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7A?.:iI?GT0M EDITORIAL COHRLM'OND KA'CK. AH other current evonta mam Hn and bi.Vii!iloi.nt coinpireil with tho trnic f.ruytfle going on arnon& thy wretched nin'jri of IVncBylvanla. How more than (trance It 6Porr;ii that men who aro a truatrd with the management of the faua lscca b IT ulra of the nation tthoulj pr-rulit-entlj Ignore tho whole lubor problem. How can our public man live on yo cure kualy when they lire living on the treat of Emoukleilnjj volcano? Thuy mtf drink tad male merry with their funeral ex cureions, tholr tripB to doterrolno where to locate national parks. They go out to innpoct Iho working of some new big gun cr the trial trip of a navy boat The Prwjldent goen serenely on with arrange ment for hia grand political swlrjg round the circle. Thet papers di;una thd small dotal I a of the reciprocity scheme. The diplomats dluciiB the Italian muddlo. They exerclae tholr itateaman-llko brains as to how best to protect tha little seals In the Uehrlng sea. They permit great corporations to tend agents to Europe to hold out In ducements to Hungarians, to come to America to work in the mines and on tho railroads. The allow tho companies and syndicated who own and control the sugar and rice hinds of Florida to dis charge their native-bora negrocH and Ira port Italians to work for them. And all the wiillo they never make one hon est effort to correct conditions or to deal with the root and cause of the trouble. And what Is worse hun all else, they en deavor to keep the peoplo In Ignorance, and they malign all persons who are honestly endeavoring to attempt any ade quate reform. The land loan propor tion, the sub-treaaury bill and all refor mation of the financial syetem are made tho target of ridicule and misrepresenta tion. How much longer will thero be even a semblance of "peace within our bor ders?" God grant that the ultuatlon may wait for the coming into power of the representatives cf the laboring clauses! Therein Hob the only hope of a peaceful evolution toward safety and raal national prosperity. It la safe to eay that the monopoly owned telegraph will not carry the real truth about the murderous work lu the Pennsylvania mining regions. There Is so doubt but that the Hungarians were Induced by promises never fulfilled to go into the coke regions. They were kept down to starvation wages, and when In disperatlon they struck for more pay they were shot down by deputies epo chHy sworn In for the purpoeo. VtThea the work was begun on the re cUlned lands In Florida, negroes were employed In digging the ditches. The monopolists who controlled the land soon learned that the Italians would do the dziidgery a few cents cheaper on the foot; eo the negroes were discharged and to-day Italians are doing the work and the negroes, to whom this great govern ed nt gave the priceless boon of freodom, are turned loooe to tramp. Tramping, liHancea and hunger beget desperation. Hoc we have thieving and outrages, followed by negro lynchlngs. As a cure for thla mischief our northern politicians slrlek out for a free ballot and a fair count, end spend millions of the people's money paying for Congressional oratory oa &n election bill. The discharged Bistl tramping negro of the south might li!ta a little mora bread and a little lens lalJoi. ThdDuke of Boutherland and other English capitallflt3 own largo tracts of kr.d la the orange, rico and sugar sec tion of Florida, They will see to It that tfca "cheap labor of Europe" is employed on thfolr premfflt'f), whl!o our native-born nfjfror-s are ser.it atrarviplng. ThUfree(?) labor cota the Kngllth and American millionaires far Io.js than the shvo labor contthe southern planter. As soon as an IUlian or Hungarian ohvo (I. e. free laborer) tfota sick or old h can be rmt to tho county poor houo for the taxpay ers to support, or if he dues to auk for an increano of wages in order to Hecure as good food and lodging na the old slave was sure of, he can be sent to the coke regions to be shot by a deputy sheriff. One form of slavery Is forever dead In America. Thank Ood no man or woman may be sold from the auction block! Hut becauau that righteous step was taken by the nation, are we aboolved from the obligation to break the chains of the labor slave? During one of the pitlleRS, chilling storms of this week a frail little boy was picked up In the very center of this lux urious and "prosperous" city. The littlo fellow was cold, faint with hunger, bare footed and bare-headed. The agont of the newsboys' home took charge of the boy. Every night this same agent goes about , gathering up the homeless children from the streets, doorways nod dry good a boxes where they are trying to sleep. Every morning these children wake up hungry and fiercely eager to begin their daily struggle fot the few pennies they earn In various ways. An army of them go about with newspapers, another set shine the boots. Still others go about for scraps of victuals. The en gine yards are seldom without them, dig ging in ash heaps' for cinders to cook the family meal. In front of the popular hhofplng places one has to run a gaunt let of boys urging you to buy their sweet violets and rones. As evening approaches the cry of uStah yer!" (Star here) is heard in every quarter of the city. En terprising little fellows, theso newsboys, home of them fine little follows, with the frnuk, generous uature they were born with still showing Itself In their faces. But as I watch the struggle among them, as I see the savage and ugly expressions which distort the faces of some of them when a rival outruns them aftd makes a three-cont sale before they can got to the spot and got the customer themselves, I wonder if thla precocious enterprise Is not purchased at tho espouse of future avarice, solflshneos and tlxed habits and purpose to make the getting of money the all-absorbing business of life. The newsboys' home Is doing good work. A night Bchool is carried on. Last year lodgings were furnished to nearly 1,000 children. Tho saddest stories are told by some of the youngsters. Many of them know how It feela to go hungry day after day. Tho building now occupied is only leased, but bouevolent persons have contributed nearly $3,000 toward a permanent building. There Is just now urgent need of money for the dally expenses of the newsboy's home. It sometimes occurs to me that part of the Congressional appropriation demoted to paying the enormous rent for quarters for the district militia, and for a' hall for "rille practice" might well have been given for this and schools to shelter and train these enterprising newsboys, who are caught so small and so young in the fierce struggle for existence. How entirely we have gotten the cart befoie the horse In our theory and prac tice of government. We take all manner of pains and go to any amount of exponee to provide shelter, training and employ ment to children juet so soon as they be come criminal. We ore not at all squeam ish about "paternal W toward our bad children. Rut we fairly shiver with fear loot paternalkm will be the ruination of us If we attempt to treat our good chil dren with the same care. . We have millions for thi employment of criminals which our system produces, but not a cent to furninh employment to the moral who are seeking to earn an honeut livelihood. We have 150,000,000 a year to provide for the industry of kll llog people. Hut any proposition to ap propriate $.71,000,000 toward the estab lishment of life sustaining Industries is mot with the cry of "aburd paternal ism." The Washington Star Is clamoring for a change In our naturalization laws. There are many patriotic American women who have for some time been calling attention to the dangor of placing the ballot In the hands of every Ignorant or criminal foreigner who lands on our shores. Uut the Star has hitherto only been alarmed abont placing tho ballot in the hands of native born American women. As an Instance of the way justice is dispensed it may be mentioned that Gen eral Roeecrans, who Is on the retired army list, draws $5,000 per year while holding ttloo a government ofllce which pays hlra him $5,000 per year. Did Gen eral Kosocrans render bo much more Im portant servlco than the soldiers who tram pod with knapsack and gun that the pay should be so disproportionate? Murat Halstead sooms to be npeclally irritated by Jerry Bimpsom. His 111 na ture was vented recently in the following dignified utterance: "There la no telling how many centuries the body and naked legs and ankles of the sockless Jerry will bo Haunted In history as typical of the overflow of foolishness In the far west In the summer of '90." Mr. HalBtead will doubtless discover ore long that the same sort of overllow Is destined to Hood Ohio and Indeed tho whole nation. Mr. Halstead further says: "Jerry has boon prowling around Washington inspecting the conditions under which he is to serve his country. We should not be surprlsod if Washing ton would be tho ruin of Jerry. He may develop a dress coat and a taste for champagne and terrapin." TNray what more sonsible thing could a Congressman-elect do than to Inspect conditions and study the situation? And what an undignified, snarlish thing for Mr. Halatead to say of a man whom the voters of the Seventh Congressional dis trict of Kansas chooo as their represent ative, that he is "prowling around Wash ington." Now I happen to know that Mr. Simpson has boon a very earnest seeker after such Information as will equip him to serve his constituents wisely. Furthermore, Congressman Simpson la not one bit spoiled by the at tention he rocolves, and he will not run to dress coats or champagne. He may prowl about Washington and ruin some of the schemen of the conscienceless demagogues and lobbyists who will In fest Washington next winter. Corrup tionlata may beware of Jerry the Prowler. What solemn nonsense moBt so-called dlplomatlo procedure is. How much owllshness and heavy wisdom Is displayed in the wordy fuss and feathers of a di plomatic correspondence. There la al ways bo much ado about comparative nothings. Such large mountains and such small mice. What inconsistency In thla fine- rag of Italy in callbj homo her representative and bristling Into a warllko attitude. Hid thcoe tamo membiira of the m&fla, over whosd wholly barbarous killing two continents are dlplocnatlng with such ex citement and talk of war paint and gum boots, been mcro law-abiding, peaceful, industrious citizens out of employment and begging for a chance to earn their daily bread, neither Italy nor America would have known or cared had they died of slow starvation In consequence of their failuro to got work to do. And yet the actual suffering of men dying by starvation Is Inconceivably greater than was that of tho men who found speedy death at the hands of a savage mob. And the injustice and unwisdom of a system which docB not give men a chance to work for a livllhood Is far greater than any question Involved In the New Or leans massacre. 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