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April 2, 1927     Arkansas Catholic
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Page Eight THE GUARDIAN, APRIL 2, 1927 SWIND R, POSING ]LOW WAGES PAID "= . t iN COTTON MILLS/Ill e i, ' !.: i AS PRIEST, GETS " $100,000 IN GIFTSI oo Make Abo--~u-t $81 a Month; ]~ ...... Man FAr::e;s~~hD:;:rte~dmitsI el~]~i:iffffi~ ~t ii~m~i 71ii~e "luvlte Us to Year Next This Guide can be utililed With the assur- WOMEN,sPALAIS, I _____ M, 'n ' t : rice that the merchants herein represented MIU.I (By N. C. W. C. News Service Special an average of $18.67 a week last: Sehaer-Norvell Tire Co. :re thoroughly dependable and The Guard- cos .aM. s~ Telegraph) year, which is $3.11 a day or about Chicago, March 22.- Khamool~ TM a month. Th!s is about $2.50 GENERAL AND SEIBERLING Little RovL Amersha, a youth arrested here to-la week less than m 1924. Women TIRES ia:rl asks its readers to patronize them. "~ gether with a woman named Dolores, imade an average of $15.89 a weeK, -- ........... THE who supposedly is his wife, admitted wmcn is ~z.tJo a any or ,~ob.~o a rltomss -.ouo, Mail and express orders especially solicited to immigration authorities yesterday, l,mnth" This is $2.25 a week less Third ~d CentN Struts they said, that the pair have swindled than in 1924. priestu and nuns in America out of These figures are taken from the $100,000 through Amersha's posing summary of the ~lnited States Bu- dS a Chaldean priest, t reau of Labor Statistics study of OUR PLANt PAY AS YOU CAN Not only in the United States, but wages and hours in the cotton goods Canada and Mexico were included in industry. the operations of the pair, according The only occupation in the factory to the confession which the immtgra- that pays an average of over $30 a tion authorities report. The depot-week requires an average of only twenty-five men Two other occupa- Cation of both has been recommended. 1 ' " Amersha, who also went by the!tins requiring an average of about i name George Zialpa, represented him-ttwenty-elght to a factory pays $26 self to be the head of an orphanageia week. Three other occupations re- in Mesopotamia. He had credentials lquiring together an average of seven- which purported to be from high ty-five men pay between $20.50 and $22.25 a week. These are all men. church dignitaries in Mexico' and The others, both men and women, Aisa. According to Shirley D. Smith, in charge of the Chicago immigration get an average of under $20 a week office, he admitted that these cre-l.and as low os $11 and $12. Workers dentials were bogus. He is quoted m cotton factories are about 55 per as saying to Smith: 'cent males and 45 per cent females. These are average wages the coun- Tells of Gains. l try over and are higher than the "If I could only have had a letterlwages of the Southern mill workers and lower than the wages of North- ern mill workers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has collected figures for the Southern mill States and for New England, New York and Penn- sylvania. The wages in the North are low. The wages in the South are signed by the Pope. I could have made at least a million dollars." Officials at the archdiocesan chan- cery offices here declined to com- ment on the ca~e. In the rooms occupied by the couple in Howe street, Immigration Inspectors Couch and Estelle said leery low. they found letters from hundreds ofI The largest class of the better paid priests and Sisters, postmarked from among them are the weavers. In: all parts of the United States, Canada Alabama and Georgia the men made and Mexico. These letters apparent-Ilabout $17 a week. In North and ly had accompanied contributions to South Carolina they made $19.63 and $17.23 a week. In Virginia they made $21.50. In the North they made from $22 to $28 a week, an average of from $3.65 to $4.65 a day. In the North the highest wage is paid in New Hampshire, the lowest i in Connecticut, and the next to the i lowest in Massachusetts. Tho women weavers made an average of less than $20 a week, the lowest being a little over $15 a week the Mesopotamian orphanage for which Amersha said he was gathering money. Amersha ~aid he entered the United States from Mexico in March, 1926. He added, according to the authorities, that his living expenses had been $125 daily. CHINA WILL ACCEPT THOS. LONERGAN FURNITURE CO. 618 Main Street Little Rock, Arkansas Cook Furniture Co. West Entrance to Arcade Bldlb Telephone 4-20S6 CASH OR CREDIT 613 Center St. Little Rock, Ark. Southland Coffee & Creamery Co. A. M. Wiegand, Mgr. 'COFFEE ROASTED DALLY" Phone 6644 111 West Capitol Avenue Peanut Butter Made While You Wait TYPEWRITERS L. C. SMITH and Coronas, new re- )uilt~ of all make; also repairs and rebuilding. Carbon Paper a Specialty. FINES PHILLIPS Typewriters and Supplies 102 Louisiana St. LITTLE ROCK, ARK. Allen T. Brillhart GROCERIES AND MEATS Little Rock, Ark. Quality First Phone 4-2414 " 625 East Seco~t~ CALL-- ~- ....... Little Rock Steam Laundry FOR GOOD WORK Family Finlsh and Rough Dry Phones 7175..---7176 Third and Center Streets --- NED POE The Home of KUPPENHEIMER Good Clothes CHRISTIANITY, SAYS in Alabama and South. Carolina and DAYTON U. STUDENT Lthe highest $26, in New Hampshire. The usual wage for male workers "---------- is (By N. C. W. C. News Selwme) I. from $12 to $16 and $17 a week New York, March 24.__Francistm the Southern mills and from $18 Charm, a Chinese student of the Uni- to $24 a week in the Northern mills. versity of Dayton, Ohio, who came A few men in the Southern mills t th~s make a~ound $21 a week and a few o '~ country under the guidance l : ' " of the Marykno]l Fathers in South in the North make around $30 a China, has sent a letter to the Sup-[week" . .... l)or women ~ne usuat wage In the erior General of the Catholic Foreign I South is between $10 and $15 a week Mission Society of America in which ~ " he sums up present conditions in hisiand in the North, $15 and $25. own country. He writes, in part: ] "Though it is China's political right lMSGR. HANNA WILL GO to demand jurisdiction over foreignI TO PACIFIC RELATIONS settlements on Chinese soil, the anti'[ CONFERENCE JULY 15 foreign movement will do more harmI than ~ood, as most of the foreignersI (By N. C. W. C. News Service) are factory owners or stockholders. I San Francisco, March 25.--The If th,~y withdraw, the Chinese labor- t Most Rev. Edward J. Hanna, Arch- ers will inevitably suffer, for China i bishop of San Francisco and chair- is still lackin~ in capital for industrial Iman of the Administrative Commit- and commercial enterprises. Itee of the National Catholic Welfare "In some parts of China, the anti-iConferenee, will go to Honolulu, foreit~'n includes the anti-Christian Hawaii, in July to attend the ses-i feeling, which is undoubtedly wrong, lsions of the Institute of Pacific Rela- While down in town go to---- ~RC.;I~C'r Exclusive Millinery Moderate Prices Lensing Millinery THE HAT SHOP Phone 4-2658 NEWEST FALL MILLINERY $5.00 and Up Ground Floor New Donaghey Bldg. 703 Main Street WELDING AND SPRINGS Why buy a whole spring when we can furnish you with any leaf or rebuild any spring? All spring leaves fur- nace treated and oil tempered. New springs for all makes of cars. 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