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The other managers, in conference
at Houghton are Frederick W. Dan
ton of the Copper Range Consoli
dated, which takes in the Baltic, Tri
Mountain and Champion" mines;
Charles L. Lawton of the Quincy;
Theodore Dengler of- the Mohawk
and Wolverine; R. M. Edwards of the
Franklin Mining Company, taking in
the North Lake Copper Company, the
South Lake Copper Company and the
Algoma and the Indiana; Rex R. See
ber of the Winona and Houghton
Companies; C. K. Hitchcock of the
Lake Copper Company; E. W. Walker
of the Massachusetts Consolidated,
and John L. Harris of the Hancock
Co. Consolidated. All of these are
independent of tne Calumet & Hecla
group, but the managers have been
largely dominated by MacNaughton.
John H. Walker of the Illinois Mine
Workers arrived here today to be
here as long as needed. The Federa
tion is preparing for a long fight and
is confident of getting the necessary
funds. While the loss in wages
amounts to about $50,000 a day in
the entire district the loss to the cop
per companies is stupendous. All
the mines are shut down tight ex
cept the Calumet & Hecla mines
proper. All the subsidiary mines of
the group are shut down.
Orders have teen issued to the
strikers not to make a move that will
gve the gunmen a chance to shoot
them down. MacNaughton himself
is guarded by Burns men, while the
Wadell-Mahon Agency has the
deputy sheriffs and. mine guards.
The local business men, who start
ed to investigate, began by taking a
trip down the Calumet & Hecla mine.
No attention is being paid to them by
the miners. They regard it as anan
vestigation of MacNaughton and the
strikers by MacNaughton himself.
Mother Don't you think that a
boy of your size could take the tacks
out of this carpet if he wanted 'to?
, Small Boy I guess so. Shall I go ,
out and. see if I can. find a boy who
wants to ? Judge.
GOV. DUNNE HAS SOMETHING ON
BRYAN ALL RIGHT
Springfield, III., Sept. 17. Secre
tary qfj, State Bryan will probably
learn with a feeling of envy that the
job of being governor of the tSate of
Illinois, now held by Edward G.
Dunne, has the job of being secre
tary of state of "U. S. beaten to a
It was not known what a nice job
being governor of Illinois is until Gov.
Dunne caused to be inserted in Chi--cago
papers advertisements calling'
for a butler to take a position' in a
family spending $20,000 a year.
Gov. Dunn receives a salary of
$12,000, the same amount as Sec'y.
Bryan's pay-check. But he pays no
rent for the executive mansion and
he gets $15,000 a year for the care
of the executive mansion grounds,
food and wages of servants and to
pay the electric light and heat bills.
Another $16,000 is the annual appro
priation to keep the governor's home
These latter items Sec'y. Bryan
must pay out of his own pocket. He
must also pay for his grape juice.
ENGINEERS LOSE FIGHT FOR
The engineers of the Belt Line rail
roads lost their battle for higher J
wages by the decision of the federal
board of arbitration, which has been
Only one of their demands was ac
ceded to. The engineers on w.ork
trains will have their wages increased
from $4.15 a day to $4.40 a day.
wanted $5 a day and 50 cents an hour "s.
for all overtime.
However, the men won a slight vic
tory when the board decided that '
they should not be compelled to coal
(and clean fires at suchpoints as had
roundhouses, where the company
could employ laborers to do the work.