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OLMPIANS GET MASCOT.
On Board Steamship Finland,
En Route to Olympic Games.
(Wireless via Seagate, June 14.)
Harry Norton, 16, Toledo,
stowaway on the ship, was adopt
ed as mascot by American Olym
pic athletes. Officers of Finland
found Norton and were about to
put him ashore penniless when
athletes heard about it.
The runaway was taken away
from officers and skipper inform
ed that" the team would guarantee
boy's passage money.
Norton said he ian away from
home to go to Stockholm, and
beat his way to New York Sun
day night on Twentieth Century
CITY'S EFFORTS TO FAIL
That efforts of city council to
effect a settlement of the freight
handlers' strike will be unavail
ing was plainly indicated today
by the attitude of President Gar
rett of the General Managers' as
sociation, acting for the railroads,
'who declared that he would re
fuse to arbitrate with the freight
handlers, as their places had been
Neither officers of the freight
handlers or Mr. Garrett had
heard from the committee this
afternoon". The union occials,
however, said they were ready
now, and had been since the
strike was called, to submit their
grievances to arbitration.
In direct contradiction tb the
declaration of Mr. Garrett that
the roads were not embarrassed
by, the 'strike is the action of
Mayor Harrison in appointing
the committee, of which Aid.
Ryan is chairman.
Representatives of the union
and the railroads said they did not
know the'committee was.to be ap
pointed. The dnly explanation is-that it
was named at the solicitation of
business interests, which are suf
fering because their freight is not
SLATED '.TO OPERATE.
m & Vstf h
Clarence D. Clark.
Reliable Old Standpatter Senator
From Wyoming, Slated for
Chairman of Convention Cre
dential Committee by Taftites.
o o ,
"Writing a letter to. Charley?"
"Yes." "I thought he was en
gaged." "He was, but he wrote
and told me that his girl 'threw
him overboard and I am just
dropping him a line' "