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About Will Maupin's weekly. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1911-1912 | View Entire Issue (June 16, 1911)
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EVILS OF CONVICT LABOR, f
One of the iniquities of the
present convict labor system
is the spreading of disease, par
ticularly tuberculosis, among all
classes of society. Organized
labor has for years waged a
rigorous and unceasing fight
against this pernicious system,
and lately the contest has been
augmented by the assistance of
the national committee on pris
on labor. While the organiza
tion has many supporters out
side the ranks of the labor
movement, the executive com
mittee Is largely composed of
officers of the different unions
whose members are the most
seriously affected by the manu
facture of prison made goods.
The best way for the individual
to assist in the movement is to
demand the union label on every
OHIO'S NEW LABOR LAWS.
Trade Unionists Well Treated fay Gen
No less than eighteen measures eithei
indorsed or approved by the Ohio Fed
oration of Labor were enacted into law
at the seventy-ninth session of the
Ohio general assembly. Following art
the new laws in brief:
Workingmen's compensation act, cre
ating a state insurance fund for the
benefit of injured employees.
Limiting the work hours of women
to ten hours a day and to fifty-fom
hours a week.
Providing for the election of judicial
officers on a separate nonpartisan bal
Imposing penalty for operating dan
gerous machinery in factories aftej
condemnation by workshop inspectors
Compelling railroads to employ full
crews on all switch engines.
Prohibiting fraudulent use of the un
treating the office of state boiler in
Applying the initiative and referen
dum to legislation, in municipalities.
Extending time for filing of primarj
Providing for the election of dele
gates to the state constitutional con
vention by nonpartisan ballot.
Compelling the filing of a complete
report with the state inspector oi
workshops and factories of all acci
dents in manufacturing establishments
resulting in death or fatal disability.
Creating the office of second assist
ant chief inspector of workshops and
factories, who shall have practical
knowledge of architecture and heating
CQmpelling the inclosuro of all un
used openings in elevators.
Providing penalties for leaving ma
Giving workshop inspectors power to
enforce the laws relating to placing
counter floors In buildings in course
Providing for registration of marks
of ownership on personal property.
. Compelling loan sharks to take out
licenses, placing them under bond and
regulating their business.
1 Brewers' Wages Raised.
The labor troubles between the brew
ers and their employees in Bradford,
Ta., has been adjusted after several
conferences. The brewers will get $1
a week more in wages and will work
eight Instead of nine hours. Fifty centa
an hour will be paid for all overtime
Instead of 35 cents. The new scalo
went into effect immediately.
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The "Hall Mark" of all that is most
excellent in Clothing for Men. The
Superiority of "Bradford" Clothing
over all other makes within the same
price range is so marked as to admit
of no argument. The price range
MM $20 TO $2
Not a wide range, to be sure, and it
provides only for difference in styles.
Some styles require more materials
and labor than others. The quality
and workmanship is alike in every
thing bearing the "Bradford" Brand.
Nothing like these values ever before
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Omit Bargains Mow
We make our "Bargain Prices" at the
beginning of the season, not the end
Men's Clothing of superior quality in
that price range. We outfit men
from head to feet and save them good
money on every article.
Corner Tenth and O Streets, Lincoln
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