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ural that they should be weak against
cuwe ball pitching at the season's
Beck is hitting harder, and Fischer
and Wilson, the backstops, are both
pounding the pilb-v Zwilling, Wick
land, Flack, Mann and Hanford have
batted up to the standard demanded
Detroit was halted. Morton was a
puzzle. Chapman knocked two hits
and stole three bases for Cleveland.
St Louis Cards made seven runs in
one inning and licked Pirates. Old
Man Wagner poled a double and sin
gle. Fred Clarke should have a few
Kaiserling outpitched Schulz in 14
innings and Newark downed Buffalo.
Oakes' three hits drove in all Pitt
fed runs to beat Sloufeds.
FIGHT FOR LABOR BILLS IS ON
The big labor convention in
Springfield will open at 4 o'clock to
morrow afternoon. One, and possi
bly two, special trains will leave over
the Chicago & Alton at 9:30 in the
morning. Following are the bills be
fore the legislature for which labor
The initiative and referendum
amendment, through which the peo
ple can obtain a direct control in gov
The anti-injunction bill a most
necessary measure if liberty is to be
maintained in Illinois.
The women's eighht-hour bill and
the bill for3 a minimum wage for
women, through which the mother
hood of the state is to be safe
guarded. The child labor bill for the protec
tion of children. N
The fifty-car limit bill, needed as a
safeguard to the lives of the public
and railroad workers.
The bill providing for one day rest
'VThe amendments to the compensa
tion act as contained in senate bill
The co-operative bill.
The bill providing for the re-enactment
of the health, safety and
There are also several important
measures effecting the conditions of
the workers in particular industries,
such as the street' car men's ten-hour
bill, the bills for mining legislation,
Following are the bills which labor
will try and have defeated:
The Cooley vocational education
bill, which proposes to divide and
split in twain the public school sys
tem of the stte.
House bill No. 24, providing for the
printing of school books in the peni
tentiary. The bill for repealing the barbers'
Senate bill No. 277, which provides
for a system of discretionary personal
government over industrial matters,
that should not be tolerated in any
community that believes in govern
ment by law.
The anti-boycott bill.
MRS. MERRIAM SLIPS ONE OVER
Mrs. Chas. E. Merriam, alderfan's
wife and civic reformer, has secured
a special permit to run a bar. She
got it under the name of the Chauf
feurs' Mutifal Aid ass'n for the pur
pose of giving a "wet dance" at 3858
S. State tonight.
Mrs. Merriam got the permit to
show how easily it could be had. An
investigator working with her secur
ed the use of the chauffeurs' ass'n
charter for $20. The Seipp Brewing
Co, provided surety bond. A federal
license was rentedfor $5 and a mu
nical special bar permit secured for
$6. Mrs. Merriam can give the dance
tonight and make a stack of money
for herself, if she cares to.
Mrs. Merriam declares there is a
regular business made of selling
charters and federal licenses for
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