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atthe Brooklyn Navy Yard, June 19. Below a picture of Miss Esther Ross
ot Preston, Arizona, as she smashed the bottle of wine against the ship
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Washington, June 23. Cruiser
Washington, with 700 bluejackets and
200 marines, ordered'from Vera Cruz
to Cape Haitien, Haiti, to protect for
eign lives and property, threatened by
latest revolutionary outbreak.
UNDER PROPOSED PLAN yA
By a vote of 10 to 1 union carpeu- I
ters are upholding their officials who
refused to arbitrate under the plan
desired by the Carpenter Contractors'
ass'n. So far this week about one
fourth the carpenters' membership
When the carpenters struck they
asked in the main 70 cents an hour
and modification of the proposed uni
form agreement and expiration of fu
ture agreements on April 15, as in the
past When the contractors' ass'n
would not grant their demands the
carpenters signed up with independ
ent contractors. The independent
contractors outnumber the organized
ones 2 to 1.
Since the strike the independents
have done practically all the building
work in Chicago that has been done,
for the organization contractors have
been tied up.
The carpenters are working as
many men as they did in normal
times. The organization contractors
have nailed few boards since April
15. So the carpenters feel that they
are the victors and should get what
they were fighting for.
The situation is this: Unless the
Carpenter Contractors' ass'n agrees
beforehand that it will pay 70 cents
an hour a 5-cent raise there will
be no arbitration.
In retaliation the -contractors' ass'n
is endeavoring to have the mills re
fuse to sell materials to the independ
U. S. CRUISER TO HAITI
OUNG NEWSIE IS HIT BY WAR
OF AMERICAN AND NEWS
Circulation rivalry between the
American and News drivers on the
North Side broke out yesterday when
the News driver refused to sell any
more papers to Morris McCavee, a
9-year-old newsboy with a stand at
Clifton and Wilson avs.
Recently the American has been
offering prizes to its boys for selling
papers. Morris has won a bicycle and
a watch. Monday night the News
driver, whose name is Zimmerman,
attempted to force McCavee to take
25 extra papers. Knowing that he
could not sell them the boy refused.
Then he was told that he would not
be allowed to buy any -more. Last
night the News had two boys on the
corner selling in .competition with
Just before he left for home, ac
cording to Morris, a man came up
and said he was the district circula
tion manager for the News. "He of
fered to make up the loss," said Mor
ris, "if I would agree to cut down on
my Americans. I couldn't do that be
cause I have a number of customers
who want Americans. When I told
him this he said he would keep his
boys there selling the News to my
Morris lives at 4445 Clifton av. His
mother is a dressmaker.
N. Y. TRIBUNE "TAKES DOWN"
New York, June 23. The New
York Tribune today formally retract
ed the story it published several days
ago that Dr. Anton Meyer-Gerhard,
special envoy of Ambassador Bern
storff, was in fact Dr. Alfred Meyer
of German war office and that state
department had been deceived in ob
taining guarantees for his safe con
duct to Berlin.