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. . keeper, "lend tne two bucks till
2 Saturday, L'm going to a wed-
xdiflg this afternoon and I need a
nair of white gloves." , ,
uuuiey wonaerea wny Mr
-. .. - j iii
tk ypawat- ''"r
"Lend Me Twcf Bucks.'
Carr nearly did a back flip as he
w,as hurrying to Mr. Lode's of
fice. i$allingamefs smile was as
bland as a dish, of ice cream. Dud-
ft- ley loosened. " -.
A Puzzle. -
Little IVJarie was fitting on her
grandfather's, knee one day, and,
after looking at him intently for
a'tinie, she said :
"Grandpa, was you in the arkf"
"Certainly notg my dear," an
swered the astonished old gentle
man. N V
"Then," continued the little in
formation seeker, "wtiyi wasn't
yflttjdrownedr. . , .
Hy Max Hayes. , ,
Sljoe Makers Have Pour Organ- '
There arefqur kinds of sliofc
workers' organizations attempt-'
ling to eist harmoniously in-this
country, Duirney are navmg 3,
hard time of it. The Boot and"
Shoe Workers' unioh is the
'strongest organization, then
there is the United ShbcWork
ers, a secession movement, the '
K. of L. locals and a number of.
,'independent unions. The manu
facturers are quite pleased with
the situation andhave played the
factions against each other in sev
eral strikes. Now there is talk
among the rank and fijeof get
ting all thetshoe workers under
one union roof.
Propose Rjval 'to the A. F. ofL'.
, On the other1 hand, a seqret
meeting was held in Chicago a
few days ago by officials of a j
number of labor organizations to
consider tne advisability of form
ing a rival central bodyv to the
American Federation of a"bor.
It7 is claimed that upward of a
dozen organizations not now af
filiated with the A. F of L., such
as the I. W. Wv Reid electrical
workers, shoe, workers,, machin
ists, glass workers, stogiemakers '
and also Amalgamated carpen
ters, steamfitters and perhaps
other unions connected with the
A. F. of L., will affiliate with the.