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still a young man, being not more
than 26 years of age.
The American Giants again de
feated the A. B. C.'s of Indianapolis
yesterday, 7 to 0.
Packey McFarland, Johnny Cou
lon, Charley White, several wrestlers
and the Gunthers and American
Giants will perform at field day for
benefit of House of Good Shepherd,
to be held at Sox Park Saturday.
Les Darcy, Australian middle
weight champ, is coming to the U. S.
Alert promoters are already figuring
on a Darcy-Mike Gibbons match.
Johnny Ritchie and his manager,
Harry James, deny Ritchie was beat
en by Kewpie Ertle at St Louis Sat
urday night They brought along St.
Louis papers to prove their conten
tion. "Big Bill" McConnell, Maroon
baseball and football star, must go
with the First Cavalry, I. N. G.
Amherst won the Commencement
day baseball game from Dartmouth,
6 to 3.
Entry blanks are out for the eighth
annual Chicago river marathon,
which will be held July 29, under au
spices of Illinois A. C.
Mildred Smith of Evanston was
victor in one-day tournament of the
Women's Western Golf ass'n at the
Calumet Country club. ,
Ad Wolgast and Stewart Donnelly
will clash for ten rounds at Rich
mond, Ind., tonight
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
June 20, 1788. A committee of
congress presented a report which
recommended that in the contem
plated survey and general sale of
land in Illinois care be taken to re
serve enough land to satisfy the just
claims of French settlers.
If you want a faie-looking, pure
bred Jersey cow, giving three gallons
of milk, bottled, see her at 1311 Lo
cust st. Adv. in Muskogu (Okla.)
DOMESTICS ORGANIZE UNION
TO SERVE ULTIMATUM
Calgary, Can., June 20. A union
for domestic servants is the latest
development here. An ultimatum
that Calgary maids will presents to
their prospective mistresses when
they answer advertisements, "Maids
Wanted," is in course of preparation.
It includes a 10-hour day, a mini
mum wage of $15 a month and pay
ment of 15 cents an hour for all over
time. The by-laws provide that the
"housekeeper," as it is stipulated the
maids are to be called,- will wear a
uniform, master a course in. domestic
science and have a suitable room one
evening a week in which to entertain.
"Mary Ann" will no longer resound
throughout the house. Instead,
when the mistress wants to speak to
the maid she will have to address her
as "Miss Smith," or whatever else
her name may be.
These are a few of the more sa
lient reforms that will, if the scheme
works as its promoters hope, lift do
mestic service from the monotonous
level of unending drudgery to the
plane of a skilled profession.
The new plan, which it is expected
will be introduced shortly in the
U. S., resulted from a conference of
Calgary trades union officials, Y. W.
C. A. girlsi advanced preachers and
two or three radical society women.
Under the new plan, both employ
er and employe will be required to
sign agreements which provide for
all the reforms the domestics plan
to put in force.
ANSWER TO THE "GET OUT OF
The letters of the Mexican towns
put down on the map in the order
they were reached during Gen. Per
shing's pursuit of Villa read as fol
lows: "Will leave when we get Villa."
Follow these letters on the map arl
you will have the route of the Amer