The Labor Signal. (Oklahoma City, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 3, 1905 Page: 4 of 8
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The Labor Signal.
The Labor Signal Printing Co.
A *«*kl7 Journal d«rot«4 W tu t
at or( oli*4 labor.
(Icfrtd at poatoffto* at Oklabom*
Citr. Okla.. u i««d] alaaa mattar.)
b C7B8CKIPTION P*ilC&
W« fear .. ti 94
Six month* ..... M
Hirae montha II
of Oklahoma City.
[OKLAHOMA ICE & BREWING CO S
OKA BBGR the favorite. See ad on
| Page 5.
McFEELY'S BAKERY, comer Fifth
and Hudson. Always the best.
Ask your grocer.
Oklahoma Duck and Rubber Company
TBNT8, AWNINGS, CANVAS and
RUBBER GOODS. 222 West Main
Ask your grocer for Union Brand
Coffee. He will charge you no more
than you pay for some other brands.
J/9 0A4\D ///.
We Sell all tin- UNION MA OK G«mmIm
Wi' Cull (Jet
119 Grand Avenue.
Office 203 W Main Street
Bell Phone 197.
Officers Twin Territorial Federation
I'residept — Peter Hanraty, South
McAlester, I. T.
First Vice-President—W. H. Dick-
erson, Coalgate, I. T.
Second Vice-President - Paul C.
Wilson, Oklahoma City, O. T.
Third Vice-President—E. A. Bower-
uian, Shawnee, O. T.
Fourth Vice-President A. W. Hair,
Enid, O. T.
Fifth Vice President Thos. Leach,
Muskogee, I. T.
Secretary Treasurer — J. Harvey
Lynch, Lawton, O. T.
Officers of Indiahoma f-armers Union
WORKS, 302 W. Main Street. Soft
drinks, Puritaa Ginger Ale,
Blaise & Tedford, Props.
OKLAHOMA DAIRY AND
CREAiM Company, makers of
SANTZ ICE CREAM.
J. S. SHERMAN MACHINE CO.,
Founders and Machinists, Engines
and Boilers, all types and sizes, Brick
Machinery, Cotton Gins etc. "I"
Beams in stock for immediate ship-
■ST KF FEN'S CELEBRATED SANI-
TARY Ice C earn and Ices. StefTen's
Sanitary Mill, and Cream are the best.
Stores That Sell Home
OKLAHOMA WHOLESALE GRO-
CERY CO. "Quail," Mocha and Java,
"Amber Cream," "Cocoa Blend,"
"Columbia," "Cosmos," "O. K. Blend"
Coffee "OUR OWN MAKE "
OKLAHOMA TRUNK FACTORY,—
Manufacturers and Retailers of
TRUNKS. SAMPLE CASES.I
LEATHER GOODS Etc. 102 West
Grand Ave. Trunk and Bag repairing.
125 MAIN STREET
TJNION MADE GOODS A SPECIALTY/
GET Tflf HABITS
See ad on
S. O. Daws, President, Cordell, Okla.
J. P. Connors, Vice-President, Cana-
dian, I. T. 1
J. S. Moore, Secretary-Treasurer, jTHE OKLAHOMA CITY MILL AND
Hess, Okla. ELEVATOR CO. leads the trade
A. J. Carter, State Organizer, Lind- through the merit of "RIVAL" and
sey. 1. T. "CHOCTAW" flours,
P. C. Estee, Chaplain, Snyder, Okla. p>ge 4
J. E. Hunter, Doorkeeper, Muldrow.
J, H- Keltner, Conductor, Stonewall,
A. Frank Ross, chairman, Durant,
W. H Lancaster, Roff, I. T.
J. W. Harrison, Roosevelt, < >kla.
K. J. Ward, Oak Lodge, I. T.
Campbell Russell, Hereford, I. T.
Reiy upon your own energies
and do not wait or depend on
SEE CI R flS & GARTSIDE CO Cling with all vour might to
for Sash and Deors, Mantels, Grilles, j your own highest ideals and do
not be led astray by such vul-
gar aims as wealth, position,
| popularity. Be yonrself.
Your worth consists in what
you are and not in what you
have. What you are will show
in what you do.
Never fret, repine or envv- Do
5\\e, S\voe, Kl&w
etc. Fine, Hardwood Finish
Specialty. Y/holesale only.
Knight, Helton & Beck. 0uick Repair Shoe Shop
UNION MADE K00DS
pioneer rug works, n7>. 717 East' not make yourself unhappy bv
10th St. Occidental Rugs, ail dimen-[ comparing your circumstances
«ions; also Curtains and Portierres of
SMOKE AMERICAN PERFECTO 5c,
Union Hand Made Cijars—SCHLOF-
J. W. CUNNINGHAM does
your work while you wait, at
No. 228 W. GRAND AVENUE.
New Pi,ace. Good Work
r MAIN STRrcr OKLAHOMA CITV.OX
The A. F. L. Platform.
OKLOHOMA SOAP & OIL CO.—"White
j Rabbit" Soap and "Okla Cooking
1. Compulsory education. Oil." Finest substitute for butter lard
2. Direct legislation through the
initiative and referendum. ipirwra-rv! suom un
PIONEER SHEET METAL WORKS—
Cornices, Metal Ceilings, Roofing and
3. A legal work day of not more
than eight hours.
4. Sanitary inspection of work
shop, mine and home.
5. Liability of employers for in- j
ury to health, body and life.
6. The abolishment of the contract '
system on all public work.
7. The abolishment of the sweat- '
8 The municipal ownership of i
street cars, water works and gas and \
electric light plants for public distri-
bution of light, heat and power.
9. The nationalzaiion of telegraph,
telephone, railroads and mines.
10. The abolition of the monopoly
system of land holding, and substitu-
ting therefor a title of occupancy and j
11. Repeal all conspiracy and penal
laws affecting seamen and other j
workmen incorporated in the federa
laws of the United States.
12. The abolition of the monopoly '
privilege of issuing money and sub- I
'stituting therefor a system of direct j
ssuance o and by th; people.
Spouting. M. J.
308 W. Grand Ave.
Ind. 'phone 452.
with those ot more fortunate
people, but make the most of the
opportunities you have. Employ
profitably every moment.
Associate with the noblest
people vou can find, read the. , ., , ,
best boo'ks, live with the mighty,1 when the PaPers devote a larSc
but learn to be happy alone.
Union Label Suils, Pants,
Hats and other articles. SEE
This is the season of the year
•hen the papers devote a large
amount of their space on how to
Learn to discover princts.
prophets, heroes and saints
among the people about you.
Be assured they are there.
Be on earth what good people
state bottling woRKs.-j. J hope to be in heaven.
Cultivate ideal friendships and
r. „ [spend your vacation. How to
Do not believe that all great- t th(; ice of a vacation is a
ness and heroism are in thepast. far more vita, qucstion to most
Anyone lending a sketch and description may
quickly ascertain our opinion free whether ah
invention is probably patentable. Communica-
tions strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents
sent free. Oldest airency for securing patent a.
Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive
tpecial notice, without charge, In the
A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Larsrest cir-
culation of any scientific Journal. Terms.
year: four months, f 1. Sold by all newndealers.
MUNN & Co.36,Broadw New York
Branch Office, G25 F St* Washington, D. C.
Noel, Prop. All kinds of Carbonated
Beverages. 16 West Main St.
DRINK OKLAHOMA'S BEST
Bottled or Draught.
H. DUFFY, SHOEMAKER, No. 221
W. Main St., one door west of Illi-
nois Hotel. Repairing Neatly Done.
Saving the right thing at the
right time has gotten many a
Under the present arrange-
ment the powerful are the best
fitted to survive.
Every time you stop work and
stare at success it gets up and
leaves the room.
A paid up union card is not al-
ways a certificate of a good
union man, but it is an evidence
that he is inclined that wav
working for good. Be not sec-
Wear no placards, within or
without. Be human fully.
Never be satisfied until vou
gather into an intimate circle all have understood the meaning
your acquaintances who are the world and the purpose of
hungering for truth and tight, your own life, and have reduced
Remember that heaven itself can your world to a rational cosmos,
be nothing hut the intimacvof;
vou "be The ay We Celebrate
cause you do not follow its ways Labor Day is the great day of
pay no heed to it. But be sure the labor movement. It is on
your own way is right. this day that the marching
Do not shrink from any useful , legions throughout the length
t„,'v *. *'i-SEfD HOUSE—Bar" or kindly act, however hard or and breadth of the land demon-
Fresh Seeds' West Main, repellant it may be. The worth |strates the might and majesty
of acts is measured by the spirit of unionized toilers.
in which they are performed. The first Monday in Septem-
a. ( sims Hand-made Harness on If a thousand plans fail be notj ber is a legal holidav.
hand; aKo repairing. 125 W. Grand, disheartened. As long as your Labor Day was made for or-
| „ purposes are right you have not ganized labor, and every trades-
w a• i' Manufacturer of Horse | failed. | unionist in the country should
Che-'ai'eikf-ivr"*' ioiv' vfSauCe' Examine yourself every night remember it. It was made for
° <un' and see whether you have pro- him and he should be the cele-
~ ] gressed in knowledge, svmpathv ! brant.
Mac"ineXp°^i0u^^fK'S ^helpfulness during'the day. | From present indications the
Lount every day a loss in which j Labor Day parade locally prom-
no progress has been made. ises to surpass anything in the
iiivv i brick & tile com- Seek employment in energy;!history of the day. Let us
bririf v'J k' d, smcK,th P^,es''ed not in dalliance. Our worth is prove that we are stronger on
phone 1049. '"'P e ivery- 'lt er measured solely by what we do. j September 4, 1905, than we
- Let not your goodness be pro- were on the first Monday in
oklahoma city bottling less'onal: let >t be the simple. September of 190-k
parade by shouting: "Oh,
plenty of time to discuss that.
Labor Day is two months
ahead of us." This is not the
proper spirit. Take up the ques-
tion at the next meeting of your
union, and then and there re-
solve to join your marching
brothers on this day of days.
Notify the Oklahoma City
Trades Assembly of vour deter-
mination, because this earlv no-
tification will induce other un-
ions to follow your example.
Resolve to parade on Labor
Be among the first to set a
Others will follow.
And the coming Labor Dav
will be a great and glorious suc-
If the college students who are
now offering their services to
corporations as strike breakers
were compelled to exist on the
wages they receive as pay they
would perhaps make their scio-; DOCK & bill,—up-To-Date House
WORKS, Both phones 32, Bottlers
of the celebrated Dr Peppers. Socks
PrudensGing-er Ale. Iron brew. Lar-
gest plant and best facilities in the
city for handling- all orders on the
shortest notice.—Stiller Bros.,Props.
logical resej rch more exact.
The American Federation of
Labor has been preaching for a
quarter of a century the benefits
of municipal ownership of public
utilities, and at last the long
continued sermons are beginning
to bear fruit. It will shortly be
one of the national issues. City
after city is taking it up and it
is becoming generally popular.
W. H. BUTCHER, Fresh and Salt
Meats, Poultry, Game, Etc. Second
and Robinson. Both phones, 242.
ness but goodness itself. Remem-
ber heaven and hell are utterly
immoral ins-titutions if they are
meant as reward and punish-
Are you using Union Brand Coffee ? Give whatever countenance
You should. Many members of or and help you can to every move-
ganized labor are using it. j mcnt and institution that is
J- T. HAW KINS A SONS—Groceries
and Vegetables. Cor. 2nd and Rob-
inson. Bell Phone 511. Ind. 840.
natural outcome of your char-1 And the parade is the great
acter. I herefore, cultivate char- demonstration of our strength,
acter. it js the object lesson that ap-
If you do wrong, say so, and peals. The thousands lining
make what atonement you can. the streets, on beholding the
That is true nobleness. Have i processionists, begin to realize
no moral debts. what a numerous and potent
\\ hen in doubt how to act ask institution Oklahoma City pos-
yourself: \\ hat does nobility sesses in organized labor. And
command' Be on good terms when it is remembered that sim-
with yourself. j j]ar processions are under way
Look for no regard for good from Maine to California it is
then comprehended that organ-
ized labor is national as well as
You cannot be too early in re-
solving to turn out. Too many
members of unions are disposed
to deflect discussion of the ques-
The immigration question is
receiving serious consideration
at the hands of trades unionists
all over the country. The west-
era states are particularly em-
phatic in thf ir requests for "more
stringent regulations or its ab-
solute suspension for a term of
years. 1 he Japs are giving the
most serious trouble. Like the
Chinese, they will work for a
low wage, live cheaply and in
some branches of industry are
making it almost impossible for
home workmen to obtain re-
tion whether to parade or not to
mg is gained bv mere
criticism and abuse, and the man
who goes around knocking
everything and everybody is a
pest and a bear that should be
speedily and e lergetically sup
pressed. He is no good to him-
sell nor to anybody else and
ser\es only to spread discord
and discontent in his wake
Crush him as you would a ser-
pent, for he is equally veno-
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The Labor Signal. (Oklahoma City, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 3, 1905, newspaper, August 3, 1905; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc121739/m1/4/: accessed August 21, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.