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r ROTEST AGAINST CUTTING
POSTAL EMPLIOYES PAY
Protests against cutting the sal
aries of postal employes came up be
fore the Postoffice Clerks' union and
the Mail Carriers' ass'n. Several
congressmenjand Senators Lewis and
Sherman ha"ve"promised to fight the
At the Postoffice Cleks' union fig
ures were presented which showed
that the pay of 350 carriers was de
creased $200 a year and 100 clerks
$100 and $200 anuallq.
At the Carriers' ass'n, where the
same subject was discussed, -Congressman
George Gorman offered to
read a protest before congress.
WANT CIVIC BAKERY
A municipal bakery which would
provide full loaves of bread for the
poor at 3 cents a loaf is among the
plans of the women of the 13th Ward
Civic league. All they want is an ap
propriation from the city to aid them.
Mrs. Marion Biel, head of the
league, claimB that the bakery could
turn out 10,000 loaves daily at a cost
of 3 cents each. She is asking the
city to build in Congress park, one
of the squares in her ward.
"The city owns a square called
Congress park," Mrs. Biel declared.
"We have been trying to have an as
sembly building placed on it. Now
we are going to ask the city to place
a bakery on one of the floors of the
"Here the social workers of the
ward, by giving a day each week to
the work, can soon put a bakery on
a paying basis. We should be able
to. furnish bread for the poor Bohe
mians and Poles in our ward at a cost
of "3 cents a loaf, about half present
BECKER GETS NEW HOPE
Philadelphia, Feb. 15. The arrest
of James Marshall, negro witness
who formed "missing link" in chain
of evidence that convicted ex-Police
Lieutenant Charles Becker of mur
der of Herman Rosenthal, New York
gamhler, two years ago, may result in.
vindication ttir Becker, now in the
death "house at Sing Sing prison.
Marshall, arrested on charge of beat
ing his wife, made statement that he
perjured himself at Beckej trial.
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