKATIVK NEWS
KranceH bi. WMlianl Is recognized
;v; him1 of the greatest women this
I'ounlry lei • produced. 11«■ i- entire
lifetime WDM Spent ill thll Mllviiclicy
of m I'm in , |mi i irulai y temperance.
The State <>f New York has honored
her memory by putting v statute of
tier 111 Statuary "all ni the United
Stale". Capitol iii Washington, I). ('..
Miss Wiliiu'd's itatue r; the only
statue of a woman found in that
famous hall. This la what France*
E. W-illiinl thought afaoul Socialism.
It is from her irddress at the na
tiiinal convention of the Women's
Christian Temperance Union at Buf
falo in IH!t7:
Look about you; the products of
labor are on every hand; you could
no! for a mumi'iit maintain a well
ordered life without them; every ob
ject in your room haw in it, for
discerning eyes, the mnrk of ingen
ious tools and the pressure of la
bor's hands. Hut is it not the
crudest injustice for the wealthy,
whose lives are surrounded and em
bellished liy labor's work, to have a
super-abundance of the money which
represents the aggregate of labor in
any Country, while the laborer him
self is kept so steady at work that
he has no time to acquire the edu
cation and refinements of life that
would make him and his family
agreeable companions to the rich
The reason why I am a Soicalift
comes in just her*.
I would take, not by force, hut by
the slow process of lawful acquisi
tion through better legislation, as
the outcome of a wiser ballot in the
hands of men ami women, the en
tire plant that we call civilization,
all that has been achieved on this
continent in the four hundred years
since Columbus wended his way
hither, and make it the common
property of all the people, requir
ing all to work enough with their
hands to give them the finest phy
sical development, but not to be
come burdensome in any rise, and
permitting all to share alike the ad
vantages of education and refine
ment. I believe this to be per
fectly practical, indeed, that any oth
er method is simply a relic of bar
I believe that competition is doom
ed. The trust, whose single ob
ject is to abolish competition, has
proved that we are better without
than with it, and the moment cor
porations control the supply of any
product, they combine. What the
Socialist desires is that the corpora
tion of humanity should control all
production. Beloved comrades, this
is the frietionless way; it is the
higher way; it eliminates the motives
for a selfish life; it enacts'into our
everyday living the ethics of Christ's
gospel. Nothing else will do it;
nothing else can bring the glad day
of universal brotherhod.
Oh, that I were young again, and
it would have my life; it is God's
way out of the wilderness and into
the promised land. It is the very
marrow of Christ's gospel. It is
GOOD AND BAD
Nothing is wholly good nor wholly
bad. "Good" and "bad" are terms
capable of only immediate applica
tion. Things that are good today
may be bad tomorrow ,and vice ver
sa. Things are good or bad as
they affect man's welfare. A rain
in June is good; a rain in harvest
is bad. A rotting carcass is a
sweet savor in the nostrils of a
hungry jackal, but an abomination
in the nostrils of a man. War is
honorable and holy to the "cultivat
ed" senses of autocratic kings, aristo
cratic oligarchies and profitmongers,
but to its victims it is more horrible
than the imaginary hell of Chris
tendom. Which leads me to the
point 1 want to impress upon you.
Your morality, dear reader, is not of
your making. It was prepared in
advance of your birth and was given
to you with your mother's milk.
You grew on it; and that morality is
what is known as a "master and
slave morality." Under this morality
whatever adds to the profit and
pleasure of the master is good;
whatever substracts from his profit
and pleasure is bad. Hence the So
cialist program is "devilish, dia
bolical ami anarchic" because it
promises to detract from the profit
of the master and add to the wel
fare of the slave, while the capital
ist program is heavenly, divine and
holy because it support! the master
in idleness. As long as your mor
als ran be controlled t>y the master
class just that »ng will you be
'good under capitalism. I admit
that Socialism is "had," but only
tor the master class; it is "good"
for the working class, "Good" is
good only as it enhances jour per
sonal well teinj;. If capitalism con
tributes t'. your welfare then f < r
you it is gppd If it keeps \< .» in
poverty, slavery «' 1 niisery it is
bad. Do our own think on
moral questions. lit jour own judge
of "go I" and "bad."
E. C. HURTON.
Socialism is an economic move
ment. It concerns your bread and
butter, not your way of worship or
your taste in ties.
Subscribe for The Co-operative News.
LYNCH LAW AM) IIOML
The ruling ila i eti
■ ' mple ihe c day it will hrink
from facing in the day of reckon itiff.
And the day of reckoning for wrongs
done In Hure i" come, II n
lv. i i.ii ' i ha) i"» ' "hi iii v to
its wishes is charged to pro (In
mans and I. W. W.'s. This is very
convenient but hardly conclusive,
Are these persons in authority so
blind thai they cannot see thai their
persecution is recruiting the ranks
<.r the I. W. w. ten times a i fa I
as they are temporarily decimated?
Down in Oklahoma the other day,
al Tulsa, the headquarters of the
I. W. W. were raided and all who
wen- found there were taken out by
a mob, st lipped and whipped until
their backs streamed with blood,
then hot tar was applied to them,
and feathers, and they were ordered
to leave and never return. Think
of such hideous barbarity in a so
called civilized community! Only the
vilest of cowards and degenerates
could be Kuilty of such infamy.
Have a care, gentlemen! The
dragons' teeth you are sowing will
l>i hit; forth their bloody harvest in
due time, when you will find your
selves the victims of your dastardly
Hundreds of innocent men and
women arc being jailed without
cause, meetings are being broken
up, and speakers assaulted. Mob
rule is the order and the crimes
committed under its sway, if not
condoned outright, are reproved with
such mildness as to imply acquies
Can it be possible that the capi
talist class have set themselves de
liberately to teaching the working
class the efficacy of lynch law
and mob rule?
Are not the workers told over
and over again in every brush with
their exploiters that they must re
spect law and order? And are they
not shot down without mercy the
moment they resort to mob vio
Is it not a poor rule that fails
to work both ways? And has mob
violence virtue and efficacy only
when practiced by capitalists, busi
ness and professional men, with the
working class for its victims?
There is widespread mob violence
in the land today, but it is practical
ly all on the side of the capitalist
class and directed against the work
ing class and their efforts to main
tain their rights and better the con
dition of themselves and families.
If the capitalists persist in mob
violence, they and their system will
perish- in a whirlwind of it!— E
ugene Debs in the Social Revolution.
AFTER SOCIALISM WHAT?
■■ ■ ■-.••.■■•
The shell of the old, long- drawn
out era of Barbarism is breaking
and the faint grey dawn of a new
Civilization, beginning with Co-oper
ation and ending with Christianity,
is sending its effulgent rays into
the uttermost corners of the earth.
The great world war is ending the
epoch of Capitalism in the same
manner as the Napoleonic wars in
Europe ended Feudalism. With the
end of the Barbaric era, Capitalism
will be ended forever as a system
among men, wars will cease, poverty
will be abolished, crimes greatly
lessened; opportunity for all will be
established and mankind will enter,
under Socialism, into that peaceful
and divine journey which will soon
end into the summit of the weary
march upwards through the ages—
to the epoch of Christianity. After
Socialism is established, the time
will be comparatively short until
the epoch of Christianity will be the
next order under which a majority
of mankdin will live. The process
of advancement is greatly accelerat
ed as the race gets older and wiser.
The earlier epochs were marked by
great lapses of time, savagery and
semi savagery occupying hundreds of
thousands of years. Anthropologists
claim it took sixty thousand years
for the earlier type of primeval
man to get out of the trees, while
Capitalism, the last stage of the
Barbaric era, will probably last ap
proximately one hundred and fifty
years. When full Socialism comes
and the heartless and debasing com
petitive system of industry is com
pletely abolished and men's minds
anil bodies are released from fear
ami bondage, the advancement will
be more rapid. Probably only a
few generations will mark the epoch
nt Socialism until a majority at
least of the human race will be In
mb under the Christian (I,
tU law ( f human conduct
fined by Christ,
"We build the ladder by which
we rise, from the lowly earth to
the vaulted skies, and we mount
the ladder rung by rung." Man's
i tential qualities are as high as
the stars above him in the heavens
and us unlimited and unrestricted
as the universe in which he lives.
Whether or not you desire to loiter
among the musty tombstones of an
epoch that is closed, whether or not
you desire to stand still or retrace
the steps made by your ancestors
through countless years of sacrifice
and suffering, whatever your in
clinations as an individual antevert
may be, humanity will because it
must—take this forward step. It is
I the law of life — and Giml ordains it.
l!y Bmil llei man, Stati
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I in- da .'. I lec'embei i -. I olocl nm.
Wednesday, December 19, With
Thursday, December 20, Entiat.
i- riday, I (ecember 2 1. Oroville.
ii day i 2 p. m.) , December ''.
day (8 i>. m.), December 2', J>,
Comrade Katterfeld organized v
local with seven membei - .it Ever
son on the 41 h instant. This was
the first unorganized point ai which
he lectured, we hope he keeps up the
ratio. We will .-lill accept a few
application! for lecture from points
in South Kastei n and South Western
Washington, and in Pierce, King and
Snohomish Count ies.
TALLY OF NATIONAL
National Referendum "F" H>l7—
Resolutions on labor organizations
and their relation to the Socialist
Party. Adopted by St. Louis Con
vention, April, lill?, and submitted
for endorsement of membership.
Aberdeen No. 2 (Fin.) L 3 yes; Ana
cortes, ii yes; Boyds, 1 yes; Breida
blick, 8 yes; Bryant, 18 yes; Curlew,
7 yes; Kast Stanwood, 11 yes; Echo
Valley, II yes; l-'reeland, 8 yes; 110
quiam No. 1, 8 yes; Kelso West, '.)
yes; Liberty Hay, li yes; Low ■;•
Hatches, 12 yes; Mt. Vernon, 8 yes;
Oaksdale, 7 yes; Orting, 5 yes; Pear
son No. 2 (Fin.), 12 yes; Pleasant,
9 yes; Roslyn No. 2 (Fin.) 2 yes;
8 no; Seattle (Estho), 11 yes; "Se
attle No. 5 (Fin.), 22 yes, 1 no;
Silverdale, 6 yes; South Bend, 4
yes; Spokane, 11 yes; Sumas, 5 yes;
Suomela, 8 yes; Stevenson, 2 yes, 7
no; Tacoma No. 4, 35 yes; Tacotna,
German, r> yes; Yacolt, 7 yes and
M.A. L.'s 26 yes, 1 no. Total 309
yes. 17 no. Locals Lynden and Ho
ijiiiam No. 2 (Fin.) voted but did
not state number of votes cast for
National Referendum "G" liH7 for
the election on International Dele
gates to serve at all International
Socialist Conference held during the
war, Victor L. Berger 1f,7, L. B.
Boudin 15, Morris Hilquit 320, Geo.
R. Kirkpatrick 306, Algernon Lee i>,
James H. Maurer 61, Walter Thos.
Mills 80, Patrick S. Nagle 11, Scott
Nearing 12!), Kate Richards O'Hare
214, Irwin St. John Tucker 13 and
John M. Work 29. Thirty-one locals
and forty-seven M.A.L.'s voted
Comrade Arthur H. Han.cn, Route
No. 2, Box (>, East Stanwood will
fill the vacancy on the S.K.C. caused
by the resignation of Comrade Carl
Ulonska. Marius Hansome of Out
look was the first alternate but de
clined to serve because it inter
fered with his work of teaching
school, Nicholas Schmidt of. Seattle
was the next in line but did not
reply to our communications nor
attended the S.E.C. meeting on De
cember 2d, as requested. To legal
ly proceed with the preparation of
.the petitioxi. .t.o initiate the Eight-
Hour Day measure required a full
committee, so after failing to reach
Comrade Schmidt over the telephone
we notified Comrade Hansen to
fill the vacancy and he has ac
A;^ALL FOR HELP
Seattle, Wash., Dec. 4, 1917.
Dear Comrade Herman:
Your letter at hand. I can in
form you that Mr. Foster has al
ready been paid $50.00 The com
mittee elected by Scandinavian Soli
darity local say they are not having
an easy time trying to raise the re
maining $150.00 We have given
three dances but lost money and had
to give up. Some Comrades here
will not give a cent, because Foster,
they claim, promised to defend us
free of charge. On the other hand
we had to promise him his fee or
be deserted. He is holding Peter
son and me responsible and we must
pay. "Solidarity" will hold meet
ing next Sunday, and some action
will then be taken. I-will let you
know. I presume you know of
Yours for justice and freedom,
Comrades Olaf Berild and E. Pet
erson were arrested early last, sum
mer on a charge of "Conspiracy and
Sedition" and -pent several months
in the Pierce County Jail awaiting
trial—having failed to secure the
$5,000.00 bond necessary for their
release. They wee brought to trial
in September and the jury disagreed.
Recently they were again hailed into
court and the charge againßl them
dismissed. You will notice that
they were deceived by their lawyer',
he " first promised to defend them
free of charge, but. aftei '
them where they could nol afford
to dismiss him demanded $200.00
for services and they were compelled
to agree to pay or be deserted. The
had no other alternative,
they will have to pay. They are
workingmen and can ill afford it.
They were and are fighting in the
class-struggle. Their tight i
fight Wi them.
( rive a hand, lei's help t hen;
other $150.00. Semi
for thU i
Party of Washington, Box 687, Ev-
Wash., will forward.
Bellingharn ■ O. K.
here, and mure. R. VS
Local . M< •■
to make ■
Since Congress declared war upon
Germany, the American capitalist
press has discontinued the Mexican
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