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"WE HANG TOGETHER, OR - SEPARATELY."
THE GOAL: * . IMMEDIATE DEMANDS: A FREE RACE. Organization 4 Is Power A SIX HOUR DAY. IN A FREE WORLD. ONE DOLLAR AN HOUR. HE VOICE PEOPLE "AN INJURY TO ONE IS AN INJURY TO ALL." VoA 'M1: I ";II ls I' lr ;l"t" NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 1913 "THrU'I CON4lWERS" NUMBER 32 440 r4 r'Mr n)LI, _ e iee r rrr r -- f/f j ,ý ýstý f f,;ý T-11o G kNfA Lel iberty RelIs a Conquest, Not a Bequest. Merryvillanism in Lime Light. "RtEI) FIED"I reports that when Fellow-Worker A. A. Rlice got oilf the train in Merr:.ville, where Ihe had ieet, advertised to lectture, e was nmet by a bunch of thugs and usiheredl out of the hellhole, but returned I ltter in the dayI an(l, under gutar'( of the I 'lli ioumen, delivered his lectures. A gang Iad previously gone to I )elidlder to hunt Rice', is also reported, bul failed in their "('hristian" mission. i 'roni nent among the hellions are repolrted to e, one Simpson, a wools foremanl !I. Shawer, Walter I:a\ves anld John Jlanders, while Mr. .I. W. Sanders is rumored to have It'en the genius Ie hind the scheme to get Rlice in I)elid der. The IBible says: "Men must reap as they sow," and, if that tN "ie, and it is, there is a hell of a h:arve.t ripen ing for somelodly The( "(;(,d ('itl zen's Ieague'' i.s reported to le split up in a fight with "Superintendent" and ExHograiser E:stes olf.the Am\nr ican Lumber ('o. as the niggers (cain't spend any moneyt , having none, and as the I)eQuincy stunts are getting ont their rotten consciences, for a work ing class that tamely takes all the slugging is one thing, lbut a fightin.g hack class is another and hell lbesides. "Dleputy Sheriff" Kinney lIcid, .Jr., is also reported to want Tom Wright, Hill Hlammonds and Tom l.ý es sent over the "leatl er l reeches" route, but before the noted slugger pulls oil any more raw work, we advise himn to consult with Leather ih'eeches I)el as I'o ivtitu't l oil 1|~9 IK '" lt California Hop Pickers Revolt Four )ead and Four Badly Wounded, Five of the Enemy and Three Workers. Ini the first day s of August the I lop P'ickers in Yuba ('Coun ty, ('al., revolted against st .arvation wages and I:eill ,u.s living (ondlitionll. The revolt, ac'cordiing to press dislatches, Ihegar, on the iurst lianch. I)urst refuse,; the demlandl for living wages and ran for the "officers of the la " '(?) 'T'hese g'entry' reslpondel d as usual to the mlastler's 1d(1, rushed to the scene andtll startedi in to ro'uIgh-house and mlan-handle the .strikers after the miot alpproved South(t Irn Lumber Oler;lators Asso ,ci;ationl style. To this .onle of the w orkers seenimed to object and fought ,back. L)urst is said to ha\ve drawn his I istol and started fir ing, which soon blecame sorter gewier, ;al, :with the result that four men were killed outright, I )istrict Attorney I. 'I'. Maliwell, "Dleputy Sheriff." T. I iso an adl tw w(orkers, ani lCng li ,sh I lll d i and ni unknown negro; four wetl woundedlh,, "(Ionlstable" and "Ie'lºIuty Sherill" I.. I. Anderson, ".heriIf" (;,erge II. \'us "membl er Sf Sherill's l, 1--" l':mter lBradshaw, and N els Nelso>nll an employe (of I)ur -.t lI:rdthers' IHop tanchi. Then the ter rilde 1. W. W\'s. were reportedi to ie comlinhg from all iiirections andl the "lefornm" ' ;overntr irushed thie dirty yellow-legged excuses for men, the militia, into the fieldls and the "arrest Steal Trust Slaves Rebel Workers on Great Lake, Ore. Docks D)riven Desperate By Stomach-Rob bers and General Strike Probable. Businessmen Weep Crocodile Tears Over Great Losses (?) Workers Will Suffer in ('ase Strike Lasts or Becomes General. As f Isual the "Officers of the Law," Seem to be Hunting Something to Hang Ex cuse to Start Trouble On. Here's Hoping that if Trouble is Started it Won't all be on the Workers' Side. "The I)uluth (Minn.) News Tri Ibne" of August 8th, contains the usual lurid anti-I. W. W. shrieks in its account.s of the strike of the (;reat I,akes ore (lock workers. Itself preach ing violence it yells that the I. W. W. I':NTI b)S to use violence. IT' IN)ES IT IS AFTER MORE OF THE W()ORKER'S PIRl:()U('T FOR THE WORKERS ANI) THUS MUST 1)() VIO)I,EN('I,: T'() THE HOSSES' VERY S(O)I'LS. TlHElIt POC('KET i)OOKS. For which reason the "au thorities" are 'I'lTEMSEI.VES threat ening the workers with all sorts of (dire threats, veiling same, as usual, behind the hypocritical mask of "law and order." We are told in the news (?) columns of the dirty sheet that there is N) II()PE OF TIlE STRIKE SPRIEA".I)1NG and BECOMIN(G (;EN EIRIAL, and then the yawper pub lishes a pitiful "Proclamation by citi zens of Superior calling for a cessa tion of the : trike," such "cessation," of cour.e, to Io' at the expense of the ('ontinnued on PIag.- Four. "Judge" Barbe Sentences Babies to Pen. Judge Andrew Wilson Of New Orleans Juvenile Court Denounces Deed And Says That District Attorney "Tricked" Babies Into Confessing And Then That They Were Sentenced Before Their Parents Knew They Were To Be Tried. EVEN DERIDDER SHOCKED. What Chance Has Fellow-Worker Gaines, A Colored Man, Against These Baby "Trickers?" S. S. 13 Reports That Gaines Is Being Third-Degreed In Order To Make Him "Confess" On Some White Man The Merryville Al leged "Dynamiting." Gaines Sick In Bed At Time Of Ex plosion And Could Not Have Had Anything To Do With It Or Known Anything About It. I nions Forced To Feed Gaines, Just As They Were Forced To Feed All The Grabow Prisoners, Yet The Parish Paid Fifty-Five Cents A Day For Their "Board." Rotten Bullmeat Is Not The Only Rotten Thing In This Now Notorious Saw Dust Ring "Judicial" District And-Its Burns Ised "Justice" Is Rottener Still. If The Smug Pharisee That Poses As "Governor" Of This Imagi nary State, "Reformer" Luther E. Hall, Will Do Nothing TURN THE SAB ('AT LOOSE AND INOC('IULATE HIM WITH HYDROPHOBIA! Says the "l)Daily States" of August 8th: "According to the theory advanced by Judge Wilson, Judge Barbe of |Beauregard parish, who recently sen tenced two white boys to the peniten tiary for stealing cigarettes, was in error. The boys are 13 and 1II years: old. The sentence aroused New Or leans juvenile court authorities and criticism was leveled at the law. The two boys broke into a cigar store. They were taken before the court and upon the advice of the dis trict attorney of Ieauregard parish pleaded guilty. Say Boys Were Tricked into Pleading (;uilty. They were sentenced to a year's im prisonment in the State penitentiary. The boys were unwittingly tricked in to pleading guilty, according to advice received by Judge Wilson, from a prominent minister of I)e Ridder, and were sentenced before their relatives knew they were tried." "The Voice" begs leave to differ .Judge Wilson--"Judge" Harwb was NO(T "in error" in attempting to rush these babies to the pen-the baby "tricking" l)istrict Attorney, Ed wards, did nothing out of the ordina ry-the "tricking" and "sentencing" of these babies was nothing but Lum wer Trust "law" and "ethics" bursting into full and perfect bloom. Nor was there anything in it for the "proni iaent minister" to get I ot in the col lar about. HE should not be sur prised at an "evil tree" bearing "evil fruit." HE wa. as SILENT and IN ACTIVE as Edwards when the Black Hundreds of Merryville and 1)eRidder were outraging men, women and chil dren, day and night. But, THINK OF IT-two babies; sentenced to the pen for a year for "stealing CIGARETTES !" . THIS is LOUISIANA "J'STICE" -burglarize a tobacco stand of a HANDIFUL of I(;GAREFTTI'S, ANDI (;ET A YEAR IN THE PEN--burg larize the C(omnmonwealth of its oil fields and forests, ANI) BE('O(ME A "LEAIDIN( ('ITIZI'N" AN) A ( 'o tiinii.,Il oin pag, loullr THE VOICE CALLS. New Orleans, La., Aug. 13, 1913. The Voice of the People. City. ;entlemen: We are compelled to ask that you let us have balance due on account at once. As you know, our agreement is that you are to pay us every two weeks, as we are operating on a close margin as to capital, we must insist on this. Very truly yours, JOHN J. WEIHING PRINTING ('O. FELIlOW-WORKERS! We publish the above notice and ask that all our friends take IMME I)IATE and DIRECT ACTION for the preservation of this paper which is already nearly on a self-sustaining basis. The Locals alone owe us nearly enough money to clean up printing bills, and if they will RUSH IN RE MITTANCES and start a campaign for individual subscriptions, there will be no doubt about the paper making good. As soon as we are able to clean up back debts caused mostly by our be ing driven from printing plant to printing plant, we intend to EN LAR;E THE VOICE and improve it in.every way. In this last connection, we AP PEAL to all Local Unions to send us in short news accounts of the strikes annd other labor news in their ten i tory, for in no other way can we print niews that is of VITAL interest to all the workers, as the Capitalist, Social ist and A. F. of 1,. press is, with a few honorable exceptions, distorting all news bearing on the great world-wide revolt of the working class. THE VOICE goes to press on WEI) NESI)AY MORINING. Please re member this in sending in news let ters and telegrams. (;et busy! Let us hear FROM YOU. I)o it now, TO-I)AY. Yours for the I. W. W., (COVIN(;TON IAIILL, Editor, The Voice of the People.