16 THE REVOLUTIONARY AGE 11) 5; 1919 The National Left Wing Council NEEDS 15, 000 NOW The Left Wing of the Socialist Party of America has organized itself as a national unified expression of Revolutionary Socialism.
Its immediate tasks are enormous.
The struggle within the Party must he waged to conquer the Party for the revolutionary Socialism of the Communist International.
There is the struggle among the masses the winning of the broad masses of the workers for Communist Socialism Leaflets must he issued, speakers routed, papers published. All this requires money At Once.
The Socialist Party Convention meets August 30. We must carry on an enormous agitation without a moment delay. Time is pressing and money is an urgent necessity.
Then money is needed immediately for The Revolutionary Age which has become the national organ of the Left Wing. It must treble its circulation within the next two months in order to reach the rank and file of the Party and the masses of the workers with our message. Financially it is in a sound position, but it is not yet covering fully its own expenses. Every addition to its circulation means a reduction of the organization expenses.
The Left Wing Convention authorized the National Council to issue special emergency stamps to help raise money.
This is being done. But the process is slow. We need the money now.
Accordingly, we ask all comrades to contribute individually according to their means.
We ask all locals to immediately donate money on the basis of the following quotas: New York (greater city. 1, 500 Boston, Mass. 200 Chicago, Ill. 1, 000 Portland, Ore. 200 Cleveland, Ohio. 1, 000 Rochester, 200 Detroit, Mich. 500 Toledo, Ohio. 200 Denver, Colo. 300 Los Angeles, Cal. 200 Buffalo, 300 St. Paul, Minn. 200 Philadelphia, Pa. 400 Duluth, Minn. 100 Pittsburg, Pa. 300 Minneapolis, Minn. 100 Seattle, Wash. 300 Hartford, Conn. 100 San Francisco, Cal. 300 Providence, 100 Comrades of the Left Wing history calls to YOU! Upon you the Left Wing depends the future of Communist Socialism. Act! Individuals and locals act now. FERGUSON Secretary. Xationa Council. 43 West 29th Street New York City