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STROAG ARMS. BY T. F. BOWLAJTD. Strbng arms are the wealth of the nation; They build up its cities of stone; They are freedom’s unbroken foundation, * In all lands where freedom is known. They level the deep, trackless woodland, Bring bloom to the desolate waste; They gamer the sheaves In the valley, Yet naught of their richness taste. They stem the fierce torrent of ocean And pierce the high crag of each hill; They toil In the storm’s wild commotion, When sluggards are listless and still. They open the paths into fullness, Cast the weeds that would hinder aside; They liftap the helpless and weary, To journey and sing by their side. Strong arms are symbols of manhood, Of all that is noble on earth. They shed with a glory their heart’s blood, So evil may flee from the hearth. A nation whose peeple are workers Advances to wealth every day; A nation whose people are dreamers Drifts down the broad stream of decay. [Concluded From First Page.] IT WAS HOT LOST. How can they win that great victory which I have promised ? “The spirit of the times’’ is doing battle for them. In addition to this potent factor, however, they should organize thoroughly in city and country; they should get every rail road operator in North America into their society; the army of ‘‘chiefs” should be induced to become members; the general treasury should be well filled, and the operators should be individually provisioned for a siege of at least two months. Then if a strike comes, blow the whistle for all the lightning flashers in North America. What a commotion would result! what a triumph would thus be achieved. Monopolistic “cap tains of industry" would quickly treat with that awful thing—an organization of workingmen. Jay Gould’s pride would'soon vanish. Arbitration would be the shiboleth of all. There are stir ring times ahead ; unprecedented trade, union victories are in the air. I hope the telegraphers will win the first signal victory in our industrial ba T tlefield. They deserve success. They stuck to gether like heroes. They deserve words of approbation and encouragement from every well-wisher of human progress. The telegraphers did not fail. ’Twas not even a drawn battle. They planted seed from which will sprout a crop of long-deferred justice. Junius. Three Types of informers. Disaster will sometimes attend the most heroic resolves. Six more victims have been tabooed by the British in Glasgow. The national ranks w ant very badly a new general weeding out of informers and suspicious blackguards. Before any more good work can be accomplished we fear there must be a general clearance made, and braggarts and scurrilous pol troons must get a fright which will drive them from the ranks, or close their lips forever to the workings of all secret or ganizations. Where men openly profess allegiance to any cause, and where that cause needs a large number of adherents, it is only in. the nature of things that recreants, spies, informers and talkative chatterboxes, who often mean no harm, but still do an endless amount of injury, will creep into the ranks. No human ingenuity can guard aganst such accidents, and, there fore, we say emphatically, true men should not be disheartened if sometimes a villain will be unmasked tyho has posed as a brother and a patriot. Experience must be had in revolu tionary matters as well as in all other organizations, and a burst-up or a breeze is often the best medicine —the best cor rective, the best purifier—that a secret society can have. The wolves’ heads will, when a crisis occurs, peep from the woolly clothing of the pretended lambs, and in the honeyed mock argument of defense or explanation the hidden vil lain will oftentimes convict himself. For the present, in the face of facts which have lately occurred, we do not deem it wise to proceed further. Silence, which is said to be golden, cannot pos sesss this auriferous characteristic in too rare a degree in political or revolution ary matters. The burden of our discourse on many an occasion has been the overwhelming i evil done Irish societies by informers. "Informer” is now a divisable term. There is the “out and outer,” who boldly Vorms himself into the secrets of a so ciety with no other purpose than to be tray it, and reap the benefit of his vil lainy by the gold of the enemy ; and then there is the mock Nationalist, who boasts that he is not bound by any rules or any laws of any secret association, and who, under the cover of the honest profession of journalism, would murder the fair fame of honest men who have always acted consistently, according to their lights; then there is the blatant Nationalist, all talk, without acts or money, who gravitates on the fringe of secret association, who worms out a lit tle, and by dexterious management and consummate art, pretends he is privy to all the secret workings of Irish republi can societies. Agairffet all these classes of “informers” —for they are all informers—the strug gle for Irish freedom has had to contend. A brilliant blow has been struck in the Carey case, but there are other men alive who pose as patriots, and who, in their heart of hearts, and in their greed for money, would descend to Carey’s level if the chance were only afforded them — men who plead “guilt*” in the dock, and confirm the verdict of packed juries on their brothers who stood manfully in the face of the enemy—are another class that raise their heads among us. Carey made his first fatal step when he shivered for his life. Other vile rep tiles with the faces and demeanor of men, who strut before the world as pub lic instructors —spit filth and dirt at hon est workers and, trying to defile them, ■eex to throw ignominy on the National cause. A clearance from the revolu -5* -r'* ' bvfii . J " tionary ranks ought to be made of such men. The six latest victims of English law would not now be buried in British dun geons if the secret revolutionary organ izations of this country had not so many informers among them of the types to which we have adverted. Adorning one’s face with a Home-Rule flag, pulling with the hare and running with the hounds won’t do in future. Recent reve lations have done good in revolutionary circles; and although, from our heart we deplore the melancholly outcome of the treachery which has cost so many* brave men their liberties, we must confess, re cent developments have done a great deal to clear, in future, the true revolu tionary atmosphere. Out of eyil good oft cometh. All who now profess true, upright, stanch nationality must stand together, in a solid, united phalanx, against the common enemy. The system of allow ing circles within circles, wheels within wheels, wirepullers as patriots, will not do any longer, as it leads to trouble, and the manufacture of the three classes of informers we allude to. Men may have their own private opin ions on all other matters—their likings and dislikings; but in the present prom ising state of Irish insurrection, contest ing organizations, nominal national asso ciations —ever seeking the same end — are intensely prejudicial to the cause, as they give the enemy the old vantage ground, which has long kept Ireland, and even India, in her possession, and that is, disunion. The recent events, then, calamitous though they may be, will turn out for the national good.—United Irishman, John Swinton on Education and Labor. Mr. John Swinton, of the New York Sun, was a witness before the senate committee on education and labor, He said he had been connected with the press since he was 12 years of age. As ••a newspaper man he had become ac quainted with all sorts of questions re lating to all sorts of men. He had given the subject of labor much atten tion and thought, and he had in mind certain measures which, if enacted into laws, by cotigress, would, he believed, result to the great benefit of the common people, The measures were as follows : 1, A revival of the income tax. 2. The establishment by congress of a national board of industry, empowered to collect statistics of all kinds, embrac ing the data of co-operation, the eight hour question, the toil of factory women and children, and other things under lying the welfare of the country’s workers. 3, The establishment in the govern ment, by congress, of efficient boards of health, of education, and of public works under a comprehensive system " and policy. 4. The establishment of industrial schools and colleges, similar to the French system. 6. Public ownership of the telegraphs and railroads, as in the Belgian system. 6. Freedom of patents, as in Holland or Switzerland, with a proper provision in the matter of royalties. 7. Postal banks, with all that the term implies. A similar system to that in Great Britain. 8. The enactment of great land laws to prevent the holding of large tracts of land in this country by individuals or corporations, including foreign landlords. ih Public ownership of coal, iron, gold and other mines, and also of the petrol eum wells. Mr. Swinton said he thought that con gress had the power to enact such meas ures as he recommended. In speaking of the accumulation of private fortunes Mr. Swinton said that at the present le gitimate rate of accumulation we will have in a few years the first apparition of a billionaire. “I think it will take the entire army and navy to keep him in check,” he said, “but I think they could do it.” Mr. Swinton figured that if a mam now worth 1200,000,000 was per i mitted to go on accumulating at the same rate as in the past few years, it would not take more than twelve years to make the man worth $1,000,000,000. A Master-Workman Discharged. l Master-W T orkman Laverty has been | 4iscbarged from his position as one of j the operating staff of the associated press in Philadelphia. This is one of the sequels of the late strike, and one of the most significant ones. By the terms of their contract the associated press is compelled to discharge any operator wh-b is objectionable to the company. A de mand appears to have been made from New York by the Western Union that Mr. Laverty should be dismissed, and he forthwith notified that his services were no longer required. “I anticipated this action,” Mr. Laverty says. “It was forced | upon the associated press people. lam not sure that the Western Union com pany go so far in their assertion of dicta torial powers as to claim that any man connected with the association who is objectionable must he discharged if they demand it, but they might, in case of necessity, even go so far. The West ern Union practically does as it pleases in associated press matters. In New York, on the first day of the strike, a prominent executive officer of the Western Union company actually took to the associated press manufactured news dispatches favorable to the com pany, and dated at various important points, and compelled the press associa tion officers to send them to the papers. I have no doubt that the telegraphers will form another association organiza tion, but I don’t believe there will be any more strikes, at least for several years. The operators’ association can do more with the companies without threat ening to go out than by making the strike an ultimatum. This opinion I have held all along, and it was only be cause the great body of the Brotherhood decided to go out at the last strike that I went with them, although I was opposed to such a course from the first.” FAIR AND UNFAIR. A Full List of Shops in the City Un der the Trades Assembly, and Their Status. The following is intended to be a eompltte list of the fair and unfair establishments in Denver in the different trades connected with the Trades Assembly. It will be altered from time to timo as the ahopa change their com plexion. Anyone noticing errors in the lists will confer a favor by calling at this office and giving in the correction. PRINTERS. UNION. Rocky Mountain News, Larimer. Denyer Tribune, Sixteenth. Denver Republican, Sixteenth. Inter-Ocean, Larimer. Labor Enquirer, Larimer. Pomeroj ’a Democrat, l.arimer. Colorado Farmer, Cnrtis. Rocky Monntain Herald, Fifteenth. Celt, Larimer, f Colorado Jonroa), (German), Bolladay. Colorado Law Journal, Tabor blook. Colorado Law Reporter, Coitis and 15th, King B others, Larimer. Montagne, Cbampa. Whipple A Pierson, Fifteenth. Collier A Cleaveland, Holladay. George O. Soott, Larimer. C. J Kelley, Holladay. Fisher A Collins, Arapahoe. B. F. Zalioger, Larimer. Carter A App, Larimer. Frederick A Son, 240 1-2 Fifteenth. Frank J. Hard Sixteenth RATS. Times, Lawrence. Dove A Temple, Curtis. • Colorado Courier, (German), Fifteenth, Wood A Doyle, West Larimer. John Frederic, Fifteenth. Journal of Commerce, Arapahoe. Hotel Reporter, Arapahoe. Qaeen Bee, bet, Larimer and Lawrence. Colorado Posten, (Scandinavian), Arapahoe. TAILORS. UNION. Skinner Bros & Wright, 16th and Lawrence. J. Sinolair, Larimer. Charles Howard, Lawrence. H. Ornaner, Sixteenth. J. O’Connor, 1 rapahoe. A M. Williams & Co., 248 Fifteenth. Appel & C >., Larimer and 16th. H Bell, Curtis. L, Harrison, Seventeenth. SCABS Frank A Pu'nam, Curtis. W. Burgmano, Fifteenth. Johß Bray, Lawrence. STONECUTTERS. UNION. * Robert Greenlee. William Harvey. Brnnton & Co. Ed. Barker Smith A Brindle. SCABB. J. D. McGilvray & Co , Thos. Hayes & Co E. Ackroyd. J. SiDger. MOLDERS. All pay the scale and union men are employed. There are no “scab” 6bops in the 1 city. By order Denver Trades Assembly. KNIGHTS OF LABOR. The Preamble and Declaration of Principles of this Great Order. The alarming development and aggresaion of aggregated wealth, which, unless checked, will inevitably lead to the pauperization and hopeless degradation of the toiling masses, renders it imperative, it we desire to en joy l the blessings of life, that a check should be f plaoed upon its power and upon nDjust accu • mulktion, and a system adopted which will secure to the laborer the fruits of his toil ; j and as this much desired object can only be accomplished by the thorough unification of those who labor, and the united efforts ot those who earn their bread by the sweat ot their brow, we have formed the order of the Knights of Labor, with a view of securing ' the organization and direction, by co-opera -1 tive effort, of the power of the industrial ’ classes; and we Bubmit to the world the l objects sought to be accomplished by onr . organization, oalliDg upon all who believe in i securing “the gieatestgood to the greatest number,” to aid and assist uh. 1. To bring within the fold of organization , every department of productive industry, making knowledge a stand point for action, and industrial, moral worth, not wealth, the true standard of individual and national greatness. 2. To secure to the toilers a proper share of the wealth ,hat they create; more of the leisure that rightfully belongs to them ; more ociety advantages; more of the benefits, privileges and emoluments of the world ; in a word, all those rights apd privileges neces ary to make them capable of enjoying, ap preciating, defending and perpetuating the blessings of good government. 3. To arrive at the true condition of the producing masses in their educational, moral and financial condiiion, by demanding from the various gaveroments the establishment of bureaus of labor statistics. 4. The establishment of co-opeiative in stitutions. productive and distributive. 5. The reserving of the public lands—thr heritage of the people—for the actual settler. Not another acre for railroads or corporations. 6. The abrogation of all laws that do not bear equally upon capital and labor; the removal of nDjnst technicalities, delays and disorimi nations in the administration of juatioe ; aDd the adopting of measures providing for the health and safety of those engaged in mining, manufacturing and bnilding pur-nits. 7. The enactment of laws to compel chartered corpor tions to pay their employee weekly, in full, for labor performed tbe preceding week, in the lawful money ot the country. 8. The enactment oflaws giving mechanics and laborers the first lien on their work for their full wages. 9. The abolishment of the contract system on national, stale and municipal work 10. The substitution of arbitration for strikes, whenever and wherever employers and employe are willing to meet on equitable grounds. f 11. The prohibition of the employment of children in workshops, mines and factories, before attaining their fourteenth year. 12. To abolish the system ot letting ont by contract the labor of conviote in our prisons and reformatory inititntions, 13. To secure for both Bexes equal pay for equal work. 14. The reduotion of the hours of labor to eight per day, so that the laborers may have more time for social enjoyment and intel lectual improvement, and be enabled to reap the advantages conferred by the labor-saving machinery which their brains have created. 15. To prevail upon governments to estab lish a purely national circulating medium, issued directly to the people, without the intervention ol any system of banking cor porations, whioh money shall be a legal tender in payment of all debts, pnblio and private. THE LABOR ENQUIRER. GRAND PICNIC iV .. i . —AT— Palmer Lake (Summit of the Divide.) Given by DENYER Typographical Union, No. 49, Sunday, September 23. FARE, $1.50. Palmer Lake is situated on the summit of the Divide, fifty-two miles south of Denver on the line of the Denver & Rio Grande rail way, and is one of the most beautiful spots in Colorado. A. SWARTOUT & CO, Office in Basement of No. 360 Lawrence St., Bet. 14 & 15, DENYER, COLOTADO. 0 KALSOMINIG, PLASTERING, WHITEWASIIG, REPAIRING AND PATCHING Done Promptly and in the Best Manner. 0 KALSOMININ& A SPECIALTY. Canvas when required used to spread over carpets and Furniture when Patching or Kalsomining. No Necessity for Removing Your Carpets. CAPITOL HOTEL, , First House West of Bridee, 316 LARIMER,DENYER S. STOWE, Proprietor, ROOMS LARGE, TABLE FIRST-CLASS, REGULAR BOARDERS SOLICITED. Meals 25 Cents; Day Board, $1.50 pep Week. Transient With Room $1 to $1.50 J m ZEIS, JR, Manufacturer ot Fine Cigars, I manntacture my cigars from fir-t class stock, and can guarantee satisfaction, as I employ none but the best workmen. Remember my place, m HOLLADAY STREET, j DENYER, - COLORADO. GLEASON’S, 3(15 FIFTEENTH STREET, Is the place to buy or sell GOOD CLOTHING —OF— EVERY DESCRIPTION. iPEUI ■nuis —AND — FINE CLOTHIERS, Men’s, Youths’ Boys* And Children’s Furnishers, Comer Sixteenth and Larimer Sts. i . DR DAMFIRON, DENTIST, Teeth extracted without pain. Teeth filled with gold and warranted. Only $lO for a fine set of teeth. I F II - 1 11 Weekly and Monthly Payments Taken for all kinds of -NEW & SECOND-HAND FURNITURE, BTOVES, TINWARE. GLASSWARE, QUEENSWARE, Ac, At the WEST SIDE Secondhand Stor* 290 and 292 Larimer street, Defiver. THOMAS G. ASHTON, Prop. DENVER —AND— RIO GRANDE Railway IN COHO NEW MEXICO AND UTAH THB NBW SCENIC ROUTE TO utah, lovrm, I —AND— THE PACIFIC COAST, „4» The best route, because i , THE MOST CONVENIENT, THE MOST PICTURESQUE, THE MOST DIRECT. i Opening to the Ranchman over a million acres of fertile land ; to the Stock Grower i vast ranges yet unclaimed ; and to the Miner regions rich in the precious metals. THE Denvei&KioliraHde —lB THE— Favorite Route FOR PASSENGERS AND FREIGHT Between all the most imported Cities and Mining Camps iu Colorado and Utah Over 1 500 miles of Standard Narrow Gu&ge, splendidly equipped and carefully managed. THL OmerMiotak EXPRESS Isoyeratediu connection with the railway, and guarantees prompt and efficient ser vice at reasonable rates. « • D. C. DODGE, F.C. NIMB, t ' Gen. Manager. Gen. P. A T. Agt. ‘ DENVER, COLORADO. NEW FALL STOCK. | I Of the Double Sewedl Clothing fori Men, Youthc.l t - „Vi lij. . , | i j.;; -* . 88 Boys and Children, Jusl Received at q6B Fifteenthl Street. Call and See the! Styles. Rollins & Bondi UNCLOSED ON I LEWIS & SCOTT; I 405 LARIMER STREET, DENYER, COLORADO! AGENTS FOR P. & F..CORBINS. I Wholesale and Retail Dealers In n BUILDERS! HARDWARE I P.D.MIISBHGOODW Knobs and Hinges, Disston’s Saws, Crossman’s & Weatlierby’s Edge Tools, Woolwoitk’s Edge Tools, Woolwortli’s Handles, Rodger’s & Wostenholm’s Cutlery, Ames’ & Moore’s Shovels, Wheelebarrows, Mining Tools, Agricultural Implements, Barbed Fence Wire, Pennsylvania Lawn Mowers, Stoves, Ranges, Tin, Sheet Iron & Copper Ware, "STANDARD” HOT KIR FURNACES, GUARANTEED. HOUSE FIBNISHING GOODS, MANTELS, Handsome Design and Finish. Prices Low. <T. S. DREYFTJSS, Tlf Workinpwi’s Clothier, Wholesale and retail dealer in CLOTHING & GENTS' FURNISHING GIGGS, Boots and Shoes, Hats, Caps, Etc. 379 LARIMER STREET. | STOCK NOW FULL AND COMPLETE, CONSISTING OF —- I SPRING AND SUMMER CLOTHING, GENTS’ FURNISHING GOODS, HATS, CAPS, BOOTS, SHOES, ETC. OWING TO THE BAD WEATHER AND SHORT SEASON, WE SHALL OFFER OUR GOODS AT GREAT REDUCTION IN FORMER PRICES, AS WE ARE DETERMINED TO SELL. PURCHASERS NEED ONLY CALL AND EXAMINE OUR STOCK AND PRKEB TO BE CONVINCED THAT ALL WE SAY ARE FACTS. JS. DREYFUSS, j 379 LARIMER STREET, DENI 1 G. WINTER. JACOB i I THE DENVER IRON FENCE m v j Manufacturers of and Deale. a MALLEABLE & WROUGHT IRON FEME I Crestings, Etc. Jj V vj, ALSO ALL KINDS OF ■ Wire Goods, Bank and Counter Wire, Railing, Flower Stands, Flon ■! Goods and Wire£igns, etc., Made to Order. I Sole Agents for Celebrated Champion Iron Fence and Champion Double-A< ■£ Force Pumps, of Kenton, Ohio. V 286 and 287 Seyenteentii Street, - - DENVER, COLO RAl>o§.