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AN 1) 1 .I .RIALI.SM. \We hope the imperialists of the Uniled Stalet and of 0 rent Blritain ind their weaver of fine phrases in Ithe While House wvill .e'l whai t c('nsOlatlio they c('n ol of the I ael that the a.i latio..i forr Irish independence, asll . represeIned by. De \'ilern, i as yet con'lfined it demalnnldinlg niothiing hut poilitical freedolrm. If they wish to believe that the hllurni ng denunciatlions (,. BDritish imperialismin occasioned by the visii of the president of the Irish republie are the cauise of ino hilltter eintparrisons he Itw'eei tIhe antlins of American andi Iiltishi iilperialists, leot themnl slumber on. Yeste'rdayV. It the ball partk, a priest drew' ip anl t indilctment of imperialistic l'England ani d of hier designs on the treerl-om of the worlit. le courtl have called it an indichllient, of tierinal ional enlp ilalis without lhavingrio ehange \\word----anid ma ny il' Iliis ihoierers made thire eoinmparisoni. So similar are the anotions of the I reatl piowers today toward all eflforts on thie part of theli oppressed for freedon, eiItheri po lilical or' indulstrial, or ollth, that evenr, Ihe uinlthitkinng cansll e the hand of the international pluinderbiund. The control rof intei'rnatlional finance has paissed from the ihands of thie Britishi banking syndicates, inito ithe hands 4t' tlhe American financial l ords. All Europe is ill their debt, England inlclulded. (liOne word fromr the invisible govern'ment. whose heel is or the neck tof tie American as wellt as the Irish Ipeople, and lre i ltraus chainrii. wo\\ild he loosed..eI W'e doubti irf o'r mirasters know IIe inimenlse numbllilers of the Am\er'iican people that thave this knowledge, who feel that it is thre American imperialist, as well as hiis lBritisth couinterpar'nl, that is keeping the Irish in slaver'y with the bayonet. Neither is it htardi to find parallel examples. hlere in Ihe vorld's greatest republic., for' the treat ment ' nted out to po litical pirisoners iby the ruling class. Amerieca itu dupllitate horror wit horr'or wheil it comries to Il a lestion oif thie treallmeit iof men anil woienie whio are tirue to Itheir convict ions. Internatiioinal ('apitalisiii is tottering iin EIrlirlope today, andi the Iposil ion of capitalismn ill Americn has not been o .liniigtrehened by the visit of the piresident of Irlr niid. (:rompiar'isao-s are ('irsily i nae these days. a il gtl l ilil e \ ;Iy Ilat. the imniiperi ..ists are entitlled to alli te eonisolationrI they cani get from thie iact lithat ireliiiil's splokesmanri diemandliis only 'po litical il(tlndep uiileence orn the Irisrh lIpeile. TTR' n R_ ' TT MAVFTM1.NT THI U. B. U. MU V EMENT.. The preosenit Itad of the A. I". ol' L. describes. the 'og nlliza- n tliol as " br'it era d a ll ut te si vement. Plerhapitts this is Iho hbes detscription thati could lie given. fur the organizati on certainly furnishes bread atnd butter, to say inthiing of' chaimpagne and a Irenlch pastry, to large numblers of high-salaried officials. t11 is probable, huwvever, that President (iomlpers meant thin a the movemenlcl was a praelical and noi t a theoretical onie; tha it an did n.t ,neeri ilsell' with prioblenms other than the sI'(cura'i g ti of a "'rea sniulale" daily wage. It is trllte lint the A. '. it' L. does notl. as an organiization, hi coicerii itself with political qulestions; "nI li partisa politics inll I the Illil0ions" has been Ihe slogan for imnnyn years. h. "'lReward oar frieniids ad pun.ish our enemies'' is the hlrase a that e tllaitins all Ithe polilietal propaganda ori thie A. I". r I. The disastiroaits resull of this policy is lhiinily seen tIoday. i \\'liile Ihe worilkers have beeln revetl ed from dii scuissing poiliti- - 1 ala qluestioins ini the onily plaices where they gather li'or dis ('lissioni is w\oirkers. the tl'ficers have been leftl tree to dispolse s tot whatever intl'lience they possess. to the highest hidlder. As a direct c insetlI eence of this, thiepolitical, corritiliion that maTke. Amierican politics ita y-w\tordt hlias crept int(o the A. P. of ' L.: the salaried ol'ticials of the international unions ciinnoit ite said to represelt the interests l f the rank andli file. The ietes lion as to whether .t' inot the imembilership realizes this does nut Iº tletract fI'rom the truth iof' the statement. Atliost withotl ex ception the tfl't'icers are the heclihmen oif onle o e the other ofl' the (capitalistic parties anil it is the itff'icialdt oni th' e A. F. iof L. , that interprel the "frieniids and enemy ' clause. I liesides developintg a pIrely nlAmerici ltype---tlie labor ftaker ---this altitude towarld piditical questions. hans resulted ini la-' bir having ntt construlctive policy 'or the future. 'lT.here is no vision in the trade-nion l l iiove eil nit. no idci, alpparently, that s society will ever he organtiized ditl'ereintly than it is today. Even as a "breatl andI uittller'" ttrganizatittn it has failedl, t.ilr de 1tpite the ,rise in lmoney \lwages. the worker can pulrchase less breatd and hauller \\vith his earnings than ever beol're. A'. . ith:the conditions existing it is little \vllndetr that perlson' s I outside.of the A. F. of L. forth i poor opintion of the itlelli gene oh' the memibership. The quiestioni is l'reqltently asked: I "\'hy don't they ehliange the til'ticerts anild the policies it they (1. not mee wit th eir alppiovail,. it' they do not I'nn ltion inii heir interests?" It is hard to make those outside the laihor itiovetenzit---an d I many inside- understanid Ihe piractically absolute control ex- I crcised by inter national ol'ficers over tlhe'ir loca l unlions. andl by the executiveL, co.iuncil ' , tit e A. F. of L. over tile internatlion - als. The closed shop has already beeoon spoken i; it protects the I ,work er against discrimination on the part of' the employer. but I it also places him at the mercy o.f hii s internatonalil offictials. Suppose a subordiinate local of' an internatiolnal iunioni goest contrary rto the wishes of their internationinl oftice. either by,. striking \'ithIolut sanction or by opposing tlleir-policies. - ~je charter of the insnirgeit union is revoked agd its mrne bers find themselves unable to, obtain employment at their l Union Stock Holders in the 1 Butte Daily Buletin UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA--Locals: Sand Coulee, Stocket, Roundup, Lehigh, Kleini Waihoe, Red Lodge, Smith (Bear Creek). FEDERAL LAUOR UNION-Livingston. MACHINISTS' UNION-Great Falls, Bditt., Livingston. MACHINISTS' INION---Great Falls, Btltte Livingston, Seattle. CERlEAL WORKERS-Great Falls.' TYPOGRIAPHICAL UNION-Butte. BLACKSMITHS' UNION-Butte. Miles .'tt Seattle. ELECTRICIANS' UNION-Livingston, 'Der Lodge, Butte, Anaconda, S.ttl e. BAKERS' UNION-Great Falls. SHOE WORKERS-Great Falls. PLASTERERS' UNION-Great Falls. RAILWAY CAR REPAIRERS---Livingstou, Miles City, MUSICIANS' UNION-Butte, BREWERY WORKERS' UNION-Butte. HOD CAR1RERS' UNION--Butte and o.eman., STREET CAR MEN'S UNION-Butte, Portlasd. BARBERS' UNION-Butte. ' METAL MINE WORKERS' UNION OP AVfRIC'A. PRINTING PRESSMEN'S UNION-.Butte. MAILERS' UNION-Butte. STI'EREOTYPERS AND ELECTROTYPERS' UNION-Butte. BRIDGE AND STRUCTURAL IRON WORflEfp-Butte. PIPEPITTERS' UNION-Butte. BROTIHERHOOD BOILERMAKERS AN}l HELPERS-Butte and 'Livingston. STEAM AND OPERATING ENGIN!CERS-Great Falls BUTOIERS' (INION-Great Fl.ls. BAKERS' UNIQN-Butte. INTERNATIONAL MOLDER'S UNION, LOCAL NO. 276-Butte, LAUNDRY WORKlERl' UNION. NO. alr-utte, P'IUMBIERS' UNION-Butte, Seattle. BROTHERHOOD RAILWAY .CARMEN OF AMERICA, LOCAL NO 2;4-Mlles City. TRAI)ES AND LABOR COUNCIL--..MjIe Clty, IIOD CARRIERS' UNION-iHelena. BROTIIERHOOID RAILWAY CARMEN: OF AMERICA, COPPER LODGE NO. 430-Butte. BUTTE FOUNDRY WORKERS' `UNION-Butte. PAINTERS UNION---Butte, Seattle. CARPEiNTERS' UNION, No. 1335---Seattle, Wash. TAILORS' PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION-.-Butte, portland. BOILERMAKERS, SHIP BUILDERS AND HELPERS OF AMERICA --Tacoma, Seattle, Livingston. INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF IBLACE.MITHS AND HELP ERS, LOCAL NO. 211--Seattle, Waih. WORKERS', SOLDIERS' AND SAILORS' COUNCIL--Painters' Hall, Seattle, Wash. BUILDI)ING LABORERS' UNION-Spattle. INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LBRiDGiE AND STRUCTURAL - IRON WORKERS AND PILEDRIyVERS' LOCAL NO. 86--Seattle. AND THOUSANDS OF INDIVIDUALS "IN BUTTli AND MONTANA p ·.. Tea Irade. They are expelled from the local central councils and w' receive no support from them. is I (Cotrollizig he Irade journals, officers are able to censor all rel rmailtler hostile to tlhir policies. It hais rnot been uncommon forl tlie locals known In be opposel Ito ofl'ieialtlom, to have Lio their charters revoked before Ithe inlion elections come up. l hKeeping closely in touch with the sentiment of the merm- tio hershil Ihirough their sltal's of' personailly appointed organizers, lrii in close campaigns new locals, with a paper membership are .oi organized. that are voted for and by the admilnistration. i The same methods are used by the politcl machine of the ind A\ . f. o L. In retain control. Ed Alw\ays involved in ijurisdictioinal disputes wilth each other, lhe, international oflicers are practically at. Ihe niercy of the ain cxecultive colln il, who adjillsl---or fail to adjust---disputes aI . so as to ncver' Inally settle any qilestioti. thu A dlecisioni against an international union in a ,jirisdictional is 3 .i dispute means a loss o' work tor its membership, and, ii many ima instances. an ttnall loss of meinhehrship with a coisequent loss Me: of int'liienei . of Quile oftent the more prioinient o''icer's of the A. F. of L. are iro complirnlenl ie-generialls} of' late years, in the capitalistic I press-- on their W'onderflul executive ability. wit Those who\ arie familiar witli the inside policies of the A. F. tro (i' I.. kiinow tlt this woniderl'iil ahilit' consists only in so mia- ine niipulling one g'rouip of inteirniiationals against another' that a an balance ofl' powelr is in 'favor oif the administration. ba FIr removed fromi Ithie membershlip, oil of itouch wilh the "' wo\\rketl;s aul their i problems, interpreting all industrial dis- l piiles in teroms of loss or: gain in eoinbeirship, Ithe internationMl pre oflficers s pend their linme playing the 'polilical glime in .ltleiri' l min t nioins: in the. A1. F. of l .,Anid in state and national elec- sta tions. ii The fact Ihal. most interllnalional officials are never' dleleated., am huIt continuie to hold office ulitil Ithey resign---generally to use too Iheir experience, goained at the expense of tIhe w\orkers, t'or Ilhe hienetil of sottime cipo'oration-does not mean Ithat their policies ot are acceptible Ito the anenilher'ship. co The boasted detnoc'racy.ol' the trade uniions is mostly a myth r1 iii so 'tir s election if olficials is concerned. With the aid of nen Ilie methlllods already (iltlined, and wilh the assistance ofl on or' at ha support to the adnlinislratii:in, it is not difficult foi' the officials , to pe'rpliltute themselves iii office. in Mo \\ilh Ithe ini;jority ol' tlihe voting strength of. the A. F. of L. li. 'oiliveliltionis vested in the international offticers, the mtachine t.n stlrelingtlliens itsell' as the yeoits pass. If slight changes are made no iii the ipers ionnel, it is generally Io replace some official \\ll.o Ino ore htis I.st Iprestige with his organrization, or whose organization col is no longer a tatelol' in the political line-up.. a ltiscolutcrI'inig its is the outlook for Ilithose who believe that the wi iitllue holds s.toe llhiig more for llaboir than an Iunending grind, Yo ilay It lorleitly, fair a\ wa\ge that is ''hallitgfirt'iteri' and farther he hindl the (cost of living, it is not ltopeltess. a T'lhe \Vworkerls today iiare thinkinlg as inever hlefore, and Ihe ch novei ent l thli hits a iired the title lt'o the lO . .I1. U. is the re- el, stilt of that thiiinking. ot (To le CB l ilined). pet The stone intilerests that, tluring the war,: eclled upon higl int itheaveni to witniess theiri' dteterm'niitinlii never to trade wvith cl (etic iimal i again are inow I rIam'pling over' one anotheir in order to 0u get control of' the Gerillan mairkets ,l\o that the blockade htas el bee lifted. apt tiv Aiotiher "Savior of llitssia." teiiikine, the areh tyrant of tot c(5ss'ackdonl. has jiust beon sroui'unded by the soviet forces: the tirs nuiiirderois t Kolchtik is still ruiiniiiing toward the Ptacifie, so ail- ing wo lied iiiimperialists tr'e yet without ti Messiah. art, Most ol' thie big l'0ol1 supply c(nicernis probably wish tha liieI aft Mleltal 'Ttrades \woiild hnurry andt sign the contralt, so itte co('1- poi luny press couhl dlrop the enlampaligi aglinst the high cost oif' an living. the pot .list of lthe lworke i'oi's I'or'gol their grievances wthile the war 'it workers' grievaltnces after the w'ar Vwas over. t wt pal I\'liher'e were itl t lit' Iteople yesterday wc'tho iisent to say thatleve the I'ish sild forget ttei' gr'ie'atces Until uIter' the tr? iPi Vacation Correspondence LI Y Our4GMM MAN N .ALLOW SMOKIN i - tpH~ir"II tihti~ I~·ARW~ /1 il Political and Industrial Conditions In Europe and the United States - (George P. West, the author of the following article, re- it ntly retired from the position of special assistant to Mr. cus, isil Manly, one of two loint chairmen of Itle United Stales suit it labor board. Prior to that he was editor of thle PubLic. con, 0e of the national magazines of liberal opinion. Mr. Wesi as perhaps best known for his conlection witlh tlhe industrial lations comimission, of which Frank P. Walsh wa.ts (chaltmi.i sino e federal body whllich conductled a colt ry-wide invest.iga- a cei Iin several years ago, revealing a remarkable story of tihe l- Me iracy o calpital against the workers in this country, and smne acing before the nation facts regarding the industrial situa- dida n which l'orn a basis for all campaigns for a better indus- smn al order; Mr. West was one of thle chief investigators and tha int author of the commnission's report. Mr. West has re- mar n.tly been engaged to write for the Bulletin, in connection ih the Far°go +Courier-News, a series of letters on national. dozi dustrial, ptlit.ical and social events of great significance.-- r. itior.) an New \VorkI, July 23.-Of nll the I Armenians materially, which shall oblj ed to go in for economic imperi sm on a vast scale, the proposal is tl it we take a mandate for Armenia new perhaps the most startling. whit It is hard enough for the average Arm in to see why we should go into the xico at ithe expense' of American A es and treasure and the friendship one all Latin-America, in order to all atect the investments of big busi- sum s in that country. men But Mexico is simple compared ican th Armenia, a country 6,000 miles ernr -ay in the very center of the most OVel mublous and war-breeding district curi the woirld, where East and West P Let and all the racial and religious he a d economic enmities of the world ish ve. been drenching the soil with war )od for thirty centuries. insih TIhese letters called attention last not ek, to a part of th'e. presidenlt's seet dressn that seemtd' designed to wlhe epare the Americaii people for the of 1 louncement of strange. new for- men nt adventures, in which the United It ates would henceforth play the aggs itish role of trustee for peoplts t.ion lose physical force was'too slight and di whose natural' resources were by a rich to permit. them, to be left. fiel ino. wee Now comes James W. Gerard, ex- the ibassador to Germany and a dent- ado ratic politician high in the party 1,4( uiicils, with a: blast entitled "Why Arn nerica should accept mandate for 482 inmeina." In a long article promi- one ntly featured in the New York has mes, Mr. Gerard pleads for Ameri- iig n control of Armenia for reasons exp, at in their sophistry and hypocrisy can ve seldom been surpassed. ing Mr. Gerard, by the way, is a son- can -law of the lite Marcus Daly, the and oitatna copper magnate, And it' live ay or may not be significant that of e, other conspicuous American wit] lend of Armenia is Cleveland -1. crei adge, vice president of the Phelps- thl adge Copper company. For Ar- hap cnia lias vast deposits of Very rich idei pper ore. It was Mr. Dodge who I ipped to the front of the stage i. Id led the cheering-when President per ilson appeared at Carnegie 1hll the imediately after landing in New won ark on his retrtiri froin Paris. be Mr. Gerard gives twenty-two., rea- and us why we should go into 'Ar- this enla. First, "it is the duty . of mai tristian Ameriica to respond to the rivs 11il of Christian Armenia ---the gen 3rld's first Christian nation." That Rum Ighl to apl)eal to the -chlirch ta ople. of Second, "a'mong the sixteen or cep ore nations that are to be made mal to statehood, none has suffered as tir itch as Armenia, and none has tens nt1ributed more to the success of or ir cause than Armenia." This will ceri t news to some, but 'Mr. Gerard is dial ling you abotit it. That ought to the .ppal to every patriot. we Third. "it is a sacred and-illpera- ists ve duty to make our contribution' I ward insuring the permaireihce of reap e fruits of ouri sacrifices:" . '.And cot on up to Iioint fifteen, not neglect- wit. g. the point that our missionary lud ark in Armenia will prosper if we mit e in control of the country. gua Point fifteen comes as a shock of ter all the altruism and religious Bal 1l patriotic fervor .of the earlier Jug ints. It reads: "We may have- to scll nd on the Black sea and Medi- the rranean shores of Armellia a few a i ousand marines as a notice on the Eue pulation that America has as- we nied the task of organizing the too imenian government., which will nea vc an incredibly steadying. effect 'but the population." (Earlier in the part tide aIr. Gerard had devoted .5a the tole 'point to .: explaining that sinc eryone in Arxnienia would welcome nati with open arms.) "Our printi- coni 1 task will contsist in aiding the B done by way of loans. In proportion to its size---and iti he most extensive among all the fly created states, except Arabia, ch is largely a desert country- nenia is the richest country in world in natural resources." II this is plain enough to alny who has pain any. attention at to the ways of empire. Pre lable, the financing of A.r lia will be done by private Atnmer i bankers, and the weak now gov ment can he expected to hand r its natural resources as se-. ity on most favorable terms.: 'resident Wilson was right when said that America sought no self advantage from victory in the Powerful groups close on. the tde at Paris and Washi-ngton are America. But what Anmet'lca ls seems t o mIater very little en it conflicts with the interests thesd groups in Mexico or Ar lia. I wou.ld be impossible .to ex trate the dangers and conlilica is of American rule in Armehia I the seizing upon the Near East American profiteers as a favorite d of investment for Ihe surplus Ilth which they have wrung from people of America. Mr. Gerai'd nits that inl 1914 there. were 03,000 Armenians in Turkish eunia and 943,000 Turks, 'besides 3;000 Kurds, and that since then u-half of th Armenian popuilation been destroyed. Shooting Turks Wht provide valuable pastime and ierience for high-spirited Ameri 1 youths. Stories of these shoot expeditious would enrich the iversation at Fifth avenue clubs, I New York society might in time al that of London in the number retired and active army officer's :h exciting adventures to their dit. But in the meantime some-i ig very serious would have to ppen to American traditions andl 'als. hut shooting Turks is the least of These budding economic iti 'ialists of ours have picked for sir adventures the one spot in" the rid Whre we should most sulirely drawn into international discord l ,conflict. it was for control of s corner of the world that Ge.r ny started the :war. It was alry in this section that for two nerations before the war kept first esia and England and then. Qer ny and Russia on tenter 'hooks jealousy and apprehension. Ac t a mandate for Armenia, and we ke almost certain our participa n in the next big fuss. No prob a of Europe or the Mediterranean Asia but will then vitally cott '·n "us." (For there is no imme te prospect that we shall get over habit of suying "us" when what mean is a few of our capital It. is probably because England lizes this, and believes she can Int on our help in any future rows h France or Italy or Russia or lil, that she wants to see' us com t ourselves. It would be a safe ard against the ambitious scheme France to obtain control in the lkans throuigh her control. of yo-Slavia and Bulgaria, and the teme of Italy to obtain once more Smastery of the Meiditerranean mastery threatening England at ez and Gibraltar, a mastery that might more quickly resent if we had interests in the Mediterra 4n basin. All this is speculation, :-ustified by the history of this t of th world, where through all centuries of recorded history, cc Greece fought Troy, rulers and ions have plotted and fought for trol. • ' 3ut .the American people will lose TO SMOKE OR NOT TO SMOKE O -O 0 ---- - -' -o (By. United Press.) London (13y Mail)--Wilether min isters should smoke is arousing dis cussion among clergymen' as a: re sult of a question asked at a recent convention of Methodist ministers as to whether it' is Christimn-like for ministers to smoke. "It all dependil on what you smoke," said one minister. "I smoke a cigar 1i the glory of God." Rev. F. C. SDurr, Regent's Park M1ethodisl chulrch, cdnfessed he smoked a pipe in his study, but didn't think It wise for ministers to smoke in public. Another favors it for the reason that a good smoke helps to get a man's soul. "Personally I haven't smoked a dozen cigarettes in my life," said I)r. F. B. Meyer, "and that was 'in Turkey where it would have been an *act of great discourtesy not` to smoke with your host. But I don't object to smoking It' by so doing a minister can get nearer to a mlan's soul?" SToday's Anniversary:. I 13abhitt Metal is so called because it was. the'invention of l9aac Babbitt, who was horn at.Taunton, Mass., 120 years ago today. 'It was in 1839 that Biabbitt discovered the well' known and widely used anti-friction metal which perpetuates his name. This was a soft. metal from alloying to gether certain proportions of copper, tin and zinc, or antimony, and to a large extent obviated friction in the berivngs of joirnals, cranks, axles, etc. Babbitt' began his career as a goldsmith, but .early became 'inter ested in the production of alloys. o -- 0 I :AMOUS WOMEN I Madancla', garalt Bn nh)ardt. Sarnah flerniardt :(T0osina Sarah lanmala) was boni. ,intPai'is, Oct.. 22, 1844, and ,akg educated.at a convent in "Versailles.. hbe made hei' first ap pearance on the stage when she was 1S years of age.: She made. her first appeai'rance: in Ameriica in. 1880.. In 1882 she was. married to M. Damala, in France. Like Patti, she-has made several farewell tiips to Anierica. Be Isides being a painter and sculptor of recognized ability, she has written many hooks and magazine articles and produced a play, "L'Aveu," writ ten by herself. Her home is in Paris. 0 o I Morsels From'A . I I Sage's Scrap Book O - . -It What country has never been con quered? Scotland. There "Roman eagles found u'nconquered fQes." The union between' Scotland and England, as the "King of Great Britain"---though the crowns of -the 'two 'countries were united by the accession of James I. (VI. of Scotland), March 24, 160-- took' place in 170.7.. STAiNDARD IL CO. fliUflIU UIL UU, STOCK ON[CHANGE (Special United Press Wire.) vev YOrk, July 26.-For the first e in history, the Standard Oil Co., New. Jersey. will place its stock the New- Ybrk Stock.exchange, it sannounced :following, a statement t iight, that. $100,000,000 worth preferred stdck will be issued in inery projects. Holders of conm t stock will be allowed-to pur se one share of the new stock for h share of old stock. It will hbe Bred at par. first skirmish on .this 'issue if y even permit themselves, to be wn into a serious discussion of Armenidn mandate. Even a dis sion is an absurdity. .Why uld we- even consider -a proposal ,end .marines and- take control of iutntry in which we have`'xo more I interest iaid with'which we have more ties' "han we have with 's or the moon? On the face of he proposal is unnatural and ab i-so unnatural and. so, absurd t we are justified and even forced view the motives of the propo ts with suspicion.