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The Chicago martyrs - Image 79. 1899. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 26, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1725/show/1636.

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(1899). The Chicago martyrs - Image 79. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1725/show/1636

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Title The Chicago martyrs
Alternative Title The Chicago martyrs: the famous speeches of the eight anarchists in Judge Gary's court, October 7, 8, 9, 1886, and Reasons for pardoning Fielden, Neebe, and Schwab
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Altgeld, John Peter, 1847-1902
  • Spies, August Vincent Theodore, 1855-1887
Publisher Free Society Publishing Co.
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • San Francisco, California
Date 1899
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886
  • Anarchists
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Fielden, Samuel, 1847-
  • Neebe, Oscar W., 1850-
  • Schwab, Michael, 1853-
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 159 pages; [2] leaves of plates; 1 illustration; 1 portrait; 23 cm.
Original Item Location HX846.C4C43 1899
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8319999~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript ADDRESS OF ALBERT R. PARSONS. 71 labor savmg machinery. Imagine 8uch an ab(mrd thi ftnd t & .w. "TfiXZJ??* ^ «"»* P»™ to say that Socialists do these things; that UridtuZs it7: *\^ flght Pr°Perty- . Why, sir, it is an absurdity it 1,^\ It» a rP e?08tr°U8- No man «ver heard an utterance from the ZT Wei't Ki ^r 86 anythlng °f the kind -They kn™ t0 the contrary. We don t fight machinery; we donVopposelthe thing. It is only the manner and methods of employing themlthat we object to That is all it is the manipulations of these things in the interests of afew; it is the monon o zation of them that we object to. We desire that all the orces of nature, all the forces of soc.e ty, of the gigantic strength which has resulted from the Zt^ Z S Knd 'ab0r °f the ****-« the Pa°t Bhall be turned over S fS»m T I B 6erVEnt' hiB °bedient 8lave fore™- T»is is the object h Jv rT h D0 °De t0 giVe UP anything.r It seeta no harm to any body. But when we witness this condition of things, when we see little chfl- aenotvefhafdTh *? ^ ^ the poor little things whose bns are no yet hard; whence see them clutched, from the hearthstone taken *2n^:™L^rr;-evvhe ba9tiies:°f iabor *»* *£ ss E£ ft stirs us an, wl T ° ^t^ the'j0tm °f 6Cme ^istocratic Jezebel, then he pie, wnlLTf T We Plpad*for ^.little ones; we plead for the trowed'- L t v' t^J 0pPresaed Oe seek redress for those who are Hbertyl'r tie slave T ^ "* intelli*ence *» the ignorant; we seek Your bn!o r a !Sm 86CUreS the welfare of evefy human being, tomorrow morning! ^ "" ^^ * I>0U'd H1» to "» «™ a*d «™ Parson: 3^^^ UDti1-10 "M »* U°°^ ** ^ Mr" ^l°ZJl0D°l' ' COncluded last evening: at that portion of my statement wh.ch had for its purpose a showing of the operations and effects of our easting social system, the evils which naturally flow from the established sodal relations, which are founded npon the'economic subjection of dependence of the man of labor o he monopolizer of thelmeans of labor and to? wZZ of life. I sought ,n this connection to show.'that all the ills that afflict socety -social miseries mental degradations, political dependence-all resulted2 the ecenomic subject on and denendAn™ ^f fi^ ™ *iu *«»uiu>u irom ,. * .u » 7 uePenaence of the man of labor upon the monon- ohzer of the means of existence; and as long as the cause remains the effect must certamly follow I pointed out what Bradstreet's had to say in regard o he destruction of the middle class last year. As.'it affects the small dealers the middle class men of onr shop streets, the influences are likewise at work among the farming classes. K According to statistics ninety per cent of the farms of America are today under mortgage. The man who a few years ago owned the soil that he worked is today a tenant and a mortgage is placed npon his soil, and when he, the farmer whose hand ickles the earth and causes it to blossom as the rose and bring orth its rich food of human sustenance-even while this man is asleep the interest upon h.s.mortgage continues. It grows and it increases, renS ing it more and more difficult for him toget along or make his living. In the meantime the railway corporations place upon the traffic all that it will bear. The Board of Trade sharks run their corners until-what? Until it occurs as