Oklahoma Labor Unit (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 18, Ed. 1 Saturday, October 23, 1915 Page: 3 of 4
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THE OKLAHOMA LABOR UNIT
Who are your Friends?
Mr. Laboringman—isn't it the firm—who makes your
dollar do the most buying—we claim to be—and ask you in
our store to prove it to you. Our stock is in the best of
shape at all times—and we can please you.
"The Peoples Favorite Store"
DOC & BILL
THE HOUSE FURNISHERS
CASH OR PAYMENTS
108 W. Grand
Phone W. 260
DINKS PARRISH'S I.AUNDRY
No. 2 Broadway Circle
We make a specialty of ROUGH DRY WORK
Flat Work Ironed. All other work ready to
iron at 6c per pound.
THE HOUSE OF QUALITY
Wilkin-Hale State Bank
135 W. Main Street
CHAPEL SPIRE DISGUISED
A. F. Rueb
Phone \V®'nut 2P55
112 North Robinson The Neatest Union House in Town
(By Charles Perry Taylor,
Secretary Washington State Feder-
ation of Labor.)
It is with, considerable regret
Tiiat one notes In certain quarters
Luck of appreciation of Labor Day
Of labor papers.
Knowing how bard a struggle labor
Every day yt their lives
To carry on the good work,
It is a pity anyone should know.
The editor is the labor goat
And carries burdens beyond his
Do not slam him with "holier than
He knows better.
In the case of his critic, "two years
Ought to silence criticism many
The esteemed working class
Always wants something for nothing.
Unwilling to support
Its own papers as it should.
It expects its editor to beg his living
Prom the business world
And at the same time berate the busi-
Labor ought to supporf its papers
Without a line of advertising patron-
If it believed in its cause
Half as much as it pretends,
It would do so.
If the working class wants the labor
press to succeed,
It will boost, not knock.
When next anyone feels like roasting
The labor paper.
The roaster ought to look in the glass.
And then go out behind the barn
And kick himself in the face.
Marshall & Harper
Phones: Walnut 900
lOlO N. Broadway
Spire of a little chapel in France
disguised with foliage in an attempt
to hide it and deceive the gunners ol
the long-range German artillery.
F I N N I N G E R
DIRECT IMPORTED AND TAILOR
134 West Main Street. Oklahoma City. Oklahoma
WALKING SUITS, $25, $30, $i5 SUIT
i' VI'i: PRINTING
Wav & PUBLISHING Co.
Grand and Walker,
The Metropolitan Cigar Co.
130 West Main Street
"La Sola", "Plantista", "305", "John Hull", "Cornell" and
"Cora Tanner" Cigars.
M. E. Schofield Company
Coal and Cement
Phone Wal. 8
20 W. Twelfth St.
A. F. Fricke
Jeweler and Optician
16 North Harvey St.
Phone W. 5205
Butter Krust Bread
MADfc WITH MILK
Furrow & Co.
120 West Main St. Phone Wainut 218-219
Curtis & Gart'side Co.
Sash and Doors, Interior ard If xterior FinisH
Bank and Office Fixtures, Stairs, Scrccr Doors
Largest Foctary in the State t STRICTLY WHCLESALE
701-723 West Main Street Oklahoma City
AN INDIVIDUALIST'S PROTEST.
You may determine the distance of
a star by multiplying the number of
seconds that it requires for a ray of
its light to travel to the earth.
You may know exactly what will
result when certain chemical sub-
stances are brought together.
Rut you never can tell precisely
what a man will do under circum-
stances which have been familiar to
the world since the beginning of time.
I The element of human nature will
not permit itself to be classified and
catalogued. It resents every attempt
I to force it into the laboratory for the
| purpose fo analysis. It objects very
strenuously to being placed upon tin1
operating table for the purpose of dis-
There are degrees of human nature
so fine that they cannot be measured
by the most exact micrometer that
was ever invented. To the man who
vould cram it into a mould it mani-
fests its indignation by breaking the
barrier that confines it. You cannot
deal with men as the entomologist
deals with his millions of buys. They
lefuse to be "grouped." And they
prove it by annihilating the carefully
made deductions of the sociologists.
Sometimes these superior beings |
are surprised to find that their "sub-
jects" have forced their way into the
"holy of holies"—the very social
grade to which they themselves be-
long. No longer are these "high
brows" the "high priests" with pe-
culiar privileges. Their sociological
rules cannot account for it. They re-
gard with astonishment the working-
man who seems to possess powers
equal to their own.
With impunity have they been
prodding their kid-gloved fingers into
his private affairs. Without, shame
have they been "slumming" in th«>
respectable tenement house district
in which he makes his home, subject-
ing his wife and children to the humil-
iation of the outcast in society.
No, ye students of the working
classes, ye cannot deal with us as ye
deal with the beings and the objects
of a lower social order. But "brother"
is an open sesame to every heart,
even though each heart may have a
beat all its own.
Secretary Opposes Forced Arbitration.
Joliet, 111., Oct. 14.—William B. Wil-
son. secretary of labor, declared him-
self an opponent of compulsory arbitra-
tion of disputes between capital and
labor in an address Thursday before
the Illinois Bankers' Association.
"If an employer is compelled to oper-
ate his plant," the secretary said, "even
though the award would mean the oper
ation at a loss, it would only be a ques-
tion of time until his entire capital
would be absorbed. If an employe is
on terms unsatisfactory to him, it
would be a species of compulsion con-
trary to 1 he spirit of our institutions."
Mr. Wilson also announced hims« If
as an unbeliever in the strike and lock-
out, advocating in their stead a busi-
nesslike council of interested parties.
At the convention of the Brother-
hood of Electrical Workers held in St.
Paul, last month, Frank'J. McNulty
was re-elected President and Charles
P. Ford was re-elected Secretary. Tho
entire administration was re-elected
and Springfield was again chosen as
the headquarters for the international
organization. All the old officers nave
made good and the convention was
harmonious from beginning to end.
This is the first meeting of the Elec-
trical Workers since the seceding fac-
tion came over to the recognized fac-
tion and the attendance "Vvas the larg-
est in the history of the Electrical
Workers.—Springfield (III.) Labor
QUITE DIFFERENT NOW.
"When I was a boy 1 utseu 10 UnnU
there was a pot of gold at the end ol a
"1 have turned my attention from
rainbowb to mining stocks.'
Notice For Bids For Construction of
Brick School Building.
Notice !h hereby that on the 8th
.lay of November, 1915, at th< hour of in
oflock, A. M., at the office of the County
Clerk of Oklahoma County, In the «'ourt
house, in Oklahoma. City, said County,
i h«- Hoard of County Commissioners of
oklahoma County. State of oklahoma,
will receive sealed bldn for construction
of BKICK SCHOOL HHILDINO. to l e
constructed under the Separate School
Laws of the State of Oklahoma, in School
District No. st, of Oklahoma County,
State of Oklahoma. Same to be con-
structed according to plans and specifica-
tions now on iil<- in the office of sail
County Clerk of said County as aforesaid,
where same may be Inspected and exam-
ined and that each bid must b< accom-
panied by certified check for ten M0';i
per cent, of such bid and to be paid f<< the
Hoard of County Commissioners, if such
bid be accepted and such bidder fails or
refuses to enter into a contract therefor
and give bond'in such amount as may
be fixed by said Board of County Com-
missioners for the faithful performance
of said contract
Modn to be approved by the Board of
<bounty < 'ommissioners.
Board of County Commissioners reserve
the right to reject any and all bid-
Said building to be constructed and
completed to turn key Job not later than
February 1st, 1916.
R L. SHELDON.
Chairman. Hoard of County Commis-
sion of Oklahoma Countv, Okla.
By W. J PESHEK, Deputy.
Phone Walnut 76.
Robt. M. Scott
227 Weft Main Street.
Phone 4532 Walnut
Monarch Billiard Parlors
25-27 West Main St.
For Bids for Construction of School
Notice iv hereb.\ riven that on the 18th
day of October, 1 !*Ir , ;it the hour of 10
o'clock A. .M . at tli" office of the Count>
Clerk of (>l lahoma County. !n the Court
House in Oklahoma City, said County, the
Board of County Commissioner^ of okla-
homa County, will receive set led bids for
construction of school building, to be
constructed under the separate School
Laws of the State of Oklahoma, in School
I'istrict No is of Oklahoma County, Ok-
lahoma, same to be constructed a< cording
to plan and specification now on file in the
office of said County Clerk of said County
as aforesaid, where si me may be insp« t-
I and examined and that each bid must
mranied by certified check for
. I 10 per cent of such bid and to be f
White to Decide Mine Controversy.
Fort Smith, Ark . Oct. 14. (Special.)
The controversy between the United
Mine Workers and the Blue Ridge Coal
Company operating mines at. McCur j^e
tain. Okla.. will be decided by John
White, international president of th< ' 1 VVVV '/ ,'"1 ''
, , ' and such bidder failH or refuses
iners, it was announced here Thu*' Into a contract therefor and bond i
day. The announcement was made ~urh 'mount as may be fixed by s .b
p ii f ex. • Board of County Commissioners for thf
following a conference between repre-1 f;iithiul performanc e of sa.d contract
sentatives of the union and the com- l< n<i to be ai proved b th Board oi
County Commissioners. Hoard reserve!
The miners aro demanding the rein-
statement of nine discharged men and
observance of the "five-day" clause.
Thp miners' convention at McAlester'
^eid recently, when President Peter |
Fnnraty was forced to resign, author-1
ized a strike at the mines.
reject any and all bidi
"• constructed and completed
job not It.tor than December
to turn !•
E L SHELDON.
Chairrrmn. T'onrl of count 'wnm: •lioi
ei« of Oklahomi County, Oklahoma.
M COPNET TTTP,
By W. J. Peshok. Deputy.
H O R I G A N &. M c A T E E
20b West Second Street. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Phone Walnut 600
OKLAHOMA REFINING CO.
oklahoma CITY. okla.
MMmnidBMhunil diamond brand
Gasoline, Com Oil, Auto Oils, Lubricating Oils and Greases. House and
Barn Paint. Linseed Oil, Turpentine and Naptha. Retail Stations.
lOH W. Firwt Street 1 1 1-13-1 B W. Third St.
Crites Broom Co.
Call for Red Star. Fancy Parlor and Daisy, our guaranteed Brooms
for quality brooms. Medium grade brooms, Ladies Favorite or Llttie
Gem. Cheaper brooms are No. 30 and No. 20.
E. J. CRITES, Manager, 220 East Main Street.
Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co.
Hardware and Tools
from the Exclusive Hardware Store.
Storm & Erickson Hdw. Co.
Ill North Broadway. Phone W. 2419.
Heliotrope aud Choctaw Flour
Oklahoma City Mill and
303-5 West Main Street
PHONES: Maple 306; Walnut BG05 122 W. California
PRICE & SON
MEATS, POULTRY AND FISH
Wholesale and Retail
Frederickson-Kroh Music Co.
221 West Main
PIANOS, PLAYER PIANOS, TALKING MACHINES
and Everything Musical
The only store In Oklahoma handling all makes of Sarchlnes
and records. VICTOR - COLUMBIA - EDISON
We Want Your Trade
Phone Walnut 204
Leech Paint & Glass
Gln*«. Paint**, Wall Paper
1 10 W. Crand
The Oklahoma Sash & Door Co.
Mill Work. Jobbers all Kinds of Glass
Hill's Business* College
LEARN MORE TO EARN MORE
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Phone W. 3434
"OK" Portland Cement Co.
We furnish Fr«e inlornilmn oo CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
Ask Your Dealer For "OK CEMENT
Plant at Ada, Oklahoma
1 1 1G State Nat'l Bank Bldg. Oklahoma City. Ckin.
-j / Tei
Walnut - js ^
4929 1 Market 4929
THE CASH STORED Or QUALITY
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