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COMPERS MAKES RESOLUTION
FOR PERMANENT PEACE
Philadelphia, Nov. 17. A great
conference of organized labor will be
called at the end of the European war
to lay foundations for t&ore perma
nent peace, if a resolution intro
duced by President Samuel Gompers
of the American Federation of La
bor is endorsed by the convention.
The measure provides that the ex
ecutive council summon such a gath
ering to meet at the same place and
time the peace conference is con
ducted, .that "suggestions be made
and such action taken as shall be
helpful in restoring fraternal rela
tions, protecting the interests of the
toilers and thereby assisting in lay
ing the foundations of a more lasting
The olive branch of peace was in
effect tendered by the federation to
the brotherhoods of trainmen, con
ductors and bricklayers, organi
tions which have refused to come
into the American Federation of La
bor and at times have opposed its
Under direction of President Gom
pers a resolution reported out by the
organization committee, virtually au
thorizing war upon these brother
hoods, was recommitted.
A campaign to start organization
among school teachers, stenogra
phers, bookkeepers, domestic serv
ants, farmers and commercial travel
ers was endorsed.
MILITIAMEN ORDERED TO PRO
Fort Smith, Ark., Nov. 17. Opera
tion under protection of the regular
troops will be attempted at the non
union coal mines in Prairie Creek.
Judge Frank Youmans, in Federal
Court here this afternoon, instructed
Major McClure, commanding the
cavalrymen, to give the strikebreak
ers and the Bache-Denman Coal
Co.'s property all necessary protec
tion to resume operations.
LET JACK DO IT!
By Jim Manee
Old Jack Frost is a merry oF soul,
So the people say, by heck;
He makes you wear your golashers,
And your coat around your neck.
He brings such weather in the morn
We all dread to accost it,
For coldness, folks, he takes the
So why not let Jack Frost it.
P. S. Say, ma, these long ones itch
like the deuce!
HURT IN ELEVATOR ACCIDENT
Thomas Sattler, Rockcliff, 111., and
Thomas O'Neil, 6515 Wabash av
were injured in ah elevator accident
at the Sabath Desk Co. plant, 176
W. Lake st, today, when the rope of
the elevator broke.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Wheat nor
mal Corn and oats lost. Provisions
James Franche, alias Duffy the
Goat, on trial for killing of Isaac
Henagow in Roy Jones' old saloon
at 21st and Wabash on last April 8.
Measles is spread by those who
have the disease. The disease starts
when the fever, aching and cough
begins. The eruption is merely an
incident. Some patients do not have
it at all. Every child with a fever,
cough and watery eyes should be
isolated. If the disease turns out
to be an ordinary cold, not much has
been lost On the other hand, mea
sles is most contagious 'before the
breaking out appears.
Fair tonight with lowest temper-'
ature about 26 degrees; Wednesday
partly cloudy with slowly rising tem
perature; moderate variable winds.
Temperature Monday: Highest 29;
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