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View of their own iron-bound retail
merchants' association, the particu
lar object of which was to increase
profits by cutting down on labor.
"If you girls and boys here tonight
are like the other great groups of
labor," he said, "every tomorrow will
be a brighter day for you. Go out
to Austin or any of the suburbs and
you will see the men who build the
houses getting off of the car at ten
minutes to eight in the morning and
getting on again at night at twenty
five minute's to five. They have set
the hours which they will work and
the wage they will work for, and have
done it through organization.
"And with all the money the mer
chants have, they cannot build their
houses without these men in overalls.
And the retail merchants cannot
operate their stores without the
group that is here and the group that
ought to be here.
"All we get in life is the chance to
work, enough to eat and a little
clothes, and when we get old we lay
down.and die. The best amusement
we can afford is Riverview Park or
perhaps White City.
"The other fellow has his children
dressed beautifully, they have auto
mobiles and private schools. Yet if
history is well told, it would be better
for some of these merchants if they
sent their sons to the public schpols
where our children go.
"If their sons and daughters had
to work in department stores, there
would be no keeping open until 9
The gathering last night was very
encouraging because it represented
the clerks who have been in constant
attendance since the meetings were
HUBBY PLAYS SUFFRACET
Thomas McCarty, 209 S. Peoria
street, took a suffraget degree, ac
cording to the police, and exploded a
bomb under the porch of the home
of his mother-in-law, Mrs. W. S.
Pickery, 1132 W Van Bwren street.
Mrs. Carty and her mother ran from
the house in their nightclothes. 5
McCarty, say the police, was angry
because his wife refused to stay
home, preferring to live with her
Instead of returning home, the
wife put a squad of policemen on
McCarty's trail. He escaped, but a
warrant is out for his arrest. i
DETECTIVES SAVE YOUNG GIRL
Her face and arms scratched and
her clothing torn, Angelina Dimag
glo, a 20-year-old Italian girl, 1123
Milton avenue, was rescued by police
of the East Chicago avenue station
from a party of men who attempted
to kidnap her in an auto at the corner
of Hobble and Larrabee streets.
Detectives heard a rumor that the
girl was to be kidnaped, and stationed
themselves near her home. When she
left the house at 8 o'clock this morn
ing three men grabbed her and
forced her into a taxicab. The de--tectives
leaped into another auto andr
raced after the men, firing several
shots. The kidnapers returned the
Two tires of the auto were punc-t
tured by bullets and the machine
halted. Two of the men jumped
from the machine and ran to the
corner of Larrabee and Division
streets before they were captured.i
The third man was taken when ther
At the police station the men gave
the names of Philip Tortoricco, 22,
1123 Milton avenue; Frank Genari,'
1133 Milton avenue, and Dominic
Aldanmont, 1127 Townsend street
Tortoricco proposed marriage tot
the girl last night and was rejected.?
He left the house, swearing that she
would have to marry him. The kid
naping plot was then formed.
WHEW! NUFF CED!
With four deaths and over a hun-J
dred prostrations from heat alreadyl
reported, the weather bureau issued