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The Courts Are Open to You, Townley, LeSeuer, McKaig, Scholtz,
Samuels. U I am Tearing Off Your Mask."—FRANK R. GOODING. Can Prove Every Statement I make—Read Facts About tHe WaV tHe Nonpartisan Leaders are Connected with I DISLOYALTY ! T inn tearing the mask from tin* Non Partisan league l<*ail am showing the connection between them and disloyalty, ing these loader« down. Take Townley first. he discovered that the farmers were not inclined that way. ers I am trail He openly worked with the Socialists until Ever since he has Imvii attempting t" promote Socialism through the Non Parti Up is today as much a Socialist at heart as he ever was. «an b-agup. pro-Germans everywhere. Arthur LeSeuer is executive secretary of the Non-Partisan league LeSeuer directs McKaig He has catered t* and Townley'« most active right-hand man. " 1 ^ i / a" I 1 !l,r " !l " r Non-Partisan league leaders in Idaho, runk I W. W and has been interested it« forrhulating and ex He is a Read his letter to nitiment in this country. tending the pro German Bill Haywood, printed Socialist college founded by Debs,, who wa« sent to prison for twenty LeSeuer is president of the >n this page. years for sedition. cut to Idaho Horace Mann, who confessed that lie was an I. W. AV r , sympathizer, rank Socialist and disloyalist and that he i had been peddling Bolshevik literatim* in Idaho. Mann's confession on this page. LeSeuer Rend tin* story of ALL IN A STRING. lien* we have Delia, Haywood, Townley, LeSeuer, McKaig, Mann, Schult/., ami all the others who arc attempting to deceive the farmers of Idaho, lined up together—whispering hot air in the farmer's ear while pouring the poison of Socialism in his coffee. March or this year LeSeuer, as executive secretary of the na 1 tonal Non Partisan league, wrote Governor Burnquist, of Minnesota, asking him to address a convention of the league. Governor Burn qubit declined. He branded the Non-Partisan league leaders as dis loyal and LeSeuer as an I. W. W. and said, among other things: "How under auch circumstances, the farmers of Minne sota, who have been threatened with the loss of their farms, who have time and again been compelled to appeal to peace officers for protection against the members of this lawless, anarchistic organisation can now join a league with promot ers whose sympathies have been with this law-breaking, Bol shevistic element of our society is well well nigh incompre hensible. " I CONDEMNED BY ROOSEVELT. ,1 ii the course of u liberty loan speech at Billings the other day Theodore Roosevelt, the liest friend the farmers ever had, read LeSeuer'* letter to liny wood and commented on it. Roosevelt de nounced the Non Partisan league leaders as un-American and Bolshe vistis Ami he said more He declared there was not a pro-German in the country who was not praying for the success of the Townley itr* with their routing Socialism. They want McKaig and Scholtz and Samuels and the whole lot to win in Idaho. Do yout Roosevelt admitted that the Non-l'artisan league leaders had fooled him for a time, but at last he saw them in their true colors, so he repudiated them, just as others are repudiating them. READ THAT LETTER. If you don't believe if, read the letter of Paul H. Allred, of Blackfoot, Idaho, to the headquarters of the Non-Partisan league.l He joined the league. He gives in this letter one He is a farmer rea.son for quilling the crowd SAMUELS FAILED IN DUTY There is another article on this page I want you to read—the telegram from Bartlett Sinclair to me It tells the story of how H. F. Samuels, who is the Non-Partisan league candidate for governor, showed the white feather when he was prosecuting attorney of Sho shone county during the Coeur d'Alene riots. He failed to perform hi» »worn duty in the greatest cri»i» in the history of Idaho. Could such a man be trusted to enforce the law in Idaho? Would not such a man he mure apt to stand in with disloyal ist« and rioters than to attempt to enforce law and ordert I can prove all tin* statements I make. The courts are open to Haywood, Debs. Townley, LeSeuer, McKaig, Scholtz and Samuels The fight is on against (he plan of the Non-Partisan league to set up a Bolshevistic government in Idaho. Mr. Citizen, which side are you ont I Am Fignting Disloyalty and the Agents of Disloyalty Are Fighting Me"-Frank R. Gooding ii Arthur Le Seuer, National Secretary of the League, Wrote to Bill Haywood About "The Damned War," and Against Legislation to LEAGUE LEADERS' CON WITH IDE I. W. W ' Curb the German Spies. KUOENE V. DEM. Chaaaellor. ARTHUR LE SBUER, President. The ALVA A. GEORGE, Vic« President. LAURA L. REEDS, Secretary. People 9 s College F. A. M' CLÄREN, MARIAN WHARTON. Editor Colle*. New*. j Truiarar. FORT SCOTT. KANSAS •TOR THE EDUCATION OF THE WORKERS BY THE WORKERS" April 5, 1917. | Mr. Wm. D. Haywood, 164 W. Washington St., Chicago, 111. I : Fellow Worker: Have just returned from Des Moines, Iowa, and am very glad to be able to report that all of the caaea there are disposed of favorably and the boys at liberty. I think the Defense Committee is satisfied with the handling of the case. Of course, it was not one in which any labor principle was involved, and, therefore, the fight was simply made to get the boys out. My expenses for the trip were $34..'10 and if you will send me a check for that it will clean the matter up. of How are you coming with the Minnesota proposition? I hope you don't start anything until the year has expired. This damned war business is going to make it mighty hard to do good or gaujzation work or good radical work of any kind, but I think the fight should be now centered against spy bills and conscription. Have you heard from Pennsylvania and Powers of Attorney? Yours for industrial freedom, (Signed) ARTHUR LE SEUER. AL:Y The above letter, which is a facsimile of one of the Government's exhibits introduced in evi dence at the recent trial in Chicago of 100 members of the I. W. W., was written by ARTHUR LE SEUER and shows his connection with William D. Haywood and the I. W. W. Haywood with ninety-two of his associates, was convicted of violating the espionage act, in terfering with conscription, hampering the Government of the United States in the prosecution of the war, and was sentenced to 20 years' imprisonment and fined $20,000. In his testimony Haywood identified the above communication as genuine. i ARTHUR LE SEUER is also SECRETARY of the NON-PARTISAN LEAGUE. If the above letter had been written after the espionage law wa* enacted, Le Seuer would be T 1 h prison today with Haywood. . CONFESSION OF HORACE MANN ! i TMS DlSlt^llSt WGS Sßllt tO llfôllO fa] ( LGSGUF 3D(I WO^Gtl ■■ ■ . . _ m UlKlGr ImG UirGClIOfl ÛT MCKdISf ® You have all read the confession of Iloraec Mann. He admitted under oath he had made statements in defense of that lie had t>cen sent to Idaho by Arthur LeSeuer, secretary of the Non-Partisan league, to work among the farmers for the league; that he had hen wo-king under the direction of Ray McKaig, the field secretary for the league in Idaho. He confessed that he was a Socialist and a sympathizer with the I. W. W.; that the acts of Haywood; that he declared the draft law unconstitutional and that he was against the war; that he had told s number of people that the Bolsheviki j 1 I j Read This Letter. It Gives One of the Reasons Why Farmers Are Disgusted With the Nonpartisan League Leaders . Blackfoot, Idaho, R. F. D. No. 2, Oct. 5, 1918. Headquarters Non-Partisan League, Boise, Idaho. Dear Sirs: Some time ago I gave a deferred check to your organizer to pay a membership fee in what the organizer pledged me was a clean, legal and loyal beneficial organization of farmers. To day I am ordering payment upon said check stopped because I refuse to support any organization that so plainly bears the earmarks of being under a leadership whose highest ambition it is to sling mud ami malign the character of men who have stood as bulwarks of the loyal citizenry of our The first circular ever mailed me from your headquarters contains a letter signed by Tro j ) I country. naas and Freneh and published by you as a light of literature, when every honest farmer must see. if he would take time to read it. that the vituperative language used against Governor Alex ander is too vile for publication even in the dirtiest of political sheets. And then, when Roosevelt, an other foremost citizen was being bemoaned through the columns of your paper, his sous, at his solicitation were paying out their heart's blood for you and me. And when the Non-Partisan leaders have been backing the president, their national secretary was writing seditious love letters to big j j j ; j Bill Haywood, the arch-traitor of modern history. Where was this party's leaders when F. R. Gooding, another state and national leader, was risking life to bring to much-merited justice the same traitor ere he had yet struck at the heart of his country t When farmers choose to organize, they will not need to stoop at the dirt contained publication to win their cause. m your 1 Respectfully, PAUL H. ALLRED. (Signed) government was the highest type of do mocracy that the world had yet produced. He also admitted the uuthorship of a So cialist l>ook containing rabid statements. When Mann was arrested letters and documents were found on him confirming his confession. Among them were letters from Ray McKaig praising Mann's "good work"—his damnable Socialism, I. W. XV. ism, pro-Germanism. Before Mann confessed, affidavits of reputable citizens were published in Boise and all over the state reciting the dis loyal statements he had made. McKaig was fully advised of these affidavits, but he did not stop Mann, but sent him back to peddle pro-German propaganda, and when he was arrested McKaig took steps to defend him. But the evidence was overwhelming and Mann confessed everything. Many incriminating letters were found on Mann and were taken over by the sec retary of the Gooding county council of defense. Later the secretary's office was burglarized and alt the Mann letters that were there then were stolen. The more ini|K>rtant ones had been placed in a bank vault. Who burglarized the secretary's office? Maybe McKaig knows why this was done? Tell us, McKaig. 10 FACE OF DUÏÏ 10 As Prosecuting Attorney During the Coeur d'Alene Riots He Re fused to Attempt to Uphold Law and Order. TO THE GOOD PEOPLE OF IDAHO : Read this telegram from Bart lett Sinclair with care. In the greatest crisis that ever came to Idaho this man Samuels, who now asks you to honor him as your gov ernor, failed to do his sworn duty. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Oct. 7th, 1918. It is a source of great satis faction to the law-abiding citizens north Idaho to learn that you 'have accepted the challenge of the ■Non-Partisan league and that you fighting against the scheme to substitute a condition in our state bordering on anarchy for one of government. In this contest now going on in Idaho you have a record which gives your assertions great value. From personal knowledge I know you gave the late lamented Stenn enberg personal and official aid in his war against anarchy*. He lost his life as the result of that war, but I pray that no such end awaits 'your defense of established society in Idaho. "When the unspeakable riots of the Coeur d'Alene of 1899 occur , red I happened to be state auditor. (The extent of these bloody out | breaks necessitated the declaration Governor Steunenberg of mar tial law. I He saw fit to appoint me under our state law his representative in the disturbed district in orderto re-establish normal conditions. At that time H. F. Samuels, the Non-Partisan candidate for gover nor, was prosecuting attorney of Shoshone county, the scene of the insurrection. .He had personal knowledge that murders had been committed and that the great mills of the Bunker Hill & Sullivan com pany had been destroyed by the rioters and that hundreds of work men thereby had been thrown out of employment, nd yet he took no action to punish the offenders. As administrator of martial law I appealed to him to do something to vindicate the state and the law. He refused. Samuels was then forced to go before the courts and disqualify himself in all trials growing ont of the Coeur d'Alene riots. To perform the duty he had sworn to perform other attorneys, at great expense, had to be retain ed by the state. Senator Borah, James H. Hawley and J. H. For ney were three of the attorneys so retained. In the prosecution Samuels took absolutely no part. To again entrust him and his al lied Non-Partisans with the high est powers of government at this time of our country's trials is dan gerous in the extreme. Re assured that your championship of iloeent and sane state government will receive the support-, not only of the Re publicans of the north, hut the Demo crats as well. r.t this campaign the only issue in Idaho, as we view the campaign, is between the forces of law, patriotism and established society on the one hand and the forces of anarchy und discontent on the other. Before resorting to these extreme methods with Samuels I had wired Gov ernor Steunenberg that Samuels was cow ardly and incompetent and an obstruc tion to the restoration of orderly and constitutional government in the Coeur d'Alenes. Copy of these telegrams »re part of th estate records. (Signed) BARTLETT STNCLAIH.