WHO BEAT CHILD LABOR AND
WOMEN'S EIGHT-HOUR LAWS?
The Illinois Manufacturers' ass'n
is getting about all that "business"
wants from the Illinois legislature,
according to a Circular letter mailed
this week by the association chair
man of legislative committee, Edward
C. Westman. He writes:
"Members of the general assembly
have taken cognizance of the busi
ness situation. They have arisen to
the occasion. They are to be com
mended. "Following its usual custom, the
Illinois Manufacturers' ass'n has used
its influence to secure the co-operation
of all manufacturing, commer
cial and employers' organizations in
Illinois, as well as the individual
manufacturing concerns and employ
ers, in securing the defeat of legisla
tion proposed at Springfield unfriend
ly to business. Unity of action has
never before been so effective, and
results so gratifying.
"The dying days of the session are
at hand and it is imperative every
employer and business interest watoh
diligently the events at Springfield,
even though a number of bills, espe
cially those regulating the hours of
labor and transportation, have been
BRITON KILLED IN MEXICO
THREE GENERALS EXECUTED
Washington, June 8. S. B. Jones,
an Englishman, was killed Sunday in
Tuxpam, Mexico, the state depart
ment was advised today. Four other
British subjects were probably fatally
wounded. Among them were a
woman and a boy. The message was
It said the casualties occurred dur
ing a fight between Carranzistas who
held the town, and Villastas, who
wrested it from them.
The wounded were Thomas Mal
lard, his wife, their baby and A. T.
Brownsville, Tex June' 8. Execu-
Ttion of three Mexican generals and
ten others, formerly with Gen. Eula
lio Gitierrez, was reported today to
Carranza headquarters at Matamo
ros. Indians, it was said, killed the
men after they had started for the
Washington, June 8. The first or
ganized effort to relieve suffering in
Mexico will begin before the end of
the week. The transport Bufort,
with 10,000 rations on board, is en
route from Galveston to Vera Cruz.
Her cargo is destined for Mexico City,
still held by Zapatistas.
BITS OF NEWS
Three armed men held up Herman
Blumson in saloon, 1000 W. Erie.
Locked him in washroom. $30.
Four negroes arrested in Gary for
stealing auto of Dr. S. J. Russell,
5960 Normal av.
Evanston voted $50,000 to beautify
Wm. Walsh, deputy warden at Jo
liet penitentiary, seriously OL
o o I
Mrs. Peck Yes, I'm sure that if
the women were at the front fight
ing we would soon have peace.
Hen Peck Yes, my dear, probab
ly there would be at home,
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