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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1919.
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POLITICS AND ECONOMIC ACTION.
Labor in America. always tardy in the race for emancipa
tion, is slowly awakeniing to the fact that it reprresents a defi
nite economic group with nothing in common .with its exploit
ers save that both live i.t the same world and by the same
social processes, although in widely different'relatiou thereto.
This fact manifests itself upon the industrial field, because
there it weaves itself into the very every-day existence of
the worker; appears as the .primal force, as it were, and
naturally arises in the arena of social phenomena as the I. W.
W., the U. B. U., and such groups as center around the various
adaptations of syndicalism, American rebels have adopted.
Its secondary or indirect manifestation appears in the un
precedented growth of labor parties,' leagues anid affiliations
for political action, almost wholly comiposed of vworkers, and
manifesting through lprogram and platforil, the niot yet clearly
grasped fundamental, that. labor produces all wealth and to
labor it should belong.
And this is good in spite of the brethren whose conversa
tion and set of mind is, as Fredrich Engels pointed out: "Yea,
Yea, and ,Nay, Nay, and more than that cometh of the devil."
All action is good which leads closer to. the emancipation of
labor from wage slavery, and what ails the pure economic
or political action propagandist is that he is afflicted with :
the inability to, see that, although the means must be such
that the end is made possible of achievement, one may quar
rel about theoretical ways and means until the cows come
home, and achieve only a waste of time.
Events in Russia, have once and for all put the kibosh upon
the "No man coineth of salvation save me" idea. The con
qluest. of power is predicted as much upon the array of forces
massed for combat. and their alignment, as it is upon the
nature of .tie ground to be fought,.over, the resisting power
of the state, the degree of education, and above all upon the
previously existing economic order.
All of which seems to sho Ithat royal roads exist only in
the minds of theorists and become merely an encumbrance
and a plague to mVose who must 'direct' the actual engage
ment. Class education. cIperience in industrial warfare and
at least a iominal conitrol of the machilnery of the state seems
to be the first requisite to success.
LABOR'S NEW VIEW. n
A few days ago news canme that Italian workers refused to al
allow a ship freighted with weapons of war for Kolchak or ft
some other vile hireling of the oil and steel plutocracy to clear s5
for sea until such munitions were unloalded and returned to Ii
the docks. Ii
Immediately followilg lhat piece of rare good news callle
the word tlhat the dockers of Bristol, Eng.. had followed suit, I.
and then the cheering word hat tihe men of the Pacific coast w
had taken like action sent a thrill of pride through the veins e
of all who look toward the iew day. . 0
For this is as it should have. been long ago. This is 0
indeed a manifestation, a translation inito action of the ium- I
mortal. \Workers of the World unite! Struggling Russia, P
beset by private armies supplied with money and arms in the
mlost brazen manner possible Iby tle governtments of France, C
Britain, Japat, Italy and the U nited Slates. without thle con
sent of the people of those countries. and in the face of'
outspoken opposition, has ieenic calling for two long years. i
almost in vain. for help.
Here and there a resolution. an indignaul protest. an open c
letter appeared, but these were few and comlparatively Anpo
tent, but now comes action, economic action; the refusal to
be aunman maclhines which for mere daily bread will any '
longer transport. handle and sweat over. killing machinery
destined to shoot to pieces. if' possible. the first workers' t
republic the world has seen. and to impose upon the blood c
anid ruin of that republic. slain, the century-old damnation u
Let us rejoice that this action has occurred and all the
more that one of the demands of that mighty giant now chal
letiging the power of the British imperial government is free- .1
domn for' RuIssia and the immediate withdrawal of1' all British
troops fromli Russian soil.
We are approaching proud amnd splendid days, for when
labor reaches the dignity of vision and international under
standing enough to exert its great strength for something
more than jurisdiction or mere wages and hours, there. is
written actross the reddening sky of capitalism.--It is finished!
CAPITAL FAKES ANOTHER "PLOT."
According to a front-page story in this morning's Miner.
once more the fertile imaginations of the industrial crooks,
and their hirelings have concocted a 'bomb plot.''" \And once
more the originators of the "'pl.ot" have overstepped them
selves in their eagerness to include in the "mrembership" of
the supposed organization which they would have us believe in
tends to "bonib" somebody, every agency which the industrial
In the other 'bolb plots," of which labor wvas accused. the
blame was played either on '"radicals" or on out and out "an
archists.'" Of course, nothing ever came of the activities of the
federal and municipal police .in the various centers in which
blasts lwere set off, except a few abortive arrests of workers,
Union Stock Holders in the
BUTTE, DAIL Y BULLETI
UNITED DIUNE ,WORKERS OF AMERICA; gals: Sand touleel
Stocket, Roundup, Lehi'gh, Klein, Washoe Red Lodge, Smith
FEDERAL I ABOR UNION-Livingston, .reat Falls.
MACHINIST9' UNION-Great Falls, Butte, Livingston, Seattle.
CEREAL WORKERS-Great Falls...
BLACKSMITHS' UNION-Butte, Miles City, Seattle.
ELECTRICIANS' UNION-Livingstot, 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.
PRINTING PRESSMEN'S UNION-Butte.,
STEREOTYPERS AND ELECTROTYPERS' UNION-Butte.
BRIDGE AND STRUCTURAL 1RON WORKEIRS--Butte.
PIPEFITTERS' UNION-Butte.. •
BROTHERHOOD BOILERMAKERS AND .HELPERS-Butte, and
STEAM AND OPERATING ENGINEERS-Great. Faile.
BUTCHERS' UNION-Great Falls.
INTERNATIONAL MOLDERS' UNION, LOCAL NO. 276-Butte.
LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION-Bntte, Seattle.
PLUMIBERS' UNION-Butte, Seattle.
BROTHERHOOD RAILWAY CAR MEN OF 'AMERICA, LOCAL NO.
TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL-Mtles, City. "
BIOT',IJERHOOD RAITLWAY, CAR MEN OF, AMEICRICA, COPPER
LODGE NO. 430-- Butte.
BUTTE FOUNDRY, WORKERS UNION=-B1tt;:'
PAI, ERS' UNION-Butte, Seattle. ," r,
CARP`ENTERS' UNION NO. 1335-S4attle.. .
TAIL ORS' PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION---Bitte Portland.
BOILERMAKERS, SHIPBUILDERS. AND ..ELPER -:OF AMERICA
-Tocamo, Seattle, Livingston, .
IN~rERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF',B ~AtKSMr1HiIS AND HELP
ERS, LOCAL NO. 211-Seattle.
WORKERS', SOLDIERS' AND SAILORS' COU4lOIL-Painters' Hall,
BTTILDING LABORERS' UNION---Seattle.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF' IRIDGE, AND STRUCTURAL
IRON WORKERS AND PIL D-RIVER ' LOCAL NO. 8 6--Seattle.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION 6FP MACIINIST HELPERS-Butte.
BROTHERHOOD OF RAILWAY TRAINMEN,.NO. 580, BUTTE.
CARPENTERS' COCAL::UN'ION, NO. 117;Billings, Montana.
I'EAMSTERS' UNION-Local 135,. Billinigs; Mont.
BROTHERHOOD CARPENTERS AND JOINERS-Local 1172; Bill
MILLMEN'S UNION-Seattle, Wash.
ANlD THOUSANDS OF [N1~tVIDIJAL$ IN BUTTE AND MONTANA.
BAKERY antd CONFECTIQNERY WOIKERS-Local Union 274.
INTERNATIONAL HODCARRIIIRS-Local No. 98, Billings, Mont.
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all of wlnomn were later released wwhen, the real pilotters failed to
nmanufactur e sufficient evidence to connect the prisoners with
'any unlawful activities. . And nothing ever came of the affairs
for the palpable reason that the blasts were unquestionably
set off by the supposed victinms.lhemselves, or agents closely al
lied with them, merely tor the purpose of casting discredit on
In I.is latest "plot," which seems to center in New York.
t he ell hounds who would notl hesitate to commit arsou or even
wilful nmurder in order to throw odium on the workers, have
endeavored in a. crude way.to coniuect iii one purely imaginary
organization the avowed anarichists, the American Federation
of Labor, the socialists and; to be sure. the soviet.. The "maui
I'esto" concocted by the agents: of predatory wealtli and pur
ported to have been "discovered" Iby the New York police is
supposed to be signed by tlie "American Anarchistic Federated
C:ommnime Soviet of New York."
What a wouderful imagiiation the concoocor' of that title
I must have! The words "'Americani' and "Federated." of
eour'se. aie supposed to hint to the minds of the general pub
lic ftli American Federation .of Labor. '.Anarchislic," of
Sc ourse, il'cers to t.he open and avowed anarchists. The word
"Commune'm is inriuluded ,to suggest the socialists or cofninuiu
o ists. and the inference behiidthe inclusioni of the word "so
' viet" is plain.
S Whatt the inventor of that title failed to realize, howeyer, was
that in atteniplting to include by iniference four entirely differ
d 'et niovemenllts, hea, as attempting to give the itiipression--an
Ii impossible oe---that the .foui 'movements, each mt'ore pr less
dissimilar from all of the others, were banded together for the
l purposes of inaugurating i '"reign of terror'."
STo-attenmpt to idenltify soeialiisnt, th1e American Federation of
Labor movement and t-he soviet, plany with anarchism is ridicu
lous. and, .except in the minds t'if:'a fet paliculaily ignorant
persons, iicluding; perhlap.s, the originator of the "manifesto"
It and, those under Whose diiteetlon bi' Is : alrki.lg, no ole will be
fooled. To attempt- to sho\y anything. particularly in common
g betw-een the federatliont motnement and eilher sovietismn or so
is cialism; is equally absturll'd. ;
1! To cousider the latest New York -'bomb plot discovery"
seriously is to.appear ridiculous. The only thing the people
of the country generally can do is to await furtlier develop
r% ments in the "plot" and to pray fervently that the originaturs
ks of the dastardly sctheme to discredit labor will be "hoist by
ce their own petards."
o "Hllds acrolss the sea" sounds like a pretty :good motto
for the working class to adopt. You know they talked "'de
al ocray' until the workers niade up their minds they \\ould
get it. Now if -the workers should get this- "hands across
i the sea" stuff in their heads, it might put an awful puncture
in that imperialistic balloon.
he trid you ever notice how' a worker'"s loss of faith in the
ch working class is. usually -coincident with iian opportunity to
rs btrea awa i from the working clau~s?
The End of a perfect' ay
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OPEN FORUM ' ,
XNOTE--People arn iniited to ruse these ,columi~ s `a"e8 ,netiunCo': of
publicity upon the 'qu~etnbns of the day--ar-tthni g that fo,~~ thebs
good of humanity;. Y~~o.iCopy .must be. legiblb and ppoL tie s0d1e of
tlqe paper .oly; also be as briefi as possiblp ./'Artilied app .ting tander
Jhis head will no' ne.easarily carry our editbr!el, endos, swrnt, arid
tile right is reserved .to' cept or reject' any .commhunictatihtn whibli'
may b'e submitte4 ,Youir pcorrect name, and addt'ss mu'gt cb6mpany
your cemmunltcattion: btt wll not be used if you. request..--d tor.
'To. Bulletin ttendes'r I'"rueqently
contrtbutions"fdr this d' taii Are re
ceived by the Baulletin, .Gut cannot
be pnblished beciaiui of thi fact that
. he, writer has pig.i O4sh aeinodymous
digisature.'but lids witl.lseli his true
name arid address. iOfteifinies those
:o.tmunicatilons ber stubjects of
,rave imiportance' that 'are .of grpat
It Msay be stited heire that, no cqm.
munications iwhiclh .dio :not 'bear the
dginatures of the trnti .-siutpe will be
tccepted for this 'olitimh. The fpct
.hat we rcquir all contrl 4itors to
sigr their., contral itnis" 'h their
rue anl.s Ranti ddresses ,does Clot
'iecessaisly plean nt tthe signatutre
i1a bed prlntedi. "Ait p4iin".rouns ,sig
,atu.'e. f ib ptnblicttti·O.t" ofhe' Bullttin
md '' s''ian indicafelii of g ')b faith
ve requtire that the mtitei mkake his
rr 146t idaentity`n ,1 (di' uis.- het
STHE WATE1.- .SUPPLY.
Butte, Oct. 12, 1919.
The Bulletin:,. I niWotice,'a ,column
;n your paper desighated tlhe "open
forum" in-which yotw'perinit subscrib
sit to express their views hioiln sub=
ieets itl which t.hey are interested;:
rltere -are :o, anjr; peopla interested
n.the subject concerning which tliese
efiarks .are .beinmg written, that it
may -le well to 'assginit space wlier
v"aer most: convenient in . your press.
The health antid!ft of the citizens
=if' Butte and, victgty depepd mbre
pip'n snitary cqndltions titan upon
Y othet' thing.. utside of food,
clothing, and. shelter, we are con
inually, reminded next to keep pur
bodies and minpds cleani. ,Good ad
vice when uolltoed; coupled witlh the
iecessari es of lite, dertainly have a
whliolesome effect upon .the conihnit
Yes,' to such an extent are we in
tetested in the health arid life' of
our citizens that the "Red Cross', is
continuing its good work lbcally, to
i hc qod that we minyhbe prepared.for
any emergeincy locally. 'Again, ,the
school board has enimloyed' several
nurses at a living' Wage. so" that the
first,evidence of any physiedil defect
in' the youth may be remedied.
'Wel, since 'prohibitioit, 'go-called,
was 'iushed in on 'the high tide of
*iman suffrage and polltijal refoi'n
ers, we are forceqd upon 'the wate)r,
wagon. This naturally leads one to
give more attenit!on to 'the quality
and quantity of water we are obliged
to consume for the many..purpOses
ftos which it needs must be used. The
s most .important, of course, is drink
ing and cooking. :
Anyone who hstas had occasion to
i observe .the trend of. events. occur
ring during "the past'season- and whd
actually knows the real- truth and
e the facts mpout.-the,systetn'in vogue
of the Btutte Water company, feels
disposed to thinki.ott loud. A few
I tacts "truthfully. .poken :or written
-nl have desire r.rsults-to lead
others to think ag . think.right, for
ttiO.i-itnple reaSon bthe cdrporation is
a creature oft marnw whilb e man. i's '.
crtatdre of God a4 ..bence superior
e tb any. corporatiop, :y at least should
. sHouseholders and thosg of, us 'try
ing to improve har. eonditions in
Bptte, as well }o' maihd materially in
furnishing garden ;:Prodct. io avoid
being robbed by the Merchants' aisd
e ciation. are' obliged to use and do use
the natural gift of.God-water.morL
gaged by "Admiral' Carroll admirab
's ly well. He'. charges his own price,
requires paymentis'.: to- suit-.his con
' veniences in advance many times, and
withholds whatever he wants after
receiving pay for same.
To illustrate, it matters not wheth'
0 er there be one or a dozen members
- in your family, the' price is the same
-numbers of :~irfume do not count.
d Whether you consume 1,000 barrels
Sa day or in a season matters. not
sprinkling is the same. Whether your
'e zarden and lawn and trees.are dryinS
up, burning up, ..-or dying ist no
concern of the luminary of the tlut
who rotates at every event 'a.id ~ 0o
e exhibition at the slighttt p_- rOt., ?a'
Stion. Well. ou see there 'is a -rea
son: The social organization 11ti4i
Iut(s be suppostedi this, ot" cobitre
meains that 'saia$ies , ,iiit i.N bpaid; to
those who look' pleasant, a.nd whw
furnish the veheer thatt nev.eriwears
off. in a 'W*ord, te .butter Water
"company" (the officets of the cor
poration) :must be kept oh "the pay,
roll wllether we need thbm or iot or
whether they do" anything • v*orth
while' or'not-- kind of $entlemien's
job-they must' stay!
It is a well-known fact that water
was wasted .: n,ised prodimiscously
and indiqcriiniately' dyinug the past
season in Butte' and ou iltlying. dist
triots, while strict .brders. forbade
those who had. paid ih advance frotp
using water,: judiiobuly. and wisely
to, keep vegetatiotl iiad gardens alive.
The "admiral" ad nilsably ilonceived
the", idea that one:, thust ttand :erect
with his hose grip~pel~dtightly in his
right hand .at .certain ippqtinted 'tinies
when using; God's gjeft tortgagfd bY
him. It may be pos.ible that hie
ju4gment of. the i, Butte iwatei' .eorltK
will be ignovated next yea: and. bb=
come a.person al aitter of which he
will exercise -exclusive .chairge : over
our morning's nisatural disposition ti'
rtmoiove. excesses acdiumulated 'ovem
SWelll, his:, system ,is just' good
enough'to be rotten; and a joke:. All
-ready, the. caompniy has spent several
huhdred ddllars supplying' water. for
the county park. donated by Wallae~
MdC,, White. W:hit. has' a. park of
lis own which. he has closed aga'nl
" the public for two seasons. .He was
allowed: tob sse. aty q.antity of. Watei
duritng the ,pst season to keep aiivt;
the -grass, and; 'trees in this par1j
which. -.neither.. himself, family;
friends nor st.rangers were accus'
tomed or. even permitted to enjoy be
cause he closed.it ,agaiqst the public.
He 'then donates 'a' "swamp" of '.6.0
acres' where ',there 'is neither. trees
nor grass; the. Conihty accepts it. And
it is' acosting the,:taxpayers several
hundred dollars to maintain it 'fot
r outside tourists :wha .do not' spend
oLuie pter cent, of the cqsts in Sil:
I veoi Bow' county. In; the meantime;
the water company .increases 'it
Srates, and tihus is rethunierated for
the' supply of sater far the tourists:
While all these things are actually
f occurring, and lave in truth and in
fact ,appened within "the paqt. fou.
r' months, 80,000 people, many of, up
o educating a future generation and
Smaterially interested in their future
d wellbeling, are dead and deaf to :re
' suits:.- Frogs and rotten- fish have
e clogged our faucets fromn the '"ad
miral's" water supply. Very recently
the chemist advise .that 'samples of
Sotir water supply be packed in ice
while waiting, analysis. The human
d excrement of, tourijts and animal
d manure, that are, to. be found in
quantities on, in and abodt "McC.
' White's codnty park kre no great dis
tance, in fact, on the very verge of
n the stream that supplies wateit and
ice for human conspmption in Butte,
r Tike Avoca ig knowlni to be and to
ý hlie been the bathing pool for syphl'
Ilfibs during 1919; 'deid dogs, cats,
r hd diseased 'and putrid human
Sbdlese hav: "b'een f-eimtbed from; its
iidttonm, a suicide's grave. With iti
sathi'ce of wate'l" sil.~ly carrying "thl
Sexcrement of both hiuman aid ani.
nmal matter,;int. its "rsfefvoir to' min'
gtgrwit.h its deposlte 'ot filtzh and:ac
cuIinlitedr germs 'of disease, it 'is bul
natural to draw the one conclusion
logically and naturally permitted, ailt
b- that is: Butte society, so-called, is
e, compelling us to strain out the gnal
and swallow the camel. '"
Why, of course, the writer is
r sorehead; he is a bolshevist; an I
W. W., or an anarchist. Well; .it
fact, he is crazy. Well, I am willini
rs to admit all this if you will grani
e the simple truth that "I'm not a
damn fool." And if the rotten condi.
Is tion of the Heatenly Twin Corpora'
tiqns-Butte 'Water company 'ant
ir Butte Ice company-can be improvec
i' upon by miaRlin it possible for moth
'aies to have a clean, healthy suppl3
.of pure water add ice with which tc
Sprepare our foods and secure sani
tary conditi.qns or our homes and
children,; rather 'than liquid' refresh.
tiients. dilhtieml a.nd preserved from
5'venting its '8stdthsr by"cold storage,
ten my time: not .thu.. .i nit
cieenin valis. .
Ciftiens; thin. k .,ist' hTlit e.a
otratsie bnd y n ateure"L,' aii-nf o
arse . f. no ai ,il 10i ilm as t.$b. .~tl
Godlitess :l r raeco¶ t ' iiAt
in ait to .solrn et itrnit . ial t i htft.
iffI the spi'y '" o tauce ;endI' oe.t'
clean oup thdi. tss. bivert tile- it Ixi
that feed tile otIc' tiidI iieixt ,ab l
iab the souiee tct ub hea'e tGod, p tt
inmae possjble by natly re *fliout
liutnah' agercies mlitixi4 l
Wh i do. yop thilik abt it: now?
Willt you not have " the q g o0
Your own convicti6s tod g ytt
have had the cuiae td..o epes
mine" It this' is s tarchy, wiyI ati
an- anarchist: i4.t jt be Pr, Amnetii
canisii, why I, havre not bean ging'
wrong in B'I.tte for 25 years
Truly' and, respedt
S 1 - '
QN JITY FIlNANC t4.
'The 'itizens"of Butte if `slieir `bai
lots hid tidt beetn stolen rtll -ha4
they not'.beei virthially .distr pchised
in lastt sprlig's electionh. rW id 0o*
have ats their 'dity chtet e. .lttlvd W
F.. Dubfi. ,Cobifrto tel ith ah acci'L
de'tal mayr.' a .dad ~ihcilt-llte same
paiople n'atiiially dxcec th~ e Bulletfin,
tifder the' Blrcum tai:dei~au O.It.leakt
iiake negative their';. ~b ed::Wi'Ott
I read in ia' rcent issue qftlth' M,
ýr a suggestion from th ghdtcell
7f thi exchitquer with,: :th.t' 8tOd,
admin idsttlion, sTy t thr e cltiic.l .a
thorei b yhi~1b vote o 1 lit.., -
~as a ideipawn't. to ti.d s ivek.' tn.rfe '
piveniii ) oppdtituiit~ lxi voie In~i~Ip
seattea ' et ii e ad jhez".frsreol
le half b a h.sstte doto satly
Ilhethwe o ur dt itywafteoiligg to lsve
aiiy saL .so.. In. thiir oieb' 'di s ojfl ýet
pnc't ion to easu i O'V rei'et ,l&hc r
halt antlie lthiriby oaffn csoalpn pse ibl
aines onsolidtatsiofSsr "itynd' aniiou
x? governiieints.-t rp hrd vry. f'oc
ibly that "taxatiolt>wt:witpott ttreprg
seitation caiused ,oxt.n first revoltU
No 1b aldetmein withn our law "can
Morrow the'yaioufnt ofe moley the pity.
iall buichi hbs set itself outto subtly
miake availtbie. : .
Last weeki our city was hostess. to
i meeting hof" thie state ipueii? ipit
pagde. In their concluding efsibn
t was Stated "that. finds. had. f11 -
d' in city treasuriid are .div rtbd
aiinik into thdir' owners' pockett lh
rause of intentional rblind ieas On eu
part of comity assessorn s in deal,.t
with "big business." As a 'caa pin
ioint they cite the Noppartis. n
league's business in Big Sandy. Not
a word about the A. C; M,'s unpaidt
taxes within oitrg city limits.' ..
no citizen whose property is with
IIIthe City proper even l if the city ad
iiiinistrition so ordered,. ocar litre
artificial lines run so ,as. to exclude
him: froin-taxation.. It.goeb,aytloVt
sayiDng that. neither c. p .' corpora
: titon While it might sugkest. 'crielty
Sto overburden the clerical foce at thie
1 eit4tr haetlWtltJ i ,a little extra, work,
why should they not inale out a bill
of arreist' .ju city, t'es for. all these
years of our incorparali1on, agaiiist
tihe Anaconda. cpnrlpony;, and collect
It is almost. established opinion
wtth our;'eople that itis onrly.'a ca
of "throwang good money, Btter bad"
7 to go fltot any. of .;:,ontdrlf a
Si.ase ,agai.St tue -- eonpany.' , B'tilt
s this tax evaslon- of theirs Thk such .P
Sbare.fareed . *,rpo.1timnl t}iat evqn
- "Judge" Lamb.b inB t get cold tedt,
e-nd. Cthe a:$odden i:~egiimn ,-thereby
- I enough anopiey .to- 16, ljýeiie' R ie"1a for,, a
t month of . -EwIts -,i'Oil ,Johnnie"
extravaigance. : R: :
a, .A READE-R:
t AITORIf SAFTZ
g Billings, Oct. i..--t-nder t'fie.ai
t rection of County. ; Health ,Olfiger
a Loui;' Allard, thd ''- authorities: "'re
makiing .a determtlile -effort to stbp
the illicit sales et4d. use, o9f. ..ukgs
l which had reached .'.alarmingSpro
' portions. Two Chinamen,. ciarged
- with supplying: adtiicts. with,' The
y drugs have been 9resltefd and a man
[ who is said to h.'; iuiported great
i-quantities of the: ituftfInto the: city
I coticealed in plhgs:~qt toBacco apl.,in
- u=tns ' urpb'rting .txr.have "'optained
Sa. coking p;*epki'tioil is being