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LIVELY TILT EXPECTED FROM
OPERATORS AND MINERS
Peoria, III., April 3. The Illinois
mine operators submitted their de
mands to the scale and advisory com
mittee of the United- Mine Workers of
Illinois at a joint session today. A
lively tilt is expected between the two
parties before an agreement is any
where in sight.
The coal operators took a new
stand when they decided not only to
remain firm on the present wage
scale, but to present the miners with
a counter petition, which they did
this morning. The petition contained
clauses to ease working conditions
for the operators -so that the cost of
production would be lessened ma
The demands presented to the
operators by the miners call for a flat
advance of 25 cents a day for day
laborers, a genejral advance for all
classes of workmen 1n districts 6 and
7, a demand for -firemen In engine
rooms so engineers will not be re
quired to do the work of a fireman,
and a two-day Tioliday every week.
Frank Champion, Long Beach, CaJ.,
aviator recovering from operation at
Mercy Hospital, to enter Panama
Iacific 'round the world contest.
Ole Nelson, 4252 Bernard St., sui
cided. Muriatic acid.
. Peter Locaccio held as suspect in
EMMA GOLDMAN TO LECTURE
Emma Goldman is coming to Chi
cago to deliver two series of lectures
beginning April 6. In the evenings be
ginning that date she will deliver
eight propoganda lectures at the In-.
ternational Labor Hall, 538 WellsJ
In the afternoons from April 6 to
April 11 she will give lectures on the
"Dynamics of the Modern Drama,"
at the Lexington Hotel, 22d street
and Michigan, avenupu '..-
SIXTY-FOUR KNOWN DEAD IN
TERRIBLE BLIZZARD '
St. Johns, N. F., April 3. Sixty
four men of the crew of the sealer
Newfoundland are know to be dead,
and as many more will be maimed
from exposure during, a blizzard
which has raged off St. Johns for
Fifty aboard the Red Cross ship'
Plorizel were fOund dead or dyings
irom cold and starvation.
The Newfoundland was one of a
fleet of fifteen ships carrying over 2,
000 men and the crews were on the
ice floes hunting seals when the bliz
zard, struck them. The floes drifted
away from the main body of the ice.
The men were exposed forty-eight
hours before assistance arrived.
SOME. NEWSPAPER GOSSIP'
Town gossip gets busy as to news
papers as well as on things In gen
eral. Here's the latest newspaper
Lawson is thinking of playing Col.
Nelson'p Kansas City game with the
News and Record-Herald.
Nelson owns the Kansas City Star,
the Times and a Sunday paper. He
delivers all three, evening, morning
and Sunday to subscribers 'ior 10
centa a week.
' If gossip Is right as to Lawson, the
game would be to deliver the News,
daily and Sunday Record-Herald for
one price of admission, and then
make everybody who 'advertises in
the New Advertise also In the Rec-7
Gossip also says there is a fam
ily scrap in the Tribune, and that
Bert McCormlck, the president, and
Joe Patterson, chairman of the board,
are locking horns on "the manage
ment of the property, and that Jim
Keeley lias gone to Europe for two
months to let the families fight it ouU
Gossip also has It that the "Wet In
terests are after the Infer-Ocean, and
that Roger Sullivan Is ulso consider
ing entering journalisij u -