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MAYOR ACCUSED OF HAVING A
"SCAB" LABOR AGENCY
At the meeting of the unemployed
held at Bowen Hall, Mayor Harrison
was charged with conducting a
"scab" labor agency. Judge Dolan
was arraigned for sending jobless
men to the Bridewell for refusing to
take the place of the union street
celaners for a flop and a bite.
Rev. Bernard Iddings Bell of the
Grace Episcopal church was the prin
cipal speaker. He advocated a mon
ster demonstration of the unem
ployed. Arrangements are being made to
march 10,000 jobless men through
the finest residential sections of the
PRISONER USES CLASSIFIED AD
TO LAND JOB
Madison, Wis., Jan. 16. A prisoner
at Waupun is trying the classified ads
to get himself a position when he
leaves prison, declaring that his pa
role from a sentence imposed for ob
taining money under false pretenses
depends upon his ability to secure a
"It is necessary for me to gain the
confidence and interest of some one
who is willing to put faith in the word
of a convict," he wrote. "I am right
with myself and will win out Out of
these bitter years of experience I
have learned that nothing in the way
of success is worth while except
through truth and right living."
He wants a place as bookkeeper.
FERRIS CALLS REP. McDONALD A
TRAITOR TO MICHIGAN
Washington, Jan. 16. Sen. Town
send read a teelgram in the Senate
this afternoon from Governor Ferris
of Michigan in which Ferris said he
had wired President Wilson, "if Rep.
MacDonald had said that no consti
tutional government exists in the
Calumet copper strike district he
(MacDonald) is a 'traitor to his dis
trict and to the state of Michigan.' "
WHAT'S THE REASON?
By Jim Manee.
A man will bundle tightly up
And then, at that, he'll freeze
When sauntering 'round the city
In the winter's chilling breeze.
The ladies dress in flimsy things
In summer, spring and fall;
And in the winter they don't seem
To mind the cold at all.
P. S. But, just the same, we'll bet
their knees are shivering.
BLACK HAND AT WORK?
Boleslaus aZleski, president of the
Depositors' State and Savings Bank,
4733 S. Ashland avenue, and one of
the wealthiest Poles in Chicago, has
received several threatening letters.
$6,000 is demanded and his life
threatened. Postal authorities have
been notified and private detectives
are surrounding his home.
"Old Yuba found real color in his
pan this mornin'."
"Struck pay dirt in a new claim?"
"Naw washed his hands."
Increased cloudiness' today, possi
bly unsettled Saturday; moderate
temperature; southerly winds.