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The Indictments charge that these
defendants interfered with the deliv
ery of an ice machine to the McEvoy
Brewing Co. in February, 1914. The
machine was shipped-from York, Pa.,
by the York Manufacturing Co.
Michael Boyle, business agent
Electrical Workers' union; Frank A.
Lundmark, business agent Electrical
Workers' union, No. 713; Ray Cleary,
assistant business agent Electrical
Workers' union, No. 134; Lester L.
Hampton, alias "Jack," business
agent Electrical Workers' union, No.
134; Otis B. Duncan, officer J. Lang
& Co.; Warren Ripple, officer J. Lang
& Co.r Julien J. Nielsen, officer
State's Electric Co.; James Obermil
ler, formerly officer State's Electric
Co.; Gustave W. Berthold, officer
Electric Apparatus Co,; Edward E.
Berthold, officer Electric Apparatus
Co.; Geo. E. A. Kohler, Kohler Bros.;
Franklin Kohler, Kohler Bros.; Henry
Newgard, Henry Newgard Co.; Mar
tin Newgard, Henry Newgard Co.;
Charles J. Peterson, formerly with
Henry Newgard Co., now with the
Cuthbert Electric Manufacturing Co. ;
Charles Kreider, employe Kohler
Bros.; Allen S. Pearl, officer Delta
Star Electric Co., and John Cuthbert,
president Cuthbert Electric Manu
Besides the individuals named the
companies or firms represented are
included in the indictments. The
charges are that the contractors
formed the Chicago Switchboard
Manufacturing ass'n and made an
agreement with the indicted business
agents to keep all business of that
nature out of Chicago.
BELGIANS FOIL USE OF GASES
GERMANS CUT DOWN
London. Offensive in France and
Belgium has passed into the hands of
the allies. Despite strength of Ger
man line it is wavering under repeat
ed assault at certain points. Weight
of Belgian-French-British combined
forces in. Northern France is beings.
thrown against elbow In German new
line around St Julian, which it is be
lieved Sir John French has deter
mined must be recaptured.
Advices from Belgian headquarters
say that last night Germans distrib
uted great quantity of their asphyx
iating gas along line held by Belgians
and attempted an advance. Belgians
lay close to ground, each man with
his nostrils stuffed with cotton, with
which all troopsUm front line now
have been supplied and waited. When
Germans, believing enemy uncon
scious, charged in massed formation
their lines were literally cut to pieces
by machine gun fire and fell back in
disorder. German losses enormous.
It is stated that at certain points the
dead lay piled on each other lika
freshly cut firewood.
Although northern end of French
battle line attracts most attention,
because of spectacular nature of
fighting, officials are watching close
ly territory between Meuse and Mo
selle and in Upper Alsace, where se
rious fighting is known again to be
in progress. Gen. Joffre has let it be
known "that he hoped to have his real
offensive well under way by May 1.
Alvices from Gallipoli peninsula,
where allied troops under Gen. Ian
Hamilton are slowly pushing their .
way along both sides of Dardanelles
to co-operate with fleet in attempt on
Constantinople say that fighting con
tinues. Paris. Big French armored cruis
er Leon Gambetta, of 12,352 tons dis
placement, has been torpedoed and
sunk, presumably by an Austrian
submarine, in the Adriatic off Otran-1
to. Not known how many were
Stockholm. Swedish steamer
Centric, coal-laden, sunk by mine in
Baltic. Crew saved.
St. Paul, Minn. 7 men injured, 1
probably fatally, and 3 city blocks in
prominent part of St Paul were
either burned or damaged in fire still'
raging. .Lass probably-SOOjOOO. . r-i
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