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Friday, January 3, 1919.
JARVIS & JACKSON "GOOD SMOKES" 1703 Hewitt Aye. MEADOWMOORE ICE CREAM is always the best MEADOWMOOR DAIRY 1918 Hewitt Aye. Main 32 VTCTROLAS GRAFONOLAS RECORDS PIANOS Sold on Terms KINNEY BROS & SIPPRELL 2805 COLBY AVENUE L . HARRY WARNER (New Owner) ENTERPRISE MEAT MARKET HEWITT AND RUCKER AVENUES Always Fair to Organized Labor Give Him a Trial—He's Right in Prices, Quality and Service THE HOME SAUSAGE AND MEAT CO. 1914 HEWITT AYE. We make a Sausage which cannot be had any other place in the city. We also handle all kinds of fresh, smoked and salt meats. All first class and lowest prices. Strictly Union Market Rich, Pure, Raw Milk Sold by the Pioneer-Alpine Dairy goes lo your home the same morning it comes from the cows. It is fresh, nourishing and pure, com ing from tuberculin tested dairy cows. Call Main 271 PIONEER - ALPINE DAIRY CO. Broadway at 26th James R. Brewster Co. Incorporated Home of Union Made CIGARS and TOBACCOS An Up to date line of Periodicals TRY OUR 5c SPECIAL The Ideal Billiard Parlor UPSTAIRS A Gentlemanly resort, also has tables for those who care to spend an hour or so at Solo, Rummy, Pinochle, Light Lunch in Connection Cor. HEWITT AND COLBY MR. UNION MAN! Why don't you practice what you preach? Don't talk unionism unless you wear union-made clothes. All our clothes are Union-Made DUNDEE UNION TAILORS 1716 HEWITT South Park Grocery Dealers in STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES, GRAIN AND PRODUCE We carry a complete line of chicken feed as well as a full line of groceries. 41st and Colby Phone, Main 46 LET A. P. DO IT Watch and Jewelry Repairing A. P. MILLER, 2930 Colby Phone Red 498 W. E. BENNETT Electrical Contractor 2939 MAPLE STREET Everett, Wash. Smoke Chas. Sheets' CHALLENGE 10c Cigar. Phone Main 36 "CHILDREN'S YEAR" HAS BEGUN TO SHOW LASTING RESULTS WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 2. — That the new national consciousness of children's needs developed by Children's Year has begun to show permanent results is indicated in the annual report of the Children's Bu reau, U. S. Department of Labor, which has just been made public. The campaign was inaugurated with the beginning of the second year of the war in an effort to save babies' lives and to raise the standards for the health, education, and work of older children. The work has been done in co-operation with the child welfare committees of the Council of National Defense. "It is impos sible," Miss Julia C. Lathrop, Chief of the Children's Bureau, writes, "to speak with too much apprecia tion of the power of this great body of volunteers." Between six and seven million children have been weighed and measured. Many local committees have succeeded in providing follow up measures to help parents in their endeavors to remedy defects which the tests have revealed. Scientific diets have been prescribed for many of the children whose examinations indicated that they were undernour ished. In a number of places public funds have been appropriated for permanent work for children as a result of the Children's Year, and many health centers, prenatal clin ics, traveling clinics, and like meas ures for the better care of children have been established. Through the weighing and measur ing tests, the report points out, gen eral attention has for the first time been drawn to the needs of the child df pre-school age, long known as the "neglected age." The claims of in fants and the needs of mothers for better prenatal and confinement care have been given wide publicity by local committees working for a healthier 1 childhood. The older children have been given special attention. In order to afford older children opportunity to gauge their physical development tests of physical efficiency were made part of the recreation drive, held in the summer. The drive included many other features, planned with the pur pose of giving boys and girls a chance to develop wholesome inter ests and play under healthy, decent conditions. The present drive of Children's Year is the Back-to-School campaign. It is now going forward in 36 States and is an effort to get out of in dustry and back to school the many young boys and girls who left be •ause of war conditions. REAL STUFF IN THIS GIRL At one of the Wyoming boys' and girls club conferences held re cently in Star Valley was a leader of one of the local canning clubs, who had ridden horseback 15 miles to a neighbor's, left her animal to rest, borrowed another horse, and continued to the conference, many miles farther, arriving at Star Val ley at 9:5 in the morning. About 5 o'clock in the afternoon this girl started on her return, exchanged animals at the neighbor's house, went on to her home, did the reg ular chores of the night, and re ported on the happenings at the conference to the other members of her home. Traveling thus by re lay, the girl attended all three days of the conference. GLASS TALKS OF FIN ANCES The New Secretary Makes Interest ing and Instructive Address to the American People. SAN FRANCISCO, Doc. 28. — Carter Glass, the new Secretary of the Treasury, in a telegram to Gov ernor James K. Lynch of the Twelfth Federal Reserve District announces that expenditures of the government during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1918, and Including December 16, 1918, exceeded nine billion six hun dred million dollars and that ex penditures in the month of Novem ber were nearly $2,000,000,000. In the current month of December up to and including December 16 ex penditures exceeded $1,000,000,000. It is estimated that the total ex penditures of the fiscal year will be $18,000,000,000. Secretary Glass favors short ma turities for the Fifth Liberty Loan and announces that the Treasury Department will continue the sale of War Savings Stamps and Certificates in a most energetic manner. The complete telegram to Gover nor Lynch follows: "In assuming the office of Secre tary of the Treasury, 1 desire to say a few words to the American people, and particularly to the splen did organization of men and women, whose unselfish labors, under the leadership of my great predecessor, have made the story of our war fi nance one of the most glorious chap ters in the history of America's part in the war. "Millions of Americans have con tributed in the most vital, tangi ble and necessary way to the win ning of the war. They have loaned their dollars to their country with no small sacrifice of personal com fort and enjoyment, and have given largely of personal effort and serv ice. For all time we have disproved the slander that Americans arc a money-loving people, incapable of rising above materialistic things. In the eighteen short months of the war the American people subscribed for eighteen billions dollars of Liberty Bonds and War Savings Certificates. "The banking institutions and the people of the country financed the requirements of the war in anticipa tion of the Liberty Loans and of the taxes for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1918, by the purchase of a total of $12,500,000,000 of Treasury Cer tificates of Indebtedness, all of which has been retired or provided for out of taxes or bond issues at the time the armistice was signed. "The expenditures of the govern ment, excluding transactions in the principal of the public debt, during the current fiscal year beginning July 1, 1918, to and including De cember 16, 1918, exceeded $9,600,000, --000. Expenditures in the month of November nearly equalled $2, --000,000,000 and in the current month of December, to and including De cember 10, exceeded one billion dol lars. "The proceeds of the Fourth Lib erty Loan so far received have all been spent, and the remaining in stallments payable on subscriptions to that Loan will be needed to meet maturing Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness issued in anticipation of that Loan, ano as yet unpaid. Since the armistice was signed, Sec retary McAdoo has estimated that the cash outgo from the Treasury during the current fiscal year end ing June 30, 1919, will amount to ji18,000,000,000 and much more than aalf of that amount has already jeen expended in the five and one ialf months which have elapsed, i'he treaty of peace has not yet jeen signed, nor any part of our army demobilized. Production of var materials and supplies had cached the peak at the time the armistice was signed and the bills incurred during that period of maxi mum production mmst be paid. "The Treasury must issue another large loan before the end of the fiscal year and I am entirely in ac cord with the policy already outlined that this loan should take the form of bonds of short maturities. "It is vitally important that the Treasury should continue in a most energetic way the sale of War Sav ings Stamps and Certificates. Among the valuable and much needed les sons we have partly learned from the war, is that of thrift and in telligent expenditure. "Thrift helped to win the war and will help us to take full advantage of a victorious peace. It is there fore imperative that we do not relax into the old habits of wasteful ex penditure and imperative that the habit of reasonable living (on the part of those of both large and THE LABOR JOURNAL small means) so easily acquired dur ing the war period be continued. "Millions of our people have be come holders of bonds of their Gov ernment, but some of them seem to feel that they ate under no further obligation to retain these bonds and they are selling them and using the money for unnecessary purposes or exchanging them for other securi ties of very doubtful value. So long as the United States needs to sell bond;, those who hold tin present issues should not dispose of them except under the spur of ur gent necessity. They have invest ed in the best security in the world and it is both to their own interest and to that of their government that these securities be retained. "Organizations of patriotic men and women numbering probably well over two millions have been created and have given their time and serv ices to the sale of Liberty Bonds and War Savings Certificate's. These great bodies of earnest and patriotic people, called together almost at the outset of the war and augmented continually by new recruits, have accomplished a task which seems almost superhuman. My admiration is great not only for the work ac complished, but for the spirit in which it was accomplished. It is my earnest wish to retain and con tinue these great organizations un til the work has been completed, We face this work at a time when we are handicapped in many ways. "There is no doubt that there is throughout the country a feeling of relaxation—a feeling of self-satisfac tion at the work already performed and a strong and not unreasonable call to take up once more individual and business interests and activities. The organizations were prepared for the task which would have con fronted them had the war continue! throughout the year 1019, or longer, and I am confident that despite these handicaps they will not now relax their efforts and leave the task un finished. "Victory has come to us earlier than we reasonably expected, but victory will not cause us to neglect the completion of that work which made victory possible. "Our men on the other side still have their work before them and so have we. They will not leave un til the task is fully accomplished, nor shall we. lam sure that the Treas ury Department can, with confidence, offer another liberty loan and con tinue the sale of War Savings Cer tificates knowing that the organiza tions will respond once more to the call for service and will at once pre pare the ground and sow the seed so that the harvest may be abund antly fruitful." DR. BARTON TO HEAD ARMENIAN-SYRIAN RELIEF COMMITTEE Before its drive to raise $30,000, --000 to aid victims of Turkish op pression, which will be held during the week beginning January 12 and ending January 19, the Relief Com mittee of the Near East, formerly the Armenian-Syrian Relief Com mittee, has already sent Dr. James L. Barton of Boston, Mass., to Con stantinople to head the relief ex pedition, the committee having been notified during the last week that the Red Cross, which has diverted $1,000,000 to the relief of these suf fering peoples, is unable to cope with the situation. A cable received by the committee announces that one month's delay means 20,000 deaths, that there are 200,000 persons unclad, half of them children from six to fifteen years old, and that there is urgent need for clothing and food supplies of flour, peas, beans, rice, condensed milk and fats. A most desperate conditions pre vails, the cable reports, 2,000,000 persons deported being reported homeless and in dire need. Dr. Barton was selected to lead the expedition for which funds must be raised, because of his knowledge of the countries affected, having long served as head of Harpoot Col lege. The headquarters of the coming drive in the Northwest will be 705 Empire Building, Seattle. Earl A. Rowell, director of the drive in the Northwest, will be assisted by a large committee of which Lawrence S. Booth is President and J. W. Spangler is Secretary. Try "BLUE RIBBON" Cigar, 6c. Canada, though not a manufactur ing country has supplied 00,000.000 shells to date, which went to whip the Hun. EROADWAY THEATRE IS I'NFAIR TO ORGANIZED LABOR Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Operators Operators Local 180 WE MAY GET FORD TRACTOR PLANT Henry Ford Will He Here to Inspect the Site The Seattle Post-Intelligencer of lasi Sunday brought the following cheery news to this city: Everett may be chosen as the site of a huge Ford tractor plant, em ploying thousands of men, to supply not only the Pacific Northwest, hut the vast, quantities of motor-driven plows that Siberia will need if her agricultural resources are to be worked at anything like the proper scale. Gov. Lister has already recom mended Everett as a splendid loca tion for the proposed factory, while the Everett Commercial Club believes it has satisfied the Ford interests that it has sufficient surplus power to supply the factory's needs. Henry Ford, who is due to leave Detroit on January 12 for the Pa cific Coast, and who is now under stood to be devoting practically his entire time to his tractor interests, may go to Everett personally to look over the ground. Mitchell Brings Word Word that Mr. Ford was coming to the Coast was brought yesterday |by E. A. Mitchell, of the E. A. .Mitchell Tractor Company, Inc., upon his return from the East and Middle West. At Detroit Mr. Mitchell con | ferred with Mr. Ford and Charles E. I Sorensen, manager of the Ford Trne -1 tor Company, regarding the proposed j plant. Mr. Mitchell is a brother i in-law of Mr. Sorensen. "Mr. Ford expects to spend about six weeks on the Pacific Coast," said Mr. Mitchell. "He will go to California first, after which he will visit the other Western states. Gov. Lister, while on his tour in the East to attend the conventions of governors, conferred with Mr. Ford r.nd furnished him with what infor mation he could as to the desirable sites in the state of Washington. "At the present time the Ford plants have a capacity of turning out a hundred thousand farm trac tors a year, but the plans of the company provide for the building of other plants until the annual output will be a million machines. To re duce the cost of manufacture, the company is establishing its plants only where good water power is available and expects to continue that policy. And the plants will be built only where first class trans portation facilities can be had. Mutter Speculative ''Just when a plant will be built on the Pacific Coast is a matter of speculation as the company will not, I believe, consider the erection of a factory until building materials ire more plentiful, and possibly more reasonable in price. It is believed that the Orient and Siberia will furnish a large market for tractors but the business must be built up and the people of those countries taught to use machinery before the trade takes proportions which the manufacturers believe will be at tainable." As to the size of the plant that is contemplated for the Pacific Coast, Mr. Mitchell offers the opinion that it will employ several thousand per sons. ELECTRIC SUPPLY CO. Will do your wireing and electrical repairing promptly. Thor Electric Washington Machines and Vacu um Cleaners sold on time. You men who really be lieve in labeled goods Buy Here. We carry nothing but Union Made Shoes. MEN'S SHOE STORE Beard Bros. Next to Brewster's WATCHES Diamonds and Jewlry. Best grade guaranteed at the very lowest price possible, consider ing quality, D. KAMERMAN Everett's Reliable Jeweler Hewitt and Wetmore Phone Exchange 55 MODEL TRANSFER & STORAGE CO. E. J. Dwyer, Mgr. Heavy Trucking, Transfer. Baggage, Long Distance Haul ing by Auto Truck Corner Giaini ami California Headquarters for Bell Auto Freight Line—Everett-Seattle COSTELLO BROS. UNION LABEL TAILORING HEALTH INSURANCE LAWS TO PROTECT WORKERS URGED — The following communication has been received by editors of labor papers throughout North America: Dear sir and Brother: At the convention of the United Textile Workers of America held in New York City during the week be e-inning November 18, 1918, a reso lution was unanimously adopted to make a demand on all employers for an eight hour day for textile work ers to go into effect February 3rd, 1919. We realize that if we depend upon legislation to secure a shorter work day for the hundreds of thousands of women and children employed in the textile industry, the eight hour day will never come. Even if such law were secured by Federal Leg islation, it would undoubtedly meet the same fate as the National Child Labor Law which was recently de clared unconstitutional by the Su preme Court of the United States. The United Textile Workers of America are therefore determined to depend upon their economic efforts, backed up by the co-operation of the Trade Union Movement of the coun try, and its friends, to bring about this humane and ideal work day for all those employed in the tex tile mills In the country. Working behind walls where in many places the sunshine never pen etrates, and where fresh air is shut out by closed windows, under hy genic conditions that are not always conducive to health, no one, unless governed by sordid and selfish mo tives would attempt to deny that if any class of workers are entitled to the eight hour day, surely, it is the textile workers. We therefore earnestly request that organized labor give this eight hour campaign its hearty endorse ment and support, and we further request that you appoint a special committee to render all possible as sistance in this campaign for the eight-hour day for all textile work ers on February 3rd, 1919. Fraternally yours, JOHN GOLDEN, International President. SARA A. CONBOY, International Secretary-Treasurer. The convention adopted the fol lowing resolutions: Whereas, The United Textile Workers of America have for years past in their respective conventions gone on record in favor of the eight hour day for textile workers; and Whereas, We believe that if there are any workers entitled to the eight-hour day it is those employed in textile mills, hundreds of thou sands of whom are women and girls; and Whereas, The principle of a max imum work day of eight-hours has been endorsed by the President of the United States and officially by the United States Government as a standard of productivity, of living and of conservation, protecting the workers against over fatigue, and I enabling them to make their most effective contribution to production and be more useful and honorable memebrs of society; therefore, be it Resolved. That this convention go on record in favor of the eight-hour lay for all the textile workers of :he country, same to go into effect on February 3rd, 1919; and be it further Resolved, That we. the representa tive! of the United Textile Work ers of America, do hereby pledge ourselves to use all legitimate means vithin our power to secure the eight- Hour day on February 3rd, 1919, for ill textile workers and call upon Organised Labor and its friends and ill those who favor this humane, progressive and justifiable effort Of the United Textile Workers of America to co-operate to the fullest -xtent that success may crown our efforts to bring a shorter work day to the hundreds of thousands of, men. women and children employed in the textile industry. THESE FIRMS EMPLOY UNION DRIVERS Service Transfer Union Transfer Model Transfer Smather's Transfer Everett l ocal No. 99, I, B. of T., C S. & H. of America. AND MEN'S FURNISHINGS 1513 Hewitt WOMAN IN OEEICE VIEWED AS WONDER BY POLITICIANS The Seattle P.-I. of December 21 printed the following condensation from an interview with Mrs. Fran cis Axtell: "Out West, where woman plays her part in government, the appoint ment of a woman to a commission does not create much excitement, but politicians in Washington still view me as a sort of eighth wonder of the political world," declares Mrs. trances C. Axtell, of Bellingham, Chairman of the United States Em ployees' Compensation Commission, who arrived in Seattle yesterday to transact business for the commis sion and visit her home after an absence of seventeen months. Mrs. Axtell stepped into the national limelight two years ago with the dis tinction of being the first woman appointed to a federal commission by a President of the United States. After serving in the State Legisla ture and making the race for Con gress in 1916 she was chosen by President Wilson to sit on the new ly created commission. "To the older politicians back East and the public men at the capital it seems almost revolutionary that a woman should head the Com mission," she says. "They cannot seem to grasp the fact that I am a member of the body, let alone the chairman. They seem to think that I am the secretary, and when they present any matters they ask me to please turn it over to the Commission." Mrs. Axtell declares that the ma chinery of the Commission is now in good working order and that the compensation paid by the govern ment is more liberal than that in any of the states that provide aid for disabled workmen. The com mission, she says, pays 66 2-3 per cent of the man's salary while he is injured, $100 funeral expenses and extends the payments to the widow as long as she remains sin gle, and to the children until they reach majority. Since the war began, she says, the number of claims has increased 42 per cent, largely because of accidents in arsenals, munition plants and oth er war industries. The organization has designated doctors and hospitals as representa tives of the Commission in all parts of the country. Army and navy surgeons and public health officers, under the law, give their services free of charge, and the Department of Justice takes care of the legal work of the Commission without charge. Mail carriers are among those most frequently claiming compensa tion, especially at Christmas time, when they are taxed with the work of distributing Christmas gifts, she says. The Commission looks after the claims of workers in arsenals, navy yards, reclamation projects and other government work. "While the work is exacting, it is very interesting," declares Mrs. Ax tell. "All of the claims come through the Commission, and where there are irregularities or appeals the Commission holds hearings on the subjects. We learn a lot of various phases of human nature and are able to be of service in many cases of need and misfortune." Mrs Axtell is straightening out a case arising from the reclamation service in Eastern Washington, and will return East by way of San Francisco in a few days. She is the wife of a Bellingham physician and was one of the first two women to serve in the State Legislature, being a member of the state's law making body in 1913. Open Evenings Till 8 P. M. Sundays from 11 A. M. to 5 P. M. 2927 Colby. Phone Main 524R Fd Robins' Transfer Boeshar Hooton Co. Pacific Grocery Pacific Hardware PATRONIZE THEM! rage Three. Commission in Working Order Carriers Claim Compensation The Graves Studio Develops and Prints for Amateurs Agnew Hardware H. O. Seiffert Tom Patterson Everett Dept. Store