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-IS,.. THErRL By OLARENCE K 9IEI. (We publish herewith In' serial form one or the most remarkable books that the war has produced. The author is Clarence K. Streit, the Rliodes sdholltr 'from the 'University of. Montana. The book is a cm pilatlon oft documentary evidence, spedechs delivered if ' the. French chamber of deputies, statements of. t;e. Frenc), American ,nd :Ger man general staffs,. newspaper artleigs, etc:, dealin .with he relation of the Briey basian; nd its pitt~ mines tdo the ability t tlGeiir =gov ernment to 'carry d the waat Probably the Lost atng anti'de tailed indictment 0. the cdit piracy 6f the iron; ad? stql interest to first= cause and thla profit; irm war, our readers ` ý.td' in "Where Iron Is, There is t e Fathe'i*lad". an answer to the qution--who prof its from war? It shows the community, of interest between the French and German steel, trust and. 'submits evidence showing that without this understanding Germany, cut off from a supply of Iron, could not have carried on the conflict for a year. French nickel went into the guns with which l'renchnren were slaughtered; Fremch cyanide entered Into-. the manufacture of German munitions . that shattered their bodies;' i'he feri'o-silicon used by' the Kruipps came from France. 'the soldier-workers 'died because their rulers made money 'from their deaths. It is a horrible story but every statement is tulwarked by a mass of evidence that has never been refuted.' Read the story care fully and find out just how callous is-capitalism'; find out why wars anfA...fought and who profits from .them.-Editor's Note.) "It is only for the poor devils tliat war is. not a gentleman's agreement."-Pierre BRenaudel, French Deputy. "I formally accuse the big cosmopolitan ;banks, at least the owners of mining rights, of having conceived, prepared and let loose this horrible tragedy with the monstrous thought of world stock-jobbing. I accuse these same money powers of hiaving, 'bfore and since the war, betrayed the interests of )France." - Senator Gaudin do Villaine (Coeservative). iJFTH INSTALLMENT. (Continued from Yesterday.) It'. is urged by some that the fortifications of Metz made it im possible to capture Brley by an of fensive. That may or may not be true. French military• authorities differ with regard to this subject/ lut, as Geaeral Verraux says, whether the offensive resulted in the capture of lBriey or not, such activity in that sector would have had the vital effect ol so disturbing und disorganizinig the work behind the German lines that it would have been impossible for the Germans to continue their exploitation not only of Briey but also of a large part of the Lorraine mines and smelters across the frontier. General Malleterre, who com manded a brigade along this Briey front in 1914 and has the distinc tion, notable for an officer of' his rank, of having been badly wounded in action, made this comment in Le Temps, Jan. 31, 1917: "Perhaps it, was thought dangerous to begin a premature and' uncertain battle in these industrhil regions, result ing in their immediate destruction'. This destruction certainly would have been better than to leave them to be exploited by the Germans." S.Even if it be ,conceded that an ittonsive against Brify 1was wholly inpracticable, there remained still another. method by which the French could have disturbed the German exploitation of the' Briey and Lor raine mines and smelters. What is more, with very little injury to' the mines themselves their production of ore for the Germans could have been cut almost to nil. That state ment is made on the authority of the president of the Coinmittee of Forges, Deputy Frantcois de Wendel, himself. The method? - Bombing the mines very fretiuently from air planes. After having denied .in the cham ber of deputies on Feb. 1, 1919, that'"because of his interests on the Lorraine frontier he had ever in tervened to prevent either an of fensive against Briey or the bom bardment of the district, de Wendel declared: "On the contrary, I will say that it was I, myself, who, by my own hand, pointed out on the maps and plans of mines and sinelters, in par ticular of those I direct, the vital Spoints which should be hit by bom bardment. "This bombardment," he added, ''was evidently possible, but could it attain the results which certain ones hoped from it?" And he went on to say that the occupation of Briey after the armistice showed that the mines and, smelters there had suffered little damage from the bombardments which they did re cei.e late in the war. And then he saild: "I do not want anyone to deduce from my words that I am opposed to these bombing expeditions. I say, on the contrary, that they have ren dered great service, and in particu lar I wish to' point .out, because I was able to notice the effects in Lorraine, that they obtained im portant results in the disorganiza tion of the exploitation of 'the basin by the use of the' system of' one of our colleagues, Mr. Laurent pynac. He told us, you remember, that bombaidments from tisie' to time by powerful squadrons did not give thie results expected and that, if we substituted for them nightly bom bardments multiplied at frequent in tervals, we could 'completely disor ganize work. and render it practical ly impossible. "This result has been obtained. . I my self, a few weeks be for the speech of Mr. Laurent Eynac, received through a repatriated cit izen a communication from the di rector of one of ou'r establishments in Lorraine in which he told me. of the negative result of the heavy bombardments and pointed out the disorder and inquietude into which the workmen were thrown by the frequently repeated bombing expedi tfions. That was the lystem of Mr. Laurent Eynae. I hastened to give this letter to General de Castelnan and I do not hesitate to say' that upon re-entering Alsace-Lorraine I found a certain pleasure in hearing this director tell me that he could notice the effect of his communi cation." Brtey. immune. SThe bombardments of which de Wendel speiks. were made late in the war. ,eterring to the earlier years of the s8xggle, Deputy Barthe declared in tBh;4ber in Feb. ~:. 'I have affrrmed'that, duriapg.. the war, a general was ouffltiall reprl itade4 toa. •ai~h .bo;Sar.e4 the district of Briey by airplanes, and that at one period of the war the military chiefs forbade the aviators to bomb this basin (Briey). Among those who, not wishing to give in to such orders because they noticed the activity of the Germaris in the Briey basin, went and bombarded it, I believe some have been pun ished." He was then interrupted by Depu ty Flandin, a conservative who served at Verdun' as an artillery of ficer, who stated: "During tlis dif ficult period (the latter part of 1916) we 'soldiers at this front often wondered *why our aviation, which was so active during, the bat tle of Verdun, had not' been ordered to intervene and bombard' the mines and smelters, from which arose im mense clouds of smoke which we saw on clear days' overing the horizon in the direction of Con flans." And so. Deputy Flandin said, on Dec. 23, 1916, he went to the head quarters of General" Guillaumet, commanding the :Second Army, and explained the situation, givin'g him a 'd'tailed map of the Briey 'mines andtsmelters. A few days later he and his comrades were: overjoyed to see that a squadron of the Second Army had bombiarded the 'min'es of de Wendel at'"Joeuf. Buit no other such .bombar'dmeits' followed. Puz zled. he returned to' the' army's headquarters.' There the chief of staff told him that the general had been ordered to cease' these opera tions for two reasons, which Flandin gave as follows: "Because Joeuf. it seemed, was not in' the' sector of the Second Army (laughter in the chamber) and because 'the general staff reserved to itself alone the right to give order's 'of this kind to the bombing s'quadrons. "I was profoundly astonished and chagrined, the more so because I knew, froua what my frieiids in the aviation service who had bombed Jocuf had told pie, the 'operation had" been' done with relative ease, with efficacy 'and"c without" losses'." Deputy Flandin then met General LyautBey who had been to -the gen eral staff headquarters and had found that the value of bombing the Briey region finally had been recog nized 'and that 40 bombing expedi tions had been sent over it betweln Nov. 22, 1916, and Feb. 19, 1917. He closed his speech with these words: "But during the 27 months the Germans were able, without being disturbed, to extract millions of tons of iron ore for their munition fac tories." SAristide Briand then intervened, and said that he was premier during this period and that he and Albert Thomas, minister of munitions, had on several occasions brought to the attention of the general staff the imaportalice of bombing these war industries of Germany. 'The startling fact remains that for the first 27 months of the war the Briey basin was free from bombing, though, according to Deputy Laurent, Eynac, who during the war was' especially occupied 'with 'aviation bombing, only a few airplanes were needed to trouble. efficaciously the German exploitation bf Briey. In 1917 the bombing' of the district began, Deputy Flandin said. .But how was this bombing carried on? Speaking of the period betweep F~i. 9'and Oct. 18,. 1917, Deputy Eynac said in the chamber' on Feb. 14, 191.9: '"The .orders of the objectives to bombard were given to the bomb ing group in execution of a bombing plan, a secret document, established under the direction "of Lieutenant Lejeune, at that time' attached to the aviation section of the group of armies of the East. This plan received the approbation=_ of 'the grand general staff. Frequently in telephone" messages or' in Visits to the bombing squardons, Lieutenant Lejeune, who indicated the' objec tives for the day or for the-moment, repeated the order prohibiting the aviators to attack certain objectives situated within the blockaded rail-' road lines." . (Exclamatiotns in the chamber.) Now, who was this Lieutenant Le Jeune, who had the direction of the bombing operations against Briey when they finally were began? Ac coring to Deputy dq Wendel's own admission, Lejeune .was an, employe of the Committee, of Forges.. Always, it would seem, when Iron an'd steel are concerned,; the strate gical positions, be they governmental or military,' are filled by this sgame source, the Commrrittdee of orges. Germany Recip'ioeatce. .uch ',then, is tthe mysteryv of the wIr Bdastl bt. Briey, but it should s,.e b,. cops.dese4 alone. Coat is fully as important to a nation at war as is iron, and if Frande de layed to attack the Lorraine iron basin, Germany on the other hand made little attempt, it 'seems, to dis'tdirb the exploitation : by the French of their coal mines in the Basin of Bruay in the department of Pas de-Caliiis... In a letter 'pulj1is ed in 'L'Inforination, the' iPar~li nafi cial 'jourishail, Feb. 16,. 199, rtedited to Major de -Grandinaisdn, a cohi servative member of' the 'chbamber of 4.eputies, the signifitiance of this coal 'basin is'- mde clear: in thebd wdrds. *t'hndeed, our coal mines in that part p, the Pas-de-Calaes :which wat' not invaded and which remained un hurt, produced 28,0.00 -tons of coal a day, indispensible to our rail. ways and war industries, particu larly during the active submaripe campaign. The Germans on thibii side could ask their- government. 'Why were not Bruay and the coal mines bombarded and destroyed? Why, instead of attempting an un fruitful effort against Verdun in February, 1916, didn't you make the same effort toward the coal basin of Pas-de-Calais?' They surely could have :p!brced our lines, since at that time the second and third trenches htd not been dug. "It can be said today that the truly remarkable activity of our coal mines of Pais-de-.alais and the willingness of our- minpers working day and neight, in proximity to the enemy lifies during the niost critical hours of the war, have contributed to save France from defeat'. "One can conclude that if our military chiefs and men in power have committed a few errors in the conduct of the war, our' enemies have committed much greater ones and that their having respected to the very end of the` war the unin vaded section of the: coal mining district of 'Pas-de-Calais was not the least among these errors." This same point was brought out by Francois de Wendel, head of the Committee' of l'orges, during the debates in the chamber of depution on Feb. 1, 1919,, when he said: "If it was so easy by bombing the mines of Briey to obtain the results that we honed for, one cannot conceive why the Germans, who knew our coal situation and realized in what difficulties we would have been thrown by the destruction of the nines of Pas-de-Calais, did not de stroy them. For thiese mines of Pas de-Calais were not .5 or 30 kilo meters (15 to 20 miles)' from the front as were those of Briey, but Simnly 15 or" 17 kilometers:" This remark made by 'the presi dent of the steel combirie direw from Gustave. Tery in, L'(Euvre, Feb. 7. 1919. the. following eomment: "It is. in deed, in'cifeiv'able. What! lThe Rcnhes wih4' bomtbarded Paris 120 kilomdters''disthit cduld not roach Prench Bruay which was only . 5 kilometers from their lines? At the moment thiat I. asked myself that question-and it was not the first time that had comen to me I heard behind me a colleague ejacu late. 'By George? They are in ec hoots!' < And it made me shiver." Shortly afterwards, La Matin, a conservative French 'daily with a circulation said to be Over a mil lion an(, a half a day; printed on its front page, Feb. 14, 1919, a two column headline which read: WHY WAS NOT BRIEY BOM BARDED? LeMatin adds today to the de bate the point of view. of the French' high com amand. Up to this time, Le Matin had been "playing down" the debate over Briey. But under this head line it published a long letter, fill ing nearly a column and a half on the front page, signed "General X," which throws illuminating light on the working of the military mind. Here it is, in part: "Why was not an attempt made to destroy the smelters of Briey, or at least prevent all work in them by bhombing them dontinually? Here again We must'look" at the question in its true setting.' Despite all tthat •may be,'said, was is a' matter of con vention. For centuries it has been a magnificent and terrible game be tween professionals. One fought he cording ,to the rules of the game. "In this war for the first time conventions, because it was a war of nations, have been trodden under foot. . But some, tacit con vention existed nevertheless. In some sectors. men could at certain hours attend. to their Drivate needs, wash themselves and ,go look, for water withou' hearing a gun shot. "In the same way, the bombard ment of the\ staff headqugarters, when they were not on an important route or at . a rall.ean where ttoops were concentrated, was most often abstained fro't. .. The Courteous Germans. "Whei ,ompnigne, after the 21st of March (19:), received every night visits from- the enemy' gothas, the palace where tihe grand general staff was installed -did'i ibt t8heive a bomb. The Germans bombarded the station, tlh bri4ge4 over the Olse, .the crossroads---they visibly spared the staff headquarters. "It should be noted that there is in these tacit conventions a point of view of general interest which well 'Whows how in the most un reasoniable enterprises, w isdo.m makes its voice heard. "Now, there. "was much of this wisdom in the questioh of Briey. The Germans 'were exilolting the smelters in range of 'ot. aviatiop, but wpe were exiloitiqg g~lers~ fully as imfrortant in raantot o*'their ar* tillery: As far 'as pDosible the se curity of the ne brought ,the asecur ity of the others. "An as every thing ls relative, there were not, as a. matter of fact, t.nany bombs dropped on one side or the other. There may have "beef" a' geneiral order forbidding` the boitibtng of"thie. Biley smelters. But thil order ought to be interpreted in t.his 'maniibr 'Let them alone and. let them Ieave us alone.' . "Do you wish another example of this donventionai: state oC'spirit which will' reign in'war as long. as it is carried os. by. soldiers of career? The armnstiee will.'fairnish it. It is. now asl e4-'Why' wgo not the immediate de !li.zatiog .t the German army demanlded, siCe. it was demaniided of the Aestrian army?' Simply. because, aaadver sary who has praovd lls'c er'.ye and tenacity,, ha 'the right ft what re called 'the linors fo war' that is to say,' tF retire with Ahis arms and bagg~g.. Marsllal oeoh Judied that tq'e mafIla ,~iyy had mrter this t4; i the Au. t.ans,' ba' solers t .t they, we'e, had na6 mete i2~ A.}d I tell you. thitt n. a military maan iANl COPS 1O-lOCATE, O T ROSP[T IV[E WIFE (By Unitrd Press.) Portland, Oct. 13.-Chief of Po lice Jenkins now wonders what next they'll ask of him. Jenkins' latest task was a stun ner. A' prosgiective bridegroomn, a farmer, ctilKiit leave his' wbrk td come to Portland to meet his mall oraer tiangee, so he asked the chjef of -"olice dti do the hBnors. That wouldn't bean so bad, but this i. the 'only description thq would-be groom sent to ,lenkins: "She is heavy set a'nd wears a black dress and black hat.." The farmer informed the chief he had advertised. for a wife, started a courtship-by-mail, won the consent of a lonesome' miss in another state; and she was, due to arrive in Port land. He' had promised to meet heir. But a fellow couldn't desert his crops at -a crucial moment, so wduldn't Chief Jenkins please greet the bride-to-be, and direct her to the farmer's ranch'? Jenkins inStructed his union-sta tion cops to ,d9 the Itet they could. They intercepted all the women they saw comtin-,from the tralisjs wear lug black hats and dresses, if 'they were at all inclined to he heavy sot. There' were so many who an swered to 'the' "description" that they werd cdmipelled to report they missed the ji ht one. 1EBS SAY EXPULSIO f Of FE[O[EA1E PRESS ONAMB (By the Federated Press.) Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 13.-"Can you imagine anything more outragebus?" said Eugene "Debs when he learned of the expulsion of Paul Hannag rid L~j'urence Tod9 from the conferences of Sedtetary of State Colby lwith Washington. newspaper corresp6nd ents. "The administration throttles all' attempts td6 get the' news on. highly .important matters before the' people." "All news must be sifted through the capitalist press before it gets out and thep the, people may read it. Mr. Colby can'make the people be lieve whatever be wants them to believe and when Paul Hanna, rep resenting the only working class news-gathering agency in America,. exposed the crooked methods, he is ejected, kicked out. "Labor has no place now in Wash ington. Colby's boot is stronger than Hanna's right.. I'd 'like to be on the platform just once with Mr. Colby as a text. "Do you realize, comrades, what the ejection means? It sums up overything that 'we claim. It proves all our contentiops." WILL CLOSE SUBSCRIPTION UST 1R ILfl BBNO Oct. 16 will mark the date of the closing of the Irish' republican bond subscription campaign, according to announcement by James E. Murray, state chairman of the Americtan commission for Irish independence. Payments on all, Montana sub scriptions will 'be received at the office of J. J. Ilarringtou, Hirbour block, up to and iicluding Oct. 31. The subscription in Butte alone, ac cording'to Messrs. Murray and HIar rington. have reached the total of $60,000. has found Marshal Foch's decision wrong." Three days later in another let ter to Le Matin, replying to M1ajor de Grasrdmaison, "General X" spoke even more plainly of the "tacit agreement" between the belligerents for the mutual protection of staff headquarters, saying: "We have even seen that the grand general staff after the 21st of March, when the enemy sudden ly came within 20 kilometers oq' it, was at Compiegne, through which troops and artillery were continually passing. And so the Gerimans, who hal. never bombarded Chantilly nor 13eauvais' and who later did not bopmbard Provins, multiplied at this time their bombing expeditions to Compiegne. But as the palace-the headquarters of the general staff-- was by its size extremely visible and sufficiently distant from the road, the bridges of the Qise and the railway station, it did not re ceive any projectiles." The explanation of this immun ity, accoriding to "''Geleral X," was that from the military loint of view, the results obtainable from bombing staiff headquarters wereo illusory and hot worth while. '*" Gentlemen's Agreement." It wasThe publicatiOit of tlhe first of these two remarkable letters that ceused Pierre Renaudel, social ist 'dety, to declare during the debate in the chamber that day: "It is only for the poor devils that War is not a gentlemen's agree ment.':Or,' to put it mote exactly, the only agreement which they make is a 'convention with death." "Was it then a 'gentlemei's agree menit,' similar to the one that pro tebted staff headquarters, 'which was. the 'dause of the remarklthble immunity which the coal and iron mining districts on both sides of the Western- front enjoyed during Wbot of the war? The letter in 'LInformation, already q uot ed, b s. :Qut this point succinctly. ter. referring to thie cmoplaints :or trench aviation officers that they )ad gt -e forbildea to bomb Driey, the writer says: "The minotive of this prohibition of which the aviation officers speak seems, according to rumors, to have been: 'due to a tacit agreement be t.. the belligerents. It would see. that we said to the Germans: ''e'" will 'not bombard ' triey from Whichyou get iron ore if yQu will esiiect oin y.or' side, Bruny and the coal basin of t)as-de-Calais'"' Who at bottom. was responsible for the undeniable immunity ac corded' these iron and coal mines? (To bi' continued.) SJob Ptting SUSK in speaking of cotton mills, being told the conditions prevaling were necessarry to produce good cotton goods, said: ,Then let us hnave 'worse cltton and hbetter men." t The redmining partl of the year 1l920 presents an unusual opportunity to the laboring man. Will he help himself and l others to grasp the situation? Will he join with those wh6 see the possibilities? We think he will. With the growing acuteness of the industrial situation, a true knotledge of the labor movement is becomn il"g a first essential, not only to any real understanding of present i day problems, but also to any intelligent reorganization of society.Ta T1oie nend for undtrstnmding demnrls a more extensive effort on the part of laboring men and womeri to fully grasp the sociali probllems that now confropntt s. Our efforts should he concentrated on the constructive educational work which the printing-press gives us the chance to do. We arerc therefore, urging you to send your ordlers for printing to The Bulletin office. There are still a few unions and i union men who insist upon helping out the members of the Associ atedl Tndustries and the Montana Development Association by sending their job printingr to the firms who belong to these destroying angels of the unions. Common sense tells us this should not be. The Buil letin certainly does not do any worse printing than the Members of the Associated Industries, and goodness knows, it does not 'charge any more; then why send them the work? The Bulletin has put in an ad ditional press to do the work and hopes soon to make another addition to llae mechanical plant in the shape of machinery. We are depend ing on the work of unions and those who are insympathy with the labor movemnient. Above and beyond everything else, The Bulletin I wants conditions created tliot make for hllbetter men. The Bulletin Pub. Co. 101 South Idaho Phone 52 : (LPaid Advertisement.) when a Girl Is Young , "CASES" AND "CRUSHES." fy AMIJIAhb ALLEN DE FORD, StaUf Writer the Federated Press. (Questions to the writer shouldbe addressed care The Bulletin.) Whichever you call them,. was there ever a girl who grew up to wjat the excessively adult call "ado lescence"- without that wild pump ing of th. heart at the sight of a Certain Person? Maybe It's' a teach er, maybe anothei girl, maybe a neighbor or a member of your own family; but in all your. real love 'affairs of the future there will never be a more genuine or a more baseless emotion than that fi:st faint premonition, the' "case." 1 'wish I had a chronicle of all my "cases"-for soine' of us get the thing over and over, with distreds ing 'fickleness. There was my aurit, and the lady next door who got the smallpox, and the blue-eyed schoolmate who played the violin, and my teacher of 'Eiglish. Those are all I remember; but I am mor ally certain there were more. And my adoration ran the entire gamut from qhoholates to tears, from imita tion to' voluminous correspondence. (Heaven be praised, those letters must all have been destroyed long ago!) -pon't worry, little sister, when suddenly you begin blushing at the sight of some special, usually older, and naarly always feminine, person. Don't Worry, and don't take your self too seriously. 'What 'You feel is p·rtly hero-worship--that actu alization of the ideal which poor humans seem to need to help us up toward our dreams and ambi tions. 4nd partly it is Nature mak ing the heart ready for the big, strong, mature love and devotion between man and woman that jus tifies all the pain and sorrow of life. Perhaps tho girls who flirt from babyhood, and have always had adoring boys somewhere in the vicinity, escape - the ""case" stage altogether; but for most girls it conies for a time at least somewhere between 10 and 15. 'Just be' sure that your idol is worth what you bestow upon her, and the experiencq will be valuable to you for all your life. Is it your teacher you worship? Try to pleasie her lby learning and being interested li the things she knows. Is it an other girl? What are the graces of 'character that first attracted you to her, and why can't you cultivate them, too? The only danger there is in all this lies in making too much of it. Etriendship is a very real and beautiful, and permanent thing;' and it is thd natural and desirable end of all "cases" that have an ade quate reason for being. But don't mistake the feeling you have -now for 'anything' that will or should. last, or above all for any substitute for the love 'bf maturity.' An older' woman. can, do a' great deal for a' young girl who looks up to and loves her ; and the test of the val idity, 6f your' "case" will be the ease with which it slips into' a less emontitnal companionship. .Perhaps there is: no' experience that coumes to a very young girl that i.s'imore full of problems' than this one. That is why I have writ tep about it here, in the hope that if' there' is something of thlis sort that is :troubling' you, and that you can tell me about, you, will .write men and 14t me give 'you what help L-can on it. Reni'ember"'this: there is no place in friendship .for Jeal ousy; if you begiti to feel symptons of Jealous 'or exclusive emotions, your relation is beoqoning unhealthy, ads you 'must find 'tipe itrepgth of iJll to .break it :off: entirely. If you, do not, you may have the much more painful trial of finding your self summarily disposed of; for no one likes to feel herself taken pos session of, and older people are not always understanding enough to break away gently. Hero-worship Is one of the things that' has brought about many of the finer things of life; friendship is a spltlndid 'and precious thing. See that from one of these your "case" grows into the other; and need not FRE IHE WITH SIX MONTHS' NEW SUBSCRIPTION TO THE SButte Daily Bulletin S Mr. Siiinlair in the Brass Check reviews the attitude of newspapers toward the Colorado labor Lroubles of 1914, in which he took a leading part. He speaks of the Tom Mooney case in California; of the deportation of Indus trial VW'orketi of ttie World in Arizona; of the shooting in Ientralia, Washington, a few months ago; of the coal strike, the steel strike, and a hundred other strikes. In this connection he writes: "In great labor centers, from which strike news comes, you find this situation: that even if the As sociated. Press wished to deal with a fair newspaper, there is no fair newspaper to deal with. In ;Law renCe., Massachusetts, in Palerson, NeW Jersey, in Triiidad, Colorado, in lBislee, Arizona, the newspa pers are owned by the local industrial magnates and thiir financial and political henchmen. In Montana" the Anaconda Miniing Company, a Rockefel etr.'dn cern, owns or eonrtrols practically every newspaper iii the state; so of course the Associated Press sends no fair labor news from Montana. I asked ex-Gov e.rnor hunt of Arizona how the Associated Press had treated llhim while he was giving the miners a square deal during the big copper strike. I-I answered': * 'They were so unfair that I quit dealing ,with them at all." The Butte Bulletin is recognized a* mrnost forwtar6d looking, fearless and fair newIp la the NorthWiiat. It knows no. master, nor dobs it :conahze aily cfi'el'b: t stands for the peoplt as agt.p$., sopeola privilege. Every voter in Mon- During the coming tana should have The Presidential. Election exposing, the bdouble- The Bulletin will pene dealing of the propa- trate the smoke screen ganda graftors. of the Capitalist Pr-ess. Send $5,.00 at ono and, you will get th .~uIUn for :six months' and a c6py 1of Upton 8InaI'pe It '"The Brass Check," Pree; Make all checks and money-ordgrs payabple -. Bulletin Publlshitig COmnpaiyn 101 Southtdah4 Butte, Mont..n ". be ashamed of feeling that transient foreshadowing of love. Your friend, MIRIAM ALLEN D'FORD. CAN'T LEASE LAKE LANI TO PETROLEUM PROSPECTORS Helena, Oct. 13.---The state is without authority to lease sub merged lake bottoms, for, oil 4pros poectng purposes, accordlng to ain opinion rendered by Attorney,. Geh eral Ford. The opinion was ren dored on request of the registeri of state lands,, who called uponlto de cide betvween two applicants for leases for land lying on the bottom of Lake Boydoin, Phillips county.