initiation and such cheerful com
placency on the part of men and wo
men out of-work and facing a hard
winter in a very cbldtcounlry. "There
are those who will "starve or die
ffghting for what they believe to be
their rights. The Weather, is mild
now, but cold weather is not very far
off. War may be precipitated any
The situation is full of danger and
the federation officials have about
given up hope of arbitration. They
expect no mercy from MacNaUghton
' and will ask none. They believe the
imported gunmen are here to kill
them or drive them back into., the
mines on1 MacNaughton's terms.
Nightly meetings are being held and
they are -attended hot only by the
men, but'by; the women, and many
of them with babies in their arms.
And then they are up before day
light to march into Calumet for miles
around to join the parade at 6r30
every morning but Sunday.
The Western Federation of Miners
is affiliated with the American Fed
eration of Labor. It is backed by
that body in this wa"r and it will ask
the support Of the entire labor move
ment on this continent in this war.
SAYS WE USED TO BE APES
Birmingham, Eng., Sept. 16. Dr.
Harry Campbell, addressing scientists
attending meetingjof British Associa
tion, said that man undoubtedly
evolved from the ape, which left the
trees and took to the plains when He
became carnivorous. A harder strug
gle for meat-eating "existence led to
more.injustice. The stronger the ape
the more wives he had and the more
beautiful females he chose for his
mates. This, said Campbell, accounts
for the fact that now the ugly, men
:nother, mystery for n. y.
New York Sept. 16. The finding
of the body of a well-dressed man
lying in he, woods in a lonely spot on
a chff above the Hudson river has
l given the police another, mystery to
The body was discovered "by some
young boys who hacTnbtlced a wo
man, dressed in widow's weeds, go
ing into the woods on several con
secutive days. They trailed after her,
saw her pause ia a lonely spot and
when she had disappeared they in
vestigated. On the groiirid heside
the body lay a wbinan's tan glove.
The skull of the victim had been
crushed in apparently with an im
provised black-jafik a" coat sleeve
.filled with small stones which was
nearby. -The polide hopVto have
the "widow1 by night. v
DONT LjKE EXTRA r!6uR ..
Chicago teachefg are protesting at
the terms in which they were given
a. 20 per cent increase in sal&ry.
Principals df the Various schools
protested -to Mrs. Young, superin
tendent of schools, when they learned
the -committee in approving their
raise recommended that thdy put in
an additional hour each day at the
Bdhools,- working six instead of five
O'CONNOR PRONOUNCED INSANE
Joliet, III., Sept. 16. James C.
"O'Connor , real estate dealer,- charged
with frauds amounting to ?250,000,
is "raving it his Cell, declaring that
men with, pistols are going to kill him,
Physicians prqnounce him insane.
State's Attorney Martin, of Wills
Couhty declares he will -not accept
plea of Insanity. Says O COnnor is
Albany, N. Y Sept. 16, The high '
court of impeachment before which
.Gov. William Sulzer is to be tried will
hold, its first sesslbn tomorrow Sul
zer. who ..only, a few hours ago was
despondetit and moody, bubbled over1 '
with confidence after his secret trip
to New York City and it,is intimated
t n .fiiere is a-surprise in,store for
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