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JACKSON FILES INFORMA 101
AGAINST X-CiC F OF DETECTIV Business Office ......... 52Today Pre Editorial ooms ........292 12,950 VOL .--NO. - 2 It' TT M N 'I'TANA TI ll .l)AY AI('( ST 21. 110 PRICE NOCHANGE IN STRIKE TUATI SHIFT BOSSES AND SCHOOL OF MINES STUDENTS SCAB Despie the request , o the Melul Trades c.uncil that the amiers stay in the job i'or tihe ljresent. the dislike Iof workiing with sleel sharpelieii by strikelileakers auitl u goiilg to \\okl through guates guarded by giutlment is causin5g the goge of tlhe mllilers to rise. It is well c\\known Ilhat the e(Iliimers of the two miners' (r gaaizationls iii tlihe camp take a tbroad view\ oten tihe matlte of sotlidtlu iily of \ll \ iwokers il times oi iltndusltrial trouble. amiin that qtmlestiios ut' ,what oignitizatio.ns tie workers helong toii o nuit t't'ecl their attititue thien other g"'roups arLe having trouble with the employers. The miners are getting restless and a special meeting of L]ocal 800 of the Industrial Workers is called for tonight. The independent union of Metal Mine 1Workers met last night. Some action on the part of the miners is expected tonight as. the meeting has been called for a general discussion of the strike question.. No change has taken place in the situation the last few days as far as the Metal Trades is concerned; the only nlien doing the work of the strikers are shift bosses and foremen in Butte and School of Mines students in Ana conda. The Metal Trades council. meet ing last night, transacted only rou tine business strike matters being in the hands of the strike committee. In Anaconda a foreman named, Powers reported that he had quit when asked to do the work of both engineers and electricians. A truckload of food supplies has been sent to the hill for the School of Mines students housed there by the companies and the Metal Trades are preparing to place the mer chants furnishing it on the unfair list. Men without licenses are reported to be firing and caring for boilers at the smelter, and President O'Brien of the State Metal Trades council has been asked to take the matter up with the state authorities. In Great Falls, the Equity Co operative store is reported to be do ing a largely increased amount of business as a result of the strike. A committee from the strike com mittee will attend the miners' meet ing, to be held this evening and a speaker from the Metal Trades will probably address the mass meeting to be held at the ball park Sunday. WALK TO WOIIK. (Special United Press Wire.) Nashville, Tenn.. Aug. 21.--Citi zons walked to work today in a drizz ling rain as the result of a street car strike. WILL NOT ACCEPT PRESIDENT'S PROPOSAL Opponents to Treaty Reject Pittman Plan as to Way Reservationists' Demands Should Be Handled. (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, Aug. 1.-Adminis tration senate leaders by careful; strategy, hope to obtain ratification of the treaty, not only without amendments, but without reserva tions. A rejection by treaty opponents of President Wilson's suggestion, that reservationists content themselves with seperate and interpretative resolutions, such as Pittman intro duced yesterday, was the answer to day of the first move in the admin istration campaign. The refusal to accept the Pittman plan, was followed by an emphatic disapproval by Hitchcock, adminis tration leader, of Pittman's resolu (Continued on Page Seven.) CRITICISES SENATOR WALSH In a Ringing Address, Jas. E. Murray Flays Montana Senator and Takes Rap at Overseas Club. Severe criticism of the anti-Irish attitude of United States Senator Walsh and the assertion that a nunm ber of prominent Montanans are members of the Overseas club, which (Continued on Page Seven.) Settlement of Workers' Demands Expected Soon Washington, Aug. 21.-Early ac rest in the ranks of the railroad eau rest i lthe ranks of the railroad em ployes who have been demanding new wage increases. After a lengthy conference with the representatives of the six shop crafts, Director General Hines went to the White House to discuss with President Wilson the problems facing the railroad administration. It was understood that the entire question was reviewed, including the obvious necessity for an increase iii rates or another congressional appropriation to provide funds for any wage ad vance that may be made. MIr. Hines promised the shopmen's i leaders le would give careful con sideration to all the facts presented and would endeavor soon to reach a final decision, indicating that he will order into effect any changes in the wage scale without referring the de Butte Donations for Yesterday Only $3 You contributed liberally to every "drive" during the late unpleasantness" to get "democracy" over there; now if you want democracy over here, you must first have a free press. Donate now-it is the cheapest and best investment the worker can make. Nearly 40,000 of the 50,000 shares of the capital stock of the Bulletin remain unsold-buy a few shares and YOU WILL HAVE A VOICE in the management of the Bulletin. Previously Collected . . . . . . . $4,417.80 W ednesday, in Butte . . . . . . . . 3.00 Wednesday, Outside Butte . . . . . .50 Total . . . . . $4,452.30 Balance to Be Raised . . . . . . $ 547.70 O'ROURKE DISAVOWS MORRISSEY SO FAR, SO GOOD, BUT A LITTLE MORE LIGHT IS REQUIRED lu siiul s statlitments publlislhe ill th ile lo'rn Iing a ' SIRp r herl'i' ,l t K. (h)'(i(.r'l (i'e disc(']lllla s iii his ,stalemtI" the te -ti.i)le b lhe.,il'f aLc\l'wer ul.e of the (lIleti.s )(Ipropoulled ye.(,er.iy by the Bulletlin, 1)and uec(lares eiiphaitica y ll th t Morrissey lL 1i (nog ic i ..issij on li um him iu s either a specijal o.r regular (hellt"y sheriff. So far. So good. We congratulate I Mr. O'Hourke for having common decency enough to refrain from com mlissioning as one of his officers such a man as Morrissey; but the sheriff adroitly side-stepped the alternativel question propounded to him by the Bulletin and signally failed to take the public into his confidence as to the reason underlying the attem)pts of his office to protect Morrissey from the results of his illegal act in virtually kidnapping at the point of a gun a presumably honest man from a local hotel. Should Ilx:laain. While we are pleased to learn of ficially from Mr. O'Rourke that lour rissey is not a special deputy sheriff, we are even more interested in hav ing the sheriff enlighten us and the STRIKEBREAKERS AT ELM ORLU It is stated on good authority that the following men are acting as scabs in the blacksmith shop at the Elm Orlu: Chris Walker, shift boss; L. A. Sinks, shift boss, Jack Hodge, shill boss; William I3awden, miner. A man namlned Bruce. Williamson is said to be scabbing on the machinists in the Elm Orlu machine shop. mands to a board of investigation. The sholpmen's demands were pre sented in the spring to the board of railway wages and working condi tions, which took extensive testimony and then divided evenly for and against a raise. Delay in acting on the demands eventually resulted in the recent unauthorized strikes in many sections of the country. It was claimed by the union offi cials that the wages paid railroad shopmen are materially lower than those paid shopmen in private indus tries and in shipyards and navy yards under government control. The mlin imum rate paid by the railroads now is 68 cents an hour, which is asked to be advanced to 85 cents, an increase of 25 per cent. Until the shopmen's demands are out of the way. Mr. Hines is not tak ing up the demands of other classes of employes, virtually all of whom want more money. public on the other phase of the lat est escapade of the brutal Morrissey. We would like to have the shleriff explain why it was that Morrissey, whom both Mr. O'Rourke and Chief of Police Murphy disavow, was per mitted to throw Cecil Leandor John son, an, apparently peaceful cow plouncher fromll the Big Hole basin, into Mr. O'Rourke's county jail. We would like to have Mr. O'Rourke ex Iplin why it was that his nulderlings falsified when questioned as to the ohllnson case. first denying any knowledge of his arrest and assert ing ihe was not ;a the county jail, and later admitting the arrest, but iass.orliig it was made by a deputy sihoriff, and then again later denying that the sheriff's office had anything to do with it, and attempting to lay ATTORNEY GENERAL PALMER WILL TAKE DRASTIC ACTION AGAINST RETAIL PROFITEERS l\\.tlliilt.u'. ,fu . ;21. l '.,- e i E 'n t tlt ii tl lei I li t i ak(f i' lut it I(f l i st the irei il I o iterI a sl'. I~ h, lieves They ae . to e Io the tlatin causes (f ue . h. igh pricees, Atolttrey (ien entl Pal 1 .1n( t(Il the ltioutse agriiti lauritl .mtitutitotee. He said: "The iepartment has had more complaints against retail goug ers than anyone else. They are tak ing advantage of present conditionis to take unfair plrofits and the depart ment desires, with the consent of congress, to take speedy action against them, as well as all other profiteers." While appearin# g before the cori mittee to urge speedy enactment of additional laws to help reduce the high cost of living. Palmer strong ly opposed the amendmients to the food control act, which would au thorize the president to fix whole sale and retail prices of certain conl modities. The attorney general said such executive ipc.wer would be too drastic and would provoke much de bate in congress. which would de lay passage of otlier amendments suggested by the deplartment of jus tice. Could Obtailn Indidullnll . The department has recoummendedl that pr covisions of the food control act be made alpplicable to wearing apparel, fuel andtl fertilizer, with heavy penalties for profiteering. Armed with an anti-profiteering law, the department, could obtlain specific indictments in various cities. (Continued on Page Seven.) the blame on Chief lurphy's police forlce. ('.se of Kidnapping. For lMr. O'Rourke's benefit the ulllletiii again asserts that since Mlolrissey liha beeii shown by stato nimnts both of the sheriff, himself, and Chief of Police AMurphlhy to have acted without conmpetent authority. the birute's act in forcibly kIidnapping Johnson from the BHenniett hotel is ian act covered by severe ienalties ill ou11 criminal statutes. And we want to know what Mr. O'Itourkie, as s:heriff of this county, is going to dlo about it. Shluldl Ie Arrested. We again affirmi that the act of (Continued on Page Seven.) American Troops Still Hunting Mexican Bandits (Special .nited Press Wire.) Sun Antonio, Aug. 21.----'l'Two lMex ic.uis, blieved to be iiembers of icnlls, believedl to be iembibers of the aviators, have been captured by American troops south of Cannde lirii, according to information re 1.ei\'v'd here. ILLS CONIIDJENCE. 5Alexiic City, Aug. 21. --The Mexi can goverlnlment has contilelee confi denllce ill the good intentions andl spirit of juslice of President Wilson and the Americanll people, Secret ary of State Ilrulanga told the United P'ress correlspondent, when asked for ali expression f ofpinion on the cross ing of the international boundlary by Amerie.ni troopS. Carranza, when asked for his opinion of th( incident, said Anilbas sador Hmonillae in Waislhington, had been instruiic:ted to Iiia ke representa ALCOHOLIC GUNMAN MUST ANSWER SERIOUS CHARGE As the resi ll of' c·a es i)publisheid exclusively i yesterday's Ilhlletlin ii wh\\ichi it was sholwn that Edward Morrissey. wife ha elcr. and IIllegedl wifle-kiltcli. w\\iho was iecently discharged I'roni thlie loffice of (hiel of cilty delte ives I'or brutality, had il legally ii limpersonated ICI offlitcei d it i thie poinilt of a guli, had virtuilly kidnialied C(eil Leander Johnlisoin, a presumably in 'nocent manii, fromii ia lcal hlotel l h had caused the latter to be ilnlcarlerated unji sluly ill the 'mlllity jail hrl near'ly 18 hours, (Itilllly .\Attor ey Jael l soi this ll l'lili g filed anll iformation ini .lisliee Iolianii's courtl aiginst Morrissey and applied f'or a war TURN DOWN COMPANY OFFER Indiana Government Sends in State "Cossacks" When Men Strike to Bet ter Conditions. Ham mond, Ind., Aug. 21.---Of ficials hIere fIeared an1 outbrieal.k when the 800 militiamen arrived to guard the plant of the Standard Steel coin hlany against the possible rioting by (Continued on Page Six.) tionls to the American governmlent. asking inmniediate withdrawal of the Amlerican cavalry and airplaneis. Carranza did not give any opinion' as to how he viewed the case, mere ly reciting facts as related in a tele gra"n to hint atnd announcing a re quest for the withdrawal. ST'I II i HUNTING FOlR BANDITS. El Paso, Aug. 21. - Withdrawal of troopls from Mexico to "avoid diffi (Auilies." is suggested itn a message flroln the 1Mexican consul at the pre sidio. A force of C'arranzista cavalry va riously estimated front 125 to 250, has been sighted by an American airplane, 40 miles below the horder and moving toward the district where the Amnericans are hunting for Ilhe kidnapping bandits. Possibility of a clash betweenl the two forces is (Continued on Page Two.) rant for the discredited brute's ar rest. The warrant was immediately issued and was placed in the hands of an officer who was instructed to arrest Morrissey. Information Filed. The information filed by the county attorney's office bears- out the charges of the Bulletin. It re cites that on Aug. 18. Morrissey ".then and there pretending to be it public officer and under the color and pretense of legal authority, did wilfully and unlawfully, wrongfully and intentionally arrest and detain one Cecil Leander Johnson, against the will of the said Cecil Leander Johnson and without lawful author ity therefor." Company Papers Suppress Story. As related in yesterday's Bulletin, a story apparently unknown to the Butte Daily Post yesterday and sup pressed by both of the company's morning papers today, Morrissey, in a state of intoxication, accompanied by two men who represented them selves to be officers from Bozeman, entered the Bennett hotel on East Front street at 11 o'clock Monday night and after scanning the hotel register, produced a photograph of a man they said was "wanted" at Ilozeman. Despite the fact that there was no resemblance between the face on the photograph and Mr. Johnson, who was seated in the lobby readling a newspaper, Morris sey, at the point of a gun forced Johnson to accompany him, assert ing when asked to show his author ity that his gun was his authority. Investigation by the Bulletin 'de velopeut the fact that Morrissey, al though not an officer either of the city police department or of the county sheriff's office, forced John son to enter an automobile in which he was driven direct to the county jail, where .dorrissey turned the "prisoner" over to County Jailor William Zeigler, with the request that he be locked up. When asked by Zeigler who was the arresting officer, Morrissey (Continued on Page Seven.) DIST. ATTY. DAY WILL NOT HELP Solve Montana's Food Prob lem-Dept. of Justice Re ceives No Assistance From Bribe-Taker. While the activities of the federal department of justice throughout the country generally is bearing fruit, as is evidenced by the number of reports of seizures of hoarded foodstuffs and arrests of hoarders, the campaign against the profiteers in Montana, so far as the office of United States District Attorney Day is concerned, apparently is non-exIst ant. It is reported that one of the local department of justice agents has so far aroused from his lethargy as to pay a visit to the Henningsen com pany's warehouse and . eriises, to visit other plants within thi.next few days. However, the visits I$Sght be friendly ones in so.far as any action (Continued on Page Si3.)'