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Public Works McGann and Fres, Mc
Cormick of County Board will try
to end building trades lockout.
Temperance advocates still kick
ing about Speaker McKinley.
Carmelo Vegetable, 9, 727 S. State
st, drowned in lake foot of VanBuren i
Mrs, Suna Frieder, 53, widow, 1927
Milwaukee av., tried suicide 'by gas.
Saved by pulmotor.
Jacob Zelle, 666 N. State st., cap
tured by police "when he stripped
himself and tried to swim down
James 0. Abbott, 2538 S. Western
av., killed by Lak'e Shore & Michigan
Central train at 75th st.
Mary Devata, 9, 804 W. Ohio st.,
probably fatally injured by motor
cycle said to have been driven by
Frank Curara, who escaped.
Andrew Szwferikz, 671 Fay St.,
r'lot and wounded himself after
looding over loss of money.
A. Mendz, 4442 Berkeley av., and
T. Prick, 4808 Lake av., swam 600
feet to shore when canoe capsized in
Lincoln Park lagoon.
Mrs. Frieda Goldberg, 729 Barber
st, jumped from window to street 14
feet below. Badly hurt Despondent.
Louis Lepna, 5, 525 W. Taylor st,
badly burned when he picked up live
Ruby Dale Musselman, 20, 9556
Ewing av., killed herself by bichloride
of jnercury. Despondent over losing
job at Carson, Pirie & Scott's.
Police looking for Charles Mullens,
bellboy at South Shore Country Club,
and $500 worth of jewelry which dis
appeared Saturday night.
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CHICAGO TELEPHONE CO. HELPS
ST. LOUIS FIGHT GIRLS
The Chicago Telephone Company
once more is rushing to the front to
show how excellent it is at strike
The1 majority of the girls which the
Bell Telephone Trust Has-, sent to St
Loulsfto break the strike of the tele5fWs&sveJjeivl)?tdly injured.
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phone girls there were drawn from
Furthermore, it is a Chicago chief
operator who practically Is in charge
of the work of breaking the strike
and humbling the telephone girls of
St. Louis, who dared to ask for a
living wage. She is Margaret Regan.
Altogether, the Chicago branch of
the telephone trust has sent about
two hundred girls to St Louis to take
the bread out of the mouths of the
girls of St. Louis.
These two hundred girls are being
put up at the best hotels in St. Louis,
are getting double pay and short
hours and being treated to a general
"good time" by the company,
St,. Louis, Mo., June 23. The
striking Bell telephone operators will
receive their first benefit installment
tonight. Each girl will receive 5,
the amount paid each week to the 33
operators who were discharged by
the company early in May for help
ing to organize the union.
The strikers today feel more cer
tain than ever of victory after the
relief action taken by several union
The strike leaders feel sure that all
unions in the city and the national
organization of electrical workers
will provide all the funds necessary
to carry "on and win the strike.
The Central Trades and Labor Un
ion yesterday pledged its moral and
financial support' to the striking
operators and appointed a committee
to confer with the striking girls and
decide upon some definite plan for
aiding the operators. A suggestion
of one of the executive officers was
that every one of the 50,000 union
workers of the city be taxed a day's
pay for the benefit of the strikers.
The Carpenters' District Council,
which already has voted $500 to the
strikers, will give double that amount
during the present week.
The police still are working hand7
in glove with the telephone trust.
and a goodly .number of telephone