electric sign, this burning* question stands out:
TT 'T•-"j^""^V 'v4- ~ir- 1 'j'» N'-
do organized capitalists oppose organized labor?
WHY DOES BIG BUSINESS WAIly
WHEN PRODUCERS GET TOGETHER?- ysi£
is Organization Worth
article the value of organization will be inquired into.
The course of progress of organization, especially labor1, organizations,, is',
,®ne of battle and often bloodshed. The reason eflmmtimyl.niymii»rilmiii'|ity
not met with the bitter opposition -that'labor and farmer organizations have
because the class of men who would be inconvenienced by strong labor organize-,
lion are benefitted "by strong commercial, organizations-—because they are engaged''
ID some kind of commerce. They' usually include the office-holding class, who fre
cently use the power of the^fcourts and the law to destroy labor organizations:
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If organization will not help the'laboring: man why does Rockefeller prefer to
have battles rage, men shot down and women and children burned on'lips property
in Colorado rather than give consent for the men to oi*anize?
North Dakota Why is it that organized capital dug down in its pocket and started
iRn organization, the Good Government league, the purpose of which is to fight the
FIGHT MADE BY EXPLOITERS PROVES 1
YALUE OF ORGANIZATIONS LIKE LEAGUE
organization made its appearance in
Thats the reaiwn commercial organizations, manufacturer^' organizations/ trans- up.the fight-qr quit?
starting to growjg rW^'
Men Poor Today
In tbis^'-fcig- country of Ours* men jioor today maybe millionaires .tomorrow/
It is a land of wonderful opportunities. 5""
This Investment is Easy to Make
An investment of as low as $100 will give yqu a fulltShMeanj^e^orthera
.q Packing Company, and in the yearly profits.^y --^. 1^
And instead of making this investment in $ lump, sum-f-you can^miake it
®*on an easy payment plan, covering almost a -yes*»
'Ten pe^eenty of your ordfer down, iS p^r cent the first pf liardh, 1917 25
per cent the first-of June, 1917 and 50 per cent ther first of next Octobers
after next year's crop is harvested, and marketeji^will make you one of tiie
Owners of the Northern Packing Company.
Thus you can acquire an income-producing interest in this-profitable North
We have prepared a booklet telling in detail about the Northern P&ddng
Company investment stock.' We want^ou t(}-hare a copy. Fill out the coupon
N ^A FORMER article the evolution of organization was sketched. In thia gortation Organiztioiis, wholeslers* orgnizations, retailers' organizations and all thd
other combinations of capital axe maintained ye^r in and year outjat enormous
expense. It is worth, the investment*
Since the days of the great Pullman strike, when government troop's shot down the railroad managers and also the federal government to their knees. They were
workingmen in Chicago, .through the civil wars around Ludlow in Colorade and down strongly organized. The .section men must accept little $1.60 per day. They,
to the armed conflicts between company gunmen-fend miners in the Iron Bang* of are unorganized.
Minnesota, Tabor organization have met with the. n^ost bitter, the most relentless In view of Ihe factthat many newspapers attJ individuals in North Dakota
*nd the most stubborn resistance and opposition. To the thinking man, like a great went into hypocritical hysterics over the fact tfcat farmers paid $9 a year to build*
Tf j„„_ ,•••:',• %4 cost to the members, whai the benefits are only social and not"toancial^^fA
ix organlzataon does not pay—does not bring, returns to the organize^ why ido
Yailroad managers prefer to see the country,-visited, •with agnation wide- s^dke and MANY ORGANIZATIONS PAY
have disastef ,ttn^lf,stress stalk thrqig^^e tend rather tluui.^ recognize, ^he" right~ MORE THAN THE FARMERS i-7^
*)f the ta^men ^.'diganize? rK tThe'following tabje .Will give an idea of what some organization^ cost "tit^ir-
The very fact that the organized trusts, not only, of North Dakota but of the ^rintine P*®8811160 —r"
Typographical Union 10 to Jsjf
'*M Bankers of N. D. (varying accprding to capitaiy^J®
nation, have moved and are still moving heaven and earth to kill the Nonpartisan
Iieague is prd&f positive that the Nonpartisieai League is a goSd thing for the farmers. &
Our civilization, up to/the present day, has beoi a matter of ge^ing all you iean. Fargo Commercial Club....
In order to get the largest possible share of the wealth produced by laljor capitalists Lawyers J!
f^amz® themselves and at the saj^e .time geek to prwent tite.$roducers Iromoiiiaifc Bricklayer^ Masons mi Plasterers
izing. It is a matter of the survival of the fittest. The fettonger overpowers and Conductors
crushea down the weak. With the strongly organized trusts and unorganized work- Ai O. U. W.
Ing men wages can be reduced to a minmrnm. With strongly organized dealers W. W.
and unorganized consumers the price can be raised to the maximum. With organ- Nonpartisan League T!'"""
feed grain deklers and packing companies and unorganized farmers the price of the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce 1 $7,500 100
farmers' tdieat and live stock «an be forced to the lowest leveL Wn vh.nr.' ,• ...
«is all a matter of poorer. The stronger the organization the greater the power, considered ^rorth while to keej these oi^anizations up nod keep vsp the fight. It is'
fThe Sermon on the Mount and the^GoIden Rule have^o part or lot. in this great safe to say that the Nonpartisan League brought greater benefits td it» 'members
^-commercial oi^anized mil ge^: the.larger^ in one year than any oi^anization listetf above, esccept the Qnjpiber of Comnieice.
COMMERCIAL ORGANIZATIONS PAT
BIG ANNUAL DUES EQR BENEFITS
Glass Workers il^L
.:|f ".-t Phpto-Engravers
.*}k Stereotypers and Electrotypers
There's No Reason Why You Should^Not Make%Mone§
Men grow rich through wise investment^ There's no rea§0n why YOU cannot make money—BIG MONEY—from manufacturing company dividends.J
One huiuired and siity-one No^i Diakota fariners and business men have already inibse^bea/fwos)»dc' .'ln (be '^(HtOiem Packii& C^any. These men see
the big opportunity for PROFIT
Our national wealth is estimated-at $187,000,000,000—^and increasing everyy^r.
Our factories and railroads and other industries are paying out every week millions of dollars iii wagessm."'.-*.
Our farms are raising ten-billion-dollar crops.
Our 100,000,000 people are blessed 'with larger incomes—on the average—than those of any other country .on the face Of the-eaitiw
''They live better,, wear better Rothes, eat better'fopd, live in better houses—enjoy'more comforts of all kinds.
tii| paclpng busmegs in North, I^a.^ Why should, YOU hand these profits to some, one else-to anyone else?
Out of their manifold needs and wants, mammoth new enterprises are "built up almost over night.
Concerns which five, ten or fifteen years ago were just starting up in little two-by-four, factories, today have factories coveringiacres^
Concerns which five, ten or fifteen years ago had never been heard of are today known the world over..
,And again a^ dgam^we see the growth and subcess of such concerns bring independence—fend sometimes wealth—the men foresigh'tecT enough to
ognize a good investment opportunity, the men foresighted Enough to. put a little spare money to work" in such enterprises at the time tiiey were iitit
Northern Pdckirtg CdfHpan% Grand Fofks3 Ni D.
1^- ^rncoipcJwAed.- Capitd Stock $50(M00.00)
I^^^IncoipcJraied.-' Capital Stode $500,000.00)
A North Dakota Corporation, owned t»y North Dakota men and women, and manufacturing Noi& bakotfi- Products for mutual profits
That is ihe reason that laboring men have dug deep down in their small earn*
ings'and supported their ^organizations year in and year out. It was found to be
paying investment. The organized trainmep of the nation were able to bring both
and (maintain the Nonpartisan League it is especially: interesting to iiote what
bers of some other organizatitfns pay to ke^. up theiy organizatioM^^S^ ap^w,meia«
Even ladies' aid societies and young people's ^eligious organizations consider
it worth while to meet the expense of keeping up an organization. Most ^people
believe it is worth while to go to the trouble of keeping up church organizations,
even though it costs money.
Many fraternal and social organizations, such as lodges, are maiAtaine4 at large-
The big question now is, shall the farmers' organization do like the rest, kee
inthis a^veit^ement with your name and address-clip it out and mail it to^
9^.Foita, and we will send you this=han%
Northern Packing Company,
Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Gentlemen:^ Without obligation of any sort on my part, iWa* send me
-your Northern Packing Company booklet mention^in y^z^advertise
njent in the Nonpartia^L Leader,
The dues in these various organizations^ are paid year and year oati -It 1st-
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