The Orlando Clipper (Orlando, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 39, Ed. 1 Friday, September 1, 1916 Page: 5 of 8
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o R L A N n o . ORLA.
UP TO CONGRESS
Strike Seems Certain Unless Fed-
eral Commission Acts.
IT REPRESENTS THE PUBLIC.
hrsuherhood Leadar# Rsjact Prcpaaala,
On* of Which Provide Per Inter-
‘ *<at« Commerce Cemmiseien »e Ar-
fartrator —Aleo Oppoee Arbitration
Provided by Lew They Helped to
■Washington.—Whether the wage con-
triver* y between the railways end
their engineers, conductors, firemen
end brnkcinon Is to be settled peaca-
fchlr or br a strike now secnis to de- recx or »u »..»••«=—---
pend largely on what action congresa rates to be paid b.v the pub .
will take on the proposal to refer the
In their reply to the brotherhoods the
railways advanced as their reasons for
proposing to refer the question to the
Interstate commerce commission that
it is "the only tribunal which by rea-
son of its accumulated information
bearing on railway conditions and tie
control of the revenue of tho railways
Is in a position to consider and pro-
tect the rights and equities of ail the
interests affected and to provide addl
tional revenues necessary to meet the
added cost of operation in case yeur
proposals aro found by the commis-
sion to be just and reasonable.”
Whereas a board of arbitration con-
stituted under the Newlands act could
pass only on the questions presented
to it in an arbitration agreement sign-
ed by both parties and would tn no
way represent the interests of the pub-
lic in tho controversy, the interstate
commerce commission would not be ee
restricted and could consider the rela-
tion of the wages of the train and ea-
gtue men to those of the other em-
ployee*. as well as the necessary ef-
fect of an Increase in wages on the
question to the
The national conference committee
of the railways at the recent confer-!
ence in New York with the train serv-
ice brotherhoods proposed settlement
either by submission to the Interstate
commerce commission or by arbitra-
tion under the provisions of the New-
The brotherhood leaders promptly
dejected both proposals, not only ob-
jecting to the interstate commerce
commission as an arbitrator, but ex-
pressing their determined opposition to
the plan of arbitration provided by the
lav which they bad helped to get em
To meet the objection that the inter-
state commerce commission now he*
tm jurisdiction over railway wage. the
committee representing the railway*
proposed "that we jointly requeet con-
gress to take such action as may w
necessary to enable the cotamlsslen to
Perry has hail the reputation
15 years of giving the biggest . . •
bent annual birthday colobiat
of any city In the eUte. This yoai
the program promises to bo oot-et
than ever. The free vaudev.m
has been doubled l> co?i. Co.n
medians, acrobats, gyuinaaie, a..-
nauts, bane bad players, uu*e in-
diaue m tnoal dances, uiuuco bus-
braos bands ana poUlicad oi-
rtor# will cavort umestricted Oc-
tween the tunes oi the majesiu
isdy parade. A myriad of sman
jjuuo aud uoucoosiunareis, aliva_ .
sttcudm^ me ferry ceiebrathn
.vill add to me din aud carnival oi
recreation aud riot. Id roe day.
>t it mis year. ChtpteUi jJr 14, 1.
*ad IUlu. —>«
M. U. Littell who owns a farm
a unie aouth of town aud wuo rn.
k couple of thresuiutf oatrits hen
\.; O (,SUS
If higher wages are duo to
the men higher rotes are eoinei-
dentlally due to tho railroads —
Now Tork Tribune.
A general strike, tying up th# rail-
roads of tho country, is inconceivable.
avea uere Friday evenim* to rt
aram a let* days and visit relative
.vest of town. _______
Alisa Manila Morrin left daui
lay far Ualanooia City to visit i
lister aud from tuere gows to buu.
| (,j visit a sister there before going
j go uer school work at Alva wnicc
6emour Wykel while mowing
Ch:'..-tr- r t I- r«* It ty.
It is the duty of child ran to be ->Vo-
ent to thoir parents. Of all tho erse*
res we are acquainted with, man-
ud arc the longest, before thoy bo-
■#it capable of shifting for them-
.dvea; and it seems to be tho dooiga
Providence in keeping them no
any years in a state of dependence
ion their parents, to train them ®P
E«nJel», the ballouoi.t, m«k« i ( ntlay ,tt„nogn euJ m K*
deilr balloon *».» nt the an- S«« * * ^ „„
00.1 earOg»«a°„*d mb OoU““•«»“lu,ab“ia'i*""* bl“'
Perry bept. H, 16 and 16th. Untl tf lM lirikm*
of hid asceneione will condnde with m ^ aud ,buU1
six parachute drops fro* the tami 8t5Teruly meUomug his neck
h#ccss«rr to enable the cotamitsien to balloon. Thie is ft tea accomp i»1 w»s aoia to be in town thi
ebnslder and promptly dispose of th* ed by Ao other aeronaut. Ic **^ ^
questions involved. make thebe successive drups re |
Tpon th* failure of the ajreH un acceneiou to rv perilous iNir. Mr*. W. O. Lobdtb
«rccmcnt°the°auction was pot up fo height and in the ascent and de-1 4rilved uoiue baturday evwmn^
congress In anothar fom, in a fesal'i- eceQt tbe rut«r stakes his life Btv-1 ifom esteuded visit With rela-
tion which was In^uc^d hr Senator ^ timeH the flite of the WVBB al ^ Wilson. They com-
Investigation bv the commission of ths breaking of a cord, an air pocket I jjencwii Alouday to. pack op tv-
whole subject * of railway wage# *^ Lna the numerous other perils in-1 JlovBj M b« bttB been made a^eni
their relation to railway cidcnt to aerial navigation. Tbit I ^ B0U1W #Vation ou the Oklabonig
^Sbe7S0°! commerce o? the tailed 1B but one li the expesive frit braUcb of the bauta tfe.
States nftcr having b«*« approved ^? pi-0Bentod for the entertain j ^ 0j new coru
U^tof the immense crowd, th. 1 Uhf» m Xu.«t.y .1
fxatlons throughout the counbry. The always enjoy the annual celeblH-1 #ue el0Tator.
Kewlands jesoliitiontlon' \lrB Jt*. J. Meagher who hau
Sefew only to the question, presented Miss Sophia Nittler who som- I ^ bt)lp bur ^uaughter mot*
by the demands of ttm ldper »nt ef time siot8 underwent a suljfKbll AntUonY to Alva avrlveu
sk H-i-a - " hr.
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investigate and report on "the mini-1 0f tbe week w»e reported to bi Lt tiuthne. —— ■ ' '*'» —
toum, maximum and average improving nicely. 1 C. C. Mueller ai rived Uouit
Mr.. W..I.T Hart will bcgi.U..«-h.y «««».K » *“P «“
ed States," not merely the fo'ir ber BChool three miles eaet oi j vViuheld, Kansas.
brotherhoods of train employee#. The I A craw of railroad cnrpenteia
commission would also be directed to town Monday. A crew oi tmivmx v
report on the hours end wages in oth^ | Mr ^ Mf< Eftrl ghipley mo- IS here repairing the section housk
tored to (3eres and return Monday laud to rw&MKl® the de^ot.
afternoon and night. Mis* Inez HousL whose school
Ward Foote and family arc begin. Monday at lord left Wed
spending a month or eo in Pratt ueeday evening for that place,
county, Kansas, Mr*. C. R- Power* »nd d.ugh-
Mrs. B. T. Thomas went toUr* Ml“ woe^iJand
Giftarie Wednesday to have *om< I «v#l *na fn d
adeuoids removed. She wa« accom ne»r Orlando,
panied by her mother, Mr*. P. H A car of lumber arrived Wed-
Sullivan. nesday morning for the lumber
John Green spent Monday Light I /*»<!•
oOutUrio- | Cdthoo fof *ale Uhre
tiers la <• warning rnlteti by Si
tar that if heeded would tend td
■eatly fortify good-intuttioned inc.l-
iduals against divert schemes tl at
re assiduously worked In the presrv.t
go to goparate them from their coil)
>r no really good purpose: "Through
orotousneas ahall tliey with fedgr.ed
vorda make merchandise of you;
.-hose Judgment now o: a long time
Ingereth not, and their damnation
gnmbereth not."—Homitoa Post.
tttrman Towar With Hl»i*ry.
Said to he the flrut pluca 1* Oef-
nany whero cannon ware moentad,
He tower of Ehrenfels, built lh 1110 h9
’hlllp von Ilolander, govarnet oi
iholngsu, has hren r >Y»mantl*d Vhiti
Ince IfiSS. It is r.m* of tha temantll
asturca of the Rhine «m Rliigw
-ith bishop lletto'a mouso tow«r*:
But the Idea le tn* bams.
‘Tve got to giro him ot*-\U for
hlr.g; ht-'s original, anyhow. WTial
aakoB you think sor "He doesn’l
Ulm that he forgets money that h«
aerrowa.” "No?" "He gives a new
wist to the old gng- I loaned him *▼«
tome months ago, and the other day
no stopped me and said: 'By the way
i've forgotteh whether er net 1 evei
,aid you hack thut five I borrowed
rom you.’ '—Detroit Hr#* Proaa.
Why Hoc*. P mta.
The payohologlcal infuonce Of grow
>ag plant, on the child mind is of in
•atimable value. Then tbe mental
sphere la peculiarly setiritivo to every
thing. The eight of a tiny new froml
aurled ever eo tightly and carefullj
md growing and developing day b)
lay catches the attention of the chll
Iren, and they come to watch H
trough the various stagee of growtl
till one day, lo! Be complete seif, •
perfect leaf, is revealed to their me*
al vision and their souls exult, Thej
save beheld a miracle.—Fannii
•Prague Talbot in (iood Health.
er industries, the relation of wage*
to railroad revenues, the question «
(Whether railroad revenues based on
existing rates for trsfisnortatton win
admit of equally favorable terms to nil
classes of railway employees and “ant
0thet matter In this connection that
the commission may deem relevant.
The brotherhoods object strenuously
to any Idea of a federal tribunal fixing
Wages and declare that an investiga-
tion by the commission would only
#*rvs to delr.y matters. Tbe only pro
tMwal they have mad# Ls that their de
tnands be K*t«ted in full, with the
kltemative of a nation wide striaii.
They Insist that the railroads will bs
mere inclined te yield to tbdi? <1*
mi #9 > m j 1
Solemoe Might Anawar.
A paragrapher aSKs why It 18 thU
«, nan with a short, plumt neek al-
way. wear* a ahUt-ln colial- te hid*
it, while the man with a turkey net!
and a big Adama apple alwaya wtoM
a low. turnback collar that give* yo*
a eplendld view of the ecenery *eutk
of hla chin, and why i* It that th*
pigeon-toed man wear* th* white#*
and moat eonaplcuoua »hoes7 And th*
bewd«gged girl tba ahoftest of ihlrtef
- yptiiaf l* tlluetrloui that l» 891
auo attcoi«4 by laber.
■ up rm*-*
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Lanter, W. L. The Orlando Clipper (Orlando, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 39, Ed. 1 Friday, September 1, 1916, newspaper, September 1, 1916; Orlando, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc910523/m1/5/: accessed April 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.