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FERRIS' ACTIQN SHOWS STAND
AGAINST THE MINERS
Houghton, Mich., Jan. 10. That
the sympathies, of Gov. Ferris of
Michigan are against the Western
Federation of Miners isslhown by a
statement issued by him after he had
failed to bring about any com
promise on the part o'f the mine own
ers in the copper miners' strike dis
"The Western Federation of Min
ers has failed to get for its members
recognition as a unionized body. It
has failed as an outside organization.
It is the advice of outsiders and this
is a somewhat venturesome state
ment to make that is doing more
than anything else, to prolong the
"The machinery of the courts of
Michigan is in motion regarding the
strike and any further statement I
might make might militate against
their proper working or the securing
of the desired results." 1
President Moyer has taken charge
of the strike.
Washington, Jan. 10. Investiga
tion of Calumet copper strike by the
senate committee on education and
labor win be asked in resolution
which Senator Ashhurst sayshe will
introduce in senate next week.
WANTS IMMEDIATE ACTION IN
The city council may take steps to
put an end to the cause of the ever-,
growing list of grade crossing acci
dents in Pullman, Kensington and
the Calumet district.
Aid. Block presented a list of fatali
ties at these crossings that was stag
gering. Between Oct. 1, 1913, and
Dec. 31, 1913, there was 14 accidents
and 11 of the victims died.
All teh railroads operating agreed
to the track elevation ordinance pass
ed April 7, 1911, but none have made
any effort to comply with it.
Aid. Block urges immediate action.
THIS IS A GEM
By Jim Manee.
You. remember that old saying:
I will pull .it jout of prose,
And write it into poetry, .
How I'll do it, no one knows,
Nellie was a lady fair,
For short men she would fallr
She thought it best to love a short,
Then ne'er to love a tall.
P. S. A drowning child may-grasp
a straw, but we doubt if it can grasp,
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Boui were beautilui; but the lead-?
ing actress was thin. She quarreled
one 'day at rehearsal, and -ended by
"Remember, please, that I-am the
"Yes, I. know you're the star," the
other retorted, eyeing with, an amus
ed smile- the leading actress'- long,
slim figure, "but yjju'd look better,
my dear, if you wer&a little meteor."
Mostly cloudy today -and; Sunday;
somewhat colder; moderate north
west'winds. " . A - ,