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About The Wageworker. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1904-???? | View Entire Issue (March 5, 1910)
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CENTRAL LABOR UNION
At the meeting the the Central La
bor Union last Friday night the work
of revising the constitution was com
pleted and the instrument as a whole
adoptedby by unanimous vote. Some
changes of importance have been
made, especially in the matter of dues,
all calculated to increase the atten
dance and interest.
An invitation from' Mayor Love to
send two representatives of the body
to the committee now preparing a city
charter was read and accepted, and
Frank M. Coffey and Rev. Mr. Zenor
appointed. President Parker an
nounced the make-up of the standing
committees and Secretary Kates read
a complete report of the business of
the body for the last six months. The
record of attendance of delegates was
especially interesting and edifying, as
was the statement of the receipts and
expenses. A petition urging congress
to enact the eight-hour law was sub
mitted and since then- has been left
at the Temple and upwards of 200 sig
natures secured. The trustees report
ed that they had audited the books of
the secretary and treasurer and found
them correct and in good shape. ,-The
only bad feature of the report was that
the treasury lacked $2.35 of having
any money in it.
Several committees made verbal re
ports, and Rev. Mr. Batten made e
short address that brought out rounds
of hearty applause. -
Perhaps this little story does not
properly belong in this department,
but it was recalled by meeting Jim
Jellison on the street the other day,
and Jim is a bricklayer for fair. We
never knew how he managed it, but
Jim married one o the cleverest and
best little women in the world, and
she was a printer. Before Mrs. Jelli
son was married her name was Min
nie Hershey, and she worked in the
Falls City print shops for several
years. It was some time ago, when a
lot of us were younger, that this hap
pened back in the days when the
printer-editor of the Glorious Rag of
Industrial Freedom thought he was
something of a "swift" at the case.
Ed Howe, now foreman of the Star,
worked in Falls City along about that
time, afterwards coming to Lincoln
and growing up to the foremanship of
the Journal. One day Clay Davis of
the Falls City News wired Howe that
he wanted a printer, one who could
set plenty of type. Howe gave "Shorty',
Davis the tip and sent him down. I
Davis claimed to be a phenom at the
case, and he was, too. But Howe
knew a thing or two about "edging up
ems," so be said:
"You are going to work alongside a
girl down there who'll make you go
some to keep up with her."
"Aw, rats!" ejaculated Davis; "there
ain't no girl in the country that can
keep within seeing distance of me
when I pull out."
"All right," replied Howe, "but 111
see you later."
A couple of weeks later Davis
drifted back to Lincoln and ambled
into the Journal composing room.
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March came in like a lamb, and as
a result the masons are getting ready
to put in full time at a slightly in
creased wage. Work has been miser
ably slow for the last three months,
but the spring and summer outlook
was never better.
PRESBYTERIAN LABOR TEMPLE.
A labor temple, peculiarly a relig
ious Institution for workingmeh, is to
be opened on- the East side In New
York soon by the Presbyterian depart
ment of Church and Labor. A build
ing has been rented for the purpose
at $10 000 a year. Prominent among
the features to be inaugurated will be
a workingmen's mass meeting every
Sunday afternoon. The building will
be open all day and every night, not
so much for the carrying on of so
called institutional work, but for the
discussion of vital questions' which
concern workingmen and their families.
WROUGHT UP. !
English trade unionists are consid
erably wrought up over the decision
recently handed down by the House of
Lords denying the right of a trade
union to make a special levy to main
tain a member of parliament. The de
cision held that under the law it waa
specifically set out what a trade union
can do, and that the raising of money
for the purpose named was not one of
them. Which all goes to show that
possibly the more ' the state Inter
feres the more we don't know "wnere
Musicians' Union In Fort Wort.
Texas, is now 100 per cent strong.
CARPENTERS & JOINERS
"Hello, 'Shorty,' I thought you were
in Falls City," said Howe.
"Just got back," growled Davis.
"What's the matter?", queried Howe,
"Say, Ed," exclaimed Davis, "I give
up. Talk about inventin' type setwn
machines! They're invented,v f'r
have been working against one. That
girl down there got 'em all beat for
speed. Blamed if she couldn't do the
distribution for both of us and then
paste eighteen inches more of solid
brevier dupes than I could. I'm slow
I'm a snail; the next time you hear
anybody say I'm a 'swift,' you tell
'em I am a joke."
Along about that , time -there was. a
bunch of printer boys in Falls City
who were quite willing to wager the
wages for several weeks in advance
that Minnie Hershey could set more
type in a given time than any old Mis
souri River "pirate" that ever scut
tled a schooner. 'Minnie Hershey is
a wife and mother now, but she still
retains a fondness for the craft.
As we remarked in the 'beginning,
this may not be strictly a bricklayer
story, but it was a bricklayer that re
minded us o fit, so there, now.
It is now known officially as "The
Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers'
International Union." This was. de
cided upon at the Boston convention.
and there are those who profess to
see in the new name a challenge to
the Operative Plasterers.
With $500,000 in the treasury the
Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers'
International Union is considering the
matter of erecting and maintaining
a home for aged, indigent and dis
WJi thin the next six months there
will be but one union carpenters' or
ganization in the United States. Wil
liam D. Huber, general president of
the United Brotherhood of Carpenters
and Joiners, passed through Pittsburg
en route from Washington, to Indian
apolis after a meeting of the execu
tive council of the American Federa
tion of Labor, at which that body de
cided that the committee represent
ing the United Brotherhood and the
Amalgamated Society of Carpenters
should meet on or "before June 1 next
to formulate a plan by which the
Amalgamated Society will be absorbed
by the Brotherhood. The Amalga
mated Society, an English organiza
tion, has a membership of about 5,000
in the united States. There is a
branch In Pittsburg whose members,
it is understood, are ifbt opposed to
the proposed amalgamation. - The
United Brotherhood dl Carpenters and
Joiners have a membership of about
185,000, of which- there are about 12,
000 in the Pittsburg-district. . Presi
dent Huber also , stated that the 800
members of the National Wood Work
ers of New York had been taken into
the Brotherhood and that the national
organization is now confined to Chi
Local N6. 1055 continues its revival,
and the interest is unabated. One of
the problems now facing the Labor
Temple management is that of pro
viding a hall big enough for the car
penters. With a membership now past
the 200 mark, if two-thirds of the
members attend a meeting the ' ball
now used would be wholly inadequate.
But the Temple management will find
a way. ' .. . . "
BLACKSMITHS & HELPERS
The Blacksmiths and Helpers Union
of Haveiock are - going to be in the
social swim on the evening of March
15. That is the occasion of the union's
fifth annual hall, and it is going to be
a- record-breaker. At least that is ex
pected of the hustling committee that
has charge of the social function. The
ball will be held at Union Hall In
.Haveiock and Bruse's union orchestra
will furnish the music. . .The admis
sion is 50 cents a couple, ladies free.
The Haveiock local is growing, in
numbers and influence every day, and
is feeling the good effects of a more
thorough working agreement with the
allied shop trades. Work is rushing
and the pay checks are correspond-.,
The demand for an increased car s
service during the rush hours- of-the
evening is growing. The Traction',
company will be asked to run a couple
or three cars ten or 'fifteen minutes,
apart immediately after the closing of
the shops for the day, A great many,
of the shop men live in Lincoln, or be
tween Lincoln and Haveiock, and it is
pretty tough on tired ' workmen' to
have to stand and swing from a strap
for a half-hour or forty, minutes., If
appeals to the Traction Co., fali to
produce results, appeal will be made
to the state railway commission.
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We have made large purchases of this springs new productions from
Bankrupt stock of Swofford Bros. Dry Goods Co., sold at less than cost of
production, wait for letter.
of Swofford Bros. BanKrupt
T The above telegram received from Mr. Herpolsheimer who made an ex
traordinary fortunate purchase of the newest up-to-date spring styles in
Linens, Muslins and Domestics, etc., etc; from the Swofford Bros. Bankrupt
stock has enabled us to give you these goods at such prices which will
never be duplicated in Lincoln this season. Watch for ad in the Sunday
papers for particulars.
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