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quarters, the policemen, after a long
period of service, can now make $102
a month where $95 was formerly the
Thanks to the millionaire board
members, laborers, and this includes
workers of some of-the building
trades whose union scale ranges from
$5 to $7 a day, will start to work at
$55 a month instead of $50 as here
tofore. These artisans, however, cannot
make more than $60 a month. The
generosity of the South Park board
didn't exceed the $15-a-week pitch.
Theseasonal laborers who are paid
by the hour and employed only on
part time, will get a minimum wage
of 25 cents an hour where they were
started at 21 cents before. Their
maximum, granted freely by this
high brow board, will now be 27
ce"nts an hour where it was 25
cents before. The maximum is
reached only after long-continued
Even into the higher ranks of the
park police did the raise extend.
Lieutenants may get as much as
$142.50 now where they were given
$133.33 before. The sergeants were
raised from $108.33 to $120. The
captains can get $235 a month now
where $220 was the limit. These
figures are the maximum. The aver
age would probably fall much below.
The South Park board js proud of
its low wage list It is dominated by
men selected, in the main, from the
big business interests of the city and
is run "as a business proposition."
It is the only park system in the
city which does not recognize union
EASTLAND DEFENDANTS GIVE
SELVES UP IN MICHIGAN
U. S. Dis't Att'y Clyne was in
formed today that six defendants in
the Eastland case had surrendered
at Grand Rapids, Mich., and would
give $10,000 bonds to appear in,court
to fight removal proceedings, Jan. 25,
At Grand Rapids.
TWO AUSTRIAN WAR VESSELS
" SUNK BY ALLIED FLEET
Paris. Austrian destroyer Litka
blown up by mine and destroyer
Triglav sunk in naval action with an
allied squadron in Adriatic off Du
razzo. Berlin. Concentration of large
bodies of Russian troops in South
eastern Galicia and on Bukowina
frontier reported. Believed possible
czar may be planning smash against
Galician lines by Gen. von Linsingen
as well as Invasion of Bukowina.
Russian artillery and infantry at
tacks against Austrian positions be
fore Czernowitz increasing in vio
lence and there are evidence that the
Slavs are being reinforced.
Rome. Prince William of Wied,
former ruler of Albania,' has reorgan
ized Albanian tribes in the region
west of Prizren and has begun an at
tack on the Serbs east of Scutari. He
is co-operating with Bulgarians who
have launched fresh onslaughts
against poorly-equipped Serbs in the
region of Elbassan.
Paris. German attempts to cap
ture French works at Dompierre last
London. Because of increasing
activity of Austro-German subma
rines in Mediterranean, Lloyd's has
tripled usual rates of insurance from
ships taking Mediterranean and Suez
canal route to For East.
HAMMOND OF MINNESOTA
New Orleans, Dec. 30. Gov. Ham
mond of Minnesota dropped dead this
morning at Clinton, La., where he
was inspecting land. No details.
New York. Swept by one of the
worst blizzards in years, Buffalo and"1"
eastern lakes district crippled under
a snowfall estimated in some points
at 12 inches.
Three armed men got $65 from
"ustomers in saloon of Carl Beacker,
665 North av.