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J - j j?!,""y fy yfii;' m 1 1 THE LABOR ADVOCATE MjzrtXr rr SESasiCl1 INDEPENDENT NONPARTISAN TWPN 4 MPEfi FOR ALL WHO TOIL Official Organ of The Building Trades Council of Cincinnati and Vicinity Issued Weekly V. E. MYERS Editor Business Office, 20-21 Thorns Building. Phone, Canal S511 State Building Trades Council Holds Annual Convention at Toledo. Year 1916 Not able for Labor Trouble, Official's Report Shows. Outlook at Brightest, State Secretary Says. Communications should be on hand not later than Wed nesday to it irre publication. Entered at the postoffice at Cincinnati, Ohio, as second class mail matter. ONE DOLLAR A YEAR IN ADVANCE 70 CINCINNATI, OHIO, OCTOBER 14, 1910. BROTHER MEMBERS! Hcrrick and the Cincinnati scabs had a reunion last week. NATURALLY. If President Wilson should indorse the ten commandments, Can didate Hughes would promptly pronounce against them. WITH ALL DEGREES. Willis is an excellent liar when he talks about the workmen's compensation and what he did for it. HERRICK AND HIS SCAB MEETINGS! Hcrrick addressed two meetings of brother scabs during his stay in Cincinnati, but he fought shy of the Central Labor Council that met the day he was here. MONEY TALKS. The German Alliance supported Willis who voted for. national . prohibition, and passed resolutions against Pomerenc, who voted against it. What's the reason? $$$$$$$$ THE BOSS WILL VOTE THEM. Half the scabs that Hcrrick spoke to, have only been in the city since the machinists' strike started, but the bosses will get them reg istered and will vote them against local labor and for Hcrrick, there fore union men should support Pomerene. OH, YE GODS! Colon Schott, the Democratic member of the Rapid Transit Com mission, after rubbing elbows with Win. Cooper Procter and E. W. Edwards, has left the common people and gone over to the capital ists' class. Me will support Hughes, but he cannot take anybody with him. Another Democrat who gets pis'n from the Republicans. IT IS UP TO UNION LABOR. Does the United States favor raising the standard of labor by adopting the eight-hour day wherever it is practicable? Woodrow Wilson says "Yes." Candidate Hughes says "No." File your verdict November 7th. The year 1910 in the building trades circles has been notable for the lack of labor disputes. This was the message which Thomas H. Mugavin, of Cincinnati, secretary treasurer and general organizer of the Ohio State Building Trades Council, brought to the 75 assembled delegates at the state meeting which opened in C. L. U. hall Thursday morning. Mugavin said: "The spirit of give and take and the principles of arbitration arc gaining ground every day." The report was made at the afternoon session of the convention. Mugavin said the outlook for the building trades never was brighter, that better wages arc be ing paid and the workers arc getting shorter hours, and that there have been fewer strikes than in other years. Forerunner of Federation Meet. The convention, which opened at 10:30 with addresses of welcome by Edward P. Usher, president of the Central La bo Union; Mayor Milroy, Chief of Police Herbert and Business Agent John Quinlivan, of the C, L. U., is the fore runner of the State Federation of Labor meeting next week. Practically all of the delegates here for the building trades meeting will remain in the city through out next week, vhcn400 more delegates and as many more visitors arc expected in Toledo to attend the Ohio State Fed eration of Labor convention. The morning session was taken up with preliminary business. F. R. Smith, of Cleveland, president, is ill and was unable to attend. Harry II. Cutler, president of the Toledo council, who opened the convention, turned the gavel over to Thomas Joyce, of Cleveland, second vice president of the state coun cil. Appoints Five Committees. Secretary Mugavin announced five committees appointed by President Smith. They arc : Resolutions John Owens, John Bis hop and Thomas West, Cleveland; Ed ward O'Donnell, Cincinnati, and Oliver Myers, Toledo. Finance -Joseph Cullen and Fred Hock, Cincinnati; Peter Hasscnpflita and Charles Smith, Cleveland, and Harry H. Cutler, Toledo. Constitution and Laws J. M. Gay lack, George E. Brewster and S. S. Stil well, Cleveland; A. E. Smith, Spring field, and Patrick Ilorgan, Cincinnati. Appeals and Grievances Phil Gas dorf , Cincinnati ; J. Biglc, Cleveland ; H. MINERS TO ASK FOR WORK DAY OF SEVEN HOURS Kline, Toledo; C. C. Davis, Akron and O. B. Chapman, Dayton. Press and Publicity Fred Miller, Cleveland ; James A. Armstrong, Colum bus, and Guy Hccker, Cincinnati. Go On Mauniec Melt Trip. Thursday afternoon at 2 the delegates started on a trip around the Maumce belt. They arc scheduled to attend the Empire Thursday night, and there will be a banquet in Swiss hall Friday night. Business sessions will be held Friday morning and afternoon which will be addressed by Thomas Williams of Washington, D. C, president of the na tional building trades department, and William J. McSorlcy of Cleveland, in ternational president of the lathers. There are 00 councils of building trades in the 85 larger cities and towns of the state. Affiliated with the building trades are : International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers; International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers; In ternational Union of Elevator Construc tors; Internationa Union of Steam En gineers; International Association of Granite Cutters; International Hod Car riers, Builders and Common Laborers' Union ; International Union of Wood and Wire Lathers; International Asso ciation of Marble Workers; Internation al Alliance of Sheet Metal Workers; Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers ; Plasterers, Operators and Cement Finishers' International Asso ciation; United Association of Plum bers and Steam Fitters; International Brotherhood of Roofers. Composition, Damp and Waterproof Workers of U. S. and Canada; International Union of Slate and Tile Roofers; Stone Cutters' Association of North America, and the Ceramic Mosaic and Encaustic Tile Layers and Helpers' Interna tional Union. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year : G. E. Brewster, Cleveland, 0 presi dent; Edward S. Nagel, Mansfield, O., first vice president ; Thomas Joyce, sec ond vice president, Cleveland, O.; Thom as West. Cleveland, O., third vice presi dent; John Bishop, Cleveland, O., fourth vice president; Oliver Meyers, Toledo, O., fifth vice president; Aden E. Smith, Springfield, O., sixth vice president; John Carley, Cleveland, O., .seventh vice president; O. B. Chapman. Dayton, O., eighth vice president; Thomas 11. Muga vin, Cincinnati, O., secretary-treasurer. ROBERT J. O'BRIEN Announcement Made lly President While of United Workers. REAL PROSPERITY IS HERE. Even Henry C. Frick, the famous head of the Carnegie steel properties and an old-style Pennsylvania protectionist, takes an up percut at the Hughes "temporary" prosperity talk. Mr. Frick says that our prosperity not only will continue after the war, but is no longer dependent upon it and will be more substantial without it. ALL WISE MEN. Ford. Hurbauk. Luhin. Edisnn wiznnU nf AmnnVnu luicinncc science, agriculture and invention detect the real article from the spurious in the political as well as in flic fields of their own special ties. They reject Hughes as unworthy of consideration with Wood row Wilson in the field. A FOOL'S "FOOL'S PARADISE"? Three iron and steel kings to date Schwab, Farrcll and Frick dispute the assumption of Candidate Hughes that American suprem acy in the world's steel supply is "temporary," or a "fool's paradise," or in any degree dependent upon war. They look to the close of the war as creating a greater world mar ket for American steel than war munitions afford. That the invest ing public backs their judgment is shown by the steady and continued rise in the values of industrial securities. A PAGE FROM HISTORY. The greatest boom in American railway stocks in years has fol-lowed-the passage of the Federal eight-hour law for railway train men. Thus American railway history repeats itself. Railway organs, it will be remembered, made the same fight against safety couplers, electric headlights, and the prohibition of passes and rebates. They invoked heaven and earth and their polit ical henchmen to fight all these wholesome and necessary changes. And increased prosperity followed every reform. "Necessary for Welfare of Members of Organization." Use of Machines Making; Pick-Mining u host Art, He Says. Bcllaire, Ohio Demands for a seven hour day will be made by coal miners of the country at coming wage confer ences according to John P. White, pres ident of the United Mine Workers of America, sneaking at the Miners' Day celebration here last week, Such a move is necessary, he said, in order to con serve the economic and social welfare of members of the miners' organization, and results from the increase in the use of mining machines. "Having estab lished the eight-hour day universally throughout the jurisdiction of our un ion, and likewise the mine-run system, wc can well afford to turn our attention in the coming wae,c conference to a fur thcir reduction in the hours of labor for, in my opinion, such a move is necessary if wc arc to conserve the economic and social wclfarcof our vast membership," President White declared. "This is made almost essential because of the increas ed use and introduction of machines. The rccords show there are more ma chines ucd in coal mining now than at any previous time in our history. So widespread has become their use that pick mining in many districts has be come almost a lost art." 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