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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 16, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 10

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HARVESTER PEACE TALES ARE
SHOWN UNTRUE BIG MASS .
MEETING HELD
One of the big'egst meetings since
the start of the strike at the Mc
Cojmick harvester works was held
yesterday at 2244 W.- 23d pi. John
Fitzpatrick, pres. Chicago federation
of Labor and other labor leaders ad
dressed the strikers.
The peace stories published in the
trust press were shown untrue. The
men assetred they would not go back
to work unless the compahy met all
the union demands.
All the schemes used by the com
pany to blind the men to the need of
unionism were exposed by the speak
ers. The bonus system, the welfare
bureau and the insurance dep't of the
company were, the particular targets.
The company has been trying to
coax the men back to work through
secret agents and newspaper ads.
They Have offered some concessions,
but refuse tp recognize unionism.
Until they do the men s$y they, are
going to stay out
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VILLAREAL DENIES ACTIVITY IN
BORDER PLOTS,,
Washingtpn, May 16. Antonio I.
Villareal has denied in a letter to
the United Press charges of'Mexican
Ambassador Arredondo that he in
stigated the recent raids in the Big
Bend district and that he is con
cerned in border pilots to force inter-
vention. "
Villareal called the accusation
slanderous and absurd. Hecounter
charged the Carranza government
with seeking "to suppress him at any
cost"
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"BIG BILL" IS MUCH WORRIED
OVER LOCKPORT DAMS
Mayor Thompson returned to Chi
cago after a trip down the river
with Fted Lundin, the big boss of the
Thompson Republicans. He return
ed with a deep feeling of horror of
what would happen to Chicago if the
Lockport dams gave out and the lake
decided to take a trip through Illi
nois. That was about alP'Big Bill" cared
to think about yesterday. He declined
absolutely to talk about cabarets,
etc. Even Mike Faherty, who cau
tiously mentioned subways, could
not get the mayor's mind off the lake.
In the meantime the Juvenile Pro
tective, ass'n is preparing to further
embarrass the mayor by their report
on the wierd happenings at the In
dustrial A. C, conducted above a sa-.
loon at 744 N. Clark St., which oc
curred Sunday morning.
According to investigators, there
were all sorts of things happening'
which shouldn't have happened.
Drinks were served after midnight
Girls tosed their feet on the table
The men were of a very loving dispo
sition and the language was not quite
right for Sunday morning. In addi
tion, couples "walked the dog," the
new dance which has made such a
hit among the highbrow patrons of
the Stratford hotel.
The club is said to be conducted
by Phil Spangenburg, who runs the
saloon below.
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Washington. Submarine E-2 col
lided with steamer Aragon 14 miles
north of Cape Delaware, slightly in
juring her' bow-cap. Damage to the
steamer unknown.
WOMAN'S PARTY WILL BE ORGANIZED ON EVE
OF REPUBLICAN CONVENTION
The political stork is coming to the
National Republican convention June
7, and right down in the midst of the
new political infant the woman's
party!
To organize the woman's party,
the Congressional Union for Woman
political turmoil he'lj drop a brand I Suffrage, which Is to mother tile neve

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