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THE AMERICAN LEGATION IN PEKING
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Banked by beautiful gardens and surrounded by other buildings of its
type is the American legation in Peking, where our minister and his aides)
reside, a structure that would not be out of place in any city of the U. S.
ALDERMEN MAY QUIT TRYING Tfi
Entirely unsuccessful in. their at
tempts to get a settlement out of the
chaos of demands and refusals which
have piled up in the building trades
strike, the arbitration committee ap
pointed by the council stood ready to
give up the job last night after a ses
sion lasting into the evening.
Aid. Carl Murray, chairman, voiced
the sentiments of the rest of the com
mittee when he declared that "I am
beginning to doubt that we can do
any good in settling of the trouble."
FORBID BAR POLITICS
Politics in the coming bar primary
fight is a misdemeanor and will be
punished by a suspension, according
to a rule set down by the board of
managers of the association. A no
tice of the decision was mailed to
every member yesterday.
That politics would tend to pre
vent; an unbiased expression of the
association as to the qualifications of
the candidates for judicial office was
the decision of the managers.
HUNT YOJJNG BANKER
A careful watch over incoming
trains was made by the police today
inan effort to arrest Ray L. Seaman,
until yesterday teller in the Elgin Na
tional bank. Ray resigned his posi
tion and left with $10,000 of bank's
funds, according to the Elgin police,
who asked the Chicago authorities
The young man's disappearance
marked the end of a bright career be
hind the counters of the bank where
for eight years he was a trusted em
ploye. His father, who founded the
bank, left town under similar circum
stances several years ago. Young
Seaman was a prominent Y. M. C. A.
Live bees are allowed in the mails
throughout Great Britain,