by one of the senators," Miss Mary
Mclnerney of the bindery girls' union
stated. "The girl wrote asking the
senator tc- ignore the letter sent in by
the employer and signed by his em
ployes, as she" said tfiey had to sign
it or lose their jobs."
C. A. Werner, a small laundryman
who declared he represented the Oak
land Business Men's ass'n, called the
proposed measure socialistic and
stated if the people wanted socialistic
measures they should also pay to tne
bosses what it cost the bosses if they
had to pay higher wages. He sug
gested a bill which would not cut the
profits of the small shops, but would
throw the burden on the big fellows.
The senate committee also listened
to the bosses in their fight on the pro
posed 8-hour law.
Joseph Comona yesterday shot and
killed his estranged wife at 1120 Wol
fram st. when she refused to come
back and live with him. Escaped.
Liberty bell to stop at Gary, Ind.,
for 15 minutes on July 6. To stay
in Chicago till midnight of July 6.
Chas. Oxner given $1,200 verdict
against Lambs' cafe owners. When
waiter was beaten by wine party.
Former Senator Clark ordered his
auto ditched yesterday to avoid col
lision with another machine. Was
badly bruised with chauffeur.
Railroads will not contest Interl
state Commerce Commission's recent
order telling them to sever connec
tions with lake boat line.
Speciaj committee of county com
missioners to probe 111. Training
School for Nurses before letting con
tracts. Three men arersted on Ashland av.
car for picking pockets. Started fight
Stanley Braun swook out warrant
tor arrest of J. W. Goodman, South
Halsted st. clothier. Says he was
yanked inside store to buy suit ,
London. F. D. Ackland, financial
sec'y of treasury, speaking at meeting
estimated cost of war $150 a second
or $12,060,000 a day.
Watertown, N. Y. German flag
torn from flagpole in front of hall ty
utilized by Grand Army post at Nor
wood by angry mob.
Atlanta, Ga. May 31 designated
for special hearing of Leo M. bank's
appeal before state prison com'n.
Cleveland. Penny street car line
will be in operation June 1 from pub
lic square to E. 9th st. passenger boat
London. King Constantine report
ed worse. Temperature increased. 8
New York. Carbolic acid, used'in
manufacture of ammunition, has ad
vanced over 1,800 per cent in price
since war started.
Milwaukee. Margaret Dunn, pris
oner at the House of Correction, kill
ed in quarrel with Edna Loving, col
ored, another prisoner.
Trinidad, Colo. Robert Ulrich,
president of Trinidad miners' union,
a tubercular through imprisonment,
is on trial on charge of murdering
Mack Powell, innocent bystander
during strike riot at Ludlow, Oct. 9.
El Palo, Texas. Gen. Antonio Villa,
brother of Francisco "Pancho" Villa,
and Col. Pulido ot Gen. Roaul Ma
dero's staff killed in quarrel at Chi
huahua, following Mexican political
ANDY PLACES A KICK ff
New York. Andrew Carnegie,
laird of Skibo, is complaining against
New York's high tax rajte. He calims
his land on Fifth avenue has been as
sessed $455,000 too much.
FOUR TRAMPS DIE IN FIRE
Omaha, Neb. Four tramps burned
to death, two others believed lost,
when 19 cars of Missouri Pacific
freight train destroyed by fire.
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