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tion hotels; (6) under existing con
ditions, it is recommended that the license be revoked. One peculiar snag in the,, case is that Funkhouser implies he had trou ble in getting information from Johnson while Capt. Reh'm and Serg't Tierney report in writing that John son "always assisted them, the offi cers. Two days after Johnson's license was revoked Al Tearney started up a big brand new dance hall, with bar adjoining, near Cottage Grove and 35th streets. Johnson refuses to talk about- his case at this time. He says that later on he may give out some information and when he does he will have a long er report with more names and dates than are in the Funkhouser report. o o 50,000 MINERS TO SUSPEND OPERATIONS TODAY Columbus, 0., Mrch 31. Fifty thousand men will suspend opera tions late this afternoon because of the failure of the miners and opera tors to reach a new wage scale-agreement. The present wage agreement expires tomorrow. Neither operators nor miners would predict how long the suspen sion will continue. It was admitted, ' however, that the duration of idleness is dependent on the outcome of fur ' ther negotiations for a wage scale agreement mutually satisfactory to both factions and a test suit to deter mine the constitutionally of the Ohio mine run basis payment law, which becomes effective May 15. The operators declare . that the Ohio mine screen law, granting min ers pay forall coal mined instead of that portion run through screen, was passed by the Ohio legislature back ed by mine operators of general com petitive field. Thousands of miners in the Hock ing, Jackson, Crooksville, Zanesville and Pomeroy mine districts of Cen tral Ohio laid, down their tools today , not waiting for a general suspension agreed upon by the operators. Philadelphia, Pa. The conference between the soft coal operators and the miners of Central Pennsylvania may be brought to a close today with out final settlement. Pittsburgh, Pa. Talk of a coal strike in the Pittsburgh district took flight today, following a meeting be tween the operators and representa tives of the miners at which the form er agreed to make concessions in re gard to improving certain local con ditions in return for a renewal for two years of the present wage scale. As the miners some time ago drop ped their demands for an increase in wages, the tentative agreement reached yesterday was held as equi valent to a settlement. The miners will submit their local demands on May 1. 2,000 MINERS QUIT Wheeling, W. Va., March 31. Two thousand miners in the Belmont county fields of Ohio quit work yes terday preparatory to the lay off that stars officially tomorrow because of the failure of the operators' and min ers' representatives to reach a wage scale agreements ' o o - HAVE PICKED PLACE FOR PART OF WORLD'S FAIR FUND Five thousand dollars the annual interest on a fund derived from the sale of souvenir spoons at the Chi cago world's fair will be used in maintaining three new infants' wel fare stations to be established in the congested sections of the city, it was announced today. Mrs. Potter Palmer was custodian of the fund of more than $100,000. Recently an inquiry was started as to what had become of the money. Mrs. Palmer finally appointed a committee of three Chicago clubwomen, who an nounced plans for the welfare sta tions today. The principal, it is un derstood, will ultimately be devoted to building a working girls' home.