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WITHOUT FOR THE MEN. WHO ARE IN Hundreds of workers are literally rotting in the jails of this count ry because of their activiiy in the cause of Labor. Malny of these vic tlio of the world-wide class war are awating trial--and have been waiting for nllly vo;I'y months fsor the speedy trial guaraitleed them by the Uniled Slates (Constitution. Others were tried and sentenced to teliuns rangintg from one to twenty years during the periio of war hysteria, and alpeals in their cases are now being taken fIrom kinig Capital drunk to King Capital sober. Some of the prisoners have escaped by death, others are dying, mans have contracted tuberc.iosis and other loathsome diseases, and all are suffering untold agony from close confinement in the fetid atmnos phere, from insan itary and unhtealthy surroundings, from poor and insutfficient food, and from inhuman treatm:ent accorded the.m by brutalized guards. Past attempts to secure bail for all of these vworkers in jail have not been attended with great success because of the lack of syslem. In divi duals sought to secure bail for their personal friertds, and failing to get the necessary antoit.it they returned what had been collected, thus making their entire efforts fruitless. This wats the condition facintg the dealgates 'frout all the western dlistrict organ.izations of the Industrial \Vorkers ir the VWorld when they met in conferetnce on .July 3 and 4 in Seattle. The delegates solved the problem by an unfailing means (Crgan:ization. A Bail anid Bond Committee was elected to systematize the work of ciollecting iiil mu itt a tion-iwide drive has been started to secure the loan of cash, Liberty Bonds aitid piroperty sufficient to gain the release of' all class war jIrisoners. 'With practically no aldvertising Six Thou sand D)ollars wxerei raised in the first five days. More than Two ltun dred Thouisand Dollars are needed to release those now being held for their Labor activity. Sums oi Five )Dollars and up are accepted as loans, and all cash, Lib eity Bonds or property is tabulated in triplicate, oine copy going to tihe person mtaking the loan, another being retained by the Bail and Bond Committee, and the third being filed with the Trades Union Savings and Loan Association of Seattle, with whom all funds, bonds and prop erty schedules will be banked. Oily those who have been proved loyal and trustworthy are being sent out as coltlectors. Everything possible has been done to safeguard this bail and bond funld, from the selection of thlie committee to the choice of the blank. A portion of the feud is being set aside to return loans on demantd in case persons vwho have made theem are forced to leave the counttry or have other reasons for tnaking a withdrawal. Bail will be used to release specified persons where that is desired, bit otherwise tlihe release will take place by a blind drawing of names, thus insuring faitress to all prisoners. By coninion consent the men in Wichita, Kansas, jail will first be released, as they have been held the longest andt joaIcnili nditis are worse there than anywhere else in the entire country. This bail has nearly all been subscribed, and the men will he made accredited collectlors when released, and their speedy release will help to set others at liberty. No necessity exists for argunient. Your duty is clear. If your ears are not deon to a. call from your class, if you feel that an injury to one is an injury to all, if tlhere burns within tyou t he faintest spark of human ity. you will see that Ithe men do not remain behind the bars an un necessary uiinilte be,-riise you withheld your support. THEY ARE WILLING TO GIVE THEIR LIVES FOR YOU! ARE YOU WILLING TO LOAN YOUR DOLLARS TO THEM? Send all cash, checks and bonds to John L. Engdahl, Secretary of Ball and Bond Committee, Box W, Ballard Station, Seattle. Property schedules should be filed with Attorney Ralph S. Pierce, Roem G07 Central Building, Seattle. Butte Office, 318 N. Wyoming St., A. S. Embree, Bond and aill delegate. Our Bread Carries the UNION LABEL The Famous SUNSHINE brand, a full'pound loaf for 10c It's all bread and not puffed up with ammonia. More SUNSHINE bread sold in Butte than any other brand. You can tell good bread by eating it, that is why we sell the most bread. SUNSHINE-RYF-GRAHAM-FRENCH. JEFF C. CAUGHLIN, Agent. STALL NO. 4 PUBLIC MARKET. SAY YOU SAW IT IN THE BIULLETIN. STRIKE BULLETINS FROM LUMBER CAMPS By PUBLIC(ITI ('OMMIITTEE, 1. . I W . 1.U. N. 50. Oct. 12, 1919 C. B. Thompson's and Skiddo Johnny's camps voted for general strike. Clarkie, Ida., Sept 28.-Membars here decided to strike. Sept. 29.-- .utledge Timber conm pany, Camp 0, came out solid. Leavenworth. Wash., Oct. 8--Kuhl camp voted for general strike. White Pine and Cedar company camp, Blueslide, Wash., about 70 men employed, voted to strike and came out solid Oct. 5. Inland Paper Co., Addie, Idaho, came out 100 per cent. St. Regis camp, Tiger, Wash., vot *ed in favor of strike. Haugan and Deborgia, Mont., Oct. 4, decided to come out when strike Is called. Tusc9r, Mlopt., Oct. 4.-Dover Lumber :company decided to come out whepEýari e Is called. IH-umbird's camp. No. 6, 130 men out solid. lHumbird's camp, No. 1, 140 men. All out but a few scabs. Humbird's camp No. S, on strike. Beardsmore's camp, Pack River, 50 per cent out. Dover Lumber Co., camp 4, out solid. Panhandle camp, No. 2, pulled solid. Elk, W\ash.. all organized men out. Penrith, Wash.. camp out. Spirit Lake, Panhandle camps 32 and 35, pulled. Lost Creek, Ohio Match Co., camp out. Priest River, Humbird's camps 10 and 12, out. Specks camp, out. Oscar Pearson's camp, out. Vic Pearson's camp, out. Rutledge's camp, No. 2, Russell Creek, out. Menad, Wash., Gardner and Powel.t' I cain , out. St. Maries branch, practically all out. Few scabs working. Picket camps at St. Maries, Fernwood, Clarkia and (Calder. Eleven men in picket camp at Bon ner's Ferry. Picket camps at Sandpoint, El mira and Sully. Also at Priest River, Newport and Ruby. Employment of fices in Spokane all picketed. Katz Spur, Oct. 11.----lerrick's anmp. 75 nmen, Milwaukee Lumber cnt patlly. clean out. Oct. 11.-- Eight camps on Coeur d'Alene river out. Only 16 men left on entire river. Picket camp at Prit chard. Oct. 9.---Priest River picket camp reports no men going to camps and very few scabs working. Cle Elunm, Oct. 9.--Camp 5. pulled all but a few jypos. Other camps coming out. Leavenworth. Oct. 11. - Great i Northern Lumber Co., camp 12, out Isolid. Craney's ('amp P. out solid. Pat Quin's camp. all out but about 12 old scabs. ('amp 16. a1l out but about eight lome guard scabs. Pass Logging Co.. 2McGilvary's camp out solid. Oct. 12,---Leiberg Creek, Rose Lake Lumber Co., camp 12, pulled. "jypos" left. Potlatch Lumber Co., Bovill andl Elk River, woods completely shu; down and strike expected in mill. The strike situation is well in hand. Everything is going fine. Suc cess depends on how well each job is represented on the picket line. Owing to difficulties and delays in getting printing done, it has been imi possible to get the strike bulletins out on time. Members are requested Ito have patience and not to become discouraged over delay in receiving bulletins. Front now on we expect to get bulletins out on time. PUBLICITY COMMITTEE. Oct. 13. 1919. Rogers' camp out of lone, pulled out clean. Oct. 10. --Camp 2 at Leberg voted for strike. More men expected out at I.eberg today. Six or seven scab "jypos" working on Blue creek. Rutledge's camp 8 at Wolf Lodge, 26 men employed. pulled solid. Rutledge's camp at Harrison Flats.. 20 men employed, expected out atj noon today. Good reports received from picket camps at Newport, Sandpoint, Bon nery's Ferry, Elmira, Priest River and Leavenworth. Strike well in Iband. No report of scabs going to S"In the Land of the Free" . By I.()UISE BRYANT in New Yo,--, Call. I witnessed the most disgraceful scene of my life vyetrday afternoon, and I have seen llenl die on two fronts-I- have been on the barrl cades-I lived through the darkest days of the Russian revolution. Nothing in any country could com pare with the brut~l;ty with which the 'uounted police broke up the Protest-Against-ti(n-!lockade-in-Rus. iia Procession in Fifth avenue. As I stood there and watched that hideous spectacle of brutality is siemed. to me 1hat I would burst with shame. One thought kept run :ling through my brain: So it has come lo this in Ailerica; so it has cene to this! I did not know beforehand about he procession. It was only by chance that I found myself a wit niss and a participant in this terri ble affair. I was on an 8th street crosstown car. At Fifth avenue the ear Mtopped and we could see the banners. One caught my eye: SAVE THEIIr STARVING CHILDREN OF RUS SIA! I jumped off the car. A crowd was already on the sidewalk. In the middle of the street a band of working people was passing. They were poorly dressed. That was the f:rst ;hing that impressed me-anu they were foreign born. Every age was represented. I saw men and women. old men, old women, very young boys and even -mall children. The banners were mild enough. I remember I thought of that. I wondered at their mild UNION MONTHLY PLEDGE LIST IIUTTE LOCALS. Barbei's' tnion. Bakers' union. S lubber and Tire Workers. Theatrical and Sage Employcs. Typographical union. Electrical Workers, No. 65,. WVorkingien's u llion. Plumbiers' union. Tailors' nmlion. Woodl, Wire and Metal Lathers. airu4dr-y Workers' union. Stereotypers' union. IPresNIIIIien's union. S Building Laborers and Hod. arriers. Mulsii:ians' unlion. UiUTSIl)E LOCALS. Sand, Coulee Miners, No. 2020. Sand Coulee Miners, No. 3)07. Lehigh Miners. Sheet Metal Workers, Great Falls. ' Sicam and Electrical Engineers, Mi.ssoula. Yellowstone Trades and Labor :Lssociation, Billings. BIothler of By. Carmen, Miles City. Machinists' unlion, Livingston. Teamsters' union, Billings, camps. A few "jypos" reported working in Winton Bros. camp, Katz Spur. Priest River, Idaho, Oct. 12.--Lin ing up fast here, delegates running out of supplies. About 3 men in Camp 10, and a few "jypos" in Camp 12 Hunmbird's. Mason's camp. White Pine and Cedar lnueslide, Wash., Oct. 13, 25 men pulled out, one man left to care for stock, crew about 50 per cent I. \V. W. No charge, for bedding, and board has not been raised. Leavenworth, Oct. 13,---Not over 20t men working in surrounding calmps. Spirit Lake Panhandle camps--- Iullch of old-timle scabs working, two gunmen protecting them. Oct. 13-Newport reports every thing going fine and dandy; 24 men in ticket camp. The bosses' cry is produce more. D)oes the boss think that by cutting the lumberjack's wages he is going to encolurage the workers to pro ducte more? They tell us the bosses and the worker must get closer to gether. I)id you ever hear of the lumber barons going down to the cheap lodging houses and asking the lumberjacks to come up to their swell hotels because they wanted us to be close to them? They also tell us that the worker and the employer have much in common. Are they go ing to prove it by cutting our wages when lumber is selling at a higher price than ever before? Every man that hasn't got scab blood in -his veins will endorse and sullpport this strike. If ever action was justified and necessary it is now. Ninety-five per cent of the lumber jacks are determined that this strike shall he carried through to a success ful conclus.on and from all indica tions and reports we don't need to worry any more about success. PUBLICITY COMMIT'T'EE. o Today's Anniversary I a - a------- O St. Luke's 1)ay. Hopeful words of the great St. Paul in his imprisonment., "luke the aeloved physician. and Detnias tl eet you." Sad. pathetic words, later, to Timnothy, just before hits txecution. "Demas hath forsaken lme having loved this present world. Only !.nke is with tme!'" Saint Luke who wrote the Gospel according to St. luke. one of the four evangelists, was -: physician and artist. H.s paintings of the Virgin are still ex tant. lie shines above all his learn ing as the faihtful friend of Paul in the loathsome dungeon of the Tul lianunt in Rome. He is represenlted in art with the ox looking over his: shoulder, for he wrote of the sacri fical Christ. Attention, Irishmen! Regular business meeting of The Pearse-Connolly cltrb at .18 North , Wyoming street, Srnday, 'Oct. 19, at ' p. m. Business ot fpobrtance. An i nembers requested fo ttend.--Adv. Mess. 'Rere is an example: THE: BLOCKADE IS UN-AMEIIICAN---IJ IS AGAINST ALL TIlE PIINC±-I PLES OF TiHE CONSTITUTION! We read the banners and lookctf at the solemn faces of the marchere. One man near me said: "My worn,! but this is impressive!" He spoliO with an English accept. I turned round to look at him. Then J hear, the clatter of horses' hoofs. I heard screams and blows, the crowd surged. round me, hemmed me in, took me along. I caught at the handle of a taxicab and hung there. "..o On, You're Anmerican." After that there was the wildest confusion. The mounted police gal loped along the sidewalks. There' was nowhere for that big crowd to lide. Ma.sy ran down the steps of thi Brevoort leading to the cafe, others ran .tp the fron' steps leading t.' the lobby, some hid behind the little iron fence, but there was not room enougb~ for all. From everywhere policemen on foot came running, striking out with their heavy clubs right and left, and: -lainclethes men anpeareu. The lat ter armed themselves quickly with stout poles from the fallen banners. And they also began beating the' pieople. Their method was this: They; would pull a. man from behind the iron fence or from the edge of thel sidewalk and begin to club him. He would try to protect himself, but would soon find it no use. A whole mob of plainclothes men and police vould attack him; then he would run. and as he ran he would receive blow after blow. One poor fellow was running with his wife. He was so bruised that. he fell to the ground, and his wlrb, mnite a young girl, unable to bear the sight any longer, fell face down in the middle of the street and he-, gan sobbing hysterTcally. By that time I had all I could stand. I ran out into the street. I ie:nectedl to get beaten with the rest; but I thought it would be a relief. A big detective with a club in each hand was beating a man who had fa.llen on the ground. I realize now that I completely lost ihy head. "I'm an American. Beat me, you dirty coward!" I shouted at the top of umy voice. Some one ran down the steps of the Brevoort and joined me. It was Florence Rauh. "Beat me, too, you coward, you coward!" she . . . . . . NEEDED, AND NEEDED BADLY to carry on the defense of the Bulletin staff in the courts. Two members of the staff have been fined a total of $9,500, on charges of sedition, charges which were the direct result of the effort of the corrupt political machine in Montana to put a free press out of business. The cases have been appealed to the State Supreme Court. It requires money to fight these cases through the various courts; it takes money for traveling expenses, etc., for transcripts of evidence and ste nographers' hire. None of the money goes to pay lawyers' fees, the lawyers engaged in the cases not only having donat ed their services, but actually paying their own expenses. The fines imposed and the expenses of fighting the cases through the courts, are the result of the Bulletin Staff keep ing the Bulletin alive, despite the order issued by the copper interests-and if you believe the Bulletin has been of ser vice to the cause of labor and the honest element generally, you should help defray the expenses incident to the fight for a FREE PRESS by contributing according to your means. The need for funds is imperative and you should not delay sending in your contributions. Names of donors to the Free Press Defense Fund will not be pub lished unless by special request, for obvious reasons, but receipts will be given or forwarded by mail. n allla UEEIE E EE aE aE EEEEEEmEEnEEnEEEnEi u.umiiUB FREE PRESS DEFENSE FU:ND 101 8. IDAHO BUTTE, MONT. am - WE PATRONIZE THOSE WHO PATRONIZE US, OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT. N. CHULOS, PROP. 115 E. PARK ST. SAY YOU SAWV IT IN THE BULLETIN. cried in a high, broken voice. I looked at her in amazement. I have always thought of her as timid. Tears were running down her face. "I':m,ashamed not to be arrested." lhe was crying in dead earnest. "Ar rest me!" The detective turned to us, and the poor fellow he was beating got ep and ran away. "Aw. go along!' said the detective. "You're a coupla Americans. . Just Like Cossacks. Florence and I picked up the woman who had' thrown herself on Ihe sidewalk. She was absolutely beside herself and kept saying in ITursian: "Like coesacks! They ran over ias like cossacks!" We dragged her behind the iron fence. A fa.t woman leaned down from the balcony anu looked at us with a cold smile on her face. She held in her hand the biggest gold lmesh bag I ever saw. "She isn't hurt," she said, "she's only bluffing. . . . Then she glanced up the street and watched with interest an other poor Russian being beaten. I never saw such a cruel expression, not even at a bull fight. Thin a detective came up to me and tolo me to go home. He said, with his crafty animal eyes close to mine, "1'd like to put you where you belong." And a middleaged gentle man with a cane and his chin quiver ing from 'excitement came up and asked me if I was born in America. He wanted to arrest me, but the policeman shook his head. "Ni., she's an American," the policeman Itxplained. That was not the full explanation. I had on good clothes. I have given here the impressions of one who was.in the middle of a riot started by the police and kept tp by the police. If you are in the middle of a battle, it is possible to tell only the things that happen in your immediate neighborhood. But GOLDEN WEST CAFE The Workingnmln's Ca(te L WE TREAT YOU ItGHIT. 227 SOUTH MAIN STIREET SAY YOU SAW IT IN BULLETIN. I Ladies' and Gents' Suits Made to Order Here in the Shop. W. OERTEL TAILOR. Journeyman Tailor. Union Shop. 431 3 S. Arizona. Phone 8552-W. SAY YOU SAW IT IN BULLETIN PRIVATE BOARDING HOUSE Centrally Located All food serviTd is prepared in the home by an experienced hom: ie cook.. OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT 26 East Copper St. SAY YOU SAW IT IN BULLETIN. they say the same sort of thing is happening in Pittsburgh. This is what it has come to-what shall we do about it-we Americans who still believa in freedom ? "Get him on the head! Kiiock out his brains! Kill him!" And the sickening noise of heavy clubs coming into contact with soft flesh, screams. sobs .... This is what it was over and over again. Will they ever forget it, those simple folk from over the sea who came to America to find. peace and freedom? SWhat black thoughts of terror and rage must have filled their hearts as they crept silently home? Were they really reckoned with, after all. r r will they not still have their day?