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TUESDAY and FRIDAY
NORTH PLATTE-, NEBRASKA, JULY 25, 1922.
TELL THEIR SIDE
FIItST HAND STATEMENT AS TO
WHAT SHOP CRAFTS AltE
Following Is an exclusive commun
ication to tho Tribune readers con
coming the shopmen's sido of the
railroad strike. It is written and sign
ed by Edwin Barraclough, Chair
man of tho Strike Committee. Mr.
Barraclough is a son of Fred Barra
clough who was an actlvo or retired
employee of tho Union Paclflo for
fifty years. His statement Is consider
ed conservative and reliable from tho
standpoint of tho men.
North Platto, Nobr.
July 24, 1922
North Platte, Nebr.
In a recent issuo of your paper you
carried a lengthy articlo on tho rail'
road's sido of tho present striko antl
wo wish to Bubmit a short write-up
in explanation of tho strikers side
of tho matter which wo hopo in fair
ness to all concerned you will give
space In your papor.
Ninety-two railroads havo violated
tho Transportation Act. or decisions
of the Railway Labor Board, in one
hundred and four cases. Theso not
only involve contracting out of work
and shops, but also wage decisions,
interpretations of rules and rights of
employees to select their own repre
sentatives. When the Pennsylvania
railroad refused to comply with the
Board's ruling, Federal Judgo Pageg
hold that tho Board's decisions on
wage or rules were only advisory.
Tho Railroads have refused ever
since the passage of tho Transport
ation Act to establish National Boards
of Adjustment, described by tho Labor
Board as an essential part of the
machinery to decide disputes between
the carrier and their employees.
The railroads have made all the
negotiations merely formal, thus
throwing on tho Board an impossible
burden of arbitration.
The Board has abolished overtime
pay for Sundays and holidays, enjoy
ed for thirty years, even on unorgan
Tho Board has established a basic
wage of eight hundred dollars per
year, although the Department of
Labor statistics fix tho bare subsist
ence cost of living at ovor fourteen
hundred dollars and a minimum com
fort budget at over twenty-threo hun
dred dollars. When the basic wage is
unjust it follows that all wages grad
ed upwards for skill and responsibil
ity aro likewise unjust.
Organized employees contend that
tho lowest wago must be enough for
comfort and to Insure that tho strug
glo for existence shall not crowd out
things truly worth living for and to
provide education, recreation and
Employees have never violated any
decision of tho Board, but railroads
havo violated decisions and employees
havo refused to work under wage3 fix
od by tho Labor Board In violation
of tho provisions of the Transport'
ation Act. Tho Board has attempted
to unload financial burdens of tho rail
road managements upon employees
through inadequate wages that will
undermine tho health and! prosperity
of the next generation.
After exhausting all vMor methods
tho employees sought again to obtain
Mr. Cream Producer:
With Cream prices going lower it is very essential that
you get paid for all the butterfat your Cream contains, to
gether with the correct net weight of your product.
. Bring us your next can of Cream. We guarantee you
HONEST WEIGHT, CORRECT TEST and QUICK SER
VICE. We Buy Poultry and Eggs for Cash.
We Sell Flour, Feed and Poultry Supplies.
HARDING CREAM CO.
K. H. JANDEBEUR, Mgr.
Telephone 81. Across from Depot.
FOItMElt NOltTH PLATTE 1101 WILL
SOON HETUItN TO
Rev. Alfred Gllman, son of Mr. and
Mrs. P. J. Oilman of this city is In
North Platto this week on his return
from a lcavo of absence for a visit to
this country. Ho has boon In Now
York and other eastern points for
some wcoks making reports of his
work in China and will lcavo hero tho
first of the week for tho return trip.
A farewell reception will bo tendered
him by tho pooplo of this city at tho
Lutheran church on Friday ovonlng
from eight to ton. Mr. Gllman (Is
president of Boono Collego at Wu
Chang, China to which placo ho will
return for another porlod of years.
Everyono is invited to tho reception
on Friday evoning, especially those
who know Mr. Oilman when ho lived
LOCAL MANAGER ATTENDS STATE
CONFERENCE OF WESTERN
Miss Jessie Baker, local manager of
tho Western Union Tolegraph Co. has
just returned from a four days con
ference of forty or more of tho com
pany's managers of tho most Import
ant points in Nebraska and Iowa. In
a statement yesterday Miss Bakor
said "The koynoto of tho conference
was optimism, duo in a largo moasuro
to tho glowing accounts of big crop
prospects which tho managers brought
from all ovor tho territory." A number
of tho managers from the general
offices and tho divisions were pros
ent including W. T. Davis, superin
tendent of tho district comprising
Nebraska and Iowa. Tho sessions wore
hold at tho Fontenello hotel.
. Mr. and Mrs. George Good of
Bangor. Penn. left Thursday for
points in California after visiting. at
the Issac Deats home for a few
a conference and agreement with
tho railroad executlvus and only as' a
last resort did they striko.
After repeated requests for a con
ference with the Labor Board in re
gards to violations of tho Transport
ation Act, the Board finally held
hearings on May 9, 10, 11. and 12th
1921 at which time it was proven
beyond question that twenty-three
roads had disregarded and violated
tho Transportation Act, flauntod the
authority of tho Labor Board and had
challenged the Board to Inject 'Itself
Into the dispute and on July 15th
1922. a year and nine months after
tho Inception of tho dlispu'tcs, one
year and threo month? after tho dis
putes were filed with the' Board and
ono year and threo months since hear
ings were held by tho Board, no de
cision has yet been rendered.
On tho other hand, however, tho
Board has found time to twico reduce
wages and cut the heart out of tho
nationals agreement by eliminating
time and ono-half for Sunday and
holiday work, a method of payment
universally accepted on railroads for
thirty years, long beforo any argu
ments were In existence.
Tho foregoing, aro. some of tho
many portincnt reasons why men ask
If tho Transportation Act Is capablo
of application to railroads and a dif
ferent application to railroad employ'
Tho question has gono unanswered
and will remain unanswered unress
and until "Equality beforo tho Law
ceases to be a theory and becomes a
Chairman Striko Com
Clay Lindsay of Arizona
can beat you at your
own game. How this
cowboy cleaned up New
York gangsters is to be
told in this' paper in a
new novel entitled,
By William Mac Leod Raine
Lindsay is the most like
able puncher who ever
rode through sagebrush.
Follow His Adventures
in the Serial Starting
DISTRESSING ACCIDENT AS RE-
SULT OF TRYING TO BEAT
x A STORM
Wm. Schiltz, a tinner, for Simon
Bros, was returning from Hershey
Sunday foVenlrt and his; bar was
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tho front tires blow out. Bin was uaa
ly Injured, suffering a broken Jaw
bono and probably internal Injuries.
Tho car Is sold to havo turned ovor
several times. A rain was coming
up and ho was trying to reach home
beforo It started. Thib morning ho
Is reported to bo about tho samo with
chances in his favor.
Harold Burko is visiting relatlvos
In the city enroilto to his homo in
Dr. Harold H. Walker has leased
room 11 in tho McDonald Bank build
ing and is preparing it for opening
his office thero as soon as possible.
Mrs. Sebastian Schwaigor and son
Lester returned Sunday from Kearney
where they spont a week visiting rel
Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Tramp and Mr.
and Mrs. Horbort Tramp and daughter
Will leavo tho last of tho month for
Minnesota, whore thoy will spend two
or threo weeks fishing and sight-seeing
ainong tho lakes thoro. Beforo re
turning homo Mr. Tramp will go to
Now York on business.
JULY 25, 26, 27, 28
regular train No. 3, daily.
Loavo North Platto 2:25 A. M.
Arrlvo Choyonuo, xu:20 A. M.
Extra Coaches will bo provided
Special Train July 28.
Leavo Choyorino, 8:30 P. M.
Arrlvo North Platto, 3:45 A. M.
Stopping at all intcrmodlato
For other regular train servlco
For details about reduced fares
and other Information ask
T. D. PYLB, Agent.
SHORT STORIES OF
ITEMS OF INTEREST ARODT BE-
CENT HAPPENINGS IN TIIIS
The paving contractor roports that
men aro gotttng moro plentiful this
week and his gangs aro filling up
Work waB started laying asphalt
on west fifth street yesterday morn
ing. This district should bo com
pleted by tho last of tho wook.
Tho total number of ballots cast in
Lincoln county was 3,575. Thoy woro
divided as follows: republican, 2,402;
democratic 805; progressiva 308.
The mombors of tho Lutheran
church mid tholr families 'will hold
an old tlmo picnic Thursdny after
noon at Kopfs grove. Evoryono meet
at tho church nt 2:30. Thero will bo
cars for all.
Word is received horo of tho birth
of twin girls at Los Angeles on July
17 to Mr. and Mrs. Wlllard L. Marsh.
Mrs. Marsh was formerly Miss Martha
Mylander, a graduato of tho North
Platto High School and a teacher In
Lincoln county schools.
Every votor who was ontltlod to a
voto at tho primaries was ontltlod to
send his voto by mall if ho was to bo
absent from his homo polling placo
on election day. According to tho count
In Lincoln county 40 republicans and
.four democrats voted by mall last
Tuesday. This would bo enough to
chango somo oloctlons If thoy had
been cast just right. Usually it does
not mako any dlfforonco in tho result.
Miss LouIbo Murphy of tlio Uni
versity Extension Bureau will speak
af tho homo of Mrs. Elmer Coates
on Friday afternoon "under tho aus-
Cornrer 6tiand Locust.
COUNTY OFFICERS ARB ADVISED
OF PROPOSED RAISE IN .
County Clork Allen rocolvod notlco
yesterday morning that Lincoln coun
ty real ostato would probably bo rals
od 20 and advised hi m that tho
board of equalization whould bo in
sosston at Lincoln on July 31 at which
tlmo representatives of Lincoln county
should bo prosont . and show why
such a raise should not bo made. Mr.
Allen replied that ho would bo on
pices of tho North Platto Womans'
club. Following tho program tea will
bo sorvod. All club mombors nnd nil
ladlos of tho city aro cordially urged
to bo present. Miss Murphy has not
announced her subject but It will bo
of special Interest to all women nna
A manngor of ono oC tho loaal
cream stations stated yesterday that
ho shlppod moro than ton thousand
pounds of buttorfat out of North
IPlntto last month. That is a lot of
buttorfat and thoro nro four or fivo
stations buying cream hero not In
cluding tho two local croamorios and
tho milk doalors. Tho dairy industry
tributary to North Platto Is Iargor
than most people think and helps
to koop many a family in funds when
other means havo failed.
iiouort Horner of wanaco was a
buslnoss visitor in tho city yesterday.
A. B. Bucory, an Iceman for tho
Union Pacific foil from tho platform
whllo on duty and badly Injured his
neck and back.
Warron Roberts of tho Western
Chemical Company, who has been
stationed hero on tho paving in tho
city has boon transferred to Norfolk
Mr. Earner- of Lincoln camo to re
Mrs. S. H. Donehowor, who has
been visiting at tho homo of lior bro
ther Chas, McNamara, left lor Ueuvei
Monday morning. She will s,Pond a
fow days thoro beforo leaving for hor
homo In Clovoland.
You will realize, the moment you see this coupe, how
perfectly it fulfills a very real need.
It was designed and built by Dodge Brothers in
response to that need long-standing and often
expressed by people in all parts of the world.
With Dodge Brothers chassis as a starting point, it
only remained to create a coupe body which would
unite the usual coupe refinements with greater light
ness, hardihood and economy.
The world now knows how this was accomplished.
An entirely new precedent in closed car construction
was established. The body is built of steel.
Moreover, the deep comfortable seat is upholstered
in genuine leather. The doors are exceptionally wide.
The rear compartment will hold a small steamer
trunk and other luggage. The enamel, baked on the
steel at high temperature is readily restored, after
hard usage, to its original lustre.
In every detail the car reflects the purpose of the
builders to makeit a practical car of universal appeal.
The Coupe is Here Come See It.
J. V. ROMIGH, Dealer.
CHANGES IN NOMINATIONS
FOR LINCOLN COUNTY
Tho preliminary figures given In
our last issuo havo been materially
changed with tho compilation of tho
offlcal count but thoro it no chango
in tho officers nominated. Tho fol
lowing is a partial list of tho roturna
whoro thoro was a contest. Thoro
woro so many offices and so many of
tho candidates that wo do not havo
room for tho comploto list.
Koch ; 1,234
STATE REPRESENTATIVE, CITY
STATE REPRESENTATIVE, COUNTY
Burko -.Ji'!; 453
Roynolds i 630
Sprlngor i 213
Mrs. North 1,928
Ebright , 1,150
Clinton's for Eyo Glasses.
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North Platte, ' Nebr.
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