Pepoon, Joseph B. obit

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BROTHERHOODS VOTE DIRECTLY ON STRIKE ; !» t NI KM III-: It > OF mu I'lVK IHK I 41 I. IV K CIIOK’R. I 4)1.11 I)«-clinic» ii •»! V »•«•«* |»l Inn t ut in ’V%n«r« or W iilkiiiK Out U % vowed Object of the tlnllot* lletnis Distributed. CLEVELAND, ()., Aug. 31. —Members —Members of the five hie railroad brother- ludds whose headquarters are here, are voting directly on the question of a strike, it became known tixlay. Copies of the ballots sent out to the half million membership of the five tin ions were obtained today and show the question is on whether to strike or accept wage reductions ordered ordered by the United States railroad labor board. Examination of the ballots show thAt the wording is practically identical identical with that or the trainmen, clerks and shop workers unions which already already have voted in favor of a walkout. walkout. The railroad trainmen, if they vote to “leave the service” have i>nlv to wait for the sanction of ihe general grievance committee before they walk out. This sanction, the men are told in the ballots, will not be withheld. withheld. The engineers, firemen and engin- men, conductors and switchmen are given even more latitude. "If the membership of these organi- • zati(>ns Vote to accept the wage r« 1 ; . in he up is advancing in duction. it disposes of the matter,” the ballot sent to the unions declared, adding: "If the membership votes to reject the waae reductions, it is to be understood understood that the men will be permitted permitted to withdraw from the service of their respective companies unless satisfactory settlement can be reached under the laws of the organizations.” No Unauthorized Strike. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31.—Ballots 31.—Ballots cast in the referendum strike vote of the railway workers in California California were forwarded to Cleveland today by officials of the railway unins without being formally counted here. Leaders said they were confident the men would not engage in any unauthorized unauthorized strikes in this district. obituary T- Juxrph II. I’vjhiuii. Jo*»'pb B, Pepoon vm born at Pa nesviile, O., on January 5. 1 838. At tho apro of twelve yonrs he removed with hi» parent« to Warren, Jo Daviess county, Illinois, where he received an academic education and taught in the public school« until the spring of I860, v h*-n ht Journeyed by the then primitive manner of travel to the far j west, finally locating in tlifi territory, m>* 1 stole of Oregon. In November. 1861. he enlisted in Company Company A, First Oregon invairy, serving continuously continuously with this command on the frontier frontier jn its campaigns against the Indians, and after three years of honorable service, was discharged in November, 186 1, with the rnk of commissary sergeant. Jn 1865, be returned to Warren, 111., where, on April 19, 1666, he and Miss KUzabeth Shaw were united, in marriage. In February. 1867, they removed to the siate of Nebraska, locating locating in Pawnee county, where he took the initiative in organizing tho public schools and erecting school building». He served the people of Pawnee county In the respective respective offices of superintendent of schools, county surveyor, and county commissioner, and in 1883 he was elected to tho state senate. In 1903. he removed with his family to Lincoln, Neb., win re fie resided until his death, which occurred on August 25, 1921. Comrade Pepoon became a member of John N. Gt-ro post of the Grand A» my of the Republic at Table Rock, Nch., June 22. 1884, and of Appotomai post, Lincoln, Neb., by transfer, on December 28. 1903. ^ PUTS IT UP_T0 HAMILTON Com nit »a I oner of Finance Dayton File* Damage Claim Unhut County for *15,04)0. Commissioner of Finance Dayton has filed a claim for $5,000 with Hamilton Hamilton county for personal injuries sustained sustained when he was hurled from an automobile driven by Chief Johnstone to a creek bod. The accident occurred occurred two miles north of Hampton. Mr. Dayton was seriously hurl and has not fully recovered. It is probable probable that he will carry some of th*> bruises and scars thru life. The car plowed into a bridge and was partially partially demolished. Chief Johnst>ce retained hi? seat but was bruised about the face and body. The chief filed a claim for $100 for personal injuries and for approximately approximately $500 to damage to the auio- ,cobile. For a consideration of $1 1hi* council recently authorized the chief to collect for car injury. I.imORTY 8KI.L TO IRELAND. PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 31.—Philadelphia 31.—Philadelphia enthusiasts plan to send a replica of "Liberty Bell” to Ireland "in honor of the coming freedom of the Irish people.” DC«OS;TS PPOTCCTrO OV GUARANTEE FUND

Clipped from Lincoln Journal Star31 Aug 1921, WedPage 9

Lincoln Journal Star (Lincoln, Nebraska)31 Aug 1921, WedPage 9
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