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PETITION ASKS THAT COURTS
BE FORBIDDEN TO ENJOIN
Signed by several hundred "neu
trals,", a long petition asking the
legislature to pass a law forbidding
the courts from enjoining peaceful
picketing of shops where a strike is
on was forwarded to Springfield yes
terday. True to the predictions of Mother
Jones last Monday, the wholesale ar
rests of strikers on orders of Judges
Baldwin and Smith aroused public
The measure they ask is very much
like the federal Clayton act.
Meanwhile a committee from the
signers of the petition are trying to
settle the strike differences between
the workers and manufacturers.
Some of the most prominent neu
trals who put their names down un
der the protest against the use of the
injunction, are: Ex-Gov. Dunne, Prof.
Ernst Freund, Bishop C. P. Anderson,
George E. Hooker, Prof. Graham
Taylor, Mrs. Joseph T. Bowen, Mrs.
Mary H. Wilmarth, Miss Mary E. Mc
Dowell, Dr. John Henry Hopkins,
Prof. James H. Tufts, Prof. James A.
Field, Prof. H. A. Millis, -Dr. Alice
Hamilton, Harriet L. Hale, Mary P.
Balcomb, Dwight H. Perkins, E. J.
Davis, Mrs. Willoughby Walling,
Walter C.'Hately, Harry W. Barnum,
Francis E. Hinckley, Prof. Albion W.
Small, H. H. Newman. Prof. William
Gardner Hale. Rob't E. Park, Belle
B. Simpson, Ellen Gates Starr. F. H.
Deknatel, Prof. John M. Coulter,
Harold L. Ickes. Prof. S. P. Brecken
ridge, Sigmujid Zeisler, Edith Abbott
and Grace Abbott
London. Reported from Vienna
that it is planned to make German
the official language of Austria.
New York. John Wallace Craw
ford, Woodhaven, L. L, dead. Was
chief of scouts for Gen. Custer.
13,000 STRIKING JANITORS
PARADE IN THE LOOP
Three thousand striking office
building janitors were gathering on
Randolph st. at 2 o'clock this after
noon for a parade three streets in
"Loop newspapers, at the behesl
of the Building Managers' ass'n,
nave been insinuating that the strike
of office janitors, window washers
and scrub women has been broken,"
said Rob't Simms, union leader, to
day. "This parade is for the purpose
of proving these insinuations un
true." The paraders were dressed in
their working clothes. The men
wore their overalls and the scrub
women wore their aprons well
worn at the knees and carried theii
Some of the banners read:
"We Janitors Ask for but $70 a
"We're Willing to Arbitrate."
"We Want to Clean Your Build
ingst but" We've Got to Live, Too."
"Wll We Scrubwomen Want Is 25
Cents an Hour to Help Our Husbands
Pay for Potatoes."
After the parade there will be a
mass meeting at 213 N. Clark st
New York. 20,000 messenger
boys drilling here. Maybe they're
going to be dispatch riders for the
enemy, so their messages won't ever
New York. Ah, the Needle Ban
dit! Winclan Toziere says hold-up
man jabbed him with hypodermis
that put him to sleep for 18 hours.
Detroit "Strictly fresh" eggs
were sold from downtown jewelry
store yesterday. Advertised at 38
cents 10 cents under market. Stock
of 1,800 was cleaned out in just 50
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The first opera ever performed In
public is "Eurydice," written at the
end of the 16th century.