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way they treat the human beings who
sell the goods.
No fine window display will hide
the rottenness exposed by the O'Hara
And now somebody is going to in
vestigate all charitable institutions in
Chicago to see where they get their
money. The United Charities hate to
see any of it getting away from that
But why should an inexperienced
child or adult be permitted to learn
to drive an auto by practicing on the
streets and endangering the lives of
human beings? ' '
It is now plain enough that the
Examiner's "labor" column, in which
the Building Trades Council has been
exclusively jollied for monthsy was
only bait to catch unwary suckers.
And the fishing was fine. Likewise
the catching was good.
Some labor leaders swallowed
hook, line and sinker. And now they
are floundering in Hearst's fish
basket, all ready for the frying pan.
If the city should print all of its
school books the school board would
escape all that rivalry of book pub
lishers and a whole lot of school
Up to date the copettes have ar
rested attention anyhow.
STRIKE ON LINCOLN ICE CO.
Local joint executive board of the
International Union of Steam and
Operating Engineers called a strike
on the Lincoln Ice Co., at Elizabeth
and Carroll avenues, after several
conferences with the company. The
union seeks the 8-hour day, which is
in force with every other ice company
in Chicago except one. Negotiations
were on with the company today, and
some concessions wereloffered by the
union; but the company refused to
accept, and an attempt will be made
to have the company put on the un
Heavy snow in Yellowstone Park.
PLAN TO OUST SOME OLD HYMNS
BECAUSE THEY'RE RAGTIME
Asbury Park, N. J., Aug. 7.
"Throw Out the Life Line" and simi
lar old hymns are to be banished
from church hymnals if a movement
started by the National Convention
of Organists here is pressed and the
organists are successful in the cam
paign they have undertaken. The
old songs were branded as "curly
tail," "ragtime" and "German band
hymns" by delegates to the conven
tion. Dr. Percy J. Starnes of Atlanta,
Ga., is the leader in the fight against
the old hymns, which he declared are
undignified. Included in the hymns
which the organists would have ruled
out are productions of Isaac Watts
and Charles Wesley.
EUROPE'S BIG LABOR LEADER
COMES TO AMERICA
Tom Mann of England, leader of
organized labor in Europe, is making
a tour of American factories and
mines to see how American working
people are getting along.