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White Slaver, The people of Montana are not gen erally aware that two State officials have been giving their support and assistance t, a white slaver Three years ago Hyomi Matsumura a Jap, was convicted on a charge of Importing Japanese women for Im moral purposes, and sentenced to three years in the penitentiary at Deer Lodge. Matsumura married in Japan. and brought his wife to the United States, also bringing along with him, his wife's sister and another young girl. The three women were to start in an embroidery business and to make money in this country. Matsumura wanted to get rich quick and upon their arrival in this country,. he put the women into houses of pros titutiol. The immigration officials located the girls, the youngest being in a dive in Spokane. The Jap girls were sent back, dis eased and broken in health, to their homes in their native land. After their arrival in Japan the youngest girl with her life blighted with disease committed suicide. The immigration oflcials succeeded in arresting Hyomi Matsumura and and convicting him in the Federas Court in Helena on a charge of Im. porting Japanese women for immor al uurnoses. The laws of this country are that any alien convicted of white slavery, upon completing his sentence shall b' deported, and to carry out this law, a Unites States deputy marshall visited Deer Lodge some months ago to take charge of Mataumura and send him back to Japan. The story as told to the Montana News is to the effect, that while ser ving his sentence In the penitentiarY. IHyomi Matsumura became the chief cook and dish washer in the family household of Conley. When the deputy marshall went to Deer Lodge to get the Jap, Warden Conley raised all kinds of objections to giving up the prisoner. claiming' that Hyoml had served his sentence and was a free man, but the deputy marshall could not be bluffed or bulL dosed and brought his man to Helena. Conley immediately gets his old pal, attorney general Galen lined up, and proceedings were started in the courts inHelena on a habeas corpus case, in an attempt to get the white slaver his i.berty.-which may have result ed in more women being imported from Japan. The case was heard in the Federal Court in Helena, and the firm of Gal. en and Mettler doing the pleading for the degenerate white slaver from the Orient The judge ruled against the white slaver Hyoml and Galen carries the case up to the Court of Appeals in San Francisco. In the mean time white slaver Ilyoml was released on ball, Warden Conley of the Montana State prison, drawing a salary of $3,000 a year from the State, going good on the white 0God Record at Washlngton (Cont!nued from Page 1.) Panama urging him to do something for an engineer who had been rail roaded to jail. This workingman was convicted of involuntary manslaugh ter as a result of an unavoidable accident on the road he had been em ployed. According to alt reports the worker, Matthew H. Lough was Illegally Im prisoned. Berger has taken up the matter with the President, who has promised to have the Department of Justice look into this case. Workers of the Southern States are up against the proposition of having their bread and butter taken away by Mexican peons who have been import ed Into this country in violation of the alien contract labor law. They have written Berger and the Socialist Representative has taken up their complaint with the Bureau of Immi gration. A few days ago Berger wrote to Postmaster General Hitchcock to Is sue a general order permitting letter carters to do their work-n this ot weather without wearing their heavy uniform coats. Then Berger has taken a deep in terest in the conditions of the em ployes of the Postoffice department generally. He has pledged his sup port to the Lloyd bill giving Govern ment employee the rights of free speech and petition direct to Congress. He Intends to take up this question at an early date, both In the commit. slaver's bond and it is rumored around the streets in Helena that Galen went Jointly with Conley on the Jap's bond, and the Jap returned to Deer Lodge to fill his old position as chief cook and dish washer in Castle Conley. The Court of Appeal heard the ap peal of Hyoml, and upheld the lower court and turned Warden Conley and attorney general Galen down, by de ciding that the Jap being a white slaver had to be deported No time seemed to be lost In In forming Hyomi that thecourt had de cided against him, for he immediately takes a hike from the penitentiary in Deer Lodge, nobody seeing him go, and no blood hounds put on his trail. as is usually done when prisoners escape. The deportment of the Jap was of greater consequence to the immigrat ion officials than the coin of Conley or Galen. so the Jap was located at Idaho Falls. ten days after he escaped from Deer Lodge. and was returned to IHelena by the U. 8. deputy marshall to await deportation. What a spectable, two officlar. of the state, helping a white slaver to evade the law, one in charge of the state prison and the other in the high est office in the state to enforce the legal fulfilling of the law. These two officials doing all In their power to help a degenerate of the lowest type to remain in our midst. Two officials making their lvling off the state, assisting Hyomi Matsumura, a white slaver, who had wrecked the lifes of three women in order that he could get rich quick, a beast sunken so low in degradation that he would tread on the virtue of his own mother if it would give him a little easy money. Yet such a vile wretch is pet. ted and cared for by those in high places. While in the jail in Helena, Hyomi told a newspaper reporter that he did not intend doing any thing that would hurt Coniy. but he thought that Con ley waned him to escape. Conley and Galen may say that they felt sorry for the white slaver, as the relatives of the women whose lives he wrecked will kill Hyoml when he arrives in Japan. But, we know that there is an international society organised by the white slavers to protect each other, if any member is arrested for importing women, and this society works everywhere hiring lawyers, to defend white slavers, and supplying the bond money to ball white slavers out of jail. Perhaps ('onley and Galen defended the Jap for fr~lllship sake We are Inclined to believe the Jap's story that Conley wanted him to escape. We ..n't u.t derstand why officials of the state feel so much friendship for a convict that they will put up $1,000 for his release and fight the case in the courts for him. Who knows but that some organization that defends white slavers was interested in Hyoml Mateumura? tee room and on the floor of the House. The Socialist Representative's mail Is so heavy and contains so many requests and favors that he was com pelled to have besides his secretary two stencgraphers. Thus four people handle the heavy correspondence of the Socialist Congressional office Berger's time is also consumed In part by giving out special Interviews on pubdec questions to correspondents of the daily press. Also occasionally addressing McNamara and other lab or meetings In big industrial centers. There is abundant proof that a large part of the world today is not decentay housed, fed or clothed But this is not the worst. Poverty, prostitution, di. vorce and discontent are increasing. Do you doubt the facts? Then In vestigate. BARBAROUS MEXICO. This book by John Kenneth Turner tells the Truth about Dias and his American capitalist partners which until now has been suppressed. It tells how men women and even children are bought and sold, worked to death, starved to death, beaten to death, all for the sake of PROFITS. This book will help you to understand the news of the Mexican Revolution, which eoen capitalist papers are beginning to print. It you cannot afford the priek ask for it at the nearest public Ilbrary and urge others to do the same umtil the library buys it. Eztra.4lM 340 pages, besides twenty-five eagrav ings from photogrrpha Prioe, $1.56 ORDER FROM THE MONT. NDWL. Scab Herdera' Pionic1 The Montana 8cab HerLdeg alla the MUlitia, wil hold as emeaUnp meat at Fort Harrison along with th. soldiers of the regular army durinp: the month of July. The art of war will be praetised. and target practise is to be se tof th main features, with squad tirilg. Dummies will be made of straw t, represent human beings and laid oi the ground, a thousand yards fronm the tin soldiers, the scab herders will deploy, and be given the order to ad vance at the double quick, drop to the ground and fire at the dummies repre seanting human beings, then spring to their let, run another hundred yards. drop and fire again. This is done to help take the chicken heartedhees out of the tin soldiers, and prepare them for murdering. The privates will draw $1.50 a day from the state, and the officers the same pay as the officers of the regular army, as per provisions made for same in the Donohue Militia law. The taxpayers foot the bill $32,000 being the amount of extra taxes to be as seased against the Montana tazpayer! this year to pay the expenses of giving the Montana Scab Herders an outing. How do you like it. you wage slav. that has had 84.00 taxes deducted out of your wages last pay day? Sign the petitions for the referen dum on the Donohue Militia law. iOCIALUJT t1WN. The result of the primary election in Miasmola last monday for commls. stoners under the Commlsloin Perm of Government. gives the Sociallsts a victory of one candidate to go on the ballot for the second or final election. Six candidates go on the final ballot, and three are to be elect ed, and John W. Reely, ocialMt. is one of the six that goes on the final ballot. John W. Reely is a loealist of many years standing and Is well posted on the Socialiset philsophy and understands the labor problem thor oughly. is a man of high sernse of hon or, and sterling Integrity and force of character, he understands the needs of the common people of Misoula. and above all has a good supply of common horse sense and it is to be hoped that the people of Messoula will elect him by an overwhelming sjr Ity to be one of their first commls sioners. Missoula has long been dom inated by corporation and special In terests, and the entry of a Socialist into the executive council of the city will mean much to the working people of Missoula. The Eavagas of Caliornia (Continued from first page.) out and the dally papres made a spread on it only to put the lid on the neat day. The man was allowed to get the money together and pay It back into the city treasury and resign. A number of officials are either un der arrest or under investigation on a number of charges One member of the fire commission has resigned while the grand jury is investigating his case. A member of the pollee commission is under grave suspicion. A patrolman of the "purity squad" who is under arrest and who has con. fessed to taking bribes from men and women of the "tenderloin" has con fessed and It is believed a number of the "good government" officials will be involved If not actually in dicted. TAFTr ORDERS INVESTIGATION (By National Socialist Press.) Washington, June 21-President Taft has ordered the department of Justice to investigate the case of eng lneer Lough who has been railroaded to a jail In the Panama Canal Zone because of an unavoidable accident on the road of which he was an em ploye. The attention of the president to this unjust imprisonment was catled by Socialist Representative Berger. Soeretary Hllles has advised Berger that the statement on the Lough oase submitted by the boolalist mem ber of congress "by the direction of the president has been referred to the attorney general for consideration to connection with other papers in this oase which have recently been sent him." In the meantime Lough is servtag his sentenee, compelled to associate with some of the worst criminal types of the isthmus. All the efforts of his fellow workers to liberat. him have so far proved unsucceessul. According to the many letters re solved by Berger this workingman had ben Jailed on the testimony of a petty ofneia K Ihe ly mmmu .eid .~ Lough's trial. t sema, was eoe more breai hea. a e eae"asoa workers la this *mutry. » T.BMlr LMR A51D. "W. W- Dnrrr who was a easddate for oommheloaer of Missoula was overwhelmiasgi defteted at the prim ary electlUo hEd last moaday. The railroad men gemrally voting IMUdly against errty, owtin to his conduct in the last Isslkatare, by failing to vote on the Donehue scab herdtin law. A circular was distrtbuted in Mis soula boosting Berry, the citrular was signed by a high otfilei aIn the office of the Dlv.eton Superlateadent of the Nother. Pacifle Railway at Missoula. and urged railroad men generally to vote for Brry, but, the railroad men of lMisoula have wlaed up In the past few weeks, and totheir credit they have fined one manpolitically for his offcital acts on the Donohue militia bill. The poiltical game iL all up with Berry. he has joined the lame duck colony, and thus perish all straddle bugs College Teaches Scab Hording (By National Socalist Pree.) Washlngton, D. C.--Officers of the regular army and the militia of the several states are being urged by the National Guard Magasine to become acquainted with the laws and custom governing, strike service. Thise is "lrst Time" This is the first time that the mili tary Journals have published any lntl. mation that soldiers are expected to "suppress riots." It was their custom to belittle riot duty by declaring that such service was incidental and unusual. The following from this leading military periodical shows for what the militia is preparing: "A distasteful duty ls service at riots. But some of the repugnance of It, some of the dangers of it, some of the complications arising from it. may be avoided, If you are familiar with Bargar's 'Law and Customs of Riot Duty.' "Why? Because In the study of the trying service in times of riot Barger's work outlinee each practical detal,. and not only indicatee the duties of the military sad civil ofloerns but show's how these duties should be performed and furnishes practical forms that may be used as guiden. Work sit Usesd "The army war college and tbeser. vice schools are urging this work to splendid advantage. A number of the states make It an article of Issue." The war college referred to is locat ed here n Washingulton It is a unt versity for murder. There officers of the regular army are tapght all the tricks of warfare, especially the mill tary strength of foreign nations. That the war college is teaching re gular army officers how to beat strik ing workers Into submission was not known until the publication of the fore going article in the Nations Guard Riot duty, rather strike-breaking is now admitted as an important branch of modern mldtarlsm, since it has been recognised by the foremost military school in the country. TE MIrUTARY WORKING MAN. By C. M. Sweet. There is a man in our midst who by many is Idolised and honored. He Is the milltlaman. He I goingl to fight for his country. How much of it does he own? Whose rights does this mlitlaman defend-Is he not always defending pdoperty agalinst human rights? Is he not really the servant of "the In teremts," the corporation? In what case has the "military worklngman" defended the Interests of the working class? Does not the military workingnman really fight agalast his own class when he helps break a strike for better working con ditions? Then why should he not be oonmld ered a traitor to his clms--a military seab? DON'T 01t ME(ZIUD. By John M. Work. In a previous article I pointed eut that It is one of our great tase to break down and deeroy the esonomle eeeservatlsm In the minds of the pee. pe, m* that their mlnds will beeome ripe for Seedlinm. We are doing It very fast. In the past ten years we have been abte to see this conervatim,. this d.wpear beae er eye W hs W 4emred at leat halt it n them tea yWear.s do not mean that halt the people have osme to the point wheo they vote the odolal let ticket; but at least half the pre Jade.. has disappeared. In other words, the people of the United States have swung at least halt way over to Socialism In the past tea years In a few more years the rest of the prejudice wile disappear and they will swing the rest of the way. Then their minds will be ripe for oeclalism. And we will then have Socialism. But. do not think the task of bat tering down the remalader of this prejudice is golng to be easy. Recent events have been inspiring. We should make the most of them. But, do not allow yourself to be tooled into believing that our troubles are over. Do not Imbibe the idea that the path from here to the co-operative commonwealth Is a smooth and gentle lncdne. It you do, you will find yourself terribly mistaken. On the contrary, there are mount Are you a Reader of THE MONTANA NEWS You are interested it its EDITORIAL POLICY. You read it for things that are NOT found in other papers. You read it because it is a SOCIALIST publica tion. You are interested in the SOCIALIST and LABOR CIRCLES. POINT OF VIEW. But you ought to know and you want to know more. You want to know all the NEWS of the Socialist You want to know and you ought to know the significance of current events from a Socialist and labor standpoint. To get this news you must read a DAILY paper with the SAME EDITORIALS AS THE MON TANA NEWS. There is such a paper. That paper is the CHICAGO DAILY SOCIALIST. It is different from other Daily papers. It is different BECAUSE It tells the truth. It is a workingman's paper. Its business is human Progress. It is PUBLISHED FOR THOSE WHO DARE TO THINK. If you are a Progressive Socialist, and want to keep in touch DAILY with what goes on in the World of Labor-want to feel the pulse of the en tire Socialist and Labor movement of America Send in your subscription. SUBSCRIPTION RATES. 1 year..........$3.00 6 months........$1.50 4 months........$.1.00 1 month ......... .23 At least send in a quarter and try it for a month. CIIICAG(O DAILY SOCIALIST 207 Washington Street Chicago, Illinois. Wbb rlo - ANIT, OnlIAN, IL. mie to es h, Inm o mek, juakgles to peetrnte, rivers to foir, and wUld beasts to vesrra bstere the goal 46s be reaehed We shal as plenty of reverses be tore our final viotory. And when the reverses come, the tfant-hearted will sneak to cover as useal and leave the old gaurd to fight the battles. But the old guard costantly In Oreases in numbers. The battles will be fought. All obstacles wil be overlcome. The goal will be reached. The ranks of the old guard are al ways open for recrults Don't be a fair weather Bocladlt. Don't be a faint-heart. Don't be a craven. Join the old guard and make ulp your mind that you wli be on the fir ing line in the thick of the fight, at the times that try men's souls, as well as when the enemy is in retreat. Keep your eye on the Montana News, the Dreadnought of the work ing class.