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Holabird & Roche, the architects,
began asking pertinent questions
about the understanding that all fin
ishing on woodwork should be done
in Chicago. Schank vowed he would
never give in. But Schank had not
reckoned that the unioh" inen would
stick so well together when the rights
of some of them were being assailed.
The dispute tied up tight all the work
on the building. The pressure be
came too much for Schank. He gave
At a conference held late yesterday
afternoon between Schank, the ar
chitect, general contractors and
union men, Schank not only con
ceded every point of this dispute, but
agreed in writing that the woodwork
for all future Chicago contracts shall
be shipped here "in the white" to be
finished at the Brunswick, Balke,
Collender plant on 22d st. by mem
bers of Local 430, hardwood finish
ers. This plant is fully equipped to
do all such work.
The boys who went to bat and
hammered out a victory for the union
men were: R. C. Stewart, business
agent for the hardwood finishers;
Thos. Walsh, sheet metal workers; J.
Murphy, electricians; H. Hahn, gla
ziers; C. W. Pry. machinists.
It is significant that the union men
won their victory without the aid of
either the Building Trades council or
the Employers and Erectors' ass'n.
With the memory of how they were
double-crossed in the "Marshfields"
contract the men wanted no assist
ance from the latter association. In
the Marshall Field's case $485,000
worth of fixtures manufactured out
side of Chicago were placed, which
money could as well have been spent
in Chicago. After the money had
been spent Sup't of Construction
Spntf nf thp. Marshall Field's nrnm-
jed that in future all such work
would be done m gmcago. rne next
veek the store let a contract for $18,
0fl worth of similar work to a Phil
"It is the greatest victory Chicago
labor has won in 15 years where the
question of whether work snoum De
done in Chicago or elsewhere was the
issue," said R, C. Stewart today.
DRUGGISTS MUST ANSWER TO
DOPE SELLING CHARGES
Six druggists face Judge Mahoney
today, charged with selling dope
without prescriptions. They were ar
rested through the efforts of the
"Poppy Club" of dope fiends, of which
Detective Seargeants Wild and
Holmes are the directors, and which
has its home in the city hall base
ment. Fortunately for the druggists they
were arrested for violations of the
city law before the federal law went
into effect. Their maximum penalty
if convicted will be a $200 fine each.
Walter E. Beyerman, 776 W. Har
rison, alleged to have sold Joseph
Molton one-eighth-ounce bottle of
morphine without prescription.
Lawrence Campbell, 3205 Cottage
Grove av., alleged to have sold John
Wilson two and one-eighth-ounce
bottle of morphine without prescrip
tion. A. E. Fechter, 521 N. Clark, alleged
to have sold Harry Hull one-eighth-ounce
bottle of morphine without
Lakeside Drug Company, 1200 W.
Madisqn, alleged to have sold Charles
Wilson morphine without prescrip
tion. Edmund J. Wolta, 1501 W. 12th,
alleged to have sold Fred Barnard
morphine without prescription.
Bernard Zak, 2358 W. Lake, alleged
to have sold Charles Wilson morphine
Human race to have lips like peli
can's beak if we continue" to drink
from bubbling fountains, said Dr. T.
W. Brophy before Chi. Med. Soc.
Russians are more addicted to
beards than men of any other nation.