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PAGE FOUR A BIG DOSE For the Doctor. ( Continued from page 3. ) dreamers, visionaries and Social- A The action of the New York and seeing for themselves, and ists. The big crowd that has not Ass-embly m refusing to seat MY information is that family seen the vision and does not want nve duly elected Socialist repre- life goes on m Bolsheyik Russia the world to move at all it sentatives was another gun that just as it does in other countries, swings back and hollers "Whoa!" kicked backwards harder than it and that the women are more It puts chunks under the wheels shot forward. That case will go highly honored and esteemed and tries to make the world down as one of the blackest and than ever before. And it is a stand still. But in spite of all most disgraceful chapters in the fact that the Lenine-Trotsky the stand-patters can do the history of American plutocratic government lias dotted the land world continues to move. And class-rule. Right there is where with schools where the unlearn it moves always in the direction the plutes over-stepped them- ed peasantry is being educated that the poets and Socialists selves again, and such another as fast as possible. In this re have gone - storm of protest fronrall parties spect Bolshevism has done more Th wnrM w niwow lpf it; and classes nas never been seen for- Russia in two years than Za ISvSS.ofa SLrt in this country. I hope you have Czarism had done in all the cen Jwt ?S ffL vnrfrS Allowed the case. But if you tunes since Ivan the Terrible. ScSIKmmte have depended on the capitalist 1 am not lending Bolshevism to thZ and worships item dai1 ers for your news ou as a system of government. It to them and woi ships them. did not get the truth . about- it. has its faults, and maybe it has . nt1?tlt strange to me The average daily paper positive- some purty bad ones. I don't that Socialists are misunder- ly WILL N0T tell the truth suppose Lenihe himself would stood and persecuted and lied about anything that pertains to claim that it was perfect. But aDOUt. It IS part Ot tue OlSCl- fp on-pat lass RtTnororlp if if nan ho mnin Vicr vpnami wViv if a-pfe plme that it takes to make them p0ssibly find a lie to tell. There so much cussing from the out strong m the faith. A giant may be a few exceptions, but side is because it is "different." WOUld never knOW hOW Strong he 4.upv vp nhnnt ar spawp tfs hons' Tf wnivspflfa 5i vpfiiVnl pianro Sm e ne-ver ?adanthirig t0 uu. io oe ii usuiiuwsLuuu aim pci secuted is the highest testimony of worth. A paper string is ial page? while at the same time worId It is one kind of Social never heated red-hot and ham- they are lying like the very OLD ism, evidently ; but it is not the niered with a sledge--but a, steel scratch in their news columns., same as American Socialism by chain is. a nonr oouon nas never been through the fire but a gold coin has. Pilate s little yaller dog was never crucified- but Jesus onrist was. I started out to be a poet, but ended up by being a Socialist, if you ate going to insist that I am one. I have known what it is to be hungry and nothing to eat. I have known what it is to be in rags and nothing to wear. I have knowri what it is to be m debt and nothing to pay with. 1 have known what it is to be an out- cast ana no one- to wkb me m. And I have not forgotten. That s why I know so well how to syrii- pathize with the "under dog." - Your pious, well-fed citizen, who has never felt the heavy hand of oppression and the pinch of poverty- he cannot : under- stand the state of mind that breeds 'unrest among the sub- merged millions. Because he is well fixed in the world and satis- fied with the present order of mental attitude which cahr;be suppressed by law and stamped out by f oree' - v - - But I know better than that, been reading Gennan or Russian thousand year, with - Jesus I khow that -there-is a deep-seat- !paper !dnl- - you-'would have dhnst bri the thixne of his fath ed CAUSE for the unrest that read all about OUR "riots; blood- er David in Jerusalem. You evi now prevails everywhere; arid I shed, Rapine and - murder," arid deritly believe that the national kiww the disease can "never be resurrection which we now see eured until the 1 CAUSE is re andr'we"are all tarred with the going on in Palestine is a-siire moved. same stick. Say; rMster7 don't si' Of course radicalism can go you ever use your head for any- vtill soon step in arid 7 take pos too far, just as conservatism can thing except to keep your collar session of the Kingdom. ' go too far in the opposite direc- from- slipping off ? Try using it Well; nw ifyou have got any tion. Maybe the extreme revo- to think and reason with a little eyes at "all you can surely see lutionary radicals in this couritry and you will have to admit that that these beliefs' involve the needed to be held in a little, but I am right. - : overthrow of nations ; arid the I am here to tell you that the re- And the only trouble about overthrow of nations lands lis actionary plute forces of the gov- what you "understand" to be the right kersmack into politics and ernment went at it in a very social condition in Russia, where links us up with all the political wrong way. That frenzied and you say the "men and women go problems. I aril trying to get fanatical "Anti-Red" - campaign together just like the brute crea- you to see that these dispensa of arrest and deportation was tion," is that there is not a word tional truths are so closely con the very best thing for the radi- of truth in it. Time after time nected and. so intimately asso cal cause that could possibly that lie has been exposed and ciated that I can't shoot at one THE FOOL-KILLER, have happened. It simply adver- tised the "reds" and their cause and drew to them literally mil- lions of sympathizers that they could not have gotten in any other way. teeth. Some of them can primp up their editorial mouths and talk awful Sahtified on the editor- That,g what ailg yourself m connection with Russia and the Bolsheviks. You read terrible things in the papers, and you never one time stopped to con- sider that very likely it was all just a big pack of lies. So you just gulped it all down for the truth and" got terribly excited about it. Probably you would have acted a little differently if yoii had known the newspapers I as well as I know them. Of course crimes and excesses have been committed by every nation mar was m tne war, our own not excepted; It is always so in war. The war itself was the crime of the aeres. But if the full and impartial truth about all sides could be known; I dare say there would not be any more "riots,5 ; bloodshed, rapine and murder" set down against the Russians than 'against some of the rest of us. Our papers were careful riot to tell about the crimes that OUR side committed any crinies. But that's where you miss it. They have ALL done it Hustr'about alike. But if you had BOOMER, N. C, proved to be a lie, but the plute papers keep on circulating it just the same. I have just as good PROOF about this matter as it is possible for anybody tc get, without actually going there from the old way of running governments. It is a new "wrinkle" on the -horn of the a long shot. Under ordinary i conditions the two ideas would be bitterly antagonistic. The reason there seems at present to be a thread of sympathy be- tween them is because they are forced to fight a common enemy Plutocratic Czarism. ' Say, Doc,' am I giving you too bier a dose all at one time? Well, just be patient, and I will find a stopping place somewhere be- fore long. About 50,000 other j people are interested in thishere chin-music and will read evdry l worn or it wnetner you ao or hot. So just keep your shirt dri and hold yourtater. Now lobkv here. You claim that you heartily agree with me on my- religious views. Well, then; you evidently 'believe that these old Gentile governments (the feet and toes of old Neb's imaged have -about run their course: You evidently believe that the Jews are to be re-estab- I lished as a hation in the Holy ot-propne- understand I that the nation thus set ud I be the Fifth Universal Empire, I and: that it "i destined to rule ! the world for at least hW next APRIL, 1920. without hitting the other, i !an't even express my views on- the Millennial . Reign without taking the position that all other overnments must go down. And the minute I say anything like that I am m danger of being classed as a revolutionist. But to me the Bible plainly teaches that all these present- governments must end SOME TIME. And if-the time has now come, and if I see it and tell you about it, does that make me to- blame for its coming? If I don't discuss the signs that indicate to me the approaching collapse, how am I going to say anything about it at all? If it is true, as I belive, that the Old Age is now passing out and the New Age coming m, it certainly involves some mighty: sweeping changes in the world's affairs. Well. then, let us look around' and see who is ripe and read v for a change, arid who is not. Are the Republicans readv to give up our present capitalistic system of government? No in deed I They say this old skin-or- be-skmned arrangement is good enough tor them. All thev want is the offices, and the govern ment can remain as it is. Are the Democrats readv for such a change as we now see ap proaching? No boy! You bet they are not! Well, then, the question arises r What political group IS ready and eager tor such a chancre as we have in mind ? The Socialist croup, of course. The poets, dreamers, visionaries; and socialists who. caught a glimpse of the Better Day away back, yonder and - have been pressing toward it ever since ? : Now can't you see how natur al it is for me to lean toward the political group that has "foP lowed the vision" and now stands ready to welcome the - Better Day? ' , - The Socialists have always made one mistake. They have entirely ignored -God and over looked the Divine' Plan and tried to do it all themselves. Now they see the goal- in sight, and they honestly h believe theyj ' havts brought it -about by their own unaided efforts- But the 'fact isr ! they have been following - God's plan without knowing it. I think the Socialists are in for one rnore bad disappointment.- They' will Voorihave con trol ot the governments' 'of th:6 world, WW & freehaTOto carr outr their plans for a man-made Millennium. - - - Btit I am sorry to say they will fail just about as' bad s- the capitalist vernmehts have fail ed. They are trying to do the right :thing: in the wrong' Avay. But even that is more commend able than not to be trying at all; The other - poHtical parties v are not trying at all. ' ; And when the Socialists also fail and have to give it up---right there is where Jesus Christ will manifest his presence as King of Kings, and he will show th4. world how to make a Paradise ori' arth. That is what we are wait ing for. ' James Larkin Pearson.