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Hurrah, Lumberjacks !
Yellow Pine Pirates Meet First day 's pr'.eedings taken up hnimost tntirely with trying to devise ways and llle ians to htead off and keep downl thi Forest a1nt llllltber Workers Union. promineniilt amonlllg siaI Iio-ans being the now niotoriuis Wolf-ur. P'lain of tlit- Assassinator1ts. Y. M. '. A. I 'rain- lestr, tol.ti and blatekiolee-under miiners highil pIra.',l ultlil tn It' giveni full eiharge of Wol f-are Hlf,. Frv.i'.vthinig htrita tti- liv TI1E V4\ il('l: anit tilhe I'\ION in regar;tl to hIte i l';fllatinsly unianiiitary con.l dIltio ,lls of hI,. M4ill T'l'o ,ns :ln I l'alnla l fully p)riweli b aldh is'sii'n, I lllo the | floolwir ('et buIIsv haIriler 1litin evvtt , y4)1 lIl'el lUittl'erjaIIeks. fir wt, liiri . lt "'iii g ie ,rito IitIV . fe ItVhi 'tl ( txil the open ll , 11111II( "lI': thilt ' ; lto m Ik( ruffs ti llth AL our I)E1 ANIM' S ' ven ttII i t in \e a Ori" yl-i;ll t .-,ta 'rtlay. ( 'icll('i , t there litlh thr-eel m t-It Sen tannkitte, l .it .ihe Iai- t ihre men t 1li itw t l l tt11' riv l tIit llw l ht- ih into A ll the iia etl halls "fl n iitl h" vii t 'ut tteIt I -a 1rltr-l. 'hIt li Ediiio tr Iof' Till ii VaI('EI: it. IrN iltital I It graiite the haurll with his ipr,.svn(l e, Not IIhI, rep, rt 4.t' \\ hillt ta k pIl ee yes Iter lay, thiI i tlb. i. givent to on lutho rity of till. N tw Orleans "i 'i;vtu e r,. ' frJoll l ahi 0,Nh all the itlems llue r lith' t ,oih- n i,.e t es . .;t(ItS (\whi.h i, are (rt, s) are 'De pite lhlth I 1 tisis i s'pil i ,it' t iia n hiol b tr litioa1 to it, the mi ll ct. r4.rs. If \ ll\\ il , i it'no llw tlllnventionlll ailt 6il 't i aeaIlI . yI-steray agre t lll '' i to putsll raenewtlltl ,I tvigolr rn s nllll i-,i- nto Iheir ixl t iof hi.etedlring hl)or t.,li(li io su througlh - lilt. - t i lilll j tt ' t i h tier IW elfarlue Col .is mis-,iont , whic.h itr is N ,- i lkin,, in rt .il tb Ir.tiia 1 l, h lthe inhistrial dlivisin 4t th' I( .1 1. 1 ..I ' A. A l'fund l i' $:l(li(II) was rali.iel tI4 con tinue the work, whi,'h ,osistl of wI' dirh ing s. i J ta utiill. tpersi ll, hygiVlllltne, Ilcreensll h. l alu ;I-il r.tt gitl. I t lvi wo i lll-I ti-- ;i rs( 1 g il i ai lllium er ...p. s. .I 11:EN'i': As there are about 2.i),0(K) or more Ituberljaks in the Statets of Tixa, i Louisiana, Ar kliusl. t l ississ.ippi, i)klahol a ti lll FlotI ridai , and only l$:IiItn - iubs,'rilitd bjoward their sanilittiini aind the "sav ing ofll, their s,,ll ." (I. e., their hllborl-powel r for the Lum'[nr Trust, -al-h Luniiltrjalk is invited to figure outtiwhat the "Assneaitiou," Ihiniks is tihe value of his "immortal x(ul." A,..rding to, (,air way of figuring the da;tmi t.hing must Ite sot Iman t- 'heap it aintl worth either 1 it.- lpri Ie or t i- t rouble. NA WSiTYl, l I.lI l"i- l L i I.'tS-n. President S. J. ('ar,'lented, oin hi:; annvual address. ios llueteI tuill tlit- woirk t'f behteria g i ,inditioniits, and the labor ilio, ;- ltitnijh ito it. lhe s'lii:t "It is All.-'iUa ralted I.ey..w n, it (ulfiltl that 'bettAering condiiio)ns,' as apl di,,,i t,, 11i11 r41 les e.,,an.sists of aily thing they- .aul 'ln bIt ,tin 4.1nI(. An attemp tht that any lanufttiiuri'r m-ak. iato -It.!.r wirkigl. inhtiins is .stishe, ih:-.- I It h S lir l Ih,, .n (hl e l1hldP( by uninl labor. Tihalt is, Ilat-r ,t-a:, -iz.itt.s at. att devoted lto biltte'ring 'oni i, i ,f t s, exlepa t as II.y see t m it thetir v peall lniur %\alI . aIil it iis at ell kt lo- n fuIt l that i'hi. i.. broh1 outI.s I bhll-ihn hut.ishd by the We've Got 'Em Going! a recent decision in the Missouri courts c~aing a I shade on the organzation. lie urged the members to' enact certain amendments in the constitution, how- a ever, saying. "A policy of perfect candor and frank. J ness will do more to ally suspicious than all else." a COMMENT: Nobody but a Y. M. V. A. meker would beleve there was either "frankness" or "can dr" in that statement. The "I'al"-inate was absent, or at least John Hen ner'y hasn't shot off yet. AI'O(T'LE TO 114WA TEI-('UltE PREYi18S. It. A. Long, who is the millionaire head of the Long-li llLuamber ('ompany, the most extensive opera tor in seuthwIst Louisiana, and J. II. White, a million aire with lheavy lumber interests in Louisiana, made talks in hearty a'ccord with the movement. Both of themse men live in Kansas City, and have been pioneers in earmp imnlrovements. M1r. Long recently made a gift ,of se'vral hundred thousand dollars to the "men aid rcligition forwardt" mnovemnent. "'Men in chargel of big industrieC don't understano lthe laboering man," Mr. Long said: "You won't listel to tilt. walking delegates of the unions, and I don,'t Ilmel you for that," and he continued to -ay that the presrent move. was the only medium to get in better tocush with the camp meln and improve relaftions wetween theml. His company, he said, made mtapprojpriat'ions each year to provide its camps with re'ligious services. ('OMM(1ENT: We sure feel sorry for the sainted sucikers In hin Peusnities if the sainted Parson is lixing to get it "'Iltter tuch" on them. If anything will bring them oft tiheir knees- and make them hear gladly the "walking delegates of the lUnion." that orlt to. But ll'rsey, what the UNION of LUMBER .JACKS is after is not "religious services," but a ser vice that -aIlls for big. fat. juicy teftsteaks on Lum i'rjac'k tbhlels. 111il'T IIEIIE ANI) NOW-you can have the hauntelllt IIE AFT.\l,"lI for all WE are con .erned., or ,iii ~iian give tihemie to, the. Y. M1. (. . A. "Sou insurance- age-nts" 'ld "nspirituail policemen," for all We c'aLre. Ill 71'E TI TELLS1 I1) IUt ('l/EA I' I'I.EACHIEIS ARE. M11r. W\Vhitel tolI atblit the dlays in Mitsuri, when lls c,.clpaimly weolId give a Sinlay .hoodl suplrin tenldent i!2 every Sunday he, we'lnt to the canmp and held school. 'l'hevy e-oulI secure a serlioin from a plreacher for at half bushe'l of corn, he salid. ('OMMENT: \VW htold you these soul-chasers were a -hea!p lot of tlinrtlallnners. and now here comes M.r. White, Illullber Kiing, and proves it to you. ''lThere is one lhinlg we can say for the Catholic' pri.ests--IhI !y won 'I sahb, they won't "save your soul" foer les-s than their unioni wage scale--they'll see you in hell first. I'lehase report. thin to " The Mena(e' some of yeoulr Ietnlllll I'ectestanllts who are down on youlr knllees "thanllking (;old" for the "religious 'er vice" of the Illlllumber Trust -scwlcl.Ily, 'cornlIme and AI .\'I-('I'llli'l7 APPEAIRS. C. I. 'l'e'o.-e g'eneral secretary of ithe Industrial -p,e:rt'nlc'ent of Y. . I. . A.. addressed the c-onvention ee, the \wall'nrce wc,rk. The ioivemeit was heartily irndls d, iil idilie;tioin.s are that l the comining year n ill see.. grea;lte-ir I'pr res, . ill this line thali ever It' fre-. Thle idena is to initall I-rfec-''t sanitation in -.acijns. filter tlhe driking wate\r. scre'en all houses. acil ,iv, lisustructi,,n.,s tee lehe ,imin r,.gardiug first aid I, fhle irljlr-ecl. ' ;ers,'-eal hei.emme - NI aln jrventatlives to eike.aise. In ae lifi,.ee fee this. se- lI s are tf he con eheifeh l. Sii ,,l .c-s,'h,,,lees ac,,il reli'i,,is servi,-es will €'.11M.1':INT II' tlhese fe-'lhlc e r ar s,, damiiened in te''ceste'el ill tlie' "s- lv atl\ nc'c eel u," ? seu.r . ' ' l y." ii fsl Il'iheleerjc.e'ks., lhee'- WilY I)I)'T T'ilEY (4ET III',Y IlEl1'1)1R TIlE I 'NIIN ( :A\ME.? Every ecicmndcel IelHor-skiinner ,,II tlhis ('ont inllit is binlcekillng :Inl, fincr n gt-iuig llthis Y..M. I' \. e. m~imi'el yeii cnIlll Ice- yuir Inst (l iis slary (lrtQcarer lhal hi es' "'lamlbs ee" Il"' ;er e. ,,rkimig f'<er the' WELIAhRE. rient eef YOU II.\l Itll(IA'I ('KS. iut l thee i.irlte.s whe ciay their ni.eeal-t i'kfts. c, l e-,l tiln e b ,khlt se-,. · it ;t si ne-tiicie age c1dnd, f - i' w\e- eel t ci, .te-, ll c h, trut lh. Trie I-0I,'ES',T ,N.%D 1i.1l1:Ill IUOUKEL-s U.iON. (:. I Liuelih'rjavks.. i.s the l, IEAi ,,ef 'IY uLr I'N[ON, ee- , N, KlflI 'NIOIN 4)F LI 'MI.tI-.I.At 'KS. A gre-at er 'cc.llieee-ut was never laid tee that hand feul eef' Vc-te'raies \'h,, feer thrc.+' Ilcng .'ears leave kept lie ( rcimse en i cleer ee 'hliat I 'nicer flying ice the jun ele's cef flee' ',thelt , eesleif'. all t hie icuirdelreis dee-ds of It hoI" ''mllrlrcellS .\'o ,.-eijftii,. ''lheilr wiork. tflee w'ork of flee' \',eer:eies. i.- b, inni,,e fe, telIl AT l\.ST! You. Y"4 aIrde ct ;t jeiciue if' Yi' )I chc elect f'uIl in line' and hl I c-urrm v flint Inn.e r ,le- e ,, te ac 'erly a iie I swe'e'pinmg \victfry. IE . .A .AN .Iii the I'ci,,i c ,if e rleline'r .j,,ks f c,,-i.: .li.ki ill it: sta;l byl y. rll fllhw-weerkemrs all ,l egs lihe lii l nee' : l . , , ' ill s.,, se-' a great ,ihaiue,,. it, the' livicec., ,.,emeelificees eel' tlh.- Se,,tleern c o'erest l'erke.rs. '('I l" hleave' meihi,,g tee hlose. Y'( " are at lc-ast ec.tlif eel f,, a ',;ele's . age'. ariel fhe-v sire- lcaying , xirike'-here',kers the fle- Sw-t lHoeeee' lr're,,it TIIREE J)0J.IA.+IM .NI It.\IIh) I'EU Il.IIIT-IlOI'H l)AY. .vt uinn,iiy ee' .v,,i csal wv ,s. ,e.-lel ce,,ce ,z..' flee' .5.4() lr Psh Thei FightIg I NINE- OUR DAY and no board, which the Union demandk " because the Companies couldn't affoerd it," so you did say, ant now just see trhat damn fools you were, for the Assoeiation itself is proving you a liar. ON WITH' THE OBNERAL T81RIKE If all the Southern Woodsmena will follow the Rebels at the Sweet Home Front on strike, will quit the fool policy of "waiting" while the Aspeiation smashes each handful of Rebels, they will WIN the fight hands down. Get ready for the struggle. Get in aul stay in the Union. Get all the Lumberjacks you know to come in, and go after them TO-DAY. (et busy for TIHE GENERAL STRIKE OF LUMBERJACKS! 110 W TIIE WOL WOLF-FARE PLAN RKS OUT. It is with sadness and regret that we learn of the tragic death of Fellow-worker N. E. Webb, who was ci ushcd to death early this mornng. February 7th, while coupling cars on a log train at Springhill, La. The best we can learn, his death was due entirely to insufficieht lights and a broken coupling pin. To him we wish a peaceful rest after the stormy tumoil of life. To his wife and children left to mourn his loss we extend our heartfelt sympathy. To others we wish to say: As long as the Boss holds the power to fix the hours and c(onditionls of labor such tragic accidents are going to be common. 'IThe Itoss care nothing for human life. lh caree nothing for the tears of women and child ren. Ile doesn't care how many homes are robbed of their bread-winners, so long as he can coin the almighty dollars. As long as workingmen are silent and will not raise a protestng voice in behalf of human safety on these ac..ursed jobs they are acceesory to murder every time. a victim is wacritited on the alter of 'freed. (',d give us MEN ! .Jobs like .these demand l them. S. H. 2:3. THE LABOR SPY. By W. II. LEWIns. Just now, the South in overrun with this spawn of an unjust Socwil system. Many of them are carry ring union cards, while others carry letters of recom nendlations, as well, from prominent officials in the labor movemnt. What manner of vulture is it that will spy on the workers, gain their confidence and then betray themn to the Boss? Of all the monstrOus acts depraved beings stoop to. this is the lowest ! When in the future, the history of the present is written, what will be said of them? These fiends twill sit at the table of a worker. cait ,if his scant food,, hsk at the wretchedness of his litle onus. at the hopelless tolndition of his frail wife. aidl then--- ltfrayl hlim! I say th' l Iackcst hell is snow white eomnpalrle to these mosters! 4(reat (ottl ! and this viper who calls hiimiself a mlan. is liorn of Wlitian, flhe noblest creature ontt earth! r You aililters (f ibread! .oiu who live in Itxilry, ryetai \hll deslpise the workers. the creatolrs of weaitllh, you who laugh when somlte poo]r girl falls. I sayl to yori: all the spies on earth will not save yon! To the spy. I have this to say: The South is t Svery ulnhenlthy country. I would adviseH you lotl,. to snly arIound working mien's hiomies at nighlt for thli. tloetors assulre us that, th le night alir is fa;\vorale to tthe cotiltraetlion of tit !it.,is. - VW' also are. curst with malaria, and 'tWitllI be a Stlilllme folr you to ilhave chills. Nor is flit Sollithern 1tiiintue fliVrallt, to the clife if a.oul h iksx. 'itt you. jnr w, rking nin aid w'vomtn of l)ixie. hlet fi' call youir atfttention to the fact. that yoil shouhl io tt itlace too 4m0uilch confirtileinet' inl sliick t ongue, dainilty finrtg,'re I, ad .ll grtstmnitd indIividuals. r itit ailtive' all thingss. II' inlto lii/ uni0on of !/ouir laoss, th/ fi!/htiing I. W. W.. and help banish slavery fril the tearth! There a irhi iut twwo reastiti;s foir the spy blttirig in I)ixie. aid tihost' reasons are. !ou and thli I. W. II". LUTHER L. HALL TAKE NO'IICEI Ylu ar't. hrt.l'ey riotifited to etxptel the IIlACKL(KiIS'T ING. I ill'IEAI' of the S,,nthern lurll.r ()lOperators' I\Ass. ciationi frotl the othice. of theI Sitate's (?) ('ani Ss'rvativt' ('olllimlission. y irth e tr. w' art' at, a loss to tilithllnisar i why til l., h t1f" L'oI iisiaria sh. t bll Is' ftr',d .r'' ltIt pa liy ' wag.. I ,f lit' As.sN'iation's llhacklistinig ('lhrk atlid I) .I\ANI) that it Ie hrini.irtltely stopt. lest vtl think this hilt atil idlle IH,.ist whlicih ,we hiavq' rig, h..twl.r ito 'ritfor.tt. t ' . r'fr rit11 lto ihtt ' lf nor t tll Y eithlt'r txlt.l tlilt hIla.klisn ti lliii rl iui of lt lit A A s, s'iatiottn. 1. L. I,. hltxauatlt'r. w, it.'r nr . or rfet ,oil Sotf Inhlic life. b'.ftrt' we pillut you tit. Ivy ,,rtl .r of thIe ('l.. ,, Ti tit.. r SUBSCRIBE TO THE VOICE. Slim ,art came to OklUsa.oa tly -.the Oif r boom, whi this aik of tb wug A 'F known ' is the Indian Territory. le was a museular. husky yourg fellow,juL~ .ile kind of man that is able to do a hard day's wor. Men were searee in those days, worlketas plentif l and wages were good; so it did nots ajle Slim long to find a job. IHe went to work in the oil fields. He worked there for a couple of ytearl, and then drifted to the Pipe Lines. lie was eonsidered a good man on the tongs. The lonb always had a smile for Slim. lie always set the pace and stuck to it. He was well liked by everybody. Never had a kick. Was always proud of the fa.t that he was the best worker on the line. lie spent his money freely and was always ready to help the boys when they were broke. When Slim first hit the Territory he was not much of a lbooe fighter; he seldom, if ever, took a drink; but with the hard work and the environment he was placed in, he gradually got to be known as a man who eould carry a good load. Slim made quite a reputa tion as a Pipe stabber, but the lhard work was begin ning to tell on him. In a short while he lost the knack of stabbing. lih was gradually going down hill and he knew it. lie blamed his troubles on everything but hard work. lie tried to keep up the old pace In.t ,o!'dn't. His length of time on each job was getting shorter. His thoughts went back to the time when he used to ball out the nman who couldn't hold clown the job for over a week ; how he nteed to call him I "Bum" that didn't want. to ,work. lie eut out drinking and went on the "water-wagon." but still he couldnl't get his old speed hark On()e day when he was carrying burt.ts on an eight inrch line. and working the best he knew how, the man on the p1,,1is way growing abiout some one rid. ingll he ttongs n!d I he J.'orelnan hlollored out, "lley, there. Slim. What are you doinig, sleeping on them tongs? Slim drew his pay that night and pulled his freight for Tulsa. lie was not. long in town until lie was filled uip on booze. That night lie got pinched for being drunk. liHe got ten Mlays on the c(hain gang. 'lheaning the streets. When turned out of jail he was broke. IIe then hung around waiting for live ons c.oming to town to blow in just the same as he used to do. The live ones finally got tired feeding him. When they woull see him coming they would beat it outll of his way. Tie knew the gamnle; he had played it himself. lie then went to picking tip and selling bottles. Got run in a couple of times for vagrancy. Ilis old friends forsot about the (lays when Slim was a "goodI worker" and a i"giood fellow." When they got ti'.llt'her inll suoe' hnk yard to drink a bottle of " White aIlle." 'aulf if Slimn's nane wlas mention,'d it was alIwaysl."That hii. lie's no gsl; he don't aitt t,, work; oh, he's ai c.okehead." IIe finally got ot a dit hilng gang. The Foreman knew him in the old days and .gave him a snap, but two or three other oldj-tin.r cs 'alte alonig and Hlin hadl to go in tlihe ditch'. Ile couildn't hold his eoiul tilp. so Ihs , id frieni.l the "ore anii. iannieil hill. Ilh wint hback to town t.I got iithl,'hed again, bint. beingu I hrke \\ hien arrested,l.the .l(Ige gave hint It "floater." ie ipulled out for Kanisas ('ity. lie hung around Kanllsas ('ity tuntid hei got played oilt. Thin he heat it to ('hic'ago. Tl'Ie Inast timlle I s:Mw, Sliri hIi was hanging aronln 11illisn illld Ii lesl;itlS Strreets lruagging IIsi)llt thei' aolttiw.r ,if loinlits his g;ling IIs.d ,l t lay Eio t andl the' glil tI mlhf'S l ui' il in f he oil thio' s. There are a whle lit of Slii -n (b ipij ILin.jis aIl ,lhi'.r j.- s arI'iilll I!h.' ,il fic.l'ls. iand there will Ih. a who,,le lot tmi.re Ef IhI'i .ivi n Pipe laines, drl. ,ir tohlbs anil drilling we.lls on the corner of Madlisfni aoI )'esplaiif's StrEE'ts. initl ill IIinky I)iiks illlil ,,tl'r uirr,'l Ioulnses, uniis they get t-bgetlier land ,,r ..iitiz ' in thIu' I. W. W . anil .shirten thiiir hJours varl 'iSt I b i tio Ii that killini, I n , ri at which they. work. (.i'.. yo, 4)il WVorke'rs. get into the ONI l[it I'NION: l,'t Us .11 'brjaniz. tig'.thir ani u WE 4'AN IJ.\VE AN EIfll'r-IIOl'Il IAY 'rllin;1'Ijlol'l'T li',r illn t i ritith l l n iln t i r llirt , t in' rlii il.l. I hi vrolustriol Wrk',rs of th' Worhl )il Work'rs I ri. -vriii. tbb .1. A. I4,w. eb'rrit.ary. 4 eni'ral I ,)elv'r.. "'l' l;,I. 4(k lihmunI. ir 'O lir iL tE 1 thtE' l II ittn Nli i' M1ai Stri'e't. ARE YOU A CUCUCOO? lta,.k iil hit' ,, i' o',intrii'..e th' Kvgli.h atiil Iri-h \w-rk(.rs lI;iVi' nI it'ood I b' tfbr lht pi".ii.'s Ebt' w\Vio kitr e'ntlh thai orb' Iiiii iowardily l to hi. either ',IIt-;Il.''lgI btll ollt'ib b iS Lb hiid that sti'ols it.'.i eg s intit'' the ie.t ur alot hifr hird. I h''re'.h get.it i ll ti i ;,.li',.fit, ,, another's labor aivid giving lifothilg iii r'iIturtm Ihltr' I i" I ll 'iib'bii A 4 l('nil'i takes a ll t' 1 hi. I 'ill,.tit,, hitib vl,, fr fli , I 111'vi,, iS 111i ilit th inl Iriis to s arlil I b.a 'i nlL, i, is y,,litg. tr" YO( I (', i,'', ? SUBSCRIBE TO THE VOICE.