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Prices Slaughtered on Jewelry, Silverwear, Cut Glass at Kamerman's Great Sale Starting Saturday, 9 a. m. (JANUARY 27) 33% Off Our Diamond-. \\ Mirlus. .irwclry. Silverware, Cut Glass and Hollow lire. 1g Closing out below co-t the following goods: — M per cent off on Rockford Flatware. M per cent off on Community Flatware ■ M per cent off on Holmes & Edwards Goods M per cent off on Novelty Goods. (10 per cent off on Brass Goods Our always low prices now snui.slicl to tbs four wind- Come, look, lmv. You can't afford to miss it. (See Window for Price Reductions) D. KAMERMAN EVERETT'S RELIABLE JEWELER 1016 HEWITT AVENUE The City Grocery Staple and Fancy Groceries, Flour, Feed, Produce, Etc. Both Phones m 34">-ia Everett Avenue JOHNSON & LILJENBERG *♦»»»»♦♦» ♦ ♦ »»»»♦♦♦♦•» ♦♦ 0 ALL KINDS OF j| T i > i> *' I; Heavy Work Gloves j; 1 Prices 50c to $1.50 i| <: i: || HILL'S NEWS STAND || j; 2902 1-2 Hewitt Aye., Riverside . j! ♦♦»♦♦»»♦♦»♦»»♦»»♦♦♦♦'♦♦♦♦♦♦♦»♦♦♦♦♦»♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦»»♦♦♦♦♦♦' Riverside Wa!! Paper Cc. I I Wall Paper and Painta, Paperhanging, Painting, Picture Framing and Glass I I 2809 Hewitt Aye. Ina- 429Y I THE ONE-EYED IS KING. By Bruce Kogers. In the rich folklore of Andalusia there is a quaint saying that "in the Land of the Blind the One-eyed is king." It is to say that he who understands the clearest is best fitted. The social ist's comprehension of public affairs is his armor and shield. He despises rain bows of promise and the delusions of hope. He knows the public press is a journalistic bawd whose abominations \\'ith some stores prices go up and down in the night. My prices are always consistent with oarefttl baying and honest selling. For Stationery, Books, J'ic turcs, Picture Framing, Sheet Music, try the old reliable store. W.A.Hodgins 1510 Hewitt Avenue Dr. YA/e-lls Optical Parlors Over First National Bank Only Licensed by Examination, Exclusive Optometrist in Everett Whj wait? Get it fixed now. Save "time aad money. Jewlery and watches of all kinds. NICK GRAD 3005 Hewitt *ye. For null' at ■ bargain—Two improved Uit* corner of State and 20th St. CUi at 2005 State. would shame the apocalyptic whore of Babylon. He holds at naught the mis erable moralities of the piety-peddlars and is not concerned about "a happy land far away." He interprets disturbances vn the so cial order most aoaurately, because, back of his pbiloapohy is the profound learn ing and logic of all the exact sciences. Be analyzes the doings of men in the light of the doctrine that we follow that thing which we conceive to promise us most substantial good. Under a principle which he has dis covered in the capitalist system of pro duction, known in the socialist books as the Inw of surplus values, he can tell you why ever so often the wheels of industry must stop, the factories shut down when men do want for the very means of comfort and life, and why when the bosom of bounteous mother earth li swollen and taut with plenty, '.■! must the little bellies of children be pinohed and shrunken, and wolfish hun ger stalk tin livei and smite with wretchedness abjeei the laughing eyes of the innocents who dwell in the plaoei of the evil smells. His notion of the struggle for exist ence Is a true aeeountiag for the fact that the beauteous daughters of toiling sires must be fed like the maid Andro meda into the insatiate maw of the world's chief monster, and the scarlet door mark the beginning of their joy less journey adown ■ tortuous and mi asmatic path to the potter's field. The socialist is an incessant reader of books. Open at least One Eye! "Boy, take these flowers to Mias Bertie Bohoo, Room 12." ■■.\!, sir, you're the fourth gentleman wot's sent her flowers today." "Wh»t'i that? What the deuce? W-who sent the others?" "Oh, they didn't send any names. They all said, "She'll know where they come from.'" "Well who Mai the other they retail ipli I AM IHI I l-INTINi; PRESS I , I !..■ |H Bfl ol Hi. --inoih.-i .■aiili M> bear! i- ..i iteel, my llmrw '" ": I sing the m>ngs oi ih, irorM, Hip ora i,,n..- of history, tin 1 lymphonk"! of hII t llllr I ;,,, the v"i,-,. oi tndaj. th< herald ol tomorrow. 1 weave Into the warp ol the pa(t the wool of the- future. I tell the 1 peace and war alike. I inakp the human heart b«a( with passion or tenderness. 1 slil Hip I"ilbi' of nations, un.l make brave men do braver deeds and 'oi.ii,■!■- .lie. 1 Inspire the mi<lnif;lit toiltr, weary ut hi- loom, to lift his head again and ga/e, with rearleameu, into the vast beyond, seeking ill naolatioa ol 1 hope eternal. When I WpttJt, a myriad of people lih t,n to my voice. The Anglo Saxon, the Celt, the llun. the Slav, tliQ Hindu, all comprehend me. 1 am the tirelen clarion of the news. 1 cry our joys anil sorrows every hour. I fill the dullard't mind with thoughts uplifting. I am light, knowledge and power. I epitomize the conquests of mind over matter. I am the record of :ill things mankind ha- achieved. Mj offspring Somes to *ii 111 tin' candle's glow, amid the dun lamps of povertyi the splendor of riches i at sunrise, at high noon, and in the waning evening. I am the laughter and tears of tile world, and 1 shall never die until nil thiiiL'- return to the immutable .lust. 1 am the printing press. Machinists 1 Journal. IS THIS AMERICAN? How the Catholic potentates love the pui,li<- seliools. Attending then may send the lit ill' one to eternal punish ment (according to a bishop). The archbishop of Cincinnati in a letter to clergy and church members says: "As the obligation of sending children to the Catholic schools is very impor tant, it follows that failing to comply with it, being a mortal sin, is matter tor confession. Parents therefore who deliberately omit to neeuse themselves of this sin do not make an entire con fession, and consequently receive the sacrament of penance sacrilegiously. "The foregoing regulations hold good also in the ease of guardians. Children who, by importuning their parents, go to noa-Oatholio schools, should not be absolved nor allowed to receive holy communion unless they promise to ask their parents to allow them to return to the Catholic school." How interesting relics of mediaeval times are, yet they sometimes are in the way! They are all right in a mu seum, but not in a busy American home where the open mind and search for knowledge is not oppressed by the threat of nil old man living and thinking as they did in the long ago. —Hope. How sweet is charity! How we all long to be objects of charity! How nice it would be to have the church so ciety send around a Christmas dinner to keep one from starving. Tf we had been kept alive by charity how we should boasi of it to our children and our grand children. "Come, gather 'round my knee," grandmother would say, "and I'll tell of the time when we were on the county, long ago, when grandma's hair was flaxen and grandma's check was waxen." Along about January the melon crop will l>e ripe. Not the nice, juicy melons of the field, but the fruit grown by cap italism. While millions are in want, or in [ear of poverty, ■ few men will di vide ii|i millions of money, fleeced from labor. The pitiful part of it is that these extra dividends, known as melons, will do very little good to those who receive them. Vet thousands of work- Ingmen are poor simply because they have been robbed in the pay envelope, getting only a small part of what they produced. The Lackawanna railroad al ready this fall has divided among stock holders an extra dividend of 35 per cent. Otto McFeelej in Hope. 'Ancl so many men believe it that bui few will dare deny] Tliat the wcmipn is mUll ' Ti-nt nre, to M 01 iTin-if\ : ih.i' hot altar li the oradla and the kitchen is he* throne, ih.ii in fact lior higfaeci rirtw is to tlicro remain—unknown. It ia nul much to liis iicilit that a mvii ■hoald ehoote «> mate, Ami as mother of bia children one v* worthy hii •■-' Yet this i^ his confession when lie dares deny his wife, The Ighti he deems essential to his lib erty anJ life." A business man said one day after borrowing his office boy's knife: "How is it, Tommy, that you alone, out of all my large office staff, always have your kill! with you?" ' I guets," thi What i- the difference between a acbool master and an t-nginwrt One minds the train and the other trains the mind. THF COMMONWEALTH \i si MILWAURI I i am itv ('ml Sandburg. i iiii, \\ ilht- Bofc Ml"-. I ,,1,1 i..i ihe Milw »uki ■ „i,i i • col uinn- »f v ■■ u| Mil* aul Dill : t hose 11 \ ■ i olumn |, .Ml . ..11l ~ (■verybod) kll • ■ \\ llllc has ipilled the ink In ■ moat , treleat waj He iaj - the ■» lalisti promised free t''vi ' I- i» their pint. i'oiim. also ■'»■■ I"'1' '»«■•' ■' 'l;iy in needy whnol children, also n municipal stone .111.111 \. aluo abolit ion ol (be eont iad *\-it'in on public work. And lay* Willie, none of these thing have been <lon<>. Now, the imall, shrivelled sizo of Wil lie'i liiimi|i of Veracity become! apparent us tbs real facts about these measures arc brought out. 1. .\ lull proriding foi frw text booki was Introduced and lupported i.y the so cialints in tlio Wisconsin legislature. I'.ni it »j. suffocated by republicans ami buried bj democrats. g, i in- count] board of outdoor re lief consists of five men, »no appointed .,, I, j .ii I lir sodalM minority on ilii- board rated to appropriate $r>,ooo for the feeding of underfed school cliil dren. The measure was blocked by the "individualist" majority. The matter lim> been given no consideration bj the city's scl I board, which is anti-social ist. ;j. Tinl common council committee having the matter in charge has reduced nil the proposed quarry sites to three. Pests as i" tin qualitj and quantity of -.lumo are nearing conclusion, Hid the purchase and establishment of ■ munici pal quarry "ill become an accomplished i,i. i ilii- winter, $10,000 having been sei aside in Urn Itll bsdget for pre liminary payment. 4. In March, 1911. Commissioner Briggi of the pubic works department, presented to the oommon council a re port made to him by O. A. -Mullen, su perintendent of street construction. This report set forth a plan by which the cii v should do its own paving. The first necessary step was the purchase of an asphalt plant requiring $42,000. To get this money, a three-fourths vote of the council was needed. The minority aldermen explained that the plan looked good to them, but they were afraid of its legality. And so they smothered it. Thus, while it is true that some of tlie thing! demanded in the socialist platform have not been attained, it is also true that every step possible toward the attainment of those demands has been taken. We have kept the faith. We have brought people to see that plat form promises should have meaning. Little Willie-with-the-Ilighbrow, how ever, will keep on sending out puff and false tattling! about Milwaukee. That is his job, and he thinks he has to live by that kind of a job. THE MIDDLEMAN. The necessities of life are high. The housewife has the best evidence of this fact given her every day when she goes to the retail grocer to buy foods for the table. What has caused the increased cost of a lot of these food articles, such as coffee, dried fruits, nuts, dried beans ami talknon! Those who are well posted know it is not the increased cost of pro duction or great increased consumption. In comparing a few of the daily neces sities of food products, the expert is tak ing as a basis the cost about ten or twelve years ago. All coffee is solil or graded from a standard of what is known as Rio Xo. 7. About ten years ago this itandard Kio Xo. 7 was selling at about 8 cents a pound. Today the wholesale grocer is paying 16 cents a pound green anil thil s.i me coffee roasted would mean a cost of 22 cents a pound. The production of coffee lias just about kept up with the consumption. Thin natural condition governing the price (if coffee is due to the manipula tion <>f tin Brazilian government and moneyed interest!. Mow loog it will last no MMi can lay, m the supply and demand must govern pricei of coffee, at it does everything, am] tliere i- sure to in coffer values. 1 .ut il may >me until tlie valorization srlicme of the Brazilian government coda, which is tile year 1919. "Middleman" Is Blamed. California nuts of all grades were worth from 33 1-3 per cent to 50 per cent less ten years ago; dried fruits about 50 per cent less; dried beans about 25 per cent less; canned fish, salmon, in 1896 was worth 75 cents a dozen, today $1.50 a dozen, showing an in crease on this one article of 100 per cent. actual ni ' in ».«>!•■ •id to Then who gets these unnatural profits and who is responsible for these unnat ural conditions? f.*»r of i Hi. pttl ■ ■ i 1., the whi I . i .n .in.l musi l» paid I h. -. in i.1.l I'liiiii i 11,. nn (hs .li i'-'l fi nil producers and i he nalmon paol ■ ■' i""J I ii,\ in. n ..-., lo the wholesale | ;ni,| ta] : "1 »111 "<'ll yon m naa] ..I nut- ..I -.. many '""-1 of pnuMS ot • n 111 \ thousand caw n, -ni.|i. i to the opening pi I .ai h ;ni i. i.' as made bj the association ning I hal particular artloto." these i 1 products are solil in tlii-< manner many months before grown, ami the whotaiale grocer, owing to the eloM combination existing in California, him ben! forced to buj them tinder this plan. It iin whi .er refuses (o fiill in linc> and buy th iii months 1«* fore grown, tliiii wholesale grocer, to his w, finds (lull he often Is ihort on iiii.«<' goods and can n.>i supply tlm re tail grocer, and thereby loses the tah not only of these srtiolas, imt of many others. St. !.<>\iis Globe IVmocrat. Away bnrk ea-t. where socialists are thick as Fleas, there la an editor who is strongly antl socialist limply Imomim ■ohm of the ranker, fanatical socialists havp jumped on him with demands that are senseless and unreasonable. This editor for ninny years was ■ practicing physician, but rently took charge, of a little print shop, and li doing his darnd cst to squeeh the socialist party in his section right at the heart of the Ap peal's stronghold, in Crawford county, Kansas. 1 received ■ copy of his paper. The Arcadia (Kansas) Sunlight, and in it he scored an editorial appearing in my paper, The Weekly Searchlight. In reply. I sent him ■ letter, in which T stated a few of the things in which we socialists believe, without using any of the rough, uncouth language customarily addressed to him. My letter was a long one, but he gave it space in his paper, using practically all of the first page for it, and his reply. 11, agrees with the doctrines of social ism in his editorial utterances, but re fuses to be bulldozed into joining him self with the Haywood clan, because he can lee no reason for direct, militant action. That, in detail, is really his only objection to the socialist party. I am sending him a copy of Allen Benson's "Socialism Made Plain," which he has I roniisod to read impartially. T do not wish to konck, but T am firm ly convinced that the only methods that may profitably be employed with a great mass of intelligent people to gain their support is a peaceable, common-sense talk, .for with them the mention of any thing savoring of industrial worker — ism—is as a red rag to a bull. It mad dons them, and gains no respect. As Charles Edward Russel says, "Every normal man is a socialist," and it needs only to be presented to him right in order to get a hearing. Comrades. I am making an appeal to you to mix a little sense in with your tirades against the system. Post your selves thoroughly on the plans and prin ciples of the party, then you may go ahead with your work of propagation without fear of being stumped or of re ceiving a figurative black eye. To broach the subject of socialism to a man, to get him interested, and then be unable to answer his questions is worse than to leave him alone. Try it on the next man you wish to convert, and see if a little application of the law of kindness will not make him a socialist quicker than a stick of dyna mite with the fuse lighted would make him an angel. Try it! That's all. GUY RUSSELL BAY. All members of the Commonwealth l'urchasers' League are requested to turn in their January cards. Delnah Her bert. Secy. DR. COWLES solicits the comrades' patronage. Fobes Bldg. Phone 244 IIIIIIIMIMIIIIIttttff """ ANDERSON STUDIO Rear— 2911 Wetmore Next to Acme Theater Sterling Photography in All Its Branches Also Masquerade and Theatrical Costumes and Wigs for Rent Glasses Correctly FitUd Your Broken Lenses Made While You Wai< 73c STEVENS •jtMil Hewitt Aye. ~ . A 1. MOHN 1418 Hewitt Aye. repairing and adjusting of watches ao they Vetp tim» my_ ! •pceUltjr. We Invite Your Patronage Your shoe troubles will end if your shoes come from the Riley-Gooley Shoe Go. Successors to (5. R. Murray 1707 Hewitt Everett, Wash. JOE RICH Dealer in FRUIT, CONFECTIONERY. ICE CREAM, CIGARS. ETC. Good Rest Room in Connection. 1813 HEWITT AYE. GO TO H. Krott ! For All Kinds ol Shoe Repairing t 3008/1 HEWITT ; Everett's Largest Drug Store OUR PRESCRIPTION DEPARTMENT IS SECOND TO NONE Free delivery to any part of the city CITY DRUG STORE 1910 HEWITT AYE. Edward Wahl's 1907 Hewitt Aye. Gents' Clothing and Furnishings OUR PRICES ALWAYS RIGHT ,«••*•••■•••••••••••••••••••••••■•••••• ! M. H. NEVILLE j > Staple and Fancy Groceries j • 1901 Broadway : | Phones: Ind. 5»2, S. S. 871 j ",,,«»•«•«•••••••••••••••••••••••••■••« "sprTnger's 'bazaar** School B i|.|.ii' -. Bt»Uom< . Tab lets, Taper Bags, Wrapping Paper, Twine, Ktc. HtWlll, NEAH RUCKER Pbooe Sunset 261 TRY BARGREENS' GOLDEN DRIP COFFEE 45c A POUND AT Imperial Tea Co. 1407 HEWITT iWold&Westlund ', GROCERS J Nineteenth «od Lombcii J Phonei—Sr». BA7, Int. SIS A Few Days More of Brodeck's Great Clearance Sale DON'l WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE Come in Now and Select That New Suit or Overcoat WHILE PRICES ARE GREATLY BELOW REGULAR (Shoes and Furnishings\ Boys' Clothes Included^ The Brodeck Co 1701-3 HEWITT AVENUE Chas, King CIGARS, TOBACCO 3505 Everett Aye. r~ . ■ NINETEENTH AND WET MORE MARKET G. E. Westrom, Prop. Fresh and Cured Ment and Poul '.--■.■ try—Fresh Fish S. S. 639 " Ind. 685 i..-...........-----------■* Why Buy Cheap Coal When You Can Buy the Genuine Renton Clean Lump for $5.75 and the Nut for $4-75 per Ton? KIETHLY FUEL CO Phones 37 Central Concrete Melville's Superior Addition to Concrete. The only property fr«« from dust. Row boats and bal loons are not required with thia property. £ A- B. MELVILLE Townsite Owner Box 327 Concrete, Wash. : AMERICAN DYE WORKS j » S. Robinson & Sen, J # LEADING CLEANERS AKD * I DYBSS ' J 2821 Wetmore Phonet S4B # Gasoline Lighting Goods Z and Supplies Mantles -:- Glassware Gloria Light Co. CHEHALIS, WASH. I mmmm MAULSBY & SONS UNDERTAKERS I I'nvalf Ambulance Service Calls answered at all houri 1700 Wall Both Phones 869 For Good Things to Eat Go to The Confectionery Wagon Opposite Mi''hell Hotel W F. ARMSTRONO ■■■■ • »♦♦♦♦«»♦»♦»»♦»»»»»♦»♦•»♦♦< ] Glasses Scientifically Kitted ; ' Glaaacs Scirntitically Fttta4 | 1 We Make Our Own Glasses ' ! EVERETT OPTICAL CO. | alia Colby Aye. »♦♦»»♦•«♦•♦»♦♦»♦»»»»♦»»•♦« i I A. E KITTLESON GROCERIES 1701 WkVTMOU I Ind. IMHIY SUMt 540 r.