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TO RACE IN INDIANAPOLIS
w". I wky
Dario Resta, champion driver of
Europe and recent winner of the
Vanderbilt, who is one of the favor
ites in the Indianapolis 500-mile race.
THREE ROASTED TO DEATH IN
Milwaukee, Wis., May 27. The
police and coroner today are trying to
determine whether the death of a
man and two women, who were found
literally roasted in a gas-filled house
late yesterday, was the result of a
triple suicide pact or a double mur
der and suicide.
The dead are: John A. Schneider,
55, a shoemaker; Mrs. Tillie Schnei
der, 50, his wife, and Mrs. Barbara
Pinski, 80, mother of Mrs. Schneider.
Every gas jet in the house had been
turned on and the heat from a gas
range, the only burners lighted, had
caused a temperature of 400 degrees.
The heat was so intense that die
bodies were blackened and blood was
-oozing from every pore. Schneider
'eft a note, asking that $100 coffins
'be provided for each of them.
CARPENTERS MAY SHORTLY
There is a chance that the carpen
ters' strike will shortly be a thing of
the past, so far as men being out of
work are concerned.
The carpenter millmen are work
ing with their employers' associ
ation upon an agreement that is very
likely to se signed. By it, not only
5,000 inside carpenters will at once
return to work, but work will be sup
plied for most of the 16,000 outside
While the Carpenter Contractors'
ass'n and the union have not come to
terms, there are but 525 contractors
in the association, while 1,460 con
tractors, not members of the associa
tion have signed agreements giving
the carpenters what they want.
If these contractors could get ma
terial they could have every carpen
ter in the city at work in short order.
If the inside carpenters go back to
work these fair contractors will be
able to get the needed material.
The Carpenter Contractors' ass'n
today made a desperate but appar
ently ineffectual effort to gum the
plans of the Millmen's ass'n and the
inside workers. They realize that
peace for the millmen means their
It was reliably reported today that
the millmen employers are willing to
sign an agreement that would in 3
years increase the workers' wages
from 41 to 45 cents an hour and at
the same time reduce the day from
9 to 8 hours. The mill workers had
asked 50 cents in 3 years, but seem
disposed to compromise.
New York. "Take back all you
said about the kaiser or 111 blow your
head off," shouted Frederick Fincke
in a street argument with Alexander
M. Gugur, Russian. Fincke arrested.
Cleveland. Delegates attending
national biennial convention of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive En
gineers voted unanimously in favor
of state and national prohibition.