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CIGARMAKERS ON STRIKE
All of the 93 cigarmakers employed
by the Congress Cigar Co., "Racine av.
and Van Buren st, went on strike
yesterday. Price cuts and an under
hand attempt by the company to
arouse dissension amorigthe work
ers caused the walkout, say the men.
It is believed this strike may mark
the beginning of a long struggle be
tween the Cigar Manufacturers' ass'n
and the Progressive Cigarmakers'
union. The Congress Co. is a mem
ber of the association. Several times
in the past it has tried to cut wages
and the unions had to fight If it is
to be a finish fight this time Progres
sive union is well prepared. Every
meeting has shown a number of ap
plications for union cards.
BITS OF NEWS
Minnie Steele, the first person to be
tried under the new Kate Adams
morals law, was given 15 days in the
Bridewell by Judge Wells.
Among those held up today: Mrs.
Catherine Egan, 67 E. 36th pL, hand
bag; Louis Jensky, 2622 N. Western
av.: Christ Greenwald, 4209 Whipple;
F. E. Miller, 4042 Kenmore av.
Wilbur Glenn Voliva, Zion leader,
announces he and all Zion city will
Washington. Pending arbitration
it is expected America would accept
Germany's offer to pay for tie Frye,
with the understanding that payment
does not waive either by Germany or
America interpretations of Prussian
PETE CAN'T PAY JAIL
When Peter Ginley, former city em
ploye, didn't come across with the
weekly five case note the judge in
1911 ordered him to pay his wife she
had him pinched.
The law says such men must go
to jail till they pay. That's where
"They won't let me out till I pay,"
says Pete. "I can't earn coin in this
jail. It looks like I'm going to be a
By Jane Whitaker.
Hustle along some boes out here;
Do you want our crops to rot?
We must have men to harvest them
Send all the boes you got.
We'll work 'em long 'ere the sun
'Till after the sun goes down,
And we'll make 'em sweat for what
'Till they drop like logs to the
In the winter time? Say, what's that
We won't have need of men;
We'll have garnered our grain 'till,
To Hell with the hoboes then!
You can give 'em a bunk in a lousy
With a crust and some watery
Or send 'em to jail when their jitneys
There'll be nothing for them to do!
THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Washington, Aug. 5. Carranzis
tas, presumably under Gen. GaHes,
attacked Villista outposts at Nogales.
Consul Simpich served the usual
warning concerning the firing across
CHICAGO GRAIN. Grain down.
Provisions down. Sept wheat close.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Market
active. Bethlehem Steel touched new
Cloudy and continued cool tonight;
Friday partly cloudy, with slowly ris
ing temperature; 'gentle to mod
erate northwest winds. Temperature
Wednesday: Highest 62, Iowett 56.