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SHAW AND FAY TAXI CO.S ARE
HIT BY CHAUFFEURS' STRIKE
With the ne,ws of the settlement
in the street car strike word of an
other strike broke. Tim Neary, head
of the chauffeurs' unIon,unnounced
that trouble is on with the W. W.
Shaw and Owen Fay taxi companies
and that negotiations with the Atlas
Motor Service were broken off.
Notice of the strike with a bulletin
carrying names of union livery com
panies was passed from the union
headquarters this morning. Cards
bearing the inscription, "Scab Con
cern. Walden W. Shaw Taxicab Co.
Unfair to Organized Labor," and
"Scab Concern. Atlas Motor Service
Co. Employ Strikebreakers to Oper
ate Taxicabs" were prepared by the
The union, according to Neary, had
30 men in the Atlas, 35 in the Pay and
75 in the Shaw Co. quietly organized
in the past few months.
With the Atlas, a new company, the
union men had a half a dozen confer
ences without any settlement The
Shaw people refused to treat with
them, Neary says.
The strike order will be spread to
45 of the largest garages in the city
and open shop demands will be made
on all where it does not now exist.
Cards bearing the words, "Union
Car," in large red lettering will be
tacked on those machines driven by
Fifty-one concerns are listed in the
strike bulletin as union concerns.
These, according to Neary, will be
able to care for all the taxi users in
Officials of the Desplaines motor
speedway announced today that the
postponement of the international
500-mile auto derby from next Sat
urday to Saturday, June 26, as an
nounced last night on account of the
Strike, would stand despite settlement
pf the transportation tie-up.
AMERICAN SHOULD PRACTICE
WHAT IT PREACHES
"Be a Regular Fellow! Here's a
Good Opportunity," reads an editorial
in last night's Chicago American.
"If you are burning gasoline today
and haje a few inches of space in
your car, you have a splendid oppor
tunity to show that you are a Regu
lar Fellow. Dont pass it by," says
Yesterday a notice was posted in
the American and Examiner circula
tion barns, according to an infonri
ant, warning drivers to refuse to ride
Not even employes of the paper
were to be given a lift by the wagons
and autos of this same paper which
printed the "Regular Fellow" editor-
ial. Loss of their jobs was the threat
imposed as a penalty on the drivers
for the two Hearst sheets if they
should, out of a spirit of "good fel
lowship," help an old woman or man
on their way, according to the report
On the return trip to the loop the
circulation autos and wagons of the
American and Examiner were almost
empty. Room for hundreds of tired
pedestrians could be made. But it's
easier to make room on the back
page of the American "or this "Good
Fellowship" bunk than to make room
for a tired and aged body in a Hearst
CHICAGO GRAIN. AH grains up.
Provisions higher. July wheat clos-
ed at 104.
I NEW YORK STOCKS - Market
dull and heavy.
Local thundershowers this after
noon or possibly tonight; cooler to
night; Thursday fair and cooler;
fresh southwest shifting to northwest
winds. Temperature Tuesday: High-
l est, .75; -lowest, 62