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HOD CARRIERS DENY INTENTION
TO GO ON STRIKE
Hod carriers deny intention to
Nothing new in carpenters' strike.
- Contractors flocking to side of the
locked out lathers.
Halbert Smith scores coming peace
conference of warring postal clerks'
This morning brought the rumor
that 18,000 had carriers and building
trades laborers would strike May 1
to get signatures to their desired
' Adolph Schreiber, secretary of the
German Hod Carriers' union, today
emphatically and flatly denied that
there was any possibility of a strike.
"We have won the employers to
our way of thinking and with no rum
bus or trouble," said Schreiber. "With
one exception, everything we asked
for has been granted and we expect
to gain that point Anyway, ,a strike
talk is premature, to say ihe least.
A number of plastering contractors
today .broke away from their associa
tion and signed agreements with the
White City Council of lathers. For
the lathers this is the most auspic
ious happening since they were lock
ed out six weeks ago. Today nearly
every member of White City Council
is at work.
The peace conference of the United
National Ass'n of Post Office Clerks,
billed for May 9, may not be so peace
ful Halbert Smith, president of local
No. 1, National Fed. of P. 0. Clerks
today condemned the meeting in ad
vance. Again the leading issue is:
"Shall postal clerks whose oath of
allegiance makes it impossible for
them to strike be affiliated with the
A. F. of L?"
.The federation is for affiliation, the
association is ferninst it Smith con
tends affiliation with the A. F. of L.
will not mean any possibility of a
strike, but will simply give the men
the advantage of association with the
national labor body.
UUU INC. WO Js
New York. Hannah Goldstein
chased two men who laughed at her
Sunday hat cornered them in a store
and caused their arrest for disorderly
New York. Dill pickles are bet-''
ter for that spring fever than the old
fashioned sulphur and molasses, ac-1
cording to Dr. Louis R. Weizmiller,
Y. M. C. A. physical director. ' '-
Pittsburgh, Pa. Miss Rebekah
Stewart, Pitt student, pulled the coat
tails of a man she passed in the hall-
way of her uncle's home and called
him "old grumpy." She thought it,
was her cousin until she missed her.
Oil City, Pa. A New York Central
express was held up for 20 minutes,
two switch engines had a busy quar
ter hour and twelve men had their
hands full when Anna Chelton, Oil
City's 700-pound fat girl, left town.
Cleveland. Rev. R. R, Bigger says
pray before .you. leap in,to matrimony
or you U land m neu nere and nell
thereafter. "Be sure the wife knows
haw to cooli," he- warns. 9 '
Cleveland. A boarder at, M. B.
Mandell's home got up early to take
a smoke. "Save the light," said a
voice at his bedside. "Who the. ?"
"Just a burglar," said ten. voice. He
got his light
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