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council oin body, said. "Get down
there and watch the effect our at
tendance will cause. Besides having
a curbing effect on the aldermen it
will promote dur-oivic interest"
After the resolution was passed
Oscar P. Nelson from the Postoffice
Clerks asked the federation to put it
self on record as being opposed to
the candidacy of John Eckhart for
postmaster of Chicago.
Nelson moved that Sec'y Nockles
be directed to notify Senator Lewis
and Gov. Dunne that this federation
is opposed to the candidacy of Eck
hart "And that the civic morality of the
man is of such a character that it
bars him from consideration," Pres.
Fitzpatrick broke in.
J. J. Walsh of the machinists
brought a laugh when he asked the
poets and painters of the labor move
ment to hand down to posterity the
noble act of Trustee Eckhart when
he gave away $3,000 worth of prop
erty to the school children of Chi
cago when it was found he was try
ing to sell the property to the board.
Sec'y Nockels was instructed to
send a night letter of encouragement
to Dave Smith and M. A. Kaplan,
whose 'trial starts today in Los An
geles. The men are charged with
conspiracy resulting from the explo
sion years ago which wrecked the Loa
Angeles Times bldg. in Los Angeles.
Brownsville, Tex. Body of Patrick
Sullivan, American soldier, found on
river bank near Fort Brown; blow
crushed his skull.
New York. $500,000,000 loan to
England and France now guaranteed;
books of syndicate handling project
will be closed tomorrow.
Washington. Pres. Wilson wired
for seats at second game of world's
series between Philadelphia and Bos
ton in Philadelphia Saturday.
Santa Monica, Cal. Nude body of
G. A. McDonald, wealthy retired gro
cer of Rock Island, III, found floating
Tat sea. Believed robbed and mur
Schenectady, N. Y. 2,000 men quit
work at Gen. Electric Co.'s plant De
mand higher wages.
HOT STUFF DUE TO BREAK AT
COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT
After eleven weeks' vacation city
council meets onight. From firstt
crack of the gavel hot stuff will come
along. Aldermen have about a doz
en different jobs to handle tonight,
any one big enough for a single meet
Chief.. Healey is under orders to
bring in the squeal book for the past
four months. It will tell what crimes
and how many are on the police rec
Mayor Thompson may send in the
names of seven members of the board
Western Indiana terminal ordi
nance up again. Mayor lost original
copy of ordinance. Believed not legal
unless original can be found. Aid.
Werner and others want whole mat
ter'aired again. Some claim it is a
Mayor Thompson may send mes
sage explaining what he wants and
how he wants it in way of a traction
subway. Aldermen watching the
$16,000,000 traction fund, set aside
for the city to buy street car lines,
say they won't stand for city paying
for subway. Greater Chicago Feder
ation and neighborhood clubs are on
TRY ALLEGED DYNAMITERS
Los Angelies, Cal., Oct 4. M. A.
Schmidt, alleged accomplice of J. B.
McNamara in the1 dynamiting of the
Los Angeles Times building, which
cost twenty lives, went to trial in
Judge Frank R. Willis' court here to
day on a charge of murder.
David Caplan, who Is also charged
with murder In. the same connection,
will be tried after the Schmidt case is