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About The Wageworker. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1904-???? | View Entire Issue (March 9, 1906)
Right Mom is ihe-: :Tim
8ome Bits of News Garnered at Home
" arid Abroad.
Hjhderson, Ky has a new Building
Largest line off union made shoes in
the city at Rogers & Perkins. ,
. Rogers & Perkins carry the largest
lln of union made goods In the city.
St. Paul Carpenters have adopted a
new scale of 40c an hour, an Increase
from 37'2C '
Smoke "Bluo Ribbon" cigars, made
by, union workmen. Neville & Gart
ner. Sold by till dealers.
Carpenters In Jackson and Wya
, dotte, Mich., are going to try for bet
ter" conditions the coining spirng.
Montreal, Canada, has enjoyed an
organized boom during the last three
months, nearly 6,000 being enrolled.
Toledo, O., will establish a munici
pal blacksmith shop to shoe the city's
horses, and will employ only union
" "Blue Ribbon'.' cigars. . Union made.
'All dealers. Manufactured by Neville
Candidates for olnce are cordially
Invited to make their candidacy known
through the announcement columns of
The Wage worker.
The New Jersey State Board of Ar
bitration will probably be legislated
out of existence. The labor press de
clare Is a useless body.
Thanks to the business methods in
culcated by the Building Trades Coun
cil of Denver, Col., the mill men have
secured the eight-hour day.
Bakers' Union of Dayton, O., is ask
ing tbone who are agitating the Sun
day closing of saloons to also agitate
for the abolition of Sunday work In
Coal Teamsters, Lumber Teamsters,
Ice Wagon Drivers and Truck Drivers'
Unions In Cincinnati have, amalgamat
ed and will use the same kind of a
' Boston and Hartford Plumbers be
gan work January 1 on an increased
scale. It Is $4 a day in both cities, a
raise .of 25 cents a day in Boston and
60 cents a day in Hartford.
The strike of the granite cutters at
Qulncy, Mass., was brought to a close
by the Granite Manufacturers' Asso
ciation agreeing that only granite cut
ters should operate a surface machine.
Rector's Pharmacy is advertised In
The Wageworker this week, and will
continue to be. represented regularly.
If you trade at Rector's you are pa
tronizing a store that asks for union
Fifteen violators of the Ohio child
labor law have been arrested In Cin
cinnati. . District Inspectors are push
ing the crusade against employers who
have been working children In viola
tion of law..
A bill has passed the Ohio house of
representatives providing that when
strike breakers are advertised for the
fact shall be stated in an advertise
ment. , The bill Is in the hands of the
senate committee on labor.
Starchers of Troy, N. V., who have
been out for ten months, have secured
an agreement with one firm, employ
ing S3 girls, and another firm has
agreed to sign. Cluett, Peabody &
Co. still refuse to treat .with the union
'Carpenters of Indianapolis have
asked for a raise from 37V& to 42Vi
cents an hour. In New York an agree
ment has been signed for $4.80 a day,
an Increase of 30 cents. Philadelphia
has asked for an Increase of 5 cents
At Boston the Christian Scientists
are erecting a temple of science, and
considerable unfair labor is being
used. At the last meeting of the Bos.
ton Central Labor Union It was de
cided to lay the matter before Mrs.
Eddy, the high priestess of the cult.
The injunction paper against Big C
Typographical Union of New York
consists of 300 closely typewritten
pages and states that a big financial
loss was sustained by the Butterlck
Publishing company by the methods
adopted by Typographical Union No. 6.
Frank D. Reed, editor of the Shelton
Clipper, who was elected president of
the Nebraska Press Association last
week. Is an old-time union printer, and
still cherishes his card. Ex-President
Donovan is a union printer, The secretary-treasurer
Is a union printer.
Longshoremen In Boston, Mass.,
threaten to strike unless their de
mands and conceded by the steamship
companies. The longshoremen de
mand an increase of 10 cents an hour
to 40 cents on all bulk cargo, and
cents for additional overtime. The
longshoremen in Boston number 4,000.
Glass factories In. the Steubenville,
O., district, are threatened with a tem
porary shutdown because of a lack of
employes, said to be the result of
prosecutions for violation of child
labor law. A delegation may, be sent
to the legislature to urge the passage
of a law providing a higher age limit.
, James O'Gfay, one of the fraternal
delegates to the American Federation
of Labor convention at Boston In 1903,
was one of the successful labor can
didates In the recent British elections.
Mr. O'Gray represents the woodwork
ers, and ran in East Leeds, beating a
conservative candidate by a large ma
Representative Kahn has introduced
a bill in congress to protect free labor
from competition ' with convict labor
by confining the sale of convict-made
articles to the state or territory In
which they are made. Violation of the
act Is penalized by a fine of from $500
to $5,000, and Imprisonment for one
Hon. Edgar Howard, editor of the
Fremont Daily Herald, and a union
printer of many years' standing, at
tended the democratic banquet last
Tuesday night. The printers In the
Herald office went from the ten-hour
day to the nine-hour day as soon as
Mr. Howard took charge. And he is
willing to make it eight-hours as soon
as local conditions warrant it.
In his speech in the United States
senate on the provision in the Urgent,
deficiency bill abolishing the provi
sions of the eight-hour law on the
canal Senator Patterson, of Colorado,
said: "What It all means in plain,
brutal English, is that there is being
prepared on the isthmus a slaughter
house for aliens, and that the canal is
to be built at a fearful cost, not only
of money, but of life."
The Brewery Workers of Cleveland
have secured a three years agreement.
The foremen receive an increase of
$1 per week and overtime raised from
one und one-time time to 50 cents an
hour. Beer drivers receive a shorter
day for a term of six months, one hour
less per day, from November to April
with the same pay. Extra drivers
have also been granted $1 increase
with the shorter day.
LET LABOR. BEWARE.
Sunday Barber Shops Mean Sunday
Work in Other Lines.
' Workingmen In all lines of business
mechanics, . artisans, clerks should
wake up to the fact that the re-estab
lishment of Sunday barber shops
means Sunday work in all other lines.
This is a bad time to talk about in
creasing the number of hours of work
per week. The teneency Is In - the
other direction, and the wage earner
who deliberately or carelessly allows
this tendency to be overcome is foolish
in the extreme.
A few cheap1 lawyers, anxious to .se
cure a small fee, have expressed a
willingness to undertake the job of
smashing the anti-Sunday shop ordi
nance, and of course they insist that
they can do it. The Barbers' Union
will leave no stono unturned to defeat
the Sunday shop pronation, and it
deserves the cordial'' vof every
union in the city. ;? ig of the
barber shops on 1 aid be
step backwards: '. V
MIXED TOO OFTEN.
And This Should Straighten Things
Out a Little Bit.
The Wageworker Is continually get
ting mixed on the dates for the meet
ings of the- Central Labor Union and
the Woman's Label League. The
Label League meets on the second and
fourth Mondays of each month. The
Central Labor Union meets- on the
second and fourth Tuesdays. Now. do
not forget these dates. These two or
ganizatlons do not always meet on
consecutive nights. It depends on
whether the second Monday and the
second Tuesday of the month fall on
consecutive nights. They do not al
ways do it. Every third month brings
Now' keep these facts in mind. The
Wageworker Is going to try it from
now on, and will endeavor to make no
The Label League meets next Mon
day night, and the Central Labor
Union meets next Tuesday night. At
tend them both if you caa.
THE CIGAR MAKERS.
Quality Dttig Store
12th and 0 Streets, Lincoln
The laboring man's store. We give a
five per cent rebate on all purchases
Note these money saving prices:
1.00 Bromo Seltzer
1.00 Hood's Sarsaparilla
1.00 Hostetter's Bitters ...
1.00 Pond's Extract TJc
1.00 Pyramid Pile Cure 79c
i no Seven Sutherland Sisters' Hair
1.00 S. 8. S '"Ic
1.00 Warner's Safe Cure 79c
i (in Kilmer's Swamp Root 83c
1.00- Baef, Iron and Wine.
1.00 Shoop's Remedies ...
1.-00 Pinkham's Remedies
' l.Qfi Pierces Remedies...
. .35 CatrtTl!V
Dnnderlne . . .
.60 Doan'e Kidney, Pills.. .
1.00 Horllck's Malted Milk
.50 Horllck's Malted Milk
21c; 43c, 83c
Business Picking Up a Little After a
Period of Dullness.-
Business with the Clgarmakers ta
picking up a little after a period of
comparative dullness. In the mean
while the label campaign has been
progressing steadily. The CigarmaU-
ers point with pride to the fact that
they spend ir'ore money pushing the
lfbt'l tiian any other organization i::
the city. ' '
The Omaha plan of pushing the de
mand for union made cigars may be
tried In the near future. This consists
in a series of "smokers" given by the
local union where union made cigars
are provided and two or three timely
talks on unionism made. The plan
has worked good results in Omaha
where the membership has been
doubled Inside of a year.
The Cigarmakera are willing to do
their part towards building a Labor
Temple, but are somewhat divided as
to the proper plan of procedure.
Where prices are the lowest and the stocks still in good shape
as to assortment of styles and sizes. After the most prosperous
clothing season we have ever had we are perfectly willing to sacri
fice profit in order to make a decisive clearance of all Suits and Over
coats before the bulk of our Spring Stock is placed on the shelves.
Sale is on now. Don't miss it. ----v -V
Lot I embraces all Fancy Suits worth $30, $27. SO,
Lot II embraces all Suits which we sold at $20, $18,
$!6.SO and $15
Lot III embraces all Suits sold by us at $12. 50, $lO
Lot h$f8.50buy any Overcoat
in the store priced
up to $50, silk or serge lined, Pale
tot, double breasted Hytons, Chesterfield
Lot 2$I4.50 buys any oercoat
in the store priced
up to $32. SO. The styles include
Paddocks, Rytons,' 'Uarsities, single and
double breasted; also Chesterfield ". and
Box styl'ss. ' '
Lot 3"$I0.50 buys any Overcoat
:. . , : . in the store worth
: up to $22.SO. . Styles . include the".
Hytons, Paddocks, Sox and Chesterfield
styles. ! Some silk lined Boys.'
' " . -,-, .-' " !- ' "
Lot 4 $7. SO buys any Coatin the
, . store priced rup to
$16.50. ' When " you understand
that H., S. &r M- do not make a coat to
sell wholesale less than $11 you will
appreciate this offering.
1221 to 1227 O St.
GOOD C L O T H E S M E R C HANTS
ments were served and the time enliv
ened by several appreciative selections
on the piano by Clarence Mickel. A
driving snow storm succeeding the
balmy afternoon failed to break up the
meeting until the regular time of ad
journment about 5 o'clock.
Mrs. Uhlman, one of the members-
elect, was unable to be present at the
last meeting ov. account of Illness.
Miss Ella Kirby of Omaha is visit
ing her cousin. Miss Hazel Smith, 1404
The next meeting will be at the
home of Mrs. .WV E. Moore, 721 South
Eleventh street, Friday, March 16, at
20 p. m.
Mrs: Freeman mourns the death of
her mother, Mrs. Shepard, which oc
curred at 5 a. m. Wednesday. Mrs.
Shepard survived her husband only
about two months.
Mrs. Bert Towner, one of our char
ter members, is dangerously ill with
appendicitis at her home in Omaha.
Returning from her visit to Kearney,
Mrs. Righter made short stops at Sut
ton and Harvard. At the latter place
she was met at the 'station by Miss
Helen Mickel, aged five, and escorted
to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jess
Mrs. Jess Mickel promises another
of her welcome visits about April 1.
Union-made brooms' may now be had
at several places in, Lincoln.
Mrs. Sayer and Mrs. Radebach held
a few sessions in Printerville Wednesday.
with a full supply of phonograph cylin
ders. They have been rehearsing for
a long while and King is actually able
to reproduce the fine tones of, Her
Vice-President Bridges sat in the
seat of honor last Friday night and
the way he '"lined 'em up" was good
The Pressmen are very much pleas
ed with The Wageworker and think
it has done more to strengthen union
ism in Lincoln than any other agency.
It has been an educational influence
long needed, both in and out of the
ranks of unionism They wish It in
The Pressmen are ready to take
hold and do their share of the work on
a Labor Temple project:
When a girl is pretty it is a sign
she will believe you if you tell her she
Anyway, it doesn't take a boy as
long to unlearn as it does to learn his
The kind of education a man gets
by experience is no good to him be
cause everybody has it.
A girl never thinks a photograph of
her is good unless it looks like some
picture she saw in a novel.
.Brief Bits From the Best Part of the
The meeting with Mrs. Fred Mickel
last Friday, was well attended and full
of the usual interest. ' Two new mem
bers, Mrij. Worlty an'd "Mrs,-.(Klnkaid,
Ji.AU.'. (nnnm-i nnll trxrJtr '.tUt J$S il 1 fTQ H fn
,ft&cl Aft'er' the buslrkas session refresh-
Some Little Notes About the Boys Be
i , hind the Cylinders.
The boys in the Western Newspaper
Union press room are rejoicing over
a substantial increase, which was fully
deserved. The V. N. U. work Is a
"sweat" for fair. The feeders went to
Manager Julian a few days ago and
presented their claims. He said he
would look into the matter, and he did.
After some consultation and investiga
tion the matter was amicably adjusted,
the increase granted and the cylinders
sang "It Is Good to Be a Union Man."
The Pressmen are having a better
attendance at union meetings since the
fine for absence was tacked on.
The Wageworker's detective has
been doing a little "sleuthing" in
press room circles. He finds that a
let of the boys are wearing "scab"
clothing and a number of them em
ploying "scab" workmen in the build
Phin White is back at the business
again for good, he says. He Is will
ing to let the other fellows try the
other jobs, for he knows when he has
short hours and good pay. He Is now
regular at the Free Press.
Herb Brooks is going to take a va
cation and rest up a while before tak
ing his new "sit.", Brooks has been
with No. 106 a long while and has
helped put the-local where it is today.
The boys, will "mips him when he is
gone.-:' ., . .. .-,.'.
It is reported that Secretary Wergef
and Treasurer King will soon -appear
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News From . the Big Shop on the
Tom Dunn, who has been working
on the night shift, was pulled over to
the clay side and says he likes the
Thomas Connelly, of the book side,
has been working overtime with his
chickens. ' '
"A good mixer Is all right in politics
or a bi.keshop, but woefully out of
place in the printshop."
A "day-sider" on the News was
heard to remark Jthe next day after
the Sunday election of officers that
when so many good fellows waut office
it is really embarrassing for the voter
to make a choice.
The Journal book chapel has little
use for the "knocker,- - Kouse mil
him! . .
Editor Vealh of the Havelock Times
visited the Journal composing room
this week. ' , . ;.
Henry Bingamari is the latest, ad
junct to Printerville. Mr. Bingaman
has commenced the erection of a neat
house on the four lots purchased re
cently at Twenty-second and Cliaton
Someihing like four or five candi
dates from the Journal building have
announced themselves for the dele
gateship to the international conven
tion to be held at Colorado Springs
in August. Some of the boys believe
that the tall boy will knock the per
simmon, while others are sanguine
that a dark horse will be victorious.
Has your spring suit got the label
on it? v
A girl likes to have you tell her that
her eyes are like stars almost as much
as that her hair ripples.
Trvlnz to keen un annearances 'has
kept taany a man down.
We all have our trials, but not half
enough of us are convicted. .
The listener who wants to hear good
of himself can talk Into a phonograph.
It generally happens that the play
ViTight who makes bad plays makes
A girl's musical education i3 never
complete until she learns when not to
When fortune knocks at the door
the wolf still hangs around to see if
you are going to answer.
A girl naturally hates to break off
an engagement to which her parents
have been opposed from the start.
WAG E WORKER- ,
Most brides promise to obey rather
than make a scene.
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Patents taken throajrh Munn ft Co. receive
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All men are born free from envy, but
they soon contract the disease.
A hypocrite never succeeds In mis
leading others a3 far as he misleads
"The only way to manage a wife,"
says the Cynical Bachelor, "is to!
her have her own' way."
Philanthropy is said to relieve J3ej
occasionally who are troubled with
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