8 /tain At
Strikebreaker and Guard Gome
Aguslus Wood Signs Bond if
It seems that tfaere isn't a week
that can roll by without the police
being called to take a hand in af
fairs at the Atlas Hotel. On last
Saturday afternoon Joseph B.
Daugherty, who says he is a inol
der employed a* the Niles Tool
Works Company, signed a warrant
in the municipal court for James
Ward, a guard, charging him with
pssault. Both men board at the
Atlas Hotel and got into a quarrel
during which Ward ejected Daugh
erty, and did it in no gentle man
The warrant was placed in the
hands of Officer Wm. Tully who
placed Ward under at rest. Ward
was placed under a $200 bond for
his appearance in court on Monday
evening. Agustus Wood signed the
When the time set for the hear
ing arrived, the prosecuting wit
ness failed to show up. There be
ing no other witnesses to the affair
that is who would testify, the case
against Ward was dismissed.
It seems unless the police get the
goods cn this bunch direct there is
no chance of prosecution whatever
Giving the devil his dues that gang
certainly does stick together.
Hamilton Men Working
The Niles Foundry
s *,' "-l~.*
Ed "Bull" Bierman.
The last two named
were expelled from the
Iron Holders' Union.
The Letter Of Reverend
Forrest L. Frazer.
The letter of Rev. Forfeit L.
Frazer in which he gives his, views
of the local situation, and pub
lished in one of the evening papers
certainly has the right ring to it.
"Hamilton like every other
city has its knockers, that so
many Hamiltonians 'knock*
*their own city. That 'knock
ing' becomes a habit, but it is
very possible to develop the
habit of boosting.' The un
fortunate thing, however, is
that one 'knocker' can do
enough damage to keep ten
He speaks of our beautiful parks,
miles and miles of paved streets,
our excellent churches, schools,
Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A.
Mercy Hospit&l, Lane Public Li
brary and many other things that
we may point to with pride.
He praises very much the work
of the Hamilton Commercial and
Industrial Association, he says:
"I believe the idea and ideal
to th's movement is just what
Mr. Frazer pays marked tribute
to our great industries and fac
tories and then says:
"Bu* we would do a real in
justice if we were to neglect
to speak of that loyal eighty
per cent that make up the mas
cle and sinew of our city, and
who respond so nobly, the
great majority of them, to
every civic, religious, indus
trial and patriotic appeal."
He then says: "Let Hamil
ton eliminate a 11 suspicion,
class hatred pnd distinction and
she can claim anything within
We thiuk Rev. Frazer's view
of the local situation, put in words,
a masterpiece. It shows that he
keeps in touch with things doing
Notice how h# touches on every
phase of the situation and how
delicately he does so, giving flense
to none and credit to all. But after
reading it over carefully we can't
help feeling but that what the
Reverend would like to say and say
it in just a few words is this: "For
goodness sake Hamilton citizens
quit knocking, quit knocking your
own town and BOOST her. Cove
again Reverend Frazer.
e mindful of appearances on
Just as it requires frost to give flavor to the pumpkin, just as
the brewn on the turkey's breast shows it ready, just so do
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are wearing the right kind.
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lar-priced lines. They command your respect for their
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Buffalo, N. Y. Nov. 23.—With
out a dissenting vote the Ameri
can Federation of Labor on Nov.
20th, reaffirmed its unswerving loy
alty to the country and a determin
afion to stand behind the national
administration until peace comes.
The pacifist element, which mus
tered a small minority against Pre
sident Gomper's attitude of the war
The resolution containing the
declaration was reported favorably
by the resolutions committee. It
was sweeping in scope. The course
pursued by President Gompers in
calling a conference of the national
and international officers of the fed
eration at Washington on March
12 was approved and all his subse
quent actions and tho e of the Ex
ecutive Council with reference to
the war were concurred in.
The pacifists declared that they
were unaware that the resolution
was to come up Tuesday. They
made no move for a reconsidera
tion, however, and it was pointed
out that while their fight of Mon
day was based on a vote of confi
dence in President Gompers, Tues
day'h resolution calltd f®r a declar
ation on a clear-cut question of
loyalty to the country.
This resolution, with others
from the Committee on Resolutions
occupied virtually the entire day
Vice President James Duncan made
a report at the Monday afternoon
session on his trip to Russia as a
member of the commission appoint-
Most Hospitable City
Football Team and Hooters Afford
ed Best City Had: Pretty
Girls Serve Lunch.
A majority of the men in the
322nd regiment live either in But
ler or Montgomery counties, Ohio
The football games at Hamilton
V V *&$
NEGRO LABOR DISCUSSED.
VOL. XVII. NO. 81 HAMILTON, OHIO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23,1917. 76 cents PER YEAR
Without Dissenting Vote A.
L. Declares Its Stand Back of
Nation Until Peace Comes.
ment to strike otli the entire sec
"The slaughter of East Sit. Louis
ed by President Wilson and Gif
for Pinshot, speaking for the Fed
erated Board of Farm Organiza
tions, asked for closer relations be
tween the farmers' organizations
and the American Federation of
A committee was appointed with
instructions to report to the present
convention the possibility of con
structive action along the line sug
gested by Mr Pinshot.
The only resolution that caused
extended debate related to the or
ganization of negro labor. It was
submitted by delegate Murphy of
San Francisco, and embodied in its
preamble a resolution adopted by
the International Negro League
and presented t® the San Francisco
Labor Council for indorsement.
The Negro League's resolution
specifically referred to the "South
em States" as the scenes of wrongs
inflicted upon the race.
The Resolutions Committee re
porting to the convention assumed
no responsibility for th* statements
in the preamble of the Murphy res
olution and recommended reference
to the Executive Council of only
that part of it referring to organ
ization of the negroes.
O D. Gorman of Georgia pro
tested against the reference to the
Southern States remaining in the
record, and moved as an amend-
and Dayton have allowed most of
them an opportunity to spend
week end at home. On Saturday,
Nov. 3, 200-soldiers from this regi
ment joined four platoons from the
fifth training battalion and made a
never-to be forgotten trip
ilton the uospitable citv n
the country i ii only hope that
they may return some time soon.
The Eighty-third Division New
Camp Sherman, O.
The above article taken from the
Eighty-third Division News, a pa
per published weekly for Camp
Sherman shows, how we, Hamil
ton, stand vvith the soldier boys in
Camp Sherman. It has been said
that none of the boys in camp re
ceive more care and attention from
the home folas than do the boys
from Hamilton. Let's live up to
that reputation, and, oetfcersti 11
let's better it.
Candy Girls Sued.
Seattle, Nov. -3.—Two candy
and biscuit companies have brough
suit against their employes on
strike for higher wages. Damages
because of a boycott and picketing
One of the companies testified
that it is paying gunmen $30
wetdc to act as guards 'for strike
breaket%on delivery automobiles.
A late arrival was forgot in see
ing the thousands of people who
were assembled for the reception.
Cheer after cheer was raised on all
sides as the boys marched down the
street to a hot lunch, served by the
best locking girls in Ohio. In the
afternoon the Camp Sherman-Camp
Tayloi football game was the at
traction and yeoman service was
done as rooters. The second p'.a
toon of headquarters company
served by ushers, while the four
platoons of infantry put on an ex
hibition drill. It was 2 o'clock on
Mond ty morning before he train
pulled irato Canip Sherman again,
with a tir°d but happy bunch 01
board. The boys have
came as a result of thefts of starv
ing negroes enticed away from
their Southern homes," Gorman
said. "I defy any delegate to
point to a single instance of a negro
being killed for robbery in the
South. I resent this reference to
the Southern States. The treat
ment «f the negro in the South is
better than it has been in the
Vice President Duncan expla ned
that the committee's recommenda
tion explicitly disclaimed respen
sibility for the statements made in
this part of the resolution, but
Gorman and other Southern dele
gates insisted that this whs not go
ing far enough and demanded that
the question before the house was
the approval or disapproval of the
report from the Committee on Res
olutions. A motion lay the re
port on the table was lost and the
debate was resumed.
Finally the report was amended
by the Resolutions Committee to
Your committee can not be res
ponsible for and rejects the state
ments contained in the preamble of
the resolution," and as amended
the report wa adopted.
Iu his report on Russia,
Dunctn expressed the confidence
in the ultimate formation of a
stable and lasting republican gov
"Give them an ©pporiuni y to
develop their new democracy and
there will be born in it a national
spirit that will be worth fighting
for," he said.
Without A Card".
"I ought to get a large reward,
Fo never owning a union card.
I've ver mixed
But I must be going my way to win,
So open, St. Peter, and let me in
St. Peter sat and stroked his staff
Despite his high office, be had to
Said he. with a fiery i^leani in his
"Who is tending this gai'\ yr«
I've heard of
you and your ^tt of
You're what is known rnth h-.
lie arose in his s'atiu
And pressed a button upon the wa
And said to the imp who ans-ve:^
teilow around o
to give him a seat alone
up neat the
But stay, even the devil ear,'t --ta nl
Of a cookirg seal) on a griddle in
It would cause a rev
Washington Chapter, Order
w» w nyqAgyy*
F. of Tag Day
iSTl r-s ?y-
For The Soldiers Christmas
All arrangements are now com
plete for the soldiers Christmas
fund, Tag Day. Hundreds'of Ham
ilton's girls and women have vol
unteered to help make Christmas
day of cheer for the home boys
in camp and at the fiont. The start
will be made at 8:30 in the morning.
The American Can company has
donated the cans to be used. They
are very appropriate in colors of
red, white and blue.
It is hoped to raise a fund of
$2,500 i order to bt-y a handsome
Christmas box for every Hamilton
soldier now in service.
Several liberal douations have al
ready been sent in. The Millville
Avenue Association donated $30 to
the fund and the ladies of the Har
ugari and of the Alsace Loraine so
ciety have made generous dona
The Slate War Board Says
It is necessary that we conserve
sugar to the greatest possible ex
Tte sweet potato is one food that
will furnish us with a considerable
amount of sugar at the lowest pos
In the South the sweet potato is
esteemed one of the most delicious
articles on the table. The south
has produced an immense crop of
sweet potatoes this year and great
quantities of them will find their
way into the northern markets if
Bin Hurs Dance A Success.
Esther Court No.
will create the
mand for them.
The southern sweet potato ruay
be baked or steamed economically.
Sweet potato pie is a delicious
southern dish, made as you would
make pumpkin pie, simply suosti
tuting the sweet potato for the
4 i e
a strike, I
to the imps
Go back to your master on earth
That they don't even want a seal
Eastern Star Elects Officers.
Eastern Star elected officers at thei
fueetiug Tuesday evening as
lows: Worthy matron, Mrs. Louise
Service worthy patron, Hngh
Bates associate matron, Louise
A'-It treasurer, Mrs. Clara Black
secretary, Mrs. Ina McComb con
ductrets, Mrs. Stella Silvers, and
associate conductress, May Dubbs
The lodge also decided to partici
pate in tag day for the soldiers and
appointed a committee for the pur
Ben Hut gave a dance Wednesday
evening at Eagles' Temple for the
benefit of the soldier boys. A
large crowd was present and
handsome sum was real /.ed
Saturday's and Thanksgiving Special:
,jr /^y*~? iv v
Eagles Nominate Officers1
Election To Be Held Monday,
Butler Aerie No. 407, Fraternal
Order of Eagles held largely at
tended meeting Monday evening.
Much routine business was trans
acted and a large amount paid out
for sick benefits. The pctatoe com
mittee reportea that they have 71
bushels of potatoes stored away in
the cellar, these are to be given
out to widows of Eagles. The
dance committee reported the pro
fits of the last three dances and
were wrrmly applauded when the
results were made nown.
The following nominations for
fliers were made.
Worthy President, Carl Lelitt
Worthy Vice President, Chas.
Fath and Lou J. Wittman.
Worthy Chaplain, Geo. Troy
and Ernest Schrichte.
Financial Secretary, Wm. Wil
Recording Secretary, Harry W.
Treasurer, Edw. J. Yordy.
Inside Guard, Wm. Manifold
and Walter Klinger.
Outside Guard, Edward Mal!if
ske and Edward Buckel.
Trustee, Geo Besselman, Paul
Conlm and Elmore Motzer.
Aerie Physicians, (two to be
elected) Dr. Henry Krone and Dr.
C. T. Hull.
The election will be held on
Monday, December 3d, between the
hours of 3 and 8 p. m., under the
Australian system. It is expected
that all the politicians and their
hangers-on will be sneaking around
the Eagles temple on the day of the
election to get an idea how to con
duct a campaign and election sys
tematically. The Eagles always
have a hot election and from the
gum shoing and pussy-tooting to
be observed by one who is keeping
close to the situation it's a safe bet
that the late wet and dry and the
mayor's election won't be in it with
Want Seven-Hour Day.
Sacramento, Cal., Nov. 23.—A
seven-hour day instead of eight
hours is part
a new wage scale
submitted to employers by the
Typographical union Rates are
i n e a s e 2 0 e e n o e o e e
fective the first of the year.
We arc still featuring for Saturday
and Thanksgiving the much-wante 3
English and Military Boot—Eight
inch boots in gun and kid $4.50 vai
ues. Big special at
See Bargain tables for cheaper OiflU
Another Saturday and
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An exceptional value
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adies', Misses' and Children's fancy ornamental felt
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