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The Public Service Co. .wants to
sell the people electricity at the rate
of 13 cents for the first 30 hours and"
8 cents an hour thereafter. This
would be $5.50 for 50 hours. "
"So you see their claim that they
will sell power cheaper-and give bet
ter service is false," Aid. Wyrzykow
skl said. "Aid. Hlavkaand myself are
absolutely opposed to turning over
the street lighting to a company
who would play with us for 20 years
" and then sell out to us as their own
POLICE RIGHT ON THE JOB IN
THE PINES CO. STRIKE
Progressive Cigarmakers' union is
having a hard time with the police in
its strike against the Jacob Pines &
Sons Co., 1466 Milwaukee av. Not
only do police harrass pickets and try
to scare them into quitting, but blue
coats are stationed on the inside of
Officer 3098 arrested two pickets,
mere boys. The boys say he did not
take them to the station house right
away, but took them inside the fac
tory," where be used threats in or
dering them to go back to work.
When they steadfastly refused, the
boys claim he shook them severely,
then took them to the station house.
The strike was called against the
Pines Co. because union men did not
like the cigarmakers' school they say
the company was running.
"Students paid $15 to $25 and
worked six to thirteen weeks without
wages in learning," said Chas. Win
field, chairman of the union's execu
tive board. "Then a worker would be
told his work was not satisfactory
and he would not be given as much
money as was paid in other shops.
When he would discover this and kick
he would be fired."
TO ARREST ARCHIBALD
Washington, Sept 13. It became
known from an absolutely reliable
source today that Correspondent
Archibald will be put under arrest by I
the United States government upon
his arrival in the United States.
LADY GARMENT WORKERS WIN
The rapid success which seems to
follow the efforts of Fannia Cohn, or
ganizer for the ladies' garment work
ers' union, brought about a favorable
termination to the strike on at the
factory of Phil Steinberg and Benja
min Sopkin at 843 W. Adams st, to
day. It was a union victory.
The manufacturers agreed to give
the girls a 50-hour week in place of
the 55-hour week under which they
have worked, to give a 10 per cent
raise for all receiving less than $8.50
per week, and to work under the
Hart, Shaffner & Marx agreement,
which provides for a grievance com- ,
Last Tuesday the girls met and
joined Local 59 of the Ladies' Waist,
Dress and White Goods' union. Tues
day five employes were fired. Wed
nesday the whole force of 100 walked
out Saturday Miss Cohn met the
bosses and today the girls agreed to
take their offer.
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Rome when abroad?
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cause my husband bought all the