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HOW TO BE A "GOOD CITIZEN." From
I have hben a close observer of the duties that I ha
mlust be performted to make a good citizen. Indust
First, you imust do as the Sunday School teacher belief,
ttells you, to keep you from going to hell. the w(i
Next, you jmust be "patriotic" and protect your My
Iosses' prolperty to keep from being a traitor or an really
anarchist. " organi
Next, yoiu oIust work and be satisfied with your causes
lot; if others vloni't work and have a lot, a hell of a farms
lot bigger share than yours, for to be dissatisfied wagele
would Hbe to opposes the Bible, anid to oppose the Bi- Poli
blel wout he veiry wicktsl; besides its awfully foolish these.
l'or men dlidn't lie or make' mistakes two thous- for t
and years algo. s1efi
Next, you mist Ibelieve all that the preachers say, Thr
te''aiuse' (;od has "ealled"' then. This bunch of crimp
prea.ihe.rs are not inps and imposters like those that in c
eri'eae.IeI the "divine' right, of Kings" in Europe be- i. not
fore the Freci,'h r,.velution, or those that preached It is
lthe "dlivine erigin of chattel slavery" in America that
S,,.fore, the Ame'riean Civil War. the n
Next, eu iimist .joein the' .chire'ih nIean'st your forty on th
ac.re's :a0l pay h/ p'c arlu r, because it takes lots of I
emoenet'y to get (;od, the Cre('ator, to, save the things he to le
c ottel. eon 't
Ne'xtI abve all, d,n'l join the I. W. W., because there
thev talk more aboet. a house on this hall of mud than it is
they do als ut .nce inl scen far off region of the un- with
kllnown. cut t
List' c, I'r:-a,.hlers. PIriesls, I'oliticians, and Poverty I
I'Peidlers. ret hlre produced tE cu//c.h to hate a hote feere.
hi r( and we.c s'cisur by all lhe Gods of ' mi c that lwe teo t
aret qing to hart' ºc'. You Preacers and Priests is
Ihave always, i4n evi'ry untion, cppose.d Libherty; you his 1
* halve always bee'n l' cund on the' side of the ruling gaiii
class. We' I longer helieve that youi n ldo us any I'
We are wise to your game; if you fool uis any morte 'you
i,, %%ill have' teo sprillg smlethillg tm re progressive cur
han tiallyu hay at prelt it. te
Wo n loniger low ldown to Mloss or Paul, Mahce- the
it or l' Iil to things past or in the future'. /e real
pre sc t is cctrhal ar e art e:ccc',rc'c d wilh. The time has are
4.i4iI' \ he'ii we' li in no Ilniige'r e'Xlpet justice' from a com
. petitiln of votee' 's alonei'. We' dlem'lllillA the Worldi for lalee
lthe wrkers ani, if it is nel.ess',ary, we will back I at
this demainld ) up with scimeithiiig stronige'r than words I
or votes. If you I'oliti('ians, Plreahers and Million gate
aire,: doubt this, th en doubt it. Thus did all ruling geoi
.la.Isss e'Ifore you. the]
Yotlrs for truth anlt Vie'tctry, assi
L. WILLIFORI). of
NORTHWESTERN ITEMS. 1
'clnditiens have not, improved to any alarming ex- ant
tellt. ill this part of the c,cunitry. Thel migr'atory work- far
. er of this section are heIating tihe' roadis both West- get
wardl alil Eastwarel in a vain et'tort to loc'at'e a ma.- "e
ter. (Calgary seems toe le Ihe ciniiug the center for ter
all the unemplyllcl ,el to migirate to. In anolthr two rer
we'eks this city sheiuiet ce ripe' f'ur anithe'r unem- ('
plhye'd agitation. The m'enu lards of the employ- tic
ilctl.t Hsarks are' dlistr'essingly hl re'.
liraunilcn, Manltilhd;l." is re'port'ed ini the li hg, men
workinig lon tarslls fr, from $5 to $111 a month. No
c'lSit m'rt ilnl %',ork of anlly llescripL ti uill lned il as
yet. At this pla'e' (Brandon) tlhere is a "C(hristlianll"
Ia i't kni\wni as "(;allraitlh's Iieslcul.e Mi.ssi4., o," the'
pro leirie't, f w lih a'.ls sli ll ployaan a'i, ntl vll'nt aelit f fr
thIe' $.5 adl $10 jobs. W'hen tqpue'st iceie'l as to t helseit
,.heiael .icebs hu' relplie'el. "' ,lc dec Iet heele nuen hire l e
f,,re' high wages."
Mse' .law is 'l', wih "stilT's." the' city is
i'trni.hi.sli ,crk Ier the lucil' gmi'rds at the rate' 1
. eel' 22 ,''iits jeer hlur, t wee eys a we'e'k. Th'e me'n
' er'e e,'mtle'lle'e tee l,,;irI witlh the' "St;,rvati,,n Armi.
the' ''.ArmimV' ,.ehlects the' eieone'y aun the slaves dee
icet hlialle' a e''|nt eel' it An i. W. W. lceal is hadly c
W\illii je is l'jcer~e. It, ee fle ull tel' Ielil and nil
w erk. 'lee ( I'. I1.. a ldeelic.,rs Pa.es titie'l, ceur cl t
'ri.nelis (1l",,!,3. \W'e h 'le lI Ste| i'\ t c'u1t w lage's cell
.\il'ril t I 'eetim t\wen'Ity-se~'Vl'i atil oete.-lhirl'l tee tw\Vit'I .
lie' ce' tsll l er hl l'. ailll it a al i I 1 iit. The' i'ml
I," 'IIt ra' is wei'ke'te lhe' liicit |this 1,
iii re;L't (ai' .jid\il- $ .1111 j.er ct h.y ) ir "l heera hie'r'. awalil
S ile the' ehialliec' tee gee lee w, k ler $!.: tI er lIT hI Irs. I
Still in sleite' eel these' ,.,n'liltielis. the' raiAl',eals aid
* ste, ailsl hil .elelea i', are ' lr e p lili n i e llel' iem i inttl a
i' t lt ll ;lre'Cel,;l V ev,.r.el'rt eleeI wit h wage' weerkers.
I';niier.'iiits cemily tvee weeks iin the' e'heelIIt' u are' ,l
re',;:i\ 11 ' thlite r'e;el." This sophi cejln their e'yst'
as tee the'' 1e"ssilcility ''f itiiakig tlheir feertixlie' ill the
''lhst le"est W..."
T''lc celle brighlt sleet is tlile suicessful strike of the'
a .:rete'meter'l'5 allel cuhilet mhaku kers at ('cislhitlg's Mill, in
this e.ity. This strike was aguainst a tenl per cent cut
ei \,uses. The we\erkers here' we ill demlands, in
.cih lig the lie' ciieli rate' eel' tifty-tive' ;mil eei.-hetlf cents
ieer iheoir ecu ,.it'e' work.
'lThe e,'rleneite'rs hit'l'i' are' talkinig eef pullitug out
,ef lthe A. I". e1" I,., cil,' wonders if tlie'. w\'ill have
s,'lic' ,lieeluigl " teeo l ''ee tile iill t 'iajized.
T'h'e r,'ee It ee seeInec' 'uee eling girls ele.ind.i largely on
who, is the' seeIu,'eer. That hlecv ae't is usalily at.'.orded
Caljitalists. bulent eether gentnle'ien'ii elf ie-/l I,,kes and
5cellIe Ille'lilih eligage' iii the' S~i'iI jt ieistille.
From a Veteran Working Farmer Rebel. 1
I have been slowly learning what the I. W. W., what To
Industrial Unionism stands for. To the best of my
belief, it is the only possible form of organization for G
the working farmers. mo
My life given truly at times to quick action, but unil
really to arrive at a conclusion as to form of social orgt
organization; given to slow accumulation of fact, into
causes me to believe that on nearly all of the 6,361,502 Clo
farms there are one of more wage slaves, or two
wageless slaves, or child slaves. the
'olit ically, the Socialist party cannot win without ind
these. But the party having no indusrial purpose the
for the "just now" cannot reach these whose every era
serious thought is for present maintenance. tioi
The I. W. W. has certain evident narrowness and I
crilmping limitations. Yet it is broad and liberal a
in comparison with other organizations. I think it lar
is not led by those trained and habited to parasitism.
It is the first working class body I ever knew of abi
that spoke for the unorganized, that realized that to
the nmot contemptible scahb was the one who scabbed sm
on the farm laborer.
I conclude, after long consideration, that I want ti
to belong to just that sort of a Farmers' Union. I
1don't know how to break into that union. Perhaps La
there is no such branch organized, but in my opinion an
it, is vital to the other branches that they fraternize th
with our i.c.upation. A general strike would, with so'
ou.t our mnillions. he a fiasco. at
y I distribute I. W. W. literature, all bearing on hi
Sforest or oil or hop workers. Not a thing pertinent th
4to the fartm worker.
s Long ago I learned that no one can get away from di
it his personal ambitions, from the means by which he in
g gails mlai ntenanee.
y Perhaps youi can connect ire with some one,
some irganizer connected with my industry. As Ir
\ von should he aware. I have my own, or rather
our assoc5'ite1d work to develope, Iul have but lit- ei
tlh time outside of that for any action. But as in ir
SIt he social relationship all are hound together, as the w
r real masters of the farmers who sell labor product c
its are the Trusts, and as our greatest benefit must I
i . cc,me. a1nd can only conie through just a.ssociation of fi
ir lahihr that owns and olwrates all productive agencies,
k I am selfish enough to wish alliance. f
Is I was a (;ranger 4() years ago. and have investi- b
I gated all the various farm unions. There is a Bour- r
ig ge.ois or exploiting foundation and purpose in all of t'
theml. Landlord and tenant. man and master are
assumed by all to have an identical purpose the owner II
,f an industrially worthless tract of land, has been P
made to think himself superior.
The farm laborer has been taken in, caused to think
that he was developing toward ownership of land
[,x- and tools and mastery of men. The sooner the small
rk- farmer who works and the non-owner who works c
!st- gets where he will acknowledge 'no title to land but I
"11- "occupancy and use under social dlirection" the bet
or ter for them. Let themr organize and refuse to pay
WO rent or haive anyl other looss than the collective will
- ('apital is organized and an we must meet their organiza
y- tion with a stronger one.
Yours, UNCLE FRED.
" CHICAGO TOBACCO WORKERS WIN.
thtlI After 19 weeks of splendid solidarity on the part
for ,of the minembers of Local 104. Tohacco Workers, Chi
E'5r ,I'tgo, the fight has been won. On April 5th, the
Ie Isse.'s finding that it tk Cigar Makers to
Ire take cigtars and that thugs and gunmen were useless.
is e.lhed for tIlie comlnmittee 1(and met all of the demands.
T 'hiis strike was called anld dlemand.s were made
;ti 111 wceeks ago. I)During the time of the strike the
n. ('igtar Makers receivetd no support from the A. F. of
I,. organization ani(4 another indepelndent organization
l of 1..1. city, but rather were hindered by them. In
Sspit.' -f this the strike was a lehar victory and the
II Spanishi lAS'.als Elf Tampa., also of Tornto and Mon
4hl trela withhut 1any brass hand or linelight effects raised
each mi.'mi,',r who w;as on strike a benefit of $5.00 a
t\'- week and;lltl ;aIlso lrvid.I l'llinIs to defend those who
1111had lteII arrested.
'a 1 'hl wiinning ,.' this strike will have its effect on
airs..- thle 4IthI.er cigalr 1anll tclhal', workers of this city,
14. ai ill 1u iIbt, Ii J, lt 11it4 will el4litrol the situation
t ers.. Fr thlie piast tllEi' ye'ars th1' Internatihnal (A. F.
Sker I if L.) h1i1 lust strike ilfter strike, land this victory
E.le1s hodi.h'Ed 1llnl!g rev.luthliollnary hie's with I. W. W
i ee talclic.'s will serve ti, wake up the members of the
te thier organization inl the city to the beauties of or
fthe gaiiziiiil in the (Onel Big I'ni1n.
'This is the first strike they have had, and it was
it in i a .lear victory and. 1,n 4ou1bt, more will follow. Lhk
.t uin- otilt f4,r lthe ('hica·gE ('iagar Makers, Local 104. I
Yiliis for Indiuetrial F ri'ed4iln,
(it J. W. KELLY, (;. E. B. Member.
FRESNO'S NEW HALL.
LI('al l'ni.n No. 66. I. W. W. have moved frmn
clv on4 the ,,hl adldrcss. '22 "F'" Street, Fresno, Cal.. to
ordd N,,. 1426f; entura Stre,'et. two hlocks south of the
Sand 1.hi hall.
J. MANNING, Fin. See.
TEXTILE WORKERS, ATTENTIONI NOTEE
To AN Unions of Clot5.kg sad Textile Workers, TOa
Begardless of AfI~i tior : : f i
Greeting :-For some time past so far as the labor go fshi
movement is concerned, there has been a lack of found
united action on the part of that portion of the so f~
organised workers, who produce cloth and make it gens wa
into garments, toward bringing all of the Textile and have b
Clothing Workers together in One Big Union with that Ju
two objects in view; a collective effort to inaugurate about B
the eight-hour day for all the workers in the two us to s
industries and greater solidarity during battles with that he
the employers, during times of strife, when the work- do want
era are struggling for more freedom and the aboli- a erawfi
tion of the bosses' tyranny. and wal
Divided in a thousand different unions, action of ages the
a nature beneficial to the organized workers on a off by i
large scale is impossible. that he
The millowners with their one big Association are
able to sel aside all our puny efforts an' in order some wi
to keep us divided they grant certain of the unions humanil
I small increases in wages from time to time, while ducer a
the great mass of the clothing and textile workers has he
t toil under the most miserable conditions. he
I The time for united resistance is at hand. The does he
s Lawrence strike made evident to all the workers that court i
n an injury to one is an injury to all. The strike of Wilbori
e the half starved workers was won because of the Lumbei
solidarity of labor and the aggressive attitude of the done as
strikers on the firing line. For the first time in the his frig
an history of the struggle of the textile workers against had hi
t lh encroachment of the mill barons a mass strike the we
provedl successful. Simply because the rank and file to-dayl
ai conducted their own fight, and met the mill barons subseri
te in their lair and dictated terms of peace. riber
Workers:--At Lawrence, Mass., on the second of had K
e, May, 1914, a convention is to be held of the National cealed
is Industrial Union of Textile Workers, Industrial you ha
,r Workers of the World, to plan a campaign for the and th
t- eight-hour day and to devise ways and means of mak- dollars
in ing possible more united action on the part of the err if
he workers who are banded together in order that the convie
et class which toils shall have all the wealth which is street
at produced by that class, and to establish industrial swift
of freedom. mattes
The thousand and one defeats which we have suf- ting t
fered at the hands of the' employing class have all Did
ti- been made possible because of the division in our he si
ir- ranks at the time when we should have united ourselves throul
of together in one big union of the workers. into I
We are witness to the fact that the manufacturers as sti
ier are growing more powerful, organized in the form of that
en great trusts like the American Woolen Company, the in ou
Cotton Manufacturers' Association and the different and t
rnk ftrem with force or else do downin defeat. and f
rd We cannot fight these great mergeres with little a rig
call unions of a few hundred members. We must have had c
rks one big industrial union of the workers even as the Ib
but osses have their one big association. We must meet I thi
et. with force or else go down in defeat. farmi
For the above reasons and in order that one union into
rill of the workers may be possible, all unions of cloth- that
iza. ing and textile workers regardless of craft affiliation, chisti
are urgently invited to send fraternal delegates to the
the convention of the National Industrial Union of then
Textile Workers to be held at Lawrence, Mass., May it lik
IN. Send names of delegates and credentials to Thomas
Ilolliday, Financial Secretary-Treasurer, 104 Hlanover
part Street, Room 591, Boston, Mass.
the STRIKE WARNING. Le
les. Weavers and all Textile Workers are WARNED I
ndN. that a STRIKE IS ON against the Montrose Woolen
Made Mill at Woonsocket, Rhode Island, on the part of the La
the Weavers, Loomnfixers and Dresser Tenders against an job.
. of attempt to force the Weavers to two looms on a grade Ai
tion of work that is always a one loom job in other mills. (
In All Textile Workers STAY AWAY AND WARN E
the OTIIERS. TIIOMAS IIOLLIDAY, Secty. lan
Mon --- - -- - - aLW.
uise MIGHT IS RIGHT. Y
.00 Fellow-worker Voice-Fine enclosed l'ost Office
who Money Order for two bucks. One buck put to the
buc.king of capitalisi-nmaintenance Fund of the
t on Voice; for the other buck please send me two of the
city, ooks, '"Might is Right;" and I will help to buck
latior the present order of .s*iety by the aid of " Red
. F. I have one co~py of the Doctor's firey spirit and amn I
itory getting it worn out by others reading it, and I want lyr
. W to have one copy on nme always. There is something if
f the th matter. The capitalists, master class, are stupid. vii
Sor- or ,depend on the stupidity of the working class to the
keep themselves in power. s
Swas .Every slave should read "Might is Right," once.
L ook twice, and then three times. 1..I. BLOCER. h(
)4. I wh
Frisco Latin Branch House Warning.
er. The Latin Branch No. 2, I. W. W. have moved to
a bigger and better hall April 5th, 1914. The new
adLdress is 533 Broadway Street, San Francisco, "i
I frm The inauguration will take place Sunday, April
al.. to 19th, at 2 p. m. W
of the Addresses in English and Italian. Music, singing (o
andl dancing. Admission 25 cents. Ladies free. ls
Sec. B. SAFFORES, Latin Branch, I. W. W. in
NOTED ANARCIhIST IN ME1 VilE .
TOM OGINS put in his appym in Mmnlyalie
c few days ago and mem to baoe pit tie i r
go fshingr bia hiand a noted deptq y eran be
found setting on a b *idi *wu cDS. a mSA or
so from town at all times of night. I new the ha
gene was erawish strs, but the Irih wel he ,
have bees fshing for the Judger as
that Judge Mama is faom a cw a eh ou*t overm
about Buakie, La. Oar econbe would d t permt
us to say that the Lord ortnot ied up t miterl
that he made seek two leged aimes out e, bat I
do want to my that h ie mM heW nade 1rNod or
a crawfish and ued up the bole mm ng oae el
mand water dogs, and if he had don that in the dark
ages the world would never have been any the womt
off by it. Now that we want to.;be fair we would
ask some of his friends to come and tell Of sDotliang
that he has don; has he advanced the human race in
r some way, has he invented somthing that would aord
* humanity sone plesure and happiness; is he a po
e ducer of any thing that he can show but contimpt;
s has he ever made a suckeess out of any thing that
he has undertakin; does he always tel Ithe truth;
e does he go according to the law and evidence in his
t court does he not go to J. L. Ftis J. A. Night, Bob
f Wilborn, Sharver, Frank Roberts, the America
1e Lumber Company and others to now wat they weat
e done and how they want it done; to be plain I want
e his friends to make it plain to me where as if he
t had have lived a cople of hundred years ago that
ce the world would have been any the worst off by it
le to-day? Lst Saturday a cople of men were taken
i subscriptions for newspapers and giving the mb
scriber a rdsor. Judge J. L. Mason came along and
f had Kenney Reed to arest them for carrying con
al cealed wepons. Constible M. E. Frazor says, Judge
al you havent got any law to arest them fellows for that,
7e and the Judge says I'll show you, I'll fine them ten
k- dollars in the morning. We want to ask the law mak
o ers if a Judge has the right to arest a man, try and
he convict him in front of the post offictee on the main
is street of the town and do it all in ten minets; some
sal swift Judge he is if 'he is getting old. Wat is the
nmatter with having free speech in Merryville or put
If. ting the town on the bumi?
all Did not Dr. J. A. Night becom an anarchist when
ur he started to leading a lawless bunch of cut
res throuths, theves and murderers that had been brought
into Merryville by the American Lumber Company
ers as strike brakers? What did he mean wen he red
of that "we ore the law" and "we have taken the law
the in our own hands and gointo clean out this town"
ant and then proceded to run men away from thair home
and family for living in a world that they shud have
tle a right to live in as that is the only crime that they
ave had comited
the I beleve that they have showed to be anarchists and
eet I think that it is time that the lumber workers and
farmers in this country was organizing and getting
ion into the 1. W. W. as that is the only organization
)th- that is putting up a fight aganist that class of anar
ion, chists. Every man in the South had orto get into
to the One Big Union. you will be better friends and
of then you can fight them anarchists if you hafto do
slay it like Villa is doing it in Mexico.
YOI'ILS FOR THE ONE BIG UNION,
mns M. WOPEZ.
COME TO EUREKA.
Local 431 has its roots deep in the soil of the Red
E) Local 431 would like its clawn deep in the soul
len (pocket-book) of the Redwood "Barons."
the Lcal 431 has needl of a few live rebels on the
t an job.
rad Are you in search of a muster.
ills. Come to Eureka. IITRRY! IIIURRY! IIURRY!
RN Everything-in the patois of the town-"Fine and
Y. dlandly." Hlorrible nlang, but that is just how things
Yours to MAKE THEM IIEAR,
ALEXANDER MACKAY, Sec. 431, I. W. W.
Sthe "IMPARTIAL JUSTICE."
f the By W. M. WITT.
Re- Whether it is nril or uwrong to kill a mian depen'l
,on who is killed and who ltss the killing.
d ant If a slav, killed a "loss" he would likely le
want lynhe.ld by other slaves before nreaching a jail and,
thing if noi, later given a farce trial anl probably con
upil. victed, wbecause nearly all "bouses," are pnrotected by
1I to the Sawmill Slaughter Association, which is in turn,
backed up by the State "Courts" and "Judges."
once. If a "Boss" murdered a slave that would be per
tR. fectly legitimate with the exception of a smaUl fine
which would be paid by the Sawlog Combine.
sing. If a union man killed a "scah" he would be hung
if possible by the Lumber Trust's "courts."
ved to Should a "scab" kill a union man he would be
Snew upholding "law and order" and go free. That's
cisco, "impartial justice" in Louisiana.
April fHouw long before the workers can adjust matters
with the masters depess on how wotn they ~can
inging convert the "scabs" and gunmen. The gunman was
e. born of the "scab," sa were all hateful and putrify
W. ing things.