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TEE LABOR JOURNAL
Mention the Journal to the nierchant who solicits your patron age through these columns. Vol. XXI. Come To Brodeck s for Thanksgiving Clothes We're ready to serve every man, young man and boy with the desired, up-to-date clothes, shoes and furnishings needed to complete the Thanksgiving outfit. Union made clothes are our hobby. Stylishly tailored clothes supremacy seen at a glance at our vast stocks. Get Next to Our Prices—They Interest Every One—lt's to Your Interest ( VISIT OUR GREAT BOYS' STORE—SECOND FLOOR ) The Shoe Store for Good Shoes That's Where They All Come to Be Satisfied THE BRODECK CO. COR. HEWITT and WETMORE ROOM MAKING SALE Offers Many Opportunities to Save Money THANKSGIVING LINENS OFFERED AT 10 PER CENT OFF New Table Linen, napkins to match, lunch cloths, doilies, dresser covers, stand covers, fancy towels, odd napkins, all specially priced at 10 per cent off. ALL-WOOL STORM SERGE WORTH UP TO 75c FOR 49c All-wool Storm Serge, French Serge, Cashmere, Panamas and Brilliantines in width from 30 to 44 inches, all colors. Worth 75c a yard. Priced for this sale 49 c Lonsdale and Fruit of the Loom Bleached Muslin, 30 inches wide, regular 12Vj.c quality, on sale at 9 C 12V->c and 15c Percales, yard wide, on sale at ioc Dress Ginghams worth 12VL>e and 15c yard on sale at ioc Best grade Calico, light and dark colors, on sale at jc ■—"V -al O The Store That DOlSOI*! OC Saves You Money Both Phones 217 af > \ mm, w r *~*. Hewitt and Rockefeller V—l tT CX V I C/\LL ror the HAFERKORN SEAL and SOUDAN SECOND 5c Cigars Union Made by * == THE ==— Haferkorn Cigar Co. A NEW MACHINE We have what ..the people have long been looking fw —a machine that will not crack your collars and will remedy those that are worn or cracked, and also leaves a space for your tie to slip easily. INDEPENDENT LAUNDRY Both Phones 898 Riley-Cooley Shoe Co. FULL LINE OF UNION MADE SHOES Both Phones 766 1712 Hewitt CONSULT US ABOUT YOUR BYB TROUBLE* We don't prescribe glasses unless you need them. We make our own glasses and sell them at moderate ooet, and guarantee them. BVBKBTT OPTICAL CO. 2812 Colby Aye. Everett. Our Great LADIES OF EVERETT GET YOUR SUIT MADE BY A UNION TAILOR I make the best serges, chev iots, fancy worsteds, $30 and $35. Long Coats $35. Men's Suits same rate. Best trimming. Workmanship guaranteed. CARL SCHNEIDER 3103 Hewitt THE LABOR JOURNAL THE Of FICIAL PAPER OF THE EVERETT TRADES COUNCIL Devoted to the Interest THE FIGHT IN OTIS' TOWN BIG BUSINESS INTERESTS ARE ALARMED AT THE STRENGTH SHOWN BY SO CIALISTS AND ARE MAK ING A LAST DITCH FIGHT BOTH SIDES WORK FOR WOMEN'S VOTE. (By National Socialist Press.) Los Angeles, flhl.. Nov. 83. Everj banker in Los AnAles bus been assessed $1,000 by tbe csnipsign oommittee of tho so-called good government organisation. This will add (50,000 to the already large slush fund that is being gathered and spent to defeat Job Harritnan and his associates on the socialist ticket. The fact that twenty eastern cities have recently elected the socialist candi dates for mayor and that the rising tide of socialism has swept several hundred socialists into office has greatly alarmed the fuslonists who have been forced to Combine in the hope of defeating tin working class party. Until the primary election there was little alarm but when the immense vote of the workers was rolled up B cry of pain and alarm went up from the camp of the old-time corrupt politicians. The efforts that are being made to turn the tide away from the socialists would l>c comedy if it were not for the fact that bribery and corruption i- run ning rampant in a city that has been fairly clean. In order to turn public opinion from the big issues- the steal of lands and water in the San Fernando valley, tie diversion of Owens river aqueduct water to the lands owned by H. 0. Otis and K. T. Karl, the "publishers plunder bund," the grab of $31,000,000 worth of waterfront at San Pedro harbor, and similar deals, the "good government" gang is dealing in a series of falsehoods and misrepresentations of the policy of the socialists. While this is going on the workers are distributing fully 220,000 pieces of literature each week and making 05 precincts resound with enthusiastic hall meetings nnd hundreds of outdoor meet ings each week. The Wednesday night meetings are held in Temple auditorium which ac comodates 8,600 persons. Large over flow meetings are invariably held there. On one occasion, the night before the primary election, the auditorium and all other down-town halls were filled and fully 26,000 persons listened to speakers on the streets while the police vainly tried to stop the speakers from addressing the throng. A large store building was rented in the heart of the business district. One thousand seats were provided and ''noon meetings" were started. These meet.-' ings soon became "continuous perform ances" and speakers were in such de mand t hat an all day schedule has been arranged. Business men by the hundred flock to this meeting which usually be gins at noon and runs until 10 o'clock at night. Sixty five experienced speak ers are iti the field. Among these half a dozen among the candidates on the socialist ticket have developed into elo quent speakers and their oratorical power has brought them much local fame. The campaign has developed a number of writers and the literature distributed is bright and clever, dealing with the needs of the hour. Two printing establishments, the ( iti zen Press and the White Press, entirely manned by socialist workers and em ploying about forty men, arc being run on a three-shift schedule, turning out copies of the Coming Victory. This pub lication was started early in the cam puign and the last of them off the press will be full sized newspapers with pages, run on the presses of a daily paper and reaching 150,000 circulation. Tbe distributive team consists of 2tr> precinct rapt a ins and scores of lieuten ants!. It is claimed that 125.0(H) pieces can be put into tbe homes of the people inside of five hours after a signal is given. Among the literature that has been in great demand is thejdnt form adopted by the convention several months ago. This is considered one of the strangest documents that has been issued. Since the women have gained their vote theye has been redoubled interest in the cam paign. The women's committee is com posed of 25 leaders with several hun dred volunteer assistants. These women as deputy registry clerks registered an average of 4,000 women a day. They are now conducting schools with all the paraphernalia of election booths. They are teaching women bow to vote and incidentally teaching them the socialist philosophy. At socialist headquarters twelve departments are managing the campaign. With them arc working hun dreds of volunteers who work day after day at the rooms in the Canadian build ing where almost the entire lower floor is 1n the possession of the socialists. There are about 175.000 names ou the great register and it is believed an im mense vote will l>e cast on December 5. Job llarriman is making about five speeches a day besides taking an active part in the management of the cam EVERETT, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1911. Every newspaper in the city with the exception of the Scripps paper is oppos ing the socialists and their columns reek with falsehoods, misrepresentations and vilification of the socialist candi dates. The demand for socialist papers and the editions of the Coming Victory show (hat the power of the kept press is waning. Los Angeles socialists are confident of victory at the coming elec tions. Los Angeles newspapers refuse to take any advertisements of socialist meeting! and do all they can to confuse dates and conceal facts of meetings. The street car companies have also shut down on advertising of socialist meetings. An illuminated car that was available early in the campaign has been withdrawn from use and the campaign committee was told that they could not have the car even if they would buy it out right. It was then discovered that advertising was not necessary. A whisper passed around was enough to bring out 10,000 persons. This was demonstrated Wed nesday night. The announcement wns made that the Wednesday night meet ings would be held in Temple auditorium which seats 3,600 persons. The metting was announced for S o'clock and at 7 the hall was nearly filled and at 7:20 the police closed the doors. Within five minutes arrange ments were made for an overflow in the Walker theater. Twelve hundred per sons crowded into that place and again overflowed. Hurbaiik Hall, seating 800, was next utilized. The three immense overflow meetings were held in the streets near the various halls and then ters. While this was going on Mayor George Alexander, who seeks re-election on the "good government" ticket aud half a dozen of his most brilliant apologists held a meeting in lllanc hard hall, which (Continued on Page Six.) STATE WIDE LABOR NOTES ELLENSBURG CKINK GETS SOAKED FOR VIOLATING EIGHT-HOUR LAW — MINE WORKERS OF DISTRICT 10 HOLDING ANNUAL ELEC TION—CASE VISITING EAST SIDE UNIONS. United .Mine Workers of district Xo. 10 are holding .their annual election of officers this month. Brother Pete Hen retty and Tom Russell are contesting for the presidency. The present president. Robert Harlan, is opposed by .lohn Klein ming for the position of national board member. - Elections arc held on a cer tain date set by the local union. It is customary to have at least a half holi day from work and every member must vote or be subjected to a fine. Miners in the Roslyn Cle Khun field arc 00 per cent or more organized. At present they are employed about five days per week after a very slack summer. The old story of "elect the Company men" and the mines will run full time—elect the working man and there will be a shut down-was again made use of in the Cle Khun city election. Apparently it did the work as heretofore. Secretary Taylor of the State Feder ation of Labor was the attraction of last week in the picture show houses at Ev crett and Bellingham. Crowded theaters greeted and applauded him in both places. Query— When did the Shrimp become a White Rati President Case of the State Federa tion of l.abor occupied the pulpit of the Congregational church at North Yakima on the fifth inst. lie recovered suffi ciently to address the bartenders of Cle Blum on the following Sunday, using the same text. "Give us this day our daily bread." Six union printers in two strictly union shops in Ellenslmrg. yet unions have to semi their printing to other cities to get the label on it. Some pro vision should be made by the Interna tional Typographical union to meet such conditions. The city is not large enough to have a local, hence no label. Kllcnslmrg has a prosecuting attorney who wants to enforce all labor laws. Stall the Chinaman is no longer im inune. One was soaked $20.70 through the prompt assistance of Attorney K. K. Brown last week for violating women's eight hour law. The chink was advised that a second offense meant the maxi mum fine of $100 and costs. Car workers, stage employes, barber* ami bartenders welcomed President Case of tbe State Federation of l.abor to Klleusbnrg last week. Needless to say the t'liimimen did not join in tlie Wei come. SPECIAL. All petitions urging the calling of a special session of the legislature should be returned before Deeeml>er 1 as ar rangements have been made for a hear ing with Governor Hay in Tacoma on December 5. of Organized Labor CLARK TALKS TO COUNCIL WELL KNOWN BUSINESS MAN ADDRESSES CENTRAL BODY UPON IMPORTANT MUNICI PAL TOPICS—THE COUNCIL GOES ON RECORD FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT BUREAU. Labor Tomple, Nov. 17. 1911.—Oouncii railed to order at 8 p. m.. President (dinger presiding. Trustees repotted that they had aud ited tlit" hooks of the secretary aid treasurer and found them to he correct. A communication was read from the Washington State Federation of Labor relative to the petitions for a special legislative session in circulation. Same was laid over until unfinished business. J, l. Clark was given the courtesy of Ibe floor for a short talk upon munici pal projects. His remarks were perti nent and were listened to with much in terest, lie declared that we should in stall a public market where farmers might bring their produce and be as sured of some degree of comfort. Stalls should be provided anil a comfort sta tion or two. He declared that farmers would unhesitatingly patronize such a market if proper accommodations ware provided. Consumers were asked to compare Kverett prices with the prices charged in Westlakc public market in Seattle. The council was urged to press consideration of the matter upon the incoming administ rat ion. The water project was given mention and Mr. ( lark emphasised the necessity of securing an adequate source of sup ply free from contamination. Daily readings should be held in Sultan basin and other proposed sources to determine the flow of water. Whether we pur chase the present system or build en tirely new another source of supply must Le obtained. An abundant suply ol' water for manufacturing purposes would, be declared) tend to bring varied indus tries to Kverett in the future. Mr. Clark stated that the five year lease ou the city dock expired next dune. Under the terms of the site lease the city must pay for improvements made before taking over the property. The value of improvements to be appraised and then fixed by arbitration. He declared that the city should serve notice that tlie property would be taken over at Uic expiration of the lease and that no more improvements by private cpaital should be made in the mean while. It was declared that, the opening of the Panama canal would mean a vast increase iv I'acil'i" coast shipping and that every coast city was building municipal docks and preparing to pro cure this trade. City owned docks mean cheap tonnage charges to ocean-going vessels and the value to the city of having a large volume of shipping with the consequent money spent here was inestimable. It was declared that Kv erett with as good natural facilities in the way of a deep water harbor ah any coast city was doing nothing to prepare for this trade. A committee of three was appointed to procure additional data on the sub jects covered by -Mr. (lark and report same to the council. An invitation was received by the council and Ladies' Label League to pay a fraternal visit to Seattle unionists on Wednesday evening. November 20. ISoth the central Ikmlv and tabs] league will meet on that date and members of the Everett council will visit the Sentllc central body while the ladies of the Kverett league will visit the Seattle league. After the business is over it is stated a joint social session will be held. The council made arrangements for a special Interurban car on that night to leave Kverett at 7 p. m.. returning at 12:30 a. m. Riflinc! trip tickets will be $1.00, and it is expected tbat a large number will make the trip. A commit tie was appointed to work in conjunc tion with the label league to handle tickets. A committee of three was appointed to draw up resolutions to lie presented to Coventor Hay calling for a special session of the legislature to pass a di rect presidential primary law. The secretary was instructed to notify tbe carpenter's union that the council had not endorsed any physician for the portion of local doctor for the industrial man ranee commission. A resolution was introduced by Dele gate Riggins deoMHng in favor of a municipal free employment office and asking the council to refuse to further license employment offices. The resolu tion was unanimously endorsed and th" secretary intsructed to send a copy to each memlier of the incoming adminis tration and to send a copy to each ecu tral body in the state. The secretary was instructed to send a letter of thanks to the manager ot the Rose theater for the courtesy ex tended to the label league in connection with the pictures presented by Charles Perry Taylor. Reports by Unions. Barbels One initiation: one reinstate meat. Linemen ("hie by card; donated $25 to McNuuiara fund. Laundry Workers- One initiation: three applications. Painters One initiation. Clearks- Six initiations; will place business agent in the field; planning to give dance in December. Shingle Weavers — One initiation; levied .S2OO assessment for Hoquiam strike fund; unfair list as printed in the Journal to be read at each weekly meet ing; visited by President Folsom ami President-elect Brown] financial Mtretary of Kverett local, William H. Raid, elected international secretary t rensurer. Typographical—Signed agreement with CaScade Printing & Stationery company and firm is again fair to organized labor; expressed thanks of the local for assistance rendered by members of or ganized labor in bringing about a set t lenient. Teamsters—Seven initiations: big local session; addressed by international of ficers of the shingle weavers' union. (las Workers Five initaitions. Label League Seven initiations; pic ture benefit at Rose theater netted the league $40.7."); basket social followed by a social dance to be held next Monday .evening. SEA TTLE SPECIAL dl, Wednesday eve., Nov ember 29. dl. Car leaves Inter urban depot 7 p. m., leaves Seattle 12:30 a. m. d[,Seattle Label League to entertain Everett League. on sale at Labor Temple, d. Price for the round trip to Seattle $1.00 Special Car THE CASCADE FAIR AGAIN PRINTING AND STATIONERY FIRM MAKES AMICABLE SETTLEMENT WITH TYPO THE LABEL IS RESTORED— AND LABEL IS RESTORED — PRINTING TRADES OF THE CITY SHOW CLEAN SLATE. Everyone will be pleased to learn that the long standing controversy between the Typographical union and the Cas cade Printing and Stationery company has been settled satisfactorily to the union and a signed agreement negotiate ! by both parties. The label has been re stored to the printing establishment and the ban against both the printing busi ness and the stationery store removed. The Typographical union feels elated over, the outcome as it cleans up the town in the printing trade. Organized labor shares that feeling. It lias been often stated that the unions Would be happy if the whole unfair slate could be wiped clean, which could be done if the rest of the persons and firms on the unfair list would show the same dispo sition to meet with the unions affected and talk the trouble over on a friendly basis and meet the nnions half way in terms of settlement. The Typographical union feels grate ful toward all union man and women for tin 1 help given in bringing about a settlement as it feels it is largely due to them that the proprietors signed up. Bear iv mind that the Cascade Print ing ami Stationery company is now fair and friendly relations will be maintained as long as the firm continues to ob serve the union rules in conduct ing their business. VAN LEAR IN THE CITY. Thomas Vim fioar. general organizer of the Intermitiona! Association of Ma rliinists. spent Tuesda-y and Wednesday in this city. Tuesday evening he ad dressed tlie local federation of shop em ployes in C.ermaniu hall and the follow ing evening spoke to the machinists at their regular meeting in Labot Temple. Brother Van I .ear is one of the finest types of lalsir leaders in the American labor movement. Though comparatively a young man he stands high in the eonncils of his organization and is be lieved by many to be directly in line for the highest honors his association has to liestow. He is a pronounced radi cal and yet possesses stability to such marked degree that he enjoys the re spect and confidence of railroad officials who know that when Van makes a prom ise for his men it will be absolutely ful filled. Van ran for mayor of St. Paul a year ago on the socialist ticket and his phc iiomcnal rvtn threw a scare into the plutes that they haven't forgotten yet. At the present time he is keeping in ujosc touch with the railroad strike of federated shopmen and is firmly eon vinced the men will win. When he looks you straight in the eye and says "we're going to win," you feel that here isn't a man whistling through a graveyard but a man firmly convinced of the truth of what he speaks. THE LABOR JOURNAL Is the official organ of the Trades Council, and is read by the labor ing men and women of Everett. SPECIAL CAR TO SEATTLE CENTRAL BODY AND LABEL LEAGUE PLAN VISIT TO SISTER ORGANIZATIONS IN SEATTLE NEXT WEDNES DAY NIGHT—BASKET SO CIAL FURNISHES AMUSE MENT AND SWELLS THE TREASURY. TheW is bo use talking Iml those ladies (if the Label League can enter tain. There isn't a dull moment from ■tart tn finish of one of their evenings and old l>ull (are is made to steer clear of the scene of festivites. Really, smile nf you stay-at-homes don't know what you are missing. Monday evening last was a long session of pleasure. As usual the hall was packed and the following splendid pro gram was rendered: Vocal solo. Ada Nichols. Reading, Mrs. Emma Anderson. Vocal solo, Mr. Kdney. accompanied by Mr. McCrae. Recitation, Katharine May Frau/cn. Instrumental trio. Mrs. Cheney, Mrs. Daily. Mr. Patterson. Heading. Mrs. Vera Logoc. Instrumental trio. Melvfn Trio. An old fashioned basket social was the special feature with Mrs. Francois in the stellar role of auctioneer. The bid ding was spirited ami only the warning that there was a limit prevented some of the boys from blowing their whole week's wages. Several baskets were re turned to the auctioneer to be resold, the purchasers finding themselves the owners of more than one each and un able to negotiate the contents of more than one basket. For the special edifi cation of several of the boys whose money was paining them, the limit on these boxes was removed and they went to it. It was something fierce. Like a poker game friendship ceased. Tom Qooley, Wendell Williston. Sam Allen and Ed. Francois are three game sports that are working this week for the Lalx l League in consequence of getting reck less with their coin. Hut they're not kicking and nobody else lias a kick com ing. Anyhow, the league needed the money. Tables were laid upstairs nnd hot coffee served to the diners. After supper a soda] Imp was engaged in until two g. m.. Frank Wagner and Irving Jones of the Miisirian's union, furnishing the harmony. The dawme was a success and several old bucks who haven't been known to smile for three weeks at a stretch were observed kick ing their heels around the floor like a bunch of two-year-olds. The safe of baskets netted a good amount for the league treasury. Don't think from the foregoing that the Label League nevar does any serious work. The members haven't forgotten how to work for the cause of the union label as merchants all over the city can testify to. As an auxiliary to the union movement in this city the league is th" best investment ever made. It is no stretch of the imagination to say that the sale of union made goods has in creased 100 per cent in the past few motnhs and merchants who do not cater to the union demand will find the dust rapidly accumulating on their shelves and counters. It was announced Monday evening that Rose Ik Moore will give a prize to the lady member of the Kverett league who brings in the most new members between now and February 1, 1012. Th > prize will be a beautiful gold-rimmed blue cross emblem. A spirited race among the ladies tor applicants will be the order of the uext three months. Next Wednesday evening, November 20. a fraternal visit is to be paid to the Seattle Label League. A special car on the interuihan Has been arranged for to tears Bvarett at 7 p. in., returning nt 12:30. Round triii tickets are $1. This vxeursion ought to be a big alfiir. It affords a splendid opportunity to cheer on the work* of organization of the women in Seattle being conducted by Rose 1!. Moore and the l>est of times is guaranteed. I he men will have an op Ipoitvntty to visit the Seattle central bnd\ the same evening and a joint social ses>ion will follow. (Jive the little lady an evening off, brother, from her home routine and go with her on this trip. Tickets should be purchased at once so if it becomes necessary to charter an other ear it may be attended to in time. Yon can procure them from Mrs. Zeigler rrr Mrs. Francois or at the Labor Temple. Hurry now, so we can assure our broth ers in Seattle that we will be down in force. • GREAT PLAYLET AT THE ROSE NEXT WEEK Manager Bfc Peter of the Rose proni i«'s f.• t m\t week a theatrical sensn tion in vaudeville. Tlie Ernest Fisher Players present n great playlet taken from the psychological comedy, "The Devil," which is drawing great praise from vaudeville critics throughout the circuit. At the Rose next week. No. 41.