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A dance for the benefit of the strik
ing garment workers will be held to
night at the West Side Auditorium,
Taylor and Racine, under the au
spices of Local 197-of the Amalga
mated Clothing Workers.
Women's Trade Union League of
Chicago public meeting, Sunday aft
ernoon, Dec 12, at 3 o'clock, Schil
ler hall, 64 W. Randolph st Mr. Er
nest Bevin, organizer Dock, Wharf,
Riverside and General Workers'
Union of London, fraternal delegate
from Great Britain to the convention
of the American Federation of Labor
in San Francisco, will speak on
"Present Day Industrial Conditions
in England." Nomination of officers
and referendum vote for the officers
of the Illinois State Federation of
Package party and dance will be
given by Gentral WestSide Y. P. S.
L., Sunday, Dec. 12, 1603 W. 12th st,
H. Percy Ward speaks on "The
Teachers' Federation, the Public
Schools aad the Catholic Church"
Sunday, 11 o'clock, in. Corinthian
hall, Masonic Temple.
Free lectures and .discussions every
Saturday night, Socialists' hall, 738
Madison, Room 220. Subject tonight:
"The Limit of Reform "Under Cap
italism." W. T. McGee will peak at Conso
lation Temple, Byron and Robey,
Sunday, 11 a. m., "Pope Boniface
VIIL and His Bull, 'Unam Sanctum'."
Clarence S. Darrow will lecture on
"The Basis of Ethics," at Workers'
university, Garrick theater, Sunday,
2:30 p. m.
Rev. Fred A. Moore speaks in the
Universahst Church of the Redeem
er, Warren av. and Robey, Sunday,
10:45 a. m.: "A Perfect, Practical
Program of Living." "
People's Forum, Church of the Re
deemer, Sunday, 7:45 p. m., Bishop
Chas. D. Williams, Michigan, "Chris
The executive committee of the
Public Ownership League of Cook
County will meet Wednesday, Dec
15, 8 p. m., at headquarters of the
Chicago Federation of Labor, 166 W.
Washington st All members ur
gently requested to be present Re
ports of ward jcommitteemen.
The Esther Falkenstein Settle
ment Las opened a new department,
known as the Mabel Infants' Outfit,
under the chairmanship of Mrs. Ma
bel Revell. The intention of this de
partment is to furnish needy moth
ers of coming babies with outfits for
less than cost of material.
POPE TOLD GERMANY CAN WAR
FOR SEVEN YEARS
Rome, Dec 11. Germany is un
shaken financially and economically
and is able to continue war for 7
years. Cardinal Hartmann told Pope
Benedict before! departing for Co
logne. The cardinal presented statistics to
support his statement He urged his
holiness to convey this fact to Gef
many's enemies, declaring they
might then realize futility of attempt
ing to starve Germany out and be
willing to negotiate for an early
Isabelle DeArmond, cabaret singer,
burned on legs and face in her room
at Revere hotel
CHICAGO GRAIN. All grains
higher. Provisions irregular. De
cember wheat closed, $1.13ys-
NEW YORK STOCKS. Price3
slightly up. Close firm.
Snow' tonight and probably Sun
day; somewhat colder Sunday; low
est temperature tonight about 28 de
grees; strong northeast winds prob-
ably reaching gale force, shifting1 to
northwest tonigKt and diminishing
Sunday. Temperature Friday: High
esV37i lowesV29. a.