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HARDWOOD FINISHERS WIN A
Union labor won still another vic
tory last night when the Millworkers'
Employers' ass'n accepted the agree
ment demanded five months ago by
Hardwood finishers' Local No. 430.
It was a complete victory for the
hardwood finishers. They get a raise
of from 35 to 41 cents an hour just
what they demanded and everything
else they asked for.
"We didn't compromise a single
point," said R. C. Stuart, business
agent who signed for the finishers.
"The best part of it all is thatall
through the strike the number of our
men at work was about normal, be
cause 51 independent contractors
signed our agreement as soon as the
strike was called.
"You can bet the agreement we
signed bears no resemblance to ihe
Simon O'Donnell uniform agreement
We would sooner have accepted a re
duction in wages, had it been necesr
sary, than to have signed such an
abominable, union-wrecking agree
ment." The hardwood finishers new agree
ment becomes effective next Tuesday.
All affected are "inside" workers'.
There are 450 members of Local 430.
The 10th Ward Branch Socialist
party will hold an open air meeting
this evening on the corner Marshfieli
and 12th st' Speakers, A. Lafin, C.
H. Foster, and local speakers.
Douglas Park Jewish Socialists will
open Sunday school tomorrow with
parade starting from Douglas Insti
tute, 3409 W. 12th at 10 a. m.
Capt J. J. Ryan's edict that all
white men appearing in Stanton av.
after dark should be arrested result
ed in 24 men being hauled into
morals court. All released with a
L. H. Lund, wife and daughter,
3211 Evergreen av., cut by flying
glass when street car hit auto.
DUNKARD MINISTER TO FIGHT
South Bend, Ind., Aug 14. Silas
N. Ebersole, the 60-year old Dunkard
minister, who is charged with mur
dering 15-year old Hazel Macklin by
strangling her, will make a stiff fight
to prove his innocence.
Ebersole owns two farms and has
means for a long fight He was for
tified by his wife and daughter who
arrived from his Bristol farm.
Hazel's body was found in a vault
in a park near here nearly a year
ago. The murder had been conceal
vi four weeks. Ebersole was to be
arraigned this afternoon. His son,
Newton, was still held in Goshen, but
suspicion had shifted from the boy to
the father. .
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