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Butler Aerie No. 407, Fraternal
Order Eagles' members and commit
tees in charge are busier these days
than a swarm of bees preparing for
tfie two big conventions, national and
State, to be held in Cincinnati, Au
gust 9 to 13. The local aerie expects
to attend the national affair on parade
4ay, which is Sunday, August 12, in
Style, and let visiting delegates from
all over the country know that this
city is really on the map.
Plans now in formation call for
members of the marching club, which
ifi rapidly growing in membership, to
Wear a special uniform, the particular
type of which will be decided at a
Meeting of the parade committee to
night, this Friday.
Worthy President A. J. Donges,
past worthy president Ralph W.
Bust Secretary Harry W. Hetterich,
and Treasurer Edward Yordy will at
tend a meeting Sunday at the Desh
ler-Wallick Hotel in Columbus, where
convention matters including details
of the grand aerie, convention will be
All the Catholic parishes in the city
will co-operate with the Fathers' Club
of the Catholic high school in the
lawn fete which the club will hold on
the school grounds on the evenings
of Wednesday and Thursday, August
8 and 9. This lawn fete will take
the place of the annual community
picnic which is usually held at the
Butler county fairgrounds.
The following men were named by
President Bernard Kirsch as a com
mittee on various concessions: Paul
Wocher, Harry Schneider, Joe
Myers, Frank Maus, Mat Emenaker,
William Uhl, John Young, Edward
Weiss, Frank Senger, A1 Connaugh
ton, Chris Reidinger, John Kiep,
Fritz Brunner, John Dalton, Leo
Kling, Robert Pater, Joseph West
brock, George Tann, Dick Connelly
and George Smith.
Mrs. Myame Crookston and Mrs.
Gertrude Wocher will look after the
lunch and certain other features.
Pass by the door of any merchant
who does not handle union labeled
Thfe signature
familiar to
you if you follow the cartoons
that appear regularly in this
paper and if, by any chance,
you are not following them,
you are missing something.
Kettner ranks as one of the
great cartoonists of the coun
try. His cartoons reflect an
unusual insight into human
nature and an extremely keen
sense of humor. There is never
a sting or an unpleasant sug
gestion in any of them, but
there is always an idea or a
thought that is worth while.
We are glad to be able to
give our readers this splen
did feature. We know thai
you always find it pleasantlo
spend i minute or two with
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PHONES 48-78. ROSS AT "Ert
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By O. S. F. of L. Convention
•wis Elevated to Second
Vice Presidency
At the fiftieth annual convention
of the Ohio State Federation of La
bor, held last week in Columbus,
Stanley Ogg, the well known and
popular leader in the local labor move
ment, was honored in the election of
officers by being elevated to the sec
ond vice presidency of the state body.
He has, for a number of years, serv
er as third vice president of the or
ganization, and his promotion is but
a deserved tribute for services well
and faithfully performed in the past.
Ogg reports the golden jubilee con
vention one cf the best in the history
of the state organization.
O. B. Chapman, Dayton, Ohio, was
named president. He has been acting
president since the death of former
president, Harry McLaughlin. In ad
dition to Chapman and Ogg, other of*
ficers elected were:
William M. Morgan, Newark, a
member of the Musicians' Union,
first vice president James F. Mal
ley, Cleveland, a steam fitter, third
vice president Michael J. Lyden,
Youngstown, street railway employe,
fourth vice president Albert Dalton,
Cleveland, asbestos worker, fifth vice
president Tracey A. Douglas, Akron,
rubber worker, sixth vice president,
and George Suder, Cincinnati, gar
ment worker, seventh vice president.
These officers, with Thomas J.
Donnelly, Columbus, secretary-treas
urer, make up the executive board,
which will decide the 1935 convention
city. Akron, Columbus and Dayton
put in strong bids for the next meet
The federation considered scores of
resolutions and passed more than two
score of them.
The resolutions denounced Fascism,
asked for an unconditional pardon for
Thomas Mooney and Warren Billings,
urged numerous amendments to the
state workmen's compensation law to
make easier the receiving of compen
sation by injured workers asked Gov
ernor White to protect the constitu
tional rights of striking onion work
ers in Hardin county suggested
amendments to make possible open
primaries protested delay in enforce
ment of a state taxicab code, and ask
ed more consideration for union work
ers by federal and state relief agen
One of the resolutions asked the
state to adopt the five-day week as
an example to industry. Others
pledged support to the parent organ
ization, the American Federation of
Labor, in its efforts to bring about
the 30-hour. week and condemned
company unions and asked Ohio con
gressmen to work for a bill that
would prohibit such employer-spon
sored organizations.
Next Tuesday, July 24, is the last
day on which new voters and those
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who have moved since last voting
will be permitted to register in time
for voting at the primary election to
be held Tuesday, August 14. Anyone
becoming of voting age on or before
the regular election day in November
will be permitted at this time with
the right to vote at the primaries.
And all those who have changed their
place of residence since last voting
must re-register if they want to vote
at the primaries.
The Board of Elections announces
that its offices in the court house
will be kept open Saturday afternoon,
July 21, and Monday and Tuesday
evenings, July 23 and 24, for the ac
commodation of those who find it in
convenient to get to the office during
the eusual hours. Better get in early
and avoid the last minute rush, is the
advice of the election officials.
Members of St. Joseph's are mak
ing elaborate plans for a mammoth
lawn fete to be held Wednesday and
Thursday, August 15 and 16. At a
meeting of parish members held Mon
day night at the school hall, Elmer
Klein was named chairman of teh
lawn fete committee. The committee
will have full charge and make all
necessary arrangements.
A special invitation has been issued
for all men of the parish to meet orj
next Monday evening to plan their
participation in the program. It is
planned to make this one of the great
est and most pleasant affairs of the
kind ever held by the St. Joseph's
The J. W. Faucett Transfer Com
pany, one of the city's oldest trans
fer establishments, has undergone
this week a complete reorganization,
and as the Faucett Company will be
no more. In the future the company
will be known as the City Transfer
and Storage Company, and will be in
the old Faucett location, Seventh
street and Maple avenue.
W. L. Wick, for 12 years office man
ager of the Faucett Company, has
purchased all equipment, and will act
as general manager in the place of
J. W. Faucett, who retires because
of ill health.
s o s—s o s
The curate prided himself on his
oratorical powers. He was describing
the downward path of the sinner, and
used the metaphor of a ship drifting
and going to pieces on the rocks. A
sailor In the audience was deeply In
"The waves dash over her," bellowed
the curate. "Her sails are split! Her
yards are gone! Her masts are shiv
ered! Her helm Is useless! She is
driving ashore. There seems no hope.
Can anything be done to save her?"
The sailor rose In his seat, his eyes
wide with excitement "Let go the
anchor, ye lubber," he shouted.
"So, you are getting your new suit
from Bings. He Isn't much of a tailor.*
"I know he Isn't much of a fitter,
but he's so near-sighted he can't rec
ognize a man ten feet away."
Rounding Twenty
The magistrate gazed solemnly at
the woman in the witness box.
"How old are you, madam?" he
She looker coyly at him.
"I'm round twenty, your honor," she
sweetly smiled
He grunted,
"Yes, I know you are," he replied,
"but how many years is it since yon
got round it?"
Bartly Possible
"Son," said dad "I'm afraid you will
be sorry if you marry that girl."
"Yeah?" said son. "Why all the
"Well," replied his dad, "she im
presses me as a girl who'll always be
more interested in a bare skin on the
beach than a bearskin on the living
room floor, and that means a bare
cupboard in the kitchen.1*
A negro applied for a job, and set
forth his attributes without too much
modesty. "All right," said the boss,
"you can have a job, and as to salary
—•well, I'll pay you Just whatever
you'er worth."
"Dat's no use to me, sah," answered
the applicant. "I'se gettin' mo' dan
dat where I Is now."—Stray Bits Maf-
Advertise in The Press.
Decrease Reported in N. Y,
Factory Employment
Albany, N. Y. (ILNS)—A decrease
of 1.2 per cent in employment and a
drop of 1.8 per cent in total payrolls
occurred in New York state factories
in the period from the middle of May
to the middle of June, Industrial
Commissioner Elmer F. Andrews re
The losses lowered the state labor
department's index numbers, which
are computed with the averages for
the three years 1925-1927 taken as
100, to 71.2 per cent for employment
and 57.1 for payrolls. As compared
with a year ago, employment and
payrolls during the middle of June
were 19.7 per cent and 26.6 per cent
greater, rsepectively.
Seasonal decreases in New York
state factory employment and pay
rolls are customary in June, but the
declines reported by the labor depart
ment were somewhat more pronounc
ed than the average for the 19 years
New England Utility
Workers Plan Outing
At Pelham on Aug. 5
Pelham, N. H.—The first annual
outing of the New England Council
of Utility Workers will be held Sun
day, August 5, at Harris's Inn, Pel
ham, N. H., officers of the council
This is the first opportunity pro
vided by the council for workingmen
from New Haven, Conn., to Manches
ter, N. H. from Brockton to Nashua,
from Boston to Lawrence, and from
Maiden and Everett to Lowell to meet
each other.
The sports committee has arranged
for many events, with suitable prizes.
The annual convention of the coun
cil will be held at Pelham on August
3 and 4.
NRA Goal Wage Inquiry
Is Headed By Hotchkiss
Washington.—The recovery admin
istration announced the appointment
of Wlilard E. Hatchkiss, president of
the Armour Institute of Technology,
Chicago, to direct the NRA research
and planning division's study of dis
puted wage differentials in the bitum
inous coal industry.
For a Complete
UNION Job of
Investigation of the subject, which
precipitated many stormy sessions
during revision of the industry's
wage scales, was ordered last April
by Hugh S. Johnson, recovery admin
istrator, when he imposed the seven
hour day, five-day week on the entire
The order provided for a thorough
study of the long-standing wage dif
ferentials between the North and
South, the results to be available
when the soft coal miners' wage scale
comes up for revision next April 1.
Grand Jury Refuses
To Indict Kidnapers
Madisonville, Tenn. (ILNS)—The
Roane county grand jury has declined
to indict kidnapers of Fred G. Held,
vice president of the American Feder
ation of Hosiery Workers, who was
forcibly removed from a train at
Harriman by an armed mob.
In Chattanooga, Held said he was
"not in the least surprised." Held
was driven out of Harriman, June 27
and warned not to return.
Chief of Police Creed Mabry, of
Harriman, said the kidnapers were
non-striking workers who lost their
jobs when the Harriman Hosiery Mills
closed after losing their Blue Eagle.
Racine, Wis. (ILNS)—Employes of
the Horlick Malted Milk Corporation
voted to accept strike settlement
terms which assured them a 15 per
cent wage increase and recognition of
a workers' committee in collective
Edgar K. Wagner
Schwenn Coal Company
Demand Both The
Nonpareil Printing Co.
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Chairman, Chas. L. Hosea secre
tary, Mabel Warren treasurer,
Charles Chapen.
Grounds—Charles Chapen and mem
bers of the Carpenters' Union.
Advertising, Fireworks and Con
cessions—Edw. Weiss and Stanley
Automobile—Wm. Utrecht
members of the plasterers.
Country Store—Robert Fallert and
members of the clerks.
Lunch Stand—Women's Union La
bel League.
Beer—George Bruck and members
of the bartenders.
Dance—Ike Jarrett and members
of the stage employes.
Soft Drinks—Charles Mignery and
members of Molders 68.
Big Wheel—George Brandel and
members of the Polishers' Union.
Ice Cream—E. Nicholas and mem
bers of the Plumbers' and Steam Fit
ters' Union.
Korno—Otwell Condon and milk
wagen drivers.
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the rounds of Treatment and all
remedies and Doctoring failed
to give you results—don't be
discouraged, write P. O. Box
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326 Market St., Phone 1296
Hamilton, Ohio

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