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'should be made public, showing the
salaries of officials, that the "trip
per" system should be abolished, that
a full working day should be com
pleted in 12 hours, that the men shall
have 50 per cent straight runs and
that night men shall get $3 for 6
hours' work or less.
Wm. D. Mahon, international pres
ident of the car men, will act as at
torney for the men before the arbi
tration board. The companies, have
intimated that they will ask the
wages paid in other cities be leading
factor in considering what shall be
paid the men of Chicago.
Mahon will contend that this is
wrong, that Chicago living condi
tions and the ability of the company
to pay higher wages be the principal
Before the arbitration board meets
the companies and the .union leaders
will get together in an effort to settle
everything possible without resort to
WALTER FISHER'S OPINION
WHAT'S IT WORTH?
Aldermen and Penny Phone
leaguers believe Walter L. Fisher was
suggested to Mayor Thompson for
Automatic phone opinion with a
view to jockeying the mayor into a
split with the ouncfL Aid. Buck of
gas-oil committee said if committee
gets a Fisher opinion against for
feiture, and on that basis votes
against forfeiture, a minority report
favoring the ordinances will be made
Sec'y Ed Nockels, Chicago Federa
tion of Labor, was asked how it looks
to him. He said:
"I don't see where Vic Lawson's
stool pigeon. Walter L. Fisher, is
going to help any. He's the lawyer
who beat municipal ownership in
1907. He's drawing a salary now as
attorney for the board of supervising
engineers and the amount of his sal
ary is a secret because every citizen
.or official who has asked to see the
"hoard's records has been refused."
Atlanta, Ga. Gov. Slaton will not
announce decision on Leo M. Frank's
appeal before Monday afternoon or
Tuesday morning. Frank is sched
uled to hang Tuesday for murder of
Petrograd. To conserve nation's
coffee supply, minister of finance an
nounced plans for government coffee ,
Akron, O. John Nelson, 40, in jail
charged with murdering Bernice
Kecht, aged 10 months, by crushing
her skull with his fist because her
crying disturbed him.
Kansas City, Mo. Floods again
threatening Kansas; 3 passenger
trains tied up at Manhattan.
Washington. Gilbert Teanhl, an
American mine superintendent, kill
ed June 16 as result of interference in
private quarrel at Chargos, near San
Luis Potosi, Mex.
New York. Rumored that Andrew
Carnegie is seriously ill at his sum
mer home at Bar Harbor, Me.
Rome. Pope Benedict has ap
pointed Rev. Antony Schuler, Denver,
bishop of El Paso.
Albany, N. Y. Harry K. Thaw is
entitled to trial by jury to test his san
ity, court of appeals decided yester
day. o o
BITS OF NEWS
Two men, believed to have held
up L. B. Stitzenberg, 1228 W. Chicago
av., captured by police after running
Fire drove 600 lodgers from Meyer
"hotel, 610 S. State. Slight damage.
Mrs. Mary Malackl, 19, 1110 N.
Ashland av., swallowed iodine after
quarrel with neighbors. Will live.
Carpenters who struck at speed
day returned to work. Went out be
cause militiamen would not let them
take short cut across park going to
Auto bandits held up two street
cars on South Side. Stole auto from
Chauffeur Ray Evart