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Shall they be determined by
Industrial Warfare or
Federal Inquiry ?
To the American Public:
Do you believe in arbitration or indus
trial warfare ?
The train employes on all the railroads
are votjng whether they will give their leaders
authority to tie up the commerce of the
country to enforce their demands for a 100
million dollar wage increase.
The railroads arc in the public service—
your service. This army o? employes ia in -
the public service—your service.
You pay for rail transportation 3 billion
dollars a year, and 44 cents out of every
dollar from you goes to the employes.
Ob all the Soudiara railraada ia 1915. acre air-five per cent of (he
train employea earned (heat wages (lowest, highest and avenge
W aS) aa abowa by the payroll*
fnhiai. 2197* 11455 $1156
' 3810 6"U* 3505 21f 16 2424 21826
GbIkIbi 1552 1047 1353 1055 fags
2696 ,667 2358 186 1749 1248
«--. 943 649 406 ___
-1652 1202 1638 272 1302 777
InbMi. 957 lino 755 m. 754 ___
1736 1102 1854 282 • 1406 990
Th* irtnn yearly wip payment* to el/ Southern train em
ploye* (including tbooe who worked only pan a/ the year) a*
•hewn by the 1915 payroll* were—
.... .$2144 $1712 $1313
...... 1723 148$ 1187
. 1088 888 888
. 1013 848 888
A 100 million dollar wage increase for
men in freight and* yard service (less than
one-fifth of all employes) is equal to a 5 per
cent advance in all freight rates. - •
The managers of the railroads, as trustees
for the public, have no right to place this
burden on the. cost of tranfportation to you
without a clear mandate from a public tri- '
bunal speaking for you.
The railroads have proposed the settle
ment of this controversy either under the
existing national arbitration law, or by refer
ence to the Interstate Commerce Commis
sion. This offer has been refused by the
Shall a nation-wide strike or an
investigation under the Gov
ernment determine thin issue?
Nataomd Confmara Committee of the Ruhran
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JOIN a ROCKHFEtXS*.
Fbyaieiaa Beys WarWe Richest Msa
WUI Lira la Ba IM Tun OM.
Cleveland, 0., July t fahn D.
BaokafolWr, tha world's richest man,
wna TT yaara of ago yesterday.
Dr. H. F. Bigger, Br.. of Cleveland,
who has been Rockefeller's physician
for. 25 years, say* the’ famous ail
magnets will live to ba 100 yaara of
Rockefeller ta following the rales
of living laid dnara by Doctor Bigger
and the physician gives these rules
In tha following article:
Tha average span of Ufa has length
•nod. Throe hundred yaara ago the
average period of Ufa waa lata H..
20 yaara. Today it is more than 40.
And if the man, woman and chil
dren of today, continue to improve
certain habits of life tha span of Ufa
should be lengthened to 100 or even
To attlain aga without being aged
you must follow certain rales.
Tint of aU, don't worry.
Daily worrying for no good reason
weakena body end mind. Than whan
the real causa come* far worry, tha
reserve faces of tbs body baa aU boon
Wa hear much of diet them days.
The chief thing ta remember it this:
Da net acquire overweight If you
would enquire length ad yaara.
Underweights lira longer than over
weights. Escaping consumption In
eariy life, tha underweight is fauty
safe, white tbs overweight seldom at
tains old aga. Ha usually succumbs
ta seme disease of tha heart, brain or
stomach, or to die bates.
Tha accepted standard at weight of
a man at 40 la 150 pounds, and Ms
height is five feat six inches. For
•vary Inch above this height add
three per coat of the weight.
Drink enough water between mania
to heap clear af aye and pink of skin.
Fresh, purs water, taro er throe
qrMrti » day, will stake that brave
littla aiachiaa, your heart, rejoice hi
having good, chan fluid to work open.
Be »uro to exercise.
Exercise makes it poeaible for muo
cte to throw off its waste. Exercis
ing In bed, if practiced every day, la
better than M holes of golf on a Sat
urday and a swivel chair the root of
the week. '
Hare energy is stored up in deep
than in any other way. The coodi
tkrna of sleep have improved. It la
customary now to sleep with fresh
air. whereas a century ago only sup
posed freaks risked exposing them
selves to night air.
There ia something in the adage
ahesH beauty rissp. ' —
Bleep after sundown carries you
farther than sleep after midnight.
Borly retiring, moreover, makes for
an even-tea pared mind.
Moses, who taught tha former
slaves of Egypt principles of Ilfs that
were so thorough and fnr-reachtag
thnt they might have been founded
upon nil we know of sanitation and
bacteriology, was “lflO yours of age
when he died, yet his eye was net
dim dor hie natural farce abated.”
CHEAT NAVY BILL PASSES THE
Prolonged Contest With the Bouse la
Likely Before Enactment.
Washington, July 21—The naval
»pMxpri«tlon MO with a ttiw-yw
bofldlnf program inclod ing tha k»
mediau construction of four Irani
"•'Wbt*. four mat bettle-eruiaera
aad H • th«r craft. Mind tha Senate
lata today by a roinrf 71 to R. It
carrhn fctfjMd.Ma. or $4MST,IM
mere than the total aa the measure
passed the House.
Maw proposals to curtail the enor
mous building Increases written lute
the teaaeoreby the 8—*o Naval
Committee were defeated ovurwbal
aungiy aad aa aoea aa Aaal passage
waa announced the Senate voted h
insist on ka ajaartdmanta aad sand the
WU at one* to conference. Tha Hone,
la exported to laaiat upas Ita buildina
md u ooawhut do. '
tha aatabUabmant of
nilaage sealo of rata*
Va, to potato to tha
Neath Carolina that doaa not
ho eaneant North Carolina lo
rn Range scale of rates and •
a possibility that thi* pro
-net attain that and, I
„ he allowed to diemiae
•natoar had ae authority to
» the complaint, ovaa upon
■atant * rognaat. to tha record
oa at WtXjtla for Ha tm
to, hot it to taken aa n matter
arae that tha potitioai will be dia
>ka former order of tha maiala
had stood, H would kora meant
taraaao to freight an fertiltoer
•rth Carol Isa of (KOjOOe a year.
■i TTm Ymm Ufud
letter to Robert Grimshaw, of
York Univanity, William
•ho make aa one of the
ro-mnkere of physically
doom men. givea advice that
‘ ha watt for every maa and
a, hay and girl to Aamrioa te
la heart. Be eaya:
ma taaght to aariy manhood net
Irew my eh onto era hack, stick
' oot, draw my at pane oh to, er
. aWa down like a goat pro
to bott, tort to always try and
tomginary thing with tha
ay bead. If ana tries to do
anrtaratand how to tty and
i—he doesn't have te pay
Three times a day, seven days a week and fifty
two weeks a year yoa sit down to oat. Bat the
number of times you sit down to enjoy your square
meek depends largely upon the kind of food yon
_ put into your stomach. Had you ever thought of
thia seriously ? It manna more than yen mag
Yon will bagunrautoad the langest fife poasflU*
If yoa begin now and heap on baying and anting
our foods. Yoa will keep on whan you'begin. It
will pay you to get th* habit. Moot folks here
about have it already. Bat if yen haven't triad
our groceries, now la a mighty good tiam to atari.
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