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ANTI-HEARST LEAGUE PUTS THE
KIBOSH ON WRIGHT
The Anti-Hearst Trade Union
League held their weekly meeting
last night at Rudd's Hall, Wabansia
and Washtenaw avenues, and after
endorsing their original protest
against Simon O'Donnell and the
Hearst scab papers proceeded to pass
a resolution calling upon the trades
unionists of Chicago to aid in de
feating Edwin R. Wright, who wants
to be re-elected president of the Illi
nois Federation of Labor.
About 300 members were present
at last night's meeting and the reso
lution against Wright was passed
unanimously. Following is the reso
lution: "Whereas, E. R. Wright, president
of the Illinois Federation of Labor,
has used his position .to hold back
real progress in the trades union; and
"Whereas, His attitude in the lock
out of the pressmen in Chicago was
not consistent with the real spirit of
union labor; so, therefore, let it be
"Resolved, That the Anti-Hearst
Trades Union League call upon pll
real trades unionists to aid in the de
feat of Edwin R. Wright in his can
didacy for re-election as president of
the Illinois Federation of Labor."
The league also endorsed the Fox
McLean faction for president and
vice-president of the Stonemasons'
and Bricklayers' Union as opposed to
the slate headed by Simon O'Don
nell's chief lieutenant, O'Shaughnes
sy, who was to have been assistant
editor-in-chief of the Hearst's scab
labor edition. '
Canton, 0., Oct. 11. Homer Hein
garten, sleepwalker and baseball fan,
dreamed he had taken Larry Doyle's
place on the Giants and dived head
first down a flight of stairs trying to
beat Schang's throw to Collins,
which means the hospital for Homer.
Seville, Spain, annually harvests
more than 50,000 tons of oranges.
HUERTA'S ACTION MAY CAUSE
Mexico City, Oct. 11. The latest
act of President Huerta in imprison
ing 110 members of the chamber of
deputies who had signed a resolution
of warning to Huerta as the result
of the disappearance of Dr. Beisaro
Dominguez, senator for Chiapas,
may result in another battle in the
streets of this city. Troops and rapid
fire guns are again massed.
The arrest of the deputies followed
a demand of Huerta that they with
draw the resolution. Before the
president's emissary had finished
reading the demand he was hissed
and cat-ealled. When the jeering
subsided an adjournment was taken
without any reply being made to the
An attempt of the members to"
leave the chamber resulted in a rush
of armed guards, and the arrests
were made. The Catholic members
were permitted to go home, the
others "were taken to jail.
The resolution carried the threat
that the deputies would leave the
capitol owing to an alleged lack of
guarantee for their safety.
JOLT FOR VOTING MACHINE
The voting machine received an
other wallop today when Judge Bald
win allowed Julius Rosenwald, Henry
B. Favill and Lcjnward Bates to be
come party complainants to suit
started by Fred C. Weintz, taxpayer,
to restrain city from making further
payments on contract.
Attorney Charles H. Mitchell of the
Board of Election Commissioners ap
peared as the representative of the
Hearst-Harrison faction and tried to
quash the proceedings.
Attorney Maxwell Edgar, who ap
peared for Mr. Weintz, said that new
evidence bearing on the case had
Artificial silk made from spun
glass is used for automobile uphol
stery in England.
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