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The Co-operative Trades and La bor Council met Tuesday night in regular session with President John Few presiding and 42 delegates be ing present. The credentials of J. J. Foley and Chas. Cork of Iron Molder's Union, B. H. Pitman of Horse Shoers' Union, and George Besselman of ^ion Molders Union No. 283 wtre read received and delegates in* stalled. Brother Wick, of the Plumber's TJnion was admitted as a visitor. Mell Hawthorn, was admitted to the meeting to state his case with the Machinists Union. The mat ter was referred to the Machinists lor adjustment. The employes of the Pacific Light And Power Company of California who are on strike appealed for fin ancial assistance. The letter was received. The Secretary of the Picnic com mittee reported that everything pertaining to the picnic was pro gressing nicely and all sub-com mittees were at work. The Mid dletown union will be down and take part in the parade. The committee appointed to go to Middletown to urgue the unions in that city to become affiliated with the Ohio Federation of Labor reported that they have not visited them on account of the bad railroad connections. They asked for more time which was extended. The executive committee report ed that they met several days ago and considered the proposition of building a labor temple. The ex ecutive committee visited several of the different unions and they are favorable to the proposition. A letter was read from President J. T. Carey of the Brotherhood of Paper Makers in reply to Secretary Hill's letter asking for information on government work. The sam was received and referred to the Executive committee. A committee of three was ap pointed to visit the new grocery store on south Third street in ref erence to carpenters who worked on the job. Finfrock, Hartman and Betcber were appointed. Weiss, Strategier and Etzler were appointed on a committee to visit Siifer Brothers. LABOR DAY PICNIC COM MITTEES. The Labor Day Picnic Committee meets every Thursday, at 7:80 m. in Trades Council Hall. The committees appointed by President Few are as follows. Refreshments.—Chas. Vaughn, Robert Shiering, Frank Mooar, Sam Hiltpolsteiner, A. P. Lombard, Jos Stoker, Mrs. Vaughn, Mrs. Fin frock, Mrs. Weatherby. Printing and Advertising.—Ed. Etzler, George Mayer, Frank Coch ran, Fred Schwab and Jos. Strat egier. Amusements.— Edw. Weiss, Ed Sims, A. D. Howard, Elmer Hall, David Linn, Geo. A. Hill, Henry Betcber, A. Erbs. Music.—Wm. Finfrock, John Hartmsm, Henry Janser. The committee will meet every Thursday night in Trades Council Hail at 7:30 P. M. Polisher's Held Big Meeting. Local Metal Polishers' Union met Wednesday night in regular session. The meeting throughout was interesting and the members were enthusiastic until adjourn ment. Tire Polishers decided to turn out Labor Day, and if they do as well in the parade this year as they have in the past they will be one of the big features. George Kraft was elected dele gate to the Cincinnati convention which meets August 18. In select ing Kraft they will be well repre sented at the convention. Frank Mooare was elected alternate. Peter Frinkler was elected Horse Marshal for the Labor Day parade The attendance of the polishers was a litte better than usual. WILL RECEIVE BIDS Bids will be received by Charles Vaughn, Chairmen of the Refresh ment Committee for Labor Day, for Frankfreuters, Fresh Sausage and Ice Cream, within the next two weeks. Send bids to Charles JJ. Vaughn, 721 Buckeye street. Chas. Elided Grand Marshal Of Parade. Charles Vaughn, one of the most popular and hustling men in the city has again been selected by the Labor Day Picnic Committee as Grand Marshal of the Parade. It is no easy task to get the Mar shals together to line up the parade on Labor Day. That is one reason why the committee again selected Vaughn, he knows just what to do to make the parade a success and when he is on the job he always makes good. Vaughn is a hustler from the word go and he has al ready asked the unions to appoint their marshals and to meet with him, which will be done immediate ly. Charlie has always made a fine showing in the parade line as in everything else he has undertaken and he is not going to fall down this year. He promised the com mittee a larger and better parade than has ever been held tn Hamil ton before. He has also been se lected by the Democrats as their candidate for Councilman at Large but he is not going to let this in terfere with the Labor Day parade- Chester Park. For'the last week in July, Man ager I. M. Martin has arranged for some bright and new spots in Chester Park's programne and un less his promises fail, the week will prove to be one of the most enjoy able of the season. The time has come when the summer crowds have actually formed the habit of going to the clubhouse for their meals and to the bathing beach and band concerts, so that it remains for Colonel Martin to supply the extra trimmings to add to a further enjoyment of the regular features The vaudeville bill for the coming week looms up as novel and enter taining. The performances are given twice daily in the opera house. Colonel Martin is constantly in touch with the novelties which are supplied to the cabarets in New York and Chicago and these are transferred to Chester as soon as they have proven their merit. The bathing beach is now open every day from 7 a. m. to 9 p. m. Dr. J. Rettrich, physical instructor at Woodward High School, has swimming classes every morning. Condemns aovernor Foss. Boston, Mass., July 25.—Gov. Foss was condemned by the execu tive board of the Massachusetts State Federation of Labor at its meeting in Boston for his attitude toward the employes in the Hyde Park Plant. The Governor has re fused to arbitrate the differences at issue and has also refused to permit the State Board of conciliation and arbitration to bring about a meet ing between himself and his em ployes. The Board also indorsed the position of the strikers and made provisions to assist the strik ers' committee and gives all possi ble support. It was later learned that the companies with which Ggv. Foss is interested are to either move their machinery plants or install new ones in Canada with the intention of carrying on their ma chinery manufacturing business in Canada. Barbers Win. Joplin, Mo., July 25.—The bar bers union in this city had an un derstanding with the proprietors of barber shops that an increase in wages would be granted, but when it came tp paying the increase the employers refused. Finally, the barbers notified all proprietors that the increase must be paid on a cer tain day or a strike vote would be taken. As a result, every employ er, save one, then paid the increase The barbers, through this contro versy, have secured substantial im provements. "r Little Bits. The Amusement Committe of the Labor Day Picnic contracted this week with the A. L. Due Fire Works Company for a large dis play of Fireworks. Many new set pieces and more new shells have been ordered than ever before. The public has never been disap pointed with the display of fire works on Labor Day and they will not be disappointed this year. U Charles Vaughn, announced this week that he will be one of the democratic candidates for Council man at Large. Charlie is circu lating his petitions among the vot ers and" is busy outlining his cam paign. We don't see how Vaughn can loose, everybody knows him. TJ Charles Wilkins is a candidate for Treasurer of the City of Hamil ton on the Citizens' Ticket and Charles E. Davis is a candidate on the same ticket fo Clerk of the Municipal Court. Both are mem bers of the Carpenters Union and are confident of winning the plums. U And J. Thomas (Duckey) Welsh son of the famous Comical Welsh of Ward Four is a candidate for Clerk of the Municipal Court on the Democratic Ticket. Duckey is a member of the Local Bartenders' Union, and has many friends among the young voters through out the city. tr John Brannon has announced himself a candidate for Clerk of the Municipal Court on the Democratic ticket. John was a member ef the Printer's Union but has not work ed at the trade for 15 years. He predicts himself a winner for the job. tt A Monster Mass meeting #11! be held Saturday night, on the Court House Square by the socialists to tell who is holding up the pay of the city employes. The meeting will be very interesting if the pro gram is caried out. tr Wm. O. Chase a member of the Machinist's Union was in Hamilton for one hour Wednesday morning Chase, formerly lived in Dayton but he is now located with his fam ily in Chicago. A few years ago Chase was employed in this city organizing the Machinists. Driven From Town. Kansas City, Mo., July 25.—The local labor paper, The Herald says In a letter to Secretary John Smith, President Wood, of the Missouri State Federation of Labor tells an interesting story of his ex perience at Festus. Several hun dred glasswokers are on strike, and President Wood was endeavoring to secure a settlement of the diffi culty. One hundred and fifty strike-breakers, at the behest of some of the so-called respectable element of the town, who are un doubtedly in the employ of the cor poration went to the hotel where President Wood was stopping, but only for the landlady's son inter posing they would undoubtedly have taken his life. Wood had to leave the corporation-ridden town betweed two days. The strike breakers were led by the local po lice judge." Quarry Workers. Barre Vt. July 25.—The Quarry Workers and Paving Cutters of Red Granite Wis., have been on strike since May 1 for the reduction in hours from nine to eight, about 500 men being affected. The compan ies have resorted to every known method to secure the return of the workmen as individuals, but have been unsuccessful. Strike break' ers were brought in, but they did not take kindly to the Red Grantte quarries and quit after a few days The employers appear to have con trol of the village board of Re Granite, and since the strike the board has flooded the quarry sec tions of the country with the cir culars depicting the so called ad vantages of Red Granite for work men engaged in this class of work The Quarry Workers' International Union advises that quarry workers should give Red Granite a wide bearth until an adjustment has been secured. 6IRLS UNDER 18 Cannot Be Given Employment Ohio. Columbus, Ohio., July 25.—As result of an error just discovered which crept into the new child la bor law it will be unlawful to em ploy girls under 18 years of age. In drafting the act the intention was to make it provide all girls should go to school up to 16 and if they went to work between that age and 18 they would be required to give certificates showing certain educational attainments. The leg islature will have this mistake to correct. Pater's New Front. Workmen are busily engaged at Clem Pater's Shoe Store putting in new front and remodeling the store room. While the work is going on there is no interruption in business and the same good shoes will be sold to all who take advantage of our bargains. Give us a call. Four two one South Second. Lawn Fete Successful. The Lawn Fete given by the Woman's Union Label League at the residence of Mrs. Vaughn, 721 Buckeye street was well attended and a neat little sum realized. The City Band furnished the music. WORLD OF as LABOR Gov. Crue of ^Oklahoma is'keen in his executive capacity in vetoing legislation in favor of labor. He has vetoed the full crew measure, passed by the Legislature, and in his veto message he valiantly takes the side of the railrtads in their op position to this law, and asserts that the railroads 'are better qual ified to determine the manner in which they operate their trains than are the Legislature, the labor ing people, or the Governor." The Department of Labor and Industry Is now established in Pennsylvania, and Professor John Price Jackson has been appointed the head of the newly created department. This new department absorbs the old department of fac tory inspection, and is authorized to investigate the conditions of all workmen in factories, the health of the workers, and general conditions surrounding workshops. The sal ary of the new department head is fixed at $8000 per annum. During the recent convention of the National Association of Sheet Metal Workers (employers) a reso lution was introduced to strike from the list of principles of the association that of the 'open shop.' The motion to adopt this resolution was lost by a vote of 50 to 2. This being an Employers' Association it could not be expected that it could be pried loose from its moorings where it is in excellent company with the Parry, Post and Kirby flo tilla of union-busting gunners. A delegation of workingmen from the Mare Island Navy Yard will have an hour's conference with Secretrry of the Navy Daniels when he visits that yard this month This conference is in line with the announcement of Daniels that be would accord the mechanics every opportunity to present their claims for more pay, and for more repre sentatives on the wage board that regulates pay. At both the Mare Island and Bremerton Navy Yards considerable dissension has arisen relative to the severarl systems of premium work favored by the de partmen, and an effort will be made at the conference with the Secre tary. It is claimed that the recent heavy layoff in the sheet metal shop has something to do with the unwillingness of the men to agree to the Halsey premium plan. Merely Microbe. "Do you believe that love Is doe to microbe?" "I know it is." "How do you know?" "One calls on my daughter four times a week, and she Is beginning to fall in love."—Houston Post. Partially Successful. "Didn't I hear you fire something at that yowling cat early tills morning?' "Yes I threw the confounded alarm clock at it." "Hit the beast?" "No, but I got rid of the alarm clock •-Boston Transcript. Work is not a man's punishment, is his reward and his strength.—George BteUd. Jp "t NOTHING MAY BE VERY FUNNY. Weedon Grossmith Proved It to Henry Irving's Satisfaction. In "From Studio fo Stage" Weedon Grossmith tells us of his invitation to play Jacques Strop to Henry Irvine's Robert Macaire. He says it took his breath away. Irving told him that he had received good reports of the young actor from Booth and Jefferson In America anu arranged to pay him £10 week if that would be enough. "I didn't tell him that I would have played the part for nothing and have willingly given a premium to have done ho (if I had had the premium). I josltively received £10 a week to bo in structed in the art of acting by the greatest actor of our time! It was worth hundreds to me both from an artistic and a business point of view. The pains and trouble Irving took with every one over the slightest detail were remarkable. I admit he was very try ing at times, especially when I was doing something quietly humorous—or, rather, nothing—and he would gaze on me very solemnly and say, "That's not funny, my boy. You must do some thing funny there.' I proved to him, however, on the first night that sitting perfectly still on the staircase looking the picture of misery was decidedly funny at least the audience thought so—so much so that the great chief said to me after ward, 'What were you doing on the staircase that made the audience laugh so much?' "'Nothing.' I replied. 'All right, my boy do it again,' ho answered." DEAD AIR IN THE LUNGS. When You Yawn You Expel It, So Don't Be Afraid to Yawn. With ordinary breathing the lungs are not completely filled with air, nor are they entirely emptied every time you exhale during natural respiration. This leaves a quantity of dead air in the lungs, generally away down in the lower lobes. This is called "residual air, and after it stays there awhile and becomes foul nature casts about for some means to make you get rid of it The yawn is the thing, so nature makes you yawn. You open your mouth to its fullest extent, throw back your head, strain with the back mus cles of the jaw, and you can then feel your lungs move as they force out all the foul air and take in fresh. In this manner are the lungs actually venti lated. Yawning al§o ventilates the air pas sages in the mouth, throat and upper portion of the chest leading to the lungs. And again yawning is really an aid to hearing. The cracking sound which you so of ten hear when giving an extra big yawn Is due to the stretching and open ing of the eustachian tubes. These tubes communicate between the ears and the back of the throat If they are congested, which happens when you have a bad cold in the head, people complain of deafness. If you feel inclined to yawn then do so. It is nature's way of cleaning ont your lungs and air passages. New York American. Curing Wood. Wood has contagious diseases! A stick of wood irf a lumber yard may be sick and infect other timbers, which later may develop the disease when they are supporting great weights In a new building. Some of the diseases are so contagious that in a building they will jump several feet across masonry or brick to some stick of healthy wood Cures have been discussed by the American Society of Mechanical En glneers. Most of the diseases are va rieties of dry rot caused by fungus and most of the varieties of the dry rot fungi cannot stand heat much over 100 degrees, so the most likely cure is to close a building up tight, if any beams are infected, and heat it up to 120 or 140 degrees. Even this is not always successful, for ends of beams are bur led in the outer brick walls, and the heat may not reach them.—Exchange. Called. "Tillie," he said, "I had a strange dream the other night. I dreamed that I started to say something to a certain pretty girl and she stopped me. 'No, George,' she said, 'you mustn't tell me you love me—not yet anyway. Wait till I weigh 133 pounds!' "One hundred and thirty-three pounds!" exclaimed the lovely maiden to whom he was telling his dream "Why, George, that's exactly what weigh!" What could George do, even with his story unfinished, but 'fess up!—Chi •ago Tribune. Sharpens Scissors. Hold a needle firmly by the head be tween the thumb and first finger and with the scissors in the right hand cut back and forth on the need he, as though trying to cut the needle in two After several cuttings the scissors will be found very sharp.—National Maga zine. Both Sides. First Commuter—Ifs a perfect little gem. It has been the ambition of my life to buy a nice little place in the country. Second Commuter—Well, once felt that way myself. At present it's the ambition of my life to sell nice little place in the country.—Puck. The Flax Expert. Parvenu (going over his estate with his steward)—The flax Is very shot this year. Seems to me the.v will on I be able to make children's shirts wlti it—Fliegende Blatter. If there were no clouds e n o y e s u n O S John A. ABOUT A DOLLAR A BITE. Prices Used to Soar Sky High In the Cafe Anglais In Paris. In the palmy days of its existence tho Cufe Anglais in Paris was greatly affected by wealthy Americans. In this resort the charges soared sky high, and it was considered bad form to ask the price of anything on the menu. You simply ordered what struck your fancy and were expected to pay smil ingly when the bill was presented. Julius Chambers was invited by a friend to dine there once, and in the Brooklyn Eagle he tells of his experi ence: Being asked to order the dinner for my friend, I made it as simple as pos sible. A bisque soup, salmon with young potatoes, one small capon with fine herbs, asparagus, tarts, Camein bert cheese and coffee. My friend did not drink wine, and I ordered for my self a bottle of 'the red wine of the house.' New York for about $4." 'iH ii Giving Himself Away. "Here, ma." requested the boy. hur rying in from school before time, "hang my jacket up behind the stove. "Is it wet?" "No. but teacher sent me home to tell yon to warm my jacket for me."— Judge. The Logic of It. Kelly—If yez foorce me to pay that Eofo now I can't pay it O'Brine—But If I wait till yes pay it I'll nlvtr git It! ANNOUNCEMENT I hereby announce myself as a candidate for A Y O On the Democratic ticket, subject to the Dem ocratic Primaries to be held Tuesday, September 2nd, 1913 Everything was excellent, and I fully expected the bill to be 80 to 100 francs ($20). Imagine my horror, there fore, when the bill was 300 francs. Sixty dollars! I was indignant, al though my host merely laughed. I sent for the maitre d'hotel and demanded an itemized bill. He was very indig nant said such a request was unheard of. After much delay the 'addition' ap peared. 1 only remember that it added up all right and that the charge for the chicken was $20 and $1 for the wine (worth about GO cents*. My host only smiled and gave the waiter a napoleon tip. 'A Chicago acquaintance came to me one afternoon not long after the above experience, his eyes bulging and his temper high. lie said he had gone to the Cafe Anglais, ordered luncheon, be ginning with cold salmon. A whole fish was brought and after a small first helping he liked it so well that he took a second spoonful. lie noticed that the fish was not taken from the table when the rest of his meal was brought When he got his bill he was charged for the whole salmon—(»C francs ($12). He was assured it was a rule of the house that a second helping indicated he wanted the entire fish, and a charge of that kind was made. "I laughed at him, and the more 1 laughed the angrier he got. His lunch eon cost him $23, and he could have had the same at the best restaurant in Very Unusual. "You newspaper fellows are ordina rily hard pressed for funds, are you not?" asked the genial stranger. Our natural pride forbade us to agree with this outsider's conclusion. So we said: "Why—er—not necessarily. What makes you think so?" "I'll tell you. I am acquainted with a member of your profession, and a line chap he is too. The other day 1 want ed to talk to him, so I called him up on the phone and asked him if he would lunch with me. He accepted, and at the appointed hour we sat at the tabla 1 opened the conversation thus: 'Well, what's the news? Anything unusual in your line?' 'Yes,' answered the reporter*— this!' "—Cleveland Plain Dealer. The Lost Leader Writer. The story is told that when the new proprietor of the London Times first went over the building in Printing House square he saw a door covered with cobwebs which wouldn't open. After they had waited a long time an aged caretaker was found burdened with enormous keys, one of which fitted the rusty lock, and after great straining turned it Inside were dust and ashes and cobwebs and—a skele ton! It was leaning over a table with a pen in Its bone fingers. "What on earth is this?" the.v asked. "Oh. I re member hearing that in my great great-grandfather's days they lost one of their leader writers." said the old key bearer. "lie must have got locked inf'-^London Sketch. Moving a Billiard Table. Probably the most remarkable jour ney ever made from Cattaro to Ce tlnje, In Montenegro, was that of an English billiard table. Fifty sturdy porters were required to carry the ta ble over the mountain, and a pilot stood astride it to shout directions as to how best to get round awkward cor ners. The building In which it was housed retained the name of "Blg llardo" when converted into govern ment offices and parliament house many years later. Maddened the Cabbies. There lived one time in England a womar who was known as the "cab men's terror." She was a Mrs. Cuy ler, who knew the distance between any two given points in London and always tendered the exact fare with out a farthing over. Irate cabbies sometimes disputed the distance or even carried the affair into court but the "cabmen's terror" always won.— London Tatler. More Scientific. I can't pet that woman to take any fresh air," complained the young phy sician. "You don't word your advice prop erly," said the old doctor. "Tell her to perambulate daily in the park, taking copious inhalations of ozona"—Wash ington Herald. In the Near Future. "You take great care not to be run iver." "Got to I'm afraid I'll forfeit my f^lestrlan's license"—Txulsvllle Cou rier-Journal Self conquest is the greatest victory. —Plato. ROMANCE OF A DRAMATIST. Jean Richepin's Flight From a Life of Drudgery to Fame. The story of how Jean Blchepin came to adopt a literary career is pic turesque. For some time he had pick ed up a precarious livelihood by doing odd jobs," including such prosaic oc cupations as that of bootblack and casual porter on the Quai Marseilles. One day he was engaged by a gentle man to carry to the railway station a leavy trunk. Arrived at the station, there was an instant mutual recogni tion. They were old college chums. 'What are you doing here?" asked his friend. 'Carrying your trunk, I believe," said Jean. "Why do you do this?" "Because I must." "Where do you live?" "Come and see." replied Ricbepln. The future dramatist took his friend to his dwelling—a miserable room in an attic in the poorest quarter of the town. Upon the table lay scattered heaps of manuscripts—Jean's incur sions in the realms of poetry when the more prosaic duties of the day were over. Looking through them, his friend was astounded at their quality. Why do you carry trunks and blacken boots when you can do work like this?" he asked. Richepln had never given the matter a thought. He had never deemed these products of Idle hours worthy of publication. Pub lished they were, however, in a very few weeks and created an Immense sensation. From that moment .Tean Richepln never looked back.— West minster Gazette. SPLIT ON A TOOTHBRUSH. Their Points of View Couldn't Agree Hence the Clash. When the tall girl found the mistress of the six room flat washing dishes she asked what had happened to Mary. "Mary has left," said the housekeep er. "I insulted her yesterday morning at 10 o'clock, and at 11 she packed lier trunk and skipped. "We had a row over toothbrushes. Mary exhibited an unparalleled interest in toothbrushes. Every brush sha came to was taken up and turned over and over and commented on admiring* ly or the reverse. i "Finally she came to mine. 1 could see at once that she liked it 'Whose is this?' she asked, I "'Mine,' I said. "She [toured out a glass of water and dipped the brush in. 'Oh, well,' she said, 'I won't be afraid to use it, then.' "For a moment 1 stood there literally stupefied, but soon I saw that prompt action was necessary, and I caught Mary's arm in a painful ^rasp. 'Put it down this instant,' I com manded. 'Put it down.' "Mary drew back and withered me out of the corner of her eye. 'Dear me.' she said, 'how touchy some folks are! I never work for touchy folks.' "And so we parted. She seemed un able to get my point of view on tooth brush etiquette, and I seemed unable to get hers, so we thought it best to sever our relations."—New York Times. Wren's Bomb For St. Paul's. St Paul's—old St. Paul's—once knew the effect of a bomb that actually ex ploded. After the great fire it was at first thought that the ruins might be repaired, but too much damage having been done it was decided to pull the fabric down—a task In which many lives were lost. To put an end to the tedious work Wren hit upon the idea of inclosing eighteen pounds of gun powder in a wooden box and explod ing it under the central tower. The re sult was to lift the arches some nine Inches, so that the ruins "suddenly jumping down made a great heap of ruin In the place without scattering." The a-chltect proudly boasted that his powder box had lifted 3.000 tons and 8©veLthe labor of 1,000 men.—London!