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shop. An instance of unionization
increasing efficiency can be seen at
the factory of Hart, Schaffner &
Marx here in Chicago."
Forty raincoat makers just struck
at Harrison Raincoat Co., 766 W.
Harrison, manufacturers for Kling
Bros., 5th av. near Congress.
"A year ago the "company cut
prices 50 per cent," said M. Rapa
port, executive board member of the
union. ."When we struck the com
pany promised it would resume the
old scale when the busy season came.
"Busy season. Still halved wages.
So men struck last week. Old wages
restored. Men returned to work only
to buck up against unfair discrimin
ation and bullying foremen. Condi
tions became so intolerable men had
to walk out again yesterday. If
Kling Bros, don't insure square deal
well call strike at six other factories
doing work for them. A general
strike of all Chicago raincoat makers
may be called next Tuesday under
sanction of Ladies' Garment Workers
GERMAN DRIVE ATTEMPTS TO
SPLIT RUSS ARMY
London. Austro-Cerman armies
attempting greatest stroke of war.
By concentrating heavy forces upon
weakest spots in Russian lines czar's
enemies are seeking to split field
forces into three armies before ar
rival of winter.
Great masses of men and metal are
being hurled against retreating Slavs
in region of Vilna. Gen. Von Hin
denburg is directing the drive. He
hopes to cut off the Brest Litovsk
In the southeast, Austrians, evi
dently reinforced by detachments
from Mackensen, are attempting rush
northward through KoveL
Berlin, via Wireles3 to London.
i Official denial made of claim by the
Jritish admiralty that Aviator Bigs-
rth sank German submarine off
Berlin, via Wireless to London
T German submarine destroyed by ar
tillery fire benzole factory and ware
house at Harrington, Eng., where
high explosives were manufactured.
Athens. Breaking off of diplomat
ic relations and possibly war between
Greece and Turkey considered almost
inevitable. Censor permitted it to be
come known that Venizelos govern
ment is preparing sharp protests to
Turkey, amounting practically to ul
timatum, as result of fresh, persecu
tions of Greek residents of Asia
Constantinople, via Amsterdam.
Allies continue spasmodic infantry
and artillery attacks on Gallipoli
peninsula, particularly near Suvla
bay, but have failed to gain ground.
Paris, French aviators again ac
tive bombarding railway station at
Chatel, in Argonne, Furious bomb
battles along the Plateau between
Quennevieres and Nouvron.
Berlin, via Wireless to London
British warships again raided Belgian
coast, bombarding Ostend, Bruges
'and Middle Kerke. No important
military damage done.
Ottawa, Ont "Canada has 70,000
men at the front and 80,000 under
training," said Sir Geo. E. Foster, act
ing premier of Canada. "Canada is
not unduly feeling the war, owing to
her large agricultural resources."
Rome. Italy has asked U. S. to
induce Turkey to permit return to
Italy of Italian women and children
and men too old for military service.
Berlin, via Amsterdam. New Ger
man war loan will bear interest at 5
per cent It will be issued at 99, re
deemable in 1924.
The teacher had written on the
blackboard the sentence: "The toast
was drank in silence," and turned to
her class for them to discover the
mistake. Little Tommy waved his
hand frantically, and going to the
board, scrawled the correction: "The
toast was eaten in silence." Top-Notch.