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DECEIVE BIG BACK PAY
I)ayton, O., Feb. 20. Organized
street car men have received nelarly
$60,000 in back pay, thihs eing tii
amtount of the increased w\age the
earned between .Jn1111 24. when they
returned to work after the strike,
and Oct. 244, when the award was
nade by the national war labor
S• and be assured it was not
made in a sweat shop
UNION MADE GOODS AND WHERE SOLD
Dollar Shirt Shop Palace Clothing MENS' HATS
Rialto Theater Building and Shoe Store
"Greenhood" 53-55 E. PARK STREET NICKERSON
The Fam'ou 1' H AS
"Black Bear" , isl, ,,,. fl l l, THE HATTER
3ratdl UIion-nmale Shirts ithe U1nion Label) 112 W. PARK STREET
CHICAGO SHOE STORE C BIG 4
7 S. MAIN ST.
17 W. PARK STREET
UnionMadeShoes Uphold UNION MADE
FOR Y lnls, C(ps Ties, \\ork or
WORK AND DRESS Your0 Ire Shirt S';Iuspenders,
t )veralls, I'I ilnrin ', and
BRANCH 43 E. PARK ST. Brother and clollºii".
0. K. STORE the Factory BOUCHER'S
24 E. PARK ST. nishings of All
Union Made by Refusing liii...
n., .Slie,, l ,, to Buy Goods 27 W. Park St.
O\veralls, ullnipers, (lo\ves
Suspel'i ers, l~ e. that are not Pi , st l
Made Under ,,., ..,
BRENNAN'SMade Under - I
123 . ion UNION LABEL
123 N. Main S.1,', Unin I' t'.. Make Yo'ur pning SNuits at
UN\ION MAI)E ''C dit * 'rice. That Spell I.i(oo)...
Clothing, Hats and Conditions ' Iiti,
("lO"41N( OUT IRI EýI S .
(13 W. iPAIRK ST.
ASK FOR SHIRLEY WA LK-O V ER
HOLSOM BREAD CLOTHES SHOP SHOES
For sale by atl dealers 14 N. MAIN ST.
HOME BAKING CO. Union Made Suits UNION MADE
I OLYMPIA STREET and Hats . - -6 Park Stroet.
MACHINISIS LOCKED OUT'
tnlI)loyod by Slr)Ia l ti. ('o. \vri'e laid
oilf ail tlhin inlvitled back to their
Ž1111) l11v10nl if Ilihly accejlpted Wage
reductions oIf f1011 2 to 1 clnts anll
Ilhiuu. a nline-hulin (laly andtI u111 111(11
o1e-quartle fllin wanrtiuad.
Use 1 nuletin want ads.
POi[BES lABOt UNtESI
SLondon, Eng., Feb. 20 .-I Reynolds
Neiwspaper is one of Britail's even
halainced and liberal newspalpers. It
ignores wild charges against workers
aeeluse of presellt-day social unrest,
and rejects the vaL,orinigs of space
writers, politicians and publicity
e.eckers wh.o discuss this question
"The simple fact is.' says the cdi-e
tor, "Illat labor is dt clerlined to have
a far greater share of the wealth in
whose production it is the principal
means. Not merely higher wages, for
higher wages which are balanced by
correspondingly higher prices, mean
no real change in the position. WArhat
labor nmeans to have is a bigger share
of what is tproduced, and that capital
ists anid landlords shall have a less
share. Those classes do not yet scell
to have realized this fact.
"'1hen engineers are given imore
nloncey. or ire established at the
wages which were saiil to ibe telmpo
rairy, they are told that they must
Iroduce imore. Yes, but for whom?
It is on the answer given to that ques
tion that depends what chance there
is of industriaI peace.
It is said that labor is unreason
able It i is lde tna ids; thatIIi it wants an
unfair share. It ay be oen. lintl it
looks ronlltd and sees quit plainly that
imaniifactires tiand imiporters. niiddle
touen and wiare'lousciion, specilators
alldt doalers have all grown wealthy
ill stichi 1 wiy as lhis Iever bIeei
The way to tackle labor u .rost is,
first of all. to deal with the regula
t ion of prices in such a way that
will strike at the root of profiteer
i.g, which lltaier should be imade atn
extlrem't ely unhllll althy busine(ss.''
Bulletin Want Ads Get
Results. Phone 52
OPPSE STAITE COSSACKS
\\'a::hington, Feb. '". -Replying
to a query by Walter Milton, editor
Wheeling (W. Va.) .i jority, as to
the A. F. of L. attitutl on proposed
constabulary law in ih.t state. A.
F. of L. Secretary i.~ :k Morrison
"Reconstruction prl'i : n of A. F.
of L. calls for organi.: ion and con
trol of state militia along democratic
principles. A state colnstabulary op
poses this theory. It is a selected
body removed from t I' people, and
its history is associatldt with intimi
dation of strikers, while professing to
uphold the law. The applied prin
ciples underlying the state constabu
lary are vicious."
Colnmhlbus, O.. Feb. 20.-Senator
Davis of Youngstown is determined
that the low wage, unorgianized work
ers of his city will not dulplicate their
strike of a few years ago. To this
end he has introductd a bill that
would establish a state constabulary.
Farmers are told that Ibhis legislation
will protect their applh orchards and
hen roosts. Organized labor does not
accept this claim and is showing what
the Cossacks mean.
PRINTERS RAISE WACES
Chic.ago, Feb. 20. -Typographical
union No. 16 has secured a new
agreelment with iewspllper publishers
which raises wages 20 per cent.
The union has been conducting a
long series of negotiations with thi
publishers without success. The
printers took their case to the nation
al war labor board, and were defeated
because of the construction of their
contract, the board upholding the
'Thi( union then appointed auxil
liary commnitteese to ant with the scale
couinitti ce and again take the nlatter
up with the publlishers. The latter
quickly "sensed" tLhe fact that the
printiers were losing hope that the
mailter could be adjusted by media
tion and the 20 per cent increase fol
WANT STATE COSSACKS
Springfield, Ill.. "eb. 20.- A hill
to establish the stiat cossacks in Illi
nois has bhon itllrodluced in the legis
lature. Officers of the state federa
tion ot labor h avi' called upon trade
unionists to protlst to their repro
Attentions is called to this section
Iof the proposed law on the duties of
"To arrest, without warrant, any
pierson they cilay have reasonable
'cause to bgliejve has comnlmitted an
Under this section there is no limit
to the nullmber of striking workers
that the cossavks may jail.
IlU E CEMENI - 111L
Sacramento, Cal.. Feb. 20.- A bill
has been introduced in the state legis
lature which provides that Portland
cemient Ianufactulred in this state
must be packed inl paper sack con
Iainers or other equally dust-proof
At the last session of the legis
lature trade unioilists urged the adop
tion of this legislation beoause of the
effect of cement dust on the health
of workers. The lmanufacturers de
feated the proposal.
DENIES HIGH WACE CLAIM
Olympia, \\:Wsh., Feb. 20.-In dis
cussilg wage ince.lses for state su
premle court lanl superior court
judges in this ;tate, Senator O'Hara
denied the claim that wages of work
ilg mllen were high. He said he would
not opppse thi pending bill, but he
protested aga!ias the claim that
vorkers' w\;lV s \e high. He re
iiiindled Iis c i' toll.es of the increase
ill the cost If living and protested
against the agitation for wage reduc
tions. which served as fuel for irre
sponsible piro paga. idists.
The Bulletin Does Job
The Ilullatin job printing
department is now equipped to
turn out your job printing.
Prices right, quality right,
service right. If you expect
our tholsands of readers to
know who you are, where
you are, when you have your
picnics, et·. See that yout job
printing: et,,es to our plant
and we will see that the public
is intfortd about you and
101 SOUTH IDAHO ST
HERE'S YOUR UNION
and whelre it mneets
Notice to Union Officials!
The Bulletin is publishing a direc
tory of unions with the names of of
ficers, place and time of meetings.
This directory will keep your union
constantly before the public and
your members. It is a short-cut
road to well attended meeting nights
and greater interest in your organ
ization. Your union should be rep
resented in this column. The rate is
very low. Write to our Labor Ed
itor or Advertising Department for
The Bulletin is the official orgai
Sof the State Metal Trades Council.
BUTTE STREET CAR MEN'S UN
ION, Division No. 381-Meets ev
I cry first and third Wednesday at
Carpenters' Union hall. President, D.
A. McMillian. Financial secretary,
Den Ivey. Recording secretary, Wi
- bur A. Hoar.
I BLACKSMITHS AND HELPERS No.
456, postollice box 838-Meets
first and third Tuesdays at Carpen
ters' hall, 156 W. Granite st. Presi
- dent, George MacKenzie, 2037 Whit
- nan ave., phone 2962-J; recording
secretary, Ed A. Davis, 1901 Roberts
ave.; business agent, J. F. Buckley,
room 106 Penn. Blk.
BROTHERHOOD OF BOILERMAK
ERIS', IRON SHIPBUILDERS' and
IIELPERS' Local No. 130-Secre
tary, Walter Goodland, Jr., 1819
Whitman ave. Meets second and
fourth Tuesdays at 215 N. Main st.
- BIUTTE METAL TRADES COUNCIL
- -Meets every Wednesday evening
- at 101 S. Idaho. President, James
F'. O'Brien; secretary, Leo Daly;
treasurer, Fred Allen; postoffice box
f 770. Telephone 2085.
BUTTE TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION,
a No. 126--Meets second Sunday in
n the month at I. O. G. T. hall, 215
North Main st. Secretary, F. J.
Glenn, Box 585.
s GENTRAL PIPE FITTERS' UNION
No. 710-Meets first and third
Fridays in each month, at K. of P.
hall. John Kerrigan, secretary, 1339
Iowa ave., Butte. Executive commit
tee meets every Friday night.
ILECTrIICAL WORKERS, LOCAL
l Union No. 65-Meets every Friday
evening at Carpenters' hall. Presi
= dent, Jack Daily; vicepresident. E.
E. Brown; recording secretary, Chas.
e littlefield; financial secretary, W. C.
Medhurst; business agent, C. Burk
hard. Room 126 Penn. Blk.
OF MACHINISTS' HELPERS, No.
859---Meets every Friday evening at
I. O. (G. T. hall, 215 N. Main st., at
7:30 p. m.
OF MACHINISTS, No. 88-Meets
every Thursday evening at K. of P.
hall, South Main st. F. J. Lynch,
financial secretary; J. F. O'Brien,
business agent, Carpenters' hall.
MUSICIANS' UNION---Meets third
Tuesday in each month; board of
directors meets first Tuesday. A.
Tindd. president: W. E. Vincent, sec
retary, 116 Hamilton st. Tel.2858-W.
UNITED ASSOCIATION OF PLUMB
ERS AND STEAM FITTERS, Lo
cal No. 41-Meets every Monday, 8
p. in., Carpenters' hall. Secretary, M.
J. I)ignan, Box 740. Office: Room
8, Carpenters' hall.
SHEET METAL WORKERS' UNION
-Meets second and fourth Tues
(lays in each month, at Carpenters'
hall. M. O'Neill, secretary, Box 196.
METAL MINE WORKEIIS' UNION
(Independent)--Meets every Tues
dlay evening at 8 o'clock, at hall, 101
South Idaho at. Open meetings on
"change" Sundays at 2 o'clock. Fred
(. Clough, secretary. Tel. 2159.
CASCADE COUNTY TRADES AND
LABOR ASSOCIATION - Meets
every Friday night at 8 o'clock at
Carpenters' hall. Secretary, Frank
Klernah, P. O. Box 560, Phone 6834.
JOURNEYMEN BARBERS' LOCAL
No. 635 meets every first and third
Mondays, American hall. Steve Ire
land, Pres. J. R. Costello, Sec.
BUTTE BUTCHERS' UNION-Meets
every Thursday at 8 p. m. at
Eagles' hall, Lewisohn building. F.
A. Geiser, secretary. P. 0O. box 82.
OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, in
side wiremen, local No. 623,'meets
every Monday night at Carpenters'
hall at S o'clock.
We note that Seattle is to have a
new fertilizer factory. We presume
that it is necessary to keep up the
supply for the mayor. -Seattle Union
Say you saw it advertised in t>._
60 ON STRIKE
Walk Out Because of Wage,
Reduction. Plasters Will
Quit Work If All Are Not
But te iron molders refused to ac
cept the wage reduction of $1 a day
which brought about the recent gen
eral tieup and walked off the job
yesterday. Plasterers threaten to
stifke unless their demands are
granted by the master builders.
Half the Western Iron Works'
plant was tied up by the walkout of
about 10 molders yesterday and nu
merous smaller shops around Butte
were forced to close because of the
Plasterers have demanded that the
present work in the city be divided
among all plasterers and that men
take turns working so as to provide
some enmployment for all members of
the union. They allege that the em
ployer's have shown discrimination in
taking back men who left jobs during
the walkout and desire that all local
plasterers be given an opportunity
to work. Federal authorities are at
tempting to conciliate the grievances
of both the plasterers and the iron
Madrid, Spain.--The radical or
gan, Nuestra Palabra, reports a
meeting, held in the People's House
of Madrid, in which the socialist
party, the social democratic wonm
en's organization, and the socialist
federation of students took part.
This meeting, after extending con
gratulations to the Russian, Austro
Hungarian and German revolution
ists, 'adopted the following resolu
tion, which is frankly revolutionary:
'.Inasmuch as the working class
of Madrid is convinced that the Span
ish monarchy is an insurmountable
hindrance to the development and
plrogress of the people, it declares
frankly that it. is inspired by revolu
tionary ideals and that it will use all
means at its command to establish
a new regime in place of the moin
archy. This new regime is to be
iore in accordance with modern
tendencies. It is to be a regime in
which thle people will have the power
in their own hands. It is to be a
socialistic republic in which capital
istic privileges will be destroyed, in
which the exploitation of human be
ings by human beings will become
impossible; and in which the just re
- ands of the proletariat will be ful
IS NOW $1,800
Recent investigations by the \Var
Labor board and by the United States
department of labor point to the
conclusion that a worker's family of
five consisting of a man, his wife and
three children, needs in the neigh
borhood of $1,800 to mnaintain a de
cent standard of living.
Frank P. VWalsh in a speech made
in New York City recently stated
that the War Labor board has
reached the conclusion thlat $34.80 a
week was the mimimum unskilled la
bor wage which would provide de
The same standard is set by Dr.
Royal Meeker, head of the bureau of
statistics. U. S. department of labor,
in an address before the recent pub
lic health conference. Dr. Meeker
stated that investigations clearly
showed that a really decent standard
of living for a family of five cannot
be maintained on less than $1,687 a
year and perhaps it cannot be main
tained on less than $1,800. Dr.
M.eeker claimed, however, that the
ordinary working family in a large
majority of cases falls very far be
low this standard and as a result is
compelled to adopt a standard of
living which threatens the health of
individual members of the family.
Edinburgh. Scotland.---John Mc
Lean, who has been elected by the
Clyde workers as one of the delegates
to the international socialist confer
ence, has addressed a letter to the(
American peace commllissioners in
Paris, demanding that all the class
war prisoners in America be re
leased. McLean received a sentence
of five years under the Defense of
the Realm act, which corresponds to
tilhe American espionage law, but,
owing to the insistent demand of
the workers of England. was released
at the end of nine months. Speak
ing of the international socialist con
ference, he states in the letter to
the peace commissioners, "Inside or
outside the conference hall I shall
challenge your United States of
America delegates if my friends are
not released. Afterwards, I shall
tour America until you do justice to
the real American champions of
Register, and get your
friends to register, or you can't
vote at the primaries in the
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SOLDIER REFDSS TO 00
MARTIAL LAW DUTY
Deserts and Is Arrested in
Seattle. Is Opposed to
Seattle, Wash., Feb. 20.--Private
E. ,J. Lindsay of the Forty-fourth
United States infantry, formerly sta
tioned at Fort Lawton, but now doing
martial law for Butte, Mont., dur
ing the nline workers' general strike,
was arrested Saturday morning at
the Cascade rooming house by City
Detectives Doyle and Morrison and
turned over to the officers at Fort
Lawton, where he is wanted for de
sertion. Lindsay, who still wears
the uniform and is a likely looking
six-foot soldier, could not stand the:
idea of going to Butte to enforce
martial law, so he ran away and hid
till the regiment pulled out.
CO-OPS. PAY DIVIDENDS
Canton, Ill., Feb. 20.--The Co-Op
erative society at this place reports
a profit during the first three months
of their business existence.
Pana, ill., Feb. 20.-During the
last quarter the Pana Co-Operative
society sold goods to the amount of
$2,728.29 to their members, and to
non-members the amount was $2,
MAY CHAIN E[ITOR
Salt Lake City, Utah, Feb. 20.-
The Utah Labor News is exposing
conditions in central Utah mining
camps and. has aroused the editor of
a little sheet in Price, this state, who
dares the Labor News editor to dis
cuss the question. Editor Sweet ac
cepts, but assures his opponent if
the mine owners ever read his silly
statements they will chain him for
safe keeping, rather than defend him.
Christiania, Norway.--lThe general
committee of the Norwegian labor
party has decided to address an earn
est demand to both the central exec
utive of the labor party and to the
governing board of the trades unions,
asking these two bodies to come to
gether in order to discuss and formu
late the demands that the working
class shall now make. In this way,
the committee believes, there can be
brought about a powerful movement
toward obtaining an equitable elec
toral system, the dethronement of
militaeism, the universal introduc
tion of the eight-hour day, the
amelioration of the great need for
living quarters, and extend socializa
tion of the communities.
Tom- 3hat's up with Bill?
Mike-Out of work, couldn't raise
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Toni--XXhat a up with Bill?
dough enough to touch the cost of
living, flourished a red flag in front
of the bull and expects to get sent up
Tom-He ought to get a Carnegie
when he,comes. ''
Tom---'hecost of ftiig.-'
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and A. F.
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