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FINE EMPLOYERS FOR LABOR
State Factory Inspector Oscar P.
Nelson and his department attorney,
John P. Reed,went after big game In
Judge Beitler's court yesterday and
H. O. Mudge, president of the Chi
cago, Rock Island & Pacific Ry., was
fined $33.50 for failure to provide and
maintain a suitable and sanitary
washroom for the railroad employes
in the shop at 47th st and Went
worth av. The company promised
to have entire system equipped to
avoid further prosecution.
C. H. Stinle, manager of Franklin
MacVeagh & Co., -was fined $30 for
violation of the child labor law.
N. Fetzer, grocer, 1350 E. 75th st,
fined $18.50 for not keeping time rec
ord on women employes.
F. S. Cottier, manager of Ideal
Laundry, fined $15 for violating child
CZAR TO GRANT ALL JEWS FULL
It is announced from the war zone
that the Russian czar -will grant all
Jews in his dominions full citizenship
rights. Teh eJwish people, however,
are rather skeptic of his sincerity.
"I don't believe it," said Adolf
Krause. "It's too good to. be true
about the Russian government. If it
were true it would mean 5,000,000
slaves would become free people."
Harry A. Iipsky, Rev. Gerson Levi,
Tobias Schanfarber and J. Siegel
were among other prominent Jews
who expressed doubts as to the-truth
of the report.
TO BUCK BANKS' REQUEST
Acting Corporation Counsel Horn
stein will assist State's Attorney
Hoyne in preventing the banks from
getting a reduction on capital ,stock
assessments on next August 14 when
he win oppose the banks' request be
fore the meeting of the board of re
View. Thousands o dollars will be taken
from the city's revenues if this re
quest, which, Hoyne and Hornstein
say is uncalled for, is granted.
A WISE PUP
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Agriculturists in Egypt have suc
ceeded in raising a new cotton, brown
in fnlov and stronger than any here
tofore produced there,
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