Publication: The Commoner and Glassworker
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Brooklyn Green Notes.
BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 26 - I expect the boys would like to hear from Brooklyn and find out how things are here. There has been a great many changes and men are coming and going most every day. The ones who are staying and working steady are making good wages, but there are some who don't care to work steady, and they can't expect to make much money anywhere.
The employees of the Brookfield Glass Co. gave a ball Saturday evening which proved quite a success, there being about 800 present. Mr. Edward Brookfield, of the Brookfield Glass Co., was present and Vice President Wm. Doughty and Secretary Wm. Launer, of the G. B. B. A., came over to attend the ball. Dancing commenced at 9:55. The music was furnished by the Oriental Orchestra. Bro. Wm. Yearicks was chairman of the committee and floor manager Bro. Yearicks and wife led the grand march, there being 108 couples in the march. The boys all looked fine in their dress suits.
The Astoria Glass Co. are rushing work as fast as they can as they would like to get to blowing by the first of May if possible. Will let you know more later on.
In regard to the proposed new glass plant to be built at 126th street, New York City, I can find out nothing as yet but will in a short time and then will keep you informed. - GOTHAM.