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SATURDAY, SEPT. 20, 1919.
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WHY WAR WIITH MEXICO?
Do you know:
1. That a nieetiiig was recently- heldl in the Banlkers' clulb.
New Yoik ciity. between representalives of the oil initerests in
Mexico l nd a leading religious organization, to map out the
campaign of spiritual uplift for our bpys in the inevitable war
2. Thait at host o' transtlators and legal experts ate at work
in New York city NOW to figure out a method by which certain
enoi.otls oil and gas ptrOeltties rtay intoinally be hehli by na
live dtiunly-directors to (Onforl'ln withl Mexi can la\\, but the
real cnatlrol resides in Wall Street. New York.
3. That t'o' the last six monaths higher officials of' the
Americant a'rmy have beoe drawing up plans for a Mexican
camlpaign Iby the UInitued States troops? The correspottldent of'
the New Yor'k Times in Cohlenz, Gelrmanty, asserts that the
anri y of occupation has been spending the last six monnthis per
fectintg plans for the x\ar with Mexico. He also states that it
will be a war conducted with all the latest implements of de
struction and carried out on the 1919 model of warfare.
4. Trat. the Br'itish government has already taken over
title to tihe oil holdings oaf its nationals in Mexico, and has thus
lerfeected all itmportant step toward alt Antglo-American alli
ance to exploit our sister natiotn?
5. That tlihe aost powerfull banking groups in te world.
headed by JP.P. Morgan & (;o. of New York, alld inclutding
B1ilish and Frenc'h batlnkers, besides other American Iirms,
]ave orgianizel thiemselves to irotect the "rights of f'oroeign
investors in Mexico'"?
6. That a satist'a.ctlor "''eeting"' was helid Ietween the oil
magnates and the state department ton July 7. as at result of
iwhich \rall Street conl'identlly expects eatrly aclion to "stabil
ize" Mexico? (See New York Times tinancial seticon, for.
7. ''that dlrilng tihe nuonrlhs of Aprt'il andt May, Mexico (ity
wa\s the iieeting place tlt' Itade ambassdors 'from all parts of
tihe w.,~·'trl? These included manulflelure's, ban.kers. atnd en
gilteer's '.fro the (Initedr States and Ci anada. l'rot i.Great Britain.
1'''ran'e. Spatin, Italy, lltdlanl,.. l)enmark, Norway, Ar'gentina.
i'romn Centratl ual South Amerieca. and frtom Ju'pn aud l. tia.
These men were seekiing orders and oppo'tunities for invest.
ineit ndt I were f'inding both. Ame'ienni chamb ter of conutneurce
bodies itre placinig branches iii Mexici witli agents to aiip out
the country wilh al view of with oitighe matter anlimited res ofurces
andthe McKbbinlg the Mexissage to c..ongress which hed to intervgge.
8. That theIe New York Times on July b) declared: "The
sllatenient was muale to the New Yort'k Times cor'respn dent by
a person who is usually well itfoned thallt President Vatilsoi
woeiulcts iil ic a nle bet . toe I 'lcotlgres ltaid mrlrtle anti', may bess only the
Mexir of months, dealingot with the matteeksalong the lines of
the McKinley message to congress which led to intervention
9. That "restore law aun order" will be the slogan of our
war with Mexico. just as "'Making the world safe t'or demo.
racy'" was our govemnte' t 's slogun for fighting thet Geai'mans?
ways the New York Times: "A eunvas of the situation sreems to
indicate that Anmei er' a ic tri· i e ntion in Mexico. not Fror tih
'pose of' it tie ''ering with the sveireign right of M lexica.u to
govern thenmselves. butt to protect, the lives and lrights of I'or
eiginers in Mexico. a('l I'ttestor e law and order, may be only
a matter of months, if not weeks?
conda CopperTha Mexining il scompany prodvetducinge the vicns time now p
].eaing conditions in Butt, org egularit depy orta tie ina victimsl painges osbee
NewAri befYork congrailies Also with ea vgieew toring demandis nge advertis
ing their minersvice surveying properties?
1. That he rica's ySociety sacrific the Prd otetion oth Amerieed fcan
Bights in Mexico."' controlled by the Anaconda Copper Mining
companty. the J. P. Morgan & Co., and other large corporations
are lookmbing tioe widows and ors of Mexiforeian bgnrder ir-exploiters?
regularities with a view of producing them in \\ashhingto a,
"exhibits" for congress? Have you ever heard of the Ana-.
conda Copper Mining company producing the victims of min
ing conditions in Butte, or the deportation victims in Bisbee,
Ariz., before congress with a view to demanding "Justice" for
Shall America's youth be sacrificed to satisfy the greed of
a combination of foreign exploiters?
to stampede people into as shameful a war as was ever
THE WAR CAN YET BE AVERTED IF AMERICA WAKES
In yesterday's issue of the Standard, its editor goe out of
his way to abuse Emma Goldman.
One does not need to agree with Emma (Goldnmlla to admire
her; she has given everything she has for the covicti.ions she
holds. even to the extent of spending a portion of her life in
Can the prostitute editor of the Statdaurd say as much'?
He canlnot. because he has bartered what little ability he
possesses for a tehance to serve a rubber corporation at a F at
He was given the position he now holds as a reward for
koeeping his mtouth shut.
Union Stock Holders in the
BUTTE DAIL Y BULLE TI
UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA-Locals: Sand Coulee,
Stocket, Roundup, Lehigh, Klein, Washoe, Red Lodge, Smith
FEDERAL LABOR UNION-Livingston, Great Falls.
MACHINISTS' UNION-Great Falls, Butte, Livingston, Seattle.
CEREAL WORKERS-Great Falls..
BLACKSMITHS' UNION-Butte, Miles City, Seattle.
ELECTRICIANS' UNION-Livingston, Deer Lodge, Butte, Anaconda,
BAKERS UNION-Great Falls.
SHOE WORKERS-Great Falls.
PLASTERERS' UNION-Great Falls.
RAILWAY CAR REPAIRERS-Livingston, Miles City.
BREWERY WORKERS' UNION-Butte.
HOD CARRIERS' UNION-Butte, Bozeman, Helena, Seattle.
STREET CAR MEN'S UNION-Butte, Portland.
METAL MINE WORKERS' UNION OF AMERICA.
j PRINTING PRESSMEN'S UNION-Butte.
MAILERS' UNION-Butte. f
STEREOTYPERS AND ELECTROTYPERS' UNION-Butte.
BRIDGE AND STRUCTURAL IRON WORKERS-Butte.
BROTHERHOOD BOILERMAKERS AND HELPERS-Butte, and
Livingston. . i
STEAM AND OPERATING ENGINEERS-Great Falls.
BUTCHERS' UNION-Great Falls.
INTERNATIONAL MOLDERS' UNION, LOCAL NO. 276-Butte.
LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION-Butte, Seattle.
PLUMBERS' UNION--Butte, Seattle.
BROTHERHOOD RAILWAY CAR MEN OF AMERICA, LOCAL NO.(
1 224-Miles City.
TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL-Miles City.
BROTHERHOOD RAILWAY CAR MEN OF AMERICA, COPPER
PLODGE NO. 430-Butto.
BUTTE FOUNDRY WORKERS UNION-Butte.
PAINTERS' UNION-Butte, Seattle.
CARPENTERS' UNION NO. 1335-Seattle.
TAILORS' PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION-Butte, Portland.
BOILERMAKERS, SHIPBUILDERS AND HELPERS OF AMERICA
--Tocamo, Seattle, Livingston.
i INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF BLACKSMITHS AND HELP
B ERS. LOCAL NO. 211-Seattle.
WORKERS', SOLDIERS' AND SAILORS' COUNCIL-Painters' Hall,
BUILDING LABORERS' UNION-Seattle.
I fNTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BRIDGE AND STRUCTURAL
IRON WORKERS AND P1LEDRIVERS' LOCAL NO. 86-Seattle.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINIST HELPERS-Butte.
BROTHERHOOD OF RAILWAY TRAINMEN, NO. 580, BUTTE.
AND THOUSANDS OF INDIVIDUALS IN BUTTE AND MONTANA.
S - -
lie was publicity agent for the Siems-Carey-Karbaugh
Co., the corporation that built--with government funds
iider the pretense of war-necessity, 40 miles of railway on
the Pacific coast that is of no use to anyone but the Milwaukee
Ills emlloyers participated in the shameless plundering that
was carried on tinder the direction of Mr. John D. Ryan, SO E
to purchase his silence. hie was given the job of editing the
This is the foul thliing that dares to vilify men and women b
who chose poverty with the oppressed rather than luxury with
the oppressor. 1
,lust as the fallen womant hates her sister who has resisted "
lemplation, so do these carrion-editors hate anyone who re
fulses Io enslave thleir minds 'for a price.
Let. the poor toughtt-a.nd-pIaid-for creature on the Standard r'
'rave altht Hussia: in that country at least, the crawling things i
that, leave their trails on the sheets of the capitalistic press. i
vaniished with the czar. V
11' Eiinna Goallman call arouse thie hitter hatred on the part it
of the courtesa.n journanlists dlispla.yed by the John D. Ryan na
protege, it is evidence enough for us that she is making their s:
lusk of deceiving the people more difficult. ti
FoI tlhat sIhe deserves the gratitude of everyone who is not li
i conetiented slave.
SI' tlie Standard's boss-liar]ot remembered and prac.ticed the
Scriptural ilnjunction advising ,)one to be without .sin before a
casting tile first. stone, the missiles propelled by-him would be y
as scarce as iitellectl ual honesty is iii his editorial utterances. n
LACK OF UNITY.
The Inak of converted action bietween the va rious depart
mnents of iilg Wo\ idrow's administration would be disquieting
i anyvone less self-satisfied.
We have the sad spectacle of the nation's chief-and-only- u
executive assuring the populace that his League of Nations is u
ai sure-firie cure f'oi war,. while Secretar'v of War Baker asks
for emnpulsory'v military training alunit a standing army of' 500,
)ii) mien and 18.0(00 ol'fticers.
Iii ordnler to prove that he, too, realizes that there will be no
lied of battleships and destruclive armaments in a w\orld gov
crnedu by a League of Nations. Secre tIary of tihe Navy 1.Daiels
osks congress for the largest naval allppruotpriation in our history.
aunnmtral MI'rct also believes tlle League of Nations is thle I
hatl iiiger of pieace. Therelfor'e. ihe goes before the house conim
niililee on military affairs and, a fter stating that the league cov- I
ienaunl abolished gas warfl'ae, that lie treaty prohibited Ger- I
many 'iiidm niianfact i'ing poison gas, thie general recommend- I
ed Ithat tli' chemical war service lie con, tinned, for the reason. U
as he stated, "'that the United Slates cannot run the risk of
heitig unpretpared flr anyv evetuiality.'"
The alts of ' is co-labor'es in the inoble task of making tlihe
world safe fort democracy speak louder than the words of the
Piepalrations lfor the largest navy in the 1v'orld, compulsory
military trainiing. and a huge sImnling army for (he United
States is the final answer to thle claim that the League of Na
lionss is intended to prevent war.
A WELCOME CURSE. I
.A lr. Lusk. speaking in New York before a conference of
women physician,, has jumped into the limelight by declaring a
that "'neat is tie curs'e of' the A.meric'm nation andl the cause
of the high cost of living." He cites one instance iii which
tollie one family he knows ate 816 woitih of meat in one week.
I Wel. the premises of the learned doctor may be all right.
iunt curse or not. Ihere are imany of is who are willing to be
cirsedt with too lmuch meat in these days of semi-starvation for
the wor\ker's. And the doctor's rel'erence to the tremendous
qiuantity of meat-- . 16 worth in one week-does not apply to
tit te. At ortdinar'y prices here it .-ee ls as if one really healthy,
bhtll z'ry person could eat $1 w\rtl'th of meaet in, a week and not I
'oiu ilr' himself, either. ,
"kitl. ittlly. who's got the kitlly?" might be the tlile of the
search o\\- being made in polioce ciircles for the monetary evi
dence seized by the cops. a part oif which turned ui imissiigii
\w hen the hearini \\'was called in police court,
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Editor Butte Bulletin:
Today I received a letter from a
farmer who lives near Manhattan
who is evidently reading our special
brand of bolshevism.
I would like to sent you nis letter
for publication as it is a very good
letter, but it is a personal letter and
will be so considered, but I wish
Bro. M. Y. W. would write for the
Open Forum as he writes a good.
sound letter, which indicates that he
reads and thinks.
This reading and thinking, reach
ing an honestly arrived conclusion
to act for the betterment of human
ity in general and ourselves in par
ticular will solve the whole prob
1 wonder how many farmers and
laborers have read Scott Nearing's
special article in yesterday's issue of
I hope lots of them have because,
like the rest of the Bulletin space,
every line of it is God's gospel trutlh.
We must think, study, talk and
act for our own interests if we ever
get anywhere. I don't wonder that
you are dissatisfied with the Boze
man Chronicle. You have done well
to establish a co-operative store and
you will do better when you estab
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