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LABOR WANTS . INJUNCTION
Quincy, III., Oct 19. Union labor
wants an anti-injunction law in Illi
nois more than it wants anything
Union labor wants the voters to
defeat the tax amendment Nov. 7, it
wants- a minimum wage for teach
ers, a clean-out of evil methods in
conducting Chicago public schools.
It wants immediate postalization of
the telephone and telegraph systems;
jt wants an 8-hour day for all work
ers. But, almost as much as it wants
all of these things put together, it
fight now wants an anti-injunction
law. Such is the sentiment that pre
vails among the delegates to the HI.
State "Fed. of Labor, in annual ses
sion here. .,
Erffe and progress in labor unions
depends upon abilttytto carry on an
honest and just strike without inter
ference from the courts, believe the
delegates. In Chicago last spring
and winter the courts broke up just
strikes by injunctions. When the
" tannery workers struck and had4be
companies beaten until they were
willing to grant every demand, a slip
of paper signed by a judge took from
the workers all the advantages they
had gained by weeks of starvation.
The same was true in other Gtrikes.
Sen. Lawrence Y. Sherman wds
branded a "falsifier and a coward"
in a resolution adopted by the con
vention. John H. Walker, president of the
state labor body, accused men on
Sen. Sherman's payroll of Bending
fake telegrams from Chicago, sup
posedly from Walker himself, in an
attempt to "queer" Walker with the
LOTS OF PRIVATE BANKS HERE
Illinois is a harvest field for private
bankers, according to figures before
council judiciary committee in re
port of Frederick Rex, reference
librarian. Out of 1,955 private banks
in the U. S., Illinois has 55L
By Jim Manee
Gosh, but we feel sorry for the big
bakers.' They say they are losing
money on bread. Ho, hum!
Our former friend, Theodore
Roosevelt, &'. C, is getting blamed
rude. He comes right out and calls
Woodrow Wilson's "Big Stick" a
Incidentally, Teddy is have a right
hard time wringing said "dishrag"
And we think that every time he
gives it a turn he wrings more votes
out for Wilson. Go to it, Ted!
An bv the wav. the D. C. after
Rooseyelt's name means double-
If flour keeps on at. its game of
leap frog it's going to put bread
eaters all on the hog.
The south was rocked by 'an earth
quake yesterday. Chicago has been
rocked Jy crime, pblitics and probe
earthquakes for the past three
weeks. ' .
The rocking that is being done
here, however, is rocking the city
awake instead; of to" sleep. '
I have trifled in odd bits of dancing,
From a teacher who really was
I have taken some lessons in singing,
Say, I'd go on the stage if I could.
Oftentimes have I listened to lec-
With gestures, on just how to clog.
I have jiggled around, all over the
Til I've put all my shoes on the
There are lessons galore that we fall
But there's one thing, I'll sweat
That! never, have done, I'm a son-of-a
Gosh! I'd like to be taught how to.
love. -. ',