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myself: "Two women optimists in
one' day. Whew!" But I was des
tined to meet the third.
"The situation is bad, the worst I
have seen in the eight years I have
been in charge of this, department,"
said the third "woman as she patient
ly surveyed a line of unemployed wo
men that stretched clear around the
office, "but I am positive that if we
keep our heads things will adjust
themselves in a short time.
"You cannot entirely blame the de
pression on the war. It began be
fore the war commenced. But I very
much doubt if there will be any more
girls out of work this winter because
of the war than there were last win
ter when there wasn't any war."
Certainly if the psychology of
cheerfulness has any effect the sit
uation should clear up.
"So you've been transferred from
night to day duty, officer?"
"You bet! Why there was so much
doing some nights I couldn't get a
wink of sleep."
ROBINSON & CRUSO,
Card of Atlanta (Ga.) firm
THE CALUMET SITUATION AS IT
IS AT PRESENT
"Strikebreakers at the Calumet &
Hecla mines have all been fired and
the strikers who are back on the job
are working only four days a week
besides having their wages cut."
A Western Federation of Miners'
organizer at the Chicago Federation
of Labor thus described the Calumet
"Wages were cut from $2.50 down
to $2 and $2.25 a day. All the tram
men, muckers and loaders, practic
ally all the men In the mines, come
in for this cut. We believe the com
pany is doing it partly for specula
tion and partly to break unionism.
They are trying to discipline the
workers by keeping them hungry for
"Nicholas Verbanic and three other
strikers will be tried in October on
the charge of murdering the three
Delly brothers at Painedale, Dec. 7,
1913. After these murder trials will
come the conspiracy cases against
President Moyer and 38 others. Four
attorneys, Judge Hilton, A. W. Kerr,
B. F. LeGendre and E. A. McNally,"
have made thorough preparations for
POISON CAUSED DEATH
Facts surrounding the murder of
Joseph D'Andrea, head of the Tunnel
Miners and Sewer Diggers' Union,
have come to light
His death was not caused by the
slugs fired into him from the sawed
off shotgun of the murderers, but
from the poison with which the bul
lets were coated.
Until his last hours he protested
that he did not know his slayers.
When the end approached, however,
he is said to have, named those re
sponsible for the murder.
The police are searching "Little
Italy" for three men.
It will take 80,000 pounds of flour
daily to supply rations for European.
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