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MAYOR ACCUSED OF HAVING A
"SCAB" LABOR AGENCY At the meeting of the unemployed held at Bowen Hall, Mayor Harrison was charged with conducting a "scab" labor agency. Judge Dolan was arraigned for sending jobless men to the Bridewell for refusing to take the place of the union street celaners for a flop and a bite. Rev. Bernard Iddings Bell of the Grace Episcopal church was the prin cipal speaker. He advocated a mon ster demonstration of the unem ployed. Arrangements are being made to march 10,000 jobless men through the finest residential sections of the city. o o PRISONER USES CLASSIFIED AD TO LAND JOB Madison, Wis., Jan. 16. A prisoner at Waupun is trying the classified ads to get himself a position when he leaves prison, declaring that his pa role from a sentence imposed for ob taining money under false pretenses depends upon his ability to secure a job. "It is necessary for me to gain the confidence and interest of some one who is willing to put faith in the word of a convict," he wrote. "I am right with myself and will win out Out of these bitter years of experience I have learned that nothing in the way of success is worth while except through truth and right living." He wants a place as bookkeeper. o--o FERRIS CALLS REP. McDONALD A TRAITOR TO MICHIGAN Washington, Jan. 16. Sen. Town send read a teelgram in the Senate this afternoon from Governor Ferris of Michigan in which Ferris said he had wired President Wilson, "if Rep. MacDonald had said that no consti tutional government exists in the Calumet copper strike district he (MacDonald) is a 'traitor to his dis trict and to the state of Michigan.' " WHAT'S THE REASON? By Jim Manee. A man will bundle tightly up And then, at that, he'll freeze When sauntering 'round the city In the winter's chilling breeze. The ladies dress in flimsy things In summer, spring and fall; And in the winter they don't seem To mind the cold at all. P. S. But, just the same, we'll bet their knees are shivering. o o BLACK HAND AT WORK? Boleslaus aZleski, president of the Depositors' State and Savings Bank, 4733 S. Ashland avenue, and one of the wealthiest Poles in Chicago, has received several threatening letters. $6,000 is demanded and his life threatened. Postal authorities have been notified and private detectives are surrounding his home. o 6 "Old Yuba found real color in his pan this mornin'." "Struck pay dirt in a new claim?" "Naw washed his hands." WEATHER FORECAST Increased cloudiness' today, possi bly unsettled Saturday; moderate temperature; southerly winds.