The Wageworker. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1904-????, September 05, 1908, Image 8

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World of Labor
News from All Parts of
the World, of General
Interest to the Worker
NOW is the time to go.
Every day, Sept. 1st to Oct 31st. 1908. to San
Francisco, Los Angeles and many othe. Cali
fornia points.
Fo Portland. Seattle. Tacoma and many other
Oregon and Washington points.
Tickets good in Tourist Sleeping Cars.
By taking a tourist sleeper, passengers can ma
terially reduce the cost of a Pacific Coast trip
without Sftcrificinfc the slightest degree of comfort.
Tourist Steeping Cars ran daily
For reservations and all information
- inquire of
E. B. Slosson, Gen'l Agt,
The Dr. Benj. P. Bally Sanatorium
Lincoln, Nebraska
For non-contagious chronic diseases. Largest,
best equipped, most beautifully furnished.
Printeries That Are Entitled to
the Allied Trades Label.
Following Is a list of the printing
offices in Lincoln that are entitled
to the use of the Allied Printing
Button & Ward
Furnaces, Sheet Iron and Tin
Work. Hot Water Heating, Cor
nices, Steel Ceilings and Sky
lights. Qeneral Repair Work.
2011 0 ST, LINCOLN, NEB.
Auto 4S98 Bell F562
and thousands of others, who are
capable, to work for Uim. Com
moa acunul education sufficient.
o ptiiitical inrluvnce required.
Steady employment, highest salar
lea. vacation with full par. S.OJU
crk m.Hifi ftr the Onsus Oflirw
alone in a Mition to the usual tO.WU
appointed verl- in the internal Revenue.
(Mnu. rSwtal. Kail way Mail, and other
branches of the Kerrkv of the U. S Also
apiMMnUaent in Philipiine Islands and
Panama Fnll particular free concero
in all positioua. salaries, exmninatiocs
theld anon in every state), sauipte examin
auua ones! inns, etc Address-
US M aitMaH Sut tut-. VasktaftM, I. C
lata rtade. The Beat Made, Take a Other
Office Hours 1 to I p. m.
OdL 2118 O St. Both Phone.
Trades label, together with the num
ber ot the label used by each shop:
Jacob North & Co., Xo. 1.
C. S. Simmons, No. 2.
Frele Presse, No. 3.
Woodruff-Collins, No. 4.
Graves & Mulligan, No. 5.
State PrinUng Co., No. 6.
Star Publishing Co., No. 7.
Western Newspaper "Union, No. 8.
Wood Printing Co., No. 9.
George Bros., No. 11.
McVey Printing Co., No. 12.
Union Advertising Co., No. 14.
Ford Printing Co, No. 16.
Gillespie & Phillips, No. IS.
VanTine & Young, No. 24.
Graves Printery.
Dairyman Pub. Co., 130 No. i4lb
Dairyman Pub. Co., No. 10.
Graves Printery, No. 5.
Informaticn as to Where You Can Gel
Your Work Done Fairly.
Following is a list ot the union bar
ber shops of Lincoln, the name and
location being given:
Gus Petro, 1010 O street
W. A. Jackson. 1001 O street.
W. E. Myers, Capital Hotel.
C. A. Green, 120 North Eleventh.
Geo. Shaffer, Lincoln Hotel.
J. B. Ramer, 1501 O Street.
E. A. Snyder, 1206 O Street
A. L. Stern. 116 South Thirteenth.
A. L. Kemmerer, Lindell Hotel.
Chapman & Ryan, 127 North
H. A. Lara bee. 922 P Street
Knight and Parmenter, 122 South
H. C Leopold, Fraternity Building
Frank XI alone, Harelock.
E. A. Wood. Harelock.
C. B. Ellis, Havelock.
Windsor hotel, C. B. Lewis, Prop.
Apex Barber Shop, J. J. Simpson,
Prop, 1001 O Street
J. V. Masully barber snop, 1014 N St
To whom does the honor belong
for the shorter hours which men and
wonwn work today than twenty-five
years aso? What class of men was
it that secured for you better wages,
bet'er sanitary conditions, child labor
laws and payment in money instead
of siore orders? The employers did
aot do it. and neither did strike
breakers. Tbees reforms were brought
aoout by union men and union women
The non-unionists stand in the way of
progras, and they must be brushed
asUie so that civilization may not be
retarded. Amalgamated Journal.
The funeral of the aged mother of
Fred Ihringer. foreman of the Frie
Press, was neld last Monday. Mrs.
Ihringer died August 29, after a long
illness. The funeral was held at the
German Evangelical church and was
largely attended. Mr. Ihringer will
have the sympathy of a host of friends
in his sad bereavement.
Edinburgh, Scotland. Some time
ago the master iron founders inti- j
mated to the molders connected with
the Scottish Central Molders' associa
tion that it had been decided to en
force a reduction of wages amounting
to one shilling a day on time and 2
per cent on piece workers, and the
men took a ballot whether to resist or
accept the reduction. The vote has
shown that the men have chosen to
accept the reduction, a majority of
700 having declared in favor of ac
quiescence. There will consequently
be no strike in the Falrklrk district
London, Eng. The British govern
ment now -proposes an amendment to
its miners eight-hour bill so that for
five years the maximum working day
of the miner shall be nine hours from
bank to bank which will give an
average of 8!4 hours a man a day
and that on the termination of those
five years tbe eight-hour bill as it now
stands shall come into force. Briefly,
tbe object is to bring about the
change in two stages instead of one,
with the belief that the more or less
gradual change will take place with
out any serious effect on the market.
Washington. Charles W. Merker,
organizer for the American Federation
of Labor, recently visited an overall
lactory at the progressive little city of
Somerville, Tenn., and reports it as
the finest example of the benefits of
organization he has seen. Not a child
Is emnloyed in any capacity, every
worker is a union man, and not a
particle of dirt or speck of dust is vis
ible from engine-room to office. It is a
safe prediction that no cases of con
sumption will be developed in such
Fall River. Mass. The Spinners'
union recently voted to notity me
manufacturers that they will withdraw
from the sliding scale wage agreement
now in force at the end of the present
six months' period. It was because of
the severity of the last reduction and
the prospect of still further reduction
in wages that the spinners decided
that they wanted no more of this slid
ing scale.
Pittsburg, Pa The Amalgamated
Association of Iron. Steel and Tin
Workers and the Western Bar Iron
association have reached a settlement
affecting 10.000 men in Ohio. Pennsyl
vania, Michigan. Wisconsin, . Illinois
and Missouri. The puddlers are re
duced from last year's scale about
eight per cent, and the finishers ac
cept an average cut of nearly two per
Zanesville. O. Failing to agree
after an all-night session with repre
sentatives of the operators, 2,500 coal
miners of tbe Crooksfield district
struck. Meetings had been held for
the last eight weeks in an effort to
settle a controversy over the removal
of "bone coal." The strike closes 28
mines and means a loss of $28,000
monthly in wages. .
Wir.nineg. Man. A quarter of a mil
lion dollars was paid to the Canadian
Pacific railway strikers at the Mer
chants' bank by Paymaster McPher-
son. Over 2,000 men were in line.
With the amounts paid out at other
points in the west the sum distributed
was nearly $1,000,000.
Cleveland, O. After being shut
down six weeks tbe Empire rolling
mills put on a full force of men. be
ginning August 17. Four hundred em
ployes were put to work to turn out
bar iron. The plant wiil be run day
and night.
Glasgow, Scotland. Two trade dis
putes cf considerable magnitude are
at present going on. They are con
nected with the slating and the hand-
sewn boot and shoe industries. Both
are being carried on with determina
tion on both sides, and both societies
are receiving support from kindred or
ganizations. The trouble in each case
results from a question of wages.
Boston. About a dozen more unions
recently added their protests to those
previously made against the decision
of tbe A. F. of L. executive board, as
stated by President Compere, which
would prevent state branches, central
labor unions, district councils or. local
bodies placing any firm or person on
the unfair list without first submit tin
the dispute lo the A. F. of L.
Boe;ou. The International Typo
s;ia;.h:cal union decided to hold the
next convention at St. Joseph. Mo.
Tte only -bcn?e in laws decided on
- that abolishing sub.s.ii u!e lists in
ail anion offices. s
Washington. The only industries
employing consi Jerable numbers of
chiliren natter 11 years of age are
Hjss. shins, tcbacco. cigars and
ciasenes and tbe textile industries.
Washington. Priaters are greatly
interested ia a movement lo exkihi
photographs and literature f tbe
Union Printers" home and Tubercu
losis Sanitarium Annex at Colorado
Springs. Col., at the coming world's
tuberculosis congress, which will be
beld in this city the latter part of
W aslungton. An amicable agree
ment has been reached between the
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Rail
road conn any and ils force of tele-
Siaph operators iu regard to the Ion
standing controversy over an interpre
tation cf the nine-hour law.
Cleveland, O. Rather than be
forced out of work through the closing
of the mills, with the attendant dis
tress, steel workers in the Ohio dis
tricts have agreed to accept a wage
reduction, thereby making it possible
for the plants to keep running and
work to keep up. The cut came in
the form of a newer and lower scale,
which the scale committee selected by
the Amalgamated Association of Iron,
Steel and Tin Workers signed in be
half of the men after a long confer
ence with the employers' representa
tives In Detroit. It provides a gen
eral cnt of ten per cent in alL or
nearly all,, branches of the trade.
Cleveland. O. Some of the car
penters' unions are making arrange
ments to hold political debates at
their weekly meetings. The plan is to
invite speakers from the various par
ties to participate in the discussions.
The doors will be thrown open to the
public and all visitors will be treated
courteously. The nnion officers . be
lieve that the debates will have a ten
dency to enlighten the members re
garding the political issues of the day,
and all parties will be given a fair
chance to define their position on any
or all questions.'
New York. Judge Thomas A. Davis
of Orange, N. J., has given the officers
of Orange Local 17, of tbe United Hat-
Xers of North America, a legal opinion
to the effect that the creation of the
new hat finishers' local by the board
of directors of the United Hatters of
North America is illegal. Alexander
McHenry, president of the new union,
said that Judge Davis' opinion would
not affect his organization. The old
union, he said, had already recognized
the new union by turning over to the
new union certain cards and docu
ments. Philadelphia. Shoemakers were
among the first of the trades to or
ganize a union in this country; also
among the first to engage in strikes.
In the fall of 1792 the pioneer nnion
of the shoe workers was organized In
Philadelphia. It grew to be consid
ered a power, and in 1796 a strike in
all the shops of tbe city was ordered
to enforce a demand for an increase of
wages. It lasted but a few days, the
employers recognizing the demand.
St. Paul, Minn. Three hundred rail
road employes met in this city to or
ganize an association to fight legisla
tion hostile to railroad interests. They
are of the opinion that by standing by
the railroads in their fight they will be
benefiting themselves. After consid
erable discussion an executive com
mittee was selected, with two mem
bers for . each railroad, which will
form locals on each railroad in the
New York. Cooks, pastry cooks
and chefs of Greater New York, to the
number of 300 and upward, ' have
formed a local union of the Hotel and
Restaurant Employes' International
Alliange. The 5,000 and odd cooks of
Greater New York work from 14 to 16
hours a day in the fall and winter
time, but during the summer there is
little or no employment to speak of.
Atlanta, Ga. The Georgia supreme
rrt affirmed a decision of the su
perior court which means that the
courts of Georgia will enjoin the
"picketing" by strikers of the prem
ises of employers with the view of
coercing or intimidating persons from
entering or remaining in the employ
of said employers whose men have
gone on a strike.
Bedford, Mass. Three unions of
carpenters and joiners have appointed
a committee to examine applications
for admission into either union. The
applicant must demonstrate by work
ing out 15 or 20 problems with his
tools, and if he can do that he Is ad
mitted, otherwise rejected- This rule
has been adopted because of many
complaints that membership in a
union is not absolute proof of com
Washington. The department of
labor is having printed a report cov
ering 25 years, showing that there
were 36.767 strikes and 1,546 lockouts
in the United States from 1881 to
1905. inclusive, a total of 38,303 labor
disturbances, involving 199,945 estab
lishments. There were 6,728,048
strikers and 716,231 employes locked
out, making a total of 7,444,279 wage
earners affected.
London. The committee of the
American monetary commission has
held several meetings at which infor
mation with regard to the British
financial system was discussed- Fol
lowing the policy adopted by the com
mission in America, no information
will be given out.
London, Eng. The Journeymen
Bakers" society -of the United King
dom have taken a vote modifying their
eight-hour bill, which now permits
of relays of eight hours. Tbe decision
was carried by a very large majority,
the vote being one of the largest ever
taken in connection with the union.
London, Eng The first annual re
port and balance sheet of the National
Union of Journalists shows that the
union, which 12 months ago had not
one formally constituted branch, has
now a large number in England and
Wales, which embrace a membership
of over 1.000.
( No better .flour sold on the TJtyAfn market.
Every sack warrantee. We want the trade of
Union men and women, and we aim to deserve it.
If 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.
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