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About The Wageworker. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1904-???? | View Entire Issue (Dec. 8, 1905)
Itema of Interest,'' Original and . Bor
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Smoke "Blue Ribbon Cigars" and be
Central Labor Union meets next
Kankakee union men are holding
monthly mass meetings.
Plumbers are striking in Hartford,
Conn., and .Springfield, Mass.
The largeBt line of union made shoes
In Lincoln at Rogers & Perkins.
, Rogers & Perkins carry a complete
line of union made shoes. ' 1
Virginia State federation of Labor
has put a state organizer In the Held.
The carpenters are preparing for an
other open meeting, and it will be a
One drugslst has been cinched for
violating the excise laws. There are
The painters in the New York fire
department had their wages raised 50
cents a day.
Boston garment workers' gained 300
. members as the result of an organ iz-
I n 0- comnalffn .
Bookbinders of Washington, D. C,
have been successful in establishing a
flat scale of $18 a week there.
Hon. Edgar Howard, who has just
purchased the Fremont Dally Tribune,
li an old- 'me union printer.
Woman'n Union Label League hold3
its regular meeting Monday evening.
Air members should be present.
A prominent manufacturer of Detroit
declares that D. M. Parry Is Injuring
the business interests of the country.
Eighty moulders are on strike at
Meadvllle, Pa., because of refusal to
curtail the number of apprentices.
"Blue Ribbon" cigars, made by Ne
ville & Gartner, are union made, well
made and Lincoln made. All dealers.
The next annual convention of the
Seamen's Industrial Union will be held
In Cleveland, commencing December 5.
Central Labor Union of Buffalo, N.
Y., will Impose a fine of flOO upon any
union -withdrawing from the central
One hundred moulders walked out of
the Allyne Brass foundry company's
plant at Cleveland because of the open
The Street Railway Employes' Asso
ciation Is the first labor organization
In America to adopt an old age pension
The park commission has not yet
provided that public skating rink it
was talking about during the warm
All the electricians and linemen of
the four telephone companies center
ing at La Crosse, Wis., struck for rec
ognition of the union.
Efforts are being made to adjuat the
differences which have recently been
agitating the dual organizations of
carpenters in Milwaukee.
Six hundred men and 800 girls em
ployes of a shirt factory on strike In
Philadelphia won an Increase in wages
and the piece work system.
Fisherman's Protective Union of the
Pacific coast is trying to obtain from
the federal government a hospital in
the Bristol bay region, Alaska.
Chicago printers, besides paying lib
eral strike benefits to all members
out for the eight-hour day, are raising
a local defense fund of $25,000.
Fifty girls employed, as coremakers
In McNab & Harlln's machine shop at
Paterson, N, J., went on strike be
cause the foreman was discharged.
The Union Pacific Is going to do an
Immense lot of building In Nebraska
next year, and this, will furnish em
ployment to many hundreds of men.
The journeymen carpenters of South
ern Massachusetts will early in the
spring make a general demand for a
wage of $3 a day and the union shop,
If your union Is not represented in
the columns of The Wageworker 'the
fault Is probably your own. The Wage
worker wants all tbe labor news it can
There are tntne loval divisions of the
Amalgamated Association of Street
Railway Employes In Chicago district,
with a membership of approximately
The Cigarmakers' International Un
ion won the gold metal at the Lewis
and Clark exposition at Portland, Ore.,
for making the best and most sanitary
After a strike of five months against
the open shop, machinists of East
Rutherford, N. J., were victorious, and
hereafter the works will be considered
Glas Workers' International has ob
tained recognition of the flat, wage
scale in a little over half of the' fac
tories represented In the Manufac
It Is saiad there are but two mines
in Illinois working under non-union
conditions, and- that the operators of
both are losing money through the in
experienced men employed.
More than 15,000 miners and smelt
era of Butte, Mont., are said to be
about ready to break away from the
Western Federation of Miners and join
the United Mine Workers.
A traveling representative of the
United Hafters in a western c(ty found
seven members of the central body and
fifteen members of a local union wear
ing hats without the Union Label.
Broommakers of Evansvllle, Ind ,
on strike against a local factory for
several weeks to enforce a demand for
living w.ages, have returned to work.
They gained a small Increase In wages.
Steps are being taken in Chicago for
the formation of an arbitration board
of teamsters' and team owners, which
will adjust all differences which may
arise in the future. The various team
owners Interested have in their em
ploy 15.000 teamsters. ,V
Forty-five damage suits, growing out
of evictions of miners last winter, were
filed against leading coal companies in
the bituminous fields of Charleston, W.
Va. The total amount of damages
a.-:ked for is $112,000.
Unions afflfiated with the United
Association of Plumbers, Gas Fitters,
Steam Fitters and Steam Fitters' Help
ers are considering the advisability of
establishing a home for old and in
. After a hard struggle of over one
year, Chicago Bakers' union has suc
ceeded in reaching a settlement in its
fleht against F. E. Coyne & Co. An
agreement was signed and the union
label has been granted the firm.
Grand President P. F. Richardson, of
the International Association of Car
Workers, which is chartered by the A.
F. of L., and belonging to Plymouth
Rock lodge, Boston, has been suspend
ed from membership in the lodge for
one year.. . r .
The "Onion Club" Is due for another
meeting soon. The Omaha branch of
the parent Onion - wants to hold a
couple of joint meetings, one in Lin
coln and one in Omaha. This is a
scentsible proposition and would make
stronger the roots of affection.
, Judge Wanty of the United States
circuit court at Detroit refused to grant
a preliminary injunction to the Grand
Trunk railway to prevent its striking
machinists and shop employes at Port
Huron, Mich., from picketing the com
Parry's National Association of
Manufacturers has issued a circular let
ter to the daily newspapers containing
a veiled threat that if they publish
anything .favorable to the , striking
printers they will be boycotted through'
Union cigarmakers in Sad Francisco,
who went on strike two weeks ago,
have gained the day and will receive
a substantial increase in wages. The
union has succeeded in securing the
consent of all manufacturers but one
to pay the new rates.
Trainmen on the New Haven rail
road have been notified that whenever
they feel they have a grievance they
will be entitled to a hearing before the
executive officers through any of their
fellow trainmen fhey may select to
represent them for that purpose.
Judge Holdom'3 recent injunction
against the striking printers was
roundly denounced as a menace to
public liberty by the Rev. John F. Lo
ba, of the First Congregational church
of Evans ton, at a meeting of the Con
gregational ministers of Chicago Tues
A solution of the convict labor prob
lem In every state in the union through
the adoption of a prison system simi
lar to that now in effect in New York
la suggested by Collis Lovely, vice-
president of the Boot and Shoe Work
ers' Union, who was a member of the
recent prison commission.
All the ' violence In the printers
strike yet reported has come from the
employers. A young lady member of
the Duluth, Minn., union called on a
young woman in one of the struck
shops on a personal matter, and the
proprietor, observing her, forcibly and
even brutally ejected her from the
building. He will answer in court to
a charge of assault. .
The master bakers of Newark, N. J.,
who recently locked out their union
employes in an effort to establish the
open ahop in violation of contract,
are.hoosing their strike breakers in a
room where flour is stored. These
men, 35 in number, both eat and sleep
in the same room with the stored flour,
in violation of the factory inspection
laws of the state.
The Presbyterian Ministers' League
of Kansas City, Mo., made overtures
to the Industrial Council of that city
with a view of securing fraternal affil
iation between the two organizations,
the object being to bring about a
closer relationship between the church
and the workmen of Kansas City. The
proposal was unanimously adopted by
the Industrial Council.
Forty-one states will be represented
in the national conference of immigra
tion in New York on February 6, 7
and 8, under the auspices of the Na
tional Civic Federation. Owing to the
immigration problem, growing out of
the recent boycotts and the proposed
new Chinese treaty, one day will be
devoted to its discussion. Hawaii will
be represented by ten delegates.
Cigarmakers' International will .soon
hold a referendum election of national
officers. Indications are that all of the
present incumbents will have opposi
tion. General President George W. Per-i
kins wilt be opposed by J. Mahlon
Barnes, of Philadelphia, who is being
put forward by a number of the local
organizations. Barnes is at present
national secretary of the socialist
party. Mr. Perkins has proven an effi
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As usual, our store is crowded with new seasonable goods priced as low as a legitimate profit
will allow. It is our earnest endeavor that everything sold over our counters shall correspond . with
the advertising we do. Some unusually good things are offered this week.
Buy Your SHkG No w
This week we ( are making a special, in Silks. All
Silks are' guaranteed' to 'give perfect satisfaction in
27 inch China or Jap Silks in all colors including: black
and white, 50c values ......:'. ; .. .39c
27 inch Glace Taffeta, Changeable, in every desirable
combination, $1.00 value ......79c
24 inch Peau De Soie :n black only." 'Sl.35 Value at
'. ...... ... 89c
36 inch Black Taffeta, a verv good quality at $1.25
3(5 inch Black Taffeta oil boiled, the iron weSr cloth,
$1.50 value . . ...... . .$1.18
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Our stock ' of Christ
mas handkerchiefs is far
"more complete" than ever
before and we-invite the
public to inspect the great
values we are offering in
either men's or ladks"
goods. ' "
Ladies' or Men's Hemstitched Handkerchiefs in plain
white at 2 l-2c, 5c, 10c, 12 l-2c, 15c. 20c, 25c and 35c
Ladies' Embroidered and Lace edge handkerchiefs.
at 7c, 10c, 12 1-2c, 15c, 18c, 25c and. ....... 60c
Ladies Silk handkerchiefs, colored border or Initialed,
excellent quality .,. ......... .25c
Men's Silk finished handkerchiefs, colored borders and
plain at .15c and 25c
Men's Silk handjeerchiefs, colored borders; snappy ef
fects, big assortment to choose from at. . . . .50c
59c Dress Goods Sale
Many people arc taking advantage of this low price
in Suitings and for this week we added more cloths
worth to $1.50. There are Checked .Mohairs. Man
nish Cloths, Zibelines, Meltons. Venetians and Plain
Mohairs, in cloths trcm 42 to 56 inches wide ; all on
one table ft 59c
Outing Flannet Sato
50 pieces of Outings in Light and Dark Outings : all
new patterns ; worth to 12 l-?c a yarcLV.". ... .8 l-2c
6c Half Bleached Shaker Flannel oniy ?...3 3-4c
Ladies' Golf Gloves in plain and fancy colors at per
pair 25c and 50c
Ladies' Cashmerette Gloves, Silk lined; black and col
Ladies' Kid and Mocha lined Mittens at pen pair. . . .
..50c, 75c, $1.00
Ladies' Yarn Mittens in black at 15c, 20c, 25c, 50c
Ladies' Black Silk Mittens at 75c, $1.00 and $1.23
Francis Simmen's Best Kid Gloves in all the popular
shades .$1.00, $1.25, and $1.50
Undressed Kid Gloves, silk lined at .$1.50
Cut Prices on winter weight Skirts in all wool Man
nish and Melton cloth, neat styles and good assort
ment of colors.
$3.75, $3.95 lines....... . . Cut Price $2.95
$5.00. $6.00, $7.50 lines. ....... ..... . .Cut Price $3.95
A Large' Collection of the newest style Skirts, in
Panama and Mannish cloth in Green, Blue, Brown
and Gray colors at special prices.
$5.50 lines, special..... . i .$4.95
$6.75 lines, special ......... .". . . . .$5.95
$7.50 and $8.50 lines, special.. l....$6.95
1-5 off on the entire line of Misses' Skirts.
Perfect fitting and well made Waists, handsome styled
at reachable prices. Green dotted Challie worth
$3.75, and Wool Henriettas in' all colors worth $3.50,
at. ....... . . .Special Price $2.95
Fine Wool Mohair in all leading colors..
,. Special at $2.75
White Silkized Oxford Waists in Winter weight, a
fine washable garment at .$1.50
4 dozen Black or White silk squares, worth to $1.50,
this week r 98c
Complete line of Wool Fascinators and Shawls from
'..25c to $4.50
Specials in Flannelettes
28 Inch Dark and Light Flannelettes ; great value ; this
Aveek 6 3 -4c
36 inch Flannelettes; new Kimono styles ; 15c value
A Little of Everything
5c card of Safety Pins, all sizes. .'.4
10c Cabinet Hair Pins. ... . .i . . . . . i ...... .
5c card Pearl Buttons. ".i '. . . . . . ; . ..... .2
5c Hemstitched Handkerchiefs, Ladies. . . . .. . .2
Ladies'JPad Hose 'Supporters, black and colors.. .
C. R. Bailey's iVjiolet 'talcum Powder ;
C.- R. iJailey's Rexoleum, 2 ounces; .'. . : . . . . .
We Sell the German
American High Grade
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This is the season
for leggings. ,
Jersey cloth leggings,
to 10, 65c
Jersey cloth leggings,
11 to 2, 75c
Triunfo, per pound, 40c.
Trinidad, per pound, 35c.
Ira Cruzada, per pound, 30c
Iowa, per pound, 25c.
Tumbala, per pound, 20c -
Always the same, and the
finest coffee ever sold in Lin-'
coin. We know it, and want
you to know it.
Boys' Leggings, Cord- ,:
, uroy, Duck and Cov
! ert Cloth, from...,
. . .50c to $1.00
Jersey cloth and overgaiters, in the best styles.
.50c to 85c
Lambs' Wool Soles
Men's sizes 6 to 11.. ......... . ..... ...... . . .... . . . .35c
Women's sizes 3 to 7... .25c
Misses' and Children's. .,23c and 20c
Blankets and Comforts
10- 4 Cotton Blankets. ...'.: 48c
11- 4 Cotton Blankets, fancy or gray, .......75c
10- 4 Wool Blankets, $3.00 and $3.25 values. ..$2.18
11- 4 Wool Blankets, $4.00 value . . . . . . . ;". . . $3.35
$1.75 full size Comforts in Quilted or Knotted ; special
A lot of Ladies' and Children's Underwear, in odd
sizes, at . i . . . . .1-4 off
A lot of Ladies' Fleeced Ribbed Vests and Pants ;
worth to 30c; to close: .......... i. ........ 19c
UNION MADE SHOES
Icarry nothing but union made
shoes, and have a full line of
them. I manufacture shoes and
shoe uppers. A share of union
patronage is respectfully solic
1529 0 St., Lincoln
Your Cigars Should Bear This i'fcjaibel..
luurt by AullKwilyoi the Cigar Makers' International Union of America.
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It is insurance against sweat shop and
tenement goods, and against disease: . . .
AND DRAY LINE
All kinds of hauljta&and transfer work. Mov
ing household goods a specialty.
UNION DRIVERS ONLY
This is a union concern. All drivers are mem
bers in good standing of Teamsters Union 440
Office Phones Bell LI 154. Auto 3824
. Residence Phone Anto 8075
All Work Guaranteed.
HERE are many points of difference between this clothing store and the
other clothing stores in Lincoln and all in your favor. We deal in
clothing not in hot air." We can Bell on a closer margin because'
we are out of the high rent district.. We buy closer because our buyers
. are constantly on the watch for bargains in the clothing manufacturing
And we handle more union made goods than any other clothing, house
in our neighborhood.
WHAT WE OFFER f
; tf 7 CA This buys a suit or over
$ I DU coat that cannot be dupli
cated for $10 anywhere in Lincoln.
f A A A This buys a suit or over
lU.UU coat equal to any $13.50
1 or $15.00 suit or overcoat offered
, elsewhere. .. .
Cf C Afl This buys as good a suit
PluUU or overcoat as there is on
he market, and good enough for
anybody. If you pay-more you are
paying for the makers name.
. IN THE
TT7'E YMlJ " Palm to no
ll' one when it cspmes to 'a
.'.J complete line of furnish
ings. ' We can fit yon from hat to
'shoes and with the neatest and best.
Our line of Underwear is immense.
Our Shoe line as complete as any.
We Want Youk Patbonage
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PATRONIZE Tllf WAGEWDRER'S ADVERTISERS
& TENTH & P STREETS
1726 N STREET
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