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THE LABOR JOURNAL
Mention the Journal to tho merchant who solicits your patron age through these columns. VOL SIX. Stoves! Stoves! A ■election of over sixty patterns in heaters to make your selection from. Every one sold is givei r guarantee of "Satisfaction or Four Money Back." We take your old stove as part payment on a new one. While & Hackett MURRAY $ SHOE STORE Union Made Shoes For the Whole Family Huiskamp Bros. Shoes For Women and Children Brennan Shoes MURRAY S SHOE STORE 1707 HEWITT AYE. UINIOIN /WADE Call for them MUM C I G A. It is an ideal UNION MADE cigar, as good as the name. UINIOfN /WADE Co to A FULL LINE OF MEN'S SOX AND GLOVES. •n». on.,- kJuk. .in Everett tl.„t ku Hnv,. lir-i ,Us- I**"** working, shoes repaired while you wait. John Goldthorp, Prop. PHONE 731 2938 BROADWAY ACME THEATRE «A Hhow for the. People" The ACME THEATRE STOCK COMPANY lis Mlitti Claaassa Rlesyes Every Evening 8:15, Matinees Saturday * nd Sunt * y Seats Reierved Over Both Phones. Popular Prices: IOC, 2807 Rockefeller Avenue. Ask For Ask For For Men Phones'; Ind. 299Y, Sunset 1162. Have You Tried ihe 60L0THORPS SHOE STORE A Full Line of UNION-MADE OVERALLS and JUMPERS Loggers' Shoes a Specialty. Ladies' or Gents' Rubber Heels THE LABOR JOURNAL DUGLASS SHOE IS NOW FAIR After a long fight between the Hoot and Shoe Workers' l'nion and the Douglass shoe Co., all differences have been adjusted and the U. L. Douglass slim- is now fair to organized labor. Mr. Douglass was the first manufacturer of shoes to recognize the shoe workers, but a niieunderstanding arose and the lal>el was withdrawn Horn that firm's shoes. Ihe Hoot and Shoe Workers' l'nion sent tlie following letter to the Labor Journal and requested that we publish same: To Organised Labor, of Everett, Greeting* We beg to advise you that the controversy between the Boot and I Shoe Workers' L'nion ami the W. 1.. When me man with the tin dinner pail goes ti> lii- work i» 'I'" morning he carries with him for his noonday lunch a meal th.v i- one halt "protec tion" and one half actual value. He walks I" ami from his wink in a pair of shoes that is one-third "protection" ami two third- reasonable value, lie dresses up on Sunday in a suit of elathes that is "protected" about ■<»» pa* Bent, Hut when it conies to labor the only thing |„- ha- to sell the lid i- off. and there is no -mil a thin-; as "protection" for him. We are import inn fr I' all dnti hundreds of thousands of foreign ers every year, who can live on one half what a reasonble American work lagman requires to support his lamilv and educate his children properly, to push aside the American and lower the scale of wages. Pine i-n't it I The sugar trust, tin' coal trust mono poly, the woolen goods barons and all the other aristocrats which have grown up under the present system of "pro tection" clamor lor a high tariff, in order to "protect" the American laborer, and lo build up American industries, and yet all the benefit which can pos -ihlv be derived by the American laborer from a high tariff is offset by the free importation of cheap labor from the op pressed nations of the world a clas- of labor thai can underbid any self re roex-ting American workingman in the market. Ami tl tea who are - pro tasted" by the tariff laws are the very men who import this cheap labor thus giving the American workingman a blow on both cheeks at the same time. "Protection!" The word is becoming a laughing stock, and a menace to Un intelligent working-man of this countr< . It stands for nothing but enormous 25c With practically DO contest or inter ratlna fuaturaa, the betsnaatlonal shin el,. Weavers' I nion of America, the headquarters of which are in Seattle, elected their officers last week ami the filial eaaraaa of the votes last night showed the foHowktg result: President, V. J. Folsoni, of Kverett, 536; Roy Dunning, of Blame, 11, ft rat Vice President, tieorge llimis, of Klnia, t4>i S. Mooncy, of Anaeortes. ML Second Vice President, J, londro. of Marinette. Wis., 411; C. .1. Yandervest, of Maoist nine, Mich., MB. Fourth Yiee President. K. Kuehl, of Kdniotids. M4i Fr.nl Klilson. of Ray mond, 147; .1. P. N'eilson, of Olympia. M| ,1 K. Brighton, of Stanwood, 30. Fnth Vice President, 11. S. Kress, of Uoquiam, 200; J. Ortley, of Bellingham, THE OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE EVERETT TRADES COUNCIL Devoted to the Interest TO JAIL - GOMPERS, MORRISON AND MITCHELL SAMUEL COMPERS President American Federation of Labor PROTECT THE RICH ONLY. EVERETT MAN IS ELECTED EVERETT, WASHINGTON. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 5. 1909. Douglnss Shoe < <>.. of Brockton, Mass.. has been settled to our mutual satis faction. All of the -hue factories are to operate under the Union stamp arbi tration contract. The factories of the Douglass ( 0.. in Brockton, Mass.. arc to resume operation- at once. Wo extend our thanks to organized labor for |ast favor- ami we will en deavor in the future to merit your up provnl of our course, Fraternally tvonrs, mux F. TOBIN, General President. 1;. 1.. BAIKE, General Secretary Treasurer. wealth aceumuation and oppreaaion "t the maasea. We have <mt grown It. This country i- gn-.ii enough and ri'-h enough t" stend up by the aide of any other nation or monarehy> ninl take lt> chances in .1 fair fight. We have enough "protected" millionaires already lowu I niciiii-l. Strike a healthy man in the ituramick with i soggy biwut, dearie And he'll kick the dog !»■!" p he goes to the of fice; hand I » waffle weighing two pound* ami of tln conalatency of armor plate and he'll -w.u a- WtC a- you an born; give him a -teak thai la burmd on tbf outside ami raw in the middle and tootsy wootay is going to 'drop a grill ot team lief are anaaati lerve him ooff ii the -ncngth nf diluted milk and he'll forgel t"> kiss eowiahody (•noddy at Ihe duo ami then there'll be the (lev il tn pay It is easy mough. dearie, to hiNik thi' scoundrel at the altar. Slip your band into his a lew ti -. rub \ our cheek against hi* ami look up appealinelv into bis eye* until in the desperation nf cc ! *tacv he rips nil ninety seven kisaea 'and you've got him. but that's no *ign j you are going to Imld him. Ihe Strang lehohl on his all." lions is obtained through jam up kitchen and dining room work. LIST OF MEAT MARKETS IN EV ERETT THAT HANDLE CARSTEN MEAT, BEARING GOVERNMENT STAMP NO. 224. I Published by ordei of Even-it Trade! < 'ouiicil.) Cataract Market Market at MM Hewitt. Fulton Market. Home Market. Slate and Kveretl. Everett Market. Summit and Everett Market at -10th and Colby. Oreaeaad Market 78; K. Baker. "I t.i.mito Fall*. 18!" Baeaatsury-Trea surer, \V. K. W illi*, ol ll<M|iiiani. Mtg G ge Allen, of Mill town. 117: Fred Stevenson, ol ISlaine. 3H. Delegate to A. 1 ot 1.., E. P. Maish. of Everett, M«l C. E. Hrown. of Olvtnpia, Ifift; H. ImvoJ, of Marinette. 14, The third vice president is not elected by the members at large, being a .lis t riit offie«'. The international w^ah never in aj more prosperous eon,lit ion The last official re|M>rt of Secretary Trea*nier Willis gave the ninnet on hand on Octo ber 1 as $.'i.773.H5. The preaent inend.ei ship is Let ween tMQ and :t.IKKI. 7". pel cent of whom are in Washington. There are twenty-seven locals in Washington, five in Michigan, four in Wisconsin and several in California and Oregon. of Organized Labor THE BISCUT. BOYCOTT IS KEPT ALIVE—THE BUCK STOVE AND RANGE COMPANY'S ACTION MAY IMPRISON THREE PROMINENT LABOR LEADERS 'I lie disttiit DOUrl Of appeal- has at' firmed the decree of the supreme court vi' tin' District ni Columbia, adjudg ing President Samuel (rompers. Secretary Frank Morrison and Vice President John Mitchell, ni' the American Federation of Labor, guilty ol contempt of court in tho Buck Htove & Range rase, Chief Justice Kheppard dissented from the opinion of iho court on constitu t tonal grounds, Tho court held thai tho fundamental issue was whether the executive agen cies of government should be obeyed or defied. The men- fact that the defen dants were t lie officers of organized la bor in America, said tin- court, lent im portance to the cause and added to the gravity of the situation, but it should not be permit ted to Influence the re sult. Not Above Law, Holds Court. "If an organisation of citizens, how ever larire." the court held, "may dis obey the mandates of the court, the same reasoning would render them sub ject to individual defiance. Doth are subjects lo the law and neither is above it. If a citizen, though he may hon estly believe his rights have been in vaded, may elect when and to what ex tent he will obey the mandates of the I court and the requirements of the law jus interpreted by the court, instead of pursuing the orderly course of appeal, not only the courts but government it self would become powerless and so- FRANK MORRISON j» jv j » -1» Secretary Aaarlean Padarattan ol Laaor FREE SPEECH IS DENIED Bmmml flwperi. Joka IlltcheU and I'nink Mm rites, nf Dm Aweriw 9t4? •ntiM <>t Leber, wiio were MvtMkPttl by Justice W right to jail (or twelve, nun' ami si\ months, respectively, for I 111—f< in the now famous injunction proceeding* of tin- Buck stove ami Range ■DMM| of St. final la. v\ill fih' an ap mmti to the United States supreme court if tlie district court of appeals sustains the ait ion of the court imposing sen teme. Aii editorial by PTaaidnat Qeaapera in tho November issue of tho American Kedorationist i» as follows: "Whatever the MiM of tk* court al ifynki may be, it must aNhMtaty lead t<> victory for labor, and a victory for hilx>r will mean a victory for all | the |M'o|ilc Shouhl the court sustain the appeal and annul the sentemsn it | will maintain lieyond question the right j of free speech and fret- press. "If it should sustain the decision of Justice Wright, it will simply mean that an appeal must l>e taken to the highest «s>urt in the hind to obtain n final determining Ml as to the judic ial conception of the existing conati tittioual guarantees. Kven should the highest judicial tribunnal of the eouu try fail to maintain the right of free jsjweh and free press, there fs still s higher court the court of public opinion." ciety would be reduced to a -late of anarchy." The action of the supreme court of the District oi Columbia in sentencing Gompers, Mitchell and Morrison to twelve, nine and -i\ months' imprison men! in jail, respectively, was the re suit of failure of these three defendants to obey the order of tin- court directing them to desisi from placing ihe Buck stove & Range Company of si. Louis on their •■unfair li-t" in ihe prosecution of their boycott against the corporation. Boycott Kept Alive. While the name of 111 n potation was removed from the unfair list of the federation. Messrs, Gompers ami Mitch ell continued to keep alive Ihe boycott by frequent reference to ii in the Fed eratlonist, official organ of ihe federa t ion. Mitchell was involved in l lie trouble by reason of his membership on the executive board of the federation and boon use it was alleged he had made no effort to prevent the adoption of a reso lution at tin- convention of the United Mine Workers of America in antagonism to the Buck stove vV Range Company. The result of the boycott, it was said, was to cause a decline in the business of the stove ami range company of BO per cent. The boycott placed by the federation against the products of the Kink com pany grew out of a fight made by the Metal Polishers' Union and supported by the federation for an eight instead of a nine-hour day. This was resisted JOHN MITCHELL bevoud N ice President A inericaJi Fi-Ut-ratiou of Labor. THE LABOR JOURNAL Is the official organ of the Trades Council, and is read by the labor ing men and women of Everett. Ih\ the company and the Federation Ist published the name ol the Buck Stove Id Range < onipanj under tin- caption of "We Don'l Patronite." Injunction Made Permanent. The proceedings against the officers of the federation were begun August IM, l'.i"7. b t t the stove and range company, After a hearing Justice flould, of the supreme eourl of the Distriei of Colum bia, Issued h temporary injunction re straining the defendants from prose euting a boycoti on tin- business and products oi the Buck company, loiter this injunction was made permanent. On the appeal of the case to the court |of appeals of the Distrk*! of Columbia, Alton I!. Pnrker, nf Nen York, appeared a- one of the counsel for the American Federation of Labor. References to the Buck stove & Range Company continued to appeal in The Fedcrationisl and in speeches and writ ings of the defendants and tl mpany had li pers, Mitchell and Morrison cited to appear and show cause why they should not be punished for con tempt of court. Gompers hail intimated openly that he would n,il l,e bound by the terms of ( the injunction. After the hearing in the contempt proceedings Justice Wrighi of the su preme eottri of the district, found the defendants had I n guilt] of willfully disobeying the injunction and sentenced them to imprisonment in the district iail In announcing the decision, Justice I Wright declared thai the defendaata had "intimidated, browbeaten and coerced" pat i nn- of the stove and range com panj until it had suffered a severe ions. Pending an appeal, the three defend ants were allowed to give bail for tlieir reappearance, Last March the court of appeal* modi fied the decree granted l>v the supreme court of the District of Columbia by adding to the injunction the words "in furl heranee of said boycott." The modification was looked upon by attorneys for the defendants as materi ally affecting the proceedings for con tempt. They claimed that had those vvords appeared in the original injun tii n. ihe contempt proceedings never could have been de ided against them. to Appeal Questioned. When the decision was given neither the labor leaders nor their counsel were present, As forecasted hy fJompers in a r lit issue of The Penerationist, an attempt will be made to appeal the case t.. the United States supreme court. The right of appeal, however, i- a matter vi controversy. Some attorneys hold thai as tin- decision finds the contempt to have been a criminal offense, the court of appeals would have the last say in the matter as ii has of all erim- Inal cases in the district. Others, how ever, contend that .1- the constitutional right of free speech and liberty o| the pros- i- Involved, the labor leaden can prosecute an appeal. No action will be taken toward tlie arrest of the men until the matter of the appeal has been determined. Wheels eok] on installments at Arthur Beily'i Gnn, Bicycle uul Sporting floods I C ,jHi. IT '11 Store, liilo Hewitt avenue No. 42.