The Labor Signal. (Oklahoma City, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, May 1, 1903 Page: 4 of 8
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The Labor Sigaal. May.27 PresentR°° "elt
° wilt be a guest of the Butte,
J- T HIGHLEY, PROP. iMont" Uior U°io"-
a w««kly Journal u#voted to taa la- When vou buv a broom look
t*r«it of organised labor. ,, . , . , <•.
j or the label and refuse to.pur-
(Entered at postofflca at Oklahoma chase unless vou find it. Ir will
City. Ok la aa bciqdJ cla matter.) helping some union worker.
una year. '1,2? Capitalism is hastening its
Bl* months 60 r, - . . . 0
rhree months zi own downfall by resisting the
ti- J-JL- l _ . 1 1 j effort of labor to improve its
j condition. Exchange.
Office 325 \V Main Street,
Bell Phone 197.
Printing pressmen in Los An-
Igles struck for sixteen per cent
increase. The Typographical
I Union will go out in sympathy.
The A. F. L. Platform.
1 Compulsory education.
"2. Direct legislat on through the
initiative and referendum
3. A legal wor k day of not mor
than eight hours.
4. Smitiry inspection of work-
shop, mine and home.
5. Uiab Ii-y of employers for in-
jury to health, body and life.
6. The abolishment of the contract
k>Hifin on all public work.
7. The abolishment of the sweat-
8 The municipal ownership of
str«et cars, water works and gas and
electric light plants for public distri-
bution of light,, lie tt and pow r.
9 The nationalzaiion of telegraph,
telephone, r ilroidsan l mines.
10. The abolition of the monopoly
system of land holding, and substitu-
ting therefor a title of occupancy and
11. Repeal all conspiracy and penal
laws affecting seamen and other
workmen incorporated in the federa
laws of the United States.
12. The abolition of the monopoly
pr vilege of issuing money and sub
atitutiug therefor a system of direct
sstianc.e to and by the people.
The Central Labor Union of
j Guthrie is now composed of rep-
resentatives of eight organiza-
tions, and charters have been
applied for bv other unions.
Make Oklahoma City the hub of
unions in the territory, and after
| the scab passes the quarantine
line thev will be prettv well dis-
infected before thev reach us.
The Reef Trust was fined by
the Missouri Supreme Court,
the Missouri judges thought it
was "meet" that they should
not be trusted, they came across
with the cash.
A lead-pipe cinch is a common
expression, but if that expres
sion was ever throughly exem-
plified it is in a recent ordinance
passed by our city council en-
forcing the lead-pipe water con-
nections. It is a cinch for the
master plumber—if there is law
to back them up in it.
WHERIS WILL YOU GO?
Two women were discussing
the questiou of where they could
spend the summer on a street
carrecently. A woman evidently
of Hibernian extraction, sat di-
rectlv across the car and could
not fail to hear all that was
"I went to the beach last
year," said one of the women,
"but I shall never go there again;
there are too many Irish there.
The place is getting to dread-
"And I," said the other,
1 "went to the mountains, and I
: must confess that I found 'the
jsame fault. The Irish were
I plentiful, and I shall not go
This was too much for the old
woman, who, getting up and
starting for the door, remarked:
"Well, yez can both go to hell
—there's no Oirish there!-'—Ex-
The business man who is al-
ways in mortal fear of trades
unions "dictating" his affairs
never has anything to sav
against the capitalist who not
only wants to dictate the price
of labor but the price of everv-
thing that labor produces over
which he has dictatorial con-
THE MISFIT CLOTHING PARLOR
. . Wants Your Business ..
And we aesure you if LOW PRICES and First-Class Clothing
and Gents' Furnishings are essential we hav° then. Our motto is jrisj
to make our....
?! Customers our Best method of Advertising
g|j Yolir Money Refunded on any article not entiaele satisfactory, jg^
Our stock is now replete with an up-te-date line of Fine Tailor ^
Made Suits and Gents Furnishings.
THE MISFIT CLOTHING PARLOR
11T N. Broadway.
Porto Rican Filler.
^ Union Labor.
"FINE AS SILK"
115 Suth H arvey,
WHEN IN NEED OF
School Books, Writing Tablets, Hooks, Stationary
Toys, D lls, Kodaks, Kodak Supplies, Typewriter
and Tpyeivrit'-r Supplies, Office Supplies, Sporting
Goods, etc. Call at
;j J M VOSBURQH'S,
134 Main Street,
A bill preventing blacklisting
employes was defeated recently
in the Massachusetts Legisla-
# t #
^ Stop an^ Eat. English Kitchen., 12 Maic St ^
/|\ t3cst ot Evtrythlaj |^j
^ ELEGANT LADIES DINING PARLOR. $
Pay Highest Wages of any Restaurant in the City t
Good iervice Injured. sparks h. Stewsrt. Pro*. hfiT
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The Labor Signal. (Oklahoma City, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, May 1, 1903, newspaper, May 1, 1903; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc121623/m1/4/: accessed June 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.