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1617-19 Hewitt Aye. Everett, Wash.
Published Every Thursday by Central Trades Council of Everett and Vicinity
Entered at thepostoffice in Everett. Washington, as second-class mad matter
, , , Phones Ind. 115; Sunset 14S
guT Year ,n Advance Ad rising Kates on Application
Board of Control
Meets First Sunday Morning of Each Month at Labor Temple.
R. H, miles, President. ? Plumbers
K. FRANCOIS, Vice President 1 Tailors
A. DiETTREA. Treasurer.. Molders
O. l-\ WEFFERLING, Secretary. muiuwis
Trustees , .
_ Painters
,Iw, - ,t - Longshoremen
V E EKMOX ' " ■ " — " ,ISiria " S
Officers Everett Trades Council
.„ „ _ President
y- £ .....Vice President
A. DIETEKJ-iA Secretary
Referendum Measure No. 9
Progressive Nominee for Governor
This measure changes the present
port law in the following important
(a) Increases the commission from
three to seven members by adding the
mayor of the city, the county engineer
auditor and prosecuting attorney.
(b) Limits the power of the port to
incur debts to five and three-quarters
million dollars.
(c) Limits the power of leasing cer
tain property.
You should vote against this bill
because —
1 — It is favored and is in the in
terest of private dock and warehouse
owners, commission brokers, cold
storage men and the railroads that
own waterfront in Seattle and enjoy
unjust switching charges, and other
enemies of municipal ownership and
home rule: these and other allied in
terests lobbied and all are red hot for
this bill.
2 — It turns the present non-partisan
commission into a partisan body and
drags the entire port into the slimy
pool of both city and county politics.
3 — It prevents any further growth
of the port, because It prohibits in
curring any debts; the port has al
ready reached the limit above stated.
Vancouver and other cities have put
in many more miions of dollars than
our port has, which will handicap us
very greatly.
4— It will kill the public ownership
of the port, for the private and selfish
interests that got ahis bill up are in
favor of selling or leasing the port
5 — It strikes a fatal blow to home
Wholesale prices of commodities in,
the United States averaged consider
ably highfr in 1915 than in the preced
ing year, according to Bulletin No. 200
of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of
the U. S. Department of Labor. The!
downward trend which set in toward
the close of 1914 did not extend be-,
yond that year and by end of Jan
uary, 1915, prices of many commodi
ties had advanced -to a point well'
above those of the year before. Feb
ruary prices in the aggregate were J
abov« those of January, but slight de
creases occurred in March and April.
In May prices again advanced and, ex-j
cept for small declines in June and >
September, continued at high levels |
throughout the remainder of the
year. The bureau's weighted index
number for December stood at 105,
the highest point reached In any year
since the collection of data for the
present series of reports on whole
sale prices, dating back to 1890, was
Violent fluctuations were recorded
during 1915 in the prices of many
commodities, particularly drugs and <
chemicals and metals and metal
products. In the former group prices
as s whole declined during the first <
ffve months of the year, after which
they rose sharply until the December
average was 39 per cent above the;
average for January and 43 per cent
above that for May Metals and metal I
products advanced steadily in price!
throughout the year, except for slight
declines la August. September and!
October The year closed with prices <
I rule or the right of the people in the ;
pori districts, who pay all the taxes
to support the port, to run their own
affairs. The people voted down, near- 1
ly four to one. the idea of increasing,
the commission, and then these hostile
and selfish interests lohhied and got ,
the bill through the legislature with-;
out. consulting the people in the dis-,
6 — it is important to the farmer,
j fruit grower and the entire state that
our port facilities he owned and op—
crated by the public, to the end that
cheap rates may be enjoyed by all on
an equal basis. 'Wharfage rates have
been reduced from 50 to 20 per cent !
by the port, and this and other cheaper \
rates benefit both the producer and
7 — It will prevent the port from I
building a public belt line voted by
the people to do away with discrimina
tion, extortionate charges and other
vicious practices long permitted and
enjoyed by the five railway companies
ion the waterfront, and such a belt line
would give the same treatment to all
ithe world on a fair basis, at reason
jable and reduced rates.
8— This bill is only a part of a larger
[movement by its foes to stem the ris
ing tide of or kill municipal owner
ship in all public utilities in this and!
other states; municipal ownership in
any form, except the police and fire
. departments, to these private interests
. is like dangling a red flag before the
eyes of a wild bull.
t 9 —The same political gangs and
i selfish interests of special privilege
i and graft back of this bill are aLso in
favor of all the other referendum
, measures.
i I The republican legislature passed
t jthe bill and Governor Lister approved
t lit, I an! opposed to it. Work and
'vote against this measure that drips,
I with so much vice and iniquity.
in this group 37 per cent above the
January prices.
In the fuel and lighting group
was little change in prices during the
first three months of the year, but
marked declines took place in the
spring and early summer. In August
prices again advanced, the increase
continuing for the rest of the year.
The December average for this group
was 11 per cent above that for Jan
uary. Prices in the cloths and cloth
ing group showed a steady advance
during the entire year, the increase
from January to December being
more than 11 per cent.
Articles belonging to the food group
were, in the aggregate, highest in
price in December and lowest in Sep
tember The increase betwen January
and Dcember in this group was nearly
4 per cent. Farm products averaged
highest in May and lowest in January,
September and November. The aver
age for December was only slightly
above that for January. In the re
maining groups prices as a whole
showed a falling tendency during the
earlier part and a rising tendency
during the latter part of 1915.
Comparing 1915 with 1914, the group
of commodities showing the greatest
increase in average yearly prices was
I that of metals and metal products, the
f increase in the group as a whole be
| ing slightly more than 11 per cent. In
f the drugs and chemicals group the
I increase between the two years was
nearly 10 per cent. The group of
farm products showed a 2 per cent in
crease in the average for 1915 over
List of Business Men of This City Who Are Opposed to the Open
Shop Principles of the Everett Commercial Club— Patronize
Them in Preference to Others
The Everett Trades Council, In regular meeting assembled, on June 28th,
passed the following resolution:
"Whereas, As the Everett Commercial Club, located on Colby avenue,
Bayside, is opposed to organized labor in its policy of the Closed Shop prin
ciples, and
"Whereas, The said Commercial Club is openly hostile to organized
labor, therefore, be it.
"Resolved, That members of organized labor, their friends and sympa
thizers shall only purchase commodities from business men of Everett who
art not In sympathy with the attitude and action of said Commercial Club,
and who subscribe to the following PLEDGE, to-wit:
"We, the undersigned Everett business men, do declare that we are not
in sympathy and had no voice in the recent action of the Everett Commercial
Club in passing the resolution favoring the Open Shop principle for organized
labor, and further do declare that if it be the policy of the said Everett
Commercial Club to so continue that policy, will withdraw our membership
from said Everett Commercial Club."
Armstrong, E. L„ 1810 Hewitt.
Anderson, A., tailor, 2509% Hewitt.
Adams, A. X., 1502 Hewitt.
Brenner clothing store.
Breen, Wm., 2915 Bond.
Brisle, J„ 2913 Bond.
Burd, J. L.) 2901 Bond.
Bir, Aug.. 1016 Hewitt.
Buslnger, J. G., 1203 Hewitt.
Benson, R., 2009 Hewitt.
Buter, 8., Hewit.t
Bargreen, S. E., 1407 Hewitt.
Blair, J. H„ 2915 Rucker.
Beard Bros., 1521 Hewitt.
Balmain, Mrs. J. W., 2804 Colby.
Balmain, Jas., watchmaker.
Bakery, 2006 Hewit.t
Carlen, Fred, 1310% Hewitt.
Cullen, J. E., Hewitt.
Dootsen, Jas., 2927 Bond.
Dootson, John, 1413 23d.
Dundee Woolen Mills, 1416% Hewitt.
/laniels, B. F„ 1409 Hewitt.
Davis, Mrs. P. E., 1812% Hewitt.
Egan & McGrath, 28 Wetmore.
Pillion, A. A., 2913 Bond.
Forslund, Arthur, 1367 Hewitt.
French, J. L., 2SII Colby.
Greenberg Clothing, 1924 Hewitt.
Garlick, L., 1208% Hewitt.
Grant, Mrs. M. J., 1103 Hewitt.
Gumsay, Frank, 111S Hewitt.
Harris, Chas., 1203% Hewitt.
Holmes, C. G , 1303 Hewitt.
! Hanson, Wm C, 1119 Hewitt.
Haugniess, Nick, 1119 Hewitt.
Hackman, E.
' Houghton, Chas. 8., 2821 Hoyt.
Jack's Oyster House, 1309 Hewitt.
Jacobs, 1., 1412 Hewitt.
| Jarvis & Jackson, 1703 Hewitt.
I Keilmum, C. A., 1414 Hewitt,
j Lowry & Vingen, 2804 Colby.
Lucas, M. H., 1120 Hewitt.
| Lawrence, Fred, 1215 Hewitt.
: Lewis, Chas., 1216 Hewitt.
Lisk, Fred W„, 1305% Hewitt.
Loudon Shoe Repair, 2010 Hewitt.
Lethroder, H., 2805 Rucker.
Any one wishing to add their names to this list can find blanks for that
purpose at the Labor Temple.
New names will be added each week, as the Trades Council's committee
has not as yet covered all of Everett.
that for 1914, while the food group and
the cloth and clothing group each
showed an increase of 1 per cent. Of
j three groups showing a decrease in
(average yearly prices in 1915 as com
' pared with 1914, fuel and lighting de
j creased nearly 6 per cent, lumber and
I building materials nearly 4 per cent,
! and house furnishing goods nearly 1
per cent.
Of the 346 commodities or grades of
j commodities for which the bureau
' collected wholesale prices for 1914
i and 1915, 174 showed an increase be
j tween these two years, 135 showed a
decrease, while no change was re
ported in the case of 37 commodities,
j A majority of the 174 commodities
which increased in price between 1914
and 1915 belong to the farm products,
.cloths and clothing, and metals and
metal products groups. Within these
i three groups, comprising 150 series of
' price quotations, 93 commodities or
grades of commodities increased in
price, 44 decreased and 13 were un-
I changed. Articles showing an in-
I crease of more than 20 per cent were
native steer hides, rye, wheat, medium
I fleece wool. 2-32s worsted yarn, ingot
copper, copper wire, quicksilver, sheet
zinc and spelter. Some of the articles
;in these three groups which decreased
in price were hogs, hops, cotton, cot
ton bags, cotton blankets, cotton flan
nels and raw silk.
In each of the three groups, food, fuel
and lighting, and lumber and building
materials, more than half of the com
modities decreased in price from 1914
to 1915. In most instances, however,
the decreases were small, while In
creases of more than 20 per cent were
recorded for beans, rye flour, wheat
flour, oranges, raw sugar and zinc
oxide. Articles showing decided de
creases in price were fresh and evap
i orated apples, lemons raisins, salt
pork, cabbag", onions, potatoes and
| crude petroleum.
Of 10 commodities classed as drugs
McDermott Auto Supply, Hucker.
Melr Clothing, 2014 Hewitt.
Miller, Mary J„ 1816% Hewitt.
Mcßean Millinery. 1812 Hewitt.
Manning, Chas. F., 1403 Hewitt.
McKinzle, Kenney, 2914 Rucker.
Miller, Ernest, 111? Hewitt.
Martmlch, Geo., 1201 Hewitt.
McAllister, W, 0., 2009% Hewitt.
Murray Shoe Co., 1715 Hewitt.
Mackey, E., 1304 Hewitt.
Neshafer, J., Hewitt.
Norman Suit Rouse,
Neutral Cafe, 2920 Colby avenue.
Olson, C. 0., 1813 Hewitt.
Peterson, J. M„ ISI4 Hewitt.
Panting, Harry, 1019 Hewitt.
Peterson, T., 1402 Hewitt.
Peuser, N„ 1311 Hewitt.
Page, B. E., 2811 Hticker.
Peterson Furniture Co., 2002 Hewitt.
Phelan Grocery Co.
Rubenstein, tailor. 2008% Hewitt.
Ralstrom & Allimau Barber Shop.
Rigas, Geo., 2013 Hewitt.
Rhodes, C, 1211 Hewitt.
Stevens Jewelery, 2004 Hewitt.
Smothers, W. J., 1505 Hewitt.
Seaman, H. M., 141 2Hewltt.
Swanson, Mrs. Gus L., Hotel Tower.
Skinner, H. N., 2821 Colby.
Smith. A. M., 1001 Hewitt.
Stratton, O. C, 1101 Hewitt.
Stare Drug Co., 1811 Hewitt.
St. Clair, A. L„ 1905 Hewitt.
Sharpless Barber Shop, 1905 Hewitt.
Sharhon, H., Hewitt and Oakes Mkt.
Troeber, C, 3427 Colby.
Thuson, Geo., 1209 Hewitt.
Frich, S. C, 1214 Hewitt.
Fullick, F. S., barber shop.
Ulrich, W. F, 1101 Hewitt.
Utt, Mrs. E., 2007% Hewitt.
Wheeler, C. F., 1002 Hewitt.
Wolven, Chas., 2901 Bond.
Woodring, N. C, 1019 Hewitt.
Wells Barber Shop, 1805 Hewitt.
Sartor's Cigar Store, corner Rocke
feller and Hewitt.
or chemicals all but crude sulphur in
creased in price in 1915 as compared
with 1914. The most decided increases
were for alum (50.5 per cent), borax
(24.5 per cent), glycerin r"37.8 per
cent), muriatic acid (23.8 per cent),
quinine (20.5 per cent) and sulphuric
acid (29 per cent).
In the Superior Court of the State of
Washington, for Snohomish County.
Anna Arrighi, Plaintiff,' vs. O. J. Ar
righi, 16046.
The State of Washington, to the said
O. J. Arrighi, defendant:
You are hern] summoned to appear
within sixty days after the date of the
first publication of this summons, to
wit, within sixty days after the, 22nd
day of September, 1916, and defend
the above entitled action in the above
entitled court, and answer the com
plaint of the plaintiff, and serve a
copy of your answer upon the under
signed attorneys for plaintiff at his
office below stated; and In case of
your failure so to do, judgment will be
rendered against you according to the
demand of the complaint, which has
been filed with the clerk of said court.
The object of this aption is to obtain
a divorce from the, defendant on the
ground of abandonment for more than
one year last past.
Attorney for Plaintiff. P. O. Address,
Everett, Snohomish County, Wash-
ington. s
Kodak KU ms developed for 5 cents.
Prints te and up- Juteen's Studio.
Phones 342 jT Phones »4J
The Store That Serves You Best.
2*33 Broadway
Lowry & Vingen
House Wiring, Supplies, Repairing and
/ Fixtures.
All Work and Material Guaranteed.
2804 Calby Ay. Ind 117 X, 8. S. 585
Unfair List
Barber Shops—l. H. Turner,
1104 Hewitt; Wm. Whittaker,
Lowell; Baruhart Shop, Monroe;
Independent, 1107 Hewitt.
Iron Works — Sumner Iron
Hotels and Cafes—Mitchell Ho
Plumbers—C. R. Schweitzer, W.
J. Callahan, Otto Mertz and Globe
Wall Paper Co.'s plumbing dept.
Bon Johnston and house,
4002 Colby Aye.
Building Laborers—Peter Jack
son, L. Starke.
E. Cloke.
John Grant.
Electricians—F. R. Hare, Jack
Shields, Electrical Contractors;
Globe Wall Paper Co.'s electric
dept.; W. E. Bennett.
Dr. Ida Mclntyre (by Plumbers'
Cal. Smilley an son; Fitz Ger
Plasterers—A. C. Wright, Wm,
Carter, A. L. Knapp, Booth, Tom
Xygard, W. L. Porter, Rathwell.
Carpenters — Ole Sather, Joe
Erickson, R. B. McAdams, Ru
dolph Hartman and his building,
Colby Aye. bet. 20th and 21st.
L. Stark.
Ed Chandler.
W. L. Tyner.
Olaf Earson.
John Larson.
Contractors —J. Wintermute,
Amer Larson, H. O. Bartholmue,
R. B. McAdam.
Morgan and Bancroft.
Painters—Anderson & Steen,
William Ferguson, Wm. Christen
son, M. Kokee, Wm. Gleeson,
Globe Wall Paper Co., L. L.
Swartz, H. E. Main, H. Platzman,
E. W. Phillips, H. O. Johnson.
Teamsters—C. J. Witt, stand
cor. Colby and Hewitt.
Stores—Grocery Store, E. J.
Long, 19th and Virginia.
Tailors—Scotch Woolen Mills,
1904 Hewitt.
Buildings—l4l2 Grand, 1217
Riverside Theatre, 2916 Hewitt.
Gay Furniture Co.
C. W. Anguish, 3505 Lombard.
American Packing Co., Everett.
Ridgway Grocery Co. and his
building at 3406 Colby avenue.
Fish Companies—San Juan Fish
Co., Seattle.
If You Buy All Your Groceries at the
The Store That Put the "Crimp" in
"High Cost of Living" in Everett
6S (feNTS Mg
Cor. Hoyt and Hewitt
We hare a repair shop in connec
tion with store and have an expert re
pair man in charge of same. We
make a specialty of repairing motor
cycles, bicycles, typewriters, cash
registers, guns and revolvers. We
also do lock, safe and key work. Tele
phone and We will call for your work
and return same when repaired at
Arthur A. Baltyf' Sporting Goods and
Hardware Store. Both Phones TS.
15s Pfht, 25s Quart.
2715 Hewtft Aye.
Phones—BvJa\Jaß, Ind. 424-Y.
Labor's success means protection
and elevation for all workers.
School Shoes
that are right-all solid leather
Here's half a dozen good styles in gunmetal or in patent with
dull kid or cloth tops, medium or heavy soles, sizes I 1 J/2 to
2, at $2.00 to $2/50. /
/ 7 y
Dull calf Shoes, button 'or lace, heavy soles, full double toes,
sizes 9 to 13, at $1 AS; mm*Wi to
66, at $2.25.
The Double Toes in these Shoes are the real "Kant Kick
'Em Out" Kind.
She &tone=skher *Gc.
Edward Wahl
Clothing and
Personal Service
s-\ [
Where vJc maintain the strictest vigilance over every
Where your immediate as well as ultimate satisfac
tion is foremost.
V S mm SSS—
Come a n dse*. veer Hb ea uti fv 1
One-of-a-Kind Models
Prices from $10.00 to $35.00
Exclusive Ladies' Specialties
, Friday and Saturday
Murray Slioe Co.
\ —and— /
Friday, September 29, 1916.
For Girls
A Store of
Theee Line* Carry the Union Stamp.

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