Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on February 1, 1912 · Page 6
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/ THE HAMILTON d Experience in the Army as Well as in His Home. lOIiA; DAILY REGISTER, THURSDAY EVfiNING^F EBRIirARY 1,1912. MEffflNE SmOPEKi THIS SEASOJf UXUSUAL FOB HUM. BEB OF PBETTI XOYELTIES. Prettr Xorelties In Serious Styles Are in Majority—Postcards Popular- Luce ond Comics Abandoned. Gallant Spanish-American Soldier Gives Praise to Peruna * : : — « CoL Arthur L. Hamilton, of liie Seventh Ohio Volunteers, writes as foHows:- ,"1 h'aTe used Peruna niysc-lf JUH I in mj fnmilv for the last seven years. I bare already wrltteu jnu iiliout the good resiilt.s I experienced wit* yonr remedy dnrlnir the Spani.-ii-Anicrlcan War. ^"My command used your Penina dnrlnp our neriice In the Spnn- l8h-|4merlcan IVar, and I nil! ^Hy this, (hnt if the W'ur Departhient records are consnlted, it will be found thiit the rasuiillies in ray reci- mem were less than in any other reiciniont of the Army Corps nhile at Canips Alper, Heade and BushnelL Tlie total deaths in niy reiri- mei|t 4uins tbe se^en. mouUis' sen Ice, were seven out of a total number of 1400. I, of course, cannot iielji but think tliat Peninn -certainly ivas a jrreat henetit to my roniiunnd.** Subject, to "I'reqhent Colds. Cold SetUed on Lnnicrs. Mr. Samuel McKInley, 1215 Grand Ave,. Kansas City, Mb., writes: "l can* honestly say I owe my life to Peruna. JlTraveling from town to town, having to go Into all kind.'; ot badly heated stores and -buildings, sonip- times standing up for hours at a time wliile pjlylng my trade as auctioneer, it is only natural that I had colds frequently. "Last December I contracted a .•severe case, which through neglect on niy part, settled on my lungs. When almost tqio late 1 began doctoring, but w'lthout avail, until I heard of Peninii. It.cured me, so I cannot praise It too L .hl»hly," I 'I •:• Head and >ose. -Air. W. .1. Harper, Lehigh, Cleveland Co.. .\rkansas, -writes: "I do not IvHow how to express my thanks to you for liie good you have done me in treating ine for catarrh. "I was^ a great sufferer from the effect of thronir catarrh ot the liead and nose I was continually liawkiiig and spltiing and had I'ntlre- ly lost my sense of smell. I hart tried \ a "ions remedies, but nothing did me any j;ood. At last 1 tried Peruna as a 'iiat resort, and I am tliankful to sa.'- that aftiT using ten boitlos of Periina. I am oni-t> iuoro well ol catarrh of the head and no.-e." Conlinnally Uuwklnir and Splttlnvr. i<^k Your Druggist for a Free Peruna Almanac for 1912 JIIIIIRY WAS DRY ANflloLO Over-200 Depfees Deficiency in Temperature and Little l>reclpltaUon. twenty-five miles an hour belns at- tainoj only on the Cth and lU'.i. Tliere were 12 clear days during the month. 13 partly cloudy and 6 c 'oudy. It was foggy on two days, the ITtli and ^:th. Although St Valentine's Day is yet two weeks away, the missives peculiar to the day, of both the dainty and the comic tyi>es, arc already being displayed by the merchants, both in windows and show-cases and already they_are selling briskly. Generally, the valentines this year seem to diverge inore from the beaten path than any that have'been seen In years. Of course the old comic squares of paper, containing caricatures flaunt ing their red and yellow just above a verse of sarcasm or ridicule calculated to stir the recipient to e.vaspei-atlon or resentment, are still to be had. Not I one new feature relieves their gaudi- nesR. They are the same as those of twenty years ago. However the en- teri)rlslng postcard manufacturers have mimicked the well-known comic style, and the same gaudy caricatures ! and ridiculous verse, differing only In 1 that they are smaller, now appear on I thousands of postcards, and present a I slightly different manner of nettling i your friends. Among the postcards I the comic and sentimental subjects I have about an even break, but among • all other sorts, those of a more scr- ! lous nature are vastly in the majority. ; It Is among those valentines deslgn- I ed to be attractive to the eye that the j widest divergence from the usual is I seen. In this line the old creations of tllnsel, lace, and celluloid seem to be ! losing In popularity, the majority this year being of new and original designs. The tendency this year seem? to be more toward an artistic dalnti- '. ness that is vastly more attractive than the gaudiness and superfluity of i decoration of former years. Exqui- , s^tely colored platinum photographs, on a background of tastefully colored i cardboard cut In a panel effect, somc- j thing similar to the late calendars, hut ' • ith a heart of red In the plcae of the folder containing the months, constl- ; utc some of the most attractive valentines on sale this year. Another plc- I ture valentine consists of a prettily colored picture, usually a girls' head on a heart edged with red and surrounded by dainty iiapcr-Iiko material of contrasting color. These are large and square Iti shape, and are very attractive. In general, it will be ob! served this year that the tendency In valentines runs to dainty pictures of artistic coloring, which arc really of value as decorations for the home, and are not likely to be discarded as were the flimsy creations of other years. A slight departure in the line of pictures are the raised pictures, usually' of klrls' heads, standing out frotn a back ground of some solid, contracting color. Sorao of the postcard valentines are decorative, and contain pictures of flowers or girls raised from the cardboard in a velvet-like material. I'n- doubtedly the widest departure from the valentines of former years Is furn ished by the new valentine folders similar to those sent on Thanksgiving. . -.-r-Ti|i« 1» the. seasoir of-the yieer) when- motbenr feel very rnoch^ CD B' cemed orer tbe freaneat colds con- tricted' by~ thfllr children and hare abundant resson tor it as every cold weakens the liin^s; lowers th'e'vifality and paves the way for the more serious diseases that so often follow. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is famous for its cures and is pleasant and safe to tak«. For sale, by all dealers. —Hear Bancroft Tonight. Attorney A. H. Campbell returned to BIH6ll !iiF;S He II«f ^ormnlated an Interrsflng Crop and IVestber Theory. My B^ar Editor: If our foresight vfBjs ps^good as our hind sight what a lot 0/ rnoney we might save and the mistakes we'might avoid. I see Mr. W. A. Perkins wants to know what Well, ending in one (aa'1881, 1891, 1901 and If 11) has abnrnine hot.-dronthy crop ^8on with too^mnch rain In the fall (see 1911) and sometimes too mjich In the spring, (see 1881). Such seasons are all right on the creek and river bottoms but very poor on the uplands taking corn as the main crop. Years ending In 2, 3, 4, and 8 are gopd to extra choice seasons and 1912 will be a good crop ye.ir for most everything. Years ending in 5, G, 7 and 9 are wet seasons, 5 and 9 being flood years. kind of 'seasons we will have, I can give him the hind sight of oyer ^ ^ j,,^ 30 years experience and observation , j,^^^ '^^^ ^onoms. on n fai^ in this part of Kansas. | y^^^^ ou.iln^ in n :,re nnor lo hidiffer- iiching day from Topeka where he has been on n fa«?n in this part or Kansas | ^ ^^^^^^ ^^ „ .^^^ ^^ 10 attend a meeting of the l?ar.:...' F1rst-^-Tli« seasons seem to run In svom\n,i to feel the approa, State Bar Association. cycles <tf ten years and every Jear i ^^^^^j,, j If Mr.' Perkins wants to know more just search nte. Yours truly, A. K BR1GHTX.Y, Carlyle, Kfts. P. S. My com in 1911 went IrMn 10 bushels per acre ^here the creek washed the soil away to 72 bushels where it didn't and .averaged between 40 and 50 bushels per acre. —For a sprain you will find Chamberlain's Liniment excellent. It allays the pain, removes the soreness, and soon restores the parts to a healthy condition. 25 and 50 cent bottles for sale by all dealers. —Hear Itancroft Tonight. A !Round-Up licwarc of Ointments for Catarrh New Years and Christmas, their se^I 'he month just past has been a very remarkable January in a number of ways. It has been very cold, and I it has been very warm, and although snow and Ice were on the ground for ajnumber of days consecutively, yet l -the'precipltation has amounted to very little. The wind has blown fiercely, an'd yet for average velocity ilie month li^s^ardly reached the average. - On January 12 the minimum temperature was 16 degrees below zero, which Is the record low temperature fac the seven years *ince the local of^ce of the Weather Bureau was I establishied in this city. U is a big jijnip from this to the maximum tem- .-perature for the month of CO degrees, wilch was reached on the 26th. This "howeyer. Is not a high maximum for January, indeed, it is tbe lowest, with one exception, in the past seven years. that Contain Mercury, «.« mrrrury "ill r!;rply tlwtror ihc fcnv- nt men «nonnk- It iliroii::!! thr inucom surtaees. Such ar:K-U'rt tih<Mild iievtT tM" used excrpi • on iir<scrip- l.»n« lu'in r*-p'it.ablr physicians, as the ilamaat tbzy v.:.i ill) B un (Old lo the KiHXt you aa possit r de-1-,- !min Thi-.i. Cat-wb l-ure. maimlt-ttat run. '-ii p 'at"" i->ur:,aiiy. artfcu: dirrrtiv upoc ! ^oes to purchsFe valentines this year Z'^-'uvi'' ."li^r;? : ne Is not confronted with an array of I.-u."o M i« i.A.-i intemaiiy «nii made in Ti-'asto i hearts ot every Size and shape and i POlo'". as formerly. The heart, as an iaU- "It; r i••i--Uy '"Uls Sot ronsilpation. : verity being relieved by but a small I picture, the chief attraction of the creation being contained in the sweet i sentiment of good will, which. In artis- I tic type, graces its face. Some of these sentiments are culled from the great ' poets, and are real gems. When one Since tlie jjovcTiunnit atitIioritic.< have; begun to "Rotind Up" a few of tlie inciV who liave so long bronglil- otiium iii )i >n tlic name of hone t l4i)or, I liavc 1) CLMI urged In- ^omc editor.-; to [nihlicly define tlic reasons for niy seveii years' newspaper canii)aign on tlie tyrannies of many Labor Union Leaders. Some men endow colleges. Others build libraries. I'oth educational. I preferred to devote to new.spajicr.s - my contributions towanl -•ducation, warning the jicople to protect themselves against the greatest, most tyraimical and dangerous trust thi{.country lias ever seen. JCspecially insidious ami dangerous, be^ati.se its iimer plans were not understood by tbe average citizen wlio. sffeing no immediate slavery to' himself, peacefully followed bis own jni-rsuils antl blindly allowed the self-.seeking Labor Leaders ( ?) to we?ve tbeir web stronger as ciine went on. Not one word in my entire aampaign bas been uttered against peaceful trade associations. ; I have oidy tried to defend tbe severa) million bonest and law- abiding workmen wbo protest against tbe bt^llying and abuse of tbot;c in power. ; No one seemed to synipatbizc witb tbe j'ew thousand widows and orphans of the men murdered wliile faiibfttlrty trying to earn a living imtler (lod's permission but against tbe>^"'or(kYs"' of the "l^abor Trust." So I tried to j)resent tbeir cause from time ro time. Tbe beallby average common citizen i?f i)erbap.« deserving of at least some of tbe inconvenience and loss put on bim from strikes and Giber labor leaders' tyranny as a reward fot'bis inditTercnce. I know years ago that the i)lan of this l|ig labor trust was to ulti- matel}- gain control over every workman, clerk and emplf>ye in the U. S., incltiding farm bands and govemnient employe.-;. This bas l)cen partly accomplisbed in .-;oine localities; tben followed acts which clearly sbow tbe iiUent. Fir.st. to barvcst initiation fees, sometii^cs tij) to .SIOO.OO eacb to dues. Sav .'>2..^(X).(X) .-i niontli in a town witb •join the union." Ke.Nt, nioinhly 10,00) "members" at 2^ cents each. Next, "fines" asscsseil for some iiifract{on"of "rules." Tben the lasli of tbe slave driver came forlb. Orders to strike: what to buy; what not to buy; brnv to v^ote wben to parade (to show power I; and to contribute from the |\ard-earue<l ])ay envelope for strike benefits to otlier men forced iiit=') idleness pending nego- tialions between crooked leaders ( ?) and;crooked employers wlio hire said le;ulers to call strikes on conipditive jobs, llius making the workmen tools., kept idle while the ch ^-fs scrap for control or bribe money. .(^iie of the liardot strokes of the lasli Ls the money forced frnni members lo defend dynamiters, sluggers and auirderers when catigbt. Bui let an bonest workman, wbo. percbance. bas been driven into the union." dare to di.sobey one of tbese "onlers" and he is taugbt a lesson througli tbe sltiggiiig or <lynamiting cohimittees. Tbe slavery of tbe bonest .American worJvingman is pitiable when closed sliop" full control is obtained by tbe tyrannical leaders. Now. observe the plan of tbis gang to ggvern men and affairs. "Organize" every tirade. Insist on closed slioj). Tben use tbe power of numbers, to induce government offieials to permit organizing all government employes. Some of tbe oatb^ defining tbat tbe union rules .shall "precede Church. State and Family." Tben force Congressmen to pass anti-injunction laws to prevent courts from sto])i)ing i)roposed outrages. • .Force merchants to hire only "union" clerks and sell only "label" goods. Use union funds to .-upport slugging and dynamiting crews j emblem of love is on the decline and to drive back the protesting ones or "remove", them. ; Cupid, and even his arrow, are coming Qf course, in carrnng out the plan for "complete control bv the to the front. One of the pretty valen- \ • ' . : n' tines on display consists of large ar- ] gang, some were caiighf. How Tie Pisroverod tliat His Paper row Bearing an artistic picture. Val- ( Whenever openly ex])o>cd the men "higher up" immediately begin print rhood hers who dare not protest, and also over all fither workmen, legislators. ci>ngre.--simii. merehants ami the balance of citizens. Think it over and yoti will see in part what ilie tyranny would be if ihcy were permitted to completely carry t>ut their plans. -Xi 'w tliat the facts are known the people can j)rotect themselves by refu>ing to do any act tlial would add power to tiiis aggregation. 'I\emcmber. any act. When tbeir grip on the throat of honest labor is broken, working men can either select better leaders, or join .<onie of the law-abiding tratle organizations. I was not driven to write litis scries of articles by reason of- disagreements witb my own tliotisaiid workmen. .\o troubles have arisen between us. They have had fifty-two wcck-^ a year steady work for maAy j-ears, i;re a contented, high-grade class receiving, the best wages in Jtlichigan for like service, and i)rotected from the frequent onslaughts of these "Labor J^'aders"/ ?). ^Ir. Gompers has repeatedly announced in public that I sought to destroy all organizations of labor. This is in line with his regular habit of distorting fActs. I have for a long tiiile been a niember of the .National .Xssociation of Stationary blngineers and the National 1'rades and A\'orkers Association. These aro non-strike and peaceful organizations which negotiate their trade agreements legally, with peace and hqnor. I have given to the Trades and Workers .Association a 5400,000.00 home for their oM members in furtherance of an honest desire to help .-olve this mo-t important industrial (itiestioii. In addition. I have offered to contribute a (|uartcr of a million dollars cash to help along a workingman's movement, as defined in a letter sent .Mr. Gompers L)ec. lllh, I'-'ll. Copy herewith. EDITOR'.S SHREWD TRICK. Mas Read by Good Folk. entine "letters" also are on display containing a sentimen the handwriting of a child, his or her sweetheart. app*aren«y in ^ ^^''^^^ members to protect the criminals "atixj always rush into ild. written to 1 ^^'''^ ^^^'^^ much ninck sehtiinent 'a\}ni\t "the brother r\f mon" 'it\A il..^ ••.1..."., .1 1- •_ I 1 Kditor Bliss of the Hillsboro. 111.. or her sweetheart! ' of man" and tbe "defen?e of the wage workjr," with such play upon .\>WF, was called to task recently be- observer noticed among the nev-; the sympathv of the j)eo])le thev cover their own greed for fees and cause he inserted an advertjgeme^^^ the comics shapes of boys ;„5anc desire to read their names in the papc ^r-. - l,:X°Z\^fro "t %S !ofhis^^^^^ ''iL ^'tVlom^^^^^^ It ^" ^•^>"^-i""--^' "''^ ^^i'l-^vs of the twenty-one mur- l6r6 ^tTt SeT r :Sr*:r ;nt i -'s^ver ^d' his "critics in the foUo^wing ^onf t\e\°5!fs Tud'enr^^'er 'e ^'een dered men in the Los .Vngeles tragedy, ami hundreds of others, that uary"'29th 1911— a temperature which style: » v t also, heart-shaped stickers for sealing : their husbands received much benefit from "the defense of the wage ' - ^ says he ^""f^sses to tte ac^ oui . ^j^^ ^^^^^ wrappers in which the worker," n(^r could thev well untlerstand such working of that particular .mnnev/and he valentines are Sent. , brand of the "brother'lioorl of man" scheme.: Late events have stripped the lamb's coat from the body of the wolf and shown mo ^t clearly the lying deceit and horrible portent luiderneath. which I have tried time and again to exjjlain to the fuiblic. Men who preferred to work and .--tiiJpf)!^ their f.unilies have been waylaid. Fingers clio|)pcd off. with the ct .>mforting as.-urancc that "now you can set type if you will." Crow bars and heavy weights dropped on hea<ls. l'"ather> beaten unconscious and many times crip; pled for life; little homes blown up and n.any and many a corp>e any kind of a coat was uncomfortable. There were seven days during the mgnth on which the mercury fell be- loyr sero; as follows: -Sth, —2; C.h, —JllT ?th. —13; 11th. — S; I2th. —16: l-l$th, —13; 15th —1. On several days ' diiring the month the temperature did npt rise above zero, the average temperature for four days being below this mark, as follows; Cth, —6; 7th. 'i; 11th. —2; 12th. —10. In general the temperature during the month has I been much blow nor«aal assigns two reasons because he needed the money, and he got fifteen cents p. line for it. Second, lie desired to ascertain whether his esteemed brothers and sisters read his paper. Both his curiosity and cupidity have been satlcfied. He had talked of th" evils of Intemperance, devoted much space to the religious and temi>erance organizations, given the preachers complimentary notices, but no Intimation had ever been given Evidently the valentine manufacturers forgot, or were Indifferent to, the fact that this Is leap year. Xo valentine designed to be .=ent by those of the fair sex to their adorers has been discovered, and It is probable as one dealer said, "if the girls have to send any valentines, they will return the ones they have." — .„„ the accumu- , _ , -, lated deficlencv in temperature being ^^^^ I'l" iffor's were appreciated or over 200 degrees. The temperature of evcit read. Now he knows that iliey ov every day up to the 21st was below normal, and since that time it has generally been slightly above normal. The greatest daily range occurred on the 16th., and was 36 degrees. The precipitation during the month SBiounted only to .Z7 of an Inch. b«- ing .61 b^low tbe normal of -PS. Tinre j(rere _only three da.vs durine ili<' month on which .01 or more of i)rp- clpitatiori, the 1st. witb Cth, witii and 11th, with 10. Tbe total snowfall for the month was 3.7 indies. Notwithstanding the cold, the a\er- -veloc'ty of the wind during the Imrath was low, ^ velocity of over FIr«t La Grippe, Then Rroncliltls , —That was the rase with Mrs. W. S. j brought to the dotitute familv. are. and concludes that w-hile all classes of business men are permii- lod without criticism to do business with n saloonkerper, the country editor isn't: he must be "holy", undefiled, pV'paraie from sinners, and keep himself unspotted from the world. Incumbrance. "No." said .Mr. Cumrox; "I don 't In the least disapprove of my daughter 's marrying a title." "But you seem dissatlsfled." , "1 am. What I object to is ue fellow that goes with it" Bailey McCreary, Ky. "My wife was taken down with a severe attack of; la grippe, which run into bronchitis. She coughed as tho' she had consumption and could not sleep at night. The first bottle of Foley's Honey and Tar Compound gave her so much relief that she continued using It until she was permanently cured." .1. D. Mundis Co. The 0\LY OXE B.IXK ROBBED. Topeka, Jan. 31.—There was only cse arc not "occa>ional ca ^es." Such crimes run literally into the thousautls, and judges ami juries have btvn threatened witli death, bribed, and witnes <es sltigge<l or put out of the way. In the Government ca >e- now pending^, the witne >^es uiu-t be guarded from the agents of tbe "Labor Trust" with its tentacles reaching to the most remote corners of. our counf^y. Don't permit yottrseU to be misled by ilu ''.va])orings of .-ientimental. drooling degenerates who a.->ert that these nnirders are_ju -;tifie <l because "society" has oppres >ed workingmen. In no other cotintrv in the world are ti »;"v paid as high, and, as onrS^orber ^.'l7Kr ;Ls'Tn l7n>^<=^' earnest effort devoid to tl .eit; welfare.,-Vor i. there as abnn .Iant according to the report made by the opportunity m any other coutUry in the worijl for workmen to gam secretary of the Kansas State Bank-, fortunes. •. • ers' Association. One bank in Chau- Qur great railroads and industries are largelv headed bv former tauntia County was robbed, but it Isn't earners ^ • ' likely that the four men who were in Z ^^^Se earners. the robbery will rob another bank; _ lliese murders are institrafed by that vw-s of men. alw.iys in soon. One of them was killed and , evidence, who bate success. Thev coollv and crucllv plan and execute w .llTsen ^;nce5 ^rt 'h^p^;Uen;a^ ^^^"'^'^ and murders to satisfy their own b^t^ and show their power for a long term of years. over the .slaves who dare ])rotest. The mghtty talk ot strikes, given "Two or three years ago " said M. B. in manv a union meeting, develops the hate' and murderous iii>tinct Light of WInfleld. president of the „.hich waits onlv for opportunitv to carrv out.! association, "a bank robbery in Kan-, ^, . '^^^^ of all kinds of.-altacks, not because its .;,;iirt;^tii ,&^r nse before the coinirg of baby'prep 'arcs the ansclos the northern border and the other j ,-jjith£j,j gmploves were underpaid. Thev received wages higher than ffl^-fS^^^S%l^^^e^3«dIns /c^4a^^ S"bLk'roSy'Yn K^s i?lbout '^he union scale, but ;hey refttsed to W dovv^ and place them..elves ^^>!lihem3mfercsatidtiar ,.es. Kottcfs Friend lessens the pain of ^hank 5!}^'>^^;.'°J^f °«»^ 7^^^^^ eontrol of "tbt gang," hence they were'^H^r .-istently as .saiied and ^ ' legislature providing life terms for ' finally 21 were murdered. These men onlv ^^ked to be let alone to The crcctc:'. crisis la a ^rtmaa'a lift- is when first she becota^s a mothcx. All the physical strength of bar natiire is demanded at such times, and it is necessary that her system he thoroughly prepared for tbe event, in order that her health he preserved for. fiitare years. Mother's Prient* other ia'UeaieA rslianre; it Is a medicine for esiernal use, compqped oi" o'Us sas was a common thing. Two gangs i . Take the Los Angeles case as an illtisfration. The Times bad ler 'lngrftilients wWch asris; nature iii all necessary physical chang 'ee of were operating In the state, one along Withstood about 16 ye.irs danJBS at the crisis,-and leave:: I mottuir -in .'snch healthful coa- on tffirt her recovery is always id ai4.JUtntaL Mother's Friend BU ^ ing stores. 'Wzitp for otur ».hook for expectant mbtters. MASSTELD EECnrLATOS CO., . : . • Atlanta, Ga, hank robbers has served to clean up i the state." "The appropriation of IIQ.OOO by the legislature to the state bank obnnnis- rl ^j ^il ^z^^j^S^^'"'^ Labor: poims towisi"; ;ibi;;iic;»;';dr;k in teh cleaning out process." support their families, but union leaders deter'niincd to rule over them, hence the murders. : The whole set-up of the leaders of the great'"Labor Trust." the •rican Federation of Labor., points towanl a diabolically adroit J plan to secure to those leaders complete control over their own mem- Ueceniber 11th. 1911. Mr. Samuel Gompers, Pres., .Vnierican Federation of Labor, Washington, L). C. Pear Sir: — I're.-^s reports indicaii- lli;it yon are greatly depressed and harassed by fear and the di.srepute brought on your Federation. The <niery has arisen whetlifir you arc big. enough to sense the movement of a great Powi-r wlilcli guides humanity, and to concltide that the time has arrived when "Labor' should be honestly rei)resonled Instead of misrepresented. if the thought of truthful and earnest effort has come, and you honestly (li'sire better conditions for the wagt.- earners, may 1 tender to you an Invitation to come out to liaille Creek for a conference with the President of the Tiailos and Workers .Association. .Mr. J. W. IJrycc? If you will iiormit it, your expenses will be paid from the time you leave Washington until you return. You will be put up at the Sanitarium for a week or teji days' rest and freedom from worry, as a guest. eiUier of the Association or of myself, as you prefer. When rested, let us consider the new movement for the workingmen of America, enlisted under the lianner of the National Trades and Workers Association, free from strik".~, slugging, picketing, tyranny, fines, dynamiting and murder. Belonging lo the .\merican Federation of Labor are hundreds of thous- bands of self-respecting and law-abiding workingmen who are members under pressure, and who deplore tl;e tactics you and your associates have employed and forced upon them. Tliey want steady employment flfty-two weeks in the year and do not relish being forced l>y strikes into idleness pending the "Inegotiations" bp- iween crooked labor leader.s seeking briljes. and crooked employers who hire said leaders to call strikes on competitive jobs, thus'making the workingmen tools kept idle while the chiefs scrap for control or bribe money. You will perhaps reject this jiroposal. believing that strikes are a necessary weapon to preserve the rights of workingmen. But the new way has been in very successful operation over two years and found to have more power than the old way. . • . • The honorable Brotherhood of Locomotive' Engineers, The National -Association of Stationary Engineers and the National Trades and Workers Association perfect trade agreements without strikes, secure the highest wages and yet preserve the respect and esteem of employers and of the members theniselv.s. , Workingmen are aroused to resentment from being forced to contribute from their hard earned pay envelopes to defend known sluggers and murderers, and to being heavily lined for not obeying the orders of leaders when they know those leaders are simjiiy using them to insure complete dominion over the daily lives of the American workingnian. j He seeks to maintain his position as an honest, peaceful citizen and not to be forced to affiliate with and support thugs and murderers. Personally, I have only; sincere and open denunciation for the past methods of you and your as .^ociates. Nevertlieless, if you are ready to join In an earnest and truthful step forward for your members and will accept this invitation in the spirit in whieli it is giveu. you will be most welcome, and will be treated w-TTh the greate.st consideration we are capable of, and in addition I will agree to contribute a quarter of a million dollars in cash to the new movement. The Trade.s and Workers now have a splendid ?tOO,noo.OO home to care for their indigent iiienibers. and with tlie addition of the members of. the American Federation of I.abor and its endowment we can merit the support of the luiblic, all working for the new day of peace with honor in the industrial field. Yours very truly, \ . C. W. POST. .\'o re|)ly ba> been received. It -eeiii- evident the [iresent fA -atlcrs will not accept any offer of itidti >triril pe;ice which take-^ from them the fees, control of workmen, and curb their trust methods. When any combinaiioii eiilur of Crqiit.-d uf- Lab^r g 'les outside :ts f>wii bti .sine-s and ;itteini >t^ |o ••••i res-. »\ianiiixe. or I 'orcibly dictate to others and thereby "re^traiIl^ trade" it becnies dangerous and .•ln'>uld be ])rosccuted. Talk alKuit restraint of tratlel .All the capital tru>t.s in tlii- cmintry coiildirt bring alwut a rninus traction of tbe los'. inconvenience, mi.^ery ancl crime set in motion by strike cons]>irators. The time has come when every home -owning i>alriotic citizen .^liotild speak in most unmistakable terms, if liberty i> to be preserved. -Write I'roidciit Taft asking when he will apply the law to the Labor Trust as well"as"tlie Capital Tru>t-. Then write your members of Coiigrc-.>. telling them clearly that you will ex]iect them to protect yonr >elf and other common, every- (!.-ty citizen- by voting down tbe i)ills tlie>e Labor Trust leaders are pressing to give them more control. f)ne is a bill to prevent courts from i-stiing restraining orders to stop i)ropo>ed act> of violence in strike-. Another is to allow labor leatlers to restrain trade without being subject to the law. "\'oti are one of a tremendous inajority but you must' tell your (niblic officials your need<. Then they can act in your defense. Then (jtiestion candidate- and don't accept any equivocal answers. Insist that trade firganizaiions can be ]>eacefully conducted and that no laws be enactetl giving leaders arbitrary control over the masses. .\ few of the facts are now known and have been proven true. -Many UK're will follow as the government investigation proceeds. Will >ou be ])atriotic and iiaiustaking enough to write, talk and vote for your own safety? Mv work in the way of public and expensive jiaid announcements on this subjecK is done. There's a Reason. C. W. POST.

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