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TITE RICHMOND PAL LAP I U 31 AND SUN-TEL.EGRA3I, WEDNESDAY, JULY 1. 1903.
WEARLY ALLBARBER SHOPS UNIONIZED L BARTENDERS LEAGUE GOOD ORGANIZATION Officers Richmond Barbers' Union The First National Bank BACKBONE ORATION Local No. 562 of the Journey man Barbers of America , Has Big Membership. Rev. Charles Stelzle Calls Him Most Highly Skilled Arti san in the World. Members Are Banded Togeth er to Promote Friendship And for Protection. SIX REASONS FOR JOINING. FAVORS UNIVERSAL PEACE. ED MILLER NOW PRESIDENT MEMBER OF THE UNION SUBMITS LIST OF ARGUMENTS IN FAVOR OF UNION LABOR AFFILIATED WITH AMERICAN FEDERATION. THE UNION MAN IS NOT A REVO LUTIONIST OR AN ANARCHIST OF THE BOMB-THROWING TYPE. BUT A PATRIOT. PRESENT LIST OF OFFICERS IN CLUDES SEVERAL PROMINENT SALOON-KEEPERS PAYS SICK AND DEATH BENEFITS. . PAGE TEX. AMERICAN ABOBER if a-,. .,.?' -1..., j - -rs ,vi' Nearly all of the Richmond barber shops 'have been "unionized" for the past five years, since the establish ment of the Local Union No. 562 of the Journeymen Barbers of America, ,on November 2, 1903. At that time most of the shops came in line and the barbers became members. A mem ,ber of Local No. 562 has submitted the following reasons why all men working at the barber business should belong to a local of the J. B. I. U. 'of A.: "1. Because It aims to Increase wages and decrease the hours of la or. "2. Because it abolishes Sunday Work. "3. Because it brines men Into cloBer touch with one another in sen timent and action. "4. Because it teaches that an in jury to one is the concern of all. "5. Because the International fjnion pays sick and death benefits to 4ts members, which is a feature that commends Itself to each and every thoughtful man. "6. Because it is affiliated with the American Federation of Labor." WORK WITH THE BRICKLAYERS GOOD Better Things Are Yet Ex pected. Work with the local bricklayers is much better than for some time past, and still better things are expected in the near future. NEFF & N USB A Mi POPULAR SHOE MERCHANTS. Today Neff and Nusbaum can point with pride to the fact that they have one of the finest retail shoe stores in Eastern Indiana. Their establish ment is located at the corner of Seventh-and Main , streets and is a bee hive of industry. Recently this enter prising firm constructed a new front to the store and the shoe windows, which are beautifully arranged and decorated, attract hundreds of people daily. The firm has one of the largest stock assortments to be found inthis . part of the state and it does a land office business. A large staff of clerks assure the many patrons of the Btore prompt and efficient service. :The Neff and Nusbaum store is a 'reat-shoe center for the working men and hundreds of union made shoes are rold there each week. EMMONS & CHENOWETH CIGARS. To foster and promote home indus try ds something that every cltizzen ahould'deem a sacred duty. The above mentioned concern is located at 712 Main street and carries a large and complete stock, of cigars, all kinds of tobacco, pipes, etc. It Is alL of the ibighest quality and sold at the most Reasonable prices. The store is up-to-date la every respect and it is a ipleasure to go there. EDGAR NORRIS & SONS i One of the oldest and most substan tisl retail grocery concerns in the city J''that of Edgar Norris & Sons, 725 jJTorth Tenth street. This is beadquar ter for workingmen and an excellent line of plain and fancy groceries is ways carried. The Norris store is a model of its kind for arrangement Und neatness. MANGOLD'S BARBER SHOP Here is a union barber shop, the rjroprfetor of which. Joseph Mangold, prides himself on the number of union men who are his regular patrons. Mr. Mangold employes efficient barbers !and his establishment is a model of .neatness, which is a prime requisite ior all good barber shops. Mr. Man 'gold also has an excellent equipment. DAN GALVIN One or the most popular places in the city to go when one is searching for a good drink of whisky, wine or beer, is to the saloon of Mr. Daniel Galvin, 179 Ft. Wayne avenue. Mr. Oalvin is a. well known man about town and well deserves his reputa tion for honest dealing at all times, and is popular with all w ho know him. "When a little "Dry" don't forget Mr. Galvin. UNDEMANN CIGAR STORE The Llndcmann cigar store at 5S Main street, is an establishment which tias from Its very start enjoyed the best of business for the simple reason that Mr. Lindemann's motto has al w&ye been "If you want a square deal, give a square deal." There is an ex jcellent stock to choose from and Mr. liademann makes several popular br ds ofclgars. CHARLES GROSS. President. GEORGE HOUSIER. Financial Secretary. Kansas City, Mo., is the headquar ters of six international organizations of organized labor, having a combined membership of nearly 200,000. The city of Vancouver, B. C, now uses toe union label on its printing. The "fair wage" clause is inserted in the provincial government contracts. Largely through the efforts of the women's clubs of Florida there is a new child labor law there which pro hibits the employment of children un der twelve years of aee. Conditions of organized labor in Wyoming compares favorably with other parts of the country. The dif ferent international organizers ;ire well represented. The industrial cen ters are well organized, hut there are quite a number of unorganized work ers at outlying places, whose wagon are very low. Many unions have in the last year been experimenting in the matter of dues. In several instances unions which have always strictly adhered to the high clue rule have reduced temporarily their initiation fees in an endeavor to decide for themselves Just to what extent a high initiation fee hampers growth. From a report on British trade unions recently issued, it is shown that this form of labor organization is steadily increasing in membership and strength. Returns wiv received for 1906 from 645 unions, with a membership of 1,719,031. an increase of 151,512 over the report of the pre vious year. Their income for the same period was approximately $1:5, 500,000, an increase of $760,000. Their expenditures aggregated $ll,400,0t, or $1,100,000 less than the year pre vious. At the present time the funds of these unions total about $29,000,000. Grand Presidtnt Frank J. McNulty, of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, urges the creation of a large defense fund, one so large as to be useful in cases of differences between employers and employes. He also advocates the centralizing of sick and death benefit funds, lie holds that if such funds were paid from the .treasury of the international body, in stead of being paid by the individual i unions, better results would obtain. and that it would then be possible to raise death benefits from $100 to $500 and sick and disability benefits from $5 to $10 a veek. An experiment is being tried in Paris looking to the abolition of the sweatshop conditions surrounding many of the French working people. The experiment consists of the estab lishment of a workship apartment building, where workmen may labor and live under the most modern and hygienic conditions at a minimum cost. The building contains forty eight workshops and apartments, and the price a year for these combina tions is from $100 to $14?. In the basement are baths and on the sev enth floor arrangements for washing and drying the family linen. Electric power is supplied at a minimum cost from a central point. Any workman using the lights for machinery can in stall themselves in the building. In fact, twelve families have already done so, finding the new, clean work rooms a most agreeable and health ful substitute for their former dark and ill-ventilated shops. The subject of a State industrial college is being considered in Mas sachusetts. It is purposed to estab lish the institute in Boston or vicini ty, and that it shall maintain both day and evening classes. The main ob ject of such a school is to develop men for the lower and middle super visory positions. t The . last reports presented to the Gas Workers' Union were to the effect that all the members of the jurisdic tion, which includes the unions in San Francisco, Cal., San Jose, Oak land and Sacramento, are at work, and . that this craft has been particu larly fortunate in having work for the NOTES OF LABOR WORLD I H. F. SINTY. Vice Pres. 6 9 & FRANK MENKE. Recording Secretary. membership dining the last ten mont lis. The new wage agreement hetween the cotton nianufact ureis at Fall Riv er, Mass., and the Textile Council, which will lie in I'orcc until next No vember, became effective last month. I'nder the agreement the 25,0011 oper atives accept ;i wage reduction of 17.01 per cent. The cut swells the number of cotton operatives in New England whose WHges have been re duced this spring to about 1 70.000. Labor is to have a newspaper sys tem covering the entire country. A syndicate has been formed and the enterprise capitalized, it is i-aid, to the extent of issuing a paper in the cit ies of New York. Philadelphia, Wash ington. Chicago. St. Louis, Denver and San Francisco. Publication will be gin September 1, and the policy will be one of ultra, conservation, the ob ject Vicing to restrain tiie labor move ment, from merging- with the more rad ical socialistic element that has been making great inroads on the member ship of the unions composing the skilled crafts. A league of carpenters known as the Gran Liga do Carpinteros has been or ganized in the City of Mexico for pur poses of mutual protection. The by laws of the association provide that all members work for the general wel fare of the b-ague, to obtain full remu neration for their work and to prevent the members from being unfairly treated. The association aims at tem perance and morality among the workmen, and will start a campaign for shorter hours of work. An import ant feature in the bylaws is that strong opposition is to be made to any difference in salary between for eign and native workmen. France has moved in the direction of recognizing the right of workers in capacitated by age to a reasonable sustenance for life. The measure adopted is a compromise between the view that the worker is entitled to a living in his old age and the more in dividualistic view that he is paid in full for his services from day to day and has no other claim on the com munity. The fund from which the pensions are to bo paid will be made up by a contribution of 2 per cent, of the wages of the workers and an equal percentage from their employ ers, the balance to be made good by the public. The pensions will be $72 per annum when the system is in op eration. BIRDS' TONGUES. Why the Parrot Is Able to Imitate Hu man Speech. One of the government naturalists at Washington has recently gathered some fresh information concerning the tongues of birds. Many people suppose that woodpeck ers use their sharp pointed tongues as darts with which to transfix, their prey, it is true that the woodpecker, like the humming bird, can dart out its tongue with astonishing rapidity and I that its mouth is furnished with an elaborate mechanism for this purpose, yet. according to the authority men tioned, investigation shows that the object of this swift motion is only to catch the prey, not to pierce it For the purpose of holding the captured victim tlK" woodpecker's tougue is fur nished with a sticky secretion. Consider! ug its powers of imitating speech, it is nut surprising to learn that the parrot's tongue resembles that of man more closely than any other bird's. It is not because the parrot is more Intelligent than the other birds, but because its tongue is better suited for articulation than theirs, that it is able to amuse us with its mimicry. The humming bird's tongue is in some respects the most remarkable of all. It is double nearly from end to end, so that the little bird is able to grasp its insect prey with its tongue much as if its month was furnished with a pair of lingers. Chicago Rec-e?d-IIera&. He may live in a tenement, but he is the backbone of this republic. He is the most highly skilled artisan in the world. It is because of this that we are the most prosperous nation on the face of the globe. . America learned the lesson earlier than any other na tion, that no people can advance un less they take with them the common, everyday man. Furthermore, Ameri ca learned the lesson sooner than any other nation, that the prosperity of the whole people depends upon the prosperity of the workingman. He has not received all that to which he is entitled. Any man would be a fool to say that the present social sys tem is ideal, in any land. But the labor movement la rapidly bringing in the day when the workingman shall come to his own. The American workingman is an in dependent, free-acting citizen. Any man, be he labor leader or politician, who says that he carries in his vest pocket the vote of the American working man is a liar. If. he really believes it. he is a fool. When the American workingman does follow a leader, it is because that leader has made good or because the principles which he is advocating appeal to the workingman's good sense. The American workingman claims the right to protest against any condition which he believes is against the in terest of the people. He fought long for religious democracy. He fought hard for political democracy. He is going to win the fight for industrial democracy. The American workingman has so long breathed the air of a democracy, that he hates patronage of paternal ism. While he appreciates a clean shop and pure air. he despises the splutter some folks are making about social welfare work. All he asks is a square deal, then he will not need those benevolent enterprises. The American workingman is not a lawless revolutionist. Anarchy of the bomb-throwing type does not appeal to him. He is demanding that the women folks shall receive equal pay for equal work. He is the champion of little children in his fight against child labor. The American working man is helping to Americanize the immigrant. No other institution is doing more in this respect than Amer ican labor unions. He is breaking down antagonisms iat separate men of different religious creeds. He is ob literating the color line. He is fight ing for universal peace. Rev. Charles Stelzle. F. H. ENGELBERr HOME OF THE PALM CIGAR. Did you ever hear of the Palm ci gar? If you haven't been told of it you ought to buy one for yourself and friends at the F. H. Engelbert store, 1102 Main street. It is a union made article and one that always pleases the smoker. 0MER G. WHELM A business that has flourished in Richmond, notwithstanding the finan cial flurry or panic, is that owned and conducted by Mr. Omer G. Whelan, wholesale and. retail dealer in grain, hay, mill feed and seeds, at 33 South 6th street. Mr. Whelan is very liberal and public spirited and never lets an opportunity pass to boost Richmond and is known as a friend of the work ing classes. You are always sure of courteous treatment and fair prices when dealing with him. Mexican Lottery Tickets. Nearly $100,000 is spent in the City of Mexico every week In lottery tick ets, and in the same period about $70, 000 is paid back in premiums. On the weeks immediately preceding the big drawings the sale, of course, mounts up to great sums as, for instance, when the !?200,000 drawings are held there are 20.000 tickets at $40 each sold on the streets, and practically ev ery ticket is disposed of, most of them during the last two weeks before the drawing. But as a general proposition, on an average, $15,000 a day is spent by the people of the City of Mexico on the lotteries. Mexican Herald. The Open Window. Children brought up with open win dows appear Indeed to be about fifteen times more likely to contract adenoids than those who sleep with the win dows shut on cold and damp nights, or at least than those who sleep with closed windows throughout the great er part of the year. Dr. Sim Wallace in Medical Press. Daw. Teacher How do yon account for the phenomenon of dew? . Boy Well, you see. the earth revolves on its axis every twenty-four hours, and in conse quence of this tremendous pace it per spires freely. London TltBits. Mean. Burton Mean man, isn't he? Robinson Mean? He's capable of going into a barber's shop for a shave and then getting his hair cut just to keep other people waiting. Nothing is so burdensome ai l m tret French Prorerb. One of the strongest labor organiza tions in the city is the Richmond Bartenders' League Xo. ,"14, of the Bartenders" International League of America. This union has a member sh'p of sixty and was organized here August 0, 1107. by Clements Butts state organizer. It is affiliated with the American Federation of Labor and its objects are similar to the objects of the great national society. They are enumerate, 1 under four heads. namely: 1. Mutual protection. 2. Relief and benefit to its members and their moral, social and intellect ual improvement. i!. Secure employment for its mem bers 4. To procure libraries and reading rooms where members may meet in social intercourse and create an act ive interest in each other's welfare. The preamble to the constitution sets forth at greater length these same ideas. It is as follows: to estiVDiisn ana maintain an equitable scale of wages, to defend our rights and advance our interests as a craft, to create an authority whose seals shall constitute a certificate of character, intelligence and skil!, to encourage the principle and practice of conciliation and arbitration in the j settlement, of differences between em ployer and employes, to exert all hon orable efforts for the attainment of better conditions of labor, and to in culcate lessons of judgment and good will among men, the undersigned Bar tenders' League of Richmond do enact, declare and establish the following constitution and by-laws for their gov- j ernment. The International Bartenders' League pays a death benefit sum of i $50, and the local Union, being a mem I her of the League, its members will receive this benefit. As soon as the or ganization gets upon its feet, financial ly, sick benefits will be paid out of a fund established locally. During the life of the Union, the of ficers have been as follows: j Elected August 0, 1907: Tim 'O'Brien, president; Gilmofe Smith, vice-president ; Harry Seefioth. chap ilain; John Daudt, financial secretary; ! Ed Thomas, recording secretary; Ed ! Schram, inspector: Charles Graham, ! Oscar Stauber, Jack Sliver, trustees. I Elected January 12, 100S; Tim O' ! Brien. president; George Zeyen, vice president; Frank IIobblert chaplain; I Fred Kunckle, financial secretary; Ed j Thomas, recording secretary; Fred I Miller, business agent: Dave Mulligan, treasurer; .Trie Weber, inspector; John L. Miller, inside guard; William Isenhour, outside guard; William Keene, Frank Rusche and Ben Alten schulte, trustees. Elected Sunday, June 7. 1908: Ed Miller, president; George Teyer, yice president: John Trrmse. chaplain; Charles Graham, financial secretary; George Zeyne, recording secretary; Dave Mulligan, treasurer: Jack Sliver, business agent; Gilmore Smith, in spector; Frank Rusche. outside guard; Jake Weber, inside guard: Charles Brokamp, John Kepler and Albert Weishaupt, trustees. The Bartenders' Union holds regu lar meetings on the first and third Sundavs of each month. R. P. VV1IISLER By having always treated his pa trons in the most satisfactory' man ner and giving them the very best ser vice possible. Mr. Whisler has gained a standing and- patronage of which he may be justly proud. He is a whole sale and retail dealer in gravel roof ing, iron, tin and felt roofing and all kinds of roof paints. He enjoys the conf.dence and esteem of a large num ber of friends and patrons, and bears the reputation of fairness in all his dealings with the public. The high standard of his goods is well known, and none better can be found any place for the price. We are glad to give him special mention in this sheet and trust you will always bear him in mind. He is located at 1026 Main street. B. KREUIEIER, TAILOR The B. Kreimeier merchant tailoring establishment, located at 423 Main street, is one of the oldest tailoring shops in the city. It has always en joyed splendid patronage, especially among the working class. The Krei meier suit fits and wears well is the proud boast of this concern. If once you patronize Kreimeier you will con tinue to do so. GEO. L. KLINE EMPORIUM One of the most popular places in the city is the George L. Klein Grand sample room and billiard and pool hall. This establishment has always had the record of being conducted In an orderly, business like manner and it is in every sense a "working man's club." The pool and billiard tables are excellent and the best brands of liquors are always in stock. Thomas E. Keogh, international or ganizer for the Brotherhood of Ce ment Workers of the United States and Canada has gone to Reno, Nev., to organize a union of the craft at that place. There are many strong banks in Indiana, but none whose credit stands higher at home and abroad than the First National Bank of Richmond. For this reason the Ismk has prospered. Its officers have always been willing to extent to its patrons every courtesy consistent with safe and legitimate banking, but have never allowed themselves to be attracted further by the glitter and glamour of get -rich-quick schemes that have always and will continue to hold irresistible charms for the less conservative. As a result of this policy, the recent panic, now passing away, which all know came on so quickly that there was no time for preparation, found the First National Bank ready to meet the emergency. There was in the bank vaults the full amount of cash to meet the required demands, and more. This institution has always been public spirited to a marked degree, and has always done everything in its power to further the interests of Richmond. The officers are men of the highest standing, both socially and in a business way. and are well deserving of the trust and confidence placed in them by their numerous depositors. They are as follows: OFFICERS ALBERT D. GAYLE President JOHN L. RUPE Vice President S. E. SWAYNE Vice President F. M. TAYLOR Cashier ALTON T. HALE Asst. Cashier DIRECTORS WM. D. FOULKE Ex-Civl! Service Commissioner DANIEL MOSS JOHN L. RUPS Attorney-at-Law S. E. SWAYNE Vice President Robinson &. Co. J. M. CRAWFORD Pres. American Natl Bank, Cincinnati GEORGE W. MILLER Wholesale Hardware Their offices are located at Cor. Seventh and Main streets, where they will be glad to see you at any time. THREE PER CENT. ON SAVINGS BARTH CIGAR STORE The John Barth Cigar store, !7 Main street, is one of the most pop tilar "smoke houses" in the city. Mr. Barth carries a large and specially se lected stock of cigars, tobacco and pipes, and he also manufactures sever al excellent brands .of cigars which enjoy a large sale throughout this part of the country. It is a popular assembly place for working men. AD Very "Civii." In certain sections of the country there are much favored words which are required to do duty with a wide variety of meanings. Such is the word "smart" among Yankees and up along the Labrador shore the word "civil." The following conversatior between two natives was overheard by a traveler: "We are goin to have lots of dirt to day," said one, glancing at the sky. "Nnw. It'll be civil," replied his companion. "How did you get on with the cap tain?" "Oh, he got clTil to hunting deer by and by. When he went out he didn't know nothing, but he got civilized." "Did you go down the Ketchee?" "Naw. It's too civil for him. He) wanted lots of rapids, so we went J down the Boomer. Them's about as civil rapids as I want to see." Youth's Companion. Adhaciv Eggs of Fishes. Among the fishes which produce ad hesive eggs are the little black bead minnow (Plmephales prom el as) and the goldfish. The male blackhead deposits the fecundated eggs singly upon the underside of leaves of water plants and watches them unceasingly until hatched. The eggs of the goldfish are deposited singly upon the weeds and mosses in a similar manner by the male fish. The eggs of the yellow perch ( are field together in narrow strips or ribbons of a glutinous character. Ad hesive eggs of other species, as the black bass, sunfish, catfishes, etc., are deposited in masses in shallow nests or depressions on the bottom, and still other species deposit their spawn in , variously shaped adhesive masses upon water plants, roots and submerged ob jects. Papyrus. The papyrus of ancient times was! made from the papyrus plant The in- terior of the stalk of the plant after; the rind had been removed was cut into thin slips in the direction of their J length, and, these being laid on a fiat 1 surface in succession, similar slices; were placed orer them at right angles, j and, their surfaces being cemented to- j gether by a sort of glue and subjected I to the proper degree of pressure and well dried, the papyrus was complete. Turn About. Dr. Sharpe I say, Mr. Dooley, you're a long thne paying me your account Mr. Dooley And it's a long toime ye took to cure me, be J abers ! Kansas City Newsbook. Some men areso optimistic that they expect, to get toto heaven on their wfees efitirtSi - reacd --Was bin gton Poet. CHARLES E. SHIVELEY Attorney-at-Law J. W. MORRISSON President Morrisson-Plummer Drug Co. RICHARD SEDGWICK Farmer. A. D. GAYLE President F. M. TAYLOH Cashier JOHN II SULLIVAN Located at 14 South Ninth street is the saloon of Mr. John H. Sullivan, a well known and well liked place where the finest of wines, liquors and cigars are always to be had. Mr. Sullivan has always displayed a friendly inter est to organized labor and we jive him our hearty endorsemenL J. GURNEY GILBERT FEED, GRAIN, HAY. For many years there has been feed store locatedd at 11-13 North 9th street and is known throughout the country as a thoroughly reliable place to do business. Full measure at right prices is the secret of the great suc cess of this establishment. You can make no mistake in going there for your supplies. RICHMOND STEAM LAUNDRY Everybody goe6 to the laundry. He has to go because the laundry does not come to him. and everybody has some ' fine linen he does not care to entrust to the wash-woman. The Richmond Steam Laundry, operated by D. W. Walters, at 010 Main street, is known as the original steam laundry in this city. Mr. Walters says there is a great increase in the number of union labeled shirts that comes to his place of business. He always guarantees work done at his establishment F. C. FRIEDGEN & CO. It might be true that clothes do not make a man. but it is also true that they go a long way towards helping to do so. The above mentioned concern are dealers in up-to-date clothing and furnishings, and have a large and specially selected stock of spring and summer goods. High grade clothing at the most reasonable prices makes this firm one of the most sought after in the city, and when purchasing you can make no mistake in going there. They are located at 214 Ft. Wayne Ave. CARVER & MEYER PRODUCTS ALWAYS IN DEMAND. Garver &. Meyer. 011 Main street, sell grain, feed, flour, apples, potatoes, wool and other products so trade is never slack with them, despite the rea son of the year. They have the best there is to be had and their prices al ways are right to meet the pocket books of the laboring men. The proprietors are cordial and agreeable to tie trade. ALBERT STAUBER OLD RELIABLE SALOON KEEPER. The laboring man always finds a hospitable welcome at the saloon of Albert Stauber, 17 North Eighth street. The best drinks are served and the German language is one of the ac complishments of the attaches of the place. The welcome here always is cordial. ;