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PHONE 3239 J DALY-SHEA, Undertakers 105 S. Idaho St. Phone 3981 Î' Meet Your Friends AT THE LOCKWOOD 34 West Broadway Butte Fountain Lunches DINNERS SUMMERS BRAKE SERVICE 112 EAST GALENA ST. PHONE 3791 Guaranteed Re-Lining and Adjusting S A FEW AY STÖRER Operating Twenty-nine Retail Gro cery Stores in the State of Montana Office Phone 2-2243 J C. AMBROSETT1 WOOD AND COAL Tcaaing and Contracting Office: (7S S. Montana Bt. Batte NOTARY PUBLIC Charles F. Juttner, 115 N. Main St. AGITATE EDUCATE ORGANIZE ECONOMIC PLANNING IS URGED BY LABOR [Continued from Page One] labor should be represented "as a producing partner in industry and as a major social group." As to the need for "constructive" control of the banks, the report points out that less than 100 banks control over 60 per cent of the wealth of the 150,000 financial corporations in the United States, while they con trol, in effect, -11 of the non-finan cial corporations. "Yet" it remarks, 'while manage ment of these strongholds of wealth affects the lives and prosperity of millions, practically no planning has been directed toward the prevention of unemployment, equitable distribu tion of returns from point production, the recognition of equities accruing from the investment of labor in pro duction, or to secure that balance in progress necessary to stable pros perity." The report says that workers' wage and salary loss this year has been $25,000,000,000, and suggests that in comparison with this sum the raising of $600,000,000 for hunger relief, from all sources, seems small indeed. It makes no definite demand for federal appropriations, but begs for generous donations by the rich, "as a debt due the nation." Unemployment insurance on a state by state basis is urged. The report demands that the funds be raised by a direct charge on the industries, and that the workers be exempted from payments into the insurance funds. All funds should, it declares, be held, invested and administered by the states. Private insurance in this field would be barred, and trade unionists would be safeguarded against being deprived of insurance when they refused to take jobs under unfair conditions. GREEN CONDEMNS PLAN OF E, L. CORD [Continuel) from Page One) him to control the annual meeting and thus capture the management of the concern from the Cohu group which maintains amicable relations with its employes Mr. Green pointed out that when Cord, whose company manufactures airplanes and airplane equipment, operated the Century Air Lines, he reduced the pay of the pilots below a living wage. He contrasted this unpatriotic act with the friendliness for labor shown by the management of the Aviation Corporation. Mr. Green's letter to Mr. Cohu follows: "The public press within the last few days has attracted public atten tion to the attempt which is being made by Mr. E. L. Cord to dominate and control the Aviation Corporation. "Under ordinary circumstances I would regard such information as a friendly difference of opinion be tween certain representatives of the stockholders in a corporation. In this instance, however it is different. Antagonistic to Labor. "The American Federation of La bor has for many years been thor oughly informed regarding the labor policies of Mr. E. L. Cord in the dif ferent industries which he dominated, managed and controlled. "He has shown a most antagonistic attitude toward Labor, and particu larly toward organized Labor. We are thoroughly convinced that Mr. Cord is hostile to Union Labor, that he is opposed to organization among workers employed in factories and corporations which he controls. For this reason, the American Federation of Labor sincerely hopes that Mr. Cord will fail in his purpose to gain control of the Aviation Corporation of New York City. Pilots' Pay Below Living Wage. "We are quite familiar with the attitude of Mr. Cord in his control of the Auburn Automobile Company. "We are also familiar with the record which he recently made when he dominated the Century Air Lines, Incorporated, and the Century-Pacific Air Lines, Limited. He reduced the wages of the pilots employed by these air line companies below a living wage, nothwithstanding the hazard of the employment and the great risk assumed by the air pilots all of which operated to the great disad vantage of the stockholders of these companies. "His whole labor policy in the management and control of these corporations tended to reduce effi ciency, to lower the high standards which the air pilots have always sought to maintain, and actually cre ated such feeling among the air pilots as to result in a strike. Cord Control Would Injure Company. "The officers and leaders of the American Federation of Labor firm ly believe that if Mr. Cord secures control and through such control dominates the Aviation Corporation —which in turn owns American Air ways, Incorporated, one of the largest air transportation systems of the world—it means an attack on Labor which, of course, Labor will be ready to resent and resist to the utmost, "We are certain there can be no co-operation between Labor, Mr. Cord, and any company which he dom inates. "Surely, the stockholders of the Aviation Corporation can see from the picture presented that control of the corporation by Mr. Cord will greatly injure the company, cause constant friction and turmoil between the management and the employes, and seriously affect the values of the properties owned by the stockholders. Aviation Corporation Friendly to Labor. "It will be the purpose of the American Federation of Labor to call the attention of members of Congress and the authorities at Washington to the fact that Labor is strongly opposed to Mr. Cord's labor policies. "We have been highly pleased over the development of a co-operative relationship between the present management of the Aviation Corpora tion and its employes; the air pilots employed by your company have con fidence in the present management and for that reason the said ployes are anxious, willing and eager to render the highest and most effi cient service of which they are ca pable. I do not mean by this that we regard the wages paid the air pilots employed as excessive. Stockholders Should Fight Cord. "For this reason I can not help but believe that the highest and bast interests of all those connected with the Aviation Corporation, as well as the highest and best interests of the public, will be served through a continuation of the present manage ment of the Aviation Corporation. "In behalf of Labor and in the name of Labor I express the hope that Mr. Cord will be defeated in his attempt and purpose to secure con trol of the Aviation Corporation." cm ROYSTER HURLS DEFY AT RAIL LABOR HEADS [Continued from Page One) and destructive in character." He heatedly denies the dualism charge. The executive council resolution, which will be reported to the con vention of the American Federation of Labor at Cincinnati, Nov. 21, also directs President William Green to fight the Hatfield-Keller industrial retirement pension bill, now pending in Congress, and to support instead the Wagner-Crosser bill, subsequent ly introduced and which Royster characterizes as "infamous" and "a nefarious, galling insurance mon strosity." Royster Hurls Defy. Defying the chiefs of the 21 stand ard railroad labor organizations and the executive council of the A. F. of L. to do their worst, Chairman Roys ter advises the members of his or ganization to "take up the notches in your belts and fight on!" The full text of his circular letter fol lows: "Our labor chiefs of the 21 stand ard railroad labor organizations, re alizing their loss of prestige with their membership for espousing the infamous Wagner-Crosser retirement annuity insurance bill, frantically ap peal to the executive council of the American Federation of Labor for help to saddle their nefarious, galling insurance monstrosity on the backs of the transportation workers. "Like a well co-ordinated machine, the executive council of the A. F. of L. throws a sop to the 21 railroad labor chiefs by indorsing the Wag ner-Crosser bill and then grandilo quently and with a great show of understanding presumes to advise Senator Hatfield and Congressman Keller who we are and the purpose of the Railroad Employes' National Pension Association. Not a Dual Organization. "The membership of our associa tion is composed of members of the 21 standard railroad labor organi zations who recognize the incompe teney of our labor chiefs to handle legislation providing a retirement [tension for transportation workers. That it may be handled competently by themselves is the one purpose of the Railroad Employes' National Pension Association's existence, and we have no other purpose. Will the members of the executive council tell the members of Congress this? No! They are labor chiefs themselves and cannot conceive that, after their own election as heads of their respec tive organizations, there is enough intelligence left in the rank and file to promote anything. "The executive council of the A. F. of L. further salves the labor chiefs' hatred of the Railway Employes' Na tional Pension Association by de nouncing us as dual to and destruc tive of the 21 standard railroad la bor organizations. Again we deny the charge and repeat that, by reason of the purblindness and incompetency of our railroad labor chiefs in hand ling the social question of retirement pensions for the transportation work ers, the Railroad Employes' National Pension Association has been estab lished for the purpose of promoting that work and none other. Steamroller Tactics. "We are sorry that the executive council of the A. F. of L. yielded to the wailing importunities of the railroad labor chiefs, yet it has done just what we had expected it to do. The American Federation of Labor is machined like our own craft or ganizations, but is farther removed from the rank and file to such an extent that your voice is scarcely heard. Notwithstanding its faulty structure, there are some noble, high minded, well-intentioned men on its official staff, dependent on their jobs for a living, who are coerced and driven to act contrary to their better judgment. L L. N. S. Criticized. "The International Labor News Service, a subsidiary of the A. F. of L., endeavoring to fill a very much needed and necessary function for all workers, is to be used as a club to browbeat, bully and intimidate the transportation worker to give up the beneficial provisions of the Hatfield Keller bill and accept the infamous, vicious and galling Wagner-Crosser bill. We are sorry the International Labor News Service is to assume the role of a racketeer; we had hoped it could be used in a more useful and constructive field. The poten tialities of such a field are enor mous, and it should be subsidized by the A. F. of L. for that high pur pose. "The American Federation of La bor will be in convention at Cin cinnati the latter part of this month. Without a doubt it will approve the action of its executive council regard ing the Railroad Employes' National Pension Association. Do not be dis mayed. We will carry on as we have heretofore. It is not in the province of the A. F. of L. to tell you and me of the transportation workers how we shall think, act or do, or how we LABOR COLLEGE SEEKS STUDENTS [Continued ,'roni CngeOne] The tuition fee is $40 for each quarterly term of 12 weeks, and this is the only expense to the student except a few cents a week which he may wish to spend for tobacco, candy, etc. His board, room and laundry service are furnished by the college in exchange for 20 hours work per week on the college farm campus. Both students and teachers "work their way" at Commonwealth. The school is largely self-supporting, rais ing most of its own food upon its farm and garden. Work done by students and teachers includes farm ing, gardening, cooking, chopping wood, milking cows, washing dishes, washing and ironing clothes, roof ing and building, etc. The only entrance requirements are intelligence and an interest in the labor movement. PRESIDENT GREEN OPPOSES SALES TAX Page One I tied hardship and suffering. During all this period it has manifested qualities of self-possession and self restraint which have challenged the admiration of its many friends. It is inconceivable that Congress would add to the suffering which Labor has endured by imposing upon it the additional burden which it would be called upon to bear in case Congress passes sales tax legislation. "The issue is clearly drawn. The question is shall the wealth of the nation bear its proper share of the tax burden or shall it be transferred through the enactment of sales tax legislation to the homes, the fire sides, the earnings, and the lives of the poor, the masses of the people, many of whom are forced to forego the bare necessities of life? "As the American Federation of Labor has always fought for the pro tection of the average citizen, the workers of the nation, it will in this instance fight as never before to protect Labor against being made the victims of sales tax legislation. I Continued fr METAL TRADES DECRY RULE OF BANKERS [Continued from Page One] Company, and one or two other super-banking concerns, who control the labor policy which the commer cial bankers hand down to the actual operators of industrial companies. "It is immaterial," O'Connell and Frey point out, "whether the con trol now exercised by bankers over corporation policy was the result of careful planning. ... A generation ago the average wage earner dealt with his employer directly, through personal contact or through trade union organization. . . . Now in thousands of instances the board of directors is unable to determine what its industrial policy will be until it has secured the permission or ap proval of a great banking institu tion. "This condition, from which we cannot escape at present, makes col lective bargaining, so far as the manufacturing and other large em ploying corporations are concerned, a graver problem, a more difficult one, than any our trade union move ment faced in connection with col lective bargaining a generation ago." Much of the report is devoted to the economics of the shorter work day and the economics of overtime and of wages. It emphasizes the point that the vast over-capitalization and the collapse under which the country is now suffering would have been impossible had there been a sane distribution of the profits of shall use our influence and citizen ship rights for the promotion of a retirement pension for our declining years. The action of the executive council of the A. F. of L. was to soothe, calm and relieve the wailing, moaning and chastized railroad labor chiefs. Take up the notches in your belts and fight on!" ■V UNFAIR TO ORGANIZED LABOR INLAND PRODUCTS COMPANY Manufacturers of the Following Products: Spitz Sandwich Spread Thousand Island Dressings Spitz Soda Fountain Syrups Spitz Candied Cherries Soft Drinks Nile Club Ginger Ale Bohemian Club Beer Acme Creme Beer Inland Special Beer Spitz Vinegar Spitz Pickles Spitz Sauerkraut Spitz Apple Butter Spitz Jelly Spitz Catsup Spitz Mincemeat Spitz Mayonnaise Spitz Extracts ^ DO NOT PATRONIZE * industry through a higher wage scale and a shorter work day. As a major step toward restoring the lost power of the workers to bar gain effectively for a fair division of profits, the report urges the en actment of a federal law requiring corporations and others engaging in interstate commerce to operate under federal licenses. Such licenses would establish a control somewhat similar to that under which steam railroads have been placed. It would include a clause safeguarding the right of labor union organization. SUBSCRIBE FOR THE MONTANA LABOR NEWS The WINTER GARDEN BALLROOM NOW OPEN . . . for Booking Your Socials for the Coming Season. Union Crafts and Fraternal Societies should arrange for their dates. First Come—First Served Parkway Luncheonette LIGHT LUNCHES, DINNERS ICE CREAM Silex Coffee 58 WEST PARK STREET GRAND HOTEL Newly Renovated Strictly Modern 124 West Broadway Butte, Montana H. W. BOULTER, Prop. ■v y : rrf I » ! for Christmas Cards see ! OATES & ROBERTS i PRINTERS! I 120 East Broadway I » BUTTE f ■v CREAMERY CAFE 19 W. Broadway Try Our Merchants Lunch 40 Cents Il A. M. to 8 I*. M. UNFAIR LIST OF THE CENTRAL COUNCIL Those who haul and deliver Swift, Armoiir or Morrell Unfair Product«. Grand Central Market, 117 East Park St. New York Bargain Store, 110 E. Park St. Yellowstone Garage. All Allen-A Products. The Eaton Metal Products Co., of Billings —By the Cascade Trades and Labor As sembly. T. C. Nevenburg, 1131 Utah Avenue. Ilennlngson Engineering Co., of Omaha, Neb. Majestic Radio and Household Appliances. Rex Flour and products of Royal Milling Co., by Great Falls Central Council. Beauty Shop—Mrs. R. It. Barrett, 1873 Garrison Avenue. Beauty Shop—Mrs. Chas. J. Duffy, 1805 Garrison Avenue. ty School. >11 Beauty School. Mabel MacDonald and Beauty Shop, 2041 West Second St. Edson Beauty Shop. Eclipse Stores. Whltehouse Market, 134 West Park St. Mr. Burr, handyman. Crystal Cleaners, 233 East Park St. Elite Cleaners, 123 S. Main St. Chus. Jarvela, 402 East Broadway. Mrs. Bowman. 315 S. Washington. Nordberg-Rowe Engineering Co., 1008 S. Montana St. Mrs. Sophie Doyle, 0 West Mercury. UNFAIR BARBER SHOPS 301 S. Arizona. 3 S. Arizona. 337 Vj S. Main. 343 S. Arizona. 110 S. Arizona. 58 E. Galena. 425 E. Park. 101 S. Arizona. 508 E. Park. 204 E. Park (Barber College). M. O. Wldolcheff, G21 S. Arizona. Lewis Be McC 1H E. Gale ööl 8. Arizona.