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STATE LABOR AGENCIES Continued from I'a«e One. _, ore economy am! efficiency. In line ith these ideas we. propose putting the approximate 15 agencies now dealing with labor and industries in one single department of labor and "ntlustries, with three subdivisions, towit: (It Industrial insurance; (2) Safety: I 1 Industrial relations. To these subdivisions are assigned thos( . agenc.es whose functions log ically fall there. In addition the functions of several other state agen cies can I"' operated'bv this same tin,-: Olympia National Bank\ TIIK HANK SKKVN K AND conrrKsv Tlic hitrli standard this hank lias set for itself in the conduct of jts business is a protection to its depositors in every emergency and under all circumstances. The spirit of this institution is one of helpfulness. We should like to list you our patrons. 11l KK( 'TORS; P. M. Troy Hugh Ross John Gunstone P. C. Aller Wm. Huntley E. E. Flood Senator Edward T Coman Buying Tires THAT'S EASY! BUT ARE YOU JUST BUYING Tires or are you getting your tires and enjoying the service that goes with every tire we sell? • Whether it's a new tire, retread or used tire, we take care of you as long as that tire is on your car. " Yours for IU tier Service" Begg Bros. Olympia Elma "You may be Sure" says the Gbod Judge /O That you are getting full value for your money when you use this class of tobacco. / The good, rich, real to // TJLK bacco taste lasts so long, I r you don't need a fresh chew nearly as often —nor y° u nee d so big a chew I as you did with the ordi \ II nary kind. \ IK** Any man who has used the Real Tobacco Chew will tell you that. Put up in two styles W-B CUT is a long fine-cut tobacco RIGHT CUT is a short-cut tobacco Batteries Drop 10 Per Cent Brings the prices down so we have the nerve to publish them: 6-Volt, for small cars $38.60 6-o Vlt, for large cars $42.60 12-Volt, for Dodge and Maxwell $52.25 Genuine Permalife, fully guaranteed. MCNEILL BATTEBY STATION Opposite Capitol Phone 387 Courtesy and Attention Shown you at this bank will confirm your decision to let us handle your banking business. Every department is throughly and systematically organ ized, and is in charge of competent and experienced people. You should consider these tilings when you choose a bank the depository of your funds. Wc believe that "He profits most who serves best." CAPITAL NATIONAL BANK chinery. The proposed consolidation is as follows: Department of Labor and Indus tries (in charge of director). Divisions or ltureau c . 1. Industrial Insurance. Includ ing present functions of industrial in surance commission, medical aid boards, local aid board-. 2. Safety. Including present func tions of state safety board; factory, mill and hotel inspectors: steamboat, electrical construction, etc., inspect ors; state mine inspector and dep uty: state mining board: state board of examiners; examining board. 3. Industrial relations. Includ ing present functions of labor com- THE WASHINGTON STANDARD, OLYMPIA. WASHINGTON. TIT.SHAI:. !)!:< KMIiKW _•>. mission (except safety); mediation boards; industral welfare commis sion; 111 n in) um wage conferences Itor women): bureau of statistics. Personnel. The director or person in charge of the entire department of labor and industries is appointed by the governor, with the aid and advice of the senate. He is responsible for the success of this department. He in turn appoints'the persons in charge of the three subd.visions and tn heads of each of these subdivisions appoints his assistants and employes with whom he works. It is a busi nesslike arrangement, with the re sponsibilitv definitely fixed through out. We have not attempted to change the substantive law or func tions of the;e agencies except in the industrial relations. Industrial Relations. The princi pal findings of the commission are in corporated in the conclusions relat ing to industrial relations. We have proposed a division or bureau, with three subdivisions, as follows: Division or Bureau of Industrial Relations. (1 I Mediation, concilia tion. arbitration, etc.; (2- Industrial statistics; t .*!) Women in industry. Mediation. Concili.it'on, Arbitra tion, Etc. This subdivision is in charge of a state mediator and as sistants. Their duties are to active ly encourage and assist in the forma tion of. in all communities and indus tries, local adjustment boards, indus trial councils, etc., to meet local con ditions, and thus tend to prevent in dustrial differences from reaching the acute stage, and also to offer their own services as mediators in cases of industrial disputes. In disputes af fecting public utilities and industries affecting the general public interest it is mandatory for them to investi gate and make prompt public reports. Industrial Statistics. This subdi vision is in charge of an industrial statistician with such assistants, ex perts, etc.. as may be necessary to carry on this branch of the work. It is their duty to gather industrial t.ta tistics that nip.y be needed for use by mediation, conciliation and adjust ment boards or by any department having need of industrial statistics. They are also required to compile such reports and statistics to con form us far as possible to the plans and reports of the United States He part merit of Labor. Women in Industry. This subdivi sion is in charge of a supervisor of women in industry. She has charge of the supervision and administra tion and enforcement of laws respect ing women in Industry. We hive also proposed that she be the execu tive secretary and member of the body performing the functions of the i industrial welfare commission and re move it as far as possible from poli tics, and at the same time secure a i body that is more specially trained j along the lines of and more familiar | with the problems involved. We pro pose that the body be composed of jfive members, as follows: Director of the department of labor and indus tries, assistant director iu charge of industrial insurance, assistant direct or in charge of division of safety, in dustrial statistician, supervisor of women in industry. The latter also acting as executive secretary. The personnel of this group would have all the requisite qualifications to in telligently handle the problems pre sented. Conclusions. If our plan is adopted the adminis tration of approximately 15 agencies dealing with labor and industries will be merged into one department. The governor makes but one appoint ment (the director of the department of labor and industries), instead of 13, but the other appointments are made by heads that are directly re sponsible for their work. The oper 'ation of this plan should result in more coordination and less duplica tion of work, and in additon promote more economy and efficiency. A proper and intelligent adminis tration of the functions of the pro posed division of Industrial relations ought to insure to our state indus trial peace. If there is a genuine de sire on the part of all parties for in dustrial peace while securing and maintaining their economic rights, we believe that there is no reason why this machinery, if created by the state, should not be able to function succesfully. CAS IX»IPANIKS SUSTAINKI> BY PUBLIC SKKVICK BOA HI) In an order issued yesterday, the state public service commission fixed temporary gas heating standards for the three larger cities of the state and announced its decision to con tinue gas tests for the purpose of determining whether tho previous standard of 600 B. T. U's can be low ered for tlie entire state by official action. Tho three varying standards fixed are each below 600 unit require ment. From consideration .of all available data submitted the commission con cludes that until time has elapsed to permit making a more thorough in- the owners In the form of the note abor* /ZL, bee K tt "I 1 to called, and one of the southern cotton gins in P y ar " vestigation no final order should be made. Gas furnished by the Tacoma O.is 1 & Fuel Company shall contain a total i heating value of not less than 4."0 nor more than 47British thermal units per cubic foot. These standards are made effective j on and after January 1, 1921, until further order of the commission. In all cases where the change in thermal standards may necessitate the adjustment or readjustment ot consumer's appliances the three gas companies are directed and ordered to maintain a sufficient corps of com petent employes to promptly and sat isfactorily adjust all appliances re quiring adjustment. The three gas companies are ordered to file with the state public service commission at Olympia on Monday of each week suc ceeding January 1 a sworn statement showing total heating value in B. T. U.'s of gas at the plant for each day during the preceding week, and that tliis test be made at least three times a day, until further order of the com mision, with the total number of com plaints received, toal number of com. plaints investigated divided between those caused i>y distribution or pres sure condit'ons and those caused by Improper adjustment of appliances. THI ltST< >\-M AS<)\ LA WVKRS ORGANIZE BAH ASSOCIATION Wednesday morning, in Judge John M. Wilson's court In the county ®BU CK® Mlrr,-/Saltern J / V V 1 V X V. § =*■ —— , m e) EVERYBODY knows Buick builds six-cylindef VaJve-in-Head automobiles. that Buick sold its entire 1920 out-put long before the end of the season. that Buick has sold a large percentage of its 1921 schedule. that Buick users > are Buick salesmen. —that Buick car values are 100 per cent. Added to their recognized high service value the new Buick models possess a distinctive beauty. Their graceful lines and handsome appointments merit the pride which early buyers have expressed. Nineteen Twenty One Buick automobiles have more improvements than any Buick models in the past five years and 1921 models represent 25% greater used car values. j A Many of our spring deliveries are already contracted for. Thousands have been disappointed during past years because of the shortage of Buick cars. * The matter of present purchasing should receive the immediate ° , consideration of motor car buyers BRONSON MOTOR CAR COMPANY WHEN BETTER AUTOMOBILES ARE BUILT, BUICK WILL BUILD THEM courthouse, attorneys from Mason j and Thurston counties met and forme I a Thurston-Mason County liar Association. Lawyers were pres ent from Olympia, Tenino, Shelton. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: President, R. F. Sturdevant: secretary-treasurer, A. W. Tyler, both of Olympia. ! A committee was appointed to ; draft a constitution and by-laws, con sisting of W. J. Millard, secretary of the Washington State Bar Associa tion; E. X. Steele and Roscoe Fuller ton. A committee was appointed to pre pare resolutions in memory of the late Judge Byron Millette. The com mittee consists of Thomas M. Vance, I P. M. Troy and Judge John M. Wil ! son. It was voted that the organization would hold monthly luncheons be ginning in January. PAPEIi CARRIER WANTS Ft LI l PAY* FOR SIX WEEKS SERVICE Russell Cowiing of 40S East Eighth street has placed in the hands of C. H. Younger, state labor com missioner, a complaint against a local afternoon paper for failure to pay him in full for delivering papers from September 25 to November 13 inclusive. Under the regular rate of pay the boy claims that he is ent tied ' 1 *i, $1 2, but that the manager of the afternoon paper tried to induce him PAUE SEVEN (• ai-cept $7.50 lor his services oil ili«- proline! that tines had cut ilov.fi t!ii> pay $4.50. The boy refused to accept tin' sum ottered and seeks to collect the full amount due him. K\(.l i:s |'L.,U MIItWINTKK I ! si iV \l, THIS KVICXI.VfI Tli" Kaji's Jodste will hold a Mid winter Festival at Central Lodge this evening. From Tenino 150 members will come besides the lodge band. A spletid'd program and en tertainnii n followed by a dunce will make tlu' old town sit up and take notice. I/;st Tuesday the lodge held a big meeting in its own hall, replete with humorous specialties. BEFRIENDING HORSES HER WINTER JOB • Mrs. W A. Walton of Cincin nati, 0., loves horses. During the winter when ice and snow covers the city streets, she loads her aato with anti-skid chains for horses and starts on her mission of mercy. When she finds horse or team in distress, she loans chains to the driver placing their name and number upon her "honest card"—their promise that they will return the chains whenJfh ey are no longer needed.