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Another Renegade
By H. E. Keas
One more labor magazine has heard
tbc golden call. "Western Railway
Journal," published monthly in los
Aageles by The Railway Men's Pub
lished Company, Inc., once a journal
of much promise in the labor world,
has gone definitely reactionary. This
magazine, of excellent typographical
appearance, enjoys a general circula
tion among railroad men of the west
ern states. Class-conscious railroad
workers in the western territory and
' elsewhere who are acquainted with
the past record of this magazine, es
pecially during the year 1918 and 1919,
will be bitterly disappointed wl.on
they contrast its present policy with
that of a short time ago.
Altho the magazine, was not, strict
ly speaking, a radical labor journal,
it formerly gave space to articles
trw.ting of the different phases of
the growing labor movement both here
and abroad, without fear or fa1 or.
Its policy was that of an "open
forua" for the railroad union mem
bership and the only restrictions as to
articles appearing in its pages were
that "all contributions must be signed
by the writer to insure publication.
Individual Contributor! are responsible
for their own articles. ' ' Under this
arrangement the magazine became in
fact, an open forum. Many first-rate
published in the east, fully covering
tho horrible crime, with the sugges
tion that could they not print the art
icle contributed by the writer, they
at least publish the cut and give tho
facts, using as much of either article
as was necessary to do this. The cut
and the article contributed by the
writer were returned to him, the edi
tor giving the excuse that he "could
not publish account too aggressive."
loo aggressive: When the entire
American labor movement was smart
ing with the hideousness of this
cold blooded crime against one of its
beloved leaders. I'ndaunted by the
rebuff, the writer, in a letter to one
of the associate editors of the journal,
tool: the chief editor to task. The as
sociate editor immediately placed the
matter before bis chief. Here is his
account o the affair. 1 quote his
letter in part:
" Yon said something! It was
bully aud hit the spot. I took it up to
our bin chief and sat down and told
aim to read and digest it. I thought it
would ruffle him, but it did not; he
acknowledged without hesitation that
von were right and said that you ex
pressed his real feelings, but he had
been warned several times to go a
little easy for the time being
and as he was under ohliun-
tions to those who were behind the
paper, he did not want to take a
chance just now of getting us in bad
with an element that would be pleased
to make it interesting for our cause."
What a spineless policy for a pro
fessed labor paper. Labor paper in
deed !
Now, increasing number of the
railroad workers of the western stat
es and elsewhere will wonder as to
juRt who are "those behind tha
paper. " But they will not have to
wonder long. We find the answer in
the July, 1020, number of this once
Both sides of every question were I promising magazine. No longer is this
given opportunity to express their journal the open forum of the disin
views. Never "hidebound," it Was i Merited and toiling wageslave, but,
an open medium of expression. What topping its editorial columns, we find
more could the railroad workers nsk:;a statement that the "Western Rail-
But all this has been changed. No I way Journal" has "no patience with
longer will the progressive and class-, violence and disorder." The violence
articles and letters were yiven space,
most of them permeated with the
new militant spirit of class-conscious
labr. Many sincere and honest rail
road workers contributed articles, let
ters and eartoool for its pages with
out thought of remuneration. Here is
"our journal," they said. Here we
may have a hearing, and become
acquainted with the views .of our
fellow workers in turn." As con
trasted with the repressive policy of
the official union journals, tin' maga
zine rapidly gained a large following.
present them impartially to the read
er for him to judge. Only bitter de
nuncjation of everything radical in
general. And1 right at the time when
all thinking elements of the American
labor movement are rapidly going radical-ward.
Right at the time when
the Attorney-General and the Depart
ment of Justice are undergoing the
most severe condemnation by th
liberal element of the countrv for the
recent brutal raids and deportations
Condemnation and allegations suported
by indisputable evidence which all
fairminded persons can not logically
question. But then, we go on a bit
further and here we find the reason
for the change of policy, for the ef
fusiona of venom, for the thottling of
labor's cause. Fat advertising con
tracts do not reconcile themselves
with fearless advocacy of labor's real
interests. As a naive acknowledgement
of their obligations to "those
behind the paper," why this support
is so freely given and why we may
expect to find many more editorials
of a reactionary character iu the
pages of this "labor" journal in its
future issues, the article is a gem. We
quote it in its entirety, typographical
errors and all:
The Collapse of Interchurch
rorld Movement
By Marjf Senior
Written for tj Federated Press
New York: Y. Bureau) Put
ting God onaMitfd financial basis,
the task undertake by th-' later
ehuuch World ,Hyameat has proved
a wild cat scbJHt
: ..neatfa collapsed, in spite
of the vote jiaHnlW by the General
rV "Though on a
iale." It has col-
Committee to
"reatlv modif:
lapsed largel
capital, when i
Movement ent
by making inv
dustrial centers.
cern of the chu
world and not
its financial sup
While Jack asd Collins were attend
ing the now historic trial 'at Boise,
Olive Anderson graduated from High
School at Auamoose, after which, she
was persuaded by her mother to take
a trip to Colorado, for her summer
vacatirn. Needless to say, the idea
was entirely agreeable to her, nor was
the reason for her willingness ob
scure. Colorado at this time was the
conscious spirits among th railroad
and disorder of the master class? We
men turn to its pages with hope wonder. That "we do not believe in
running high. The golden call has
been the deciding factor. Of this, Mil
and do not approve of the direct act
ion as advocated by the I. W. W.'s or
wrrn-r urst neeame conclusively aware, ,;eds. ., wi n0, publish anythi
in the fall of 1919. In the latter pert encouraging it." And following this
a short endorsement of the middlc-of
the fence policy that has kept Ameri
can lu,bor hopelessly muddled for the
of August of that year, the American
working people were horrified with
rnnfiiu -jwli' a3ttrllv c eom
initted by Steel Trust gunmen, in the
brutal murder of Mrs Fannie Sell ins,
an A. F. of L. organizer, at Bracken
ridge, Pennsylvania. Filled with the
terrible injustice of such actions
against the working class by the
hirelings of capital, the writer, up to
this time a frequent contributor to
its pages, forwarded to "Western
Railway Journal, a short article, fullv
: ;
O.U bucutll uiru, vut-iu i lie CUIHUllBSIOll
of the crime, together with a small
cut of poor Mrs. Sellins' crushed
head, made from a photo taken after
past forty years.
Then we come to the leading editor
ial, "I. W. W.-ism." Here we find l
hort mention of the Centralia trial,
the alleged interference by radicals
with the war plans of the government,
the destroing of thousands of dollars
worth o( produce; allegations many
of which have been definitely proven
untrue. The editor then treats of the
recent and still-continuing deportations
of alien radicals, censures the I. W.
W. and "radicals of every kind," in
a venomous effusion which would do
"The patronage given the Western
Railway Journal this moith bv the
merchants and business men of Port
land, Centralia and Chehalis is greatly
appreciated by the railroadmen who
own and control the Journal. Bv this
support we are able to circulate the
Journal more freely among the railroad
men, and do what we can to advance
the cause of good unionism. The Jour
and not Bolshevism, and T. W. W.-ism,
and does not in any way encourage
the red or radical extremists. It hank
ers not to follow the rainbow of ex
treme radicalism into unpioneercd
paths or across unchartered seas.
Unionism is plenty good enough for
American labor, and we hope to soon
see peace and harmony between the
employers and the employes."
Theie we have it. Do not take the
writer's word for it. All that is ne
cessary is for one to go over the files
of the magazine during the time from
1 01 S to the present. Note that as the
matters of vital interests to labor
werf. "soft-pedalled" or not mention
ed at nil, the fnt advertising con
tracts increased inversely. Especially
note the July, 1920, number, from
which the writer has quoted. Note the
'"patronage given by the merch-
ents and business men of Centr
alia" Centralia! Where the policy
of labor hatred and repression pursued
by the business element of this west
ern town was primarily responsible
use holv-auiided
d the Interchurch
it own precincts
tions of large in-
tided that the con-
faa with the other
this, and withdrew
So long as thBfSnterchurch leaders
planned schools aM nissions to, encircle
ty, and so long as
cments of the kind
rge .ross at the
)h of Roger Bah
so long as they
poke of their ministers as the stewards
and business no-pnfdof Hie T.nr,?
-e. w r. ..ii, ,,-,,-u
to put over his business on th.s ..lobe. I ine "ist0r.v of the vicissitudes
capital handed ov& large sums. But j R'' which the rePort bas Sn mQM
the earth with
they issued adver
that pictured a
top but a photog
son at the botto
"steel" in urging the withdrawal of
the Presbyterians, said: "Personally
I could not see how a body could ac
complish anything by dabbling in in
dustrial affairs when their work was
supposed to be along spiritual lines."
The next group to leave the Move
ment were the Northern Babtists, who
withdraw late in June. The move was
urged by the Rev. J. Y. Aitchison of
the Allegheny Countv committee. whJ
;ti, v , iscure. Colorado at tins time was cne
with otlar Pittsburgh memberj ruled sto:m center of the class war. And it
mat none ot the subscriptions made in
their county should be used for such
"side issues" as the steel invest
igation. Allegheny County is in the
heart of the steel district.
In the meantime, the bone of con
tention, the 90,000 word steel report
was effectually ' side-tracked. No in
terim report was, issued during the
crisis of the steel strike when' it
would have been effective. Now that
unionism in the steei industry has
b:en almost completely crushed, the
Committee promises to flood the
country with free copies of the full
when the Industrial Relations Depart
ment of the InterchVch World Move
ment laid down tbc principle last
October that labor has the right to
bargain collectively and began its in
vestigation of the steel industry at
the time of the big strike, the In
terchurch ran into a suag. Ructions
The first break which indicated
trouble below the surface came in
the last week in May when General
Assembly of the Presbyterian Church
withdrew from the Movement. The
reasons given out for the severance
were that the Movem-nt was spending
too much money' and using wastful
In reality, Banquo's ghost, the
steel investigation, was present at the
feast. Mcitland Alexander, a minister
in the fashionable section of Pittsburgh
trying to hide the embarrassing-spectre
behind the extravagance charges, led
the opposition. He is a member by
marriage oi tue fcaughlin tamily of
the Jones and Laughling Steel Com
pany, next to the Bethlehem, the most
powerful independent steel company in
the country. TheoApipany is unalter
ably opposed iijonljiibp.r and
practically owns the steel town of
Woodlnwn, Pa., where constitutional
rights of free speech, press and as
sembly have been crushed In lex
ander's eonsreeation which in em.
a story in itself. From the moment the
investigathors struck tho steel districts
the steel masters got busy. Investigat
ors carrying letters from prominent
men and women, called upon officials
in the steel works, asking that all
facts and statistics be made available
to them for a careful, impartial studv ' a Wind that seldom raised itself abov
They were advised to return to New 10 rit,lali,sm of religion or the gossip
I ui me migmornooo. sne rouiu see in
was the class war In which she was
supremely interested. Had her mother
known the real cause of her willing
ness she would have opposed her
going with all her power. But Mrs.
Anderson, like most bourgeois mothers.
knew nothing of the class struggle
neither did she know anything of the
power with which lit grips the human
soul. ' She thought that her daughter
was in love with to her, an unknown
boy. As a matter of fact Olive was
infected with Socialism, and was going
through, what may be termed the
acute rtage. Jack was a factor in her
life," the ideals of Socialism were her
life itself.
She had an uncle who lived at
' Bonlder, Colorado. He was her
mother's brother. Mrs. Anderson fe't
........ l. i : c l. ....1 J t i. Aiu
ui'.- wiul li ?uie cimm ci nt-r i uuu
from under the influence of her hus
band and under the brother's care,
she would be far less likely to meet
the boy again, and if she did the
mother knew that her brother would
be a formidable opponent to the b;iy.
Mrs. Anderson expected Jack to re
turn at harvest time to the wheat
fields of North' Dakota with intention
of harvesting more than wheet. With
ork City and go no further. If they
wanted information the New York
steel offices could give it to them,
they were informed. Spies of the
steel company seemed to spring from
the earth to watch, to listen, and to
follow the investigators. Conversations
were started by strange men, leading
questions were asked. The jnvestigatoi a
found that their telephone calls and
maii were being received bv men
her daughter's interest in the bov,
nothing higher than a mere sex at
traction It must be said however, that
Olive's conversation, and the occas
sional letters she happened to find ,n
the room greatly tended to strenghtcn
her suspicious. She firmly resolved, to
leave no stone unturned In her endo
vor to keep these two apart.
The fact, that if Olive correspon
ded with him from North Dakota,
She would correspond with him from
Colorado, and that if the boy would
registered at hotels in their names. ! 'omc nac,c to npr in North Dakota he
A report from one of these "under! a,S:- " to . m Colora1"-
for the attack on the 1. W. W. hall posed largely of steel manufacturers
I ir In..!' luinn r.,m,,.1 . n tl...
. . .. , . credit to the best capitalist examples
morgue. At the same time, the writer r
also forwarded to them a marked copy of this 1 No aettin? at llie fuets
of another article and photo appear- x" apparent desire to ascertain the
ing iu a contemporary labor journal truth about these matters and to
nj men oi tiu1 American Legion, and! or those interested in the industry,
'tie r 'Sn t'tnt tr. ...... .- u i ... '
for a labor journal to accept! Support
dripping with blood. And the "good"
unionism, forsooth! That "good union
ism" so much in favor with the cap
italist masters of America, which idea
has been given such admirable expres
sion by Finley Peter Dunne, in the
quaint old Irish wit of "Mr. Dooley.
"But." sa- Mr. Hennessey, "these
open shop niiu ye menshuu say the
are f'r ih' unions iv properly con-
feeling ran high iver the steel report
Lr. Alexander, in denying the charg
es made by Hbe.al members of the
Movement that !,c was influenced bv
informers," to Judge Gary in N'ew
Vork, came into the ahnds of one of
the investigators. The opening pa
ragraphs are given here:
"November 12th 191).
"Special report in re Interchurch
World Movement of America of 111
Fifth Avenue. New Y'ork City:
"After an investigation of this
movement I find that there are a
aiSc uuim-r or ranicais in it
was not lost to the mind of mother
Anderson. Tt also figured prominently
in the calculations of her husband.
True, Anderson pointed out these facts
to his spouse and urged not without,
loyic that if what Mrs. Anderson
feared were true, it would be better to
have the girl at home, where they
could watch the progress jf the af
fair, and if need be use drastic meas
ures to stop it. While, if she met him
in Colorado, she would be practically
left to her own devices.
Sound as Anderson's logic undoubt
"First, the man in char f il,..,,,1,v W:S- " na1 ,ittI(' or no weight
Willi his wife Yothinor he pvnr ,11,1 nr
who IsImM U.J ,. :u? ul u ..
fully guarded from her husband. Al
tho it must be said to hig credit that
he suspected something of this order,
an,d frankly told Olive what he con
sidered the mother's plan to be.
One evening while working in his
office, with Olive helping him file
some letters, he stopped suddenly, and
said, as he found one of Jack's let
ters in the unopened mail, "You must
understand me Olive, that I do not
approve of your correspondence with
that young fellow, for the very gopd
reason, that I know nothing' about
him. But that is not saying that I
know all the decent and desirable
people in the world. He may be as
go3d as any man on earth. ' I know
he has more brains than the average.
He may be alright, and if he is, and
you love him I'll give you both a start.
And if he is not, and you are con
vinced that he can make you happy,
don't rush things, but bring him home,
and I will help you make him what
he ought to be. Your mother thinks
that I am afraid to let you go to
your uncle, that is not the case vou
meet him there. If he is the right sort,
he will treat you as you ought to be
treated, and I have confidence enough
in your natural ability, that I believe
no man on earth could get the best
of you. You know that your Dad will
heJp you in any thing you want and
hell let you be the judge of whether
it is good or bad. I have tried to
make your life for you, and failed.
Now I am going ta try to help you
make your own life, so that you will
win, and after all that is what
counts with me. Play fair with your
iau, Ullie and he will piny fair with
you. ' '
"So I think you had better go to
Colorado, and spend the summer run
ning around the hills. This fall you
ean enter the University there, and I
will come up and have a look as to
how you are making it." Then after
filling a pipe and causing it to de
scribe its customary circle before his
face from the corner of his mouth ho
added, "and when you get back into
school, dig into your books, and
forget those rotten papers you have
been reading. They are enough to
drive an average man crazy, let alone
a Tilly romantic girl."
At all of this, Olive smiled a, casual
good natured but not unapreciative
smile. "It is no use for us to argue
these questions, Daddy. We have
argued them often enough. In fact we
nave iione little else for the past eight
months. The trouble with us is, that
we look at life from different angles
Te me the purpose of life is to servo
my fellow men, to help them to im
prove their lot. and you live to use
your fellow men, to improve your lot
You may be right and I wrong, but
if you are right, it is no use that I
educate myself, I wauU..calbjrtUaL
death overtake me, before I actually 1
take part in this world's affairs, than
to live with the consciousness that I
fattened and prospered on the in-
publicity is Ifobert Bruere
the same party that wrote a book cnl- Upt his pocket book! Between him Wilw done t0 mv fel,ow beinRs
l"d "On the Trail of I. W. W. ' This I And his wife, love had died years
ducted. ' '
"Shiire," said Mr. Dooley. "im
properly conducted. An' there we ar:.
An' how would they have them con
lucied? N'o shtrikes. no rules, no con
tbractn, no scales, hardly iny wages,
an' damn few members."
The White Terror in Hungary
Tlu donates of the British Trade Unions lost no time
in protesting, in Budapest as well as in London, against the
active assistance of their irovernmont to tlit? worst deeds of lie
"White Terror.
They had been sufficiently warned by the experience of
the Italian Delegates, so that they did not expect any marvel
lous results from their jonrney. They would he content, they
intimated, if the impressive indictment collected within three
days in Vienna among the refugees from Hungary, among
people, part of whom still bear marks of tortures visibly on
their bodies might be shown by them but once to the autor
of the White Terror, Admiral Horthy, and to his protector,
the British Plenipotentiart Minister at Budapest, Mr. Efohler.
This man is to high degree personally responsible for all these
atrocities, chiefly perhaps by the report to his governmenl
about "the alleged White Terror4', which was mbmitted to
tho British Parliament and which should be read bv everv
worker in order to see by it how the diplomacy of haughty
capitalists may mock the sufferings of the working-class.
Today the delegates of the British Trade I'nions know
enough to give, in a counter-report, a due answer to this
master-hypocrite. This answer too mav claim the attention
of the workers of the world.
The delegation of British Lahor left Vienna yesterday for
England. They have seen most horrible things. Colonel Wedg
wood is soon to speak in Parliament, and all of them will
report to the L'dr Tarty and submit their executive a re
solution, which is going to be dealt with at the national
meeting of the Labor party at Scarborough on the 21st of
June. To this day the tortured Hungarian proletariat is look
ing forth with yearning urm.
On May 28th the London conference confirmed the re
solution of the Amsterdam office of the Trade Unions' Federa
tion, namely: to boycott Horthy-Iand as a protest against
White Terror and as a nivalis of fighting against this govern
mental method. As far as the practical executive is concerned,
the attitude of the trade union of British Transport Workers
airn. She surrendenn" her love to
Jesus, and he devotinp himself to
lin-iness and cultivating a misguided
zeal trying to keep his daughter i
noront of the ways of the world. To
his wife-, he was little more than a
f;rniree of iiwnmA Willi t -,
l -r . . '" . .'"..
rt nr. ssouie.s. who is now in j bourgeois intelligence, . she took th,'
Pittsburgh, having an office in the monrv ,lp S'lOwred, and spent it on
SmUhfield Street Method-ist Eniscon- h" MoveA Pnrsnn- eonven
Hi Church building, corner Smiihfiell ' t M'
I II li ll 11- - i A -,a1, l . I 1 .
..w.... nUi a auu Mury a:jonr me wnv
that the I. W. W. had been treated In
the mist. He was also a member of
the I. W. W. belonging to one of
the New York Locals.
street and Seventh Avenue, is another
radical, and was a member of the
Visional Liberties League of New
Hut. if Anderson's logic was good,
his wife could not see it. She feared
that her husband with his apparent
Anderson waved his hand in a de
preeiatory jesttire. "Utopia Ollie bug
house Utopia,'' he said emphatically.
I bet you fifty dollars that even your
sweetheart would take what he can
get, wherever he can get it. Such
ideas as you have are born of empty
pockets in men, and of empty head's
in women. You take yourself ' too se
riously. That is all. You are bent on
making a lot of crazy sacrifices for
which the mol won't "thank you. The
popular guy is the guy who gets it."'
Then after a pause, during which he
eved the firl admiringly, he continued:
Any way, after all is said and done,
York and also a member of the t nltiiirntiiri for the boy. would prnli i parasite as I am, I am the best friend
you havo on earth, Ollie, and dura
your little hide you know it."
''Whv of course I know it," said
hi- daughter, as she walked over to
W. W. He
izntion investigating the steel strike
and carrying a small kodak, making
pietures around the steel distticts.
These photographs are to be used
.ii.. , ..
iiuy eneouraire, ratner than oonose
Olive's association with him. In this,
however, she was entirely mistaken,
Anderson loved his daughter above
everything else on earth. Mrs. An.
IU . . . -.! A. . .
the ;..-..:..! , . . I '"'ier Knew it. with Olive, his
...... n ii ii ,i . 'insrnKr?
A feelinir of dendlv nnviotv :1.., ,"" bu,lneM of and
t, ,n, in.-i-r tin- I I Mm 1 1 HI 11:1 W.II'L.'- ......... I...
.. 1 ll i. ... j "via- nil h
CIS ajlil I III' ;iirrii.iiltiirii 1.ilwn. i. i -
- "0. 'v"'"""' iwi.-io n uie w no e nsMmirv nuen w .l .
are fionditSnna u l.i.l, n. . e . F . 7 I ""!" "l "'-v " UDeiou r"l'"" '
r- wuv" "i""' 'iu- mi oi every worker in rbnsi,e,i , th,,ir jonril!1, ,,v ,, j
j wunwy m we worm, rncy are possible onlv because' A1,,r""'1nN Association, which opposed
of the lack of solidarity among the workers Woriino- oIom1 'h ,n,(,r'hreh. the nterchureh did
solidarity is the onlv thing that can alter tW i ri" ,0 "n invmi
n . n .. " r- (irs llnlv n
nut tor the moment solidarity means: tJ be as strong
a- ios8ible in tho struggle against ones ,fn capitalism,
agaimt on, s own capitalist!,- government. A V working class
incapable ot this may expect t see the l!,M,.Win 1,
I ' 1 mf tt I I S I I' l
one (iay in its own countrv. Thev
will of decisive importance. The transport workers of
countries represented in the Interalliod Federation-England
i '.one. .vnsiria, noianit, (iennany ami Denmark. All. there
is no doubt about it, know tboir duty.
On the very same day the Norwegian Labor Party pro
tested most vehemently against the tol-atiors of this dis
graceful regime and calhtl on the workers of the world to
light against it.
Thus from four sides at least an appeal has been made or
w.ll be made to the working classes of th, world, to do what-
ever ,tne ean for their Hungarian brothers, wrfo are thrown
helplessly at the mercv of the common ml Tl,., mu.
Terror is raging m Hungary: it is as cynical aijd as instiable
as that ol Ihiers and Gallifet in 1871 t Paris as cruel and
uwounoie .is mat ot ueneral Mnimerhaim in Khtland in 1918.
It is obviously growing, and new onrjs if KhUl nro hm.r
prepared. Some b'.OOO per-o,,. have alreadv Ja m,Wl
N"' than lin.OOO an- pining in eamps and prisSas and evrv
one ot them may be kill.il by any officer, whenever it nlA
the latter. So far not one these uniforms! nLrvWn i,J v,,,ni''" '-'Kan to show ",id t-i f n f ,hp where she would
beATl mAa U ! T """(about tlm r..h nf I . .In n community of her chare!,
v mwiiu iii ins 1.1 lines. i 7 r -"kim'iijji i.ri'iiiern, nud where hter
derson could not see that, hm i,,.i-'him and ran her fincer thru his hnir
i non t blame you, but the system."
Will he eoilllllpf.xl in ! ,i . I. ...... 1. !-
- ... , , 1 1 - , -1 1 1 1 1
the near fuimv.
' Another one of the pnrty here is
Avage, and als.i Marv O'Bri.n.
r Mrs. Van Vorte; both of them are
Members of the investigating com
mittee have pointed out in this one
BXtraet, whleh composes only a fourth
of the full report, no less than si::
errors. Robert Bruere was never in nny
way connected with the steel survey
nor with the 1. W. W. The Mr. feulM
referred to is meant to be Mr. goule.
who has never been a member of the
I W W. There is no organ irntion
es had been those of tin- heart
rather thnn the bruin, that is as
far as his relations with her was
concerned He had only love, and no
ambition for his child, except to .oe
the flower of her genius bloom forth
unhampered, to its richest color and
fragnnnce. While her mother, con
trary to the conventional conception
of what mothers ought, to be. wanted
to use Olive ns a link with which to
tie herself to her favorite social flintta.
Tims it was, thnt Mrs. Anderson , - I -
ciliated that her brother in Colorado,
whoe religious nnd social proclivities,
were very much like her own, would
bt I more formidable enemy t; Jack,
than her husband.
Of one thing she felt certain, that
I f . ' i .iiii. in i
nl u ..t.i i. : ...
''"' Mie of the Nation,! Liberties matters pertaininiz to the IZ J
beagM, No kodaks were used bv the '" nnd do his utmost to inforee har
mother s will upon the child. Whil
her husband would, ns a general rule,
consult either his own mind, or yield
to his daughter's. For these reasons
Hie Hccnlpil to let Olive BO to Ilonl
investigators util long nfter the filing
"f this report. Mary Il.aten Vorse
ll n-eant by Mrs. Van Vorte.
Soon after this the loler.hurch Mn
cntrr the university.
she could
' . 1. .a .
.-or irii cerimn thnt her brother . u u. , i .
would co-operate with her to the ful ! k"eW th R"m0, Ui fl tt
".Vow cut that out. You talk like
''ase Rateman, that crazy sneiali-it
down on Lnke Anthony. He is always
hollering about the system. I'd give a
dollar to break up what little system
he tns. " Then in a softer vein "Now
ollie be reasonable. What could I
have done for you, if I didn't got it
off the other fellowt"
"That's where the system is wrong
There is enough for all, and we should
so conduct society, that all could have
enough, as a reward for service render
M, Olive presisted.
"Oh, those rotten papers. I wish I
Tcnew who sent them to you. Still
don't misunderstand me T don't aay
there is no truth in them."
Eve since Olive had met Jack snd
'he consequent change in her mental
attitude towards things as they wero
in her class in society, Anderson had
tried with his customary throughness
to rehabilitate his daughter's shaken
trust in him. He hnd succeeded most
admirably, for instead of an alicna
tion a closer and very practicable
comradeship had grown up between
him and his daughter, ne realized that
ors. Only unon the insistence of
f the libeled men did the Tnterehureh
finally threaten to sue the merchant
association, but it absolutely balkrd
when asked by this same Investigator o
daiamU. h. ... aTi
mav not he love it to.b.v " "
even v.wt I... i l. i- . , . iT V . " een sugge.tcl that the libel
" 7Mi "pvea 1 lliUlgnry. W has beCOinO d workers furnish affidavits of their
u vAjwueuce roua . I lie w.rhers , very ( OUIltn havo ""r "n"1 ""'"rd
good reasons to keep their eyes, that have bn iharpened bv I Th. report would h.,a bean en,ir,lv
watliing the Hungarian example, well open at home. ppraaed, it it aald, except for u,.
'Hie Hut-gary of today is t;te labjratory for all great re r,i"tonc h' "tike commission,
itotionary experiment. jT,"'-v PPwd in a body at the cie
mIA 'm-jtx , velaad meeting of the nterchureh
,L M May 10. to insist upon action. Certain
lest extent. In fact she had written
mm what she considered to be the
inets in the case, and he had agreed
t;i buv Jack off as aoon ns he an
penred on the scene, failing in which,
ne woiiia send Olive home immediate
ly These plans she hnd kept care
Cleveland nawspnpers, grapsing the
situation, made clear to Interchurch
officials whnt unsavory publicity would
follow the killing of the report t
Ry September, nearly a year after
the steel ttrike, the condltioua
which caused It are to be revealed in
i report published at the expense of
those, who are guilty. In trying to
reconcile religion with modern in
dustry, the tteel makers, faced with
the choice of Ood or Oary, hare
choien Oary
frankly with her, and she understood,
nnd loved him becauae of his foar
lessnesa in telling . her the truth.
Truth, the reality of which she de
spised. What was true of his attitude
toward her in business relation, and
social conduct waa even more true In
his attitude townrd the boy with whom
bis daughter corresponded. He at all
times took a nonchalante attitude,
Simply discussing probable fact, and
drawing impersonal conclusions from
to look upon the whole affair in a
them. Iu thia way. he taught the girl
healthy manner, and she freely gave
him all the facts in which he wan to
deeply interested. He read all the
bay's letters, and much of her r
pllea. ft
(Onntlnued next week)

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