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NATION-WIDE STRIKE POSSIBLE
Officials of the Western Federation of Miners will meet in Chicago today for the purpose of considering the question of calling "a- -nation-wide strike of miners. " The Western Federation will un doubtedly be supported in this action by the United Mine Workers and the American Federation of Labor. Charles E. Mahoney, vice president of the Western Federation of Miners, is speeding to Chicago from Wash ington, D. C, to confer with President Charles H. Moyer. High officials of the union believe a general strike inevitable following the repeatedly refusals of the 'Calu met mine owners to deal fairly with the striking miners of their district. John B. Densmore of the United States Department of Labor was en tirely ignored by the copper barons when he attempted to bring about peace in the mine country. A general strike appears to be the most effect ive weapons the miners have. The Michigan State Federation of Labor will meet in Lansing, Jan. 12, for the purpose of conferring over a state-wide strike. From his bed in the St. Luke's Hospital President Moyer expressed the hope that.Gov. Ferris' proposed" visit to the Calumet regions may aid in ending the strike. o o MOTHER JONES DEPORTED Denver, Col., Jan. 5. "Mother" Jones, the "angel" of the miners, was forcibly deported from the coal strike district at Trinidad on orders of eGneral Chase, who had her met at the depot when she arrived from El Paso and kept under surveillance of a detachment of military until the arrival of a train for Denver, when she was put aboard. Lieut. H. O. Nichols and four sol diers guarded her to Denver. When the train reached Walsenburg, where "Mother" Jones had expected to make a -speech to the strikers, she tried to taik to a group gathered' around the station, but was pre vented. As the train pulled out of the sta tion, she shouted: "I expect to visit you again when Colorado is made part of the United States, but now " General Ciase has ordered tbft she be sent out of the district never to return so long as the strike lasts. eH says she will be deported every time she comes back. Mother Jones says she will return in two weeks. o o BITS OF NEWS Fire totally destroyed home of Dr. Alfred M. de Koult, 6620 Kenwood av. Loss $20,000. Peter Plett, 345 Krai av., found" dead. Broken neck. Drastic legislation wanted by bar-, bers to prevent women shaving hus bands on Sunday. STRANGERS GENERALLY WAIT FOR AN ANSWER "Two ladies just left their cards, mum." "Were they people' who know me?" "I think so, mum they hurried right away." weatherIforecast Cloudy today and Tuesday; not much change in temperature; mod erate, variable winds.