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THE CHAItlOnt LABOR JOURNAL
AND DIXIE FARM NEWS
Published at Charlotte. North Carolina
H. A. Stalls. Editor and Publisher W. M. Witter, Associate Editor
Entered as sec«md-tla*s mail matter September II, 1931, at th«
Post Office at Charlfftte, N. C., under the Act of Congress o<
March 3. 1879.
Oldest Bona Fide AFL Newspaper in North Carolina, consistently
serving the American Federation of Labor and its members since it
was founded. May 12, 1931. Approved by the American Federation
of Labor in 1931. *
Endorsed by Charlotte Typographical Union, Number 338, An Af
filiate of Charlotte Central Labor Union and the North Carolina Fed
eration of Labor.
News Services: American Federation of Labor, U. S. and North
Carolina Departments of Labor, and Southern Labor Press Associa
The Labor Journal will not be responsible for the opinions of cor
respondents, but any erron'ous reflection upon the character, stand
ing or reputation of any person, firm or corporation which may ap
pear in the columns of The labor Journal will be corrected when
called to the attention of the publisher. Correspondence and Open
Forum opinions solicited, but The Journal reserves the right to reject
objectionable reading matter and advertising at all times.
MEMBER SOUTHERN LABOlf~PRESS ASSOCIATION
"LET THE SUNLIGHT
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SHINE IN DARK PLACES”
SOUTHERN LABOR PRESS ASSOCIATION
WEEKLY BIBLE THOUGHT
“Blessed is the man that walketh not in the
counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of
the sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scorn
ful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and
in his law doth he meditate day and night.”—
AFL CONVENTION CALENDAR
Following in « lint of convention* scheduled for thin year by
National and International Unions and State Federation of Labor
under the banner of the American Federation of Labor. This list ia
not final or complete. Additions will be announced later:
*May —Associated Actors and Artists of America, New York.
May S—Tennessee State Federation of Labor, Chat anooga, Tenn.
May 9—Laundry Workers International Union, Chicago, 111.
May 10—Iowa State Federation of Labor, Mason City, Iowa.
May 12—Pennsylvania State Federat on of Labor. Harrisburg, Pa.
May 13—Kansas State Federation of Labor, Topeka, Kans.
May 10—Arkansas State Federation of Labor, Little. Keek, Ark.
May It—Michigan State Federation of Labor, Jackson, Mich.
May 10—Missouri State Federation of Labor, Jefferson City, Mo.
May 10—Virginia State Federation of Labor, Richmond. Va.
May 18-r-Georgia State Federtaion of Labor, Columbus. Ga.
May 22—Maryland-D. C. State Federation of Labor, Ocean City,
May 23—-International Ladies Handbag, Luggage, etc.—Atlantic
City, N. J.
May 28— International Association of Siderographera, Washington.
June 4—South Dakota State Federation of Labor, Rapid City,
S. D. i
June 13—The Order bf Railroad Telegraphers, Tampa, Fla.
June 19—Brotherhcod of Maintenance of Way Employes, Detroit,
•June —Boot and Shoe Workers Union. Undecided.
June 20—Oregon State Federation of Labor—Eugene, Oregon.
June 26—Texas State Federation of Labor, Beaumont, Texas.
June 20—International Plate Printers, etc., Ottawa, Can.
June 30—South Carolina State Federation of Labor, Spartanburg
July 11—Washington State Federation of Labor, " oltane, Wash.
July 18—International Stereotypers and Electrotypers, etc., Los
•Aug. —Radio Directors Guild, Undocided.
Aug. 8—North Carolina State Federation of Labor, Charlotte,
Aug. 13—Internationa) Typographical Union, Oakland, Calif.
Aug. 16—Utah State Federation of Labor, Logan, Utah.
Aug. 16—Wisconsin State Federation of Labor, Eau Claire, Win.
Aug. 16—International Photo Engravers, etc.—Columbus, Ohio.
Aug. 22—American Federation of Teachers, Milwaukee, Wit.
Aug. 26—West Virginia State Federation of Labor, Parkersburg,
•Sept. —International Association of Marble, Slate, etc., Buffalo,
Sept. 4—North Dakota State Federation of Labor, Fargo, N. D.
•Sept. —New Jersey State Federation of Labor, Atlantic City,
•Sept. —Mississippi State Federation of Labor, Gulfport ,Mis».
Sept. 8— Arixona State Federation of Labor, UndecideA
Sept. 12—Nebraska State Federation of Labor, North Platte, Neb.
Sept. 12—International Chemical Workers, Montreal, Can.
Sept. 12—International Union of Wood, Wire, etc., Los Angeles,
Sept. 12—International Union of Metal Polishers, etc., Rochester,
Sept. 12—Amalgamated Association of Street and Elec., etc., Pitts
Sept. 16—Nevada State Federation of Labor. Las Vegas, Nev.
Sept. 19—Minneasota State Federation of Labor, Undec.ded.
Sept. 19—The Commercial Telegraphers, etc., "Montreal, Can.
Sept. 26—Illinois State Federation of Labor, Springfield, 111.
Sept. 26—Metal Trades Department, St. Paul, Minn.
Sept. 30—Union Label Trades Department, St. Paul, Minn.
Oct. 7—New Mexico State Federation of Labor, Albuquerque,
j • Date not definitely set.
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FOR US ALONE?
; “Up from the grave He
For you and me; not for
Who live by chance on hea
And not in privileged “Chris
Was it for us alone?
His great ‘•Vict’ry o’er the
Was that He our lands might
And not those lands whose
Shuts out that ray of hope
Is it for us alone?
And now,—He lives forever!
Tour sins’ bonds; mini, to
But can it be that Calvary
Ahd resurrection victory
Were wrought for us
Millions yet have ne’er been
Easter's story, though ’tis
We keep it to ourselves as,
That stream of life and love
For you and me alone.
Rise! In His new life and
Tell the Story evermore;
He ’rose again for all the
For all ’tis free, redeeming
’Twas not for us alone.
It HK lAMb UN rKAiGK
Where would I, be on a pray
er meeting night
If my Lord should sudden
At church, in my place, or
out with the crowd.
Just haying some innocent
Where would I be—getting
food for my soul.
And praying for those
who are lost,
j Or absent again, forgetting
the One *
Who bought us at infinite
Where would I be? I’ve ex
But how would they look
in His sight;
Where would l want Him to
find me at last.
Should He come on prayer
I meeting night ?
P romotea thrift,
R educe* crime.
0 verthrows temptation,
H elps down-and-out* to be up
1 ncreases employment,
B etters labor cor.aitions,
I mproves health,
T ransforms homer,
I nduces efficiency,
O ut*row* hatit; appetite and
N urturea morality.
It’s Where Ym Sit
Customer: “Say, waiter, 1 ord
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twice the size of this one.”
Waiter: "Where did you sit
Customer: “Over by the win
Waiter: “Ah, that is our spe
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A Kiljing Job!
"Do you mean to tell me," said
the judge, “that you murdered
that poor old woman for a pal
try three dollar*?"
“Well, judge, you know how
5t 5*. Three buck* here and
three bucks there. It aoon adds
Doctor: “Why do you have
A-58445 tattooed on your back?"
Patient: “That’* not tattooed,
that’* where my wife ran into me
while 1 was opening the garage
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