Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on November 2, 1916 · Page 6
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Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois · Page 6

Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, November 2, 1916
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. ILUJKH&. THURSDAY. NOV. 2, 1916. - M, M»\ KUTI«*K.MKNT> iison's r i i 4"\T* I «"fc l^drV^* or LM.DOL Before He Entered Politics f I don. fc Clty € June 10, 1909. . J!>nn» "•,i"> r ' >j*i, K. .7, * ' Dcnr rnr:-- in t;-*; :. ; v, ;r .._ _•„, irijotn or v'-ui* 'moo ii u7" .c f,., • v:~.r ',4, v».H..)n ptrrpcrta to . • ' , tho students of Prinoaton Uttl- '.y, y.-j .-ro quote;. „.-. r ( ,'.. In in• cx;r (_.•..;•» It <• i ,-_r> .,c little nn fm jfiey for hja »-ir;rn. i. t .• <.• -*,; v;:."-.!: • ti-uy etc trndo unions, and thin •1n -thn-nt "..: i .: < .:" i i; •" l c .,*; j •'irnjc t.i, cc-nTo^iu. Ho one In iomo tr;- t ^,- c ., :, 1 ,,;':c- ."i. 1 :;. ::/i,- -uffcr'.e' to do Mum t?v l-r-rt, r.RlJ'.'u- " ' '.. ,;io-r ..•).: ..,; -rUhin ollctcc 1 tc_ ,'. ury 1 ' l..i:c.,-» v.r.t' nc-.-onrs r"v ror'; cut of hours ot ol,1 or volunteer sny'.Mnc; Drv'ond f,hr ;-• r.n nsry— 00 different, irom wh^t !, ».•.; ;. ;, r.focr vf s.r : ,onjr':d Ifbor, hove 3—-th»t I Cl__i^s^ IjaroC?oph Is r. .'--rr.,et r.-j.or' , r •.•."-. .^ yr^ ,.,..:. If you z'.'j ccrr :il;' '.^.c...!'., I ./...jj.. :..^ to ;mvc you giro aie your authors'.;' ic? y,;vr ct^tiMcit:' '.:. - i.; ;•.. .-...- u^onn fc :.u or.c Ic Buffered-1) ;.s. :.^re i",:,.n t; 1 .,,. V VCV_L, • ;:.-iir.:-.. c«:. o t- .:.?.:,j \1v me the Damon of a l'c«v f.*udcr/u»* hr.i^.l;vor\. . '.:'r,r^, u r.o t r. i~* rur--. :--'.;• to do more then the •l,.,/:t ci:lll\;i' ,-r hi.; i'-j;iur- ci: •• -,-. L'-.i i. tours'.... ollotsd $g o Cayr; iat>ir ( un<- no on., i 8*; work out , IKU.L v'; ell oy voltwtcor nnythi..t; brycnd ,th- • /.ni*'ui.i Jv ' lourooto cdd"CT v::J.,.:. ' i. :,. • ;. or *.. least rui.y bo2i;.v-•.., tJitt hio statoiaentnXcv;. .. t.;.- '..^...-ci',. •.•;'.••):;';,'*' no*. L*. , .Jifnuult. cotter for yo« to oblige i" )'H!". ( t:,n :-!-:; .:': Irosc; l&bcv ua-cni) v;l:'ji/;; J.•..::.:, o? brJIng Sbout the rosultt: you spcoir>',, lira yoir reply wltli lively Intereal, 1 ou s *YOUTD very truly, _ . Cer« £venlng Hew '/orv. City. • It r's Ky dtar Sirs-' Your l*».t«r tf Jw« !•'*>• 'tMt'.ir.n « var-,- propgr ehtllenge, I quit* apree %hat i oujt.t i.ot lo neie th« uante I did f^f about tv.c irrvlcn unicna, unl**» I «*r« to cit«- cases ii vrrJf ico'.ic , c* 1-7 n+ftteitentt. J, of ccursc, hud »iO indivJiur.l tr&d*B unipna in nind which 1 enn lar* by n'-sltr, bu; i : ..U in nind «tT*ral caocn of builHinre in !'sv Ys/' :i-.', ftr .-r.!-p*o, t»,e trick i layer*, wtrkir.r en »hic>- .ipsr.t r';:^t cr.T tl.irt 1 of the working rountJ, »«rc!.lfi^ :.. .'.r • ;pt.- .-.;;j chottinjf, t»"'' hat! Jcid the nu»',er cf l;rirl: to vhich th«y wr» linited for the day \>y *.;.- union to v,.Ic . they belonged. I hiut if. nir.d nurwrouo experi' ncc' v.f 17 cv;, in dailing with i-orliKg ««« i" Prir.cfton, \tero I cnc,r ftjnd i». inpOBnibl*, ' *• • " for nxnnpie, on a very c°l f ' ovenir-t 1e rit ft broken vindo* ' pane s»rKi8c) at' tho hou »o_^*n_i™&l id f.-iPIK]^J>fe&ftUA«-Jtlta and tht Vlft»i«r cculd not ventur»T»ithout rirting « atrik*, to dc tht vcrfc hiMftlf. and ord«r «» 'of hl» worknxm do lt. i >f in and th« te»tl- fhav«"th« Vfc*.-.- — Mk ^>« 1 of ecur«* eouie «f Wr« than" or h»v« art »ntir«ly •ufficl«»t m>f jht"£tn«ral tnithjtf'^MJtatoBant I youra, < ' 7 \ •y \ After He Retired from PoKtics "HE WAS A GREAT GOVERNOR" "Now that Governor Hughes has retired from politics and ascended to a place on the highest judicial tribunal in the world, the fact can be acknowledged without hurting' anybody's political corns, that he was the greatest friend of labor laws that ever OC T cupied the governors chair at Aibanyl Dvirmg liis two terms he has signed 5fi labor laws, including among them, the best labor laws ever finaeted in this or t\ny other state. He also urged the enactment of labor laws in his messages to the legislature, even* going so far as to place the demand for a labor law in one of his messages to an extra session of the legislature, -Only 162 labor laws have been: enacted years, One-third of these, exceeding in quality all qf the others, have been enacted and signed during Governor Hughes's term of'-three-year? and nine months, ; "With such a record of apprpvm md suggestion of progressive legislation ih trie interest of humanity to his credit, it is ea^y to believe that huTt\ai> rights will have, a steadfast and sympathetje upholdeFTiii^he new Jvistic^ of dfie Swpremt Gourt of jbhe 'ITh'ited States." Fiom the Octo»Mir k 1910, IM'M* o.f, Leaitlativa Nawa, P«bli«h»d by New York 8t«t» Foderation of Labor. .. These Are Some of the Laws He Advocated and Signed While Governor of New York: Wainwright Commission of Inqiiiry, Automatic mutual agreement compensa- law, .Automatic 'compulsory compensation.. (The (irVt law of this kind enacted in the United States.) Limiting the hours of labor for /street ear ' . hours of lylmr for men in I;infitltig tlie train R Limiting the hours of labor for sigrnalmen and railroad telejfraphf rs. Placing young women from 18 to 21 years wf age in the protected class. ELEVEN CHILD I.ABOB LAWS extending over a period from 1907 to 1010. (These laws secured the first definite standard fcirth~e~p~i^t^ in NVvv York.) ' Reconstructed the State Department of Labor* * Changed the penalties to make enforce-* ment of labor laws easier. , . s , »» ---Requiring semi -monthly payment ". of ''wages, .:.•' ' . -. .: Tifpf EEN A WS relating to safety and sanitation in workshops. .» », « • • . 5 - II

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