The Shawnee Daily News-Herald (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 221, Ed. 1 Monday, April 8, 1912 Page: 3 of 8
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MONDAY EVENING, APRIL 8, 1912
the shawnee news-herald
A HOME PRODUCT
The warm weather is
here, you had better
get a bottle of Natural
J. W. Longwith
gPhone Black 903
Oldest Transfer Man In
AND STORAGE CO.
Furniture Moved, Packed and
Crated for Shipping.
J. W. ESIICK
116 North Union Street.
Kansas Cfty, April ti.—Coal mine
operators of Kansas, Missouri, Okla-
homa and Arkansas met here Fri-
day to outline a proposition to be
submitted to the United Mine Work-
ers of America at a joint conference
here on Monday, when an efort will
be made to renew the two-year con-
tract that expired April 1. Tho
mines in the southwest will remain
in operation pending negotiations.
High price paid for second hand
clothes. Phone Black 135 and will
MISERS PLEAD FOB SCHOOL.
Local Union No. 1170, United Mine
Workers of America, of McCurtain,
Okla., has sent out the following ap-
peal to the people of Oklahoma, which,
coming so soon after the great dis-
aster there, in which seventy-three
men lost -heir lives, has an especial
"McCurtain, Okla., March 26, 1912
"Whereas, On March 20, 1912, at
9:05 a. m„ without a moment's warn-
ing. and in the twinkling of an eye
seventy-three Bturdy men and bread-
winners were swept into eternity by
the awful explosion at Mine No. 2 at
this place, leaving 160 widows and
orphans without means of support
"Whereas, The results of this dread-
ful accident have called forth from
this and adjoining states so many
touching expressions of sympathy
and is calling forth so much needed
material aid; and
"Whereas, We, the surviving mem-
bers of Mine Workers' Local Union
No. 1170, McCurtain, Okla., desire to
express our sincere appreciation of
this kindtiess, and to contribute our
plea for means and methods which
will, as far as possible, prevent the
recurrence of such a calamity;
Now, therefore, on our own account,
but especially in behalf of the wid-
ows and orphans of our deceased fel-
low-workers, we do most sincerely
thank the people of Oklahoma and of
adjoining states, for their sympathy
and aid in this, our hour of grief.
While our despair and grief are
too great to permit any spirit of crit-
icism, we cannot but feel it our duty
toward the thousands of others of this
state, who daily toil amid the dan-
gers of the mine, to appeal to those
in authority to do all possible to min-
imize the death rate in this industry.
The legislature of this state, wisely
enough, passed laws requiring those
who hold responsible places about
the mines to pass an examination, and
subsequently the legislature created a
school of mines to equip men for.
these responsible positions. Sadly,
but truthfully, we call attention to
the fact that hardly had this school
begun its important mission, before a
conspiracy had been formed to wipe
it out of existence, and now that this
conspiracy is about to take form in
the shape and under the name of the
so-called Akin bill, we call upon the
State Federation of Labor, the farmers
and mechanics, the bankers and pro-
fessional men, we call upon all re-
ligious, fraternal, social and business
organizations, and we call upon the
is what we call it. Because it keeps
on "rising" in your estimation with
every board you use. If you intend
doing any building or repairing this
year now is the time and this is the
place to get you lumber. We won't
tell you how much you can save by
buying here. You'll find that out
when you call.
Taylor Lumber Co.
Cor. 9th and Okla. Phone 112.
payroll had prevented him from put-
ting on a strnw boss. So now ho con-
gratulated himself on gaining this end
without extra expense. He did not
know that Boleslaw's increased in-
dustry was duo to a desire to fit him-
self for a job at another plant, where
he would not be tormented by the in-
accessible charms of Agata.
One evening, after most of the gang
had gone home, he asked the foreman
for his time, saying that ho was going
back to the old country and desired
i. „ro„ ... . | iu uiu cuumry ana aesirea
A ,:- I d- ,morain«' and little'to be paid In full Thin was a com
Ag ta was the on y experienced girl j mon ruse in Packingtown when a
"aCklII* !'.ing that ha,t i worker had secured a new job and
newspapers, to join with the miners
of this state in making such a cam-
paign against the foul conspirators,
w"ho seek to destroy our school, that
they will hang their heads in shame
when they think of the dead, the wid-
ows and orphans caused by these
Shall the state, which spends thou-
sands of dollars to protect its game,
destroy a school which seeks to pro-
tect human life? Let the people of
this state, with one accord, petition
the governor and the board of affairs
to carry out the will of the legisla-
ture by expendihg a few hundred dol-
lars, now in the treasury, in install-
ing the thousands of dollars worth of
machinery purchased for this school
but never set up, to the end that the
school may in earnest carry on the
work for which it was created.
H. B. LONG,
L. U. No. 1170, U. M. W. of A.
Money for Levees.
Washington, April 6—On an appeal
from Senator Cullom, the senate Fri-
day appropriated $10,000 for the pro-
tection of the levees at Mound City,
111., against encroachments of the
floods. The formality of reference to
a committee was dispensed with.
News-Herald 10c per week.
Our Want Ads
No greater proof of this is needed than the
growth of this department. People are learning
that if they have a house to rent, chickens, eggs,
a sewing machine, piano, or anything else under
the sun to sell, that the way to let the people
know who may be wanting to buy these things,
Put It In The Want Ad Columns
Or if it is the other way around and they want
to buy something, whatever it is, from a section
of land to a pair of pigeons, they tell the people
who have these things to sell. How? The
surest and quickest way of course, they
Tell It In The Want
The peop/e of Shawnee and vicinity are getting
the WANT AD HABIT, if you havn't it, GET
tN LINE for it is safe, sane, cheap, result-getting
reported for work. Teoflla, the inter-
preter, had quit the preceding Satur-
day to get married.
Old Heine, the foreman of the sau-
sage department, ruefully surveyed
the half-dozen new girls standing
around aimlessly, and big Boleslaw,
who had been sent up from the gate
with them because enough girls had
not appeared for work that morning.
An hour of a busy day had gone al-
ready with no orders packed, and
O'Brien, the shipping boss, was likely
to stalk in at any moment, storming
at the delay.
"How can <ley expec' me to turn
out work with such cattle?" groaned
"W'at you want us to do?" demand-
ed pretty little Agata.
Old Heine staved. He had always
associated prettiness with shallow-
ness, and be thought Agata passed too
much time primping ever to learn
"You speak English?" he queried.
"Sure," answered Agata.
He told her what he wanted done.
In ten minutes everybody was busy
and old Heine could think calmly of
the impending visit of O'Brien.
Stalwart Boleslaw felt humiliated at
having to work at such tasks as the
girls did, and he listened shamefully
as Agata translated old Heine's orders
to him. The other men saw that he
was bashful, and they increased his
discomfiture by their raillery. He
soon determined to make himself in-
dependent of Agata's assistance by
learning to understand the foreman
Old Heine was pleased witl: Agata,
except for her good looks. He feared
that she would soon leave him to get
married, as Teoflla had done, with a
green gang on his hands. To post-
pone this evil as long as possible he
determined that no man in the eau
sage department should court her K
he knew It.
In a few days Matje, the trucker,
began to loiter between loads at the
table where Agata worked. Agata.
marking old Heine's displeasure, tried
to rid herself of Matje by telling him
If Piotr, back in the old country, who
some time would come to Chicago to
claim her. But instead of acting as a
Seferrent, her story seemed to arouse
In him a sudden ambition to over-
come his absent rival. Ttien one day
he got down to the loading platform
with a box of sausage after the train
had been pulled. Thereupon old
Heine discharged him and put Boles-
law In Bis place. Truckers were eas-
ier to get than Interpreters, and he
felt certain that the bashful Boleslaw
would not try to woo Agata. Boles-
law was pleased to find himself doing
i man's work.
In a few days Franciszek. the nailer,
began to linger, after his day's work
was done, for a chance to walk home
with Agata. Old Heine soon noticed
this. One morning Franciszek came
i few minutes late and fouud Boles-
law In hiB place. Rheumatic Tomasz
was put to trucking.
Anton, the sealer, was the next to
fall a victim to the charms of Agata.
A. f«w days later a customer com-
plained of th© weights of a consign-
ment, and Anton was discharged.
Boleslaw was put in his place at the
Old Heine did not relish these In-
roads on his gang. No one seemed to
understand why the men had been
lischarged for offenses that hitherto
bad been condoned, so the forerqan
hinted the reason to Agata, hoping
that Bhe would keep the men at a dis-
Boleslaw, not realizing that his ap-
parent bashfulness had had an Impor-
tant Influence on bis advancement, felt
i pardonable pride, because after only
tlx months of work he was earning a*
much 13 any one on the gang He no
longer had to get his orders through
Agata, and now his fellows seldom
laughed at his shyness. Ituf-he had
long admired Agata, as she was aware
From his glances.
One day Boleslaw whispered a re-
juest to Agata for permission to take
her to a dance on the following Sat-
urday evening. She put him off with
in evasive answer, but be took It for
i refusal due to his awkwardness and
blushed and stammered confusedly.
He had heard the story of the absent
Piotr, and now he blamed himself for
his boldness. Agata seemed so unat-
tainable to htm that he marveled at
his effrontery in asking to acoompany
her to the dane©.
For the next few weeks Boleslaw
worked harder than he had ever work-
sd before. He bad done every kind of
work In the sausage packing room,
>nd now be set himself to learn the
various brands of sausage, how to
keep the tlmo of the workers and even
the nameB of all of old Heine's custo-
mers. As Boleslaw's efficiency grew
bid Heine gave htm more to do, until
he was practically running the pack-
ing gang besides doing bis own worb
it the scales.
A straw boss had long been needed
for the packing gang, so that old
Heine could have more time to over-
see the manufacturing end of his de-
partment But dread of Increasing his
did not want to return to his old em-
ployer for the rest of his wages. Old
Heine suspected the truth in Boles-
law's case. Boleslaw was worth more
to him than Jo anyone else, and, be-
sides, Boleslaw knew certain secrets
of the sausage packing room that
might prove valuable to a rival. Thus
the mere suspicion that his scaler had
procured employment elsewhere sud-
denly had enhanced his value to old
Heine. He went to his office where
lie kept his timebook thinking of ways
to rctsin Boleslaw.
While old Heine was gone Boleslaw
went to speak to Agata. "W'en you
go to ol' country?" she asked
Boleslaw was surprised to discover
that she was Interested In his move-
ments. Her question gave him hope.
"Maybe w'en Piotr coom to dls
country," he replied.
Agata laughed. "Aw, dat vas jus' a
lie, 'cause I no want to be boddered
by dem udder fellers," she explained.
"Den dere's no Piotr?" exclaimed
Boleslaw, mystified. "But you not let
me talk to you and I love you," he
"Dem udder fellers dey all git fired
'cause o' me," she said, with downcast
eyes "I was afraid you get fired, too.
But I no', tell you dat lie about I'lotr."
"I been lyin' to ol' Heine, too, 'bout
goin' to ol' country. I got anudder
lob." said Boleslaw.
The foreman reappeared. "How
Boleslaw Whispered a Request.
Jiuoh will they pay you I" he blurted
i Boleslaw was confused at being ov-
trheard. "Twenty-five cents, gang
:ime," he confessed.
I "I glf you 26 cents straight time an'
make you boss o' the packln' gang,"
)ffered Old Heine.
j Boleslaw searched Agata's face for
. I cue. "All right," he finally agreed,
j "But If I loBe Agata you'll have to
:ake her place makln' dese green
| lands understand w'at I say," de-
clared old Heine, suspiciously.
I Boleslaw looked Into the girl's dark
eyes. "Tomovrow 1 know 'bout dat,"
I tie said, laughing.—Chicago Dally
Otter Makes Much Trouble.
One of the otters at the London zoo
has discovered how to escape from the
pond. He clambers up the fence,
I jumping In an astonishing fashion.
I Various alterations In the fence have
been made, but hitherto all efforts to
J keep him a prisoner have been baffled
| by his Ingenuity. The otter ts tame,
[ and has always been caught again
' after escaping. Once he came back
and climbed Into the pond of hie own
acoord. He generally makes for the
Regent's park canal, hut, railing ap-
parently to find fish worth the catch-
ing therein. Invades the streets of
Camden town, and is reported to the
■eclety as an escaped wild animal,
"kangaroo" being one of the many
assignations given to help the ota-
clala to identify him.
Built Business Prom "Went Ad."
"The 'want ad.' pages have forced
nany men Into business for tbem-
telvea. One man determined to sell
■he family horse. He put a sign on
be front gate and told all his friends,
tut still no wtle. As a last resort he
>ut an ad. In the paper and sold the
lorse at his own prioe. The man was
to surprised at this result and at-
xacted by the plan that he bought aa-
ither horse and sold It, and Is today
in extensive horse dealer."—Wichita
Pointer fo' Advertisers.
"By keeping everlastingly at It you
win success In advertising. Everlast-
ingly in an advertising sense means
the newspapers."—Witt K. Cochrane.
The world deals good-naturedly with
|ood natured people and I never knew
> sulky misanthropist who quarreled
with It but it was he and not it that
was In the wrong.—Thackeray.
MOTHERS DAY PROCLAMATION
SECOND SUNDAY IN MAY.!
To pay tribute to the patient, lov-
ing mothers no,v departed from our
midst, and to honor and reverence
those left with us, an "International
Honor Day" has been designated by
the civilized nations of the earth.
The sweetest treasure that life
contains 1b your mother, who, dwell-
ing here on earth, is more a part ot
heaven—but whether with you or
above with the angels, Bhe is your
mother still. Your mother's love is
eternal, living on when youth has
faded, when other love has withered
and been forgotten, and when the
leaves of friendship have fallen.
Nothing that we can ever do can
remove the debt of gratitude we owe
our mothers; nothing can repay them
for their patience, purity and loving
care; but on this day dedicated to
them, we can In a small yet sincere
way show our thoughtfulneBS of and
gratitude to them,
| BROOKLYN GIRL WELL NOV
"To whom it is given
When you get right down to|
plain facts it Is generally a
simple matter to get rid
bronchial cough, If you, go
The trouble is, most people
themselves wirh quieting syrups
really don't have any curative efj
Now Vinol, our delicious cod
and Iron preparation without oil
a specific throat and lung healei
gf.es to the *.?at of the troublJ
once, stops the cough and heals I
Inflamed bronchial tubeB.
For example, there is Miss
Leyendecker of Brooklyn. She
"I had a stubborn cough last spl
that hi:!.- on for six works and nl
me very uneasy, so I took Vinoll
I had heard It was good for cou(
I had already tried several <
medicines without benefit, but Vl
noon stopped my cough and I
feel perfectly well."
It'« simply a matter of gatif
strength and building up health.
TV, 1..,. ,i,„ „ ... ,, Hiiengm ami nuuaing up health.
lo garden the earth with the roses , , . ,
of Heaven " ' Suarantee vlno1 to give you per
It is fitting that we as a nation
and as a state honor these true work-
ers of God. Though they aspire not
to fame; though they seek not popu-
lar applause, yet is their worth rec-
ognized and admitted by all who are
capable of appreciating truth aid ex-
Wherefore, I, Lee Cruce, governor
of the State of Oklahoma, do hereby
proclaim Sunday, the 12th day of
May, nineteen hundred and twelve, as
"Mother's Day," and request that
each citizen of Oklahoma, whether
old or young, rich or poor, happy or
sorrow laden, remember her whose
love passeth huiaau understand-
in, and remembering, manifest
to the world your love and gratitude
by wearing a white carnation In hon-
or of the dearest of all mothers, and
wearing it, think of her and love her.
In testimony whereof, I have here-
unto set my hand and caused the
great seal of the state of Oklahoma
to be hereunto affixed at my office
in the city of Oklahoma City, state
of Oklahoma, this the sixth day of
April, nineteen hundred and twelve.
Governor of the State of Oklahoma
By the .Governor:
BENJAMIN F. HARRISON,
Secretary of State.
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Main and Union avenue.
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mailed sealed in plain envelope on request.
The Ems Chcmlcil Ce. Ciaclnutt, Ohio, U.J
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of consumption J was taken wits
a frightful cough an it lune troublcL
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