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Bill across and Charlie McCulloch
was-one of his most liberal campaign
donators, Billwas supposed to have
turned down Charlie whe nthe ladel
ing of City Hall jobs started.
Charlie was told -to., "see Lundin"
when he asked for a few plums for
hungry friends. He didn't like the
Lundin business after the work he
had done for Thompson. So the pair
are supposed to have parted ways.
Now comes the Tribune, which
has been pulling down big advertising
contracts from the Shaw; Yellow Cab
and other taxi firms, and helps Big
Bill kick the Pannelee firm, which
never spent a cent for trust press
If the Trib can hurt the Pannelee
firm, the Shaw firm, it is supposed,
will profit And, of course, if the
Shaw people profit the Trib gets
The Herald and Examiner gave &
helping hand to the Thompson-Trib
combination this morning. They,
too, have been taking fat contracts
from the taxi firms.
POLICE AND STRIKERS .CLASH
AT DEERING SHOPS
A crowd of 500 unarmed workers
in the Deering shops of the Harvester
Trust were attacked by 12 mounted
' ' policemen last night when the strik-
ers congregated about the entrances
to the plans. Clubs were used by
the police, who also drew their re
volvers and fired into the air.
"The crowd was dispersed, but not
until Mounted Patrolman Garrett
was struck with a brick, After the
brick hit his head he arrested Jobir
Wydia, 2040 Lincoln St., a striking
moldr, who was booked on a charge
Mounted Patrolman Frazier was
also hit , i
Three hundred workmen at Amer
ican Maize Products Co. at Roby
went on strike yesterday. Want in
crease of 1 cents an hour.
Representatives of striking street
cleaners will hold, conference with
Sup't of Street Miller today.
Several from 21st and 13th wards
joined strike this morning.
EL PASO CONFERENCES FAIL
- UP TO WASHINGTON
Washington,, May 12. A situation '
'more serious than at any time -since
American forces pjlunged intdNMex- 9
ico confronted administration today
by reason of failure of M Paso con
ferences. Serious cabinet consider-,
atibn was giyen problem.
Failure of GenTs Scott and Obre
gon to agree was due to following
causes, among others:,'
Obregonwanted to discuss border
nottvil gmnmiit hnr onilfrht. first
rauvi o a
to have American forces withdrawn.
He informed Scott hat prestige df
both himself and Carranza would
suffer if he returned to Mexico City I
with news that he had consented to
stay of American expedition.
He was willing td arrange for co
operation in Parral district
Latter proposition was acceptable,
but inasmuch as withdrawal problem
seemed uppermost in Obregon's mind
conference came to naught
Authorities now believe that there
is no way in which to divert Carranza
from his insistence upon withdrawal,
though they hope hereafter he will
be passive, instead of active in this
position. Failure to reach a formal
agreement does-hot make It impos
sible to continue .expedition and
does not actually threaten American
expedition will De oiocKea. r or, mis
reason there was still fcope today
that Mexico might cohtinue,to take
the situation at least as calmly .as in
the past. ' W,
HUGHES THINKS "NO CHANCE"
Washington, May 12. Supreme
Court Justice Hughes appears to be
about the only Republican, leader of
ptpnlinence in Washington that Boss
not, believe ne will be nominated ior
presidency by straight goods Repub
licans in Chicago next month. u