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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. Mid-Summer Styles Now Ready You are thinking of summer wear—something for the warm days—and of course you want tho correct styles and not just anything. May we have the pleasure of showing you whal we have in summer fixings for men and boys? The styles will please you. the prices will please you. the wear will please you. Union Made Suits, Hats, Shirts, Gloves, Overalls, Shoes The Brodeck Co. Selling the S. P. Keithly Stock in Our Great July Clearance Sale An unmatchable dollar saving opportunity. The greatest sale ever recorded in this vicinity. PHONES 217 HEWITT AND ROCKEFELLER THE OFFICERS of this bank hold their time, their experience and their advice at the disposal of patrons. Their efforts are directed toward the promotion of the financial welfare of clients, for successful clients mean a prosperous bank. You are invited to meet the officers of this bank and discuss with them the various ways in which they can be of service to you. BANK OF COMMERCE 4 Per Cent Interest Paid on Time and Savings Deposits. \ Modern Union Shoe Repair Shop <) WE USE THE UNION LABEL REPAIR STAMP t EVERETT SHOE MFG. CO. 2003 HEWITT AVENUE Riley-Cooley Shoe Co. PULL LINE OF UNION MADE SHOES Both Phone* 786 17!2 Hewitt The teamsters' union is to be con gratulated for the part. It took in the Kla-How-Yah celebration. The fifty two-horse team made a hit with every one. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY A powerful story of capital and labor, with the principal scenes set in a great iron mill, at the Orpheum. THE BIG STORE 1701-3 HEWITT AVENUE THE HOUSE OF QUALITY REFUSE STRUCK WORK. Hrantford, Ontario, Canada, July 10. —The iron molders have refused to work on jobs for the YVestinghouse company, whose employes are on strike at Hamilton, as they could not see their way to act as strikebreak ers, even though in a different city. As a result the molders are on strike at three foundries. The most signifi cant action, however, in this instunce is that all of the non-union men came out vita the union molders. THE LABOR JOURNAL THE OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE EVERETT TRADES COUNCIL Devoted t*> the Interest PLANS FOR LABOR DAY COMMUTE PROMISES ONE GRAND CELEBRATION — HUNDREDS OF TIMBER WORKERS TO BE" IN LINE. NOW that, the Fourth of July is over with, the next big attraction on the card is Labor Day. The Commercial Club has set the labor boys some mark to shoot at but. the boys say they are not afraid of being outdone. They will crowd into one big day enough Btuntl to ordinarily fill two or three. There will be the usual parade, aug mented this year by the presence in line of a thousand or more timber workers, taken into the union in Ev erett and surrounding towns since the first of March. The sports and exercises will probably be pulled off at Kobbins Park, negotiations being on for those grounds. At this week's meetings of the general committee sub-committees are to be appointed to handle the various details of the cele bration and from now on hard work will be the rule. EVERETT PEOPLE SHOULD ATTEND CHAUTAUQUA. The Everett Chautauqua now being held on the Lincoln school grounds in the city of Everett deserves lib eral patronage. The program is un usually strong and no person who has the time can well afford to miss the entertainment. Carl Steckelberg, who appeared on Wednesday is one of the three great est violinists in the world. The White City Band of Chicago which appears Friday is recognized as the leading musical concert company in the Unit ed States and no one who enjoys music should miss this attraction. The Chautauqua continues until Sunday evening when it closes with Ben Chapin, who impersonates Abra ham Tiincoln. Chapin has appeared eighteen times at Yale university and is pronounced as one of the best im personators on the Chautauqua plat form. STAGECRAFT IN ANNUAL SES SION. Bert Webester is in Seattle this week, representing the local union af theatrical employes at the convention of the organization. Many matters of importance are being considered by the delegates, among them being that of closer affiliation with the Ameri can Federation of Musicians. Presi dent Webber of the Federation of Musicians is in attendance at the con vention. Excursions to other cities, automobile rides about the city, re ceptions and banquets are marking the social side of the gathering. This country is at its best at this time of year and the delegates were peculiarly fortunate in choosing Seattle as their meeting place. LOCAL MEN WIN PACKING CONTESTS. Everett may rightly lay claim to having some of the swiftest Shingle packers in the state a.s in the recent contests local men again demonstrat ed their superiority. July 8 in this city the prizes went to three local men. viz., Edwin Johnson, L, E. Stanke and Ralph Coleman, these men winning in the order named. In Stan wood the day following two local men ajjain copped, Horace Dennison pull ing down first money and Edwin Johnson second. PENSION BILL PASSES. H arrisburg. July 10.- Provision for the employes of Philadelphia who have given the best years of their life to the service of the city has been made by the state senate, which passed the bill providing for a municipal pension fund. The house has already passed the measure, and it has gone to the governor for his approval, he having expressed himself as favorable, to the legislation. It is provided in the bill that all employes who have given twenty years service to the city shall be beneficiaries. LANCASTER FORWARD. Lancaster, Pa., July 10.—The labor forward movement in this city is pro gressing satisfactory. As a direct re sult the membership of the local un ions has been appreciably increased and interest is being taken by the un organized to a greater extent than ever noted in this city before. RVERETT, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, JULY 11. 1013. MASS MEETING IN LIB ERTY HALL NEXT SUNDAY AT 2:30. The Timber Workers' Union of this city will hold a big, open meeting for mill workers In Liberty hall next Sunday after noon at 2:30. J. G. Brown, international president, and Martin Flyzyk, of the United Mine Workers of district No. 10, will be the principal speak ers. Brother Brown is well known in Everett as an able and forceful speaker. Mr. Flyzyk is one of the best in formed and most eloquent speakers in the labor move ment of this state. For eight years he was a national lec turer for the United Mine Workers. A treat is in store for those attending the meet ing. In addition to the ad dresses upon organization a musical program has been ar ranged for. Every member of the union should make it his business to see that he brings one unorganized man with him. The meeting will be open to everybody whether members of any union or not and the hall ought to be parked with peo ple. WELCOME The union labor boDstcr. the bumble bee, reqtv sts that a!! men who work in the mills be at the mass meeting Sunday afternoon at Liberty ball. EIGHT-HOUR VIOLATORS. Denver, July 10. —The deputy state labor commissioner is actively en gaged in uncovering the violators of tho women's eight-lour law, and sev eral cases have been brought to the attention of the proper court, and fines of *r>il and costs have been levied in each case. The court assessing the fines has warned the violators that upon a second conviction a jail sen tence will be assessed. SHOPMEN TO FEDERATE. r.ranil Rapids, Mich, July 10.—As the result of the strike of the Pierre Marquette shopmen the trades In volved are now organising a shop fed eration. The strike is in its fifth week, and was caused by the refusal of the management to grant a wage increase. The Muskegon Car Work ers have joined the strikers. In the Grand Rapids railroad yards the com pany has established a stockade to pen its 150 strike-breakers, but the results being obtained by the company are. so meager as to greatly encourage the me"n who are on strike. of Organized La hoi' THE SAWMILL WORKERS AND WOODSMEN JOIN ORGANIZATION E. P. MARSH OF EVERETT MAKES NUMBER OF ADDRESSES TO TIMBER WORKERS ON GRAYS HARBOR DURING THE NATIONAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION. (By E. P. Marsh.) Seattle has its Golden Potlaeh, Tacoma its Montamara Pesto, Everett its Klii-ILvw-Yah. Grays Harbor its Splash. Each event af fords an opportunity to both old and young to uncork some of that boited-up enthusiasm, to act coltish and foolish with a total disregard [or what anybody thinks in the premises. It also affords an oppor tunity for certain purveyors to the holiday cravings of. the human family to sell for fifty cents someth ititc that is worth about ten. A,Vc »re all foolish with our change about holiday time. International Presidcnl Brown of the Timber Workers and myself were those present at the Fourth of July Splash at Hoquiam. Tt was a big time as bi«r times go on such a date, but it is not particularly of the fes tivities I want to write. Suffice it to say that they were glittering find spectacular, a source of profit to tho businessmen and conces sionaries and of satisfaction to the street crowds if noise and fool antics he tiny criterion to go by. *' # * ('resident Brown and myself were on the Harbor for a much more serious purpose than to merely join in a riotous celebration. Our people are more or less familiar witli the efforts beinjr put forth by the shingle weavers to organize into one big union, under the pro tecting win<r of the A. F. of 8.. the great timber industry of this Northwest. Let it he known, then, that tin 1 Grays Harbor cities of Aberdeen and Hoq-uiam arc the two principal ports of call for the thousands of woodsmen in Southwestern Washington. For years past it hits been an annual custom for the loggers to celebrate in their own way their summer holiday in one or the other of the Harbor cities. Our greatest strides so far in organizing the men of the woods have been on Grays Harbor. The boys down there have been doing splendid work". Some three months ago they srot their heads together and they reasoned this way: '"The men have been coming in year after year with their pockets full of money and returning home after it was; over, their pockets turned inside out and nothing to show for it all but aching heads and that dark brown taste. Bet's throw our head ; iters open to them, hold mass meetings, hire bands, urge them not to get tanked up and throw all their money over the bar. We'll trot a couple of speakers down here and we'll send those men hack to camp with imkwi cards in their pockets and an earnest purpose, an ■ ambition to do something practical to help themselves, burning in their breasts." And bo Brown and 1 went to the Harbor. T wish my pen was Facile enough to describe to you those four days. They were wonder ful, inspiring. Three mass meetings won' held, all of thorn splendidly attended. Men came to headquarters, singly and in groups, to hear more about this movement, and seldom did they go away without • ".listing for the war. One iiots very tired sometimes preaching union ism to ears that remain deaf to logic find entreaty and we have OUT "Oh-What's-the-USe" moments when the struggle hardly seems worth while. Hut happenings such as these constitute the oasis in the desert of organisation monotony. Here were men, literally hundreds of them, eager to hear the message of co-operative effort. Not a jangling, disputatious set of know-it-all wiseacres, but a body of men. filled ! tvith a burning sense of social and industrial injustice and anxious to find th" way to right their wrongs. I never fell so fully before the meaning of the saying, "the field lis ready for the harvest."' A totally wrong impression lias been gained in many quarters of the loggers. Society lias given them a low plane of morals To 1 carouse ami gamble and fight has been the Be plus ultra of their desires according to Standards accepted by an obtuse society as theirs by instinct and by Craving. Society has been wrong, foolishly wrong: yes, criminally wrong. Neither by instinct nor by craving has the logger reached that low Moral plane. Where he has reached it he has done so because of environment. Because his employer cared nothing for bis creature comforts ami placed him amid surroundings which inevitably debased and deadened the finer feeling*. We find the looker today reading anil studying economics hut without the knowledge and power that comes from mass action. The logger re sents his camp SUtTOUndingS, resents the basis on which society treats him. but realises the Impotency of individual action Our industrial movement is calling forth his eager Study and then passionate ap proval because of its basic principles, mass aelion. And on Grays Harbor a wonderful movement is under way. a movement at which the employer who realizes its potency, stands aghast. Isn't it strange, and rather funny, the idiotic methods tho em ployers who would throttle our movement, adopt I DoWS in Aber- THE LABOR JOURNAL Mention the Journal to every merchant who solicits your pat ronage through these columns. KLA-HOW-YAH A SUCCESS EVERETT PULLS OFF CLEAN EST CELEBRATION IN THE STATE—COMMERCIAL CLUB TO BE CONGRATULATED. From all accounts Everett pulled off the cleanest Fourth of July celebra tion of any Puget Sound city. Those attending celebrations In other towns are complaining bitterly of graft and mismanagement. Especially is this true of those attending the races in Tacoma. The only things occurring to mar our own festivities was the in ability of the restaurants to feed the crowds and this was because the ca terers did not dream that they would be faced with the contract of feeding quite so many people. The various entertainment features were pulled off on schedule, good management char acterizing them throughout. Everett's visitors went away with a warm feel ings for this city and a vow to return again at the first opportunity. The Commercial club, which bore the brunt of the undertaking, is to be congratu lated upon its unqualified success. BEGINS PRACTICE OF LAW. Among the graduates of the law school at the University of Washing ton this year twas a local boy, Thos. N T . Swale, who has taken up the prac tice of law with bis father in the Com merce building. Mr. Swale, Jr.. when THOS. N SWALE a student at the Everett High school, was a brilliant debater and made some masterly arguments for union labor on two or three occasions when labor topics were subjects of debate. ZIMMERMAN IS ELECTED CAPTAIN. I Announcement of the election of ! Henry Zimmerman of this city, stroke of the University of Washington eight, which participated in the Poughkeepsie regatta, as captain of the eight, has just been made So enthused were the varsity oars men at their splendid showing against the big eastern eights that they forgot all about the election, which was held while the crew was at Poughkeepsie. Zimmerman will be a junior at col lege next term. He is a member of the Sigma Delta fraternity and also the Oval club, a junior-senior honor society at the university. FISHERMEN GET MORE Seattle. July in—The halibut fish ermen who have been working in the independent boats and have been get ting a per cent of the catch have compromised their demands for an in crease in the share of the catch, and will now receive four-fifths instead of three-fourths, as formerly. PROPOSES 1 CENT POSTAGE. Washington. .Tul> 10.- R< nresenta tive Roddenbery of Georgia has intro duced a bill providing for 1 cent post age on drop letters for city delivery or for transportation exclusively on all rural mail routes. The 191" 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. 22.