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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 29, 1913, Image 10

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liminary round in the Pegf cup com
petition. Max Fisk, pitching for the Gaivins,
fanned 22 Fail-view" batters.
Tigers, 4; Lombards, 2.
Benton Harbor, 4; St. Joseph, 1
Gunthers, 5; Manitowocs, 3.
Biverviews, 6; White Sox, 4.
Weeghmans, 6; Logans, 2.
J. N. Cigars, 6; Boseland Eclipse, 3.
Giants, 3; U. of China, 2.
L. W. H., 6; C. P. S. & Co., 4.
Gaivins, 3; Pairviews, 0.
Jefferson Grays, 7; Park Ridge, 4.
Math. Colts, 4; Logan Squares, 3.
Logan Squares, 7; B. Billiards, X.
Loudins, ,8; Bomeospl.
Van-Burens, S; Commercials, 3.
St Martins, 4? St Mary, 1.
Standards, 10; Unity, 3.
Monroes, 5; Eugene Fields, 3.
Henry Clays, 5; Franciscos 3.
St Jarlaths, 4; Paulists,.Z.
Glen Views, 8; White Swans, 1.
McHenry, 3; Elgin, 0.
After two years' existence, the
greatstrika of the 38,000 employes of
the Illinois Central and Harriman
railroads may be left to federaj
mediation. '
Four hundred of thq strikers, -who
walked out because'iheTaflroad mag
nates refused to recognize the fed
erated shopmen, celebrated the sec
ond anniversary yesterday at Turner
Hall, Dobson avenue and 75th street
Frank Comerford, general counsel
for the Brotherhood of Bailroad Car
men, outlined aplan to 'bring the
grievances of the men. before the new
federal industrial commission, re
cently appointed by President Wil
Bon. The assembled strikers are enthus
iastic in their support of his sugges
tion. It was agreed that Comerford
and a committee of the carmen
Bhould meet today and select a dele
gation.jto present the demands of the
men at Washington.
"The entire evidence concerning
the strike1 will be presented to the
commission," said Comerford. "It
will be the first; case the body will
"President Wilson's idea is that an
enlightened public will right indus
trial wrongs. We will have the op
portunity of enlightening the public
as to the facts in this strike." We will
test this matter with publicity. .
"Take heart This strike is not
lost Our two years' struggle for the
maintenance of a principle will be the
means of paving the way for a new
and general recognition of union
r The strikers renewed their pledges
to continue the strike. They also de
nounced the. scheming of the Illinois
Central'officials to disrupt the Illinois
Central system federation. Only a
handful of the 38,000 men who went
out oh strike have returned to work.
t John Jltzpatrick, president of the
Chfgo Federation of Labor; Agnes
Nestur, Woman's" Trades Union
League, and George Boiling aso
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After trying for a reconciliation for
the past year with his divorced wife,
Andrew Olson shot her dead last
night and then turned the gun on
himself, inflicting a wound which
may bring death.
Olson had been rooming with his
former wife at 364 Wendell street
since their divorce a year ago. After
the decree was handed down she re
sumed the name of Mrs. Christiana
Lundmark, after her first husband.
All during the year he has been Sj
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But she refused. The tragedy last
night came after he had gone down
on his knees to her.
Her four daughters by her first
husband are prostrated.
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Canada has 1,237,000 wage earners.

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