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Testimony has been taken in
Washington at present by a spe
cial examiner appointed by Jus
tice Wright, and several months'
time will "be consumed to prepare
The famous hitter's case,
which has now been on the
boards for over eight years, is
once more, before the United
States supreme court. That au
gust body is wrestling with the
question whether the hatters'
case should be tried all over again
and whether members of labor or
ganizations who had nothing to
do with prosecuting a boycott
may be held responsible and be,
made defendants in a suit for
This legal contest has already
cost the -hatters over $100,000,
wifyi an additional verdict , of
$222,000 ,apd costs hanging over
their heads, and heavy expenses
still piling up every day.
Now comes the Illinois Central
with an action against the boiler
makers, blacksmiths, machinists
and other shop men, and down in
Georgia a court has made the
astounding ruling that a union
has no right to expel a member
for refusing to quit working for
an unfair concern.
The Gompers flag incident, the
continuous attacks of Burns, the
indictment of more men upon
.dynamiting charges and other in
cidents are furnishing texts for
daily denunciations of the whole
labor movement by the open
shoppers and their small army of
.votaries. ' '
IN THE LIMELIGHT
Just how much the , beautiful
Mrs. David Beatty, only daughter
ot the'late Marshall
Fie f d, Chicago's
has had to do with
.the rapid rise of hei
husband 'in British
naval . circles is r
matt e'r of guess-
credits her for nc
little part. Recent
ly it was reportec
that Admiral Beat
ty would be made
which is regarded as some con
siderable job by our cousins over
How to get rich: "Go in some
small business and work to make
it a big one' Frederick Weyer
hauser, St. Paul multi-millionaire.
Easy is it not?
"His'er, he'er, him'er, and the
rest of Ella Flagg Young's man
woman pronouns are tommy
rot," says Carroll Pears'e, presi
dent National Educational association.
The lumber trust, which Fred
erick Weyerhauser, St. -Paul
multi-millionaire, expanded from
a small business into a big one, is
to be investigated by Uncle Sam
for its threatened grab of, $300,
000,000 of Indian timber.
Luck seldom waits for late
sleepers to get up.
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