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INSTITUTE 1334 0
SUCCESSFULLY TREATS DIS
EASES of WOMEN, NERVOUS
AND CHRONIC Diseases, Con
stipation, Piles, Varicocele, Ca
tarrh of Stomach, and Bowel
Troubles of all kinds. We make
a thorough and scientific exami
nation of your ailments FREE of
CHARGE, We have devoted
many years to the study of this
class of diseases. Can cure you
if your. 'Case is curable. Until
Dec. 1, will take cases at $ per
month, medicine furnished. If
you cannot call, write. Office
hours 9 to 12, 2 to 5; nights, 7 to
8; Sundays, 2 to 4.
We are expert cleaners, dyers M
and finishers of Ladies' and Gen
tlemen's Clothing of all kinds.
The finest dresses a specialty.
THIS NEW FIRM
rj. C. WOOD & CO.
AojtC FOR PRICELIST,
B 'PHONES: Bell, 147. Auto, 1292.
1320 N St - - Lincoln, Neb.
U PHOTO GALLERY
U 1214 O STREET
When you want a
call and see my
Wage workers, Attention
We have Money to Loan
on Chattels. ' Plenty of it,
too. Utmost secrecy.
. KELLY & NORRIS
7O-7I BROWNELL BLK.
OWN YOUR OWN HOME
STOP PAYING RENT
We will loan you money to
build or buy a home and you
can pay it back in small
monthly payments the same
as rent. INVESTIGATE.
& LOAN ASSOCIATION
MATSON ft HALL, Oen'l Agta.
118 North 14th St. Lincoln, Neb.
Lincoln Dental College
'Open for Patients Every
lSth mid O His. F. M. Building;
Through Daily Train
Is renowned for its fast trains, "
perfect roadbed, and the general
superiority of its service and
equipment. It is the direct line
Salt Lake City,
San Francisco, Los Angeles,
Passengers via this line can
reach Western points many
hours (quicker than over any
other route, hence there are
fewer incidental expenses on the
A Saving of Time and Money
Be sure your tickets read
E. B. SLOSSON,
See the Lincoln Telephone com
pany's exhibit of union made tele
phones at the Union Labor Fair. Use
WILL M. MAVPIH, EDITOR
Published Weekly at 137 No. 14th
St., Lincoln, Neb. One Dollar a Year.
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1904, at the postofflce at Uncoln,
Neb., under the Act of Congress of
March 3rd, 1879.
jt "Printers' Ink," the recog- Jt
jl nized authority on advertls- j
j ing, after a thorough invest!- &
j gation on this subject, says: Jt
4 "A labor paper is a far bet- J
jt ter advertising medium than
jt an ordinary newspaper in J
Jt comparison with circulation. J
jt A labor paper, for example, jt
Jt having 2,000 subscribers Is of J
jt more value to the business J
j man who advertises In it jt
j tht an ordinary paper with J
3 12,000 subscribers." J
" LABOR'S WATCHWORD.
We wl!J stand by our friends and ad
minister a stinging rebuke to men or
parties who are either indifferent, neg
ligent or hostile, and, whenever oppor
tunity affords, secure the election of
intelligent, honest, earnest trade union
ists, with clear, unblemished, paid-up
union cards in their possession.
A MERRY CHRISTMAS.
For the third time The Wageworker
wishes its readers, and the whole body
of organized labor everywhere, a
Merry Christmas" and a "Happy New
Year." For almost three years this
humble little newspaper has been en
deavoring., to advance the cause of
trades unionism. It believes that its
efforts have been successful in some
measure. It knows that organized la
bor today, despite the attacks from
without and indifference from within,
1s in better shape than ever before
Earnestness, loyalty and zeal are more
manifest than ever before, and the
growth has been substantial even if
not so rapid as some of us might wish.
Christmas should be a happy season
among organized workingmen, for to
day labor is more universally employ
ed than ever before in the history of
the country. Labor is getting a better
proportion of what it creates than ever
before, even if it still lacks very much
of getting all that it deserves. Fra
ternity has taken on a new meaning,
and the fraternal spirit is stronger
than ever before in the history of the
labor-movement. A new era is dawn
ing in the industrial world. The true
worth of those who produce is becom
ing to be appreciated, and the man
who performs honest work is coming
to be more highly thought of than the
consumer who lives on what others
produce. Labor's awakening and eman
cipation is drawing nearer with every
dawning day. God speed the day when
it shall come into its own.
And now again, this time in the
language of Tiny Tim, The Wage-
worker, filled with the. spirit of the
triad anniversary which commemorates
the birth of the Carpenter of Gallilee,
exclaims, "God bless us, every one!"
THAT JAPANESE TROUBLE.
The little trouble over the school
question in San Francisco need worry
no one. The neople of California have
a right to 11m their public schools as
they Bee It, and all talk of federal
Interference is pure rot. The Japa
nese have not been deprived of school
facilities for their children. San Fran
ciscans merely objected to furnishing
free schools for adults. They objected
to having Japanese men and women
of from twenty-five to forty years of
age mingllrfg with the white children
of from six to twelve years of age,
but they did not deny these Japanese
all school facilities. They established
separate schools for the Japanese, just
as Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas and
a dozen other states maintain separ
ate schools for negroes. .In this the
San Franciscans were clearly within
their rights, and President Roosevelt's
remarks in his message were wholly
beside the question. It is not a mat
ter for the federal government to
handle. . .
The trouble with these Japs Is that
since their little victory over a coun
try weakened to the point of dissolu
tion by internal troubles, they have
grown altogether too "chesty." We
have praised them and made so much
over them that they really entertain
the idea that they can whip all of cre
ation. They are becoming a nuisance
with their "swelled headed" ways and
their prestige on land and sea. We
cheerfully admit that the Jap is quite
a fellow, and that he is really a phe
nomen. But there are a few things
he can not . do, no matter how hard
he tries. Among them is the little
job of making Americans kow-tow to
him. Another is the little job of bluff
ing Uncle Sam.. The Jap will be
treated with all courtesy and fairness,
but Americana are going to protect
their school system, their ' traditions
and their spirit despite the insolence
of the chesty Jap. And the sooner
the saucy little yellow man learns this
the better it will be for him.
SHEA, YOUNG AND THE REST.
We have been reading the Associat
ed Press reports of the trial of Con
Shea in Chicago with a great deal of
allowance for prejudice on the part of
the managers of the Associated Press
But there is no doubt that Shea, Young
and the rest of that Teamsters' bunch
have been guilty of acts that deserve
not only the extreme punishment of
the law but the denunciation of organ
ized labor everywhere. We have an
utter abhorrence for the methods pur
sued by Con Shea, but bad as he is
he is no worse than the men who have
worked their revenge on him by turn
ing state's evidence, and at the same
time preserving their own precious
Organized labor, made up as it is
of honest men, with only here and
there a thug or a rascal, will not de
fend Shea and his methods. On the
contrary they will denounce them and
will' lend every effort to mete out the
punishment that their crimes deserve.
Organized labor has learned a bitter
lesson, and its real members no longer
resort to violence. The labor troubles
of the last decade have been brought
about by men whose unionism is of the
doubtful order. Just as joining ' a
church does not of necessity make a
Christian of a man, so does joining
a union not always maJSe a trades
unionist of a man. Trades unionism
Is a matter of education, not of carry
ing a card, and the old trades union
ists long ago learned the utter futility
of resorting to violence. They now
depend upon moral suasion, the jus
tice of their cause and the sympathy
of the public. The printers' strike is
an evidence of this. For over a year
that strike has been in- progress, but
to date not one act of violence has
been charged, although two or three
men have been convicted of exercising
their rights as American citizens des
pite the injunction of a subservient
judge. The printers have spent over
three millions of dollars in their fight
during the 'last Vear and they have
won a victory. They struck only as a
last resort, and when they did strike
they kept within the letter and the
spirit of the law, and today they have
the sympathy of the general ,public.
The Chicago teamsters, by, their ac
tions, forfeited public sympathy early
in the strike, and recent developments
demonstrate again, and with renewed
emphasis, that no body of organized
workingmen can afford to violate the
law or resort to violence.
.May the. Christmas of every reader
of The Wageworker, and of every
member of his or her family and of
all men, women and children every
where be a merry one, and may their
New - Year be a prosperous and a
happy one. There is plenty of all to go
around if we will just distribute it
Organized labor has suffered already
too much by the actions of such miB
representatives as Con Shea. Let hon
est union men get together for tho
purpose of weeding out the grafters,
the disturbers and the rioters. We
must hav the sympathy of the general
public if 'we would win.
The sit uation in Chicago is bad
enough, bAt the truth will not hurt. It
is . absolutely false that Con Shea
called the a.trike of the teamsters. The
strike was.' voted on by each separate
local and parried overwheliuningly by
a vote of tl:e c?a Ire membership.
It did not need the denial of the
head official of the Brotherhood of
Locomotive 1 Firemen to disprove the
idiotic charfce that firemen were will
ing to taka the places of engineers
who saw fil to walk out to enforce a
ilemand fol better conditions.
The Uff.lon "Busters' Alliance,
through its attorney, Timothy J. Ma-
honey of Oiinaha, is going to bust the
unions by refsort to the anti-trust laws.
Wouldn't that jar you?
Post's "SqViare Deal" newspaper
says it is in Vavor of stringent laws
against child liibor. To be sure it Is.
And it is also I against their enforce
By the way, While enjoying the
Christmas season V do not forget that
there will be a cityVelection in Lincoln
At any. rate the iVnion Labor Fair
begun under many discouragements.
ended in quite a blazeV of glory.
One way to make ChYistmas mean
something is to do something that will
make some sorrowing or suffering
brother or sister feel better for having
seen the Christmas season come and
A Merry Christmas .and a .Happy
- You don't Lave to wait until January
1 to resolve to look for the label.
The labor fair was a financial suc
cess despite the indifference of a ma
jority of the union men of the city.
A Christmas gift with the union
label on it would please any genuine
union man. Patronize The Wage
After all, does it appear reasonable
tiiat Con Shea would have accepted
$300 for calling a strike that he could
1 ave demanded and received $5,000 for
Congress is about to pass a ship sud-
sidy bill. It is asked for by rich mi
who want additional graft. The "labor
bills," however, met with a cold re
ception from this same congress.
UNIONS AND THE IMMIGRANTS.
Trades unionism Is doing more to
Americanize the immigrant than any
other institution, not excepting the
church, according to the United States
jabor Commissioner, in a recent re
port. It is teaching him the nature
of the American form of government.
In some of the older countries the
word government is synonymous with
oppression. In the labor union he gets
away from his clannish instinct, which
even his religion has not heretofore
been able to accomplish. Aad be real
izes that the best available means to
s;ive the body and better conditions is
through the means of the union.
Clothiug Trades Bulletin .
Fresh and Salt Meats
Sausage, Poultry, Etc
Staple and Fancy Groceries.
Telephones 888-477. 314 Se. Ilth Street
DR. R. Li. BENTL.EY,
. Office Hours 1 to 4 p.m.
Office 2116 O st. ; Both Phones.
Mew Windsor Hotel
American anil European plan.
American Plan to 93 per day.
Karopean Plan, Rooms &Oe to
SI. 50 per day. 9t rooms all out
side. Popular priced restaurant
lunch counter and Ladles' cafe.
E. M. PEN NELL, Mgr.
HAYDEN'S ART STUDIO
New Location, 1127 O
Fine work a Specialty.
GRAND CENTRAL BARBER SHOP
Anything In our Line?
Members of the Union
W. H. BARTHELMAN
134 SOUTH IITH STREET
DR. A. B. AYEBS
1309 0 Street - Auto 1591; Bell 915
Bring this ad and save ten per cent .on
CHARLES BOWEN, Prop.
Union Cleanly Handy
t YOU ARE NEKT
101 South 11th, - Lincoln
Columbia National Bank
General Banking Business. Interest on tints deposits
LINCOLN, ' NEBRASKA
The Lincoln Wallpaper & Paint Co.
A Strictly Union Shop , ;
Modern Decorators, Wall
Paper, Mouldings, Etc. ofnfi"??
Auto Phone 1975
Your Cigars Should
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union-made cigars. '
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Three Good Rules
First When Traveling between Omaha and Chicago, use The Orerland
Limited leaving at 8:35 p. m. from Union Station. -
Second. If you cannot use The Overland Limited, use The Eastern Ex
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.Third. If you cannot use either of the above, take The Chicago Express
leaving at 7:U a. m. . . ,:-:.:- - '"-;'"
In these three trains the 1 ' " " , , ' ' ? i - "
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
offers an excellence in service between Omaha and Chicago not obtain
able elsewhere. , All trains arrive in Union Station in the heart of Chicago.
. All trains , are protected by block signals and run over a smooth track all
the way. ,
Low Rates to Many Eastern Points ,
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For Quick Dolivorios and Gosd Grades of
Hard Scranton and
can Schaupip Coal Co.
Phones: Bell 18a
I Union Harness & Repair
Shop . . x
GEORGE H. BUSH
- Harness repairing, Harness
washed " and ' Oiled'. . I use the
Union Stamp and solicit Union
Trade. All hinds of work fur
nished on call. 145 So. 9th.
Wn LnuM I VI
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Rubber Heels. v . ... . . . . . .35c'
Best Ealf-Soles. . .', 60c to 75c
Repairing neatly done.
I Sell Union-Made Shoes
1529 0 Street
Bear This Label..
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1524 Farnam Street,
YARDS, 18th and
LOCil .19 x
STAMP ! X
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