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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 14, 1912, Image 2

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was safely Jandedin New York
-and provided with a railroad
ticket to Chicago, where, he said
ie tofd the officers of the Car-
pathia he had relatives.
Mueller today placed hjs case
ip the hands of an attorney, and
immediate steps will be taken to
put the mattet before the secre
tary of state.
According to the 'young man,
his father, Dr. Max Mueller, was
a surgeon, to the Russiaa govern
ment at'Warsaw, and was consid
ered the greatest authority in the
czar's countlty on careers. Dr.
Meuller, the son says had recent
ly made some discoveries which
he claimed led him to a positive
j:ure of cancer, and he was on his
way to America with his family
to demonstrate his methods In
this country.
Young Mueller "became separ
ated from his parents soon after
the yessel struck, and was plung
ed intp the water when it went
down. His brother and sister,
both drowned, were aged 2 years
and 2 months, "respectively.
o o
If cats have nine lives
- As the poets declare,
It must be a puzzle
To know when to wear
Mourning for those who
t ' Have wandered away;
For they are qiite apt to
Come back Ihy day.
o-o
When putting a fur-lined gar
meat away for the sumnier never
,fold it Be sure to put around it
a lajgej cloth lined with news
papers and hang it upk '
CkfCAGd TUG BOAT MEN
GO OUT ON STRIKE
'Freight traffic, already badly
t;ed up as a result of the freight
handlers' strike, was further
hampered this afternoon by a
strike of all tugboat men work
ing out of Chicago harbor and
South Chicago.
While the walkout is expected
to help the freight handlers in'
theirfight, it was not a strike in
sympathy with them. The men
quit work in an 'effort td force
immediate consideration of union
tugmen, who have been on strike
for several weeks. Union en
gineers, stokers and members of
allied trades were affected by to
Ja... iv:i t
udjr a Mr lis. c uiucr.
As was expected, the general
managers of the railroads affect
ed by the freight handlers' strike
refused to even consider the "ar
bitration proposition submitted
by the unfon men reiterating
their declaration that conditions
were normal, and that so far as
they were concerned, the strike
was not noticeable.
This action means that the
strike will develop into a bitter
no-compromise fight to a finish
between the roads and the union
To force a more complete tie
up, it is likely that members of
the union in Milwaukee, St
Paul, Minneapolis and all points
as far south as New Orleans ami
west to Denver will be drawn into
the strike.
The-executive officers of thjior
ganization now, have the dialling
ment, with full .power to act.

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