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The British Columbia Federationist May 6, 1921

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$2*0 PER* YEARl
May Day Parade a Big
Success In Spite of
Reactionary Forces
Workers Denied the Use of Cambie Street and Exhibition
Grounds, Decide to Hold Meetings Indoors—Speakers Score
Reactionaries and Urge Workers to Organize to Retain Free ^
Speech and Assembly—Big Collection Taken for Federationist
THE MAY DAY celebration in Vancouver this year was somewhat hampered by the uncer-
tain weather which wae neither decisively wet nor flne.. A corresponding uncertainty in
the minds of the powers that be, or of the reactionaries whose puppets they appear to be,
waa alio a contributory factor to the general air of indecision attending the arrangements.
Yet, on the whole, it may be said that neither the humidity of the atmosphere nor the
meddling and muddling of the authorities were able to damp the ardor of the workers or defeat
the purposes of labor, which, aa the old saw aays, ."conquers all things."
To begin with, the workers had been forbidden the use of Cambie Street grounds for- a
meeting; ostensibly as a precaution against disturbances like that wliich marked the recent
.Crawford meeting—the law-abiding being thus penalized instead of the anarchists being put in
jail. The truth is, no doubt, the city fathers were only too glad, to have an excuse for suppressing the demonstrations of the unemployed, the fame of which had reach far and wide.
In the seeond place, all parades (except funerals) had veen vetoed unless they conformed to
the new requirements of those in power, including the carrying of a Union Jack at the head of
the procession. Although this flpg had again so recently been made an object of contempt, in
the minds of decent citizens, by its association with all that is vile, the workers decided once
more to be strictly law-abiding and conform to the requirements. As a matter of fact, two
brand new emblems of empire were procured, and flanked the leading file; while a brand new
. nd flag was carried a docen yards
behind, looking not a whit less
Might and cheery, for the presence
of Its unwonted (who aaid "unwanted"?) escort.
The refusal of Cambie Street
(rounds was tempered by the offer
of Hastings Park—miles away from
Vanoouver, or, as Comrade Prlt-
ebard expressed ' It, "about two
blocks west of Winnipeg." Though
this was much too far tj> go In
regular order, it had been decided
to parade the tatt mile or eo
through the elty, and then complete the journey by street car, or
whatever means each comrade
night flnd available.
On Saturday, It appears, the
typewriter of the exhibition management got in touch with a small
minority of that outfit, the'result
being that they took lt on themselves to forbid the use even of the
Hastings Park ground whloh had
been offered by the mayor. The
Workers' Council finally called the
parade off, In view of obstacles so
But lt wouldn't stay called off;
for the simple reason that the
rank and flle held a mass meeting
In Fender Hall on Sunday afternoon and directly countermanded
the decision of their executive. The
parade was going to take place;
they were .determined on that. And
even ae the decision was made, the
ohlef of police came ln person to
bring a messago from the mayor
that they could have Hastings Park
after all and that the ground was,
tn fact, ready for them.
The chief was quite conciliatory
sbout it, and even wanted to shake
hands with Comrade Kavanagh,
who came to the door. Nor would
the comrades accept the offer
made, withdrawn, and made again.
Thoy decided to parade the length
_of the town, fnd then disperse and
hold their meetings Indoors.
Bring Ital Flag
And so, about 2:16, they lined
up outside the hall,-two thousand
atrong, in column formation, Union
Jacks  'nev'rything  all   ready—ex
cept the Red Flag. When that wasf
brought out to complete the picture, a loud "Hooraj!" went up
from the men, while the flag's
cheering brightness was reflected
In the pleased, smiling faces of the
women,, Even the Union Jacks
seemed to be in a measure redeemed from ignominy by being
privileged to serve ae a guard of
honor to "The People's Flag"—a
high honor Indeed ln> comparison
.with the base uses to which the
state's insignia has been put on
other, occasions.
Soldier Carries Red Flag
The Red Flag was carried by a
South Vancouver C. N. U. X. comrade, holder of the D.C.M., M.M.,
Mens Star, King's aud Queen's
South African medals, and Lord
kWvs how many other military
distinctions. Comrade H. Sullivan,
another D. C. M. and Military
Medallist, acted as marshal.
The word "Quick March I" being
(Continued on page 4)
Slacker Hunting Game Is
All Off in the United1
New Tork.—The American Legion, the Ku Glux Klan, the National Security League, the American Defense Society, and all .the
motley gentry of professional patriots who have been smacking
their lips ln anticipation of a revival of the sport of slacker-hunting, are facing a bitter disappointment The long-promised publication of the War Department's
"slacker list," according to the
Washington correspondent of the
New York^Vorld, is very likely not
to materialize.
kThe whole plan may be abandoned because an Ohio boy enlisted, during the war under an assumed name, and thereby unwittingly Jtmmed up the whole precious plan to wind up the war in a
glorious finale of spying and Informing.
Bernard Shaw again says that
Lenine stripped the hypocrisy out
of democracy;
10,000 Winnipeg Workers
Parade on
May 1
Since 1919 Winnipeg has stood
ln Western Canada as representative of the revolutionary expression of the clasa conscious workers
of tho weBt. Winnipeg ' workers,
however, received a delightful surprise last Sunday, Moy 1, when the
turnout to tho demonstration was
seen. Over 10,000 workers repre'
seating every organization in the
city (including several international unions) marched to the tune of
the Red Flag, and the Internationale. Thousands of sympathizers, for the most part unemployed,
formed the sympathizers column.
Previous to the demonstration, 10,-
00d leaflets had been sent out on
the streets appealing to the workers to turn out en masse, and to
make the slogan of the day.
AU Power to the Workci*.
Red ribbons bearing this inscription were distributed ln the
streets. Conforming to "law and
order" a British flag was carried
at the head, but its colors were
somewhat dimmed by the scarlet
red of the flag carried by Qeorge
After marching through the
main streets of the city, thc workers turned into the Victoria Park,
where George Armstrong, Bartholomew, W. Cooper and Tom
Mace addressed the crowd on the
qilcsllon of May Day and the cluss
war in general. Thousands of
workers were turned away from
the park, where there was hardly
room for a plnhead.
Nanalmo Women Help
The Nanalmo Women's Labor
League has contributed the sum of
f60 towards the Federatlonist
maintenance fund as a result of a
supper and dance held In the coal
city on April 22, Who says the
women are not alive to their class
The Vancouver local
Journeymen Tailors of
has affiliated with the
of the
Meetings in O.B.U. Hal
For the Coming Week
SUNDAY—Irish Self .Determination League.
WEDNESDAY—General Workers.
THURSDAY—Workers' Council.
FRIDAY—Gaelic League Dance and Women's
SATURDAY—Dance 9 to 12.
Russell and Johns Are
Meeting With Success in the West
News to hand from the pralrio
country indiedtes that the O. B. U.
far from being dead, has just taken
on a new burst of life. Russell and
Johns (both ox-Jail birds) are now
campaigning in the very territory
so assiduously cultivated by Sonv
erville, McCutcheon and Hewitt
and other bright "stars" of IS
vision 4, Railway Workers, during
the time these boys were "cooped";
ond distress signals aro already being hoisted by tho advocates of an
organization whose only policy is
one of "co-operation" between the
exploiter and exploited.
Johns has been addressing
cord crowds at many points, and
many new members have bi
gained.for the O. B. IT. "Bobble"
Russell, who has now started west,
will join him in the moro important
and largo centres, and while dealing specifically with the organization of Railway Workers will be on
hand to help any who are desirous of moving ahead in the Interests of their class to an understanding of what the O.'B. U. is.
Splendid success has been met
at Dauphin, Kamsack, Melville and
Moose Jaw. *On May 1 Russell and
Johns were at Saskatoon. They
have taken Moose Jaw by storm
and are organizing a central labor
council there. This is Somor-
vilje's homo town, but.he sees flt
to hang around Winnipeg just
If there are workers ln any
points west of Calgary on the main
C. P. R. llne,^ or fn the Crows Nest
Pass or Boundary country, who
would like to help In the organisation and education of the workfng
class, communicate at once with T.
Mace, Secretary O. B. U., 7 Strang
Block, Main street, Winnipeg. Both
of these boys are worth hearing
and they will have something Interesting and edifying to say to tho
workers wherever an audience can
be got together.
Chicago Paper Is Caught
With the Goods in the
Haywood Case
In its issue of Wednesday morning, April 20, the Chicago Heraid-
Examiner had lied to Its readers
with a beautifully faked story from
Leavenworth, to tho effect that
Haywood and his I. W. W. associates had presented themselves at
tho penitentiary and had been
locked up. The Kept Press liar
who wrote the story was not satisfied with a short, concise lie. He
was gifted with the vivid imagination that is characteristic .of most
of his clan, And so ho put In Bome
decorative stuff about how "Big
Bill" had ridden to* Leavenworth
fn state; that is, In one of those
luxurious Pullman oars like any
other great potentate.
And then on tho next morning,
after the Federated press had
given to the world its exclusive
story, that Haywood was In Russia, here Is what the Chicago Her-
nld-Ewmlner handed' to its readers. It Bald that the lying story
from Leavenworth was the result
of a mlxup In telegrams. But It
did not take the trouble to explain
how such a mlxup could result in
a story so explicit on the point of
Haywood going to the penitentiary
ln a Pullman.
The paper mill workers of Powell River have rejected the company's proposition of a 20 per cent,
reduction in wages and straight
time for overtime. The agreement
will terminate at the end of this
month. '**-
hi li »n tiinnm mn* i i |l»ii
How TMey Do Itl
ONE of our oldest advertisers has informed us that he
has been compelled by pressure of a sufficient number of business men to withdraw his advertising from
the Federationist. From the conversation that took place
on this matter, we are pt tbe opinion that our recent
activities, in supporting the unemployed) the right of
free speech and assembly, along with our general policy
of' patting the working class position as it is, and not
as some moss-backed and brainless individuals would
have us believe it is, is tie cause of this fresh outbreak
of antagonism. Betrayal of the working olass would
bring us money, but that is not what we are after. We
desire to say to everybody and anybody, that the policy
of this paper is not ior sale, and there is not enough
money in the eountry tp buy it. If the workers do not
think it of sufficient importance to maintain their own
press the onus will rest With them. You can holp by
patronizing only those who advertise in the Federationist.
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General  Workers  Place
Ban on Hastings
Meetings for Organizers
Russell and Johns Will
Be Arranged
The action of the Exhibition
Board In refusing the use of Hidings Park to tho workers on May
Day was the subject of much discussion at the meeting of the General Workers Unit of the O. B. U,
held on Wodnesday night. It ma
decided that in view of the refusal
of the park on May Day, that Uie
workers should extend the period
of refusal until after the exhibition
la over. In other words that a*
the exhibition grounds could not
be used on May Day, that tke'
workers cannot see their way clew
to visit the park during the present year.
Several letters, wore received
from units of the O. B, U. endorsing the proposal to curtail the time
that pnid officials can hold offloe In
that organization. A letter fron1|
the general executive board, while
expressing the opinion that . the
principle was a good one, pointed
out that only at conventions could
amendments to rules be made.    ■',
Anothor communication from,
the general executive board waa.
read which stated in effect that R/
B. Russell and R. Johns woro on
an organizing tour- and would arrive on the const In the near future. The secretary was instructed
to flnd out the date on which they
would arrive ao that meetings
could be arranged.
The committeo appointed to assist In the Federatlonist Maintenance Fund drive Announced that
the sum of $150 had beon collected.'
■Finn Socialists Help
As a result of the appeal made by
"Vapaus," Finnish Socialist paper
published in Sudbury, for assistance
for tho Fedorationist, the Finnish
Socialists of Sault Ste. Marie have
sent ln tho sum of $17.78, the result of a collection taken at one of
their meetings.
Dr. Curry's Lectures Attended by
Very Attentive Audienco
During Past Weeks
The last lecture by Dr. W, J.
Curry on "Tho Evolution of Man"
will be hold In tho F. L. P. Hall,
148 Cordova streot west, next Mon*
day evening at 8* p.m. The subjoct
for Monday will bo "Bolshevism In
Power, a Spectre of Terror ahd a
Star of Hopo." This will end the
course of over a dozen lectures and
at each tho hall was filled with an
attentive audience, proving that
the workors are ready for mental
emancipation which must come1
before their economic freedom.
Last Monday's subject was "The'
Russian Revolution." The subject
next Monday should be the most
interesting and Important of the
whole course.
loco Oil Workers Help
The oil workers at loco sent in
925 to the Federationist maintenance fund this week as a result of
a whist drive and dance that they
held to help the Fed, Action like
this talks.
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Record Crowd Expected
at Empress on Sunday
Two Speakers at Regular
The Empress Theatre was taxed
to-capacity op Sunday evening last
when W. A. Prltchard and T.
O'Connor addressed the S. P. of C.
W. A. Pritohard ln his opening
remarks referred to the fact that
the latest local developments seem
to Indicate that if you don't like a
fellow's meeting all you need to
do is to hire a brass band. The S.
P. of C. is now organizing a band
of their own, and on Friday next
a smoker Is to bo held for raising
funds for thts band.
Next Sunday the speakers are J,
Kavanagh and O. Mengel. The debate arranged for next Sunday afternoon (see advertisement) Is
arousing much Interest throughout
the city. Both speakers are well
known and thoroughly capable
platform men with a large following of supporters, and a memorable afternoon is anticipated. The
debate arose out of a meeting held
In the Central Mission aome weeks
ago', at which,Dr. Mack Eastman,
professor of history, U.B;C, gave
a lecture on. "The French Revolution and Bolshevism," "Barallels
and Comparisons." During the lecture a reference was. made to the
inscriptions cut ln the pillars of
some of the churches In Moscow
and' Petrograd, that "Religion ls
the :oplum of the poople," whloh
drew much applause from the
packed audience.
Previous debates organized by
Local Vancouver No. 1 have won
muoh praise from those who have
attended, and the utmost care is
boing exercised in the arrangements for the meeting next Sunday
a f tornoon.
Ushers will meet at 1:80 p.m. in
the h«Rdquarter.!, 401 Pender St.
R, wh^ Instructions and duties
will be given. Party members and
supporters are requested to attend.
Bright Young Son   of   Prominent
Worker Will Bo Laid to
Rest on Saturday
The many friends of Mr. and
Mrs. J. L. Lorrlmer will hear with
regret that their son, James Hardle,
passed out on Wednesday morning.
Jimmio, who was at ono time a
frequent attendcr at tho Federated
Labor Party and Soldiers' Dependents meotlngs with his mother,
while his father was overseas, has
been ill for somo little time, and
his bright cheery face has been
missed ln those circles in which he
was so often found In the past.
The funeral will bc held on Saturday from the funeral parlors of
Armstrong & Hotson, Dunlevy avenue, at 2 p.m. The sympathy of
the workers will at this time go
out to thc bereaved parents.
Oovernment figures show that
while living costs in Canada from
1013 to 1020 Increased to the extent of 101 per cent, the weekly
rate of wages throughout the Dominion had Increased only 70.3
per cent.
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A Public Debate
SUNDAY, MAY 8th, at 3 p. m.
Subjeot: "Are the Principles Taught by Jesui Christ
Advantageous to the Working Olass?"
Amrmatlv •:   REV. A. B. COOKB, First Congregational Church
N-fttlv*:   J. D. HARRINGTON, Soclaliit Party of Canada
Soon Open at 1:80 p.m.
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Drug Evil "Destroyer"
Carried Drug Advt in
Oriental Supplement
Vancouver Sun Not Consistent in Its Righteousness—Advertised |
Habit-forming Drugs for Tokyo Firm Last Year, But Attempts
to Cause Violence When Men Inform People of Real Cauae of .
Drug and Other Evils That Arise Out of Capitalistic System.
THERE is mueh ado these days in the eity of Vanoouver, over the drug traffic.  Ministers
of the gospel, newspapers who are seeking public support, and all manner of people are
waxing wroth-over the degrading effects that the drug habit has on individuals, a habit
that has spread to enormous proportions. The Federationist is just as mueh opposed to any
traffic in drugs as it is to traffic in and exploitation of slaves.   It stands at all times four
square against the system whicli perpetuates the degradation of the people, and gives to thost .
who control their lives all the good things of life.
The Vancouver Morning Sun, a paper whioh is independent, or as independent as it can.
afford to be, which is not very mucfi, in righteous indignation, says that the drug traffic must be
stopped. It has gone even further than that, and has engaged a man, or perhaps so far as we
know, a number of men, to ferret out those who deal in cocaine and* other habit-forming drugs. ■
Now consistency is a jewel. But evidently there are not many jewels in the make-up of.
those who control that ray of light that appears in Vancouver, even if it is raining, and which
lends so much gaiety to those who use their brains when reading it. A little over a year ago,
in a supplement issued by the Vancouver Morning Sun, there appeared an advertisement There
is nothing strange in advertisements appearing in that paper. In faet it could not exist with-
put them. But this advertisement was different, for it advertised drugs that are used by drug
addicts and over which the Sun is now bo mueh concerned. The advertisement read as follows:
Allied Trades Are Standing Together for
Shorter Hours
At the present time there ls considerable agitation regarding the
establishment ot the forty-four
hour week for the memberB of the
International Typographical Union
working in book and job offices
throughout the jurisdiction. £
ployer* In various sections of the
country who are not entirely
friendly to the I, T. U. have organ
Ized associations for the purpose
ol combating the Introduction of
the forty-four-hour woek and aro
spending large sums of money ln
advocacy of the retention of the
forty-eight-hour week In some In
stances, and In other Instances of
the establishment of a fifty-hour
week—nine hours Ave days per
week and five on Saturday.
This Intensive campaign against
the introduction of the forty-four-
hour week In the printing industry
is not caused so much by real opposition of printing ofllce employers to the establishment of that
period of work, but because of a
campaign that Is being carried on
by organized labor's opponents for
the introduction of the so-called
open shop In all Industries.
The shorter week question haa
been before the local employers
and representatives of the union
and was practically conceded a
year ago, and it was with disappointment that the union learned
of tho changed attitude of the employers, particularly ln view of the
fact that the forty-four-hour week
has been ln effect tn almost all
local industry for quite a number
of years. Bricklayers since 11)09,
carpenters since 1903, electrical
workers since 1904, painters since
1910, plumbers slnie 1903,' alone-
cutters since 1903, builders' laborers since 1903, blacksmiths since
1916, and so on down thc line.
At the present timo this movement ls general ln the    printing
trades   throughout   both   Canada
(Continued on page 4)
Russia Busy Putting in
Big Crop for This
Armies of Communists have gone
out from the citleg after taking
short courses In grain production,
to lend thcir energy to the pens-
ants in sowing the 1921 crop. Millions of acres are put to the plow
and 220 million poods of seed will
be sown. (One pootl equals thirty-
slit pounds.)
In every village a sowing committee is elected to supervise the
farming. The 17,000 communist
volunteers will be scnttcrcd
throughout ltussla to aid. They
will see that the agricultural Implements arc co-operatively used,
for not enough machinery existB
to care for all the farming unless
systematized. Four thousand Communists have bcen delegated to
cultivate the Soviet farms which
aro conducted oil large scalo production.
, To help the sowing committees
the Commissar of agriculture has
organized a detachment of instructors and harvesters. The aim of
Soviet Rusaia Is to organize agriculture on a national baslB, thus
accomplishing a further step forward to the socialization of all
land activity, .
Tchlla.—On March 80 thc White
Guard olcnient In Vladivostok
made the attempt to seize the city.
The attempt failed completely and
lho city is now cleared of them.
Vladivostok Is now in the hands of
the Heptibltc of thc Far East.
Atropblne Sulpliate
Caffeine Alkaloid
Cocaine Hydrochloride
Heroine Hydrochloride
Hyocinc Hydrobromlde
Morphine Hydrochloride
Quinine Hydrochloride      * *
Quinine Sulphate   ■
Scopolomlne Hydrobromide
The above products conform to
the requirements of the J. P. Ill,,
U. 8. P., B. P.
Tour Inquiries concerning the game
will receive our prompt attention.
We refrain from publishing the
name of the firm whose address is
In Tokyo, for fear that we might
do as the'Sun did, give the .drug
peddlera Information as to where
they can replenish their supplies.
We have beon informed by those
who know and understand the
drug business, that such an advertisement ln a trade paper would
not be out of place, beoause lt
would be largely confined to sup-
help wm
Aiding' British Miners in
Struggle Against Wage
British miners are slill holding
out against the encroachment of
the mine owners. One and a quarter million miners are fighting valiantly against a reduction In wages
while receiving an average of
about ten shillings a week in strike
pay. Collections ore being taken
up all over the country to aid the
children of the miners and alltev-
Jate their suffering as much as possible.
Both sldea In the strugglo are
still standing firm and the rest of
British tabor is' backing up the
miners as far as it Is in their
Bobert Smillie, ex-presldent of
thc Miners' Federation, made this
statement at the mining village of
Lark hall:
"Go on with the fight and appeal
to organized labor to sec it through.
Then have no fear of the results."
The Bristol dock workers have
resolved not only upon refusing to
coal Bhlps, but not to handle any
goods In ships which bunkered In
foreign ports.
The Transport Workers' Federation and the rail men arc repeating their instructions to all port
workers to refuse to dischargo coal
from "Europo'or America. Transport workers of other countries are
doing all In their power to prevent
the export of European coal lo
Grent Britain. The miners are confidently looking to America seamen
and longshoremen to do likewise.
Aside from the miners thore are
another two million unemployed as
woll as several million working
short time.
plying Information to the regular
licensed dealers In drugs. We are
also Informed that those drug* advertised, which are ha bit-forming,
are described in the proper manner for ordering them for the use
of drug addicts. The Sun haa admitted this week that the source
of drug supplies la in the Orient.
and no doubt the Tlrm whose advertisement lt carried has a ahiujs
of the business.
E\pioita Bflscrlet
The capitalistic press ls at all
times willing and does exploit every
available means to secure money.
It exploits the miseries of the poor
in order to secure readers so that
it can obtain the support of the
business element, for even a capitalists newspaper ls useless to the
master class if It has no readers.
The Sun today is very indignant at
the extent to which the drug trafflc
hae grown. It has become the
"leader" against the evil that exists In our midst, but what are we
to think when we remember the
advertisement which that paper
carried In April, 19 0. Have those
that own and control that paper
had a change of heart, or la it
merely a matter of good business
to gage public sentiment, and then
Play It up. The advertisement referred to waa not a small one; it
occupied nearly half a page of the
supplement. No doubt it was a
profitable piece of business for the
Sun.     • v
The Sun,, like all other capitalistic newspapers, never deals with
essentials. On no occasion has it
attempted to uncover the real
cause of the drug evil.
But when men who do know
and understand the cause of the
drug' trafflc, prostitution, mental
and otherwise, attempt to show the
workers and all who desire to gain
some knowledge on these questions,
and why they exist, the Sun Is first
to raise the flag and under its folds
attempt to cause disorder In ihe
city by the inciting of the passions
of the people. The Sun has also
(Continued on page 2)
Angus McDonald Is Labor M. P.
at Ottawa for Teniiskamlng, makes
speeches In tho House of Commons, but his remarks do not seem
to tho capitalist pnpers to be worth
reporting. Thus when the member from New Westminster deolared that thc workers wero lazy,
McDonald asked why the employers kept the lazy workers In their
employ right up to the time they
decided to shut down completely.
New   Branches   Formed
In Many Parts of
The following message was received by the lo .al branch of ibe
C. N. U. X. from Winnipeg Sunday:
To C. N. V. X.. Vancouver.
Thc Soldiers and Sailors Labuf
Pany of Canada has a'doptcd lhi
name, preamble nnd constitution ot
the Canadian National Union ol'
ex-.S.rv-.e Men. Mass meeting
Way 2. Extensive and Intensive
organization work planned. Best
wishes to Vancouver .omrnd.s.
For Organization Committee.
The following towns are now enrolled under lhe C. X. U. X. banner: Vanconver, South Vancouver,
Prlnc'e George, Prince Rupert nnd
Winnipeg. At the Pender Hall
May 1st, J. Kavanagh outlined tho
alma and objects of the organization and ten new members were
■ The first whist drive and danco
of the C. N. V. X. will be held In
the Pender, Hall, Wednesday, May
18th, at . p.m.
Whist Drive and Dance
Pender Hall
Wednesday, May 18,1921
Whist 8 to 10—Dancing 9 to 1
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Unity of Labor: Tbe Hope of tbe World
....May 6,  1921
THB workers of Vancouvty: are in a
position that no workers even in the
heart of the .Empire, London, have ever
been placed in. The civic authorities
have denied the workers the right to assemble in a public place,
ACTION and to enable them to do
IS this in a legal manner they
REEDED have dug up some old musty bylaw passed by the
parks board at' some timo, which states
in effect that no preaching or Bpeaking
Bhall be allowed in any of .those placet
that come under their care. Thus are the
liberties of the people safeguarded, and
the country made safe against democracy.
The mayor recognizing the position that
the workers were placed in, and at all
times being of a fence-straddling nature,
gave hia consent to the holding of a meeting on May Day in the Exhibition
grounds. The directors of the exhibition
hoard, being as wise aa their narrow
minds would allow them to be, decided
that the workers could not meet there, and
go ordered.' It is interesting to note that
the head of the directors of the exhibition
board is Mr. Lockyer, of the Hudson's
Bay Company, a very worthy gentleman
no doubt, but one whose vision is curtailed by. the environment whioh he Uvea
in, and whose views must of necessity be
restricted to the property concept of modern society. His associates no doubt are
also very much concerned over the interests of the present owners of the earth,
and feared that if the workers met in the
park, their property, including the slave*
ftom whom they extract their proflti,
would be taken from .them. 'While it is
true the mayor gave hia permission on
Sunday for the meeting to be held in the
Exhibition grounds, the faot remains that
the parks and publio grounds are denied
to the workers. Slavea have no country,
and evidently the slavea of thia vicinity
have not even the liberty to meet in a
publie place, and the parka ue reserved
for their masters to celebrate the birthday of Shakespeare or aome other eminent person that lived in the far distant
*        •        •
The time, however, haa com* when the
workers must cease to stand idly by and
allow the ruling claas of thia oountry, or
their petty minded peanut politicians to
restrict their few remaining liberties. The
worken of Vancouver, and in faet of the
Province of British Columbia, have* aa
atated by the mayor, behaved themselves
in a proper manner. Yet, law-breaking
patriots have been able to uae their influence and have the workers' meetings curtailed. To this there ean ,be only one
answer, and that is working elass organization to prevent further encroachments
and to secure the return of the right of
free apeech and assembly.   '
On previous occasions we have taken
the stand that the workers of thia country
ahould assail every citadel of ruling class
power. Efforts muat be made tb secure
representation in the municipal, provincial and Dominion legislative bodies. It
will, no doubt, be said that no good oan
come from that kind of action. That,
however, is a matter of opinion. The present city council, parks board and library
board are all dominated by reactionaries.
Their efforts are at all times directed towards serving the beneficiaries of the
present order of society. The children
are taught those things which the ruling
class wish them to be taught in the
schools. The parks board controls those
places in which the workers oan or should
be able to hold their mootings. The city
council controls the police and can and
does curtail the liberty of free speeoh.
The Provincial and Dominion Parliaments
enact lawa that operate against the workers without let or hindrance. In fact,
many laws are enacted which are unknown and unheard of until they are put
in operation against the workers. The
ruling class is today doing things in the
dark which should be ventilated on every
possible occasion. Ab an instance, the
city council of Vancouver at the recent
session of the Provincial Legislature
Bought powers to prohibit parades. The
effort was defeated, but at the aame time
power was secured to regulate them,
which has already caused aome little
trouble in thia dty. But the moat important point about it, is th* fact, that
not until this legislation waa passed did
myone know anything of H, except
the members of the Legislature, while if
representation of the workera in the
House had bcen secured to any extent at
the last election the matter would have
been given the widest publicity, and if
aot defeated the master class tactics
would have been exposed, and that is es-
lential in the education of the working
The position that Canada holds in the
tapitalistic world is such that the workers muBt realize that no change can be
made in the system under which we
live until the dominating capitalistic
countries have made tho forward move.
This necessitates the working class adopting such tabticB as will fit in with thc conditions. If the knowledge of tho socialists is such that they understand the capitalistic system, then it must embrace a
knowledge of thc position that any and
every country holds in the capitalistic
world, and that knowledge must be useti
when the question of tactics is discussed.
No one will for a minute take the position
that the oapture of seats on the municipal
bodies or even the Provincial or Dominion
Parliaments will free the workers from
wage slavery. In fact, if the workers of
this country controlled the Dominion
Government, they could not operate the
country under the'present system any
better than thc present government is
doing insofar as finding work for slaves
or markets for the products that they
bring into being. But the fact remains
that the workers must take steps to put
the brakes on the whito terrorism that is
developing iu this country. This they can
do by organizing and capturing some representation in the legislative bodies. Not
only can they to some extent disrupt the
schemes of the ruling class as directed
against the working class, but by their
knowledge gained on the inside of the
legislative bodies, they can demonstrate
to the workers the class nature of every
piece of legislation that is enacted. This
is essential in tho education of the working class.   As Lenin has said:
"Tactics should be constructed on
a sober and strictly objective consideration of the forces of a given
country (and of the countries surrounding it, and of all countries, on a
world scale), as well as on an evaluation of the experience of other revolutionary movements. To manifest
one's revolutionism solely by dint of
swearing at parliamentary opportunism, by rejecting participation in par-
liaments, is very easy; but, just because it is too easy, it is not the solution of a difficult, a most difficult,
problem. In most European states,
the creation of a really revolutionary
parliamentary group ia much more
difficult than it was in Bussia. Of
course.' But tliis is only one aspect
of the general truth that it waB eaay
for Bussia, in the concrete, historically quite unique, situation of 1917,
to begin a soeial revolution; whereas to continue it and complete it will
will be more difficult for Bussia than
for other European countries."
» # »
Considering the position Canada holds
in the capitalistic world it is easy to see
that with a country to the south of us
with a population of over a hundred million more than there ia hi this country
that it is impossible to bring a change in
the system in society in Canada until the
move is made in the older lands. It would
be aa easy for th* workers of Manchester to -set np a workers republic in
that eity while the rest of the old country
was under capitalistic domination as it
would for the workera of Canada to make
the change. Hence the necessity of every
move that can possibly be made to bring
a knowledge of th* working claas position to all workers in this country and
parliamentary activity would be an aid
in this work. Some may say that the
revolutionary movement would be retarded by this kind of action, but that is
questionable. In fact, the ineffectiveness
of parliament-would be better shown to
the worker* by their participation in it,
and at the same time a watch could be
maintained on all ruling class aetivities.
To quote Lenin once again:
"It h'as been proved that participation in bourgeois-democratic parliaments a few weeks before the victory
of the Soviet Bepublic, and even after
that victory, not only has not harmed
the revolutionary proletariat, but haa
actually made it easier to prove to the
backward masses why such parliaments should be dispersed, has mad*
it easier to disperse them, and haa
facilitated the process whereby bourgeois parliaments are actually made
'politically outworn.'  To pretend to
belong to the Communist International, which must work out its tactics internationally (not on narrow   •
national, lines), and not to  reckon
with this experience, is to commit a
great blunder, and,   while   acknowledging internationalism in words, to
draw back from it in deeds."
We may not be as revolutionary as
those that think parliamentary action in
this country would not be of value to the
working clasa in the educational part of
the movement, but at least we ean go as
far as Lenin, and his views on the subject. He at least ia not a theoretical revolutionary, but a praotical revolutionist in
IN a recent issue, we had occasion to
point out that the editorial writer of the
Alberta Labor News did not know whereof he wrote. In reply, we presume the
same individual, as usual, gives an indication to the state of his
A CHOICE mentality and alto dis-
OF__ closes that it hat become,
INTERESTS almost, if not quite, hia
custom to write ponderous editorials on subjects that he knows
nothing of and is even incapable of understanding. As an instance he states: " The
Federationitt, almost as defunct at the 0.
B. U., ia crying for help because it used
ita power at a labor paper to play the
game of the employera and betray the
workers of Western Canada." We always
were of the opinion that the proof of the
pudding was in the eating, and in this
case we have the proof, as the workera
are rallying to the support of The Federationist, while the employing class it aiding the Alberta Labor News, and that
samo clasa has established a boycott
against thiB paper. Our readers ean size
the situation up for themselves when we
inform them that it can be proven that
wc receive more money from tho workers
in the shape of subscriptions in a month
than the Alberta Labor News does in two,
and we receive less from tho employing
class, and none for advertising or in the
shape of donations, from thc government
of this province, and the Alberta Labor
News can and does at all times stand in
well with thc government of Alberta, and
the employing class, for is it not "a safe
and sane labor paper,"
However, the Alberta Labor News is not
the only labor paper that stands high in
the opinion of those that control the lives
and destinies of the wage slaves of this
country. There are a number of them.
They do not have to plead for support
from the workers, they can get all they
want from those that stand at all times
opposed to the working class. One of
these is the Western Labor News, pub.
lished in Winnipeg. This sheet is now
seeking supporters by the usual methods
of the capitalistic press. It is offering
motor cars and other big prizes for circulation boosters. As we never could Bee
the price of gasoline, never mind the price
of a car, wc can only wonder where they
get the money from. However, that is
not the point. The value of a labor paper
is not determined by the amount of pap
it can obtain from thc master class, but
by the manner in which it deals with
labor affairs and particularly ;the position
the working class holds in modern society.
* * •
The Western Labor Newa in a iccent
issue points out that the 0. B. U. s.roet
railway men can hav. a renewal of their
agreement if they will quit the 0. B. U.
and join the International union. If they
refuse and (he case is referred to the
Joint Counoil of industry, the company
will seek a reduction of wages. In an
editorial on the situation the 'Western
Labor News says in part:
"More outstandingly significant
than the 0. B. U. failure, in the street
railway case, it the concurrent announcement that the company is
ready to sign agreement without
wage reduction, with the International Association of Street Bailway-
"The 0. B. U. street railwaymen
have come to the parting of theAvays.
ihey can protect their wage schedules, and their satisfactory working
agreement, or they ean decide to
flght, and if the latter, then the flght
will be against substantial wage to-'
duetion, and drastic working agree-
_.ment changes. The course whioh
sanity impels to follow is obvious."
No doubt in   similar   circumstances
"sanity" would impel the Western Labor
News to take the money. It then goes on
to conclude in the following words:
"To err is human.   All make mistakes. It takes a man's man who has
made mistakes to acknowledge them, i
One thing the street car men should*;'
bear in mind in dealing with this im-*"
passe, the fundamental principle ot.
International Trade Unionism is that i
the door stands open for all who will««
abide by rules of order and disci- ;
plin*." .. „'
Th* street railwaymen have indeed
com* to the parting of the ways. But tile
parting shows them that there are tw<
road* to follow. The on* to be bribw
into joining a union that will suit their
masters, or stay with an organization thit
hat at least shown that it recognizes that
there is no identity of interests between
the employing claw and its slaves. They
can, in fact, adopt the attitude displayed
by safe and sane labor papers, pander to
their masters' desires, or stand aa mtn
for the olass to which they belong. Tin
labor paper that has earned the enmity
of the master class must be standing for
the interests of the workers.. The labor
papers that are supported by the matter
class and the different governments, do
not, and cannot, attempt to serve the
workers, for as soon as they do, they immediately lose the support of the employing olass. We prefer to serve the workers, and in doing so have no apologies to
make to either the master class or thoae
that serve it, be they editors of so-called
labor papers, or the representatives of international unions who consider that
there can be anything in common between,
capital and labor. We may make mistakes 'but never by confusing working
class interests with those of the ruling
class. _ •■   '-'<
Making Qermany pay is about as difficult aa it ia for a slave to get a job.
President Beatty of the C. P. B. statei
that "certain basic elements in costs have
yet to be reduced" Slaves can look for
still further reductions in wages.    •    <
Does the Sun admit that It lies when it
gays that its ads bring results! If not, it
must plead guilty to the charge of deliberately aiding and abetting the dope
Mayor Gale is to go to th* old land, at
least so the press states. We would suggest that his worship tak* notice of, Iih*
working-class meetings and demonstrations while he it in that country. By
so doing he may take a tumble to hirtJelf
and give the workers of this dty a little!
more latitude on his return. tii
The estimates of the various dailies oh
the number that marohed in the May Day
parade last Sunday is interesting, The
World says that there were nine hundred.
The Sun estimate was a little more indefinite, and put it at several hundred, «nd
the Province made it three thousand. We
venture to suggest that the scribes feho
wrote the reportB could make a much better count if they were counting the
amount in their pay envelopes. The Province, however, was pretty near the real
In the Alberta Labor News report of
the Lindsay Crawford meeting in Vancouver, appeals the following: "Half an
hour after the meeting had closed Chief
of Police Andorson clambered up a lamp
post and shouted, 'I give you my word
he is not in the hall.' " While we realized
that there were a lot of people up in the
air on that occasion, we never before
heard that the ohief of police was also
off his feet. However, it is evident that
we must go away for our news, and to
learn what our authorities are doing,
Our readers and friends are still
rustling subs. They all hope to see
us back to the eight pages again,
t*nd .-ft-HIi that end in view they are
bustling up new subscribers. The
following hava helped during the
past weeK'..
New     Westminster      Canadian
Steam Engineers, thirty-three.
"The readers of    "Vapaus,"- the
Finnish  paper of Sudbury,    Ont.,
have-Sent ln twelve more.
l_?.i A. Barnard,  Nanaimo, six.
A Comrade, Powell River, six.
J. Stevenson, Victoria, Ave.
0. A. McAulay, Glace Bay, five.
S. J. McCarthy, city, four.
W. Clarkson, Beavordell, four.
T. B. Roberts, Sandon, three.
Two from each of the following:
J. Mclnnis, Port Oeorge; A. Padg-
ham, city; H. Jorgenson, Seal,
Alta.; M. J. Makl, Salmon Arm;
Wi Bate, city.
One from eaoh of the following:
C. El. Marsh, J. J. Zender, Sam
Johnson, R. B. Bray, Jas. Whtt-
bam, Fred Brown, J, W, Jamleson,
J. Nnylor.
Drug Evil Destroyer
Carried Drug Advt in
Oriental Supplement
(Continued from pat* 1)
laid great stress on tba fact that
Orientals are largely implicated ln
the Illegal drug traffic, but lt does
not give much publicity to tha fact
that the supplement ln which the
advertisement referred to appeared
was essentially an Oriental one,
and featured Oriental merchants
and their goods.
The drug evil Is a direot product
ot capitalism. No ona sails drugs
to deliberately hurt thalr fellows:
They do lt (or proflt and tha results are but the effect* of the
cause, Just aa tha ruling olass
press attempts to poison tha minds
of Its readers for proflt and ths
returns that It gets from the master clasa ln tha shape ot money,
so does tho drug peddler give out
bis poisonous dope in ordor that ho
may secure all tbat Is possible under capitalism. Only tha destruction ot tha present system will remove tba poisoning agenetes, ba
they capitalistic haek writers, or
traffickers In drugs, or those who
tor pelt adver ties tbem. Tha Bun
says: "Whan th* Vancouver Sun
has dona th* organized dope traffic of tbl* olty will be broken up."
It might wall be added: Whan the
present system 1* done, we shall
hot suffer from the effect* of either
osjtltallstie papers or tb* other
eim tbat capitalism ha* created.
-■D'lt's a cinch they won't build
arty more ship* there after they're
through with the two they've got
b_ hand."
This wa* th* remark of a business man the other dar wtth reapect to th* Coughlan shipyards.
Another business man's view was
much the same: "They can't compete while thty havs to pay carpenters eight dollara a diy," he
•aid. His prediction was that the
future shipbuilding country would
bs China—where labor 1* cheapest.
- •       •'      •
The News Bulletin Service of the
C. P. II. this week gave out the
"Sunday, May 1, Vancouvtr, B.
C. Six Chinese student* will arrive here shortly to study railway
operations ln th* servlc* ot th* C.
P. R., according to a. If. Bos-
*     "■»       e
And ytt some worker* keep
struggling vainly to stop 'em coming; as tf lt really mattered whether they com* here and compete, or
compete while they stay In China.
Rand th* Fsd. to your stopmate
wben you ax* through with It
An ounce of brains I* worth a
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trade. Our system Is known as tha
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practical trade schools ln America.
Write for tree catalogue to Moler
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Vaneouvar. Advt.
Six Labor Aldermen Also
Elected in Montana
Butte, Mont.—Final tabulation
of votes ln the recent municipal
election placed James Cocking as
winner in tho mayoralty race by
1303 votes, ;
Cocking bore the indorsement ot
organized labor, as did six of the
nine aldermen elected.
Pukllo Lecture, SUNDAY EVBUnK-.
HAT 8th, st Boom 114 mucin Bnlldtu,
lie Fender Strait Wait, st t o'clock.
Subject: "Ihe rear Beasts el BevoU-
tlon ud Kerne." Speaker. MB. KB**
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An Organisation of "Other Banks"
Artlctt I, Sec, I of our Constitution says:
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For further particulars call or write the Secretary,
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Stanfield's Underwear commences at, suit .$8.00
Mon's Merino Underwear
at, suit  $3,60
Men's Double Thread Underwear, suit .$1.50
Men's B.V.D $1.75
Black    Cashmerette   Sox,
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Men's Work Sox, pair, up
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Men's Work Shirts, blues,
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Men'g Fine Shirts........$1.25
Men's Combination Overalls at...: |8.50
Men'g  Work  Shoes,  per
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Camp Blankets, from, per
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merertty ef SkM MeUng Ooassifflee
As loyal salon ana art weaaa. _» ssk
yea te domsad ikooi kurlsg tke abet*
DBloa fltsmp ea Sole, Insole er Llaiag.
"CollU lowly, Qeaeral Fftttfttt.   Ohariaa L. Bala*, Qwril lee.-tmi.
During the put week report!
have been received from varloua
sources, somo good, some bad. A
report from the B. S. & W* camp
at Union Bay states that there are
many men there who are the willing prey of the bootleggers, who
infest that place, wtth the result
that the boss ls getting things
pretty much his own-way, the contract system ls ln full swing, falling and bucking 80 cents per M.
A report was brought Into the
office by Fellow Worker A. Lemay,
that an outfit about eight miles
south of Langley Prairie la employing two Jap women cutting
shingle bolts, and reporte received
from Port Mellon are to the effect
that the Paper Company at that
place is busy replacing .their
white workere with Japanese. It
is reported that there are two Jap
millwrights ahd one Jap carpenter
receiving the munificent sum of 46
oents per hour. This matter has
been taken up with the Japanese
Workers* Union of Canada, which
ls investigating the matter. They
realize, with ue, that the employing
class have no racial prejudices;
anything, be it black, white, green
or yellow, looks good to them as
long as lt le cheap, and our fellow-
workers ln the Japanese Workers'
Union realize that there Is a concerted move upon the part of the
employing olass to rednoe the
standard of living by hook or by
crook. They realize that lf the
employer can get Japanese or any
other cheap laborer to do carpenter's or millwright's work for 45
oents an hour, the white workers
will eventually be forced to work
for these wages and the next move
will be a further reduction in the
Japanese wages.
Reports from another camp, not
a million miles from Vancouver,
which shall be nameless for obvious reasons, show a state of affairs that should give the "law and
order*' bunch In this city cause for
jubilation. The men are not allowed to hold a meeting or have
a delegate, and ln order to get
literature and supplies In, the supplies have to be sent to a sympathiser at another postofflce. "Some
And then on top of all this comes
the news that two of pur members
have given their lives for the proflt
of the boss. One of them, Mike
Pembroke, was killed at the I. T.
camp at Campbell River, and the
other, Mike Pavlovloh (who Is reported by some of our members
to have been known by the name
of Shorty Lynch) was reported
killed at Knox Bay. Both of whom
are said to be on the rigging cram
ln their respective camps.
It would appear that the "powers that be" are certainly drunk
with power when such things can
happen aa speeding up, reducing
wages and suppression   of all onr
fso-called liberties. Pehhaps the
elements who are eo desirous of
suppressing free assembly will wag
their flags, and bring out their
bands now, In order to bring ln to
being a semblanoe of that democracy wtth which we are supposed
to be blessed, instead of getting behind corners and talking about pe*
titionlng the Dominion Oovernment
to provide the lash for persons
guilty of preaching sedition, as several business men bave been heard
doing recently. Of course sedition
to them ls a fine word and can be
made to mean anything that has a
tendency to loosen their hold upon
the hides of the workers, and lf
the workers want these 'people to
get away with this kind of stuff,
the beat they can do Is to continue
"wrangling" over the kind of action they are going to uae to kick
the parasites off their backs. But
if they want to solve thetr problems, the time Ie rotten ripe for
united action and for calling ' a
truce on Internal squabbles. Let
ue, therefore, organise, educate and
develop the will to be free, and ln
that great name to the action they
use, so "we should worry."
Conditions in the Cochrane district ara as followa: Ninety per
cent of the camps closed down;
80 per oent. of the workers unemployed, and no signs of relief. Forty to fifty men sleep on the floor
of the Union station every night
A eoup kitchen haa been opened.
(Sire   Out   Information
'Tending to Hart
'  '  DailEireann
.'.After Ute forgery ef the "Prav-
tot," one would hav* thought that
the authorities would be chary of
repeating the same dodge and of
taking the same risks of discovery,
at all events tor a little while. But
lt seems capable of proof that, after
raiding the Sinn Fein propaganda
department some tlm* ago, the military authorities in Dublin began
to torgs ooplss of the Irish Bulletin, whioh they imposed upon the
usual subscribers to that news sheet
(having captured their names and
addresses), giving thsm iuch information a* that a committee for negotiating with foreign enemies had
been formed by Dail Bireann, and
this so plausibly worded as to deceive most people. A Sinn Fein
statement now declare* thl* to be
false, and we are focad back upon
the assumption ot forged Irish
Bulletins, to be kept hereafter aa
Coalition curios, together with
'Pravda" or two.
Trash Ont noma, Funeral Designs, Welding Bouquet*, Fot Plant,
Ornamental tut Stud* Teen, Seeds, Bona, Piorlrt*- Sundries
Brown Bros. & Co. Ltd.
« Hasting* Stmt East 7SS Granville Stmt
ftyaov SlS-an Seymour MIS
The ] MsT. 1 Loggers' Boot
HSS «««* perwaslly MO-ted te
Guaranteed to Hold Caulk, and An Thoroughly Watertight
MacLachlan-Taylor Co.
Euceaanr* to H. VOS a. SON
Next Door to Loggera' Hall
Phone Seymonr SSS Repair* Don* Willi* Yon Wall
Easy Shaving
Gillette or Auto Strop Safety Razors males ths daily
Shave easier.
We h^ve a splendid line of both makes in many designs,
priced from $6.00 to $7.60 each.
The Complete
Good* Stor*
Good for Health Improves the Appetite
Everyone knows that cheap gooda can only be procured
by using cheap material) and employing cheap lsbor.
is produoed from the highest grade materials procurable
•-Cascade is s UNION produce from start to finish.
Free Delivery
Fresh Meat Dept.
Good Pot Routt, per lb.      \0e
Quality Pot Routs, per Ib. „11 1-Sc
Fineat Pot Roaeta, por lb. ._. IBo
Pint Ovon Routo, per Ib. __.__.16o
Fiwot Oven  Routs,  per Ib. .
Quality Bulling Beef, per lb.
Lamb Stew.
Lamb Bhouldere,
per 11
. ...-M1-2C
Lamb Loins,
Luab Legs, per lb.
FI. e.t Rolled Be.f Roast., la enU ol
.  lbi. up to 10 llu.   B.,. S6« lb.,
apeclal,  lb __fl-Se
Lamb Shoulder Chop*. pe£ lb...SSc
Leu.   Loin Chop., per lb. —-400
Grocery Specials
Fin. Prune., 2 lbe. for 81
Flout  Prunee,  per Ib. st
Finest Corn, 9 (or   31
Flneet Peas, 3 for   81
Fineat Tom.to.e, .   for 	
Qu.ker Tomatooe,  per tin .
Pork and Beane, S for 	
Rolled Oats, •-__..lack. ....
B, C. Sussr, per Ib	
Mb. tins	
»-... Uaa 	
Slater'a Bad L.b.1 Tea, Ra*. 4-0 Ib.
Speolal, 3 lbs, for   J2c
Provision Dept.
Bom'     Fineit    Hh am rook    Pm
Lard.    Bag.   80o   lb.,   apodal,
per Ib.  _—Mo
Mado  rliht In  Vancouver.
Slater'a     Famous     Suitar    Oared
Bacon,   in  half or whole alabt.
Reg. 46o lb.   Speolal, lb._.S3 1-Sc
The lut threo or four weeks
havo been the slacktit period since
thts organization hai seen In tho
Kamloops cftstrlct. There has been
no bulletin Issued for the lost two
weeks because thero has been ab*
solutoly no news of any kind sent
in to the offlce. It Is impossible to
manufacture camp newa lh town
at times like these/and I don't Ilka
to go to the expense every week
of putting out a bulletin filled with
nothing but my own personal
However, times should pick up a
littl* this coming week, for tho
drives will be starting at Enderby
and on the Kettle River and many
of our members should be able to
get back to the "point of produotlon," and bo bo ablo to get Into
tho flght again. Tho question lo
this: are we going to get Into tha
fight again, or aro wo going to lay
down because of tho present hard
times and let tho organization die
of dry rot? It Is our boast that
the L. W. I. U. Is run by the rank
and fllo. Very well and very good;
but lf tho rank and flle won't run
It, or In other words, won't put
their shoulders to tho wheel aad
keep it turning, thon tho only way
it will run Ja Into tho ground, Aro
we going to quit, follow workers?
Aro wo going to lot the organisation go to pieces simply becauso we
are too lasy, or Indifferent, or
apathetic, or afraid, to get out and
boost, and organise, and educate
those who are not organised?
Wo need mors dolegates In tho
field from now on as there will bo
more or less work going on tn different ports of the district WIU
some of you who aro going out to
the camps or who aro going to tho
drives, come In, or send in and got
credentials. Someone has to do it,
so why not you?
Tho new cards are here. They
are on the style of the old B. O.
Loggers' cardB, colored red, and
bearing the name of the organisation In gold letters on the outside.
They cost 50 centa. Get your oard
ag soap as possible, as I am starting the offlce flies over again according to the numbers on the
cards. In that way I oan weed ont
all th* dead cards In the fli* and
so flnd out just how the membership stands ln this district. When
Bending ln for a new card be suro
to give your old ledger number.
Local Sallon Have Not
Yet Had Big
Th. representative of tha Sailors'
Union In Vancouver haa native!
word from Ban Francisco to tha
effect that all man are standln*
pat and that a* the .ships reach
port, the mate*, engineers, firemen
and sailors ar* -saving th. ships.
Th* wages of th* seamen of Canada, so far aa thsy operate from
Pacific Coast porta, have not been
very materially reduced, th. only
reduction betas made Is on. et ton
oenta per hour In the' overtime
Tha employer* are, however,
watching the situation aa It develops In th* TJ, 8. A., and no
doubt would be glad to tak* ad*'
vantage of any success that th*
•hip ownera Ib that country may
Ntw consignment of "Pritohard'*
Addreu to th* Jury," on. sale at
thla office. Tan cents, postpaid.
Revival of Industry T*ke* Has*
Under tbe Hew
TIFLIB.—The revival of Induatrlal activity In Oaorsla sine* th*
establishment of a Sovtot government I* Indicated by tha following:
Telegraphic communication haa
been established between Tlfll* and
Batum; direct railway nrvlce haa
been relumed between Baku and
Tlflia and navigation opened at
Baku. OrAt quantities of petroleum will be shipped from that
point to Russia.
Georgia I* giving earnest attention to developing the exploitation
of Ita rich mineral deposits and tha
the commissariat for foreign trad,
of tha Georgian republic Is preparing the ground for large international trade. Tha Georgian government has appointed a commission to compensate Its citlsens for
damages sustained through mllV
tary activities during tha war for
On. hundred and twenty-seven
new Mats were wan hy Ubor la
the recent municipal election* In
England, making labor majorities
on several council*.
On* dollar and fifty oenta I* th*
cost for a six month* subscription
to th* F.deratlonlst.
Only Those Who Refused
To Surrender Are
The Russian Telegraph Agency
gives the following dstalls of .th.
winding up of the Kronstadt affair:
,Shortly after the surrender of the
fortress to the Government forces
the Petrograd Revolutionary Tribunal began hearing the cases of
those loaders of the mutiny who
failed to escape. Only the actual
ringleaders, who refused the opportunity for surrender and amnesty offered hy the Soviet Government, are .to be tried. Their misguided followers hav* been forgiven, a* waa promistd.
"The session of the Petrograd So-
,vi*t on March 21 waa devoted to
jth. Kronstadt- events. Chairman
Zinoviev explained how the Soviet
Government, after temporising aa
~ S as possible, wa* compelled to
resort tb'force because Its patlsncs
was misinterpreted a* a sign ot
.weakness. The Kronstadt lesson,
Mid zino view, will serve aa a warning to all waverera agalnat deception by the new mask ohosen by
ih. wily eounter-revolutlonlsts. Th*
Soviet ordered a detailed Inquiry
Into the oauses of th. mutiny.
The P.trograd newspapers da-
Mr. be the Imposing' obsequies to
tha heroic Red warrior* who tall
■In the assault upon tha fortress of
Kronstadt Numerou* Red Army
aad Navy units, In th* presence ot
many trade union organisations,
rendered the laat honor* to th*
comrade* who paid with thalr
lives for tha victory of the worker*.
—Soviet Ruaela.
Oor  88c  Dairy   Butjer   U   good.
Have you tried HI
Do you know that wo ara selling
Dairy Butter at 880 lb., and U'e
good at that price I We ara sailing
a lot of It.
Wa apeclalla* In    Ham,    Botter,
Egge   and   Bacon,   therefore  wa
keep nothing but the beat and
■ell cheap.
Blatcr'n Bllood StrtiaVy Bacon, lb...40c
Slater'a Sliced Streaky Baeon, lb...46e
Slater's Sliced Streaky Bacon, lb...60o
Slater'a Siloed Ayrshire Baoon. Ib..60c
Tha finest spuds on sale, every spud
guaranteed, at aaok, dflWered-.-JBe
Cheese,  per lb.  .__
Lard Tubs,
•sob ....
B. O.
Freah Eggs.
dmen _.
McLaren's  Cream
Beet Drlpplajti, ,	
Rout  Beet  Dripping!,  Ib  S-l.. _tini,
K.J.   »t.-0,
per lb. .
pplnn, '
Four Big Stores
special Attention Given te Phona snd
Country Orders. Head OOoe.
123 Haitian Street Bast
123 Haatings St B. Phone Ser. 8288
880 Granville Bt Phone Bay. 888
1101 OranviUe St. Phone Sey, 8l«
8200 Main St Phone Fair. 1683
The present Industrial depression has been the means of reducing the membership tn this district That ln Itself Is no surprise
to the class conscious members of
the organization. The flabby,
weak-kneed portion (the card carriers) are gone; and the remaining
fellow-workera are the class conscious, aggressive members that go
to make a strong and aggressive
organisation. Our efforts must be
directed in educating the workera
to understand their position in society. When a man becomes olaas
conscious he will endeavor to edu<
cate his fellow-workers to understand the syBtem that ls keeping
the working olasa ln economic
Things are moving at Yahk;
committee has been elected from
eaoh camp, comprising campa 4, 6,
9, 14, 8 and 11, making a Joint
committee of fifteen. This committee will Interview the manager
with a view of getting blankets
and single bunks supplied by the
Campbell & Myers' mill at Fort
Steele has resumed operations.
Thoy are now sawing ties.
Camps m and 8, C. N. P. Lumber
Co., Skookumchuck, are now operating; also the White Spruce Lumber Co. at Fernle.
Report of meeting held at Camp
14: B. McLaughlin elected chairman. Minutes of the previous meeting adopted as read. Committee
roported on visiting eamps 4, 5 and
9. Meeting held at oamp 4, and
a committee was appointed to visit
camps S and 9. A oommlttee was
appointed to act In conjunction
with committees from camps 4 and
14, to visit camp I to organise, and
get a committee to represent the
said camps. Delegate reported
cash on hand $87.21.
President Lewis of U. M.
W. A. Elected by
Washington.—Rumors that Samuel Gompers will rstire from tta*
presidency ot the American Federation of"Labor at the forth.om-
ing convention ot that body at
Denver in Jun*. are coupled with
the report that John —. Lewis,
preeldent ot the United Mine
Workers of America, will oome to
the oonvention with enough votea
to insure his own succession to
Oompers' plaoo.    .
A recent newa Item aay* that
paid organliera of the national organisation* of the United Mine
Workers of America manipulated
the'vote In the recent executive
board electlona to roll up a majority for keeping tha present adminiatration in offloa, the Insurgent
wing of the mine worksrs charge
tat a atatement published by the
New Tork CalL At a recent con-
ference of the coal miner* of Dlitrlet I, U. M. W., held ln Pitta-
burgh, affidavit* were presented tn
support ot thl* allegation.
Thl* group charges that much
af th* «7,0.0 vet* for John L.
Lewis, national president, came
from the outlying districts, where
newly organised miners were voted
ln groups by ganpral organisers.
Alexander Howat of Kansaa, who
oppoaed Philip Murray, eleoted
with a majority st 11,000, for the
vloe-presldenoy, carried every well-
organised miner*' district, th* re-
oord of votes, tabulated tn a rsoont
Issus of the Miners' Journal shows
lJ_ls lead wa* overcome by the
'outside" district*.
Vancourer Unions
COUNCIL—Prwld..!, _L W. Hstlay!
l. cntery, J. O. Smith. M..U Srd W•_•
n-.dsy ««h month ia th* Vender Hsll,
corner of P.nd.r aad Hew. strMts.
Phon. a.,, mi.
____> FUNTuro tsadu oona-
-il—Hmu ..to. * Hindu la ths
month. Pra.-t.st, i. f. HsCuaaUt see.
reUry, B. H. H.»l.nds. P. O. Bas **■
need brlekl. ran or Buses, for heller
works,   .te.,   or   marbl.  eettera,   phon.
Brlofclsyr.' Union, ls>bor T.mpl>.
O. B. U.—P-e.-_.nl, 1. Andr.; eetr.-
t.rr,   V.   Bervl...   HmIs  lad  .nd  4th
V. ednxd.7 Is uoh month la Pender Hsll.
eor. ot Peader and Hew. elreete.   Phon.
Sey.   SM. ;	
ploym, Loesl 3«—MmU ...ry teeeal
Wedneiday In the month st . :B0 pm.
snd • T»ry fourth WadaMdsy la th. month
.1 8:«0 ,M. Pr.eid.st, J.hs Cojumllfa,
eeeretrry and bsalnaas s*.st, A. Qr.hu_.
Odle. sod meeting hall, 441 Seymonr It.
«. Phon. Ser. 1681. OBee houn. •
un. te 0 p.m.
AaaoeUtion, Loesl IS-SS—Offle. sal
hall, 1-1 Cordova M. W. Mots int
asd third frtdeja, i pja. B.er.u_r-
treeeuror, T. Nlxos; bsslsets spat, P.
era' Union—Heels lad sad dth Holder.. Preaident, J. E. Dawna, 184S T*w
St., Ktt.ll.oo: mntsry, 1. T. E.Hy,
1650 HsstiDf. St. E.; reeordlnc aeoretary,
L. Hold-worth, 5B«—14th St. W., H.rth
WORKERS Indualrlsl Ualoa-
duatrial union ot sll wsrh.r. la basin* sad eonetruction MUSS*. Cut Dfi-
trlot sad etea.r.1 H-adaus-ten, •! Oer-
diva at, V.. Yaaeaaw*. B. O. Ph.a. Ely.
7858. J. H. Clark., css.nl aitentarr
tnaranr; hcsl sitiaws, Isn Msk
Hiedoneld A Co., Vsassanr. B. Oj nil-
ten. Hum. Buttsr A Cutts, vsa*-S<
nr, B, 0.
While Japan Endeavors
To Have Birth
While France, owing to depopulation cauaed by tha late war, is
endeavoring to give a stimulus to
the propagation of human beings.
Japan, whloh did not lose any
number of people during the great
war for democracy, is endeavoring
to stem the production of more
elavos, there evidently being
enough on hand to aupply all
needs. Th* Nation, dealing with
the efforts for birth control In
Japan, haa the following to say:
"Japan, with ita uaual habit of
keen-eyed observation, haa apparently learned something from the
recent war, and la convinced that
overpopulation ls tha root of most
International evils. The Japanese
family now averages eight members and the population ot the
oountry la increasing at the rate of
700,000 a year. In view of thess
facts and of the exceedingly limited
area of Japan, the government
feels strongly that only by a speedy
and nation-wide establishment of
the policy of birth control can
war of aggression be avoldod In the
next generation. As a preliminary
atop toward this end. Dr. Kato,
head of the Department of Medical
'Affairs under the Japanese Govern
V|ient, is studying the birth-control
lovement ln the   United   States,
?' Hand, England, and Qermany.
re In New York, Mra. Margaret
ginger haa reoelved visits from
venty-flve representative* of var-
iljous departments of the government sent out to study the question.
Dr. .Kato reports that the Japanese
Parliament la now convinced of the
wisdom of national birth control
and ls concerned only with the
methods of teaching It to the
people. Sooner or later the rest of
the world will have th* Intelligence
to follow suit At present the
United States with laws donning
the .discussion of tht* problem as
'obstan*' brings up th* rear ot the
Fine Prices
The best of furniture upon
the moat economical
terms of
Don't forget   that   w*
are enabled to sell you at
by reason of our low rent
location—etrictly central,
opposite City Hall—and
the fact that we manage
our busln*** ourselves and
aro satisfied with th*
wages w* would othsrwls*
pay out to others.
Civility and Courtesy   |
Furniture Co.
416 Main Street
—ABIl.Ud wilh Tndes ssd Labor Council ssd Th.atrie.1 Fad-ntl... VwcosVir.
Pr.ald.nt, J. R. Footer;   .Mntair
tre*eur.r, T. W. Sapiled. OBee and	
In* reea, 810 Loaeoa BulMlsc. P-Blar
SI. W. Bnalsr aa-UH eight, test
Sunday la ..eh aanth al Til* pal. But-
a.a. Ag-sl, W. Wool-Ids.. Phon. PiSHt
^Weeb   makeW  Uatilit   61
North Amerlr.  (V.neouter ud viols-
Ity)—Branch mots ncaad ssd fourth
Honday., II* Pender El. W. Praaldant,
Wm. Hunter. 118 Tenth Ava, North Taa.
eon.or; financial aeeretary, E. Ooddsrd,
158 Bleharda atreet; r.e.rdiug eeeretery,
J. D. Ruiaell. Booth Bd., HoKsy P. O,
Burnaby, B. C.
retora sad Paperhaacen .1 Imirlw,
Local til, Vancouver—Heeta 2nd ssd
4th Thuredaya-at 141 Cordon St. W.
Phone Bey. 1491. Business agent, R. A.
en Bridgemen, Derrlekm.n ssd Elggan
of Vancouver and rtdaltr- Harts ...ry
Hondo?, I p.m., la O. B. U. Hill. 104
Pender St. W. Pr.ild.nt. A. Bmhss
finanoial aecntary sad hullnu. agent, w.
Tucker. Phoae, 'S-gaaosr 111.
Employ-as, Pilaus Di.i>lon. No. 101
—Heel. A O. t. Hall, Ibsal PImibsi
lit .nd Ird Hond.jn st 10.1* SM. aad I
p.m. Praaldant, P. A. HSSVSS, 1409 CI.rk.
Driv.; reeordlng-.ee-et.rr, F. E. Qrlfla.
447—8th Avenue Eut; tnuunr, B. I.
Cle.el.nd; fin.ncl.l-eeerelarr .nd has!*
neaa agenl. W. H. Cottrell, 4108 Dus-
friee Strut; offlce comer 'Prior snd Mala
SU.  Phon. f.lr I804B.
'rrpooRAFHioAL uaitui a., no—
Heeta lut Sunday af eaeh month at
0 p.m. Preildant. A. E. Robb; .lu-
preeld.nl, O. H. Collier: ManUry-lrese-
nrer. B. H. Heolanda, BBS 8*
THE   ktM   WES'ltalllllTER   BRANCH
of th. O. B. U. mut. m thi first sad
third  W.dncsdar  ot  ...ry  month.    AB
ni.mb.ra in thla dlatrlat an InvlUd
Am.rio, Local No. 171—Meeting, h.14
firat Monday ln eaeh mouth, I p.m. President, a, B. Oatenhy; .leo-preildent, D.
Lawaon; neordlng aeeretary, O. Me*
Donkld, P. O. Boi SOI; •aineinl sun.
tarr, T, Templeton, P. O. Bns 60S.
Provincial Unions
ssd   Libor   Counoll—MuU   Int  sad
third  W.dneidaye,  (sights   ef   Prthlu
11.11, North P.rh Street at I pa. Pnal-
oent, C. S1..-U; .lc.-pr.ald.nt, R. Elliott; ucroury-treunror, E. S. Wud-
t_u_ P. 0. Boi 301, Vietoria, B. 0.
Couneil, 0. B. U.    Branch..: Prinoe
Rupert Diatrict Fiahariu Board, O.E.U.l
Metalllferoua    Mlnen'    Dletrict Board,
O.B.U.     Se(-re»ry-trruur.r,   P. 0.   Bea
217, Prince Rupert.
Master of Practical
Drag leu Healing
Fifteenth   noor    standard
of Hutinga
aad Richards
Seymour EOE;
Highland 31 Mb
Th* skill of th* Oruglea*
Healer In curing dlstas*
•hould mak* the moat brilliant surgeon In th* land
ashamed of hie Incapacity-
Alfred Watson, M.D., Philadelphia, Fa.
Drug-ass Header* an d»lly
turning baek Into th* world
piopl* mad* uund aad w*U
by thalr almple and oosrect
work, wh* hava bean pronounced Incurable aad beyond th* reach of medical
science. I leave It to the reader to plok the quacks.—W. A.
Turner, KJ>„ Portland, Or*.
Any doctor who psnuades
people Int* taking no drug*
will soon mak* a r.pautlon
bf curing ahrontc diseases.—
C. S. Carr, U.D., Columbu*
Medical Journal.
We never handle any case*
of contagious dlssaaa.
W* wtn net tak* patients
who hav* kad serum treatment admlniat«red to thtm,
aa thea* ar* th* only ease*
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supreme court hu affirmed tha
conviction of Brttt Smith, O. 0.
Bland, Bert Bland, Ray Backer,
Jamea Mclnerney, Eugene Harnett
and Qeorge Lamb In connection
with the slaying of three Armistice
D«y paradors who attacked the I.
W. W. headquartera In Centralla,
Nov. II, 1919. Sentences of from
26 to 40 years were Imposed on
them. The supreme court's deolaion waa unutnlmoua.
Patronise   Fed  Advertize ft.
Comrade T. A. Barnard haa
opened up a bookstore ln Nanalmo.
It la located at 40 The Crescent,
and carries all klnda of Labor and
Socialist literature.
Water for automobile bettariM. houie-
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Washington*—The International
Association of Machinists, under an
agreement juat reaohed, haa heen
named commercial representative
ot the Mexican government ln this
oountry, It waa announced recently.
Tha organisation will act aa official
adviser to tha Mexican government*
which binds Itaelf to uae products
of "union shops" only ln establishments under Its control.
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"You have before you the stupendous task of completely revolutionising primary education. You
alone can prepare the people for
the work before them.
"Burn the old books which teach
hatred! Let us destroy the last
one, and turn with all our hearts
to teaching the new doctrines of
labor and love."
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The Spread of Socialism
Much Concern to U.S.
How wars to make the world
Hate for democracy are made* and
the real reason tor military occupation of countries that will not
comply with the wishes of stronger
countries, Is made very clear In
Babson's confidential report for
Maroh. The following U what thie
oracle has to say:
"Maroh IS, 1921,
"Political conditions fn Mexico
are ncarlnr a crisis. In our Baro-
meter Letter of February 1, we
pointed put the fact that President
Obregon had made peace with the
Insurgent*' leaders through bribery, and hence his position vat not
secure. Later developments Indicate that even* in his own cabinet,
Obregon'Is meeting wtth serious
opposition and hlg hold ls weaken*
ing. Tlie real difficulty li that
neither Obregon nor the men with
whom ho has surrounded himself
have the chaiacter or patriotic motives to establish a successful government. They are in the same
organization of exploiters who
have plundered the country for tho
last three administrations. Even
the personnel of the government
cllquo hus been changed only in
part, and their methods are much
the. same ao in other regimes.
While conditions have been improved under Obregon's control, he
has failed so far to give any assurance thtt he will protect American lives and property.
"Socialistic Ideas have gained
considerable headway In Mexico, A
repetition of the overthrow in Yucatan ls, of course, a possibility.
Unless a leader is found whom tho
United Stales and other nations
can recognize, some form of Bolshevism will very likely be the
next step. This would lead to Intervention, as property of foreigners would be jeopardized. Owing
to the l&norance of the great majority of the poorer classes In
Mexico, almost any social experiment might be tried lf the unscrupulous leaders were left to
their own devices.
"Obregon wants to please both
the United States ahd the Mexicans, which at the present time lt
is Impossible to do. The general
Impression ln Washington is that
he would appreciate a little force
from the United States In order to
take the position with his people
that he is compelled to acquiesce
In the wishes of the larger powers.
The U. S. government Is going to
try and avoid the type of Intervention which was necessary ln the
case of Cuba, but the Wilson policy Is at an end, A vigorous course
of action will take it.s place.
"Clients can readily see that a
problem confronts our new administration. It ls fortunate that
President Harding, together with
Secretaries' Hughes and Weeks, are
eminently fitted for the task. Their
policy ls one of action. They have
the facts and we can be sure that
before long they will start on a
definite and constructive course.
Whether or not it will finally mean
intervention by the United States,
we do not know, but we can be
certain thnt something will be done
without delny. Knowing the abll
Ity of theso men and the study they
hnve ..given to the Mexican problem, we urge clients to baok them
up In whatever course they under*
"In brief, tako all the precautions you can and still retain your
customers. Clients can afford to
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settled. The time Is coining when
Mexico will be one of the richest
foreign markets. As to Mexican
securities, these at present are entirely speculative. Their movements will depend wholly upon the
political outcome. Whether or not
now Is the best time to buy we, of
course, do not know. Our advice
ls to wait until we can tell more
clearly what course of action THE
"Signed by? ROGER BABSON."
FRIDAT ,;......,:..May 6,  i.
May Day Parade a Big-
Success  in  Spite  of
Reactionary Forces
(Continued from pate 1).
Let Us Not Forget
Editor B. C. Federatlonist: At
the meetings on Labor Dny a motion waa carried for the workers
not to attend tho exnlbltlon thnt
will take place at Hastings Park,
Let us not stop at thai, but cnll
upon every labor organization, not
only ln Vancouver, but ln B. C, not
to attend that exhibition, for when,
we, the workers, were refused permission to meet on Caambie Street,
and In Hastings Park, I think it
one of the 'worst Insults that was
ever thrown in the face of thc
workers by the powers that be.
The beasts of tho field will meet
there this summer, but we men,
women and children of the working class are considered by these
rulers to be lower than the beasts
of thc field,
Yours for freedom,
Bombay.—The Indian Government Press Act (1910), under
whlch many Hindu editors are being imprisoned, has aroused the
entiro populace of mnny Hindu
oities. The Press Association of
India in conducting an active campaign for the repeal of the act.
Moscow.—The first congress of
the Workers' and Feasants' Soviet
of Abkhasla has met and the small
Soviet Republic of Abkhasla, a
part of the former republic of
Georgia, hns been definitely    cre-
smartly given, the column stepped
off Just as smartly; and *y H:3ff
had swung past the post ofllce and
down Hastings street In regular
Btep—without a band, but Whistling "Keep the Home Fires Burning," In cheerful, if reminiscent,
mood. Cambie, Cordova, rMaln,
Hastings, and Gore Avenue brought
them to the point of dispersal out-
side the flre station, the last tune
whistled being "The Sweet By-and-
Bye," as they turned past the Salvation Army Hall. At tbis corner,
one or two big "cops" broke
through the line :iu their evident
hurry to get to the police station
nearbjv Whether it was the usual,
time for changing shifts, or
whether there had been a special
emergency" call, does hot much
matter; anyway, about half-a-hun-
dred of them were lined up in the
big police hall as the workers dispersed and strolled back ih bunches
up town.
'The two thousand marchers who
started out seemed to have becomo
three thousand during'the march;
at any rate about two thousand
squeezed themselves Into the Pender Hall and the Loggers' Hall on'
Cordova Street for 'the subsequent
pieetlngs, while many were unable to gain admission to
either haU. At the latter place,
while the orowd was waiting for
speakers, a live-wire salesman vigorously piled his trade with "Soviet
Russia—B. C. Fed.—the Red Flag
—words and music* ten cents a
copy;" and then Comrade D. Bls-
sett was made chairman and the
Red Flag was sung, all standing.
Chairman BlBsett opened up with
some pointed remarks about the
kind of liberty which the working
class had "taken for Itself and
made so." Anyway, he said, the
working class had demonstrated
that "it is at least up to thai level
of intelligence of organized society
as it exists today."
Comrade Kavanagh followed
with a review of the events of the
past week in Vancouver, and-icom
pared the state of things hore with
that in London, England, with its
"parade six miles long, and nothing
but red flags"—with the police to
give protection.
Take Collection
A collection was taken up for the
FederationiBt, ' and further addresses were given by Comrades
Tom Richardson and Bill Prltchard
after doing there bit at the other
hall. Needless to say, Pritchard's
appearance was tfie signal for a
storm of applause ln both places,
and he got home with his old-time
wit and vigor. Comrade Richardson did not mince matters either in
his scathing arraignment >of tbe
provincial patriotism, or rnther the
narrow nationalism, displayed by
the local reactionary element during the week.
At -Pender Street, A. a Wells
was presiding over a meeting' ao
crowded that even the Fod's reporter couldn't squeeze in, for
quite a while, and so can't say
much about lt. Behind the platform
was displayed the picture banner
with the striking "Welcome" to Bill
Prltchard back from Stony..Mountain, together with the big new red
flag which had bcen carried ln the
procession. It's "guard of honor"
had .disappeared, but it looked just
as dignified without it. Tom Richardson was going strong ?on the
lines already indicated, and urging
the comrades not only to be loyal
to economic Socialism, but to furnish also some proof of the spirit
of Socialism in all their relations.
J. G, Smith then got in a little
persuasiYe work on behalf of the
Fed., scooping up about a couple
of hundred dollars in tens and
fives and two-and-n-hnlfs and then
adding: "Now we'll clean up
what's left." (Laughter.) The ultimate result of the day's collections was subsequently announced
as $344.80.
Comrade "Prltchard hold ■'he
platform for some time, and snld
so many good things that it is no
use trying to mnke a selection for
the reader's beneflt who wasn't
there. Perhaps the one that most
convulsed the audienoe was the sad
plight of the South Vancouver man
who started out to tell his troubles
to Prltchard, beginning with the
statement that he had a wife and
ten children.
"Well, that's bad enough," Bill
"Oh, but that's not the worst,"
the poor fellow continued. "Under
this new bylaw, if I want to bring
my wife and kids down town, I've
got to get a permit from the mayor
and carry a Union Jack." (Roars
of laughter.)
Appeals to Women
Mrs. Corse spoke for a short time
Pat Quinlan Says They
and Government
Are Same
Life Is Much Safer
Moscow Than Jn
■ New York
(By Harry Godfrey)
(Federated Press Staff Correspondent)
,-vNofF York.—If any American is
competent to tell the facts about
the trade unions ln Russia It Is
Patrick Quinlan. And Patrick says
the trade unionB in Russia virtually
ARE the government. That was
his reply to a question about the
recent declaration of Samuel Gompers ln the American Federatlonist
that the Soviets were strangling
the trade unions.
First, he laughed. He could
hardly believe the statement had
been made seriously. Then he told,
earnestly and ln detail, the reasons
for his assertion, that the Russian
government In effect ls a trade
union government.
In Soviet Prison
A! year ago he went to Russia
"on his own," paying his own expenses. He was there, seven montha,
seeing and hearing everything he
could see and hear, and representing nobody and nothing but himself. He studied factories, farms,
camps, schools, governmental
agencies, railroads and prisons. He
got into a Soviet prison for violating a censorship rule.
"The Rysslan government," he
said, "Is just what the name Implies—a workers' and peasants'
government. I know that beoause
I saw the wheels go round and I
saw what made them go rotund—
the motive power."
5,000,000 Members
It Is through the trade unions,
with their 5,000,000 membership,
that th% eountry Is administered.
Ab showing the strength and
standing of trade unions in Russia,
Mr, Quinlan mentioned that many
of them—among them being the
two largest, the Metal Workers and
the Transport Workers—conduct
purchasing bureaus and commissaries for their members Independent of the government.
One reason for the high grade
of service these leaders render, Mr.
Qulnlan declared, Is the fact that
elections, both political and trade
unVn, are held every six months.
The trade unions, he said,
through their shop- delegates to the
local soviet representation* in the
All-Russian Congress, have the
largest representation in the Congress of Soviets.
Mr. Quinlan repeated what practically all others who have como
out of Russia have said In regard
to life in Moscow and other Russian cities. "Life is safer in Moscow today than it Is in New York
City or any large American city,"
he Bald. There are almost no
crimes of violence.
Printers Fight
for 44 Hours
(Continued from Page 1)	
The Largest Exclusive Men's and Boys' Shoe Storo Iu tlio West.
and United States; the shorter
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by employers In over 217 cities—
thirteen in Canada—comprising ap
proximately one-half of the membership connected with the com
merclal branch of the Industry.
The international unionB of the
printing trades are absolutely ln
accord with, In fact are the inatl-
gators of, this campaign for the
forty-four-hour week, and are pre'
pared to support the locals to the
limit. A referendum vote has been
taken on the question of levying a
10 per cent, assessment on mem-
hoi's working for the purpose of
raising a defence fund; the looal
membership giving a three to one
favorable vote.
As a basis for arbitration the
unions last September submitted a
proposition to the employers asking for a soale of $60.00 for forty-
two hours. This would only have
placed the printers In the same
relative position as that of 1914.
While the cost of living, as shown
by the Labor Gazette, had Increased over 100 per cent, the
wages had only advanced 15' per
cent.—the disability being borne
by the employees. The arbitration
award has not yet been handed
down and the present difficulty ls
over the question of hours—tho
matter of wages being left for further negotiation.
A somewhat similar situation existed January, 1806, when the forty-eight-hour week wae Instituted,
with the exception that the organisations are muoh better prepared
at this time, and opposition is not
so general.
Several local firms have conceded the men's demands, amongst
whom Is Cowan & Brookhouse,
printers of The Federatlonist,
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on the tragic side of society of today, and the callous selfishness of
such people 'as the Daughters of
the Empire and General ''Hood
lum," closing with a strong plea
for solidarity.
Although It was now near five
o'clock, the crowd stayed to hear
another spiel {rom Comrade J. D.
Harrington, who pointed out how
the very existence ot' the workera
today was dependent on the consuming capacity of their masters.
These latter had hopelessly fallen
down In the stupendous work of
consuming enough to keep the'
slaves'employed;' there was now
nothing left but for the wockers to
"take over the taak of consuming
as well as the task of producing."
Still a few words were added by
Kavanagh, lor the C. N. U. X.| and
then the meeting:, like the one at
Cordova Street, closed with the
singing once more of the Red Flag.
It may be mentioned that the
smaller hall at Pender Street was
utilized for an overflow meeting;
also that both at Cordova and Pender Street meetings a proposal was
emphatically adopted that the
workors abstain from attending
thie year's exhibition, In consideration of the petty action of the directors with regard to Hastings
Many Interesting touches might
be added to this bare outlino of the
May Day celebration, both comic
and tragic In their way. Por instance, the poor old girl with the
blue blouse and the sphinx face,
holding out a forlorn Union Jack
from a drab Pender Street tenement—stole and stolid, immobile
and Impassive—really and truly
"but ono step from the sublime."
Then on Cordova Streot, the half-
dozen starving stiffs loafing lp front
ot a cheap hash-house, reading the
Sunday Sun pasted on the window.
"Supreme Council Split" was tho
big headline, and 'the rest of the
."news" was. about as important.
But it was "free"i On the adjoining window was the legend: "Pork
"and Beans, 20c." But the poor
devils evidently hadn't the price;
so what's the use? And they
hadn't the sense tb Join their fellows in the Loggers' Hall a few
yards distant.
, Amsterdam—The workers of all
nations are exhorted by the International Federation of Trade
Unions to make May 1 the starting
point for active work: "In fulfilment of those demands formulated by the organized workers represented at the Congress of London in
Nov., 1920," These- Include demands, for the socialization of the
land and the means rt produotlon;
the enforcement of the resolutions
of Washington; the prevention of
unemployment by equitable distribution of raw materials; and the
maintenance of world peace and action against militarism.
Berlin,—Herr Talhclmar, editor
of the Rote Fahrane (red flag) organ of the Communists, haB been
s.)aoed under arras*.
Soviet Russia Has Very
Moscow.—A decree of the Russian government places tho manufacture and repair of agricultural
implements ln the category.of essential industries. The decree carries out the decision of the Sixth
All-Russian Congress of Soviets to
inaugurate measures for strengthening and developing peasant agriculture.
The respective commlssuriatB
and departments are instructed by
the decree to determine ln the
shortest possible time what are the
most needed types of agricultural
implements and to equip factories
and shops with the necessary supplies, provisions and labor foroe.
The people's commissariat of education Ib likewise Instructed to accelerate the organization of special
courses in agricultural machine
construction for skilled, workers
and technical personnel and particularly to undertake the opening
of a higher institute for instruction in agricultural machinery construction, as well as to open facilities for agricultural machine construction at all the higher technical colleges.
The Petrograd factories are devoting much attention to work on
agricultural implements. During
tho "Red Sowers' Week," which Is
shortly to be held throughout all
Russia, the Petrograd factories will
work overtime on agricultural Implements. Temporary smithies and
workshops for the repair uf agricultural Implements are being
hastily erected in many villages all
over Russia in preparation for the
special activities of "Red Sowers'
A large agronomical demonstration train haa been organized by
the Centra! Agricultural Education
Department of the people's commissariat of education. The train
Is touring the country to Instruct
the peasants in thc best up-to-date
methods of agriculture and will
carry a force of trained experts
and lecturers with complete equipment.
The Petrograd union of metal
workers haa been granted 2700
acres of land near Petrograd for
organizing model farms, which will
be cultivated entirely with tractors and by the exertions of the
Petrograd factory workers, men
and.women. The Petrograd agricultural department, which will be
In general central control of the
undertaking, will give every aid
and encouragement. The economic department of the Petrograd
Trade Union Council haB deolded
to grant the workers four days extra vacation monthly for participation  in agricultural enterprises.
The government dairy factories
in the Pskov region haB been
thrown open to tho population for
free use in converting milk Into
dairy products.
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Power Plants Springing
Up in All Parts of
the Country
Electric plants are springing like
magic from the waterfalls, peet
beds, mines and forests as every
available energy in Russia is being
exploited to electrify the' city and
country. All the industry of Moscow and Petrograd Is now practically driven by electrical energy*
Transportation ls being electrified
and as rapidly as possible the villages where the peasants live are
given thiB mighty social energy.
Skilled men and equipment are the
only needs that limit Russian enterprise and both are forthcoming
from all the capitalist nations of
the world.
Tho Grand Trunk Railway shops
at Montreal havo been closed as
well as the C. P. R, Seven thouund men are affected*^
Tonight should be an interesting
one wlthjthe young people who attend the educational meeting of
the Junior Labor Lengue, for the
committee in charge has arranged
for a "hat night," and some valuable Information should bc gained
ftorn the discussions that the
speeches of those who draw subjects from the hat are sure to start.
The meeting tonight will be held
In South Vancouver at 6262 Chester street, at 8 p.m.
Since Friday, May IS, ls the second Friday of the month, only the
executive will meet on that night.
The social meeting will be held on
May 20, when, besides the social
programme, a number pf candidates for membership will be Initiated. Another Initiation meeting
will be held In June.
Arrangements are being made to
have all the members and prosper
tive members of the league visit
the proposed summer camp
May 24.
Tlw J. L. h. needs the young
people of the labor movement and
the young people of the movement
need the J. L. L. The worker who
would speed the coming of the cooperative commonwealth will have
to see to lt that the men and
women ot tomorrow are educated
to that viewpoint. The, J. L. L. Is
practically the only organization
that the moyement has to offset
the aotlvltle8 of the capitalist in
poisoning the minds of boys and
girlB through his Boy Scouts, Boys'
Brigade, Cadets, Girl Guides,
schools, etc. Phone the secretary,
Fair, 8023L, for Information as to
how to get to the meetings of the
Moscow—Communists have ae
cured a majority over all of 857 1
the elections to the Moscow Sovlei
Final results announced recent]
show the following Communlsti
1026; non-party -delegates, 167
scattering, 11.
Mmi Who Gave Woman tlio Bight
to Sit ln Parliament Defeated by One
(By the Federated Press)
Perth, Autsarlla.—As a result of
the West Australian stale elections
held on March 12, the first woman
parliamentarian has been elected In
an Australian parliament. She Is
Mrs. Edith Cowan, 9who ran as an
Independent candidate against the
anti-Labor attorney-general, and
defeated him. By the irony of fate
the attorney-general Introduced the
bill whereby women were made
eligible to sit' as parliamentarians
and personally piloted the bill
through parliament.
Labor gained one seat as a result of the election, making the
Labor strength 17 in a house of 60
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198 Haitingi Street Weit.
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200 Outalde Rooms
Special Rates by the Week
Ph.   Sey.   !930—1921   Oranvllle.'
Largest Mon's Store >n the West
Special Sale of:
Summer Suits/
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"Your Money's Worth or Your Money Back"
Wm. Dick Ltd.
4547-49 Hastings Street East


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