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Positively Made to Your Or der—All for UNION MADE This WeeK Only E5LENMILU5 World's Largest Tailors 333 W, Superior St. ZENITH, 2438. J. H. McMULLEN, Mgr. WORKER MAY LOSE EYE SIGHT. Gust Lund, aged 29, who has been employed on a bridge construction crew on the Canadian Northern line, fifteen miles out of West Duluth, may lose the sight of one or both eyes as a result of a dynamite explosion a few days ago. Lund had lighted a charge of dyna nfte and when it did not explode in a certain length of time he went back to relight it. As he stooped over to examine it, the explosion occurred, Lund receiving the full force of it in his face and chest. Conscience is something which makes you afraid of being found out. Nothing short of a steam calliope could ever win an' argument with a woman. STATE OP MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF St. Louis.—ss. District Court, Elev enth Judicial District. Inga Johnson, t£irty ac,V°n 3* Silk Mixed FANCY VEST With every order for a SUIT or OVERCOAT we will give you a $5.00 FANCY VEST without charge, just to keep our tailors busy. WE GUARANTEE a fit to our liking, and In quality and work manship the equal of any $25. 00 or $30.00 Suit, or we will GIVE YOUR MONEY BACK. That's fair, "We ire responsible being the largest concern of the kind in the world. Prove ub now. $5 Silk-Mixed Fancy Vest and $25 Suit or Overcoat Plaintiff. vs. Axel Johnson. Defendant. The State of Minnesota to the above named defendant: You are hereby summoned and re quired to answer the complaint of the plaintiff in the above entitled action which complaint has been filed in the office of the Clerk of said District Court at the City of Duluth, County of St. Louis and State of Minnesota, and to serve a copy of your answer t« the said complaint on the subscriber at his office, Room 510-516 First Na tional Bank Building, the City of Du luth in said County of St. Louis wlth- (30) days after the service of this summons upon you, exclusive of the day of such service and if you fall to answer the complaint within the time aforesaid the plaintiff in this will apply to the court for the relief demanded in the complaint here In. ANDREW NELSON, Attorney for Plaintiff, blO-nie First National Bank Buildine. Residence 32 East Fifth St., Duluth Minn. L. W., Feb. 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11, 1911. $12.50 Is the Price Now for TOUR CHOICE OF ANT SUIT —OR— Overcoat Values up to $22.50 (Blues and Blacks Excepted) They Bear the. Union Label U*_W._®UWERI$ Editor Labor World: I think the following article en titled "What Is Socialism," by John King, would be of interest to many of your readers. I would like to have you publish it, if it is not ask ing too much. Man-made laws that attempt*to set aside this great principle are in op position to the decree of God. In the following natural laws man kind will always find that the, obsta cles he meets present the least resis tance. To divert the natural law, is to court disaster. Socialism seeks to follow the nat ural law. It recognizes the fatherhood Qf God and the brotherhood of man. It differs from communism which teaches that all things should be held in common. Under Socialism a man may own a horse and buggy, his books and his home and would be at liberty to beau tify that home in accordance with his taste and desire. There is room under Socialism for incentive enough to keep alive the ac tivities of man. Denied the right to exploit his fel low-man the restless activity of his mind would seek new fields of dis covery and invention and his superior genius would be directed towards the end of elevating to a higher plane the physical, intellectual, moral and spirit ual life of his fellow beings. The greatest Reformer of all c.ges was a carpenter of Nazareth, a "Man of Sorrows" who had no home. Wealth, luxury and ease, with an ambition for greater wealth and greater power, plunged the wold in to the condition of the dark ages. From this gloomy period humanity was rescued by men who regarded gold as filthy lucre, and whose souls rose high above the sordid desire for riches and the material things of this earth, and whose hearts beat for the bleeding cause of human rights. Everybody's Forum This department is open to all for the free discussion of industrial, econom ical, political and other public problems. Communications referring to individual character, conduct or motives in an invidious or offensive manner will be excluded. Socialism believes that aggregated wealth privately owned by a few indi viduals is an insurmountable obstacle to the moral and spiritual uplift of the people, as well as a hindrance to their materal advancement. Every communication, regardless of its philosophy, will be inserted when there Is room therefor, provided it be of reasonable length, respectful in lan guage, free from offensive personalities, and prima facie patriotic' in motive. Further than the inhibitions indicated we disclaim any responsibility for opinions expressed by correspondents. Names of correspondents will be held in strict confidence if we are so advised. EDITOR LABOR WORLD. DULUTH SOCIALIST. WHAT IS SOCIALISM. Socialism is the science of economic government. Its essential principles may be summed up in the words: Collective ownership of all utilities of a public nature and private ownership of all those things that are of private use. Thusfi all things that are provided by nature or nature's God are regard ed by the Socialists as public utilities. 'They are for the universal use of mankind. They are our natural inheritance, belong to one as much as to another and our right to them is inalienable. The mind is incapable of conceiving of a higher honor than that of hav-, ing won the confidence and praise of a people whose interests have been unselfishly served and whose condi tion has been naturally bettered by the individual efforts of a man who is actuated by such a noble purpose. History is full if incidents of this kind even amidst conditions where wealth offer happiness, luxury, fame and power. Every advance towards a higher and better civilization has been wrought by those whose purposes were nobler and higher than the* spirit of greed and the desire to accumlate' wealth. Great fortunes .are not only an in jury to those who own them, and to those especially who inherit them, but they are burden upon the community which is taxed to the end that they may be increased or presevrSd intact for the support of future generations who shall in their term inherit them. They are fruitful nests for the breeding of parasites who "toil not, neither do they spin," but are paupers living at public expense. Socialism provides that "if a man will not work either shall he eat." Under such a condition great for tunes would be impossible, as the profits now enacted from labor by those who owned the means of pro duction would remain in the hands of the creators of wealth. Labor alone creates wealth. The system which fobs labor of a greater portion of the wealth it crealescreates, and builds up the col ossal fortunes which are so common and. numerous in this country is wrong in principle and should be abolished for the simple reason that it robs labor. But such a system lias yet a more significant importance than that of robbing Its employes, for that might be said to be a ques tion confined to the employers and the employes. Concentrated wealth privately own ed is the fruitful source of nine tenths of the political corruption in the land. Under the powerful Influence of such wealthy pure, clean govern ment is impossible. It is an ever menacing danger to the liberty of the people and it is for these reasons that Socialism would make the accumulation of large for tunes by Individuals or corporations impossible. Socialism believes that the perver sion of government thrpugh disobedi ence to its laws the corruption of courts and law-making bodies, and the trampling on the constitution, is akin to treason and, should be pun ished in accordance with the gravity of the crime. In the Declaration of Independence our fore-fathers pointed out the way to deal with usurpers of the fuhc tions of government. Socialism is not a white more revo lutionary than the spirit of that famous docement which embodies the patriotism, courage and manhood of the illustrious men who signed it. I have briefly and tersely stated the fundamental principles of Social istic creed. Upon this' foundation shall be con structed the frame work which' shall gradually grow until it matures injto the great co-operative commonwealth. Socialists may differ on the non-es sentials. They may disagree as to the me thods employed in bringing about the desired results. They may wrangle over the de tails of the great work which lies before them, but out of it all the truth will come as from a crucible, and serve as a corner-stone for the structure which has been builded for the administration of justice. OUR SCHOOL BUILDINGS AS SOCIAL CENTERS By Charless F. Adams. Excerpts. Let the school building be used for the "holding of meetings having for their purpose the advancement of civic betterment," etc. I sincerely hope that, in as many neighborhoods as possible, there will be maintained non-partisan and non-sectarian citi zens' "forums," meeting regularly as often as once a week and in the sit tings of which the neighobrs may be come acquainted, may "size each other up," compare notes, consult, discuss, about public, affairs edu cate and develop one another en courage and inspire the young men to enlist with enthusiasm in the holy war for the general welfare call be fore them, meet face to face (and compare with one another) the rival would-be leaders and aspirants to public office, hear them, examine them, let them know what the people want! "Back to the town-meeting J" must be our cry. I prophesy that, if our democracy is to be real^ decent and tolerable, before many years in all our cities the voters of each polling precinct will be "ex officio" (so to speak) members of just such a Citizens' council, non-partisan and non-sectar ian, and that these primary forums will gradually be co-ordinated and federated by really representatives committees of various grades (dis trict, county, state and national), the whole providing the American peo ple with that social nervous system which it now lacks, and which will serve as the appropriate and adequate organ for the rational development of an intelligent public opinion upon questions of the public interest, as well as in its formulation and promul gation with such guarantees of au thenticity as shall give it prestige, di rectness and the weight'and influence which it would deserve. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: This is to certify that Hamp ton's magazine is printed in its entirety by members of unions af filiated with the allied printing trades, and we hereby recommend it to the patronage of all union men. Fraternally Yours, C. M. MAXWELL, Sec, Treas, T. U. 6. New York City. THE GARMENT WORKERS. Big Business deplores the garment workers' strike in Chicago, because it hurts business and threatens Chica go's supremacy as a clothing market. Humanity loving men and women de plore it because it means starving and freezing of thousands of defence, less men, women and children. Why don't they go back to work and thus avoid starvation? Great God, isn't it better to starve and freeze al at once than to drag it out over weary years —years of hopelessness and unrequit ted toil? If ever there was a cause that appealed to the hearts of men and women with bowels of compas sion, it is the cause of the 35,000 garment workers of Chicago who are fighting—not for luxury and ease, but for a chance to live like human be ings and Taise their children after the manner of humans instead of after the manner of dumb brutes. The struggle of the striking garment workers of Chicago is merely the fight of men and women who want to be recognized as having souls.—Lincoln (Neb.) Wage Worker. THE BEST CHARITY. The wisest charity is to help a man to help himself. To put a man in the way of supporting himself gives him a new lease of life, makes him feel young again, for it Is very many times it is all the man needs to re store him to public health. People who have been bolstered up and lev ered all their lives are seldom good for anything in a crisis. The trades union movement teaches its members to work for themselves, and when charity is given it is because sickness prevents the bread winner from work ing. Its mission is to keep its mem bers employed and when this is done it helps men to help themselves. EXPLOITING THE PUBLIC. It will not do to exploit the public. The trouble with business in this re cent period of extraordinary1 expan sion has been too much exploitation and too little regard for the perma nent interests of society. Since work 'ngmen are being dealt with in bodies, they must be dealt with upon princi ples of reciprocity and partnership. We are working in the Interest of business and not against it, When we oblige all to regard its action as & process of service, not exploitation. Governor Woodrow Wilson. WOULD PROVIDE FOR THE "DOWNiND OUT" Associated Charities Favor the Establishment of State Labor Colony. At a meeting of the Associated Charities held this week it was de cided to urge the present legislature to pass a bill which will authorize the establishment of a state labor colony to which wife-deserters, vagrants, tramps and other offenders may be sent. At the present time desertion is one of the biggest prolems for court officials of the county to solve. There are but few laws concerning it and. even though the offender is arrested he can only be sent to jail for a few days, while his family may continue to suffer. At the state labor colony this man could be made to work and his earn ings would be sent home to help sup port the wife and children. The legislature is also asked to au thorize the governor to appoint a commission to investigate pauperism and housing conditions and report on legislation needed. The resolution follows: "Whereas, Certain causes of or factors in promoting undesirable liv ing conditions, ill health or pauper ism, such as poor and insanitary housing, overcrowding in tenements, methods of dealing with minor of fenders and Juvenile delinquents, and other causes could be greatly bettered by remedial legislation, and "Whereas, Such legislation should depend upon the extent of undesir able conditions, and should be based upon a careful study of the experi ences of other states and countries, therefore, be it "Resolved, That the legislature of the state of Minnesota is hereby pe titioned and urged to authorize the apointment by the governor of a commission of five- citizens of Minne sota, consisting of three experts on social or charitable subjects and two lawyers to study the subjects men tioned above and such other undesir able living conditions, ill health or pauperism, as they may elect said Commission to serve without compen sation, but to be authorized to em ploy a competent clerk and to incur other expenses for printing, station ery, postage and typewriting, the total cost not to exceed $2,000 said commission to be required to report at the next session of the legislature the results of its Investigations with suggestions as to remedial legisla tion." Some people work and wait—for others to come along and work them. Many a man who owns an auto mobile is ashamed to meet his coal dealer. A Plain, Substantial Colonial. Design C, by Glenn L. Saxton, Architect. JOHN MITCHELL IS ALWAYS CONSERVATIVE Special to Labor World. NEW YORK, Feb." 8.—Speaking on "Capital and Labor" at a dinner last evening, John Mitchell, former presi dent of the United Mine Workers of America said in part: "On the one hand are found forces that w&uld deny to labor the right of organization and combination, al though exercising and enjoying the benefit of these rights themselves on the other hand are forces at work advocating and demanding the aboli tion of the whole competitive system. "Between these extremes stands a great army of workmen and employ ers earnestly striving to find grounds of mutual agreement upon which the rights and obligations of each may be defined and brought into harmony. "With all due respect to the opin ions of others, I submit that the path of safety, progress and justice lies in the middle course, in the recognition of the right pf organization on the part of both labor and capital, by which and through which these fac tors in our industrial progress may work out their inevtable destiny, counteracting freely each with the other upon all questions of mutual concern." The wife of the governor of Kan sas. is registered as a "lobbyist" to work for the cause of equal suffrage. The wife of the chief justice of the Kansas Supreme court has also placed her name in the records as a legislative advocate. The governor of California has an nounced that the suffrage amend ment will be passed at this session of the legislature and duly submitted to the people. This is in accordance with the platform pledges of the Republican party of that state. Miss Sylvia Pankhurst of London, daughterof the leader of the militant suffragist movement in England, spoke during the past week to pack ed houses in both St. Paul and Min neapolis, explaining the causes which gave rise to and necessitated the mili tant movement in England. To bear her speak was to see and feel her sou Id was in her work and to under stand that the women of England endure the hradships of jail and mob violence in the streets from govern ment police and hoodlums) in the same spirit that took the Christian martyrs to the stake. The personal charm of the speaker won over the woman suffrage movement of this state many persons previously indif ferent. HIS ONLY HOPE. An old negro was brought up be fore the judge charged with chicken stealing, and when the.usual question was propounded, "Guilty or not guilty?" he said: "I don't know, boss. I jes't throw myself on the ignorance of the court."—Case and Comment. Man never knows how much he can do until he tries—or how badly, either. r? -wtr PERSPECTIVE VIEW—FIcOM A I'ilO 1in a KITCHEN ±2 AU, 'v 1- «j S- L\yC CHAMBER CHAMBCK is-o'xn-o" la.* FIRST FLOOR PLAN. SECOND FLOOR PLAN. Tiie illustration is that of a bouse Built in Sterling, Colo., after one of my stock plans. This plain, substantial colonial home has been duplicated many times. The arrangement of the stories is cdmpact and complete, and a study of the two, simple floor plans here illustrated will make it plainer to any pro spective builder than any word picture. There is a full basement seven feet high. The ilrst story is nine feet and the second story eight feet six inches. There is space In the third story for three rooms if desired. Birch floors throughout both stories. First story finished in a. choice of red oak, birch or Washington fir and second story, finished is pine for white enamel. Size thirty feet wide and thirty-four feet deep over the main part Cost to build, exclu sive of heating and plumbing, $4,200. By special arrangement with me the editor of this paper will furnish a complete set of plans and specifications of Design O for $30. GLENN L. SAXTON. mil 11 ffij nfTii'i.i i11, Hi,1'" I ll'r JJUm AN EYE OPENER FOR THE TOBACCO USERS Little hoys and girls, mostly child ren of foreign pauper immigrants, go about the streets of all large cities gathering up cigar butts. They carry tin pails, which when filled they take "home." In Newark, 'N. J., recently a member of the TrAdes Council of that city accosted one of these child ren and wanted to learn what the discarded cigar butts were used for. The child tried to escape, but finally he admitted that he sold them to a factory which makes cigars and cigarettes. Moral: If you use tobacco at all, buy the kind that bears the union label of the cigarmaekrs and tobacco workers. That guarantees them. No man would use that sort of material. Cigars and cigarettes made from such tobacco are a detri ment to the health of every user. Call for the label. MISFORTUNE OF POVERTY. Poverty is a social disease. The poor as a cla,ss cannot escape poverty. It is inhereent in the nature of the social system. Wealth accumulates in the hands of the few, because the laws endow the few with the legal power to draw to them the wealth that the masses produce. Poverty is no longer due to the paucity of wealth. It i3 due to the Inequitable distribution of it. Society makes and enforces the laws, which make mil lionaires and paupers. It £an abolish these laws and free itself from the disease of poverty.—Ontario Indus trial Banner. The world is a comedy to those who look, and a tragedy to those who feel. BARRED OUT. By Walt Mason. I have heard a tale of a cheer ful skate who died and went to the pearly gate, and asked if he might tgo in. St. Peter said: "Well, I like your looks, but I'll have to hunt through my set of books, and see if you're charged with sin." He pulled his ledgers and daybooks down, and looked them trough with a growing frown, and muttered: "Your name is Pance you didn't swear and you didn't lie, and you didn't smoke or dance. You passed through life with a high renown, and y6u cut much grass in your native town as my books do plain ly show but you had one habit that makes me tired to outer darkness you must be fired, and down with goats you go. Your wife was ever a patient soul, and though you carried a big fat roll, she always was busted flat she had to beg and she had to hint to pull a plunk from your fist of flint, whenever she wished a hat. You sent long green to the hea then guys because you thought it would advertise the piety of your soul but your wife must get on her marrow-ones, always you filled the house with moans, whenever you drew your roll. So chase yourself to the dread abode where the brimstone's used by the wagon load and the weather's always dry a man like you in our realm of grace would jar the saints till they'd jump the place, and start up another sky." HOME, SWEET HOME OF FUTURE. Lurana Sheldon in N. Y. Times: He. What's happened to the dinner, wife? The roast is more than rare, The soup is cold, The bread is old, The coffee only fair. She. The cook has left me hubby dear, Her words I'll have to quote: "Me duds Oi'll pack, Oi won't come back, For faith, Oi have me vote." He What's happened to the parlor love, The dust is inches high, An awful gloom Pervades the room And not a maid I spy. She. The maid has gone away my pet, She flitted from my sight With Jufct a word 'Twas this I heard— "At lasht Oi hov me right!" He Vou have your hat on wifey sweet, O tell me dear, I pray, Now hubby's home Why will you roam— Ah, what is this you say? She.' A home is but to sleep in dear, A refuge from the wet, Fm out you see, To lunch and tea. Now r«n a Suffragette!. Tk (UUE'HI|liAXD Talking Machines And Records All Makes. Largest Stock in the Olty. EAST PAYMENTS. Mail Orders Promptly Pilled. EDM0NT Suporlor St Deposit a portion of Your Earnings in the Savings Department, of THE -ilORTHERM NATIONAL RANK of Duluth Capital and Surplus •.. $300,000.00 3% Pays Interest On Certificates of Deposit and Savings Accounts Savings Department Open from 6 to 8 o'clock Saturday Evenings. Alworth Building FOR SALE $500—CSOsh—-Seven-room house 1131 East Fourth St. Balance of $3,500 in monthly payments. A bargain. Will not need any repairs. $3500—New Bix-room house 1301 East Sixth St. Hot water heating plant. $1000 cash *—balance easy terms. $8200—Two 'flats, five rooms each. 2632 W%?t Fifth St. $500 cash, balance $30 a month. $3200—New six-room house 4115 W. Third St. Water, gas, elec tric light, bath, hardwood floors. $1000 cash, balance easy payments. PULF0RD, HOW S COMPANY 80$ Exchange Building. .E. ATfCTHMU'.I W.k- Discoverer of Herbaqueen Remedies This hot weather puts one out of commission and consequently the bowels and system dont Jnst work right. Why not let HERBAQUEEN keep them in repair? They surely do the work. If you are ailing with any kind of disease come to 81 EAST SUPERIOR ST., Upstate and Advice Free. PRINTING ftANEZN PRINTING 00. SUCCESSORS TO A. J. LYLE PRESS. 281-228 West Superior 81 BUILDING. Label C. STAACKE OPTICIAN 106 West Superior Street Open Wednesday and Saturday evenings. BAJTK AT mi nroOBJPOBATBD DEPOSIT YOUR SAYINGS IN ortnvaTB,mm. -y SU3BPMJS. »u4i«.ku •.». $1(60(^000.00 THREE PER "CENT PAID ON SAVINGS ACCOUNTS.