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About The Wageworker. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1904-???? | View Entire Issue (Feb. 5, 1910)
CARPENTERS & JOINERS
1M 2a7S (U)FD
$2.50 per wk.
May be made bright and cheerful by illuminating
the home with either Gas or Electricity. And the
disposition of the housewife may be sweetened
by relieving her of the drudgery of filling "smelly"
kerosene lamps and cleaning smoky chimneys.
Nothing is so well calculated to make home happy
as bright lights and cheerful dispositions. We
will furnish the illuminationand the cheerful dis
positions will follow as a natural result.
If It's a Question of Cost
Let us prove to you as we can that it is
cheaper, more convenient and far better to illu
minate with gas or electricity than it is to illumin
ate with kerosene amps. Counting cost of
. kerosene and chimneys, to say nothing of ' the
drudgery connected therewithit costs no more
to use gas or electricity. And as for the results
dollar for dollar you get immensely more and
better light always ready, no cleaning, no break
ageby using our illuminants.
Equipping a Modern Kitchen
Mr. Mechanic, you insist upon having the
best and most up-to-date tools. Why deny your
good wife the same conveniences for her trade.
If you think hocsewif ery is not a trade, just try
it. Equip the kitchen with labor saving devices
first a gas range, then electric irons, toasters,
etc Come in and let us show you a jfew things.
Lincoln Gas and
Electric Light Co.
Matinees Wed, and Sat. 2:3Q
"UNDER TWO FLAGS"
THE LYRIC STOCK COMPANY
Evening 8:30; 15c, 25c and 35c. Matinee 15c and 25c
The best coal in the market for
LUMP, EGG OR NUT $6.50
For Furnace, Heating Stove or Kitchen
Range. Try it.
WHITEBREAST COAL CO,
t J.N8 9 BTRKKT
Is not a cheap lot of junk by any means. It will trans
form the. house into a cozy little home for you. . No
longer is it necessary to save up a lot of money before
getting married. We will sell you this elegant outfit
for only $19,00 down and you drop in every week and
pay us $2.50 until the balance is paid. It's just as
easy. Come in and look over this outfit. We know
you'll be pleased with it and best of all It will please
- 1454 o st. Robertson Furniture Co.
UNION PRINT SHOP8.
Printeries That Are Entitled to Us
the Allied Trades Label.
Following Is a list of tie printing
offices in Lincoln that are entitled
to. the use of. the .Allied,. Printing
Trades label, together with the num
ber of the label used by each shop:
Jacob North tc Co., No. 1.
('has. A. Simmons, No. 2.
Freie Presse, No. 3.
Woodruff-Collins, No. 4.
Graves & Payne, No. 5.
State Printing Co., No. 6.
Star Publishing Co., No. 7.
Western Newspaper Union, No. 8.
Wood Printing Co., No. 9.
Searle Publishing Co., No. 10.
Kuhl Printing Co., No. 25.
George Brothers, No. 11.
MeVey, No. 12.
Lincoln Herald, No. 14.
New Century Printers, No. 17.
Gillispie & Phillips, No. 18.
Herburger. The Printer, No. 20.
Van Tine Printing Co., No. 24.
FAIR BARBER 8HOPS.
You Will Find the Union Card in the
When you enter a barber shop, see
that, the union shop card is in plain
sight 'before you get into the chair.
If the card is not to be seen, go else
where. The union shop card is a
guarantee of a cleanly shop, a smooth
shave or good hair-cut, and courteous
treatment. The following barber
shops are entitled to the patronage of
George Petro, 1010 O.
J. J. Simpson, 1001 O.
George Shaffer, Lincoln Hotel.
C. B. Ellis, Windsor Hotel.
D. S. Crop, Capital Hotel.
M. J. Roberts, Royal Hotel.
A. L. Kimmerer, Lindell Hotel.
C. A. Green, 120 North Eleventh.
W. G. Worth, 1132 O St.
E. A. Wood, 1206 O.
Chaplin & Ryan, 123 North Twelfth.
E. C. Evans, 1121 P.
Bert Sturm, 116 South Thirteenth.
J. B. Raynor, 1501 O.
Muck & Barthelraan, 122 South
J. J. Simpson, 922 P.
Frank Malone, Havelock.
C. A. Hughart, Havelock.
ARE YOU DEALING WITH
THEM? THE HOME MER-
We want to call attention to
our .advertisers. . Are you deal-
ing with them? They' are the'
ones who are making this pa-
per possible and are demon-
strating in the only way prac-
ticable that they want your
trade. They deserve it and $
should get it. Are you trading
with merchants' who refuse to
patronize these columns? If so,
you are defeating the purposes
of this paper, which is to aid
you in keeping fair living con- $
$ dltions. If a merchant wants
your patronage we know of no
better way to demonstrate it
than for him to say so through
these columns. Please keep in
mind and watch the regular
change of advertisements. Our
advertisers are giving you the
best goods at the lowest rates.
We pride ourselves on the se-
lect quality of our advertisers.
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Crankiness That Pays.
"We dined at Mrs. Cranklelgh's last
"I suppose you had a good dinner?"
"Well, we found out that Mrs.
Cranklelgh is an active member of
the society for boycotting all the high
Complete preparations have been
made by the Carpenters for their big
"rally ' meeting" - next Monday even
ing, which will be held at the Tem
ple. The "live ones" of the Carpen
ters and Joiners have been working
for this meeting for many weeks, and
if there is a non-union carpenter in
this vicinity who has failed to receive
a personal invitation he has success
fully kept his name from becoming
known to any union carpenter in the
city. Since starting on the present
.campaign for membership the local
union has received nearly fifty ap
plications for membership, and this
number will be largely increased after
the great "rally."
Monday night's meeting will be
unique in many ways. There will be
something more than the usual talks
by union men; there will be enter
tainment of various kinds, including
instrumental and vocal music, and
perhaps one or two athletic stunts.
There will be an abundance of so
ciability, too, and the non-union men
who come will receive a hearty greet
ing and be given every opportunity
to enlighten themselves upon the sub
Iast week The Wageworker made
announcement of the fact that William
M. Riley, of Dallas, Texas, Typo
graphical Union, was an avowed can
didate for president' of the I. T. U.
Later The Wageworker received some
of the Riley campaign literature and
note was made of the fact that he was
a delegate to the Toronto convention.
Now, there were a few things about
that Toronto convention to remember,
and The Wageworker remembers
them. As soon as we noted that
Riley was a delegate to Toronto we
looked up his record. The dirtiest
trick ever turned at a convention of
printers was the trick turned against
Shelby Smith of Philadelphia, and we
wanted to know how Riley stood. We
found out. William Riley, candidate
for president of the I. T. U., voted to
hang Shelby Smith, and we'll see him,
or any other man who voted as Riley
voted, deeper in the "hellbox" than a
cat can scratch in a month before
we'll help him achieve his ambition.
Any man who voted to muzzle free
speech and a free press, as Riley did
in tbe Shelby Smith case, gets neither
the vote of the printer who writes this
nor the support of the labor paper this
printer edits. In heaven's name, can't
"Dixie" offer something better than a
New Orleans defaulter or a Dallas
muzzier of free speech? The William
Riley campaign committee can save
considerable postage by scratching The
Wageworker and its editor from its
Charley Fear of Joplin, Mo., an
nounces his candidacy for delegate to
the American Fe'deration of Labor. He
is added to our list of preferred can
didates. Fear has been a live one for
years, and he is deserving of 'recogni
tion for the good work "he has done.
Every Typographical Union in the
republic ought o get busy and make
effective protest against the proposed
increase in the postal rates on second
class matter. . The increase is not
needed. Let the government pay rea
sonable rates for railroad transporta
tion cf the mails, limit the franking
privilege, and make the governmental
departments pay their share of the
cost. Increasing the rates on second
class matter means . lower wages for
the printing trades and lessened op
portunities for work.
William R. Hearst employs 770
union printers, and he pays them top
wages and works them the minimum
qumber of hours.
No. 209 will meet next Sunday after
noon, and there is a lot of important
business to transact. The ball commit
tee will make final report and have
the tickets ready for distribution.
Some matters pertaining to the label
will be considered. A full attendance
Work is good in fact better than
good. It has been hard to furnish men,
especially job men, for several weeks.
The state veterinarian has promised
to demand the label on all his sta
tionery hereafter. The secretary of
the historical society has also prom
ised. Now let's go after the rest of
Get ready for the annual ball, Feb
The first meeting of Capital Auxil
iary to be held in the Labor Temple
was well attended and the ladies are
more than pleased with their new
Mrs. T. A. McCants, the wife of a
member of No. 209, was favorably
voted upon to become a member of
The social dance held on January
26, our seventh anniversary, was well
attended and a fairly neat sum was
ject of unionism. Representatives of
other unions will be on hand to help
entertain the guests, and it looks now
very much like the Labor Temple
would be overrun on the occasion.'
Lincoln carpenters might profit by
investigating the way Council Bluffs
carpenters do business. Council
Council Bluffs is not nearly so large
as Lincoln, yet the last meeting of
the Council Bluffs local found nearly
one hundred members present when
the gavel fell. The Bluffs scale is
higher than Lincoln's scale, too. The
Bluffs local employs a business agent,
pays him wages and keeps him on the
job all tbe time.
The union carpenters can be of big
assistance to the building laborers if
they will. And the building laborers
can, if organized, be a big help to the
carpenters. They ought to be helping
one another right now.
Local carpenters have not enlarged
upon the meat boycott to any great
extent. This, however, is on the same
principle that the restaurant man has
not sliced the ham any thinner for his
You are invited to the "rally" Mon-.
added to our collection, which is to
apply on the new furniture in the
committee room. The members de
cided at the last meeting to ask a
donation of one dollar from each mem
ber to pay this bill and a large part
of it was paid February 1.
Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Rood are re
joicing over the arrival of a baby boy
at their home last week.
Mrs. W. A. Compton and children
are visiting in York this week at the
home of Mrs. Cpmpton's mother.
The Auxiliary has placed a shotgun
and case in the cigar store of the La
bor Temple which they are anxious to
dispose of, and we will appreciate hav
ing our union friends take a number
or two on it.
The apron committee will meet with
Mrs. C. B. Righter Friday afternoon,
February 11. ' As many of the mem
bers who can are requested to be on
hand with their thimbles.
Miss Fredetta Mickel and Mr Ray
Smith of Harvard, Neb., were married
Tuesday, February 1, at the home of
Rev. J. Mickel, .the grandfather of the
bride, who also performed the cere
mony. Mrs. ' Smith was formerly a
member of Capital Auxiliary.
The next regular meeting of the
Auxiliary will be held Wednesday,
February 9, at the Labor Ten.ple.
Mrs. A. L. Compton, hostess.
The master in chancery in the fed
eral court in Indianapolis, Ind., to
whom the evidence in the strike of
the Elwood employes of the American
Sheet and Tin Plate company was sub
mitted, has decided to report against
granting an injunction against the
PRAISES TRADES' UNIONS.
Frank A. Munsey, the magazine
man, owns large publishing houses in
New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore
and Washington. In a recent heart-to-heart
talk with his brother publishers
he told how he had always employed
union labor, with never the slightest
friction. He has grown rich at it, and'
besides being the leading magazine
publisher, owns three daily newspa
Six special international organizers
of the Machinists' Union have bee
assigned to districts in New England,
who will undertake to absolutely or
ganize the craft in that section be
fore May 1, when, according to the
present program, a demand for the
eight-hour work day and substantial
wage increases will be made at every
Tardy Danger Signal.
On the outskirts of a certain Eng
lish village is a steep and dangerous
hill. Not long ago an accident oc
curred on the spot, and the matter
was brought forward at a meeting of
the council. It was decided to put up
a danger board, and the joiner was
instructed to make the notice as con
spiclous as possible.
"Never fear," said the carpenter,
"I'll give 'em something to look at."
At the top of the hill he affixed a
notice board in the shape of a huge
hand pointing down and bearing the
words. "Stop and dismount." A lit
tle further down a similar board bore
the caution. "Apply your brake, or"
On the third, "You'll soon shake hands
At the bottom of the hill was the
biggest board of all. This read. "With
the undertaker. N. B.. This hill la
There is no rose without a thorn.
There are specks on all our peaches;
We never sat at a "banquet" yet
But were bored to death by the speeches.
Week Starting January 31st
The Devil and
6 - Other Big Acts - 6
Matinee at 2:30
15c and 25c
Evening at &30
J5c, 25c, 35c, 50c
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sooths the irritated membrane and
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It is an ideal preparation for chit
dren, as it contains no harmful ano
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25c per bottle. 1
12th and O streets.
Lincoln Printing Go.
124 South Eleventh
Auto. Phone 3062
Will Save You Money on Any Kind
of Printing Call us.
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too. Utmost secrecy.
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129 So. Hth St. "
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