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MB uiiiiGOw STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON
MORE THAN HALF- ' '
REFUSE TO STRIKE
. (Continued from page 1.)
their men pending the labor board
rules decision. - : :
Jcwfll Wim Victory.
The action was said by the
chiefs to ha?e been almost a per
soanl Tictory for Mr. Jewell, who
has been fighting a walkout for
a week. It also was said to pre
clude the possibility of the Am
erican Federation of Labor tak
ing any serious part of the pro
posed strike, the "standard"
unions belonging to . the , federa
tion while the . Brotherhoods are
.. The shop crafts decision which
admittedly was instrumental in
bringing about the action of the
two other groups, was reached
after turbulent sessions of the
conference committee of 100 last
ing several days.
V MlwIoiuM-y Work Effective
" By last night, however, the mis
sionary work done by Mr. Jewell
:v.', ' -''
The success of a business
man usually depends on the
maintenance of his health
-so . necessary. In that es
sential, clear-cut manner of
thinking and 'deciding Im
portant issues. .
' Without proper' eyesight
no man can be himself.. No
man , can : think when.1 that
sickening' headache ' caused
from overworked eyes per
sists in papptng hts TiUlity.
Softer all It's the eye
that count' for efficiency.' '
204-211 Salem Bank of
Oregon's Largest Optical
v. SALEM, OREGON
Phone 239 for appointment
and others since the brotherhoods
strike call, had shown its effect
and the committee of 100 had
been brought into line with a
A special committee was ap
pointed to draft a new report.
This committee worked late into
night and today presented a new
resolution. H 3a ted debate en
sued, but after more than three
hours of argument the resolution
to stay on the job for the present
More than 500 general chair
men, arriving today to hear ths
committee's decision, left for their
homes tonight to explain the
committee's action to their mem
Shop Rules Protected
"We ars. oot in any position-to
go on strike at this time." Mr.
Jewell declared at a meeting of
the chairmen this afternoon. "To
strike on the proposition of a
wage reduction alone, with our
shop rules on the altar of sacri
fice, would be suicide.
"Don't be tricked into follow
ing along in a strike you cannot
settle in a manner favorable to
yourselves. Move cautiously and
wait until the whole question o!
wanes and working conditions is
before you "
Mr. Jewell pointed out that the
strike authorized by the brother
hoods was predicated on the fact
that train service men had separ
ate rules of agreement with each
railroad. The shop crafts have
no such agreements.
Wages Technical Ttea.son
"The real heart of this strike
Is the-contest over rules." Mr,
Jewell said. "The brotherhoods
strike was technically called on
the July wape cut, but in their
settlement with the railroads thfe
fight will be over present rules
which have been built up by years
of practice and through negotia
tions under federal control.
"The shop crafts rulQs under
federal control were made into
a national agreement which the
labor board is revising. Already
they have issued 2 4 substitute
rules and laid down part of the
issue which we will have to meet,
We have not yet committed our
selves on that subject. When all
the revised rules have been pro
mulgated by the board then wa
will again assemble the general
chairmen and seek a remedy to
rights which have been taken
Tactics Not Acceptable
"When the present crisis ap
peared, the shopmen were in a
position where the big four had
thought they could drag us along
with them. We put the question
up to them, 'If we go along with
you does It mean that there won't
be any settlement until the set
tlement is satisfactory to all?'
"The brotherhoods answered
that we couldn't expect them to
MEMORIAL BUILDING ERECTED IN WASHINGTON.
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nrrroEER 23. 1921
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! Commercial Club Will Con
sider Proposed Crossing
Near Fair Grounds
bers of the committee .are! Fred
A Erixon. chairman; W. BJRm
son Joseph Baumgartner, fT. e,
McCroskey, August Huckestein
TrH PRvne. The commit-
ee -s apW-d by R. 0.Sneli-Uhem.
ing. chairman of tbe 'ffJ' e . ft
ment of the Commercial emu, t j
There are such things as tei
of joy. but few people ever
'ihe great Nainal llemorial Building to be erected in Washington as a national tribute ui American
soldiers; sailors, aviators and marines that took part in the world war. On November 14. three days after
the third anniversary of the signing of the armistice, the cornerstone will be laid. Mrs. Henry F. Dimmock
president of the George Washington Memorial Association, which is to sponsor the memorial building, Is
shovn In ths insert.
do that, and when they pot a sat
isfactory settlement tbey would
return to work. When men sit
down at the table with you and
look you in the eye anq tell you
that when they pet theirs, they'll
leave you and let you go your own
way, then i tell you, you had bet
ter; go your own way first.
Selfish Pui pose Seen
"The brotherhoods counted on
our trade Union spirit to go along
with them. But when their co
operation in that spirit fails to
go beyond their own group, then
we must take care of ourselves.
"Wq feel the injustice of a
wage decrease without a corre
sponding reduction in rates; that
is profiteering at the expense ol
our living standards, but the pen
ding question of rules is of even
vriMiunu" Massage gently with soothing
Cools, rests and refreshes
receivers representing the United
States court are in charge of the
property and instructed the fed
eral marshal at Houston to em
ploy such special deputies as the !
court might consider necessary. j
It was indicated no legal steps '
were for the moment under con- j
sideration touching upon fhe call !
of the "big five" broihorhoods for
a strike. All direct dealines with i
the railroad unions, so far as the !
government is concerned, stiil re-'
main in the hands of the railroad i
Ilates Kffeclive TS'ov. 20. j
The rate reduction is the most j
sweeping issued by the com mis- j
sion in several years, aDd on the !
jobs have been received. Mr. Go
forth paid, among which volun
teers are businessmen and em
ployes of Tirms of cities touched
by the road.
Every department of the rail
road, the general manager said,
is represented among the men vol
unteerins: to take out mail and
Freight Service Assured
Freight service will te resumed
over the lines of the International
& Great Northern railroad within
!S hours, it was announced late
today by E. G. Goforth, general
manager of the road, following
the walkout at noon tdoay of ap-
A meeting will be held Monday
night at the Commercial club to
her u reri.it from a committee
appointed to llok into ttte fcas- j
bilUv pf constructing an over-1
head viaduct over the crossing o- j
the Sriuthern Pacific railroad
near tbie fair grounds.
It is bnderstood official.? of the
state highway department will at
tend and explain just what the
enginN will approve and why
a viadurt s much superior to the
construction oi a raaSo under
neath the tracks.
It is thought that ty action of
the Commercial club in bringing
the matter before the public ser
vice commission a hearing may
be heard at an early date.
It is the two roads, the racifc
highway and SUverton road,
crossing the railway tracks that
has caused so much trouble and
expense to the Southern Taciac
and it! is understood railway of
ficials iare in favor ot the con
struction of a v:aduct.
A report of the committee win
be read at the Monday night
meeting and upon the report o
this committee, it is tbouuht the
matter win b m . ;
public service commission. Mem-
CITIZENS OF SALEM:
You are herehy warned 'not to read The; Tort
Hc News It ii printing a story by Sinclair
Lovis, exiled 4aIN STREET." It a bptall,;
frank story and will shock you. . r t
ked others, and has been bitterly;
It lias sloel
criticized.' I ;
The storv is about you and a lot of, other
eood ( ?) Saiem people. It strips you and them to
the naked hide. It shows ua all up in a manner.
to make us winae.
It is not a "nice'
story ; DO NOT READ IT!
f. t -F.W.J.
462 State Street
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commodities named, which const!- T i i . x. -
,' . , V,"-" brakemen and switchmen, mera-
i bers of the Hrotherhood of Kail-
Grain Rates Reduced
WASHINGTON'. Oct. 2 2. Fed
eral action affecting the railroad
strike situation was taken today
by two government departments
when the Interstate commerce
commission ordered freight rate
reductions on grains, grain prod
ucts and hay in the territory be
tween the Mississippi river and the
Pacific coast and the department
of justice issued Instructions for
the protection of the property of
the International & Great Nor
thern railroad la Texas where a
trainmen's strike started at noon.
The commission's decision, in
a cas brought by 22 western
states aid a number of national
and farm organizations, did not
deal directly with the impending
strike, but was considered sig
"nUfcajnt ; in presentation of pros
pective future resumptions of
railroad operating expenses as a
basis for its rate-making activity.
! f Receivers in Charge
j fin (the International develop
iment.i department of justice took
Icogniiance of the fact that the
tue a heavy percentage of railroad
traffic throughout western terri
tory, amounts to one-half the in
creases allowed in 1920. These
were 35 per cent in the western
groups territory. The commission
also ordered rates on coarse
grains, including com, oate and !
others, fixed at 10 per cent below !
the level on wheat in new sched- j
ule, while rates on grain prod-1
ucts are to be altered to fit th?
new basis. Railroads were or
dered to have the new schedules
ready by November 20 at the
Operation Xot KconomJcal
Commissioner Potter, one of the
three members who concurred in
the action of the full commission,
without accepting the opinion that
"savings made in the matter of
wages and costs" since 1920 en
tirely justified the prain reduc
tions, held that. '!tboaesatings
with further prospective savinfs
do. in my opinion, justify on
"The carriers tell ns they ars
now paying extravagantly higher
prices," he held. "If we may re
ly on their statement in this re
gard, they are not operating their
properties efficiently and econom
ically, and therefore, operating
costs may be further reduced."
Needs of Various Classes
of Work Throughout
Get the Good
of Coming to
; Ills Ju S
Whenever you need any
thing in the way of
Automobile A ccessories
Don't come here because we happen to advertise a special on any one certain
limrof auto accessories; get the habit of always coming here first. Our new
big building enables us to give withou t doubt .the best accessory service in the
"'city. . ' "! ,' , , .
in all sizes ind to
fit any truck.
For Ford cars a
for winter. Keeps
the water off the
Our Auto Soap, spon
ges, chamois skins,
polish, etc., makes it
easy to keep the. car
New Crews on Monday
HOUSTON. Tex.. Oct. 22.
Manning of freight and passenger
trains on the International &
Great Northern railroad by non
union trainmen to take the places
of striking members of the Hroth
erhood ot Railway Trainmen who
walked out at noon today, will
start Monday, E. G. Goforth. gen
eral manager of the road an
Earlier this evening Mr. Go
forth said freieht service would
be resumed within 4S hours, and
mat passenger service would bo
More than 300 applications foi
PORTLAND, Or., Oct. 22.--Employment
office managers in
tbe lumber industry of tbe Pacific
Northwest reported conditions at
today's conference of field and ad
ministration officers of the Loyal
Lep'.on of Loggers and Lumber
men. The conference which be
gan yesterday was concluded to
cluy. It was preliminary to the
semi-annual meeting of the direc
tors of the legion in this city be
ginning November 21.
The conditions reported in field
show substantially as follows:
Seattle shortage of fallers,
buckers, choker setters and all ex
perienced loggers and sawmill
men above common labor.
Hellin-ham Eighteen calls for
skilled woodsmen were unfilled
three days this week.
Tacoma skilled loggers scarce.
Grays IITarbor Ready supply
rf men but no unemployment
pressure of any kind.
Spoka'ie .Surplus of men of all
kinds and jobs scarce.
Columbia River and western
Oregon districts condition
abo-U the same as reported ' from
eastern uregon bomo unem
Central Oregon No unemploy
PRETTY HEROINE OF "MAIN STREET.
Motor driven horns,
exhaust horns, or
Stewart 'hand, horns
a complete showing
of any style.
He prepared in case
if emergency; easy
to operate, low in
for Stewart speedo
meters. Fix it - up
Kelly-Springfield or Gates super (read tires. We have all sizes and
can give you either the pneumatic or. solid tires,
Quackenbush Auto j Supplies
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nuiiu commercial -Dircci - v
"Get the Habit"
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Miss Alma Tell, who plays the part of Carol In Sinclair iewia's fa- JL
mOUa nOVeL "Main Street." nnw riravtnk rsmrd mwrli 4n V,o VnrV l
J ii city, -where it first opened. Critics say that the play is there for Ion ! !
Arriving Each Day
Just arrived FLORSHEIM OXFORDS for men. Come in and see the
new last at - X v $H
GROVER SHOES for women just in, the most comfortable shoe in
the market at , 1 w..?9
HANAN OXFORDS for women in both brown and black, all sizes
and widths. See the new lasts j 14
Complete line of ARCHPRESERVER SHOES for women. If your
feet hurt get a pair of these famous Shoes., .brown $ 12; black $10
BERGMAN LOGGERS for men, all sizes, both plain and calked, the
highest grade logger made, from i. $9 to $16
BALL BAND RUBBER BOOTS for men, women, boys and children,
the best looking rubber boot with twice the wear.. ...... $2.25 to $8
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SILVER CLOTH PUMPS for ladies, the correct thing for dress wear,
the very best quality at X.... $12
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BALLET SLIPPERS, black or white kid,bo,th for children and ladies,
all sizes, and the very best quality I $2 to $2.50
RUBBER HEEL DAY every WEDNESDAY. We put on regular 50c
Rubber Heels at Half Price or -L.........25c
Wikh Elk Boots'
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