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. "We shall not play mto "the
hands of the publishers by fight
ihgfNTo. 16 or any other union as
a union. We dp not believe the
membership of No. 16 wants to
help the publishers fight us. We
do believe that the rank and file
of No. 16 is entitled to the whole
truth concerning the matter in
controversy, and the Chicago
Federated Newspaper Trades will
gladly respond to an invitation
from the trades unionists in No.
16 to present the facts as we un
7 "Then, if in their judgment, it
is best not to side with us, we
feel that we have a right to ask
that they remain neutral, rather
than takes sides with the common
i "Regardless of all statements
to the contrary the Chicago Fed
erated Newspaper Trades is, has
arid always will be ready to arbi
trate their differences with the
"Chicago Federated Newspaper
V "L. P. Straube, President.
- "W. C. Cotton, Secretary."
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"DEAD" MAN TURNS UP
Sandusky, O., Sept. 19. What
fight has a man who is supposed
to be dead to breeze into court
afod upset all the plans of his
That'swhat the heirs of Chas.
Bretz are asking, and they are
asking it real peevishly.
"' Charles faded away from Mid
dle Bass Island along about 17
years, ago, and it was as if he had
vanished into thin air.
Since then, all his heirs and
relatives have been engaging in a
grand, free-for-all grab at?
Charles' property. x
The heirs got most of it, but
two of Charles sisters had glom
med on to chunks of real estate,
and deeded them away so there
wouldn'fbe any come-back.
Two of Charles' sons couldn't
see this at all, so they brought
suit to recover the property, say
ing that Charles wa's dead, and
that therefore the property
should revert to his heirs.
Also, there weer many hard,
bitter words among the relatives
over these things, and the law
yers' fees were piling up fine.
The suit to recover the prop
erty was going on in court today,
when a quiet-looking little man
blew into the court room.
"Your honor," the attorney for
the two sons was saying, "there
can be no doubt but that Charles
Bretz is dead dead and buried
"The h 1 there can't," said the
quiet-looking man, and then the
The quiet-looking man was
none other than Charles Bretz.
He had taken a little 17-year
jaunt lo England, and he is right
angry with the way his heirs
have been acting up about his
property during his absence.
Young Wife The doctor said
you were to have a little"animal
food today, John, so I've chopped
you up a bit of nice clover hay
and scalded it to make it go down