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Olander, sec'y of the Lake Seamen's
union, a member of a committee to
frame suitable resolutions calling for
a full investigation into the U. S.
steamboat inspection service in con
nection with charges growing out of
'A real investigatipn was promised
months ago," said Olander. "The
feeling was voiced shortly after the
disaster that there should be an in
vestigation. If something isn't done
the excursion steamers traveling out
of Chicago next year will be in as
bad a condition as the Eastland was.
"Congress is about to ppen and I
have heard that the U. S, chamber
of commerce has been making a
probe. That's what we're afraid of.
We want a real investigation by con
gress." o o
JAPANESE FINANCIER URGES
U. S. TO ACT FOR WORLD PEACE
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World peace secured by a six
power alliance, which shall include
the United States, Japan, Great Brit
ain, France, Russia and Italy, is the
.dream of Baron Ei-Ichi Shibusawa,
recognized as the leading financier
of Japan, who is in this country on
a pleasure trip. The baron urges this
nation to take the initiative to bring I
I about negotiations tending to settle
the European war.
GOING TO TELL WHAT POLICE
OFFICERS DID TO THEM
One lawyer, one minister, six col
lege boys, one married woman who
is the mother of several children and
one unmarried woman who is an in
tensely active social worker will all
make speeches tonight in Kent the
ater, 58th st and Ellis av. Each will
tell when the police, uniformed and
plain clothes did to him or her on
public streets near Kuppenheimer
Chairman is Dr. Edward S. Ames,
philosophy department University of
Chicago. Rev. Oscar Helming, Att'y
George W. Waterman, Adfred Eddy,
Mrs. Frances Crane Lillie and Miss
Ellen Gates Starr are on the program.
All but one of these has been ar
rested, held in police jails and bailed
out since the garment strike started.
They will tell then stones tonight.
"We are not going to say anything
we don't know," said Mrs. Lillie to
day. "We shall give our personal ex
periences, where we went, what we
saw, what happened.
"If any of the garment manufac
turers believe our stories are exag
gerated or untrue they are welcome
to come tonight and ask questions.
If Police Chief Healey desires to send
a representative and go into minute
details of any circumstance we shall
be pleased to have him do so. Our
aim tonight is to give first-hand in
formation on the manner in which
police and private detectives operate
in the neighborhood of garment
shops where strike is on."
ANY WAY YOU WANT TO PUT IT
A My other son has joined the
U. S. navy now.
B That so? I remember he used
to be a naughty boy.
A They were equally naughty.
B And now they're nautically