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About The Wageworker. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1904-???? | View Entire Issue (May 29, 1909)
self; a chance to exercise his own
commonsense. The plan might fail,
but the failure would not be greater
WILL M. MAUPIN. EDITOR
than the failures of a lot of well
meaning people who are always anxi
ous to "do something for the work
ingman. '- -
So surely as you apply
Durand's Com Remover,
just so surely will it take
off any corn.
It's clean and easy.
No bandage, no grease,
no knife. 25c per bottle.
Dr. Q. H. Ball
1309 O Stmt
LAY ASIDE YOUR HAMMER.
Maybe yon thinks the home team
I likes to lose games. Maybe yon think
I Guy Green is foolish enough to be
lieve that it is a paying investment
to economize in salaries. Maybe yon
think it is easy to walk ont and pick
up men on any old corner who can
play careless ball in the field and
I smash the sphere ont of the lot every
Published Weekly at 137 No. 14th I time they walk to the plate. Maybe
5t- liikou, Men. une Dollar a xear. I yon think yon are exhibiting a vast
and varied knowledge of the game
Entered aa secondlasB matter Anrfl " " "" "
21. 1904. at the postoffice at Lincoln. I hammer nd P00"4 at tne bome
Neb under the Act of Congress of
Uarch 3rd. 1879. .
player who makes an 'error. If yon
think any of these things yon are
victims of hallucinations.
We like to see the home team win
as well as anybody. When a member
of the home team makes an error at
critical moment we suffer those
queer sinking spells. When a home
Dr. R. L. BENTLEY
Omc Honrm 1 to 4 D. m.
Oflv 2118 O St. Both Phomta
ROOM 202, BURR BLK.
DOING THINGS FOR
So far as this humble little newspa
per is concerned, and speaking only
for itself. It is heartily tired of this piayer stands at the plate and either
everlasting fol-de-rol about "doing allows strikes to be called on him or
something for the workingman" that smashes the air instead of the ball,
a lot of would-be-goods are eternally we experience a deadly sinking. But,
emitting. .The average workingman is Vgosh. we don't recover and get out
not looking for somebody to "do some-1 a litUe old hammer and go to "knock-
thing for him. What he most wants I ing- if ever we run across a ball
is the opportunity to do something I piaJ-er who never makes an error in
himself something for himself and for I lne field and never fails to knock the
those dependent upon him. He is not I hall ont of the lot. we are going to
a mendicant; neither does ne appre-1 f0uow him around until he drops
ciate the efforts of those who seemlaeaa and then grab his body for the
to look upon him as an object of sym-1 purpose of preserving it in alcohol.
patny ror wnom "something should oe I por heaven's sake lay aside your
done in order to lift him out of his I hammer! If vou cant root for the
dejection and despair. w nat s me non,e team, keep, yonr mouth but-
niarter with giving the workingman I toned up! Don't belch a lot of abuse
an opportunity to do something him- nnder the impression that a -"roast-self?
The man who works for wage ing- is the thing most needed hy the
is not an abnormal creature who needs nome team. The man who is always
treatment different from that needed -knot-kin e because the home team
by other men. He thinks the thoughts I oses advertises himself as . a cheap
of the average man. dreams the same sport who always whines when he
dreams, yearns for the same things I ioses.
ana appreciates me same uimgs. When the "Greenbackers" return
Why should a lot of would-be philan-1 from their present trip, just xo out
thropists always be striving to save to Antelope park, perch yourself up
the workingman from himself, map- on bleachers or in the grand
ping out his line of moral policy to stand and proceed to "root like thun-
pursue. selecting for him the amuse- aer for tne nome team . YouH feel a
ments he should indulge in. censur-l,ot better, the boys will play better
ing his pleasures, and providing forlanl you'll make a better appearance
him a code of ethics? in the eres of dead same snorts who
A lot of people who would quickly I can rajje their medicine like men.
resent the labor unions endeav-
nrinsr f r flefin f the nraner mod of
l.,.,ticm .,!olr t H .),. I e i-nion raooc management oi-
shall constitute the workineman's dav
of rest. People who hold to the P1 we men wno neip np a "-mon
cine train. ouian t tne c nion fa-
HAYCEH'S ART STUDIO
New Location, 1127 O
X IIW I s?
Particular attention to work for S
O particular people. V
V Special inducements for photos ?
q for legislative members. X
6 1214. O St., Lincoln.
Wage vorkers, Attention
We have Money to Loan
on Chattels. Tlenty of it,
too. Utmost secrecy.
KELLY & NORRIS
b9 So. Iltta St.
cine have to hand over a wad of mon
ey if it paid $5,000 for every time it
has held np the people?
idea that heaven is a 2x1 reservation
peopled only by their own ilk are
eternally insisting "that the working
man shall not do what he wants to
do. but shall do what they want him
to do. Thev insist that their ideas JoJyl Kirby. who succeeds Jimvan-
of Sunday observance are the only I cleave s president of the Union Bus-
right ideas, and that he who holds to ters Association, has only his mouth
different ideas is one for whom some- to recommend him for theJob that
thing should be done in order to make his willingness to do the dirty
him see things as they see them. I work of a lot of greedy and grasping
Sunday is a day of rest but who employers.
shall be delegated to fix exactly the
definition of that word "rest? Rest I The Traction company employes are
may be merely a change of oecii pa-1 playing marbles as long as they talk
tion. What rests one might weary j about organizing a little union of their
another. So much stress has been I own. They'll never get anywhere un
laid upon the observance of the first I tQ they organize and affiliate with
day of the week, commonly called Sun- I their fellow workmen.
day. that a whole lot of people con-
nne au weir worsmp, ail their re-1 man who mnlnvc: wrtmen r an
ligious researches, all their good average wage of T a week for ten
works, to that particular day. But I hours work a day. is not calculated to
impress workingmen with the idea
that he is very much interested in
DISEASES OF WOMEN
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Piles,' Fistula. Fissure and Rec
tal Ulcer treated scientifically
DR. J. R- HAGGARD. Specialist.
Office, Richard Block.
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Best Seats 25 Cent
This is not the time to adopt reso
lutions of sympathy for the striking
hatters. It is the time to dig up dol
lars and send to them. Dig, darn you;
BUCK STOVES .
why should any man. or any set of
men. be privileged to say how other
men shall observe their weekly rest
day? Not all good people go to
church; neither are all people good
ho go to church. The worker who
toils six days in the week may or
may not be rested by going to church.
And he alone has the right to decide
that for himself. He is not in need
of havine a lot of oeonle "doine some-
thing for him" in order to keep Turn A'y ha uidnt 3iODS
fTm Hnina- what ho wanrs uuwu P'"S' u u,,
And more especially in this humble onIv conducIe1 m accordance with
little newspaper tired of this everlast- ideaS f ParrT VanCleaTe-post
s -i .k: I virov ideas:
the workingmen. now that the sa
loons have been abolished. , That sore I 0001 gracious: bunaay Dana con
of talk is an insult to the Tast ma-1 crts in the park? Is there not grave
iorirv of vorkinemen. for the vast ma-1 danger that Lincoln will degenerate
jority of workingmen did not frequent I mto "wide-open town?
Suppose a lot of you quit talking I Lincoln churches have a seating ca-
about "doing something for the work-lpacity of 33.004 people. Ever hear of
ingman and give him opportunities I all the churches being crowded at the
to do things for himself. Suppose you I same time?
quit talking about "substitutes for the
saloon" and assist the workingmen in
getting something good that is not a
substitute for anything. And, better
yet. suppose you quit viewing the
workingman as an abnormal creature
who must have a line of treatment
different from that accorded to other
human beings. The workingmen will I Any fool can ase a hammer; it takes
work out their own salvation if given! some skin to run - a saw to a line.
clear field. They will make mis-1 : -
takes, to be sure, being human be-1 Has your union elected a delegate
ings, but they will make no more se-to the State Federation of Labor?
rious mistakes than other men. Their
unions will not for they cannot I If not, why not?
make any greater mistakes than the
churches have made in time gone by. I Get busy!
Suppose yon stand aside a;$ give the
workingman a chance tL elp him-1 Today!
After all it is pleasing to note that
something could happen to make the
street railway men kick.
Mr. Scudder is in town, and he'll
fix it up for the street railway men.
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jpVt i i V i v I
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be TKHell H)rc6se6
may not be the most expensively dressed man. It
takes something' more than a fancy price to make
clothes look neat and tasty.
If you want to be dressed well, and that, too,
witnout paying a fancy price for the privilege and
pleasure of being- dressed well, all you need to do is
to encase your manly form in one of those Arm
H H)oubIe Satisfaction
is provided for the Union Man who gets into one of
those suits he has a well-made, neatly-fitting, well-wearing,
up-to-date style suits that also carries the Union
Label. If you know ow any Union-Made Garments that
excel the line manufactured by M. WOe St Co. yon will
confer a favor on the Armstrong store by conveying
the information. v
that we are proud to sell and willing to stand behind
is the kind that we offer to the unionists who favor this
store with their patronage, and all others who really
ought to favor it with, their patronage. It is Clothing
of Quality has everything that goes to make the cloth-,
ing that you ought to-have if you get your money's
Suits that Suit
both as to price and service. For every dollar you in
vest in one of these suits you get a little more than 100
cents' worth of satisfaction. At from .
$15, $17.50, $26 to $25 ,
ycu get something that makes you feel the part, as well
as look the part, of a well-dressed nun that undefined
feeling you feel when you know you are dressed with
taste in clothing that will give you the real service. If
you have not investigated this line yon are cordially
invited to do so.
GOOO CLOTHE SMERCHANTS
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