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ANTI-GERMAN RIOTING HITS
Rome. Extensive anti-German
rioting broke out here and in a num
ber .of other Italian cities today, fol
lowing the report that-the Salandra
cabinet has resigned because of the
opposition of the neutrality party to
Near Piazza Collonair, in a fierce
battle with the rioters, the troops
fired several volleys into the mobs
and many persons were wounded.
The rioting is continuing with the
soldiers apparently unable to restrain
A dispatch from Milan reported
that the interventionists and neutral
ists excranged shots in a pitched
street battle and that a number of
persons were killed or wounded.
Berlin. Germany has received re
newed assurances that Greece will
not enter the war on the side of the
allies, semi-officially stated. Advices
from influential sources in Athens de
clare the new Greek cabinet is deter
mined to preserve the country's neu
trality. Durban, Natal. In night of rioting.
anti-German mobs wrecked or burn
ed practically all enemy alien ships
and buildings in Durban, damage
being estimated at $1,250,000. There
were at least 10,000 persons in the
streets. Colonial forces and the po
lice vere powerless.
Corfu. 5 Italian transports, laden
with troops, have elft Brindisi for Al
bania to put down new insurrection
reported to be led by Turks.
BOSSES COMING DOWN
The Carpenter Contractors' ass'n
has taken a step down off its righ
horse. It has decided to renew its
offer of an increase of 2 cents an
hour for the last half of a 3-year
agreement. Througr the Carpenters'
District Council the offer will go to
tre men, who will vote for acceptance
If one a week ago had suggested
Jhis. jnoye (o the contractors one
would have been greeted with a frigid
stare of haughty distain. They in
timated that they would never offer
the carpenters an additional jpenny.
It ;s a fact that tre offer npw made
is but a fraction of what the car
penters want. This offer provides
that the carpenters shall return to
work at treir present scale for 18
months and then receive 67 cents
an hour for another 18 months.
The carpenters want an immediate
increase to 70 cents an hour, to be
followed by an increase in two years
to 75 cents an hour.
GENERAL WALKOUT MAY HIT
SEVERAL CLOTHING SHOPS
The famous Hod Carriers' hall of
the 1910 strike of the tailors of Chi
cago is again being used as strike
headquarters. A meeting of the tail
ors and cutters on strike from the
Continental Clothing Co. because of
the discharge of two men for joining
the union was held there yesterday.
The Amalgamated Clothing Work
ers of America report that the police
are already busy making arrests in an
effort to break up the strike. Wm. A.
Cunnea is taking charge of all the
cases in court.
Employes of the firm of Hirsch
Wickwire Co., Alfred Decker &
Cohen and Kuppenheimer are on the
verge of a general walkout as a re
sult of intolerable conditions prevail
ing in the shops.
The Hirsch-Wickwire employes are
particularly aggravated and a strike
may occur there at any moment.
The Continental tailor shop has
closed up. ,,
H. L. Clayton, chauffeur, and two
others arrested as men who have
been breaking windows with missies
thrown from autos.
Partly cloudy Friday and Saturday;
rising temperature Saturday;, moder
ate easterly winds,-shifting to south
erly Saturday, j