Newspaper Page Text
strike. Marlborough-JBlenheim and
St. Denis Hotels closed when strikers
threatened to wreck them if barbers
did npt walk out
Washington, Secretary of State
Bryan said he would not have taken
office if he thought there would be
war during his term.
Washington; Honore Palmer,
Chicago, has been suggested to State
Department for appointment as min
ister to Belgium or Switzerland.
Washington, Battleship Oregon
not to be used as target for modern
dreadnaughts of American navy for
next few years at least.
Bloomington, III. Edith Freeman,
Pekin, heard John Kereberting sing.
Eloped. Arrested. Brought home.
Paris. Gaby Deslys says Evelyn
Thaw received cable from Harry
Thaw threatening to disown son if
Evelyn appeared at Hippodrome.
Peoria, III. Christian F. Messer,
who confessed setting .fire to three
churches because they didn't live up
to Bible teachings, sent to Joliet un
der indeterminate act.
New York. James B. Hammond,
inventor of Hammond typewriter,
left estate of $2,000,000 to Metropoli
tan Museum, cutting off relatives
who once had him committed to in
New York. Mystery surrounds
customs investigation in case of Mrs".
Frederick Tillman and daughter, San
Francisco, who failed to declare sev
eral trunks of expensive gowns and
uncut jewels valued at $20,000.
New York, Mrs. Racle Freeman,
artist who declared Venus too fatC
granted divorce from husband in six
Muncie, Ind. Jury selected to try
Dorris Underwood who shot Otis
Fisher, her sister's betrayer.
Princeton, Ind. Posses searching
for Walter Brocail, coal miner, who
killed Policeman Hitch when latter
interfered between Brocail and di
Denver. Mrs. Elizabeth G. Hewitt
suing H. H. Hewitt architect, whom ,
she remarried, for second divorce.
Mental cruelty. I
Nogales, Ariz. City Marshall Cal
Wright, Jack Williams and two XL S.t.
soldiers arrested, charged with plot
to steal U. S. ammunition and sell
to Sonora insurgents.
New York, Dr. H. H. Harne, New
York University, told Mothers' Club
reason, not love, should be basis of'
New York. MarigCayan of Chi-
cago Opera Company says she wouldT
rattier work in Europe for $100 a
week than here for $1,000. Calls us
Puritanical reformers, headed by,
bunch of hypocrites. k
Sacramento, Cal. Hull McClaugh-,
ery refused offer of wife, Anita Bald-"
win McClaughery, daughter of
"Lucky Baldwin," of $1,000,000 for
children held by McClaughery, their
PIANO WORKERS WALK OUT,
BLAME "EFFICIENCY EXPERTS".
Two hundred piano workers walk-'
ed out of the Lyon & Healy piano f
factory, Ogden avenue and West
Randolph street, when the company)
tried to turn them into clockwork
Some weeks ago the company call-,
ed in Harrington Emerson, so-called
"efficiency engineer." t
Emerson's men scattered them
selves through the factory and stoodr
over the men at work with stop,
watches in their hands. If a man(
went to get a drink of water no time
was taken off for it.
The result of these "efficiency"'
methods was to drive the workers
almost distracted. Instead of doing
more work because a man was stand
ing over them with a stop watch
they .did less, because the presence,
of the man made them nervous. ''
Finally the men got together and
told the company that either the'
"efficiency experts" would have to'
go or they would. JThat was Satur
day. When the men came to wort
yesterday the "experts" still were.,
there afrd the 'men tfalked Out