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Ethnicity

Title: Cost of Hiring Translators
Type: Document
Date: November 11, 1910
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This is a document that was filed in an effort to get repayment for miners who had to hire translators.

Transcription:

I     GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY.

Out of 415 cases where employes of the Great Northern Railway Company A railway company owned by James J. Hill. had been subjected to from $3.00 to $5.00 deductions Subtractions. from their wages, ostensibly Supposedly. to pay interpreters, I have straightened out or have in process of settlement some 300 claims. Cases of errors or cheating. The total amount of these claims was $4,000 odd, and the total amount, so far, secured in settlement and to be secured by actions pending is about $3,000. I herewith submit a partial list of the claims, trusting that it will be sufficient to give you a general idea of their nature:

Name: Place: Amount: Date:
Harry Malacisis, Bengal, Minn $5.00 September, 1909.
Harry Malacisis "     " 5.00 April,     "
Bill Nickolow, Agonab,     " 4.00 June,     "
Harry Pontikis, Scanlon,     " 3.00 September,     "
Harry Pontikis, "     " 7.00 July, 1908
Harry Pontikis, "     " 7.00 April, 1909
George Paleologos, "     " 3.00 August,     "
George Paleologos "     " 3.00 April,     "
George Paleologos "     " 4.00 September,     "
Apostol Pontikis "     " 5.00 September, 1909
Efthim Bakos, Bengal,     " 5.00 April,     "
Efthim Bakos "     " 5.00 September,
George Demopoles Brevator,     " 3.00 "     "
Christ Cimakes Bengal,     " 3.00 May,     "
Christ Cimakes "     " 4.00 June,     "
George Sfetchas Nashwauk,     " 3.00 September,     "
Sam Golphis Huson     " 3.00 May,     "
Sam Golphis Scanlon,     " 1.00 September,     "
Christ Juras Huson,     " 5.00 April,     "
Christ Golphis, Scanlon,     " 4.00 September,     "
John Chimbos "     " 3.00 September,     "
George Sfetsos Nashwauk,     " 4.00 April,     "
John Pislis "     " 7.00 October,     "
Forwarded, $108.00