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HE!E r - CLTMBINGMOUNT
Heischel C. Parker, who is
climbing Mount McKinley, and
who is expected to either. estab
lish or discredit authoritatively
the claims of others as to' reach
ing the pinnacle.
COLD CHECKS BUILDING;
MANY OUT OF WORK
Because of the long continued
cold weather, the building, indus
try in this city has been practic
ally paralyzed, and labor 'leaders
-today estimated that 41,600 of the
62,400' members of building
trades unions are out of work be
cause of the weather conditions.
Though contractors and union
leaders predict the greatest activ
ity in the history of the city in
building operations this year, the
tie-up will continue until condi
Many of the contracts between
unions and employers expire be
tween April 1 and May 1, but
it is expected there will' be no
serious trouble in effecting new
agreements, and construction will
not be retarded on this score. The
only probable hitch is seen in the
endeavor of the contractors' as
sociation to force into the agree-,
merit the cardinal principles of
their association, chief oL which
is, that work shall not be stopped,
pending arbitration between em
ployerand employe. Many of the
unions already have these art"-,
cles in their agreements, but
others will pro"bably hold 'out
against their incorporation.
generally fair to
night and Sunday;
for Chicago and vic
inity: Lowest tem
p e r a t u re tonight
about 5 degrees
above zero; rising
temperature Sunday; brisk west
erly winds becoming variable.
a skate "skates"
though hcfan't skate.