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I For every contractor who is op
posed to giving the carpenters the 70
1 cents and the working agreement de
1 manded, two contractors have grant-
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owners who are now working over
time in order to keep th 13,000 car
penters employed with fair con
tractors in material.
On the face of it, it would seem
that the lockout declared by the op
ponents of good working conditions
would be nothing more than a thing
of paper. So it would if the banks
4 would keep out.
j The banks are going to shut down
J on the contractors who want to work
i and who are willing to pay the wages
the men want. There is lots of work
to be done, but it takes money to
J carry a job along. The big bosses feel
. cocksure they are going to beat the
unions because they feel confident
, the banks will so heckel and restrict
the fair contractor that it will be al
most impossible for him to get any
It is not believed by many that La
Salle street would dabble its fingers
in a little thing like a carpenters'
strike. Behind the whole fabric of
this boycott is believed to be a uni
fied attempt of contractors and bank
ing interests to crush unionism in
Rockefeller tried it in Colorado
with the torch and machine gun. The
astute Big Business men of the con
tractors' clique are wise enough to
know that money is mire effective
than bullets, so they will try to mur
der unionism here with La Salle
street as the club.
All American capitalism would re
joice at the victory over the unions
here. They say that Chicago is set
ting a bad example to the workmen
of other sections, because the work
men of Chicago most often get what
Him Will you share my lot?
Her Is there a house on it? Co
1 HIGH SCHOOL GIRL DENIES
SOLDIERS ATTACKED HER
Denver, Col., June 26. After
spending a night in the open fields,
Margaret Much, 15, high Bchool girl,
was found by searching party of sol
diers from Fort Logan today. Taken
to guardhouse to confront six soldiers
who are alleged to have kidnaped her
from her escort and another young dft
couple in a surrey last night, the girl
denied being with the soldiers.
Considerable feeling had been
stirred up by an alleged assault upon
her by soldiers, as related by the girl's
friends. Her mother is prostrated.
The soldiers denied they kidnaped
her and declared the girl accompa
nied them willingly. The girl denied
she was assaulted.
HUERTA HEADED WEST DOES
.NOT KNOW WHERE HE'S GOING
Kansas City, Mo.'Junp 26. Where
is Gen. Victoriano Huerta, late of
Mexico, going? He said to the San
Francisco fair, when seen on Rock
Island train here during the night
Senor Jose Ratner said he didn't
know where the general was going.
Still another party said the former
dictator was going to El Paso. And
his ticket called for El Paso.
TWO KILLED $1,000,000 LOSS IN
Medicine Hat, Alta., June 26. Rad
cliffe, Alta., prosperous manufactur
ing town near Medicine Hat, is in
ruins today as result of tornado that
swept over town last evening. More
than a million dollars' damage was
done. Ten persons injured at Grassy
Lake, Alta. Mrs. George Olson and
daughter were killed. (P
AUTO DRIVERS SMASH "RECORD
At the end of the 90th lap, 180
miles, Resta led the Speedway racers.
Earl Cooper, driving a Stutz, was
closely pressing the Peugeot flyer.
Resta's time was 1:45:32, an aver
age of 98,6 miles an hour.
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