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GOlrfG - AFTER'.ALL ' SPEED 'RECORDS WITH FREAK
MONGREL RACING AUTO
ihJRa " HMli
The Speed -Monster, Jay-eye-see and Louis-Disbrow,
With a.'flame and smoke-vomiting
speed-monster of 290 horse
power, resembling at a-distance a
canoe bottom upward, Louis Dis
brow, chief of the Case team
drivers, will go after all circular
dirt track and speedway records
Case calls his car the Jay-Eye-See,
in honor of the day when the
black gelding of that name was
driven in. 2: 10 at Providence,
R. I., hooked to a 'sulky loaned J.
L Case by Disbrow pere.
The Jay-Eye-.See is a mongrel.
Its power' plant came here in the
F. I. A. T. racer built to beat the
"Blitzen Benz." Every, part was
made by specialists. "
The upturned canoe body was
designed by Disbrow to reduce
air friction to the minimum. Al
though not a Case car, the Jay-Eye-See
will be campaigned by J.
Alex Sloan,- manager, of the Case
team, and will be driven only by
STRIKE MAY -SPREAD
That the strike of-the enamel
ers formerly employed at the L.
Wolff Mfg. Co. will be continued,
and may even spread to other
trades, was indicated last night
at a mass meeting atW. Superior
and Noble streets.
The meeting, .which was under
the auspices of the Chicago Fed
eration of Labor, was for the pur
pose of organizing the several
crafts. Business agents from the
iron molders, patternmakers and
other trades addressed the as
sembly, and said that a number
of applications for membership in
the union had been received.