Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), Vol. 8, No. 210, Ed. 1 Monday, September 9, 1907 Page: 3 of 8
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f HE future of the Amor-
lean Federation of La-
bor?" The question was put to
Frank Morrison secretary
of the great labor organ-
ization. "If the American
Federation is the ultimate
form in which lahor shall
unite to press its chug
against capitalthat is to
prcserva itself and prose
cute its advances ia the struggle of
human development then I mink I
can answw that question In a few
words" bo said. "We think it ia; wo
think it is an ideal form of organiza
tion just as e as Americans think
that our mobile form of government
ia the United States is the best form
of government. No mau who is otVr
than a fool however thinks tbo gov
eminent of the Unit 4 States is a
perfect government. Most of as real
jze that it is very far from perfect
"That which makes this govern-
ment the best on earth is not only
the- greater freedom that it guaran-
tors but its mobility. Us ready adapta-
bility to new measures and methods
the provision at hand by which a
change even the most radical change
may be effected with the only essen-
tial condition that the majority of the
w pie want the change. There's the
rub. But no sensible man would re-
move that very heavy and lagans
weight that forever clogs the way of
progress the necessity of leavening
the whole lump.
"Leaders fret because of the slow
march to a goal that seems so bright
o desirable and so ready at hand if
only the band would reach out to
nlar brand of the spirit of liberty has
reserved for modern eyes. Only by
union can headway be made by pov
erty-stricken individuals against the
Iritrenehments and fortifications of cap
ital. Organize organize organise. Or
ganize unions unite these unions to-
gether into other unions and these
unions into still other unions one in-
trenched behind and reenforced by
the others; drill discipline educate
educate every man to know bis
rights and tha rights as well as
the power of capital to know
what to atik for and what not to
ask for to know when to ask to
know when to substitute the word 'de-
mand' for 'request' and finally and
most vitally to know how to enforce
that demand. That is the American
Federation of Labor. It is the great
est labor organization of the world.
"They will tell you that' the Inter-
est of labor and capital are identical
that they should live together In
peace and harmony; the welfare of
one is the welfare of the other and
all that. Of course it is. To the un-
biased this is as fundamental as tha
truth of crganization. But the trou-
ble is that capital like labor is pri-
marily ignorant especially i3 capital
ignorant of this fact. It can't be
taught without demonstration. It
lacks the point of view and no lesson
Is so hard to inntill as that It is
warm and well fed and it is labor
that makes it so. The more subservi-
ent and the cheaper the labor on the
one hand the more wealth and luxury
on the other. How can the beneficiary
of such a condition understand that
the Increase of wages the reduction of
the hours of labor the general uplift
fan si ! rt
A . W - v - - v -
George V. llobart
(Copjrif ht 1VW. hi 0. W Pllllngtinn Co.)
When my wife made the sugges
tion that we should give a Thanksgiv-
ing dinner to our Wends in. the neigh
borhood it almost put me to the ropes.
You know I'm not much on the so
cial gag and to have to sit up ana
make good-natured faces at a lot of
strangers gives me Intermittent pains
in the neck.
"Why should we give them a din-
ner?" I asked my wife. "Aren't most
of them getting good wages and why
should we kill the fatted calf for a
lot or home made prodigals?"
"John don't be so selfish!" was my
wife's get-back. "There's a long win-
ter ahead of us and when we give
bur dinner to seven people that means
seven people to give ua seven dinners.
I'ret.ty Boon tisnncr
and they ail jumped
take it. Hut co did I hey who under-t'.-dk
thofiis refcrms that result eil In
the Ps-rirh revolution. They got rid
of the iiiiw-dir.ient but the yeast
nr k J tiw fa.'t.. raimed the bi'tur to
inn over and !"' d the bread. Wc
waat none of that.
i;x;'.er'.!'rce teaches that the steady
f.rOKn- that is ihorouK'uiy groundeJ
In the Ites prepress. The fiai? that is
slowly advaiicing with ar iutrenehed
:my U-Wntl it maintaina its iiition. ;
: all l'..U 1 simply mean to say that
the many failure of the past have
not been lost ujwn trades unionism
for they teach p..ii'.-me in what may
fseem to be slow progress ami that ul-
timate complete success of the move-
nirit is more iBsured by our being
thoromth ;:H we m along. The work we
have to do is to educate. "Organize!
organise! organize!' is the Rlognn but
organization is the Mist means toward
educaUcn. It ia the class the school.
It. Is the first essential. It is the first
Impulse of the awakening mind. The
mluule the working man realizes that
ho is a man and not a slave he calls
to h!s fellowi to unite with him for
"United they begin to devise ways
n-.d mean. They plan how they may
'c:ire this and that that they know
as mm and not as slaves tiiey should
lnrr .! t iielotics to them by rm'ui.
They are at an immense disadvantage
beeaiise they are not only without
means. . dependent upon the power
tlwy are aUuckiuK hut n.oro tha.i
n!i else they are inexperienred igno-
laut. They make mistakes and are
humiliated and their organisations
broken and scattered and they are in-
dividually made to suffer and are re-
.i.ui to still more abject poverty. The
weaker among them are made weaker
and more timid still. bi:t the naturally
strong aro developed in strengih and
rrow In -wisdom.' They see Wherein
the weakness of their former move-
ment lay and they go among their fel-
lows and point it out to them. Thev
ee even as they did not see before
thf.t only through uniting can they
over be emancipated from thir state
"That is so fundamental a truth that
it 13 patent. No one disputes. When
the non-union man frets at what ho
i til's the domination of the union he
forme a uiikm to oppose it. This is
the amazing spectacle that this partic-
of bis employes.-ia to his benefit?
cannot sh it. To him this great truth
must remain forever obscure.
The securing of right and justice
to one man betters the whole world
liaise the level of an intelligence and
manhood of the great mass of the peo-
ple ana tbo world will be a so much
better v' sc. to live in that men w!H
scarcely recognize it for the place that
it was; those that had the best there
was before will discover joys they
never dreamed of. When every man is
a real man carrying bis head tip with
ideas and knowledge ia it wearing
proper flesh on his bones and clothes
to cover it; when every woman
through the means of education en
vironment and relief from overwork
and worry becomes a beautiful and in
teliigent 'Mdy; wheft children all
children may be properly cared for
and sent to school until they have ac-
quired a good education will not com
pensation have been rendered to the
privileged and pampered few for what
has been filched i..m them in the
form of their exclusive caste? That is
the whole story. That is! the end to-
ward which the American Federation
of fibor Is working and working
now with considerable speed.
"I see a time as the result of our
agilation and persistent elfort when
no child shall ha wt to wnrlr n.)
children and youth shall go to school
until they are 18 years of age; when
every man's child shall have the bene-
fit of a high school education; when
men shall be so well paid that they
can afford to marry and rear children
and provide for them properly and see
to their education; when because of
this women will be taken out of the
field of competition by finding hus
-t - -m
wuma uiiu tt t much trvtn- llmu
and woman will find time to loaf a lit-
tle 'and Invite his soul' and life will
mean something more than a day of
toil; when strikes and lockouts will
no longer bo used as a weapon be-
tween employer and employed be-
cause of a mutual respect and a bet-
ter understanding.. This is the good
time toward which the American Fed-
eration of Labor la looking and work-
ing and 1 think we shall see it in our
Don't you see how our little plates of
soup will draw compound interest ii'
we invite the right people?"
My wife is a friend of mine so I
refused to quarrel with her.
'AH right my dear" 1 said "but
you. must give the dinner one week
'One week before Thanksgiving!"
my wife reechoed "And why pray?
"Because this will give our guests
chance to recover from your cook
ing before the real day of prayer
comes around and by that time they
will begin to think about you with
My wife stung me with her cruel
eyes and went out in the kitchen
where the new cook was breaking a
lot of our best dishes which did rot
appeal to her.
The name of this new cook was
When Ollie came to the house to
get a job my wife asked her for
Ollie said that her face was her
only recomenuaiion; mil mai sne was
out late the night before and broke
her reeommef.dation just above the
Anyway my wife engaged her be-
cause what good is a healthy appe-
tite when the kitchen is empty?
Oliia said that she was a first-class
cook but when we dared her to prove
it she forgot my wife was a lady
and threw the coal scuttle at her.
A clay or two after Ollie arrived I
determined to find out what merit
there was in a vegetarian diet.
"All right" I said to the cook after
the last plate of hash wifh all it? fond
memories had disappeared "this house
Is goine on a diet for a few days and
henceforth we are all vegetarians in
cluding the dog. Please govern your
Ollie smiled and whispered that
vegetarianisms was where she lived
Ollie said she could cook vegetables
so artistically that the palate would
believe them to bo filet Mignon with
Foamier sauce and then she start-
is ii u i l ! '
-5 v-1 'i v i.'! l
i j.r!en dinner. I
to their feet as l
though they hud stepped oa a third
I believe in being thrifty but the
way some of those people saved up
their hunger for dinner was too pe
nurious for mine.
I took Mrs. Hodge in and she took
in my wife's dress to see if it was
made over from last year's.
Young Communipaw tried hard not
to reach the table first but a plate of
dill pickles caught his eye and he
won from old man Hodge by am
The first round was oyster cocktails
aud everybody drew cards.
This was Ollie's maiden attempt at
making oyster cocktails and she had
original ideas about them which con-
sisted of aalad oil instead of tc.tato
The salad oil come from Italy sa
the oysters were extremely foreign
After eating his cocktail Itiley
Hatch began to turn pale and politely
Inquired if we raised our own oy-
sters. But just then l.ttle Cutey Coyne up-
set a glass of water and changed the
subject and the complexion of the
The next round was mock-turtle
soup and it made a deep impression
especially on Charley Swayne be-
cause little Casanova Golden upset her
share in his lap when he least ex-
Charlie was very nice about it how-
ever. He only swore twice then he re-
membered once a gentleman always
a gentleman and he did not strike the
After awhile" we all convinced Char
lie that the laugh was on the soup
and net on him and when the fish
came on he forgot his troubles by get
ting a bone in his threat.
When Charlie besau to tak like a
trout old man Hodge grabbed the
bread knife and begged to be allowed
to carve bis initials on somebody's
But Joe Coyne finally pacified hira
by a second helping of Bermuda
I opened a third bottle of Pommery
just to show I wasn't stingy.
Then came the Thanksgiving tur
key and this is where that cook of
ours won the blue ribbon.
My wife had told her to stuff it
with chestnuts but Ollie thought chest
nuts too much of an old Joke so sho
Stuffed it with peanut brittle.
Ollie had noticed some other things
about the kitchen which looked lone-
some so she decided to put them ia
the turkey too.
One of these was the corkscrew.
When I went to carve the turkey I
is of the Baslues Bpeni's t'uch on tf.j Cu-1 ck 1
Em ployed iby C5. Artimr ileSJ A t. A: 1 1
Husbandry Bureau of Animal JU iaztry.
Herewith are shown the houses of
Mr. Tillinghest's plant in Connecticut
Each house is 10 by 20 feet i feet
high at the caves and 6 feet at the
center. The whole construction In-
cluding the roof is of 1-inch cypress
boards matched. The floors consist
A Colony House.
of earth and are not found damp ow-
ing no doubt to the excellent natural
drainage. The only fixture in each of
these houses is a hopper having a ca-
acity of about 1 bushels for wheat
screenings a small hopper for beef
straw to dry out. Below lbs floor i a
basement which furnishes an idofil
scratching shed for winter use. To
the rear of this bouse is a small grove
which furnishes plenty of shade and
about -20 feet from the front' of 'tbo
house ia a stream of water.
The first of the smaller Hlaai ration
shows one of the colony fccusea for
chickens in use at the poultry farm
of White & Rice in New York state.
This house Is about eight feet kmE
and seven feet high In front ami 3i
feet in rear. The walls are built f
one thickness of matched boards. Tbo
floor is of wood. A hover is placed In
this house and the chicks are placed
here when first hatched. When tha
chicks are from six to ten weeks old
(depending largely on weather condi-
tions and the development of the
chicks) the heater is removed and
perches are placed in the rear of the
house about 10 or 18 inches above
We also show a "New Hampshire"
house one of many such houses ia use
on Mr. Hick's poultry farm in Massa-
chusetts. This building is about nine
foet long and seven feet wide and
s m i 'e-j At I
J. rt ':'' ' - ;
A Connecticut Poultry Ranch. Note Arrangement of Colony
Which Does Away With Necessity of Fences.
scraps and four or five soap boxes for
nests. In the rear of the house are
placed three or four perches about
three feet from the ground. No
board for droppings is used.
The great point at this plant is the
simplicity and economy of labor in
caring for the birds. Nature has great-
ly aided the owner by providing not
only excellent drainage but also a
fine stream which furnishes pienty
of water and serves as a natural fence.
about six feet high at the center and 39
inches at the eaves. The door is cor
ered with fine wire netting so as to
provide for light and ventilation. 11
desired the door can be cowed "with
a muslin curtain which can be swung
open during the day and on warm
nights. Such a house "will accommo-
date 10 to 15 fowls according to
amount of yard room breed etc. This
hoaoe is portable and can be readily
moved from place to place. The chief
- f. -
"Slied Up Our Furniture."
V.'ashtngton. The industries of the
United States . suffered less from
strikes during 1903 than la aay jew
ed in to fool the beef trust and put
tl! the butchers out of business.
But let's go back to that Thanksgiv-
My wife invited Mr. and Mrs. Wil-
liam T. Hodge Joe Coyne and his
wife and their daughter Cutlcurs;
Mr. and Mrs Frank Poane and their
son Communipaw; Mr. and Mrs.
Jack Golden and their niece Casano-
va and Mr. and Mrs. Riley Hatch.
Charlie Swayne was ret'eree.
My wife wag so worried about the
cook that before dinner time arrived
she had an attack of nervous post-
ponement. As a matter of fact we Were both
In tear and trembling that Ollie would
send a tomato salad from tha kitchen
and before it reached the table it
we 'ild become a chop Fi'ly.
Acyway the guests irr!vd prompt-
ly and I could fee from their faces
that they would CgM tit- 41mr to
"Riley Hatch Wanted to Tell the Story
of His Life."
found a horseshoe which Oiiie had put.
in for luck.
It made my wife extremely nervous
to seo the can opener a pair of scis-
sors and nine clothes pins come out
of that turkey but Jack Golden said
that their last cook tried to stuff their
turkey with the garden hose so my
wife felt better.
The next round was some . salad
which Ollie had dressed in the kitch-
en but the dress was such a bad fit
that nobody could look at it without
Then wc had some home-made ice
cream for dessert
The ice was very good but Ollie
forgot to add the cream so it tasted
Every time there was a lull in the
conversation Charlie Swayne kept
yelling for a Bronx cocktail and the
only thing that kept him from get-
ting it was the fact that Kiley Hatch
wanted to tell the story of his
Attwuy the uiuuer caiue to a fin-
ish wilhout anybody fainting and the
guests went home a little hungry but
The. next morning my wifa spoks
bitterly to Ollie and she left us fol-
lowed by the Thanksgiving prayers of
all those present.
The only thing about the house that
loved Ollie was a pair of earrings be-
longing to my wife and they went
Laying House and Open Rsnne.
Tha Sevated ground s bounds with
wild berries and Insects are usually
plentiful during the summer.
The supply of grain in summer con-
sists of wheat screenings fed from
Belf-feeding hoppers which are usual-
ly filled but once a week. A small
quantity of beef scraps is fed in the
afternoon when the eggs aro gath-
ered. Tke fowls get their supply of
water by going to the creek in both
recommendation of a house cf th's
shape is the economy cf later r.i. i ma
terial needed to build It.
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By Prof. A. M. Soole. Virgin'
Longer on Throne Thaw Father.
King Frederick of TJenniark. pre-
sents the curious spectacle of a father
who has become a king at a later date
than his own son. When King Haakon
of Norway was lately at Copenhagen
King Frederick is said to have asked
him: "H w do you like being king?"
"I will rather ask you." replied Haak-
on. "I have been king longer than
you have." Haakon was elected king
of Norway by the storthing on Not.
18. 1905 while Frederick his father
did not succeed to the throne of In-
Mrk uattl Jan. 29 t en- the !..
"New Hampshire" Form of Poultry
winter and summer. In winter a lit-
tle cracked corn is added to the wheat
screenings and beef scraps aro ac-
cessible to the fowls al ail uuiea.
Our second large illustration shows
one of Ihe winter laying houses at
H. J. Blanehard's farm in New York
state. - This building is 40 feet long
and 10 feet wide the distance from
the floors to the eaves being seven
feet. The walls are double with a
four-inch space filled with straw. On
the south are six double-glazed sashes
which make a warm house for the
cold northern portions of the United
States There is a loft with slatted
ceiling filled with straw which ab-
sorbs the moisture from below. At
ach end. of the loft i door which
Is opened vn warm dnys to allow U
One of the great problems of il
farmer is to obtain grass on his IanI
In sections where the bluegrass glows
the problem is not of aerknis moment
but there are vast areas where Wise"
grass cannot be cultivated. "What
shall be done? Thousands of farmeu
have given Up in des-palr. They tl
not understand for example that by
combining Texas blue and Bermuda
grass an ati-year-rotiml pasture may e
hud in many sections vi soma.
They do not uu.kn.-'.ai.d that a mi-
turo of grass is vastly superior to one
grass. They do not realize that Tbete
timothy will not grow os chard grass
and ta'l oat grass may be used and as
largo yields of hay of just as fine qual-
ity obtained. They have not studkii
the composition and relative merit i t
the various grasses and therefore they
lay more stress on the virtues of tin
othy than it was ever entitled to.
Don't Take Chance. Don't tnhn
any chances with newly broken colts.
Even though they are acting like old
horses souse little unfoieseeu thing
may frighten them and mane runaway
horses out or them. The first few
months after breaking ia the time
when good habits or bad habits am
Cclic Remedy for Horse. Is the?
any colic medicine in t' fcr.ij?e? (Jotte
usually octu;.--. it vit .M a handj
raiedy ft! sav.i a f!0 hoim
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