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A. A. P., scoring Z6y2 points. Sears
Roebuck was second with 22.
Conference colleges wil Irun elim
ination heats in the quarter and half
mile tonight at Patten gym, Evans
ton, to bring the fieldVdown to a size
that can be handled in the champion
ships tomorrow night- Illinois is the
Tonight the conference swimming
championships will be held in Patten
gym, Northwestern being conceded
the best chance to take the victory.
LOCKOUT OF LATHERS LOOKS
LIKE HUGE FAILURE
The lathers' lockout is dying.
It fell from a scaffold in front of
the home of its foster parents, the
Employers' and Erectors' ass'n, in.
Chamber of Commerce building, and,
uruse lis uinjti.
Certain men are on the job with a
pulmoter, pumping oxygen into its
chest in the hopes of bringing it back
to life. But hope is vain. It is a
bum fizzle, for what good at all is a
lockout if there is nobody to lock
That question has stumped the'
Employers' and Erectors' ass'n.
With great pomp and the waste of
much first page space in the trust
dailies, the association on Feb. 28 an
nounced that it thereby declared a
lockout of all lathers who would not
-work under the joint agreement it de
sired. This agreement would have
put the blink on the unions.
But the lockout didn't pan out. The
union men who were turned out have
all found jobs, and now the Employ
ers' ass'n is confronted with the par
adox of having a lockout on its hands
with no one to lock out. It is about
the same as being "all dressed up and
no place to go."
The Employers' ass'n thought that
with the men locked out of their
gobs they would soon be starved into
submission. It was a bum think.
a,Most of the contractors refused to
follow the dictate of the association
under favorable working wages and
conditions. All told, less than 150
men were affected by the lockout and
every one of these has secured work
with fair contractors or could have
it if he wanted it.
White City Council of lathers has
more jobs to fill than it has men to
fill them. The gigantic lockout
scheme, has had not the least effect
upon union men, except that a hand
ful were out of work during early
Meanwhile contracts held by the
unfair contractors are tied up and the
builders are howling. They are not
only- threatening to take the -contracts
away from these men if they
don't go on with the work, but in sev
eral instances they have 'already done
The Employers' ass'n suffered a big
loss yesterday when Louis Hanson, a
plastering contractor who was one of
the stalwarts of the association, de
serted in favor of the union men. He
has declared the intention of hir
ing in future only plasterers vouch
safed for by White City council.
The Employers' ass'n attempted to
organize an opposition union which
has produced no results.
SAVINGS OF A WISE PUP
KI-YI! A VUOMAH MM BE
SENSITIVE ABOUT HER AGE
BUT HOW ABOUT THE
GNK WITH ARD NOSE?
and kept their men right on the job 1