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-16- correspond for their paper about the doings of Congress. It seemed to me that one of the greatest needs of the people and new party was knowledge, and truth as to the doings of Congress and the kind of laws made there for the people. I saw that the great daily papers were controlled through the press corporations and by the money classes and that they covered up the things which it was to the interests of the people to know. My husband and I accepted the offer and he commenced our work on the day the silver session opened and he kept at it the whole year. So you can see how natural it was that I brought up by a father to whom the welfare of the community which they were placed was paramount too all other considerations, come to join the reform movement. Christ, the greatest man off all the ages was a social reformer. Who drove the money changes out of the temple? It was Christ . Who taught the religious classes of that day that the Sabbath was made for man and not man for the Sabbath? What is the principle that underlies that statement? It is worth the thinking out for your selves. Who heard Christ Gladly? "The common people," like you and me . When Christ dined with the common people, what did the religious and money classes say? They said he dined with publicans and sinners. He "had not where to lay his head" was therefore dispised by the religious and money classes of the day and yet he spent his whole life, not in the making and getting of money for himself, but in teaching and showing the common people that the conditions under which they lived were not inevitable and that they were capable of reaching up to the very highest. I think that some of us are just beginning to understand the teaching of His whole life, the fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of man. That means opportunity, liberty, Fraternity, equality for all and
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