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the Joint agreement. They declared
it would destroy unionism and make
every job an open job.
During the session Pres. McClory,
structural iron workers, said his
union yesterday signed "a- contract
embodying the joint agreement.
There is scant hope of getting the
factions together and a result may
be the formation of a new building
AWAIT WORD FROM ROBERTS'
The police today awaited word
from the mysterious "lodge brothers"
of J. B.- Roberts, who are supposed to
be holding the wealthy real estate
man in a sanitarium. Roberts disap
peared from 546 N. Clark St., March
The next" word about him came ten
days later to W. H. Nepper, 124 W.
Ohio st., with whom Roberts often
took his meals. It was a letter writ
ten by a woman, which stated that
Roberts had been picked up in an
alley by a lodge brother, unconscious
from a beating received probably at
the hands of robbers.
The letter continued: "He had
plenty of money, as he had two $500
bills, one in his hat and the other in
his shoe. He is still unconscious, but
is getting along fairly well. No one is
permitted 'to see him. I will send you
his key, as I suppose you knew him
as he roomed with you. I will come
and see you some time and explain
who I am. Respectfully. J. L.
"P. S. Since writing we find Rob
erts' mind is not improving, and we
had to send him to some private sanitarium."
VICE TRUST GOES ON TRIAL
New York, March 25. The vice
trust, which maintained more than
40 dens in this city, controlled"nearly
2,000 inmates, divided $1,250,000 a
er profits and paid nearly $400,000
yearly for protection to the police,
a '-cording to information in the dis
trict attorney's office, will be put on
trial- today. The personal defendant
is "Mortche" Goldberg. t
The prisoner will be arraigned to
plead to an indictment returned June
12, 1913, which charges that he was
one of five officials of the trust.
ANDREW SHERIFF ON DIVORCE
"Training" is the watchword of
success in marriage, according to
Andrew R. Sheriff, prominent attor
ney who was sued for divorce a few
days ago. Sheriff aired his views on
matrimony, but said they had nothing
to do with his conjugal failure.
"The cause of divorce is found in
the deficient training of our boys and
girls to meet the delicate -and per
plexing responsibilities of married
"We do not need more or different
divorce laws. We already have had
too much legislation on this subjevt.
What we need is a system of educa
tion for the youth of our land so that
they will have comprehensive ideas
of their responsibilities in their homes
after they are married."
GAVE HIM NEW EYE LID
Winsted, Conn. Physicians say an
operation by which Richard Briggs,
dairyman, wears a new eye-lid made
of flesh from his arm will be successful.
FLIRTED! NEW TRIAL!
New York. Because a juror flirted
with an actress witness in a damage
suit against ArtHur Hamerstein and
called her a "cute ilttle cockroach,"
Judge McAvoy ordered a new trial.
MAKING IT PLAIN
"You are putting the cart before
"I don't understand what you mean
by that figure of speech."
"Dell, I'll frame is differently. You
are putting the tonneau before the
Quincy, III. Matt Webster, negro,
shot and killed wife and himself.