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all the general workers in the in
dustry. Overtime to be paid for at the
rate of time and one-half, with
double time for holidays.
Operators to receive $25 a week
if they are in class A ; $22 a week
if in class B, and $16 a week if in
Class A tailors to receive $24 a
week; class B, $21 a week, and
class C, $17.
Pressers in class A to receive
$24 a week; those in class B $22
a week, and in class C, $18.
Women and child workers to
receive from Zy2 to 2y2 cents for
each buttonhole they make, and
for a full week's work never less
A 48-hour week.
Abolition of tenement-house
Abolition of fopt-power ma
chines. Abolition of the sub-contracting
Terre Haute, Ind. Three pas
sengers and porter killed and
dozens injured when Keystone
express, westbound on Pennsyl
vania railroad, crashed into a
mail train while entering Union
station here late this afternoon.
Mistake in orders given express
train said to be responsible for
La Crosse, Wis. M. J. Peter
son sentenced to 10 years in state
prison charged with burning
North Star lumber yards at
SENATE HAVING TROUBLE
Springfield, 111., Jan. 8. First
vote on temporary speaker of the
house resulted: Tice (Rep.). 50;
Rapp (Dem.), 13; McLaughlin
(Dem.), 24; Ryan (Dem.), 7;
Hubbard (Dem.), 14; Carter
(Prog.), 25; Stedman (Soc), 4;
Karch (Dem.), 15.
Springfield, 111., Jan. 8. The
state senate was unable to organ
ize today when the 48th general
assembly of Illinois convened at
In hte house an even more cha
otic condition existed. Election
of speaker was the first business,
and factional strife made imme
diate agreement seem impossible.
That the legislators realized this
was shown by their agreement to
take three ballots and, if there
was no choice, to adjourn until to
morrow. The senate failed to organize
when the Republicans on a test
vote could muster only 25 sena
tors in favor of J' H. Paddock for
secretary. The Democrats and
the two Progressives rerrtained si
lent. That left the Republicans
without a majority.
The oath of office was adminis
tered in both houses by Supreme
Court Justice Dunn. Lieut. Gov.
Oglesby and Lieut. Gov. -elect
Barrett O'Hara made brief
speeches in the senate.
It is a fit time to inquire: What
about the prosecution of Wood,
head of the Wool Trust?