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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 06, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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SOME TROUBLE STILL UFMN
COMMONWEALTH STRIKE
Everything is not settled in the
electricians' strike against the Com
monwealth Edison Co. Following
the acceptance of an offer of the
company at the meeting of the union
last night, the men decided "to go
back to work this morning. When
they arrived on the job the company
demanded that they make out new
application blanks. Some of the men
refused to do this and many are still
out on strike.
The company offered to let the
men carry their union cards and to
split the wage increase asked.
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LOEB PLANS FLAG RAISING
STUNT FOR THE SCHOOLS
Jacob Loeb and his school bord
have hit upon another scheme to
make school children more patridtic.
It is a flag raising and lowering
ceremony which is proposed to be
held every Monday at each school.
Loeb's trustees yesterday gave out
a marching flag to each schooL It
is planned to have a bugle blow at the
flag ceremonies.
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FITZPATRICK ANSWERS TRIB
When Pres. John Fitzpatrick of
the Chicago Federation of Labor was
asked to comment upon the biased
story of the Tribune on the meeting
of the " federation Sunday he said:
"What else could you expect from
the Tribune?"
This morning the Trib follows the
attack of yesterday with an editorial
insinuating that the federation is re
sponsible for the alleged labor slug
gings, shootings and bomb throwing
that have been laid at the doors of
the unions by private detective
agencies and the employes.
The officials of the federation,
when their attention was called to
the editorial, remarked that the Trib
was merely hammering another nail
in the coffin of "Truth," whom she
foully murdered long aeo.
DE PALMA LOOKS LIKE FIRST
MAN OFF IN BIG RACE
Ralph DePalma will probably be
the first man to get away in the big
Speedway race next Saturday. If he
does it will be because no other driv
er in qualifying trials beats his speed
attained Monday when he turned a
lap in 1:07.2, a speed of 107.5 miles '
an hour. ' .
Dario Resta, the only other man )
to qualify yesterday, made 105 miles
per hour with time at 1:08.6.
Eddie O'Donnell had Devlin's Due
senBerg, which he will pilot Satur
day, and without making official
tests ran better than 100 miles per
hour. Gil Anderson and Howard
Wilcox got stalled at Frankford, Ind.,
on account of bad roads and will not
get in until today.
Wilbur D'Alene, runner-up at In- '
dianapolis, had his white June bug
out and seemed to take the Chicago
track" even better than at Indianap
olis. He is expected to be very
much in the running Saturday.
This afternoon Ralph DePalma
will attempt to run his' Mercedes
faster in a straight hour's run than
any other driver has succeeded. in
going. In addition to this, the bulk
of the other qualifications will be
run. wine cars tnat nave Deen en
tered are slated to be edged out in
the qualifying runs, as 41 cars have
been booked and only 32 can run,
according to A. A. A. rules.
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CHICAGO BARTENDERS PLAN
MONSTER UNION
The different bartenders' unions of
the city have united into one-union
with headquarters in the loop and
will at once start a campaign to get
the biggest membership of any bar- A)
tenders' union in the- country.
Headquarters have been estab
lished at the headquarters of the Chi.
Waiters' ass'n, 115 W. Madison.
New Bartenders' Protective and
Benevolent ass'n will hold next meet
ing, Sun., 2 p. m., 115 W. Madison.

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