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their offer, it will then go to the
sub-committee of the union and
later to the men themselves fdr
acceptance or rejection.
If 'thp joint committee does not
accept Busby and Roach's offer,
the whole wage question will be
up in the air again.
At the adjournment this after
noon, Mayor Harrison issued a
statement that there would be no
strike. He knows no more about
it than anyone else.
The whole question of settle
ment hinges on vhether or not
Busby and Roach are willing to
grant the men a decent .living
wage. This will not be known
until after the 4 o'clock confer
ence. An official of one of the other
companies said today that Leo
nard A. Busby was the man pre
venting a settlement. He said
that BUsby was stubbornly refus
ing to concede anything to the
men, althougs other roads were
willing. And he also said that
Busby already had imported 800
. Busby denied this, and that
if a strike occurred1, the cars of
his company would stay in the
barns for 90 days if the strike last"
ed that long.
Bfitton I. Budd, president of
the L lines, says he yM not treat
with the L employes until the sUr-
face lines' troublesare settled.
Nodd You say your baby
doesn't walk yet? Mine does.
Same age, too. Your baby cut his
Nodd-Mine has, all of them.
Your baby talk?
Todd Not yet. Can yours?
Nodd Yes. . v
Todd (desperately) Does he
shave himself or go to the bar-
Horner s Weekly.
LOCAL DOINGS IN TABLOID FORM
William H. Suchier, 609 Oak
dale av., arrested fdr auto speeding-
Four men with 10,000 cigars
valued at $1,000 in their posses
sion arrested Three of them
were confessed ex-convicts, one
under $10,000 bond forYobbery.
"Unidentified man found dead
in McKinley Park. Heart disease.
John Ciergan, 13, 6604 Win
chester av., tried to board moving
freight train at W 63rd and
Leavitt sfs. St. Bernard' hospi
tal. Right leg crushed off below
Jacob Meir, brakeman, 9121
Ontario av., killed by Belt Line
freight train at 92rfd st. crossing;
David Strauss, 4, 1229 Hast
ings St., fell from, second floor of
his home. Died. "
Joseph Niewira, 46, 1343 Holt
av., painter, working on a 40-foo
scaffolding at W. Division and
Cleaver sts. Scaffolding fell. So
did Joseph. tJnderfakgn
George H. Lamb, negro, arrest
ed, charged with causing trans
portation of two white girls from
Chicago to Detroit for immoral
lamb held in bbnds of"$5,00fr