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"It being understood that any or-
gaiuzauuu caring ior ineir own oui-of-work
members will be exempt
from the assessment, but they are
urged to donate or to subscribe as
liberally as possible to the fund to
'help the members of unions not so
& "The more unions that can pro
r vide for their own unemployed mem
: bers the less difficult it will be to han-
- die the situation.
"President John H. Walker of the
- Illinois State Federation of Labor has
promised to present this plan to every
central body throughout the state
and urge action along this line. We
hope by this kind of co-operation to
prevent an influx of unemployed
unionists from other cities to Chi
cago, and if this plan is generally
adopted we feel it will accomplish its
purpose and will create a spirit of
confidence in the labor movement of
Illinois which we have not had here
tofore. "It is true that we will find trade
unionists in. our midst from other
cities and states, but the Chicago
Federation of Labor has declared that
no union man will suffer from hunger
or cold as long as he is in possession
of a union card and in good standing
in his local union, no matter where he
"This declaration can be realized if
we do our part and share with our
more unfortunate brothers as we
would expect them to share with us if
the situation was reversed.'
"This is not the time to split hairs,
draw fine distinctions or quibble over
the practicability of the undertaking.
"The responsibility of the under
taking wuT make us big enough,
broad enough and practical enough
to put the proposition upon a business-like
basis and make it a supreme
"It will give us a chance to vindi
cate the slogan of the labor move
ment, 'That the injury of one is the
concern of alL' y
"Chicago Federation of Labor."
INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Women find polling places dirty.
Only 10 out of-37 in 1st ward unob
jectionable. Four Chicagoans want clemency
from pardon and parole board.
Charles Yuzunes, 8530 Eberhart
av., shot wife, then attempted sui
cide. Both in critical condition.
Aldermen recommend permanent
commission to reform tax power.
Anthony Joyce, 4329 Kenmore av.,
wants divorce to wed affinity. Wife
won't give it and demands $100 a
week for support.
Twenty women nabbed in levee
raids charged with vagrancy. Three
Fire at Ambrosia Chocolate Cream
Co., 73 ES: Water st, caused $25,000
damage. Two firemen slightly in
jured. Sixteen skeletons in pickling vat,
818 W. 35th st., belong to medical
Albert Horswill, alleged Titanic
survivor, brought into court by 18-year-old
bride. Non-support. Given
Blaze started in basement of movie
theater, 2706 W. Division st "Good
night" sign, flashed. Every one got
out. No damage.
Timothy J. O'Connell, 7832 S.
Green st, discharged. Returned $30
he had been charged with taking.
James Foley, 3764 S. Halsted st.,
shot at by robbers. Bullets struck
gas meter. Pulmotor rushed to
scene. False, 'alarm. Meter only
George Sweeney, 12 E. 37th st.,
watchman Richardson coal yards,
shot David Robinson, 307 W. 29th
st Robinson will recover. ,, Sweeney
Drs. E. Wells Kellogg and Ed,ward
P. Cooke, Milwaukee, want $200,000
from American Medical Ass'n, 535 N.