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SEATTLE AND A GENERAL STRIKE.
'.l'ihe craf'I lint', are falling. lle paper agreem.l elnls are beilng
Ibl lowt o I l tie full' \\winds. tlhe or'kers are unnitintug fnli etiass linles.
'realizi the I nte..n iv t nle's t i, is i eit e initere'I l fi ;tall."
.\ 'generall fstrikel i- ol ill Seu ile. I! \\ ill e a rn ighly strug
gle. fo,,z tIhe nlnsa l 'rs. inslead or Gildling tfih worker, divided.
leader.. h.n.lic.pped I l agreeinall, and scabbed upon by
Iutnion labor: Ilthey ml e l I'r fi le i fi'r lirst im ll le history' of this
e('utitr. ' lo al t',neral' strike. fle 1 ' ile i f' ner orf nati ons lil alll
1n1 nie ei,'rlt .ilt s if w ill .e if reatl bat tie. (lie ill which
(\ery manl \\will he nleeded. e er'\'y hello, possible. f ' ulr IIon he side
fi' ithe ci l pit alii .1(1ts \will t i all I hi orh gan'It l Ized fli'o s oil ' the
a i lil.lenaie of Ithe i ight 1ti ri.u ll l plundc r. i T ihoilgh the.
'lying I p ss will e h d'i i I atl I .tt I acic i ally silenced ill
Seall e by thlie \\alki. ,,l o, i ne lcaal o h a sleore yolpers uaion, the
Vcap ilist mlo tllpieu s \\ ill be howlini g to lie 1op of their
voices inl other parts of the co. nlnly. They will publish untrue
hela le inens seint i in b the Cialtalist hi lings .ol lithe co i ast.
T'l'ey will rail through their editorial clunits a lnd a lppeal ni
llehalr o1 Ile poor,' pI\..erl-stricken anlkers. 'whol are inter
esled in the strike. cr.co.ilil ie fe s \ ll run ( own their "daily
deceivers. " (ii they w\ill sudl lenly be .Ii'leied to the snll'erint gs
lvof he srul il lIg orkinig i'woll en anii l hungry iiitle tc il d Ci'l ei -n.
We shall hear w ,i' the lerrible crimes ,ol ' the agilatolrs, i . ti their
aallemnllpt l de-ifru .ion of properm'ly, o, plots .eing unearthed
i I tl Ipolice in which IIe i worlI was 100 ie blown I ll il of siti
c i' ttii" ( 'e'lit.LXII.- iii itltl, i (llll(t ' ll. l
l'tegi dl'i'se oirltslgrel'v xf ltihie workerI'il spokesmen. whom they
(lle r m re Ithan other. Ii:' ery l ti oth Ii ers day w'ie shall Ie (old of l he
strike being a fail' ure. of I. wol i' e rkers I't I lit ' returning Io their oi bs.
fir'ed of bls hevisilt' . Stalte entl s will be leatured or soi me
'lnbur fakir" who. at the vi oi' e i it his master. delountces ihe
I'ike: lten a I reporter l ir' I c .rrep n iiit wl ill \w ite I lp anl in
e\utiew will i s100l pigeoni . t ol say hl thlie workers are dis
satisfied atl Ill \\ Ithey' are leinig ml islea id by ai buc.h of' agitators.
tand . i] u tl'he only iii Il lbit' s t e a(lth lof supes y in the ni ls
of those wSeh, are' paid it lie.
Organized thuggery will lae nrs' l yed 1 gaiist tnhe \rkers. Inh
the lianlie i' iaw a ti order every atteiltt will be iimade to iuse
disorder, so .that thne, ill denloun.ers o1 v\iolence will be able to
get ini their-work n~ind splill the 1,,lood of the Iler,. IJustice will
ft.own. Ill' r loder. l ju. t ice is bill .e ideas iof the exploiters.
Olli.ial influnnce of every chleaa ter will be brolghll I,, hear in
or'der t weakentthlie morale of tihe strikers. IProl iteers w'ill
hI, - patrilism.,theolol gins s- 'riek about lhell, professors oil
"'li\ I, ',, l." and1 doctors fill "ho Vw to tame 'el.'" will
ivue" l 'ng intellectual dissertaiiss 00n how the workers are
fighting their lw\l interest, u1ll1 how \''ng it is of tht . that
fhey flu n tl place their case iln the hl nds ,,I' nmen like them
-elves. who are "diwineresled" but who nare "'l'raactial and
ass,'ia|liin w ill meel ua1 l dis, . .,. tl e stllulatioll, ainl issue lpl'Or
lai ntioni.. hon I l i t' w\,'lker's ar'e r'uninitg "'tiur t'ail' city.
Every effort i \\ill lIe forwarded to cause dissension in (lie ranks
and the INb,,r raki will be busy night andi day: anm l hls. but
Iot least. the real ni l(lersof our h iead will lean back on their
soft eusl.infi s anl wait unti lihu.'g.r begins its work.
'T'hese. and manty inm re. are the wpoll.s of the foe. These.
we mutlst oVercololm . null these we .li. anul these we will.
The Seattle sfuike must have the organized support or the
workers ill even'i part of this groal c4nltinlent. They must face
with their m lber. nlul l ilets 1h musters. few, bul with mttil
liolls o,1' d lla'. at their e ainultai . They must, respond It) the
call of the class struggle: they mist he in the tight of Seattle
us though thIe were ,,l the Slo,,. The possibilities fit' this
greal strike are slupenl.hus. Who knows the Ifnturre?
W e caln,,l beat hilliolnnia es \willh money. but we ('unt defeat
Ihem \\wilh organized. intelligent mass action. We (ain releruse
to produce inl e\cJry part fi,' the country. we can call a nlaliinal
general strike. In ftu'', this is Ihe way. this is the day.
Ir \\o light oiln .a.s lilnes we .unnot lose. and even thoit h
we d. at times have to recede l',r llte mol melel t, there all lit,
no def'al, r .or Victory is waln ill the every erl'tort ( ' organize
and act aIi a ('cla,,.
The balile is on.
Let if, cry. like N\els-iln. but I'm' ,,ur' cla-.: ".\luug the lin,
the signal runls: our cause demantds that every imno.sl this day
w\ill du his dtuty..
ONE D OLLAR.
W ho lo.it ' iguor.aut a- to believe that lie. iltderes.t 1 the1c
rnuiploywr a1nd emlllttye are alike? Y\Vho now will dare to .satae
tiro thereo is uti t -d liig-gle tc1wveeni lie .alpitalist (lass al i1
the workinig crlu-'? W\ho ow\' will argue that the ciplitalist
4lis-s 1 to ot own II' eruhll alI the working elass are not their
..laves? \VIho t\\w. \we would like to know? Why, mo.ue ilut
thie most slavi.lsh ofI all lav\e uinilIs.
There is N\I) iulerest iln toItmnIt between the imasters and
Iheir servots. There 1I an irrt-1lressibte strlggle uof intereL
between the atpilta]list ..l..i ai1 lthe working class. A few
Irasilecs ctaletd ealtitalits I.I .wo the machines of Ilroud'e
tiou,. the lia dl. the mninleral r..onllc.-esc ill fatI the e arth. The.
wor\king etlas A.\ll wage slaves.
Yesterday gave you workers inlother p'roo' oU these claims.
It was a c(lean-cut demotilltratin. Not the first by a long
shot, but made more glaring by the comparison of the times
and the hypocritic·al mouthings if the master clay within the
last 18 lmonths.
\Vhilsl the workers tailed in the mines and mills, and the
krother sullt.ered in the trenches and fought oil the field of
battle, the couluon clippers. the dividend drawers. lounged in
Union Stock Holders in thel
Butte Daily Bulletin
UNITED MINE WORKERS OPF AEIIICA- :ca: Sand Couale
Stocket, Roundup, Lehigh, Elela.
FEDERAL LABOR UNION-Livingston.
MACHINISTS' UNION-Great Falls, Butte.. lag.,atoa.
MACHINISTS' HELPERS' UNION-Great Falls, Butte.
CEREAL WORKERS-Great Falls.
ELECTRICIANS' UNION-Livingston, Butte.
BAKERS' UNION-Great Falls.
SHOE WORKERS--Great Falls.
PLASTERERS' UNION-Great Falls.
RAILWAY CAR REPAIRERS-Livingstom.
BREWERY WORKERS' UNION-Butte.
HOD CARRIERS' UNION-Livingptor and Butte.
STIREET CAR MEN'S UNION-Butte.
METAL MINE WORKERS' UNION (Independent)--Butte.
PRINTING PRESSMEN'S UNION-Butte.
STEREOTYPERS AND ELECTROTYPERS' UNION-Ratte.
BRIDGE AND STRUCTURAL IRON WORKERS-BUTTE.
BROTHERHOOD BOILERMAKERS AND HELPERS-Butte
STEAM AND OPERATING ENGINEERS-Great Falls.
AND THOUSANDS OF INDIVIDUALS IN BUTTE AND MONTANA
their. c(uslli.ions andtl sliled. Smiled because of the profits that
YO' workers were piling up. Smiled in anticipation, in real
iza(ioii. f', you gave to these legal robbers $82,000,000.
Aiind before and during thatl time the cost of living climbed
upward. Up andl up it weint and up it continues to go. Frantic
attempt.ls have beenl made fronl time to time to keep up with
the soarling balloon of prices but with constant failure.
The real wage of the working class has been falling, the
standard of livinag ever lowered. Anlld now on the top of all this
misery and oppressionl, this brutal exploitation and sickly hy
poc·risy, your niusters. the masters over your bread, say that
frotim ul,\ on you are to get $1.00 a day less. And their mouth
piece, the Minler, suggested that you take it like dogs or you
\will be Itreated to a little gui work.
W\e will not stand for this increased plunder. We will not
whinie likle dogs because you crack your whip. You shall not
take aino tlie' iolluthful flirom onr, children 's mioulths. We will
liot in mneekniess and slavish cowardice acceptl your mandate to
suftfer more and quietly bare whilst your plunders pile llup your
ill-gotten gailns. No.
\\orkers. meet at once. Call your respective organizations
togetheri; unite these bodies into ONE ORGANIZATION; dis
cuss time lowering of your bread rations, move o,. and act as
Divided you are weak. United you are strolg. .To meet
your mul s l erl's ill sections or inl c(rafts will !.ien .d efeat. To
tight them 1united as a class conlduicted from a ceintral council
,vill imeati a glorious vic.tory.
The tyranits, ill Itheir ldrunken greed, have thrown the gaunt
let. May the worker, w\\ho bends his back to the extra load
without a light, be despised by his fellow toilers, and held in
contempt by his children.
T'Ilihy have called for the po.uLd of flesh they shall never get;
ihey have a.sked for the blood that we will not give.
Forw\\ad, workers. ever reinmembering the words of our im
iortal IMaix: W"o\kers of the world, unite: you have nothing
to lose but ywour chains, and you have a world to gain.'
THE MASTER S THREATEN.
As ill I nmlice al'orethoughit the Morning Miner comes out
wilth glaring headlinles saying "Dollar Reduction of Wages in
Mines: U.S.S. Troops on hlnd Prepared to Meet Any Emerg
ency." W'hat does this mouthpiece of the copper company
mleanl? Why this preparation and military display? There
can be hbiut tine answer. these ghouls who have piled up mil
lions I'irom the sweal and blood of the miners and toilers in
their sinelters and who now want another pound of flesh, are
s.ared lest thle workers should resist their avarice, therefore
they threateil to subdu te Ihe hungry thousands with machine
guns, and answer the cry of women andl children with grape
If any eintilgemcy does alrise. it conies iit. and w'ill hiot come,
from tihe tilters. but from the copper larons.h who are driving
and plll~ntlering" their wage slaves to d(esperatioill.
HOW ABOUT AMERICA?
In Ii,i "l tlltrs ,i Politics and \W ar. Jhill Itusskin says:
Italy's rile oppression is all her own. Spain is oppressed by
the Spaniard. not by the Austrian. Greece needs but to be saved
from the Greelks. No French emperor, however mighty his armn or
sound his faith, can give Italy freedom.
A\li mIiglhl w\\t'.d that England is ol'ppresed by the English
ian: thit .\lllmlric'i needs ut to be saved 'ron Ihie A:\llmericans.
and thal all ihe atllied i.ations, however Ilighly (heir armies or
sotund their I'itilb. .an never force demonicracy 11pou Iussia.
The wall' is over anud fl Ii trouble ilEilNS.
Kolchik. hiead of til t lilll collllter-rllutionary govern
Inellt at (inlsk. iwhichi is ,mfkilltg \,,ii lkr, i llt of Russia's food
lpply--i(olchok, disliller. say, Ilial ,e 'lanl't sit at the same
cionference table with suchi I',tllo\\s ;t thlie bolsheviki, who
iipoured all the booze o.f Pei'trgrad illt tIhe gutter.
Do Your Duty!
Again we want to talk to you about that little job you
have, perhaps, left undone.
HAVE YOU REGISTEREI)?
I' you have neglected to attend to this essential duty
then you are not qualified to vote
It might happen that when the tinme colmes for voting
that you will have cause to regret your negligence of this
II' it happens that you are a worker. You now have the
tiume to qualify as a voter in the next city election.
Remember that if you fail to register you are -disfran'
chised just as chattel slaves were without the right to vote
before the civil war.
Millions of men have FOUGHT and DIED for the RIGHT
You can vote by simply walking dowtn to the,aourt~house
TODAY and registering.
ATTEND TO THIS--NOW. .' 4. .
'Witth the Editors
orP nR 1ov 1y s.
You cannot suppres .by brute
force a popular mpvement, the
%trength of which is 'derived from
the interest and needs, the .desires
tihd ideals of the mass~. oat the peo
ple. No matter what' forms a move
ment of this kind may.ttalke;.t is al
wAys inspired by that peIse,of jus
tice which is donipaat . r the con
sciousness of the coblpxp people and
constitutes the bed-rCek of their in
dividual and social life.
The ordinary man is a stranger
to the intricacies and fine points. of
written law; but he has a native feel
ing-for right and wrong that seldom
misleads him. And even when pas
sion gets the better of him and takes
him off. his feet, he soons finds his
way back to common sense and Jus
tce. You may mislead people for a
while, but not long enough and not
.far enough to make them forget their
moral obligations one to another.
Therefore social movements of
great masses of the people, move
ments .expressing the thoughts and
the feelings of the workers of the
world, cannot be suppressed any
more than you can prevent people
from thinking and feeling. 'If you
think them wrong, you must be able
to convince the people that they are
wrong. You must teach them, and
instead 'of threatening with a club
YOu must show them the truth. If
they are, according to your judg
ient, on a false track, show them
the right' way.
'But if you consider a popular
movement wrong because it does not
promote your own interest or endan
gers your social position, your privi
leges, your methods of acquiring
wealth, you have no cause against it
at all, because the masses of the peo
ple are under no obligation to any
body to sacrifice their own interest
and well-being to the 'interest of
'Granted that the present system
of society has not been originated
by those who reap all 'its benefits
and advantages today, the fact re
mains that it is upheld at the ex
pense of the working people, and
that.they have a' perfect right to op
pose it and try to do away with it
and put in its place one that will do
justice to everybody and harm to no
And since social' institutions do
not change by themselves they must'
be changed by men, and since it is
natural for people who suffer from
such institutions to take the initia
t.ive in trying tochange them or abol
ish them, you cannot blame the work
ers to organize a movement for that
purpose, for they must unite their
forces and act in unison if they wish
to accomplish anything.--St. Louis
"A SERMON ON
(By GEORGE H. SANDS, Burke,
See yon pirate at his desk,
Note the glitter of his eyes;
Cold and cruel is his task.
For gold is his divinity;
The dollar sign, the-only creed
Of him and his hyena 'breed.
Now gaze ye on the churches round,
Where "Labor" stalks and staggers;
Promethens-like to misery bound,
;Poor slaves or else poor beggars,
Yet "plutocrats" and others say
'Twas God ordained, the Maker's
They say 'twas great Jehovah's plan
That "Labor" should go forth to toil,
While idleness, the "Overman"
Should seize, appropriate the
This, the primal scheme of life,
Eternal sorrow, endless strife.
They lie! Creation" willed it' not!
That' drones should thrive on honest
The God-head planned a fairer lot
For you, poor serf, who digs the soil.
Ye idle clowns how dare ye tell
'Twas God, a Just Creator's will?
The Christ-man never told ye this;
Thus spake the Lord of Galilee:
Of "brotherhood" and "helpfulness"
To love was His philosophy.
The brother feeling ever crept
Among the rocks where Jesus slept.
The "Master" never preached for
Nor pressed the couch of luxury;
But felt the chill of winter's cold,
And knew the sting of misery.
Melancholy moonbeams swept
The lonely paths where Jesus wept.
The weary feet of Jesus trod
The thorny fields of tears and woe;
He brought the message of. his God
Among the dwellings of the low.
Saw-their sorrows, knew.their fears,
And sought to wipe away the tears.
Ye hypocrits! There'll dawn a day
Of Nemesis for thee and thine
The cross 'of gold will melt away
And "Freedom" shout a song divine!
The Boss a Prophet.
Columbus, Ga., Feb. 6.-Frederick
1. Gordon, president of the Colum'
bus Manufacturing company, has
Joined the prophet class, and pre
diets the absolute and complete fail
ure of trade unionism in "this part
of the country."
Mr. Gordon is incensd,..t the or
ganising activity oX,ahe-lUaited Tex
tile Workers, and -he sgeegp ;, think
that he is the first emplloyer who
:would deny organizatioqg among his
Other employers have trutted
their anti-union paces during the few
brief years of their existe~e, hbUttnhe
labor movement -conti es. TbI$ is
nothing to Gordon, who screeches:
"And this is my prophecy: That.
the industrial south aq I.wh will
never, while the counThry as a
republic, allow itself to b b o`boned
hand and foot by that tlhig that
seeks to stab in the heart 'tht .n
herent right of selective easptlyment
belonging to every 4ndividuup;alfi
or corporation in this country---thiht
unholy,, foreign-born, un-Amerlean,
socialistic, despotic thing, knowuna'
OPEN F01 M,
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and .'itten by Bulletin teaders.
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ter for the betterment oft condi='
tions 'in whch the ,nU l 1intter
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opportunity' for their ekpression
and interchange of coDmmnts frith
your neighbors and friends.
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'Forum, all commtunications must
be signed with the name and hd
dress of the writer, but anony
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the column if requested. Address
all communications to the editor
of the Bulletin and please be brief
and tp the point.
EXTRA PAY FOR 80OLDIBRS.
[ (The following communication is
I'from an organization which has for
its .object the securing of extra pay
for the veterans of the war sald
should receive the approval of every
Dear Sir: Do you know that the
majority of the men that joined the
service this year at Norfolk gave up
positions paying them around $150
per month and some as much as
$300 per month? Compare that with
$30 per month.
This is a moral issue. The men of
the service worked or fought 'night
and day for whatever the govern
ment chose to pay them; they did
not strike, neither did they get .10
per cent plus. They only obeyed or
ders. The only record we have of a
whole company disobeying orders
was that one of our companies was
charging the Hurns and the officers
gave orders to halt, but they cap
tured several German dugouts be
fore obeying him.
At a public mass meeting held in
the Armory hall the p.lan was dis
cussed and voted on. Every one pres
ent voted to request congress to en
act a law in accordance with the
Some people oppose the plan be
cause it will cost the government
$3,000,000,000, saying that we are
not able to stand it. Such statements
are an insult to the flag, for our
experts tell us that it would have
cost us over $25,000;000,000 per
year to have carried the war on sev
eral years longer, and they further
state that we could have financed
it for a number of years under our
Liberty bond plan. Now, taxes
(don't faint) for our generation
could pay the $3,000,000,000 off by
an average increased tax of just'$1
per year for each person of the
United States. Our great country is
not bankrupt; no, farfrom it. A vast
amount of the money we have bor
rowed has been invested in perma
nent improvements and bonds of our
allies, and should we be disposed to
do so, we can collect the balance
from Germany. Our government is
better off financially than any gov
ernment or institution in the world
Others oppose it, saying that it
would put too much money in the
hands of the irresponsible, Well,
when you hear a man talking like
that he either does not know what
class of men are in the service or
he is one of those kind of men that
asked every one of his friends to
sign his or his son's exemption card,
while your boy or brother was going
to the front to defend humanity.'
There is no charity in this plan.
It will only give the men what they
have earned thrice; and avery small
portion of what they deserve. How
much would we have had if it had
not been for the men of' the service?
Would it be giving our service
men a fair deal to only 'give them
one month's bonus when, their com
mercial competitors have Saved a
few thousand dollars for a rainy
day while the gates of our national
treasury were swung wide open
Butte, Mont., Feb. 5, 1919.
Editor Butte Bulletin: The for
mer secretary of the county board
of health has returned from his mili
tary labors and seems to have re
sumed the duties of the" office. He
has signaled his return to the ardu
ous labors thereof by announcing
the closing of the .county pest house
due to the effect of enforced vaccina
tion last year. What- a good thing
it is to have some fetich of the med
ical fraternity to blame the good
health of the people on to, but per
haps the dear doctor is wrong this
time. However, it has served to
advertise him, .in a way which the
members of his profession dearly
love, and will go to great lengths
Now then, doctor, is it not a fact
that smalpox is an adult's disease?
If this is true, then, doctor, how is it
possible to blame the vacancy of the
pest house on vaccination, when it
was enforced on the helpless chil
dren by your majesty and that of
the state board of disease (otherwise
known as health), aided and abetted
by one city physician, who had never
distinguished himself, before secur
ing this office, by performnng any
remarkable cures of disease.
A little retrospectioh will also
bring to mind that when. this same
Di-. McCarty was. secretary: of. the
county board of 'health before, he
made ,an offer. of"$5O0 fr any case
of smallpox after vaclination, 'but
managed to be convenleatly absent.
from the next meeting of the school
board after the foregoing offer,
when a case was presented. Prob
ably be was financially short and
the American Medical association
and its subsidiary, the state board
of health, were not willing to back
up such rash statements.
Allow me .to suggest, doctor, that
you take some of 'the valuable time
you waste in.. poitics apd' ,sbering
relatives positions'and devote it to
-a careful study of vaccination, as
did Drs,' Crichton and Croksltaak,
and prbbably yonu. wll be able to ar,
rive at the same conclusion that Al
fred Russell Walloe: did . whea he
said, it was a delusion, and its en
foreemeat a crlA0e.
..Doctor, ..if yaecciaten is. o such a
Sad.thing,. whydoa't su. ad, th
little secretary.ofthe state board f.
health, get in.and give it the same
enforcembet s .was done on the de
Tennsless School hblAtea? :It a dquite
.A SINIti.. WI I' IIA 62IV1
It .is very rare when a -public per
former of any, kind .takes -a udi
ence so much into, his or lgr cot -
sciousness, into the very. .erseJalit.y
a's Madame SchumanHreilk 4lo55.
All -across this broad land, ;wherever
she has sung, sae-has her admirels
who love her with. a persidth :love
that is .perhaps anbt accorded to any
Other ,except' frileda a'bd .acqlaint
Madame Schuman-'Heink.' is a
thember of the sociallatapprty.
'When one stopsato :think of the
reasons why this' is so,,.one .ust a4
mit that it is the greataesda of the
woman, combined with her WOndey
ful voice, that makes her so loyable.
To be the mother of saven sons, jo
be one of the greatest singers tof the
world, and to hold that position well
on in the years when most opeta
stingers are retiring, is no small ac
In. these strenuous days of .war
the strain- has been -orst ,tyring to
those. of German, birth and trainihg,
no matter what their opinion wasa Of
the origin and blame for the war.
The sensitive natu'tr, iust hev'd felt
the hate and bitteriness towai't: the
members of their ;own nationality,
however Innocent they theminetlys
were of any :wrongdoing; bi lhlink
of the anguish and sorrow of :a
mother who had sons enlisted hin
both sides of the struggle; thi.bk of
the strife between mother love and
the sense of right and 'Justice if she
really believed in either cause.
It was evident that some of this
tragedy had entered the vdry soul l:o
the woman and cathe out in, her
voice in *the songs of the' soldifrs
that she sang. There was an eno
tional appeal that was far 'stronger
than the words of the song itself.
Again she showed :how big ,and
generous her heart .was wheni she
turned her back to the large audi
ence, the highest priced, seats, and
sang to the smaillgroup seated 'on
the stage, giving them really the
most intimate and homelike feeling.
Then at the:last, the great mlother
heart showed itself again as he sod
denly grabbed the little girl who was
near her and kissed her..as heartily
as if she was a child of her very :own.
It was so sincere and so irresistabie
in its meaning to<the great aidence
that it brought teai's of -emotion to
many eyes. Think what' a 'memoky
for the little girl to carry throughi
her life. She w'ill never 'forget it
as long as she lives.
It is a pity that -there ,was not in
auditorium, twice, po,, three times as
large as the Broadway, so that ia
larger number of the. music4overs of
the city can hear' the great ones wlho
come 'here, a great hall owned, by
the people, for the people, whtidh
would accommodate all who wanted
to come, at a price that anyone
But that takes me. into another
topic and I started. to write;.about
Schumann-Heink. There is no ohe
like her, though it would '.be agood
thing if everyone. would. try, to be
as natural, as sincere, and"' uti
affected by success, as gereaous aiod
as Joyful as she has- been, though
tried by deep sorrow and tragedy In
these last few yeats,
likely that you two ..secretaries would
learn what real opposition is..
Maybe, doctor, when extolling,the
virtues of vaccination, it .would -be
well for you to apply the soft pedal
vigorously, as there are a "few peo
ple in the communilty .wh knoW dif
ferently on this subJect, and they ate
in a position to show the fallacy of
the whole serum family.
We .miners pay $1 per month .to
the hospital whether we want to. or
not. Could not Dunn litt'oduce a
law.pernmitting us:to pay Whoasoebv.r
we please.? What's the matter with
the miners paying, say $1, or any
reasonable and necessary fee, into An
organisation, let us call it .Wrorker'
Protective assoolation, that will
grant a sort of an insurance eaglnst
aceldent, sickness, etc. Let, Us run
it on broad lines. If a miner.has the
"con" and can't. work, or if a -man
has a family, rent to ay,..etc.,.let ~s
.assist him. The fakaloo insurance
companies for the miners here
charge $3.50 per month and yoeru In
by loping-you have to 41e: to, get
anything. Then the. $4.50 covers
accident only, no operations, etc.
Some one makes.a graft. op this.
Why not pay into our.oalntorgaitea
tion? Make it a rule that no one
can join who doesn't belong to the
Workers' council, or who doesn't sal -
scribe for the Bulletin. This may
sound autoeratic, but it is amy irm
belief that there are sins of oinia.on
on the part of the workers-..-hey let
a few rio the heavy work '~id tlhey
fold their hantA.nd.I, zly'.gl!t1roe.
The world's .greaeatest3,tre4 . nly
Occurred by reason Of :the.l.tl fotgiyof
those who Would not mwa'icb sy 'one
hour.. How many. of .y.Pm iar's ,i are
crucifying the -Buletin "-by.not stb
Wake'. Your- wo k. . . ather in
action is more de d)y.kha.al'. thu
connivings of the enei y. Iet' me in.
Ject an idea I've. bad. 14W.iadered
when the Bulletin w$s .;lded what
would happen nejt. lDunn get mur
dered? :Paper 4yapwlted?.Too ra.!,
Our sixth fleea rgi. .riendp j in , if
possible, to=let it die o'fieftia.'they
rely upon, you. to: kill. te '.ullettn.
You will read.yourgeeh.or's }.er
or listen to yOur- rrtler tel6 h-at's
in the Bulletin, b~aL'degqT:.qrbu'te
a measly 75 entoa pber, aptb tf et the
fight for liberty? l . .sik of' the
Word -demoeraey. lieki mr.
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