The Oklahoma Labor Unit (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 34, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 4, 1911 Page: 3 of 8
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PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY; THEY'RE LOYAL TO YOU
LEADING OKLAHOMA CITY CONCERNS WHO SOLICIT THE CO-OPERATION OF ORGANIZED LftCOR AND THEIR FRIENDS 1 -
HELIOTROPE m CHOCTAW FLOUR
OKLAHOMA CITY MILL & ELEVATOR CO., OKLAHOMA CITY
THE "SQUARE DEAL" HARDWARE STORE
The Store of Union Principle1 where Stock ia complete and Prices ritfht
Builders' Material, Tools
Cutlery and Raint
XAinioo sod C Street
Klein Hardware Co. "c
H. B. Davis is in the city and has
: | : In National Hotel Building. Paihinjtown : : :
Wants the business of everp laboring man in the
city and surrounding country
All Deposits Guaranteed UoderOur State Laws
Plenty of mooey to loan at all tinea. Intrreat on tavinea d -
poait*. Come id and ee u . We want to know yon
J M. BROWNING. W.S.GUTHRIE. G.L.BROWNING
Preaident V-Preaident Caahier
(iff- i-4, a#/, ffte GtSf?t'/ k* If you have preacriptiona to fill il stands to
M Mf * reason that you want reliable, trustworthy
people to fill them. The delicacy of the work, and the penalt.e. for inaccuracy are
matters too grave to entrust to any but seasoned experienced pharmacists. Wcstfall r is
primarily a prescription drug store. This work is the foundation for our business, we
are specialists in it. Experienced people are here to serve you at all times. Next time
you have presenptions to fill just try Westfall's. And now that Christmas comes we
wish to call your attention to the extensive l.ne of Holiday merchandise we have ready.
Perfumes. Toilet Sets. Huylers Candies. Eastman Kodaks - indeed from now on West-
fall's will be a Christmas Bazaar.
Eastman Kodaks. Developing and Printing. WESTFALL DRUG CO.
aS? b^m*°L*er Ueliv0rV- " OU' °* tOW"- °r" WHOLSEALE AND RETAIL
of E. N. Johnson, make-up oil the Free ,
Press, died Wednesday of pneumonia.
She leaves, besides her husband, a
baby girl three weeks of age. Mem-
bers of the chapel in which Mr. John-
son is employed made all arrangements
i for the funeral services, and the little
one is being t ared for temporarily by
. . . ..I ™ Mr . W. O. Johnson. • ♦ ♦ "Speak-
deposited a card from Amarillo, Texas. ^ of bad cop>... B|lid u popuiar ad
• * • The Chicago Typographical man on one of the evening newspapers,
Union requires every apprentice to a few evenings since. *'I had an ex-
take the course of instruction given by perience today which surpassed anv
O H P tllillK previously coming under my ob-
servation. I had a prescription from
u local physician which was very satis-
factory and 1 desired to preserve a
copy, so ,1 said to the druggist . Td
like a copy of that prescription, if you
don't mind.' 'Guess you'll have to get
it from the doctor,' replied the pill
composer. 'I never could read his writ-
ing.' •• * • * A. C. Caldwell, well
known Oklahoma printer, was here
Thursday on his way from Ada to
FRANZ HAT CO.
THE ONLY STORE IN OKlfl-
HO MA MANUFACTURING
THEIR OWN HATS
22 8 West Grand
You can get this Label at
uNio>5' •< '\ABEL
M. W. WILLIAMS
1 1 1 N. Robinson
Oklahoma City, Okla.
I the International.
Hendrix and Oscar Miihollan have
drawn their cards and left the city.
I * * • Cards are once more received
, in Los Angeles by the Typographical
. I'nion secretary, but warning Is given
that it Is a good town to stay away
from. Los Angeles only wants people
who "have the stuff." * * * Fred
Baker, Parker McLain and Jack Clif-
ford, sojourning here for a few days,
have moved on to other parts. * *
T. H. Home of Kansas City, job
printer and proof reader, has located In
the city and is showing up for work In
the job end. * * * The following
Is from the San Antonio, Texas, Dis-
patch: "Oklahoma City Is after the
1912 convention of the International
Typographical Union. The union gave
a ball last Wednesday night to raise
funds, and the attendance was some-
thing phenomenal. Houston, Texas, is i
also a candidate, and as Texas has
never been honored by a convention
of the International, every local In the
state has been commanded to boost
for Houston. Should Houston get the
plum, a special train will be chartered
by San Antonio printers to bo in at-
tendance. Texas in August Is not half
as bad as some convention cities we
have visited during the Typographical
convention." Neither has Oklahoma
been honored with the Typographical
INSPECTOR BOYLE MAKING EF
FORT TO REDUCE OKLAHOMA'S
"IT S A BIRD"
TF.A, COFFEE, SPICES, CANNED
GOODS, EXTRACTS, ETC.
All Strictly 'Pure Food 'Produch
M. S. Cooler, Mgr. OKLAHOMA CITY, OKI A.
THE BARTELDES SEED CO.
Mine disasters will he stopped if
Chief Mine Inspector Kd lioyle can
do it. In a circular letter to all mine
_ operators Inspector Royle demands
Union convention, and with the rapid 'hat the mines be sprayed so as to
progress that this state has made in j eliminate the deadly coal dust and that I
union circles printorially as well as extra precautions be taken to eliminate
otherwise, we feel that we are entitled j danger. The letter follows:
to the plum. The San Antonio printers j "McAlester, Okla., Jan. 28, 1911. j
may go right ahead and charter that j "To Mine Bosses and Superintendents:
special train, but it will be headed for j "Gentlemen: This letter is to In |
of Houston i form you that I assumed the respon
CALL AND GET CATALOGUE
627-29 WEST MAIN STREET
worth of good goods—Not a nickel's worth of any other kind
Oar new store will be opened January 1st with Half-million dollan! tim'^c lnBtead
you the best city in the Southwest and the state of Oklahoma, on January 9,
put on entertainment features never for a term of four years, and I trust
before accorded delegates to an I. T. that our associations during my term
U. convention. * * * H. W. Stev- 0f office will be pleasant, and it surely
ens Is the new "daddy" of the Oklaho- will, providing you comply with the
man chapel, vice G. \V. McDIll, resign- mining laws of this state, which, I
ed. D. E. Booth has also been elected trust, you will not only for the protec-
secretary, the place formerly held by j tion of life but for the protection of I
Joe Rogers. ♦ ♦ • Frank Anlaf the property which you have in charge, i
now has charge of the Oklahoman job The great mine disasters of the last i
shop. * * * Marlln Arnold has | few years have been appalling and are j
' arousing the public, which they should j
COR. GRAND AND HARVEY
Tradesmens State Bank
Cor. Grand Ave. and Robinson Sts.
Is especially well organized and equipped for caring for jhe needs
of mechanics and wage earners No account is too 9ma!l for our
careful attention, nor too large for our facilities.
You and your Business are always
FRANK J. WIKOFF,
j. c. McClelland,
J. E. MUNHALL,
937 and 938
937 and 938
Davis School of Shorthand
Office Phone 4790. Residence Phone 1930
Typewriting and English
R. I— DAVIS, Proprietor
Rooms SO 1 -502-S03 Security Bldg. Cor. Main and Harvey
OKLAHOMA CITY. OKLA.
Box 1021 Write for Catalogue
PHONB MAIN 16s
PHONE IN YOUR WANTS
EVERYTHING IN DRUGS
Corner Robinson and California
been elected chairman of the Times
chapel. Marlln wears his honors mod-
estly, yet he is one of the youngest
members in the union. Berg Ferguson
was the former chairman. * * *
Reports from Denver are to the effect
that O.eorge Henderson and E. Z. Ster-
ling are showing up on the i'ost in
Denver. Ralph Kimzey is employed on
the News in the same city. These
printers are well known in Oklahoma
City. * * * Howard Casler sayr
"Now, In the best of feeling, I am
going to demand that you keep the
mine which is under your supervision
properly sprayed, and if you find you
cannot comply with the law, by spray-
ing or sprinkling, you must remove
the dust to the surface, for past experi-
ence has taught us that the most ex-
plosions are caused by allowing this
great accumulation of dust. One other
cause to which we contribute some of
High Grade Cleaners, Pressers and Hitlers. Give us atrial. 420 N. Bdy.
OKLAHOMA ART GLASS AND MIRROR CO.
428 West Main Street Oklahoma City, Okla.
Church and Memorial Windows, Plate Glass. Window Glass,
Florentine Glass, Chipped Glass. Prism Glass, Bevel Plates and
Crystal, Sheets Srt in Copper, Metal, Glazier's Diamonds reset.
Automobile Glasses put in lamps. Automobile Glasses, iVirrors
The Only Mirror and Beveling Works in the State
J W. THAI HEIMER Manager TELEPHONE No 0097
ed Glass and
Mirrors : :
that one Murphy of Saint Joseph has ( Ur eXp|os|nns j8 ga8f which you must
gone back upon his promise to support gee ja no^ an0wed to remain standing
Oklahoma City if he (C asler) would jn ,my qUantities. We should use our
support Saint Joseph for the 1909 meet. b efforts to protect the lives of our
r,. 1 -- - ... i „ r.n mill I - i 1 1
workers, and money nor time should
not be spared in doing so. I shall issue
an order to all shot-flrers that no shots
be fired unless this is complied with.
It is time to call a halt on the slaugh-
ter that has been going on for the past
taken an oath
strictly enforce the laws, insofar as
they pertain to this department, and I
will not violate that oath, and trust
that I will not have to close a mine
in this state on account of the failure
of any company to comply with our
t he law is not
resort to this
method, but I trust this will not be-
. T_ . _ come neceBBary. You should realize
again at work with the Francis rype- jt ja better for the coal companies
setting Co. * * * Mrs. W. H. (.add tliig bo (jonet aa the loss of prop-
has returned from a visit with her ( rty js greQt from an explosion, but
that is only a last consideration to the
lives that are
St. Joe won out, and so will Oklahoma
City without the support of Murphy.
Hut then it's a long time until the
Frisco convention and one Murphy
may not be a delegate. Who knows?
* * * A cfr,;lin operator in Okla-; has been going on t<
homa City asked the apprentice in the , fpw rg and , hflye
shop in which he was working what i (j0 my duty, and that
he thought of the foreman. He re-
ceived the following answer: "Say,
dal feller could print all he knows in
display type on a postage stamp with-
out cancelling the stamp." * * *
The Union Printing Co. has removed
from 304 West California to 108% W. iaws'^buT'soTuro as "ti
Grand. • * « W J. Dunn is out , d , Bha„ ,mve
again aftfcr a several weeks siege of
stomach trouble.* * * C. C. Guy is
We are Fair
and carry a complete line of the Best Hardware that can be bought
today. We want your bus ness and will guarantee satisfaction and
prompt attention to special oiders.
Ill N. Broadway
ST0FM & ERICKS0N HARDWARE CO.
HARDWARE FOR llAKDWf AK
The Continental Creamery Co.,
Oklahoma City, Okla.
FANCY CRKAMERY BUTTER
Ask your grocer for Meadow Gold Butter, put up in scaled packages, air tight, dust
and odor proof. None better. Manufactured by the Continental Creamery Co. of Okla.
visit with her
parents at Palisades, Colo. Mr. Gadd,
who also visited in Colorado for two jjveg are gnuffed out annually
months, returned several weeks ago. , , h this carelessness. Though the
* * * Police Judge Highlev Is anxl- * nnlv Dai
ously awaiting for the announcement
! of the next printer's ball. The jfidge
dead has only paid the debt we all
look at the many who are left
who .were dependent on the
" uau. i juu^u helpless
says he will make it a point not to be (jea(j f()r t^ejr support. Now measure
this with the small sum it will cost to
girls to be able to receive the highest
You can do this at Hill's Business Col-
Intelligent labor is always in demand
and receives the highest pay.
Why not educate YOUR boys and
Hill's Business Col-
Ok'nhoma City, U.S.A.
Wants to be Your
128 W. Second St.
Sash h Door Co.
DARLING MILL C°;
OKLAHOMA CITY, U. S. A.
remedy the conditions which I have j
mentioned, and you will find that there
is no comparison. Now, I ask you to ,
work In harmony with this department
and help to bring about a condition
that will make this class of labor less
hazardous, and the world will applaud
"I wish also to call your attention to
the law in regard to men traveling on
slopes or inclines where coal Is hauled j
by machinery, as this must not be al-
lowed while the machinery Is In mo-
tion. Yours very truly,
"Chief Mine Inspector."
Ion the sick list the next time.
i Chas. E. Hill, member of this union,
now has editorial charge of the Rand-
lett, (Okla.) Enterprise * * * Chas.
H. Heflln, who returned to the city
last week. Is showing up on the Okla-
homan. * * * A great number of
the members arp already In the race
for delegate for the 1012 convention at
San Francisco. President Vail Houten
Is circulating his cards this week. The
election will be held the third Wednes-
day in May. * * * Mr. and Mrs.
Joe King visited Joe's parents in
Chickasha Sunday, Joe returning Mon-
day and Mrs. King remaining over
until the middle of the week. * * *
Somebody remarked yesterday that J.
Luther Langston would be made presl ....
dent of the new state railroad that is CONNALLY RETURNS.
being proposed. Langston denies the -
allegation however. * * * W. H. Claud Connaily, 1st vice president of
Lacy, lately confined In Saint Luke's the State Federation of Labor passed
hospital with pneumonia, haB recover- through Oklahoma ' ity on his way
ed sufficiently to return to his regular from Columbus, Ohio, to his home in
situation on the Free I'ress. * * * Lehigh, Okla.. yesterday. Mr. ( on-
Wm. McLaren says that something will nally represented the miners of his |
he doing at union meeting tomorrow, district at the I'. M. \\. A. conven-
The gang Is anxiously waiting to see tion lately held In < olumbus. He is
what Me will spring. * * * 0. A. serving his second term as an officer
I Jones has deposited a fluthrle card, of the Federation and has proved to
* * John VV Carpenter has left be a very popular official with all
I the city for Little Hock. * * * Miss crafts affiliated as well as hi« own.
Marie Powers, formerly proofreader on
[Sturm's magazine, is visiting relatives
in Missouri. * * * The general
I public may not know that a consider- "Mrs. Von Queer says that in a pre-
i able sprinkling of the membership of vious existence she was a stray cat
I No. 2*:i, Is made up of women, but jn a medieval alley." "That's funny.
■ such Is the fact, and loyal and true j womjer if she recallB the gentleman
members they are, too. And In this jn pUrp|e velvet doublet who
organization the lady members, draw lj)e casement In the castle
If^n^hrrTp'rovld^T'same con: tower and flung a bootjack at her7
dltlons. * * * Mrs. Johnson, wife That was me.
133 West Main
Oldest Established Jewelry
House in the City
Watch Inspectors for the
M. K. & T. Ry.
E C. Edward*, Secretorr
New State Shirt and Overall l\ f j. Co.
New State Brand Union Made Shirts and Overalls
4th and Clark
Curtis & Gartside Co.
Sash and Doors, Interior Finish
Office Fixtures, Stair Work
Largest Factory in the State Strictly Wholesale
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Wilson, Ollie S. The Oklahoma Labor Unit (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 34, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 4, 1911, newspaper, February 4, 1911; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106957/m1/3/: accessed August 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.