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The Chicago Daily Journal, in
its issue of April 24 on the edi
torial page,"published the follow
ing under the head, "Considering
"War.ren S. Stone, chief of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive En
gineers, halted the strike because,
as he put it, 'no organization is
strong4enough to disregard a re
quest from the federal govern
ment.' "We congratulate Chief Stone
on his discovery of a truth which
too many, both of employers' and
employes, have overlooked. We
congratulate the country, like-
"It will be cause for yet more
hearty congratulations when
someone in Chief Stone's position
goes a little farther and discovers
that no organization, either of
-labor or capital, is strong enough
to disregard the interests of that
great third party in interest in all
strikes and lockouts the general
Just eight days later the Jour
nal locked out its union pressmen.
ITALIAN COLONY HOUSE
WENT THE WRONG WAY
The Italian colony, thrilled by
a "daring kidnaping" yesterday
that developed into a mere elope
ment, had the shock of its adven
turous existence this morning.
The natives are used to all kinds
fi excitement, but thisnorning's
stunt was a .hew one, arid they
Eight Italian families were
peacefully sleeping in a lodging
house at 742 S. Dearborn street
at -2 a. m. The ground floor of
the building is occupied as a sa
loon. Thomas Payne, night
watchman, was dozing in his
Crash! Payne awoke witha
start. A plate glass window in
rthe saloon had cracked through
its entire length. Payne, who had
worked in the neighborhood a
long time, began to wonder how
high he would go when the bomb
exploded. And then the building
began to settle.
It was going down before it!
went up. This is an unheard of
phenomenon in the Italian quar
ter. Usually it is Flash! Bang!
Up ! Down ! Coroner ! Big funeral 1
Payne ran out and notified the
police. They awakened the sleep
ing families and told them to hus
tle for the street. They did.
In fifteen minutes the "building
sank more than a foot. Then it
stopped. One of the, walls bulged
out, and it was feared it would
crash into an adjoining building.
The families will lot be allowed
back in the structure until it has
been made -safe.
WEATHER REPORT. "
Fair tonjght and
Saturday for Chica
go and -vicinity;
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