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About The Wageworker. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1904-???? | View Entire Issue (Sept. 26, 1908)
Miller & Paine
ADE IN UNCOLN
EFT IN LINCOLN
E BY FRIENDS!
Unusual bargains in our House
hold Furnishing Department. The
sale of the McCord-Brady Stock
continues through the week.
Two Representative Bargains
Grey Royal Graniteware. No. 7, 39c each. No. 8,
49c each. No. 9, 59c each.
Rome Nickle Plated Tea Kettles, 85c, 95c and
$125. Regular at $1.00, $135 and $1.75.
200 fine Clothes Baskets. New, bright stock,
strong and durable. Medium size, worth 85c, now 45c
Larger size, worth $1.10, now 65c
Hundreds of items in Granitewaoe, Bread Boxes,
Cutlery, etc, at a saving of 20 to 50 per cent.
Pints, 60c doz. Quarts, 65c doz. Half GalL, 85c doz.
Goodwin's German Foot Remedies
A Sale of Fine Japanese China
Thursday morning these specials went on sale in our
China Department. Many sample pieces and many items
imported in quantities for special sale.
One large table, about 600 pieces, thin hand decorated Jap
anese China. Tea Cups and Saucers, Plates, Bowls, Nut
Dishes, Salt and Pepper Shakers, etc Regular "1 C -
25c and 35c values, choice
One table, about 400 pieces, Fancy Cups and Saucers,
Plates, Footed Nut Bowls, Large 8 Cups, Tea Pots with
strainer for holding tea leaves, and odd pieces of OC
finest fancy wares worth up to 75c, choice . . OiJC
600 Mush Bowls or Jelly Dishes, assorted decorations, Ef
worth 10c and 15c, choke OC
100 Large Japanese China Vases at ONE-THIRD OFF.
Lou Ono-l'Jay Rotos.
TO MANY POIXTS IX
C4LIFC2EI&, 0ZECC3, UASCIEQTOa
TICKETS OX SALE
Stf rtmbr 1 U Octtasr 31, IS3S
to INaaJMon aad Walla Walla.
to SpofeuM ami Wenatrhee. Wash.
to San Francisco. Lus Angelec San Diego
ami rnaav other California points.
to Everett. Bel'iaham. Vancouver. Vic
toria and Astoria.
to Weed. Calif.. Ashland. Rsbnnr. En
geno. Alrtanv and Salem via Portland.
to Portland. Tacoma or Seattle.
E. B. SLOSSON, General Agent
The Dr. BenJ. F. Bally Sanatorium
For non -con t gious chronic diseases. Largest,
best equipped, most beautifully furnished.
b. a n. wore
are tritely wonderful stones nothing at all like the
ordinary inimitation diamonds as brilliant as the real
diamonds. See them, you'll be surprised and delighted.
Henderson & Hald.
lOtrv Street. Opposite Post Office
Guthrie, Okla. Got. Haskell, aa
chairman of the state text-book com
mission, has canceled the contracts of
Scott, Foresman & Co. and Allen ft
Bacon, two of the large book com
panies which fared well In the recent
state adoption because of their re
fusal to agree to the union labor
provision of the contracts. The gov
ernors also threatened to cancel the
contract for Doub's spellers, published
by Doub & Co. of San Francisco, be
cause of the fact that a part of the
binding had been sublet to a non
union concern by a union shop to
which the contract was given by the
publishers, as its facilities were in
sufficient to get the books out in the
required time. It is understood that
an adjustment of that difficulty has
East St. Louis. 111. More than 900
employes of the Republic Iron and
Steel company of East St. Louis, who
have been out of employment for sev
eral months owing to the practical
shut-down of the foundry, were noti
fied to report for work. Notice was
posted at the same time that tbe roll
ins mills would hare the full comple
ment of men at work by October 1.
There were more than 2.000 men em
ployed by the works when it shut
down. Superintendent Cunningham of
the company said the mills would
start up on full time by October 1. but
would take back about 900 men within
a short time.
Washington. Among those men
tioned prominently as successor to
Frank P. Sargent as commissioner
general of immigration is John Mitch
ell, former president of the United
Mine Workers union. It is known
that President Roosevelt and Secre
tary Straus of the department of com
merce and labor, of which the immi
gration bureau is a part, think well of
Mr. Mitchell, and it is believed that
the place will be tendered him. It Is
known, however, that Mr. Mitchell
has declined both elective and ap
pointive offices since retiring as presi
dent of the mine workers organiza
Pittsburg, Pa. Freight tonnage on
all the railroads of the Pittsburg dis
trict has increased during the latter
part of August to such an extent that
more men have been put to work on
repairing damaged equipment and to
push improvements on roadbeds. This
is taken to mean the executive offi
cials anticipate heavy business the
coming fall and winter. The Pennsyl
vania railroad has put on 130 men in
the shops within the last few days. In
addition to the 300 taken on about ten
days ago. It is understood 100 of
these men will go to work at the Pit
Washington. The hearing in the
contempt proceedings of the Bucks
Stove fc Range company against labor
officials who are alleged to have vio
lated aa injunction to discontinue a
boycott may not be held until October.
Justice Gould of the district supreme
court has intimated that the matter
should go over until the regular court
term in October. The federation has
been allowed aa extension of time for
filing its answer to the Bucks com
pany's bill, pending which the hearing
may be postponed.
Providence. R. I. There is a possi
bility that arbitration may be called
upon to end the trouble between the
local street railway men and their em
ployers, which threatens to precipi
tate a general strike on the trolley
lines operated by the Xew York, New
Haven & Hartford railroad in three
states. Should such a strike be or
dered no less than 32.000 men would
be involved. The whole trouble arose
over the discharge of 54 men em
ployed by the local company. "
Washington. President Frank A.
Kidd of Columbia Typographical
union and the other officers of that
organization have been requested to
co-operate with the international union
in the fight for the promotion of
health in composing rooms. In this
connection it is stated that several
union printers who have contracted
tuberculosis while working in printing
offices throughout the United States
will be exhibited at the international
congress on tuberculosis to be held in
London. Eng. Sixteen British trade
unions, with a membership of 300,000,
are supporting a movement to estab
lish a one-cent eight-page daily news
paper in the interest of labor. Its
title will be the Morning Herald. The
parliamentary committee of the trade
union congress will manage the ven
ture. The suggested capital is $500
Winnipeg, Man. The Canadian Pa
cific railway has decided to take the
mechanics who are on strike back in
their old positions on the wage scale
agreed upon by the majority report of
the board of conciliation held in Win
nipeg, pending a further investigation
by a second board on some points now
Xew Orleans. About 500 men, com
prising practically the total member
ship of the painters union, went on
strike here. The painters are demand
ing an increase in wages amounting to
about 15 per cent-, and ace asking oth
Cleveland. O. The Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers will erect its
new home and office building on the
southeast corner of St. Clair avenue
and ' Ontario street. Grand Chief
Warden S. Stone announced the plans
have been drawn up for the purchase
of the site. The brotherhood is pay
ing $200,000 for the corner. Mr. Stone
stated that the project calls for a total
outlay of $1,000,000 including the price
paid for the land. Construction will
start at once.
Madrid. Spain. The law In Spain
which already fixed the maximum
working hours for children between
the ages of 10 and 14 years, limiting
them to six hours in mills and other
Industrial establishments, and to eight
hours in shops and offices, and which
further prohibited them from being
employed on night work, has until now
made no regulations against the em
ployment of women and children in
certain harmful branches of industry.
Cleveland. O. Secretary Thomas of
the Ohio Federation of Labor an
nounces that during the month of
August 20 new unions affiliated with
that body. Already 50 delegates have
been elected to the state convention
in Dayton next month, about a dozen
being from this city, with many more
Washington. In the matter of fac
tory inspection and the health and
safety of employes, legislative action
was taken in 39 states and territories
last year. These include all states in
which mining or manufacturing em
ploys a considerable number of per
sons. In 14 states new enactments
touching upon this subject were writ
ten into the statutes.
Washington. According to the
monthly report of the bureau of navi
gation J25 sail and steam vessels were
built in the United States during Au
gust, which were officially numbered. 1
These included five steel vessels and
120 wooden vessels of which 19 are
Vallejo, Cal. As a result of com
plaints made by the trades council,
orders have been issued by the navy
department to observe the provisions
of the California child labor law in
employing boys at the Mare Island
Xew Tort. Outside of the Ameri
can Federation of Labor, the largest
labor organisations in the country are
the great railroad brotherhoods, six In
number, which include something like
a million workers, divided up into
thousands of local unions.
London. During June the average
number employed daily at the docks
and principal . wharves in this city
was 12.049. a decrease of 3.1 per cent,
as compared with a month ago, and of
0 per cent., as compared with June,
London. The Scotch Shipbuilding
Employers" Federation and the Men's
union are arranging for a joint agree
ment, and the men's union has ap
pointed seven well-known representa
tives to draft a constitution.
Xew York. The coopers local
unions will vote on a proposition to
do away with conventions and adopt
the initiative and referendum system
in conducting the affairs of the or
ganization. Reading. Pa. The Reading com
pany posted notices at its locomotive
and car shops in this city notifying'
the men that they will work longer
hours. The order went into effect
September 14 and affects 2,400 men.
Austin, Tex. It is announced that as
a result ci Samuel Gompers recent
visit to Texas a political alliance has
been formed between the National
Farmers union and the American Fed
eration of Labor.
New York. The journeymen tailors
general executive board has Inter
preted the law relating to sick bene
fits to mean that no such benefits can
be paid to any member while outside
the United States or Canada.
Philadelphia. After being idle for
about nine months the Leech burg. Pa,
plant of the American Sheet and Tin
plate company resumed operations.
About forty-men returned to work.
Glasgow, Scotland. The recent
trade union congress passed resolu
tions in favor of old age pensions and
in favor of compulsory intervention in
Lynn, Mass. Building trade unions
are getting together for one central
council that will include alL
San Francisco. The Drug Clerks'
Union has opened an employment bu
reau for clerks.
Washington. The Trades Unionist
has been taken out of the receiver's
Glasgow. James Keir Hardie, So
cialist member of the house of com
mons, has sailed for Canada and the
United States. The object of Mr.
Hardie's tour is to try to amalgamate
the American and Canadian trades
unionists and Socialists into one po
litical organization like the British
New York. By a referendum vote
the Poster Artists' Association of
America has decided to affiliate with
the American Federation of Labor.
The union has passed its tenth anni
versary, and there are locals in every
important labor center of the country.
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.
If your grocer does not handle Liberty Flour, 'phone
us and we will attend to it. - Ask your neighbor
how she Ekes Liberty Flour. We rely on the
recommendation of those who use it.
IL 0. BARBER & SON
The Lincoln Wallpa ffPalnt Co.
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XThfttever yon want for use in year home
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mocth. We mean tlnat exactly. Wbeaaposoa
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Save 15 to 50 Per Cent
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We om 25 mammoth retail stores, located m
the principal cities, and we control tbe output
of a score of treat factories. Thus we bar
and sell at prices which no other concern can
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Furniture and Carpet
Catalog No. 10 shows a new and wonderful
Hue of Furniture. Housefurnishinsrs. Carpets.
Rugs, OQ Cloths and Portieres, illustrated ra
actual colors. Also Lace Curtains. Clocks.
Silverware. Crockery. Sewine M achmes. Wash
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