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THE LABOR JOURNAL
Mention the Journal to the merchant who solicits your patron age through these columns. Vol. XXII. Be a Cheerful Loser and Pay Your Wager with a HAWES For you will be doing to others as you would like them to do to you. HATS THE HANDSOMEST THAT CAN BE MADE Variety so great that our windows can only show hints of what you will find within Other good hats besides Hawes A particularly big assortment of Union Made Hats THE BRODECK CO. 1701-3 HEWITT AVENUE Always Ask for S. & H. Green Stamps Handsome Fall Suits VALUES UP TO $25.00 NOW OFFERED FOR In this greal lot will be found Suits of almost V *■ .ill descriptions. Blue serges, gray and brown \jf ■ +Af f% ■ ■ mixtures, diagonals and novelty weaves, in I 0 -ill Norfolk and plain tailored effects. Exceptional 1 § ■II 19 values. Worth up to $25.00. Specially priced ■■■ ■ "sF LADIES' UNION SUITS Ladies' perfect fitting Union Suits. Come in cream or white. Fine quality fleece lined garments. Worth $1.25. Qftfs Special Price wOC GIRLS' BLOOMERS Cirls' Black Sateen Bloomers. Sizes 4, 10 and 12 years. Well made of fine quality sateen. Very Eft. Special OW C BED SPREADS Full double bed size Spreads. Self woven patterns. Good weight. Worth $1.25 each. Specially Qsfi priced WW White or Ecru Door Panels, of fine Nottingham Nets 25ft .Many patterns. Worth 35c. Special, each atUw COTTON SHEET BLANKETS ' A bargain extraordinary In fine Cotton Sheet Blankets. These are single blankets but full double bed size. Come in gray only with fancy borders. Extra heavy. Specially priced, AQfi each m 99 W. H. CLEAVER Both Phones 217 Hewitt and Rockefeller Successor to Dolson & Cleaver YOU KNOW THIS: That a bank does not grow as this bank has grown unless it adhers strictly to conservative policies, Heats its cus>" tomers with due regard for THEIR interests, and offers them the highest degree of security. The facilities of this bank have oeen expanded to keep pace with this growth, and its present organization and equip ment are unexcelled in capacity and efficiency. CALL FOR THE HAFERKORN SEAL and SOUDAN SECOND Union Made by Haferkorn Cipr Co. Riley-Cooley Shoe Co. FULL LINE OF UNION MADE SHOES Both Phone. 786 "12 Hewitt UNION MADE HAT DOOR PANELS Bank of Commerce 5c Cigars THE THE LABOR JOURNAL THE OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE EVERETT TRADES COUNCIL Devoted to the Interest YEP, GONE DEMOCRATIC You republicans that made fool bets prepare to pay them now. "New York went democratic" is right. So did the whole dern United States. And the funny thing about it is that the old line republicans are blaming it all on Roosevelt and the progressive party. They can't see or if they see they won't admit that the republican party committed hari kari at Chicago lant June. The standpatters have for years refused to see the trend of events in political circles. The demo cratic upheaval two years ago which resulted In a democratic congress taught no lesson. The great socialist gains of two years ago meant to them nothing. The initiative, referendum and recall were signs of an unrest among the people, it was true, but the people would forget them after awhile. The republicans had been in uninter rupted power for sixteen years and at each recurring election they had been able to pull through by using once more the old "republican rule and prosperity" gag. They really thought that somehow the old con game would work again and when Roosevelt "threw his hat In the ring" they blamed him for all the ills that befell them from that time on. The repub lican party might have saved its bacon (at least pulled through this cam paign) had it used half way political common sense at Chicago last June. The nomination of Roosevelt or of Cummins or Hadley or LaFollette and the adoption of a progressive plat form would have insured victory at the polls. Wilson could not have won against a united party headed by a progressive candidate standing on a progressive platform. But the party preferred to remain safe, sane and conservative and take the chances of a beating. It took the chances and also the beating. Wilson swept the country like a priarie fire. Rock ribbed republican Maine, staid old Massachusetts, militant Wisconsin, progressive California —all fell into line and when the smoke drifted from the field thirty-six states were found democratic. The upper house of con gress is safely democratic and a ma jority over all in the lower house. And don't forget the big popular vote for Roosevelt, even though he gets the electoral vote of but few states. Sixteen progressive congress man elected. And a startling increase in the socialist vote of the nation. Every indication points to a vote for Debs well in excess of a million. "And Taft, oh where was he? Ask of the waves that miles around with fragments strewed the sea." And all because the Barnes-Penrose- Ouggeheim-Taft crowd emboldened by sixteen years of power and orrogance, thought they could put over that Chi cago fiasco on the people and get away with it by digging the "republi can prosperity or democratic hard times" scarecrow out of the attic and setting it up in the political cornfield. It is fortunate for the country and for the democratic party that the democrats have complete control of both branches of government. If the incoming administration can lower the cost of living, further social and indus trial justice, the country will know to whom it is indebted. If it cannot, then the country will know that it is time to throw the democratic party on the scrap heap along with the de funct republican party. The demo crats tell us that the ills of the coun try can be cured by legislation. They have the machinery jiow and if they fail they must take the blame. If, at the end of four years, the democrats have made no more headway in solv ing social and economic problems than have the republicans in the last six teen years, the couutry will have ar rived at the conclusion that neither one of the old parties knew what they were talking about and that it is time that a new economic system be given a trial. GREAT EDUCATIONAL FILM AT THE STAR THEATER Every school child in the city should visit the Star theater some time tomorrow afternoon and witness the film showing the fight for life of a young linotype operator afflicted with tuberculosis. The pictures are educational in the highest degree, showing the modern methods of sani tation and mode of life taught by the Typographical Union to combat this disease. Parents may send their children with perfect propriety as all the films shown are clean and whole some, being approved by the National Board of Censors. The scenes depicted In the news paper office in New York city in which the linotype operator stricken with tuberculosis is employed, are said to be the most realistic even shown on canvas. The mechanical rooms of a great newspaper are shown in full blast. This splendid reel of moving pictures may be seen at the Star thea ter today and tomorrow. RVERBTT, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER S, 1912. WET BY 700 MAJORITY After two years' trial of the no-li cense system, Everett returned to the wet column by a majority of 715 votes. It had been confidently expected by the dry forces thai the women's vote would continue Everett in the dry col umn, but the result showed that the women divided on the question in about, the same proportion as the men did. While there was no brass band nor blare of trumpets about the cam paign work of the "wets" it was none the less effective. Probably no other campaign in this city has witnessed such a systematic preparation for classifying the vote and getting the voters out to the polls. Good Govern ment League workers were In evidence everywhere and every available auto mobile was pressed into service. Mr. and Mrs. Voter rode to the polls in style last Tuesday. From the hour the polls opened it was known the vote would be heavy aud the count showed nearly eight thousand \oter3 had expressed their choice on the wet and dry question. Early returns showed the wets to be leading and at 10 o'clock fourteen pre cincts complete showed a majority for the wets of 799 votes. The returns later from the Seventh and Fifth wards cut that majority down to 715. The final figures were a decisive vic tory, beating a dry majority two years ago three to one. The effect upon business because of a surrounding wet area and the conviction that the consumption of liquor in Everett had not been materially decreased, un doubtedly led to the overturning of the dry victory of two years ago. So far as known Everett was the only dry town in this part of the state to reverse its vote. Bellingham went dry again by over -100, Edmonds con tinued dry by 107, and Mt. Vernon again voted dry. Numerous towns that were wet voted to stay wet, among which are Snohomish, Marys ville, Granite Falls, Gold Bar, Ana cortes, Sedro-Woolley. Returns from all over the state from cities and towns in which local option elections occurred pretty conclusively proved that, the women voted as inde pendtly as the men upon the subject and divided upon nearly the same ratio. Everett will remain without saloons until January 1, after which time it will be possible to assuage one's thirst over a real bar as in days of yore. But one saloon to each one thousand inhabitants will bq, permitted and the proposed ordinance imposes strict reg ulations as to hours of closing, selling to minors, habitual drunkards, intoxi cated persons, etc. Repeated violation of law will be followed by a revocation of the license and the offender barred from again doing business in the city. The commissioners have assured the public that the ordinance will be en forced to the letter, no matter wdio it hits nor whose toes are stepped on. Proponents of the license system be lieve that the saloon business can be regulated. They will have their op portunity during the next two years to demonstrate the assertion to the public. TRADES COUNCIL Friday, Nov. 1. —Council was called to order in regular session with Presi dent Williston presiding. A communication was read from the New York City Central Labor Council asking that this council use its influ ence at the coming A. F. of L. con vention to so change the constitution as to make it compulsory on all local unions of internationals affiliated with the A. F. of L. to affiliate with their respective central bodies. Coun cil concurred in the request and in structed the secretary to so notify the State Federation delegate to the A. F. of L. convention. Final report of the Labor Day com mittee was read and accepted and the committee discharged. A representative of the Grand thea ter was given the floor. By motion a committee was appointed to mccl with the stage workers at their next meeting. Reports by Unions. t'igarmakers Three applictions, del egate returned from international con vention in Baltimore where they had a three weeks session; first conven tion held in sixteen years and much business transacted; nation-wide or ganization campaign planned to thor oughly organize the Industry. Linemen -One Initiation; four by card. Carpenters —Cave up hall to public meeting. Painters —One Initiation. Stage Workers—Two initiations. Typographical -New label shop to be started up; moving pictures at the Star theater the Bth and 9th portray Ing the war waged on tuberculosis by the Typographical Union. Label League—Held a social ses sion; open meeting postponed until November 18. 1 Council endorsed wage scale of in side wiremen. of Organized Labor STATE GOES PROGRESSIVE Out here In this northwestern cor ner of the continent the woods are full of political insurgents. If you don't believe it, turn to the election returns of last Tuesday. First the State went for Roosevelt by 30,000. Thou it elect ed a full set of progressive representa tives to congress. Having done that the attention of the electors was turned to the governor's chair and at the time of going to press (Thursday noon) it seems assured that I lay bus been rudely bumped and Lister, demo crat, elected. Reports from all parts of tho stato indicate that the next leg islature will be made tip of progres sives. The sensation of the state election was the phenomenal run of Ernest Lister, democratic candidate. The at tack on Hodge by the Wilson-Perkins press came at the right moment to help Lister's candidacy. As a result of the elimination of Judge Hlaek by the supreme court Lister was shoved into the fight at practically the elev enth hour. With scarcely a newspa per in the state actively supporting him and the certainty that the state was going for Roosevelt, it seemed like leading a forlorn hope for Lister. Then came the sensational attack upon Hodge. This concerted newspaper fight undoubtedly beat Hodge but it didn't help Hay. The democratic man agers were quick to take advantage of the situation and a strong bid was made for the vote alienated from Hodge and with apparently excellent results. In the defeat of "Ship Subsidy" Humphrey organized labor can re joice, particularly as he will be re placed In congress by Pan Landon, who, as a member of the state senate, had a clear labor record. The elec tion of both Falconer and Bryan, pro gressives, seems absolutely sure. These two men as members of the state senate worked and voted for all labor measures. Senator Falconer has long been a recognized leader in state politics and is one of the ablest men In it. He will forge rapidly to the front in national politics for he is one of the forging kind. The state progressive ticket seems elected on the face of the returns with possibly two or three exceptions, The next session of the legislature will largely be made up of progressives, which should assure easy passage of legislation desired by the joint forces of organized laborers and farmers. C.ovnor Teats, father of the compensa- tion act, will preside over the state senate and labor measures will not be lost in committee. An emphatic rebuke was adminis tered to the standpat press, not only in the election of officers but In the vote on constitutional amendments. Disregarding the editorial advice of the big dailies, the initiative, referen dum and recall amendments carried by overwhelming majorities. Figures are not yet available on the socialist vote throughout the state but It is known that it is heavy, an in crease of at least two or three hundred percent over that of two years ago. The vote east by the socialists this year is in no sense a fluctuating vote. The progressive ticket attracted sev eral thousand votes that would have gone to the socialists and the socialist vote cast in the state must be regarded as a solid nucleus from which the party will build up in anticipation of the next campaign. Snohomish county proved herself the most radical of them all. The so cialists rolled up a splendid vote in the county, several outside precincts leading all other parties in the field. Precincts outside of Everett gave the, progressive ticket a good lead and j with scarcely an exception the social ists either ran neck and neck with the democrats and republicans for sec ond place or crowded the progressives close for first place. Voters outside of Everett seemed inclined to elect the entire ticket but in the city there were many scratched ballots, making the race in several instances doubt ful. Personal acquaintance with the candidates, a majority of whom were residents of the city, accounted for the heavy scratching by Everett vot ers. j. E. Campbell for state senator ran away from the field, piling up a ma jority from the time the returns be gan coming in. Holmes, progressive, and Overman, progressive, are elected to the legislature from the 48th trict, and Moll and llobe, both progres sives, from the 49th. The county will j have a solid progressive delegation at j Olympia. Ollnger ran like a scared I jack rabbit on the socialist ticket for the legislature but it is not believed he can overcome the progressive lead The majority of the progressive ticket in the county appears to be elected though the fight Is so close in a few instances that some of the ap parent winners given below may be beaten. The probable winners in the county are: J. E. Campbell, progressive, state senator 38th district. PRINTERS' HOME ON CANVAS One cannot but be interested in the systematic nation-wide campaign be ing waged at the present time against the Great White Plague. Medical science, the pulpit, the press and so cieties without number have combined to fight this dread disease and are carrying on a great work of education among the people. Foremost in the ranks of those forces Is the Interna tional Typographical Union. The work being done at the Printers' Home at Colorado Springs is attracting the ad miration of the world. Right living, sanitation and plenty of pure air is the remedy taught and practised at the sanitorium and it is accomplish ing wonders In curing and checking the ravages of tuberculosis. The Edison film concern has pre pared a moving picture reel showing the work being done by the Typo graphical Union at this famous health resort. Upon being notified that such a film was being prepared the local union officials took up the matter of exhibiting the same at a local theater and through the courtesy of Manager Singelow the film will be shown at the Star theater today and tomorrow, No vember S and 9. The film is not only educational but will bo an entertain ment feature as the scents run in story form. A young linotype operator In Now] York learns on the eve of his wedding that he is a victim of tuberculosis and is told that ho must not marry. His family, his fiance and himself are in the depths of dispair when it is de cided to send him to the Union Print ers' Home in Colorado Springs for treatment. He crosses the continent and enters the sanatorium. The beau tiful scenic surroundings of this home high in the Rockies are depicted, all the details of the life in the home, the appliances for treatment of tuber cular patients. The young operator makes his fight for life and happiness and wins. He returns home, well and strons ngain. to be clasped in the arms of bis sweetheart and relatives. The story is naturally told and is powerful in its effect. These pictures are not stereopticon views but are vivid mov ing pictures. Everett people generally sbould see this film at the Star theater today or tomorrow. H. W. Holmes, progressive, repre sentative 48th district. F. EC. Overman, progressive, repre sentative 48th district. A. H. Moll, progressive, representa tive 49th district. T. K. Robe, progressive, representa tive 4flth district. D. Mcßae. progressive, sheriff. \V. F. Martin, republican, county clerk. V. T. Lee, republican, county aud itor. John L. Boyle, progressive, county treasurer. R. J. Faussett, progressive, prose cuting attorney. T. D. Davies, progressive, county as sessor. I Lizzie Jones, republican, superin tendent of schools. Hans Mumm, progressive, county engineer. A. R. Maulsby, progressive, county coroner. F. T. Rust, progressive, county com missioner 2d district. Jas. McCullough, republican, county commissioner 3d district. Win. Shelter and Noah Shakespeare, republican candidates for justice of the ! peace are undedoubtedly elected. Ralph Bell, Benjamin Sherwood and I Guy 0. Alston ran neck and neck for superior court judgeships and the in dications are that Bell and Alston are i elected though Sherwood believes the complete vote will show him a winner over Bell. Judge Black is believed to have lost for the supreme court. The state vote on the third judgeship was light, very few voters taking the trouble to give any attention to that position. King county rolled up a heavy vote for Judge Main which it is not believed possible to overcome, although Judge Black's home county of Snohomish gave him a splendid vote. All members of the legislature from ' Snohomish county are pledged in writ :ing to vote for the labor measures banked by the State Federation of Labor, Organised labor In the county may well be satisfied with the result of the legislative election even though it regri'ts deeply that dinger did not pull through. Single tax In the city carried hand t somely as did the county road bonds although the latter are believed to be defeated by the country vote. To sum it all up. the republicans took a bad beating, the democrats cast a creditable vote, the progressives walked off with the spoils and the so cialists cast a vote that sent the chills shivering down the spinal columns of the whole bunch. Phone or call Ui Urn I-ebor Journal fo* priess on job work Sun 148; Ind. 118 THE LABOR JOURNAL Is the official organ of the Trade* Council, and is read by the labor ing men and women of Everett STRONG KICK FROM FRISCO To the Labor Press: Gentlemen —The controversy exist ing between the two factions of the Electrical Workers and the revocation of the charters of central bodies by the American Federation of Labor be cause said central bodies refused to unseat that faction not affiliated with the international, has caused a storm of protest from the rank and file on this coast. The San Francisco Labor Council vigorously protests against the revo cation of the Alameda Central Coun cil's Charter by the American Federa tion of Labor, and is unanimously on record that steps shall be taken im mediately to amend the law of the American Federation of Labor bo that the central labor councils may no longer be at the whim or caprice, either of the international officers or subordinate officers of the A. F. of L. The law on the subject is discriminat ing to the extent that it does not work uniformly; i. c., that as long as inter national officers do not see fit to pro test the seats of delegates of an un affiliated local In a central body, then such delegates are permitted to remain undisturbed; but just the moment some international officer wishes to pick out a central body or when such international officer takes the notion that this or that central body should unseat a local, then just that momen is the whole machinery of the A. F. of L. started in motion to force a central body to obey, and this is done in most cases regardless of where that central body may be located or what disrup tion such order to unseat may cause; nor is the fact that such central body may be extremely loyal to the A. F. of L, taken into consideration. If central bodies are the "bulwarks of the Amer ican labor movement" then great care should be exercised that they are not thrown suddenly into turmoil and fac tional strife because of these orders from the A. F. of L. to unseat, they are entitled to just as much consid eration as are large internationals. The delegates from the S. F. Labor Council are instructed to protest the revocation of the Alameda Labor Council's charter on the floor of the coming A. F. of L. convention and to support any amendment that will amend the law in accordance with the above. Respectfully and fraternally, JOHN I. NOLAN, Secy. San Francisco Labor Council. PRESIDENT ELLIOTT OFFERS PRIZE FOR BEST CORN. President Elliott of the Northern Pa cific railway has provided a valuable trophy cup as a prize for the best bushel of Dent corn exhibited at the Northwest Land Products show to be held at Portland, November 18 to 20, 1912. This prize is open to competi tors living not only on the Northern Pacific railway, but also to those on the Spokane, Portland and Seattle, the Oregon Trunk, and the Oregon Electric lines. The corn winning the cup is to become the property of the North ern Pacific railway, to be used for ex hibit purposes. Mr. Elliott feels that the possibilities of corn raising in the northwest have not as yet been touched by the farm ers. Great triumphs are in store for those who will persistently and scien tifically engage in this work and assist in extending the corn belt in the north west, and it is to encourage proper efforts in this line that Mr. Elliott has offered this trophy for the prize win ning exhibit at the Portland Northwest i Land Products show. Here is an opportunity that ought not be neglected to show that the northwest is right in it when corn is under discussion. The world does not yet appreciate the fact that corn, as well as wheat and oats and potatoes, is a staple and dependable crop in the extreme north west when properly cultivated and handled. Let us open their eyes to this fact. ANOTHER SOCIAL HOP MON DAY NIGHT. The second of the series of winter dances to be given by the ladies of the Label League will occur in Labor Temple next Monday night. The first one given two weeks ago was a great success and netted a neat little sum towards the stock fund. Ten cents is the fare at the door and members of the league and their friends are in vited. IT'S A BOY H. A. Sykes, foreman of the press room at the Everett Print Shop, passed around cigars election morning to his folio*! workmen in the shop and candy to the office girls. A bouncing boy just arrived was the reason Will It be Gene. Teddy. Woodrow or BUI? Have your summer suit cleaned and pressed now. American Dye Work*. NO. 39.