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BRICK MANUFACTURERS ARE
Brick manufacturers are threaten
. ing. Their threats are written out
r in long statements given to the press.
Nearly all the newspapers are pour
ing out regrets over the amount of
money lost to the city by the strike.
It is bad business, they claim.
Threat No. 1 is that they will hire
non-union teamsters and deliver
brick from their stock of union made
brick produced before t"he strike.
- Threat No. 2 is that they will hire
strikebreakers and begin making
William Schlake, president of the
Illinois Brick Co., handed out this hot
stuff just one day after his state
ment, "The reason we have not gone
to arbitration is that we believe we
will do better by treating with the
The manufacturers' statement is
- sued yesterday says: "Great pres
sure has been brought to bear upon
the manufacturers through the va
rious business interests of Chicago
and through those engaged in the
erection of large and important
GIRL SUES CHOIR MASTER
The romance between Billy Sun
day's principal choir singer and a
young girl was reached in the Cir
The man is Homer ftodeheaver,
known as "the golden-voiced choir
master." The girl is Georgia Jay,
daughter of Mrs. Laura T. Jay, 6320
University avenue. The girl wants
It was at a Billy Sunday revival
meeting five years ago they met. She
felt the thrill of his "golden" voice.
She has never forgotten it, she
They went around together often.
But it was in April, 1911, he asked
her to be his wife. He had come
home from Iowa. She went to the
station and met him. They took a
taxicab. His arm was around her.
She felt herself being drawn to him.
And then be asked her to be his wife.
She began making plans for the
But towards the end of the year he
became suddenly cold. And then he
told her their marriage would never
CITY MAY BUST UP PARMALEE
TRANSFER CO. MONOPOLY
The city is going to try and bust
up the taxicab monopoly enjoyed by
the Frank Parmalee Transfer Co. at
all railroad stations.
Detectives have been arresting
Parmalee chauffeurs and so far 21
chauffers will be arraigned before
Judge Mahoney. The complaints
against them are:
' That motor cabs of the Parmalee
Company do not display ordinance
taxicab rate cards.
That the taxicabs of the company
do not display the name of owner or
vehicle license numbers on the inside.
The city ordinance limits taxi
rates to 50 cents for the first half
mile. The Parmalee Co., however,
has fixed its own rate card and
charges 75 cents for that distance.
Ass't City Prosecutor U. S. Schwartze
has been placed in charge of the
TWO KILLED ON MOTORCYCLES
A man and a girl were killed last
night and other man was seriously
injured as a result of a "dare devil"
motorcycle race staged in a Chicago
street. The race came to an abrupt
end when an express wagon ap
peared. Marie Kiern, 19, 1915 Wabansia
av., and Edward Bomark, 2855
Shakespeare avenue, were on one
machine. Both were killed. Adolph
J. Maspuitt, 2430 Cortez street, was
on the other machine. He sustained
a fractured skull and may die. The
accident occurred at North 56th and
The driver of the wagon was not
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