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GOV. ALTGELD STATUE CALLED
INSULT TO LABOR
John Devereux York, member state
art commission, says the memorial
statue to late Gov. John P. Altgeld is
an iMMlt to labor. "-Soit may not be
dedlctned Labor Day as planned.
Labor in the statue is. shown kiss
ing the hem of Gov. Altgeld's gar
ment "Labor does not kiss the hem of
any garment," said York. "Labor Is
majestic. Labor does not bow. Gov.
Altgeld himself would kick the statue
into the lake.
"There is a crooked angle besides
the insult to labor. Former State
Sen. John Waage and others ordered
the statue from Guston Borgium
without consulting the municipal and
state art commissions.
MINISTER GERMAN SPY?
There is growing belief today that
Rev. Edmund Kayser, Gary, was mur
dered by adherents of the allied cause.
Telegrams which the Lutheran min
ister sent to Ambassador Bernstorff
showed that if Kayser was not a paid
spy he was at least an active volun
tary worker in the German cause and
that he did many things intended to
hinder shipment of war munitions.
CLAIM BRIBE ATTEMPT
Police say attempt was made to
bribe them when squad under Sergt
John Kelly, 5th precinct, raided 3530
Wabash av., last mjlit.
Whiskey, gin, cards and 16 men
and women were brought into court
today. Jimmy Williams, boss of the
place, was fined $25 and Lulu Weath
ers, keeper, $10 for keeping a gam
Our largest cotton-producing coun
ty Ellis county, Texas, yielded 143,
714 bales last year. This is more than
six times the amount raised in the
whole state of Virginia and more
than was raised in either Missntiri nr
SOUTH WALES MINERS AFFAIR
ENDS IN WIN FOR MEN
London, Aug. 31. The South
Wales coal miners dispute ended this
afternoon in complete victory for the
men. Following two days of confer
ences here the government announ
ced this afternoon that the coal op
erators have conceded the demands
of the miners and that the men who
quit work in some districts will be
back in the mines tomorrow.
The terms of the settlement agreed
upon today by a deputation of miners
officials and coal operators will be
submitted to the miners delegates for
formal ratification at Cardiff tomorrow.
BODIES IN SUBMARINE CANT BE
Honolulu, Aug. 31. Submarine
F-4, which sank in Pearl Harbor,
March 25 and was brought into dry
dock here last night, was fully ex
posed early today. Through a large
hole in the bow all compartments
were examined, but no trace was
foimd of bodies of submarine's crew.
Believed buried under piles of sand
and other debris in submersible's in
terior. HELEN PETURK STILL MISSING
Six-year-old Helen Peturk of Hege-
wisch is still missing. Hundreds of
anxious people from the far south
village searched yesterday through
the town itself and far into the
swamps which border several lakes in
wisch to lead search parties. Fear
that tramps lured the child have been
expressed by the police.
BITS OF NEWS
Rose Weiss, 16, 1254 S,
leaped into river. Rescued.
Mrs. Irene Morrison, 3348 S. Si
skull perhaps fractured. Auto c
5qkce from three stations in spe
I (Ktails have been sent to Heee-