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The Associated Press i* exclusively entitled to the use for publication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in chia paper, and also the local news published herein All rights of republication of special dispatches herein con tained are also reserved. A LESSON FROM CRUSOE AND FRIDAY. A long time ago, according to the story we all loved so well and wondered over so much in our child hood, Robinson Crusoe and his man Friday tried an ' experiment on the lonely sea island where they lived alone. Perhaps most of us have forgotten that ex periment, but this a good time to recall it, for it holds a momentous lesson for us all in these days of social and labor unrest. Crusoe and Friday had reached a point in their < life on.their desert island where they were doing well. i They bad accumulated enough breadfruit and cocoa nuts and other provisions so they could spare the time to build themselves a comfortable house and 1 make themselves some clothing. They had to work 1 hard, it is true, to keep ahead of the game. But < they were industrious and thrifty, so they began to | accumulate some of the comforts of life. 1 Then one day Crusoe said to Friday: 1 “What’s the usg. of working so hard and sav ing up yams and cocoanuts? Thrift is out of date. Let’s work short hours and not accumulate anything. We might as well consume all we produce. Let’s spend our money and the good of it right now.” The plan souftded. good to Friday. If it was possible to be better off by loafing a good share of the time, and by not denying one’s self anything, why naturally it would be foolish to work. So the new plan was put into effect. At first it worked beautifully. They had accu mulated enough food so there was plenty to fall back on, and the dwelling was in good shape. But after a while the roof began to leak and their clothing to wear out and the reserve supply of food had been exhausted. They decided finally they must mend the roof and make some more clothing. But then they found they hadn’t enough food for dinner. So they had to stop work on the roof while they went after food. In the time they had allotted for working, how ever, they discovered they couldn’t get the dwell ing repaired, keep upon clothing, and obtain all the food they needed. Life became more and more un comfortable for them. Their house became almost impossible to live in, they were ragged, and they began to feel the effects of hunger. “Mr. Crusoe,” Friday one day remarked after sev eral months’ trial of the new light work plan, “your scheme sounds good. But it somehow doesn’t pro > duce the results. For some reason we don’t have as many comforts now we are working four hours a day as we had when we were working eight or nine. It seems to me if we are going to have as comfortable a home as we used to have, and as good clothing and as much to eat, we have got to go to work as we used to under the old plan.” Crusoe had had the same ideas borne in on him by the experience of the previous months. So they went back to the old plan and gradually produced enough surplus to enable them to live as comfortably as they did before. Thus, the chronicler reports, did the desert island realize through painful experience the two great facts of political economy which the race regards as so disagreeable, that in the long run a good living is to be had only by work and and thrift. | What Other Editors Say THE CADWELL LYNCHING. The lynching of the n»gr> in the Cadwell sec tion for what is reported as “very offensive” talk about white p?pcl<. betrays a state of nerves on the part of white communities m rural districts that can hardly be compatible with the real conditions existing. It is safe to say there never was more amity and friendship and less discontent and distrust of each other between the two races all over the South as now. That the Cadwell people are resentful of the visit of the “silent riders of the night” and that lead ing men in that community are making every ef fort to ascertain the full circumstances may easily be believed. Something may come of it. The Berry Washington lynching in the same sec- o bAA Y u *TL • * Ay Cj SEPTEMBER AGAIN. OH, cut out the sighing, for summer is dying, September is here at the gate; September so winning has come for an inning, and August is pull ing its freight she summer’s a season that’s base upon reason, it’s good for the corn and the wheat; without it the granger would soon be a stranger, and we would have nothing to eat. The summer is needed; the fields that are seeded without it would fail to produce; and so we must bear it, this season of merit, while sizzling away in our juice. Although it is splendid we’re glad when it’s ended, we’re tired of its charms, we admit; with laughter we wriggle, we dance and we giggle, when summer goes lickety split. Our noses are roasted, our whiskers are toasted, we’re baked and we’re poached and we’re fried; we long for cool breezes, and Autumn, she eases the burden to which we’ve been tied. Oh, welcome, September! I seem to remember we had a September last year; and she was a hummer that followed the summer and filled our old bosoms with cheer. Oh, she was a daisy with distances hazy , and zephyrs that hinted of frost, with n’ghts that were chilly—not sizzling and silly; I boost her, re gardless of cost. tion is come under full legal airing after an investiga tion held by men of irreproachable character and long of the section in which they live. The same action will doubtless swing in behind the Cadwell af fair and those guilty of the killing brought to an ac counting of some sort, even though the aggravation to men who live on the edge of race relations may be very strong when a “bad talking nigger” gets busy with the simpler people of any neighborhood. And talk of real trouble is by no means idle chatter with the Jenkins county tragedy and all that lay behind that still fresh in all minds. That negroes in that section had under the leadership of the late Dixon made up their minds to be a law unto themselves there can be no doubt. In the meantime it is well enough to remember there is no race trouble, no race trouble impend ing and none possible in Georgia, as long as all but one in every four or five thousand negroes continue going about their business and paying no attention to the loud mouths and braggarts whose none too steady heads have been turned by residence in the black zones of the Northern cities. In which connection the words of Bishop Holsey in Macon the night before last comes to his own people with peculiar and driving emphasis: . . . For the negro to think of fighting to force the white people to do something is the height of folly . . . the white man’s govern ment. is my government, and I love the white man, in fact I love everybody. The Southern white people are not the worst people in the world. This is n«t the doctrine preached by the Chicago Defender, the Tom Watsonist publication of negro journalism, by the Crisis, that ably and smartly edited publication which in every issue and every page reflects the editor’s resentment at being born a negro and his passion to be a white man, or of the other papers that are being put into the hands of the negroes and copies of which had as much to do with the Cadwell lynching as the actual utterances of the swaggering negro himself. But what Bishop Hol sey, a tried and true leader of his race, says is true in every particular and it is the duty of every respect ed and patriotic negro to be preaching among his peo ple the same doctrine. Just as the white duty is to keep common senses forbearance and sanity the outstanding characteristics of our own relations with the negro and we have among our own people a good many who need as much edu cation as to their deportment as the yeunger genera tion of negroes may need for their. The burning of churches is a confession of Weakness and inability to cope with the situation on the part of the white men who do it. It is an admisison they have either a bad case of nerves, hardly creditable to the dominant and superior race, or they have failed to keep the proper relation between the races maintained in times it should be easy and natural to build it so it would stand against any test of attempt at breach. If responsible white men had organized respon sible negroes to combat the propaganda of such sheets as the Chicago Defender and used their own meth ods to close the mouths and expel the presence of such brass-throated fools as the “overtalking” negro who was lynched there would have been no trouble. And that can be done. In the doing of it the real burden lies on the shoulders of the clear-seeing, intelligent and responsible white man. If he meets his full duty in every community there will be no more church and lodge room burnings because “negro Bolshevism” will not be taught there with responsible, loyal and in telligent negro leaders exposing the fallacy and hy pocrisy and danger of it all. There will be no race trouble in Georgia, even so. The Cadwell methods will keep it down; but so will enlightened education and instruction of the negro in all communities as to his duties as a resident and part of that community. 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