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HOW MANY BOTTLES HERE? BOY SCOUTS
ELECTING THEM TO BUY WAR AMBULANCE
Medicine bottles are scarce in England and1 therefore valuable. The
English Boy Scouts are now busy collecting them in an effort to raise a,
fund to buy a war ambulance.
CAR MEN CLAIM COMPANY DID
NOT LIVE UP TO AGREEMENT
Because the men of the street car
unions say the companies have not
lived up to their agreements made
through the board of arbitration last
July, the city faces another car
When time came to make the in
creases set by the board of arbitra
tion, the car companies left out about
200 switchmen, grademen and watch
men in figuring the increases. The
unipn men claim this is a breach of
. Getting no satisfaction from Pres.
Busby, union officials conferred with
H. A. Blair, head of the operating
board. He offered an increase, but
not what the unions claimed due to
State's Att'y Hoyne, arbiter for
the men in the board last July, has
been appealed to by the unions to
call the board together again. The
car companies may block this by
refusing to let their, men appear.
They may not want to arbitrate this
If they don't, the union men say
there will be more trouble.
Women who canvassed yesterday
for funds for belief of Jewish war suf
ferers got $32,000 in cash and $60,
000 in pledges.