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be given by one or more working men before quitting work; and when work becomes slack, necessitating the cutting down of the force of workmen, men shall not be discharged, but work shall be divided among those competent to do it. This does not apply in case of drunkenness, incompetency, neglect of work, or the violation of any acceptable factory rules.

Disputed Shade.

The electric shade being worked under protest by the members of Local Union No. 1 at the Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, N. Y., and the sample produced in evidence by Delegate Kennedy of that Local Union was referred to the Conference Committee.

Recommendation.

We recommend that the Law Committee amend President Rowe's recommendation to the Shade and Globe department executives to read instead of five members composing the Executive Board in the Shade and Globe department, there shall be three members, one from the east, one from the west, and one at large, the Allegheny Mountains to be the dividing line between the East and West.

Recommendation.

We recommend that the moves set by Local Union No. 64 and the Gillinder Co. of Philadelphia on the following shades be inserted in the list:

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Plain

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100

85

40

33

Respectfully submitted,

FRANK E. SIGWARD,

HENRY PUTALLAZ,

HARRY DAVIS,

PERLE MORGAN,

CHAS. GRANT,

Move Crimp edge

90

ELMER HUNTER,

CHAS. BAUGH,

ALBERT MCCLOSKEY,

GUS A. ERICKSON,

NELS SYLVANDER,

ALBERT HARVEY,

JAMES W. MALOY,

CHARLES LUSTIG,

WALTER S. MATHEWS,

JOHN F. KENNEDY, Chairman.

C. A. CROSSON, Secretary.

Motion that the report be adopted as read. Carried.

Watch Found.

The delegates were informed that Brother Harry S. Wilson, Delegate from Local Union No. 58, had found a lady's gold watch, which he was willing to turn over to the owner on identification. It was further stated that Brother Wilson did not care to have his name mentioned, but the delegates felt that the brother should be commended for his honesty of purpose, the watch having been found on High street.

Motion that the matter be advertised in the daily papers and the public notified that the watch will be turned over to the loser by Delegates Wilson or Stephen Donahoe, chairman of the local arrangement committee, upon it being identified. Carried.

There being no further business on the table, a recess was taken until 2 p. m. for committee work.

ELEVENTH DAY-AFTERNOON SESSION.

Convention called to order by President Rowe.

Delegates Roy A. Williams of Local Union No. 39, and Ralph DeLisle of Local Union No. 123 appointed on the door. Minutes of the previous session read and approved. Card roll call showed all delegates present.

Report of Machine Press Committee.

COLUMBUS, OHIO, July 16, 1915,

To the Officers and Delegates of the Thirty-ninth Convention of the American Flint Glass Workers Union.

We, your Machine Press committee, submits the following report for your consideration:

Workers' Proposed Changes.

Propositions Nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 adopted.

Propositions Nos. 2 and 8 withdrawn.

Proposition No. 8 withdrawn and the conferees are instructed to use their best efforts to secure the same hours of work per turn that applies to the Press department.

Resolution.

To the Officers and Delegates of the Thirty-Ninth Convention. We recommend to our Conference committee that they use their best efforts to secure an equal division of time where

members upon trial prove themselves competent. Resolution adopted, and we recommend that the same be complied with.

Resolution.

COLUMBUS, OHIO, July 13, 1915.

Be it the sense of this committee that there shall be no less than two members of our organization employed on the semi-automatic machine where there are three or more moulds. Resolution.

Any proposition to work during the summer stop should be presented at least 30 days (if possible) before the time set for the Local Union to have a vote on the proposition before going to the trade or the executive board.

Resolution be recommended and the same be complied with. Carried.

Ointment Pots.

We recommend that all Local Unions making ointment pots have samples sent to the National Office to be classified on the semi-automatic, rotary and the side lever press.

Nappy to List.

We recommend that all 7-inch machine blown nappies be inserted in our machine list at 40 cents per 100.

Provisional Jar.

We, your sub-committee appointed to take up the Provisional Jar question, submit the following: We recommend that they be placed in the machine department, the Connellville settlement to govern the same.

C. HENSEL,

C. HORNIE,

E. SNYDER,

J. SEDDON,

Report received and on motion adopted.

Stopper Referred.

We recommend that the stopper in evidence be referred back to the members of Local Union No. 60 of the Hocking Glass Company for adjustment.

Salts.

We recommend that all houses making machine-made salts from pot furnaces be governed by the agreement made by Local Union No. 13 and the Imperial Glass Company.

Wages for Transferring.

We recommend that where a presser transfers his own ware from a blank mould to a blow mould that he shall receive the transfer boy's wages.

C. HORNI,
WM. DOBBINS.

Lamps.

We, your sub-committee appointed to meet a like committee of the Press Department to ascertain the jurisdiction of the machine blown lamps, submit the following:

We recommend that all one-piece lamps blown by air shall be classified in the Machine Press Department. Adopted.

Insulators.

We, the Insulator Sub-Committee recommend that where an automatic machine is used in the making of insulators, that the operator be a member of our organization and be governed by the rules of the Insulator department.

Recommendation.

We recommend that a special representative be called to conference on the one-piece lamp proposition and suggest Brother Chas. Horni, of Local Union No. 32, be called.

We further recommend that the conferee elected by Local Union No. 2, be called into conference on the provisional jar question.

Respectfully submitted,

W. M. DOBBINS,

JOHN MCKAY,

OTHA MOSSER,

LEVI WALSH,

CYRUS HERRON,

CHAS. GRANT,

CHAS. HORNI,

CHAS. HENSEL,
W. H. GEBHARD,
EVERETT SNYDER,
W. J. EVANS,

S. L. DONAHOE,

E. A. WALTER,

L. WIESEN MAIER,
CLAUDE A. DALE,

J. P. MCCULLOUGH, Chairman.

WILLIAM REHBECK, Secretary.

Motion, that the report be adopted as read. Carried.

Appreciation.

COLUMBUS, OHIO, July 15, 1915.

To the Officers and Delegates Assembled:

The splendid arrangements made by Local Union No. 122 for holding the thirty-ninth convention of the American Flint Glass Workers' Union, the excellent preparations made for the social entertainment of our delegates and visiting brethren, wives and friends; the cordial treatment accorded us by Mayor Karb, Sheriff Resch, Chief Carter, Superintendent Schwan and members of the Board of Education and all co-officials, the Columbus Glee Club, the B. P. O. E., renders it proper that we manifest our profound gratitude and appreciation to the aforenamed persons and orders, and in consideration thereof, we propose the following expressions:

The secretary of this convention is hereby instructed to convey our sincere thanks to the persons and orders herein specified, and to Chairman Donahoe and his corps of assistants and to Local Union No. 122 for the creditable success of their efforts; to Local Union No. 30, of Newark, Ohio; Local Unions Nos. 60 and 127, of Lancaster, Ohio, for the kind and fraternal aid which they contributed. The citizens of Columbus in general are hereby thanked for all courtesies extended to us during our comfortable and interesting visit to Ohio's capital city.

We further request our General Secretary give a copy of this expression to the press.

Respectfully submitted,

DELEGATES OF LOCAL UNION NO. 81. Motion that the resolution be adopted as read. Agreed to unanimously.

Communication.

The secretary read a communication from Theodore T. Frankenburg, as well as a blank resolution wherein it was suggested that the delegates endorse a movement fathered by the Ohio Sunday School Association for a more successful prosecution of its work, principally the raising of a fund of $100,000.00. The method of raising this fund was to be by popular subscription. After a brief discussion the communication was, by motion, laid on the table.

Appreciation.

Honorary Delegate, H. W. Gauding, representing the "Glassworker" and the "Wise and Worthy Scribe," of the Imperial Order of Gazams was called to the rostrum by President Rowe who, in a neat speech, presented Brother Gauding with a beautiful gold watch and fob as an expression of appreciation from the delegates who attended the Thirty-Ninth

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