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TALKS -ON PICKPOCKETS AT
"Banks that take your money on
deposit and then never give it back
get something for nothing. They are
"The workingman has his'pockets
picked by the traction company when
he goes to work in the "morning and
whenhe comes home at night And
when,", after a life of toil, if he dies
at the County Hospital, undertakers
fight at the entrance to the hospital
for the privilege of picking his pock
ets." Seymour Stedman, Illinois legis
lative member, thus described Chi
cago conditions at the Socialist Press
picnic, Riverview Park, yesterday. A
sign, "Look Out for- Pickpockets,"
was the speaker's text. '
William A Cunnea, candidate for
county judge, said that workingmen
should break away from the Demo
- cratic and Republican parties and re
fuse to follow politicians who areon
the Inside of the two old parties to
play the game of politics.
"What good reason is there why we
shouldn't have a penny " telephone
system in Chicago? The only ex
, planation is that the telephone com
pany is in politics," said Cunnea, "and
the people who pay their nickels for
telephone service are not in politics."
Otto Christensen, Bernard McMa
hon, Janet Fennimore Komgold and
.N. D. Cochran were other speakers.
. Carl D. Thompson presided.
LATEST LONDON FAD
An entirely new fad has reached
fashionable London women via Paris.
It is the black bedroom centered with
a giant, four-poster In white ,enamel
or in silver, draped with a filet and
Flanders lace voerlet over black satin.
Even the sheets and pillow cases are
in black satin. The lights in 'the
room are in crystal with black moire
This solves the-laundry problem,
and is decidedly new and unusual.
'COLORADO' MlNES;SITUATION is
COMING TO SHOWDOWN
Washington, June 15. A'mUltaryr
receivership to 'compulsory arbitra
tion faces the Rockefellers iand allied1
interests, in the Colorado coal fields
Aroused by the belligerent brief of
the mine operators submitted to the
House mines committee, members
declared Pres. Wilson will be forced
to one bf the above extremes to settle,'
the civil war now dormant under or
ders from federal troops.
Congress, Colorado state officials
and the United Mine Workers were
bitterly attacked in the brief. Law
less agitation throughout the country
lamented. Congress was charged
with showing extreme favoritism to
"Mother" Jones, a strike leader. The
operators showed no signs of agree-'
ing to mediation. Everything in the
brief was a. reiteration of the position
of John D. Rockefeller, Jr., before he
House committee that the Rockefel
lers would lose every cent invested
in Colorado before they would yield
to the union demands.
OFFICIALS APPRECIATE ACT OF
London, June 15. Harry Pike,
young mining engineer, who made a.
nocturnal visit on June 7 into Buck
ingham Palace, was, bound under
bond" of $100 to keep-the peace andi
released. The authorities were really
obliged to Pike for showing them
how easy it might have been for a
suffraget to get into the palace, en
abling them to take extra precautions
against the "wild women."
The latest demonstration of the
militants was a bomb explosion in.
St George's church and a riot of
screams and disorder at the after
noon service at St Paul's.
.Flounces and peplums are. shown
on the new bathing suits. They are
pretty wlthont being full enough to
Interfere with, swimming:
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