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Steel Corporation Defeated In
Attempt to Destroy Former
(From Committee on Industrial Rela
tions, Washington, by George P.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31.—George
Andreytchine, for two years an em
ploye of the steel corporation on the
Mesaba iron range of Minnesota, will
not be deported to Bulgaria because
he joined the strike now in progress
and addressed meetings of the miners.
John C. Densmore, acting secretary
of labor and first lieutenant of Secre
tary Wilson in administering the af
fairs of the department, has ruled
that Andreytchine is not a dangerous
or undesirable alian under the mean
ing of the law, and today Andreyt
chine is absolutely free.
Andreytchine's release marks the
final defeat of the steel corporation
and their agents in and. "out of office
in their attempt to destroy Andreyt
chine because he used his exceptional
ability as a speaker and linguist on
the side of his fellow workers, and
against the tyranny maintained by
the steel corporation with the aid of
gun men and subservient officials.
Acting Secretary Densmore's deci
sion is a decision against the steel
corporation on a clean-cut issue be
tween that corporation and justice.
Among the many yho were active
on Andreytchine's behalf were Isaac
MsBride, Senator Harry Lane of Ore
gon, Frank J. Hayes, vice president
of the United Mine Workers, and
USE DONKEYS FOB PICKET DUTY
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31.—Culin
ary workers on strike for an eight
hour day are tired of being charged
with inciting violence because they
picket, so they are now using donkeys
to advertise nonunion restaurants.
Unionists are wondering what objec
tion the lawandorderites can raise
against harmless, inoffensive donks.
EMPLOYES MUST FOOT BILES.
The railroads say: They cannot ex
pand, which can be taken to mean
that the employes must put up the
money for expansion just as they have
to make good on unproductive im
A Few Remarks to
The Laboring Men
On Labor Day and dur
ing the political cam
paign, everybody flatters
the horny-hand toiler.
At other times, es
pecially when there is any
labor trouble, they do not
love you quite so much,
and whether your initials
are A. F. L. or I. W. W.—
th^y fight you as merci
lessly by one name as by
It strikes us that most
storekeepers act during
strikes as if it were a mis
fortune to have you earn
I would prefer to see
three shifts at eight 'hours
in all industries, especially
those running 24 hours a
Yes, eight hours a day
and big pay! Then we'd
have a town where a store
could make some money
all the time.
It isn't tonnage that
builds a city, but men.
Three shifts would mean
one-third more men.
Our boosters seem often
to forget that tonnage
neither eats, drinks, builds
houses nor buys clothes.
We all live directly and
indirectly on the laboring
men's earning's proceeds
you get, the more you can
spend with us.
at Third Ave. W.
It's too bad that a tem
porary bonus to meet the
higher cost of everything
cannot be peaceably grant
ed to all men, thus doing
away with strife, costly
to all alike.
The Columbia carries
Union Label merchandise
wherever possible, but it
is our principle to look to
"quality" first of all, and
we do not1 carry just a few
things of some union-label
article as a side issue to
make believe that we are
the only true lover of the
Here are full lines of
Carhartt overalls and coats,
of McDonald- work and
dress shirts, of Racine
Shirts, of Capitol suspen
ders, of Gordon, Trimble,
Schoble and Tried Hats,
of Commonwealth Shoes
and also Keystone and
Kazoo pants—all with the
Union Label, and- all with
our guarantee that- they
are the best in the land.
SATURDAY THE LABOB WORLD
State Board of Health Will Safe
guard Schools Against Infan
A resolution requiring the medical
examination before admission to
school of all school children in dist
ricts where there lias been Infantile
paralysis was passed at & special
meeting of the State Board of Health
held Aug. 24.
These examinations will be made
under the direct supervision of the
local health officer. To assist the
various communities in this work,
the Minnesota Public Health asso
ciation will maintain a staff of ex
perienced visiting nurses to be sent
anywhere on request.
"School children, not only where
there is infantile paralysis, but, in all
districts, should be more adequately
safeguarded from infantile paralysis
and all infectious diseases than now
obtains," is the warning, issued by
Dr. I. J. Murphy of the Minnesota
Public Health association.
"£fchool children In dvery com
munity of the state can secure health
supervision without a very great ex
pense. All localities need not have
the services of a physician, but all
should have at least the services pf
a school nurse.
"Communities that are unable to
employ a permanent nurse should at
least .have on temporarily for annual
or semi-annual inspection and ex
amination. Accordingly the Health
association will maintain a staff of
experienced nurses and will send a
nurse to any community whether
there have been cases of infantile
paralysis there or not. They will be
sent on request of a school board or
of a private committee for as long
or short a time as is desired. Many
communities of the state are going
to sell Red Cross Christmas seals to
enable them to demonstrate to local
officials the need'and value of a
SAILORS ON UIKES
Four Masters FinedFor Shortage
of Crews Federal Check
Brings Good Results.
The Seamen's Compensation law is
probably doing more good on the
Great Lakes this season than many
have realized. Owing to the heavy
lake traffic and the great scarcity of
available men, it has been extremely
difficul for vessel masters to secure
many captains have
reported to the customs officials at
Duluth as well as elsewhere that it
has been impossible to secure full
crews. In the latter cases fines have
During the last week four vessel
masters (have reported violations of
the law tecause of inability to secure
full crews. The regular fines Were
With men as scarce as they are, it
is doubly important th^it vessel men
have a check over them that will
hold them up to certain labor stan
dards. If it were not for the Sea
men's Act, it is hard to say just how
far lake steamship men would go in
making trips with short crews and
forcing men to work overtime. "With
a heavy fine attached to sudh.'of
fenses, there is a beneficial effect in
that masters will attempt to keep
their crews up to the required stan
Saturday—the last day of The
Big Duluth's great Half Price
BETTER PHY OFFERED
Duluth Universal Milling Com
pany Establishes Eight-Hour
Day and Raises Wages,
The Duluth Universal Milling com
pany has recognizcd the change in
labor and economif conditions and
has come to the rescue of its em
ployes by establishing the elght-liour
day fdr all regular workers and rais
ing the wages of other workers 25
cents a day.
The eight-hour day will effect thlf
ty-two employes at the mill and the
wage raise will affect a large num
The change will make a new shift
of men necessary as up to this»tlme
there has been a ten-hour day. The
men who do not secure the eight-Jidur
day will have their -rage 'Increased.
Saturday—the last day of The
Big Duluth's great Half Pric*
Duluth ai)d Superior Workers
Would Eliminate Sunday Work
And Shorten Hours.
Duluth and Superior druggists' em
ployes have decided to form a union
and demand better salaries and im
prove their general condition. One
of the prime purposes of the em
ployes will, be to have Sunday work
in so far las possible ellminitade and
secure a shorter day.
The Duluth' employes have already
met and decided to organize and a
meeting has been called for Sept. 11.
The druggists' employes in Superior
have also decided to cast their lot with,
the Dulutn employes, and a number
of men from across the bay are ex
pected to attend^ the meeting to be
held In Duluth.
At prtisent all the drug stores in
both cities- are open every Sunday,
and most of them are in operation 365
days in the year.
The employes are on shifts, but in
many cases the shifts are for 12
1 The drug clerks maintain that their
profession is underpaid, but it has not
been announced yet just what -de
mands will be nutde of the employers.
FAB REACHING OPINION
IN COMPENSATION AWARD
EASTON, Pa., Sept. 1.—The work
men's compensation board lias ren
dered a far-reaching opinion in the
case of a plasterer who fell from a
ladder and was injured while em
ployed on a building being erected by
Mrs. Ida Groner, who had failed to
insure against,,accident to the work
man. A decision by the referee was
in favor of the defendant, but this
.was overruled toy the compensation
board, who ordered that Mrs. Groner
pay the plasterer's medical and hos
pital bills and $8,00 per week to him
until a total of.$1,5 40 is^ paid.s
of Superior ...
All members of Local linion No. -requestedla meet
at Labor Hall at 9 a. m. Labor Day, Moriday, Sept. 4, to take' part
in the Labor Day parade. Turn out and bring your badges.
E. T. WOOD, President.
J. H. .HATCH, Secretary.
New Mfct^al Display
Will Werk For improvement
of Labor Conditions.
The keynote of the New York
Electrical: Exposition of 1916, which
will be held-in Grand Central Palace*
New .York City, Oct. 11 to 21, will be
the improvement of Vorking condi
tions in iactories and shops. It is a
generally conceded fact that electric
ity has ^accomplished more than any
other single agency in bettering labor
ing conditions UL every branch of In
dustry. Especially, in the large cities
where space is iimited, has it proved
the "Good Samaritan" of the working
man. Individual inotor drive on ma
chinery- in. addition to being far morq
efficient* lias eliminated dangerous
belting which served chiefly, to stir
up dust for workers to breathe. Elec
trically. driven, blowers and ventilators
now carry away noxious fumes and
vapors and death dealing dusts.* The
method and means by which these
and many other healthful and sani
tary things are accomplished will be
sh?wn by Working exhibits.
Lighting and its effect upon the
worker is just as important as the air
which he breathes. Innumerable ac
cidents, many of them fatal, have re
sulted from poor lighting and it
would be impossible to calculate the
number of serious cases Of eye strain,
and diseases of the eye, as well as
complete loss of sight, which have re
sulted from bad lighting. The entire
electrical exposition will be shown
under the light which experts have
decided upon as the ideal light for all
forking conditions. It is a bluish
shade of light, veryrestful to the eye,
and containing all the properties of
trtie daylight. There is no doubt that
the 1916, electrical exposition in New
York city will be of great interest to
all workers as well' as to employers
and factory owners. Who will find it
a source of many valuable suggestions
and helps in improving conditions.
Saturday—the last day of The
Big Duluth's great Half Price
FARMERS AND UNIONISTS UNITE
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 31.—
Trade unionists and members of the
railroad br therhoods attended a
banquet given in honor of the con
vention of the Farmers' Educational
and Co-operative-Uncoil, of Alabama,
held in this city. Speakers represent
ing the three movements urged closer
unity and exchanged fraternal greet
NO REGULAR HOURS.
tfhere are no regular hours for
freight train crews.- Th.y work when
they are needed. They must remain
within call distance eyen when off
duty and just when they will be called
to go out it is difficult td determine.
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Twenty-three Prize Athletic
Events Are Scheduled For
Plans for the biggest, best organ
ized and most interesting Labor day
celebration h^ld in Superior are now
complete, and everything is in readi
ness for the event to be held by Su
perior's workers on Sept. .4. It is
probable, if the railway strike is
called, that a large delegation of rail
way men will march in the parade.
The day will start with a parade at
10 o'clock sharp. The marchers will
form on Hughitt avenue, the first di
vision facing Belknap street, the sec
ond on Fourteenth street and the
third division on Twelfth street, with
all floats bring up-in the rear of the
The marchers will go west on
Belknap to Tower avenue, down
Tower to Third street, where the pa
rade will turn and counter march up
Tower to Fourteenth, where it will
turn and disband on Ogden'avenue.
Alex La Rock is to be grand marshal
of the parade, wit\ W. Carter as first
assistant, and William Quinn as sec
Gillett Is Orator.
The afternoon program will start at
1:30 at Nemadji park with an address
by Prof. A. D. 6. Gillett. Then will
follow a program of 22 sporting
events. When these have been run
or played the crowd will adjourn to
the big ball to be held in the evening
at Tower hall.
Tlje events and prizes to be won In
the afternoon contests at Nemadji
park beginning at 2:15 are as follows:
... First event—100-yard dash for
•union men only—First, Gordon hat,
value $3 second, six months' sub
scription to The Telegram third, $1
worth theater tickets.
Second event—100-yard dash, free
for all—First, 2 shirts, value $2 sec
ond, box ..cigars third, $1 theater tic
Third event-—100-yard dash for
married "men—First, $5 statue sec
ond, 2 dozen cans corn and peas
third, kettle, .value, 85 cents.
Fourth eyentT--l00-yard dash for
young men over 18 years—First,
$2.50 .gold cuff links second, $1 box
cigars third,: 10 theater tickets.
Fifth event—rFat men's race, over
200 pound#—-First,, $2.50 Bakilite pipe
in case second, $1.50 in merchandise
third, $1.5.0 knife.
Siitli event—100 -yard four-legged
race—First, eriy five 25c Nyal's toilet
articles second, $1.25 flashlight
third, 10 theater tickets.
Seventh event—100-yard dash for
boys under 12—First, $1 in cash sec
ond, 10 theater tickets third, 5 the
iBighth event—100-yard three
legged race for boys under 16—'First,
10 theater tickets second, 10 theater
tickets third, 10 theater tickets.
Ninth event—Free-for-all for boys
under 16—First, $1.50 lpaseball glove
second, $1 bat third, tennis shoes.
Tenth event—100-yard dash for
married ladies—First, $5.50 electric
portable lamp second, $2.50 picture
third, $1.25 worth coffee.
Eleventh event—100-yard dash for
married union'ladles—First, $5 ladies*
handbag second, $2.00 worth canned
peaches third* 3-lb. jar butter.
Twelfth event—100-yard free-for
all race for. married ladies—First, $3
rocker second, 12 cans vegetables
third, box peaches.
Thirteenth event—100-yard dash
for young, .ladles over 17 years—First,
$3 box candy second, $3 bottle toilet
water third, hair brush.
Fourteenth 'eyent—Ladies' peanut
race—First, $2.50 silver vanity case
second, $2 silk umbrella third, 75
Fifteenth event—100-yard dash for
girls under 16 years—First, $3 brace
let second, '$1.50 silk hose third, 10
Sixteenth' event—100-yard dash for
married and young women—First, $2
Japanese luncheon set second, $1.25
worth canned tomatoes.
Seventeenth event—100-yard dash
for girls under 12 years—First, Crate
peaches second, 10 theater tickets
third, 10 tickets.
Eighteenth event—100-yard dash
for boys under 12—First, box plums
second, 2 lbs. coffee third, theater
Nineteenth event—100-yard dash
for boys and girls under 10 yearsrr
First, $1 cash second, 10 theater tic
kets third, 10 theater tickets.
Twentieth event—Largest family
on grounds, $5 cash.
men's race—Prize, "The glory of win
Twenty-second event—Ball game
between Barbers and Longshoremen's
Twenty-third event—Grand ball at
Tower hall, 8 p. m.
The Aibor day picnic committee is
made up of: Charles. W. Bwanson,
Alex La Rock, Louis Oakland, A. L.
Draws, Joe Metreaude, William Ha
green and Ernest Dickman.
750,000 CHILD SLAVES
WASHINGTON, Aug. SI.—The
passing of the federal child labor law
by this congress will free 750,000
childrBh from industrial slavery, says
the national committee on industrial
It is a long step toward freeing
nearly 1,500,000 other children who
labor but the product of whose labor
does not enter into interstate com
In 1827 a union organization of
workers of the City of New York de
clared that no child under 16 years
of age should be permitted- to work
in gainful industry. That was. the
first recorded effprt^to abolish or to
avoid child slavery in the. United
The-evil was-then onlV a little, one
J"', a J,,
The Brotherhood of Locomotive
Firemen and Enginemen have re
moved official headquarters from
Peoria, In., to Cleveland, O. The
headquarters were established in
Peoria some fifteen years ago,' when
the organization, was small, but the
business grew until latterly the bro
therhood had to rent the entire
twelfth floor of the Jefferson build
ing, the largest office building in Pe
oria. The move to Cleveland was
partly due to the fact that the Bro
therhood of Locomotive Engineers'
have their office building there, cost*
ing $1,500,000, and are closely affili
ated wi,th the firemen and engine
men. The Brotherhood of Railway
Trainmen is also located in. Cleve
land, and the Order of Railway Con-
Suits, Overcoats, Shirts, Hats, Underwear,
Shoes, etc., and invite your call when yon need
such goods. Union salesmen to wait on you.
FLOAN & LEVEROOS
Do you believe that stores
Do you believe in encouraging the
shorter store hours?
Do you not think that a store
its people is a good store to patronize?
We will be open again on
Many have told us that our efforts
for shorter hours were not appreciated—
and that union people would get in the
habit of shopping at stores which were
-open on Saturday nights.
We can afford to lose your business,
we want your trade-—so we. will again
Open on Saturday Evenings.
But you are boss of the situation—if
you do not
HOME AND UNION MADS
Zenith Cigar Co.
24 EAST FIRST Bl'lUMT.
ductors, now with headquarters at
Cedar Rapids, la., is expected to also
remove to Cleveland before very
DO YOB BELIEVE
HKBIKT ROUt DAT?
Do you believe that women should
work longer hours
Do you recall that Geo. A. Gray Co.
during July and August?. And they
would gladly do it the year round if
other stores would!
on stores staying open
Saturday nights—if you can do your
shopping at other times and other stores
will also close—well gladly again close
on Saturday Nights.
What do you think about it?
We'd like to know.