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' CCSTDUCTID BY BESTS A H, ELUWOBTH. Thr, welfare of all is tnteparalle from the , AH coraiounlcfttlocs relating to tali depart r"tt toMiia oe aaaressea to airs, uenna u. Lawortn, Enterprise, Kan. THE THIEF 07 TIME. "Time la money," I remember as one cf the trlta old saws that uaed to be writ- taa In our copy books at school and which with other kindred sayings passed for the quintessence of wisdom. The inference to be drawn apparently to that time wouldn't be worth mentioning If it did not represent money, and that nccey Is by far the more valuable article of the two. It certainly has made time so complete ly Identical with Itself that It has swal lowed it up so far as the majority of the j'flopla are concerned. "If I only had timel" From what rcriety of mouths, and expressive of what a variety of burdens and depriva tlooa, I have heard these words. - "If I only could take the time to give tny eyes a rest," I have heard a tired bent woman say, whose eyes were almoet wcra out with all-day and almost all eight toiling over fine sewing which her necessities and the price that competition put on labor compelled her to perform in ft manger that wrecked the body and tapped the life she toiled to support. Oh, if I only had time to go into the, country for even a day any breathe some thing purer than smoke and dust, and hear something more restful than the everlasting whirr and jar of machinery that we have to keep up with till we feel that we are Just a part of it," id a pale, prematurely old-looking factory girl, who knew that to take such a day of rest would forfeit the place in which she earned barely enough to keep soul and body together. For are cot thousands of needy fellow creatures seeking eagerly for even poorer places in which to work for a pittance to support life. "If I only could get the time to read a little," wistfully said a work-driven fel low mortal whose bright intellect craved food more than did the weary body it tenanted. "If I only could spare a day to rest up little," sighed an overworked farmer who had planted and harvested and threshed and hauled to mnrket enough grata to feed a hundred men; but from which some 'mysterious thief had stolen the power to bestow on its producer even a day of rest. i "Yea, I do wish we could have time to enjoy life a little and more than all give the children a chance to go to school We do need help and can't afford to hire; but It is a shame to have them grow up ta they are doing," said his equally tried and hard-working wife, mourning with true maternal solicitude more over the hck of opportunities for developement "for the children than for the barrenness xf her own life. Would that the govern ment we, call so "great" and "wealthy" hod moreor expressed more of the s':ilerial element and could discern that 13 true greatness and real wealth lies In 0"fall development and free opportu nity of all lta citizens. No nation can be r-rcit whose people are dwarfed and cinnted physically by overwork and ilon tally by lack of that leisure which U essential in securing the conditions of body and mind necessary to mental vcrk and growth. And without mental work and growth from each according to his o? her capacity and according to such methods as shall tend to make that ca pacity an ever Increasing one, the life of j human Is rendered lessatlsfactcry than that of the brute; for the brute en joys an untrameled physical freedom and an immunity from, responsibilities which are no longer possible for the hu man on a higher plane; but the benefits and enjoyments of that higher plane can only be reaped, and, Indeed, the very foothold upon it retained by the con tinual cultivation of the mental and moral powers; for in their full develop ment lies the mighty compensation for the limitations and responsibilities to which humanity falls heir in its upward march from the animal plane. And woe to the Individual or combination of in dividual! whoushall dare to rob humanity of that which alone can compensate it for being human! What claim then, has any government to "wealth" and "prosperity," whose in dustrial and financial "system" has robbed lta people of means and "time to be more than beasts, and "beasts of burden" at that? Which la forcing an ever increasing throng of little children to toil that their weak little hands may contribute to the vast store house of na tional wealth filled by the busy hands of the seamstress, the factory hand, the farmer and the millions of toiling hands the world over, which produce all the necessities, comforts and luxuries of life, They produce them, do they. Why, then do they not possess and have time to en 07 them? Who seems to be carrying the hour glass which measures out our sands of life? Surely not that staid gray bearded but kindly figure we have seen so often represented as Father Time, who though with conscientious exactness swinging the doors of night and morn lng, seed time and harvest, gave ample time for every golden hour to pass through and perform Its mission. No, indeed! He did not shake his hour glass in a manner to cause its numbering atoms that should tell off an hour to hurry through In half an hour and de mand that an hour's work must be done In It A fellow called "Competition" is shak lng the hour glass at present, and he soon will have it bo regulated for all the industrial classes that each moment will represent labor to the full measure of the workers physical strength and the entire elimination of the element of leisure from the workers life. And Its extinction means that the physical life of humanity will be stunted, dwarf ed, deformed and wrecked, Its mental and moral development made Impossible, and from the degradation of the lnd! vidual the nation will inevitably reap disaster and decay, and the world be desolated and robbed of real wealth and progress. All the material advantages- natural or acquired of the world, are of value only as they assist In the more per fect development of humanity; this being much more Important than the world's possession of these advantages, (the use of which It now grants to but few) or even the existence of the world Itself. Of what cse would an uninhabited world be? How much more useful or desirable is a world that can only afford to the ma- ority of its inhabitants a life so harassed and painful that to not exist at all would be preferable? The industrial condition of this world seems to be rapidly tending In that direction. But the workers are many and intelligent; and that Intelli gence cultivated by reading in the pro gressive line of thought now prevalent on Industrial subjects, will inevitably lead us all to understand this Important subject and each other, and will finally effect a thorough organization of all the forces of labor, and give to Industry what progress and justice demands the nil enjoyment of each andevery good J 1 it Lawrence, Kans., Aug. 9, i333. George Patterson fell from a second-story window, striking a fence. I found him using He used it freely all over his bruises. I saw him next morning at work. All the blue spots rapidly disappeared, leaving neither pain, scar nor swelling. C. K. NEUMANN, M. D. ALL RIGHT! CT. JAC0D3 OIL DID IT." thing it produces. The signs of the times Indicate that this "good time coming" will arrive through co-operative chaunels. It is Important, therefore, that all the people should investigate this subject and to this end a co-operative department will appear in The Advocate that this theme may be brought for discussion before the Alliance organizations. The Alliance la proving Itself to be a most efficient school of progressive thought. Many of the Alliance organizations of this and other states are deeply interested in the sub ject of co-operative work, and we hope through their aid and that of ft depart ment In such a paper as The Advocate, that all will become so. The writer does not hereafter propose to occupy mucn space In this department with her own writings; but simply to classify and arrange selections from much abler writers on this subject We believe The Advocate readers will find these both Interesting and convincing. I will be glad to hear from all who will send good thougnts, briefly expressed. Ad dress for the present, 15. 11. Ellsworth, Enterprise, Kan. HURON HERD "The foremost of our periodicals." cox&Aironro STOY GEZAT CEKTES 07 THOUGHT AJTD ACTION 117 THE WOBLD. v? M A) A sample copy with Illustrated prospsc tuswlll ba sent for 25 cents. A MU1DINT C W. ILIOT. Thi Towry la trm moat tnatract.lvef the most timely, the largest and the handsomest of the rwrWwa The three great mrouDt of aabtecU of the coin- In year will be Impartially and Instructively dis cussed dt me aoiesi writers: I. Political Subjects growing out of the presl- aenuai campaign. 1 1. Financial Disturbances here and abroad. III. Theological Unrest-wlth all the social questions suggested by these groups of great topics. There Is no other war whereby one mav get the ripest Information about the great problems of the time within so narrow a compass or for so smau a sura snort studies of great subjects or more than a hundred of the foremost men and women or the world; because there is only one American periodical for which all the great lead ers of opinion and of thought write; and that Is 1 no f oruro. The December number, for exam Die. contains: Degradation by Pensions The Protest of Loyal Volunteers, by Lieut Allen R. Foote. founder of the society of Loyal Volunteers; The Meaning of me iwmoerano victory in Aiassacnuaecu, Dy Oor. Wm. E. Russell : French Feeling Towards Germany Another Conflict About Alsace Lor raine Inevitable, by Camllle Pelletan. member of the French Chamber of Deputies: Shou'd the Silver Law of 1890 be Repealed? by Jacob IL Schlff, one of the most successful and influential hankers In New York: Is Modern Education a essayist; Unregulated Competition Self-Destructive, by Aldare F. Walker, chairman of the Western Traffic Association; Women's Clubs The Volume and the Value of Their Work, by Alice H. Rhine; A Day with Lord Tennyson, by Sir Edwin Arnold. And Ave other articles. - There are now In progress discussions of Our Pension System: Prison Management: The Training of Preachers; The LouUlana Lottery; The Next Bten In the Tariff Agitation: Are Mod ern EducaUonal Methods a Failure? 00 cents a copy. 13 a year. TIIS FORUM, Uxiotf Bquajm, Nay Tobjc THOROUCHIBlSrlSD HOLSTEIH CATTLE. The Holsteln Is now generally acknowledged to be the best all purpose animal for farm use. The Huron Herd contains choice animals from the best milk, butter and beef strains of the Holsteln family. Young bulla and heifers for sale at all times. Also seventy-five head of fine 3 and 4 year old geldings bred from Imported French Coach stock now placed on the market. tSPWelf Improved farms In Leavenworth, Atchison and Nemaha counties for sale or rent. Address, D. R. ANTHONY, Leavenworth, Kan. THE FARMER'S SIOE. " Where we are, how we got here, - and the way out." By Hon. W. A. PEFFER, V. B. SENATOR TROX. KANSAS. 19mo, cloth - Price, 91.00. There is a demand for a comprehensive and authoritative book which shall represent the farmer, and set forth his condition, the influ ences surrounding him, and plans and prospects for the future. This book has been written by Hon. W. A. Peffer, who was elected to the United States Senate from Kansas to succeed Senator Ingalla. The titlo is Tub Farmer's Sidb, and this indicates the purpose of the work. In the earlier chapters, Senator Feffer de scribes the condition of the farmer in various parts of the country, and compares it with the condition of men in other callings. lie carefully examines the cost of labor, of living, the prices of crops, taxes, mortgages, and rates of interest. He gives elaborate tables showing the increase of wealth in railroads, manufactures, banking, and other forms of business, and he compares this with the earnings of the farmer, and also wage-workers in general. In a clear, forciblo style, with abundant citations of facta and fig ures, the author tells how the farmer reached his present unsatisfactory condition. Then fol lows an elaborate discussion of " The Way out," which is the fullest and most authoritative pres entation of the aims and views of the Farmers' Alliance that has been published, including full discussions of the currency, the questions of interest and mortgages, railroads, the sale of crops, and other matters of vital consequence. This book is the only one which attempts to cover the whole ground, and it is unnecessary to emphasize its value. It is a compendium of the facta, figures, and suggestions which the farmer ought to have at hand. Tin Farmik's Sidb has iust been issued. and makes a handsome and substantial book of 280 pages. We have arranged with the pub lisher for its sale to our readers at the pub lishers' price. The book may be obtained at our office, or we will forward copies to any address, post-paid, on receipt of $1.00 per copy. We have also made arrangements by which we can give this book and a year's subscrlDtlon to Thi Advocate for i.75. Address ADVOCATE f UDtlSHISS CO. Topiks. Kan. Please mention Thi Apyocatx whan eorrea- CQ&z3 w2h adrsrtlieri.