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COOK WITH GAS
FREE COOKING LESSONS
In New Demonstration Hall (over the Company's Offices), Tuesdays 10 a
m.; Thursday, 2:30 p. m., and Friday eren.ng, 7:45.
LOUISE WHITEMAN PALMER, Demonstrator.
You are invited to come and bring your friends.
Tuesday Morning3, 10 o'clock. .
May 3. Short Cake. May 1". Various Ways of en;in&
Maj- 10. Artistic Salads. Tomatoes.
v- May 24. Pie Crust and Pies.
Thursday Afternoons, 2:5u. i
. May 5. Roast Leg o' Lamb and other dishes.
May 12. Boston Baked Beans and Brown Bread.
May 19. Noodles and Dumplings (requested).
May 2G. Various Ways of Serv ing Nutsj
Friday Evenings, 7:t5.
May 0. A Six o'clock Supper. May 20. A Motel Breakfast.
May 13. Suggestions for a Yel- May 27. A Home Dinner,
WE SELL GAS RANGES AND GAS WATER HEATERS AT AI0
LUTE COST AND CONNECT THEM FREE. PHONE, io.
LINCOLN GAS fc ELECTRIC LIGHT COHPANY
Dining Car Coffee
A Rich Combination of Fine Coffees,
in ii Pound Packages.
If you are satisfied to use a
Dining Car will not interest you.
But if you are a lover or goou rouee ana wibu io wtmc mc
est at a reasonable price, t hen ask your dealer lor Dining Car.
25 years experience in blending
please the most exacting.
A Song that Touches
All Hearts 3n.
A Picture of
WILL M. MAUPIN
By the same Autlior and Composer
Price 15 cents
Ask Your Music Dealer, or Address Will M. Maupin, Lincoln.
Do you eat at the New Brunswick?
J 40 So. 11th St.
OUT OF WORK.
Several hundred employes arc out
ol' work at Camden, N. J., because of
a fire that destroyed the plant ot the
Victor Phonograph company on Aptil
ITi. The loss is estimated at $23;,0UO
and 500,000 phonographic records were
destroyed, many of theni original roc
orris that cannot be replaced.
If you want to enjoy a good niea! ir-.
a clean, home-like place, where the
bill of fare is always inviting, try the
White House Cafe, 12G So. 12lh St.
The Building Contractors' asso. ia
llon of Camden N. .T.. has ilecided to
postpone its lockout of men affiliated
with the Building Trades League of
that city. An effort wil be made to
arbitrate. Nearly 15,000 men are af
fected and $15,000,000 worth of build
ing is tied up. There is no disoute
over wages or recognition of the un
ions. The main cause of trouble is
an ultimatum is nod by the Associated
iiuilding Contractors tliat unlets all
union men engaged in strikes for '. a
rious causes, principal!;. , however, be
cause of disputes among unions as lo
jurisdiction, return to work at once
and remain pending settlement of the
disputes by arbitration a general lock,
out would take place.
Good meals; quick service; Hendry's.
DES MOINES LOCKOUT.
Carpenters and mllimen in iJCa
Moines are locked out. A wage dis
pute has been on for some time, and
no agreement has been reached. The
men claim that they reported for work
last Monday and found no bosses to
direct them. On the other nana, Ihe
employers say they have all the non
union men they need and that the
lockout is ended.
New hats just arrived. Latest
styles and lowest prices. Sadie PnckeU
124 So. 12th St.
The battleshio Rhode Island was to
have been launcned ot Quincy, Ma,'.,
iast Sunday, but owing to a strike in
the Fore River Ship and Engine com
pany's yards the launching has been
indefinitely postponed. It is now in
order for some federal judge to declare
the strikers guilty of treason tor re
fusing to work on a United Slates
battleship, in: matter what t'.ic was '
Dr. Mayhew wishes to announce re
moval of office to 207 F;mk Bid 3.
inferior grade of coffee,
has enabled us to
and Spice Mills
Baltimore & Ohio operators will
not strike. They asked for an In
crease in pay, ranging from $2.o0 a
month upward according to length of
service and difficulty of work, and af
ter considerable sparrir.g the road ac
cepted the terms.
O'tr restaurant is home like; o;tr
bill-of-fare tempting. Hot Wai'lles a
specialty. Sam's Cafe. 117-119-121 No.
PREPARING FOR- TROUBLE.
The Santa Fe is preparing for trouble-
with the machinists, and is erect
ing stockades around its shops at
various places rlong the lines. T.ie
management is undertaking to en
force the piece and open shop s;'
tera, and as Morton, the man wh
performed such herculean laboia To
the Burlington during the memorable
strike, is managing the Santa Fc, a
hard battle is looked for. It is be
lieved that th; Santa Fe has been
herding non-union machinists lor
months, preparatory 10 putting them
on as soon as the union machinists
strike against piece work aiia Liu:
Selz Royal Blue that's the Shoe lor
you. fiet them at Sanderson's.
William Seelenfreund, cigar manu
facturer at 943 P street, has fount' U
necessary to seek larger and better
quarters. He is building a. new two
story factor? on S street, between
Ninth and Tenth. Mr. Seelenfreund
makes union label cigars and makes
good ones, and he has met with de
served success since he began business
here nine years ago. He is now work
ing nearly fifty men, yet he finds it al
most impossible to supply the de
mand for his soods. When his new
building is completed he will have
room for 150 men, and expects to em
ploy nearly that many before the first
of next year.
Call at Mrs. Kendrick's Millinery
Farlors for smart up-to-date effecis in
tailored hats; also beautiful exclusive
creations in dress hats.
Dance to the beat of the rain, little
And spread out your palms again.
And say, "Though the sun
Hath my vesture spun
He hath labored, alas, in vain
But for the shadw
That the cloud hath made
And the gift of the day and the
Then laugh and upturn
All your fronds, little Fern.
And rejoice in the beat of the rain.
LABOR AT THE FAIR
PRESIDENT GOMPER3' CONTRIBUTION
TO ST. LOUIS EXPOSITION.
An Interesting and XotI Display
Shoirins the History and Progress
of the Movement In Behalf of Or
ranised , Lahor.
Samuel Gompers. president of the
American Federation of Labor, has
made public the catalogue of the ex
hibit of the organization at the Louisi
ana Purchase exposition in St. Ixmis.
says the Washington. Star. The ex
hibit, composed of fifty-four articles,
has a historical value from the view
point of organized labor and will be
displayed in a private booth, which,
though simple in design, is regarded as
one of the prettiest of its character at
The display is largely made op of
pictures, and it includes photographs
of the headquarters of the American
Federation of Labor, of President
Gompers and other officials, the Print
ers home at Colorado Springs, Coio.,
and the members of the executive
committees and boards of a number
of the national and international or
ganizations affiliated with the federa
tion. The exhibit also includes the fol
lowing named articles:
First charter national labor union. 3S6C.
Form of -charter issued by American
Federation of Iabor. the successor to the
National J-abor union, organized at Pitts
burg; Nov. 15. 1S81.
Form of commission issued to organiz
ers. Form of certificate of membership.
Pen used by President Cleveland In sign
ing act of congress making Labor day,
the first Monduy in September, a national
holiday, together with original letter from
the late Ames J. Cummings. former mem
ber, of International Typographical union,
presenting the pen to President Samuel
Gold medal awarded American Federa
tion of Labor at Paris exposition, 1900.
Diploma awarded American Federation
of Labor at Paris exposition.
Union Labor Bulletin.
Title pages of official Journals.
Chart showing growth in membership of
American Federation of Labor from for
mation (1&S1) to 1903.
Chart showing: membership international
anions affiliated with the American Fed
eration of Labor and of unions not so af
filiated. Chart showing number of international
Yinlons affiliated with the American Fed
eration of Labor and of unions not so af
filiated. Pen used by Governor Hunt in signing
the eight hour law for the island of Porto
Rico, together with original letter pre
senting the pen to President Samuel Gom
pers. Complete bound volumes American Fed
Complete bound proceedings of Ameri
can Federation of Labor conventions.
Bound volumes of all pamphlets and leaf
lets published by American Federation of
Labor, in Knglish, German, French and
Official Journals and convention proceed
ings of national anil international unions.
Constitutions of national and interna
Copies of record books and other sup
plies furnished affiliated unions.
It lias been proposed to make the first
Monday of next September the world's
fair day for union labor at St. Louis.
Some Flarnres Compiled ly Xcw Yorte
"Unemployment" is designated as a
rare word in the dictionaries. Within
the last few years it lias come to be
one of the most common found in the
bulletin of the state department of
labor, New York. Unemployment, or the
state of being unemployed, has been
a matter of constant consideration in
the last few years. According to the
bulletin just issued, it has not percep
tibly increased. The following table
is given to prove this:
Percentage of unemployed members cf
trades unions at the end of
All Selected All Selected
unions, unions, unions, unions.
1897.. 13.8 .... 22.6
1898 10.3 .... 26.7
1899 4.7 .... 19.4
1900 13.3 .... 22.0 25.7
1901 (i.9 19.1
1902 5.7 6.3 .... 22.2
1903 8.9 9.4 .... 23.1
"Taking into account," says the bul
letin, "the fact that the heavy rep
resentation of the outdoor trades in
the statistics of the selected unions ex
aggerates the idleness in the winter
months, it will be observed that the
amount of unemployment at the end
of December, 1!X3. was little more
than in IS)!). 1001 or 1!02 and small
er than in the other years since 1S0C.
In January, however, owing in part to
disputes in certain building trades of
New York city and Buffalo, but in the
main to the severe weather that hin
dered building operations, there was
some increase in idleness, making the
percentage of unemployment larger
than in January, 1902, or 1903."
The causes of idleness at the end of
September and December were as fol
lows: Numbers. Percentages.
Sept. Dec. Sept. Dec.
Lack of work... 4,799 10,9ti9 . 47.5 46.8
er ISO 8.5E3 1.8 36.6
labor disputes.. 3.803 1,045 37.6 7.0
lck of material 186 381 1.9 l.C
dent, old age.. 914 1,228 9.0 6.S
Other reasons.. 224 419 2.2 1.8
stated 179 ... .8
Total 10,106 23,374 100.0 100.0
Unemployment due to labor disputes
was greatest at the end of June, when
the building trades dispute in New
York city was at its height.
The Men Employed In Coal Mines.
The average number of men employ
ed in the coal mines of the United
States during 1902 was 518.307. Of the
518,307 men employed in 1902, 148,141
found occupation in the Pennsylvania
nnthracite mines and the other 370.16G
in the bituminous mines of the coun
try. The average number of days
worked by each miner in the anthracite
field was 116, and the average number
made by each worker In bituminous
mines was 230.
A COOl. OFFICER.
He Paced an Angry London Mob and
Got Fair riay.
During the reform riots in Hyde
park. London, in lSOG the mob on a
well remembered night began tearing
down Hie fences of Hyde park for fires
and barricades. Colonel Tlxr.:as Went
worth Higginson tells in the Atlantic
Monthly of an English officer who was
dining with a friend, all unconscious
of the impending danger. Presently
he received a summons from the war
department, telling him that his regi
ment was ordered out to deal with the
He hastened back to his own house,
but when he called for his horse he
found that his servant had received
permission to go out for the evening
and had the Wy of the stable in his
pojket. The officer hastily donned his
uniform and then had to proceed on
foot to the guards' armory, which lay
on the other side of Hyde park. Walk
ing hastily in that direction, he came
out unexpectedly at the very headquar
ters of the mob, where they were al
ready piling up the fences.
His uniform was recognized, and an
gry shouts arose. It must have seemeu
for the moment to the mob that the
Lord had delivered their worst enemy
into their hands.
There was but one thing to be done.
He made tb way straight toward the
center cf action and called to a man
who was mounted on the pile and was
evidently the leader of the tumult:
"I say, my good man, my regiment
has been called out by her majesty's
orders. Will you give me a hand over
The man hesitated a minute and then
said, with decision: "Boys, the gentle
man is right. He is doing his duty,
and we have no quarrel w-ith him. Lent'
a handand help him over."
This was promptly done, with entire
respect, and the officer in brilliant uni
form went hastily on his way amid
three cheers from the mob. Then the
mob returned to its work, to complete
it if possible before he whom they aid
ed should come back at the head of his
regiment and perhaps order them to be
There are more than four "knaves"
to the pack in some games.
In big hands, as with big guns, you
want to look- out for the recoil.
The moral motto, "Deal as you would
be dealt by," is classed as the "joker"
In a poker pack.
It is awfuily bad form, you know, to
let the loss of a few chips make you
look as cross as if you thought you
were getting the-double one.
It may be good advice to "bet your
hand for all it's worth," but it is a
mighty dangerous thing to bet it for
all or more than you are w-orth.
Novice asks which is the right way
to cut the cards. Our experience teach
es us, my boy, that the right way and
at the same time the only safe one is
to cut them precisely as does a gilded
hog a shabby acquaintance. New York
A Japanese Legrnd.
The renown of the Japanese for cour
age was as remarkable in Marco Po
lo's day as it is in the present. He
narrates the story of an invasion of
the country by the forces of the khan
of Tartary. A Japanese army of 30,000
men was besieged in a tower. Refus
ing to surrender, they fought until all
but eight of them were killed. On
these eight travelers' wonders must
creep in it was found impossible to in
flict any wound. "Now, this was by
virtue of certain stones which they had
in their arms, inserted between the
skin and the flesh. And the charm and
virtue of these stones were such that
those who wore them could never per
ish by steel." They were therefore
beaten to death with clubs.
Making It Clear.
On board an ocean steamship a gen
tleman wished to help a lady who was
of an inquiring mind to comprehend
the principle of the steam engine. This
is how he cleared away all difficulties:
"Why, you see, ma'am," quoth he,
"it's just one thing goes up and then
another thing comes down, and then
they let the smoke on, which makes the
wheels go round. That's what they
call the hydraulic principle. It's quite
simple when you know it."
"Law me! I never understood it be
fore. But, then, I never had it proper
ly explained," replied the fair listener.
"That was a splendid back fall you
made in your death scene last night,"
remarked a young member of the com
pany to the eminent tragedian.
The latter looked at the flatterer
with a suspicious glare.
"Yes," he said, "and I'd like to lay
my hands on the blithering idiot who
soaped the stage floor." Cleveland
, A Cautions Youth.
"Bobby, your father wants to see
The boy looked dubious.
"Do I want to see him?" he asked.
"How should I know?"
"Y'ou ought to be able to tell by the
look in his eye." Chicago Post.
Ont of Her Line.
"So yon were at Mrs. Marrable's din
ner yesterday, Flossie. What was the
"I really can't tell you, for I didn't
take any. It's a thing I very seldom
Ordinary meadow grass rarely yields
over a ton and a half of hay to the
acre, but clover will give up to three
Lee Slicker, a man about forty yeari j
ofe age, Leather Workers' Union.-!
broke bis leg this morning by stum
bling over i semaphore wire. He wa -returning
home about 3 o'clock this
morning, and in the dark he did roi
see the wire. His leg was broken be
tween the knee and ankle. Dr. Slat
tery reduced the fracture, but the con
dition of th man is quite serious ot)
account of his advanced age. He w?.r
taken to St. Elizabeth hospital.
Has Your Time
a Money Value?
Every man who works
should protect his time.
An accident policy is the
only means of providing
Will carry your risk- for
I about 2 cents a day. Over
$12,000 losses paid dur-
ing the single month of
March, 1904. Write or
s call on
C. E. Spangler, Sec.,
310 Fraternity Bid g.
1330 O STREET.
POOL & BILLIARD
We manufacture our own Cigars,
and our leading brands are : :
New York Club 5c
Cuban Pearl 10c
STRICTLY UNION MADE
Is our Pickle Talk. What adds
so much spice and flavor to a
meal as pickles? Our line is
the finest in the city. Dills,
Gherkins sweet or sour and
Midgets, sweet, sour or mixed.
ALSO CHOICE OLIVES
Tender and sweet, just what
all of us crave at this time of
We make a sociality of garden
products, anil anything choice
and seasonable in the vegetable
line will always be found at our
Best goods, reasonable prices,
a clean store, prompt delivery
service and courteous treatment
are the principles we do busi
225 SO. 13TH STREET.
DR. WILMETH, Surgeon.
Fraternitv Buildiner 1 incoln IMeh.
Office, 728; Res., 628, Aut.,
DRS. WENTE & HUMPHREY;
Dentists. Fraternilv Rnilriinv
Phones Bell, 530; Auto., 3530.
J. RISER, Dentist
S. W. Cor. 10th & O.
Phones Auto, 3S1; Bell,. A122.
For tailor-made hats see Sadie
Puckett, 124 So. 12th St.
S'elz Royal Blue that's the Shoe for
jou. Get them at Sanderson's.
The very best Country " Butter, 20c
per lb. The Butter Store, 143 So. 13th.
Tell them von saw thmr niivortin
ment in The Wageworker. .
S'elz Royal Blue that's the Shoo' for
ou. Get them at Sanderson's.
Tell them you saw their advertise
ment in The Wageworker.
Needs no. introduction, . It is
recognized as the best piano
made for the money. v
, .. It .is especially noted for ita
sweet, mellow tone.
We Jiave it in Burl, Walnut,
Figured Mahogany and Gol
Matthews Piano Co.
Ok this clothes proposition.
It is this: You can buy cheap,
ordinary made clothes 'most
anywhere. You can't buy
outside of our store such
clothes as our "Kensington"
made as they are made-
looking as they look.
Another ' feature they are
Union Made. Every suit is
guaranteed to give satisfaction.
Suits $10, f 12.50, $15 upto$20
Wear Kensington Clothes
Magee & Deemer
1 109 O Street
; If you wish to fine! a
hat to suit your special
style, to harmonize with
your costume, and to
come within your price
limit, call on us. The
elegant styles we show
are bound to please yoa.
L. Universal Millinery
147 South 12th
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