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W. L, Clauson, Milwaukee, Wis.;
Lieut. L. B. Curtis, U. S. N.; A. C.
Davis, Brooklyn;- Ed Gorman, Phila
delphia; Mrs. D. Gibson, New York; J.
A. Haskell, Cortland, N. Y.; W. H.
Ingram, Sumter, "N.--G.; Messrs. Jel
leff, Marlow and Lewis, and' Miss Se
ville and Mr. Vernon, Macaria Opera
Company; E. P. Lyons, J. P. Ray and
wife, W. Snyder and G. Williamson
of New York, J. Okamato, Japanese;
C. W. Poole and wife, Gray, Va., first
class passengers. J. Gilbert, M. Bolen
(woman)' and C. Roper, second class
All of the other passengers are be
lieved to be on the Nantucket, to
whose assistance a half dozen ocean
going tubs have been rushed, as it
is reported that her bowsre stov
BOOZE PLACES GIVE UNION
MEN HARD BATTLE, THEY SAY
The Hotel and Restaurant Em
ployes' International Alliance, which
is now engaged in an active campaign
to unionize all Chicago restaurants,
is having its hardest trouble in the
places which serve booze and are
under the direct influence of the
And now the. union men have de
cided that if this is the manner in
which they are going to be treated'
by the breweries or the "wet" inter
ests they will get their work in at
the polls during the coming election,
so there is a possibility that the
strength of the union will be used to
defeat those candidates who are
known to be tied up with the brewers.
The organization is having marked
success in signing, up the restaurants
tha do not serve liquor and the
lunchroom. Already about 75 places,
including those owned by Weegh
man, Messinger, Erickson, Thomp
son, Knab and smaller ones, have
sipped with the union.
The owners 6f the big cafes are
banded together into an organization
known as the Restaurant OwnerV
Association .headed by( John Vogel-;
sang. It is claimed they have pledged
their support to any restaurant own
er who is fighting the union.
President Fred Ebeling of the em
ployes' union says the United Socie
ties is leading the fight against or
The union expects shortly to cen
ter its attack on one of the downtown
restaurants and bring the question
to a speedy crisis.
In the event that the fight "does
open up it is probable that union
teamsters will refuse to deliver goods
to restaurants employing scab labor.
The Bakers' and Confectioners'
Union are also going to stand by Jhe
others in this scrap and it is very
probable Chicago will soon be the
scene of another fight to forever
establish union labor in the res'tau
rants of Chicago.
The union hopes to gain wage in
creases that will abolish the tipping
HOT SCRAP EXPECTED
The Fourteenth Ward seems like
ly to be the scene of one of the hot
test primary scraps in the city this
year, due to the two Democratic fac
tions that are in a hard battle to
name the aldermanic candidate.
Aid. J. Edward Clancy is up for
te-election. He has the support of
the Hearst-Harrison wing of the
party and also of the Democratic wo
men's organization, who held a mass
meeting last night at Conway's HalL
Western avenue and Lake street
Opposing him and supported by
regular organization is Joseph H.
Smith, who is being strongly backed
by the union men of, the ward, as
Smith is an official of the Black
smiths' Union, No. 14.
Certain species of spiders are.spe
cially cultivated for the threads used
in astronomical instruments. These
threads, much finerthan. those of the
vgilkworm, measure only one-fifth to
one-seventh of a thousandth of an
inch in diameter.