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Concluded from first paged their predecessors of feqdalism te the limbo of extinct tyrannies. Already the present system is all bnt worn oat. It is no longer the question whether So cialism is practicable; the present sys tem is becoming so obviously impractic able that some alternative must be found. What with chronic depression, of an ever swelling army of unemployed ready to break into open revolt, as they proved last winter, we cannot much longer remain in our present indiffer ence. In conclusion, I would impress upon you that this Revolutionary movement should in future command your best thoughts and all the time you can spare or steal from your dailv duties. The cause is worthy of the ablest and noblest of men, but the weakest and meanest are not unworthy of it. It is no paltry sectional agitation to benefit a small part of the people, but a great move ment for the good of all. The great change Ts inevitable, and it will be peaceful, reasonable and quick, or slow, tortuous and violent, just- in proportion « as the people understand its meaning. When it will come, whether in five years or live and twenty, I know not — but this I know, that it is not too soon to get ready ; that the time, however far away, will be all to short for the prepa ration, unless its apostles be many and devoted and tireless. Therefore, those who wish for the future peace and free dom of the world should now bind them selves together pledged to a single hearted and ceaseless effort for the en lightenment of the people that the Rev olution may do its great work thoroughly and well. SCAFFOLDS. [Continued trom nrst paged We Socialists go to the east end of this huge city and of our other large towns, and looking at the care-lined faces of the women, the toilworn countenances of the men, and into the patient melan choly eves of the children, they know that behind it all lies imprisoned those capabilities of humanity which only need the proper conditions to blossom out into the dignity and joy of a true and geal Of this prison we and we only hold the key. We are, not the Party merely, but the people of the fu ture. On us then lies the greater responsi bility. To their tisk our comrades in prison have given all the zeal and earn estness of their best manhood and all the purity and devotion of their best womanhood. Shall we, can we, do less? Some of them we may never take bv the band again. In Russia especially, our friend and comrade, Stepmak, whom we so gladly welcome here to-night, hae left behind him many a comrade, man and woman, into whose face he will never look more. But when of comrades who may be released meet ns once again, they should find that this Socialist movement is not where they left it, but far in advance. This and nothing less will be their due, and this will be their sweetest reward. No true Socialist works for prophet or for fame. I look around me, and I see here men and women who work on cheerfully and unceasingly without hope that even their names mav be remembered. For that we care not. But after all the peo ple are not unmindful. It Is said that thev are fickle —it is false. No man is rejected permanently by the people who has not first betrayed them. And we are not afraid that our comrades in prison will ever be forgotten. In the past number ess costlv monuments have been erected to those who have enslaved the nations- The monuments of our sis ters and our brothers will be neither of granite nor of marble, but better far, thev will be written in the hearts of the -coming generations. And when hu manity shall awake to that higher, nobler life for which Socialists of all lands are unceasingly striving, the fath ers and mothers of the future, when they think of those who helped to win this for them will gather their children round them and will sav : “These men and women did not toil, they did iot suffer, they did not die in vain.” Police Rule. The conduct of the police at the labor meeting in Brouinere park, New York .City, last Sunday, was positively infa mous. They did ail in their power to create disturbances and only the great est forbearance prevented an outbreak. In an indignant protest the dis tinguished Deputy William Liebknecht, Dr. Aveling and Mrs. Marx Aveling, de clare that thev never saw iu Europe such wanton interference with the lib erty of the subject as they saw in this “land of the free.” Tne object of the police or their mas ters was clear. They wanted some ex cuse to club and possibly shoot down the assembled peaceable thousands as bomb-throwing Anarchi ts. P 'ssiblv thev were ready to throw a few bombs and then try to fasten the odium on the people. We live in a period when capitalism well use all its forces, in every wav, to destroy the onward march of knowledge and organization. Men of America, be vigilant.—Paterson Labor Standard. THE KNIGHTS OF LABOR. Prtamble and Declaration of Principles •f Tills Great and Growing Order of Workingmen. The alarming development and aggressive ness of great capitalists and corporations, un less checked, will Inevitably lead to the pauperisation arid hopeless degradation ol the tolling masses. It is imperative. If we desire to enjoy the lull blessings of life, that a check be placed upon unjust accumulation, and the power for evil of aggregated wealth. This much-desired object can be accom plished only by the united efforts of those who obey the divine Injunction, “In the sweat of thv lace shalt thou eat bread.” Therefore we have formed the of Kmghti of Labor, for the porpoee of organis ing and directing the power of the Industrial masses, not as a political party, for It is more —in It are crystalized sentiments and meas ures for the benefit of the whole people, but It should be borne In mind, when exercising the right ol suffrage, that most of the objects herein set forth can only be obtained through legislation, and that it is the duty of all to as sist In nominating and supporting with their votes odly such candidates as will pledge their support to those measures, regardless ot party. But no one shall, however, be com pelled to vote with the majority, and calling upon all who believe In securing “the greatest good to the greatest number,” to Join and as sist us, we declare to the world that our alms are: I. To make Industrial and moral worth, not wealth, the true standard of Individual and National greatness. EL To secure to the workers the full enjoy ment of the wealth they create, sufficient leisure in which to develop tneir intellectual, moral and social faculties; all of the benefits, recreation and pleasures of association; In a word, to enable them to share In the gains and honors of advancing civilization. in order to secure these results, we demand of the State : 111. The establishment of Bureaus of Labor Statistics, that we may arrive at a correct knowledge of the educational, moral and fi nancial condition of the laboring masses. IV. That the public lands, the heritage of the people, he reserved for actual settlers; not another acre for railroads or speculators, and that all lands now held for speculative pur poses he taxed to their full value. V. The abrogation oi all laws that do not bear equally upon capital and labor, and the removal of unjust technicalities, delays and discriminations In the administration of Justice. VI. The adoption of measures providing for the health and salety of those engaged in mining, manufacturing and building indus tries, and for indemnification to those engaged therein for Injuries received through lack of necessary safeguards. VII The recognition by incorporation, of trades, unions, orders, and such other associa tions as may be organized by the working masses to improve their condition and pro tect their rights. VIII. The enactment'of laws to compel corporations to pay their employes weekly, in lawful money, for the labor of the preced ing week, and giving mechanics and laborers a first lien upon the product of their labor to the extent of their full wages. IX. The abolition of the contract system on National, State and Municipal works. X. The enactment of laws providing for ar bitration between employers and employed, and to enforce the decision of the arbitrators. XI. The prohibition by law of the employ ment of children under 15 years of age In workshops, mines and factories. XII. To prohibit the hiring out of convict labor. XIII. That a graduated income tax be levlea. And we demand at the hands of Congress : XIV. The establishment of a National mon etary system, in which a circulating medium In necessary quantity shall Issue direct to the people, without the Intervention of banks; that all the National Issue shall be full legal tender in payment of all debts, public and private: and that the Government shall not guarantee or recognize any private banks, or create any banking corporations. XV. That interest bearing-bonds, bills of credit or notes shall never be Issued by the Government, but that, when need arises, the emergency shall be met by Issue of legal ten der, non-interest-bearing money. XVI. That the Importation of foreign labor under contract be prohibited. XVII. That, In connection with the post office, the Government shall organize flnan clal exchanges, safe deposits and facilities for deposit of the savings of the people in small sums. XVIII. That the Government shall obtain possession, by purchase, under the rights ol eminent domain, of all telegraphs, telephones and railroads, and that hereafter no charter or license be Issued to any corporation for construction or operation of any means of transporting intelligence, passengers or freight. And while making the foregoing demands upon the State and National Government, we will endeavor to associate our own labors; XIX. To establish co-operative institutions such as will tend'to supercede the wage sys tem, by the introduction of a co-operative in dustrial system. XX. To secure for both sexes equal pay lor equal work. XXI. To shorten the hours of labor by a general refusal to work for more than eight hours. XXII. 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