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TELEPHONES EIGHT .P ,AG Business office........ 52 E. ETo ' PRAe R Editorial Rooms ...... 292 12,95 ---.-2---O --- IW T1"'1. I~t l \ . ANA, THU HSI \A ..AL iil ' ýST 11 19. P IEF E T MINERS DEMAND 30-HOUR WEEK ANTHRACITE DIGGERS WANT60 PER CENT RAISE \\ilkes-Barreo. 1... A\lg. 28.---An ti ile miners here have decllaed 1l'0I thle chk-dffl,, a six-huIr work day five days a \\eek and .all ijclCrease (f() Ipet' V~elc t in wages. The tri-district c..nIX(v itioi, ill seession to I'ormulate the de inallds of the miliers, adoi'led thle report of tille scalo committee Aug. 22. The following are the lelanlds: lFirsl --We delmand thlt thite ilext conltract he 'o r a pnriod of Ilt exceedintg two year anlid that the making of' individual Ilgrcl lellts iand contrali ts ill the miniinilg of coal shall be prosecuted. Second-We demand that tie con tract wage scales be increased 6.0 per cent, and that the increases se cured in the supplemental agree nents of 1917 and 1.918 shall be in cluded in.the wage scale as thi basis upon which the 60 per cent sliall be added, and that all day men be granted an increase of $2 a day. Third --We demand that a uhiform wage scale be established so that the various occupations of like (lharac ter at several collieries shall com mnand the same wage and that shovel crews operating for coal conipanies shall be paid not. less than the rates paid by the contractors to shovelmen. Fo' ifii--we denii tzfhat 4 work day of not more than six hours from bank to bank he established for all classes of inside and outside (lay la bor, five days per week, the uiliform scales to be the basis upon which the advance above demanded shall apply. with time and half time for overtinme and double time for Sundays aid hol idays. Fifth--We demand a closed shop contract, which means full rI.cogni tion of the United :1 ine Worlers of America as a party to the agreement. MEXICAN BANIITS DEHAIL CARHANZA TROOP TRAIN (Special United Press Wire.) Laredo, Tex., Aug. 28.--Mexican bandits derailed a Carranzista troop train which was carrying 150 men, machine guns, artillery and pro visions in the state of Chiapas early this week and killed or captu'ed all federals, according to advices. More than 200 bandits took part in the attack, but it is not known to what faction the bandits belong. The at tack was a complete surprise in a lonely mountainous region. Shipbuilders Accused of Using Lax Methods (Special United Press Wire.) Seattle, Aug. 2S.-Certain ship builders in this district are facing criminal prosecution as a result of their lax methods during the war, developed at the hearing before the congressional shipyards probte com mittee. Captain Rustad. (f the emergency fleets, acting assis'ant in charge of the woodship construction in this district, was the chief wit ness. ANACONDA UNION WILL OBSERVE LABOR DAY Mammoth Celebration, In cluding Sports Program, to Be Held at Mountain View Park. A mammoth Labor day celebra tion will be held at Mountains View park, near Anaconda, und r the auspices of the Anaconda Central Labor council, on next Monday, La bor day. It is intended to make the event a strictly working cla;s affair and all members of labor bodies iit Butte (Continued on Page Seven.) PITTSMONT SMELTER CLOSED) Men Discharged Who Re fuse to Scab. Complete Scab List to Be Published in Near Future. Appearing before the regular meeting of the Metal Trades council, a committee fronm the Silver Bow Central council stated that they were ready to act as a third party to se cure a meeting between the repre sentatives of the striking metal tradesmen and the officials of the mining companies. The Metal Trades council recom mended to the strike committee that the request of the Silver Bow coun cil be concurred in and that the executive board hold themselves in readiness to meet the representatives of the company. It is not yet known whether any further conferences ara desired by the company and if one is arranged, it is probable that it will not take place before the end of the week. It was reported to the metal trades (Continued on Page Seven.) He testified that he had to make adverse reports to the fleet corpor ation about construction of certain ships which were built at Grays Har bor. One of these ships, he said, had to be docked twice for repairs short ly after completion. Attorney Cosgrove for the fleet corporation, told the committee that criminal action, involving certain shipbuilders was contemplated. He would not give any names. YOUU-Have You Donated to a Free Press? OR ARE YOU A SLACKER IN THE FIGHT? 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 . . . . . . . $4,735.30 Wednesday, in Butte . . 13.00 Wednesday, Outside Butte 8.05 Total . . $4,756.35 Balance to Be Raised . . . . . $ 243.65 TOUCHING SOLICITUDE FOR THE SLAVE "(1 " , f I ý . ·6r / .--- . W ý ( AiV TO t. CRGOTOOX- 5. RE THIN-i THE f E ORMdN(. CLF S 15L TOO EXTRRV-O RNT -THE L. - PAY c .tec - C0TO IHLVN IS RESPONStIBLE FOR RLL THE UNtREbT-NOT ThHEI.C.OF L.___ A M IPA INi BEARING FRUIT Reports Reaching Depart ment of Justice Show Prices Taking Downward Turn in Some Localities. Washington, Aug. 28.-According to reports reaching the department of justice, prices are beginning to take a downward turn in various parts of the country, but so far the slump has not gathered momentum enough to be felt where purchases are made for immediate use. Attorney General Palmer, when asked how soon results could be ex pected from the campaign to reduce the cost of living, said all the gov ernment wanlted was a fair chance to show what could be done to take the artificial inflation out of the market. He. said cumulative results were expected when congress enacts amendments to the food control law, by which criminal penalties can be imposed on profiteers and hoarders. "We hope the public will begin to reap the benefit of our efforts be fore long," Mr. Palmer said. "W'e are making progress in obtaining prom ises from shoe manufacturers as to fixing a limit beyond which prices shall not go." MAIRGINS AGIREED UPON. New York, Aug. 28.-In an ef fort to stabilize meat prices, the (Continued on Page Seven.) 4REMOVE THE BRIBE-TAKEW Cut this out, fill in with name and address and mall to Attorney General Palmer. 'it) ATTOIRNEY GENI'llAL 1'A1,ME.I, IDEPIA RTI3ENT OF JUSTICE, WASHINGTON, Di). ('. Dean Sir: Monlti;na is now and has been sinell' the beginnlling of thet world war ill the grasp of a group of profiteering wholesale and retail dealers inl foodstuffs and olther necessities, inlcludilng coal]. Prices have been arbitrarily advanceu( by) the (deIle'rs to the stage where the incomes of the working Imoplle are inadlequatte to 'perI'it of the pur1' chase of suffiicient necessities to keep) l)(1ly and soul together, and promtnises of further increases are tltade. Ourt state officials, who Ilave given evidencel that they are in league witll the food andi coal pirates, have failed to give us relief, and we now look to your office to cotmo to oLur' ssistatire. As your United States district aittoliney)' for Mlontanta you h1ave E. C. I)ay, a self-confessed bribe-takelr and at notoriouts friend of the initer ests which are now guilty of pr'ofitee'ing. Mr. l)Day has not only sig nally failed to take action against the profiteers, but seems to be ex tending them every protection ill his power. As lthe result of the conttinued increases in price tand the inactivity of our state officials as well as IMr. Day, we demlland that you, in the interests of the people of the state of Montana, and to the end that the present reign of the plunderbuntl in this state be ended, immediate ly discrharge E. (. Day fronm the office of United States alttorney for the district of 3lMount.tl and replace him with sonime one of integrity who will follow your' orders and the wishes of the people and prosecute the food hoaurders and the profiteers. (Signed) Nail............. .......... ......................... Street No................ ......................... ('ity.... . ....................., Montana. MONTENEGRINS REVOLT (Special United Press Wire.) tl,,tult.l I. .\t;. r,.-tA ev'oltl tittl ' lia bhr kei t o Lt in .ftmiatle ieg('r'!t eXt'elilinl over tlhe entire (.oJtillry. ' cc otli-g 14. lis lpul.ch es retl.i in"· Itee. The sitntli..n. is Serias. and the fillht ii,,-t is \\ i l a,-.V.'.,I. w ith the Serbi nui fotrces 11 unable to S1 11011t1.e..-, I' t n . ,ll ti i. . ORDINANCE WOULD GIVE CONTROL OF ALL MEATS IFurtlho revel ations ini coulectiion with the tlanseI Packing Scompany's mon-10opoly oin the slaughter and sale of tubercular c.is~ i til le have hronghl to light the lfact that lfor some of the condemned di.seased autimals purclhased by the packing Scompalny. as related ill yesterday's. expose, the company pays thIe cou.ti.y duly a nomiial price If ~. 5, spposedly for the hidles, anid that, in additionl, ofn the 85 diseased animals bought by, Itoe comlpaiy ill Silver lBIw coility since March 1, 4919, ihe .ouitl.y Irs D.lly received co.ml.lisati)n lI',r 63, 10o account ig of thlie other i:2 Iavi ngl s yet beeui made to the county by - the company. A1 Wftk W\ Wý m Wum (P th1 R^, anila lc anlnntnrl fnr hv ORDER MEN BACK TO - WORK Brotherhood Chiefs Say Men Must Return to Their Jobs. Many Men Vote to Remain on Strike. Los Angeles, Aug. 28.---All 11em bers of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen who are on strike have been ordered to return to work by WV. G. Lee, president of the brother hood. A telegram containing this order, and declaring that, if the trainmen fail to heed it, they will be suspended from the brotherhood, was received by local strike leaders. The telegram stated that "no lu thority or sanction was given by this organization for strike of yardmen of the Santa Fe and Southern Pa cific" and adding that, "unless there is a decided improvement, the gov ernment will take steps to operate the lines." A simultaneous notice issued bh W. S. Stone, president of the en gineers' organization, said: (Continued on Page Seven.) (Continued on Page Seven.) j (Contiuned on Page Seven.) Mayor Will Not Tolerate 'Profiteers at City Mart Reports of instinces where telelPrs at the city curb market have at tempted to charge prices the equal of or higher than the prices charged at some of the stores which are profiteering. have led Mayor Stod leni to issne an announcement that in every instance where such charges are substantiated. the dealer's li cense to sell at the market will be revoked. The instances reported,t however. Of the 63 animals acounted for by the company to the county, two were big bulls, for which the company paid the county and state $80 each; '12 were diseased cows still able to walk and which presumably were sold over Butte market counters as prime beef, for which the company paid the county ,.nd state $2f5,a h; 8 were animals ~if which the * se had spread so conspicuously through the carcass that. tll ge. t had I. be "sterilizted" a . ausa ge or hamburger; iii11 were accounted for as animals in which the tuberculosis had rendered the carcasses so vile and filthy that even "sterilization" could not make them pass muster even as sausage and hamburger and which consequently were presumably rendered into fer tilizer and the county and state paid the sumt of $5 each for the hides. Before the present administration in the county auditor's office, it has been stated, the Hansen company was compelled to render no account ing for the moneys due the county and the state for diseased animals secured by the company and slaugh tered. But of recent months the company has been compelled to sub mit a report of the number of such animals received, and to make pay ment to the county of the sums fixed for the various classes of such ani mnals received and slaughtered. An investigation of the county records yesterday showed that while the Hansen company had received 85 condemned diseased animals, for each of which the connty and the state combineu on a fifty-fifty basis to pay the owners at the rate of $75 per head for cows condemned and $81) for bulls condemned, the com puny to date had accounted only for the 6:, two of which were bulls. (Continued on Page Seven.) have been few. It is'stated that sev eral of the profiteers have, through other parties secured licenses to sell at the city market and it is believed that the cases of overcharging affect only such licensees as are believed to be acting for the profiteers and that the overcharges are made in order to discredit the market. Mayor Stodden declared he will (Continued on Page Seven.) 'MOYER UNION IS RUNNING TRUE TO FORM In an Attempt to Break Strike in Arizona, Agrees to Furnish Men to Run the Struck Properties. (Special to The Bulletin.) Oatman, Ariz., Aug. 28.-The strike of the metal miners here for the six-hour day and wage increases, which was called Aug. 16 by the In dustrial Workers of the World, took on a new phase Tuesday when Or-. ganizer McCluskey of the Interna tional Union of Mill, Mine and Smel (Continued on Page Seven.).