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The St. Louis Republic. [volume] (St. Louis, Mo.) 1888-1919, September 02, 1902, Image 5

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-various trades. In the afternoon there was
a big picnic, where addrctses were delivered
, or Colonel J. a. Fetter of Bpringfield. TV.
I' E. Brandt cf St. Louis. Thomas V. llliamsos
of Edwards-riUe. and tba Reverend Harding
of thia city.
A week Street Fair commenced In the
evening, and the city Is crowded with vis
Fifty Thousand YTorkingmen With Flaps and Emblems Symbolical
of Their Crafts Parade the Thoroughfares in .Celebration of Their
Annual Holiday Largest IK-monstration in History of Lo
cal Labor Organizations Picnics Held at Concordia
Park and the Fair Grounds.
Parade Are miles la leasts
Fifty thousand men In line.
Every labor organisation in the city
Picnics siren at the Fair Grounds
end at Concordia. Park.
Parade started from Twelth and
Market streets In three corps, the
Central Trades and Labor Union, un
der Grand Marshal J. G. Hoppenjohn.
The Metal Trades Council, under the
leadership of J. P. O'Connor and the
Building Trades Council under com
mand of C. L. Meyers.
The paraie was lour hours passing
Broadway and Olive street.
No accidents occurred during the
Marching side by side. , strong, repre
sentatives of more than 30 labor unions
paraded for hours the streets of the down
town district yesterday In what was the
greatest labor demonstration In the history
of the city.
In former jears there has been Jealousy
between large organizations, resulting In
divided parades. This year Grand Marshal
Hoppenjon. president of the Central Trades
and Labor Union, was followed by members
of every labor organization in the city.
Before, the hour set for the start of the
parade, uniformed troops left ehelr head
quarters to march to Twelfth and Olive
streets. By 10 o'clock thousands of men
bearing banners stood about in lrregu'ar
companies, but without disorder. Then
numbers of vans arrived, all fantastically
decorated with bunting and flags and em
blems symbolical of the crafts of 'he
workers. Then, came the mounted mar
shals with their broad sasjes and badges.
Losg experience in similar parades since
tie first Lahf r Day celebration in St. Louis j
In 1SS7. had given the ofSciils In charge
the requisite skill. There was no confu
At a Utile before 11 o'clock bombs
were exploded tor tne stair ono. me "-j
... .. m .i -
mass Began to moike ..u a jw. .M.a
The sidewalks were thronged with specta
tors and the windows of the big mercantile
establishments on "Washington avenue were.
Ailed with clerks and porters, many of j
whom, through megaphones, shouted words j
of cheer to the marcher!". The same scenes i
were enacted along Broadway, where the , itecoru-uir, w. -, ---- ----were
e1 ! rlac. ,n .ji Eat St. Louis and Belleville,
crowd was more dense. All along the line picnics, at which the crowds
of march the street cars stopped to alow wf accmaojaled.
the passage of the men to be uninterrupted, , "'f ra-ade star-ed -om
Tho fair weather called out the laborer yS!Sa. mS ITiJ'ttMS
In unexpected numbers. Id by mcttnted i j jj rnarched through the principal
aolice under Sergeants McCafferty and Bo-
C .,.- .,, ! hnds nlavini- all
elang the line; the unionists rnarched from
Twelfth street and Washington avenue to
Broadway, to Chcuteau avenue, to Tenth
screet. to Allen avenue, to Menard street.
to Victor street, to Twelfth street, to Sid
ney street, to Thirteenth street, which was
followed to Concordia. Park. The corps cf
the iletal and Building; Trades Councils dis
banded at Twelfth street and Washington
avenue, tiling street cars to the Fair
The Central Trades and Labor Union. In
eight divisions, continued its march. In the.
first company following President Hoppen
'ohn and his aides; M. E Murray. J. T.
Wade. Charles FInie. S. O. Ingram. G. A.
Hoehn. Jacob Gableman and Charles RoloS.
were representatives of the hoot and shoo
workers, tho cigar makers, carriage and
wagon makers, leather workers, broom
makers, the Theatrical Brotherhood, bill
posters and soda, bottlers, under J. V.
O'CormelL division marshaL
The second division, under Richard De
harry, was composed of woodworkers,
brick. tHe and terra, cotta workers. marbJe
and glass workers, metal polishers, grani
toid and cement workers.
Marshal Georgo Staley of the third dlvi
Eion was foUowed by various organiza
tions of the typographical union and allied
trades, mailers, upholsterers, waiters and
In" Th-larth division, under R- B.
Parker, were hrher-trnkand bag mak
ers, electrical workers, sewermes. team
sters, riggers, whiteners, pattern makers,
badge makers, tailors, brush makers and
bottie packers.
P-ct-si Pred Baeckmarm of the fifth
alvlsion led the molders of stoves,
car wheels, core makers, coopers, car and
coach painters, millwrights, machine
erectors, blacksmiths and bollermakers.
In division six were brewers and maltsters,
beer drivers, bottlers, brewery firemen and
engineers, with other brewery workers.
The butchers were under Marshal Julius
The seventh division. led by Otto Ehr
hnrdt. was made up of garment workers,
alrrmeu, retail clerks and members of the
Federal Labor Union.
Marshal U. S. G. White of the eighth di
vision was followed by Tobacco Workers
and members of the Laborers" Protective
Under Grand Marshals J. P. O'Connor and
C L. Myers and their aids. J. A. Davis and
Edward King, the forces of the Metal and
Building- Trades Council formed for their
ehort march before taking street cars for
the Fair Grounds. The same good order
that characterized the ranks or the Central
Trades and Labor Union was observed.
The Metal Workers preceded, many in car
riages, the others marching In double file.
All were attired in rent new uniforms, car
rying emblems and banners. The Building
Trades followed In six weH-ordered divis
ions. Interspersed with floats. The division
Targfral were Frank LesUe. J. W. Wood,
W. A. Perry. George Powers. Mlchatl Shan
non and George Palschraff.
Two basket picnics were given at. Concor
dia Park and the Fair Grounds, la the
north, and south of the city.
Men, -women and children numbering IflO.
000 participated. The wives and families of
the marchers arrived at the picnic grounds
Ions before the paraders. Thousands fol
lowed In the course of an hour. Tired from
their Journey, whether on foot or in convey
ances, all sat on the grass or around rough
tables for their noonday meal in the open j
The feature of the afternoon, programme
was a speech on the coal strike by General
Organizer Prank Stevermana of the boot
end shoe-, workers' national union at Con
cordia Park. The speaker- outlined what
he held to be the underlying causes tor the
failure cfithe laborers to secure their In
terests, arguing that the proper nse of the
ballet was their only zafegcard and. that
they rnustibe responsible tor Vie probable
The athlrrlr events -were all contested,
the -2S0-Tards dash being won in eleven
afTT1 flat In & hard finish between Albert
suit- and. Wjniaa Carroll, the former win-
nmj5- Thirteen young -women contested
In the next event at fifty yards, and one
of the unlucky number fell. The time.
t even antl" a half seconds, was creditable,
considering that the contestants wore long
skirts and that the course was rough and
uneven. The winner was May Blake.
place going to May Schelp. who ran the
w winner a hard race.
1 The other two events, both at fifty yards.
were for children under 1 years old. the
! boys finishing in six seconds and the girls
In eight. The winters were Edward Wil-
son and Maggie McEaroy and the reconds
Benjamin Ilanwey and Ida Telss. All the
contests were well managed, hard fought
and rich in useful prizes.
' In the evening dancing continued urtll
laie. The committee on entertainment and
arrangements was: L. P Negele, chairman:
' W. A. Kenward. 3. Lev, J. C Goedeckei
and L. Stoil.
Labor Day was generally observed in the
Altons, the business houses, almost with
out exception, remaining iioed the greater
part of yesterday.
The principal exercise were at Rock
Springs Park, preceding which was a
parade through Alton and Upper Alton. All
the labor organizations In the city partici
pated, under Grand Marshal Schramm and
Aids Ju.iUi Maas. C- B. Grace. Charles
WUdt and W. J. Lwis. ,
Tee parade was in two divisions, headed
by tne hite Hussar Band of Alton, and
tne White Hall UU-J Band. I he first was
composed ot mounted po-ice. grand marshal
and aid. City Council, city officials and
j-peakers In carriages. Trades and Labor
Assembly, and Bunding Trades Council,
street railway emplojes. plumbers, printers,
butchers, teamsters, bakers, orewery work
ers, cigarmakers. carpenters, stonemasons,
clerks, painters, boot and shoe workers and
nod carriers.
The second division was composed ot
glass bottle blowers, stonecutters, brick
layers, electrical workers, coopers', barbers,
bartenders, etationary nremen. miners tool
workers, tailors. Federal Uruan. unntrs tnd
stationary engineers.
At Bock Springs Park the address of wel
come was delivered by Corporation Coun-
el B. J. O'NeilL The principal address
vn Ttiwn nairprui I IUP urtcicuu ..-. --
cnVtenden. Vector of ' St. Pauls Episcopal
rsinrth. and lormer Congressman W.
Rodenberg of East St. Louis.
Last evening a concert was given at the
park by1 the White Hussar Band under the
direction cf City Comptroller O. J. Gossrau.
streets to Central Park. All the local labor
anions were represented by large deleca-
rions. most of tnem taming out with a lull
quota of uniformed members. It Is tsti
m2ted that lu:() men wre in line. Many
advertising Soats and wagons and six bands
helped to well the numbers, and the pa
rade was fully one hour in passing a given
point. It was the largtst ever seen In East
St. Louis
The streets along the route of the parade
were crowded with spectators, and all business-houses
and many residences along the
line were decorated with Sags and bunting.
All business was suspended throughout the
At the park the wives and children of the
marchers turned out in holiday attire, car
rying well-filled lunch baskets. A pro
gramme of races and other athletic events
for both ladles and men was carried out.
and several handsome prizes were awarded
the winners. Dancing was also a feature.
Central Park was crowded until midnight.
and no accidents occurred.
In Belleville, fifty local unions, aggrega
ting 4.10) men. marched In parade, and as
many more attended the b-'g picnic at Huffs
Garden. J. T. London, a lormer railroad
engineer, who is a lawyer of Sprmgneld,
was the sptaker of the day.
Business was suspended for the day. as In
East St. Louis. The paraders wore unl
fom designed by the various unions. The
festivities la BeUevllle were continued until
a late hour, some of the young people dan
cing until after midnight.
The 1'etal and Building Trades councils
held their picnic at the Fair Grounds. The
feature of the afternoon programme was a
series of races on the mile track, the prin
cipal event being a ten-mile autcmobUe
Children were admitted free and thousands
of the little ones took advantage cf the
opportunity to have a good time before the
opening of school. In the amphitheater
they rendered an Impromptu prcgramme
Twenty thousand persons took dinner on
the grounds.
It has been tho eastern at former picnlrs
to have a number of speakers, bat this was
abandoned. Forty-six unions were repre
sented at tbe picnic.
When the races began at 3 o'clock the
grand stand was filled. The first event was
a one-mile open bicycle race- There were
so znanv entries that it was found neces
sary to run the race In two heats, the first
four In ach hat quaUfylng for the- final.
Two motor cycle contests, one at five miles
and the other at ten miles were warmly
A list of events, winners and the best
time made follows:
One-mile open bicycle race. firt heat,
first four to qualify for final First. B.
Harding: second. George F Manners: third.
A. Ericgs. Time. 2L
One-mile open nicycie race, second neat,
first four to quallfr for final First. George
Tivy; cond. H. Noack; third. J. Schaefer.
Time. 31.
Final First George E Manners'; second.
A. Bricgs: third. H. Noack. Time. 1:53.
Five-mile motor cycle race. handicap
First. Harry Geen second. A. L. Jordan:
third. Higdon. Time. 35.
Ten-mile motor cycle race, handicap
First. Harrv Gert second. A. L. Jordan;
third. Dan Clark. Time. 22:23 1-i
Five-mile tandem race, handicap First-
Harding and Cornelius: second. Orr and
Grinham; third. Hopxins ana naertjag.
Time. 13 C
Ten-mile automobile race, handicap First.
Jeck: second. J. R. WHson; third. Preston
Dorris. Time. 21:05.
A baseball came was played betwe-n the
Flatt & Thomburg team and the ll Re
porters, resulting in a victory for the Re
porters'. The score was If t-" L
The picnic continued until a late hour
last night. Two bands furnished masie for
the cancinc The Arrangement Committee
was as follows:
Jas. A. Davis, chairman: Eugene Sarber.
Victor Kleiber. Henry Fromann. Edward '
C Thels. George C Newman. Claude G. '
and William C Reese.
Irvinj: Hunsaker Left Home Pri
vate in Philippine Begiment.
Alto Pass I1L. Sept. L Irrtas: Hunsaker,
who left here four years ago for the PhU
ippines as a private soldier, has reterned in
command of his regiment.
He is visitinc his mother In the co unity
south of town, and will leave soon for Ari
zona, where his regiment Is cow stationed.
Grocery- TVajroii Stolen.
A grocery wagon containinrr nine barrels
of flour was stolen yesterday afternoon
from the southwest corner of Nineteenth
treee ra -Vaeilrt!r, v,.ie Te fa tha tvotw
e. .-e t t dh. .- 1 .. ..
;. -w . A... A.wiuiu.. HUU Ud. 2a. SLUe da.
-o. CSC Konh Twenty-fifth street- ,
of Monona. County. Iowa, while It U'-r to 1 effort. Production has. coasecrnently. enormous- ! Phhc. cosagience: ta a tscroaga taculcsttcn of
Tdacs Fred CarZT Tmdrr arrest! waiihot " ieresed- Increased rrodaction cda teen- J the rincSples of fat- deansc smcag men: m er-4eTf.-
rL-nTlZJr .Te-ifiSe Urged raarketa. The demand. Usrrefcre. U xrow- snlxailoo. and In wise, busraas Jeaerxstp. and
Lirf Z103-""1 by Cams and Is fatally e ,,4 eCrrat -or a worid-wide cotsmereui 00I- 1 la the e-taiilahment. of BeareTofScina
wounced. jejr which ahan mitre ta our cuu-oij its loss- Hen or Aronnricn. which arc aasciulery free
Chief Executive, in Address to Large Gathering at Rich Hill. Tells
of the Laws Enacted bv the tate in Its Desire to Protect
the Interests of the Toiling ilasses Believes in Ar
bitration and Hopes for a World-Wide 3Iar
ket for American Products.
Rich HilL Mo. sept. L A mammoth La
bor Day clebrai!on was held here to-day.
In the morning taere was a big street
parade composed of marching delegations
from the difTerest unions and artistically
arranged Soats emblematic of the different
In the afternoon Governor Dockery and
others address-! a crowd of CfrO persons in
the park. In part Governor Dockery said:
The Umita Slim and the St&te at Mluvcrl
baie bote r-i-ufmlird te dlsnttr of AxsKlcan
Uxor bj .r;---!i.t-- Hit ozti. MciMUr : jVp
Itzttr or etch tr s Lolur Day aad a pod
Uc kciiixr. It was my -ytUsmg prlvlse wce
Rert:uutve .a t"tgr to u;part the but
9i&biiti!c & nation! iDor Xo. i 1 mar
tn rarcoaxl la Uu connection. lor iuiC( tnat
colli; ue ililtrti yruls l ua tne nun nonjr
ot ri'resecUM tse rpndtd im.il Mlrl 1
tnct 1 scraoed crrr measure frsntu by cr-
sacxxetl laiM.r wnlcn 4j reported txiorabjy by
tno IjpTTiTnitlfO en Labor t th1
Uou- of Rrpre-
1 t-ilrre la the Toer of orcantzatlcn.
j. j,
the stronc rtrm urn far ti dln?e uf Tbe T2t
Rents ot labor, and ha ceozpiuat3 cucn to
rTT-a)i waxes. cnpiiAl -"-TaT'T. laLor mul
ut ncs!ty co uLnie. Orsamxaucn, ncwrvr.
elthrr en tne pan ot pitil or laoor. ahouKl not
tx permitted to .-suanKr ir d.iiac tne m.&tr
forres into nostl.e otsne TJi iri inlrrrsu ot
both are one azd iuerable. Uoth of tner
mil lntnfi. jhiulJ care the protection ot
;ust and lcnarti iawa, bindlns lua tcscther
in the bone if nistcal itrets aa wi:h nLs
of ti. If capita. nnrmnnraUe. the wcs
cf labor inurt ot utnritr b uaatu factory
hcwTr. cap.tai 1 priroua it mwuIO. under
lust and rearois policies. rstabUae a atl13c
tJry Kt Jtr tr. Tbcrc can It cs coatiaulse
ana abidznc sroftwrttv unless both capital and
labor int upon ib bajit of sbtaal inxr-ta.
It ix--itnt-. fc-f.r-. . ist tr o grate ao-
mest lu oelerm.m
aball arrctnnTodate
to adluvt toe
capital and !a:r
Lfnnne xnr .v.nj
GoTmmct oid miu:h ta nrcmote tne lnierrta
ot later. It vnatt4 law creaanx the Indus
trial Comrnia.on. litnl.ttl the daly hsars of la
bor to etebt. prvld'd sh auicinnr i.r nauunai
arbltrat.vn trqut td mLroad zhiu t9 pro
wie ail -ara w,:n aut.rfriat-c c-joplera. enacted
ctrciM for the b-a.t& atl safety of mlcei a and
other latx rrr In the TtrrTiont and the IMitnct
of Coicmua. and also enacted usdry minor
law to protect .abcr wberever the authority of
the natlcnal Gcrernment can be lawfully extr
cld. The State of Missouri has also bees rwtft to
rrpona to the ast demands cf labor. MUiorl
has orzanlzeti a Bsreau of Laor ftatlftlcr.
which haa prmed to be an Invaluable aid in the
collectlcn cf stattstlrx rrU:!:c to the commer
cial, tndsrtrlal. social. erucatwnl and sanitary
cocditiins cf wiCT-eaxners.
We hare prrrested fraodclrnt mpormest
aceccies and eetab.uried fre emp'orment bu
rracs In tfe crt cliies of 5t hosia. Knsraa
City and lit. Jcfepa. Ttee bareaua are in sce
cezsfnl er-ration. and tce ect!Trd ernrjjojrmect
tor tbtiiands cf persona withoct expend to the
The law of thi Stat relating to cecnanlcs
liens are arscne th most rraocal4e and effect
ive it their kind of any State in the Colon.
Oar laws also irerarte the waie-arrer the
rlcht to affiliate with labor crsanizancns; the
rtxnt to vcte at elections without ws of tlm
or wases. .Totection from IntlrnMa.ticri and cor- ,
iZzh JrJSie- abratety pro- j
hlblt -blacilistlns.
Missouri pronlbits the enrpscyment ef children
trader 11 yer of :c ts iisbealthfsL dacsrcas
or dl5TrpctaMe employments. This law should
SrVt.Y IfS?v7 k .eJJrS.tTS
JS? '..U'S-S tabo?!s mmel I
f- e eipsoj-meni ot CUC laoor I SOB.
iimasufartoties" i
tS taw pa,.ed by lie last Leeirtatare creatine '
tb- ofSce of Mate Fietnry Inspector Is a most
ert aU to labor The fedrrw-eerrtnt law.
ras-ed w rears since, has the Mnctwo of the
: Mnctwo of the
. arui !.. ..p. 1
'itJr- '
the Se oeth-:
r.uprem t-uuiu ana . 2. wise
rnent- The restrietua of "jwea
',?' J?Z.JrZ'"nZr nanr tn.t Uocr -twcid eizaciz. L. tvr or- pUttorm adopted at St. Joseph In favor of ! PrisneId. I1L. Sepf, L Labor Day was
their cierenc-s. uoiieciir. itanaau.ns naie ttelr cr.ln n tnr lntni or ! nk... rr i it-j .i ... I ....-j cn.i i.k j j
-ne of ih most erfeciirr Kmiti ietf-Meserrauos. et mut-ai nii.uSreL or ' - . i rZ TT ..1 t. . ". . "ic" aura; iw.u.ta .-h.h.uu . ,au: .
oit-rrcurriE dme.eoce between ZZLiZ-' .ZXZTTr, K ,. C7;-7,rS.?!h..?t Hon o legjlatlon in their Interest passed nlfnic. vrle rn;.rr.. Tee i-, t..
e,, e. ,h. .,me " "rhr.?-fi. ! - ffni'TJSi-liS ifJiU-3- i parade. represenUnc labor unions of Scrlng-
SSuVt-r "lie htwrertlnlr S "reSS- "rdS SgRJjViFW tMe rood can b
rrt.Tl.lon l.r the hea.th f their emp.cTes. and JSSrtlsSl.Ef ."? ?JS!?1L ??' JS?
the -weather vestibule" repaired en stf-et cars , f"fSi LSi t,iV?SSS".r." ,1.ts.raS
i .- nrnser-! nf eLm. .. an ri!r.iT-! wl" ecpend upcn tee character ef Its lead-rS-ssnfe.
pnurua:l az P-Tes. are m umrty , rttUp , lu aabTTc. lo ,34 .
Vnderrr laws a days labor Is ab-:utelr lira- ' t?"!:Vtf?le?f1S 1k?'S4SS?,.?' V?
Ited to elrht rrrr ., k. with a reneril pro- j rei? ,..?SSlS!5S'5 at"
vio3 for a like Urartattoo as to all other m- I lL'ii Sarrore c rsalny ends.
catl-r... The. Law. townee, ores the rlefct to I . . tfc. ,A"TIr?1JLiC-... ,-v i. ..
contract for lonser or shorter hour, but exempts '
arricnltzrai or -neatHy wasesrrer.
The law prohiBlttrc the ratk tm- for
the payment 'f sun. and r-qulrtne thtr paj
mer In .awful money, is a. just roe-anrre.
Debts 10 Tabor and employe- have priority In
Missouri, except 13 cas ef pect3c liens. Cor
porations of etfarr Sates may be ned. and if
wais are rednred thnr-y days notice must be
etren of mA Intention. Mine rperatcrs are re
cretred to pay their -mrlcyes er-ry ateen days.
under palty cf double cxmare. rVmtmoctiily
payment of employes of manufacturers ts also
The last LexlsUtnre passed fiur rese-al laws
to further safeguard the health and safety cf
miners. In my T!nloa. howerer. the most Im
portant law enacted by t last General As
sembly in reyct to labor, was the act ertlac
the State Board of Vellattea and Artltrxtlcs-
I This board has already proved to be verr ef
fective In aajustms- dicerenc- oerween cacitai
and labor. The la"e require- amerdment to
make It stUl mere effeetlTe. xcd I am sure tb
next General Assembly win crve thl msxestlos
piompt and favorahle consldcratlcs- .
It will be- observed, therrfcre. that both th-
satlosal and State roversments hare already
parsed laws for th- rrnmotlon cf the Isietrests. cf I
Arnencaa labor. These Uws. howerer. while they
are wise and have dene much to adjust the
tlrrlcultles between Ubor and capital, are tO
ineffectual to acrempi:-i th fall measure of re
lief to which th rreat Interests are entitled.
I shall nm at this time t-va h upon the domain
of political evuuuielli. I may say. however.
that certain Uws upon the statute books cf 'tis
,fmiLi i should lie ralflejt er r-rjemled- and a
broad, aeneteuo. ccrnaerdal policy established
which shall rrre to the products cf Arnerlcaa
lndasTr the rlxtt to ecatest for supremacy, not
mie ' m ! ji TT.rre tmt 1-, all tfee markers
- -. - -- -
2 .3 ST 5S. eIH!Sfa.eS" SSSI .
W-aal We .aS W J aSaT all fcf aT Si-. I
I saving maenmes. tne product ot Aggm xa-
-restive trentus. are dust- in everr depam-st of
Vt rrow trpon the rss. and ctre to American
labor (cctlnsed and nro&tahle emrlormcnt.
Principal Spmkrr at Demonstration
Attended by T-rrenty Thutuajiil
Kansas City. Mo.. Sept. 1. Ten thousand
union workmen from the various trades of
both Kansas Citys paraded the down
town streets here this forenoon.
Headms the procession were a rramber
of carriages bearing city ofhclals and the
speakers of the day. chief anions; them,
belns United Stales Senator Charles W.
I Fairbanks of Indiana. The parade ended
at Eiectric Park, where nearly 2.0a per
sons listened to the spetchmajtmg.
The prmcipal address was delivered by
Senator Fatrsanka, wno was given a rous
lns reception. It was the most notac.e
Labor Day celebration ever held here.
.Among iHr other speaKt.rs were Ujtiress
mat O-amp Clark. Wljun a. Cownerd.
' ihlam J. Stone. Rlcnora C Kerens and
Lee .Meriwelner and Major lUlam Warner
ot Kansas City.
Stn&ior .rVuriAtrks said in part:
aL laeme walcn Is TZ??eiaa.K ca occasions I
ue uits is orEamxec iawr. ictre has been
.: u. in,e ,. ... -t
aecaeu avasce
me ns. o. urr during
em;aiatirelr recent yesrs. rhe ervlutlon in
ou; .ccssirul c.n..nij-t. wiucn u the nurvu
4 1 a.,-n,raut.n i .ar oori. has rendered it
rmrati.n er libt-r n cad! er-.11-
eaod in hand, rne enc la tutuUUr tne com-
piemnt ot tne ether. j
" KTcwm ui ijaor jnmzatKss has been ' address from Don C. Summers of St. Louis.
J?-P..ere,1ite.Jl sro"'n- M I Mr Summerr. while a ycung rr--, -nada a
teen accomra-leq or traral and mistakes, it -n i.n.A.fXn Kt. ..t.Z-L
U net .-tzSZz that la so. it -oulo. indei ie . JTS. i!5-. . u
remaifcaur if it were othrrwii-T eat i ?e day's programme ended with a tcrch-
muiersenu In society, ana ait stet ucdeiu- Usht procession.
inrs in etramerce. are aitende4 by ucce44s and
tauaree. by iictorie ana o-ltaii. Is Uie , TOLD MIXERS TO RETTCRX TO WORK.
cctsptarfceat o! their p.ipre Tee success cf ;
wrSetL'SloSIpf S W wue d j Arbitration Tansht at Uevier Lab.r
Tnose who represent the var.ous labor orranl- j Celebration.
rations are rhargej witn latortknt nd deucate I RU'LHLIC i"-!'! it.
respnsslbillUef. nd It ts esiial .hat ther T . .. i'". , .
sbcul be men of ccot 3-diment. of isrrefJl ' Bevier, Mo Sept. L Labor Day was sen-
lr'rs.ht!aborlC3:wSjn1 ', tTllr - - T T a celefcra
and aMe to lueert cn-a -na.-ttaia tomn. They I t'on an;l picnic at' Firtsman's Parle under
be wuiisk and able to reefect them.
suvuu iivhc . " . . fui. oi capjiai an4
That labor rzarMxauons hare dene much to
advance the tauee jf oer there e r-a .
docbt. They care been eamet airocatn of edu- I
cstlcn. Knowing full weU that knowiedce ts mi
power rtey lte estaousaed newrpapers
thtouxhoat tne couairy. inteittcestly deroted to
the- rcnHit't-n ef their Interests They hare
fuesoel benerolences and raid -"'Vrs of dcl
lars to their membersn-c. They hare Increase I
"rfJrMr, ZS3 iZ5'Z '
tv,,, n t-e w-at shos of ereatc?I I
i w-jra vtie unoermunns tne ceaitn and rn !
the t-rserattres ftcy hare to.i acaisst tae
abuses if child labor They har tacxht
neceesitr or tne otierTarc or contracts k7v?w. I
K 1" "'1 h coatr-ct. ar- founded lnhoa- ,
and are the bas-s f cwsraercUlSSsr They
u... Ann n.I & ts rnl?.ln -, Vl....
tax increased and seek to maintain a tlsher
2Stetouarlr5r3rr',Sif-rJ. ?Z
2. i VIiTC7 .SSL.fUrff.i?!
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5ST??. "?"-re aaienaco er erceriy
tS ISSrSLSSSi' aienac. " erceriy
and stab coTernmetit.
Tttn " ore '" J toeal Ubor unions
ta tte United States, wlta a membership cf more
se-cur- the recotmttlon ef Its ilphta by capital
throa-h panic means. War Is cestrsctlvr. end
-Hxr vvs are no exceptlcn to the rule. It has
emed to roe that thruczh orcanlxed labor the
misundersTi nrt'r c between labor and canltai can
be raimnnxed. turbulence and disorder larzely
arolded. -sad that stable condition may be main
tained. Tte Kilke should be the last arpeal and
resorted to only when other means of securm
Prcrer redress have fald. This la. isdeed. the
randamentai theory cpon which orxastxrd labor
Is founded.
Compulsory arbttratlm has been scree-ted a
a remedy, but It has fcund few adrocatfa. It Is
not acceptable to either Interest, and wherever
It baa b-n attempted It has been abandoned.
except la New Zealand, where the experiment
U not proline alts-ether sansfactcry. and has
net acecxapllsbed all Its authors hoped. Compul
sory arbitration la regarded as an ussece sary
and rriercus umitatlta upon tie freedom ef
both labor and capital. It reilures laser to slav
ery and is a menace to capital. It la destruc
tive of free axency. The relations between these
two great forces axe so delicate tnat they are
not to b -crersed Cy the rigid Cat cf either th
Cir-resa cr the Legislature.
w wast no alave Ubor. Two mUHea men.
with th-ir blood, wiped away shvre ibor foe-
e wui no iaoor. riucr otacic or while .
in a virtual stats ef serfdom. Labor must be
free, with all the prrrocatlres which pertain to
freedom. It nun be frpe to sell ... . ... ,,ir.
In the hhmect market. So capital must be like
wise free to buy labor where Ubor d-slrea to
sell Its commodity. There must be reciprocity
of prrrilexT. rclpitJly cf CTPortuaity.
tabor bureaus and remmtsslans hsre been es
tablished in many cf the States at the Instance
of labor. They have done much to promote the
Isterests cf Ubor. an have sseeerf.v. ...
. - ; " ...-
and iSoiV " 3OTC- -
aa- -.
u uw srnBtKin oz tne tfuesuoui arising be
tweea Ubor and casital Ilea m sn awakened
f-on: tb po-ctlnr t-ach ef rtsh teterts or
political demas c;e to wh-eh the interests con
cerned mar freely and comVieCtlr appeal.
Ther is co areater evil thar that of child
labor In workshops, factories an.1 mines- Labor
o-'canlzaiuns hare don much to correct tins
evil m many ot the States and are -"'- com
mendable 2"ort to ra41cata It -hre ther" are
no Uws to Borera It- I"cbHc- attet'an 1 b3ic
harrly drawn to this crtmo In Southern cotton
mills. A condition exists there whtcn Is mui-
frame anc sun scouu net be prmtttl to cea
tinie is an American state.
OMld labor 1 not wrssr; dos alone to child- i REPt'ELTC TECAL.
!A. Scrtty ts -rttallT interested In --he fUl-I r. , - .
t Khrstcal. moral and iate'lecrsal .lerelopm-nt Mnrphysboro. II!.. sept. L lO-fiay was a
.i'Jlfs,'" ,3d ? .'-'. ' n rc?rr., ,n ' General holiday In Murphysboro and most
csUbrra who are to censt-tste in membenhln ar- " " ,
trpiued in the essential craallurs of healthy everr bnsiners ptere In the city was closed
"Ki'5-i.j .w e . . ' kal- tte day. while many did not open their
rSorf SSmv- 15rerSSs:S5r"a5; : ioor'- Mcrphysbo.-o i one of the most
. of "iSr. GreS sSuli-ot"be- : -t'?r orsanued title;, in S-uthern IU1
lcweji -o cot the sweat of childhood and rob . aoir- , -. . . . . ...
chiVSren cf tesrler years cf two cf the nesst j Fully 1.099 men paraded the streets in the
eis ther can pef heati and edicatics. j procession that represented the different.
He Addressed Lar e Crorrd
on the
nbjrct of Labor.
.'oberly. Mo. Sept. L Labor Day was
observed en a lar?e scale here to-day-Kirly
this mtrnlnir visiters from the sur
rounding countl and towns Demon pour
lrn into the city and by noon tn strets
were a minK mass of people. The busi
ness hfL-ses closed at neon and all were
Handsomely decorated.
The Wabash shops closed and the shop
men turned cut in a. bodr to ioia In the
demonstration. Four thousand vlslbirs
were present ana these, with the tcttn peo
ple who turned out. swelled the audience at
the afternoon speakinj: to T.tiO.
Every labor organization in Randolph
County took part In the monster proces
sion which started at l:i p. m. Two
brass bands paraded the streets and fur-
nisnea music ail day. Fifteen hundred
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J2 S,.? li s?IJsalon' "
t3 be Procession which was one and one-
nau rnues ions;, xtrenty decorated float
were In the line of march. One of the
floats carried a solid siuar- cf coal welsh
ing four tons from the Eajtle Mine, one
mile from Moberly.
One of the most significant mottoes dis
played read: "tabor produces all. therefore
iasor snouu ruie.
Mayor Carr introduced GoTemor John A. !
.i-e iu lur aiioitace ai tne pars alter tne
crrjreirelo-! H'oirtr' Tk nV.. - ..
for three-quarters of an hour, captivating
his hearers.
The burden of his addreio was the quota
tion from the Kcrir.rrrreHi TTinn Hair rrn
T 1 . -r- - - -. . ..
?S5ff JS, J.'5f JS1 -S2 J?-1
, n,le nlJ remarxs s. ere cmesy along labor
! lines, he at one point took occion ;o teU
tne people ot tne pian3 In the Democratic
xina word lor Joe p. itlce of iloberlv.
ocratlc nominee for Railroad Commissioner.
The Governor was followed In a short
the auspices of Local Union S1J. U. M. TV. cf
of A. Other trade unions and the people
ail over Macon County participated.
Johr E. Richards. F. L. MusseU and TV.
M. TVardJohn of Plttsfcars. Kas were the
peakers. There wa a. baseball game and
other sportr'. President Richarcs of District
No. 2 was on the ground and noticed the
coal miners to go to wont as usual in the
tri nlnrr' rn-ia'lfe ard th ntiratnr
In conference at Kansas City. This decision
rz met with much favor by the miners;
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Day Celebratlan.
gmi'imc cmn . i
Jefferson City, Mo-. Sept. L A monster
street parade with bands of muse and all
the labor unions of the city In line, and
addresses by Judge E. L- Kins. Cou-nss-man
Shackrcford and Speed Mosby. were
the features of the Labor Day celebration
The feliviUe- were held at Fricmers
Garden and that rrs.it is the scene of much
jollity to-atsht- A dance and open-air
concert are in progress 1 ne city was vn:a
out newspapers lo-ouy. the three daily
papers suspending m honcr of the day.
Thrones Witness Celebra
tion at SedaMa.
Sedalla. Mo.. Sept- L Labor Day was
generally observed here, business of all
kinds belti suspended at the noon hour.
The parade of Ijt organizations through
the prin'ip' streets to Liberty Park was
one of th most l-nposlng demonstratiois
ever made It the dy.
At the Dric addresses were delivered by
F. P. Humefelt. tredent of the Federa
tion of Lao': Mayor J. L. Babenck and
John Cashmac The amusement pro
gramme fumlshtd enjoyment for the thou
sands at the park throughout the after
noon and eveniniC.
hot srnrscs celebrated.
Trades Display Most Impoilar Ever
Seen There.
Hot Springs, Art Sept. 1 Labcr Day
was generally observed throughout the dry
and busmesa was almost completely sus
pended. The parade and trades display
were the most imposlsg and elaborate ever
witnessed here- The line of march covered
the principal thoroughfares of the dry. the
procession breaking up at Whlttlngton
Park, where after dinner the day was de
voted to various athletic sports.
The orator of the day was the Reverend
Doctor William E. Thompson, pastor of the
ciTt Methodist rmnrch of Little Rock. Tho
day's amusements concluded at night at the
parx wltn muse, erar" g a, urcnrur&a.
holioat i"v MnsrmsBOHo.
One Thonnnml Men .March In
Street Parade.
One Thonnnml Men March in the
; traces, i-rominent m in prtKrssion were
aoais by the Farmers" Sjcta, ind Economic
l. won. jiayor p. a. hssenmayer welcomed
the throrig of near.y t,io peojrie at Logan
Park and P IL Strawhun. tirgamzer for
the Federal Labor Union, responded. This
attemoon an aidre? on farmers in a
union was delivetMi y J. TV. Jonest The
bail game between Her in and Murphys
boro was a feature which added new
laurels to the MurFhysb-ro boys" records
The score was 6 to i in their favor.
Unnsnal Celebration nf Labor Day at
Centralis. IIL. StpL L Labor Day was
celebrated here by a mcnsler picnic for the
benefit of the strikins anthracite miners.
The local miners union first Intended to
spend the day with some of the neishbor-
iGh luwAS iiu rei a;jaxi ,u.v Uf aire a,
! special train to tae the members of the
. union and ihir famiHe-. The rroner ar-
union and th?tr families. The proper ar
rangements could not be made with the
railroads and the plan had to be given up
at the last moment.
Then It was decided to contribute the
proposed cost of the special train to tte
; strikers, and give a horns picnic and do
i nate the profits from the refreshment
stands to the same purpose. It Is expected
that the donation will be about XLOrx. Xo
-..-. ,. -j. n tare "oe-e-he nr
a..epi was ..ae to nave speecaes or
Sprlnsrlleld Has 3Iaromolh Street Pa
rndc .Vorthcott peaki.
ItrsLI. special.
neM and several ueichooricsr towns. The
United Mine V orkers of America, made the
test rhowtnc A number of Coats, typical
cf various trades were features of the pro
cession. The picnic was hSd at the State Fair
Greunde. The speakers were Lieutenant
Governor Xorthcott. Mayer Phillips. State
Attorney Shutt, John Farley, president of
the United Mine Workers of Alabama: TV.
D. Ryan, secretary of the United Mine
Workers of Illinois, and James M. Graham
of Springfield.
Litchfield Crowds Entertained
Varied lr oarnmrac.
Litchfield, IU.. Sept. L This has been a
great day for union labor In Litchfield.
There was an Immense crowd here to wit
ness the celebration.
In the forenoon there was a parade of
miners, printers, painters, carpenters., dray
men, masons, bricklayers, dgarmakers.
barbers, clerks and firemen, accompanied by
several bands and floats.
In the afternoon there were addresses) by
Fred DIrx of St. LcuLi and "tfcers: vaude
ville performance, races-, s ball game and
a t-and conctrt. In the evening a display
of fireworks entertain d the thousands who
had come from all the surrounding terri
Slnttoon and Charleston Unite In One
Mattoon. EL. Sept- L Ths allied Ubor
tmlwr-s of this dty ?r.-! Charleston partld
jatei In a mammoth demonstration. There
were more than itO In the parade, which
was nearly three miles long. There- were
thirty iVats in the procession, which was
the most elaborate ever seen In tnls sec
tion. Judge Amos OKtr of Litehfle'd and Doctor
X H. Wilson of this dty addressed 19.f
pertons in Central Park. A pyrotechnic
display and a bal. were the evening fea
tures, which dosed the day's prcgramme.
Twenty-Five Tlionsand Persons Gath
er at Dnqnoln.
Ducjuoin, HL. Sept. L Duquoln's carnival
week opened to-day with a monster Labor
Day celebration. A. parade was given In
the forenoon witnessed by fully Za.000 per
sons from Perry County and neighboring
In the afternoon Jchn P. Ee!s. president
of the Iowa Mine Workers' Union and
Democratic caneidate for- Congress In the
Sixth Iowa district, and Paul- H. Castle cf
"Vlrden. I1L. made- addresses in the City
To-morrow- morning; a free street fair win
commence, lasting until the end cf the
week. Thursday will be farmers' day and
a. bur. farmers parade win take place.
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eeat I
Besrins Upon
TaylorriHe. DL. Sept. L Labor Day was
appropriatdy observed hero to-day. There
was an Immense parade In the morning.
headed by Goodman's Band of Decatur, f ol-
lowed by all the labor unions In the dty. I
I with magnificent Soats reprc writing the
Immense Crowds Thronged Jacktoa
ville All Day Long:.
Jacksonville. IU.. Sept. L JackscrnvlUa
celebrated Labor Day. and the city was
crowded. Every branch of labor la tha
city Is organised, and the unions were never
so strong as at firesent- Labor organiza
tions from Havana. Whitehall and all
towns throughout this part of the Stats
sent large delegations.
In the morning there was a monster pa
rade. In which ail unions were represented
by floats', and many merchants participated.
In the afternoon there was speaking la
Central Park. Judge Owtn P- Thompson m
his address advocated the settlement of
Mrikes by compulsory arbitration. Tho
other orators were J. IL Danekin. the Very
Eeverend Dean Crow and the Reverend
R. S. Thrapp. The balance of the day was
taken up by balloon ascension, races, band
concerts and public vaudeville performi
ances. with fireworks In the evenlnc
Celebration Conducted by United Mine
Workers' Union.
Harrtsburs;. 111. Spt. L Labor Day was
obeerved here to-day under the auspices of
the United Mine Workers Union, and ins
taken part In by all the trad.-rs unions. Tho
parade, which consisted of floats represent
ing the vanous Industries of the cny. tru
more than two mlies long.
At the grounds the large crowd was ad
dressed by George TV. BagweU of Murphys
boro. president of the Seventh District:
William Toppin of Danville, and Guy H.
Humphreys of Linton. Ind. The" Reverend
Joseph Jones, brother of the Georgia evan
gellt. Sam Jon's, was prevailed upon to
talk to the worXngmen frcm a religious
easiness llaotn of Jlnseoatah Cloa
for a Gala Day.
Mascoutah. I1L. Sept. L Labor Day was
celebrated here under the auspices of tho
local Trades and Labor Assembly. A parade,
with floats repreentin the various union
organizations and business houses, passed
through the streets at la o'clock this morn
ing. a picnic followed at the Turn Park.
George F Wombacber delivered the ad
dress of the day. Charles Webb of BeUe
vllle alro spoke. Most of the business
houses were closed during the afternoon.
Jacksonville. I1L. Sept. L There was
big Labor Day celebration here. Judz
Owen Thompson, the principal speaker, ad
vocated the compulsory arbitration aC
Anti-imperialistic Party Beceivea
Pledge From RooseTelt,
Besten, Sept. 1 The leaders of the Anti
imperialistic party, whose headquarters am
In Boston, and most of whose names were
Plmted to the anti-imperialistic petition to
President Roosevelt, calling- attention to the
allged outrages in the Philippines, have de
cided that, their work for the present is
done and will stop further agitation.
They have had from the President ohn
slf. through a reliable source, a definite
premise which amounts to an offer of inde
penrtTce to th Philippines as soon as tho
inhabitants of the Islands have shown their
ability to manage the civil jrovernmenr,
which Taft is to inaugurate. This "
that the anti-imperialists the country over
wiU crop the matter of the petition and win
let up on other public criticism of the Phil
ippine policy.
The President, while he declines to give a.
pubJc pledge 'hat win bind the naticn to
a hard and fast policy, thus early In the ex
periment, wants the FIllDteoe tr km their
independence if they insist upon It after the-
'"'" cave acrnossrmiea their ability to
run their own affairs under a limited setr
gnvernmenr. The actl-ImperiaUsts do not
step criticism bicause thry are Inclined to
hack down, but becace they have faith in
the President, and wiU not block his plana
fcr eventual Philippine independence.
ilennonite -Chnrcbes of Iowa and
Missouri in Session.
Palmyra, ,11a, Sept. L A conference, of.
the Sunday schools of the Mennordtw
ahnrches of Missouri and Iowa Is being- held
In this dty. The first session was held
thl morning and the conference win con
tinue tmtll tn-mnrmw rtl-e TTiu la A
large- attendance and the conference.
promises to b- very lnterestimc.
The topic. -Why We Have Met," was dis
cussed this morning bv- Geom Ri.J-.nr. e
Cherrybox. Mo, and Andrew Sherdc o
uronogo. jicu arter the organization rr"
been perfected and the reports fronth
VariOtXS Srtririair v)Ml Har4 haei taM)vt
At tbe afternoon session John Kins- of
Keokuk, Ll, and X. H. Shent of JJeutral.
Kan., spoke ca the workings of an Ideal
Sunday scliooL Motives was discussed bcr
S. G. Knapp of South English. la. JacoS
S. Buckwalter of Larcaster. Mo spoka
on the Teaching; of Christ, and advanced
classes was discussed by J. E. Shank cd
Elkhart, Ind-. and Miss Loma Dltwiler of
Cherrvbox; Mo. Gospel services were held
Labor Day Enjoyed With Families
at Fern Glen.
The bank clerks of St. Lords yesterday
held a picnic at Fern Glen. Their wives and
friends swelled the total attendance to tao
Two special trains conveyed the ciuwd
oyer the Missouri Pacific one Iearins at S
p dock a. m. and the other at 1 p. m. Bas
kets were taken and the day wast spent in
boating and fishing at the resort. In tha
Mterncon a programme of athletic sports.
wis presented.
The events were as follows: One-htmdred-yard
dash for members of the sodety. won
by W. G. Goodln of the National Bank of
Commerce; cgg-axd-spoon race for ladles
who are bank derks or the wives of bank:
clerki. won by Mrs. John Donohue; nfty
yard daah for ladles who are bank derks
or the wives of bank derks. won by Mrs.
Thomas M. Barton.
Th's party returned to the dty on special
traits at 5:15 and S o'clock.
Another Prominent Ofarlal of Tress
ory Department Expected to Retire.
Washington. Sept. L It Is said at th
Treasury Department that George- E. Rob
erts. Superintendent cf the Mint, will ten
der his resignation to the President la the
near future'
Another romlnrnt cfadal of the Treas
ury Dtr ment who. It Is expected, will
soon r Jn. is General Spaulding. Aalst
ant 5' tary of the Treasury.
A n 3ber of names have been mentioned
In cotraectiaa with the appointment, most
prominent among them being tnat of Mr.
Tichenor of Michigan, a son of the late Mr.
TIchenor. member of the Board of General
Appraisers at New York. There win os
selected also a new member of the Board
of Appraisers at the Port cf New Tork. It
Is said In this connection that Colonel Hep
burn called at Oyster Bay this summer- to
recommend his son-in-law. but the Presi
dent has dedded not to appoint another
Iowx man to a high ofSce for the present,
in view of a full quota from that tate.
Propose to Ereet Lodge BuIIdlnsr.
Pilot Grove. Mo, Sept- L At a P
meeting of TVIHiam D. Mulr Lodge No. ST.
A. F. and A- M ot Pilot Grove the lodgo
voted to build a new lodge building In con
nection with the proposed new building- of
J. T, Ellis.
Broken Bottle Severed Artery. .
Henry Haeffner. 37 years old. employed as
bottle washer at No. 34 Market street, ac
cidentally severed the artery In his wrist
yesterday afternoon while washing bottles.
He was taxtti to the uty Hospital, wners
K- s-nefrif w s a drearL
Chanrrd TVIta Rokblaa; Cash Drsrsrerv
Frcnk Rltxer. IT years- old. was arrested
at Vandeventer and. Cook avenues yester
day, charged with robhlnx- a cash drawer'
' in the drug store otT. a Glenn at No. 338
i TVashirnrton avermo of 5S2 artzrdsy. "rsa
boy formerly worked at tha stcre- H larr
held for lnvestlrntioa.
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