This is about union busting in Washington State. To me, it was tougher and much worse than union busting in Wisconsin today but the story is the similar. The players have different names and are affiliated with the 21st Century Tea Party
The Elks hall, on Tower Avenue and Magnolia in Centralia, was the site where plans were laid for the November 11th raid on the IWW hall. The Elks membership included most of those who were part of the business establishment at the time - including owners of the large timber mills. Elks prided themselves on their patriotism and their hostility towards groups who threatened their hostility towards groups who threatened the status quo - including Wobblies.