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THERE'S REAL DOPE IN THIS
LABOR BULLETIN There is some real news in the Sept. 11 bulletin of President John Walker of the Illinois' Federation of Labor. Here are some extracts from it: "On the night of the 8th the whole population almost turned out at Thayer, 111., to hear the discussion of the co-operative movement and com plete the arrangements for starting their store. Their splendid brass band contributed to' the pleasure of the occasion. They have $1,700 sub scribed, and no doubt will start their store in the very near future. "The Germans, British, French, Belgians, Poles, Russians, Austrians, Italians, Scandinavians, all joining together for the common good. That is what they would be doing in Eu rope now if the people had the say. "The miners and other trade un ionists of- Thayer have demonstrated not only their loyalty to their broth er unionists in times of trouble, but that they understand intelligently, the broader needs of our movement by arranging so that not one copy of the Hearst publications are han dled in their town. They are against all enemies of organized labor and refuse to buy scab products of any kind, knowingly. "A working man in the Chicago packing houses recently told Presi dent John Fitzpatrick of the Chicago Federation of Labor that the car casses that were being condemned by the government inspectors, because they were rotten or diseased, instead of going to the fertilizing depart ment, were switched by the conveyor engine into a vat where they were sterilized in chemicals, put up in tins, a fancy label put on, and sold as choice meats. "This is another reason why the workers should start co-operative stores, wholesale and manufacturing departments. That is the only way t&ey can protect themsJves7' EDWARD ADAMS SUES FOR A REHEARING OF DIVORCE CASE Edward S. Adams, who filed prae cipe for $300,000 suit against Robert McCormick for "trespass," took an other court action Sept 4. He filed through his attorneys, Haight, a) Brown & Haight, a writ of error J granted by Judge Edward O. Brown of Appellate Court, calling for a re hearing of his divorce suit. His then wife, Amie I. Adams, asked for di vorce early in March, without ali mony, and Judge Denis Sullivan granted the decree March 6. Mrs. Ad ams and' her sister's husband, Dr. Arthur A. Small, testified to Edward S. Adams being habitually drunk. Nearly every day for twelve years ie was in a enar stupor from drink, would make sudden, silly, -profane re marks at table, and was so nervous food fell from his mouth repeatedly, they testified. Adams did not appear. Aug 1, W. H. Haight filed a depo sition that the certificate of evidence was missing from the vaults of the superior court clerk on June 1 and again on July 9. A letter from Haight to Alexander! Powell, who had been understood to be attorney for Mrs. Adams got reply from Powell that Charles Hamill might be "able to throw light" on where missing evi dence was. Aug. 1, Haight, Brown & Haight notified Powell & Hamill that on Aug. 3 they would appear before Judge Goodwin to ask court order for restoration of certificate of evi dence. The document then appeared in the court files. Divorce rehearing set for first Q Tuesday in October. WILL TAKE UP TRUCE PLAN Washington, Sept 12. Pres. White of the United Mine Workers' Union notified Pres. Wilson that he will take up with union men 'under him the three-year truce plan pre sented by Wilson to" solve Colorado coal strike. No -word yet reeved. frpqj operator?