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FARMER-LABOR PARTY BUILD NG IN PHILADELPHIA Unions Issue Call For A May 27 Conference PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 11.—A call lor a Farmer-Labor party confer ence, to be held May 27, 8 p. m., at Machinists’ temple, was issued last night to all working class organiza tions of this city. The call was issued in the name of several local labor unions affiliated with the A. F. of L., by an arrange ments committee consisting of repre sentatives of these unions. Brother Adolph B. Gersch of Paint ers’ Local No. 1083 was elected chair man of the arrangements committee, and Brother H. O. McLurg of Paper hangers’ Local No. 587 is the secre tary. The fact that the initiative for the organization of a Labor party in Phil adelphia comes from the rank and file of labor unions is a guaranty in itself that the new Farmer-Labor party which will be organized at the May 27 conference will become a real pow er in the hands of organized labor of this city. Attempts to organize la bor parties in this city have failed in the past mainly because of the fact that it was a movement of individuals rather than of the masses of the unions. The arrangements committee ex pects to make the May 27 conference the biggest gathering ever held by organized labor in this city. The call follows: PHILADELPHIA F.-L. CALL “Greetings: There never was a time in the history of the labor movement when the possibilities were so apparent for the formation of a Labor party. “The cost of living is rising. An intense campaign is being carried on everywhere for the destruction of our organizations and for the es tablishment of the open shop sys tem. Millions of farmers are bank rupt. The Teapot Dome exposures have shown conclusively that the government is completely subjected to Wall street and the big business intersts. When a strike takes place the governmental machine is used to protect the bosses and against the workers. “The money powers in control of both the old parties are able to rule both in the political and economic world because of laek of co-opera tion among the tolling masses. "The success of the British La bor party is an outstanding achieve ment of first order. It comes at a time when the need for united ac tion for our common defense is most pressing. It is an alluring precedent to follow. Millions of Farmers Bankrupt “The success of the Farmer-La bor party of Minnesota is another striking example of the wisdom of the united efforts of the exploited farmers and industrial workers. The farmers and the workers have a common cause. Those who work for the destruction of our organiza tions are also responsible for the appalling conditions prevailing among the farmers. More than five and a half million farmers are bank rupt and are at the point of star vation. “All over the country the workers and the farmers are getting togeth er and forming Farmer-Labor par . ties with the end in view of consoli dating all these local Farmer-Labor partiea in state and a national par ty, which will nominate candidates for president and vice-president on a Farmer-Labor ticket. "A number of PhHedelphia labor unions adopted resolutions for the immediate formation of a local la bor party. Delegatee were elected by theee locals to a committee to call a conference for the formation of such a party. The committee met on May I, at the Paperhangers' hall, 1534 Ridge avenue. Machinists’ Temple, May 27. “In the name of these local unions the arrangements committee calls upon all labor and farmer organiza tions, working class fraternal and working class political organiza tions to come to a conference to be held in the Machlnleta’ temple, 13th and Spring Garden streets, on Tuesday, May 27, 8 p. m., for the purpose of organizing a local Farm er-Labor party In Philadelphia. •‘Representation to the confer ence will be a* follows: Three dele gates for each local labor union or working class political party; one delegate for each central labor body or working class fraternal organiza tion. “We call upon your organization to elect delegates to this conference and to forward their credentials to the arrangements committee, whose secretary is H. O. McClurg, 1549 North lSth street. “Thanking you in anticipation of your co-operation in this most im portant matter, and wttb best wishes for a united front, we beg to remain, "Fraternally yours, “PAINTERS’ L. U. No. 1083, “Adolph B. Gersch, Chairman. “PArKRHANGERS’ L. U. No. 587, “H. O. McClurg, Secretary.” Boost Ths DAILY WORKER, If you are a worker, It Is your paper. /. L G. W. V. MACHINE ABANDONS ALL PROGRESSIVE PRETENSES IN ITS WAR ON MILITANTS (Continued class collaboration and he makes no bones abbut It. He is the natural leader of the petty bourgeolse labor officialdom that controls the American labor movement. Hypocricy. The officials of the I. L. G. W. U„ on the other hand, open the conven tion to the tune of the International, then proceeds to condemn everything that hymn implies. They condemn fascism but their actions can be sym bolized more correctly in the Fascist! hymn of hate than in the Interna tional. Almost th,e entire delegation of Local 9, the largest local in the In ternational, is being objected, too, but they are not ready to bring It before the convention. The objections in this case brings out the rawness of the administration dealings and their crude effort to keep control of thte union. The regular procedure is to take up the locals by numbers but In the case of Number 9 they want to com promise. They are quite willing to seat the delegates of Number 9 Irre spective of their league membership, providing that they will promise to put administration men in control of the joint board. The end of the fourth day Indicates how desperate they are, and how well they under stand that control of the convention by their methods weakens rather than gains the support of the membership. Spend Money Like Water. Fifty thousand dollars spent and the business for which the convention was called not even touched. Not one-half of the contested delegates disposed of, the expelled members’ cases still to come before the conven tion. “Every time Sigman speaks it costs the organization $500,” is the jocular remark of the convention which will be taken in a different light by the membership who have to foot the bill. The Sigman-Perlstein-Fineberg ma chine works well when it comes to a ruthless, violent method of enforcing their policy, but when they begin to explain it, they get terribly mixed up. I overheard one of their staunch sup porters remark to another of the same breed, “Why don’t they bring it to a vote without gumming the game by talking; the longer they talk the worse they make it look. Let the others do the talking, we have the votes.” The first objections to the militants were made on technical ground, but the arguments why they should not be seated in the convention was that they were members of the league. Perlsteln spoke for an hour condemn ing the league, the Workers Party, sneering at amalgamation and in dependent political action. Fineberg took up as much time in the same manner and on this type of argument asked that these delegates be un seated. Rose Wertis Gives Battle. Rose Wortis of New York, was ob- 1 j*«ed to upon these same grounds, but when she tried to explain the policy of the league she was not only ruled out of order but was removed from the floor by the sergeant-at-arms on two occasions. Metrlch of Chicago was unseated on objection made by a former scab. Tat, another Chicago delegate, made thla declaration on the fleer of the convention, yet the man who made the objection and takes Metrich’s place in the convention did not even have the nerve to deny It The flimsy excuse for removing Metrlch shows to what extremes they have gone to remove the left wing spokesmen from the floor. He was chargad for being responsible, some time batweea the last convention and this one, for a steppage of work in hla shop. He bad nothing to do with the stoppage but that is net the point. Ha was chairman of the shop when the stoppage occurred; the grlevaace was settled; nobody thought of blam ing him at the time, he went back with the workers as chairman, no charges were brought against him or oven thought about. Ho ran for dele gate and defeated an administration candidate, the man that is accused of being a scab, and the only thing that they could trump up was this stop page of work that everybody had com pletely forgot about except Perlsteln and his lackeys. * Age last All Progress. This is the method pursued in all the objections. The chairman of the credentials committee let the cat out of the bag, when on concluding his report on one of the contested dele gates, produced a leaflet to prove why this delegate should be unseated. It was the platform on which the dele gates was running for delegate. He said, “hero is the proof; yesterday we unseated delegates because they be longed to the league, here is a pro gram that is almost ldsntical as that of the league, so why waste any more time on this man?” One minute they say you can advo cate unythlng you want, but you must not beleng to the league, the next minute they admit that it is amalga mation, etc., that they are apposed to. Bimllar Tacties. As In the case of Wortis, so also In that against Chasanov, Local 88 New York, proof was given that the question at issue was not one of dis obedience to a decision of the union, but of fundamental differences In viewpoint on the labor movement. Chasanov was charged with being from page 1) affiliated with the League and with having been elected as a member of the Executive Board of his union on a program advocating the shop dele gates League and freedom of opinion in the organisations. During the discussion it was defi nitely proven that in issuing the or der against the leagues the General Executive Board did not care about league connections but aimed to eliminate g.ll elements in the union who opposed the policies of the present administration and advocated policies which are against the inter ests of the officialdom. This was clearly demonstrated in the closing remarks of tthe chairman. More Machine Work. After reading a leaflet which con tained the platform under which Chasanov was elected as delegate to the convention which in brief called upon members of the local to elect only progressive candidates who ad vocated amalgamation, Labor Party, shop delegate system, an all-inclusive labor party, the merging of locals, and pledged themselves to fight against the. order of the General Ex ecutive Board that members of the International must withdraw from the league, he concluded that since four delegates had been unseated on the previous day for advocating a similar program, and since this was the pro gram of the league, the convention should also unseat Brother Chasanov. The recommendation was accepted by 188 for to 41 against. FURRIERS HOLD CONVENTION IN MORN HOTEL (Continued From Page 1.) federation and have great influence in its deliberations; and "Whereas, We consider it inconsist ent for labor men to belong to said or ganization and to give, thereby, pres tige to our enemies; be it therefore “Resolved, That we instruct our del egates to all future annual conven tions of the A. F. of L. to vote at such conventions against all candi dates for the office of president, vice president, secretary or member of the executive council in the N. C. F.” 2. Contracting Shops. “Whereas, The process of manufac turing in our industry has been split up among numerous contractors, ev ery one of whom has a little sweat shop where a certain part of the gar ment is produced; and “Whereas, The tendency of the manufacturers to encourage an ever stronger entrenchment of the con tracting system in our industry, has enabled them to Jorge a very powerful and successful weapon In their strug gle with the union; therefore be it "Resolved, That the incoming G. E. B. be instructed immediately after the convention to begin an energetic struggle against this divsion in our industry, and use all the power of our union to the end of re-establishing the inside shop, where all tasks on a garment such as dating, knallng, iron ing, squaring and complete finishing will be performed In the same shop.” Shop Delegate System. “Whereas, The structure of our present form of organization is such as to centralize the entire control of the organization in the hands of few, thereby bringing about a state of af fairs in which the majority of the membership is uninformed and indif ferent to union matters and do not participate in the shaping of the poli cies, tactics and activities of our union; and ‘•Whereas, Such conditions delay and obstruct the growth and progyesf of our organization; and "Whereas, Our unions are still based on narrow craft divisions, which give rise to petty craft inter ests, narrow selfishness, misunder standing, much unnecessary friction and is detrimental to the unity and solidarity of the workers which is so essential to defend the interests of the workers against the employers; therefore be it “Resolved, That this sixth biennial convention of the Furriers’ union in structs the incoming general execu tive board immediately towards reor ganizing our union on the basis of the shop delegate system. Chicago School Teacher Opposes Turning Over Muscle Shoals To Ford WASHINGTON, May 11.—Govern ment operation of Muscle Sbeals by a commission was urged on the Sen ate Agriculture Committee today by Miss Evangeline Hursen, a teacher in the Chicago public schools, the first woman witness to testify In the Muscle Shoals hearings. Miss Hursen appeared for the Il linois Public Ownership League and the Professional Business Women's Association. “I am not coming here with statis tical Information,” Miss Hursen said. “I come to tell you that the people of Illinois don’t want you to sell Muscle Shoals. The people's money built that plant and the people should get the benefit. It would be .abso lutely criminal to lease that valuable resource-" THE DAILY WORKER CARMEN IN ROCHESTER REJECT COMPANY OFFER ALMOST UNANIMOUSLY ROCHESTER, N. Y„ May 11.—Only 10 men out of 1,625 voted to accept the wage cut of the New York state railways for workers In Rochester, Syracuse and Utica. Representatives of the men, Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Em ployes, are negotiating with the com pany regarding arbitration. The un ion demands Joint arbitration, while the company wants to deal separately with each city. The proposed reduction is two cents an hour or a scale of 49, 51 and 53 cents as a maximum after a year’s service. The old contract expired May 1. PULLMAN STRIKE MISS MEETING INIS MORNING (Continued From Page 1.) the future, unless they be the regu larly constituted committee and meet with officials authorized by the Pullman Company to act, are doing so as individuals and are not representative of the men on strike, and / “Be it further resolved that we herewith extend an invitation to President Carry, Vice-President Hungerford or others whom they may designate as their authorized spokesmen to attend our meeting at 11 o’clock in Stanciks Hall and openly discuss the questions at is sue, on any day or date favorable, and “Be it further Tesolved that any communication addressed to us by the above mentioned “Employes’ Committee” responsible for the at tempt to discredit our original com mittee by calling meetings inside the shop or elsewhere, is hereby declared misrepresenf&Tlve and we refuse to deal with or thru them. "The above resolution was unani mously adopted after thoro discus sion and the Committee authorized to sign by the employes directly in volved in the suspension of work owing to the wage-cut.” “Yours truly, (Signed by the Strikers’ Committee.) Strike As Effective as Ever. At the Saturday strike meeting, the men each gave in their names and occupations to the secretary, and it was found by accurate count, that the strike is as effective as when it start ed. The men thus learned definitely that all rumors that there had been a decision to return to work were spread by unreliable men Lae “Pull man John” and “Seven-eighths.” A man from the tinshop who has been attending the strike meetings regularly, reported that 1 e has learn ed that there is absolutely no produc tion in the plant. The few scabs have made only a bare pretense of work ing. He declared that the men have been sleeping Inside the shop, afraid to show their faces to the strikers. The strikers have instructed their lawyer to notify the board of health, as they believe the Pullman Company to be violating the sanitary code. David Bentall, the strike lawyer, to day sent President Carry a letter ask ing for the return of transportation money for his clients, who now num ber over half a hundred. These men were done out of several days’ pay and transportation money by the lies of the Pullman Company. Business Man Show Colors. Strikers yesterday informed the DAILY WORKER that the Cut-rate Army Store, 118*3 South Michigan Ave., has been aiding the Pullman Company and siding against the strik ers. The carbuilders are asking all tfie Pullman employes to boycott this store. A wife of one of the strikers told the DAILY WORKER that she over heard the store owner say, “The Pull man Company was justified in reduc ing the wages of the men. The men ought to go back to work.” Some of the strikers are highly In censed at this statement, as they have been liberally patronizing this army store. They declare they will go else where In the future. Another prominent business firm which has been talking against the strikers, is John M. Gibbons and Com pany, mortgage bankers, at 11415 So. Michigan Ave. Decatur Students To Vote On Compromise Offered By Managers DECATUR, 111., May 11.— Tired of having their affairs manhandled by the moneybag trustees, students of James MillTkin university, went out on strike last week and tomorrow ore triumphantly going to vote on concili ation offers made by an alumni com mittee. Trouble arose over the constant in terference with the board of managers by the trustees of the estate of the late James Mlllikin, who founded and endowed the university. Four hundred students took part in the strike which stopped the wheels of the university completely. Boost The DAILY WORKER. If yeu are a worker, It la ynur paper. “CAUTIOUS CAL” DOUBLE CROSSES CALIFORNIA ON THE JAP ISSUE TO BEAT “CLAY-FOOT IDOL” JOHNSON By LAURENCE TODD (Staff Correspondent of the Federated Press) WASHINGTON, May 11.—Coolidge has done to the Cali fornians in 1924 what Hughes did to them in 1916—he has doublecrossed them in the most stupid manner possible, when the first principles of politics required that he keep faith. As an immediate consequence, the endorsement of Coolidge in the Republican primary has become a mockery to the winner. Coolidge has lost the electoral votes of the three states on the 5 Pacific coast, if lie ever had a' , chance to get them. A week before the California ! primary was held, the President t astonished the press correspon -1 dents by telling them that he 1 favored “exclusion” and not “regulation” of Asiatic immigra tion. The word "exclusion” is enthusiasm among the race-emotional element on the Pacific slope. Coolidge was as radically anti-Japanese as Hiram himself! And the voters went to the I Republican primary and gave the I President a majority over Hiram, their clay-footed idol. But on the day after the Coolidge victory in California was assured, the White House politician reversed him self and forced the House and Sen ate conferees to discard a report on the immigration bill which they had already agreed upon and made public, and substitute for it a plea to Cool idge himself to negotiate a treaty with Japan, dealing with immigration into America. Sen. Robinson, minori ty leader, denouncing this surrender of the principle that Immigration con trol is a purely domestic legislative function, did not fail to point out that Coolidge had prefaced the trick by betrayal of the trust of the voters of California. Sam Shortridge, the hard-boiled senator from the Golden state, was outraged. He is the loudest cham pion of exclusion and he served no tice that he would raise a point of or der againßt the treaty phase of the immigration bill unless the conferees should meantime cut it out of the measure. Half a dozen democrats, as sisted by Borah, took occasion to point out that the House and Senate’s instructions to the conferees on this Japanese business had been directly violated by the Coolidge scheme; that it was a defiance by the executive of the acknowledged legislative right of Congress; that if we let Japan force us to negotiate a treaty dealing with an immigration issue, then we must expect Italy to threaten us until we yielded to her also. American inde pendence was involved and Congress must refuse to accept foreign dicta tion, even if Coolidge gave orders and Secretary Hughes threatened to re sign, just before the presidential cam paign, in protest. “Let Hughes get out,” was Short ridge’s challenge. Elections In Japan Wind Up With Heavy Rioting Thruout Country TOKIO, May 11. —Rioting broke out in several parts of the country as po litical parties wound up a heated cam paign for the parliamentary elections to be held today. One man was killed and ten wound ed In an election riot at Kure. Electioneers in Fukushima request ed the governor to call out gendarmes to protect them, but he refused and disorders followed. Rioting also was reported in the town of Morloka, pre fecture of Iwate. The campaign was closing peace ably in Tokle, with many speakers in evidence and socialists working hard to gain a greater representation. Po lice put only the usual precautions in effect. The weather was bright and sunny and a heavy vote was forecast. Worcester Bosses Hear Johnson But W. P. Gets Workers (Specie! The Deity Werker) WORCESTER, Mass., May 11.—In spite of over 500 invitations sent to leading employers here, only 90, in cluding the mayor and the key to the city, showed up at a meeting arranged by the conservative Central Labor union. William H. Johnston, presi dent of the International Association of Machinists, spoke on “Labor’s Rights and Responsibilities,” and In cluded a generous mouthful of tbankß for the key. That was last Thursday. But the Sunday evening before the Workers party held a May day cele bration and didn’t send out invita tions to all the money bigwigs, either. Over 460 people jammed the hall. The contrast showed how much bet ter than the official labor movement here can organize the employers, the Workers party could organize the workers. Mayor Os Indianapolis To Reward His Friends And Punish Enemies INDIANAPOLIB, May 11.—Mayor Shank today was compiling a “black list” of city employes who are said to have worked against him for the Re publican nomination fer governor in the primaries. Shank said he was going to dis charge those on the black Hat and hire loyal workers In their place*. STRIKE OF STREET CAR MEN LOOMS ON DETROIT LINES (Continued From Page 1.) a fight. They have broken their word and refused to give our offi cers leave of absence while engaged representing the men. They have fired Brothers McClellan and Nu gent for following the instructions of the organization and refusing to report for work. They refused to permit us to circulate petitions au thorizing the officers of the union to represent the men. 3,700 Men in Union. “In spite of this we have secured nearly 3,300 signatures out of the 3,800 platform employes, 3,700 of whom belong to our organization. Their latest move has been to deny us the right to collect dues from the men at the barns. We have had this right for the last thirty-five years in this city. “Thousand-Dollar Luncheon.” “In addition to this Schram has been spending the car riders’ money in an effort to break up our union. His ‘thousand-dollar luncheon’ is an example, it was an old trick which has been tried by labor-hating em ployers for the last 50 or 100 years. The men invited to the luncheon were given their day’s pay, cigars and nice food. They enjoyed it. But the trick didn’t work. The mep knew what the union had done for them and stood pat. The move was a blunder upon the part of the man agement, as it merely showed that the men were loyal to their organ ization. 15 to 16-Hour Day. “I cannot believe that the people of the city of Detroit will back up the administration in its unfair at titude toward the platform men. The citizens of this community will net deny the men the fundamental right to organize and choose their own representatives. This has been the real issue in the controversy. The matter of wages and hours has become secondary. The fact that some of our men have to work 15 or 16 hours to get in an eight-hour day has taken second place. The real issue is the question of the right of the men to organize and select their own spokesmen. “We intend to insist upon the right. Mr. Joe Martin (acting mayer) will find that he is not deal ing with a few garbage workers. It Is Intolerable and unthinkable that such conditions should be permitted to exist without a struggle." AMALGAMATED OPENS BIENNIAL CONFAB TODAY (Special to The Daily Worker) PHILADELPHIA, May 11.—The June 17 Farmer-Labor party conven tion will be one of the issues in the sixth biennial convention of the Amal gamated Clothing Workers, which opens tomorrow morhing in Wither spoon hall, Walnut and Juniper streets, at 10 o’clock. Delegates from Chicago, New York, Cleveland, Rochester, Philadelphia, Baltimore and other centers of the men’s clothing Industry will represent the 200,000 members of this big needle trades union. Unionizing of Philadelphia. Philadelphia has been aptly chosen as the convention city. 'Campaign plans of the union call for a 100 per cent organization here by next year. In the language of the huge signs which welcome the delegates to With erspoon hall: "PHILADELPHIA, AN AMALGAMATED MARKET BY 1925." Leading spirits of the union are con fident that the convention city will be as effectively organized then as are Chicago and New York. Soveraf big achievements can be pointed to as the delegates open their sessions: Wage Reductions Prevented. The union has held its forces to gether well during the last year. In spite of the fact that the industry is not flourishing as well as last year, wage reductions have been prevented. This was notably illustrated this spring in Chicago, where the big em ployers tried to insist on reductions. Union negotiators, backed by the eco nomic strength of their organization, refused to consider any reductions, pointing to the unusually high profits made last year. The putting into effect of the em ployment Insurance plan by which un employed workers get 40 per cent of their wages, is another achievement painted ta by the union. Monday, May 12, 1924 GERMAN GENERALS ARM , FASCISTI AS THE RUHR f STRIKE STOPS INDUSTRY HALLE, Germany, May li.—Forty thousand aYmed Fascist! were ex i pected to be in Halle today on the l occasion of the dedication of a monu ment to General Von Moltke. . The workers are furious because of the refusal of the government to al low them to even hold mass meetings, while the Fasclsti had complete 11b , erty. The proposal of the Socialist Party for a referendum vote on the Dawes plan is not liable to be adopted as the International bankers will prob i ably give the German government an ultimatum within the limits of which it must reject or accept the plan. In the meantime the industrial war in the Ruhr is growing in intensity. The General Labor Federation and the League of Clerical employes are back of the miners. Everything In the Ruhr is shutting down, even the French being obliged to cancel trains HUGHESFEARS JAP REVOLT IS LOOMING LARGE Dictates U. S. Stand On Oriental Exclusion (Special to The Daily Worker) WASHINGTON, May 11.—Authori ties will differ as to the motives be hind Hughes’ insistence that Japanese politicians must not be offended by the exclusion law. Some will say that in this case Hughes stands for world peace and is opposed to stirring up racial sen sibilities—especially when America and France and Japan have so smooth ly-working an arrangement In the Far East, to prevent China from falling under radical Russian Influence. Others will say that Hughes is not moved so much by a love of peace as by calculation that a Japanese revo lution is threatened, and any sacri fice of the privileges of Congress is better than a liberation of an infuri ated working class upon the militarist imperialism now ruling Nippon. Still others will say that Hughes is naturally submissive to ambassadors and financiers who know exactly what they want. In any case, Hughes has joined with Coolidge in concealing from the voters of California the fact that the exclusion program was to be delayed pending the negotiation of a special treaty which would recognize the right of Japan to a voice in Amer ican immigration control. And Hughes, who lost California and the presidency in 1916 by betraying and affronting the progressives, now sees his chief headed in the same direc tion. The conference report on the im migration bill does not contain the King amendment which would safe guard the Seamen’s Act. It is re ported to be in substantially the same form as approved by the House —giving the Secretary of Labor the power to put oppressive restrictions upon the coming ashore in American ports of alien seamen who quit their own ships in order to gain the Amer ican scale of wages and to forde their late masters to pay that scale to any one employed to take the ship home again. On the Issue of protecting foreign seamen in the equalizing of wage costs between American and foreign ports, the progressives in both hous es will wage a new fight when the report comes up for action. FARRELL MiN CONVICTED BT STEEL TRUST MERCER, Pa., May 11.—First of the Farrell defendants in the famous “sedition and criminal syndicalism” indictments has just been convicted on all counts by a steel trust court at Mercer. Five other trials are com ing. Tony Kovacovich, who has just been convicted, is a steel worker. His crime was not making steel, but at tending a Workers party meeting in Farrell, Pa., shortly after the death of Nicolai Lenin. Burns Conspiracy. Department of Justice agent Len non, was the chief witness for the prosecution, having been assigned to the case by William J. Burns, late head of the U. S. Bureau of Investi gation. Lennon, it was, who repre sented both Burns and the steel in terests. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Speaking In Pittsburgh Tuesday PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 11,—Elisa beth Gurley Flynn known for m%ny years to Pittsburgh as an active strike leuder and a great labor orator, prom inent in the Lawrence B trike, ntlll pay a visit after a long absence to this city. She will speak on Tuesday night May 13, at the Labor Lyceum, 86 Mil ler st, on the subject of “War en the Reds."