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UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA-Locals: Sand Coulee,
Stocket, Roundup, Lehigh, Klein, Washoe, Red Lodge, Smith
FEDERAL LABOR UNION-Livingston.
MACHINISTS' UNION-Great Falls, Butte, Livingston.
MACHINISTS' UNION- -Great Fal Is, Butte, Livingston, Seattle.
CEREAL WORKERS--Creat Falls.
BLACKSMITHS' UNION --butte, Miles City, Seattle.
ELECTRICIANS' UNION-Living:ton, Deer Lodge, luttle, Anaconda,
BAKERS' UNION--Great Falls.
SHOE WORKERS- Great Falls.
PLASTERERS' UNION--tGreat Falls.
RAILWAY CAR RIEI'AIRERS-Livingston, Miles City.
IftEWE RY WORKERiS' UNION-Butte.
1100 CARRIERS' UNION---Butte and Bozeman.
STIREET CAll MEN'S 'NION-]3.tte, Portland.
tARBERS' UNION- -tiutie.
METAL MINI; Wo RElIlS' UNION OF AMERICA.
PRINTING P1 ESSM EN'S UNION-Butte.
MAILERS' UNION Butte.
STEREOTYI'ERIS AND ELECTROTYPERS' UNION- Butte.
IIRIDGE AND STILTUtIIIRAL IRON WORKERS-Butte.
BROTBEItIIOOI1) BOILERMAKERS AND IHEII'EIIS-Butte and
STEAM .AND OPI'ERATING ENGINEERS-Great Falls.
TITHT('II11:118' UNION-Great Fails.
INTERNATION'AI. MOLDER'S UNION, LOCAL NO. 276-Butte.
LAINI\L Y WORKERS' UNION. NO. 25-Butte.
U I \tt1l1tS' UNION- -Butte, Seattle.
1RRiY1'li"ItilOtOOD RAILWAY CARMEN OF AMERICA, LOCAL NO.
22.4 Miles City.
TRAM)S -ANJ) LAiIORT COUNCIL-Miles City.
1101) C \lI1tiLWS' UNION--Ilelena.
IPOTH III 11OO1) ItAILWAY CARMEN OF AMERICA, COPPER
LOl GiE NO. 411-- IButte.
I111TE I OINI)ItY WORKERS' UNION-Butte.
I .11NT\ I s 1NION-- Butt'.
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I1OILERMAKERIS, 81111' IP3UILDE'lJS AND HELPERS OF AMERICA
'iioniia, Seattle, Livingston. -
INTItRNATIONAL IIROTIIERHOOD OF " ACKSMITIIS AND HELP
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11 IILINGI IAIIOIlt:ElS' UNION--- Seattle.
INTE'lEINA'TIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BRlI)GE AND STRUCTURAL
IRON WOIRKERS AND PlILEDRTIVEltS' LOCAL NO. 8G-Seattle.
AND THOUSANDS OF INDIVIDUALS IN BUTTE AND MONTANA
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'I"" ('y6IAN /i '
Today We Celebrate.
First National Stan:lard
'Was a ('at nn a Spear.
Today is flag day in the United
States, and will be marked by spe
jial patriotic exercises in practically
every city in the reublic, and par
ti iiisly in the public schools. The
ii'r Lilt? '-tiri p05100 bem i tie of1
t ficial embleiW-.l the United Slates :
142 years ago today.
.Although special lagsji existed in
so'ic of the colonies pii it7 to the
American Revolution, it wasy red, t
white and blue banner of 1'ntland e
that was carried to victory in the >
lonial wars against Spain. Fra tie
and the Indians. Most of the early
flags of the colonists were patterned
after the Union Jack of the mother
country. The (;rand Union flag,
ised at Cambridge in 1776, was the
first used by thei American aiiy that Ii
had the thirteen alternate red and
white ttripes, the number symbolic
of the thirteen colonies. Many flags
were proposed during the Revolu
t ion and the early days of the re
public. One of them, designed by
'TIhomas Paine, was composed of all
the colors of the rainbow, symbolit -
lug pear e. 'VTh Stars aniii 9tripes
tdesign, however, was officially ad
opted on June 14. 1777. Later, with I
I the admission of new states, the
nu mbiher of stars on the blue back
ground gradually increased, until to
ii day they number forty-eight.
It is probable that the first flag I
was carried by the Saracens in their
Y battles with the Crusaders, the lat
I ter adopting the idea, which thusi
spread over Europe. Long before
that there had been national stand
It rdts, however, as the ancient Egyp
tians carried before their hosts the
figure of a sacred anitial on a spear.
ti A stuffed cat iipaled on us stick was
the fore runner of the banners now
used. in the days of the old Per
- sian empire a blacksmith's apron was
carried aloft at the head of the army
- while the slandatrd of the Turks was
a horse's tail.
Today the flag is tlie most revered
of all inanimate objects, and in the
i war which has just ended million:;
of men showed their devotion to their
flag by giving their life for it.
The fountlr of the sect called Al
lenites was the Rev. Henry Allen,
who was born in Newport, It. i., 171
years ago today. June 14, 1748. The
Allenites were numerous in the co
lonial lays in America, and the sect
still has i few adherents on both
sides of the Atlantic. Henry Allen
'i1 taught thatt the soul of a human ie
ing is an emanation or part of the
great spirit, and that all of us were,
Ipresent with our earliest ancestors
in the Carden of Edelt and participat
eol in the fatal eating of the apple.
lit IIe held that Adam and Eve, before
k the fall, were immaterial spirits
without material bodies, and that
they were given the burden of flesh
ll only after their-and our -trans
gression. The Allenites refused to
Ill accept the doctrine of the resurrec
It ion of the body, itwhihli was one of
the first articles of the orthodox
It' faith in those days, and they also de-i
be Blared the ordinances of the gospel
to be little account and matters of
5. itidiffcrence. In sotue of their be
lief: .the Allenites were forerunners
of the Christian Scientists and other
sects of the present stay. In their
stay the adherents of Allen were de
iiouinc (t as her Sties, and often per
se'nted. The founder of the sect
tI died in NNorthamtpion. N. It., in 1784.
1, anniverst 13y Brio's.
I T 'lire Roman republic was estab
listhed on this date in the year 510
I. ('., and the first consuls were
ie' toid. according to the Capitoline
iiiarbles. This noble political fabric
.ndured for it period of 462 years.
\t' iOn June 14. 1t11, just 118 years
; ago today, Henedict Arnold, the trai
toi, died in Eng'and. He had been
a brave officer in the American ser
vice from the comttmeniement of the
Sa r of the Revolution, but some im
prudent conduct subjected him to a
(t' r.*primautd from the coliunmander-iii
sieif, after which lie sought an op
porlniity io desert. He Joined the
Brit liih army and committed great
sit cruelties upon his countrymen dur
i i the remainder of the war.
I FAMOUS WOMEN I
I o d i Isiues Menkitn.
.\i:iti Isoat's Menken rightly be
twigs iii the category of restless gsa
Scott Nearing's Special Article
ONLY LAIIOH CAN IBENEFIT LAlBOR.
Only labor can benefit labor. t
Slaves have lived mre this, in comfort.
and luxury. Still they were slaves. p
The worker who values peace, bread, t
enlightenment and li h ty, dare not
depttnd for these nece'sitiesa uiioui'
capit:ilirt exlploiteri';. (lily labor 1a;;n
The people of the United States
have, as their most cherished tradi
tion, the Declaration of independ
ence of monarchial tyranny, issuld in a
'. We hold these truths to be self- v
evijent; that all men are created is
equaK that they are endowed, by
their cealor, with certain inalienable (1
rights; That among these are life, b
liberty a tit-die pursuit of happiness.
That to secuti these rights, govern- e
moents are instituted among them, de- t]
riving their just dowers from the c
consent of the governid; that when- 1
ever any form of governmient be- a
comes destructive of thes ends, it
is the right of the people to R(ter or t,
to abolish it, and to institute tP.new 0
government, laying its foundationtih m
such princ tipes, and organizing i tti
p iwers in such formt as to them 1i
shall seem most likely to affect their p
safety and hlappines i.''
Again tyranny has raised its ugly i
head in the guise of capitalist im- t
perialisin. The (lay of the people c
has coin' They must write a new
iDeclaration of Independence-inde
s tendence of plutocracy and all of its
e work' . Until latter witiles that. Dcc- "
laration of Independence it is slave
The path that leads to industrial
self-government, almost unknown
two years ago, today is blazed and
trodden. Tomorrow this path will I
be replaced by a paved road.
Russia has set the example. H-ler
contititutiton (July, 1918) begins i
with a bill of rights of which this is
the tirst paragraph: "Bearing ini
ttmind as its fundamental problem the -
abolition of exploitation of mten by t
in en, the entitre abolition of the di
vision of the people into classes, the
i 1 suppression of exploiters and the es
tabliehiment of a socialist society."
Later in the same section ;
are the words, "Universal obligation t
1- to work is introduced for the purpose :
I, of eliminating the parasitic strata of
1 society and organizing the economic
e lit-" of the coilitunity." Section 18
,t "The Russian Soviet Republic con
hi siders work the duty of every citisemn
n of the republic, and proclaims as its
e- motto: 'iIe shall not eat who does I
ie not work.' "
"e That is the spirit in which the
rs fundatentail law of the new world
tv will be written. Only labor can belie
e. fit tbor, and labor will be the back
e hone of tie coming civilization.
s athile one mian can live, with
tlt t work, upon the proceeds of an
>l other's labor, economic slavery re
to The Russians are striving to nmake
- ilabor the basis of society. Hence
of their constitution provides, "T'Te
>x right to vote and to ie elected to
,._ the Sol lets is enjoye(( by the follow
el itg citizena, irrespective of religion,
of i nationality, domicile, etc., of both
e_ sexes, who shall have completed their
rs eighteenth year by the day of elec
er I tioll:
it|' "(a) All who have acquired the
e- Iimeans of living through labor that
. is productive and useful to society.
et and also persons engaged in house
4. keeping, which enables the fortmer
to do productive work.
"(h) Soldiers of the army and
navy of the Soviets.
b- "(c) Citizens of the two preced
ting categories who have to any de
re gree lost their capacity to work."
ie Under the new world order, the
right to vote and to be elected to of
fice is reserved for workers-for
i- iuses and her great weakness was
en that she tired of things all too quick
- ly. Daughter of a Spanish Jew and
he a Frenchwoman, she was born Do
t- lores Adios Fuertes. At the age of
a seven isIe appeared on the stage as
t- a dancer. At twenty she married
p- Alexander Isatis Menken of Galves
he ton, Texas, retired from the stage
at and published a volume of verse. She
Lr- divorced her husband soon and re
turned to the stage in 1858. She soon
retired, however, to enter a Cincin
-o mett studio to study sculpture. In
1859 she married John C. Heenan,
the famous pugilist of the middle
-0 tineteenth century. She divorced
him, and married twice again. Death
te- came to her at Paris on August 10,
those who perform a socially useful
The Russians make the negative
pioposition equally emphatic, in de
tailing who may not vote.
"(a) Persons who employ hired
;shor in o(der to obtain from it an
iucleau.e ili plitits.
(b) Persons who have ani in
come without doing any work, such
as interest from capital, receipts from
t(c) Private merchants, trade
and commission brokers."
The Russian worker is eligible to
vote and to hold office because he
is a worker.
The Russian profiteer is denied
the right to vote and to hold office
bca uase lie is a profiteer.
The people of Russia have discov
ered and expounded a new crime,
the crime which one member of so
ciety commits when he says to a fel
low member-- "You work and toil
and earn bread and I will eat it."
The workers of Russia have writ
ten into their constitution many
other provisions, such as those by
which all private property In land
is abolished; all forests, treasures of
1t earth, and waters of general
puitc utility, all factories, mills,
minesýtptilways, and all the banks
and ot1len4 financial institu tions are
transferredc'to the ownership of the
coinunity without compensation to
their former owine's.
That is the only way in which la
bor can benefit labor. Sham reforms
and patch-work measures- are a de
lusion and soare. The workers must
own the works before they can hope
to be free.
They Will Go!
1Mday first the international hibor
holiday so generally observed by the
workers of Europe saw fresh indig
nities heaped upon the foreign born
ioen and women in the United States.
The police, representing "law and
order" vied with mobs of unifornied
soldiers and sailors in their efforts to
make this country an impossible liv
ing place for any self-respecting 1pmr
eigner. A concert given by a I-limp
garian Singing society was raided by
400 soldiers, who insisted upon '''lThe
i Star Spangled Banner" and forbade
the playing of all Hungarian or Ger
man music. Meeting places of for
'eign-born workers were attacked;
meetings were broken up, aod men
and women were insulted Snd as
The soldier-mob raids were care
i fully planned and executed; the po
A lice were directed from headquart
s ers. The masters of American life
evidently desire this thing. If they
did not, they would easily stop it.
Be satisfied, masters; these "for
- eigners" will go. Already they are
- leaving by the hundreds of thou
sands, and recent investigations show
- that, as soon as passports can be se
- cured, between 5,000,000 and 10,
000,000 of foreign-born men and wo
men expect to go back to Europe.
e The last census reported 13,345,545
e foreign-born individuals in the Uni
e ted States. This body of working
0 people, who have been doing the
hard work of the United States for
(. decades, will go back to Europe.
I Well, what then?
r Then the workers who remain will
be able temporarily to demand and
secure labor-famine wages. Then
e the masters will have their excuse
.t for bringing black labor from the
south to the north (as they did dur
ing the war) and for bringing yellow
r coolie labor as they did a generation
ted States as they did a generation
The driving out of millions of for
t- eigners means ultimately the im
-position of more acute forms of slav
ery upon the American working peo
e ple. Thus tyranny will grow; des
f- potism will enthrone itself, and cap
ur italism will die by its own hands.
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d take out.
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n S. F. T. Cash Grocery
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