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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 6, 1919 CALL OPERATORS TO STRIKE WEDNESDAY 1 O (Continue'! from Page One) operators, orde-red by S. J. Konen kamp, international president of the Commercial Telegraphers' union, "will amount to nothing.' according to a .statement tonight hy Newcomb Carl ton, head of the Western Union Tel graph company. "The Western Union would like to assure the public that there will be no delay In handling their messages, said Mr. Carlton. 'We will maintain a. full force all our offices and the small number of union employes who obey the strike call will not affect the character of our service or its contin uity." Disregarding the south, where he said only 300, of 12,000 employes. w on strike, Mr. Carlton declared ex tension of the walkout to the. rest of the country would bring few recruits to the ranks of the strikers. Mr. Carlton said th' company had questioned all its employes as to whether they would obey the call and that 147 out of the 28,000 in the terri tory to which the strike was to be ex tended, had replied the would walk out. These had been discharged, Mr. Carlton said, not because they were union men, but because they had salt' they would quit when directed to uo so by Konenkamp. The strike will have no pffe':; on the telephone service of liie American Telejraph and Telephone compmy, it Was stilted nt the cOTmianv' .offices here tonierhf. Few of tii rnmnnnv's ! young women employes ure mimhers of the union, it was said. w th ' Jkk' - $ r ItV W JSrh sad f if CPS - Z t-s ., .rt'jjrrfci: ...1 Dischf rg C. T. U. Men BOSTON, June 7 Several members of the Commercial Telegraphers union employed in the local office of the Western Union, including S. I. Bram berg, chairman of the Western Union division of the Boston .district local, were discharged tonight. Union of ficials said the men were discharged because of their refusal to disclose plans for the threatened strike in this district and called a meeting of the local for tomorrow to discuss the situ ation. The union claims a membership or about 300. Konenkamo Sneaks PITTSBURfi. .lline 7 T.lenhnno operators throughout the United States ana electrical wrorKers who are mem- tiers Of the Commercial Telpe-mnher Union of America will go on strike June 16. .in connection wirh tho utrilra of telegraph operators, ordered for next vveunesuay, according to announce ment mnrie hnni tnniht hv S I U'r.nt.n. kamp, international president of the union. When informed that the official HtPikp Order frtr- tplncrmnhapa ho4 Ka issued from Chicago, Mr. Konenkamp aiu: -vve win win the light. "The strike will determine whether grievances of long standing can be remedied by force," he continued. "Peaceful means of adjusting our grievances have been sought for near ly a year, but we are told by certain governmental agencies in Washington that we could not get justice because our situation was not sufficiently Acute. ".Mr. Burleson has said no union worker should he HiRrrtminntaH against, but when we complained of A distinct type producing LARGER GRAINS ' LARGER HEADS AND A HEAVIER YIELD Awarded first prize Arizona State Fair four years in succes sion. , ' Record yield reported 1918, 5600 pounds threshed maize;! from one acre. iris 11 F armers A stool of seven stalks of Avondale maize producing seven heads weighing ten ounces pone 4403 each. This photo is from one of our seed fields. . V Qolf Piimv Vollmr nlcr Avnnrtalp maiP Wp can re- 1 fer you to dozens ot them. YOU can't afford to plant any other kind. Our seed speaks for itself. Step in and see it. Arizona Seed and Flora F. C. McNabb : 28-30 South Central Av. discrimination, Mr. Burleson saia we were a lot of agitators and he naa tne word of the telegraph officials for it." Mr. Konenkamp said the postmaster general had acknewledged that "we are underpaid," but he charged, that Mr. Burleson has "reduced our earnings by lengthening the hours of night duty, and abolishing time and a half for Sunday overtime." He also charged that the men dis charged by Newcomb Carlton, presi dent of the Western Union, for mem bership in the union, have not been reinstated, as promised by Mr. Burle son. "Now, Mr. Burleson turns the management of the Western Union back to Mr. Carlton, while these men Carlton discharged are still waiting for Burleson to keep his word," the presi dent said. Canadian members of the union will stop communication with the United States when the strike order becomes effective; railroad telegraphers in this country will stop handling commercial business, Mr. Konenkamp said, ana 11 will be determined later, whether leased wire and broker operators will be called out. Federal Men Favored PORTLAND, Ore.,June 7. Pros pects that employes of the Federal Tel egraph company would be granted a 20 per cent increase, the right to organize and freedom from discrimination as be tween union and non-union men and that they would not strike, indicated in advices to C. H. Preston, deputy inter national vice-president of the Commer citl Telegraphers' Union of America, who said he had received them today, o Sergeant-At-Arms Once Senate Page Charge Discrimination GLOBE, Ariz., June 7. Discrimina tion against members of the electrical workers union is said to be the cause of the walkout at the Roosevelt power house this afternoon. Members of the organization, now on strike, state that a local union was organized a few days ago and when the plant superintendent discharged one of the operators in strumental in effecting the organiza tion, the other employes' quit their posts. o ' ' -' Strikes Attack Berlin BERLIN, June 7. (By The Asso ciated Press) The street cars of Ber lin ceased running at 3 o'clock yester day afternoon, as a result of the dec laration of a ' 24-hour strike by the against the execution of Levine Nissen,. communist leader, at Municn, 'lnurs day. Only two of the morning papers appeared today and these in reduced form. The strike is not general but is on a large scale. The workers also are invited ot strike next Friday, the day set for the fune ral of Rosa Luxemburg, the radical socialist, who. with Dr. Karl Lieb- knecht, was killed by a mob in Ber lin early in the year. - - , , o MANY ANTS IN EVERY"tttLL" UNAPPRECIATED WIT (From the New York American) I "Men are' really too mean for any thing." "What's the matter now?" "Why, I just asked John for an au tomobile today and he said that I must be contented with the splendid carriage that nature has given me." rj MARKING TIME (From the Boeton Transcript) Be 6he told Tne it was her liist war Out. ' " ' greater Berlin soviet, as a. protest 1 a widely known naturalist. (From the Los Angeles Times') A v.:11 ... fuct in tiei?ht , roil- -rtll 11 1 1 1 1 1 1 i J ' " - - " l - wi . - tains' about 93 thousand ants, accord-rsnewny, sues Deen out ioui sm ing to observations and counting, ex- sons. tending over two years, carried ont'bjH.i He-Welf, Tt suppose she counts four "l seasons to the year The Salt River Valley Oil Exchange wish to an nounce the opening of their office at 14 E. Wash ington St. HEADQUARTERS for all interested in Oil Stocks and Develop ments. 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A beautiful home-made quilt will be auc tioned off during the evening hours. The program arranged to follow the social includes music by the Mosier bevs. reading by Damon Hyde, reading by Norma Acuff, piano solo by Edna Helm, reading by Mary Roach, piano solo by Edna Helm; a dialogue entitled "On the train to Phoenix," and music by the Mosier boys. o Hobby Explains Purpose AUSTIN, Tex., June 7. Gov. W. H. Hobbv. said tonight that he has no in formation that indicates that an addi tional force is needed on the Texas border and his telegram to the war de partment was not a request that the national guard be called into federal service, but was an offer of the cavalry units in case they are needed. He added that he made the offer because the cavalry brigades have received fed eral recognition and because he thought that as a result of demobiliza tion of the army and the number of men in foreign service, the two brigades might be needed later on the border. The strength of the two cavalry brigades is" about 7,000 men, fully equipped with the exception of mounts and officeered by men graduated from regular army officers" training camps. o MISKE TO BOX GIBBONS MINNEAPOLIS, June 7. Billy Miske and Tom Gibbons, both of St. Paul, light heavyweights, have been matched to meet at Nicollet park, here June 19, Mike Collins, promoter, an nounced tonight. The bout will be ten rounds at catch weights. Make 'em Show the V: Label 3 M Use The Republican Classified Pages frvr -buH rpart for nrofit All enamel and viterous plumbing fixtures are sold, under an "A" and "B" Grade. A fixture that is chipped or damaged would be classed as "B" grade "B" Grade fixtures may be labeled or have no label at all. All "A" Grade goods bear a label with the v makers name. The goods I sell are plainly marked as to Grade. If they are "B" Grade I state so and if. "A" Grade they speak for themselves. Some deal- . ers are not so scrupulous but the label protects the customer, so I say "make 'em show the label.'' Now, I carry the largest and best line of "A" Grade , goods in Phoenix, not only today, but always have for the past fifteen years. If you are building a home, come" in and look at my fixtures, and I will show you the most up-to-date fix-, tures, ever shipped into Phoenix. . . Geo. Hageman Adams and Second Sts.