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TH.E WAGE WORKER
WILL M. MAUPIN. EDITOR
Published Weekly at Lincoln, Nebraska, by The Wageworker
Entered aa aecood-dua matter April 2I,".I904. attbe poatoffioe at I iraroln. Neb-, under me Act of
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BRIEF BITS OF LABOR NEWS
Dorothy Righter was reported
very low the first of the week,
but 4atr her illness took a turn
for the better, and at the time
of going to press she was report
ed considerably better.
Mrs. -Charles Barngrover will
leave for Aurora Sunday, where
she will -visit with relatives for a
week before returning ' to her
home in Denver.
The Central Labor union met
Friday evening, and the chief
business transacted was closing
up the affairs of the recent label
show at the Oliver. All bills have
been said, but a number of the
unions have failed to get in their
pro rata share of the expense.
They should do so at once and
reimburse the treasury of the cen
Owing to the prevalance of la
grippe, "which seems to be epidem
ic, the anniversary celebration
planned by Capital auxiliary to
Typographical union Xo. 209 has
been postponed until further no
tice. Mrs. Burce Gilbert has been
seriously ill for several days.
The aged mother of Fred
Mickel has been dangerously ill
for several weeks.
General Tom Kelsey has been
laid up most of the time for the
past two or three weeks, and when
he does appear on the streets he
walks like -.a man who was up
against the real thing.
A" card from Fred Brenner conveys--
the - welcome information
that he is getting along swim
mingly with his job printing
business at Sheridan, and is one
of the old guard that everybody
loves to see succeed.
The best way to start off Sun
day is to arise early, eat a good
breakfast, dress tip a bit and then
go to All Souls church. Unitarian,
and hear Rev. Arthur L. Wea
therly deliver an address on "De
mocracy and Education." the
third sermon in a series of seven
on the general topic of "The Real
ization of Democracy." You will
be interested and enlightened.
Word comes that the strike of
the Tampa cigarmakers has been
settled and that 14,000 cigarmak
ers have returned to work under
better conditions and w ages. -
The Typographical union ' ball
on February 21, at Bullard's hall,
will be the social event of the sea
son in union labor circles. Admis
sion one dollar; extra ladies 25
cents each. .
Mr. and -Mrs. Charley 'Turner,
pleasantly 'remembered:- by many
Lincoln people, are ndy in " Los
Angeles ' - - -
Gus Hyers insists that" it is the
early bird that catcher the ,worm.
and for that reason he is always
up before daybreak looking out
after that nomination for sheriff.
If the men who ought to stand by
Hyers will only do it, he has got
the - nomination cinched already.
Frank Coffee has discarded his
crutches, but he is using a cane as
a prep for his injured underpin
ning. The Wageworker Printery is
equipped to do only one kind of
commercial printing the best
kind. We do not take work mere
ly to keep our presses running.
We insist upon making a profit
if we do the work.
of the State Federation of Labor
was in Lincoln last Friday,
looking after matters pertianing to
The Bakery and Confectionery
Workers Journal issued a hand
some number celebrating its twenty-fifth
anniversary. The edition
was handsomely illustrated with
lithographed cover, and contained
a mass of information of interest
to the craft. It is one of the hand
somest special editions ever com
ing to The Wageworker desk.
Dr. Roller defeated Gion at the
Oliiver Tuesday evening, as was
expected. The wrestling game is
gaining new devotees in Lincoln,
and this clean, "manly sport de
Councilman Will Hardy, is
about to tour Europe again. Coun
cilman Mike Bauer is on his way
over there now. There are other
councilmen who might as well go
Work on the First National
bank building is being pushed by
electric light these nigtfits.
Plumbers, steamfitters, " electri
cians and carpenters are swarming
over the building at all hours of
the day and night.
Th loyal Order of Moose in
Lincoln has passed the 500 mark
and still growing. The order in
cludes in its membership some of
the livest wires in Lincoln, and
it promises soon to be the big fra
ternity of the city.
From 1S,000 to 20,000 fatal and
from 700.000 to 800,000 non-fatal
industrial accidents, according to
a careful statistician, occur in the
United States every year.
Expert investigators for the na
tional child labor committee, who
have been conducting investiga
tions in Deleware. report the can
ditions there as deplorable.
The boilermakers' lockout, af
fectinsr 50.000 men in the yards of
the Shipbuilding Employers Fed
eration of England ended Decem
ber 14, with the acceptance by the
men of the 'terms offered to them
by: -their employers. - The yards
at once re-opened and resumed
There are 12,000 union bill
posters. The United States steel corpor
ation has announced its plan for
pensioning veteran employes.
New York members of the In
ternational Wood Carvers' union
are endeavoring to procure a 44
The cgarmakers of San Fran
cisco are about to be organized.
It is said that there are at present
about- 500 of them. ...
The Women's. Trade Union
League proposes to take. immedi
ate steps toward getting protec
tion against fires in the factories
of Greater New York.
In New Jersey, among wake
workers, the building trade em
ployes alone have succeeded in
keeping their earnings nearly
abreast of the rising tide of prices
A school to fit men to pass the
examination for the various re
sponsible positions on the lake
boat is being conducted during
the winter months by the Pitts
burg Steamship ocmpany.
In view of the large number of
unemployed men who are in the
Romagna region. Premier Luz
zatti of Italy it has decided to be
gin at once the construction of
provincial and national roads.
There were 580 strikes, compared
with 721 other public works,
. Labor strikes appear to be
steadily increasing in number in
Austria. Last year there were
5S0 strikes, compared with 720 in
the year before. More than half
of them were due to demands for
higher wages, and nearly one-fifth
for shorter working hours.
In a big co-operative bakery in
Coupenhagen, Denmark, although
the cost of raw material has great
ly increased of late years, and
much higher wages are now paid,
the price of bread is lower than it
was before the co-operative bak
ery was established by the work
men. Hereafter applicants for posi
tions in city's labor service, must
submit to Boston, Mass., that are
classfied as the physical examina
tions. The regulation affects com
mon laborers, including boys,
skilled laborers and mechanics
and crafstmen, in all many thou
Fourteen veteran school teach
ers will be the first to receive pen
sions under the act passed at the
last session of the New Bruns
wick legislature to provide for an
nual pensions equal to one-half of
the salaries for the last five years
of service, with JU09 as maximum
LIKE A CFORUP.
The tariff is the finest little pill
that the capitalist can hand -the
workers. It is sugar-coated, ap
parently harmless, surrounded by
mystery and has all the elements
in it of the rftost reothm"- '-'-uates.
When all other remidies fail to at
tract and fool labor, the tariff is
resoorted to and works like, a
charm. Chicago Socialist. -
Is a quick and positive remedy for all
coughs. It stoqs coughing spells at night,
relieves the soreness,' soothes the irrita
ted membrane and stoqs the tickling.
It is an ideal preparation for children
as it containes no harmful' anodynes or
25c per bottle
12th and 0"SL
DR. R. L. BENTLEY,
Office Hours 1 to 4 p. m.
Office 21 18 O St Both Phones
Dr. Chas. Yungblut
ROOM r BURR
No, 202 UenUSt BLOCK
' AUTO. PHONE 3416. BELL 656
LINCOLN, - NEBR.
Plenty of it.
129 So. HthSt
Kelly & Norris
oa honschold goods, pianos, hor
ses, eta; Ions or short time, No
charge for papers. No interest
in ad ranee. No publicity or fil
papers. We guarantee better
teems than others make. Money
paid immediately. COLUMBIA
LOAN CO. 127 South 12th.
Capital Aulixiary No. 11 to
Lincoln Typographical Union
Xo. 201 meets every second and
fourth Wednesdays at the
Labor Temple. -MKS.
FEED W. MICKEL; . :
3200 U St. Secy-Treaa.
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