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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 20, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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Pres. Wilson had called out national
guard.
Laredo, Tex., June 20. Military
authorities investigating report that
small bridge on International & Great
Northern railroad, 30 miles east of
here, burned last night, was. set on
fire by Mexicans. All traffic has" been
held up pending reconstruction of
bridge.
'San Antonio, Tex., June 20. Gen.
Funston today wired war dep't for
number of militia regiments to re
port to border at once. He declined
to state exact number requested, but
it was believed to be 65,000.
San Antonio, Tex., June 20. Gen.
Funston announced today that quar
termaster's department at Fort Sam
Houston has been ordered by war
department to purchase 50,000
horses and mules for national guard.
WANT, SPAIN TO HELP
Madrid, June 20. Spanish Press
ass'n received a cablegram sent on
behalf of Spanish colony in Mexico
City urging King Alfonso to take ac
tion to prevent war between U. S.
and Mexico. Selection of king to ar
bitrate differences between the coun
tries is suggested and the Press ass'n
is requested to give its support to
the project
TEMPORARY LULL IN STRIKE AS
TRANSFER IS MADE
There was a temporary lull today
in the business of slugging striking
express wagon drivers when 300
strikebreakers and sluggers were
withdrawn from Chicago bv the com
panies and sent to Minneapolis,
where drivers have gained the upper
hand in a general strike.
Today there were only eight taxi
cabs manned with armed sluggers
operating against the strikers, as
against as high as a score on the
job before the transfer.
One hundred and ten additional
drivers of the Adams Express Co.
walked out at the Halsted and Mon
roe barns, last night
THREATENS ATTACK ON U. S.
jN. "JACINTO TREYINO
Gen. Trevino is the Carranzista
leader who sent a message to Gen.
Pershing, telling him that if the U. S.
troops moved east, west or south
from their base in Mexico they would
be attacked. Gen. Trevino is com
mander of the Carranza army of the
north.
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ONLY UNION RESTAURANT HELP
CAN BE HIRED AT CITY PIER
Only union cooks, waiters and
other restaurant workers may be
employed in the gigantic restaurant
which is soon to be opened on the
municipal pier.
At the request of the Chi. Fed. of
Labor the harbor committee of the
city council last night inserted a
clause in the contract with John Z.
Vogelsang who was awarded the
restaurant and catering contract for
the pier that only union labor can
be employed by him on the pier. This
will affect about 300 workers.
Vogelsang has been a bitter enemy
of oiganizeu labor. His restaurant
on Madison street is nonunion, and
as head of the Restaurant Keepers'
ass'n he has waged war upon the
Cooks' and Waiters' unions since
1903. But he had to agree to employ
union workers on the pier.

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