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THE LABOR JOURNAL
Official Organ of the Trades (: Council, is read by the laboring men and women of Everett. VOL. XXIII. "KLAHOW-YAH "—July 1-2-3-4 Have You Seen Our Union Made Suits? Wo can i'il you, no matter what size, in the newest fabrics and colors just to suit you at $15.00, $18.00, $20.00 UP TO $25.00 Honest values and honest workmanship is what you will find in these suits, and you know that whatever comes from the BIG STORE is correct in style. UNION MADE HATS, GLOVES, SHIRTS, OVERALLS, SHOP Lel lis outfit you for "Kla-llow-Ynh" week. The Brodeck Co. 1701-3 HEWITT AVENUE We Give S. & H. Green Trading Stamps KLA-HOW-YAH Special prices in effect during the celebration You are invited to make this store your headquarters and feel at home. PHONES 217 HEWITT AND ROCKEFELLER Why this Bank does not exclude Small Accounts Every one with an income needs the assistance of a bank in order to administer it. People who begin to bank in a small way often develop into clients whose transactions are large. It is most difficult to carry forward one's enterprises if he handles his funds in currency. When this large, strong bank extends its facilities to the small depositor it helps build two successes —its own, and the depositor's. Call and open an account, even if It must have a modest beginning. BANK OF COMMERCE zCiley-Cooley Shoe Co. PULL LINE OF UNION MADE SHOES Both Phones 786 1712 Hewitt CAPS AND SHOES THE HOUSE OF QUALITY 4 per cent on time deposits Full Line of Union Made Men's and Boys* Shoes MODERN UNION REPAIR SHOP Half Soles, Sewed or Nailed, 75 Cents Per Pair Everett Shoe Mfg. John Goldthorp, M 2003 Hewitt Manager. UUi Avenue. THE LABOR JOURNAL. THE OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE YE RETT TRADES COUNCIL Devoted to the Interest XLA-HOW-YAH COMES NEXT Any kind of excitement you want will be on tap next week. Beginning Wednesday morning with Pioneer Day, the balance of the week will be filled plumb full with entertainment. A parade every day, though the real big thing in street display will be, of course, the Fourth. Baseball game every afternoon. Hydro-aeroplane flight over the city and bay each evening around 6 o'clock if weather conditions will at all permit. If that doesn't give you thrills enough, there's the daily carnival at Robbins' Park under the auspices of the Woodmen of the World. All Everett will don her glad rags and the latch string will hang out all week for out-of-town vis itors, of whom the city expects many thousands. We're going to forget there are such things as business cares and worries during those four days and just whoop 'er up! Old timers and newcomers alike are com manded by royal edict of the Com mercial Club to say Kla-How-Yah to everyone they meet and the human who doesn't have a good time —just isn't human, that's all! RAYMOND, THE CONVENTION CITY. You've got to slip it to the little city of Raymond when it comes to copping off conventions. Last week the State Federation of Women's Clubs in session at Kllensburg, voted to hold their next annual gathering In the southwestern city. It is reported that when the name of Raymond was proposed the majority of the delegates didn't know there was such a place on the map. By the time the young lady booster from Raymond got through everybody knew where Ray mond was and a good deal of the history of the lively little city. When the delegates at our own state federation came to Olympia last winter, Raymond wasn't even a «lark horse in the race for 1914 convention honors. Everett and North Yakima were making all the noise and it was a ten to one bet that one of the last named cities was going to cop. There were just two delegates from Ray mond in Olympia at that convention, one from the shingle weavers and one from the bartenders. What those two delegates did is history. They were the big noise at Olympia when the flurry started for the honor of entertaining the next session and they put Raymond on the map in box car letters. Everett withdrew and North Yakima and Raymond fought it out. Those two delegates had done their work so well that there was nothing to it when the votes were counted, but Raymond. Now Raymond comes along and entertains a thousand Eagles in royal fashion. How do you do it, neighbor? Despite the knockers Everett is the best little city ever and Everett peo ple are going to prove it next week. KVERETT, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1913. MARYSVILLE TRIMS LOCALS Every kind of baseball, good, bad and indifferent, was dished up to a howling mob of dervishes at Robbins Park Sunday. What the Kla-How- Yahs and the .Marysville teams did to the national pastime was a crime and what Marysville did to us was worse. Hunt, the sidewheeler from the North western League, dished them up for us and should have gotten away with his game save for indifferent support at critical times. The box score shows 22 hits off Hunt, but half of them should have been fielded. He fielded his own position cleanly and did some timely stick work and alto gether pitched a far better game than the score shows. Everett played town lot ball until the sixth inning and then occurred one of the things that makes baseball the grand old pastime it is. With two down and the score 6 to 1 against us, Hunt started the fireworks with a clean hit. In field bobbles filled the bases and Til ton threw the crowd stark, raving crazy by a home run over the fence. A hat full of coin was Tilton's reward. Then the Kla-How-Yohs tightened up and played the game lor all there was in it. Twice the score was tied and it took 16 innings to win. Mcl Dun can, who is always dangerous, turned the trick with a three-base clout. It was a case all through of too much Boatman. On one occasion Ev erett filled the sacks with none down and cotila get over but one lon run when two scores would have won the game. In another inning we filled the bases and couldn't score. Boatman was a bear in the pinches and bis sup port helped him to tame the Kla-How- Yahs whenever they looked dangerous. It pains us to admit it, but Marysville showed ns up. They out-hit and out fielded us, 12 errors by Everett talk ing eloquently of our misdeeds. The Kla-How-Yahs did not show the form they are capable of, but they had the fighting spirit that doesn't give up until the last man is down. A third game between these two teams is eagerly looked for. They are evenly ' matched and they put up a snappy, scrappy game to the delight of the fans. SHINGLE PACKING CONTEST JULY THIRD. There has been no real, lively pinnule packing contest in Everett for several years but one is to be pulled off the morning or the third. The Kla-How-Yah sports committee has offered to put up the money for prizes and the Shingle Weavers Union has agreed to take charge of the con test. It will be held at 10 o'clock the morning of the third and entries will be open until 9 o'clock the same morning. The prizes will be as fol lows; First, ItS.OO; second, $25.00; third, $15.00. The entrance fee for contestants has been set at $2.00. of Organized Labor LABOR DAY PLANS AFOOT Preparations have already been be gun to make next Labor Day the most successful celebration ever* held by Everett's labor unions. The program this year will be under the auspices of the Labor Temple Association and the proceeds will be turned into the new building fund. The Trades Coun cil and the Building Trades Council will assist the Labor Temple Asso ciation and committees have been ap pointed from both bodies to work in conjunction with the committee from the association. The joint committee is made up as follows: Labor Tem ple Association —J. E. Campbell, Frank Kobbins, < . V. Wright; Trades Coun cil —Sam Allen, Thos. Gooley, Harvey Thompson; Building Trades Council— G. Vlngen, Fred Cuffin, Anderson. The committee held its first meeting Sun day morning and elected J. E. Camp bell chairman, and Thomas Gooley secretary. Preliminary committees were appointed to look after suitable grounds, music, speakers, etc., and it is planned to meet every Sunday morning. Tentative plans include the customary parade, a list of sports out of thi> ordinary, and a grand ball in the evening. An invitation has been extended to John H. Wallace, member of the In dustrial Insurance Commission) to de liver the address and labor of tins city will be very fortunate if it can secure him. He is one of the ablest speakers in the state movement. The committe has a definite goal in sight. It includes not only a program that will be entertaining but the rais ing of a good bunch of money that day to be applied on the new Labor Temple. Every member of organized labor should lay his or her plans now to be at home that day and add their mite to the good cause. The committee has let it be known very emphatically that it will resent any attempt by outside parties to pull off other entertainments and money making stunts on that day. Labor is not in the habit of butting in on any other celebration and is extremely jealous of the one day in the year set aside as labor's own. It has hap pened in the past that various parties have pulled off excursions, races and other crowd-drawing, money-making features on Labor Day and organized labor doesn't believe it is the right thing to do. A similar attempt this year will be resented by organized labor. GRANITE FALLS HERE NEXT WEDNESDAY. The Granite Falls ball team, which meets the Kla-llow-Yahs on the local grounds the afternoon of the third, is being managed by the Granite Falls shingle weavers and has the reputation of being a speedy aggre gation. Granite Falls will move to Everett in a body that day to help put the toboggan under Davis's pets. THE LABOR JOURNAL Mention the Journal to every merchant who solicits your pat ronage through these columns. BERGER TALKS OF HATFIELDS' ACTIONS IN WEST VIRGINIA When Governor Hatfield of West Virginia took possession of the ex ecutive office In .March, he inherited from his predecessor the conditions which exist in West Virginia. Martial law had been declared and military government established. They were continued by him. Many high-handed acts have been done in his name, though he repudiates responsibility for the acts of his military subordinates. In repudiating the acts of his military subordinates. Governor Hatfield has failed to relieve himself of the responsibility for some of their most flagrant offenses. When he ordered the suppression of newspapers, when he sanctioned the search of the homes of citizens and the seizure of their private papers without warrant of law, he became, iii fact, a public enemy, who trampled upon the most sacred guarantees of the constitution. We may believe that Governor Hatfield did not realize the position in which he was placing himself. Ho is a well-meaning country physician who has been elected the governor of a state that is practically owned by mining companies—and he has labored under the additional disadvantage that he knows nothing about the modern labor question. Governor Hatfield, as we said before, knows nothing of trade unionism and socialism. But he is a mountaineer himself. He comes from the same stock as the mine-workers of West Virginia. These mine-workers are blood of his blood and flesh of his flesh. And he is a stubborn and fearless man. who fcely keenly the injustice of the system which has made it possible that these mountaineers be robbed of their natural inheritance by cunning and greedy capitalists—most of whom do not even live in West Virginia. Hatfield is a man of education. And though he knows nothing about socialism and political economy, he keenly realizes the impossibility of up holding semi-feudal and barbaric conditions in West Virginia in the twentieth century. Therefore, it was to be forseen that Governor Hatfield would not confirm the fiudings of the drumhead court-martial. He did not confirm a single one. While knowing nothing about the modern class struggle, Hatfield has instinctively understood that the. bloody feud between mine-workers and the Baldwin-Felts detectives was simply a part of the class war waged between labor and capital in the mining regions. On the morning of the day when the governor had the interview with the socialist committee, he set at liberty every mine-worker who was detained in any jail or prison for an offense connected with that class war—including some men that had been sentenced to long terms in the penitentiary. And in this he was showing wisdom and good will. Governor Hafield has promised to see to it that every mine-worker In West. Virginia will be given a chance to join an organization if he so desires. He has also guaranteed protection to the organizers of the trade unions and of the socialist party against the attacks of the Baldwin-Felz thugs. We have no reason to doubt the governor's word in this respect—nor his ability to make good his promise. As for the martial law —conditions in West Virginia were so extraordinary that the proclamation of martial law was the only way of driving out the Baldwin-Feltz guards. We have it from the very best authority that officials of the United Mine Workers asked for the continuation of the martial law as a protection against the Baldwin-Feltz thugs. The governor is prepared, he says, to recall his martial law order as soon as conditions shall warrant. It is characteristic of the situation in West Vir ginia that at the present time not a single mine-worker is in prison—they have all been released. However, three murderous Baldwin-Feltz detectives and a mine superintendent were still in jail without bail when the socialist committee left the state. All in all, Governor Hatfield evidently means to give the coal miners of West Virginia as fair a chance as they possibly can have under the capitalist system. But, however good his intention may now be, he cannot escape the damning fact that in the few weeks he has been governor he has exercised despotic powers and ridden rough-shod over the liberties and rights of citizens of West Virginia. He may make amends for his past offenses, but he cannot escape the censure which his tyrannical acts have invited by those of his countrymen who prize the rights of man more than they do the title deeds of the "vested interests." VICTOR L. BERGER. CALLED TO HIS LONG REST. .las. Philpott, for many years a member of the local Union of Car-! penters, passed away at his home last Sunday afternoon and was buried Tuesday afternoon. He had been in [poor health for a year past and his acquaintances knew he was nearing i the end. Some months ago he re- I moved to Oregon to live with a son but his health steadily failed and he I came back to Everett. He failed steadily upon his return and his i visits to the Labor Temple became less frequent and it was seen that he was going. "Jimmie," as he win familiarly called, was a familiar figure around the Labor Temple for years and was well known in union circles. He was a member of the |.M. W. A. and that society attended his funeral in a body. He leaves a wife and several sons and daughters to mourn his loss. GRAYS HARBOR BOYS ARE AWAKE. The week of the Fourth will be a merry one for everybody and for I none more so than the sturdy woods men who work in the mills and camps. Aberdeen is the center of an immense logging district and several thousand loggers will spend the week in the harbor city where elaborate preparations have been made for their entertainment. The timber workers locals in Hoquiam and Aber deen are alive to the situation and realize the opportunity to do some el' fective organization work among the woodsmen. A joint committee of both locals has had under way plans for entertainment for some time, which will include social as well as propa ganda features. President Rrown. of the International Timber Workers, and President Marsh, of the State i Federation, will spend the most of the week in the harbor cities. NOTABLE GATHERING IN SE ATTLE JULY 5-12. What promises to be one of the most notable gatherings ever held in the Northwest is scheduled in Seattle for the week of July 5-12, that date be ing the annual gathering of the Na tional Conference of Charities and Corrections. This organization is forty years old and has a present membership of 2,600. Its membership includes many figures of national prominence In social and reform work. Among the subjects of reform which found their earliest advocates among members of this conference are: Prevention of industrial acci dent and occupational diseases: child labor laws; minimum wage standards! eight-hour workday: application of prisoner's wage to dependent family; vocational training; workmen's com pensation; social Insurance, The program for the week includes ad dresses by notable men and women upon subjects of vital interest to Pa cific people, tlte subject of present and prospective Immigration being scheduled to receive special attention. The State Federation of Labor will be represented at this conference. CARNIVAL IN FULL SWING. Supplementing the festivities of Kla-How-Yah week is the carnival now on at Robbins* Park tinder the auspices of the Woodmen of the World. The Pollow Carnival Co.. well known in the amusement world, has a lot full of at tractions suitable to young and old alike. The carnival will run up to and including the night of the sth. The 1913 Indian Motorcycles are now In, $215. single; $265, twins. Bicycles and Motor cycles sold o ninstallments at Arthur Bailey's Sporting Goods & Hardware Store. NO. 20.