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"Muddling Through" i
in Russia i
The story of how we came to intervene, told by Col. Ray
mond Robins, commander of the American Red Cross in ;
(The president says we are to re
main in Russia indefinitely; congress
has not yet- spoken. Our policy in
Russia, is the most important foreign
question before us today. These ar
tides, with original documents are
drawn from the experiences of Col.
Raymond Robins, a man who went in
his youth as a miner to the Klondike,
struck it rich, devoted his motney to
humanity, first came into prominence
in the fight. for civic decency in Chi
rago, later in the Men in Religion
Forward Movement, and then as one
of the leaders in the pr-ogressive
party and the personal friend of The
odore Roosevelt. He was selected by
oulr goverluent as a mleltmber of the
Red Cross missionl to Russia, and
later on, with the withdrawal of his
chief, (Col. William Thompson, he be
c'ante the commantder of that mission.
He was for six ntonths unofficial rep
resentative of the United States gov
elrnment. with the soviet government.
of Russia, with credentials front our
amlbassador. ) --Editor's note.
V. LENINE HOLDS RUSSIA.
"It is the 19th of February. I!,1S.
The Brest-Litovsk effort has failed.
Trotzky has made his great gesture
and the Germans have called it. He,
has appealed to the working-class of
Germany and Austria to rise in revolt
against the ilniqtitouns itnd impnllerial
istic peace terms: lot! the victorious
armies of Germ'any are marching into
Russia on all fronts in plain viola
lion even of Iheir own Iters of am-'
"Trotzky is sulking. Lenine is into
the center of the whirl of telegrams
and resolutions. calm master of I he
game. His position is justified: he
said the German workers ,were5 nlotl
yet ready to rise: and they have not
"All Russia is bitter over tile tn
expected severity of the peace. lReso
lutions come up flromn tlie fronit:
'Let us fight thle Iiermaln tiie\es.
Mobilize. Call out the red guards.'
"Detachments of red gulards forllll.
and hasten toward tile battle line
lof their own accord, only to be swept! i
back by the rott.!ing ary, thie airlyV
which has been cold and hungry for'
three years, which is now witllt' I
officers or control. which is fleeing. I
sweeping all before it.
"1 am il Petrograd. IT have justl 1
brought in canned milk for babies,
enoughl for 25.0(00 habies ilor twl o
i hmonths. I have done it against all w
wisdnm of the ambassadors andl the
allied business men, who told Ite we:
would be betrayed and the Germlans '
would get lhe provisions.
"A'd now it seems1 that they hla' I
been right. The G(ermann are c- onl- (
ing to Petrograd. They are going
to take it. Some say they will take
it day after loulorrow.
I'1 walk down to tili NevSki antd.
ulp tile Nevski Prospect. in a 5more
gloomy teood than since I had
reached Russia. Sudtldenly. 1 set ,a
crowd at a corner. I think to mnyselft:
"There must be stome food in a will
dow'----for that was the thintg thai
attracted crowds in those days.
"I go nearer and see a little bill I
poster. stuck on the wall. a.bout ill
by 14 inches in size. I1 reads situe
thing like this:
" 'Lenine has fled to Finland with I
30.000.0o.0 in gold from the state
hank. Revolution betrayed by tolshe
viki' New hope for Hissii The l,it
tle Father is coming back. Nicholats
Nicholaevitch is comitng frot t he
Caucasus with 100, lI il brave cns
satcks. Rally to Holy Russia:"
"I do not know whether 1 doulbtled
Lenine in that hour. All that I know
Is that I seetmed to ha-e gueossed
wrong about everything. and if I had
glIessed wrong for my governlment in
a siltuation like this. the sooner I
quit guessing at all. the better. This
storn would break it Smoluy, I
knew, and I went to Snlolny.
"In a great square. surrolunded by
an rion fence and foulr wide streets, i
(By United Press.)
Seattle, Wash.. Aug. 19. - The
twentieth annual tournament of the
North Pacific International La wn
Tennis association was opened here
Clubs throughout the Pacific
northwest are represented in the
matches which are limited to men 's
singles and doubles. The tournament
will continue for three days.
Seattle, Wash.. Aug. 19.---la) ors
of Pacific northwestern cities are
gathering here today to attend a con
ference at which meians of fighting
the high cost of living will he dlis
The city executives will attempt to
formulate plans for concerted act ion
against the high cost of tnece'sities.
Some of the mayors will leave. fol
lowing the session in this city, for
San Francisco, where a conferencel
with California executives will be
held, with the same object.
(By United Press.)
Spokane. Wash.. Aug. 19.-- E. Bi.
IDeppe was booked on the pIo!ice
docket an a charge of drunkenness
before the police judge.
But the case against him was
transferred to a higher court. I)Dppe
being found dead in his cell.
( By United Press.
Salt Lake City. l'tah, Aug. 19.
Reconstruction probr.ems, inaugura
lion of state pub'ic work to pro
vide work for returned soldiers, and
tarious plans for state aid to wart
,'te:ans will feature the annual con
venuion of governors, which opened
a .six-day session here today. Most
of the state executives are in atten
Simon Bamberger. governor of
1'. ah. and Miles C. Riley, governor
of Wisconsin, have been in charge of
arrangemeuts for the convention. To
day's sessions are being devoted to
open meetings. An informal recep
tion was held in the tabernacle.
-(By. United Press.)
Salt Lake City. L':an. Aug. 19. -
State administrative boards and com
Stands Rinolny. Once it was a con
vent. schlool for rich young women.
under the old regimie; now it is the I
holsltevik headquarterl's. I go through
the guards. showing toy pas;: I got
"p two flights of stairs to the second
floor, where Trotsky has his head-]
quarters at one end of the hall and
Leoine at the other.
It seems as if every door in the
corridor is suddenlv opened andt
three to a dozen mnen colie out. 'lhey
hurry to the windows on ote iside
of the building and hbegin to drag lhe I
canvas covers front the itmachine gunls
placed there. They get the hbels of
eiartid lges ret dy for action.
"I follow and look downi toward
the Vihorg. the workiugmlan'. quarl'
ier of Petrograd. t11 is black with
red guards, coming up to settle with
Sntolln and then to go to the front
to perish unader the German guns.
"Lenine. has Lenine gone? 1 pass
the door and Lenine is ihere. sitting
quieltly at his desk telephoningr ring
ing for orderlies, the one calm. unt
troubled spirit in all Ithat maelstrom
"'Il iontie ain officer: 'The moh is
ittacking Stolny.,' he cries. "Give xlie
order to fire.
"Lenine leaps to his feet. in the
tlone ilpulsixve action I ever saw him
hiaket . 'Sile. niet. parlez. parlez." he
says. 'lring in the leaders.'
'"Tlhe file in slowly, rough, hard
hande d mtie fl'ron the Vivorg. the
workers of Russia, they who had lift
Rd leninte up. I hey who canr hurl hitn
lown. Ienine works on at his desk
ntld still they file in. until there are
somie 31 ito 40., slanding in a half:
rirela. with hayovnelted guns ground
ed at tlheir feet.
'LenLine rises, walks to wit hin
four feet iof them and stands: 'Well.
rlomrades, I have not rimin away,' he
says. A sheepish look passes over
"' Coniraidtes. have been figh!ItIti
for the t'revolution hefore some os f you(
wereo btrn. I shall be fighting when
smiltie of yo(i alre dead. 1 do Iott Illamtie
you for yiour suspicions of ie.
wornder you have any faitl loft a'
all. l'here are sot many confuted
voices lnow even allmong honest !1e11
'Troltsky. aralin. 'iollontai and K(ry
leiho say to fight the Gertman obh
iiis; t io c",iqloier or die.
" 'Fine words., the reevolitionlary
lllrt asea When all we aran dlo is to
die! it does not matter greatly if
we tdie. tbut if you die the revolutionl
dies with ylou. Youi go tip againsi atr
Iill'ry andt traindl troops witho ut
economic sulpport and without offi
rers. If vou die. ih cza r cointe back k
the gtranlld duikes oeii baclt , the hlac:lt
ihundreds artiae baclk. anld the bloodl
of .Russia ihas been sipent in vaint.
'" 'My word is tie right word.
Peace! 'Ve will signl this shamllttlU
nencet with the G(leroals; we will buyt
time to orgalnize our tew' .W army.
'They tell you I xviii surrender
the imperial city of Pletrogrlad. ('iii
titdes. I will.
'They tell youi T will suirrendohr
the KrIemlin. th .. hili cityv f lMos
ow. C mrallllt des, I will.
1" l'hey tell yo'u I will give tilt youri
ietllts to lho invader. I will give til
all those things to save thet' r"evolu
lion. \\e will retlrnt if need be to
E'io alerinbt 'rg and lthe I t'tals, aind
ukeepl the revoluilion alive till it flaimes
Vi '. 'W hat is ytiour tinsi et'? lo iti
the front if you will, I will give you
a slp'cint train toi go. Hut take Itmy
tesignatiol beforet you leav. What
is ytur atnswer, coiimrades?'
Lenine! Tavvristhi! Inine!
bllrst forth lth shouts. 'Lenine
Niuolai Leanine' "'
It is that voicte of L.eniice that
ha ssos oult thl Iough the 'worke.lrs'
tquarters aid the rttral dislricths, hold
ing Russia until the conrovening tf lthe
iFourth All Ritussian clrongress which
mlOls to r'atify-- or not to ratify
the te tts i ' of ea e',.
Tomorrow --- Itussia IRatifies the
ter fight in legislaturles throughout
the inaltioni this year - (Ime uill for
consideration this iorning at the
first business session of the nunalllll
convention ofl thle governorll's oif the
Executives of several states whore
there has beeIn a consolidation iof
stalte bhoarlls and Il' l-anus. exprl'essed
differellt oplinions as to whether such
co11nsolidations really effect.ed econl
outies. or allowed loopholes for
wastes. Stale budget qulestions were
also inlormally discussed al tile
nlmeeting which was holdl this morn
A visit to the Gree* Salt lake and
dinner at Saltair are eventlls which
have been arranged .or this after
Inoonl andil eveninig.
The governollrs will bh ill session
here unitil Saturday evening.
--aa------ sp--` asa--~- sI
I i. lS I'- ll o gi liftlititlt .t
\Malirit e i t 1ai.i Pi'tt .
SAY YOU SAW IT IN BULI,ETII
EX IERT WIATCH IIEP'AIllING
BY SKILLEII MECHIANICS.
".A watch repairedl by PFRED P.
YOUNG is always right."
aitteiihlualker. Jeweler and t
I lt PeInn. Block. Use Elevators.
SAY YO SAWTV T IN BULLETIN
BULLETIN SOLD AT I
EXCHANGE SOFT DRINK
HInallls Suhr. Prop.
101 South Main Street
OLD PARTY LINES DISAPPEAR IN
HIGH PRICE AND RAILROAD ISSUES
Republicans Approve Wilson's Message--Remedies Fail
to Hit Big Distribution Evils--Plumb Railroad Plan
Has Strong Support--Rail Return to Owners Less
Probable--Aid to Drouth Farmers Delayed.
Wlashline'tcn. L. '. -.- Rpuublican
saltisfaction with the presiden' .
emergent y 'iipeech o1tI !he high cost
of livinig woild indicat:e a hipal tisan
agreemlenl in mleeling the issue's. It
is not an isllue between he pa ties.
Both have trushed it aidte beyond the
.:nduranci of a long-sufliri.g people.
Hatlher it is an issue h-l wienal the
commion people andll the geal mlarklet
interests who normalntly control the
The old party politicians natiiralty
shy at suci an aliginttentl with its
disturbing possibilities in the 1920
election ahead of us. Republicans
have not forgotten the 4i. congress
1n m1 of their party who bolted the
p!arty leadership on army food sale,
iquestioll. In his message Wilson clev
erly sidesteps the necessity of thor
nitgit reform of our distribution sys
teim and advances remedies likely
in have a. popiliar appeal so far as
they go. and unlikely to have any
serious results for the trofiteers alnd
thile untnecessary and wastettful nlenm
Ihers of the distributing armty.
Thus tiie standpats of both par
ties can again rally behind itn, teutl
porarily at least. for protiection of
themselves and those they represent
anti at tlhe same time the, presidenti
hopes for a mleasulre of restored pthl
lie confidence in his party because of
his harsh words against profiteering.
The confession made in his ., lpeech.
however, to the effect that a don..
crat ic congress under his leadership
passed a law against profiteering and
forgot to affix ta penallty, ought to
keep the public from expecting Ilte
profiteers to suffer much from crim-i
Whlat Wilson Offered.
The remnedies which thie president
ad i-atce.d al'e:
Federal litcese of all cor'porations
engaged in interstate commerce, with
regulations to illsllre conmpetitive
selling and fair prices. This sugges
tion is. in effect, a direct, indorse
tnmet of the Kenyon-Anderson bill
for packer regulattion.
(Goods released from storage
:should bear the date when they weitl
into stoirage and the price at thlat
Limitation of the time during
which guetd miuay be kept It st orage,.
Kxtoension of lite food control iact.
('ondemlnation and sale of surplus
food stocks held in cold storage orrI
othlerwise hoarded where thiere is
manifest intent to htld ti thi e mtar
itllle.tl iate sale to the ipublic of
governnlmenlt-ownted sltrplnts foodie andt
Governmnient cotntriol of sec urity is
Pr-ilompt ratificationl of the pealcei
!realy, includting the league of na-.
T'he Linue-Up on Riiail Issue.
The railroad brotherhoods a're re..
sponsible for ilaking official Wash
ingiont officially aware that we had
-such a thing as the high cost of liv
ing. The great stir followed inlme
diately upon lthlir challenge of "lve'w
amr living costs or higher wages." The
phrase exp!re'sed the tholught of Ithe
gralt tmasses of tile Amuerican peoplie.
A.\d tlihey Should have thlie credit ori'
discredit iof making a.nother issue.
it the sIaste title which puts rea'i
lioat 'ies al(ld proigressives in opposite I
camltps- the Plumllbl plan for govern-i
loen t ow\tIerlSlip of the railroads.
The reactionaries, taken by suir
prise and stlunned by the great popu
tar support which the plan has:
aroused, are now endeavoring to rally
their forces. Party lines have evap-i:
orated. Ex-lPresidont Taft anti Presi
dtcllt W'ilson are opposed to ii. Sena
otr Liodge and Senator Hitcheock. the
respective leaders of the republican
and domoctratic parties in the uppert
house, are "confident" it will be
(in the othier hand. Tile American
Federation of I.abor as well as the
railroad broth'rhloods are back of it.
The Nonpartisan league organization
has indorsod it with the reservation
that the board of control should con
fain five fal'rmers chosen iby farm or
gatuizalions. in short, all the ele
mentls whoil look to independent ppoli
ties for ielief are backting it as aii
issue for 1920.
Advocalt.s of the pian (do not ex
tect the plresent congress to swallow
it. Perhal s they would regard its
.doption as ailnfortnnate because the
present Clngrtests would favor the
railroads on thle overeapitalization is-
ite. tOur tailroads would he weighed
own with : grossly unfair debt
A strong fight for this tihotro.gith
"oing plan nli. however. would keepl'
iongress from turning the toads back I
o thlte preIseInt owners. and after J.9-t0
no10'e represeltative congresslten
rouldl pass on the basis of purchase.
V'heatl Itnallge Realize'd.
W\\ashington is finally waking up
o tihe fact that drouth and diseasse't
ave worked havoc wilh what prom-'
sed to hei a blnmper wheat crop. Thli.
lepatitment iof agriculttre iadmits
hat dlrin-g .1lyv alone realized pro-
tuction fell off 221 1ti0,iO bhluslhels
ront the anticipated crop. Spring
lhealt production. the departmenti '
ays. is showing a sharp falling oti in
orth aind South Dakota and Minnue
ota. The forecast as based on Aug
conditions is for 715.000.ti00 ibllsh
is of sprinig wheat. a total of 94i,-L
President Wilson, in his address
ii conlgress this week, meitioned I lth
tiling ff iof the anticipated wheat
rop. "Though the wheat crop is lto,
vitat we Ihoped it would heI." ie said,
'it is lniiidant if handled with provi
lent care." He proiuis:-d that whiii at
|hipinents aid credits to facilit te
lie lpurchtlase of doniestle wheat "will \
)e limiited and .otnirolled in tsul.i aii
ray ais not to raise buit io lower rilei
rice of flour."
Houston Holds Up 111ill
While evidence accuniutates that l
tle wheat crop is seriously deterio
aling at a time when famine statres is
lie world ill the face. Secretary of a
igriculture Houston has as yet ie- \.
used to show sufficient interest to i;
even indorse the reludi;ll bill of
Representative Sint lair. approiriat
ing $5.000.000 for tile purchase of
seed grain and feed fir livestock, to
be supplied to flrmelrs andi stockmen
in drouth-stricken art-as. Mr. Sin
clair is hoping to secure this indorse
ment next week. Allmost a month has
passed since he introducd d the bill,
but nothing canl he dine to forward
it until it receives the O. K. of .,[r.
Mr. Sinclair points ot tihat $2,
500.000 loaned the farnmers of the
southwestern states for seed pu'r
chase by the department of agricul
ture a year ago resultled in practically
doubling the wheat at.rage planted
in those states. :\oney loaned for
.his purpose has always proved an ex
cellent investment, but it would ap
pear that the secretary of agriculture
hates to let any one but himtself get
any credit for helping lire farmers.
He does need it hiinself. perhaps.
The first of a series of farmers'
conferences scheduled to be Iheld in
Washltington in the near future to
help keep congress st raight on agri
cuitural problems opened here Mon
day, Aug. 11. John G. Brown. presi
dent of the Indiana Federation of
Farmers' associations, spunsiored the
tionference and representatives of
farm organizations in 24 wheat atnd
corn-growing states were in atten
dance. Delegates were appointed to
ireiain in WZVashiltgton to che"K itlp
ion congress durinllg the nlext few crit
Potash to ('onhe In.
Of great interest to eastern and
sotlhern farmers is the decision of
ile war trade board to lift all re
strictions on tile imnportation of fer
tilizer potash front Germany. The
decision is a marked tictory for the
National grange and the ftderal I
board of farmt organizations. witthose
representatives have heen! urging thllis
step against the protest of the Ameor
ican Potash Manrtliflllrtu.rrs' associa
loti, who are anxious to build an air
tight. monopoly for their tllmenl ers.
A statement by h\'atce r c('orlmick,
chairman of tile wari tradle board,
states that henlileforttl potash alily ibe
imported without license firomt every
country except Htuntgary aid t lie
)tarts of Russia lndler boltshrvlik conl
Seie Hoarded Foods.
Evidence of the way the law of
sutpply and diemand i uis been para-]
iyzed by the lmanlitiultions of the!
packers and other food monoDOliSst
has beeoon collected by thIo federal
trade cotntmmission, and was cited by
the presidentl in mnaking his argent
recommelnldations tor congre'ss for i r
ducing living costs.
The supply of fresh eggs on hand
in Junie of this yeirt. lott instance,
was 1Ill per ccnt greaiter tthani the sup
aly on hand last year, yet the whole
sale price had rIisell lot ctints a dozen.
The stro:k of frozen fowls in the sanle
teriod had intcreased 300 per ctnit.)
the average priei also increasing 3
While the s.npply of ct'ealelry but
Oter increased 129 per cenit. the price
went upli from 41 to 53 cents a pounld.
C'annted corn dotclled in stock. but in
.rtea:sed in price. Canned salmon
showed stliilar illncrease in stock and
Aric:. Tie supply of salt beef in
r!'ast:d ; per cetlt and the price rose
froin $34 ia hItrel to $3it a btarrel.
The'se are only t a few samples of
cite w'y tl. food monopolists tave
beeon ablye to mllanipulateI the nmarket
at the expletase of botll fartl'ln'r alld
city houseowife. The are samples.
rho-,'vr, whith it will take more
intelligent lpacker propaganda than
lny yet piut out1 to disprov(e.
Itus.ian Policy Fails.
The failure of the allied policy of
interVelionti in Rutssia has beenl nadIdo
morei anparent during thle last week.
Kolllhak is reported as thorougihly
bhokon si far as hope of his being
able to cineckl the soviet governmentt
is roi ll-i'rld. He has retired several i
hundrlled mliles to the east. At the
sane tine the city of Archangel ald ]
lh110 .1 laltan coast is aboul t all that
is left io the north Russianl expedi
tion, and the governmiient set uip in
Archangel by the 'allies is issuingg
fratnitic aippeaIls to the world. The (
Imo\vent1I11 aglait st Petrograd fromll
ti lia! tic sea has proved to be ia
in [ten of; according selfi deterinita
tion to Russia. the allies have twor
cotlr'ios of action olpenl which Washl
iligt i as well as other allied calp
itals ari considering. Interventionl
is feasible only if great forces are t
usedt. but tie liberal and radical ele
nilt-ts in the allied countries carn tin
dtiuhbtedy prevent such a move. o.
There 'replaiins thenl the blockade.
which is opposed as well by many
business interests because they watllt
II.ss:at,| trade amid because the biock
dr wiil ilcrl-ease (ierlmlan bfisiness
If'lineii ill Russia.
The recent attenlpts it the city I
,ress to slhow thait soviet Rnssia is
iout riid uit pink lmay indicate tlihat
lie ipont'irs are lpreparititg tio let tl(e
,nr-nmr i rn iiinn iiirninnala
JtIIUL I rfRl bU tILnl bij
DEATY IS CONSTITUTIONAL
!Spr':al United Press Wire.)
Washington, Aug. t..--The pt o
5)5sd I"Fanco-A mericanl treaty is
>nstitutionalI, the senate ludij'iary
attni itlPte has decided. The coat;
rtitte'e fiun .d nothilng il t ih !pect onrtt.;
unflietintg with the war-making
OtWers of congress.
;na:or W\\alsh was ordered tot
.3e. a favorable report to t h lt fillt
mtnittitoo. The vote wa< un.tniltlo.s
i. iti nator Fall absent.
. S. St'HOLVIIt! ON 'ICNIt'.
ctiholtrsc of Emmanuel Iiutiherin
;:day school today gathered at Co
tnibia gardens, tile occasion b)'ing:
It annual picnic of the school. The
tlden:.t journeyed to :-.e gardens in
special car which left Park and
lain streets at 10 o'clock this mott- i
1 r _-:- - -- ---
& L ! iuesaay, Augus I't i, 1910.
WITHOUT FOR THE
MEN WHO ARE IN
SHundreds of w;orkers are literally rotting in the jails of this counllry
becaus.e otf their activity in the te causi of Labor. Many of these victims
of the w\irldh-wile class war are u.wating tIiial---aui have beeenl waitring
oI', r many weary rontlrhs For the speedy Irial guaranteed ttthem by the
I ited Stale"s tirnst.itution. Others were tried and sentenced to terms
vi.an'ing frorm r e to twenty yeart during the period of war hysteria,
anid appeals in their cases are iiw being taken from King Capital drunk
to King Capital sober.
Somie of the prisoners have escaped by death, others aire dying, many
have rollIlraclted tulberculoii s land other loathsome diseases. and all inr"
su fferl'ig untold agony from close confinement in the fetid atmnosp4here,
Sfroam insao.i tary arnd unhealthy v sir'ror.ndings. frim poor and insufficienr tI,
food. and friom ilnhunan treatiment acrildedl them y bry italized gRI.rds.
Iast at temrn ts to secure bait for all of' these workers in jail have not
bneen atltended with great. srccess ber.cause of the lIek of s2stem. In
Sli\idrii als sourght to se('iire bail l',o ttheir persornal friends. and failing to
get the niec csai try aloutl y Ihey returined what had been (ollected. Iths
urmal.ing' their entire efforls I'ritiess. This was the condition facintg the
idelegates from all the western tdistrict organizations of the Industrial
\\',uorkers ,, tihe World when they met in conference on July 3 and 4 in
S 5eal.tic. The delegates sot\lved the problem by an unfailing means
i (Organizal ion.
A Bail and Bond Comnlmittee was elected to systematize the work of
colletctingr ]ail and a tation-wide drive has been started to secure the
ltian of cash, Iibertv Bonds and property sufficient to gain the release
+,!' all class w\Va' pr:'isoners. \With pralic&ally no adivertising Six Thou
smd Iuii Dllr were raised in the first five days. More than Two Hun
Ired t h'lousannd Dollars are needed to release those now being held for
lherr ILor r activity.
Sirs, of oF ive Doliars and ulp are a.ccepted as loans, and all cash, Lib
ee cit Bnds r p, oroperty is tabulated in triplicate, oine copy going to the
ctrsii making he loan. antther leirn retained by the Bail and Bond
Scomlittee. amid the thirdl being f'iled with the Tr'Ia.des Unibon Savings
is aid L.0a, As\ -.-s.orialon of Seatltee. with whom all flunrls, bonds and prop
eriv schedrules will be banked.
(Cili th ti-e xwho hav\e been jproved loyal and trustworthy are being
sot hr t s c, ilecins. lEverylhing possiblle has been done to safegnard
hibis bail a.nd b.ind fund, front ihe selection iof' the committee to ihe
S.chioice of the hiank. A toot ion of the fu'ind is being set asidie to ret.urn
loians O11 demraird illn ase pe'so is who have ralte t.hellm are forced tna
leave Irhe c&untry. or have otiher reasons for making a withdrawal.
ail will be nsed 1i release specified peri'son~ where that is desired,
buit ltherwvise the re]aise will take nplace by a blind drawing of inaimes,
1ttins insuring fairiess to It)all prisoners. By lx' on.rirn consent tihe men
i . in ichitt. tKanisas. jinil will 'irst be released, as they have been held
e the rlogest aid jail conditioins niire worse there than an.ywvhere else in
the oitire cuCiiiity. lThis bluil hlii. s e nealy all been sibscriber., and tihe
rienr will ie lii'dtc a.redited coulle.lor's wheii released, anrdl their speedy
release will hell1 to set others at liberty.
No nei-essity exists I'tir argilrmerit. Your' duly is clear. If your ears
art' not. dclnl 1 a rall I'lri you rair 'lass, if vol t'foe l thlit ar injury to one
Sis in itnjiiry t ill., if' Iiere liiUIrusr wxithlin your the faintest spark ofll human
iv. vi ii will see tlu h t i oll nrrri dto not re'urain behind ithe bars an anr
rneeerssary i'iitnirte 'earse ~.'1x williheld your slilpport.
THEY ARE WILLING TO GIVE THEIR LIVES FOR YOU!
3 Send all cash, checks and bonds to John L. Engdahl, Secretary of Ball
and Bond Committee, Box W, Ballard Station, Seattle.
Property schedules should be filed with Attorney Ralph 8. Pierce,
Room 607 Central Building, Seattle.
n Butte Office, 318 N. Wyoming St., A. S. Embree, Bond and Bail
GREAT BRITAIN MAKE:
OF INDIA--A GRAVEYARE
g The ecolonmirc and educational re
i suits of British rule in India can bt
tI summti ed up in these facts:
el Elducation ---Neither free, nor oomn
I p1)ulsory, not universal.
i Illiteracy .- 93 per cent.
I- Length of iife--23.5 years.
n Death rate---32 per 1,000.
' Average income- --$9.50 a year pet
II Average taxes---$1.60 a year pel
Av( Arge wages:--'About 11 cents
!da for unskilled labor.
0 India's contribution to the waj:
Mi en..-.-About 1 4 million.
SMoney-- Over one billion dollars
i, puls all expenses of the Indian con
1 atetrial--Milli ons of tons of foor
and fodder. Army equipmuent ant
SThe reward for this loyalty:
Fresh coercion laws --The Rowlati
Machine guns and bombs- -To dis
'csli perse tn.arned crowds.
Imprisonment. transportations and
death sentences -.As punishments.
The very high mortality from
plt)gue. cbolera, malaria, influenza
and other infectious diseases, and
fronl faminies. which have bec.llinE
chronic. is proof of how the vital re.
sistance of the people has been con,
i santly diminishing. Because ,of pov
i rty, bhrought about by the economitc
exploitation by the British. million:
-are suffering and starving. During
ibe last three months of 1918 6,000,
,le0 pemn'e died from' in!ftlunza
alone. The total -deaths from 1875
to 1:I11 hai e been 2.3,il000,01ht .
To the existing oppressive laws of
I the cou,ntry -the obsolete regulations
fI t 1I. \5 1519, and 1S27. the arms
wr,. the press a.:, the seditious mneet
i itg act. th, defenlse of India act. ei.e
- - t.he. British government has added
I the ho0wlau t act. This latter deprives
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- a suspected person o: Iis entire ii
_e 1rty and empowers the officials
do as they please in the name of "la
The cry for freedom and liberty
India was answered by bombs as
machine guns from airplanes. use
by the same Britishers who were
,r eager to get Indian recruits for tl
I war --that autocracy be crushi
ar abroad. Many hundreds--men, wol
en and children.----were killed as a r
a suit of this raid of the British cza
ists upon i he innocent, unarmed pe
ple of India.
To add insult to injury. "punis
3, ments have been meted out to thu
Indians who took part in the proteos
against the misdeeds of governmen
d Up to June 20. 591 people were trit
d by court martial in one proving
alone. Among these were lawyer
editors, and other prominent men
t the Punjab.
Seventy-three were sentenced
One hundred and forty-seven wer
d transported for life (imprisonment
Two hundred and four were set
Sc tenced to rigorous imprisonment.
\ A number of citizens were flogge
Sin the streets. iMany papers hat
e been suppressed and the security d
posits of others have been forfeite(
P tatriotism in India is a crime; hent
c Public life in the Punjab has bee
killed. The country is virtually dena
l'rom the dead hones of the ha'l
1 starved and half-naked Indians tl
British are still exacting a heavy to
of men and money. People are d(
ing and the foreign beaurocrac
which is responsible for :hese r
suslts is triumphantly jubilant.
s India. once a garden, is now
g raveyard. This is how thte Iriiis
lhave estabiished "'democracy.
India's wrongs will not be rights
unless the people are permitted I
d,,cide their own destiny without th
isterrferenuce of any foreign nation.
,We . thie worl;ers of India. aupei
ito the wrlters of the United States c
Amerisca and of the world to help u
in our fight against capitalistic at
i tocracy. --India Labor Union
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SRAILROADERS HAVE NEW
S WAGESCALE READY
(Special United Press; Wire.)
Cleveland, Aug. 19.-Increases in
wages, averaging 50 per cent and in,
i- stallation of automatic stokers. coal
to passers, grate shakers and door
, openers, are provided in the new
wage scale and standard rules re
in port, which is in the hands of 300
1 representnatives of the Brotherthood
d of Locomnotive Firemen and Engine
so men here.
ic The demands will be prepresented
d to Hines, director general of the rail
1- roads, as soon as the draft proposed
e- in the measure is rewritten. Fire
r-' men and hostlers are demanding in
0- creases averaging from 35 to 65 per
cent. It will cost the railroads of
h- the United States and Canada $2l.i,
se 000.000 to install the automatic de
s vices demanded. An annual increase
it. in operating expense is entailed by
d the demands is estimated at $7,j,
º DISORDER BREAKS OUT
IN BULGARIAN CAPITAL
d (Special IUnited Press Wire.)
e London. Aug. 19.--Sanguinary
d- disorders in Sofia, the Bulgarian
I. capital, are r:eported. The dispatches
e state that demonstrations are being
held in front of the palace with the
a populace demanding the abdication
I1 of King l-ris and the establishment
f- of a republic. The 'rioters were dis
v- SAYS AUTO DAMI.ri:,D WAGON.
y Bernlard F. Kelliug yesterday in
s- tituted suit in district court against
Fra.nces Haviland anti W. H. larvi
a land for damages in the sum of
b $392..35. alleged to bhae been caiused
a bake'ry delivery wagon driven by
d Kelling when struck by an auto driv
:o en by Mrs. laviland.
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