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TWO CENTS THE DAY BOOK TWO CENTS
Mr. J. F. Pickering lectures-on "In
dians of Great Southwest and 'Clin!
Dwellers of Ancient America," to
night, Eckhart Park, Chicago and
Chicago Chapter of American Ass'n
of Engineers' dinner tonight, 6:30
p. m., Stevens bldg., 16 N. Wabash
av. Harry M. Brinkerhoff gives il
lustrated lecture on "Some Interest
ing Phases of Our Transportation
Problem," 7:30 p. m. Free.
Englewood Y. P. S. L. meets to
night, 5824 Aberdeen. Educational
Rev. John H. Elliott of N. J.
speaks on "Christianity and Social
ism" 'at the Christian Socialist Fel
lowship conference tonight at Im
manuel Baptist church, 2320 Mich
igan av. Welcome.
Women's Party of Cook County
meeting Fri., 2 p. m., Masonic Tem
ple, hall 611.
City club luncheon Fri. "A Sound
Administrative System the Solvent
of School Problem," by Prof. Chas.
H. Judd, head of the Univ. of Chica
go school of education.
Commonwealth club reorganiza
tion meeting Fri. night, at Kimball
restaurant, 116 Monroe. Mr. Philip
Steele, chief engineer of the 22d st
pumping station, speaks on "Water
Works of Chicago." Dinner served
at 6:30 p. m., 60 cents.
SEVENTH WARD COUNT ON
The Seventh ward primary squab
ble will probably be pushed toward
settlement this morning when the
official canvass of tally sheets will
be made in the offices of the election
commissioners. Both Aid. Merriam
and William Fetzer are claiming vic
tory. Merriam is quoting figures to
prove it, however.
HERE'S A TIP!
By Jim Manee
When lovin' folks are married1,
There are rules they follow close.
The why and wherefore of said rules,
Well goodness only knows.
We kiss the bride and throw good rice
And shoes out in the air.
Why not on invitations put i
The size of shoes you wear? 1
P. S. Gosh! Wish somebody
would toss a couple of suits at me
when I hitch up for life.
GARMENT ARRESTS CONTINUE
More than 50 girl strikers were
arrested yesterday for picketing the
plants of the ladies' garment bosses.
They were all released on bonds.
Edward Tonschek; stabbed in a
fight which occurred in the work
rooms of the Nora Shirtwaist Co.,
1861 Milwaukee av., Feb. 16, died
yesterday. The police are seeking
Louis Sess of 1042 N. Winchester av.
for the fatal fight. Sess is not a
member of the striking union.
Prospects for a settlement of the
strike at once grew dimmer yester
day when the lawyers for the gar
ment bosses failed to make good
their bluff to prove that wages in the
trade ranged from $9.75 a week to
$37.50. When one of the battery of
lawyers made -the statement before
Judge Baldwin a week ago, Clarence
Darrow, counsel for the strikers, of
fered to call the strike off if they
could prove the truth of the asser
tion. In court yesterday the attor
aeys for the bosses admitted they
could not prove that wages were
anything like what they had said.
Fair today, tomorrow and prob
ably Saturday. Not much change
in temperature. Moderate, variable