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THE NEW REPUBLIC.
BOUNDED ON THB
NATURAL AND INALIENABLE RIGHTS OF MAN,
THE OUTLINES OF SUCH A GOVERNMENT AS
STRUGGLING FOR LIBERTY.
E. J. SCHELLHOUS, M. D.
“The true Republic is not yet here. But the birth-struggle must soon
JOHN W. LOVELL COMPANY
142 TO 150 WORTH STREET
TO THE READER.
It may seem like unwarrantable presumption for a single individual to put forth his efforts to restore to the people their rights by effecting the requisite changes in our government. If I presumed upon my own power or personal influence, such presumption would not only be un. warrantable, but ridiculous.
My appeal is to you in a common cause; it is to your sense of right, your love of justice; it is in behalf of the innocent, helpless victims to the overpowering greed of corporate rapacity; it is to that just and laudable pride that comes from self-respect and claim to the dignity of true manhood and womanhood.
I appeal to your sense of duty, that everpresent but often feeble voice that speaks to all, that our destiny and happiness are inseparably connected with others; that we can help ourselves only as we help others.
I wish to remind you that our interests are