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Socialists Attention!! From the many letters that have come into this oce since the familiar face of the News has again been greeting Its old fMmds, we know that thu workes of this section of the country want the News. The building and developing of the socialist labor press is the work of the nest ten or fifteen years among Amerian workers. This is what is going to solve the problem of 'What is the Matter with the Bocialist Party?' We must have a workers' paper; and you, the workers of Montana and vicinity, must build it . The most of you will never know w hat It has cosat to get this paper going in the ilit place, to snatch it out of ruin whea the breakers came, and what it has meant to slowly nurse it back into health once more, so that it could again pick up its champlonship of the workers' grievances with the old vigor. We are making progress, but It t s yet very slow. You do not get your pape just reg larly. The reason is that we cmn only get the paper out as we have money to pay the men. WhaM you do not get your paper on the day it ought to come, you may know there is no money in the oice to go ahead with. And then there is the rent. And we are trying to ave the linotype machine, that we have all worked so hard for, in order that socialism and labor might have a voice, her, L the home of the Amalpm nted Copper Company. It s a great thing to be able to have an equipped working cass printing WI you thinak of these things, comrade, and think that they mean money? WmI you do what you think would be the right thing to help along? Every soodllst Ia this state anad adja cent states shold support the News. here is no question whatever about this. No matter what other papers you support, you should spport a strung local paper to deal with labor qaestions in the immediate vicinity. It will not take you long to go out and get a ist of ten subecribers for the News. You will be surprised to see how ea sy it is. People know the News; they have always liked It. Comrade GOaham hae been gathering up the subs by the shovelful where ever be has been. He says be is surprised at bow assio the workgmen are for a workding man's paper. Union after union is sendinlg la hes subscrption for a bundle. Yom do not want to mis these articles on Coknict labor and Ponage il auppose, you get to work right away? Tem sbs for the News No tre revolutnism ais ever a quitter. Yours for Poeeadm, MONTANA NEWI. Debt of Honor There still remains a debt of $700 contracted by the Socialist Party of Monana while it owned and was pub Itshing the Montana News. The State Committee has done nothing to liqui date this debt, and the creditors are looking to those who are at present running the News for their money. To pay the debt is an exceedingly heavy task and is handicapping and worrying us conasderably. 8600 must be paid as soon as possible, and we are asking individual sociallsts and locals to loan the Montaar News any sum that they may feel disposed anad able to advance. The response has been as follows: Local Uima ................. 30.00 J. E. Bush................... N. Edwin Dew.................. .00 Wm. Dew .................. 6.00 C. Anderson ................. 1.00 C. Feick .................... 1.00 Total ....................337.00 To be raised $500.00 Balance to get ............$43.00 Bee Hive By Tryem Helper. One hundrt l and fifty new subs added to the mailing list last week. That was good. It was splendid. But what about next week? Subs are now coming in at the rate of six a day. It is well and the workers have gained another victory, but we cannot pause, we are on a steep up-hill climb, a stop, ever so slight means to lose ground. Come, Comrades, come heave, O, heave boost that six a day to twenty-five a day. Yon can do it. You will do it. We are depending on you. Attain this twenty-five per day and keep it up and we at this end can give you the paper you want, and reg ularly, too Comrade Graham is a faithful, tire les worker. He has been boosting, what you should be doing, and It has had a marker effect on the mailing list. The Finnish Comrades are in the front ranks of the workers. They ap preciate the value of teaching social lsm through a paper. The Finnish Comrades of Local Hamilton send In 15 subs. Comrade Greely Baker of Pocatello sends in for two copies of the "Mills of Mammon". Comrade Reely orders one, as do Comrades Carl Ross of Butte, L. George of Manhattan, and James Carr of Roundup. The book I. fine. Get one, boys, it is having an immense sale and is very deserving of it. You cannot afford to be without the "Mills of Mammon". The Working Men's Union of Ana conda sends In a bundle order for S2 copies of the News each week, and the Teamsters' Union of the same place. not to be outdone, also orders a bundle of 25. Every push helps, these help big. Comrade Fenn of Helena enlistis two dollars in the service of a good cause. Local DI.er Lodge is going to put the penitenti;ry expose where it will do the most good, and so orders a bundle of 125 weekly. Don't forget to work. We depend on You individually to boost the sub list and help establish a powerful so cialist press here in Montana, one of the most promising fields in the coun try. Spend $3.00 for Montana News sub cards. You'll get your money back, and send rousing socialist electricity into six ailing onfes. If you are a worker, it is your duty to support a worker's paper. Send in your Job work NOW. Comrade Graham bane 6Se Ma the last few Wehle Iar areag . galed labor to a msense of the angers that are mesMIm It from the competition of convict labor that h being unloaded em the state; also the Importance of a pres I the pesession of the Workers to defed their rights with. A man who had fought the CapitallUt lams ad it encroachments on labor tfo tWent years In MolloaA msn pretty near ly knownla the problems that confront Montana workea. Comrade Graham has ever been couragous and outapohea I his detensae to the workers His talks In anle haalls inqplre new ltf and action In the orgualed workers. They begti to .we what the aoidarity of mutual Interest means, to see that they mast b armed with a prem and solid ranks. He is having calls froem all ovr the stae for unlon meetlngs. It he visits your union you will hatv a talk you will resember. Here is a sample of the letters w4 are getting now: Missoula, Mont, Jan. 10, 1901 The Montana News: Please Afnd enclosed tweaty-ve cents for which send the News mls months. Please send all editions al-ea Dec. 30, '09, as I desire to follow the Deer Lodge case. Wishing the Newi and socialist cause all success, I am Yours truly R. E. HAIL, 321 Harris. Missoula, Mont. Ida Crouch-Haslett. Helena. Mont. Dear Comrade: I have just received the copy of the Montana News con taining reply to Bishop Carroll's at tack and want to thank you very much. Am enclosing 50 cents for one year's subscription. Have been much interested in the fight at Spokane (Ia 'The Call"). We find thtat the days persecution are not over, even in this so-called enligthened age and country. With kindest regards, and the com pliments of the season, I remain Yours Fraternally, LEVI W. CROUCH. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Jan. 11, 1910 Mrs. Ida Crouch-Hazlett. Editor Montana News, Helena. Moat. Dear Comrades. The fight in Spo. kane drags along and there will prob. ably not be very much doing until the weather moderates but I am certaia that the second round of this struggle will be fought in the spring when the authorities least expect It. I have heard from my husband of your kindness to him and the fellow workers who passed through Helena and I assure you that I appreciate it very much. I am sorry I have never had a chance to meet you personally but hope that I may in the near fu tture. I am stopping with Mrs. Fred W. Heslewood and she always speaks of you so highly that I am looking; forward to meeting you as one of th* very few women revolutionists we have in the northwest country. With best wishes, I remain, Yours for industrial freedom, ELIZABETH OURLEY-FLYNN. The first Deer Lodge edition was exhausted by the special orders before the entire subscription list was filled, so that we had to put the forms on the press and make a new run. The papers doubtless arrived safely after the short delay. Oragnised Labor of Montana is out raged over Warden Conley bringing convict labor in such heavy competi tion against them, and is respondlng with tremendous orders for the News. Order a bundle and spread the report of this dastradly' crime against free labor throughout your union. earm e -nu I Jaditb Beaia. Why Be Without ae Home? When you tman come to the Great J udmlth dn In Pegu County, Montana, where the wheat grows 40 Bushels to the r. Whee evaery aee wll met yo 10. 200,000 acre of rich, prodl u(ve roil, msbject to Homestead Eantr. Plenty of rainfall in cop-rowlag season. Deeded lanad now selling for TWWWNT TO FORTY DOLLARO AN ACRE. Send for our large list of tarms for ale sd Ie booklet on HQ9METEADI IN THE GREAT JUDITH AIWS,. FERGUS COUNTY MONTANA. STONER & HARRIGAN, LEWISTOWN, MONTANA. If you art a true sooWalt you will know that it s your duty to help str. nthen a working claw press. You can get two subs to-day If you try. Six orders for the "Pocket Library of Sockliasm" In this week, and eleven ord0ers for the "Mills of Mammon". Milntaaa working people are tbegn ning to read working class literature. here is what a subscriber from Deer Id ge thinks of the Conley boss: "I plscribed for your paper about three w ~.ks ago, but I have been unable to g,t It through the malls. The only cause that I know of Is that Big Cae asr still holds the right to go into the postofice and look through any mall that he wishes and seeing the News thi.re ordered it used to take the place of the shortage of coal which now ex Ists In Deer Lodge." Any books advertised in the News will be sent postpaid on receipt of price. We are going to make a spec ialty of our book department. The larger ocallst papers are all cutting out their commercial advertising. The Nwes has always advocated this as a correct policy, and It was only the need of shekels that caused us to vary at times. We would rather gvle the space to advertising literature. If 3ou buy enough books, we will nlot need to take the other advertising The News subscription list I. grow ing so rapidly that we have lost all attempt to keep pace with any kind of a record of It In this department. Over 400 subs have gone on within the last ten days. The earnest attempt of the News to fill the function of a true worklngman's paper has called forth response on every side. A number of socialists in Butte not In the party have said to Comrade Graham the last week, "You are doing more for the working class than all the socialist locals. There are 6,000 soclalists in Montana not in the party. They are tired of the do-nothing-but-quarrel policy. Some time these socialists are going to take a part in the party af fairs." Here is a partial list of some new subscriptions: Anaeconda Workingman's Union .... 5 Anaconda Teamsters' Union ...... .0 Anaconda Carpenter's Union ....... 60 Sliver Bow Trades & Labor Council. 00 ledge MWal and nsauncmil Seppurt. Belt, Mont., Dec. 21, 1009. Montana News, Helena, Mont. At a regular meeting of Local Union No. 370, U. M. W. of A., the following resolution was adopted: Whereas, the I. W. W. of Spokane, Washington, Is fighting for free speech and press and the Interest of the working class, we declare that It is the only organisation that launch true unionism, What is an injury to one, is an injury to all. Therefore, be it resolved, that we Books for Study course (Ra matwd.4 by tlb. Kadsatl Usaeudtw Cmmltt.) Uea In Thumand ........................I 1* M rl W m.........h................... . .N 10oosewo Fe odliese e M id 1--Lwl ........................ IMr T133 DEUWLOQPIY OF WS AUAIM Umtlain. Irq V l a a" tli ,- iu· ......................... 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Hisary of lodaimw In the nIVted Statm.-HIIqu1 ...............5 511.1 VOMPLETE IMW SILOs, DELIVERED PRER. condomn all labor papers that are silent and do not uphold the principle of Industrial unionism, and be It Resolved, that we declare all craft unionism is owned and controled by the Civic Federation, and be it further Resolved, that we give our moral and financial support to the principle of industrial unionism, be It further Resolved, that Local Union No. 370. U. M. W. of A., on this date, donate Ifty dollars ($60) for the benfit of the down trodden slaves In Spokane, and be it further Resolved, that a copy of this reso lution be sent to the "Appeal to Ret son", "Montana News". Great Falls Labor News", for publication. JOHN DEONAN, Pres. JOHN LANDERS. Sec. M. J. MORRIS, M. J. SULLIVAN. JOHN DEGNAN, Committee. Indorse i. W. W. Fight In spokame. Roundup, Mont., Dec. 27, 1901 Montana, News, Helena, Mont. Dear Sir and Bro. Please insert in your valuable paper and oblige Local Union No. 21e6, U. M. W. of A.: At a regular meeting of Local Union No. 2046, U. M. W. of A., he following resolution was unanimously adopted, a copy to be stnt to the Montana News for publication and a copy to be for warded to the Industrial Workers of Spokane, Wash.: Whereas, the right of free speech and free press is onec agaln being annulled by the minions of capitalism in the prohibition of these our guar anteed constitutional rights to our fellow workers in the city of Spokane, Washington, Whereas, the right of peaceful as semblage of the people of this coun try to protest against political, social or economic wrongs has been the pre ogative of the citisena of this country from its birth, and consecrated in the blood of those lovers of freedom who willingly sacrificed all upon the altar of liberty that posterity should enjoy unrestricted the rights of free assem blage and free speech whenever and CALL FOR THE BEST in Bread and Pastry made by the MIMOULA DAKUKR A. V. Iddke, PRoe Corner Front & Jackson Telephone 354 Blk, Missoula, Mont. wherever the oecasion arose and in such public places as the people could be reached, and Whereas, there are today in the city of Spokane, Wash., hundreds of our ellow workers Incarcerated in the prisons and bull pens, the barbarous Instltutions of capitalism, and that rights and subjects to such treement as would make the acts of the Black League of Russia or the crimes com mitted against social and scentlfo evolution by the Inquisition of Spaln during the dark ages pale in tasignl Icense and Whereas, through all the ages liber ty has only been perpetuated through the sacrifices of its volaries and further watered by the blood of tyrants governments when control. led by capitalism or ecclesiastical powers, are tyranical from pollcy, therefore, subjects become rebels from principle. Caesar had his Brutus, Charles I his Cromwell, and modern capitalism by its arrogantly usurplang the rigths of the people through Its controlled courts may meet Its Waterloo through a persual of such policies as are being used In Spokane against the wage earners and eventually compel an Indignant people to adopt such a reprehensive policy as will startle the olvulsed world to its very foundations and for ever obliterate every veetage of econ omic vasalage, Therefore, be It resolved by the members of Local Union No. 286,. U. I. W. of A., Roundup, Montana. that we condemn the acts of these minions of capitalism In Spokane, Wash., as unwarranted, un-American and Inhu man and we hope that this game of of war as It is being practiced upon our fellow wage earners in Spokane wilt open the eyes of the workers to the tact that such is the game were the proletarians wise the powers m would not play it; and be It further Resolved, that we pledge a further moral and financial support to our comrades la Spokane whenoevr called upon and wish them every success In their battle for final economic eman pation recogalsing the old adage that we must hang together or we may hang separately. Respectfully submitted by AIBX VAIRORIUV3, NATHAN SMITHURST, WILL IRVINO, Committee. Are you tyrlag to get subs for the News? Only SO oeats and you will help save all the good work that has been dons here.