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IMMEDIATE DEMANDS: THE GOAL: A SIX HOUR DAY. Organization A Is Power A FREE RACE. ONE DOLLAR AN HOUR. IN A FREE WORLD. ,the Of HEVICE PE PLE "AN INJURY TO ONE IS AN INJURY TO ALL." Nil." , 11 ",blI i-,slr In . I~zll NIEW OIIIAN., I.O)I SIANA, "I'IIURSI)AY, EP'IIf' lIti R 4, 1913 3'l'rl C4,N(I" l ;E " Ni:MwR 3 r Y D WAGOOD B III 'Chit I] \W ,,. .\ Nx" JA , hdrte -Z L. ,OF ý ýn-.E~ -. , ",,", , Bye Bye Ma Honey Ahm Gone! Blackhanding Themselves? "We are in receipt of a continunllica tion from J. W. Martin, (;eneral Man ager of the Ludington lumber ('om pany which we publish in full: "To the readers of the I)eltidder En terprise and the good citizens of Beauregard Parish. I have thought perhaps you might be interested in knowing the contents of the suli-joined letter received by me this day through thlle I nited States Mail, and I feel safe in leIuaving to the good juidgmenit and sense of justice of the Iniiterprise realdhers andl the good citizens of Ieanuregac;rd l'ar ish, the proper classiic;at ihn of lhe party who was the author of the fio lowing letter, at the sanm t ine alolo, gizing to them for even thul f:,r dr:g ging from his kennel of eli- t.l such a mangy cur. Mr. J. W. Martin. Respectfully, .1. W. MAr;T'IN'." THE LETTER. (Copy) "I)eRider, la., Aug. 21st. 1913. Dear Sir:- I take this method to warn you about the way you a:re treating some of the men of the Union. Your whole mill \ ill bie on the bum in less than thirty d:ays, even to your tracks. IAnd you know that your beloved negioes will be shlot up, if they stay there. And you your self might not live very long if you stay here, it is not healthy for men of your ambition in this part of Louis iana. One more word or two, the man Mr. Martin your mill foreman, you advise hiim to resign or he will surely (lie and the next one Ibetter do better. As ever, Yoour most unexpected friend, Skull and ('ross lBones. I'. S. The Ilodge didn't have any thing to 1o with this. The aIwove is from that poor, dec re hit ('c5se for a newspaper th:at belly cratwls its way thru the 1'. S. Mails udler the mnisnoner of "The Ie Iid ller (Ia.) E';nterprise." .1. W. Martin is "(;eiiral Maniager" of the mill at I.dington, La., whichl was recently taken over by the Long-elill nium Ihas (litinguish(Il i:itelf by the most s.amhele.s a ,In nºeleih('ss lpersec uti on" of t he l'or(I..t aIndl lumber Workers, its favorite "*argumelnt" having al SV been4 tl he' ".water cure" aind pIulnlpgunls. Y'(oul will note Mr. Mar tin is, :as ui:ual, g. randstanding to the' g"} 0l citizens" of I'auregard(, that i.1 to the Jgang that has slugged, shot arid ol'iit rl8',d L1'n14 iII every con 'eivla the 1 1114'ilk tro1 baby mioiithis. It Nl- thi- "god citizen" gang that 1 k l lh' oI In rk.,r (;aiies out of a sick Iet., chang:el him with throwing dy iimite into the hg plens at Merry ville aunl I al kept him in jail now for oIver t hree mnlolthsi and will try to rail road hnim to the pen if lie wont "con fess' it on .omne white manl. It was this same gang that sent F elloworker Lill ('loper to the Leesville jail for 18 days Ibecaue he resented the in sults of one ef their stoolpigeons who had gone to our picnic at Rosepine or, (Continued on Page 4.) MEXICAN SLAVES VS. AMERICAN CAPITALIST. Again do we stand upon thle brink of an infernal bloody war. Two na tions stand to-day with daggers drawn and the workers of the two nations who are to do the fighting haven't the slightest quarrel in the world. "The workers of all nations are friendls, capitalists alone have di ver'e interests." I:oies I'Penrose, the most subservient reactionary tool of Wall Street has offered a resolution in the Senate cov ering an appropriation to finance a trip of governmental military murder ers into Mexico. We shall await with interest to see if ti e American people are stupid enough to permit the finan cial pirates of America and Europe to sic them on to the struggling bond slaves of Mexico. The prostituted pIres's does not dare to print the truth about Mexico. The oppression and peonage of Mexican workers would real like a page from Hell's ledger, and the capitalist paper that would print it would feel the iron heel of the masters displeasure. Workingmen, awake! For the sake of dividends and profit you. are about to Ibe plunged into a charnel house of horror. Every blow delivered by you %will I elp to rivet the chains upon your conlrades of the workingclass. War is hell, and if lioies Penrose and his ilk want to go to hell, let them go, but if you are men, stay right here and fight the real enemy.-"The Socialist and Labor Star." To the United States Congress We, the undernigned citizens of the United States of Amer ica, State of Louisiana, do hereby petition your Honorable Body to investigate the Swamp Over-Flowed Land, and all other lands in this State that are held by the Lumlber (Companies, which we really believe belongs to the Government: Signed: Cut the above out, paste it at the head of a sheet of paper, get your neighbors to sign with you and mail same to John H. C. Helton, Box 171, l)eltidder, La. I)o so to-day. There is no rea tson why the Lumber Trust should not tell how it STOLE the for ests of the South. Y I :ifji-jIj-i-i- I--2-1-M"i"-I'+- t Old Ireland's Workers Fight. Send 45 Police Thugs to Hospitals. The kept press of Aug. 31st. and Sept. 1st. was filled with accounts of a great struggle going on in I)ublin, Ire land, between the striking Transport and Tramway workers and the police and Constables. As usual, the trouble was brought on by the readiness of police to do the master's dirty work. The fighting started when the po lice arrested Fellow-Worker Larkin, of the Transport Workers and then prohibited a mass meeting called to protest against this outrageous act, because, forsooth they, the police (the incarnation of violence) "feared vio lence" would occur if the meeting was held. But the meeting was held in =a park belonging to the Transport Workers. Then, when the workers started on a parade, the blue-coated law-thugs charged in on them, riding down and clubbing men, women and children mercilessly. The enraged workers turned on the hellions or "or der" and fighting spread all over the city, as it seems that the "damned foreigners" left in old Ireland don't submit as tamely to legalized slugging a5 do their "free-born American" de scendants. At it is writing 365 peIrsons were in the hospitals seriously wounded, hut, thank whatever gods that be, 15 of them were police thugs; one man was dead and one dying. I:Even the kept press puts the blame for the "rioting" on the police --where it always belongs. If the capitalist ('lass and it., iought guniimen and "intellectuals" think for a moment that they can smother down in blood tl e great world-wide ;awakenling of the working class that i. taking place the earth around, well LE'T' 'I'llEM TINK IT. That's tile way all aristocracies think. The French "noblility" and ('Churchlmen thought it clear up to the guillotine. hIlt soc'iety is to-day like a great boiler on which all safety valve- have I,(een closed and then tl e fires under kept white hot. Asa onseºiutnce, plate after plate blows off and, then, then lunatics in c'harg(e of the Hboiler rush to the affected spot and try to beat I,ack NATI RAI, forces into 'N" NAT'IRAIL submission. All they stucceed'( in doing, however, i. to pre pare for greater and great expulsions. And any one except a capitalist and a gunman can hear the sca'ial boiler cracking in all directions around the earth to-day. W%(oe unto those so "blind they will not see, so deaf they will not hear!" Woe unto capitalists and gunmen! S Death to their system! 0 i • i •11 ýF'Ioººý 1 ii, i" • Vancouver Mine War. By W. C. Sandberg. In the land where free Britishers dwell and where they sing "Britians never shall be slaves" we find that the master class are not backward in per petrating repetitions of the West Vir ginia Paint and Cripple Creek out rages comitted by the coal Barons on the starving miners. In order to give a clear exposition of the present situation it Is necessary to give a brief outline of the strike froni its inception. In September, 1912, the regular in spections of the mines in Cumberlands took place and the mines were found to contain coal gas and according to the law could not be operated, the comittee that reported the mines to contain gas was immediately dis charged. The miners realizing that their lives were pitted against the profits of the Coal aBrons revolted and as a protest decided to take a few (lays rest. When they returned to work they were told that they could not resume work without signing an individual contract to last for two years and the old conditions of working in con demned mines, the miners in Cum berland and Ladys.mith decided not to go back to work until they got rec ognition of their union and the dis charged committee were reinstated. :;00 special police were forwarded to the scene to keep order. (?) You know what kind of order the specials keep, trylng any and every method of brutality to coerce the strikers back to work, which means to die off one by one or wait until an explosion takes place and Ie slaughtered by the wholesale; rather than do that some h.ave tolerated thi., pestilance, the scum of the earth (the specials) and others have taken to the hills; all win ter long they have suffered privations. In April, the I'. M. W. of A. decided to call a general strike of all the coal miners ,oni Vancouver Island, for the first of May. The strike call went out, d'every man excepting the Engin eecrs and pump-men responded to the call, including the Chinese Fellow Workers: Thl'ei coal barons I ave canvassed every city in ('anada, and the UInited States, ;anld (even the British Isles for scalt,; in their efforts they tricked 75 miners from the north of England; they were told that there was no la bor struggle going on where they were going; at their arrival in Van couver they were told of the true sit uation, and every one of them proved themselves to be MEN; they refused to scab. (Continued on Page 4.)