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tral Park av., found with fractured
skull at 22d and Trumbull av.
Benjamin S. Cable, attorney, elect
ed head of United Charities.
Four hurt when auto of Dr. R. W.
Klaus, 3663 Pine Grove av., dashed
into funeral car.-.
Frank Hitchcock7"9aloonkeeper of
Burnham, 111., fined $10 for alleged
gambling in place.
Five dwellings and four barns de
stroyed in Cicero fire, which caused
Edward Jones, 3031 S. Dearborn,
shot dead by wife. Jealousy cause.
Frank Lukacs, East Chicago, Ind.,
killed wife and self with gun after
Two male bodies found in Lincoln
Park lagoon by police. Neither iden
tified, oqwctr ffiWranand an dandluaoina
Dozen known crooks and suspects
arrested by Chief Healey's new fly
ing crime squad.
Wm. Errgang, 18, 1233 George st.,
seriously shot by nephew, Otto
Schlichter, 9, 1654 Belmont. Acci
dental. Fifteen Hyde Park homes looted by
"matinee burglars" yesterday after
noon. Patrick Powers, 518 W. 80th st.,
shot when gang of boys fled from po
liceman after looting fruit store. Not
Blanche Smith, 16, and sister Viola,
13, missing from home at 2125 Craw
ford av. Police asked to search.
CONTRACTORS REJECT PEACE
PROPOSALS OF MEN
Carpenters yesterday made the
Contractors a definite offer to arbi
trate their differences. The offer
was ignored, which puts responsibil
ity for continuation of the strike
upon the shoulders of the contract
ors. The carpenters handed the con
tractors a statement declaring that
the mediation meetings had revealed
the principal differences as follows:
One permitting the use of any man- 1
ufactured material on Chicago build
ings regardless of the fact "that it
might be shipped in here from pauper-wage
or child-labor factories.
Another refering to the demand
for a 5-cent increase in wages.
Another refering to the date of ter
mination of the agreement.
It replying to the first-mentioned
difference the contractors are mak
ing a play of the federal indictment
this week of contractors and keep
ing " :ab materials out of Chicago. A
5-ccnt wage increase is denied. The
contractors insist that the new agree
ment shall end May 31 instead of
In past agreements have always
ended April 15. The contractors
want this date changed till May 31,
for the later date is just at the be
ginning of the dull season when, car
penters would be at a disadvantage if
they ever wished to strike.
Employers of structural iron work
ers have hinted that they are willing
to grant some of the demands, but if
the workers do not accept their com
promise they will be locked out next
Monday. A lockout of the ironwork
ers would tie up work on the Lake
st, Jackson blvd., Webster and Bel
mont av. bridges, the recreation pier
and a new pumping station in slip C
in city work alone.
Plastering laborers yesterday sign
ed a satisfactory agreement with
Hodcarriers and building laborers
are facing a lockout threat from the
Building Construction Employers'
ass'n. The hodcarriers signed a sat
isfactory agreement with the Mason
and Builders' ass'n, which is not affil
iated with the B. C. E. A. The B. &
B. ass'n granted the hodcarriers the
desired raise of 5 cents in three years.
New York. Audrey Munson, art
ists' model, is suing a vaudeville firm,
for $20,000, alleging they billed an
other girl under her name "because
of her exceptional form and features."
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