The lockout notice posted by
the County Traction Go. makes it
look as if the city companies in
tended to force their men Into a
The County Traction Co. is tied
up badly with the Chicago City
Railways Co. and the Chicago
Railway Co., and wouldn't have
dared to attempt a lockout with
out their backing.
If the Strike does come, all the
County Traction employes will
walk out, and the suburbs be tied
up as badly as the city.
If you were a street railway
employe wouldn't you feel like
striking when the tramway Com
panies are paying the city 55 per
cent of their net earnings and still
declaring dividends of 11 per
cent a year?
Mrs. Margaret Passett, 3927 S.
State st., whose husband was ar
rested for disorderly conduct,
wouldn't leave S. Clark st police
station all night. Said her hus
band would be too lonely without
Chas. Cope, 2809 Fullerton ave.,
died at Alexan Brothers' hospital
of injuries suffered 3 Weeks ago
while diving in lake at Benton
Late today it was doubtful if
state Progressive convention
would nominate candidate for U.
But if convention does, honor is
almost certain to fall to Col. Jas.
R. Campbell, of MeLeansboro.
Meeting of provision commit
tee on credentials of Progressive
national convention held behind
dosed doors today.
Nothing of what happened at
meeting leaked out, but it Is pre-
dieted that all Southern negro
delegates will be barred from the
John M. Parker, of New Or
leans, former Democratic leader,
says he is not candidate for nom
ination for ice president on Buil
Parker says he is going to at
tend the Convention chiefly to
make sure it is a "white man's
Chief McWeeny says he never
has given orders that no one
should be allowed to speak on the
streets without a permit.
Then the chief hasn't much
control over his subordinate offi
cers, because they have been ar
resting street speakers and saying
openly that the arrest was made
because they did not have a per
mit. Assistant Chief Schuettler an
nounces a campaign against the
boys of the West Side who shoot
Having signally failed to do
anything with the big gamblers,
Schuettler is now out for a few
youthful scalps. n
Even if you have not yet!
bought a tag, there still is time to
help the good cause along.
Every cent you give for a tag
goe3 to help the newsies fight the
millionaire newspaper trust, you
' Mrs Annie Blumenthal, 515 S.
Paulina St., has sued for divorce
from Bernard Blumenthal. They
have been married 35 years. She
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