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New York by Louis Brandeis and
there was not an attempt by the at
torneys opposed to him to reply.
Poisons, fatigue poisons, develop in
the blood and muscles of those who
work beyond a certain rational period
of time each day. In the tjourse of
time these poison break down tissues
and result in tuberculosis, anemia
and other troubles common to
thousands of factory women and
The eight-hour bill was introduced
by Medill McCormick in the house
and Kent Keller in the senate. Rep
resentative McCormick will be joined
by Mrs. Medill McCormick in argu
ments before the committee Tuesday.
Among those from the Woman's
Trade Union league who will go down
are Agnes Nestor, Mary Anderson
and Amy Walker-Field.
John Walker, president Illinois
State Federation of Labor, and Victor
Olander, secretary, wih speak. Both
President John Fitzpatrick and Sec
retary F4 Nockels of the Chicago
Federation of Labor will appear. A
delegation of 100 or more is expected
to go from Chicago organizations.
A special convention of the Illinois
Manufacturers' ass'n has been called
for Tuesday and Wednesday of next
week at Springfield. Headed by John
M. Glenn, president, and Dudley Tay
lor, attorney, they will try to defeat
the eight-hour bill and the child la
bor bill. The hearing on child labor
is set for Wednesday.
RECENT MEXICAN ACTIONS NOT
LIKE TAMPICO INCIDENT
Washington, March. 26. Maltreat
ment of the American flag by Zapa
tistas, following the murder in Mex
ico City of John B. McManus, Chi
cago dairyman, will not be made an
other Tampico incident. This was
emphasized at the state department
and at the White House today.
It was held that the murder of Mc
Manus and the violation of the Amer
ican colors and of the seal of the
Brazilian consulate placed on Mc
ivkiuuo uoor ior protection was by
men who attacked McManus for re
venge and was in no way counten
anced by their responsible officers.
Reports of the most conflicting
character continue to arrive here re
garding the situation about Tampico.
Both Villistas and Carranzistas are
claiming victory in then initial skirm
ishing now in progress.
LABOR CONFERENCE BRINGS
ON WARM FIGHT
Things warmed up at the Morrison
hotel meeting of the building trades
The trouble started when John
Donlin, business agent of the plas
terers, made charges of graft against
other business agents and made some
suggestive inferences involving Al
bert Alex, business agent for White
City Council of Lathers.
Donlin managed to get his accusa
tion off his chest and then things be
gan to happen in verbal form and in
great big chunks.
Donlin, be it remarked, is business
agent for a union that night before
last did the thing he -was dead set
against. It voted to cast its lot with
the locked-out lathers m direct de
fiance to the Building Trades coun
cil. Alex started asking some pertinent
questions relative to what became of
$40,000 that the advisory board of
the Building Trades Council received
from getting out a Building Trades
edition publication last December.
He said no one knew what happened
to that money and rose to inquire. He
wanted to know if the money was
not being used to further the inter
ests of the adviory board in jamming
the joint agreement down the throats
of unwilling unions.
Alex also accused the advisory
board of accepting money from the
"Big Six" of employing contractors
to aid in gargling said Tabor unions'
throats with the distasteful joint
f-frar' "Uttm irPii.-.