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THE LABOR ENQUIRER.
306 LAKDCXB STREET. J. H. BOCHAIU, Editor. OM*l Orp> of The Trades Assembly. “We will renew the times of truth and jus tice, Condensing in a fair, free commonwealth Not rash equality, but equal rights. Entered at the Denver postoffice as second class The Labob Enquibeb is published every Saturday. It will De devoted to the discus sion of all subjects which tend to educate, elevate and advance the laboring classes. Politically it will support only the friends of labor. Subscription rates, $3.00 in advance. All communications must be addressed to The Labob Enquibeb, 368 Larimer Street, Denver Colorado. The publisher of this paper is not respon sible for the opinions of contributors. The columns will always be open for the discus sion of all sides of the labor questions of the diay. Contributions always welcome. Oar Agents. The following named gentlemen are agents for The Enquires in their respective lo calities, and are authorized to receive sub scriptions and give receipts. Edward Kyle. Williamsburg. Daniel Bell, Rockvale. David John, Coal Creek. W. S. Jones, Oro, Lake county. George Wallascer, West Chestnut, Leadvflle. T. R. Mcßride, Laporte, Larimer county. DYNAMITE is strong to-day at 46c. WHERE DO TOE STAND 1 The movement of the people is grow ing with a rapidity never before seen in an educational undertaking. The peo ple are awakening and enrolling them selves under the red banner of the new Reformation. The light is spreading, and the spirit of 76 is awakening, in this country ; while from other lends comes cheering news of fruitful propaganda, and the growth of Freedom’s crusade. The logic of life and the sympathy of humanity are fast erasing the idiotic and superstitious lines of race, color, sex and creed, and the heart of the just and true man gladdens at the shout of “Working men of all lands, Unite 1" as his inspired voice re-echoes the cry. This is the aspect which is spread be fore us in our calm and thoughtful mo ments. There is a hope which wells up in the heart and inspires with confidence. It is true there are times when a heart grows faint and a worker discouraged, because the progress seems not to keep pace with feverish desire —in some par ticular locality. I plead guilty to an occasional feint heartedness, myself. But when I reflect that the great work is not bounded by my narrow field; that the light is shin ing on the world at large; that the growth in my pwn vicinity,which I fail to discern clearly, may be plainly visible to eyes not strained with long and eager searching—when I think of all these things I realize how small a part in such a magnificent event as the coming revo lution is one small man, and I say, “No matter though I fall and stiffen by the path-side, the great army of Freedom, Justice and Equality marches on to vic tory and the triumph of those principles which are not diminished though a million followers fall, and the angels of Satan oppose in countless numbers.” How many haye experienced such feelings in the battles for Right which were fought and won long befor* you and I, dear reader, saw the light ? ) How many pure-minded, self-denying heroes to-day suffer under heavy trials and languish in grimy prisons or dreary exiles that Freedom may bloom afresh and in a grandeur never known before ? The answers to these questions which gleam out from the pages of history and the living monuments of the heroism of our own time, stir the soul to its very depth, and make the laggards and weak kneed among us to stand erect and firm in an humble pride engendered of a hope to be placed even at the extreme end of such a volume of revolutionists. What do the trifling inconveniences, the few physical pains, the throes of death in such a warfare count against the consummation of Human Freedom, the God-like consciousness of a duty faithfully performed ? What are the scars of battle to the crowns of a holy and deserved victory ? Nothing ! tm Then, I appeal to you, lovers of Free doms, Men and Women of the People, to buckle tight your armor, replenish your armory with the eloquence of Truth, and go forth to shed the radiance of Justice over the cloud-enveloped sons of man and slay the monsters Injustice, Despotism and Superstition. Rally to the standard of Equality; go forward under the red flag of Inter nation Brotherhood; swell the song of Liberty, and slay the devil, Oppression! Do this, and you will be worthy to share in the prosperity and peace of a liberated and happy people 1 Stand idly by in this hour of struggle, and the wraih of insulted Truth shall burn and consume thy conscience. A GREAT MAN GONE. Wendell Phillips, scholar and orator, is dead. He was a great and good man, and did the nation show respect to true worth and noble work, instead of official grandeur, a day of mourning had been set apart by King Arthur and his house of lords. But whether we mourn as a nation or not, makes little difference, By his noble and pure life, by his phi lanthropy, by his unbounded love of lib erty, justice and truth, by his fearless denunciation of slavery, in all forms, Wendell Phipps won for himself a sacred place in the heart and memory of every true man and woman in the couqjjy ; and long after dead presidents and other political nabobs are forgotten, the recol lection of this brave and noble man will be fresh and profound in millions of mankind. Wendell Phillips was one of the earli est of effective crusaders against the in- Btitutiok of African slavery, and to his never-flilnching devotion to the cause of freedom, as much as to anyf other man 1 was due the emancipation of 4,000,000 black men. The history of his work in this direction must be familiar to every citizen of the United States. So much a part of his very self was love of freedom that of recent years he has been, notwithstanding his age, in the foremost rank of the pioneers for the abolition of white slavery ; and his clear cut expositions of the system of wage slavery which grinds the American lar borer down, were no less powerful than : those concerning chattel slavery. And . though he could not live to see the real ization of his last and greatest dream, his influence will always be felt, and his name held dear by every lover of free dom and equality. One of the daily papers has seen fit to refer to the recent ideas advanced by Wendell Phillips as “vagaries," and to attempt an insinuation by mentioning ! his friendship for Ben Butler. The edi tor of the Tribune is of the same stripe and belongs to the same kind of masters as did the editors who thirty years ago cailed the emancipation scheme a “va ' gary.” As for Wendell Phillip’s friend ship for Butler, it is easily explained, and to the credit of the former. He cared nothing for Butler as a public man and a politician. He saw in him a man who hated cruelty and injustice, and who had no fear of moneyed power and political combinations. He honored the mad who respected and protected humanity, even though it were found in an almshouse. He would probably have been pleased to see Butler president, because he had con • fidence in him as an honest reformer, i He bad evidence of that characteristic • in the goyernor of Massachusetts. Such mutton-headed, licentious ego tists as the editor of the Tribune don’t i know when to stop when they get a little 1 power. They would slander the memory ! of God Almighty for a drink of whisky. . • SHIFTING THE HARNESS. f The current number of San Francisco Truth contains the announcement of the I. retirement from the business manage i ment of that journal of Mr. C. F. Burg ■ man. The reason of this withdrawal is a pressure of other important matters, which will not permit him to give the attention to the paper which is required and which alone would satisfy so consci -1 tlous a worker as Mr. Burgman has . proved himself to be. The formal no , tice of this action is supplemented by , an able article from Comrade Burgman, > and so full of kind words, good advice ■ and bright prophecies is his communica tion, that lam really sorry I have not • the space left to reproduce it in this ■ issue. I have had some correspondence with Mr. Burgman during the last fourteen ! months, and have learned to feel for him ’ a brotherly affection, that is now tinged i with sorrow at his necessary retirement ■ from a work in which I feel he has been i zealous, trustworthy and courageous, and i I hope he will soon again be in the ranks and that I may again feel the pressure of i hie brotherly shoulder as we march on i to Freedom. , Burnette G. Haskell, editor of Truth, will for the present take upon his brave i shoulders the additional labor of the i business care of the paper, and my svm ‘ pathies go out to him. None but the ex perienced know the trouble and worry , consequent to the successful manage i ment of a newspaper; and when this is ! added to the labor of editing a journal , like Truth, it cannot be an easy position j to occupy. But Burnette G. Haskell is hot the man to complain or shirk. He has en listed for the war, and though the marches be long and tedious, and the battles fierce, I know that he will al ways respond cheerfully to the call “To Arms!” With such men are great re forms accomplished, and for such are the crowns of reward. Yiva la Haskell, the Man of the People, the San Francisco Truth and the Social Revolution! And once more let me say to the read ers of The Enquirer that each and all of them should read Truth. - It stands without a rival in radical, advanced jour nalism, and numbers among its writers some of the ablest men and women of our time. It will afford me great pleasure to for ward your subscriptions, or you can send direct to the office of publication, 916 Valencia street, San Francisco, Califor nia. Price $2 per year. AN INSULT. Week before last a poem from the pen of George Stewart, entitled “Song of a Knight of Labor,” was printed in these columns. It was a perfect little gem and was highly appreciated by ail who read it. Its beauty caught the eye of one of the daily Tribune’s gang, but it did not save the little noem from the foul con tamination of the ravisher’s diseased clutch. Last Sunday morning the Tribune con tained Mr. Stewart’s poem (except the signature) and followed it with what was christened a “parody,” entitled “The Song of a Bummer,” signed, “Revolu tionist.” It was my intention at first to reprint this “parody,” but upon second thought, I decided not to besmirch the columns of The Enquirer with such low-flung excresence of a diseased intel lect. But I desire to call the attention of the thousands of Knights of Labor of this state, and to all who toil that such libelous sheets as the Tribune may sup port a gang of rous and bums, to the plain imputations contained in the “par ody.” It said you, Knights of Labor, workingmen, slaves of the bourgeoise class, were bummers, free-lunch fiends, robbers and pillagers. It further said you would not work if you could beg or steal. Do you relish this ? Do vou appreci ate the high compliments of the great public educator? Will you show, by reciprocity, your recognition of the honor done.you-? You can doi as you please; I will answer for myself: lam a Knight of Labo v —yes, and a full-fledged amt am proud of it. Should I sink to level of the cur who wrote that parody or of the band of libertines who gave it space, I should blush to look a respecta ble person in-the face and uncover my hea£ in the presence of aUuddigan. THE PEOPLE’S CRISIS. I have received a circular announcing that on or about February 28, there will be issued in Chicago the first number of a new weekly journal, to be called the People’s Crisis. The circular is signed by 'B. 8. Heath, who is to be the editor and proprietor of the new paper. If the Crisis adheres to the principles laid down in its prospectus it will be welcomed bv the advanced thinkers of the land and will become a power for great good; though, to be candid, I do not like the frequent allusions made in the circular to the presidential campaign. However, on the whole, it promises fair, and it would be unjust and foolish to prejudge. The paragraph which struck me with the greatest force was this: “It will not encourage revolution, but will endeavor to prepare the public mind to meet one which is at our very doors. That it is coming, and with the power of a cyclone, no one will deny who has the wisdom to interpret the signs of the times, and the aim of the Crisis will be to point out the dangers and iniquities which have precipitated the impending conflict, and aid in laving a foundation •for reconstruction after the storm shall have demolished the old.” That has the true ring, and encompasses the whole of the present situation, and if Editor Heath will hew straight to that line he has my heartiest wishes for suc cess. The terms for the People’s Crisis are $1 for fifty-two numbers; ten copies, one month, sl. Address B. 8. Heath, 1030 West Munroe street, Chicago, Hlinois, A QUIET WORKER. I have heard so much in the way of promises and broken resolves since I have been actively engaged in the peo ple’s struggle that it is a relief to once in awhile meet a man who says little, but goes his whole length in deeds. A laboring man —not a mechanic —one who work like a slave, early and late, for a mere pittance, came into the office the other day and, without any tedious dissertation or profuse [promises, laid half a week’s wages on the table, with the remark. “I know times are hard, and the work is sometimes dis couraging. Send the value of this in papers and other light-spreading lit erature where it will do the greatest good. I shall see you again.” And he went out as quietly as he had entered. A blessing rested on every penny of that money, and has gone out into the darkened and gloomy pathways of the weary toilers to shed a radiance of awakened knowledge and hope where was blank despair before. And the heroic humanitarian who proved his love for his fellow-beings, feels the boating of a true heart beneath his rugged breast as he bends to his heavy toil, and though the world will never know of this act, there is a con sciousness within his heart of a duty done, the pleasure of which passeth all understanding. The investigations of the Italian ques tion which have grown Out of the Ala mosa affair have brought to light some points which do anything but reflect credit on Angelo Cappelli, Italian agent in this city. It is now positively stated that Cappelli has been for a long time engaged in a sort of employment agency business which smacks very much of international slave trade. It is said he has used his official prestige- to enhance his interests in that direction ; that he has been co-operating with Vacaro and others of his stripe to bleed the poor and ignorant of his own country; that he has been directly interested in the schemes mentioned in these columns before, whereby a deposit has been re quired of those who have been brought over from Italy (paying their own fare), and a contract obligating the laborers to pay 20 per cent of their earnings, for a term of three years, to the men who compose this neat little syndicate of slave traders. It has also been stated in this office that Cappelli uses his “in fluence” with pubiic officials to secure employ office for the poor Italians, but that he charges these same poor devils $3, $5, $lO, or whatever the traffic will bear. It is now announced that Cappelli and Vacaro will open an out and out employment for the special benefit of the Italians, run in connection with the consulateship. but conducted on the most thorough American “gouge” prin ciples. The intelligent Italians of the city have waxed very indignant over the continued rascality and consequent na tional disgrace of the conduct of their country’s representative in this city, and there has been some little stir during the past few davs. lam informecUthat strongly-worded complaints and well authenticated charges against Cappelli have been lodged with Italian Minister Fava, at Washington, during the past two years, but that great mogul has en tirely ignored them. The inaction of Fava is laid to the interference ol the head of the Jesuit church of-this city, and it is further deposed that the said church dignitary often regales himself with fine wines and other of Cappelli’s gifts. What there may be in all this I leave for verification of the big guns of the Italian government, and respectfully call the attention by revolutionary Eu ropean exchanges to the subject. Thebe is blood on the pale face of the moon. The dailies are barking each others shins, and the deuce is to pay generally; all because Dr. De La Matyr announced from his pulpit that ex-Sena tor Chaffee had declared that he had “no use for churches.” Thete seems to be a disposition on the part of some of the friends of Chaffee to refute the charge; but such an attempt is an ab surdity. Dr. De La Matyr is a truthful THE LABOR ENQUIRER- m “ MUTUAL PROTECTION.” LOW I PRICES I MB I GOOD lEARMEHTS l The Rates in our Custom Department haye been re-adjusted and placed upon a basis as low as good workmanship and high quality material will admit of anywhere in the United States. • The cost of production has been reduced, and we are able to make FIRST CUSS SUITS TO ORDER IT $30.00,32.00,35.00,37.50,401,421,45,0) A Reduction of 25 per cent, on previous rates. ' ' - ■■ i.f J V ' COMB AND SEE THE STYLES AND PRICES. , APPEL & CO., LEADING TAILORS, Comer 16th and LARIMER STREET. man, and he “first finds out he’s right, and then goes ahead.” The only point up for discussion in this matter is, how will speech of the ex-senator effect his hopes to temporarily lay aside the “ex ?” That this thing will be swung into the senatorial campaingn is patent to every one ; but the verdancy of the fellow who for a moment anticipates that it will lessen Chaffee’s chances outranks the “apple-sass” hero. Church is one thing, politics another, and a bank-roll everything. Dr. De La Matyr may pour out his denunciations of Chaffee in his most eloquent manner twice a week from now until a Colorado United States senator is elected, and he won’t change the opinion (if such it may be called) of one of his membership, on political questions. If I wanted to find the most consummate slaves to party leadership, or anyother kind of second-hand think ing, I would take the church register without any considerable alteration. The minister may counsel the soul, after the approved style, but if he attempts to show that a Christian duty lies in the line of humane and pure politics, his situation is in jeopardy. If the doctor were to attempt to do anything with the senator-making assembly of the state, he would find his efforts as futile. Any thing that lacks the chink of gold is barred there. The average assemblyman cares nothing for a candidate’s regard for the church or morality. All he de sires to know is, can the opponent pay more ? He would traffic in the mercy of God, if he could find a buyer. As an evidence of the growth of the doctrines of Socialism I desire to call at tention to the eagerness displayed by the capitalistic press to print everything relative to it that they can procure. It is true the articles they particularly seek are not very complimentary or favorable to the doctrine, and their com ments are intended to ridicule and dis courage the disciples of the new power in social science, but that is more of an encouragement than would be sweet words of commendation from such a source. It shows the fear of the masters whose mouthpiece the daily press is. Ridicule of a foe, in this case, bespeaks a dread of the results of the impending conflict. Even in sleepy, stupid Denver there seems to be an undercurrent that bears on its bosom a craft labeled “So cialism.” The editor of one of our prominent dailies approached an active Socialist with a request for some points on the great question. He said he knew the principles of Socialism were spread ing, and that the reading public were eager for information on the subject, but he didn’t understand it well enough to handle it. This confession comes very unexpectedly from the editor of one of the papers which has been calling the Socialists hard names recently, and as suring the public that they were a gang of lunatics ; but this little confession was not intended for the public. If the editors of Denver are really desirous of posting themselves on the subject of Socialism, they can be provided with [ the proper kind of literature by calling at this office; or they might gather a few ideas bv perusing the columns of The Enquirer. The “Labor” World, under the man agement of that prince of traitors, Jim .Monyunk, has once more distinguished itself by an idiotic tirade upon socialists. I hate to waste good space on such a sheet and such a creature, but I wish to say to the readers of the “Labor” World, if there are any left in this local ity, that the fellow has not the respect and confidence of one thoughtful, honest workingman in Philadelphia. They know him and bear ample testimony to his treachery on more than one occa sion. His warning to workingmen to “beware of the Socialist” is a piece of absurd folly. The Socialist does not try to force his views down any man’s throat. He is an educator (and that’s why Monynnk doesn’t like him), and presents his views in plain, logical lan guage. If you will consider his doctrines and then don’t like them, it’s all right Byt if you will read them closely and then say there is not wisdom and truth in them, then I will succumb. Buy the new pamphlet, “Evolution or Revolution.” For sale at this office price, 15 cents. Mine Inspector McNeil probably con siders a promise made to The Enquirer of so little consequence that he may break it at his pleasure. Well, there is probably more honor in being run down and interviewed by one of the great dailies. The Enquirer isn’t much of a hand at candy-pullings, but, bless your soul, it has a candied way of showing up things, and greater men than mine in spectors respect and support it. The Tribune has discovered that [there is a system of imported contract [labor in vogue among the employers of this country. The article published inj a re cent issue of that advanced journal might be called a “scoop” if it. wai3 not for the fact that three-score of labor papers have been showing up this slave trade for nigh onto a year, and have forced congress to open its eyes on the subject. The Ohio river and its tributaries are raging. The highest water known in thirty years is reported from several places. , Thousands of dwellings are made untennable, and there is great suffering—among the poor, of course. Particulars will arrive before the next issue. We look with warranted suspicion upon sin defending virtue. Therefore) the defense of modern theology,! from the attacks of Ingersoll, by the editors of Denver’s daily press, makes the case a bad one. ' The dailies of this city have suddenly learned that there are a great many idle persons in this city, and that there is some suffering from the effects of pov erty. General Butler has written a letter to the Erie, Pennsylvania, Dispatch, in which he says he is not a candidate for president—that he is “out of national politics.” i,- The St. Louis Union and the Trades Assembly of that city are at outs. The Last Straw. We are crushed at last. For a great many years have we withstood the flings and jeers of the capitalistic enemy, for long periods have we fought the dibtion ary-makers upon their queer ways of defining the words, “Socialist,” “Cojnmu nist,” “Crank,” etc. I have seen a good many definitions of “Communism,” for instance, but before now I don’t [think any of us fairly understood what ‘'Com munism really is. But we are enlight ened now. A little country paper, |in its editorial columns, has recently illumin ated itself with an expression in regard to Wheeler, the dear departed, which clears our mind. Wheeler, it will jbe re membered, ’was the ward politician of this city who, three years ago, seduced his wife’s sister, seated her on hfii lap, choked her to death and packed her body neatly in a Saratoga trunk. Apropos, the editorial is as follows : The particulars of the murder are too well known to bear repetition and we can only voice the sentiments of the community by expressing the hope that the scaffold will not be permitted j;o be long idle but be rapidly and frequently used till the spirit of communism now in our midst shall have eitc. I have met a great many idiots in my life , I have been personally acquainted with not a few; a distant relative of mine was once a turnkey in an insane asylum where, out of 600 patients, 595 were absolute drivelling, doting personi fications of fatuity, in fact lam confident that lam a judge of the article. But the most vast, the most expansive vacuous ness, the most monumental idiocy that I have ever seen or heard of pales in in significance when compared with the vacant imbecility of the man who wrote what I quote above. I might say in conclusion thiit the name of the paper is the “Echo/ 1 ’ and the place where it is welcomed by an ap preciative public is ' Petaluma.—San Francisco Truth. The Nihilists are again exhibiting their power in Russsia, and the czar finds himself not as bombproof as he thought he was. Assassination, even in revenge for political tyranny, is not pleasant to contemplate, but semetimes no other remedy is effective except the removal of the tyrant. This much is certain: Alexander will have to con cede a constitution to the Russians, or continue to take the chances of the per ilous road trodden by all tyrants.—Bt. Louis Union. HOW TO ORGANIZE. The Most Honest System of Organiza tion Ever Presented to the People. Enquirer : The Rocky Mountain Di vision Executive of the I. W. A. desire the publication of the following article on organization. It fully explains the International system of connected groups, Salut! O—ll, Let us suppose that you, my reader, have been giving a little attention to the sayings and doings of the labor men; that you have read and thought suffi ciently on the subject to have a pretty good general idea of their principles and aims, and that you find yourself more or less in accord with them ; that still you entertain some objections and difficulties and your mind is in a condition of doubt and uncertainty. Now, let us suppose you have among your acquaintances two or three persons similarly disposed, and that you invite them to meet you ex pressly to talk over the subject. Suppose that, as a result of your first meeting, you are all sufficiently interested to wish to meet for the same purpose again and again, sometimes in the apartments of one and sometimes in those of the others. Finally you meet regularly—say once a week*—and from two or three your num bers have increased to half a dozen or more. In the meantime vou have ob tained for yourselves and have read and discussed together, or passed from one to another, some labor literature. Perhaps, also, you have thrown vourselves into intercourse with some well-informed labor advocate. Now, my reader, I will venture to say that the. desire which you first had to study the subject for your own sake, will have expanded by this time into a desire to spread your views everywhere within the circle of your influence, and the same desire will animate your companions. Suppose, then, that each of you while re taining vour organization as a little club —a “group”—should make himself the starting-point or nucleus of just such an other club or “group,” composed of per sona perhaps living in his immediate neighborhood, or associated in business, ore in some other way. The forhiation of these secondary clubs or groups, and their development, will be easier than that of the first, as each will have the advantage of an intelligent teacher. You see that in a very short time instead of one you will have eight little clubs or groups, each having a thread of commu nication with the first one, which will continue to hold its regular meetings. Within another short period these eight clubs—meeting, perhaps, in different wards or suburbs of a city, or in little centers of rural population—will each in like manner make of its members the nuclei of other groups clubs, and each of these again of still others; and so *on ad infinitum. This is the system of organization adopted by the International. Bear in mind that it is for educational purposes only. Up to this point, it will be seen, that this method of organization is very sim ple and quite natural; it is also free from any expense for halls and advertising, and no constitution or by-laws or other ormality is at all necessary. The time usually spent in society meetings in what is called “regular business” is entirely saved. As the meetings are quite in formal, and probably held near the home of each member, there will be no incon venience in attending them. Another advantage is—and this is an advantage the tbelongs only to very small associa tions—namely, that as each club will probably be composed of persons of about the same class and habits and quite familiar with each other, there will be no timidity about the expression of individual opinion; instead of half a dozen talkers and fifty listeners, every one will be a talker and every one a listener, and of course alPWill be thereby more interested and become more intel ligent, and a real friendship will be likely to spring up between them. The reciprocity of thought will produce that effect. Another important advantage is that there will be little likelihood of any ene member assuming such authority as to become a “boss,” a self-constituted in carnation of the society, making in its name all sorts of arrangements, bargains and compromises. Nearly all the pres ent political associations are pestered and damaged by such ambitious or un principled individuals, and it is an evil of the first magnitude. Each man is a member of one group which is under the chairmanship of its organizer. He is a simple member here but if he desires himself to become an organizer he can do so by going out and organizing a group of his own. Among the chief objects of the Inter national is the ascertaining of the indi vidual opinions of each of the members upon all questions of interest, Each member is expected to forward his views and thoughts and all information he ob tains to headquarters. In this way, if! every sympathizing reader of this article will set to work, it will be readily seen how quickly and successfully—supposing the ideas to be correct and the time ripe for them—the party may spread, like the ganglions of the nervous system,throughout the whole of this broad land, preparing public opinion, in advance of the crisis, for the new social order, and thus serving not only to mitigate the violence ef the transition, but also to make the outcome of the new system of society more sure and satisfactory. And, be it observed, that with ihis system there will be no necessity for any centralized authority or arbitrary regula tion. Every little group will be inde pendent and self-regulating, and will have the benefit of connection through its first member Or founder with a group older than itself, and will thus be : ept informed of the general movement of thought and the progress of the party elsewhere. But the chief beauty of the plan is that a course of education has been mapped out and excellent text books provided, and that these are placed in the hands of the various groups, who forming themselves thus into classes are enabled, in an extremely short time, to perfectly familiarize themselves with the fundamental principles of true social sci ence. • Fallowing this coarse comes a scientfic andjeomprehensive course of chemistry. In brief, ttie producers are scientifically elevated from the condition of ignorant slaves to the position of intelligent free men, prepared to act as leaders in the grealt social revolution, whose birth throes are already agitating the world. Secret, mysterious, world-wide, quietly honey-combing society, the I. W. A. offers to daring and devoted men and women of earth, the sole practical means of releasing the wealth-producers from the shackles of tyranny. It does not fear betrayal since its system of organi zation prevents the possibility of treason. It does not fear suppression, because it has millions of members, as well quali fied as the leaders to assume direction should those now at the head be re moved. It does not fear failure because it knows its own power and strength, and. the justice and truth of its cause. Suppose that you call together eight o your friends some evening this coning week at your own home. Read them this article, then form yourselves into a group according to the above plan. Then forward an account of your meeting t° the Division Secretary. You will then receive proper documents and each man of the group can go out and organize a group of his own and so on, Let us take, say a limit o# three months, to perfect each group. If you alone should follow out the plan, what would be the result? Let us see: In the first series of groups there would be yourself and eight others, 9; in the second series, 72; in the third series, 648; in the fourth series, -5,832. That is to say the ball thus set in motion by you alone would within one year or ganize effectively nearly 6,000 men. It is work of this kind that has under mined all the thrones of Europe, and which in but a few years-more will make American workmen ready to clasp hands with their brothers in other lands, to topple to its fall, the whole mighty incu bus of wrong that now threatens the whole world with death and desolation. [Address Division Secretary and en close in an envelope directed to the editor of this paper.] ;