"If ttie dynamite was planted
&y Wood and his gang it was
done for the purpose of taking
the liberty of strike leaders by
falsely accusing them of crime,
Vnd that is as dastardly as mur
der. "I 'want to see this matter
sifted to the bottom and I want
the most drastic punishment
meted out, whether the guilty be
millionaires or textile workers." v
There was something almost
pathetic in hearing the man who
has fought Brgjthized labor tooth
and nail all his life referring to
the multimillionaire head of the
Wool Trust and his fellow-conspirators
as "Wood and his
KILLS SONS AND SELF
New York, Aug. 31. Facing
a lingering illness and poverty,
Jacob" Haas, 64 years ,old, today
killed his two sons Lawrence, 6,
and John, 7, and himself.
Haas spared his youngest son,
Joe, 4, because he thought his
wife, Anna, would "need him to
- MAN SHOOTS WIFE.
Hamilton, Ont, Aug. 31. Ag
nes Cartello Abenstein, who re
cently finished an engagement
with the Ziegfield Moulin Rouge
company, was shot in the left
breast while riding in aw automo
bile near here.
She says that the shooting was
done by her husband, Clarence
Abenstein of Ghicago, who was
ridingjin another automobile.
David Gillespie, also of Chica
go, was with" the woman in the
auto -when she was shot. The hus
band put on speed after the shoot
ing and has not been heard of
since. Gillespie drove Mrs. Aben
stein to Buffalo, where she receiv
ed medical treatment. She wilt
THE, STREET CAR VOTE
The street car men voted to re-
ject the wage compromise offer
of the companies by 6,351 to 866.
This announcement was made by
the joint conference committee
The next move of the union ofi
ficials will be to offer to arbitrate
their difference with the com
A meeting ofthe L employes
will be held early next week to
decide whether or not to accept
the offer of the L roads. The men
are almost sure to reject the offer.
International President Ma
hon will be here Monday
HOOPS IS NOW NO. 7497
Harold F. Hoops is no longer
the proud possessor of a name.
The millionaire's son, who was
fined $25 and costs for insulting
a telephone girl, and who is work
ing out the fine in the Bridewell,
is now No. 7497.
No. 7497 is a right weary young
man today, having done the first
real work of his life. The work
involved a spade and a wheelbar
row, and was quite strenuous
for a millionaire's son.
Hoops has 63 days to serve be
fore his fine will be worked out
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