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The Manufacturers' Council of
New Jersey, in their meeting at Tren
ton, passed a set of resolutions call
ing upon President Wilson to re
move Basil Manly as joint chairman I
of .the national war labor board. The
resolutions said that, because of "in
temperate utterances in a spleech,"
Manly has shown himself "incapable
of properly discharging his duties."
The offending speech is published in 1
another column, of this paper. t
The American Federation of Lablor
passed a resolution ,in condemnation i
of the manufacturers' action. i
Manly colmmented on the matter as
follows: 1
"This is not an attack on 1me but
on the national war labor board, of
which I have the honor to be joint
chairman with ex-President William
Howard Taft. Mr. Taft was nomli
nated by the employcr members of
the board and I by the labor Inem
bers.
"The motive of the attack on the
war lahor board is obvious. Cer
tain selfish and unpatriotic employ
ers, solle of whom are in New Jer
scy, entered into solemn agreement
during tile war to abide by the de
cision of the war labor board. Their
employes kept faith and remained
at work, but now these employel's
seek to violate their agreement and51
reduce wages below the figures fixed
by the war labor board. Such em- I
ployers seek to cover their own bad i
faith by their attacks on the board. 1
This is obviously the motive which I
inspired the intemperate action of 1
the employers' council of New Jer- 1
sey.
"As iregards the demand for my
resignation, I have no concern. I
spoke the truth and nothing but the
truth as every unbiased observer of
the industrial situation knows.
"The part of my speech which evi- i
dently got under the hide of the New
Jersey manufacturers was that inll
which 1 gave the results of a study I
of the war-time profiteering of a
large number of American industrial
corporations, many of which hold
New Jersey charters. The figures,
taken from the corporations' own re- ,
ports, show that their net profits dur- I
ing the war after the payment of all
corporation and excess profits taxes
were nearly three times as great as
the profits of the same corporations
during the pre-war years. If the de
nunciation of such profiteering irri
tates the manufacturers of New Jer
sey, I am ready to take the conse
quences.
"I note also that at the same
meeting the New Jersey manufac
turers foiund occasion to denounce
the income tax which sought to sc
culre for public use some portion of
these excess profits. I
"In my speech I urged that the l l
serious industrial disturbances which p
I feared might be averted if thel p
president of the United States should i p
call an industrial conference of the sl
leaders of capital and the leaders of tt
organized labor at which a substan- 11
li ial basis and orderly progress might ti
be reached. 1 said that an under- ci
standing might be reached if the big tl
mllen who control American indiustry b
and are accustomed to do big things
in a big Way were summoned to the o
conference, and that it was the smal'
ilmanufactnrer who was causing most 1
of the tlrouble by his failure to under
stand that we have entered a new ill
dustrial era. The action of Mr. tl
Brown and his colleagues of the New tt
Jersey a lnufacturers' Council seem tl
to prove that I was right."
This is a portion of the report of
the speech which inspired the Coun- .
cil of Mamnufacturers to telegralh li
President Wilson demanding Mr. lk
Manly's discharge fromn the office of a
'lhairlanll of the national war labor
board: ii
We are about to enter a period of
the most acute inldustrial unrest and ii
the most bitter industrial contro- 1
versy that the American nation hasli
ever known. Unless effective and l
radical steps are taken to bring about ,
a better understanding between labor p
and capital and to establish an t
equitable basis for orderly industrial
progress, we are certain to see with- s
in the next year strikes and rnas? v
movenlments of labor beside which all a
iroevinils American strikes Will pale I1
into significance. t
Since the signing of the armistice t
we have had a large number of U
smlall strikes and a few great spec- c
tacular strikes-the Seattle strike. t
lihe New York harbor strike, the c
Lawrence strike, the garment tradve
strikes, the Toledo strike, and ac
numnber of others of lesser conse
quence. But these have been so liin
ited in comparison with the labor up
heavals in other countries--in Eng
land, in Germany. in Canada. in Aus
tralia and in the Argentine-that
there has been a public disposition to
regard the industrial situation with t
conlmplacency and to assume that, hav
ing passed through the first part of
the period of transition without seri
ots industrial disturbance, we were
about to enter an era of industrial
peace.
Trouble, Not Peace.
But those who take this compla
cent attitude are deceiving them
selves. Since the armistice American
labor has been waiting. it has b'ien
waiting because the outstanding
leader of the American labor move
inent, Samuel Gompers, was on an
important government mission in
Europe. It has been waiting oecause i
the American labor movement, ex
1pecting the war to continue much
longer, had not formulated its defi
nite policy before the signing of the
I armistice. Labor has been waiting
also for the completion of the de
mobilization of troops and for the
transition of our factories from war
production to peace production.
The period of waiting is now near
ly completed. Demobilization i:l
) .nearing an end. Our industries are
p beginning to swing into their nor
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nlal production and next week. her
in Atlantic City, there may he formin
lated, at the convention of the Ameri
call Federation of Labor. a definit
policy for the American labor move
oellt.
I am making no threat that bol
shevisml or Spartacanisnl is about I
sweet) the United States. The Amer
clan labor movement will not go bo!
shevik unless it is driven to tha
course by tile goadings of selfish ane
unenlightened calpitalists and capi
talist agents.
Those who ignore tlhe America:
industrial situation with complacentl
ignore both thie psychology of th
workers and tile colmpellilng fact.t
The workers of the allied world hav
been told that they were engaged it
a war for democracy; that out of th
ruillns of the war would arise a niet
and mlore beautiful world. They ar,
asking now, "Where is that deunor
racy for which we fought? Wilhe
are we to ellter into this new wvorll
with its greater rewprd for tile right
of the commoIlin nman?" They see II
change for tile better, but they find
themselves in conditions in some re
Mpects worse than those against
which they protosted before we en.
tered the war.
Workers Wakting Up.
The masses of the people are be
ing rapidly disillusioned, and when
the people lose their illusions there
is danger ahead. They have seen
the prices of nearly every conunodity
including rents, advance to beyond
tile increases which they have se
cured ill their weekly wage since the l
beginning of the war so that they are
now actually able to buy less of the
necessaries of life than before the
war began. There are exceptions, it
is true, where the percentage of wage
increase has been greater, but if you
will examine these cases of unusual
wage increased as I have examined
them you will find that in a major
ity of instances these increases have
come to groups of workers who are
admitted, even by their employers, to
have been miserably underpaid dur
ing the pre-war period.
During the war, it is true, the ill
creases in prices were in a measure
compensated for to the wage earners a
by the greater steadiness of employ- i
I ment and by the frequency of oppor- t
tunities for overtime, as well as for
large earnings at piece work. But 1
that timle is now past and the mnasses
of American workers, I say with
some degree of assurance. are actual
ly able to purchase less of the neces- i
sities and comforts of life with the I
wages which they receive today than
they were able to buy with wages
which they received before the be
ginnlilng of tile world war.
No Hope.
No hope is held out to them of re
lief from this condition through aL
rapid or even a gradual recession of
prices. Judge Gary tells us that
prices will remain high over a long
period of years. Otto H. Kahn, the
spokesmlau for the American ballnkers,
tells us the same thing, and Juliu a
- 11. Barnes, formerly an operator in I
the Chicago grain pit and now suc- a
-cessor to Herbert Hoover, tells us
that there is no hope for cheaper p
bread. c
But it is not merely that the cost a
of living is high and beyond the it
capacity of the wage earller's pocket- I1
hook. This might lie endured with
sonme degree of patience and forti- a
tude if the people who toil Ib;elieved c
that no one was profiting from their f,
necessities and that all were hearing
the burden alike. But they have i
seen with their owin eyes anll1 hard t
f with their own ears of uiiconscion- 1
able profiteering of Aimerican torl- a
porations durillg the war, and Ithey a
know that that saiiie profiteering is
now continuing ulnalbated. I have
r just completed a study of thile earn
ings of 82 represen tative Amerlcicanl
corporations, a record of whose irof
its is available for each year from
1911 through 1918. Thiu, is not a
list selected cither because the profits
1 were large or because the profits
were small. It is a list of all the cor- t
porations whose earnings covering i
" this entire period were available to
me. A compilation of these figures
shows that the same 82 corlporations
which, in the pre-war years, had an
average net incomne of $325,000,000, t
e had net incomes in 1916 amounting
to more than $1,000,00(0,01100, in 1917
e to $975,000,00, and in 1918 to $736.,
f 000,00. This is after the deduction
-of every dollar of state and federal
I taxes and the deduction of every con
e ceivable charge which these conl
c panies could devise for reducing and
a concealing their apparent profits.
lHuge l'rofits.
I am convinced as a result of mlly
study 'that the actual profits even
after the payment of taxes in 1917
and 1918 were just as great as ini
0 1916, the difference being accounted I
11 for by the fact'that in 1917 and 1918.
these corporations set uip all kinds
if Qf excessive reserves for deprecia
i- tion, amortization and other unspeci
e ied and fanciful contingencies for.
the purpose of evading taxation and c
concealing their excessive earnillgs'
from the public and the tax collector.
But even taking the figures as they
- stand we find that these 82 corpora
tions earned, net, $3 in 1916 and
n1917 for every dollar which they
earned in the pre-war period and
g over $2 in 1918 for every do.
earned in the pre-war period. This
n is profiteering with a vengeance a;d
n the profiteers may well tremble lest
ie the people may avenge themselvs for
* their sl~ameless exploitation during
a period of the nation's greatest
necessity.
e And yet, with the people, and par
.g ticularly the workers, in this state
e of exasperation as a result of their
te daily struggle with an unjustly illn
ir flated cost of living, attempts are
already being made by selfish and
r- foolish employers to reduce wages.
il Sometimes these attempts to reduce
re wages are made directly, but far
r- moie often by the device of*shutting'
ORCANIC CHANCES URGEDI
Chicago, July 24---The executive
oards of the Illinois state fede'ration
if labor, Chicago federation of labor
sad the labor parties of this city and
tate have issued an address in which
i included a program for the forth
oming constitutional conlvention in
tle state. The first proposition pr0o
ides that where 501,000) electors peti
ion for a change in the state consti
ltlon, saell shall be placed on the
_allot at. the next regular election.
)t1ring the 1pasl 30 years thie people
lave bcen successful onily twice ill se
:tiing constitutional chanlges.
The address states that "it is a
,rotesque spectacle plresented by a
leople, so(vereignl in theory, whose
ratds are bound and whose will iel
laralyzed by the letter of a dlocu
nent which the living generation had
to hand ill naking. The dead hand
1 hould bIe lifted. The living should
tIle themnselves. We cannot expect
o I)revent tlhe rl)ead of ull(I1archy if
ve lock the door against counstitu
ional progress."
Othelr suggested changes include
,ria.l by julry ill injunction cases, no
laws to be invalidated without a
unanimous court, h o)ne ruile for
cities, taxation of swollen fortunes,
demlocracy in industry, odl. age pen
siolis, holie and farm loants and co0in
piellsaition to soldiers.
TRY TO SHIFT BLAME
Bioston, Jtuly 24.--ELnployers have
failed to shift the blame for highli
pIrices of cigars on their striking
cigar mlaklers, who show that theiri
request for all increased wage will
Salmount to less than 1-3 of I cel1ll on1
each cigar. They say that the elut
ployers' claim that 10-cent cigarsa
would be increased to 15 cents is
ridiculous, and show that the in-i
tcreased cost on a 5-cent cigar would
be less than 1-5 of 1 cent.
"In 1917," the strikers say, "'igar
makers received $16 a thousand for
making 10-cent cigars. The lianu-l
facturers' wholesale price was $60 ai
thousand. Cigar mnlakers received
$10.50 a thousand for making 5-cent
3 cigars. The manufactcrers' whole-!
5 sale price was $32 a thousand. At
- resent we are receiving $19.80 a
thousand for making 10-cent cigars. [
r The manufactur'ers' wholesale price
t is $90 a thousand, an increas.e of
s $30 a, thousand.
'"\e are receiving $12.65 a thou
- sand for llaking 5-cent, cigars, all
- increase of $2.15 a thousand. The
e llanufactllIuers' wholesale price is
$52 a tlhousand, an increase of $20'
Sit tIhousanlld.
"Now we ask, who is responlsible
for the high cost of cigars?"
CRAND JURY IN "PUERILL,"
Cleveland, Ohio, July 24.
"Puolrile aind inetficient" are I.erms
used by a special col.mittec, 5
aplointed by the local federation of
labor to report on a report nlade. by d1
it special grand. jury in this city.
The unionists declare that the rc
port is a tissue of inconsistencies and
contradictions, and to hide its In
ability to make constructive recoln
imendl.ations it attacked the trade c
unllion imovemeiiint. The perisonlnel of
the granld jury is also referred to,
and the workers declare that it was
complosed of what they termi "pre
ferred citizens."
"DI)emocracy is a grand and glori
ous thing when it comes to purifying i
the world's ills," continucs the re- 1
port, "but when we wish to purify
our own muniicipal ills we find
autocracy in the saddle.
FINALLY ETIS VACATION,
Portsmouth, N. H., July 24.-
Editor Clarke of the Union Labor
Advocate has been elected delegate to
the state federation of labor conven
Lion and the paper has suspended
publication for one week, because,
says ye editor, "this is the first hon
est-to-goodness vacation this gentle
man of elegant leisure has been able
to secure for several years.
lHe therefore gives notice that "the
one-man aggregation who edits the
intellectual pabuluml, prints the
paper, solicits subscriptions and ad
I vertising, collects money and pays
bills, acts as mailing clerk and re
ceives, the various kicks of the dis
satisfied and humbly accepts advice
Sas to how the paper ought to bie man
aged," will take his first vacation,
which, he intimates, is favored by
certain citizens of Portsmouth.
STREEI GlR MEN GAIN,
Cincinnati, Ohio, July 24.---The
Street Car Men's union has securea
a new agreemlent which raises rates
of three-months' platform n.ien to 45
ceints an hour; one year, 48 cents;
over one year, 50 cents. Barn men's
rates will range from 421/2 to 58
cents, and other employes will be
paid from 37 to 40 cents.
This union was organlized six
:'ears ago and since that time wages
for platform mien have advanced over
5 1 per cent and tor other employes
I over 60. with less hours and iim
t proved working conditions.
z down the plants for a short period
t to repair the ravages of high speed
war production and then employing
- ew men at reduced rates, and the
e burning shame of it is that in many
r instances these new men who are
- being hired at reduced wages are our
e soldiers, the gold-striped veterans of
1 the great war, who return to America
. ignorant of the new wage levels, and
e are easily made the dupes of un
r scrupulous and unpatriotic em
e' ployers.
TO SETTLE RL , ISSUE,
Washinhgton, July 2,. The I'lunb
plan league haes estalise;l d head
quarters in this city and is preparling
plans for a camlpaligni i sc ur'e p.l hI
lie ownership and denmirs'i'y in Ihie ( It
operation of this country's railroiad th
The league bears tli he llan'
Glenn E. Plumb. gleneral coul;, of i f
the organized railroad e!mployel .
who originated \\ht Ithese workersl
declare will be a solution of ilt' rail
roatd qu;tioni. This solution, in 1
effect, provides for lhe o'pe'tlion of
the railroads by a Cnoltlissiolln cn- of
sisting of an equal iniitier of repre- 1
selltatives of thie t('i loyll'S, lllnalagrl i
and the govermlllllenllt. rofis ae to
be divided equOally ii't(wOen thelie gov'
emnionenlt and the operatl'olr's. The lh
governlent'sit percent'hage sihall Illh ni
into a fund to he used to like ul t11
the bonds of these pIroplerties, li .t
governmenllt Itereby owninig tI dl
Sroads. 'The (operatoris' S; l p c' nltag,
shall be divided on the basis of tllii
wages and salaries receivted by tlihe t'
workers and imanagers.
President Goulll ers is holiorary ' '
president of the league, and the on-1111
o'ary vice president is A. 11. Garret I;
son, ad'isor and formier president of, ;
the Order of IRailway Condlaclorls.
War'ren S. Stone. grand chief of the
lBrotherhood o'f Locomotivte Engi
nIier's, is plresident of the league. The i
v\'ice presidents are the execulives o1 Ii
(ihe other railroad hrolherhoods and:
the various international trade' 1'
unions whose nmember:s lare emplohyed ai.l
in the railroad service. All of these ci
replresent over 2.500,0100 wiorklers. I
TAKING ANOTHER VUESS.
Toldo. Ohio, . uly 24.----l usiness 1
tIen in this city are taktting anothelri
guess on their attitude toward t Ille I
lockout of 16,01110 Overland auto- .t'
mobile emplloyes who refused to .
lengtlhen their work day. When tihe
lockoutt starte'ld the business me111n
joinied in the hlle illd1 cry against
these unionists, but the lockout has; i
been oni for several weeks an1d tbank
deposits are shrinlking and less COlll
modities are being sold. lMr. Busi-_
ness Mlain is now beginning to ill
quire into "the faIcts of the case."
The strike has cretated an unlusual
condition it federal juldge issulig ill
iinjunction in which picketing is
"regulated" and the comtpaniy or
dered to olperate its plan;-t. The court:
--Federal Judge Killets--has ulp
pIointed a representative to see tha i
his order is obeyed. The court offi
cial is now ill control of the plant.
which is filled with school boys and
strikebreatkers. Toledo trade union-t
fists are assessing themnselves 51i
cents a week to aid the locked out,
1,000 of whomit are women. I
FAVOR SOCIAL INSURANCE.
A\tlantic City, N. J., July 24.
sick. disability anld old age pi)(niols
for Iholse engaged in the lpottery ii
(luslty was falvo'red liy th11e (ollVei.
tion of the National llrotlherhood of
Operative Potters.
The' plan does not. provide that
legislaltlres ie petitioned, bilt the
workelrs themselves, together wilth
enmlltlyers, will work out dtletius,
with each side bearing one-hailf if
tiLt' explJ!ise.
'lThe ' lpropos'al will be subliti d, Ito
ithe referendum and also in the
ltantufacturers. [The plan ilnrludile.
evely personii engaged( in the itnits51;
try with the brotherhood talu d au i1
pltyer5s uaintaining suopervision ovier
tthe systeni.
TRIAL HAS BAD 000D
\VWalshiigtoiu, July 24.--In discuss
iltg th.e Mlioiney trial, the Washing
ton Ilcrahl says "the entire affair
r sllak.s of rolt enness."
"F'oltn the witnesses for tih coiti
ntolnweulth to the prosecuting ai ttor
ney up thrlouiigh officialdom co:netir(
ed witlht th1( case there is an air of
corrupltion witlhout a parallel ili tlhe
antnals of the Almerican courts aitd
Amnerican justic:o.
"Federal investigators of the case
l have recoulllenilllded a niew .trial for'
~ Mooney. Yet I lh commonweatlt h of
Califlornia alpparently ignors jitslice
by refusing a retrial, because by a
retrial Mioolney mliglt lie set fel'tree; al
therley the i'rivtesty on justice wouli
be explosed."
STRIKERS ENJOINED.
Los Angeles., Calif., July 24.
.lJudge Weller lels issued a tempoll'rary
injinlction againist striking metoal
worlkinlg enmployes of the Los Ang
eles Ship Bluilding and Dry Dock
coiltnany. Stripilied of its plonlderous
cl legal verbiage, says the Los Angeles;
Citizen, tile ordter prevents a union
5 man frolt conlversing with any
strikebreaker who lmlay go to work
in the sliipl yard.
S The injunctiol does not initerfere
c with agent, of the cominany, how
ever, who are visiting homes of the
x strikers ill a vain attempt to have
them retturiln to work.
r Judge Weller has also issued a
S nerlnanent inlljlulction against strik
'- ing telepholtne girls employed by lthe
Southern Califi'rt ia Telephone coul
patny.
d
d "IlAP'PY F.IMILY" STRIKE.
g
e Chicago. Jily: 24.--While Wilson
y R. 'o., meat packers, are telling the
*e public, through advertisements, that
tr the ]llnanagetlnelt alnd employes are a
if "big happy famitly." 4,000 of these
a employes suspe~i led work because of
d trade union victimization. Union of
i- ficials will take the matter up with
1- Federal Judge Alschuler, arbitrator
in the packing industry.
8 HOURS IN CNNERI[ES,
SanI FranIICisCO, July L'.---(nnlery
'npilployei's throughout. Ih1 c'o(llllty t
lave conltinllVo sly resisite the (:
i ablishll .lent of the eight-hour dl ay in
his industry on the ground that
their product would spoil.
This thIeory has been rijectled by I
IL P. Merritt. foIrl( er statl( food ad
ntinistrator, who was Jpptointed by <
`,overnllr Stephlens to set a wagI
I<c e111e for l. Illlle e ploV s in 1tun1 eriiI
n1111d dried frulit pachilg Ihollses.
For tlhe firs, tilllme in theI hi.;l(o)l
jo tIhlise il ustris ih'p y are. Ino I
iplaced o(i anll ight-hollr basis iind
1t11 I ilea'son will be as follows:
SI Ir cight hlours, 45 (cents ani
holl (r $3.. i0 'I aill eithl-houllr day;
a;flt, r. 55 c:ents an hour. The ltlare
it " :hall include work d .ne on Siun
d tl\y and six holidays.
The decision applies only t1o malel
mp!loy.us. Tlhe tatet industriall w\el
fale commiission has olrdereCld ia Illni
Iu11111 of .S centIs t111 hour or1 $13.50
a Week rot, experienced women can
lrs anld hII boietis. Cli uting andlil pre-ii
p.t1ring of l"frl it. is llon i piece-work
basis, with mi niimumi of $13.511 i
T'I ildit; WO ~lfll iS (IAIN.
Senltle, lJ iy 24. Tile InterIla
tilal tiiioin of Timbiller \\'iorkers is
t lforcigil it isniw e('ale of $5 a day ii
lumbenr 1Uinips and $4.80 inl saw miills,
although mteeting with opposition be
Cluse of a lower scale adopteld by the
Loyal lhgion ofl Loggers 1and 1liun
I)lrnenl. Thils comlupany "ulmion" was
formedl(1 d11uring the warlll and its ilcmnu
hIrship incluides emplnloyers' relpre
sentatllllivs who have setl I walge rllate
tlhal is .81 cllents i day lower thanil the
Koni fide unionists.
This .titualion is prolvilng al ef
fcit\e Iirgullment to allow why the
lo yal leg1ion is favored ly tIhe bosses.
a.EE .. .EEEW.EEW E .EEE.-A. E E. E E...E.. ..m.......M MM E .
DEMAND THE
SUNION LABEL
b "and be assured it was not
made in a sweat Shop
UNION MADE GOODS AND WHERE SOLD
Heavy 10 Cents
Canvas Per
Gloves Pair
Y()OU Will FIND HUN
I)ItlEI)S 01F OTHER SUCH
I.AILGAINS AT THIE BIG
SAIEl NOW GOING ON
CANNON'S SHIRT SHOP
IRIALT() IBL)G.
CHICAGO SHOEISTORE
7 8. MAIN ST.
Union MadeShoes
FOR
WORK AND DRESS
BRANCH 43 E. PARK ST.
O. K. STORE
24 E. PARK ST.
Union Made
Clouthing, Slioos, Ilats,
(veraIlls, Jumpers, (loves
Suspendr)C s, etc.
\VWe rec.. gize the t'.act
tlhat tle way of tie
wor.er i Ilie righItl, way.
Union Made Shoes for the
Entire Family.
Golden Rule Shoe Store
39 E. PARK ST.
Always Ilie hlet pl ssible
sl.h ,s al. t I lowest ao.s
siblc p)rice.
ASK FOR
HOLSOM BREAD
For sale by all dealers
Made by
HOME BAKING CO.
EMIGRATE EROM ENgLAND,
Londlni, England, July 24.--A
desire to emigrate fromlll England de
Iafter detmobilization anld assistance ap
rilederdt hy the governllnllt ure pos- tie
sibtilities. according to a report of a be
slpecial ininlittee of the General to
I'edeirtlioni of Trade I.nlions, which tlh
in tervieied lthe frit ish cololnial li
office onl this question.
It was intimated to tihe trade tic
unionists that emligration to Brllitish i E
iltlie only would he , assisted, as so,
th1I goverllniment "can lie under ei
ohligation whatever to assist the to
iniglatioen of labor of any kind to
coutr.'i outside th le empCire.
", , leniplloyed lalor pos- co
se:ses n . ialities and to assist its ll
Wl:;'o to alien coulltriesi , would tl
I ll\\nswer to the claim that sol- te
diers would not. return to indoor life, th
Ithe tirde ullionl coiiiiiiittee says: nI
"llad the war lasted only 12 cc
nlllllths this .aeslllptioll mlighl have to
Ibeenl realized. 'Foul' and one-half p1
years' direct association with the tit
atmud and sufferinig of Flanders has fit
modifid original concepltions of the in
desirability of outldoor life. All the of
surviving clerks who left tlhe General tic
F'ederatioln of Trade Unions to serve
\vith the army are anxious to re
anxiety to settle tlowi at liolnlt."
IiINT4 ,VANT 'IMOI{E. I
Ilellaire. 0., July 24.-At the au- tl
ullnal convention of the Alllelric. L
lFlint Glass W\orkers' union it was A
Svoted to ask for a 35 per cent ad
vance for elmployes in the press ware
idepartment, which is Ihle largest unit
of this organization. The Flints htave
conllt.ractural relationllS with employ- 01
er's, aind wages areadjusted by con- E
ferencels. These workers tiare prc- I
li cally 100 Iler ceut organized.
We can outfit you from
head to foot at the
31 E. Park St.
UNION
LABOR
AT THIS TIME
IS REQUESTED
TO
UPHOLD
YOUR
BROTHER AND
SISTER IN
THE FACTORY
BY REFUSING
TO BUY GOODS
THAT ARE NOT
MADE UNDER
UNION
CONDITIONS
SEND YOUR]
JOB WORK
TO THE
BULLETIN
JUSTICE FOR SOLDI[lS,
W;ashtington, July 24.-Tie presi
dent has vetoed the sundry civil
appropriation bill, which carried
three-quarters of a billion dollars,
because of the failure of congress
to provide in a fitting manner for
the rehabilitation of men in the
military service.
Under the vocational rehabilita
tion bill of June, 1918, provision was
made for disabled military men to
secure at the expense of the gov
ernment such training as they need
to overcome the handicap of injury.
The president is entirely out of
sympathy with. the pqtty economy of
congress, which has refused to appro
priate sufficient money to carry out
the intent of the law.
The president says it is a mat
ter of very grave concern that at
the very moment these disabled
men are coming in constantly in
creasing numbers to the government
to avail themselves of this general
Ilan that the sundry civil appropria
tion will not only retard the bene
ficial work of restoring these men
but will "nullify the whole purpose
of the act and render its administra
tion practically impossible."
STA''E UNIONS TO MEET.
Syracuse. N. Y., July 24.-Local
trntlI unionists are preparing'to wel
come the 56th annual convention of
the New York State Federation of
Labor, which will convene here
Aug. 26.
FEI)EIlEAL EMPLOYES UNITE.
\Vashington, July 24.-Officers of
tile National Federation of Federal
Employers report that new locals
have been formed in Dover and
Wharton, N. J., and Boise, Idaho.
Palace Clothing
and Shoe Store
53-55 E. PARK STREET
Clothing, Shoes and Fur
inishings of all kinds with
the Union Label
MEN'S HATS
NICKERSON
THE HATTER
112 W. PARK STREET
BIG 4
17 W. PARK STREET
UNION MADE
Hats, Caps, Ties, Work or
Dress Shirts, Suspenders,
Overalls, Tailoring, and
Clothing.
WALK-OVER
SHOES
UNION MADE
40 West Park St.
SHIRLEY
CLOTHES SHOP
14 N. MAIN ST.
Union Made -Suit
and Hatsl;iT.

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