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In Northwest Missouri and Northern
Kansas, but no change in Oklahoma,
Southern Missouri, and most of Kan
sas. Hot winds swept Kansas yester
day. 114 at Clay Center.
New York. Employers gave in
9 and 4,000 plasterers went back to
work. 15,000 painters and paper
hangers threaten to strike for higher
wages and compensation for injury
Craig, Col. Rancher John S. Lison
drove 20 miles seated on big rattle
snake without knowing it.
Boulder, Col. Jas. Cowle dislo
cated jaw laughing at funny remark
of grandchild. Took doc an hour to
shove jaw back in place.
New York. John Henry Mears
reached N. Y. Sun office lu:10 last
night. Circled globe in 35 days, 21
hours, 35 minutes and 4-5ths of a
second. Beat Andre Jaeger-Schmidt's
record 3 days, 22 hours, 7 minutes
and 37 seconds.
Homestead, Pa. President of
bachelors' club at 19, Joseph Kane
married Margaret Moran. Will resign
Pittsburgh. Vincenzo, Italian,
couldn't talk to Mary Karakosz, Aus
trian. Returned marriage license.
THE BRICKLAYERS' UNION
Editor Day Book:
Some of the by-laws of the brick
layers make very curious reading.
Here's Article 5, Sec. 2, which reads:
"Sec. 2. No member of this union
shall be eligible for any elective of-
fice who has not been a citizen of
the United States of America for five
years. This section shall not be sub
ject to alteration or amendment."
And then Article 9, which reads:
"Sec. 8. All meetings, special or
otherwise, advertised and called
through the press, or by circular, in
the name of Bricklayers' and Stone
Masons' Union, under this jurisdic
tion, must be advertised and called
under the president of No. 21 of Illi
nois signature only.
"Sec. 9. The foregoing section
shall not be construed so as to pre
vent members meeting as bricklayers
or stone masons outside this union's
established meeting place; provided,
however, that permission to hold
such meetings has upon written ap
plication been granted by this union
and by at least a two-thirds vote of
the members present at a special ad
vertised meeting, and such applica
tion must state place of meeting and
object of same, and contain the sig
natures of three members in good
"Sec. 10. Any member violating
the aforesaid Sections 8 and 9 shall
upon conviction thereof be subject
to a fine of from $10.00 to $50.00."
These by-laws are adopted by a
committee appointed by the presi
dent, and are not submitted to the
rank and file for their adoption or
As a protest against the gag or
gavel rule of Peter S. Shaughnessy
"Assistant Editor" of the Scab Exam
iner, a movement for the establish
ment of branch unions of bricklayers
and stone masons in Chicago is on
SHE WANTED TRUCE BETWEEN
LUCIFER AND CHRIST INSANE
Denver, Col., Aug. 7. A fashion
ably gowned good-looking woman
caused a commotion in the capitol
today when she entered Gov. Am
nion's office and demanded an inter
view with the executive.
"I am commissioned by Lucifer,"
she said, "to effect a truce between
him and Christ. I want Gov. Ammons
to take charge of the negotiations.
Lucifer will arrive in Denver August
10. He will have a large sum of
money which he will turn over to the
heavenly hosts for a complete par
don." The governor's secretary wasted
no time telling the woman the gover
nor would be glad to officiate, and
then called a policeman. The woman
Is evidently insane.