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8ATURDA Y, MARCH 30, 1912, j
THE CALUMET NEWS PAGE FIV FOURTH LABOR DISTURBANCE IN HARD COAL INDUSTRY IN TWELVE YEARS spring "nm. i : h i. b 1 t -m M i m Our Clothing Dept. S NOW COMPLETELY STOCKED WITH SOCIE TY BRAND CLOTHES IN ALL THE NEWER CLOTHS AND IN MANY NEW COLORS FOR THE COMING SPRING AND SUMMER. VISIT THIS DEP'T AND YOU WILL FIND ALL THAT IS NEW AND NOVEL IN YOUNG MEN'S CLOTH ING AND AT RIGHT PRICES J. Vivian Jr. & Go. u .: Sorictit, -Uranb (Hiatus j r-?'irrv::,:,:::r VV V V V 4J V "" v ANTHRACITE INDUSTRY AT A MERE GLANCE. Number of MNpto) -h In and ttltout tht mine. KM.IT5. Meagher rtUlrf. inside. Mf); outside. M, Total. 601. Number t.f collieries. -(J handling coal from 751 mines. Production, 83, ti!, 954 tons Kxploslvia used in industry in IW, S?,7fJttMI pounds. Number of railroads haiidllne, pro Auction, s. "Preparations For the Present Trou V ble Began Last Fall When De mands Were Formulated - Op : I erators Refused to Grant Con cessions Because it Would Re sult in Raising Price of Coal V ,..jMJY.V.t..yy.VM....iJu..Ji.tJ1 Philadelphia. March .'(. -Tht sua- penaeoa of coal mining in tin anthra die PtfCloM '1 i't i'iisv h ania, MomUy. April 1. will lt ttit fourth Kf nt-ru I lu ))or tllstui-ltant in that Industry In the last twelve -aiH. In lou the mine i s hliiiik six wi'iks; In ItM they were out lle and a half months and In liH'G tht again suspended work for si weaka. In thf Ittt hii'I ItM Strikes which has been referred most of th iic ur.ces that haw arisen since tht commission's awards wore made. Tht- i mniiilralun estimated thf losses . o cantoned toy that strike us follows: Decrease in coal production, 24,04. III tons. lic.reaso !n receipts oC coal com-J rmlTT M'. kki.ooo. w.ik.s losi by in n $:.".,ot'.(Hiii. Miners- relief fund, I .Mio.'K'u. Increase in coul freight rate, $:',- 000,000. Theso Sgureo Show a loss of more than ltt, ooo, ooti. Beet dee this their wore losses sustained ly thf rallroud work rs ami employees in other Indu: - ti lt s and there wan a Koiicrul wai.il is GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBU TION OF ANTHRACITE P ninis lvanla. w York and New MM), tC.l'o per cent. New KiiKl ind Siatis. II.:: I ft i cent. Western States', 11 14 per cent. Southern States, :!.!s percent. fncillc States. .01 per cent. Dominion of Canad.i. .!2 per cent. Koreixn ports, ou per oant, I,enns lvanla nilnea tin- most hard coal ot any of :he :Uats thf toal 4lffrM4 'I'.rouh lAC I nil. d! in business In a pTosperoUi section r Mint Workers of America and under , the state. i thf Itadftliip of J"lin Mit licll, won Thf award of the Strik. oi .miici u a aiHo nieni niai, thf ainount if io.il iiiincii itliin tin- ounti.N lias pratica!l dou-ll'l with in a decade rcai hlnv :.oi,.!K,: ,S ions in (Ml fod YfSuMr: mpn AND MtN WHO STAY YOCNC . C'cpjTight 1012, Alfred Decker & Coha DIRECTORY SHOWS CATHOLICS GAIN INCREASE OF 396,808 SOULS DUR ING YEAR, ACCORDING TO THE 1912 EDITION JUST OUT. There aif ,Oli,6t3 ('atltolics in tht I mled Slates according; to the 1!M : edition ot l lie OfBcial L'attoulic Direct ory, DUbllphed ly P, J. Kene.ly - Sons o.' BarolAv strcft. New York. Tlie (1k- UlcS Riven ill the 1!UJ Voltllllf includt otil continental TnttOj States and dl not embrace the numbtr of t'atliollcs In any ot our possessions. Comporthy tht fttfurM of the ion und l U 12 issinvt a large ain Is seen in the nuniibfr of t'atho'.ies, for the iMroctofy of I'M I phowi an Iuci'mm i MJ0l souls for th year. Tho liu ure l."..oi V iC't IttoWdOO all t'atliollcs and docs not deduct 1 PT cent fol chlMron and Infants ns was done by the iovrhmnt la lis census f iium;- l. It is of interest at this time. al.-. to look back ten years and discover lint wains hae poefi made, OteROing thiouKh the itM Qpthollc Dtrootory imbllslied l the Wiltzius company In Milwaukee It is seen that tin GfcthoilC Doiiulali.di at that time was lO.'lTf.. and compared with the present total of r, MM 1S.01 ;.,&. a K-aiti of 4.o:iS.Si: is record-I ht) i,l for the decade. Number of Churcht Larger. th; "nu'Hr osoul:, but then has also, f..r boys than there an in th. l , tner..;.se 111 thf milliner ill . ,u i,. ,.r! Oiv of th 1 at llollC eiei men, in ... churches, schools, academies and . har- itahle institutions durlOat the past year and by roforrlOf U) The Official Cath olic Directory for IMI M is fwud thol tlu re are 17.41U Catholic priests In the Cnited States. Of these 1,9!t6 are ieculor clci-jfynifii and 4,49f are nieni boN of religious orders. This IIkutc allow a a Rain of 407 prlesta. Tour hundred and seventy-e lht ad dltVonal churches an rooonlod in thf Kenedy publii atioii, and the MtVl suiiimaiy shows that at the bOafllMtm of this year tlit-re wt-r.- IS.VM Catholic ehurcher In Amorteo. of these 13,938 nearly 10,000 have resident pMtora or, t, i.e exact, !.J.ti churches have real' h nt priests, ItM OthT 4,s:i hetnf mis sion ulumihaa. that is, attaadad from aaUhborim partahaa, There are at pr.-st nt luMTtaaa arch hishopi in the CnittKl Statea, each of the fourteen ai ehepiscopal aeee belnK o, inpicd. Three are cardinal an li -Biahopa. in addition to these there :,r.. iw. titular archhishops In tin' I'nlted States, both belnjf retired or dinaries. It Is a remarkable fact, and oeserv s special attention, that BOaord injf to the tllreetory there, la only one v ac. in y in the bishoprics of this coun try. The Vicariate of I,Vownsville. Yfx., is mourning the loss of Its blsh r p. All told, there are nlnetv -aeven btBhBa in continental I'nilfd Slates, anme tt these, of course, betlaf coadju tor and aiiNiliaiy l.isliops. Ifl 'i'li- lloa there arc two erckajbQti ami flf- tffii a'ohots. Eighty-three Seminaries. Kkhty-thrff aenilnarlea are discover,-. I in various par! of the country antl students are preparing for im priesthood la these aamtaarlea ' l.wn.s .1 OVK aim I " Academies for sirls. hlthoUKh there an- mare students m the IM eodafM ol acail - victories by caininic an iiureiis. in wases and a r adjuslnit nt of Main ui rkhag coctdtUoava in neither atra - however, did the or .ani.atl.ui .!. tatn v hat it has in some ol the bitu minous lb-ids -htralKhioiit reaagBitlofl of the union, although the afAaaTf Of the union have tarried on i.i-K'ot iat ions aa ''repreientatlvea of the nun." remained in fore for three scars until I IOC. ejfcen it waa renewed for another period of three .eais after the miners had suspended, woi k for about six weeka, When1 thia a moment expired on March U, IMfi u new pyaaMtal .i the mtnera1 union, T, U Lewie, touk up tin- neiotlatlona for the men. This time the miners AM not stop after tin Blghtr-CWO per cent of the hulf bil lion tuns mined in run. th. report i hiiv..-, was bituminous tool. 'f hii- hradte coal then- trert wiped bi Itlt, S4.48D,-3li tons by lO'.M'.iT worktrs. Woikcrs in bituiiinuus minis lium- eaaMailealoB ihered &S5.SII. Tin- total value .f the Roya BAKING POWDER Absolutely Pure Used and praised by the most competent and careful pas try cooks the world over The only Baking Powder made from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar made from grapes 'compact had expired, but aiuce.i t. ITIor to the Urst hi-.: hieak in r."" ( enlinu- op. iations p. ii-Iiiik in.- ni-V'. there eere eporadao etrtkea, bul they Million of a wortcin arraiiKt ment. did not urow to any proportion bet aust After coiifcrrlnjf until tweiity-nin. tin- nan ween not well ofgaaNed. on of the most s rloiiH of these strikes was in 1M1 at LattlmeT in the lahiKh ie i sion. w 'nere !n one clash betwoen dep uty harfffe and mine wofhani more than tWOnt) strikers Were slu.t and kiMad. In the M4 strike tin union bad about T.noo enthracH men upon its. memherahip roll, ti linee In the VVyaeeiac. or northern coal heM, shut down ATM and the strike rapidlx .'plead southward until the tmtir. an ihracite t..untr was mvotrad, ahaal 143,000 men hetnJJ MM, This .-trike came in a ear when a Presidential .lection was held and was Hittled in i favor of the nu n aft. r much pressure had been brou-ht to beat upon th - OOOl .p.ratois M S nator Mark Hanna. ol ohlo. who was then inanaxinK 1'iesi-, lent McKtaMy'i rempaJaa for a eeoand term, a 10 per cent, aovanc m i1 s was mantel to all (lasses of mine I workers. You may have tasted Beers of many names, but one sip of our sparkling RHEINGOLD with its rich creamy foam, will convince you of its goodness Sold in Pints and Quarts BY ALL DEALERS Scheuermann Brewery Telephones in All Copper Country Towns most interest inn features ..r th.. .lirectorv s table arc the statls- lau f.f . . 1 . hlal schools According ... '.I,,, atrmatan there are Mil paT- am ,ei,iei. have ichooM attached, r i :?:!?.. Tttfi. over run aa a i . 'x'1 ,,, .,.,, ,. ika parochial schools r. X9 orphan asylums, in which 4..- ... miOum nre taken care of. Coont- Im the chttdren m parochial aotooea (h .amber of vouik hhHea and rwan , , aeademKm and wdleaea. and i,im,r the oridiaiis and children In iMatittttlnne. it is other cnai oiioe- ,, ani thai at affaaant there are ondet C&thollc car.- In the Drttad States I. I0,4i young people, special atten tloe iiis ben Kivf.. to the dlrectorj ..n.i as the reports w.rc re . .a. ...1 In.ni the clialc erv 0fOO of eV- ,.rv. ateceae la the country, the ibrur.-s mual be takfn ..a correct. Ttoy an , midal l.ecause they r,. lumlshod b5 ,he authorities of tho varloua dio ceses. Figures are Interesting. Tin Otoctal fatlH.lie Directory xtve. ,n interest inxan-ay of tbfur. s and par .w... ,.,t inteii stlnx are thos. . i' . . i in ,r the Catholic population of thf I the UnlOP. The ai vanot." " .V" . ,.. nnmhor of . . i t nil nunn CathollCf In the twenty-five . i .1, . I.irue st number: i ww York j Pennsylvania .. a illlntd 4 Masaa' husctts . 5 Ohio 6 Louisiana. Wisconsin ft MIchMaa Xew Jeraey . .. o Ittaaourl stati .lays after the ;wrrci in nt t nteied int. in I90ti had expired the commlaslon award waa attain, put Into effect fol another three yaare with the eddltloi of live stipulations a(justin m itterf that had Dome up during the life of tht w aid. The anthracite miner:, beaau to pi - pare for the prepatot trouble laal fall when the) held a Convention at Potta Villa, Pa., and fbrmulutcd these dv maiuls . l. a ana-year agreement. I. Eight hours a day for all claeect of men. 3. Reconnltion of the union In ne- otlatlnfl wage ggreementa i tht riiilii to provide a method of collccl- un reveaae for the oraautxatiee). 4. A more convanlcnl and unlfoTn system of adjustinx grlerancoi wlthii .. reaonnahli "me limit. . A 10 per cea Increase In wages 6. a minimum of M.54) da) foj all miners ami J.7i for laborers foi anthracite coal mined In llll is eetl-. !. ated at HM.47MII! ol tin- bitumUl cua, Mtf.ttt.7tt. Of the nr. n: n. tons of bituminous coal mined W Itlt i Muo. Indiana, Illinois and Pennayl" ania eoafrtbutcd 0 per cent, or 4!t. i'JO.1' H tons. Tht total membership of the United Mine Workers of Aineri. a, as published i its ..tib ial report of its proceed! nai an- last Janiiarv. is J"a:..'.'.';. The re port nlves th" total number ol ; due .Mil kers 35,010. throughout th- unit I at A (arse proportion of the ldtumin iis coal is mixed ie. machlaaa, ol Ahich thors an in ale, aocordtng p. he latest available li:urcs. ISpPTOXt' nateiy H.iioo. The toatsjape thus tamed n till was t94,Ml,ttl tonajb There were tlui in the mr MM fa attthm in mint's throughonl the oeoa iy. mnerMng la the report, of laeae, oi aaaapred w the snthracHs mm.-s r rsnaeylvsnli and Ml in the Mta- Iflanaa mines of that stale. West .'IrHlnla was SOCOnl in tht list With :t.'ti. Colorado third, with and A!-.i- ' :.: per it nt. while p.t;'toes in-r. .s. .1. i amu fourth, with Ml. The death salt j ti per cent, xahj atrawisarrtai If eat per thousand persons einplov t-d in coal ,-nt. In .N'ewmsil.- a sui plur bl M n ines, ecaepared with the rate in orlper oeal was ohtalnsd etth sfaai i . ; mi t ountries, follows: I ree I Rain ol JO.r. per c nt. with pfi;. L'alted stat.-s 3.!i j while the gam of potatoes, "hi fraaj i t.r.at Britain It IrsMnd MS to 30 per cent. In I'.'Ol he tbtalned a j.-runce l.l'jyieh' lueTsaaaj eV LU par cant, with Austria IN ttnxahaii'tea, bl 12.3 i. r cant, ertth I'l iissla l.'.co ..ai I. . b tlM 1" r OaSt. with spgaf ifeiKium Ifjheeta, ami by :io p. r cent with beaap. There ,ue jipproxiniatt l It.iHK) l- i Wmle tlu-se lltrure dmonatmte im . ai uipraalaatlon of mlaers In the twen- Increased Quantity, ths improved uuai- i-l:e districts of the Cnited States it was also df nmnstruted by thexe and Onruula. accoiilinn t- the. report. J ests. Electrified" beets contain fr.-m Of tlieaor approximate!) Mf aja to We- t.. par eant mors sasar that trlfta l. " and 7. the three districts ;h beet?, raised ustder eVdmsrj - xwactap the aathraclte Holds. The 1 dltlmts. Btectrtcall) (rrwn rye tMaj nf the organisation, accord Inrfurs) had s oroteUi ponfol ol II Inp to the treasurer's reporL totaled In 1 1 tl 18.180.331. PLANTS HELPED BV ELECTRICITY in I Mi Prinjpshetm, Oenaan setoa tkat, showed m Kr .-. I. tii... it, aept .rcsaiti. in it U) tin- . ' ' ... . , . . , . ... ., ,. , (i ,,f'the eoh.r "i the leaves verj dark, electric currents to the sou tne iew m per cent, t- ;.ii inHrogap M.I par easjl and albumen I4L! pr cent Bnrtoy and oats improved . .rrespon iiivjly. w iih t -Ui. t o, a rich grawth sad s per tent inciease of the permlnatl power ol IhC setsi.-, waa observed, 'j tv in becauae exceedingly strong ami I is- rain and stalkr IncrNSSOd, with bartaj . I kar Mtgaf, M C.uwler-a M:v?.irc!ne I " iiimi m i eaasasaaasasessssaasa i m1 si " sm M i'm r;,.. MLtwiai iar tiinnil I he antiir i - ite regions much disturbed b) bvbor consideration work, 1,1. wi.o.. .h..r,. vh.k no L!,n,ra inii im vi.-o. ..n uioveinelit. Itl separate strikes wire i ord d dm ii g the i tar. The ItM strike, the greatest in the storv or the rooatry, srae hard fought It was remarkable for the completcmas ,1 thf tie-up and the losses incurred wen- enormous. The union asked for a .a pei cent. Increase in wanes, i. if- button In hours ffeea M W I a 004', oai to ie weighed wherever practs - able Instead of mnasun-d by the car. und recognition of the union. The sink" lasted from May 1J t' OCU Neurit. 147,000 mine workers were idle and thousands ot renroau una ..ther workers were thrown out af sa4 ployment The entire National Ouard of Pan iisplnnla about io.ooo ntea were called Into service before the striiKule can.e to an end. PiwahMal Itassavst waa iastrwmca fki in brtnsnai the two siii.-s togethei and la aKi-eeitm la Htt sppolntlng af the Anthracite Coal strik.- Conunm tlon to arbitrate the illfferencea. Th" Commission visited many mines and examined Mi witnesses between Unto her, HiOJ. and Kebruary, l!M:i. It RWiirded " Pr cen increase in uhci-h to miners and reduced the hours Of men who were paid l tht day n.-ni in io ti a day. and mad.- numerous nacoti mendatlont tending to better tin- pbrfclng conditions of the nu n. It al-o treated th" board ol con. I i I i 1 1-n. t" fALUMtT THFATRF CROWN THEATER 4 DAYS ONLY THE INITIAL TOUR OF THE WILL & JOE "ALDEANS" Auttralisn Gymnasts, presenting an original grotesque comedy set entitled "The PrnfR.nr and the PliDi!" '---' .LItMtt .1.447.40! ,1,111,11 TUMI ;,s:!.oimi :,:..7u:i . ;.:.4.:t . 502,000 t.,r..ooo . M74M . 412.97a . :t!iy.'.oo . itni'.Ki" . Mlffti " 1 ' ' " ' tfl, ;;:::::'.nht,:e ,55 ill Mlnnesot 1 13 Connecticut U California . 14 Texas . . . low a 111 is Indiana 19 Kentucky .... ,n New Mexico .. I Nebraska New Hanmnhtt 23 Main? 2i Kansas i:,x.94; 141.171 1:10.7;.:. 111,111 111,141 121.000 Introducing Double Monzoni-. and Burlesque Boxing j AhyaslfWa uses .Mnerl- n 1 ackei k Monday, April 8 MUSIC RECITAL - AND - LECTURE By Prof. Henry P. Eames under auspices Knights ol Columbus All Feature . r:: Thiirrh of Kne..im! " All rcaiuik PICTURES PKICBS: Lower Floor $1.00 Balcony 75c Seat sale at Forster's News Stand Fnday, April 5, st 9 o elock A. M. ira t minor has mora than one worfclo plaee In the mine or employe won than two laborers shall be abollali cd. 8. That the rlnht of check w IbIi men and check dot Ulnn boaSCS liH-ll lx recotnlsed and that they shall not b Interfered with in the performance ol their work, 3, That all coal IH mined and pain for by the ton of 2,24l pounds wnerevei i.ractlcable. DtirhPf the winter efforts Were niadt I to itrensjthen the union, which mat i with eoaalderahle esjpoesej, snd thn.( caajpj the neKotiationa, The operators ollinilllf. nose oci noiioei .-,.. ...... about the name as in all the formei nexotlntlons. found' another no man loadUsf the miners, Johh P. White. Three meetings betwaan the nixra torn and a rommlttat tf tic unloi miners Sere held in New York. At tin urst the miners presented the-ii o manda; at the second eesfercnce tiw demands were refueod and al ihe thlrt ssaalon the miners lasntt n reply re srettlng the action of the coal com pxulsa The operators In refusing th wane Increase declared that the roflti would not admit an advance without nn increase in the prion of coal. Tlu propositi another r. newnl ol the Strik. Commission award for three years, de claring thai it had Worked satis factor!! and had brought peace ano proept i it t. the region. tine feature about a suai i -: thli .ear Is that it would come for the sec ..ml tiui" in a year when a pn nl-ntlai election is to be hold. This ma) havi BOtle Influence In a Mttlemeni if th tie-up should continue tor an) i- nutl of lime, The snthraclte mine nMvkcrs In thai! .strikes have, been aided l) " law the staiui books Of I'ennsyh nls pr-.- Idlng thai mine workers before the) an become miners, that Is men wht actualh at or blast coal, must liav, miners' i i i tilicat. s. In order to oi' taln these ihey most have, under th a XN ,t ii ii two M'ura' exjierlence In, mi 'amin e Ite mine. Th. law wai anactcd primarily to safeguard lf xnd propert . and in times of atnkcs it .-) tratts r. uai nst the ImporUtlon of min ers from other tleklg who have not worked in the hard coal Rcida v. iih i Bxcoptlon f small quaatl ip In Colorado and New Mexico, whic. vleids less than Itf.Mt tone a year, the on! ileposll of true anthracilo coal in the I'nited Btatea, If nm the world is in th northeaatern part ..f Pennayl. van la. it is found In onl tan counties UtO a nflned srlthM an area of 4X4 tquan milts. II the event of all tht athra le miners, golnx on strike it WOUld ' . dlhVult 111 the face Of thf n , . rtlAcate law, t Dad "nM ettnl number of men outside the an- thraclte rtions M break the strme. r.,HianHi.lls. March 30.--tHxtJ -tiv 0t nil the coal - anthracite snd . i minMi in the United Ol l II II I ur - vi.llt,,u e.mies from Pennsv Ivania. OfJtl Indians and niirsds. Ike four tutee. embnice.l within the o-cailti ernrw .....iliHf rlelda inolM'.l in tne n Mllatlons between the imncs an I ...r.iiir. at Cleveland. Tin repon the atalistlciaii of tip I'niiei' Mm A Well lighted Store is an advertisement that impresses the buying public more than any expression of words. Mazda Tungsten Lamps Give the same light for half the money or double the light for the same money, compared with ordinary electric lamps. We are at Your Service . to arrange your system of lighting to give you the best results at the lowest cost. IT WILL PAY YOU TO CONSULT US Houghton County Electric Light Company -NUF SEO'