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PLANS FOR FIGHT ON PACKING TRUST,
IN COMING SESSION ARE UNDER WAY
Progressives Frame Bill to Carry Out Federal Trade
Commission Recommendations-Widespread Oppo
sition to Selling of Government-Owned Ships-Rail
road Owners Want Big Loan on Return of Roads.
WVrshingcan. I. ('.", May 1t.-
Congress is going to be brought to
a rollcall vote on the issue of gov
ervinlet ownership and op'ra1tion of
the l t clock .r' :. in the next Aession,
if the organized farmlers, the organ
ized dairyloen, the organized live
stock pro(duc.Ol the organizeid con
nlliers of imeat products. an d the
League oi Womlian VotCl'r in the
suffrage states can do it. That is
111e decision reached at a conference
on packer legislation held here this
iin order that there may be a
cltealout issue, which neither party
in the house and senate miyv over
look, a committo is to hbe named
t)y William Kent, who Iresided at
the conlereince, to draft a bill to bie
offered in plaice of the Sims-lKenyon
bill, which cdied in the session that
expilred on March 4.
A great deal of favorable public
ity fins been given, among organliza
tions lukewarm or friendly to the
pmakers, to the 1Kendrick bill. which
was drawn by thlie solicitor of the de
tpartmllent. of agriculture as a "just
as-good" for goverlnment owlnership
of the stockyards. This Kendrick
bill, when 'exlmilneld, lproves to be
lanythilg buit what the federal trade
commlllission has recommended. For
one thinlg, it gives the packers; folur
yea(rs within which to "dispose of"
lleir holdings in the stockyards.
Iut inaslnllncl as the great majority
of the $25,0(I0,0(100 iof big packer
hoihliings in .loclkyarde cminilnies is
now ill the hands of dunllllies. the
.rtfect of the Klendrick bill would bte
For exampnlie, the federal trade
ctoin10ission cexaminers found that
the MAlorrises, who absolutely control
tihe Kansas City stockyards, were
realty to testify that only 26 shl lres,
nut of 25,000 slhares, in thlia1 tock
yar'ds company were' owned by them
or their famnily. Yet it sooni wa;
discovcred that one of Ih l ir daun
mils holds .010( shares! HII' con
fessid that he novIri had owd owneid ny,
lbut held it for Ithe Morris fa liiy.
(lOpposition to Iltrhcy.
('hairman Hurley ,of th United
States shlipping hoild is finding op
,position lo his plan to sell the gov
rniiliitent-own(V (l shlis at a sacrifice
and to sell ouh and close the shiip
yards. Charles A. Piez, director of
loe eli'rgency fleet Cr) oration, has
resigned in protest against what he
styles a "pi!icy to sc('uIle." The or
ganized shipbuildelrs have sent It
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The Butte Daily Bulletin
THE lrZ on he tlco 1SSUREof t lest our cn I
long e' ble to Pr .iolodn Wilson. Or
Sganized la11r in gienral and the or
ganized farmers have vigorously
protested. .usin.:s men on tile Pa
cific coast have poinllted oullt that
sudden wittdrawial of shipbuilding)
wouldl p:oduce I rrible conditions
for the gicatl armly of imen now enl
ployed in that idustlry. Charles R.
Paige of lie shipping (loard has re
signed for' the sallle real0sonl.
That lthe c'lles to Wilon v were
not. withoulll effectl is shown bIy the
considerable modification which
Hurloy has made in his cancellation
order. He now declai.td that only
2,l00 ,(i0( 1 tons not adalllpted to ner
chlillt ervice are to Ibe cancelled at
The forces at work pulling for
d1111 against governlien t-owned
shippling are ·omplelx. Ol tlhe one
side are hie inde(lpIendent business
men and farmers lneeding cheap and
fair transportation to foreign lands
and consumers needing chealp tralns
plortation from foreign lands. On
thli other sidt are the large trllusls
who want to rin their ships a1nd
th1us eliminate colmpetitors, and
American capital invslted in lBritisl
shipping companies. The big Irit
ish capilalis s, too, aire playing an
inmportalnt pI.'r heI usllCSe duiing the
war they establishtd many financlai
and ntilewspapelr c'onnec0tions here.
Brildes Fromnl Iillne.
Another possible cause of trouble
with Italy: American troops come
lihome from Teneiiii and Finiit.e with
seven lbrides, 1none of whomi are tllal
Janl All sevlen of these war ro
nllmnces are Amlneica llI-Jugosllav!
The offending soldiers are memii
bers of the ;1:32dl infantry regiment,.
who woent to Italy after the disaster
to Italian forces on the Isonzo froint
alnd wereli marchled and countelr
nmarclhed through a dozen 11liahll
ilies ill orderl' to bulk iup the silirits
of thie peoplei a-nd giveo the implres.
sion that the Americans 1ttd sent ai
least 100.t0I)0 soldier's to their aid.
They fought oli the Piave, and they
toolk part in the filnal defeat and lpur
suit of lihe Auslrianls whlih enlded
in the al:bsolulte sllurrenderl (of lthe
Hlapslburg jiarmy. The regiment wiias
part of the time in and near Venice,
Iand .ir Wals stationlel i in Ialm tia
and in llh" city of F"iumni.
If seven Yankee 'soldiers woi
brides in liumole, and if all of l!hse
I'air ladieso were ,lugo-Slavs., how can
Premier Orlando explect 1us to credit
his claim that Filme is an Italian
framed til by coilt.nervativ, e ihli
cal and democratic lIade.ns. i pro-
vides for lhe ear: y reit ti of i the
roads to private operation, tihii. :it
tenlpting to head offt' tlhe dm:l::d of
the i,000,0011 organiztd 1anll'way
workers for goverl t inert ilol'ishilp
and operaticn as pertlal't ,li'i polic .
The financia, id to be voted bly iie'
conservatives in congre-s i it"
private stockholdetrs is noI yit
agreed upon. At least $71 7i0 .il ti
is dlemantided as airs "i 'ha;i" by tl: i
conmittee representing tlhe slo i,
holders. They will demanitld highei
freight and passteniger rates if fulr
ther direct sttubl idiees a1', inot ii Itde.
In short, the pt.'spect of pritie, op
eration is expelnsive to 111 ' public
Senators La Follitte. ,ohn111'11 of
California. Itenytin, Norris,. (ioe atnd
one or two others itll Itt!: lpplIr' llhoulls
will resist the sch m'n,, in tiht hope
that the organizeidl r:ailwtaly workers
miay create so sI '(tg it lpublic sen
tinltent algalinst t lht bill as in brealt
up tihe hipari S o te m l ihination that
is trying to rush it t111Iroigh] . 111
they do n!ot thillk tllhat tle pI lhlic
will a1t ill titte. The whtle ra;ih ad
fight may have to he fought oiver
again from thelP slart ill anllothelr con
gress. In that eventl, htowevelr, it
will be a fight by oi gn:ized labor
and (tie allies of organized lahor to
secure' both public ownership) :and
real democratic nl ·lltanagelent o(f 1the1
ILeaOgue o Nat ions Slroe.
League of nations sentimenilt is
pretty well mneasulred, in every state
in the Union, and the rctpnllican
senators privately ackntowliedge lhat
there is not the slightest lprospecl of
heating that. covenant shun it is of
fciied for ratificatiol. lroi ba ly no
oither political issue except the
choice of a president of the nilted
States has led tt so ctarl'fttl a ctn
vass Oif the pre'('ss and of the senlti
niellnt of tihe voteIrs, precinct by 1prl'e
cinet. The affirtmatiive mitajority ill
alinost every state and city is dte
t;clrbed as at landslide.
People are reading the text, of the
covenant. and are finding it very f.t
frolll the ideal colstitution (tf '
league of the peoples which they
hoped tlhe president would bIring
home frrom Paris. But with all its
weaknesses and flaws, it still con
tain. an implied promise that the
hulk of goverlnmenltal power on the
etart!l will henceforth l he botund to
prievenlt Vwars or the fotlenlting of
warlike Iplanits. lThe AmIeriean piCO
ple think That this league of nations
w\ill tie steadily imlprioved as ho plo
litical comnplexion of thee chief pow-.
Irs changes for the letter, until in aI
few yeaours an almost ideal league will
lbe developled. .\And illn the mliollilme
this complromllisie is worti it great
Sohlier Laid flan.
Seticretaryl ' f lthe Interior Lane,.
sptielaklig i I lite ecotistirutttion con
fortence of lihe Natiitonal Almerlicani
':oniat Suffrage association here,
said that his plan for giving ready
tlade firllIs to ntrnllPlled soildiere; was
tnot lmeant to cover all of Ithe 2 ti,
000,000 acres of unuIised land tlhatl
moight iibe had. le wanits only .1i!).
t00 atces in every slatei. or just
enouiigh in the nlet thrlee yeuw's toi
keelp up with the growing populatllallion
thaIt imulst be fed. lie would ntot en
ter into any' conpetlitionl wilh the'
farmerslll'; lo fnow t work.
"I would take the hlundrll i
lthousand acres, ' he suaid, "atd in the
celnter plut :i model sett[llement;
grollup those farms ill small lots, ill
small tretiges arl' the central set
tlement, nit il good i'oas frol thle
fitin tto Te hllurch atl( 1ihe schOool.
with telephones from the farm to th le
settlemlent, with aI llan noon The
project who could guide these boys
in file change oif cropls that sholild
it' had and the kind of fertilizer
that should be used; antd 1 would
have these farmlls worketd as nearly
as may be along the line of the setl
tlelnents in Denmark, co-operatively
selting their product and buying
whatl they wanted.
"'If we can get this scheme
through we will revolutionize farm
ing in the United States. The wom
en will have a back fence to talk
over and the children good schools
to go to."
Patent Office Evils.
Uincle Saln has a mnoney-niaking
inst.itutlion kntown as lhe patent of
fiee, which is runl on a principle wor
Ihy of the most hopeless innmatle of
an insane asylum. No matter how
many thousands of dollars are taken
in ill fees for thle handling of Ipatent
Iuisiness, the ul'reau call not employ
one more clerk, play a dollar in ad
litional salary to all expert patent
exallliner, Inor do any of the other
things nleCessary to keep a lusiness
institution on its feet. It mniust go to
congress and gel an act of collgress
atlthorizing eachi change ill the size
of the staff or tie prootllloion of val
uahle neni on the payroll.
With a reorgantization of the pat
ent office, and an alipropriation of
an additional half million dollars-
which would merely be a repavymentt
of money paid into thle treasury by
the patent office--there coultl be
acconlplishled a clearing ul oif taccu
Inulatetd work, iilprovenltllt of tile
systemi of hanidling uapplications, ad tL
ais ia result the encoulragelellnIt tif
inventive genius throughout lh It
counlry. The patent office has dis
good idta; like the ol( petsioln of
flce, it lit hiim grow old while he
\vailed for action. If rontlgrss win
gi;e the patent office a l:Iiance, for
awhhlii ii haIis begged in \ain fotr n atr
ly a huildred years, Itle tllited
'-tt;lei lllty junmp ahead in it\venitivi;
sciencie ai good nlaniy paces.
CLAIMS BIC ESTATE
New York, May 13.-The enclmy
alien property custodian has claimed
the $4,253, ,37 estate left by Herman
Sielcl:en, former head of the coffee!
firm of Grossman & Sielcken, who
(d(d an enemy alien in Baden, Ger
many. in 1917. Under Mr. Sieleken's
vwill the city of Baden was left $600,
h-,6t, and a hospital in the same city a
similar sum. The bulk of the estate
wa:, bequeathed to his wife, who lives
I in BIaden.
Payment of any of the be.quests
depends upon the propejty custodian.
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Wage-Earners' Shopping Guide
AUTO REPAIR CLOTIING AND TAI- HABERDASHER POOL ROOMS
SHOPS LORING FOR MEN Lambro's Pool Hall,
Dollar Shirt Shop, 42 E. Park St.
Rialto Theater Bldg.
Lacey Auto Repair and Service ilg 4 Tailor,
Shop, Ri, 4 Tamor, RESTAURANTS
1126 Utah. 17 West Park Street. HATS FOR MEN Leland Cafe,
Grand Avenue Repair Shop, 4llen & Darnell, 72 East Park street.
Corner Harrison anl 207 East Park. Nickerson, The Hatter, Spokane Cafe.
112 W. Park street. 17 South Main St.
Grand. Shirley Clothes Shop, Moxom Cafe,
Auto Repair Machine Shop 14 North Main. 29 W. Broadway.
M. G. SMITII, 401 S. Wyoming HARDWARE Crystal Care,
69 East Park Street.
outh Side Auto araga, CHIROPRACTIC ewel's Hardware, Golden West Cafe,
SouC. SiC,. a,,t,, CMl',ga, CHIROPRACTIC Sewell's Hardware, 227 S. Main.
C. C. Dahn, Mgr. 221 East Park street. Handley's Cafe,
2124 Cobban. Shiners, Furniture, 326 N. Wyoming.
Flora W. Emery 75 East Park Street. Shamrock Cafe,
Room 9. Silver Bow Block. 9 North Arizona.
AUTOS BOUGHT savoy Cafe,
JEWELERS 84 East Park.
AND SOLD CIILI PAR LORS JEWE
Montana Jewelry Co.,
Classic Chili Parlor, 73 East Park street. SHOES
E. H. RIupert, 210 North Main. People's Loan OHce, -.
228 S. Arizona St. _ 28½2 East Park street. Chicago Shoe Store,
Brodie, the Jeweler, 7 S. Main street.
40 East Park street. Walkover Shoe Co.
DAIRIES Powell Jewelry Co., 46 W. Park Street.
BANNKS 112 N. Main St. Golden ule Shoe Store,
Bost Yet Butter Shop, I. Simon, olden I rinig. 39 E. Park.
322 S. Main St. 21 North Main.
Yegan Bros., Bankers, Blue Bird Butter Shop,
Park and Dakota streets. 209 W. Park St. LAGER BEER SECOND-HAND FUR
Crystal Creamery, EXTRACT NITURE
BATHS. 459 E. Park street.
!,ager Meer Extract Charles Noland,
A. GRAF, 726 S. MONT. 105 West Galena St.
Steam Baths, DRUGGISTS
604 E. Broadway. LADIES' TAILOR SPECIALISTS
Jacques Drug Co.,
1957 Harrison avenue. . Durst. Dr. W. II. Ilaviland,
BUTCHERS Ladies' Tailor and Habit 71 West Park St.
Phone 2764 Room 436
Schumacher Meat Co., DENTISTS . Za honix Bldg. SHOE REPAIRING
18 E. Park St. E. Zahl,
1l8 E. Park St. 504 W. Park
Western Meat Co., McManus Shoe Shop,
121 E. Park St. Union Dentists, L IES. Wyoming.
Independent Market, Third Floor Rialto Bldg. Progressive Shoe Shop,
203 South Main. GARMENTS 1721 Harrison Ave.
BAKERIES FURNITURE Popular Ladies' Garment Store,
63 East Park Street.
The International Store, SECOND HAND
Manhattan Bakery, 210 E. Park. CLOTHING
205 W. Park. Shiner's, Furniture, ,
75 E. Park street. MEN'S OUTFITTERS JEWELRY, ETC.
107 N. Montana Street. B. Kopald Co., Furniture, Uncle Sam's Loan Office
Royal Bakery, 58 West Broadway. Emporium Clothes Shop. 11 S. Wyoming.
20 South Main. 34 E. Park.
Home Baking Co., GROCERIES 47 W. Park. TAILORS
Olympia St. Palace Clothing & Shoe Store, TALOR
63-55 E. Park St. -- -
B BE SHOPS Anger Grocery, Montana Clothing and Jewelry Fashion Tailoring Co.,
IIBARBER SHOPS arrison and Harvard. Company, 47 W. Park St.
103 S. Arizona. Bernard JTacoby, Tailor,
J. R. Becky, O. K. Store. 19½ S. Dakota street.
Con Lowy, 2701 Elm St. 24 E. Park St. Montana Tailors,
309 N. Main. Alien's Grocery, Bouchers, 425 N. Main street.
Pastime Barber Shop and Pool 1204 E. Second street. 27 W. Park St. E. Zuhl, Tailor,
Room, Kermode, Groceries, 504 W. Park street.
210Park North Main St. 421 East Park street. MEAT MARKETS 62 West Park Street.
Park Barber Shop, Poyntor's Cash Store,
86 E. Park. 1854 Harrison. Ed's MarketButte Tailoring Co.
116 S. Main St.
BAlTERIES s. F. T. A. Cash Grocery, 500 East Park.
627 East Galena Street. W. Oertel,
I'EC[ARGED T. J McCarthy, PHOTOGRAPHY . Arona st.
64 E. Broadway. 17 W. Park St.
Montana lattery Station, McCarthy-Bryant & Co., Thomson's Park Studio,
224 S. Arizona. 317-319 East Park Street. 217 East Park Street. UNDERTAKERS
Butte Battery Co., B op Bros.,
119 . Montana St 180 Walnut St. POOL IIALLS Larry Duggan, Undertaker,
r .ite IIouset Grocery, -- ...... . 322 North Main street.
CLOT HE[S CLEANING 08 Vsite Park. Golden Gate Pool Ilall,.
272 East Park. Daniels & Bilboa, Undertakers,
ANI) IPRESSING -1 ~5 East Park street.
Bernard Jaoby, (CENTS' FURNISU- OPTICIANS V ULCANIZING
19 u, 5 I;akota Street. IN(JS ' Montana Jewelry Co., -..-...
T,'r Suits ii:: a, Opticians. Etc., J. L. Mathlesen, Vulcantaling,
4115 NI I Main. 73 East Park St. 40 East Galena
Murp Money Back Store, Powell d.welry Co.. Butte Vulcanizing Works,
Murphy Money 112 N. Main St. 1942 Ilarrison Ave.
T(IO \ CO ANI) . E. Park St.
CONFEC TIONS ]IOME F"RNISHERS OUTFITTERS WELDNG
Pat M Ceul ai. Natioinll Sully Co., Francis J. Early, Vulcan We lding Works.
111 North Main. 10 WV. Mercury. 715-719 E. Front, St. 116-118 5. Wyoming