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Trades Assembly Proceedings.
UNION HALL, SUPERIOR, WIS.,
April 14, 1896.
Regular meeting' of the Trades
and Labor Assembly called to
order, President Grant in the chair.
The roll call showed that twelve
unions were represented.
Minutes of previous meeting read
Credentials of Thomas Keiley,
Typographical union, No. 163, T. J.
Richardson, W. E. Robarge and
Harry Colvin, of Pioneer Federal
Labor union 6677, were received and
Communication from Senator
Teller was read and ordered placed
on file. It is here appended:
"I am in receipt of yours of recent
date, enclosing a petition from your
branch of the American Federation
of Labor for the free coinage of
silver. I shall take pleasure in pre
senting the petition in the senate
along with mafly others of the same
character, recently received. It is
very gratifying to me to see that
the labor people are taking up this
cause, as I am satisfied that upon
it depends their future prosperity.
H. M. TELLER."
Communication from Senator
John L. Mitchell, below reproduced,
was read and ordered placed on file:
"I am in receipt of your letter of
March 28, including a resolution of
the Trades Assembly of Superior,
urging the senate to 'pass a law for
the free and unlimited coinage of
silver.' In reply I wish to state
that the senate passed such a meas
ure on the 1st of February, as a
substitute for house bill 2904. The
house has, however, refused to con
cur in the adoption of the substi
tute. It is now perfectly clear
that such a measure cannot pass
during this congress. The house
is against it by a large majority,
and the president would have a
veto ready in case the house
yielded to the bill in its present
shape. Yours trulv,
Communication from Collars and
Cuff Makers read and filed.
Circular from the American Fed
erationist, the official organ of the
American Federation of Labor,
which was signed by President
Gompers and Secretary McCraith,
was read and referred to the differ
ent unions. The circular asked
that agents be appointed in the sev
eral organizations represented to
work up the circulation. The price
was reduced five cents on lots of
10, and it was urged that all who
possibly could should subscribe
for this meritorious journal.
Proceedings of the Duluth Trades
and Labor Assembly read and on
Communication in regard to the
per capita tax read, and on motion
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES.
The committee on organization
reported that the charter for Pio
neer Federal Labor union had ar
rived and the union had been or
THE LABOR WORLD.
ganized. Delegates were urged to
help get members and to also at
tend the meeting April 16.
Mr. Schaieble moved that the or
ganization committee be strength
ened by adding two new members.
The motion was carried and the
chair appointed A. G. Newburgh
and T. J. Richardson.
REPORTS OF UNIONS.
Tailors—Fair. Non-union shops,
two. Delegates requested to pur
chase union-made clothing.
Cooper Machine Workers—Dull.
Packers and Nailers—Absent.
Electrical Workers—No report.
Longshoremen No. 27.—Idle.
Longshoremen No. 28—All mem
bers idle and will be until naviga
Scandinavian Typographical un
Pioneer Federal Labor Union
Committee appointed to ascertain
what firms are handling the Ram
bler, Victor and Victoria.
Street railway transfer question
was discussed and the committee
instructed to interview the mayor
and members of the council.
instructed to request
different unions to influence friends
to cease patronizing the Lyceum
theater at Duluth.
J. O. HALL, Rec. Sec. Pro Tern.
The trouble between Nelson &
Swanson and the journeymen
tailors has been amicably settled.
The firm has agreed to hire none
but union men and pay the
union scale of wages.
18-20-22 North Third St.,
Special attention given
to mail orders.
DO NOT PATRONIZE THE FOLLOW
They are Under the Boycott of Or
Rochester Clothier's Exchange.
Royal Mantel and Furniture Co, Rock
W Kidder & Son Milling Co, Terre
Joseph Biefield and Siegel & Bros,
Clothiers, Chicago, 111.
W Losse Tailoring Co, St Louis, Mo.
S. Ottenberg & Bros, Cigars, New
Geo. Ehret, lager beer.
Studebaker Bros Mfg Co, wagons,
South Bend, Ind.
St Louis Brewers Association, lager
Pray, Small & Co, Shoes.
American Biscuit Co, fiiscuits.
School Seat Co, furniture, Grand
Pfaff Brewing Co, of Boston, Mass.
Yocum Bros, Cigars, Reading, Pa.
Boston Pilot, Boston Republic.
Hopedale Mfg Co, Hopedale, Mass.
A Smith, shoes. Lynn, Mass.
United States Baking Co.
Hamilton Brown Shoe Co, St Louis,
Daube, Cohen & Co, Clothiers, Chi
Mesker Bros, Iron Works, St Louis,
Clement, Bane & Co, Clothiers, Chica
East India Matting Co, Piqua, Ohio.
S Hess & Co, Cigars, Rochester, N Y.
Harrington & Oulette Cigar Co,
Banner Cigar Co, Detroit Mich.
Dietz Cigar Co, Detroit, Mich.
Brown Bros Cigar Co, Detroit, Mich.
Gordon Cigar Co, Detroit. Mich.
Detroit Cigar Co, Detroit, Mich.
Harding & Todd, Shoes, Rochester,
Gross & Co, Cigars, Detroit, Mich.
Moek's Cigar, Co, Detroit, Michigan.
Geo Modes Cigar Co, Detroit, Mich.
Wm Tegge Cigar Co, Detroit, Mich.
Powell & Smith Co, Cigars, New York.
American Tobacco Co.
Thomas Taylor, elastic goring, Hud
Kipp Bros, spring beds, Milwaukee,
Bergner & Engel Brewing Co, Phila
Balz Brewing Co, Philadelphia.
Fisher Co, malters, Buffalo, NY.
Deuscher Co, Malters, Hamilton, Ohio.
Schrein, malters, Sheboygan, Wis.
Derby Bicycle Co, Jackson, Mich.
Arena, Boston Mass.
Gould & Walker, boots and shoes,
DO NOT USE
Plug Tobacco: Battle Axe, Newsboy,
Piper Heidsick, Something Good, Pedro.
Smoking Tobacco: Gail and Ax Navy,
Honest Long Cut, Dukes Mixture, Seal
of North Carolina, Ivanhoe, Greenback.
Cigarettes: Dukes Cameo, Sweet Cap
oral, Cycle, Old Judge.
Duluth Imperial Flour, Lyceum
Theatre, Carrington Tailoring
Breton & Bleck Tailoring Co, Wieland