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JIMMY, JULIUS AND THE REST
OF EM MUST BE WRONG
According to Jimmy Simpson of
Marshall Field's, Julius Rosenwald
of Sears-Roebuck's, and almost any
manager of a statestreet department
store, low wages are" not the cause
But Beatrice Jones, 24, who called
on Judge Uhlir in the morals court
yesterday, disagrees with these gen
tlemen. And Beatrice has been
"through the mill."
Charity workers got the girl a job
when she came into the court a few
months ago. It wasn't much paid
$5 a week but the best they could
do for her at the time.
So when Beatrice came up yester
day to report her conduct to Judge
Uhlir she surprised him.
"I haven't been good, judge. I
couldn't be good on $5 a week. How
could I live? I had to get more
money and there is only one way I
know of it can be done. So I did.
"Get me a job at $10 a week, your
honor, and I'll behave myself. I can
afford to if I am paid well enough.
"I saved $100 last month and you
know I couldn't do that on $5 a week.
Yet, I know what that $100 cost me.
Why can't they pay us enough to live
right and be right?"
BELT LINE MEN WILL GET FOUR
SERVICE TRAINS THEY WIN
The Belt Line strike is won. The
600 men who struck Tuesday be
cause the Belt Line refused to give
them service trains to Clearing, the
road's terminal, went to work this
The company agreed to give the
strikers four service trains, to be run
between the hours of 5 a. m. and
9 a. m. and 5 p. m. and 8 p. m. This
agreement will continue until Jan.
1, 1917, when those of the men who
can will have moved to Clearing.
The efforts of W. W. Hangar, U. S.
mediator, are credited with aiding to
bring about the settlement. Timothy
Shea, official of the fireman's union,
said that the settlefent was a com
plete victory for the men.
"We got more than we asked for,"
Mr. Shea said. "The service train
will continue until Jan. 1, 1917, and
the question of continuing after that
will be negotiated at that time.
"All the men are to be taken back
at once with all their rights and priv
ileges and seniority and without pre
judice." o o
FYFFE AND TAYLOR DON'T GET
ANYWHERE IN ARGUMENTS
Colin Fyffe proved himself unable
to cope with his questioners after the
debate between he and Aid. Buck had
finished before the City club yester
day. The debate was about whether
the pending report of the aldermanic
police committee should be adopted.
The report is a blow to hirers of
sluggers to beat strikers.
When the questions became to
much for Fyffe to handle, Dudley
Taylor, lawyer for the Associated
Employers of 111. came to the rescue.
He contended the report was biased
because it provided that picketing
shall be done under police supervision
and protection with the employers
having no voice.
"Why don't you tell how the strike
breakers are now guarded by the po
lice?" was asked of Taylor.
"You have given the wrong inter
pretation to that report, Mr. Taylor,"
said W. D. Wollesen.
Both Fyffe and his volunteer as
sistant, Taylor, evaded the questions.
WHY FIRE GOES OUT
Why does fire in the grate go out
and why does it burn up brightly
when the ashes are stirred? A little,
boy will be grateful for an answer to
these questions. Harold.
The fire in the grate, or anything
else that is burning will go out if the.
supply of air is cut off, for unless the'
flames combine with air or oxygen,
there can be no fire. But the grate
fire goes out when there is plenty
of fuel for it to burn and when tiiero-