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August 31, 1918

The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 9

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•MTORpAt, .AffGtJOT HI, 1918. PACKING HOUSE PAY Regulated by (be Decision of Judje Schiller. APPLIES TO INDEPENDENTS As Well as to the Big Companies t ~Tnat is lite Regulation ol the Government. . .Topeka, Aug, 31.—The Independent packing companies come-under tho wnge nndliour rtillaxs involved in Ihe findings made by Federal Judge Sniu- Uel Alschuler who was appointed government mediator by the president mid the secretaries of war and labor at Washington. This Is the answer made by Mrs. Raymond nobbing, president of the National Women's Trade Union League, to the Inquiry ot Ulnnn lire- gettn secretary or the Kansas lnauB- trial Commission. Airs, Bobbins Bays In her reply tliat BIIO communicated with Mr.' l ^aiie who is secretary ot the Butcher's Workman and was in' formed that all packing houses in Kansas, including the. Independent companies, were arfected by tbofdecl- uion ot Judge Aschuler on the Btock yards industries of the country. The enforcement of the decision is placed In tho hands of the various local .unions nnd finally resjs back upon Judge Aschuler, to whom a final appeal may bo made, The 'slx findings made by the Judge are: The basic eight-hour day'to become •effective May 5, 1918. Double time for Sundays and seven holidays; time ami one-fourth for the nlnlli niul^tentli hours, and time and one-half for all over ten hours on regular work days. Where eight hour shifts arc worked dally, employes to be allowed 20 minutes off for lunch with pay. Wage Increases from SMs to 4VJ cents per hour, the lowest paid workers to get larger Increases. Now rates to he effective from January M. When bnsle eight hour day becomes bflectlve on May o employes shall be allowed ton hours pay for eight hours work. Equal pay for men and women doing the same class or work. A guarantee of,five days' work a week. Government Interference In the tock yards silnation was brought about early in December by .a petition of the Stock Yards Labor Council wjiich was formed in Chicago during'.Inly- lust year. There were 00,0110 workers cm- ployed in the live great packing houses of this one city, » Vs.,-.,-,-.-. CONG PANEL MAIN FEATURE OF GOWN' b The gown pictured is of navy blue tin and exploits the long panel in iw^th back and (rout. Tiny buttons (define the edges of the panel, which is weighted across the hem with (heavy twisted silk fringe. The sleeves ere long but slightly fulled from the wrist up and there Is a 'suggestion of drapery »t the hips. Th«.. normal waist une has a crushed girdle. The V-shaped peck is flnUh- |ed with .a white coll The OW"F*n. A lieutwftat from the avJMIon section was flyiug over the Qermau lines, •CjCordJUS to « story toty by a Qamp RECORDING THE DAY'S BAG OF GERMANS Americans listing German woupded. Tho estimates of Germans wounded by Americana during the recent aucccssos against the Huns aren't wild-eyed guesses. This photo shows American marine medical workers checking up on enemy wounded before: 'sending thorn to stations tor treatment. The Yanks have been doing some) accurate shontinjr. Howie sergeant. The lieutenant was at one time a big league ballplayer. American artillery fire demolished a German dugout. 'Uood eye, limps," tho. observer yelled back to the American com-j inander.—-Ilecounaissanuo. SUNDAY SCHOOL NISTITUTE All M. E. Churches In This District Will Join for This. A Sunday school institute In to bo held here September 12 and 13. It la for Methodist churches and all Sunday schools in the Hutchinson dia-1 trlct will send delegates to this meeting. It Is n part of tho Centenary program. There are a number ot good speakers on the progmm which will have a message well worth hearing. **4 >$>*«'S >«><5> t >~f) • <# • REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. * • * (Uerortetl by llall-IUigland Abstract Co., Nu. S team Shei-man-l James S. Hoke to 13. L. Swarcns, NISVi 5-22-0 $16,000.00 Hannah J. Held to Gene Jordan N. 16 feet lot 5,* nil fi and S. 10 feet ldt ,C 131k. 7, H. 1. Cos 4th add. Hutch. - $1.00 Ed Terrell to J. S. Trembley, Vj int. in »i,4 NB%, 3-2B-8 .,...,$1.00 Uury C. Alorrls to John Collopy, Lot 4 & SE>4 SWVt, 31-20:10 .....$1.00 Martha J. llresslor to J. A. Robinson et al, I.ota 9-10, 13. 7, Pettlbone's add. Nlckerson $200.00 Samuel S. Young to Peter G. Grabor, S>A S10V4 6-26-6 $6,415.00 James T. liagers to J. W. Cainpboll, Lots S-7, Bik. 7, II. I. Cos 9th add. $4,700.00 Florence Duckworth to Cordelia Thompson, K. 20 ft. lot 2D & W. 20 •feet lot 26, 131k. 2, Smith's add.. Hutch $2,600.00 FOR LABORING MEN. Rev. H. W. Cole will Speak to Them Especially. Next Sunday evening a special service will be held for the laboring man nt the First Avenue Baptist church, llev. Colo has prepared a sermon that will apply to the particular needs of the laboring class. The men are urged to come with their families. There is to be special music by the choir. Speedollne saves 20 to 46 Per cent gasoline. Speedollne removes tbe carbon thus eliminating motor troubles. For sale by J. V. Parks, 738 B B. Phone 2427. a«-31 -2t NOTICE. The Slnmms greenhouses, office and building have been overhauled and remodeled. New up to date stock purchased on a recent business trip in the principal eastern cities. We are ready to servo the public again in our usual generous ' way. By not opening a store on Main street for the present whloh adds u big extra expense we. will give our customers tbe benefit by selling cut flowers and plants at a more reasonable price. New delivery car and truck for promnt orvice. Phono 463 or call at the greenhouses on corner Walnut and Tenth avenue. 31-H JOHN STAMM, Florist. Important Notice. In order to meet present conditions, we have found It necessary to change from it more or less credit business to an absolute cash on delivery basis* It IUIB always been our aim and intention to accommodate our customers in every way possible and that is still our aim, , In order to maintain-our business and give., greater,accommodations every other way, it J is absolutely neces­ sary.to' collect on delivery., Where It is inconvenient for our customers to pay, on delivery, a cash deposit, can be made, on Jvhlch we will allow a 2 .per cent discount uud we will refund any remaining part of the deposit on request of the custom «r. This method will bo In force on and after September 2nd, 1 SIS. AMERICAN STEAM I.AUNDRY Phone 107 or 2107. 31-lt STORE WILL CLOSE AT 12 O'CLOCK NOON MONDAY, LABOR DAY. OUR ANNIVERSARY SALE An Annual Event of Economy will soon be here. A Sale made famous in this vicinity by Value Giving. Shortages in the market which brings about increasingly higher prices make Our Anniversary Sale of greater importance this year than ever Hundreds of our- patrons are going to take advantage of the Bargains Opportunities Offered, for prices this fall are going to go up to unprecedented higher levels, So we are inviting you to attend this sale and urgently recommend that you supply both present and future needs by purchasing in larger quantities than usual.—Great quantities of our stocks were purchased pefore the recent price rises—therefore Our anniversary Prices are proportionally low and offer such tempting economies that we want you to especially attend this sale. It Starts Tuesday, September 3rd And Continues Until Saturday, September 14th. Baa —THE CURTIS STORE CO. — ARRIVAL OF FIRST AMERICAN-BUILT PLANES AT BATTLEFRONT' ::CHEERS AMERICAN ARMY OVER THERE; FLIERS ARE READY FOR PLANES Proper Preparedness. President John Grler Hibbeu ot Princeton said the olhor day: "It costs $10,000 to make an airman, and no airman should be, foolishly reckless, for bis country can't afford to loso him. "1 like to th,ink of the Princeton boy who was asked, when he went from bis training camp to the front: .."'Well, are you prepared to die for your country?' " 'Not a. bit of it,' said the young airman. 'I'm prepared—and well prepared—to moke about six Huns daily die for theirs.' "—Washington Star. Why He Dose Not Call. Why doesn't George call on her any more?" Well, it is this way. They were sitting on the front porch talking mushy and she asked: "Whoso 'UKle cootie are you?"—Trench and Camp. TULLE HAT POPULAR FOR RESTAURANT WEAR Here is a charming restaurant hat ol Hack tuU«- Jt is made ovw c Wirt frame which turps up in * graceful curve, giving a pleasing w4 ^rtistic line to the profile. Brilliant colored flowers «f_silk are fMtciiei Major Foulois, leader of America's airmen, and his "flying- circus" of American boys somewhere France. i Dispatches from the front say 'that the arrival, of the first con' alignment of American-built air- .planes caused jrreat elation amonj; the American soldiers. It probably had a reverse action on the Germans who heard about it. For the American fliers have been do­ ing deadly execution with tho planes built in Europe. Major Foulois, leader of the U. S. airmen, and his men have been bomb- ing ammunition dumps and railroad stations. He recently led a raid over German border towns, not lcainff a single one of his squad. USE ELEPHANTS AFTER WAR Circus Oyvner Proposes Taming <Jhem to Reconstruct France. Pittsburg.—John Rlngling, circus owner, has determined to propose to (he Allied governments that African elephants be tamed and used in tbe reconstruction of France after the war. Because gun and \shell fire at the battle fronts are slaughtering mules and borst-fl by the tens ot thousands, Mr. lUngling and Edinond Luplea, of the University of Louvaln, Belgium met in conference here the other day and discussed .plaus for using the heretofore African elephant In reconstruction work in Europe. The men agreed that the loss of horses and mules could not be replaced for many years, and, since African elephants may be found in vast numbers, and be tamed easily, both felt positive that the Allies would assist in the shipment of tbe big beasts. "Oue elephant wjll do the work of 2G horses," said Mr. iJipIea who bus charge of the Belgian government's business In the Congo. "Ku- rope must be reconstructed and there will be no horses. We are using the African elephant in carrying timber from the forest, In plowing and in all kinds .of farm work. He carries and lifts beams unci girders for tbe construction of buildings." Two student officers were passing through tho quarters of tho negro troops at Camp Travis. All of a sudden— "Halt—who goes dar?" "Student officers on pass." "Advance, studjent ossiflers and git reconciled."—Trench and Camp. SeiAaN lTeAk,li^f Grocery and Market PHONE 384 102 SOUTH MAIN WE WILL CLOSE AT NOON MONDAY (LABOR DAY) Phone us your orders early Monday Morning and we will take care ot you. FREE PBWVIRY G. FRANK BAKER 6 BRO, FOOD FOR POULTRY. i English Have Set Aside Vast Stores for Her Chickens. London.—Fifty thuusand tons of cer. eals have been sot aside by the British Food Minister "for the preservation of tbo best breeds of Knglluh poultry." Tho selection of tho fowls to be thus favored Is lu be made by local committees formed In various localities by poultry keepers. Didn 't Appeal to Her. The young man in khaki was on his knees and bad laid Ids ull at the damsel's foot, but It was no use. At last in desperation, he blurted out hopefully. "If I brought you back a Victoria cross, woud I—er—you give mo a chance, then?" "Oh Reggie can't you, think of something original?" she answered gayly "I've got half a dozen promises of V. C.'s already/'—Pltlsburgb Chronicle-Telegraph. Open Formation. A negro sergeant was drilling a sriuad of day-old rookies lu the position of attention. Suddenly he noticed the posture of one of the men In the rea,r rank who was evidently a bit bow-leyged. "Stand at 'tentlon, nlsger," he barked: "l'sp at 'tenilon, Ha'gent." "Nigger, from yo' kuees up you a at 'tentiion, but from dum knees down you a at 'route step!"—Trench and Camp. Sun-drying Is one of the most satis, factory and cheapest methods of drying. The Packard Piano Graces Many Hones of Refinement It is an inspiration to the musically inclined. There is inifinitely more satisfaction in owning one than in wishing you did. VEATCH BROS. PIANO HOUSE PbOne 53 The Home ot High Ctwia Pianos. JJQ North Mflln I In [• IBS\JBYI I 'l .^M. ,1 t*

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