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WITH THE UNITED PRESS SERVICE AND A COMPETENT STAFF OF WRITERS, WE WILL SERVE THE NEWS AS IT REALLY HAPPLN
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VO)LUME' 1 ..---XUMI3It 138,T .:. Ai .LN 1;.\NA,'TSI-I SI' . .\N .. 1i.AI(. PRICE FIVE CENTS1
IN ENGLAND, IRElAN AND THE U. 5.
Shipyards Workers' Strike in England'
and Ireland Spreads to Other Indus
tries---The Workers and Demobilized
Soldiers Are Co-Operating---Glasgow,
Scotland, Workers Are Out---U. S.
Threatens to Cancel Contracts.
( Special Uit(ed Pr.; \Viih to t'hle luilli:.' I]
London, Jan. 28.-The industrial war which broke out in
Britain and Ireland is beginning to fight in the interests of the
demobilized soldiers, labor officials said. It is denied that the
strikers are in any way connected with bolshevism. The
strike situation, which resulted in paralyzing shipbuilding,
and seriously affecting other industries, is unchanged. It is
believed the troub!e will be extended later through sympa
thetic walkouts. Nearly two hundred thousand are striking
in various parts of the country.
(Special United Presse Wire to The Jlulletin.l
London, Jan. 28.-Nation -wide sllipbulilding strikes ar o0;.
in Britain and Ireland. Other industries are being rapidly tied
up by sympathetic strikes. Belfast is practically paralyzed by
a strike in sympathy with the walkout of 40,000 fhipyard em
ployes, who demanded a 44-hour week. Twelve thousand
London shipbuilders struck today, asking for a wage increase.
A partial striLe is also on in the Glasgow yards and threat
ening to become complete before night. Shipbuilders and
engineers in the Leith and Edinburgh yards also quit work. A
sympathetic strike of all allied trades is threatened unless de
mands are granted.
San Francisco, Jan. 2S.-The govc'nment intends t3 with
hold shipbuilding contracts at all points where labor and cap
ital cannot agree on the basis of the IMacy award. Th'is be
came evident today when the government, following a policy
established in the Fuget sound district, cancelled 30 steel ship
contracts on mere threat of strike Feb. 1.
H. A. Brotherton, special industrial examiner for the ship
ping board, made the threat that if a strike occurr, salifornia
will lose $300,000,000 in contracts, meaning a monthly payroll
of $10,000,000.
TACOMA SHIPYARDS STRIKERS I'MAY
CALL GENERAL STRIKE OF WORKERS.
(Special United 're;ls VWire to 'Tb), llu1eln l.
ll'lle , I' l(m'('e lil In ls' t 'ir liC il'liln o ' \('ills Iv1('sh[1II ill
)rdlering.l \.,rkc 4t1_Il) d (n ll 0 t;1l s1hi uli lin),'-' ii n t]hl' )),)vti -
\\ c l.
130 SEATTLE LABOR UNIONS DECIDE
ON MASS ACTION TO OPPOSE PROFITEERS.
Seattle, Jan. 28.-Executive committeemen, representing
130 unions affiliated with the Seattle Central Labor council,
yesterday voted to campaign for "mass action" and a general
strike Feb. 1 in support of the 25,000 metal trades workers
who have been on strike here since last Tuesday for higher
wages. This vote was reached after the committeemen re
jected a resolution offered by H. F. Jones, president of the
Building Trades council, asking that a general strike be
deferred.
SOLDIERS, SAILORS AND MARINES
DEMAND SQUARE DEAL OF PLUTES'
New York, Jan. 28.-Thousands of unemployed discharged
soldiers, sailors and marines plan a demonstration in front of
the city hall this afternoon, demanding that officials take of
ficial steps to provide them with suitable jobs. Arrangements
for the demonstration were made by a newly-organized sol
diers', sailors' and marines' protective association. Officials of
the association declared it was organized to get returning sol
diers a "square deal." Hundreds of soldiers, sailors and ma
rines attending a meeting of the association last night became
riotous and was dispersed by militarypolioe and naval guards.
SPARTICANS
CAPTURE
BANKS
By Sudden Coup d'Etat Fol
lowers of Liebknecht Con
trol Public Buildings in
Wilhelmsha~ven.
(I'.- tial t 'nited Pr(e0 \V 'i .'
Coplnhagen, ,lan. 28.- The Spart
a tcans, by a sldittenitl t, p d'etat, have
occu pied public ilb ildings and ballnks
in WVilhollItlt aven.i accortr 'ing to re-'
liable retportl . All railway traffic to10
and from the ci:.' has stopped.
( p:.ci l 1'nit ied I'ress \V\irl.)I
Berlin, Jail. 8.----The struggle he
t.'ee.-l PI'ru.;sia allld ijalaria for l-adt-
'Irlip of the n iw German republt lic is
glowilg inl scpeo and intensity, dis
patclt.s re.eoiv d hl rg indira.ted, as
eo(n ;, 1' pr"' " elitllivt 011' the I,:r
i1'l1 Sxi11's wV,('1i1 into r01(tl '0 llC0 1,v
terold y to prcrlat e iF l con :,t itotl it t
ýubm)ll it to 10 n 111 l!onlll t;S Onlljy. Thi
1:avaoria' Mini., t .rs attemltp ,d to
SavariaV s apar,;I ntly have 1111(1;e.
succeeded in lining )p Daden. Wurl'
tctoberg, 1i10s1, and Anhatlt, ald
oh I" duchil are dl ( n ! lla ding irnd'
LABOR AWAYCE
tlttic e itt l fo it ro(' ut itn today, i lha(
oidv ine er[f on n Ba th alnl o fc ll b l 1
tih e ; "'' als l -( .' ll lalasi n ra ilw a y . l'hIt
/ reporlt ad ld: e lhat. t 1, ouitish ha(, o
c ping d I'S lrorsa c and ,.: t .ra.khnaon, 1t
LABOR AWAY
J ltn a s, JAlasa, .. 2h X.T- eri
torial oh ricial:, i.um d '.larning t oday
Alancta for at 10ast le) mond th', bu'
ctlue Tria houth reduhctiolw of copir
minling opdrations several hundred
exp erie.ced l1l€-n ar t, llohW ol'! e
work, and mf ore will be out by Feb 1,
THE BEAST SHOWS ITS FANGS
Of slpecial 1i 18:1i . I .t';u:-e it
goes to show the risilng aiE,'I' of
A.mericans toar\\' a oisl. vi
anti-American govern i.lni agi
tators is the ',1nh tIIil'nittion
frolm a citi.en of l:ig 'Timb'hir,
Mont.. published telsewh,.t oni'
this page this morning.
Letters hlave been e.os ito 0l
the Mtlinor from all parts (of thI:
state and even fromt Ipotl.s oult
side Montana voicing strong op
position to the tactics and fr(n
zied tnoutlhings of bolsI.tvi i
propagandists.
Americans are so eager to saife
guard the right of free speech
that rather than have that great
blessing abridged in the slight
est degree, they often stand
for a violation of the right of
free speech.
But the anti-American gov
ernment talk, the revolution
against this government propa
ganda that some of the agitators
have been daring to utter in ri.
cent days, is entirely too much
for the patience of American
loyalists.
Their tide of anger is rising,
rising all the time.
And certainly the bolshevik
propagandists should take heed
of the growing rumble of anger
Getting Down to
Real Business
"cat.tke, aI in. 21.--The executive
colnmititteemellnl', I'('representing 1 30
unions aflflliated with the Seattle
'(4b1ral labor 'Council, late yes
lt'rlday l' Ot('ed to c('nIIll p19i11 for
"no't-es Lacionl" anlld ( genera'll sitl'ke
in I"'ebrtral'y il slupport of the 2.5,
000) nlmtal Ithades worke'rs who
have be1n1 onL s1trike heIre sincte last
Tue'-.'day fort higher wages. T'his
i'ote wals i'(lreached after the (olm
mitteetmen rejected a resolution
offered by ii. F. Jones, presidelt
iof the Illn.linig T'rad;.es council,
e.-ling that a g4elneral .Irtihe be
d ftl''rred.
YANKEE SOLDIERS
ON WARPATH
O(YRSEAS
Thirty-four Murders and
220 Assaults in One
Month. Police Force Is
Strengthened.
Parit, Jan. 25.- Thirty-four mur
ders, 220 day and night assaults and
nearly 5tii serious fights due to
American soldiers occurred in the de
partment of Seine dluring the month
of I)ecember says the Miatin today.
The reinfornement of the police cott
tingent had been demanded by Brig.
Jen. William Vi. Harts, the newspa
per asserts, and with the new orgtan
.zation i,', cted police operation:
have been ca trried out on a wholesale
cal . esp, iaiily in the Montma arric
-eeti.ol , ri- ilting in thie arrest of
nmany Atn :can desertrt's.
An l rer f i f the Paris nt.';:ltp pie'a,
the. Int rt n-i-('ant., Seolcome the rein
forcenwlll Iof the AmeC ici ) polir:e
ser', io ir ih.se (daits, wh.in, it says,
itltatkl: hi a;irmeild imen were . Hc'omingil
V'er-ceon D.i and jewelry :tore'; ,r s
bieing robehdl in full daylight.
"'l or iti lust be saidl," s;t): Il: ' lin
(lransigiani. "and ouir rilndts of the
I'eited St:.ots deplore the tafct like
ourselves, that the audacity of some
of their 'bId lots' has grow niarcel
ously s;ill(), the armistice."
1i hat is iiiifcsting itself against
li'i " I ii;Ufcal peopille ioUjiiI
fii 110 ;i,'~ slow to anger, 1)11
inot i:o lii-iti, tItheir an ger is
fi,'cc' ,111 11 determi ied.
}InI~h isvits In this coo aitry
tt"~r.I , ,lo well to hli l their
114l,":- ihey want to avoid .
thir :!k are arousiog.-'l'ute
5i;IIII ', nt forth by the Butte Miute'
in .. 11ti"li1(it, to alnnetal to the pies
si()Lle o f OW !xf~l2)JO.
\", ti' 1%11, ljaoet in Butte will for I
a IIl)oimatil be nIslod by the Minllr.
W\ ell d~ I icy know that the Mince
I~epit~eliI the !rofiteeriilg clas~s, the
cheY t1,ictll (luring the waill (nd at
the orc'lil" time made and is malking
it fIlli'" t th ose torlms which they
atl.. a .]Y5s imouthing.pal riot iSm
and~t .tilriit1illliiul1 Well do they Mii'H
iIhiI vt' olIy cllass to which tite
M1iller i- loyal is-the *class; whlich,
daril g ow war, 1E1)4 those words to
((till ~ut' dollars t l life's blood of
the' srl;iflhmea eWho went to France
and th" who 5jlD ted them at
11ome' I,.ll'd laha 149'4 sacrifice.
ItlcIl kVWh'jhd understood
tlt thei class which the Miner rep
BIG FIVE IS
BUSY IN
PARIS
Discussing the German Pos
sessions and "Broad"
League of Nations Prin
ciple Is Being Considered.
(Special I itled Press Wire.
PIaris, .Jan. 2a.--The suprle e Vwar
council, conitinuing in seFsion., is Cx
pectedl to take up the disposition of
the, German colonies this afternoon.
The bureau, as the council is now of
ficially designated, is understood to
feel that an early decision on the ter
ritorial questiens is Oleesary for lth
drawing 1up of a prelim nary peace
treaty which will permit demobili
zation.
Certain d(llegatesl are known te
favor iunmediate settlement of sev
eral tmore re'silalg territorial prob
lemts insltead of waiting for those
miatters to be handled by the league
of n:tioins. In addition to the effect
on demobilization, the dol(pgates are
influenced in this view by lhe fact
that certlain industries awaitL terr
torial adjulstmenls and that the situ
ation to the affec:ed population is sc
rious.
Whatever action is taken, h:w
ever, will conformi with the broad
principles of the league of nations,
including self-determnination. In case
any contemplated settlmnients leave.
controversies they will be subject to
reconsideration by the league. Terri
torial questions which may reeeive
early consideration include adjust
ment of boundarics of Poland and
the (Czecho-Slovak republic, and the
disposition of ermlian (coiloniies, both
in Africa and' the Pacific. Denials
by the French government officials
regarding alleged claim to Saar val
ley have taken the form of a declara
tion. The Frlnel, it is understood,
also Illan to have the btenclit of cer
tainl a ricultural lands within the
presenit Gerlllan bIord(ler. pondll ig the
ire:r itlioll of the 'o1111110o i.l y,
whieh ii\\ as renidered bla rren by I he
(G r' in. All who have t',n the
Lens di'strict, and Solriol valley :;,ynl
ipalliu iinstailtly withl such ai prollpos
a1l, yet there is a marked hcesitrancy
agaiinst placing any foreign Ipopula
lion unllder the rule of another, as
would I the care., incr th e Saar
alleoy is entirely Germ ian.
Cs5Itr ;,|j"tq" 3o sUcrifi( e1"' whatever
durling t11h warl or at, aly limo before'
or sio)5e. ItI is ')erifel"y well under
sloodf tliht the co"'er Iuarons, thie
sIhipblil'ders, (the munitlionl makers,
the a'arke's. ,and the whole filthy
brol'd of Ilood-,)suckers exacted f1r'li
the i ove'rnment an11(1 t1he peoplo every
dollau whi'hi lil)erallitV aild nnllilitcl
patience 3 oultd t1Crmnll.
It is :wrficltly'well known to 1tna1y
and irealized by the Miner and the I
miserable l3olll.ey-monlligers, they rep.
reselt th111 efforts to arouse thie IpW o)
l.lo and(1 Illla(ke use of the returned I
soldiers against the workers of Butte
have fulleln flt.
It i well3 kn.. o nll thit. efforts to
li(make 2.o.lllli(3 of thlln retuiinetl l-i
(dierls l1l' e be .l:l illaide an11d h11ave'
failed. .
It liu b1en knownl for sonic timlle
that anl (fllIrt is to be nade to crlush,
by lihe i,.( of dvnatliiite and firearnis,
the only nes!a,.w!iier in Butte which
champions the 1'lise of the greait
mass of ti, . !onle. and the knowl
edge is semi-oifficial.
It is well kniiown tIli tlie ilionlI'
huns of this coinnunlity, which the
Miner represelts, will haIlie to de
pend on gunllen to accomplish their
evil pui'pose', a class of parasites whlo
(Continued on Page Two.)
"TALK UNITED STATES" DON'T
GET FAR AT THE PEACE TABLE
(Special United Press Wire.)
Paris, Jan. 28.-Despite the solemn decision of the
peace conference that English should be the official, lan
guage at the sessions, American and British delegates and
an eloquent, gestureful interpreter are the only ones com
plying. All others, including Chinese and 81iamese, speak
French.
W. F. DUNN FLAYS
MONTANA OCTOPUS
Talks for Hour and a Half at Helena. Black Flag of
Piracy of the A. C. M. Flaunted Before the Company
Tools. 'Resolution Asking Millionaire Profiteers to
Open Mines Gets No Second.
Illelna Jin. Sn.----\ With the eyes of tIhe Anucn(',da Mining
('ljompany iliuponii lh( theiid the murdller.ous tyvnl' y of the Mo0n
1i)m ( oleiils hinging over both legislators and audience; with
the nmijorily a)piroving and yet afraid to ap)plaud, WV. F. Dunn
the only representative seInt by the Silver Bow county electo:
to the sixteelnth ass(iembly whose seat has not been conteste
ilnd his pay cheek withheld, yesterday introduced a workin.e
(lass resolution in the hosell and talked for an hour and 2::
uiiniites on saie.
This ma i. elected by probably the largest majority ever
giveni any legislatir frion Silver Bow county; this man, in
wh\\ orgai lazI ,,In' has every confidence. began his speech
by askinlg perm'nli-.iiIi to iltroduce a resolution wh ichll would
heIlli soilve Ihe genl' lentl crisis this country has ever been called
oi I solve--(lMI of iui' il rnploliyr len.
I)un1 statell IIthat Iiis discussion might take a wide range, the
reasonI elig hti aI'llor Iinving lbeen promised an opportunity
to tllk ,II Ith "l'l II tlg" bitll introduced by McCormick. that
same geiltleiiin watcheid folr a time when Dunmn was called
away froni llelienii to call the bill up.
The Silvri I.iw 1,umcomity representative of the working people,
the people liwhoi \\ iitle Mloilta.a, [lien began to defend the red
flag of tlie workers.
I)Iu1ln sltled thin t li(' lag most [to be feared was the black
flag, and lnot lthe rei onle. lie asserted that the black flag of
oplilessiii, tyrannily anlid piracy thait now (Iiiats over W all street,
the A. t. M. (l I t l i pees. r1ialist stroligholds and the rendez
ivos of lthe minlliey-hliils of Eutropi was thlie flag to be feared.
After ii hal I blo iof talk, in which the truths of the un
Aiieriinii ntas of thei A. C. M. were drive home to every hearer,
h eihairiiimni calle.l the Silver IIHow representative to order and
slated tlilt le was ii lt llking in' order, as the resolutions had
nit bleen introd (ieil.
,IMr. 1)iiuni then l lI clil'ered the resolulions. 'They asked that
inasmi uilih s the. gigaiit ic blood-sucking corporation which has
its iiugirs on the thlirolat of practically every nian, woman and
child iin the statie ,'f Mointana. had accumulated millions upon
miiillii.is cf''dolliis while our boys tendered their lives and sac
(iintinled ion Page Two.)
SOVIETS ACCEPT ALLIED OFFER;
WILL ANSWER THEIR ENEMIES
(Special United Press Wire.)
Paris, Jan. 28.-The Russian soviet government will be
advised by its unofficial representative here to accept the
proposal of the joint conference with the associated powers
on the Island of Prinkipot, it is learned. John Lonquet,
editor of the radical newspaper, Populalre, whom the so
viets asked to investigate the proposal, declared in an in
terview that the bolsheviki have more to gain than lose by
conversations with associated powers, which would permit
them to establish claims and answer their enemies.

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