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HIGH QUALITIES ARE PRICED LOW
Shirts and Drawers, good quality of balbriggan at, per
Suit . 45c
Shirts and Drawers, special quality balbriggan at, per
garment 33c and 44c
Shirts and Drawers, finest French balbriggan 75 cent
quality, Thursday at, per garment 50c
Men's Nainsook Shirts and Drawers, 50c quality at.. 40C
Boys' Summer Waists, good quality and fast color, at. 25c
Men's 50c Work Gloves ONE-HALf Regular Price
Men's Shirts, soft attached collar, $1.50 and $1.75
qualities, at $1.39
Men's Neckwear, 2 qualities of pure silk four-in-hands,
all new patterns, 35c and 50c qualities, at.l9c and 39c
Men's French Lisle Fancy Hose that were priced, at
50c, broken line of size, your choice, at per pair
39c, or three pair for I.UU B
CONVENTIONS IN 1908.
Whore and When Trades Union Gath
erings Will Be Held.
August 3, Buffalo, N. Y., National
Association of Heat, Frost, General In
sulators and Asbestos Workers.
August 4, Detroit, Mien., Interna
tional Glove Workers' Union r-I
August 10, Detroit, Mich., Interna
tional Brotherhood of Stationary Fire
Jtien. August 6, Detroit, Mich., Interna
tional Brotherhood of Teamsters.
August 10, Boston, Mass., Interna
lional Typographical Union.
August 10, Boston, Mass., Interna
tional Stereotypp.rs and Electrotypera'
August 11, Indianapolis, Ind., Shirt
Yalst and Laundry Workers' Interna
CVugust 24, Milwaukee, Wis., United
tiHrnient Workers of America.
September 1. , Table Knife
Grinders' National Union. -
September 2, . Milwaukee, Wis.,
American Brotherhood of Cement
September 7, Denver, Colo., Inter
national Association of Machinists.
September 8, New York City, Inter
national Photo Engravers' Union ct
September 10, Boston. Mass., Spin
ners' International Union.
September 14, Montreal, Canada.
Journeymen Stonecutters' Association
of North America.
September 14, Philadelphia, Pa., In
ternational Union ct Steam Engineers.
September 14, Philadelphia, Pa., 'In
ternational Brick, Tile and Terra Cotta
September 15, Salt Lake City, Utah.
U ulted Brotherhood of Carpenters and
Joiners of America.
September 17, New York City, Pock
et Knife Blade Grinders and Finish
era' National Union.
September 21, Indianapolis, Ind.,
- UnUed Association of Plumbers, Gas
fitters, Steamfitters and Steamfitters'
Helpers of United States and Canada.
September 21, Indianapolis, Ind,
International Association of Bridge
nd Structural Iron Workers,
October. 6, Washington, D. C, Bak
ery and Confectionery Workers' In
ternational Union. -
October 5, St. Louis, Mo., Interna
tional Union of Wood, Wire and Metal
October 20, Cohoes, N. Y., United
Textile Workers of America,
November 9, Denver, Colo., Ameri
can Federation of Labor.
November 10, Bangor, Pa., Interna
tional Union of Slate Workers.
November 12. Vinalhaven, Me., Lob
ster Fisherfmen's International Protec
December 7,' New Orleans, La., In
ternational Brotherhood , of Mainten-ance-of-Way
December 7, Brooklyn, N. Y., Na
tional Alliance of Bill Posters ana
CHICAGO BUSINESS TRAINING
In another part of this issue will
bt. found an advertisement of th
Chicago Business Training School, an
institution which is giving by mail
a splendid business course in book
keeping and kindred branches. Ev
ery workingman realizes the import
ance of improving his own earnnlg
powers, as well as fitting his children
for responsible positions, but only
few are situated so as to be able to
defray the heavy expense of attend
ing college at a distance. This in
stitution opens the way whereby
everyone can secure . the requisite
training at a nominal cost, and with
out leaving home, which is a mat
ter of too much importance to be
The American Labor Press associa
tion, after making a thorough inves-
everyone to communicate with this
school and see what It has to offer.
It is thoroughly reliable, and the at
titude of Its management towards
l'ibor has been such as to entitle it
to the support of all union people.
DETROIT'S MAINSTAY IN THE BOX
MADE IN LINCOLN
ADE BY FRIENDS
EFT IN LINCOLN
No better flour sold on the Lincoln market.
Every sack warranted. We want the trade of
Union men and women, and we aim to deserve it.
K your grocer does not handle Liberty Flour, 'phone
us and we will attend to it. Ask your neighbor
how she likes Liberty Flour We rely on the
recommendation of those who use it.
WILD BILL. DONOVAN
"Wild Bill" Donovan, the Detroit American League pitcher, is conceded
to be one of the best slabmen In the national game to-day. He lost his first
game of the season a few days ago after winning nine straight victories.
BARBER & FOSTER
BASEBALL IN THE DAYS
OF ANSON AND SPALDING
BALL STARS TO INVADE
FAR EAST NEXT WINTER
Reports just Issued show that
Uncle Sam is this country's greatest
employer of labor, with 1,623,518
names on his pay roll.
Bartenders' Union at Pittsburg, Pa.,
Is being reorganized. It is also pro
posed to form an affiliated organiza
tion of the waiters.
Every day to Sep-
To COLORADA and return.
tember 30th, 190S.
To OGDEN or SALT LAKE CITY and return.
Every day to September 30th, 1908.
To YELLOWSTONE PARK and return. In
cluding rail and stage. Every day to Sep
tember 12th, 1908.
To PORTLAND, TACOMA, SEATTLE, SAN
FRANCISCO, LOS ANGELES or SAN
DIEGO and return. Daily to September
Circuit tour via LOS ANGELES, SAN FRAN
CISCO and PORTLAND. Dally to Septem
ber 15th, 1908.
To YELLOWSTONE PARK and return, in
cluding rail, stage and hotels in park for
regular tour. Every day to September 12th,
Also low round-trip homeseekers' rates in effect every first and third
Tuesday of each month during 1908
E. B. SLOSSON, Gen. Agent
J. Roe Says National Pastime Was
More Exciting Then Than It
Is To-Day. -
"In my time we used to line 'em
out," E. J. Roe cl Kansas City, a ball
player in the days of Capt. Adrian C.
Anson, A. G. Spalding, George Wright
and Charles Comiskey, said the other
day in speaking of old and modern
baseball. " .
"Hit and run plays, squeeze plays,
sacrifice hitting and bunting were un
known," he continued. "Every man
went to the plate and the only idea he
had in his head was to lose the ball.
The infielders made few errors in
those days, because they did not have
many chances. The outfielders .were
the players that were kept busy. I
used to play first base for the old Can
ton, 111., Reds. They were considered
the second best team in the state at
that time. Anson and Spalding played
on the Rockf ord -team, which was con
sidered the best in the state. I played
many games in the summer of 1879
against them. Charley Comiskey was
Just breaking into the game at that
time and was a pitcher for the Du
buque team. Pitchers in those days
did not throw curve balls and there
was no such thing as overhand pitch
ing. The pitcher threw the ball with
an underhand motion. They never
tried to give, a man a base on balls, but
wanted him to hit it.
"The salaries in those days were
jokes compared with what ball players
receive at present. There was no reg
ular salary for playing on the home
team. It was an honor that evej-y
young man coveted. The rivalry
among the small towns to possess a
winning ball team was intense. ' This
rivalry was the only opportunity a ball
player had to make money. Some club
that waa anxious to win a game would
send to a town where there was a
good team and hire from one to three
players. These men each received five
dollars a day and their expenses for
going to this town. That was consid
ered good money, and sometimes an
extra fine player made as much as sz&
or $30 per month. With no more
money than that in sight, and that
only for two or three months a year,
baseball looked like a poor way to
earn a living, and I did not stay In the
game very long. I played a few years
after leavlnr schoo at the time I was
17 or 18 years old, then gava it up for
"I still enjoy the game and go when
I have an opportunity,, but I fail to see
where the present day game has any-
thine on the name we used to play. In
fact, I believe there was more excite
ment in our games than there is-now
No man went to bat in the old , days
and struck out attempting to bunt a
ball. The scientific batter in our day
was the man who could place his hits.
The player who could place the hits
into a certain uncovered territory was
the only scientific batsman. The rest
of them hit the ball as hard as . they
could and trusted to luck. Another
thing we had in those days was the
club spirit.' The present ball players
seem Indifferent. So long as the sal
ary check -comes' regularly they do not
seem to care whether they win or not.
Pilgrimage to Japan, China, Hawaii
and Philippines by Strong Ag
gregation Being Planned.
For the first time since the great
American game of baseball became a
reality the stars of the diamond will
invade the orient next winter under
the guidance of Jesse Woods, the well
known Honolulu sporting man, and
Mike Fisher. ' the manager who
chaperoned so many ball nines in vari
ous cities of the Pacific coast during
the last eight years. If the trip proves
a success and all indications point
that way it will undoubtedly 1 result
in. one of the greatest triumphs that
the pet pastime of Uncle Sam has ever
known, and the game has managed to
achieve new wonders every year since
its birth half a century ago.
Encouraged by the success of last
season s invasion of Honolulu with a
nine made up almost wholly of Pacific
coast league players, Woods and Fish
er decided at its conclusion to under
take the trip far across the broad Pa
cific. Carefully they laid their plans
and so eagerly were they received by
all who heard of them that the mag
nates went at their work with a zest
until now they are being boomed
throughout the orient.
Little by little the famed tossers of
the National and American leagues
heard of the wonderful pilgrimage
planned by Woods and Fisher. Appli
cations for places on the tourist team
came pouring in daily, and now the
men engineering the deal can have
their pick of the nation's stars.
Woods has sailed for the orient on
the steamer Mongolia for the purpose
of making the final arrangements and
booking the team at the larger cities
of Japan, China, Philippines and the
Hawaiian islands. His trip will cover
a period of three months, and upon
his return on October 1, Fisher will
have perfected the arrangements at
this end of the world, and the party
will be ready to invade the far east.
The team will sail direct to Yoko
hama, where it plays a series of games
with the leading Japanese nines of the
big city. From there it visits Tokyo,
Kobe and Nagasaki. Finishing Us tour
of Japan, the team goes next to the
Philippines and then through China.;
On its way home, the stars will stop
over at Honolulu,, where the natives
will again be waiting to greet them as
they were last year.
Jack Bliss, of the St Louis Nation
als, Claude Berry of the Seals, and
Pat Donahue of the Boston Ameri
cans, likely will be the catchers. In
the box will be Orvie Overall of the
world's champion Chicago Cubs, and
"Big Bill" Burns of the Washingtons.
On first, Frank Chance, Hal Chase,
"Jiggs" Donahue and Joe Nealon will
shine, alternating in the outfield. ;
Joe Delehanty of Washington, seems,
assured of the second place position,-,
while Bill Devereaux-will do the hon-j
ors at third. Ty Cobb, the champion,
hitter of the Detroit Tigers, and-'
George Hildebrand, the popular Seal!
left fielder, will complete the team ;
as strong an aggregation as eveij
toured any foreign country.
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are made by Union Labor and
Fair Employers agreeing to arbi
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Believers in ' Industrial Peace
and Fair Treatment of labor,
should ask their shoe dealer for
shoes bearing this stamp.
The product of Fair Employers and Fair Labor, merits
the patronage of all fair minded persons.
Ask your dealer for Union Stamp shoes, and if he can
not supply you, write ' ;
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Cannot Slide Well.
"If Harry Niles could slide well,'
said Lajoie, "he'd be the most' danger
ous base runner in the big league. His
natural speed and ability to get
quick start severely handicap a catch
er; but somehow or other he seems to
stop the moment he hits the turf. Oft
en he misjudges the distance , and
dives too soon, stopping before - he
reaches the sack. It's a fault that can
be easily corrected. When Niles does
correct It, no one will lead him at base
After Two Southern Slabmen..
After looking over the Southern
league for pitching material Charles
Ebbets of the Brooklyn club has de
cided Perdue and J. Duggan, right
handers, with the Nashville club, are
the most promising and has offered
Manager Bernhard $4,000 for their
contracts. Perdue was tried out by
the Chicago Cubs two years ago.
Curtice Not to Join Giants.
Harry Curtice, the Notre Dame base
ball player, who is under contract to
the New York Giants, will not Teport(
to that club, but instead will remain in'
the service of the university, having
oigutu a uumrnui tu LctKfc) manage-;
ment of all of Notre Dame's athletiq
teams, succeeding T. P. McCannon of
Corning. N. Y. Last season Curticd
was coach of the Notre Dame baseballj
team, tie is now at tne Notre
summer school at Lawton, Mich.
Your Cigars Should Bear This Labe!..
Ml JIM M"'!M.tlUIPI -y 'JlL,
Ski (Iftlnirf. MktviMMi
It is insurance against sweat shop and
tenement goods, and against disease. ...
Griffith Thinks Stone Greatest Batter.
"You can talk of Cobb, Lajoie and
ail tne otner great nitters, but to myl
mind George Stone, of the St. Louis'
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lean league. lie may not always have!
the highest percentage, but you never!
see him hit at a hall over his head or!
one on the ground, and he is one of;
the few left-handers who is not dls-s
turbed by a left-handed pitcher, re
marked Clark Griffith.
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