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BY Q. IL. OGihes Oh. Is thea heaven for me? Earth has meno room. frlrendle, from man I nee Forth to my doem. (ea God be hard and cold. Uke those who ptrivo for gold? Will he refuse to give Lost ones a home? Painting with toll. I've borne Wages forged down. Work I have sought each morn., lacing man's frown. Now on the street I'm ast:; Struttgglingr, I sink at last; Thrown from the slums of earth. SHelpless. I drown! God save what man destroys. Reaching for gala; God curse what man enjoys. Bought with such pain. Worship? It calls for toll. Justice to those who mollt, ki ng opprelooa's yoke; Words are but vain. The Iae ad Truth About Milwaukee (Continued from page one.) capital is frightemed. coaldeace des troyed, factories closed sad commer olts havoc wrought. The fact are (a) The eommserelat sand lduse trlal coadltles In Mlllwskee shw a normal Improement. The total re* eelpt at the Milwaukee Pst Obes for 1010 showed a Inerease of $140. I30.9 which I rather larger than a normal Increase. The Poet Otce re eelpts were $175,25 greater. sad the beak clearligs $*1,911.400 greater during thee sunM eothe - ftolwing iedel's election than during the cor reepolding months of the procedling year; (b) The value of the years production of the Milwaukee Indus tries was $,171,II4 greater this year than last; the amount of capltal em. ployed wau $6,183,494 more thbi year than last. From whlch It can he clearly seen that there was not very much capital frightened away. There was 13,703.318 more paid in wages thlm year than last; there were 1302 more working people employed this year than last; and there were 13I more Industrial plants at work this year than le. Thewe figure I have taken from the January 1st, 1911. ssue of the Milwaukee b aottel's a* nual Trade Review. pages 1 and 3. Otto H. palk is the Prooseet of the Merchant and Manuthoturmr Aeoct. ton of Milwaukee. This orgasniastlo to probably the stroegest and most ags grelve opponent of Uoelalsm Im the eity. Yet Mr. Palk sayr in a letter to the Sentlnel, publiehed lI the abhve Review of January 1t 1911. spewklae on trade eoadlUiom in Milwaukee: Some of our indestries outside of Iron and steel ran not only tfll capacity durting the eatire year, but at times strained their capacity in order to supply the demand for their goods Many localt meauacturers were fairly active while their competitors in the East were depressed. large additios have been made to a number of man ufacturint planta and new Industries have been located In our midst. The Jobbing and wholesale interests have done so well as have the same Inter eats In. other citles. On the whole they have done more than held their own, and have extended their terri tory and made handsome lncrease to their sales. The auses which lead to the pecul larites of the year were not leaaL The great btlk of our produot goes to the fear ends of the country, aad the lndustrial smptoms here are In dinative of a cenditlon prevailing throughout the nation." Mr rank Putney Haight writing at the same time sys: "kThe omparistn of the figures of ladustrial oedition. In 1000 with those of 1010, make it elearly evident that Milwaukee is sup perting the phenomenal ganl made Ia 1000 In nearly all lines, and proving the solidity of growth." Parther on he sys. "The volume of wholesale busiasm for the year amounted to $441,614,011. This shows a gata of .118 per cent over 1900, and from every quarter there I. reported the greatest oonfdio la In a marked in oresse for 1911." 1. It is oharged that the loclalist administration in Milwaukee inJures business The facts in the matter, ae cordlsg to the report of the Treasurer of the Chamber of Commerce, pub. lished In the Evening Wisconsin (Republican), Is: Thelnorease In recelpts of 1911 over the correspond Inrg period of 1010 was $1,3181.46 The record with regard to the new investments In Milwaukee during 1011 first four months of this year the new whlch war within $4.600,000 of the total new Investments of the preceed lng year. Capital doesn't seem to be very badly rightened according to that. 6. It is charged that as epidemic t semaret tever Io rags.r In the city of Milwaukee, due to the Incompet. Pacy and negltet of the oclialist Health Department. The fats are there is no epidemic of scarlet ever In Milwaukee. There were St3 more oases under Dr. kadlaW's previous ad. mlsetratlion during the tour months ending December 31, 1949, than there were under the correspoading tour monahs of Dr. Kraft's administration. In 1909 there were 85 crases during the four months endlng December 31. and to 1910, under Dr. Kratt's admin letratlon, there were only 549 caseu during the corresponding period. In every single month there were form fifty to a hundred lem cases under Dr. Kraft than under Dr. Bading. And 655 cases of s.arlet fever In four months In a population of 3751.00 does not constitute an epidemic. No one thought of charging Mr. Badin's adminlstratan with having an epidemic of scarlet fever. It so, much lees then may the Soilast be charged with having an epidemic, since there were 340 cases lees than under Dr. Badling. 7. It Is charged that Dr. Kraft does not believe In milk lnspection The truth Is that the milk Inspection as conducted at present the most efflicient in the hlstory of the Milwau. kee health department. -. It Is charged that the health department has made a rule againi requiring quarantnle of contagious die. eases. The truth Is that the rules governlnu quarantne are made by the Mate Board of Health, and not by the city at all. Quarantine was never more rigdly nor mre carefully obser ed In Milwaukee than at the present time.. ANGOTM LIE NAILED 9. It is charged that Dr. Kraft claims to have diplomas from varl ous Medical Collegee and that as a matter of lact he has not The facts are that Dr. Kraft has diplomas from the Amerlcan Medcal College of et. Louis, the Barnes Medical College of the same city, and Inadditlon a WIs osonl State License No. 1176. Reglet Pr .B and also a medical state licenses from Illinois, Misouri and California. All of these are on file, properly sign ed and attested In the office of the Commlesoner of Public Health nt the i'ty Hall. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I UlOMOWS SU VI"T 'IO CIT t0. It is charged that the Uocalists have been extravagant in city expend Itares. The truth is: (a) The S.c maiet adminlstrUtina saved $30.,N in street enstrction work within the first month of their adminlstration. (b) The purchasing department saved $183.00 within the first three months wth a total of $48,.00 In lght as poe lble saving for the year; (e) TheCity Attorney's oepartment has won so far $465,000 worth of cases that were brought against the city; (d) The City Clerk's department has saved $3,800; (e) The Comptroller's department $1.200 on salaries alone; (f) The mayor's department $1.000; (g) The Health department $1,000. The total savings due to the efficiency of the loolallet admnisltration already in sight amoUrts to over $570.000 per year. MODEL FRAINCHISE. 11. It is charged that the effort to draw a model treanchise was the most ludicrous thing ever attempted In this country and a complete failure. The truth is that the franchise is drawn upoe the basis of freaehhms in actual operation in other cities In A~meria and Durope aend simply em bedies the feature to an up to date franchiss. Walt Btreet didn't like the fram.hiM, and rejected it. The water wind and graft are all knocked out. NOa WILD and VIMONAyT. 1t. It is charged that the Soc alit adminisltration I trying to force on the people of Milwaukee schemes that are wild and visionary. The truth In the mater is that the meaU uers said to be wild and visionary, and agalinst which most objection is raised, are measures which former administrations bad proposed and ad vocated, as follows; (a) The river park project, for example, so bitterly assaled by alli the old party politic lane was recommended by the Metro politan lark CommIasson, the presi dent of which is a prominent Repub lican politician, who, before the Soc Ialists came into power, not only re commended the measure, but strongly advooated it Practicanlly every news paper in the city enthusiastically en dorsed the project until the old party pollticians made it a political issue. Now because the Socialists advance it, it has suddenly become "wild and vis aoniry." (b) The railway terminal station project, whleh involved the Is suing of a million dollars worth of mortgage oertficates in order to make it possible, was also a project advo. cated by former adminitrations and strongly supported by various corn mercial clubs and progrelsive Jar It beomes wild and visionary wli the Socialltsm take it up. (o) d1' electrio -lighting plant has beean * dor.ed by both republican and dem cratlc parties since 1838. The S.nat has been four times submitted hi referendum of the people of this eity. and every time by overwhelming ly $oritles approved. The Socialists ar actuality forcing the issue to eeMo pletlon. And this is what makes I widM and visilonary". (d) Homeo Rul for the city of Milwaukee Is ao-ther one of the measures of which the SoS lallets have made a very strong sad persistent fight. Until at last every political party in the state is commit ted to the idea and has promised It in their platform. Also wild sad visionary. So as a matter of fact, the very measure that the capitalistic press and politicians and grafters and boodlers are so furiously attacking now as being wild and visionary, are measures which their own parties had heretofore advocated and pre tended to favor. Now that the Social Ists are actually putting these me. seres through, the whole bunch of capitalsloti politicians are compelled to show their hands THI UNEMPLOYED. 13. It Is charged that there are IS. o00 to 20,000 men out of work In MM waukee, a condition due directly to the Socialist administration. The faset are, there are no more men eat of work in the city of Milwaukee than usual under similar conditions, a more than usual in cities of this kis In America. And it is certain that the Socalist administration is in no way responsible for thei condition. As a matter of fact, they are reltveing It. Mrs VanWick. Oeneral secretary at the Asociated Charities of Milwaukee. declares, '"There are not 2S.000 men out of work in Milwaukee. I doubt whether there are half that many. And certalnly the Soclallst administra tion absolutely has nothing to do with the condition." Burt Hull, Secretary of the Child rean Aid Society says: "I am not a Socialist, but I desire to be ust, and I wish to my emphatically that I do not belive the Socialist administrat ion is to any degree responsdble for the rather unusually large number of unemployed in the city." Win. J. Fairbaern. Secretary of the Metal Trades and Foundry Bureau. says, "Any suggestion that the Soc ialist administration is to any degree reepe.mlble for the number of unem ployed in Milwaukee is nonsense and preposterous to my mind." The above quotations are gives by J. M. Maxwell In his splendid serle of articles, published in the Indiana polit Star, obeginnin Sunday April f to 18. WORKERS WELL ORi.ANISEDl t4. It is chimred that the Social et adminalstration has created a great tear nt the minds of many people that labor troubles will arise, strikes sad disturbances which will Inter fere with the lpdustrial life of the city. As a matt*r of ftat, however. there have biten fewer st ikes and less labor troubles in the city of Milwau kee than in any similar ladustrial center in the country. The working class are better organised, but d. p,,nd more upon peaceful, political action than uon trade union methods alone. The Garment Workers Strike of last winter, for example, was settled with out violence and almost without dis turbance. There have been no seri oue strikes or labor troubles in the city of Milwaukee for years. 11. It is charged that the Socialist administration was responsible for the use of cheep fire hose which resulted In the killing of five Milwaukee fire man. As a matter of fhat, it was the root that killed the firemen and not the hose. PLTPORM PLEDGES KEPT. 16. It is charged that the Social ists have not kept their platform pledges. The fact In the matter is, that even, according to the critics themselves, six out of fourteen of the promises mentioned have been car rlel. If six out of fourteen platform pledses are carried out In one year, and the Socialists are in office two years, how many would be left at that rate In the end? However, of the fourteen mentioned in their list et least five have either been actually achieved or advanced to the utmost limit possible by the Socialists, while the critics fall entirely to make men tion of more than a dosen achieve ments of the administration which were not promised in the platform. but which have been carried out. The man who demands more than he gives is a thief; the man who takes less than he gives is a fool; and the man who gives as much as he receives, and demands as much as he gives, is a Socialist. NEW STEEL PAIL O0 THE EAST oAi'3'czr A e Go.lder ." INAUGURATIN DAY MONDAY. 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With the advance of time, "the Mruggle for mere bread has been replaced with men, but the struggle for wealth in general-a struggle of man with men and nation with nation. ter the plalnay avowed purpose of aequiring a wealth produced by others and acquiring it by force and diplo macy. which latter is only another word for fraud." (Michael A. Lane, "Man in Perspective.") LIfe's chief activity. It seems, has adopted a predatory method, and as fah as this method is accepted as proper by our educators, to-day's edu. eation tends to mkae us well-trained thieves. Into our world of plunder and prey oemes the young engineer who In shop and factory so organises and perfects the mechanical plant that the worker yellds ever a greater result from his labor; the mechanism, that the work. er has neither joy nor benefit from his Increased productivity, the in. duWtrial master absorbing everything down to the limits of the worker'. miserable existence; the young mln. itetr who preaches master-clas su. premacy as God's own dispensation and the teacher who poisons the Intel. ual life of oclety at its springs by im. pressing upon the minds of the younm the standard sot the master-and-slavn order of life. Now and again your J. IInware Moore. your Veblen, your (lddlngs ol your Lester P. Ward, goes out con aclously to raise the social ideal, t' expand the social consciousness. Itn while John D. Rockefelller pr.seflnt the Chicago University with $:35.Qo0 HOO. In Internet-bearing socks ann and bonds, the facullty of that nst Ito tion will not be likely to unsparinrlgl: Condemn the system which force' Ignorant workers to donate' to th university the annual interets on thee MSourltles. Nor do we marvel that the educate Is a prostitute. Rather do we wonld at the Interpld few-teachers, milniter and Journalists who go out in the teeeh of disaster to assert their hon est convictions. Woe be unto them! their bones bleach by the upward trail. Our prime need in education is aI new soil in which to root educational instituttons-a free economic soiL The spirit of freedom wit not be found in our educational institutions until the fact of freedom has been established in our bread-getting field. For by "freedom is meant, under present bourgeois conditions of production free selling and buying." And trust domination has limited even this "unconscionable free trade" to the free buying by masters of human beings-or what comes to the same thing, their labor power-in the com. petitive market. One purpose df industrial concen tration is to enable those in control to restrict the output of products and thus maintain the price of the limited output. But competition among the workers cheapens them to the ma. ters, and those who own no means of producion are held up and forced to sell their one commodity, labor power, on a market which is utterly denmoralised by the excae of the sup ply of labor energy over the demand for it. We workers are always on the mar ket and continuously making forced sales. In this respect the position of your teacher does not differ essential ly from that of the common laborer. Your mechanic cells himself into a machine shop where he becomes an attachment to a tool. Your teacher sells himself as an attachment to a social Instrument, an institution, where he must mould young minds for service according to a master-clams ideal. And this makes little difference in the final result whether Rockefller and his group own the schools directly or whether they own the sources from which school revenues are drawn The school boards, like other "people's officials," from poundmaster to presi dent. are the obedient choreboys of the masters of the bread. There will Ib no freedom in edu-t cation until the opportunity to get bread is free. Meantime, we must faithfully support our town press and such schools as hace been established for the propagation of the new ideals. IHut more important than all Is noc. flls control of school boards. Just its the workers must own the Indus trial system of the country before we shall have an industrial democracy, s, must they control the school sy's It'Ii h fore we shall have a people's .i cation. Every boy may not be president; I it .\very boy should have an opport Iunitil to qualify for the presidency or any other posltlon to which he may aspire. No Individual is great of himself we are of society and we owe to soc iety the gifts which it places in our hands. "He who lives to himself ts dead, though the ground be not upon him." The student who regards him. self as an Individual who must achieve power and place by clambering pell melt over the prostrate bodies of his fellows, has use* of the vton of that "association in which the free development of each is the condltlon for the free development of all. . WHO THROWS AWAY !I8 VOTE? By John M. Work. The man who votes against his own Interests is the one who throws away his vote. If you vote the republican or dem ocrat ticket, you vote against your own interest. The republican and democratic partles stand for the continuation of the present capitalls system of In dustry, which robs you of most of your earnings. They are run in the interest of the capitadst class. If you vote the republican or demo cratic ticket, you help to strengthen and perpetuate the rule of your enemies, so that they can continue to rob you. Your ballot is a strong and heavy club. If you vote the republican or dem ocratlc tick t. you hand that club over to the capitalist clams, saying. "Please smash me over the head with that:" And they smash you alright. If you vote the Socialist ticket, even if it is not elected, you strength en and I ulld up the party which is destined to emancipate you. The only way you can avoid throw. Ing away your vote is by voting the Socialist ticket. The only way In which you can make your vote hasten the day of your deliverance is by voting the Soc. lalist ticket. To vote any other ticket is to vote to make your chains heavier. John Kenneth Turner begun last year In the American Magazine a true story of the horrors of slavery In MAex i.o today, where men, women and children are bought and sold. where they are worked to death or beaten to death. These articles told only half the story. It remained to show that this slavery is only made possihl, by the military despotism of Dias. and that this despotism is kept in power by the aid of American capitalists and the United States government. The whole story, with many vivid photographs is now offered to the American people. Extra cloth. $1.50 by mail from the Montana News.