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The Bulletin Learns at 4 o'Clock
MARToday That Buitte Will be Under
; W FO R, - Martial Law Tonight.
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VOLUME . o MBE 141. UTT, M N'I'ANA, M11\I. I 'IIIiLAII Y 10 , I1910. ; , E
Latest Developments in
Local Strike Situation
Several Wounded From Bayonet Thrusts. A Few Ar
rests Made. Little Disorder. Picket Line Intact As
Fight for Democracy by the People Who Made Mon
tana, the Working class, Goes on and Hourly Gains
The efforts of the A. C. M. to pre
vent the striking miners from pick
eting the hill netted a number of
bayonet victims up to noon today.
Many pedestrians, who were sim
ply walking along the streets of the
city, were jabbed mercilessly by sol
diers merely because they had
stopped to gaze into store windows
along Arizona and Wyoming streets.
One soldier viciously thrust his
bayonet into the breast of Cornelius
O'Brien, a miner, liteb.lly lifting
him off his feet with the Impact. Ills
injuries were later dressed at the
Three discharged soldiers, who
had gone to the headquarters of Met
al Mine Workers local No. 800, were
summarily arrested and placed in
Mrs. John Kanneri, wife of a local
miner, and owner of the property
Army and Navy League
Votes Near Unanimous
to Stand by Strikers
Takking IIt the gtautlllel ilaunlted il tlheir 'uces I y the A. :.
11. tlhri ugh the blackI flag ofl the indulstrial pirates, the lutlte
\\'lhiner, ithe diiy moutlhpiece of" every organization iin Butte
hatl. has l'u' its objectl the starvinig l Ilthe Butte workingmen,
Ithe Army and Navy league of rBlle yesterday atl'ternoot0 on
diorsed the iciiners' strike by at allnst u n ai niitous vole.
With William Kults, the 3hllo retulrned unil'ormed mant,
who has been in the limelight in Bulle for many years as tnot
being "square''" with organized labor, who went intlo the spruce
camps in the northiwest during the war', where he was even
'artlher away front tlie firing line than w\hen in Blutte, and
sometimLs referred to by the returned soldiers as a '"trecllh
duldger," in the chair and making every etlort to carry the day
faur the A. C. M., the soldiers voted "yes."
The meeting was called to order itn Judge I)wyer's court
o100111 ycsterday at 2 o'clqck. Several local lawyers were
there and gray-haired men who had seen service in other wars,
and not the late world war. They hold membership itn the
league, but the returned soldiers outnumbered them and out-,
voled Itheml. The "old heads" voted the .saute way that the
millionaires at. the head of the Anaconda Copper Mining conm
lipany would have voted had they been there.
A mntitn woa -,1r. n i vn .v11.p· all
but the late returned soldiers and
sailors from voting, but the chair
did not put the vote. The motion was
then Inade by a "radical," probably
a Finn or an alien, a bolshevik, an 1.
W. W., a socialist, a red flagger, an
anarchist, or maybe just an ordinary
miner, to endorse the miners' strike.
However, we are sure he was not
a man who packed a gun on the hill
during the war instead of donning a
uniform. We are told the mover of
this "radical" motion to endorse the
8.000 "wobblies" in Butte had never
killed a miner in cold blood, but was
just an ordinary soldier who had
been in the fight for democracy and
believed in keeping up the fight now
STRIKEiRS SLAONIANS CRIEEKS THE BULLETIN MOLDERS STREET CAR MEN WORKERS' COUNCIL
Keep the peace obey The Slavonians meet at All Butte Greeks are re- Will endeavor to give Meet tonight to send Are meeting this after Is in constant session at
the laws; the trades un- Metal Mine Workers' hall quested to meet at 101 the public only the truth. delegates to Workers', noon to take action look- 101 S. Idaho street. Dis
ions will back you up in at 4 o'clock this after- South Idaho street at 8 "THE TRUTH IS GOOD Soldiers' and Sailors' ing toward maintaining charged firemen are meet
your democratic demands. noon to discuss strike. o'clock this evening. ENOUGH." Council. Take strike vote. democracy in Butte. ing there this afternoon.
now occupied by the Metal Mine
Workers, No. 800, at 318 Wyoming
street, now languishes in jail with no
charge preferred against her, her
only offense being that 'she was on
her own premises at the miners' hall
about 10 o'clock this morning.
The following miners, whose
wounds were serious enough to war
rant medical attention are here giv
en: Arthur McLeod, Ivan Malkin,
Johann Maki, John Kinnari, Emil
Jarvi, John Lobritz and John Wirta.
The city generally has all the ap
petalanCes ,of a lholiday period, and
while the streets are crowded with
men and women, no sign of other
than good natured forbearance is
evinced in any quarter, all strikers
conducting themselves in a quiet and
The picket line, comprising re
turned soldiers and striking miners,
is still intact.
that we had spent so much money
and sacrificed so many lives in an ef
fort to ge that democracy.
If the soldier whb was so "radi
cal" as to make the said motion was
an anarchist then practically all of
our returned boys are anarchists, for
every soldier at the meeting who be
longed to the working class voted as
did this one who was so "revolution
ary" as to introduce a motion o,
posed by the A. C. M.
One of the soldiers who battled for
democracy at the meeting was
wounded over in France in the fight
for democracy "over there," and he
(Continued on Page Four.)
The battle to dethrone autocracy has been transferred from Europe to Buttie.
The struggle "over there' was won by the soldiers and workers, and the s.trugl:
"over here" must and will be won by the same soldiers and workers.
Hold fast, waver not, forget not.
Draw the line squarely, truly, as between friend and enemy. Stand by your
fellow workmen unflinchingly, shun your enemy like you would the plague.
If you have a nickle or two-bit piece, spend it with a Bulletin advertiser, and no
The watchword for tonight is: "ON GUARD!"
ALL ELECTRICIANS IN I
ENCLAND MAY STRIKE
(Special llnited Press Wir.)
London, 1lih. 10. --With Itranspor
tation again normal, as a result. of
the settlement of the subway strike,
Great Britain faces the possibility of
a nation-wide walk out of electri
cians. A vote on the que(stionl of de
manding a 40-hour week has been or
POLICE ACTIVE IN
THE LAWRENCE STRIKE
(Special United Press Wire.)
Lawrence, Mass., Feb. 10. ---Police ,
clashed today with striking textile I
workers. The crowd, mostly foreign- t
ors, resisted when the officers tried
to disperse them. The police as
serted the crowd was intilidating
workers on their way to work. t
SALE OF COPPER AT
171-4 CENTS REPORTED
Boston, Feb. 10.- A sale of copper
was reported Saturday at around
17 /4 cents a pound for inlmediate
delivery. The amount wau not stat
ed, but is believed to be small. l'rob
ably a dozen pounds or so. The ob
ject was to get a low price sale
quoted in the papers to help the
junkers in their wage cut.
ARIZONA MINERS TO
GET U. S. MEDIATION
(Special United Press Wire.)
Jerome, Ariz., Feb. 10.---T'hre
will be no striking of miners in the
United Verde copper district over
the reduction of wages by the min
ing companies. The general labor
council has announced the men will
remain at work under protest, pend
ing the arrival of a federal mediator.
A MOUDR COUNCIL SAYS
HEEY TELLS UNTRUTHS
(Special United Press Wire.)
r Washington, Feb. 10. - Levy
5 Mayer, counsel for Armour & Co..
t denied that he tried to bribe Francis I
e J. Heney, branding the latter's
- charge as a "vicious, dishonorable,
INDEMNITIES FROlM, CE- I
MANY GO GLIM
Unless Peace Terms Are
Reasonable, German Peo
ple, Like Russians, May
I Slpecial United Press \\ire.)
\Veisar, Feb. 10. (lernmny may
attemllpt ll use the SpariitIan(; as aL ;
weaponll to force the allies into Ilnak
ing (the terms of the peace settlement
less setvere. (.overnllmlent officials
openllly ldeclaredl they will refuse to
sign the treaty if the "provisions are
lunreasonable." They intimlated t11e'
governllllent would resign, turning
the coulntry over to lie radical ele
monts, which, they bhlieve, would
immediately create chaotic :onili
tiolin. (ermllany thus not only would
hie unable to pay any illndeilllllies. bill
in belief of government oflicials,
would mIlenIace the rest of I;urope
with the threat of the Spartacan
lio\,vei ntll. ispreatding. This condition,
soui-ie (tiinaians arglle, would be no
worse lIthanI the "commerciaiil sIlave(ry"
they fore(sco froim the peace settle
'lI'i mlental attitude of the mili
tary class in Germany has developed
dulring the last two ntol(llhs from one
of absolute depression to delfiance
antl geralll' condemnationl of the en
tente. A change has been wrought, it
it is said, biy lack of sy n!athl y in en
tenllt cOintllries for the presenllt eco
nohric. social and political conditions
Germans who still retain old mili
taristlic ideals are colfident that inI
caset Ilhe governmllent shoull turn Iti,,
coliuntrIy over to the Splartacans, the
allies wouiild not attempnlt to occupy
the remainder of Germany for solme
iiiite. As one pro-Germanii is replortid
to haIve said: "The world is sick of
war. thlire is unrest everywhere alind
lthe (ntlleinte cannot talke Geru;lllny
TROOPS AND CITIZENS
CLASHINC IN BERLIN
( ipecial United Press Wire.)
lierlin, Feb. 10.-A inol of 400
civilians ioday attacked governlent
troops which were searching for ariias
in onii' of the poor districts in Berlin.
iyv haId overpowered andl d.isarmielld
li, ilroops when help arrived. The'
in h turned andl captured the weap
Ion. of tile reinforcements, but the
ii tisr'/ flsilade dispersed the rioters.
F'ie persons were killed and a dlozemn
j oillrrd. Continuation of the search
rI.l,·'."·ied many weapons.
FIFTY THOUSANO GO V
ON STRIKE TO1M 1RBi3
(Special United `Pr, -: \\,'
to an order of (the p; r ident\ It( 11' 1
Birotherhood of (at'pelter. ;s nl1 .Jiln
,rs, issued( today. It l will h) i ; y
pathetic strike with the carp.neeris.
who are denlmiling1 $1 iv m -
crease in W"ages.
ONE ARREST IN LiW
RENCE TEXTILE STlKE
(Special United Pr . n,.
Lawrence, Maw<., Feb. 1l. 1 0.
Kaplan, secretary of the 1 ten ;I
committee of the trihin, ,...\ ,.
workers, has beenl acriest-ed, (ll ,i
with evading the draft' lNw by Fai'
ing to regisiter.i I plll . a H sine
with radical ide :, a:: i.um1. (Ih
leadership). this w'(VI II.
SOLDIERS' COUNCIL OF
GERMANY IN NE. M E
Il)('p cial niiltl I'' re . 4 1i ,
l(elin, r l' . :Ihi l 1 id ,la i I xi
(;oldie(rs' coliun il , f l.i'a n. - s .it
has invited all s.,ilin,.] l in (he
many to r i]end dIilega t"; 5 I Io a lst i
and propose thi,! itablih .nl xt of
northwestern repul li . I : 'ix lil II
information rel e .led l('.
YANKEES IN RUSSIA
FIGHTING TIE PEOPLE
Archa.nielt . ei . ' l 'ritish
[Russian trool ps, s.;ll, ed bl y Ax',
can machine gun 11 ( (e inch 11,1
units, )g.xtil x an ;ii ; 0 i JI I .i l (
this nmorning ag;iin 1 alleged ii.
viki ln lt ' l'etlo r': 1 rioad ol h O11i i
Kadtliah. The'l n. 1 0 1n cci
Iep.[ rts. on thl rI . :;1111, ()1 the figh ,
TACOMA STRIKE UP TO
METAL TRADES COIUN.l.
'T'a'oma, I"' i. I1.----'T'11.h atteu, l it
a geit';.il xi i 1 Si h e died at , 1,
thi:. mornii i en|l ii all u i)o ni' . i t
laffili;)rd i,1:lt the M1 lial
(lll'il iii ll 1 I[ ii w orkl .
beattle UniOs .. ng
Pat: Strike Sti On
Junkers Growinr ;old anO Ca :ta.?at i Prs an2 d Rattle
brain Mayor Ravin, ,Ut ,,ri)e Ts "', .oen." Few
Merchants Opening, U!Uv. T:xir .i ai :uad Jitneys Run
ning. Reactionary Uvnions Re:turn to Work, But Real
Union Men Are iji t le 0ig'ht to a Finjish.
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Though the Pooe
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