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the constant strain of *i% \'\L jx>
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WOmen. KegUlate yOUr tacks and headaches. Then my
liver got out of order and It
finwple'hv llCiriCT ■! • seemed as though ray whole
OUWCIb Dy USing - system was npeet. I com
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DR. MILES' '" '"a and also took Dr. Miles'
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P^igSsiintßß^i we wash it in pure water to ■ ~^,.^
W^^2J^jjj||^3 remove every > particle of
I^^H^NH| dust or dirt that might be
lyfti||U in the creases; we go so far
■32J33™ :as to scrub this wheat in /> Bp}^ d lull
I order to put it in a perfect s ,-.| ls at a rea .
state of sanitation.- sonable figure.
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AS WELL AS FISHER'S OTHER POULTRY FOODS
ARE JUST AS CLEAN AND WHOLESOME
;" AS OUR FLOUR:
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Merchants, like all others, must be judged by their actions. If a
merchant advertises in evury paper but those patronized by the toilers,
it would seemingly indicate that he is not very friendly with this class
or overanxious to have their trade. Along this line, it is a foregone
conclusion that those merchants who do advertise in the columns of
the papers devoted to labor, feel friendly toward this class, and desire
their trade. It will, therefore, pay you to read the advertisements in
this paper, and by doing so ascertain who the merchants are who feel
friendly toward you and appreciate your patronage.
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Hand your neighbor the paper to read over and
tell him you will call for it next day. When you
call for it ask him to subscribe. Then do the
same to another neighbor.
WHY I JOINED THE
Hv 11. S. Hißilow
Th«> war has wrought in me, as
in many others, a new purpose, a
ptirpOM which finds more sympathy,
at the present time, in the Social
ist party than in any other.
Personal and trival aims seem
base now. One's heart goes with
those mighty armies. One feels the
mystic power of the cross around
which surge the regiments of death.
The old battle cries no longer
rouse us. The old issues no longer
suffice. One is ashamed to play
the old game of political expediency
and party advantage.
Henceforth I want my life to
count to the utmost in the great
task that lies before us, the task
of destroying the seeds of war and
building a new social order.
A handful of people own the bulk
of the nation's wealth. The great
majority live in poverty or on the
verge of it.
In the populous wards of every
big city there are teeming thousands
who pant for breath on summer
niphts in quarters that would gag
and turn the stomach of a man used
to decent surroundings.
Here is one Cincinnati picture: A
woman standing over a cook stove.
She has an infant in her arms and
a child crying at her feet. It is 100
in the shade. In the same room with
the stove is a bed an dtable set for
supper. This is the only room they
have. There are but two windows.
They face the west. The walls of the
building simmer with the heat. The
afternoon sun beats in relentlessly.
The father has just come home from
work in a nearby slaughter house.
The air is full of the stench of
blood and offal, mingled with the
nauseating odors of cloths and bed
ding redolent with the fumes of
What of the sanctities of mar
riage? What of the sacredness of
home? What of the holiness of
motherhood? What of the rights
of children? How can these flowers
take root in such a soil?
This young mother has been
caught in the trap of cruel cir
cumstance. Look at her and then
remember that another woman in
Cincinnati paid $240,000 for a pic
ture to hang on her wall.
The poverty of o/ie woman and
the poulence of the other flow from
the same cause. It is robbery in
the name of law. It is injustice
avoidable, inexcusably, damnable.
While such injustice lasts there will
be hate and social strife and war.
The present order has come to
judgment. . This war is a witness
against it. In the course of human
events the hour has come for a new
declaration of independence. Our
fathers, traitors to the government
which claimed their obedience, bold
ly asserted, and defended with their
lives, the principle of political equal
ity. We now assert the principle of
We are bound to admit that all
persons are equally entitled to life,
liberty and the pursuit of happi
ness. We are bound to acknowledge
that the present social order dis
tributes these blessings grudgingly
and with grave inequalities. It is
therefore our right to alter or abol
ish this social order, and to insti
tute in its place, laying its founda
tions on such principles, and organ
izing its powers in such form as to
us shall seem most likely to effect
the safety and happiness of all.
SCHENECTADY.—"MiIIions of So
cialist votes on November 6 will
make 'peace without annexations or
punitive indemnities' seem reasonable
and honorable at the capital of the
nation," said Herbert M. Merrlill,
Socialist candidate for mayor, in a
recent statement to the public on
The Montana State Industrial Ac
cident Board reports that during the
last two years there were 443 fatal
accidents in Montana, 13 were totally
disabled and 273 partially disabled.
The grand total of all sorts of ac
cidents on this industrial battlefield
This is just to remind you that
in addition to its customary profits,
the Armour Packing company made
* 15,353,368 of war profits in 1916.
IHi: CO-OI'KKATIVK NKWS
By Kmil Herman, Sl.ito BfCretaay,
BOX 7:17, Kviicll, Wiiili.
Comrade L. 10. Katterfeld will be
cm bis tour of tin* Male nt Seattle
on Saturday, December 11 We
now have . forty-two applications for
lectures by him, we want about ■
dozen more—lt is now a case (of
first conic first served, if you do
not wish to get left you bad belter
hurry in your application.
Three locals were organixed lent
week. (iig Harbor with six mem
bers, Keardon with 11 members and
Nehiag with nine member* — and 8
members nt, Ifcrft were admitted.
Local Elma: I believe we can go
out among the workers here and
easily raise $100.00 for the Eight-
Hour Day Campaign. We pledge
$10.00 and may be able to subscribe
more when the time comes, we will
do all we can.—lrvin Urquhart, sec
Local Wenatchec: In regard* to
having Comrade L. E. Katterfeld lec
ture here in December I think it will
be alright, at least we will make it
alright though I haven't Been any
of the local members. I will see
that a hall is provided. My wife
and I 'Hi $10.00 away last eve
ning to get our Comrades out of
prison, for free speech and to help
the Milwaukee- Leader in their fight
for life.—G. H. McNiel.
National Office: A few days ago
we sent out an appeal for a con
tribution of ten dollars from each
local and branch for the Liberty De
fense Fund. The money on that
fund has been coming in very slow,
perhaps because so many appeals
were recently sent out. This matter
is of the greatest importance be
cause it would be impossible to keep
our Comrades out of jail unless we
get the means to do it with.—Adolph
Germer, Executive Secretary.
(Note) —We urge ull Locals to
make a special effort to comply with
the request of Comrade Germer.
Those who are being persecuted for
their ideals must be defended. Al
ways keep in mind that you may he
the next victim, so the more you
contribute NOW the more you safe
guard your own liberty.
Local Stevenson: The local was
organized October 16th with a mem
bership of 12. Two new members
at our last meeting. We have some
fine workers. Prospect of more
members at our next meeting. —
Dollie Richards, Secretory.
Since last, report fourteen addi
tional locals have boosted them
selves into the EXTRA good stand
ing column by paying up on their
Party Building, Anti-Militarism As
sessment Stamps. We will be pleased
to list YOUR local in the same
group if it is not already there—
better pay up and step along with
the live ones.
A WELCOME GUEST
Nodd: "Are you sure your wife
knows I'm going home to dinner
Todd—"Knows! Well, rather. Why,
my dear fellow, I argued with her
about it this morning for nearly
half an hour."—Life.
MELLENTHIN & CO.
Do Not Use Surgery
WILL BE AT
The MITCHEL HOTEL
Saturday, Nov. 24th.
Office Hours S> a. m. to 4 p. m.
ONE DAY ONLY
NO CHARGE FOR EXAMINATION
The doctor in charge is a regular
graduate in Medicne and Surgery
and is licensed by the state of Wash
ington. He visits professionlly the
more important towns and cities and
offers to all who call on this trip
consultation and examination free,
except the expense of treatment
According to his method of treat
ment he does not operate for chronic
appendicitis, gall stones, ulcers of
stomach, tonsils or adenoids.
He has to his credit many won
derful results in diseases of the
stomach, liver, bowels, blood, skin,
nerves, heart, kidneys, bladder, bed
wctting, catarrh, weak lungs, rheu
matism, sciatica, leg ulcers and rec
If you have been ailing for any
length of time and do not get any
better, do not fail to call, as im
proper measures rather than disease
are very often the cause of your long
Remember above date, that exam
ination on this trip will be free and
that his treatment is different.
German and Swedish spoken. Ad
dress: 336 Boston Block, Minneapo
ON THK MAP
TULSA, Oklii.-- A crowd of mask
ed men in black rob* , calling them-
Ri'lves "Knights of Liberty," took
17 member* of the 1. W. W. from
policifflen early t««l»y, lashed them
with i'Ht-i,-"i! c-uii'. anil then daubed
their bleeding i>u ks with tar and
The I. W. W. had been convicted
in police court of vagrancy and
fined $100 each. The trial lasted
until nearly midnight. The pris
oners were being removed from the
jail in three automobiles when the
black robed men held them up and
compelled the police to turn over the
men they were guarding.
It. is evident that men must lenrn
l>y experience, and that the average
business man in incapable of profit
ing by the experience of others. If
the Commercial club of Tulsa, Okla.,
had learned from the experiences
of the business men of Everett they
would not have committed the out
rage reported. But the whole in
cident goes to prove that business
and bu.snien.imen are the same all
over the country, in fact, all over
The Tulsa "Knights of Liberty"
.set out to crush the I. W. W. in the
same manner that was tried in Ev
erett. Presumably the same re
sults will follow. At the time of
the Everett affair the Wobblies were
comparatively insignificant. Since
that time they have gained five
hundred per cent in membership in
the Northwest, and 600 to 1 in
Everett, which was out of all pro
portion to their previous rate of in
crense. They have organized unions
In many new sections. And they
have become strong enough in the
Northwest to have established the
eight-hour day on the job in some
Business men forget that the
method by which most men learn,
paiticularly those who have not had
much education, is by imitation.
Violence breeds violence. It can be
expected that the I. W. W. will
adopt the methods that are demon
strated to them; they are but hu
man. Not, however, that they would
be likely to ape the vigilantes too
literally. That is, when they set
out to get revenge, they will not
work in conjunction with the police
department, the sheriff's office, or
the courts. The business men ac
quired the right, or power, to use
the police, deputy sheriffs, and courts
through political action, and the
■Wobblies are religiously opposed to
using that kind of a weapon. Hence
they use what they call "sabotage,"
so as to avoid detection.
We are not writing a brief for
the I. W. W., but to show the folly
of the methods of business men in
dealing with them.
LIONS LED BY ASSES
The widespread strike of the coal
miners of Indiana and Illinois with
out the sanction of the officials ef
their union, or rather in apfte <jf
the vehement protest of their of
ficials, furnishes an interesting ob
ject lesson to the student of labor
unionism in war times.
At a conference of representatives
of the government and the high of
ficials of the miners' union held in
Washington some weeks ago a con
ditional increase of wages was grant
ed to the miners, the condition be
ing, on the part of the operators who
were also a party to the conference,
that the increase should be added
to the already exorbitant price of
The miners waited long and pa
tiently for some definite word as to
when the increase was to take ef
fect, and finally in sheer desperation,
being allowed to work only half
time and unable to meet the high
cost of everything, they went out
on strike. Frantically, the officials
of their union, from the highest to
the lowest, shrieked that the strike
was "irregular" and that the miners
must go back to work at the old
wages. In vain diil they protest that
they could not buy food for their
families nor send their children to
school for the want of clothes. All
such appeals to their officials fell
upon deaf ears. They must submit
at this time, even if their families
were on the verge of starvation. The
operators and their own union of
ficials were all in combination
against them—and all stowing away
three big fat meals a day.
Meanwhile the thieving operators
were charging robber rates for coal,
literally sandbagging the helpless
consumers to come across at their
The strike of these brave miners
on their own initiative with every
thing against them, including their
own high-salaried officials, is a clear
case of lions led by IHM —Gene Debs
in Social Revolution.
A NUTTY QUESTION
"Well, my son?"
"After an army shells the enemy
do they eat the colonels?"
Leather Good*. Trunk* and Repair
mi at Ererett Trunk Factory, nil
I ROM "MEMOIRS OF
(By Peter Kropotkin)
In every town of Russia, in every
quarter of si Petersburg, small
groups were formed for self-im
provement and self-education; the
works of the philosophers, the writ
ers of the economists, the researches
of the young Russian historical
school, were carefully read in these
circles, and the reading was fol
lowed by endless discussions. The
aim of nil that reading and discus
sion was to solve the great question
which rose before them what
way could they be useful to the
masßes? Gradually they came to
the idea that the only way was to
settle among the people and to live
the people's life. Young men went
into the villages as doctors, doctors'
assistants, teachers, villages scribes,
even as agricultural laborers, black
smiths, woodcutters, and son on, and
tried to live there in closest contact
with the peasants. Girls passed
teachers' examinations, learned mid
wifery or nursing, and went by the
hundreds into the villages, devoting
themselves entirely to the poorest
part of the population. ■'?>£
Here and there, small groups of
propagandists had settled in towns
and villages in various capacities.
Blacksmiths' shops and small farms
had been started, and young men of
the wealthier classes worked in the
shops or on the farms, to be in daily
contact with the toiling masses. At
Moscow, a number of young girls,
of rich families, who had studied at
the Zurich university and had start
ed a separate organization, went
even so far as to enter cotton fac
tories, where they worked from four
teen to sixteen hours a day, and
lived in the factory barracks the
miserable life of the Russian factory
girls. It was a grand movement, in
which, at the lowecst estimate, from
two to three thousand persons took
an active part, while twice or thrice
as many sympathizers and suppor
ters helped the active vanguard in
various ways. With a good half of
that army our St. Petersburg circle
was in regular correspondence—al-
ways, of course, in cipher. !
The literature which could be pub- I
lished in Russia under a rigorous
censorship—the faintest hint of So
cialism being prohibited—was soon
found insufficient, and we started
a printing office of our own abroad.
Pamphlets for the workers and the
peasants had to be written, and our
small "literary committee," of which
I was a member, had its hands full
of work. Serghei wrote a couple
of such pamphlets—one in the Lam
menais style, and another contain
ing an exposition of Socialism in a
fairy tale—and both had a wide
circulation. The books and partlph
lets which were printed abroad were
smuggled into Russia by thousands,
stored at certain spots, and sent
out to the local circles, which dis
tributed them among the peasants
and the workers.
"The most important and persist
ent obstacle to progress is the con
servative stupidity and stolidity of
The Riverton Co-operative Society
cleared $169.25 for the last quarter;
total sales were $4,352.76.
Grandview ranch, ten acres, in
the village of Freeland at the head
of beautiful Holms Harbor, 40 rods
from the bay, about 80 rods from
the wharf. Good road, state high
way, good boat service, good school
one mile away- All cleared ex
cept an acre and that partly. Eight
room, two floor house, wood and
wash room, pantry, cloth room, bath
room with vitreoul toilet, hall and
observatory on top .fourteen in all.
Can't be built for less than $2000.
Barn, square sawed timber, framed
and pined, 26x36 feet, gambrel roof.
A cattle and tool shed. Concrete
cellar, good ware or store house on
top, good small chicken house,
blacksmith shop without tools, en
gine house, 1 1-2 horse gas engine.
Well f>6 feet deep, cemented from
top to bottom. Good water, can't
pump dry. Good pump, 24-barrel
tank 42 feet high. Water in house.
100 feet 1 1-2 inch hose. 66 apple,
15 pear, 6 prune, 10 cherry, 5 plum
8, peach, 8 apricot, 2 crabapple trees.
One quince, 2 walnut, 1 chestnut
trees, blackberries, loganberries, red
raspberries, 2 grape. All bearing
except one plum, 2 peach, walnut
and chestnut trees. All for $2000.
$1500 cash, balance easy terms at
7 per cent. Perfect title, no encum
brance. Old and ill health, can't
take care of it. If you know a bar
gain, you will buy this.
W. R. SANFORD,
Freeland, Island Co., Wash.
Take the gas steamer Alverine at
City dock, 2:30 p. m., week days
Two million three hundred thou
sand acres Oregon and California
Railroad Grant Lands have by an
Act of Congress been redeemed; open
for settlement as classified; honest,
reliable descriptive information, giv
ing correct numbers of locations. Fees
$1.00. Louis H. Bergold, Riddle,
Oregon. Editor's Note: This M •
reliable proposition, and you will re
ceive value for your money.
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