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A pusi card to th? ? i' mvc address ill bring a representa tive to your place of business. ? sr?M ? the at Huntington. West Virginia, as seconii-elass r::rr May ''I i!H2. under Act of March 3. 1870. :n;> i.rS- CUillli i t iul : S ti> tiif SoCtilii6t & Labor Star. ><?'? AvrtiUr* ! luutiii^toii. \v . \ a no RE ABOUT THAT RECEDING TIDE ^ '? ? . . . * i s v h; h . .d iusta-i vd Socialist mayors in previous elections! . ??:. ; ci::' las? w eek Notably Schenectady, a eon- ; i ii; ;>??,- New York >ii which our seldom ealm hut always; ? l It 'trail lecjs moved to say I Am.. pal t li::> been abandoned hy a large ! . . '??: ? trial. H '? saint- thing occurred some years ago '?! i ; : = : ?? Hit! ;n-t i ? ; ?-s- i - : \ >vvcra! oilier towns* in the country ' ? ? i i 1 Socialist mayors recovered their sanity. Am in the abandonment ??f Socialist local administrations i 1 1 .'???..! v t .? -ii significant, however It is difficult to secure ! c. i-!: \r*ar" ejections upon minor candidates, but ? .it : and there .-'ems tu he a recession in the Socialist - ?. :.s .e- u : ????me into possession of an ancient manuscript oc.-t! -a": 'tea by .lame.s W Noah, concerning a great Hood in . it had hull: a iariie house hoat in anticipation of a a. the delegates They all came cheerfully, ex- j :? a: ! m.d 'he donkey. ejected to remain outside. i hank von." - md !im e'ephaal. whose name was (5. 0. P.. "I don't j c c!e; >h :u i ? -ears, and he hegaii to weep in I i ite .make;.. c;:n ! ..in see thai the waters are recrd- j s I'M.-.. . had straddled u float tug log. e cleph.-uii v. us hy no means satisfied. He shrieked in terror.! :l was he. ui. ( ? ? m 4 ? acted l?> >oiue agitator who be ? i ; i '. and tin ; n; have the best interests of society at I ? : nit- ???>akrv from Sits iog ami lie clambered , i oor eit-jiiuia? > hack. Mr Noaii records that when he saw this! :n:nnl freak coming toward the ark lie failed to recognize it and; : ? ! 1 ? ? .;..of 'i i:.- donkey, u ho was high and dry. sang merrilly about | ? e v. .:?? (? c :ep!.a i v. ho a . - underneath, wailed pitifully of' ?: and tinned wv?rid. - head animal Keeper, urging that he had no such] - o: t and n.-ked him what to do about it. ? ' v. i ? . and expert. "that is a very popular combination.! : ? ? ??! . iv . familiar w .? a it We call it the "non-partizantus i >T eombines into one animal when the water gets too: N?n:ei:::ies the donkey is on top. sometimes the elephant, j xcuse me. hut ! in lis t curry sonic hay to the moose. ??Workers" World. PUBLIC OWNERSHIP i-'nrl. . water. t'-ieohones and xireet railways are as necessary to the i ;.-oj>!r of Huntington a-, are 'iie schools, the streets, the sewers and the fire department. ^ et v.e permit the iirst muned necessities to be privately own ed ami ope ! a ted with profit us the primary incentive, while we co-operately j own and operate the latter with no object in view except the best possible! service to ourselves. We generally explain this condition of things with the yUl tht eM J L_:c aivuuient that the community only does things for itself that j cannot be done by individuals at a profit to themselves. Yet a moments sober thought would show that each and every one of the Public Services, co-operatively by the community for itself could be clone by private profit hunting corporations and at a good round profit, too. Take for instance the sewer system; what an opportunity here to squeeze profits from the people | of a thickly populated district. Imagine a meter on the drain pipe from j your house ? and a cut-off valve right behind the meter. A sewer service : card on the first of each month, politely explaining that you were indebted ; to the Huntington Sewerage Co.. as per meter reading, the sum of $7.19. and that unless same was paid on or before the 10th of the month your connec tion with the company's sewers would be cut oft" ! You'd pay the $7.19 even if you knew the Huntington Sewer Co.. and its meter, was taking from you about $7.00 worth of profit, would n't you ? You say. and rightly too, that you would n't stand for that condition of affairs. You would n't now ? after knowing by actual experience the benefit of co-operatively owned sew i ers. But you do stand for the same identical condition as regards your: ; water supply. You dig up the outrageous profits for the Huntington Water j j Co.. month after month and year after year, and it never seems to enter J ; your thick skull that by co-operatively owning t lie water works you would | ; save the enormous sums you now pay to Pittsburg capitalists for the privi-j l lege of drinking Huntington water. You can apply this same line of reason- j j ing to every other necessity in the city. The street car system, the gas j | supply, the electric power supply ? all absolutely necessary to all the people j j and can and should be operated without first paying ;i heavy toll to some i | distant parasites who claims them as their own private properly, who hold; us up. individually and collectively, and gather in loot, in quantities that ' causes us to look upon Jessie .lames as a mere piker when compared to . these corporation robbers. __ PUBLICITY OF PROFITS Thai secretary of the financially embarrassed Drpaiitnent of^Labor, \ William B. Wilson, has a few original ideas in his think lank that are well! worth considering- In his speech before the American Federation of Labor, at Seattle, last week, he suggested as a means of avoiding strikes, the publi-j cation of the earnings of corporations against whic h strikes were threaten- j ed. He called attention to the fact that when a strike occurred the wages, conditions and hours worked by the employees were always given wide pub licity. but that the profits wrung from the toil of the producers and garnered in the tills of the employers were never mentioned. He contends that if the f enormous earnings of many labor-skinning corporations were known to the ! general public, the enormous weight of public opinion would force them to grant their industrial slaves living wages, and that most of the bitter indus trial conflicts would be avoided. He cites the case of the Michigan copper companies, which have for the past few weeks been answering the demands of their miners for bread, wilh machine guns and armed thugs, and gives a few interesting figures. The dominating figures in the copper war is the! Calumet &. Hecla Co. It was organized in 187u with a capitalization of' $2,500,000. about Vx of which was actually put into the mining venture? j the other V> going to the promoters. From this investment of $1,250,000; this Company has realized in clear profits $121,000,000 above all expenses; i and enormous salaries of its numerous officers. In other words, the few i parasites who hold a flimsy paper title to this enormously rich copper terri- : tory. but not one of whom ever produced a pound of copper ore. have taken J from the products of the miserable miners $121,000,000, and have paid! themselves big salaries, from the same products, while doing the stealing! On with the publicity of profits! Perhaps when the ordinary working! dubbs see. in cold type, the exact percentage, of exploitation they will j awake to the fact that this "dividing-up" with the parasite is wholly un-j necessary and quit it entirely. Of course, it will be hard on the parasites.: but they are comparatively few and the workers arc many? and "die great-! est good for the greatest number." is the ultimate goal. By Edward H. Kinizer. Slate Secretary. Clarksburg, W. V a . Local Hansford, with Comrade Par- j sons at x he helm, is a regular monthly purchaser of due stamps. Recently, organized, too. "Our new local is progressing nicelvj since we organized" reports Cleveland : Toney, (his father must have been a Democrat) wiio is secretary of Local j Dothan. "If Socialism keeps growing i here like it has in the past year, we j will elect sttveral county (Fayette) i officers next fall," is the way he closes I his letter, in which he orders duel stamps. Speaking dates for Fred'k Strickland j are as follows: November 22, Wheel- 1 ing: 23. Clarksburg; 24. Salem (V);j 25. Sistersville; 26. Pt. Pleasant: 27. j Huntington. His subjects which are masterfully handled, are "Is It Possi ble to Live a Christian or Moral Life Under Capitalism?" and "Jesus. The i Carpenter: A Workingclass Interpreta- ; tion." His rate is $7.50 and enter- j tainment, furnishing 100 posters. He j will make a return tour of West V i r i ginia early in December. All locals desiring uates. or unorganized places, j also, should make application to the State Office. Comrade Strickland de serves the highest recommendation this office. Comrades Gherkin and Williams j have visited locals in Kanawha coun ty tu stimulate the organization. They report that the movement is doing j well all over. It is the plan to or-; ganize study clubs to get a better un-j derstanding of Socialism, and to teach ' the importance of becoming party ; members. L. H. Peters. Independence, has i been the means of affecting a local! organization a; Victoria mines, to be j known as Local" Victoria. The appli-' cation for charter is being circulated , to secure as many as thirty to join,; whereupon a charier will be granted. I J. Vern Johnston. Clarksburg, was the ' organizer-speaker. Locals that have not sent their re mittances for the voluntary assess nient stamps sliouhl not delay longer.; Every comrade should get one of these ! priceless slumps. They will be ;i relic ! some day. Send money to the slate office. Comrades, we wish to ask you to take subscriptions for the Socialist papers of this state and the Appeal j to Reason. These are the bulwark of, our state movement. The state papers j have fought a good light and the Ap-' peal lias simply routed the enemy. j Local South Charleston remits for j stamps. Coming regularly now. Some thing doing. Local Bedington never misses its I monthly (jttoto of due stamps. Loral (Jlenview- has an able secre- j tarv. C. H. Davis. Mis communica ? tious ami reports are timely and the | movement seems to grow under such I management. I Leon tjuinrt. Jr.. Salem, send fur ; stamps und red cards. He also re- j cently remitted for the voluntary as- 1 sessment stamps. Salem has been a ' I steady organization. None other has i done more propaganda in the same length lit time. "Our local is holding its own." writes ' L. T Treadway. Local Oneal, ' "and I don't expect we will go backward, but will keep right on growing." We share in this opinion. Local Simpson never tails buying, due stamps every month. Small but loyal. The second request for due stamps ; comes fpun the new secretary of Lo cal Clifton, recently organized. Dan Harrison looks good to us. Come again. | If the comrades of Oak Hill lose j John Mareiniak as secretary, because of his much needed attention to the j U. M. W. organization, the loss will be , felt all around. Comrades, don't let! him resign. If his work is too much. ! help him in it. Dell Upton, Leon, organized the lo- j eal at Clifton. Good boy. J^ailot for referendum is n&Liorisi i organization, are being mailed. Every ; member should vote on ail referen-1 dums. Homer Stewart is secretary of Lo cal Mucklow, vice James Scott, who is now organizer and literature agent. The local is doing well. They paid for 10 assessment stamps and ordered due stamps. Let's have more like this. These notes would be incomplete if; we omitted mentioning the sad be-! rievement of Comrade Bryce Dayton. : financial secretary. Moundsville. who lost his wife by death ouite recently. (OSCAR H. ATKINSON) Glasscock and Hatfield ? the i i 1 1 le and i he loud. All work and poor pay makes .lack a good Socialist. Morality in capitalist business? There is no such thing. The blizzard blast should make you think of the way you voted last. Any degenerate can steal wealth, hut it takes a man to produce ii. Capitalist's and bulls are much alike. i both can he maddened with a red Hag. The only trust that Bryan has, "busted" is the trust his dupes had in him. The average Baldwin tluig seems to ' be a common hottno who poses as n blood hound. Doc Wilson's tarifT serum promises to sprout an extra set of wings on the cost of living. Former Governor Dawson says (he penitentiary is being well managed. That settles it. Stuart Walker, from the way he bowed down to the Governor he is also something of a crawler. Let's honor little thieves for a while They at least have courage, the very thing the big ones have aot. There it a reason f<>r David Gold-; I stien. It can be found in the first four letters of his last name. The cheek book and the fountain pen are what dried the water foun tains for the people of Charleston. The Men and Religion Forward Movement seems to have went back to search for the Progressive party. Charleston council backed water: j the people took water and the water company got away with the plunder. Asa cheap and bungling tyrant.' Huerta is almost the equal of a eer tain Governor well known in Wesi Virginia. Huntington Advertiser taikx about restoring prosperity to the coal miners. When did the coal miners have pros perity? Good morning! You look sick: niusi have heen reading Stuart Walker's and George Suinniers' apologies to the Governor. If the miners are to he enslaved, plundered and killed, what honor is it for West Virginia to supply the nation with fuel" Even with a secretary named Live ly, Congressman-elect Neely cannot revive the dying theories of the Demo cratic party. Bryan praising the Catholics? Why not? Will he not need their three million votes when he runs for the presidency in three years? Congressman Avis deserves some credit for staying away from Washing ton and not make a hypocritical pre tense of serving the people. Those workers at Charlesron who supported the gang that sold out the water franchise, may now resume their old custom of "cussing their luck." It is 0. K. tor English Lords to roi> West Virginia of its wealth, hut crimi nal for a West Virginia citizen to i mand enough to eat. Grand old sys tem! Huntington politicians might move' the garage to the city hall. But to prevent a worse pestilence than small poxjt should not be mixed with their politics. J. W. WINTERS DENTIST 20th St. Bank Bldg: Prices Reasonable Work Guaranteed Tin: Loyal Order of Moose of the world is not a . tion. Bui open 10 all good while male citizens. of . ami good standing in the coinnuinity. between the u^--. This order was founded in Louisville. Ky. in the yearn, moved to Indiana. Made benetieerv under same state ranks third largest fraternal order in the world. Ha\ membership of 600,000 and fifteen hundred lodge> i;i also represent the only school in the world giving as acedemie education to orphan children. The home for the aged and infirm member.*- . wonder of which ihe Moose can boast. this wonderful found at Aurora Illinois. Better known sis Moose 11;. Lodge is among this vast number which is strugglin.c . Members in all. This lodge has saw !i! to reduce from $15.00 to !>">. 00 for a short period, for the purp< ? their present membership five hundred are to be fou:-..: By February 1st. 191-1. one thousand can be i'? ? i ? ; ; . don't miss this opportunity while the rcduccd rate i> family a Christmas gift protection from the Loyal Oj which pays $7. ill) per week sick or accident, medic;; members and their family, one hundred dollars death I Dues 7:1c per month. Be on the job for big ela>s init Oifice: Mc-ose Home, in Prindle Bisiy.. 924 4th Ave. ^STaSLISHED i 90: ? M\D? TO order MAD? Here ere the symbols of the greatest a.: tion in the tailoring world ? the Union La be.' we use in our garments, and our own laloi. stands for the best garments produced for ? Tailors to the Mauser W. A. Hersth. i n 326 Ninth Street Mexico A Seething Volcano. Willi .Juarez in I In* hands at tin .onstitutionalisls ami tin* rebels ri>!iijj ovey where. ilic Mexican situation ??i< sutnes a post I i<;ii iraujiht v.illi pos sibilities of jjrave import (?> iin American v, (irking lass. li this new rising force in M ??;. i?;? ? does lliilr louk t to Wall Sli'i'i'l. then extraordinary pressnn* will be brought to hear upon the United Stale- government in an pfl'ori in ? ? ? ? 1 1 1 - pel il iti use l fx* American army anil navy id crush the Mexican revolution 1st s. The columns of the poisoneo capitalist press is no sale guide h\ which to learn tin- true r.iatus <>! af fairs on tiie border. From Elmer I). Ruiubaugh. former reporter for the Siar who is n<?w in Mexico, wc learn that tin* pier, cut trouble in Mexico has its routs in a nation-wide desire of the Mexican workers to throw the iaiui trust 'mi': I In- hacks oi I he pen', A uicricnn <:i|nitl farmer ret urn I ?\ country 1 1 1 list >??(?[-. j ! i:c lla.u under wltirii ?: Tin; Anif rican v. ? ? ? !;i ??*s In Mi'Xirn I " ! itiand ol Wall S> jackass. Mexico has iin i >?i. of the name. There . happy cotuil ry a < i ? s r uprising in favor of ;in [jK'iil and radical < li;:a ' The inajorii v of us nor! ? 'irande are working p m i?ai >i?>i n?* on soui ii oi horn of miseries and by the workers there i I we cross 1 iie Hi'* ' ? ' ;io in the interest ? >f ' .? Oi Mexico. V% < ? will not shoot a: ' <>l our enemies. FREE We Give Away Absolutely \hi\ A $5.00 English Rain ( ? With Every Suit or Overcoat uaffe 10 ^ | g Mgtlg i i i I 418 Ninth Street, Huntington. - l\\ Capitol Street, Charleston. W. ? 147 Prinston Street, STORES EVERYWltL'i