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FORD FOR PRESIDENT
(By The Federated Preis) Detroit. — A Henry-Ford-for-Presi dent boom has been started. His fel low citizens in Dearborn, Mich., a sub urb of Detroit, which is Ford's home town, and the home of the Fordson tractor factory and the Dearborn In dependent, met May 23, and began a movement which they expect will re sult in the formation of Henry Ford campaign organizations or clubs thru out the country. INQUISITORS DIG OWN GRAVE (By The Federated Press) New York. — For once the "Lusk ers" have overreached themselves. Their inquisitorial committee, appoint ed under the so-called Lusk education al law- in this state, which has been holding secret trials of teachers suspec ted ôf any form of non-conformity, has aroused such a storm of condemnation that even the New York City board of education has demanded that the state commissioner of education abolish it. JURORS CONFESS CONVIC TION OF INNOCENT MEN (By The Federated Press) Chicago. — Five Centralia jurors have now signed sworn statements ad mitting they knew when they convicted the seven I. W. W. members of murder in connection with the Armistice day tragedy that all of them were innocent, according to dispatches from Seattle to the General Defense committee here. —Labor's jury that two years ago re turned, a not guilty verdict in the Mont esano I. W. W. trial is today being completely vindicated by the belated action of the court jurors in rescind ing their previous stand in fayor of conviction. GUILTY FINANCIERS SEE DELUGE OF REPUDIATION ! , (By The Federated Press) j Providence, R. I. — Child wage in its most brutal forms, with more than 5000 children between the ages of 3 and 15 years affected, prevails in, Rhede Island textile strike territory | Physically crippled and mentally stunted by the work, they toil in their cramped unsanitary homes many hours (By The Federated Press) Oklahoma City. — Fear of the grow ing class movement among farmers and laborers and a warning to bankers to fortify themselves by striving to make the farmers more contented with the existing system of industry and finance, were expressed in a speech by Fred R. Marvin, editor, Mountain State Banker of Denver, before the Okla homa State Bankers' Assn. HOLY RHODE ISLAND ^ramjjcu uii&cuiucuy nuiucb many iiuuid daily, 80 percent of them receiving less than 10 cents an hour. Llano Peanu Butter Made from Spanish Peanuts only, with the natural oils retained and only a little salt added for seasoning. The purest peanut butter made Nature's Meat for Children One pound of Llano Peanut Butter equals three pounds of steak in food value and is more digestible and especially good for children Put up in 2-lb., 4-lb., and 8-lb. -lb. cans, at 20c a pound. Send money order for postage Mail your order to— Llano Co-operative Colony, Leesville, La. KEEP FIT Wilhoul Doping Disease, no matter what the name for it, springs from but one cause— uneliminated waste matter that you take into your system, but cannot use. How to eliminate all poisons from the system is the great problem. Dope does it temporarily ; but to know how to do it naturally——that s nature s way. DO NOT BE A SUFFERER Disease is not an accident. We invite it if we are not free from unelimin ated matter. How to keep physically fit is told in a little 70-page booklet writ ten by— He 79 DR. JOHN DE QUER who has made a special study of the question of natural therapeutics, tells about his discoveries in his new booklet called— "Health Through Natural Forces 50c A COPY KEEP PHYSICALLY FIT by sending for one of these booklets NOW. THE LLANO PUBLICATIONS LEESVILLE, LOUISIANA. ! DESPOTISM WILL BE SMASHED The charge that the gevernment's 0 wn law officers do not understand the I. W. W. war cases, in which 96 men are serving 5 to 20 year terms in Lea venworth Prison, is made by the Amer ican Civil Liberties L^nion in the in troduction to a pamphlet issued recent ly on the "Truth about the I. W. W. Prisoners." Of the attitude of Admin istration officials, the* Civil Liberties Union says: "They still talk as if they were in prison for violence and sabotage. The President tells the newspaper men, as he did before Christmas in commenting on the Debs case, that 'the Executive does not regard the I. W. W. as polit ical prisoners.' The Attorney General in his public statements is evidently moved by popular prejudice, not law. There is not likely to be action t G re lease' them until the Administration un derstands that the I. W. W. cases are regarded by thoughtful and fair-mind e d citizens as identical with other free speech war cases. They are in prison ° n ly on free speech charges. They stand before the law on precisely the same basis as Eugene V. Debs and oth ers convicted under the Espionage Act who have been released. They are not (By The Federated Press) Washington. — Two articles in The Christian Democrat, the magazine of the English Catholic Social guild, on What Do the Workers Want ; have now been followed by an article on What the Employers Want, with a warning of the danger of revolution. According to these articles our in dustrial organization "fails to provide security for the worker, and cannot be said to ensure hin a proper measure of economic or personal liberty." What the employers want. The Chris tian Democrat says( "is merely this: To have their own way." The writer goes on to say that while employers think that "despotism is the most effi cient system * * * a moment will come when the slaves will rise ^against their masters and despotism will be smashed. THE SPIRIT OF LAWYERS IS GAINED FROM DESPOTIC LAW (By The Federated Press) Minneapolis. — In a secret ballot taken by the Hennepin County Bar Assn., Judge John F. McGee received 48 out of 299 votes cast for the in dorsement for federal district judge. During the war McGee was head of the state safety commission and used that body as a strikebreaking agency. An order issued by the commission prohibiting members of the Minneapolis Street Carmen's union buttons almost brought on a city-wide general strike. Only the intervention of President Wilson's meditation committee prevent ed the tieup. VICTIMS OF PERSECUTION "" v " M * Mvv " «»c »»«v released because of the popular preju 'dice against the I. W. W. and the gen eral misunderstanding of their offices. These I. W. W. prisoners make up 96 out of the 114 war prisoners still held. The purposes of their prosecution have long since been served." The pamphlet is being widely distrib uted throughout the country to those not known to be familiay with the facts —especially among professors, minis- 1 ters, editors, writers, and federal Offi cials. Its purpose is to bring further influence to bear on the government to release the political prisoners, for whom the American Civil Liberties Un ion has been conducting a campaign for over six months. Among the facts brought out ifi the pamphlet are the following: "The three conspiracy prosecutions against the 151 members of the I. W. W. convicted during the war were bas ed on the theory that the regular indus trial program and activities of that or ganization obstructed the war. The I. W. W. was singled out among the la bor organizations of the United States because of its historical anti-war po sition and its general revolutionary teachings. The evidence in all three cases failed to show any program of obstruction or any acts intended t 0 ob struct the war. Lawyers who have ex amined the record with care statthat the theory on which the prosecutions were based was not borne out by the evilenee. One of the government's pro secutors in the Chicago case himself volunteered the statement that 'the I. W. W. were convicted on general prin ciples.' " THE BEST METHOD OF FOOD CONSERVATION At the agricultural meeting on Fri day night. May 26, the discussion of food conservation and preservation was continued. An interesting testi mony in favor of dehydration was read from a late Capper publication, con tributed by a housekeeper. Sjie re ported that berries, rhubarb, vegetables and fruit of all kinds, were preserved by her in perfection. Later on, after being soaked in water for a few hours, they would be restored in taste, appear ance, nutritive quality in every respect equal to the fresh-grown article. She kept her dehydrator at an even tem perature of 100 Fahrenheit and secur ed the very best results. If the dry er is too hot the food will be cooked instead of being merely dried, and suf* fers in appearance, flavor and food value. A general discussion developed The conclusion was arrived at thaf no satisfactory drying attachment could be operated in connection with the big boiler. The temperature would be dif ficult of proper regulation and there would be no qertainty of uniformity in the heat available. Charcoal was spoken of as the best material to be used for dehydration, and, as the Colony is well supplied with chärcoal, Comrade Babb promised to make an experiment and to report at the next meeting. Comrade George D. Coleman took advantage of the meeting to pay an ap preciative tribute to the memory of our recently deceased comrade, W. E. Dick enson, which the readers will find on another page of this issue. Comrade Coleman's remarks were highly appre ciated, and all rejoiced in the added insight gained in the high and noble character of a loyal member whose real merit was obscured by a retiring disposition and too great a modesty. Next Friday the Colony is to be fa vored, if possible, with a lecture upon dairying by an expert from the Louis iana States University. Miss Minerva Pearl LeFevre, the Parish Home Dem onstration agent, has promised to bring him here, if available, and if not she will handle the subject herself. HEREDITY GETS A BLOW We have heard much about heredity governing human conduct that a word to the contrary is unusual. Dr. Wil liam A. White, alienist and head of the government hospital for the men tally ill at Washington, D. C., declares that heredity plays a small part,in the development of character. He says: "Many students of heredity believe that all sorts of mental qualities may be traced directly from ancestors. But those of us who deal with the problems of mental illness, see, on the contrary, that mental traits are passed on from the parents, not because of heredity, in the ordinary sense of the word, but be cause, as a part of the child's environ ment, they are impressed on it during the development period. This view has been emphasized because it has been found possible to modify or over come all sorts of mental traits. Hered ity as an explanation, then, is looked upon somewhat askance, because it serves to block efforts at improve ment. If a certain trait is hereditary, why, that's the end of it. There is no thing to be done. So frequently, how ever, something can be done, that this explanation is more and more being put aside." The greatest blow to the advocates of heredity comes in the actual lives of the sons of great men. At no time dur ing our lifetime can we point to a son who became greater than his great fa BY THE WAY Artificial diet is responsible for good many ôf our artificial teeth. ¥ * * * Whether Henry Ford is to get the Governments project at Mussle Shoals may be decided in Washington Thursday June 1—. * .y- * •> The seers declare that with the new era o| the world the efficiency of the labor union has been become impaired and that the next stop of the workers will be organized on operative idleness, •v * * * The-following is a good way to re pair zinc articles: Take a piece of put ty and place a large piece over the hole on the outside of the article then let it stand in the open air until quite dry and firm. It will then be ready for use again. * * * ¥ The railroad board has orderèd a re duction of an everage of about 12% in freight rates. It remains to be seen" how much less the consumer is going to pay. Take cotton goods for instance, ? hich oft , en P a p height both ways be lore reaching the consumer. « # # # A healthy person is much better pre pared. to escape and to resist disease than is a sickly person. Nor is it dif ficult to be healthy, if one is careful. Good air, good food, good water, good habits, a proper amount of exercise, sufficient rest and sleep, personal clean liness, and attention to the bowels, are necessary. * * * * Other times, other uses. Natural gas wells on the shores of the Black Sea were once used by the priests of Zoroaster to collect money-from fire worshipers. What more convincing than a priest with power to bring flam ing fires from the earth? Those gas wells and oil wells now will be used by priests of Bolshevism to extract profits from a capitalist civiliz ation. ther. Many sons of great men have tried to fill their father's shoes, but have made only an ordinary impres sion. If the country would do as Dr. White suggests—clean up living conditions so that environment would be wholesome -we would have little trouble with the m f nt . al! y effective and the so-called class - Selected - The American Co-operator LLANO'S MONTHLY MAGAZINE MAY, 1922 Special Llano Anniversary Number Still a few EXTRA COPIES to be had. This Number makes splendid Propa ganda for the co-operative commonwealth 10c a Copy This fine monthly magazine is becoming one of the best all-around co-operative monthlies in this country. It carries original stories about various co-operative eater prises, and points out their successful formulas. It also carries many novel articles on new ideas on therapeutics, on the money ques tion, and on the progressive fraternal order, the Universal Co-operative Brotherhood, for which organization "THE AMERICAN CO-OPERATOR" is the official organ. The Llano Colony is the most interesting community in the world to-day, and "The American Co-operator" carries regularly something new about Llano. The American Co-operator is only One Dollar for a year. May we send it to you? THE LLANO PUBLICATIONS Leesville, Louisiana Llano Colony When the government finishes up the roads it is helping t 0 buiid the country will have a network of 180,000 miles of surfaced main highway», connecting Atlantic and Pacific coasts and our northern and southern borders. * * * » The United States owes a billion more than it has the cash to pay with. When ordinary citizens go into debt and cannot pay, they become bank rupt and the creditors take what they can get out of the assets. Not so with governments; when there is a deficien cy, it must pile on more taxes,if it ex pects to meet its debts. And just now the people are taxed as much as they can bear. The only alternative then, is to reduce expenditures. In what manner can this best be accomplished? 93 percent of all revenues goès . for army and navy, leaving only 7 per cent for other government expenses. It should be easy to se« where the re ductions must be made. * * * * Lady Astor, speaking to 1,700 col lege students at Charlotteville, Va., said: "There is no greater deceiver in the world than that thing drink. I ought t 0 know ; I'v e been drunk. When I am out for a good time, I want to know I'm having it." She said she had taken the liquor to ward off a cold. "What the world needs is edu cation in right things," she said. "Look at the world to-day and you will see what is holding it back in the unedu cated nations, or those people who are educated in the wrong sense of the word. An open'mind is better than a string of letters before or after your Go to it; fight the fight; don't be ashamed to be gtod—any idiot can be bad," were her closing words to 1,700 students of the University of Vir ginia. MONEY FOR TWO YEARS FARMER HAS LOST Chicago, 111. —"For more than two years the American farmer has fallen far short of cost of production, leaving al! land charges out of consideration.. Unless there is a hurried change in the situation, thousands will ,be forced to suspend operations." This was the warning sounded by the American Farm Bureau federation, which characterized agriculture as the "nation's biggest Jbusiness." In a statement issued by the farm bureau federation the following con tentions are made: "The American farmer to-day is business man n ess revival In No one else pro beys so largely of other does the farmer. "The construction tween his primary . mate consumption is the the nation's business. "When either contracts or ur.duly, the pointer times. "Farmtrs are manufacturers. field and feed lot and in sun and r they labor to produce. They produ_. as their finished product that which in many instances becomes the marmfac turer's raw product. "There factories are their farms. In •order to possess these farms and equip them with the proper buildings, ma chinery and live stosk, they must have capital the same as the other industrie«, "A farm cannot be operated without proper management and labor. The farmer himself is a manager. "To be successful he must possess a fairly technical knowledge of physics, chemistry, electricity, physiology, bot any, marketing an! finance. "Like other manufacturers, farmers must find markets for their products and must have cost of production plus a reasonable return. "If cost of production is not forth coming, the farmer is forced to make inroads on his capital. 'The risks of agriculture are greater than those of manufacturing. "The farmer does not have fire pro tection and is subject to immense loss es from flood, drought, wind, hail and frost. In the Mississippi valley at the pre sent time thousands of acres of crops are inundated." These facts are indisputable," J. R. Howard, president of the farm bureau federation said. "When farmers are forced to suspend operations ,that means less feed and—well, we all know what that means." A LITTLE ADDITION "That boy of yours is a chip of the old block. "So they tell^me. Did you know an other splinter arrived last night?"— Judge. SO INTENDED "It seems to me," said little Liura's rnoiher. "ihat everything I tell you goes one'ear and out of th. other.'