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iHSHSSSESHSESHSHSHSHSHSi I 15H5E5HSH5H5ESHSHSH5H5H The Labor Day committee report a good large sum from the Labor Day proceeds. The Pioneer Federal union held a rousing meeting, in fact it became very warm at times, Thursday evening. The Trades and Labor council have under discussion the proposi tion to invite Rev. Carwardine, of Pullman, 111., to speak here in the near future. The longshoremen held an inter esting meeting in the Silver-King block Wednesday evening. This union seems to be in a flourishing condition. Christian Flesvig, a moulder at Strothman Bros. Iron Works, died at his home 1725 Iowa avenue, of Bright's disease. The deceased leaves a wife and two children. D. S. Heimerdinger, general or ganizer for the American Federa tion of labor was in the city this week. He spoke very flatteringly of the condition of organized labor at the head of the lakes. The free silver element has nomi nated F. H. Remington for con gress. Hon. C. A. Towne, of Du luth will be secured, it is said, to make several speeches, in this dis trict in Mr. Remington's behalf. The Brotherhood of Boiler Maker and Iron Shipbuilders will give their semi-annual ball in Maryland hall, Friday night Oct. 2. Alex ander's orchestra will furnish music. The boys are leaving noth ing undone to make the affair a grand success. A good time may be expected. Be sure you attend. J. H, Blackmann addressed the clerks union Wednesday evening at their meeting. There was a large attendance and the clerks union promises to be one of the most flourishing unions in West Super ior. The members and officers take an active interest and work in har mony. Some of our brightest citi zens are members of the clerks union. Ellis B. Harris, one of the black listed members of the A. R. U. sang several splendid campaign songs at the Bryan club meeting Wednes day evening. They were heartily applauded. The poems are com posed by Mr. Harris and set to familiar airs, which are both catchy and appropriate and shows marked ability. Mr. Harris has been en THE LABOR WORLD gaged to sing at the ratification meeting Saturday night. The Swedish Labor club held an open meeting Friday evening in the Hammond block. It was a very pleasant affair. Good speaking and music was furnished. The principal talk was made by John Want A Suit? Want a good one? Better than the ordi nary tailor can make. And for a great deal less money? For not more than the common ready-to-wear clothes cost. See the Columbia Suits. A good suit for $10 this fall. Less good suits for less money. Better suits for more. Columbia Suits are always the best for the money. Columbia Clothing Co* West Superior, Wis. A. Dahl upon the eight-hour sys tem. Mr. Dahl made a very able address. He showed what benefits would be derived if the eight-hour law was in vogue in the state of Wisconsin. The speaker has given considerable study to the question and the large number present were undoubtedly greatly benefited. Good Reason. "I heard you call your young man McKinley," observed the mistress "is that his name?" "No," answered the maid, "but my name's Hannah and I call my beau McKinley because he daren't do anything but what I tell him."—Twentieth Century. The lowest paid labor is the dearest in the end. Practical Politics. Butchart's election is con ceded by the enemy. A monster demonstration at Sioux Falls was held Wednesday, being silver day at the tri-state fair. Addresses were made by Congressman Towne and Hiram Boies. John A. Keyes is now on the stump and will campaign it un til the ballots are cast in No vember when the result will roll up a big majority for the attorney general from Duluth. In Cayuhogo County, Ohio, Hanna's own county, 15,000 voters are enrolled in the silver clubs. And it is freely predicted in Cleveland that between Hanna's anti-union record and free silver, McKinley's defeat in his own state is certain. Arrangements have been com pleted by which in Wyoming the democrats get two electors on the silver ticket and the populists one. In North Carolina satisfac tory arrangements have been made. Both states are therefore certain for Bryan. The partial poll of one of the precincts in the central part ol the city the other day showed 38 votes for silver and five for goldbuggery. Another precinct not far from the business center showed when the canvass was nearly completed four votes out of five lor silver. Congressman Hartman, the brilliant Montana silver man, will arrive here Thursday and will speak that evening at West Duluth. He will spend all of next week in this county and will speak at the following places: Monday at Hibbing Tuesday at Virginia Wednesday at Evei eth Thrusday at Ely Friday at Tower Saturday at Two Har bors. It is refreshing in these days when business men are lending themselves, contrary to their better judgement, to schemes for the intimidation of voters, by threats to close their works if free" silver wins, to, find a shining example on the other side. One of the members of the firm of Duncan & Brewer, lumbermen, has announced that if free silver wins his firm will put 600 men in the woods the coming winter.