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ENGINEMEN'S TROUBLE NOW IN
The issues between the ninety
eight western railroads and their en
ginemen weer placed directly in the
hands of President Wilson last night
by members of the United States
Board of Mediation, who declared
that they wished to "wash their
hands" of the whole affair.
The men have already threatened
to strike on August 7 unless the rail
roads agree to the terms offered by
the mediators. The enginemen con
tend that the railroad managers were
instrumental in having the federal
body take a hand in the matter, but
now refuse to abide by their decision.
President Wilson will meet the
managers at 2 o'clock this afternoon
and the engineers and firemen at 5
o'clock. He will then hear both to
gether and 'effect a settlement.
BRITISH WAR CHIEF
Field Marxian oir oo.iii French is
the generalissimo of the British land
Leavenworth, Kas. 4 convicts at
Kansas state prison, 2 of them life
termers, made sensational escape.
Scranton, Pa. No strike of 22,000
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western
Coal Co. mine workers. Grievances
referred to committee.
Lisburn, Ireland. Despite truce or- 9
dered by Woman's Social Political
Union, militant suffragets attempted
to blow up ancient cathedral. Walls
Washington. Senate passed bill
providing for issuance of $500,000,000
in currency to assist business inter
ests of country.
Washington. That persons in this
country may know whereabouts of
relatives in Europe, Sec'y Bryan ar
ranged to establish information bu
reau using consuls as informants.
Washington. Paul M. Varburg,
nominee for federal reserve board,
will appear before senate banking
SOUTH SIDE BAND CONCERTS
South Park commissioners have
arranged following band concerts for
Sunday Puller Park, Chicago
band; Mark White Square, Illinois
Tuesday Jackson Park, Chicago
band; Palmer Park, Pullman.
Wednesday Grant Park, Chicago 5
Thursday Washington Park, Sec
Friday McKinley Park, Seventh
Regliment; Hamilton Park, Chicago. a
Saturday Armour Square, First v
Regiment; Grant Park, Chicago band. '
All of the concerts will be at 8 p.m. i
SOCIALISTS TO PICNIC
Members of the 30th ward branch, i
of the Socialist party will hold a pic
nic on August 9 at Brill's grove, South z
Chicago. The grove is located at 103d 1
street and Jndj&napolis avenue, 1
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