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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 30, 1912, Image 3

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carry, and that when the total
vote is tabulated on Wednesday,
"the majority in favpr of accept
ing the government's new law
will he 'large. '
Bituminoi)s miners idle
47 1,000.
Anthracite miners .idle
168,0(10., .
Bituminous wages lost in
two weeks suspension $8,-
170,0C0. -
. .Anthracite wages lost same
period $951,102.1 '
' Loss in output bituminous
mines about 14,000,000 tons.
J leaders today ithat unless the em
ployers-make further-concessions
the meeting will, promulgate the
strikf'otder, which, it is estimat
ed, would throw 50,00 Omembers
of the building trades out 'of work
witJunWo weeks.
Tender the contract which ex
pires tomorxownight the carpen
ters "receive $0 cents an hour.
v LotsW "Em Left.
"HOw'd yet like New York?"
"Dufn't like it. Wouldn't have
gone only I read that the taxicab
robbers !had been arrested."
"Hadn't they?" f
"Naw, the driver of the first
taxi I rode' in robbed me."
E" Houston Post
If thfe" building contractors
have not complied by tonight
with the demarids of .union car
- penters for a wage increase of 5
cents ian hour, a strike involving
17,000 ment Js expected. The
employers "have offered ,an in
crease of 24 cents an hour, but
this was rejected. '
Definite action will be taken to
night at k meeting; of the execu
tive council of, the carpenters'
unions. It was " said by; .labor
Arid now the Chieagofbar'asso
ciktioh is goingrjto.pick candidates
for judge .of municipal court. We
sometimes thirjk the people would
be better off if they barred law-yers-frdm
the 'blench and elected
human beings. The lawyers'know
too rnudrabout'tiooks-and too lit
tle about justice. ,
Spokane ;is now talking of fol
lowing San''"Diego's example in
establishing' a. municipal farm
whereoffeqders'mayet a fresh
startihiahealthful way.

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