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CREEL BUREAD
EXPRESSED U.S.
DESIGH--BYOIR,
Vice Chairman of PubKc
Information Speaks to
"AcT Men. .
The New Advertising Club of
Washington held its first meeting
at a dinner at the Commercial Club
hut evening. The speakers of the j
evening were Carl Byotr. associate,
chairman of the Committee on Pub
lio Information, and Horman Philip
son of the War Savings Commit
tee. "
Mr. Byoir spoke on the relation
of the Committee on Public Inf?r
mame to tao Associated Adver
t?ais* Clebe of the World, and out
lined the many ways in which ad
vertising serr?e the nation Id war
times. Mr. Byoir seid, in part:
"When the Committee on Public
in formattami was formed, most peo
ple believed that it would be an
agency of repression. But in
v-ar Mr. Creel has made It one of
the greatest mediums of expression
in the history of government. The
committee was confronted at the
outset with what In reality was a
great advertising problem.
"In the same sence. tve Commit
tee on Public Infor.nation had
g to 'sell' through adver
It was our .work to bring
sil the people of the world.
of Americas cause; to
this was not a war for
ial gain, for territorial ag
ment or to secure adven t
retehr to put honestly be
world that we fought for
- e high principals of free
1 democracy for which we
always fought, and in the
.of the President; that we de
s*.thing for ourselves that we
desire for all the peoples
?eOTld."
"We employed almost every form of
publicity before we were able to em
ploy the great organised forces of ad
vertising. We had organised the
artists of the country. 30.000 4-mmute
men. 9.100 other public speakers, and
17.000 advertising men. A bill had
been proposed to appropriate S2.000.0CO
for government advertising. The bill
failed of passage. Advertising men
were Inclined to be critical of this de
cision. If there was a failure In gov
ernment to appreciate the valut si
advertising. It was the failure of ad
vertising men themselves who had not
educated the general public to the
true meaning of advertising.
"But the advertising men met this
situation as they found it. and filled
? he breach by the patriotic donation
"f millions of dollars worth of adver
tising space. They had never once
? enounced their belief that advertising
ha? a real money value, but they have
patriotically set aside their convlc
? ions, because no money was avail
able, and the government needed ad
\ ertislng as a factor toward the win
ning of the war.
? 1 believe that when the war is over
and the American people realise how
gfessBy advertising has contributed to
Hie final victory, that It will be the
glraj'jr of the advertising profession
that in the nation'a crisis they set
adid* their business conviction and
mei the need of the government by
voluntary service and contribution. '
"??> ??kiaartoa Papen Praised.
Air. Philipaon paid a rme trioute to
the national character of Washington
newspapers and advertising, and
warned his bearers that war condi
tions would make "good advertising
?opy" an essential to help meet the
ipevitable smaller sixe of advertising
mediums.
lister Lansburgh. president of the
Advertising Club of Washington, waa
heartily congratulated by the raeni
oers on the success of the first meet
ing. President Lansburgh announced
'hat all "makers, buyers and sellers
of advertising" are welcome to mem
bership in the clob. and that *H who
desire to Join should send their names
'o Secretary Charlea J. Columbus, at
the office of the club. 403 Star Build
ing. 11?! Pennsylvania avenue north
west.
ZABRISKIE SUGAR HEAD.
Sugar distribution under the new
regulations among both the retail and
? liolesale dealers will come under the
? issane of Oeorge A. Zabriskie of the
Food Administration.
Mr. Zabriskie has been at the head
<>f the retail and wholesale flour dis
tribution division at the Federal Ad
ministration for some time. He will
'emain in charge of the flour division,
as well as the sugar division, from
i.ow on. as a part of the Food Admin
istration.
No Advance in Price |
RUR?S"
Use one soothing,
cooling application of
ICR'S VAPORUBU
54k?75c?$1.00
lUN?OK TRUST
EDWARDJ STEtLWAGEr, ??is
Make the Most
of Your Money
Whether your in
come is smalt or
large, you owe it to
yourself to make
the most erf it
The heat way to
do this is to obtain
the help of this
bank.
W? welcome small.
as well as large ae
ran ta.
THE CANNING SEASON
SEEK TO KEEP
SPITZBERGEN
FROM THE HDNS
Immense Stores of Iron and
Steel on Islands Brit
ish Property.
London (by mall).?Agitation ha?
been started in England to prevent
Germany's war lords and steel
magnates from getting control of
Spitsbergen, the El Dorado of the
Arctic Ocean.
Should Germany be forced to give
up Alsace-Lorraine, with Its coal
and Iron deposits, a far richer prise,
although more distant, would be
won should her plunder-bund get
possession of Spitzbergen, a group
of islands lying about 1.000 miles
north of Norway and 1.000 miles
east of Greenland. The territory
of 24.000 square miles has 2.000
square miles of known coal and
iron deposits.
If Germany's influence in Russia
prevails, the acquisition of Spitz
bergen would be the next logic-''
step toward further economic domi
nation of Russia and Scandinavi,'
Germany contends that Spitsber
gen is a "No Man's Land." Us status
having been so fixed by an inter
national conference at Christiania
in 1914. However, before the war,
Norway and Russia informally were
discussing the future of this terri
tory.
? sisada Are British.
Historically and financially, the
islands are British. By order of
King James I., never annulled,
Spitsbergen was annexed for the
Muscovy Company. From 1614 to
1070 the British occupied the south
ern half of the main Island. But
twenty-three square miles are con
trolled by German Interests, while
1.000 .square miles are claimed by
British enterprise.
Five months a year the seas are
open and the land is but sixty to
seventy-two hours by steam vessel
to Scottish ports. The group Is
looked upon as tbe future fuel
supplying, center for Scandinavian
countries and north Russia.
There are huge accumulations of
loose ore broken off by erosion from
the main depooslts, less than 12t? miles
from the sea. The islands are hab
itable the year round. Should Ger
many get control of tbe land, which
already has humorously ben dub
bed "Frltzbergen.** she would have
a great ore supply for ship build
ing. Control ofthe territory also
would mean domination of the trade
route to Archangel. However, the
British fleet may have something
to say about the matter.
Robert Edeson Stalls
Before New Marriage
Newark, N. J.. June 27.?George El
liot Edeson, better known on the stage
u Robert Edeson. and Miss Mary
ifewcomb, the leading lady In 'he
?81ck A Bed" company which Just
?losed an engigement, in New York,
>btatned a marriage license here ye
terday and were expected to return
:oday to be married by Mayor Glllen
it the City Hall, but did not appear
Mia? Neweomb gave her address as
La Gran ?eville. N. T.
According to the marriage license
rareau records Edeson obtained a
Inai decree of divorce from Mrs.
Jeorge Elliott Porter Edeson on
fuly 6.
LIBRARY SYMBOLISM TALK.
Mi?? Alice H?tchens Drake gave an
Ilustra ted talk on the symbolism of
be decoration? In the Library of
Congress at a meeting of the Y. W". C.
C Booklovers' Club held yesterday at
be Country Club. ?01 Wisconsin ave
rne northwest The meeting 1? the
aat held by the society until next fall.
Ifter Miss Drake'? talk a film version
if Enoch Arden was shown.
CASTOR IA
Far Infanti and Children
IM USE FOR OVER 30 YEARS
Arsravs bears -^^ ^????^"^
No Sugar for Canning
Until After July 4,
Food Office Rules
clarence R. Wilson, food ad
ministrator for the District of
Columbia, yesterday sent notices
to all retailers of sugar in Wash
ington telling them to discontinue
selling sugar on certif?cales for
canning purposea until after
July 4.
The following letter was sent to
all dealers:
"Too are hereby directed not to
sell sugar for home canning and
preserving purposes upon the
home canner's certificate pledge
between this date and the 4th day
day of July, 1M8.
"Please return at once to this
office all signed certificate pledges
.low In your possession.
Householders who have on hand
a supply of vegetables or fruit to
be canned or preserved between
this date and the fourth of July,
and need sugar for that purpose,
should make written application
at thia office for permit to bey
augar.
"G?less notified to the contrary.
you may again sell sugar to
householders for canning and pre
serving purposes upon the certifi
cate pledge, aa heretofore, on and
after the 6th day of July."
?QUIEM MASS FOR
ARCHBISHOP KEANE
Monsignor Mackin to Celebrate To
day at St. Paul's.
Coincident with the burial, in Dubu
que, Iowa, of Archbishop John .1.
Keane, Monsignor Mackin, pastor of
St. Paul's Catholic Church here, will
celebrate solemn high requiem muss
at 9 o'clock this morning for the re
pose of hia soul.
Archbishop Keane died in Dithu^ue I
Saturday, following a brief illness ;
He had promised to come to Wash
ington to assist In the celebration of
the golden jubilee of Monsignor Bac
kin, next Tuesday.
Known to hundreds of Washington ?
residents, Archbishop Keane was the
first rector of Catholic. University, be- '
rag made the directing head of the.!
university when it was opened in
1883. Previous to that time he nad
been stationed at St. Patrick's
Church here. From St Patrick's he
was sent to Richmond. Va., as bishop,
and later spent several years m
Rome. Upon his return to the United
States, he was made Archbishop of
Dubuque. Archbishop Keane nod
.Monsignor Maekln were lifelong
friends.
SAYS WILSON LEADS
IN WORLD'S THOUGHT
Or. Anna Howard Show Declares
President's Words Echo in Paris.
President Wilson is the leader In
world thought and democracy. Dr.
Anna Howard Shaw told members
of the T. W. C. A. in an address at
the New York Avenue Presbyterian
church last night, referring to the
introduction in the French chamber
of a bill to give women full parlia
mentary and municipal powers.
Introduction of the bill. Dr. Shaw
said, waa the direct result of Presi
dent Wilson's general appeal to the
nationa to grant suffrage to women
and hia specific cable to Madame
Shaumberg, preaident of the French
Suffrage Association.
"That President Wilson Is the
leader In world thought and espe
cially In the idea of democracy there
can be no doubt," she declared. Mrs.
Shaw expressed confidence that the
pending suffrage amendment would
pass the Senate tomorrow./
NURSE'S WATCH STOLEN.
Mrs. Catherine Vass. a nurse at I
Providence Hospital, last night re
ported to the nolice that a gold watch
valued at tlOO had been stolen from
the Nurses' Home. She suspects a
young whit* man who was seen to
enter the premises, and la able to
identify him
THIEVES TAKE 2 RINGS.
Anna Donovan, 4618 Fourteenth
street northwest, last night reported
the theft from her apartment of a
diamond ring valued at lisa and an
other ring set with a sapphire sur
rounded by diamonds worth $100. She
has no clue. ?
GIRLS? WRITE
OFTEHERTO
BOYSniFRANCE
Mothers and Sisters Doing
Bit, But Sweethearts
Dilatory.
By C. C. Lyon,
? Washington Herald's Reporter At
tached to Gen. Pershlng?? Army.
letters from home! Our fighters,!?
Krasses don't get haA enoufNj of
? hem.
One day at the front a high general
? ailed a number of war correspond
ents together and said to us:
"Tell the folks back home to write
more cheery letters to our boy? In
France. A homesick, despondent sol
dier might a? well be in the hospital.
"Nothing keeps the boys in good
spirits like letters from home. If
every boy could get two letters a
week, tbe army discipline question
would be half solved."
The mother? of America do very
well at the letter-writing game. And
the sisters are a close second. The
dads and brothers don't take their
r>en? In hand very often, but nobody
suffers through their neglect, so long
as mother or sister keep the family
new? coming.
It'? the sweethearts who are at
fault!
At least nine-tenths of the enlisted
men in France left sweethearts be
hind in America. These girls should
make It their business to write often
and regularly, regsrdless of how mauy
letters they get In return from
France.
A soldier boy can't be depended
upon to write regularly. He is In the
Lrenches for days at a time, and
when he goes off guard he Is so tired
he throws himself Into a muddy dug
out and sleeps. The girls back home
.-?hould take this Into consideration.
And girls, use tact In your letter
writing. The other day ? saw a boy
throw a letter aside In disgust.
"Whattaya know about this?" he
peeved. "A seven-pager from my girl,
and on every page she tells me what
a good time sh's ha vin' going te
dances with a guy who didn't get ,nto
the army because he had flat feet.
"Next thing I know she'll be mar
ryin' thnt gink. There ought to be a,
law against a fellow with flat feet
marryin.' "
WAR TO BRING GOOD,
SAYS CW. HAMLIN
Missouri Congressman Predicts Re
finement from Calamity.
"Out of this great world calam
ity an ever-ruling Providence will
bring good." said C. W. Hamlln
representative from Misourl, who
addressed the Voluntary Improve
ment Club of the Miles Memorial
Church, Third street, between New
Tork avenue and L street northwest,
last evening. "The great sacrifice
and sorrow and trouble of the na
tions will bring good for the survi- ]
vor?. Gold is of greater value when
it is refined.
"We are fighting for equal rigftts
for all peoples In all lands, against
a ruthless potentate who would rate
the world as he pleases."
Representative Hamlin was intro
duced by the. pastor of the church
the Rev. J. I. Carrol. A silver of
fering was taken for the redecora
tlon of the Interior of the church.
OCEANS RULED
BY HUMANITY,
SAYS DANIELS
Allied Navies Assure Suc
cess, Secretary Tells
Service Club.
"As Iona* a? the allied navies rtde
the seas, the foe has no chance to
win this war!'*
Secretary Daniels was greeted
with .rounds of applause by a large
number of army and nary officers i
when he gare expression to auch
confidence In the course of fata ad
dress last night before the United
Service Club of America.
Just before he bad celled atten
i 'on to the fact that for the first
lime In history every known sea
or the earth wes ruled by the flags
that stood for humanity and Jus
tice.
"This war has changed the world
entirely." he said. "After it is over.
we can look on scenes of chlralrsy
auch as mankind has never known.
It has been my privilege to read
direct reports of deeds of valor per
formed by? men In the pavy that
hare filled my soul with pride, and
by second hand I have had access
to some of the brave acts of men In
the army.
"In a general was*, they are sim
ilar, showing that American cour
age has reached a high standard, no
matter In what service it has been
exploited, and that our Ideala of
American manhood have become
standardised."
Cites Herelsa?.
Secretary Daniels cited the heroism
displayed by the crews, of the Alcedo
and the President Uncoln when the
two vessels were torpedoed, as carry
ing eut this idea, and also cited other
instances when men had csst aside
all thoughts of self and stood shoul
der to shoulder in the causo of democ
tscy.
"It was not so rery long ago," he
said? "when men devoted their lives
to clipping coupons in their efforts to
schiere financial supremacy. But all
that Is changed now, and the time Is
coming when we may look back and
aee how the country wan united as It
was never united before In support
ing the men we have sent aerose the
seas to strike the shackles from tho
slaves of monarchlal misrule, and up
hold our Ideals of everlasting peace
and happiness."
According to Secretary Daniels, er
ery true American is "doing his bit"
to win the war, and those beyond the
draft age came In for a big ?hare of
11 raise on this account.
The Secretary spoke with the ut
most confidence regarding the war
situation, and seemed to conrey the
impression hat everything In that
connection looked good to him.
DRAFT AGE LIMITS
PROPOSED FOR VOTE
ARE FROM 20 TO 40
riONTINVED FROM PAGE ON?.
21 should not be used on the firing
line.
'It's an Insult to the young boys:
It's trying to make tin soldiers out of
them," he asserted.
Senator Chamberlain took the floor.
"I'm in accord with the Senator
from Minnesota; aside from sentiment
the boys from ss to 21 are best fit to
serre." he said. 'But this war can't
be waged unless the sentiment of the
country backs It And the country
will not stand for drafting boys under
a."
"Oh, let us put down the limit and
let Germany know we are willing to
do so," pleaded Senator Nelson.
Mast Hare Greet Assay.
Secret testimony of Gen. Crowder.
the provo.?t marshal, that Class 1
would be exhausted comparatively
soon, was alluded to.
"If we look into the future," said
Senator Wadsworth, "we know we
will need 3.000,000 men soon, and 5,000.
000 before the war Is over. We must
extend the draft. Otherwise we must
take married men and men from the
munition factories.
"Let's get men into the armies. This
Is truly a world war. Let us estab
lish an absolute preponderance on the
Western front and use our surplus In
fishting Germany and her allies
Turkey and Bulgaria, too. all orer the
world. Make It a world war. Sena
tors, and you will end It the sooner."
"This country is big, strong, rich
enough to send men everywhere.
What a blessing it would be If an
American army was on the Piave
River today! We should attack he
Teutons and their allies In It.My,
the Balkans, Mesopotamia, yes, evin
ta Siberia, where I bellore many
people would rally round a disin
terested army. Were big enough
to do It, and we should."
Ban en ? Men Slacken.
On behalf of the State Depart
ment Senator Hitchcock, chairman
of the Foreign Relations Commltte,
offered an amendment withdrawing
forerer any chance of citizenship
from nationals of "co-belligerents
or neutrals" who have taken out
first papers, yet aeek Immunity from
the draft.
"The State Department thinks the
present policy of drafting these
men is wrong." said Senator Hitch
cock. "Tet I don't think when they
claim immunity they should be al
lowed citizenship."
Senator France preaented an
amendment calling men from 19 to
21 for training In military or other
Citizens Like Brownlow's
Action on Phone Rates
The action of Commissioner
Brownlow In refusing to grant the
increase in the telephone rates of
the District was unanimously en
dorsed by the North Capitol and
Eckington Citizens' Association at
a meeting held at the Emery School
last night.
After a short business meeting
tin association adjourned until the
fourth Tuesday In September.
Don't Say "A Pound of 7W?Say
"SALADA"
TEA
then you'll get the real deliciousnes? of pure,
fresh, fragrant leaves blended to perfection.
At your grocer. Sealed packets only.
WOUNDED YANKS IN PARIS
WORN OUT, BUT CHEERFUL
Men Evacuated to Hospitals Radiate Enthusi
asm and Determination, Correspondent
Tells?Incidents Related.
By ERNEST P. ORK,
?ta* Cerreepeadrat ef the laternatlewel Hew. >,nl~.
Paris, June 25.?Although tired, weary and suffering, the Anseri
can woundedwho are being evacuated to. hospital? in and around
Paris radiate enthusiasm, ' cheerfulness and determination, doom is
a word that cannot be found in their vocabulary- They think only
of recovery so that they may return to the fray with renewed vigor.
Pf**? ef < balea? Thierry. ?
That's th? Impression on? gats
from a visit to the hospital ward?.
They all take pardonable pride in
what their respective companies
have done around Chateau Thierry.
While they are reticent regarding
the part they have played, they
have tale? of wonderful heroism to
tell ?boot their comrade?.
Walter 8. Link, Lake avenue,
Rowland Park, Md.. and Andrew
Makerewlck. New York, both injur
ed by shrapnel, took part In a three
hours' successful battle to drive the
Germans out of an important wood
in which the boche had gained a
foothold. ,
Wounded officers have nothing but
praise tor their men, who, they de-1
clare, fight like seasoned veterans.
Lieut. Calvin D. Richards, alor
ganfield. Ky.. ?poke of the work of
the "runner?"?those fleet-footed
men who carry message? from
th? attacking platoons to the
company or regimental headquar
ter?.
"I saw two runners ?tart out with
a message when a shell landed prac
tically under their feet. They wen
thrown Into the air but by some
thing short of a miracle neither waa
hurt. They got up. stunned and
dased for a second, snd then start
ed on their business."
Fred S. Hallmaa, Berlin. Wla:
John Wilson, Gaffney. 8. C ?nd
Thomas Scalise, Warren, Pa. ware
among the gassed at Cantigny also.
"I ?aw a corporal and one of his
men. manning a machine gun. killed
by German bullets." ??id Realise,
"but the other two men with th?
gun. kept at It until the weapon
melted. They gav? th? heck? hell."
Up Cantigny way the Germans
have nicknamed the Americans the
"Black Snake?." becas?? they are
continually crawling through th?
grass toward the enemy linea, giv
ing the Han no rest, according to
John Schoepka. Fon du Lac Wla.
"The prisoner? we took up there
want to know when we slept," he
?aid. ?: *
"But we never sleep and they will
never catch us drowsy.**
Schoepka was ?rounded by shrap
nel In the thigh.
CHERRTDALE LODGE OPENED.
Cherrydale Vacation Lodge of the
Washington T. W. C. A. baa been
opened for week-ends and fortnight
vacation? for the girl member?. Rea**,
recreation and fresh air are th* in
ducements offered.
TIRPITZ HOGS }
TRAIN SEATS;"
IS MOBBED
?Ei-U-Bo.tPirate*' Routfi
ly Handled by German
Pleasure Seekers.
rf
? l?l?? *
t?. Tb? ?
s cotn-J,
?a w'l-eT,
AmsUrdem. (by mail)?Admiral
Tlrpita, Ir disclosed as a "saat bog"
In ha article In the Socialist orge*
Vorwaerts of Berlin
On a recent German holiday the
train from Stettin to Berlin was
packed with pleasure seekers,
women and children being staffed
Into carriages like sardines.
A crowd which tried to light Its
was aboad the train et Frelen
welde discovered that an entire
half of one second-class carriage
was occupied by an amiable look- t
lag old man with a leaur beard. TheJ
guerd refused to disturb hi?
fort, earing the compartments
reserved for hlm.
Someone shouted "It's Old Tir
pltsi"
That threw the crowd into a
frensy, and It started for the train
to mob the old ex-pirate chief
Von Tlrpita became frightened
et the demonstration and '-rdereaV
the guard to admit the crowd to,.*
his compartments.
"He would hare been roucblv a
handled had he not surrendered." ?
says Vorwaerts.
MRS. CHAM? CLARK RECEIVES.
atra Champ Clark, wife ef the
Speaker of the House, will receive
from 4 until S o'clock this afternoon
at the Congress Hall Hotel in honor of
the Genevi?ve Clark war workers.
atra. Clark will give en tasrreetinc
talk along the lines on which the .lue
is formed.
DISCRIMINATION
IN THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE
?Overtime Work Required
?Overtime Pay Denied
?Hours Increased.
Organized Labor lew??*. Maximum Eignt-Heur Wort lay With Pay for Overt?*,
Mr. Bori?* Wants Minimum Eight-Hour Work lay With No Pay for Overtime,
The action of the Senate and House conferees on yesterday, June 25. 1918. in
agreeing to the Borland amendment providing a minimum of eight hours' work for all
Government employes who are to share in the $120 increase during 1919. but who get
no pay for overtime work, is in striking contrast to the action of the last session of Con
gress and the action of the National War Labor Policy Board as approved by the Presi
dent Congress grants an increase of $120 a year, about ten per cent, because of the
high cost of Irving, and in the same act provides an increase in hours of about fourteen
per cent, with no pay for overtime. .
In the Urgent Deficiency Act of last year. Congress provided that whenever em
ployes of Government contractors are required to work more than eight hours, they
should be paid therefor at the rate of time and a half. All employes in Navy Yards. Ar
senals, and other Governmental industrial institutions have a work day of eight hours,
with time and a half for overtime.
The policy of the Natie ?al War Labor Board, approved by President Wilson, pro
vides for a basic eight-hour day, with time and a half for overtime. The Council of
National Defense has recommended that no change be made in hours of work.
Railroad employes, by act of Congress, were awarded the eight-hour day with pay
for overtime. Their wages were increased 43% by the Railroad Administration. The
Government, by the awards of its different boards, is forcing its contractors to pay higher
and higher wages,, and is itself doing so where the employes are thoroughly organized, to
enable them to meet the high cost of living. In every case time and a half is paid for
overtime. The employes who are getting the higher increases m wages in the Navy
Yards and Arsenals have the absolute right to thirty days' leave with pay each year. We
have merely the privilege of leave, which is frequently denied.
Under the present law the employes concerned in the Borland amendment may be
required to work as long as is considered necessary by the heads of departments, but
without pay for overtime. They have been, and are now, working much longer than
eight hours. They have not objected to doing so. and will not so object during the war.
They are willing to contribute their overtime work if the normal workday is kept at
seven hours. They have in their mass meetings volunteered to work all necessary over
time without claim to pay therefor under present law.
They have asked for reasonable increases in pay, and such requests have been
denied, when similar requests from the highly organized employes have been granted?
instance the railroad employes, the employes in the Navy Yards, Arsenals, shipbuilding
plants and industrial concerns everywhere?in heartless corporations, too.
Now, at the instigation of Congressman Borland, who has on the floor of the House
of Representatives, styled the Washington employes "slackers." Congress proposes to
give a TEN DOLLAR A MONTH TIP to the Government employes and to increase their
hours by fourteen per cent and allow no overtime pay. These two provisions apply to
the employes of the United States all over the country, not merely those in Wash
ington.
SENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN: Do you believe in this sort of cbcnmiaation ?
The A. F. of L Convention in St. Paul. Minn., last week adopted a resolution condemn
ing this legislation. If you want more work out of the Government employes do not
discriminate against them in this way. We appeal to you for justice and fairness.
SENATOR MARTIN says: "I think it (the Borland amendment) is the most foolish
piece of legislation that I have heard of in a long time. In war times, especially, to
do anything which will antagonize labor is a mistake."
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYES: What will you do? Join the Union NOW. See your
Senators and Congressmen. Ask them to vote against this measure. Make the Union
strong and virile to start an immediate fight for overtime pay and justice if dus measure
goes through. It is rumored on good authority that the mechanics will soon get a flat
wage of eighty-five cents an hour, with time and a half for overtime, double time for
Saturday afternoon, holiday and Sunday work, because they are strongly organized,
ready to fight, and because the cost of living has gone up to a degree necessitating this
wage and making it merely just. You must face the same or worse rise in living costs,
and because you are not strongly organized, you are. given a ten dollar a month tip and
your hours increased. The mechanics get careful consideration of all their requests for
adjustments. You don't You will not get justice and fair treatment until you are
thoroughly organized, active and interested in the organization work, and vigorously
using the organization for your own good. We offer the means to overcome this dis
crimination. Will you accept? Join the Union now and demand what is your right.
H. M McLARIN. President
Headquarters: National Federation of Federal Employes.
? 4M) A. F. of L Bldg.. Washington, D. C
Mat. Meeting at Masonic Temple, 13th and Hew tati Afina,
Sunday Afternoon Next, Jim 30th, 2:30 P. M.

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