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S" ""WWWf1 'wnqxpaytr not doesn't matter; put up, or don't eat. AVhafs the cause? The cold weather, according to the board, and their explanation is simple, and4 the consumer is, too, if-he ac cepts it The board says the cold weather has caused the cows to give less than their normal output of milk. That's all. The actual reason, though, it is said, is that a committee re ported to the board that the mar ket would stand for the increased price. They'll stand it all right, but will they deliver? The high price was cause for considerable surprise, but it was increasel by the fact of the gov ernment's investigation of the butter board. Its books and rec Tir4s were demanded by federal authorities last week, it being the intention to use the documents in grand jury hearings in ah'effort to learn whether the law has been violated by the price-fixing body. And this time last year the price fixed by the board was 27 cents a pound. o o MINERS TO DEMAND AN INCREASE IN. WAGE Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 16. Following address of welcome by Gov. Marshall, the morning ses sion of the convention of the United Mine Workers of Amer ica was taken .up by organization. Indications point to the wage scale committee reporting to the convention a demand for an in crease of five cents a ton for min ing coal, with proportionate ad vance in other mine work. John B. Walker, president of the Illinois miners, said today that the Illinois delegation would demand an advance of ten cents a ton for mining, and a uniform seven cents differential on ma chine mining. . The report of President White was featured with a plea for in dustrial peace and the use of ar bitration -wherever possible in place of strikes, criticism of court injunctions, and an assertion that the present wage scale in the coal mining industry must at least be maintained. LATE NEWS Ohio Supreme Court today up held Workmen's Compensation Act. ) Miss Lucill Curday, 21, nurse at St. Luke's hospital, Racine, Wisv committed suicide by jumping into the lake from break water. Body recovered. Mrs. Lottie Boyce, 70, found frozen to death in her cottage near Fond Du Lac, Wis. Twenty-three factories of Ra cine, Wis., employing about 12, 000 hands, have organized cen tral employment bureau to which all applicants for work in factor ies must apply. Timothy Manning, driver for Battalion Chief Walsh, who was killed in Equitable fire, found half frozen and unable to talk in telligibly, wandering about the street of Brooklyn today, parliament today, announced the extension of suffrage to women, and pronounced women eligibile I A A'ilw , " .-"Tr"" . rtjrfSs?