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Friday. December 26, 1!)13.
TRADE ON ROCKEFELLER AVENUE AND SAVE MONEY AFTER CHRISTMAS CLEAN-UP SALE BED COMFORTERS All reduced In price. Now on sale $1.15 to $3.98 MEN'S UNDERWEAR $1.00 and $1.25 Men's Under wear, special at 75c $1.50 Mens heavy all-wool Un derwear, special at $1.00 All our Ladies' Suits are placed on sale in two lots as fol lows : Lot No. I—Suits to $18.00, now $9.90 Suit Lot No. 2—Suits to $30.00, now $14.90 Suit Ladies' Raincoats specially priced at $3.50, $4.98 and $6.98 WATCH OUR STORE FOR BARGAINS DOLSON & SMITH THE STORE AROUND THE CORNER ON ROCKEFELLER Have Your Letterheads, Bill Heads, Etc. printed on paper bearing the Papermakers Label. Only obtainable at Everett Print Shop DISTINCTIVE PRINTINGS All QQ PhonesOO 2912 Rockefeller THEATRE A-J "Everett's Live Wire" High Glass Vaudeville Complete Change of Program Wednesday and Sunday Matinee Dally 2:30. Evening* 7:15 and 9:00 A $1.00 SHOW FOR 15c AND 26c HOW SAVINGS CAN GROW IN THIS BANK The following scale will illustrate the growth of your small monthly savings if you deposit same with us at interest compounded twice a year Amount Deposited Each Week One Dollar Two Dollars Five Dollars ... Amount Deposited Each Month One Dollar Five Dollars Ten Dollars ... A deposit will double itself at the above rate of Interest every seven teen years and eight months. EVERETT TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK EVERETT, WASH. THE OLDEST SAVINGS BANK IN THE COUNTY Grand Ridge Coal LUMP $5:50 and NUT $4.75 PER TON WASHED NUT AND LUMP MILL, SLAB AND PLANER WOOD Brackebush, Wright & Shaw, Incorporated •> Both Phones 831 We Qlve 8. at H. Qreen Trading Stamps REMNANTS In Wool Dress Goods. In fine Dross Gingham. In Table Linens. All at a good saving in price. Odd lot of Ladies' Underwear in union suits and separate gar ments, all at 1-3 less than former price. Label Paper 4% WEEKLY SAVINGS For Five For Ten For Twenty Years Years Years $ 650.00 | $1,614.00 $1,301.00 $3,228.00 $3,252.00 $8,070.00 $ 293.00 $ 586.00 $1,462.00 MONTHLY SAVINGS For Five For Ten For Twenty Years Years Years $ 66.00 | $ 147.00 $337.00 I $ 736.00 $644.00 j $1,473.00 The last regular meeting of the Musicians' Union was the occasion of a spirited contest for officers, Theo. Boer and Charles Lemon being candi dates for president while Frank Wag ner and John Norland ran a neck-and neck race for secretary. Brother Lemon won out in the former contest while Frank Wagner nosed out Nor land for secretary by the narrow mar gin of one vote. The earthquake may have served as an alarm clock for a lot of sleepy par ents hut it is a safe bet that every kid In town was up long before the quake happened along. $ 366.00 $1,830.00 $3,661.00 WENDELL L. WILLISTON Who will represent the Everett Trades Council at the Raymond con vention of the State Federation of Labor next month. U/>e Womens Union Label League Notes j& j& jz? Miss Adeline Boynton of 2624 Oakes . avenue won the solid Ivory cribbage board. No. 14 was the lucky number.' Mrs. Viola Francois received the sad news of the loss of her father last week. The Women's Union Label League will play a more active part in the local labor movement (luring the com ing year than ever before if the plans of some of the members are carried out. In speaking of the work of the League one of Its active members stated that during the past few months the membership had made good in carrying on a campaign for funds for the new Labor Temple, and that next year they Intended to wage a campaign for more members, not only for the League but other Unions as well. The first plan will be to appoint a committee of three women every Mon day night to visit the various Unions during the week to urge the patron age and demand for the card and labels and urge that the members bring their wives, sisters and sweet hearts into the League. "In order to show the general pub lic that we are consistent as unionists we must demand the card and label," stated this enthusiastic. Label League worker. "We have seen some of the shouting kind of unionists stand on the floor of the Trades Council and condemn those who refuse to join the organization of their craft and at the same time go into a store and pur chase non-union articles and never think 6f the label. We are going to LOCAL NOTES Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Knecht of Tolt, formerly of this city, spent Christmas with Mrs. Knecht's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Knapp, at 2624 Oakes ave nue. Mr. Knecht served as secretary of the Shingle Weavers' Union and also as its president. He is in the real estate and insurance business in the Snoqualmie valley town and has served on the board of councilmen. A. J. Morrow of Wenatchee is spend ing the holidays with friends and rela tives. Mr. Morrow was formerly in the printing business and was one of the founders of the Labor Journal, and published it until the present own ers took it over. At present he is en gaged in the fruit growing business. The Timber Workers promise a fine time af their New Year's hall in the Coliseum Wednesday night, Decem ber 31. Thomas Gooley will attend the Northwest Conference of Teamsters tomorrow night in Renton. Local secretaries are requested to hand in the list of officers-elect to the Journal for publication. LABOR JOURNAL. ,do our part to stop this sort of thing 'if possible." Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Morrow and sons. Cecil and Floyd, are spending the holi days with relatives and friends on Oakes avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Morrow- were formerly members of the Label League. Mrs. E. P. Marsh will leave tomor row for Tacoma where she will spend Sunday with Prof, and Mrs. A. L. .Marsh of the Puget Sound university. MRS. ELECTA KIME One of the recent members of the Label League who has taken hold in a very active manner. Mrs. Kime was one of the. women who helped to make the League bazaar a success. Walk upstairs and save $10. Noth ing but union made garments shown. Baldwin & Thomsen, Rooms 102-3 Riley Bldg., 1712 Hewitt Adv BUILDING TRADES GET HALF HOLIDAY. The Building Trades Unions of the city will work their last Saturday aft ernoon this week, they having decided by referendum vote of the member ship to take Saturday afternoons off hereafter. Only in cases of extreme emergency will the tradesman respond to the call of the employer on the last half day of the week. The Saturday half holiday is quite universally estab lished in Canada and in many cities in this country it is the rule. It is an innovation in this particular neck of the woods but unless we lose our guess will prove mighty popular and as much a fixture in trade rules as the eight hour workday. The report of Secretary-Treasurer Thomas B. Burke says that the United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gastitters. Steamfitters and Bteamflt ters' Helpers bud the largest growth of Its history in the last year. "We organized since the last convention," he says. "190 local unions, thirty-four of which lapsed, making a total of 156 local unions. All our local unions are enjoying tlie eight hour day, which Is universal. We desire to report that we have made the most wonderful prog ress in our history, both as to growth of organization and extension of our united association in cities and towns where we have never had local unions previously, as well as a decided In crease in wages, shortening of hours and n marked improvement and ad vancement of many other measures for th'i protection of our trade and organ ization by state and municipal laws." The Toiler's Day. "Please, father, get a bucket And mop the kitchen floor;" "Oh. father, fetch the hatchet And mend this broken door." "Now, father, move the bureau • And help me lift this rug; Then run down to the cellar And get the sirup jug." "Please, fnvver. sew zts button On my shirt waist," begs Jack. "Oh. father, won't you hook me," Says sister, "up the hack?" "The range Is full of ashes. Come, father, take thrni up." "Won't you make me 0 collar," Cries Jack, "for my new imp?" "Now, father, wash Ih 1 windows And wipe the parlor walls; Then help me get the I upper. Veil make the codtisli halls." Dsd labors In a foundry; All vcar he tolls stray There liueß tell how X lawdlss A i eats on Labor d ■ ■-. —Terrell I.uve. Holl< 1 v In .Indue. TRADE UNION NOTES. The Women's Political league of Call fornla announces thai the union label win appear upon its official publication. Boated Bricklayers' union lias de rided to ask the International to con sider establishing an old Sge pension system, I'rauklln K. Lane, secretary of the Interior department, is an honorary member of Typographical union No, 21, San Francis *>, A federation of railroad employes* or ganizations is being formed in this city. I Under the plan, so as not to conflict with the American Federation of Labor, no organizations belonging to the American federation of Labor wiil j be eligible to join. BANE OF IGNORANCE. ignorance in anything spells failure. Ignorance is nol con lined sltogether to lacs of learn ing lit school, as many persons may he well versed in tlie sub jects that were taught in school, hut he grossly ignorant in many essentials going to make a suc cess iii life in this world of ours. The member id' a trade union who persists in remaining in Ig norance ot tlie alms and objects of the movement of which he is a component part stands as a detriment to the movement and an enemy of the worst kind to himself and is a millstone hang ing about the neck of his follow unionists, and instead of being an element for the uplift of the general movement lie is a dead Weight, that is only kept in bal ance by the active factors which are constantly striving and struggling under great odds to keep the movement active and on a progressive basis. LABOR LEGISLATION. Some of the Principal Laws Enacted For the Workingman. In an article on labor legislation for the last year reported by state federa tions in a recent issue of the American Federalionist it is stated that "work men's compensation laws" were enact ed by lowa. Minnesota, West Virgin la, Texas. Montana, Ohio and Oregon. Illinois redrafted its compensation law. Kansas added amendments improving the law in force. California adopted a comprehensive workmen's compensa tion Insurance and safety act which will supersede the Roscberry net when it goes Into effect Jan. 1, 11114. Ver mont provided for a commission to In vestigate the subject nnd adopted an amendment legalizing legislation on compensation. Compensation legisla tion is generally replacing liability laws. However, liability laws were enacted by Florida and Arkansas. Maine provided that when contribu tory negligence is pleaded in case of fatal accidents tlie burden of proof shall rest upon the defendant. The article continues by stating that a considerable proportion of the legis lation is to provide regulations In the interest of health and sanitary environ ment of tlie employees and the public, and that these laws deal with ninny different subjects, and tlie article touches on these briefly. It outlines i briefly also regulations in the interest of safety for workers and consumers. According to the article, four state federations reported legislation dealing with convict labor. Laws dealing with loan shark evils were passed by Min nesota, Colorado, California and Mis souri. Mining legislation was reported by the federations of lowa, Illinois. Missouri, Arkansas, Colorado, Penn sylvania, <»hio and Kansas. Eight hour day legislation was reported for five states. Mothers' pension laws were adopted by Massachusetts, Mm nesota. Pennsylvania, California. New Hampshire and Ohio. Child labor leg Illation was reported by state federa Hons of New Hampshire. Florida Maine. Minnesota. California and Mas sachnsetts. Laws requiring semimonthly pay ment Of wages were enacted by Illi nois, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Legisla tion to regulate private employment bureaus was enacted by Minnesota and California. Legislative measures per taining to trade disputes were reported by five state federations. State hoards of conciliation and arbitration were es tabllsbed by New Hampshire and Ver mont. Arkansas provided for the es tablishment of a state bureau of labor and New York and Minnesota reor ganized their old bureaus. Measures to get better enforcement of labor legis lation and better factory Inspection were adopted by Texas, Vermont. lowa and New York, Montana adopted leg islation relating to injunctions. It is explained in the article that the com pilation is incomplete ns several bodies failed to transmit reports. Long Hours In Canneries. Labor unions <>f Superior, Wis., arc Joining with the Wisconsin State Fed •ration of LabOf against the practice of tlie canning factories in Wisconsin of employing female workers long hours at low wages The state Indus trial commission has been clothed With power by the Wisconsin legists tare 11 fix a temporary time limit for female workers in the canning factor its of ihe state. It is asserted thai this is tlie Best law of this character ever passed by any state. The Ban ning interests propose to make a de termined tight against any limit pUI on the hOtUS of labor, but the Indus | trial commission, bulwarked by the state organized movement, will tin donhtedly have sutiicient Influence t< suforce whatever regulation the indus trial commission may deem for tlu best interest of all concerned, Labor Unrest In Russia. ltussi.i is faring a wave of labor un rest unparalleled in the history of the tabor movement in that country. In Moscow alone the loss through strike last year, ns compiled by a number al leading manufacturers. aggregates! 1,330.000 ruhles. The last half yeai the UUmber of strikers has increased .'Mt.otMt. ami there are no signs of abate ment. Effort* are also being made le ! workers in some of the leading cltie to form organizations similar to tit) unions in America. At present such organizations arc illegal. Two mem hers in the last dumu have Indorsed the movement. January Clearance Sales Vote of Organized Labor Is Inde pendent and Uncontrolled. Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, before the house lobby committee, denied that he had promised to swing tlie "labor 1 vote" of more than 2,000,000 to any j one in the national campaign of 100S and admitted that he could not and would not attempt to deliver that vote. He might have gone further nnd frank ly confessed that there is no "labor j vote." In every campaign certain politicians and labor leaders cultivate the illusion that because large numbers of men work with their hands and belong to unions they can be voted for one can didate or another like a political dis trict chili. But it never works out that | way at the polls. After the returns ' are all in nobody can say how the car penters or bricklayers or metal work- I ers or trainmen cast their votes. No j one has ever been able to deliver the vote of organized labor or control any considerable part of it.—New York i World. Not Wholly Selfish. When the garment workers strike for sanitary shops they are saving all society from the danger of clothes reeking with disease. When railroad employees fold their arms and refuse a working day so long that they tire in danger of nodding in sleep past the signals they are saving' all classes. The Bakers' union, struggling against ex ploitation by the great bread making corporations, is lighting that all the people shall have cheaper and cleaner bread, Thus, though tho workers' struggle is for themselves, it cannot he \ a purely selfish one. -Life and Labor. Miners' Increase Phenomenal. "The growth of our union has heen phenomenal within the last year." says | John P. White, general president of the United Mine Workers of America, "its membership having been increas ed by more than 100.000 new members. Our membership is now more than 400,000. In the month of February of the present year our paid up member ship reached the high water mark of 300.800, For that same month there were exonerated from the payment of ilres, in accordance with our laws. 13, --1 '!i members, making a grand total of till 0.10 members." NORTHERN TRANSFER CO. Office and Storage Warehouse Across from Great Northern Freight Depot Sunset 191, Ind. 29* CALL F"OR THE HAFERKORN SEAL SOUDANSECOHO 5c Cigars Union Made by Haferkorn Cigar Co. WATCH for Our Announcement of Grand Leader Dry Goods Co. Conciliation an Ideal Method of Ad justing Industrial Disputes. Methods used in settling labor dis putes in New York city by means of conciliation and arbitration are dis cussed at length In a bulletin Issued by the United States department of labor to outline an ideal scheme for adjusting controversies between capital and labor. The New York [dan applies to thirty one employers' associations, represent ing a membership of more than one thousand linns, and trade unions repre seuting 90,000 members. It is stated that approximately 13,(XK) building op erations each year, with an annual ex penditure of .*-_>(H).000.(iOO. are affected. The report says that conciliation and arbitration agreements between em ployers' associations and unions in the building industry in New York city . have been In effect for more than twen ty-eight years, with varying success. The agreement to which the bureau's study is devoted came into operation in July, 1908, and. while it formally ex pired in July, 1910, disputes within the industry are by mutual agreement still settled practically .according to the pro visions of the original plan. "According to the method of pro , cedure under the agreement." says the bulletin, "the secretary was expected Jn the flrst instance to exhaust every possible means to effect a settlement jby conciliation. If this method failed the complaint, formally made in writ ing, was referred to tin- executive committee of twelve members. The executive committee must then meet within twenty-four hours and endeavor to adjust the dispute. If the ques- don tit issue \v:is found to be 0 matter i for arbitration a special arbitration board of four tneuibera was organized. This .special board was empowered to call in an umpire to assist in carrying out its duties." In conclusion the report says that the plan of arbitration must he regarded jns having proved highly successful, and that the general strike has been almost eliminated, that wage rates have gradually increased ami jtirisdic , tionnl disputes bave heen settled on a j more nearly equitable basis than ever i before, nnd that instead of tlie former i heated controversy often lending to open warfare there has appeared a desire on the part of both parties to settle grievances peaceably and ou the basis of the tacts presented. THE I'nire Three.