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tion, was inclined to e itter over
the company's implied lack of
trust in the oard.
Attorney Moore, after a meet
ing with President Busy, of the
South Side company, offered to
produce a few items of the com
pany's expenditures and receipts.
This, of course, would not do
the men any good. What they
want and need is a complete un
derstanding of the financial af
fairs of the company.
FROM A. F. OF L. MEET
Convention Hall, Rochester,
N. Y., Nov. 13. The Socialist
delegates to the American Feder
ation of Labor, now in session
here, will decide whether or not
they will attempt to control the
convention next Monday night.
Some of the international as
sociations have gpne on record as
favoring the election of Socialists
as federation officers.
If the Socialists decide to enter
a ticket they probably will make
it a full one, from president down.
While there is some doubt as
to how strong the Socialist dele
gates are, it is not thought they
are, strong enough to throw over
the present administration.
Officials of the International
Association of Steam Fitters to
day accused the executive com
mittee of the federation of bad
faijth, and demanded that the fed
eration recognize the existence of
the association as an independent
The executive committee ruled
that the steam fitters should
amalagamate with the United As
sociation of Plumbers, Gas Fit
ters, Steam Fitters and Steam
WITNESS IS SHOT
Indianapolis, Nov. 13. The
first tragedy of the dynamite con
spiracy trial has occurred.
Mrs. Alta Hawkins, an import
ant witness for the government,
was shot through both legs late
yesterday, and now is f uncon
scious in the hospital.
Mrs. Hawkins went hunting
with a mysterious friend, and was
brought back injured. The friend
District Attorney Miller did
not hear of the shooting until
late last night, and the police
were not informed until totlay.
Mrs. Hawkins ran a boarding
house frequented by iron workers
in Indianapolis in 1909. It is said
that she was to have given testi
mony damaging to the defend
STRIKE WAR: TWO KILLED
Waihi, New Zealand, Nov, 13.
Two persons were shot and
killed and several wounded when
strikebreakers invaded the union
hall of the striking employes of
the Waihi gold mines here today.
The strikebreakers drove the
unionists out of the hall, hoisted
the union jack over the building
and gave -the strikers until to
morrow to leave town-
The police interfered, ,and one
policeman was shot and killed.
The other murdered man was a.