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v- QUESTION NO. tO. i nmnT.R! A W w Home years ego there was a di ' pate between to old lady and gtntkroco aboot riddles, be con- JLpswer to Qussthn ' '" ' ' Vim Wfl UW. WW. . ai.riiwraiiii :. rtitbiutni tuui. By Robert Hunter. John Mitchel gaye an Interest ing interview recently to the. Chicago Daily Socialist. Ho said Socialists were often unjust in their attacks upon la it . . tLodieir that they were uaeloea oor men wno exercised the poli n.aoy cl tbero ailly and tbat be bad! tieal rights of on independent only difference between John twill come oat and call that man j Mitchell and the Socialist is that , nero who voter against his POUTCAL onion, just's Presi dent Eliot calls that man. a hero never leeo one which bo bad (ail ad to ao.ve, Tbe olJ lady took down ber Bible and told him by the next day ibe would produoe a riddle which be could not readily eolvc at the appointed time the banded bim tbe following linoi who can solve them. ttud made Adam cut of duet 1.I.MI i tlil it beat to muVe me Aral So 1 wa made before the man To answer God's moat holv plan, My body tie did mate complete T.ut wlilimit armi or legs or fe-st. My iy ami actiot a did coutrolo And I wm mailo witbout a eoul. A living thing 1 then became And Ailam gave tome my name. Tlieu trow b!a presenle 1 withdrew And more of Adm never knew, I did my tnikers luwa oltt jr Front tlam I never went ontry, TbouMinle of miles I ruu I fear But selrtviit ou U-c eaitb appear, 1 Hut Ot d in me did sonirtliini; w e And put a liv'iis oul In t;.i A wm! of mu my Hod il'al claim - And ti'k f'""i uio the soul aKii'n. jt.it win n from mo tbe soul wm Hod 1 wa'. tin' amn as when first Hindu, Ai d wittwul liamls or fiet i.r S"Ul I travd imw Trt.ui piiltf t'olc, llali.u I a-d I) dy and nilit To fallen men I fcive murli lislit. Ti.tmaiidi' f people )ung nd "Id Will !iy niv death great light b.lioM. lin li'nr of .leath d uh trouble me 'or Imppinera cannot we. leuvin I never 2 Jnr to the .iiVi! uor bell bi!"', Tin. p:v iptittrs I .:nn.iot ullevo If i 'ill ' wii.ii c-at.nnt fooreive, A'.i'.iirii:'.i ir.y nni.'.! therein is Zuinid Tluy u:u mine an tnipty smiid I would like to bear from the ClitttT n-idcts wbi tbe ' ia. DiLi.iiiarlJi.hi. F.b 22. 1?.. It K. I'loll.-r. voter. Uia Idea was that a labor lend: er,. or a trade unionist,, should have the right to vote for any party or candidate whose poli tics he npproved of. It was the frank, honest state ment of a man who dilTers with us. This difference of opionion he- tween Socialists anl many trade uniorista as to the vote involves a groat question which should be discussed caLnly and earnestly between campaigns, Instead -of passionately and intolcrentiy , in the heat of campaigns. ..it is "desirable to make our position clear, to show justfica Hon for such bitterness as un questionably exists when a. great labor huh-r becomes a candidate on a capitalist ticktt, or openly ; support a Democratic or li'jpub- lieun ticket. Many labor leaders arc honest in uiving such support, uid when we speak oC them of traitors to their i luss, us wo sometimes do. "Pt'uK trill.) without lully explaining what we mean. Perhaps our position can be most "rttily r.iad.' clear by flaking' John t'.rs question; Dees he behave a trade, unioni-t should vi-crcise his right to work ornut to work, regardless of the inter V'htof Ids ftlloAsV. Does ho believg, (lint whi n a large IjoJy. of trade unionists have nnltefl to tight the battle ot labor, indlvdual worktiicn should aid the employers to defeat the UULU. Of cour-e, he doesn't. JJin ees Thi (ptcollcn is given in a rid-! perfectly thac witlio it unity of dloand tt it is quite a 11ibto,tlie working class on the indus nuestion. Tno answer is lUaj trial field t'.eir cause is hopeless luri'e (ih or wlmle that was-saidJ He Rrant., the trade unionists to have swallowed Jonah, is the jellied in their bitt. rness answer. T.vf. ro it sw.illo'vtd jCRninat ' scubs," Un admits that Jonah it had no soul, after it had ;tt workman who ns.sts the em swallowed Jonah it had a bouI in he believes in unity on the indus trial ftld and they believe in nnity on BOTH the industrial and the political fields. ' ' But John may say tbat wonW be all right if yon really repre seated the "working .class, but you have only a few - hundred thousand workers in your politi cal union. But doesn't the same criticism apply to trade unions? In the early days they had only a hand full, umTtoday out of many . mil lions they have only two- million organized workmen. It is not, therefore, the nu ru ber in the union, but the princi ple of unionism that should be considered, No roan can deny that whore- ever labor is united politically it exercises, tremendous ..powefr. It forces' conpessions that ace simply incredible to American workmen. These political unions of the workers are altering the political parly of oyery European government, They don't bei? nor plead. They present, their de mands, and. by their power ob tain their demands. I want to nsk any trade union 1st unywht-re if in the fac of fcueh ' positive, definite . evidence of the power of uolitpja! unity he Mr. R. L, Barry and Ton Shan" eon balfvd Elmer JSewby moys Weduetday. v 1 ' :j ' . : "---y who works against his TRADE union Why is It that the trade union ists see a proposition with abso lute clearness In one Held, of life and fal utterly to see tbe same proposition in another field of life? There IS bitterness among Socialists when labor leaders be come candidates on capitalist tickets. There IS bitterness on the part of Socialists when labor leaders go out and fight tbe poll tical unity of the workers and aid capitalist candidates. There is no use denying it. It is there. It expresses itself of ten In unlovely termt. But it Is precisely the SAME BITTER NESS the trade unionists feel when Uty tee their fellow-work ingmcn tight against industrial unity, and give aid to employers at the time of a strike. St. Louis Labor. Mrs Dells Wedge was Yiaitwg her .ibrother Tom Gaipmon of Norwood on leaf Saturday and Sunday. urs. uaapenon .iw ;-,v.-i"v for SpringSeld to riz bstiv&' tst Hallis for a Is4sya.-. i I nndsrsteod. nnels Jim 5t- and wife are keeping house sgaiuq good forthem... .'",''. :-V- LIS TEH TO THE nOCKIHB BIRD. Plcnsnnt Bill Items. By d Sister. Continued fronrpago 2. A Family from Memphis has moved on the old Mr. Mikosoll p-aoe tnt-y will ruu a Uatry we understand. Mr. Gafiprin has rtpli-imlu'd his wood yard lately "goil lor In in'' most neighbors thinks spring a litre. I'm dreaming now of HaQie, sweet Hallie, sweet Hallie . iv ' I'm dreaming now of Hallie ; . Port he thought of her Is one that never dies She's sleeping in the valley, tbe valley, the valley v y She's sleeping in the valley And the mocking bird is singing where she lies. ; Chorus. ' Usten to the mocking bird . y Listen t the mocking bird ' .' The mocking bird still singing o'er hef grave;. Listen to the mocking bird ' Listt n totte mockirg bird Still singing where the weeping Willows waven. When the cl arm of Spring awaken, awaken, awaken. When tbe charm of Spring awaken And tl e mocking .bird is singing on the bough I feel like ouofcrraktn.foranken forsaken ... I feel like one forsaken Yor little Hallie is no Unger with us now. Chorus Ah welll remember,' rt member, remember. ' Ah we!H I jtt rtir.rabcr When we gutl.ered in the cotton side by side Twos In the mild September, September, September, Twes in the mild SeptcPiber And the mocking bird was singing far and wid". . Mis. Mull ie Holt. it, then when God taken Jonah away from it it left it ogiin ployer at the time of a strike is a traitir to his class. But curiously enough, wlun r SUBSCRIBE FOR THE WiLDS MM without a aoul. Anrl of cnure it ; the fight U carried on t j the po ind neither feet nor arms, and jlitical field. John cannot see that it neither, went to heaven ' r hell, exactly the sim principal is in- So you will see theaniwer. -S G. Merritt, IF YOU WANT TQ RE AD THE BEST RELIGIOUS Answer to Question Ne. TiO. God created nil things before be imtOVAditu) ''Ulof 'he dut cf j at- It. If ll, 1' tal lllUlUll.ll, II HI HIV HII.IIV "'"I. . I 1, ..... ........... .u...t.-, ttst against Injustice uniae oi lore nuaini tne imie us made without arms, legs or feet and was made without a soul. Jom.h the prophet, tie proVi denco of God however watch' d or h'm; tire-1 ir. tv stom and thon nhiU being swallowed by a whale or lish for thchpice "f 3 days and S nights. The wl.alc wa made before Adam, witlicut a soul, ir. swallowed Jonah then it had a soul, it vomited Jonah out on the land, imri the soul left the whalb. then the whalo was tins tmnjc as w.ien lirst made and without legs or . feet or s' ul traveled from pole to role. J, II. Ncuby. volved. A) a tnd unionis he d gives with President Eli. t. As a voter ho agrees with President Elliot's tlietum which makes the man a hero who lights his comrades. John believes that the indivi V ual workman can't deal with the cmph yer. tie knofs the Indivl- iltial u helpless to make a pio- lle scesj perfectly In Union there is strength, that where one man is pjwcrless, the whole is power ful. Tint, whtit .thniit ihe isolated I dividual 'oteiV H wants to' piotest against fiolitieal opnrcs sion and injustice. . Here his demands are politi cal demand to be made tijwn or ganiz"d parties now existing. The individual voter is helpless The po.liieians wf not listei to hi demand, end if the voter doea't like tilings afc they, , he ycat tuke his vote and quit, just as at individual workman :an take hb labor 'and quit. "" Tl.ey are identical cases. Tl AND NEWSY PAPER 3 IN THE STATE Read The CRESSET Only BO.Cents a Tear. ' J ; I ,. . -. ' . v' '"' '..'1''.