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' "The employers," 'he-.s&id, "have been talking right along about how
anxious they were' to co-operate with the commission. 1 'c
"But they said at the same time that they couid do nothing with the
commission so long as the meetings were public:
"Weil, I just called their bluff. I asked them up to this' executive ses
sion today so as to make them show just how much co-operating they were
willing to do." s
, Another big mass meeting .of the State Street Store Employes' union
will be hed tomorrow' night.
From four to five hundred -of -the department store girls have organ
ized as the nucleus of a great union since the O'Hara low wages commis-.
sion forced the employers into the open where they do not' dare use high
handed methods to' suppress the organization of their employes. (
NEWS OF THE DAYCONCERNING CHICAGO
Chas. Bloom, 2405 Wilcox av., and
Frank Belsch, 151Q N. Tripp av.,'both
motormen, fought oyer a woman on,
the front .platfprm of Indiana av. car.
Bloom severely hurt.Belsch arrested.
Body of Frank Schram; 40, 4207 N.
Robey st, found in. Lincoln 'Park la
goon. Believed suicide." Had been
missing a month. s
Two men and a.woman about 35
held nn OenrerG Winisterfer. 2611 W.
16th St. .$48.
Bertram Hollister, 38 5414 S.-AI-ban'y
av.f robbed of watch and $6 by
Christopher Opsahli Beloit, Wis.,
robbed of watch and $45 by two
negroes. , -
Samuel Zidel,1703 Washburne av.,
Ben Franklin, 3737 Armour av.,
fireman for Florsheim Shoe Co., seri
ously scalded when steam pipe broke
in basement of 541 W. Adams sL
Four-firemen hurt, score overcome
by smoke when fire destroyed beef
house No. 2 of the Armour & Co.
plant in the stock, yards. $500,000
loss. Building was opposite rtie Mor
ris & Co. plant, where Chief Horan
and 22. iireinjen were killed on Dec.
22,1910; ; . '
, Large loss in fire in Armour & Co.'s
building at stock yards' ,this morning.
Stephen Chandia, 221 N. -Sacramento
av., and Frank Warner, ,1445
A st., fought. Chan'dia arrested after
gun duel. with detectives.
Riot in Carrick Theater last night
when Mrs. E. H. Exelby, 3960 Lang,
ley av., wife of manager American
Caramel Co., found her husband in
box with Mrs. J. A. Newberry, 4713
Dover st. Used handbag to raise
lumps on, both their heads.
Vladmir-Shamberk, artist in -Kim-ball.Hall
building, told police someone
stole $60,000 original Van Dyck
Mrs. Rose Fiebbe,'22, 4219 Bernard
st., fought husband a week ago. .At
tempted suicide -yesterday, after lock
ing child, 4, outdoors,. Gas. Revived
by pulmptor. , Hospital. Baby's cries
summoned police. '
Marsella Bollard, 13, 1428 Bluejs
land av., seriously injured by auto
containing 'bridal party. Auto" didn't
s Wm. Nolan, 180 N. LaSalle st.
drove auto into tree to avoid "hitting
negro bicycle rider. Mrs. Nolan' se
verely, injured. Nilan slightly cut.
T. M. Schillo, 2031 Sheffield av.,
owner, Martin Joyce,, and Stephen
Lydon, 206 W. Huron st., severely
hurt when auto hit curb stone.
Joseph Berg, chauffeur for Sheri
dan Park hospital, arrested.for speed
ing while rushing to scene of street
Wm. Reeda, 6427 Ridge blyd.; R.
M. Carboy, 4742 Grand blvd.; B. J..
Bussiere, 4539 Hazel ay.; J. G. Dewey,
1131 E. 64th St.; E. Lockhart, 610