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WHAT PRESSMEN'S LOCKOUT
DID TO HEARST'S PAPERS
The war between the Chicago
Hearst papers and organized labor,
which started when the Hearst
papers locked -out the union press
men on May 1, 1912, appears to be
a tougher fight than the papers an
ticipated. Before the lock-out the American
had passed the News in circulation
and led the evening papers in circu
lation. It was then printing about
425,000. That was the average press
Today the average press run of the
American is from 275,000 to 285,000,
a loss of nearly 150,000. These fig
ures do not show the net paid cir
culation. To get that the returns
would have to be known and sub
tracted from the press run.
In the meantime the News is
printing more papers than ever be
fore in its history. In the morning,
field the Tribune has passed the Ex
aminer. But neither the News nor
the Tribune was put on the unfair
list by the Chicago Federation of
Labor, while .both the American and
The fight is to be pushed by the
pressmen with renewed vigor. Presi
dent George L. Berry of the Inter
national Printing Pressmen's and As
sistants' Union has been in Chicago
over a week going over the situation
with the local officials. He left yes
terday for the East, fully confident of
the ultimate successful outcome of
the war with Hearst
WEST SIDE FOOT RACE
Saturday's big sporting event on
the West Side was a foot race Satur
day night about 10 o'clock, between
George Brandt, cigar manufacturer,
Halsted and Van Buren, and Jay
Kniskern, electrical worker, 935 W.
The race was for $10; the course,
on Van Buren from Halsted to Green.
Kniskern started off in the lead,
but fell over his feet. This put Brandt
in the lead, but he got tangled up
too and took a tumble; and then
Kniskern took the lead and won out.
FOUR DROWNED IN CHICAGO
SUNDAY BY UNDERTOW
Four persons drowned in Chicago
yesterday and one in Waukegan, in
one of the most dangerous under
tows ever known in Lake Michigan.
Several thrilling rescues were
made during the day.
Mrs. Frank Howe, 5024 Grace st,
and Earl Strum, Highland Park, her
nephew, were drowned in the lake
at Highland Park trying to save Mrs.
Howe's daughter, Eva, from drown
ing. Eva was finally rescued and re
suscitated by pulmotor.
Harry Eckert, 199 E. Chicago av.,
was swept beyond reach of life lines
and drowned at foot of Chicago av.
Walter Norrelund, 15, Evanston,
dragged down by undertow while
swimming at Evanston Beach.
Thomas Sharvrin, North Chicago,
drowned while swimming in Druce's
Lake, near Waukegan.
Watler Johnson, Bob Ainsmith,
John Henry and Frank LaPorte,
members of Washington baseball
team, had narrow escape near Chi
cago Beach Hotel.
Three drownings reported in Cin
cinnati; one in St. Louis and one in
Put into a large glass one table
spoon of sugar, one slice of orange
cut into quarters, one-half slice of
pineapple cut into small pieces. Mix
well together and add a lump of ice
and fill glass with seltzer water.
Serve with long-handled spoon so one
may enjoy the fruit left in bottom" of
glass. I often serve this, as a first
course at dinner to strengthen the
Tramp No. 1 "Is this a good
town? Tramp No. 2 No, awful! I
had three jobs offered me in one-day.