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HAS HALF A CAR OF THINGS FOR
MINERS' FAMILIES James T. Patterson, business agent Bottle Beer and Liquor Drivers' Union, announces that hejias receiv ed nearly a half a car of provisions and clothing for the benefit 01 tne striking miners and their families of Calumet, Mich. $jj Patterson wishes to congratulate the union men of Chicago on the manner in which they have respond ed to the aid of the striking brothers in Upper Michigan. He is still col lecting and hopes to send a carload of stuff to the strike-bound district He can be reached at room 503, 184 W. Washington street. o o FOSTER ARRAIGNED Mobile, Ala., Jan. 14. Joel M. Fos ter, millionaire poultry man of Bur lington, N. J., was arraigned today for his elopement with 16-yeaf-old Delilah Bradley. The girl, who is the principal witness against Foster, was released on bail and left for home with her father. Government prose cutors will handle the case, which is to be pushed under the white slave law. ; O 0 HOMELESS HOLD BIG MEET Eight hundred homeless men pack ed Hodcarriers' Hall, Green and Har rison streets, this noon, where a meeting was held under the auspices oi the national committee of the un employed. This is one of a series of meetings to be held throughout the week. An effort will b made at these meetings to arrive at some practical solution of the unemployed problem. o o CABLE BREAKS THREE KILLED Mulberry, Kan., Jan. 14. Victor Gimther, John Manatelli and Arthur Connery were killed early today when, a cable broke on the cage in which they were going to work in mine No. 7 of the Spencer-Newells Coal Co. The cage plunged a hundred feet to the bottom of the shaft Three others in the cage were seriously hurt A SEASONABLE DITTY By Jim Manee. It's funny how the women folks' Will bundle up in furs; 'Way up around the shoulders Is where this all occurs. The way they're dressed they keep right warm, That anyone would know. And little do we realize They shiver down below. P. S. Let's lay the blame on the slit or tango skirt. Alright, it's laid. o o CALUMET PICTURES ARE GOOD SHOW AT EMPIRE THEATER The moving pictures of the burial of the 72 children and 8 adults who perished in the Christmas eve panic at Calumet, Mich., are being viewed with interest at the Empire Theater, Madison and Union streets, where they are being exhibited every after noon and night this week. All who have seem them declare them to be the most remarkable pic tures ever exhibited in Chicago. The pictures are "being produced under the auspices of the Western Federa tion of Miners and the proceeds will go to the relief of Calumet strikers. o o TO INCREASE PARCEL POST . WEIGHT TO 100 POUNDS Washington, Jan. 14. Postmaster General Burleson is seriously consid ering Increasing the parcel post weight limit to 10 Opounds. Experi ments with the recently increased limits have proven- successful and de partment officials believe the 100 pound parcel would be easy to han dle. weatfErIforecast Generally fair tonight and Thurs day, but with some cloudiness; warmer tonight, with lowest temper ature above freezing; brisk to high southwest winds. Temperature Tues dayHighest, 27; lowest, 23.