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"yERTAIN before 1 mission TESTIMONY taken the Industrial Com- at Washington and now oat from the press must certainly arrest the attention of tie labor unions of the country. A new and Insidious danger confronts organized labor. The keen and far sighted leaders of the labor organization will be quick to see the threat outlined in the testimony of Mr.WJ. Thompson, secretary of the Southern Industrial Convention and of Mr. John P. Coffin, vice-president of the Soothers Industrial Convention. Touching the character of the Southern Industrial Convention. which first met. In October, 1899. In Haativillq, Mr. Coffln said, it "had -more brains and more intelligence and waB a more representative body than any he ever saw before assemble la the south." The second convention met at Chattanooga and had representative persons from every southern state but one-. j Open Assault on Labor. Among the papers approved by this Convention and ordered published by it-was one by Col Thompson, which bginB as follows: "Labor organizations are today the greatest menace to this government that exists Inside or outside the pale of our national domain. Their influence for disruption and disorganization of society is far more dangerous to tho perpetuation of our government in Its purity and power than would be tho hostile array on our borders of the army of tho entire world combined." Throws Guantlet to Labor. Aftor quoting and reiterating thlB paper and Incorporating the foregoing denunciation of labor Into this Bworn testimony before tho Industrial Convention at "Washington, Colonel Thompson, cooly added: "If I could mako this statement any stronger or cloaror, I would - gladly do so." After Colonel Thompson had preferred his Indictment of labor and tho labor organizations, he specified several measures of anti-labor legislation which he thought desirable. He was cross-examined by Mr. as follows: Question 16 the gonoral Idea of your friends thero In tho South that a law should be passed In the several states that would make it Justifiable homicide for a non-union man to shoot down n union man that was doing picket duty or even using jeering remarks toward a man? Answer I believe it would. Q. Don't you believe that is awfully drastic legislation? A. No, if you come to the theory of government it is corrective, if you understand. The sentiment has been growing so long, that you have got Kissing and Coddling the Baby. Aftor a long summer vacation, tho Socloty for the study of life In New York, renewed its Fall and Winter Sessions. Dr. I. X. Love, who conducted the afternoon's debate on "Schools; the Adoloscent Boy and Girl," startled his assembled women hearers by announcing that "a baby 1 sa little vegetable to start with, and a little animal later on." "Education should begin at birth," said Dr. Love. "Excessive coddling must not be permitted. Children ought to be kept In Incubators at first, so that women could not get at them to fuss over them and pet them. , "God help tho baby that has a grandmother! A baby Is naturally of a social nature, and likes social attentions "Each as grandmothers give it, but their pettings and trottlngs make a baby excessively social. Thero should be no showing off. Paternal vanity is often the destruction of babies, and with the too much petting -makes over-wrought nervous systems. "The solution of the nroblem Is at home. Teach children self-control and unselfnshness. Don't give them bonbons. Smoking, drinking, all excesses are the natural results of bonbons. . "But don't be too rigid. A boy who has been too rigidly trained would rather go to hell than any other place. "Don't send the child to school its ninth year. Before that give It kindergarten training at home. Dr. Love had prefaced his remarks on the boy and girl by a cursory glance over other fields, during wWch hesald: "Society Is today more sad more demoralized, for while men are drink ing less women are constantly drink- I Ing more. In all the" cafes of our land the women of our so called best families can be seen drinking- more and more. While It is bad for men to drink, it Is truly awful for women to do so." In regard to the number of children In a family, Dr. Love eaid he held tho views of Malthus, "that fewer children should be born. Where families are excessively large, weaknesses, especially tuberculosis, are developed in mother and children." Mrs. Almon Hensley, the president of tho society, disagreed with this statement "Pardon me," said Dr. Love, "and permit me to say that women are hardly competent to wrestle with problems that appeal to the emotions." The speaker Just at this point perceived that his remark had not been received with enthusiasm by his feminine audience, and grew Tery emotional himself. "Woman," he said, "Is of all creatures the most to be revered." which tribute drew forth several sobs from his mollified hearers. In parting. Dr. Love advised the mothers present not to permit their, girls to be kissed on the mouth." "Let them be kissed cm the cheek." said Dr. Love, "If they care to, and If they dont care to let them say, No, I thank yo. Through kissing on the mouth all kinds of diseases are contracted." Prominent In Literature. "I tell yoa," s&ld "Satay Patch," as he addresses five of his while all were basking In the a&d reatlBg feetweea rests, "we are tha KeatlMBtSgires ia modern LABOR'S INTEREST DISCUSSED to come to drastic measures. I admit that it Is drastic and I do not know that It Is recognized anywhere. Q. (Mr. Kennedy). Do yon believe it ever will be recognized? A. I believe -It will, Q. Where? A. In the South. Workmen a Dangerous Class. The Commissioners were naturally surprised by this Indiscriminate arraignment of the labor organizations and seemed to think that Colonel Thompson might have been misunderstood, but further questions and replies left no doubt as to his meaning. Q. (By Mr. Kennedy). You say that organizations are today a greater menace to this government than exists inside or outside the pale of our national domain? There Is no qualification in that statement. It Is a very broad statement and I presume of course that you believe it to be absolutely true or you would not have stated It here? A. As I qualified It awhile ago; if my charges in this Indictment are correct, then my conclusion is correct and I can not qualify it Q. I presume you know that there are from eight hundred thousand to one million organized American workmen under the Jurisdiction of the American Federation- of Labor, do you not? A. Yes. ' - - Organized Labor a Menace. Q. You know that those men are made up from men of all political parties, that they are men of all churches and no churches, and they are citizens In every respect worthy to compare with any other class of citizens, are they not? A. -Yes. Q. Do you not think then, that is rather a severe" commentary upon them; that they are a menace to our Government, greater than any other citizens In our country? A. The obligation Is, I think, that much the stronger to correct these evils which I referred to specifically and which they do not do. It does not relievo the menace. The fact remains. Now there Is no question but what it is due to an erroneous public sentiment Q. Who makes this public senti ment? A. They do; the labor organizations. Q. They can make laws, then, when they come to it A. They are making them. Not An Enemy of Labor. Q. I take It from your testimony that there is antagonism In the South toward" organized labor, Is that true? A. No, I don't want that Idea to prevail. Thero is a feeling In the South that the South wants to be free from the disturbances which labor has brought upon the North and for that reason they will go perhaps farther than the North would go In a remedy. Q. Are they not holding out inducements to northern capital and northern manufacturers that they will be free from control of these organizations, if they, come South? A. Yes. that is true in the textile lino. THE HONOLULU REPUBLICAN, SU3KDAX DECEMBER 29, igor. BY INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION New Danger Menaces Workmen's Organization Testimony Before the Industrial Commission Shows P!an to Negrolze LaborSoathem Negro -to be Used Against Wage Earners. Government By Injunction. It seems that while Colonel Thompson denied that he was an enemy of labor, he had a scheme for compulsory arbitration and compulsory work. Under it a man could be compelled to work br order of court. He did not say how this could be distinguished for slavery, but the following passage In his testimony Is certainly suggestive. Q. You say the worklngmen are bringing the tribunals of this country Into reproach by the way In which they denounce them, etc I suppose you mean their denunciation of the courts on account of the use which they have made of the injunction. Is that what you have In mind? A. Yes. Q. Do you believe In government by Injunction. A. Yes. I do. Q. You do? A. I do absolutely. I believe in any civil process that the laws of the land allow. I believe fn Its use. Q. I believe you concede that these SflO.OOO or 1,000.000 worklngmen who are organized in the North, and who, as I said, are men of all political parties and all churches, are in the main good citizens? A. Thousands of them are as good as the world produces, as honest men as there are. Their judgment may be warped from one-sided study, studying too long from, one side, and consequently they may be, a little unfair to look after class interests, and not be thoroughly alive to public Interests as they should be. Negro Labor As a Buffer. As to the use of southern negro labor as a lever on the northern workmen, the following from Mr. Coffin's testimony Is of interest: Q. What is the real meaning of your expression of having in the of the South a reserve force in case of strikes and labor troubles and combinations against capital in tho South? A. The real meaning that I intended to convey was that he would be a buffer against injustice; that the Is absolutely loyal to his employer; he Is not given to strikes; ho does his work faithfully, and can be depended on. Now, while I do not believe it Ib going In the near future to be necessary to use this buf fer, in my opinion It is a thing that will keep out much of the agitation of labor In the South, because the Southern people and manufacturers of the South will, before they submit to unust domination by unions, their Industries. They will not want to do this, and they will not do It If labor is at all reasonable. They do not desire it Many of them today do not think they would do It under any circumstances, but you bring them to the test and It will be done. If labor Is reasonable, If labor will work for anything within reason, white labor will dommatethe South forever; but they will not submit to such outrages as have been frequently committed by organized labor. Q. (By Mr. Kenedy). -That would bring negro domination in industry then, would it not? A, It wfll bring negro domination of the labor market if labor Is unjust literature. I don't pick up a paper without reading something about some member of our ancient order. The very thought of our fame makes me eloquent. We are Indeed famous, and every intelligent man recognizes the names of "Weary Willie.' 'Meandering Mike,' 'Dusty Rhodes,' 'Tired Thomas,' 'Hungry Hawkins,' 'Resting Robert and'a hundred more name3 that we are proud of. Literature has made us." i Escaped the Worst. It was a long ride through a desolate and dangerous country, and the politician sought to relieve the monotony by philosophic musings on his recent victory and embarrassments that even success brings. "Hold up your hands!" The stage coach gave a lurch and stopped. The ray of light that shot Into the vehicle turned the spatter ing rain into myriads of evanescent gems. , "What do you want?" asked the politician, with a firmness that showed that he had faced danger before. "Your money." "Here It Is." "Your watch and diamond ring." 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WATER NOTICE. la accordance with Section 1 of Chapter XXVI of the laws of 1SS5: All persons holding -water privileges or thos paying water rates are hereby notified that the water rates for the term ending Jane 30. I5v2. will be due and payable at the office of the Honolulu "Water Works on the 1st day of January, 1S02. All such rates remaining unpaid for fifteen days after they are due will be subject to an additional 10 per cent All privileges upon which rates remain unpaid February. 1302, thirty days after becoming delinquent), are liable to suspension without farther notice.. Rates are payable at the office of the Water Works In the basement f Capitol building. ANDREW BROWN, Supt Honolulu Water Works. Honolulu, June 20. 1901. ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE. The undersigned having boon daly appointed Administrator of the Estate of Alonzo Kalna Kuhla, deceased, late of Honolulu. Oahu, notice Is hereby given to all persons having claims against said Estate to present them. duly authenticated, to the undersigned within six months from dat hereof or they will be forever barred, and all persons Indebted to the saW Estate are requested to mak Immediate payment to me at Hanohtln, Oahu. or to X. Fernandez. Esq., at his office No. 20S Merchant street, Campbell Block. KEMILIA KUHIA, Administrator Estate of Aloazo Kataa Kuhla. deceased. December 23rd. 1901. MORTGAGEE'S NOTICE OF INTENTION OF FORECLOSURE AND OF SALE. Notice Is hereby given that pirsMwr to the powers of sale contained in 'hat certain mortgage dated October fc b 1S99, made by Cecelia X. Arnold v f Honolulu, Island of Oahu. Territory of Hawaii, as mortgagor, to C. Bosea. formerly of Honolulu, aforesaid, bwt now of San Francisco. State of California, as mortgagee, and recorded in the Registry of Conveyances In sW Honolulu, in Liber 196. on pages 303 and 264. the mortgagee Intends to foreclose the said mortgage foe. condition broken, to wit: the non-payment of the interest on the sum of Twenty-five Hundred Dollars (?!) the principal sum secured by saW mortgage when due. Notice is likewise given that th property conveyed by the said morfc. gage will be sold at Public Auction at the auction rooms of James F. Morgan, Auctioneer, Queen Sr. Honolulu, on SATURDAY, the. 18th day of Jan uary, 1S02. at 12 o'clock noon. The property covered by said mortgage consists of all that piece or par eel of land situated on tho Walklkl side of Maklki Street noar Wilder Avenue, Honolulu, aforesaid, and comprising: All that piece or parcel of land containing an area of forty-two hundreths (42-100) of an acre situate at Maklki, Honolulu, aforesaid, and being the piece or parcel of land described in Royal Patent 3690. 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