The Wageworker. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1904-????, April 22, 1910, Image 7

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In our specials for this week there are several unusual values things
you cannot afford to overlook. Also some new arrivals in Wash
Dresses which will interest you. Come in. We have everything
that will please you in Summer wear, and the prices here
always right.
New Arrivals in
We are showing now splendid assortments of
these in Pure Irish Linens, French Ging
hams, Chambrays, Lawns and Percales.
Solid colors, Plaids and Checks. Many
new and popular models to choose from.
They are neat and attractively trimmed
with lace insertings and contrasting col
ors to match. Low prices at $4.95. $3.95,
Tp $2.95 and
Good Quality at Low Prices.
One lot of Madras and Percales
$1.50 values,
choice . . 79c
"White Lawns, $1.35
values, choice ..98c
White Lawns, $1.95
values, choice $1.25
White Lawns, $2.50 values,
choice $1.98
Black, White and Tan, at $3.95 and $2.95
In solid colors, pin checked and Persian figures, $4.95 to $7.50
values. Cut price at $5.95, $4.95 and $3.95
White, Blue, Pink and Tan colors, at $2.95 up to $7.50
AND $9.95
Light shades, regular $16.50 and $17.50 values, now $ 9.95
Light shades, regular $22.50 and $19.50 values, now. $12.50
For Ladies and Children, at. . .1-5 OFF
On Lace Curtains and Fancy Striped Mesh Curtains.
Salesman's Sample Line Vfe Off
Children's Hats and Bonnets
We bought a sample line of Children's Hats and Bonnets from
one of the largest factories in New Yorki All new styles
and. clean merchandise. Everyone a great bargain. This in
cludes Straw Hats; Pongee Silk Bonnets m tan and assorted
colors. There are over 50 styles in this large assortment,,
and. a great many-different shapes. Trimmed with ribbon,
flowers and artificial fruit. All on display in window:
Prices from 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.25' $1.50, $1.75, $2.00, $2.50
$3.00, $4.00 and $6.00. All at. . . . . ... ONE-HALF OFF
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Footwear for voune fellows who
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new aijrie itaiures wuncu iu uib
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Smart High. Toes, High Arch, High
Natty Oxford, Ties and Pumps, black
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$3.00, $3.50, $4.00, $4.50 to $5.00
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18c SERPENTINE 14 1-2
Special value in Serpentine Crepe this week only. Assoted
." patterns and colors. This cloth is fine for Dressing
, Sacques and Kimonos. Special to close "at .......... 14 l-2c
Special sale this week only on our complete line of Amoskeag .
Apron Gingham in all sized cheeks and tweeds, blues,
browns, blacks and broken checks. Regular 9c values.
To close at ." 7 l-2c
5-4 White, blue veined or tiled. Regular 22c value, at. ... . . 20c
5-4 Colored Table Oilcloth, assorted patterns. . Regular 20c .
value. Special at 18c
25 dozen Hemstitched Muslin Dresser Scarfs, size 18x50,
: lace worked through the center and each end, assorted lace
designs. Regular 35c value. Special to close .t .21c
See the new line of Elastic Belts. Comes in colors -green,
brown, grey,, navy and black. Assorted buckles. Also
the new Chantecleer. Prices.:..... ...25c and 50c
m mm
Brief Bits of Labor New Picked Up
And Pilfered From Manywhere.
Bartenders at Davenport, la., are
forming a union.
Streator, 111., now has 21 local unions.
Printers at Oklahoma City, Okla.,
have secured an advance in wages.
Wireless telegraphers have organ
ize! at Cleveland, Ohio.
The new labor temple at Kansas
City, Mo., will be occupied in May.
Hollermakers In railroad shops at
Kt Taeo, Tex., have obtained an la
r reuse ot two cents an hour.
Amt-!eni) Diamond Cutters' Protec
tive Association has obtained a 12 1-2
per cent raise in wages.
The farmers' organization, the So
ciety of Equity, is growing rapidly 'n
North Dakota.
It Is announced that every cook and
waiter in Vallejo, Cal., has become
a member ot the union.
New unions affiliated with the Ce
ment Workers' International are be
ing formed throughout Texas.
The annual convention Of the steam
engineers' unions of Massachusetts
will be held at Lynn, Sunday, June
The National Print Cutters' Associa
tion will hold Its annual convention at
Buffalo, N. YM May 23.
There are 250,000 unorganized wom
en workers in New York and only 15,
000 women trade unionists.
The new headquarters of the Inter
national Laundry Workers' Union has
been established at Troy, N. Y.
Members of the Steamfitters' Union
at Minneapolis, Minn., want an in
crease of 50 cents a day. The change
to the higher, rate will be effective
July 1. Workmen are noV paid at
the rate of $4 for eight hours.
United Brewery Workers at Cin
cinnati, O., have gained a flat increase
fo $2 per week, affecting about 1,300
A vigorous campaign for union
made goods has been started by the
local branch of the women's union
label league at Pittsburg, Pa.
About three fourths of the indus
tries at Des Moines, la., are asking
for increased wages this spring and
are bright for concessions.
Printers at Waco, Texas, have a
new scale of wages, increasing wages
$2 a week. This makes the scale for
Journeymen $20 a week.
The Federal Government itself and
fourteen of our States now prohibit
the contract system of labor in their
The International Woodmen and
Sawmill Workers are organizing new
unions throughout the State of Wash
ington. A bill to have all employees of the
city work the eight-hour day has been
introduced in Councils at Louisville,
Ky. This will most likey become a
Within the past two months nearly
700 men have joined the ranks of the
various unions of Grand Rapids, Mich.
While the city of Waycross, Ga.,
can only claim a population ot 12,000
it has eighteen local unions and a
trades assembly.
Membership of the International
Union of Bridge and Structural Iron
Workers is increasing, it is . said, at
the phenomenal rate of 600 new mem'
bers a month.
The Carpenters' scale at Minneap
olis, Minn., is now 45 cents an hour
and the membership is approximately
1,700 which is an increase in the last
year of about '300.
Kvery retail shoe clerk in Oakland,
Cal., carries a union card. This fact
makes Oakland the banner union city
on the Pacific Coast so far as the re
tail shoe clerks are concerned.
. The barbers' union of Sacramento,
Cal., has adopted a resolution to the
effect that all members of the union
must wear hats bearing the label of
the United Hat Makers of America.
The stone cutters at New Bedford,
Mass., are still locked out, and an ap
peal has gone out to all labor organi
zations to render the out of work
men at that place all financial assist
ance possible.
After fourteen weeks the dispute in
the granite belt at Vermont is at an
end, and the result is a complete vic
tory for organized labor. A gain tit
two and one-half cents an hour has
been secured, reduced hours to forty
five a week and working conditions
For the first five months of the fis
cal year ending February 28th, the
American 'Federation of Labor issued
charters to 102 new unions for affilia
tion as against 52 for he previous
year. The affiliated international un
ions issued 460 charters during the
same period.
The proposition of calling an inter
national convention of Iron Molders'
Union, next September, in Milwaukee,
Wis., is being voted on. It is stated
that an international convention coses
the locals anywhere from $70,000 lo
A bill introduced in the New York
Legislature, known as the textile
ing unjustly assailed by the American
Federation of Labor, and defend them.
He declares he will do this in the
interest of "fair play and exact Jus
tice." The output of the Maryland and oth
er penitentiaries has been one of the
most serious obstacles to the growth
of the local trade unions of the Unit
ed Garment Workers in many cities
in America. . Over $12,000,000 worth
of workingmen's shirts and overalls
are annually produced in the prisons.
That output has broken strikes, re
duced wages, helped the sweatshop,
kept parents from earning bread for
their families, and put' young children
out of school and on the human labor
The last report of the American
Federation of Labor shows that dur
ing the year 1909 statements were re
ceived from 68 international organiza
tions showing that in the twelve
months there were 603 strikes, involv
ing 87,031 members Of this number,
53,971 members were benefitted and:
9,432 were not. Three hundred and
forty-one of these strikes were won,..
57 . were compromised and 104 were
lost At the close of the year there
were still 64 strikes pending.
According to the plan mapped out
by the executive council Of the Amer
ican Federation of Labor; there will
be but one organization of carpenters
in this country after the first of June,
when a plan will be devised to merge
the Amalgamated Society of Carpen
ters with the Brotherhood of Carpen
ters and Joiners. The Amalgamted
Society is of English origin, with a
membership ot around 5,000 in this
country. The; brotherhood has a
membership roll of about 185,000. Ac
cording to General President William
D. Huber, the members of , the Na
tional Woodworkers' Union of ; New
York City have recently been taken
into the brotherhood. ' ; '
To meet the objection of the spe
cial committee of the American Fed
eration of Labor that technical schools
do not fit the students to enter upon
the pursuits of workmen after they
leave ' school, ' the 1 authorities at the
high schools of Cincinnati, .. O., . in
which there is industrial education,
intend to take the boys in the second
year of their course of study and
place them in shops where they may
be shown how to do different kinds
of work. It is proposed that after hav
they are to attempt it themselves, and
that are to attempt it themselves, and
for that they are to receive ten cents
an hour. The third year they are to
be paid eleven cents an hour and the
fourth year they are to receive 12 1-2
cents an hour. This proposition has
met the opposition of the laboring
men of that city, who declare that the
system would do away with the reg
ular apprentice system and create an
aggregation of youngsters rho would
be qualified to act as strike breakers
in case of trouble.
The Journal is pleased to note the
sixth anniversary of its contemporary.
The Wageworker,. of Lincoln, Neb.
Editor Maupin is to be congratulated
upon the success of The Wageworker
during the past six year and still
more upon the bright prospect with
which It begins the seventh year. The
Wageworker is clean, able and, above;
all, cheerful, a paper well worth read--in0.
an pewer fo good it, local
ity. More power to itl Coast Sea
mon'e Journal.
Teddy is to have the free use of
the . mails. The man who. works for .
a dollar a day and who can scarcely;
afford to use even the cheap utility of
a mail service will help to pay for.,
Teddy's frank. It is always the way.'
The man who can least afford it is
obliged to pay the other fellow's way'
and the man who can best afford to
pay has favors heaped upon him con-;
tinually. Oklahoma Labor Unit. .
In Philadelphia, ' a man threw a
brick at a street car. in 48 hours be
was doing time In the pen. Several
years ago. a city ouncil stole a gas
plant from the city.. None ol them do
ing time yet. Toledo Union Leader:'
Sam DeNedry, he of the Washington
Trades Unionist, refers to it as the
"Pain-Allrich tariff bill." That's about
it. . We . get the pain the men 'who
framed the law are Allrlcb. "
The March 26 number of the Lin
coln, Nebraska Wageworker, was a
dandy. Here's our best wishes for fu
ture success. Rochester, N. Y.,1 Labor
workers' bill, amends the labor law
in respect of hours of labor for minors
and women. It reduces the hours of
labor from ten to nine hours a day
and from sixty to fifty-four hours a
The edict of the international union
of leather workers on horse goods that
the work-day shall oe eight hours,
with 15 per cent on piecework addi
tional to prices now paid, went into
effect recently in every city in the
United States, Canada and Mexico.
A special convention of Electrical
Workers, regulars and seceders, la to
be held in May to confer with the ar
bitration committee of the American
Federation of Labor to settle, if pos
sible, the difference that has existed
in the trade in the last two years or
The bill introduced in the New York
Senate so amending the city charter
as to permit the Board of Education to
sell in the open market the products
of vocational truant and trade and
preparatory trade schools has aroused
the active opposition of the State
Workingmen's Federation.
In Chicago, it is said to be practi
cally certain that there will be a
strike of lathers soon. The present
agreement will expire and the em
ployers are preparing to resist the
demands of the men for a scale of $6
j day. A a meeting of the Employing
Lathers' Association was held, at
which it was decided to "stand pat"
against a raise in wages.
General Master Workman Hayes, nf
the Knights of Labor, is preparing a
semi-political program. It Is said to
be his intention to have labor speak
ers go into the districts of members
of Congress who, he believes, are be-
Wonderful bargains in Dry Goods, Shoes, Etc
We doubt if in all our business experience
we ever put out an offer that proved so im
mensely popular. Large crowds attended our
sales each day and were astonished by the
wonderful bargains- Our buyers are experts
in the selection of goods, always alert for the
best the worlds looms and factories produce.
Keyser Black Silk Gloves,
Full line of Children's Gingham and Percale qq
Dresses, for - - - - - - - - - IOC
Wash Chamois Gloves, extra heavy,
for - - - ir - - - - - - - "
250 pair of Men's Dull Velour, Vici Kid, Gun Metal
and pat. leather. They are all Goodyear Welts,
$3.50 to $5.00 values, sale price - - - - $1.98
300 pr. Misses Strap Sandals, Pat. and Vici Kid, size ,
8 to 2, $1.50 to $2 values, sale price - - - 98c
300 pr. Women's Oxfords, Tan and Black, $3 to $4
values, sale price' - - - - - - - - - $1.89
200 pr. Women's Shoes, all sizes, $2.50 and $3 values
sale price - - - - - - - - - --- - 98c
1 big lot of Children's Shoes and Slippers, Tan and
Black, sale price - - - - - - - " ' 49c
Tenth and P Streets