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S'FI1)AY, JULY 11, 131:.
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expressed ill Ilse f1)rmullllia. "\1) aiiiextr'ationi . i1n) e(vlll'ibni
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--II-- -s-vE_ THE PRIARYi
Register Now PRIMA Y July 18 Last
A V E _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _s
Sign Day on Which
the Petitions ,_ _ _ _ _ to Register
Union Stock Holders in the
Butte Daily Bulletin
UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA-Locals: Sand Coulee,
Stocket, Roundup, Lehigh. Klein, Washoe, Red Lodge, Smith
(Bear Creek .
FEDERAL LA11OR l NION-Livingston.
MACHINiSTS' i-N ON --Great Falls, Butte, Livingston.
MACIIINIST''S' I'NION Great Falls, Butte, Livingston, Seattle.
CEREAL WORKELRS---Great Falls.
ILACKS11IT'Is' UNNION-Butte, Miles City, Seattle.
ELECTRICIAN£' UNION-Livingstorn, Deer Lodge, Butte, Anaconda,
JIAKERS' UNION-Great Falls.
SHOIOE WORKE1IIS--Great Falls.
I'IIASTI:IIREItS' UNION-Great Falls. .
RAILWAY ('At RtEPAIRERS-Livingston, Miles City.
MUSICIANS' i'NION-Butte. i
13REWERY \WORKERS' UNION-Butte.
1-101) CAMn;; El1S' UNION-Butte and Bozeman.
STiREET'' CAR MEN'S UNION-Butte, Portland.
ME'T'AL MINE WORKERS' UNION OF AMERICA.
I'RINTING I'RESSMEN'S UNION--Butte.
STERE:OTYP'ERS AND ELECTROTYFERS' UNION-Butte.
BRIDGE AND STRUCTURAL IRON WORKERS-Buttc.
BROTI-ERIHOOD BOILERMAKERS AND HELPERS-Butte and
STEAM AND OPERATING ENGINEERS-Great Falls.
D]UTCIIERS' UNION-Great Falls.
INTERNATIONAL MOLDER'S UNION, LOCAL NO. 276-Butte.
LAUNI)DRY WORKERS' UNION. NO. 25-Butte.
PLUMIBEItS' UNION-Butte, Sea.ttle.
BIROTIIERIIOOD RAILWAY CARMEN OF AMERICA, LOCAL NO.
TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL--Miles'City.
1HOI) CARRIERS' UNION-Helena.
13RO'I'IIERIIOOD RAILWAY CARMEN OF AMERICA, COPPER
LODGE NO. 430-Butte.
BUTTE FOUNDRY WORKERS' UNION-Butte.
PA INTERS UNION---Butte.
TAILORS' PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION-Butte, Portland.
BOILERMAKERS, SHIP BUILDERS AND HELPERS OF AMERICA
---Taconma, Seattle, Livingston.
INTERNATIONAL BROTIIERHOOD OF BLACKSMITHS AND HELP
ER1S, LOCAL NO. 211--Seattle, Wash.
WORILERS', SOLDIERS' AND SAILORS' COUNCIL--Painters' Hall,
BUIIDIING LABORERS' UNION-Seattle.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BRIDGE AND STRUCTURAL
IRON WORKERS AND PILEDRIVERS' LOCAL NO. 86--Seattle.
AND TIIOUSANDS OF INDIVIDUALS IN BUTTE AND MONTANA
THE LOWLY SKUNK-THE LOWER CAMPBELL.
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Editor Bulletin: (U
When it became necessary to: mak' \V
room for the juvenile library in the III
basement reading room of the library [A'
building at Broadway and Dakota
street, the large law library was
moved into storage under the floor a
in a room adjoining the documeet as
room. All the shelf space both in op
the main room upstairs and in. the de
document room downstairs was al- tit
ready full. The law library, coin- fo
iprising over 1,000 heavy volunies, L(
occupied the shelf space clown in the bs
Smen's reading room-the portion
which had to be given up to the chil- no
dren's branch. There was absolutely 1h
no available shelf space, nor any of
room in which to rnaice shelf space, vc
to accommodate the thousand law is
books. There was no alternative but iht
to store them in piles upon the floor al
in the storage room. The Montana to
codes and a few of the law books le
i which are more generally used, were
selected and placed on the shelves cs
in the reading room with reference F,
books. Eut the hundreds of volumes p1
of reports and session laws of other to
states, and miscellaneous text books et
on law, and nondescript volumes re- lt
lating to law-none of which, so far of
as we have been able to ascertain. oi
have been consulted by patrons dur- t1
ing the last few years more than very si
infre'quently--these were stored in I
= piles. fc
It was not the desire of the library A
management to thus withdraw the of
law books from the use of even the t1
few patrons who might occasionally .r
wish to consult themr. But the li- 11
i brary man.agemelit had no choice Ic
Room for the children's branch had I1
to be provided, and there was no ill
other way of providing it. The law p
books are in storage in piles. Any
one who wishes may have access to a
theiti and seek so long as he de'ire. o
among the piles for the particular n
volume he wishes to consult. o
It is regretable that circumstance: i
have made it advisable to allow any a
portion of the library building to b
pass into any other use thanl the ac- g
conmnodation of the books which the it
library contains, and the patrons v
whom it serves. i1
We really need, and need very I
much the whole space in the library v
hbuilding for library purposes. But t
the library board and the city council t
felt that a duty to the returned sol- t
diers demanded that the upper floor, a
recently vacated by the Red Cross. 1
should be temporar-:-, sacrificed to
the use of the \Vorld War veterans. C
As for finding papers and periodi- s
cals when a patron desires to con
stilt a particular one, the names of
all journals are plainly printed in t
large type, each name above the par
ticular rack provided for filing the
paper so named. Any patrons goingp
into the reading room will find this
to be true. And any inquiries relat
ing to what periodicals are on hand
are always answered with courtesy
and as satisfactorily as possible. The
current issue of the Christian Science
Monitor is niot at present oil hand.
That journal has been for a long
time donated free to the Butte li
brary. Only recently the iublishers
ceased to send it - possibly going
upon the theory that what is worth
having is worth paying for. At any
rate. recognizing th- nigh character
of the Christian Science Monitor, we
sent them two weeks ago, the price
of a subscription, and the journa'
will toon again i)e found in the
rack which bears itsi namle.
We desire to state that the library
managenment has at all times been
he desirous of serving all classes of the
public efficiently and without dlis
Scrimination. No particular religious
creed or political or industrial views
are given miore support than others
when a choice is being made of new
mil iaterial for the shelves or the files.
,Vihenever inquiries are repeated
a few times for any particular
piier'iodical or mnagazine so that the
librarian is mtitide aiwate tIlitd a dr
mantd for it exists, it is the policy of
Ii tlhe board to subscribe for that
c ijournal iimmicliattly regardless o0
the political cr industrial views
wI thich it io'itionunds.
01' The librarian and the librar?
toard woutld gladly welcomie the
II- litance to ihear aInd considtler conm
' l ) plaints from any of the library's
patrolls upoti the policy of lhe liblrary
i or the iluality of its service. But the
1II manaiigement thlinks it onily fair that
t' anyc comnplaint shoutld first be
brought before them before it is sent.
S It i the pull ic I)ress.
Ill lOU FREUI)ENSTEIN,
President Libiraryv Board.
I)on't neglect to buy Thrift and
War Savings stamps.
HAY WAGnNS EXEMPT
FROM HAVING LIGHT
The Pennsylvania senate bill re
quiring lights on all vehicles moving
on highways at night. except agri
cultural machinery and hay 'wagons.
Sha' s passed the house by a vote of 120
to 24. without debate. The bill.
which has been a o;lrce of much
discussion, carries a penalty of $2 to
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Political and Industrial Conditionhs
In Europe and the United States
(George P. \Vest, the author of the.followiilg article, re
ciitly retired I'roin tie position of special assistant to Mt.
.luasil Mainl\. one of two joint chairmen of tihe United States
\-uar labor boardl. Prior to that he was editor of the Publie,
c.ne of tie nli onal magazines of liberal opiniion. Mr. West
Sis Iperhaps best known for his connection with the industrial
I relations commiun ssioi, of which Frank P. Walsh was chairman,
tle federal body which conducted a country-wide investiga
lion several years tago, revealing a remarkable story of the con
SS~ ir(cy of capilal against the workers in this country, and
lacg' befCore the nation facts regarding the ii.ndustrial situa
li on \hiich frtnll a basis for all campaigns for a better ihidus
Iial order. l. \e. st was one of the chiel' investigators and
joint author ofl Ihle commission's repolrt. Mr. West has re
cenilly been engaged to write for the Bullctin, in connection
wiilli the Fa rg Courier-News, a series of lelters on national,
il~lustrial, political and social events of great significance.-.
I New York, July 11.-With labor it
,convention at Atlantic City showing '
a clean sweep for the conservatives. o
as everyone expected, the next devel- 0
opmnent of nation-wide scope in the
democratic movement will be the na- A
tionil conference of liberals planned ii
for a mid-western city, probably St. 1
Louis, for the first week in Septem- c
ber by the Committee of Forty-Eight. 0
Labor men -nay laugh at "thet
poor, flea-bitten liberals," as one of c
them put it, but until labor gets rid
of the Gompers muffler and finds its
voice on national and international
issues, they and everyone else will
have to be thankful for any sign at
all that the American people are alert s
to their own interests and have a kick 1
left in them.
As it fact, response to the various l v
calls issued by the Committee of
Forty-Eight has been such as to im- 1
press anyone who is given the oppor
tunity to look over, their correspond
ence and membership files with the
- belief that here is an agency capable
of exerting a very powerful influe ce
on the course of events. For one
thing, it is the only movement in
sight, this side of the socialist party,
i that offers any avenue of express:on
for the countless number of-men and
- nomen who passionately disapprove
e of what is going on both at Paris and
c it Washington. And they have sent
v .n their names and their money by
Sthe hundreds and the thousands, with
letters that run singularly alike in
S'.heir expressions (if the need for some
o means of organizing an effective op
The lack of any opposition party
o at this time and the great need of
one was shown by the way in which
Smolst of us welcomled the convening
of a republican congress, even while
we knew that it would be more re
y actionary than the last and would
e base its opposition on quite different
grounds from those on which Amer
icans of fundamental democratic con
s victions take their stand. But at least
it had a few men like Johnson and
y Borah and France of Maryland, who
y would raise their voices against sup
it pression and proscription even it
it they did not carry Ihe'people's bat
1- tie into the enemies' lines. One dis
r, appointment has been the failure of
s the old progressive group to get back
6 their form. They are either too tired
or too discouraged to take the offen
sive in any effective way. and today
. have not a tenth of the power they
f once wielded. And the prospect that
In they can capture the party next June
is not seriously discussed.
Opposition to the league of nations
a and the peace treaty by the repub
licans sprang from motives so dif
tferent froml those that move the oro
ii gressives that no one was surprised
w, hen Senator Knox gradually eased
away froln his target and softened
his attack. It ibecaie apparent weeks
ago that Wall street was present at!
tlie bii th of the league and is one of
ii its legal guardians. and that at the
lproper time tihe republican old guard
n would be kicked under the table and
0g (old to "lay off." in the meantinie,
11 ,nv damage they can do to President
"n Wilson is being welcomed by the very
e tfinancial interests that surrounded
y e him at Paris, for he has served them
ce to the limit of his ability, and fori
a 1920 they infinitely prefer a repub
he lican victory, believing that the b'g
eastern financial control of the G. O
ry P. need this time make no substan
en tial concessions to the western rad:
he cals inl order to overwhelm the demo
s- cratic candidate.
is 'The best thing about the Coinmmit
s tee of Forty-Eight is the modesty and
i" fine spirit of the men who are ini
ew charge. These are J. A. Hopkins,
es- formerly a. New York broker, of large
ed means, with a home in New Jersey
tar and a record there of supporting bWth
he tile bull moose an.d President Wilson:
lI- and Allen IMcCurdy. of New York
of fornerly clergyman of a Presbyterian
,at church in Mlanhattan, who became
of too intensely interested in economic
ws and political problems to find his
church work congenial. Both are de
voting their entire time to the or
11. ganizing of the September conference,
and TMr. Hopkins is digging down
m- into his own pockets for very con
siderable stims of money to get the
he work started. He has no desire to
bhe b the boss of a new political ma
chine, and is seeking mnerely to bring
he about a conference at which the coun
lti. try's liberals can take things in their
own hands and decide what they
want to do.
id. Better still. Messrs. Hopkins and
McCurdy seem to realize perfectly
tid that it is the organized farmers and
the organized wage earners who must
lead in a fundamentally democratic
mnovement, and that their own task is
to act as liason officers in bringing
about a coalition with the very large
Inumber of professional, salaried and
Sbusiness people who are willing to goS
along with tllhee' grouns. They are
not ignoring the socialists, whom
they are intelligent enough to respect.
and if their plans work out we may
yet see such a coalition as they h:ve
in England, where everyone from the
forner liberal like Colonel Wedg
usi wood to the left wing socialist can
.21 co-operate along certain lines, while
ill. maintaining their integrity as groulps
Sand disagreeing with each, other
about many things. Such a coalition
would not strive for perfect harmony.
which is the mistake on which sim
- ilar alttellplts to unite the radical"
i:n tiis cutetry have alwvays failcd.
It would merely find out on what
policies it could agree, and leave each
of its several groups free to go their
own way on the others.
Unless the democratic forces of
America are to be utterly silent and
impotent during the critical ensuing
18 months, it seems a foregone con
clusion that some such enterprise
must be undertaken and pushed
through. This is particularly the
case because the labor party move
11 ment is not developipg so fast as
many of us hoped it would. Within
I recent weeks the Pennsylvania State
1 Federation of. Labor has come into
t line, and the Illinois state labor party
t shows vitality and enthusiasm. But
leadership in the national field is
timid and feeling its way. The logical
leader in a movement to unite the
I various state parties and to push the
movement in other states would be
John Fitzpatrick, president of the
Chicago Federation of Labor and
first candidate for mayor on the Chi
cago labor party ticket. But Fitz
patrick has recently urged against
, any immediate movement of the kild.
And lie has shown a tendenicy to get
back into the conservative ranks by
see'ding Mr. Gompers a letter in
which he gives that militant old tory
glowing praise for his "work for hu
Sinmanity" and deprecates a recent ar
ticle which your correspondent pub
lis;hed in The Nation, pointing out
' that it was Fitzpatrick and the polit
ically-minded Chicago group who had
also been most zealous in the eco
nomic field---in the organizing, that
is, of wage earners into unions.
Much depends upon the attitude of
organized labor toward the Colmmit
tee of Forty-Eight, because the com
mittee has established its right to
g speak for those "brain workers" on
C whom the labor party movement must
Sdepend for broadening its appeal suf
ci ficiently to seize political power.
Everyone will expect the laborites
who believe in the general strike as
b the only effectual means of ushering
in a new order to look upon any en
d terprise undertaken by these liberals
0 with impatience and scorn. (They
m ight be surprised to know how
many of the liberals agree with them.
It would be startling to publish the
unames of some of the men who tell
k their friends these days that "it can
k coime in no other way.") But in the
md eantime, we are going to try the
other way, and it will be certain to
t fail unless these two groups can find
a basis of co-operation. After a start
at lihas been made, the weeding-out pro
e cess will go forward rapidly. "Liber
als who now stop with palliatives and
half-way measures will go further or
b get out, and the superior cohesion and
discipline and political sense of the
a labor groups can be counted upon to
ad give them the leadership and to bring
d lon all whom there is any hope of
d aconverting. And then, whatever hap
pens, the army of men and women
oft educated in what is necessary to be
le done and how to do it will have been
d enormously enlarged. Within a few
dyears there should, be no Committee
of Forty-Eight or "liberal group" or
ie, what not, but a single labor party of
fering membership to any and every
ed man and woman who performs useful
ser,'ice to society.
L abor miust decide now whether
or this prospect is a pleasing one. For
the opportunity may not come again
in many a year. Labor in America
O hlas never worked in close association
with radicals who are not strictly
i:! wage earters, as labor 'in England
0) has, chiefly because of organized la
i_ bor as a social force. Today they are
I earnestly seeking an opportunity to
ln co-operate with labor because they
in have been stirred by the program
as and spirit of the British labor party.
ev If they are rebuffed now, they may
nth again lose themselves in individual
h: vagaries and wander futilely about
k: for years on end. They need and
rk must have the stabilizing direction
ane and co-operation of men whose feet
me are on the ground. And they have in
ie turn their big contribution to make.
FAMOUS WOMEN H
Qiuelm Victoria Cables Mr. Buchanan.
The first royal telegraphic mes
sage that crossed the Atlantic was
from Queen Victoria to President
Buchanan, Upon the establishment
of the cable between England and
America, the lord nmlyor of London
and the mayor of New York, ex
changed cables of congiatulation.
Queen Victoria and President Bu
chanan exchanged collmpliments. The
queen sent the following message:
"The queen desires to congratulate
the president upon tile successful
completion of this great internation
al work. in which the queen has
taken the greatest interest. The
queen is convinced thatfthe president
wil join with her in tarvently hoping
that the electric cab-e will prove an
additional link between the two na