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"CALL NO MAN MASTER."
IMMEDIATE DEMANDS: THE GOAL: A SIX HOUR DAY. Organization " Is Power A FREE RACE. ONE DOLLAR AN HOUR. IN A FREE WORLD. THE VOICE PEOPLE "AN INJURY TO ONE IS AN INJURY TO ALL." Vu, I1 "lMI.Riii is l 1i;.ir" NEIW ORLIEANS, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1913 "TRUTH CONQUERS" NUMBER 41 I JI'M THE WHO ARE F SNý ( (Ul THAT PUT YOU THE ,,CON IN, CONDIT/ON S.G - o?,,_ Gs qo47E :. "IU1% ILLS STARV/1TN pROSPER The hag of Hltungcr And ic;e- WolfI-)og. IExpelled From Mexico, On Their Into The United States And Canada. Unite! And Bar These "Iefuges"! Rebels! Save Cline, Rangel and Com panions From The Huertaistas of Texas. 1 tale 44 'I'i:I' xa t.º(l Mii N t' i iif I e~tr S'l'iIt.º} St'i~t4' lll to thiV 11horri 'le rai 14'1t IHI it' (f h I~ i'. N t'F \ ti'it \ ad I'\lls, 4 ,t`l/.i' toi guf(X `til ls .**I:II til ' I1'(? '1 i'iMS 11441tt ~ llº 1 iscsuls coi4 I no41 jti 1141 140\1 111' ,-411 I. 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TiEll: A,(;I.: ofl.'ll.:1".: iA - Ilt)l,, arid therefore it is our I1)UNNI) .i:N I) rTY to go to their dIefense. As \\e pried' the Scarlet handus of Iluerta t-.i as of I 1ixie oil the throats of I:tl'-er1nl a11 his comraiidies, let us pry ithem l I the throats of ('Charlie ('line stid his I- endangered comntJanions. Lou ; I:In Illa ,11 '; l'exas Rebl els! rl enl lrll tit g,, ol I w trI ('harlie ('line did in d', 4o 1 i ehmtr so:nuriranl your kinsmen; ir, 'ltle er tl:hat it is pa:lrtly for this \' lrh ' i, ni \ in dainger (of worse tw: a lIa ing heat h, that lie and his 4i'Hl14ttpanino 11' laciWg terms in the IhlI'l teh, of , T sw. where i'1en are1' it therel it, death. Vhere boys are i,,'it,'Tl 4 l i h1, fect till the flesh falls 4i1f lil11 the lip inii( tIwlans show thru ami. ill i. ,nvllitin, they are forced to 'curl: har Ifo 1toted1 in the fields, ao11tundl their nei ., as wihl heasts tcha 1141,. ,'re glarihe'dl lil ilrive-n lby fur rld t w, -footed lolodhounill s. Ie ntllert! :n1111, if 'll have' a .Irol oft Seithel 4 ,l.o f.lowing ill your vel ns, arise and rescue ('line, Ilangel and their compaimons from the Scarlet hands of the Iluertaistas of Texas! FEL'I,LOW-EI)ITORS OF TilE REB E:L PIRESS! I appeal to you to join me once again in a battle against the I iazes of the South ! I appeal to you to turn your flaming pens and mighty batteries upon the Huertaistas of Tex as! .iNI) THERE IS NO TIME TO YOI' WHOSE DUTY it is to help, gather, IMMEIIATELY, all the funds you can and send them to Eugenio Alzalde, Chairman )efense Commit tee, care Judge It. W. Hudson, Pear sail, Texas. And Be SURE to REG; ISTER, all letters containing funds. In writing ('line, Rangel or any of the other prisoners, address them care of Judge Iludson, who is their leading council. The committee elected by the prisoners to oversee and account for the IDefense Fund are: Eugenio Alzadle, (:has. ('line and J. M. Rangel. A full accounting will be made. The prisoners are: Pedro Perales, Luis R. Ortiz, hDoming Rt. Rosas Leonardo L. Vasqulez, louis Mendoza, l'ernardio Mendoza, Eugenio Alzalde, Luis Gon zalez, Miguel P. Martinerz, Chas. ('line, .lJose Serrato, Jesus Gonzalez, Abraham ('isneros and J. M. Rangel. Their lawyers are Judge R. W.,Hud son and l hMessrs. J. L. Pranglin and Magus Smith. These are the Fourteen who have asked me, ('ovington Hall, to appeal to YOU, the Militants of Labor thruout the World, to defend them from a doom that is worse than death years of torture in the horrible peni tentiaries of the IHuertaistas of Tex A Rotten Job. WORKINGMEN, STAY AWAY FROM MIDLAND BRIDGE CO.'S JOB AT HARRISONBURG, LA., UNTIL HUMAN CONDITIONS ARE FORCED THERE. The Midland Bridge Co., of Kansas City, Mo., is building a lock in the Ouchita river, near Harrisonburg, La., for the United States govern. ment. Here are a few of the things charged against this concern by its escaped peons: The men say they were hired in New Orleans by one Lit ties, said to be labor agent for Mid land Bridge Co., who promised thi.m "free transportation," but that the company deducted transportation form their wages on payday. That they were charged $20.00 a month for board about on a par with that the Lumber Trust furnished the Grabow prisoners in its attempt to wreck their lives. That 50 men were put THREE BUNKS Ii(CH in a bunkhouse about 30 by 50 feet in size. That they were forced to buy their own mosquito bars or do without. That hogs were as thick as men in and around the bunk boarding houses. Toilets, practically inside the bunkhouses, were filthy be yond description. The work on this rotten job is described as nothing short of killing labor, but the wages are only from 25c to 40c per hour, which amounts to nothing if the men are forced to purchase their supplies from the company. Many men brought to this hole of the damned find themselves stranded on payday, are refused transportation home and, so, are compelled to beat their way back or die in the swamps. Our advice to workingmen is to stay away from this rotten job until the I. S. government sees fit to place it in human hands. We suppose it is under the supervision of army en gineers. If it is, it proves what we have been telling you all along-that the army gives the working class nothing but hell. Moral: Join the I. W. W. lie a MAN and help wipe these manslaughterbunds off the map. Kinder Massmeeting Secretary Jay Smith of the South ern District of the Forest and Lum ber Workers' Union, I. W. W. wiill speak at Kinder, La., Sunday, October 19th. Other speakers expected. Ev erybody invited. as. You can free them all if you will act, ANI) ACT TO-DAY. WILL YOU DO IT? REMEMBEIR! It is the INDUS TRIAL DIESPOTISM clutching at the throat of the INIDUSTRIAL I)EMOC RACY. REIELS OF TilE WORI, TO Til:E RESTCUE! I. W. W.'S PICKED TO DI)IE. Just as we were going to press, we received news from Pearsall saying that the "State of Texas" (?) was makiug special efforts to hang Cline and (Rangel because they were I. W. W.s. The Kirbyites are in all proba bility after Cline for the work he did in western Louisiana and it is up to all rebels to show this gang of civil izedl savages that Huerta is not yet supreme lord of this whole ('ontinent. U'p and at them, Soldiers of Humani ty!t Philadelphia M. T. W. Still Winning. New York, N. Y., Oct. 9, 1918.- have returned from Philadelphia, where I have been helping the boys there to settle up some difficulties with our beloved masters. Local No. 8, Branch No. 4, was organized on the 17th of last July, and since then they have continuously carried on an agi tation to organize all the men that were working on the lighter ships, which carry coal to all the coal yards in the city (as all the coal yards are on the river front), and coal all ships as well. They have been working for the big sum of twelve dollars per week, and, naturally, as soon as they organized 95 per cent. of the slaves (I have been told), claimed the wage paid to them was not what it ought to be. So the goldarned rascals called a special meeting, and what do you think-Lo and Behold-rape-cotte and patate-crude: They elected a committee at that meeting to draw a. new wage scale to take place immedi ately, with a proviso that it should be increased not less than three dollars per week. Hoke poke "let them vote" said the employer. "Nay, nay Paulii. na," said the workers, on Friday, Oc tober 3rd, "we will give you until to morrow noon to come thru with that three dollars per, or your boats will not run after 12 G. M. Some of the bosses said in my presence that the men were taking advantage of the short notice, and they (the employ ers) lad to give in because they were up a tree. B-U-T, considering what the men had done, there would never be a friendly feeling like in the past. A man by the name of Kelly (who is an old veteran in the wobblers from Aberdeen and San Diavolo, or Diego, or some other foreign name like that) was serving on the committee. Say, Hall, by the Holy Rollers, it almost took the breath out of my-lungs- when this rough-neck of a working man told the boss that he would take his friendly feel-ings in the shape of three dollars more per week. Why, Hall, I would have given the price to purchase the printing press for the VOICE to have you there. It must have been the first time that his men had ever spoken to him according to Hoyle. lie must have been patriotic because he turned into the national colors many times, his jaws got lock ed, his brows were wet with cold sweat, and his eyes lost that lustre of olden times. The cat jumped on the desk upsetting the ink bottle, the dog jumped out of the window, an auto mobile got all its tires punctured at the same time, and the trolley got off -the street trolley wire. All this was within my sight, and I saw it myself. Who knows what happened in the different parts of the earth at that same time? Anyhow, out of the seven compan ies engaged in that kind of work five came thru on demand. The remain ing two companies were paralyzed completely, as not a single boat moved. After two days of strike the largest of the two companies holding out gave in, and I suppose that the re maining company has given in by this time. C. L. FILIGNO. JOIN THE N. I. U. OF FOREST AND LUMBER WORKERS TO-DAY. FOR FULL INFORMATION: ADDRESS FRANK R. SCHLEIS, SEC., WESTERN DSTRICT, BOX 886, SEATTLE, WASH. JAY SMITH, 8EC., SOUTHERN DISTRICT BOX 78, ALEXANDRIA, LA.