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COL. MULHALL STILL ON THE
Washington, Aug. 1. The Senate
committee .turned down attorneys
for the N. A. M. today and decided
to ask Mulhall themgelv.es the ques
tions the N. A. M. wanted asked, the
whole cross-examination to be con
cluded in two hours.
Mulhall repeated the statement
that P. C. Schwedtman placed $3,000
in his hands in St. Louis, during the
shoe strike. Said he was alone when
the money was given him.
In the Indiana campaign of 1908,
when the N. A. M. was helping Jim
Watson for governor, Mulhall said
the N. A. M. spent 55,500. He saw
$3,500 collected by a committee on
which were O. M. Parry and C. C.
He said the National Council for
Industrial Defense was only a paper
organization. Speaking of the N. A.
M. he said: "The organization was
so secret from 1903 to 1907 I was
known as 'No. 1' and no one knew
who I was working for. I made all
my reports to Marshall Cushman."
DOCK WORKERS STRIKE FOR
SAFETY AFTER SMASH-UP
Duluth, Minn, Aug 1. Six big ore
boats delayed by strike of 250 dock
workers who struck after three
workmen had been killed and many
injured by collision of ore trains.
They say conditions under which
they work are unsafe and they won't
go back until safety is guaranteed.
Two ore trains collided at Allouez
ore docks last night. A train running
at high speed struck another ore
train with 30 men on it. A riot call
brought a big force of police to pre
vent dock workers from doing vio
lence to train crew.
Up to noon today three bodies had
been taken out of wreck, and three
of the injured were reported dying at
St. Mary's Hospital in Superior.
Japs arc fast driving whites out of
the chauffeur business in California.
St Louis. Patrick Green, printer,
found shot through back in alley;
body propper against wall. -Louis
Kaufman, Kaufman, 111., . Green's
companion, wounded; .being held by
police. Said they were passing alley
when shots were fired. Did not see
New York Henry L. Wilson, U. S.
ambassador to Mexico, recently call
ed to Washington to report condi
tions in southern republic, in New
York. Reported will sail tomorrow
Springfield, III. State civil service
commission has passed rule for state
employes which prohibits them en
gaging "in any other business, call
ing or profession." Will be dismissed
if they violate rule.
St. Louis. Mrs. Frances Ekhart,
Sedgwick, Mo., and Joseph Sea
graves, saloonkeeper, may be held by
police on blackmail charge follow
ing allegations the woman made
against H. P. Plass, Silica, Mo., bank
er. TJ. S. district attorney who inves
tigated case said their story was
London. Pall Mall Gazette said
editorially this afternoon that Pan
ama Canal tolls controversy has
nothing to do with Great Britain's
refusal to participate in Panama
Pacific exposition at San Francisco.
Declared sufficient manufacturers
would not agree to exhibit
Seattle, Wash. Following arrest
of three merchants who hold 3,000
cans of decayed meat, criminal com
plaint has been -filed against, firm of
Sulzberger & Son,. Chicago. Charged
packing company deliberately mis
branded cans. Alleged cans were
packed prior to passage of pure food
law in 1906.
For Chicago and vicinity; fair to
night and Saturday; .moderate tem
perature; light variable wind's;. Sun