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tmueed every evening, except Sunday, by THE BULLTETIN PUTSTSHTNG OC) aiteMed us Sesond-OClas Matter, December 18, 1917. at the Puostoace at Butte, Montana Under Act of March 8, 1879. PHONE - Bsiness Offile, 52 Editorial Rooms. 2a9 Publicat.dn Office, 101 South Idaho (downstairs). Editorial Rooms, 103 South Idaho (downstairs). S8UBSOBIPTION RATES: I meath ...................... .75 month .................... .7 8 months ...,................. 2.00 12 months ..................... 7.Or, The Daily Bulletin to on sale every day at the following places in Butte. Depot Drug, 828 East Front. George A. Ames, Jr., 816 1-2 N. Main P. O. News Stand, West Parkl. International News Stand, S. Arisons Harkins' Grocery, 1023 Talbot are. Palace of Sweets, Mercury and Main Allen's Grocery, 1204 East Seoend. Everybody's News Stand, 215 8. Men tans. SATUIRi)AY, FEBI_'ARY 22 1919. HAS WILSON FAILED? W ilth flariig celebralio.i. \\'ilson retin'n toi Aierica. Everywhere lie is hailed as a victorl. Everywhlere flle chiorus of eulogy aecaiiis his achieveniejils at Ver'sil[le.. lie has mel the old worl and lie has cotnquereld. lie Ipro'iiised s a league of nations, and hlie rellfr'ls. with lie league fulfilled. Such are the cries of his plraisers. It is a lordly thiighlt. Ilul al lig . rvolltioul n'ry thllinkers there is a pardoitble doubtl. A\ni,,oi IIThse vwhose lthouglit rises above the heaillinles o.' tle dhfily f press, there is a liues tioning spirit of disbelief'. Ibss \ 'il',i been a victor? Has lie won the league of niafliols which lie primised .? iHas his "'moral" power subdued fl..t ranics voices of' the imperialists w\hom lie has coletl with? Tuflfi Ifeiiiainis an answer to these questions. Truth is askiing ill Ihiihuleir tonies---wha has Wil soll \Vwoi ? We oknow whalt lie p.roi isi' . lie weat l Europ' e it create a charter of interlatiolimuii. There was to be a pIarliameit of nations-a superstite ---. wich w\ould give represelntationf to lpeoples as well as governmetfs." This was his primary pledge. Atd f'rom thlis, l',fllowed the others: war was to be abolished; armies and fleets were to be disarined; amniexationi of' territory" was to be allowed to no ntin,,: thlie seas were to be free; diplomacy was to be 'open and puibl". All this lie prom ised, and if' his fugeliieii are truth'ful when they say that lie has been victorious, they must lprive that all lthese pledges have been kept and woi. But have they? Tili' llmost clslial 'enlders know That ,1one by one these gramlliose idblaL5s havet shri'velledtl 1d f'allen. 'T'hey llknow' that the imIlp leint hostilityv ,' (t:Clen lceaiu. fhe MiiA hia vellian cra lft i'r Iallfour. the tail al triplicity iof (irlanu lo fal Somiimi have blocked the Wilson llo giram at every iltal point. Read fthe I pi .iults which \\ silsoli prt lainidl il 1I)918. Place heside theni the documenlllt which W'ilson reasd 1sf Satluday-- the charter of lihe league. l hie, a it1od1 and fearless program: the other, a w\ithered. meaiingless evusioli. lOne. a document of internatitonalism;: lhei oter. a swash-luckling license for nationalism t.be helperlpetuated. Such was his victfry. Consider the pr}gram, step by step. Iiternaltionialism--.has it been atemlpted?' (Oil the eointrari'. intionaflismi is galvaniized wilh it strength which if inever knie\w before. Noti a clause ofi nulioinal ai l.mioIy has Ifeenl yieldled. . leagule is createdI which is volunthlry\. ,not elmmll lsory. Iteiahilrcul men bIers will lie boycolled. fnot 'erced. The league w'ill ie a Ille thing, having n, illternaliollal a lmly to fo'rce respect ffr' its acts: havinJ g Inll right save lhal of a conciliatf(, andi an advisel'. Ill fear lest somie 'conession woubfl he requirt'ed fif their' national autof l ily, thl e nations at Versailles have bfilt a gro tesque mill Itlfe'iig o'll.f'ederatiffl, powerless aln contempli ble--a eigihtless straw whichl will quIivler before every wifi l of dissension. Ihive we fought a wa to wlil a prize so meager? letter that our' sword'ls hail never f'eenl shet111. tlhedf v.'(o. b lefore .lie war, we hail a Hagmu'e Iriblllunl aind \\'ilsoii s glitterilng league is but a re-creatioln of' that playlhillg oitf he past. There iight have leel the hope that the league would grow into aulthority, as our Americnl govern'metil grew afler lthe constilulifioi al coiventlill. if' W ilsonll's plan Ihad givenl Its ai international lparliament. There wouhl have .heon ai body then from which some whil' of intermnaionlism would have enº iiated. Alas, fuir' president abaldoned this ill the early days Iof Versailles. There is to he nin parlia lt.let, noi) legislative ranlch of' the league. i reprtlesentaliian of peVoples. Thie league i" to be a courL .no llig more. Its s~ureme holy will be. as now, the renetlilary 's'e it rh \i'-lIa.liuted diililollmals. The league fails aguail on the issule of wit'. \Wetecelpted lhe league because W\ilso. ifromtisedl that it 'woutll enli war. Nutw tlhat the league is driaftefl we litel Ilht if does not eveti pledge to. Its ntm .ost aim is If limit wiar'. Its idleal, expressed by both Clenmeceui miulI Lordl ilei'rl Cecil, is lo prevent INTEI't NATIONAL wars, like the lust lone. \'hetn lthe 'war' 1l, fis arise. tlhe l .,gie iprolvidles that for' a space oft (if e the diplomats shall tiflk. '"Mlorual" Ipressur'e will be used. 'Econm'l ic hl vc lffs will lhe invokedl. 11l if' ithe nations fiially light ---tlhev fight. T'he league can ('i mo lhiiiig Inm re, fl'o \\'ilsoll's pilan gives ino nmchiely tif halt Ihiem. tlfpol this issue of Ipreventinf g \wia'. tile league iof ntitons sahunts re vealed as iia f'rce iil an i cmilprilisedl idleal. And similarly. with thI e itler pledges. Th'l'lere will be no dis arimianient. \Wilsfon's own s''cr'et'V of the niiavy secutred fihe grant otf Ilhe hugesf tlaval allppropri' tionl ill the history of .\Ame' ica. while V'ersailles was dhallyiltg with I lil. "Nio a nexaltio.n " has given \way ii the most si.n~lofi f lls system of aulenxatio..s that has ever' followed m peace .corhl 'tss. nifllh.lgh W ilson Iiis cleverly c' cefeit'ie it Tni ler' the ' miile i f' "nt'u iiltl 'ies." Frat'nce has already tfkiikll A!..iie aull Iorri ine. miii she is to have ftI' purely Germaiiic miniiii ili i',.f if fli'' Saui'. Ifelgiiu is fii rape neutral Hfltl ll ii ii seiz' tfll ('.illty (If LIimlbi'g. Polatii seeks t, gobble Lithiui ia. Iilltl'l.hi,. 1'kraii'a. (onilr'liii , Li vwjia, Esthiiia amil East Ir'ussia. lIllilli is tol keep Chinese Kiau Chow. ]Iuly has -''izl Sl\vic I ahliati and ntlow' is to have Albania also. t'i'eel'f' 1f l 'i r'u ce are iit disinemluer Turkey; Greece is to receive .\.Ai i Miii,,r: IFrai ce. Syria, while (;reat Britain is Itildiiing M-eq,[nfia already. Coilfd anniexa tioi be more stark? Freedom of the seas peri-.ht I i ,i \\ ilsf1's liits before the gruffaw of (ireat Britain. It is i,, llger mentioned at Ver sailles. And open diplomacy gave wiay I, a t'onference behind closed doors and Wilson has aligrily ldd us that lie never meant that open diplomacy should apply tff Versailles. When "'oulr" representatives (administ'atively appoinled) have con cluded their work, then, he tells us, wve shall know. And so on AD NAUSEUM. The league of nations comes to us a maimed aindll meaningless abortion. The 1drea i has be c ncm a nigh inare. The ibloeal which Wilson lazzled before our' soldiers in lie balttlefield has faded into a shalow. The name is still proclaimed. The substance has Ieei I bartered away. Ill this cold light v' reasoni. tilen,\we-fiud our vi.w i\ i ' \Vood row Wilson sonmewhat dill'er(let fromn the view id lire Wilson pess. We catnnoit joini with their voICes and c(all li a " hero." We (annul exullt over a "-vilry" ' which we ki inw lie did not gain. It was not \\ilso. whvl wat at Versailles: it was Balfour anii(d Clemeinceau. II was not liberalism whicih ir( , lmed the program of lthe league 'of atalioais: it was retatii and thinly veiled aiveracvy. Not peace. but war, has rul.'d lie (Onfer enie. Not intermationttalisni. I t super-nationali-iin has been the viltor. i lii a tfuture article we will ivry to tell why \\'il-,ni ailed aind whal the pIirogan of the (' tutrre tmist ti e, if (true ill le'ntilioml isti is I eimerge Il'r thi e ruins. GUNMEN. Are we helple.s? Is there tnothing that (unil I (lone? Ave these depraved. Inllird'erosll bla(kgttard guntietn lI ride, rule a.d ravage Ihis city at their will aitnd mercy f.tr cer? Are \e to have a rellelilion of the Little iul'(rder without saomte ell'orlto slay the hands of these cut-throat-? Somnethinig mistll lie dlone. Thl'"u]rsday nighti they were iout agtain, an1(1 bill I'. the timely work anId assistance l' Dielputy (O'Jonlor the maiiinig aIy again have lbr(tighlt lhe niews that this butinchl of murderous thligs had halged anltier iemiber iof tlie working (lass. They were aroutidl i an aitutomobile with all the bnazen gall of tlhe pri lessioltal mlr.lderers or thlie I ith century. btil they have tihe advantage of their type oll' that day, for thie pteople uisuailly Iltet Ihell with i a'ns. Not ai minier or wage eirtler is sale. Nolt a wi(.ati or child kniows when tlhey lay their ihead to rest at night bit what their door will bie forced by these curs ail their ei drigged otut, whilst they themselves are abusedl. Thie soul o the switne is cowtarudly. They banl k ol the'meek tress of ihie workers onl the uiuarmed Ihelplessniess of their vic tira. They prowl.l in the night, hoping o to i llt their prey asleep. or alonte, tlhe they tnt get in their mittrderouis work without ecar of themtselves gettiig scratched. Their boldniess is simply dtue to the- workers' ineekiness or alpathy. It is no() use crying whent another member of our class is f'oitnid uitder a Irestle. All (he regreltting and ft'nierals on earth will niot recall (lhe life. Now is the tine; prevention is etlter than cure. It the state \ill inot protect our lives againsl these (criminails then there is bit one resort-protect ourselves. Thlie statemenit that they were on.i iuiler olflicitial ilistructiotis ito arest is all inonisenise. Son.ethlinig similir woutld io( doubtl have been claimedI had they been caught redil-hanlided ill (lihe Little icaise. Workers of Ilt lle. y~ol muiiiist iproltet the lives voyour spoiklces uteni. You imust tight for the lives of youtr class, These nidl men thinik that because vyot ould tot call essential crafts o.' the job ili order to win Ithe strike that youi cannot resist this murderotius onslaught of theirs. t)rgatize, and meet their (wardls. anid thie next time it is. reportedI tlhit they are rantuing the city lookinig tfor prey go outil ail inivestigaite whatit they wattt. Away with this terror. They have already shocked ithe coiuitrv with their dlepredationis; thliey will do still moitre it' we will let themi. This reign of terror itist not go uttncltilleitge . SP ORT NEWS HERE and THERE Bowlers From Garners Win From Connell Five Bowlers representing Gamers in the Commercial league defeated the Connell team at the Marquette al leys last evening. The score of the winners was 2,464. a margin of 59 pins over their opponents. P. Ber rick with a score of 203 rolled the highest game, but F. Mudro rolled the highest average totalling 46 per cent for the winners. The score was as follows: (Ganlers. B. D)onnelly ..140 137 195--- 472 P. Berrick .... 153 156 203- 512 Gebeau .........144 160 175- 479 McFarland .... i1: 169 148- 455 F. Mudro ......191 166 189- 546 Totals ...... 766 788 910-2464 4 gnnell. .1. Troy ........ 168 154 161-- 483 Hanley .......... 199 170 182-- 551 Grabir .......... 167 130 155- 452 Brooks ......... 142 149 171 - 462 1. Bagley ....152 146 159- 457 Totals ... 828 749 828-2405 Hopes of Wyoming Fight Fans Blasted Cheyenne, Wyo., Feb. 22.-Hopes of local promoters for holding the W\Illard-Dempsey championship fight in this state were shattered yester day when the house killed a bill re Iwaling the Wyoming law prohibit ing prizefights. Helena Team Wins From Butte High In a close and exciting contest, the Hoilma high school basket ball team won from the Butte high team last evening. 22 to 17. Throughout the greater part of the contest the game was in doubt and the Butte tossers lost out in a rush by the Helena for wards toward the end of the game. A dance was enjoyed after the con test. Would Let People Vote on Boxing Helena, Feb. 22.-A bill authoriz ing a referendum providing for the creation of a boxing commission, thus legalizing sparring and wrest llng, ip Montana, passed the house committee of the whole last night. This is the measure which precipi tated a decision several weeks ago when valiantly defended by Meyer of Silver Bow. At that time the bill, cut, slashed and amended, was re ferred to a special committee, from which it was favorably reported yes terday. Fresh opposition developed last night, but attacks were frustrated by McCormick and King. NOTICE The Metal \line Workers' union will hold open meetings at 2:30 and 8 p. m tomorrow and invite all workers to attend. 101 S. Idaho street. -Adv. ('AIRD OF THANKS. We desire to express our sincere thanks to all kind neighbors and friends for their many expressions of sympathy shown us during the illness and death of our beloved daughter, Mary Margaret Cahill. We especially wish to thank those who sent the bheaulful floral offerings. MR. and AMlRS. MARTIN McGUINN and FAMIILY. -Adv. Advertise that room for rent ii the want columns of the Bulletin. Open All Day Sunday At your service all the time with t he Inst of groceries at the lowest possible prices. Tomatoes,, 2 V lb. cans, 35 two f' . ... . 3 .... . C 5-lb. can lKaro Blue 45 Label syrup ..................... 5 1½--lb. can Karo Blue, 18C label syrup ...................... 2 t-Il. lan log Cabin 55 for . ...................55c Libhby' mincemeat, 25C per lb ...... ........ .2 5 Laundry soap, 23 $1.00 bars for .............. 00 Fancy diil pickles, per dozon ............ ... Walker's 'cile con carne, 25C AMES GROCERY 31Btil N. MAIN ST. Mliner,' I: tlas, caps and gloves Full line of lamp repairs BUTTE BRIEFS $100 reward will be paid to any one proving we do not put In the best mainspring for $1. Mayer, 37 North Main street.-Adv. A tea social was held by the moth eias' department of the Woman's club yesterday afternoon. Many members were in attendance and brought with them several friends. The proceeds of the function will b' devoted to the needs of the depart Ilent. William Casey, 145 Main street, Mcaderville, 64 years old, died at his home yesterday. Mr. Casey is sur vived by his widow and two daugh ters, Mrs. Kora Leninger of Butte and Mrs. F. A. Gallagher of Portland. Ore. C. K. Andrews, immigration agenl in charge of the local district, re turned to Helena yesterday after a. •isting in the investigation of Butte aliens for several days. The liquors taken in recent raid., of the sheriff's office in the place of Frank A. Kean, formerly the Silver Dollar bar at 553 South Main, and Carl Davis' soft drink Darlor. former ly a saloon on South Montana street. were yesterday afternoon destroyed by a force of deputies. The fixtures of the places raided were turned over. to the mortgage holder. The contest case for the unseating; of all of the Silver Bow delegation in the lower house of the legislature, except W. F. Dunn and two republic ans, was resumed yesterday morning. The (lay was occupied by Attorney Rankin for the contestees in reading into the record the names of persons who voted at the November election whose signatures, he averred, did not correspond on the poll book with the signatures on the registration card. All of these were pronounced for geries-by Attorney Rankin. The ladies of St. John's parish will give a sale and dinner Wednesday afternoon. Feb. 26, at the parish house. The sale will be on all the afternoon and dinner will be served at 6 o'clock at 50 cents per plate; children 35 cents. In the evening there will be dancing for which there will be no charge and home-made candy will be sold during the eve ning. The sixth annual ball of Butte Let ter Carriers' association was held last evening at Pallmont hall, the music being furnished by the Pallas or chestra. The hall was filled to capac ity. The proceeds of the dance will go to the sick benefit fund of the as sociation. Refreshments were served between dances. Mrs. Johannah Callahan, wife ol Thomas D. Callahan, died at her home, 224 South Atlantic street. She leaves a daughter, Margaret Calla han, and two sons, Thomas D. and Francis; also five sisters, four of whom live Inl Michigan. The flunernlI will be held at the residence Monday miiorning. The funeral of Thomas Melvin Lowry will take place at the resi dence, 3 North Excelsior street, Sun day afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. Charles F. Chapman officiating. The funeral will be private and it is re quested no flowers be sent. Burial will be in Mount Moriah cemetery. IN BUTTE CHURCHES Theosophical society. 102 Lew isohn block.-"The Force of the Master" will be the subject of the paper to be read by Mrs. .1. Rose Lewis Sunday evening at 8:15. Tminanauel Presbyterian church, Galena and Gaylord streets-R. G. Williams, minister. Sunday school 11 a. m., Richard Tregidga, superin tendent. Preaching at 7:30 by Ern est Mills. Mr. Mills is an able and earnest speaker and all attending his services are benefited. Central Presbyterian church, First street and Utah avenue-R. G. Wil liams, pastor. Preaching at 11 a. im. bIy Richard Tregidga. Sunday school 12:15, W. H. Haws, superin tendent. Christian Endeavor meet ing at 6:30 and preaching at 7:30 by the pastor. The evening service will again be evangelistic and the large choir will render special music for the service, under the leadership of Evan Roberts. This church has a warm welcolne aind a suitable gos pel for all classes. All invited. PATERSON SILK STRIKE ENDED Paterson, N. J., Feb. 22.--After two weeks iof idlenessc the 17.t000 operatives elnployi'd in the city's 405 silk mills have gone back to work. They will begin work at 7::;0 o'clook, a half-hour later than before the strike, and there will be no work on Saturday. ''These hours were fixed by the national war labor board and will be in force until board makes a final settlement of hours. Both the manufacturer and workers want the federal board to make a permanent decision that will result in a stand ardizatlon of hours in the silk indus try throughout the country. Under the temporary agreement the mills will be operated 42% hours a week, eight and a half hburs a day for five days with a full holiday on Saturday. Estimates made by manu facturers and labor leaders tonight indicated that at least 90 per cent of the workers would report to the mills Monday morning. In an official state mnent issued last night by the joint comulittee of manufacturers and the United Textile workers it was agreed to commence operatiobs Monday morning at 7:30i o'clock and to abide by the decision of the national war labor board. ON CASUALTY LIST WOUNDED SEVERELY: Angus McGregor, Chinook. Emmett P. O'Brien, 26 East Cen ter street, Butte. DIED (previously reported missing in action): Austin J. Gates, Drummond. WOUNDED, DEGREE UNDETER MINED: Sergt. Carl H. Bessert, Willard. Sergt. Robert M. Ryburn, Dillon. WOUNDED SLIGHTLY: Corporal Charles Wasiloff, 319 Summit street, Butte. Rodolph Kruger, Cutbank. 'Thlomas J. Sims, 141 Wells street, Butte. James L. Watson, Watson. Joseph Eneas, St. Ignatius. NIGHT REPORT. DIED OF DISEASE: Ingwald Lien, Wolf Point. WOUNDED IN ACTION (previous ly reported missing in action): Jack Shannon, Savage. RETURNED TO DUTY (previously reported missing in action): Henry Hetherington, Forsyth. WOUNDED, DEGREE UNDETER MINED: Leroy A. Stumbo, Livingston. WOUNDED SLIGHTLY: Lieut. Donald McKay, Chinook. Louis M. Nelson, Delphia. William A. Moore, Great Falls. Halvor Hanson, Agawam. Joseph C. Halko, Stockett. Patrick McKeown, Brutch. Dan Murphy, Brockway. ED STEPHENS IS DEMOBILIZED Edward J. Stephens, a popular member of the Butte Typographical union, who last May joined the col ors of Uncle Sam, returned yester day morning from New York, bear ing on his arm the chevron of ser geant in the Eighth Artillery Park, M. O. R. S. For the past five months he has been stationed at Raretan arsenal, N. J., whence he graduated from a training camp in Georgia, where he was consigned when recruited. He was assigned to special duty at the New Jersey armory shortly after his arrival in the north. Stephens is like all re turning soldiers, very glad to4 get home now that the war has ended. Bulletin Phone No. Is 52 New Woolens have arrived. Goods that we contracted for from the import ers befo're their stocks were de pleted. These are all strictly Imported Fabrics Heavy (lontana weights, and c'olors are strictly gLIulsl Iltee.d. You musllt see I hese and co)n1O paIre the qualities with what the other 'ellows a1re offeringl to judge for yourself. PricesAlways Lower The spring sieasonl is ne.ar, 1and1 yotu should leave your o-rder now with IBntte's oldest aud al ways reliable BIG 4 TAILOR 17 WV. Park. S. & H. Green Trading Stamps HANDBALL, BOXING, WRESTLING AT Lockhart & Crowley's GYMNASIUM 39 E. BROADWAY BANK CAFE 107 S. ARIZONA ST. SPECIAL 30 CENT DINNER 11 A. M. to 8 P. M. Lunch buckets put up ........30c Waffles and coffee ............15c Hot cakes and coffee ........15c Coffee and ..........................10c CRYSTAL CAFE We Serve the Best on the Market at Popular Prices. 09 E. PARK ST. OUR MOTTO: "The Best Is None Too Good" Handley's Cafe 326 N. Wyoming Independent Laundry Co. 282 South Main. Phone 500. i"We Soak the Clothes Not the Oustomer." PHOTOGRAPHS Your photo makes an ideal gift. It is one thing your friends cannot buy. We have many styles to offer. Have your sit tings nO.. Thomsons' Park Studio John Lumnme, Mgr. 217 East Park Street. OUR CAKES and PASTRY Are so DELICIOUS, so RE FRESHING, so TASTY that they are IRRInSISTIBLE. Baker fresh every day. Come and get some for this evening's meal. DAHL'S BAKERY 107 N. Mont. Phone 4147;.w LAMBROS POOL HALL "Where Good Fellows Meet" 42 E. Park St. Over P'eople's Theater "SPECIALIST" Nerve, Blood and Skin Disea es. Dr. W. H. Haviland Rooms 2. 3 and 4. Baltimore Block. 7f W. Park St., Butte, Mont. Phone 323. Office hours, 10 a. m. to 8 p; m. S -SEE DR. C. A. PANKEY THE DENTIST RELIABLE DENTISTRY-In feet the best that can be had in Butte. MY MOTTO: Honest Work at an Honest Priese. Open Evenings Until 8:80. Phone 831 Lizzie Bik., 113¢ W. Park St. Walk a Block and SAVE A DOLLAR Trading at the ANGER GROCERY laurrison and Harlvalrd PHONE (455-J. Soldiers & Sailors SAVE $10 TO $20 ON Your Outfit of Civvies We Give 10% Discount On all goods sold to men wearing Uncle Sam's uniform BIG 4-Men's Outfitters 17 W. Park St. BEST OF FABRICS AND UNION LABEL AT E. ZAHL Ladies' and Gents' Tailor. 504 VW. Park St. 'lPhone 0S.4-J. Ladies' and Gents' Suits Made to Order Here in the Shop. W. OERTEL TAILOR. Journeyman Tailor. Union Shop. 431 S. Arizona. Phone 3559-W. S.F. T. Cash Grocery The most for your money. 627 E. Galena Phone 5215-W Bernard Jacoby FINE TAILORING, Cleaning, Presing and Repairing 19 0 Bouth Dakota Street THE PASTIME BARBER SHOP AND POOL HALL 910 N. Main Street. Charles Powers, Prop. Leland Cafe HIGH QUALITY, LOW PRICES, RAPID SERVICE 72 E. PARK S'T.