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THURSDAY THE ROCK ,ISI AND ARGUS SEPTEMBER 25, 1919.
LEADER SAYS MEN GO BACK ONLY FOR li. S. (Continued from Page One.) men inviting the organization?" asked Senator Jones. "No, only as tho men met in dif ferent localities and expressed their desires." "Why was it incumbent on the American Federation of Kabor to organize the steel industry?" Sen ator Jones ssked. "It was a bad Fpot in the indus trial situation," Fitzpatrick re plied. "In the steel industry the hours are long, the wages small and the treatment you can't de scribe the treatment." Stop Made In Self Defense. These conditions, he added, led other large employers to consider imposing similar conditions on their employes and so for the de fense of organization of workers everywhere in the country organiz ation of the steel industry was eemed essential by the leaders of "the labor movement. "How many men are employed in steel mills?" asked Senator Ken yon. "We figure about 500,000."' Fitz patrick replied. ' Continuing his statement, "itz patrrk said "the steel corporation linally gave assurances that it would establish the S-hour day but the steel workers paid no at tention. Marred hy Town. "Demands kept coming from Younsstown and Pittsburgh that organizers be sent to help them," lie said. "The first oppositon was met in McKeesport. 'e were told there v.e could have no meetings in rented halls or lots. We went to McKeeeport and put the mat fc tor before the city authorities. The 'Mayor said we could not meet tiNse and the city council said tire mayor had full authority." This was in October. 191S. Fitz patrick said, and the issue was brought to Washington. "President (loinpers of the Amer ican Ftde'raton of Labor, wrote the mayor." he continued, "and the governor of Pennsylvania. There was no answer." Opposed Eterj where. Everywhere the organizers went they met opposition, Fitupatrick said. "But we went on as best we could." he added, "holding meet ings in the outskirts of cities and elsewhere and the men came and signed up. By May we had some thing over 80,000 men in the vari ous districts. These men wanted to take immediate action, but we prevailed upon them to wait until other points were organized. The Hrst effort to obtain a con ference with Judge Gary was made last may. the witness said. This was by the tin workers. "They received an answer stat ing that the corporation would not meet the representatives of labor, but would do business as they bad in the past," said Fitzpatrick. Gompers Letter Ignored. After the steel situation had been discussed at the convention last June of the American Federa tion of Labor, President Compels wrote Chairman Gary, PitzpatrisUt said, adding: "That letter was ignored, abso lutely. There was no reply." In continuing the steel workers' organization, Fitzpatrick said the union organizers were "jailed and opposed in every possible way." Finally on July 20, he said, the 24 steel unions' representatives decided to take a strike vote of the men. f Tot for Strike. "The organizations responded unanimously." the witness contin ued, "and on Aug. 20 we had re ports that D8 per cent of the men the unions were able to get ex pressions from had authorized ' their representatives to call a strike if they were unable to get a conterence with the corporation heads." "Did you have the total number j of men who voted on the strike?" j asked Senator Wolcott, Democrat I Delaware. , "No. each union took its own j vote.'' ! "Dd you have any figures to show j the number of men who voted in each union?" I "No, we did not get them. Each union gota its own figures and re j ported whatever percent had vot ; ed for the strike. The average of the 24 unions was 9S per cent." HOLDS PEOPLE BEING MISLED BY PRESIDENT (Continued from Page One.) fa generally suitable for arbitra tion." Declination of any nation to arbitrate would mean submission of the question to the council, he added. "These are not the only mis statements made by the president in his recent discussion nf the treaty," Senator New "declared. "Such addresses as Mr. Wilson has made on his western trip are not entirelv suitable for a serious and accurate discussion of a question of this intricate character; and we may. therefore, be pardoned if we object to any statement concerning it which is not exactly true or the ambiguity of which leaves the pub I lie In doubt." ' Warning icaingt interference in European affairs, file Indiana sen ator declared entrance of the Unit ed States into the League of Na tions would mean pursuance of the course which has brought the country to the point today where it baa not a "single friend among the nations." And this course, he said, has been followed in "utter disregard of the caution and ad vice of the fathers of the nation." "One of the simplest elements of common sense." said the senator in conclusion, "is the minding of one's own business and the keep ing out of other people's business. This treaty, with its league attach ment, provides for the systematic interference of the United States into the affaire of every other nation." ILLINOIS CITY A Hue lima is jrpe!t4 Friday areninr at Itw Illinois City bull, Kio a dancing party U to be invert. Chases' four piece orchratra of Huscatino will furnish the bqump. I-oneh and coffee will be moM to helo ivpII tha fund. The yaang folks will donate the piweeds to the new side walk fund, which is daily rrowintf. Kvervtt Yniftitvr. son of William Knier r, who was operated nn in a Muaratine hospital for a npendi cities, i Improving: nicely. Two bJk. or more of fine cement adde walk were ompleted last wwk under Acuities, n win if to bad rnal. brci trurku, ete. If bad roals cinumi work will be delayed a tt-m mmc (Ihvh crarel and nenient both nrquirv triu-, tation. Vernon Tyler in imiirnvinjr operation on his throat lat ' u. IVonanl Rminh eanm hfitw from hospital at Muwaline Sunday whTf had Iran taking" lrwlrmnl for weeks, for a had atlaoli of blood Mr. and Wr. Chiri- Rf-ae of WiiMn ton, Kaneas. drove through in iiu-ir to iit ibe lormer i mother, mm Slasher. Willi All the news all the time The Arjrus. The StetSonian THE type of Hat you see the best dressed New Yorkers and Bos tonians wearing this season. Dressy and well proportioned; in English brown, black and green. $8.30 Including tax Simoiv' Lftn3attcr Everybody Look Don't this look as the high cost of living, prices and consider the Choice native steer beef roast, lb 24c Fancy milk fed veal sew, lh. . 18c though we are reducing when you think of these quality? Sugar cured bacon, Of, half or whole slab. lb. .00 C Sugar cured picnic )Ai hams, lb faftC Fresh cut hamburger, lb. 23c Fancy rib boiling meat, lb 18c Fresh home made pork gausage. lb. . 25 Round sirloin or porterhoose steak, lb 33c Fresh pork roast, hams, lb 25c Dry salt pork, lb 30c Pure, home rendered lard, lb Compound lard, lb 30c 27c Home dressed sprint A(j chickens, lb flUC WE DELIVER E!m Street Meat Market 1232 Thirtieth St. Phone R. I. 1924 ROCK ISLAND, ILL. 'The Store for Girls' is Ready to Outfit Miss Six to Sixteen v it. a - ira; erpv vv 0 P(3 Li iLi I inmiia' TheiStbr "The Store for Girls is ready to outfit Miss . Six to Sixteen y Important Announcement Concerning Apparel for Girls ORTVIiss Six and Miss Sixteen-and all the others' in "between, we have "TheJStore for Girls' in which maybe found every, garment a girl needs. rxpl n ' .7 ill W Mothers and educators are giving in creasing attention to the influence of clothes upon youth. The girls of "today are the mothers of tomorrow sufficient reason why they should be trained to se lect becoming and durable garments. "Our Store for Girls" 'is an illustra tion of the specialized service we are trying to give our customers. If, in the past, mothers have fpund it dif ficult to obtain suitable, well fitting clothing for girls, we ask them to bring their daughters to our de partment and let us fit them out. Miss Sixteen Girls' Coats The new fall coats for girls are shown in a variety of styles. The materials are velour, polo cloth, sil--tone, tinseltone, cheviot and mannish mixtures. Some are plain tailored, others fur trimmed. Sizes, 6 to 16 years. Prices $16.50, $19.95, $24.95 Sweaters There are coat and slip over styles in almost any color desired. $2.95, $3.95, $5.50, $7.95 Webefievewe can.heip'to teach the growing giris-troality in .material , and good taste iir style. We believe " we have suitable garments for - every, girl from Six to Sixteen. 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We believe, for the price, that Satin Phalanx is the best satin on the market. Dresses or blouses or skirts of this material should give excellent service. The width is"3( inches. The Price $2.95 the yard. Symphony Brocade One of the latest arrivals is Sym phony Brocade. It is a two toned brocaded fabric in exclusive de signs. The colors are Holland blue and black; taupe and black; wis teria and black. It is suitable for suits, and separate skirts. The width is 40 inches... The Price, $8.50 the yard. Satin Mcssalinc Satin Sublime Satin de Luxe Satin. Jersey Baronet Satin Satin de Chine Satin Crepe Double Faced Satin Satin Duchess Satin C liar meuse Satin Radiant