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, vedN KSPAY, DECEMBER 31. 1919
“Americanism” Continued
HaVCS without the knowledge of Lew
' [ 0 Jail a meeting: of the policy com
mittee last Match and here is the
Tx ict language of Mr. Adams in his
copvright article.
“When the delegates to this meet
ing were informed on the same day
th meeting convened that Hayes was
loine to recommend a six-hour day
an ,| nationalization of the coal miners,
thev laughed. They had come from
a sections of American mining re
®ionV anthracite and bituminous.
They hail heard no agitation for the
six-imur day among the coal miners
„ n ,l were innocent of such a progr-tm
being contemplated by the interna
,icnal union as the average newspap
er who read it following Hayes’ pre
sentation. Is it any wonder they
■ Thus the present program of the ;
United Mine Workers sa for as it in- 1
voices the six-hour clay, five day;
week and the nationalization of coal
mines is the result of the political fear
entertained by Frank Hayes, who as a
result of this fear sought to go Far
rington one better by including na
tionalization along with Farrington’s
, previously proposed six hour day.
“One of the curious features sur
rounding the proposed nationalization ,
of coal mines is that none of its spon
sors within the ranks of the coal min
ers can inform themselves, let alone
anyone else, what nationalization real-
Iv means. They have no plan to offer l
n’nd no suggestions to make.”
Mr. Adams proc: 'ds to show that .
the radicals headed by this man Far-i,
rington were simply trying to get Mr. 1 ,
Lewis' goat but that Lewis proved,,
tr . wise a politician and has outradi-i,
called the radicals. j
And right here, ladies and gentle- j
men. permit me to call your atten
tion to the fact that the committee',
■amed by the miners to meet the op- j j
erntors had no authority to negotiate ,
a contract save in the exact language 1 ,
of the contract laid down by that ?
convention, and that all this talk that ,
the operators refused to deal is un- i,
true. They couldn’t deal. They ,
could stand and deliver but not deal. ,
The Committee of the mineis was hog- j
tied to a contract, vicious in its na- ,
ture and ruinous in its demands—and j,
the members of the committee knew it.,,
In connection with this coal busi-!,
ness 1 presume as much mininforma- 1
tion has gone broadcast as on any one ,
subject ever discussed. Years ago a•.
well paid and highly efficient press ,
department was put into operation by j,
the United Mine Workers. This work j,
was in the hands of capable men- I,
don't doubt their capability for a min- i,
ate. They mused the people of this | (
nation to believe—and Great God it I,
is painful to think of the number of i,
newspapers that fell for their dope—j,
the miners were poorly paid, illy I,
treated, regarded by the operators as
i battels, and all that line of bunk. |
Let me again read from Mr. Adams !,
statement: |
"Fed by the most radical propagan- j,
na issued by the radical of the radi- j
ials, the present day miner of ten or ,
hftten years experience is the most'
ready striker in any industry. Fori
'he most part he has never performed
any wot k save coal miming. He can ;
not be made to realize that miners of j
today enjoy the greatest freedom in I
their employment of any class of;
American; labor.”
That's not my language, it is not ,
the language of any coal operator, it
is the language of the man, with five
years’ experience as publicity repre
sentative for the miners’ union and
now editor of one of their papers.
And it’s true.
Ladies and gentlemen, who called
this coal strike? Did the coal miners
want it? They did not. Did thoy
ever vote on it? They did not. As a
matter of fact where they did, in my
"tate for instance, they voted against,
t and the women, who must suffer the
fost, voted almost unanimously j
against ft.
Lid the coal miners ask for shorter
hours and fewer working hours per
,! ay 7 They did not. As Adam said
when this was presented to them as
uart of the program “they laughed.”
Sure they laughed. It was positively
absurd on the face of ft.
Then why was this strike pulled?
why have the people of this nation
been permitted to suffer? Why has
me president of the United States
ven insulted, and Ibis authority as I
• hies executive defied? Surely Amer-1
aan citizens did not do this, did they? i
And the answer is back to my con
tention—the Master Mind — and it was
! 'lone, not for the welfare of the
miners or any citizen in this nation,
'Ut to further hamper and injure our
commerce and our industries that the
enemy nations might get back their
vet. Is there anything wrong with
‘hat conclusion ? I think not
And right here I want to pause long
‘•nought to say to you, there is abso
“ . y nothing basical back of this
trike that was not basically back of
the coal strike in 1913 and 14 in your
state and my state. There was just
is difference and this difference only;
v "'cause of several years of pub
J'v w °rk the people were aroused
, belief that the miners were
used and poorly paid. Now the peo
“rc awakened from their dreams
;r, kn °w differently. Then public
•entiment was with the striker; now it
» ajtamst them. Then the object was
,Tv.' ri pP ,e the industry; now it is to
ana 11 out °* Ibe hands of the owners
'■rill-. estal> lißh nationalisation — this
cm*!? 1 ? 1 , scheme °f the master mind to
control all.
And in all these strikes, all these
organized movements to destroy this i
nation by first destroying its indus- 1
trios, what has been danced before
the eyes of the president, of Congress,
of the people? Threats, threats, and'
more threats. The railroaders said i
they would not obey an anti-strike I
law'; Sam Gompers has decreed and
even defied the president and the
courts of this land; John Lewis when
asked what would follow if the army
was called out to work the mines, re
plied “the wair department will have
to get a larger army.” John Fitzpat
rick proudly exclaimed “I am a Red.”
Another steel strike leader but a few i
nights ago, when ha knew that the
strike was lost, in a public meeting in j
Gary, Indiana, said, “We will win if i
we have to bring Mother Jone 3 and
repeat what was done in the Colorado
; ccal strike,” we of Colorado know
j the spilling of blood that means,
j Frankly folks, do utterances like
| these appeal to you s,s coming from
loyal American citizens? Do they
not have the gutteral twang that re-.
minds you of Prussiamism ? Is this
idea of winning an honest fight by
threat consistent with American
ideals? 1 say no; a thousand times I
no; such methods and utterances are
damnably un-American. But let me I
remind you of another threat which
may aid you in weaving your story. I
Remember when we informed this J
I Kaiser person he must not interfere!
with American shipping, he replied j
in diplomatic language of course, but j
freely translated, “The United States J
can go to the devil; I will take carel
of you when I get through over here” j
and the next day he sank the Lusi
Ladies and gentlemen, we are fac
ing a serious condition in this land.
It is not of American birth; it is not
of American breeding. Its sire was ■
Prussian viilany; its dam was German ;
conceit; it was nursed on the milk of 1
militarism; it was reared in an en
vironment of contempt for human
rights and greed for gain; when it j ■
reached maturity it was transplanted
to this land, here to breed more of its
kind, but 1 say to you the American
people are so broad, so loyal, so pa
triotic, they will hurl back the vicious,
doctrine to the land of its forebears 1
and crush everyone of its illegitimate
offsprings in this nation.
This country is not ruled by any,
class. It is ruled by public opinion
—by the majority. And when it j
comes to informing public opinion
which can only be expressed when the j
truth is known, you come in, you
nr wspaper men and women. I take I
off my hat to the influence of the so- j
called country press. I have long con j
tended that the country paper, I care
not how small, has a hundred times
more influence according to circula ■ :
tion than the so-called metropolitan
press, and the reason is clear—the •
people believe what they read in the
country papers.
And so I say to you ladies and gen
tlemen of the Wyoming press at this i
time you owe it as a duty to your
selves, to your state and to your na- j
tion to give the people the truth about
these matters and I hope yet to find I
the country editor who shirked duty, j
iHe may not get proper reward for
I the good he does—few of them do—
-1 but he goes right ahead doing that
■ which he believes is right and proper
consious of the fact that he is right
and square—and that is compensation
enough for nim.
But ladies and gentlemen, it is late
and I came here to have a heart to
heart talk with you and it has been
rather one sided. I have done all the
talking, you all the listening. I have
not said all I wanted to say because of
the lateness of the hour but I hope 1
that what I have said may cause you I
for the tome being to set yoor mental
clhtch into neutral, get the truth about
these matters before you print any
thing or express an editorial utter
jance. Do a little calm thinking and
reasoning in your own way. Go into
low with care, slip it into intermediate
with caution, and when you feel you
are right, shove it into high and step
on the gas.
But I am not a, pessimist, tnank:
God. Because there is a black cloud {
in the sky I do not hasten to the;
tyclone cellar—nor do the other Am-;
ericans. We are too far advanced in
civilization for that. Right and truth
j will prevail. The American people be
; lieve in right and truth all the time
I even though now and then they run j
| in reverse for <a period.
Out of the many millons of men!
and women who have been on strikes
during the past six months, not one
per cent wanted to strike. They left
theilr work against their wishes and
their best judgment because they had
been taught loyalty to their organiza
tion before loyalty to their country—
villianous teaching I say. And they
had been intimidated and threatened
if they did not strike.
No better illustration of this ran
be found than in the steel and the
coal strikes. In the first place not
16 per cent of the steel men were or
ganized and when the American work
man sought to go to work he was
, mobbed by a gang of foreigners—loy
al adherents to our friend and Master
1 Mind. The cosl miners last May
. never heard of a six hour-day and a
! five-day week; not one half of one per
| cent of them know what nationaliza
, tion of the coal mines mean. They
, were all satisfied with wages, with
, working conditions and all the other
, things. They wanted to play the
game on the square. It was the lead
. era who told them that loyalty to the
I United Mine Workers was greater
than loyalty' to any nation on the face
.of the earth. It was the leaders, in a
d irty political fight among themselves
1 that caused all the trouble.
The average wage earner in this
land—l take it we all come under than I
head —is all right. He has a place to j
fill and he fills it. He means to be !
; square, fair and honest with his fel
i low men and if he is fair, square and
honest he is just as good a citizen as
| any ether man, and at man who is not
fair, square and honest, is not a good
citizen. Do not condemn the fellows
who have been misled and deceived.
| Simply see they are no longer misled
and deceived. That’s all there is to it.
Truth md frankness will prevail in i
! the end.
I think you will all agree with me i
! that every organized movement to set j
aside constituted authority in this na-1
! tion; every organized movement to i
j force men to cease work when they
i want to work; every organized move -;
ment to teach a doctrine of loyalty j
jto organizations and not loyalty to !
nation; every organized move to dom- !
irate through instilling class hatred, ■
l could not by the very necessity of the '
case have originated in the mind of a I
loyal American citizen, nor could they ■
have been carried on by loyal Ameri ■
can citizens. Does, anyone dissent that i
conclusion ? I hear none.
Then it naturally follows if not by!
; loyal by disloyal, docs it not? I hear i
no one dissent.
Then knowing we have these organ - :
ized movements; knowing they have:
been carried on extensively in this 1
land; knowing them from their very,
nature to have originated in the minds !
of, and to be operated by other than !
loyal citizens in this land, we arrive at 1
the natural conclusion that they are !
cither disloyal American citizens or
the citizens of some alien enemy coun-'
try—the one as dangerous as the other i
to our peace and welfare. So ay a 1
pr oper course of reasoning with tne j
premises true, and the conclusion of j
the necessity true, wc have to deal:
with only disloyal American citizens 1
or the residents of some foreign alien ;
enemy country. So we must hunt for!
a motive. It was not for our good na
turally. The negative of nothing is I
for the betterment of tiro positivn'
No robber ever broke into t ! n ' suits!
of a bank to save the customers’ mon- 1
cy That motive was our destruction,'
I have pointed out.
Let me assume any one of you was!
a disloyal American citizen, which \
thank God you ore not; or the agent i
of some alien country, which thank
God you are not, and you were hired I
to ruin this nation; ■ would you not'
conclude if you could destroy its com-,
mcrce and deprive it if its industries!
your end would be attained ? I think
you would.
Then conclude that was the method,
and having all the money you need
ed to carry out the plan, being unlim-:
ited as to time, would you not feel if i
you could control and dominate the I
wage-earners of this nation, arouse in j
them a bitter feeling against all not!
of their class, cause them to be ob-i
sessed with the belief that loyalty to
your organization was all the loyalty
they owed, would you not believe the
time to complete the job wae at hand ?
I think you would.
Then if by threat and a showing of
violence you could intimidate the
President and Congress to do your
bidding and establish nationalization
of industries to be run by committees!
of workmen of your own choosing;
or failing to win the President and
Congress, could take over by force
and confiscation, these industries to
j be run as you desired would you not
think you could go back to the one
who employed you to ruin the United!
States—wipe it off the map, if you
please as a political unity— and say:
| “Behold, there is no nqed for your
army or naivy over there; the des
truction of the United States has been
accomplished through the efforts of
its own people. No more will its com
merce reach into fields you seek; no
more will its manufactured goods be
in competition with yours, no moire
will its inventive genius and its brains
interfere with your plan of world do
: minion”—l think you would.
I Well, ladies and gentlemen, there
• You nre. That is just what has hap
' pened—all but the finish and there
; will be no finish such as the Master
Mind desires. The people of your
state, of my state, of all the states
of this great country, are loyal Amer
ican citizens. Their love for all which
the Stars and Stripes stand, and when
j they rise in their might the unresist
able force of the unresistable body
: will drive all undesirables from our
shores, properly punish our own mis
creants, and peace, plenty and pros
perity will again reign. I thank you. l
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In the District Court of the United
States for the District of Wyoming
In the Matter of ISAAC R. WAS
DEN, Bankrupt; in Bankruptcy No.
on the Bth day of December, A. D.
1919 the said Isaac R. Wasden was
duly adjudicated a bankrupt and that
the first meeting of his creditors will
be held at 502 Hynds Building in the
City of Cheyenne, Wyoming, on the
16th day of January, A. D. 1920 at
ten o’clock in the forenoon at which |
time said creditors may attend, prove 1
their claims, appoint a trustee, ex- j
i amine the bankrupt and transact such
1 other business as may properly come
I before said meeting,
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Referee in Bankruptcv
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1 The Mountain States Beet Grow
| er’s, associations adopted for the 1920
j crop of beets a basic price of $lO a
, ton, the same as recommended by the
federal food administration in 1918.
| which at the time was estimated on
j the basic price of sugar at seaboard
|at 7 cents a pound. However, it
provides for a bonus, $1.50 a ton ad
j ditional for each 1 cent advance in j
sugar above the price fixed by the j
administration at the time the price,
was fixed for beets, and to be paid, j
at the end of the fiscal year on the
average selling price during the year |
of sugar made from the beets grown
in 1920. This was the gist of a pro-,
posed contract between the beet!
growers and sugar companies, drawn!
and approved by the Mountain States j
Beet Growers’ association at the clos i
ing session of their 7th annual meet- j
ing in Denver.
The following officers for the en
suing year were elected: President
Fred Cummings, Fort Collins, Colo.;
first vipe-president, H. C. Beggs, Fort
Morgan, Colo.; second vice-president,
George Harms, Scottsbluff, Nebr.,
third vice-president, P. G. Fowler, j
Lingle, Wyo.; secretary-treasurer, J.
H. Golden, Longmont, Colorado.
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In the District Court of the Fifth Ju
-1 dicial District of the State of Wy
oming and within and for
Park County
1 In the Matter of the Estate of Wil
.' liam P. Slayton, Deceased.
Notice is hereby given to all eredit-
I ors and others interested in said es
tate of William P. Slayton, deceased,
that Irene S. Libby, administratl I': of
' said estate has filed with the District |
’Clerk of Park County, Wyoming, her
; | first and final account for petition for
; distribution where anyone interested j
' : may examine same and file exceptions
thereto on or before the 16th day of f
February, 1920, and that if no objec
tions be filed she will make a final j
settlement and distribution of said es
state on the 16th day of February, 1920,
or as soon thereafter as the same can
be heard; that the deceased died pos
sessed of the following described real
estate; Lots 11 and 12 in Block 13 of
! i the town of Cody, Park County, Wyo
ming, and that on the 16th day of
February 1920 at the hour of ten o’-
clock A. M., at the court room in the
Court House, Cody, Wyoming, or as
soon thereafter as the same can be
heard, all persons claiming heirship or
interest in said real estate must ap
pear and make proof of heirship or
! interest.
Dated at Cody, Wyoming, this 16th
jdav of December, A. D. 1919.
R. L. Donley,
Attorney. 12 17-24-31 1 7*
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In District Court Fifth Judicial Dis
trict, In the County of Park, in
the State of Wyoming
Marie Helen Ross,
Martin Andrew Ross
To the above named defendant:
Please take notice that the above
named plaintiff has filed her petition
in this said cause, in the above entitled
Court, the object and prayer of said
petition being to obtain from you a
divorce on the grounds of non-support
and desertion for more than one year
previous to the date of the filing of
I this petition.
You are hereby required to answer
said petition and the allegations there
in contained on or before the 7th day
of February A. D. 1920, or said peti
tion Bind all contained therein will be
taken as true and judgment rendered
Witness my hand and seal this 13t!i
day of December, 1919.
Clerk of the District Court.
W. L. Simpson,
Attorney for Plaintiff 1 21-2(*
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