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Secession Alone Don't Get
a Body Anywhere. When
the Old House Falls, Build
NeV York. Ap.ril :' - )tch'ti g
that they would form one big indus
trial union, the osr 'pnters, cabinet
nulkers and mlill workers, forlmerly
affiliated with the Bhrotherhood of
Carpenters and Joiners of America,
on April 13 voted to secede from this
brotherhood. This decision follows a
long drawnI out fight between the of
ficials of the brotherhood and the
secessionists. The resolution of so
cossion asserts that the interests of
the workers cannot be served by I're
nmaining within ithe brotherhood. and
declares that we organize ourselves
and all working in our industry in
;In independent organization, creat
ing theri ely a I elteus Iaound tl wllicih
we hope to build tip a big union for
cur industry, to be offiliated later
owilt other industrial iunions."
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Fireless Cooker Bureau Electric Heaters Vacuum Cleaners
Chairs Dresser Electric Toasters Poultry
Lounge Buffet Electric Irons Go-Carts
Couch Books Percolators Baby Buggies
Chiffonier Encyclopedias Clothes Wringers Automobiles
Sideboard Pianos Gas Stoves Carpet Sweepers
, Piano Stools Gas Plates Clocks
Library Table ,Rugs, Carpets
Beds Piano Players Kodak Lenses
Cash Registers Lawn Mowers
Easy Chairs Curtains
Rocking Chairs Clothes Racks
Phonographs WashingMachine China Closets
Carving Sets Carpenters' Tools
Fountain Pens Kodaks Safes
Field Gl4sses Trunks gonsath Tubs
Opera Glasses Tubs Kitchen Cabinets
Suit Cases Sinks Oil Stoves
. Writing Desks
Book Cases Sewing Machines Dining Tables Dishes
Rolltop Desks Pictures Stoves, Ranges Velocipedes
0. B. U. EPIDEMIC
Haniilton. Ont.. April 24---The o
big union iden is rapidly gaining
ground. Already there is a large lo
cal, organizing and rapidly gaining
nomentum iin I-amilton.
Tlf' n movemenrit was launched d in
Feblliruaryl inll order to organizie p|ri
unrily the unskilled and soume sikilled
workerl.. but when the clarion call
vas soundted at Calgary for adopt
ing Ith O.) It. r. schleme in Canada,
sever;al very active nlmembers of the
erthotl)ox I;lbor unions interviewed
tLhe president of the local. The result
was tlat the Gteneral Worlkers' union
was ,lonverted into a "functional big
Eivy workelr of briain and braWn
is eligible for mllnbership, whlether
It now lie ao lion or non-lfnionlt per
son. Those r.who are nlellmbers of cx
·tilIf unions lpay the saime dues, b1ut
ire pledged to keep aloft the "fiery
'1,." of industrialism inl their own
Tlo prove the malilss nature of this
Iww movement it is but necessary to
,a11t the following fact: Locals are
Ilradly ill existence in Kitchner. St.
'atlhrine's. Niagara Falls (Ont.).
iiuelp 1 nd Toronito.
"OLE" TO MIAKE
Se. ttle, Wash.. April 24.- -Mayor
'Ole" HIanson leaves this week to
iake Victory loan speeches at Salt
LaIke, Pueblo, Topeka, Kansas City,
Chicago, St. Louis, Pittsburgh,
(leoveland, Philadelphia, Washing
ton, New York anld Boston.
"I don't know lmuch about the
.rip," the mayor said today. ' The
\'ictory loan people are mlakling alr
rangements and I'mI just obeying
AMIY CUlI WOM MUST
BE FOUGHT IN 1911
stroyed abou.t 100,000 ntes Itof w.tl
in the spring of 191:5 iu oi\[Ital;a,
should be carefully \. iched this
year, according to Prof. I . \. ('ooleyt
entomologist at thle llilnta state'
college. While the !l lllcarall'e o1'
this wormn in de\ast! ing nuItI ii eriI's it
not a matter of aIit dtlfinlile cvtlet
it is known that its r'eappearance'itl' is
only a fee years p't'.
Farmers of thei sailej' a're' urge(d ,to
report any signi of tlhe worln. 'I'he
fact that. it feeds at night and lies
hidden through the illaytineo makes
it hard to find. It 1may 1e seen at
work in thle latei' afitternolon. It either
cuts ouit round hole(is Ill' 'iats Iaw y thli
edges of the wh(eat pflant lealf. Its
worlk loes not rsetblel, finter killing
aind the (clean cut hit of rodlents is:
easily dislinguishe.I iroim it. t 'oiso !
bran is lused to fight tllihe sprco.ad of
the worm and i," very ffecc'tc(' .
Now York., April 24.- After I I
weeks of a strike that was marked
by much b)rutalfly on1 the part of the
police, the International Ladies' Gar
menrt Workers have succeeded in
bringing the Dress and Waist Manu
acturllers' a:sociation t n o terms. A\r)lll
35,000 workers were involved. They
won the 44-hour weetk, a substantial
increase n wages, aI(d the right o01
union representatives to observe un
ion working conditions. One of the
chief points of dissension upon which
the emlployers held out longest wass
tihe workers' insistence that an
agreemlent. slloulll be reached by
which they could not be discharged
without reason. They wonl this point
l is e o s.o.
The Bulletin is here to stay.
Today We Celebrate.
o - - O
Bi'tlihday of "Blig Ben," the Most
Famous hIell in England.
"Big Ben," England's most famous
hell, will ring today in celebration
of his own birthday, for it was on
April 24, 1858, that the world-fam
,us bell which peals out the hours
in the tower of the Westminster
houses of parliament was turned out
of the. mold. "Big Ben" was named
after Sir Benjamin Hall, the then
commissioner of works, who was a
man of enormous stature. The great
sounding instrument was formerly
christened "St.Stephen" but from the
first it was popularly called "Big
Ien." The bell was designed by' E.
1i. Denison, who later became Lord
lGrimnthorpe. Thile first attempt to
mold the bell was a failure, and it
was broken up and the same mate
ril., 22 parts copper and seven tin,
was used in the second casting at
Whitechapel. "Blig Ben" weighs 131/2
tons, is 19 feet 6 inches in diameter
and seven feet en inches in height.
The clapper weighs 600 pounds. "Big
lien" cracked shortly after it was
hung in place, but his tones, previous
ly somewhat mournful and dirge-like,
were improved by the accident.
Neither England nor America pos
sesses bells which can approach in
size the famous old bells of Russia
and China. The "Great Paul" bell,
hung in St. Paul's, London, in 1822,
weighed 171/z tons. Other famous
English bells include the "Great Pe
tor" at York Minster, "Great Tom"
at Oxford, hung in 1680, and the
"Old Lincoln," dating from 1610.
North America's greatest bell is
the "Gros Bourdon" at Notre Dame
cathedral, in Montreal, which weighs
24,780 pounds. This bell was hung
in 1847 in one' of the twin towers
of the cathedral.
Perhaps the best loved bell in the
world is the liberty bell of Phila
delphia. The bell for the state house
was ordered from England by the
Pennsylvania. assembly in 1751, and
roeached Philadelphia the following
year, but cracked when first rung.
The hell was recast by "two in
genious workmen" of Philadelphin,
Stow and Pass. Their first attempt
was not an entire success, but in
1753 the bell was raised into place
in the tower, anlld was found to be en
tirely satisfaclory as to tone, al
though some lPhiladelphians objected
to its: clamor.
The largest Itll ever made was cast
in Moscow, Russia, in 1733. Its
weight was 22It tons. It was too
heavy to be usetd as a bell, and a hole
was made itn ii to serve as a door
and the interior used as a chapel.
The biggest bell in use is in a Bud
dhist monastery pnar Canton, China.
It is said to weigh about 150 tons,
and there is also a bell in the temple
near Petktiu which weighs almost as
muchll. T'it largest bell in the Chris
tian world which is in actual use as
a bIll is in Moscow, above the chapel
of St. Nicholas in the Kremlin, and
weighs 110 tons. Novgood has a bell
weighing 31 tons, and Vienna one
which weighs nearly 18 tons.
The Anelerican Dralna.
The first play by an American
authori ever prolduced in an Amer
ican lthOater was "Tihe Prince of
Partia," by Thomas Godfrey, Jr.. of
Philadelphia, which was given be
fore an enthusiastic audience at the
Southwark theater in Philadelphia,
152 years ago tonight, April 24,
1767. The Southwark theater,
which ha I a curtain painted by Maj.
John Anidre, the British officer who
was execut.ted because of his parti-'
cipation in the plot of Benedict Ar
nold conitinued to be a popular
playhousie ulntil it was burned down
in 182. It was the leading play
house of' the Quaker City until 1794,
when Ihe' Chestnut theater gained su
prel'ucy. Another early play writ
ten anld produced in Amlerica. al
thlough not by Americans, was "The
Illokiadil of Boston," the work of
1l'irgynvu', the British commnnander.
W\illi;m l)unlap was the first Amer
ianll Ito make dramatic literature his
pro fisio.a. Other early play
wrighlt of note include John How
ard Il'atne, the author of "Homlte,
Sweet ihlnme," who had 16 plays to
his cr, dii; John I). Burke, author
of l'iiunkier Hill," "Joan of Arc,"
anlld other dramas, who was killed
in a dlil ill 1808, and Samuel Wood
worth, ;author of "The Old Oaken
Iluclkit." who scored several dram
til ic sccesses. Anothel promlinent.
author of the period was Georlge P.
u-orri-. author of "Woodlman Spare
.llherica'." First Newspaper.
T1I,, liirst real :newspaper, centin
uoni!l printed ill Alerica, was the
lh.ll.t. News Letter, of which the
initi,i! number was published 215
vt, - igo today. A single niumber
lif ; journal called Publick Occur
r(e.t. 0 Foreign and )omesticrk, had
I1,i ii ilnted a little over 13 years
b.,ii ,. but, like many of its suc
cIn-.. its first number was also its
l .- John Campbell was the entire
slta.t f the News Letter, from man
ati. :i editor to printer's "devil."
Th Iopublication lasted 72 years and
it., , irculation remained steady at
ab,~, t .00 copies weekly.
English co-operative whole
h.e,:; placed a half million dollars'
Sof goods to the credit of the
1 .a co-operators, while the Scot
-i ,holesale has donated $125.000.
ah- substantial proof of the soli
li and internalionalism of the
I',',! rative movement.
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HERE'S YOUR UNION
and whcere it meets
Notice to Union Officials!
The Bulletin is publishing a direc
tory of unions with the namies of of
ficers, place aud 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 i:
very low. Write to our Labor Ed
itor or Advertising Department fot
The Bulletill is the olilcial orgau
of the State Metal Trades Council.
BUTTE STREET CAR MEN'S UN
ION, Division No. 381-Meets ev
ery first and third Wednesday at
Carpenters' Union hall. President, 1)D.
A.' McMillian. Financial .secretary
Ben IveS. Recording secretary, Wit
bur A. Hoar.
BLACKSMITHS AND HELPERS No.
456, postoffice box 838-Meet:
every Friday at 7:30 at Carpenters'
hall, 156 West Granite street. Presi
dent, George MacKenzie, 2u37 Whit
man ave., phone 2962-J; recording
secretary, Ed A. Davis, 1901 Roberts
ave.; business agent, J. F. Buckley,
room 106 Penn. Blk. Phone 2126.
BROTHERHOOD OF BOILERMAK
ERS'; IRON SHIPBUILDERS' and
HELPERS' Local No. 130---Secre
tary, Walter Goodland, Jr., 181'9
Whitman ave. Meets second and
fourth Tuesdays at 215 N. Main at.
BUTTE METAL TRADES COUNCIL.
-Meets every Wednesday evening
at 101 S. Idaho. President, James
". O'Brien; secretary, Leo Daly;
treasurer, Fred Allen; postoffice box
770. Telephone 2085.
BUTTE TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION,
No. 126-Meets second Sunday in
the month at I. O. G. T. hall, 21b
North 4ain at. Secretary, F. J.
Glenn, Box 58y.
GENTRAL PIPE FITTERS' UNION
No. 710-Meets first and third
Fridays in each month, at K. of .
hall. John Kerrigan, secretary, 1;~t!
Iowa ave., Butte. Executive commit
tee meets every Friday night.
MILL, SMELTER AND SURF~ACE
WORKERS, UNION. - Affiliated
with Metal Mine Workers' union of
America, holds regular meetings each
Friday evening at 101 South Idaho
street. All Mill, Smelter and Sdrface
Workers are requested to attend. 1-.
D. Smith, Treasurer.
ELECTRICAL WORKERS, LOCAL
UNION No. 65.---Meets every Mon
day evening at K. P. hall. President,
John L. Daly; vice president, E. IE.
Brown: recording secretary, Nick Ma
rick; financial secret ary and busine:;
agent, \V. C. Medhurst. Secretary's
office room 106 P'enn. Blk.
OF MACHINISTS' HELPERS. No.
859--Meets every Friday evening at
I. O. G. T. hall, 215 N. Main st., at
7:30 p. inm.
OF MACHINISTS, No. R8-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 thira
Tuesday in each month; board of
directors meets first Tuesday. A.
Iludd, president; W. E. Vincent. see.
retary, 116 Hamilton st. Tel.2858-W.
UNITED ASSOCIATION OF PLITMII.
ERS AND STEAM FITTERS, Lo
cal No. 41-Meets every Monday, 8
p. m., Carpenters' hall. Secretary, M.
J. Dignan, Box 740. -Office: Room'
8, Carpenters' hall.
SHEET METAL WORKERS' UITNION
--Meets second and oullrth Tues
days in each month, at Carpenters'
hall. M. O'Neill, secretary, Box- 196.
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METAL MINE WORKERS' UNIONi
(Independent)-Meets every Tues
day evening at 8 o'clock, at hall, 101
South Idaho st. Open meetings on
"change" Sundays at 2 o'clock. Fred,
G, Clough, secretary. Tel. 21t9.
CASCADE COUNTY TRADES ANDI
LABOR ASSOCIATION - Meets
every Friday night at 8 o'clock ait
Carpenters' hall. Secretary. Frank
Kiernan, P. 0. Box 560. Phone 6834.
JOUINEI'YM:IEN BARBERS' LOCAL
No. 6:'5 meets every first and third
Mondays, American hall. Steve Ire-'
land, Pres. J. Ii. Costello, See.
BUTTE BIUTCIIERS' UNION-- Meets
every Thursday at 8 p. m. at:
Eagles' hall, Lewisohn building. F.
A. Geiser, secretary. P. 0. box 82.
OF ELECTRIC AL WORKERS, in
side wiremen, local No. 623, meets
every Monday night uat Carpenters'
hall at S o'clock.
Say you saw it advertised in the
HEAVY SEAS lOSS
SMALL CRAFTS -
The O. B. U. Is the Anchor
That Will Hold the Ship
Off the Exploiters' Iteef.
Send Greetings to Soviets.
New York, April 24.--After a two
days national convention of textile
workers, held in this city April 12
and 13, an independent radical or
ganization, designed to include not
.. y %, r, ailu cnltwCrS 1in the sillK
Nvoolcn and cotton-industries, but tin
machinists and firemen in the textile
mills was born, calling itself the
Amalgamated Textile Workers of
About 85,000 workers were repre
sented, but the One Big Union hopes
to take in 500,000 within a short
time. As evidence of its forward
looking policies, the delegates, rep
resenting about eight different fa
tionalities, passed resolutions calling
for the withdrawal of American
troops from Russia; recognition of
the class struggle; protesting against
the imprisonment of Mooney, )clls
and other political and industrial
prisoners, and demanding their re
lease. The delegates also pledged
their moral and financial support to
the Lawrence strikers.
Furthermore, the holiday usually
termed Labor day was not pleasing
to the radical element of the dele
gates. and it was declared that May
1 be the recognized holiday for the
working class. The resolution calls
upon all workers-not only those in
the textile industries-to observe
With a burst of applause, the dcle
gaLtes 'lll their greeulngs to the so
viet governments of Russia, Hun
gary and Ilavaria.
CLOTHING ORK.E.R S
New York. April 24.---"In union
there is strength." The Amalgamated
Clothing Workers of America are
proving it anew.
In New York city, May 1 will see
the inauguration of wage increases
of $2 to week workers, 10 per cent
to piece workers, and 12½ per cent
to knee pants workers due to the ef
forts of this association. The manu
facturers, both independent and or
ganized, have had ample time to ad
just their busniess to this scale, so
.,inootl saiimg is cxpected.
The Montreal group held a cele
bration meeting on April 1, and is
working well toward a 44-hour week
for its workers.
Chicago is very busy with a num
ber of different triumtphs. B. Kup
penheimer & Co., a very prominent
member of the Alanufacturers' asso
ciation, succumbed to the demands
of the union after three weeks' con
test. They have agreed to reinstate
the 1,500 employes of their South
Side factory, to recognize shop com
mittees from each floor and to pay
the strikers for all the time they
have been out. Agreements have been
0 ,, t t !ii E lrmt.: nle ol.iaton:
are on with a number of others.
Workers are joining the union in
large numbers, stimulated by the
fact that the union, and only that, is
obtaining better conditions for them,
concrete illustrations of which exist
in increases of 15 per cent and 20
per cent in a number of shops.
On the other hand, it took seven
weeks for the employers of Syracuse
to realize that their employes had the
right to unionize in the Amalgamatl
ed Clothing Workers of America, and
that a wage increase and a 44-hour
week were necessary to the best ef
ficiency of the shop.
Cincinnati's splendid response in
circular form to one by the employ
ors insinuating everything from los.
of position to un-Americanism and
bolshevism, is proof of the dignity
that labor is acquiring because of its
ideals for a "little more joy in life,"
a "better chance to live upon the
plane of the American standard of
living,". the "justice of their cause
and the ,purity of their motives."
They are in the second week of their
strike and are determined to stick
until they win.
WIDOW OF NEGRO
POET TO RECITE
Mine. Dunbar-Nelson; widow of
Paul Laurence Dunhar, poted negro
poet, will appear in a recital at the
Bethel Baptist church tonight. Mrs
Dunbar-Nelson, Who is said to bhe
one of the most gifted elocutionists
cf her race, will give readings from
her former husband's works.
FARMERS AND UNITE
'he NONPARTISAN LEAGUE is fighting the ENEMIES
of you both. Big Businets is robbir g Farmers and Wage
Earners alike. You must come tcgether, fight together
and you'll win together. The NONPARTISAN LEAGUE
is the LINK that will bring you TOGETHER.
Farmers, Join the League! Wage-Earners, Support It!
Pass Resolutions Condemn
ing Practice of Big Com
panies in Causing Squab
bles Among the Workers.
The Metal Trades council last
night hllowld conclusively that they
are alive to all the needs of the
movement by an action taken
against the disagreeable practice by
the mining companies of continuou:
'y iniecting petty jurisdictiona;
.;quabbles into the daily routine of
work, the purpose of which is to
keep the workers' mind off of fun
iamcntal wrongs by getting them Ic
tight each other. The motion it
:over reads as follows:
"Any comlpany allowing an in
.ringelent of thle jurisdiction of
metal trades crafts by any member
,f afly organization not affiliated
therewith would be considered as
'laving violated and abrogated their
,ontract with the raid Metal Trades
council and that all members ,of the
aid council would cease work forth
A letter received from Stat.. Sco
'etary Edwards called the attention
)f the council to the activities of the
\merican Anti-Anarchy association.
iotller anti-labor organizat i1)
working under cover of the flag.
:it, as was reported to the meet
ag, The Bulletin had given the ;o
.iety a thorough expose somei till'
since with the result that Butte lei
bor was well onto the A. A. A. A.
Another matter brought to the at
tointion of the delegates was the
vi,:ious and entirely untrue attack on
Bro. Leon. Green of Seattle by the
three capitalist dailies and one
alpitalist weekly (appearing \W;ednts
day) based on misinformation taken
from the Electrical Workers' .Journal
and about wfiich there will shortly
be h---. to lpay.
Progress was reported by colll
miittees outl ol several matters, thli
most imlportant of which was !the
organization work in irogre:s to
solidify Butte's labor movemnent. The.
meeting adjourned early to enable
ive of the delegates to repi'rs:;n tIh:
!:ouncil at a callel ueeotinll of the
committee of fifteen the same night.
EVERY SOLDIER FROMU
SILVER BOW IN THIS BOOK
The War Book IPublisdling co.npiany
a gettin.g out a olunme to codnta ;i
)hotograph nrid service rc:oild ,I
very man entering the war from Si]
.er Bow county. They have recrully
oompleted such a record for Cascade
Mr. 1V. P. IElwell is editor and
iublisher. He has arrived in li.t:( tr,
rollcct photographs, names auii data
elating to every individual who oIen
tercd the war service of his counlltrl
rom Silver Bow county, whether as
,olunteer or Iby draft seledtion.
*T1e book will contain a record if
!1l the war entlerprises of the county,
such as the Rirl Cross, council of dl:,
ense, and the exemption boiarl.
WVhen Mr. Elwell has seccured ;I,
)ffice he will advertise for pho, -
graphs and data. It is uip o i ;ll
heroes, no matter how miode:e, t '
sist Mr. Elwell in this work. It .,-i
'make iia desirable poh=):cssioi.n will
his book, for any personl whoi iin
lerestcd in Butte. iut Mr. l:!1el
gnust not forget to p:it in tlh- r(;I rc'
if all those pretty workerso (1 ih
Red Cross, who used to iparade ,i
Butte without looking a bit cros-. i!
ne attends to that, thIe book wou)_:
:ell without a single soldier l.oeiok i:
tut from its page.:.
ONE BIG UNION
Vancouver, April 2 4.--- Th pro
posal plut forward at Calgary to estab
lish one big union for all industrial
workers is meeting with even great
er approval than was expected by the
most enthusiastic at the conference.
From every part of British Columbia
word is being received that the min
ers are unanimous in their endor.se
ment or the proposal. Vice President
I. Naylor of the B. C. Federation ,f
Labor is doing work in mining camps.
He states that the miners wtrongly
favor the proposed new organiz:tionl.
Inquiries are Reing received from
all parts of the country, including the
larger cities of the east, such us
Montreal and Toronto, as to the plans
qnd- the objects of the one big union.
all showing . a lively interest in the
question. The District Ledger. thie
miners' official. organ in District 18.
is asking for.funds for the carrying
on of propaganda, and many indlivid
uals are subscribing to the fund for
this purpose. It is expected that. all
the ballots will be in by May 10. and
the result known before-the end of