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stood before the judge did they know
why they had been arrested. Then it came out After all but three had testified they had jobs and were not vagrants in any sense of the word, a great light was shed on the mystery. "You are charged with being in the park after 11 o'clock at night," said the judge. "You -are discharged with a warning not to be found there again." And the man I know, after he re deemed his job and breathed easy again, said this: "Of course, it couldn't be expected that a copper would wake men up and let them know what the rules of the parks they help maintain are. But if you would let some fellows know about the rules, it would save them spend ing the week-end locked up if they stayed out of the park altogether or took an alarm clock with them." o o INTERNATIONAL HEAD OF THE MACHINISTS TO COME HERE International President Johnson, head of the machinists' union in America, has been urged to come to Chicago to investigate the handling of the strike of machinists in the shops -of the Rock Island road at Blue Island and at 47th and Went worth. The request for. Johnson to come here came from the shop committee which is handling the cause of the men. The workers suspect that someone in their own organization may be trying to put something over on them. The 47th and Wentworth shops ' have had the name of being the model railroad shop of the country so far as working conditions for the men is concerned. This high standard was obtained through the militancy of Machinists' Local 582. The strike was called because the men said the company had violated a contract to fill foremen vacancies from men in the shops. "The whole fight now Is to, break the solidarity of Local 582," said R. "M. Kephart, pres. of the local today. "Local 582 has always been a leader in the fight for betterment of condi tions among the machine shops of Chicago, and the word has been passed that Its power must be crush ed at any cost" The carmen's union Is contemplat ing calling a Rock Island road strika in sympathy with the shopmen. o o DEPARTMENT STORE INJURY CAUSES MAN'S DEATH Carson, Pirie & Scott is the latest loop department store to figure In an accident that caused death. Cassius Saxby, 138 N. Lombard av., was working in Carson's elevator shaft Tursdav when a balance weight fell from above, striking him on the head. t was t&Ken to the Presbyterian hospital, where he died yesterday afternoon. The accident caused a great deal of excitement among the shoppers. , , o o TELEGRAPH BRIEFS New York, July 27. Scripps Booth Automobile Co. and Sterling Motor Co., both of Detroit, consoli dated, to be known as Scripps-Booth Corporation, organized under New York state laws. Pontiac, III. Intense heat here caused death of James Kunkel and William Hatling. London. Lawrence Ginnell, mem ber of parliament from Westmeath. and one of so-called "Irish Irrecon cilables," created scene In Commons when he denounced answer made by Sec'y for Home Affairs Samuels to one of his queries as "Insolent." Philadelphia. Police grappled be neath whirlpool of Schuylkill river dam for the bodies of two men who lost lives when launch was washed over waterfalls. Mt. Vernon, III. Mrs. Anna Perrin, who shot and kilied Nathan Sexton, persistent wooer she had warned to keep away from her, justified by cor oner's jury.