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hit by Aurora & 'Elgin car near
Rob't Larson, arrested in Joliet, to
be brought here. Accused of taking
Pearl Gallagher to Nebraska.
"Little ballots" for special ques
tions, weight more than 50 tons, dis
Walter Riordan, Elburn, III., told
police had been robbed of $52 on a
State st. car.
Jos Bodell, 826 Greenleaf av Wil
mette, took poison in home of Lottie
Beck, 3615 N. Irving av. Will recover.
Municipal flag for Chicago advo
cated by Aid. Kearns. To introduce
Federal authorities seeking gang
making counterfeit $5 and $10 gold
RAILROAD MEN IN PROTEST
. OVER SETTLEMENT DELAY
After nearly a million dollars is
spent in four months' arbitration,'
warning is now sent out by railway
brotherhoods that the whole thing
might fizzle out with no results.
A news letters by Rochard Fair
child, head of the press bureau of
the brotherhoods, says people are
writing to ask what the arbitration
award will amount to when finished
and handed down by the board which
began secret meetings today.
Pairchild calls attention to sections
pf the Newlands act. Stripped of
their long law language these mean:
1. The whole arbitration deal is
under the jurisdiction and control of
the district court of the United States
and that court may pass on errors of
law if appealed to.
2. Whatever the arbitration board
hands down as an award doesn't go
into effect until the XJ. S. district
court has "finally disposed" of any
appeals made to it either by railroad
or brotherhood lawyers.
"There being no exceptions from
either side the award as to the wage
'and working conditions in western
territory will be effective as of April
30, 1915," says the brotherhoods
news letter. "It will then be opera
tive for one year from that date. The
railroads already through their coun
sel have indicated that they will faith
fully abide by the award no matter
what it is. And brotherhood officials
have repeatedly said that even if the
engineers, firemen and hostlers in the
western country obtain little or no re
lief from the arbitrators, they will
steadfastly stand by their end of the
The news letter is gotten out un
der orders from Warren S. Stone,
grand chief of the engineers, and W.
S. Carter, chief of firemen. It con
"Employes look on this arbitration
as the real test of conciliatory meas-v
ures in bitter industrial controversies.
Failing to obtain what they consider
justice by an appeal to arbitration, it
has been repeatedly hinted that the
Newlands act probably will not again
prove to be the same pleasing and
harmonizing influence that its fram
ers designed it to me. Because of
this reason alone, students of indus
trial and sociological problems of the
present day, in the university and
out, are declared to be keenly ob
servant of the trend of this great la
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jitneys so popular
WHAT CHANCE HAS A GOV
TO SAVe HIS NICKLES!
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