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JACK LONDON HAS TAKEN HIS
LAST CRUISE ON THE SNARK
Jack London's "Love of Life" has
come to a sudden end. Maybe it was
the "Call of the Wild" beyond thsit
got mm. Tne noted autnor is aeaa
Every man, woman; and child who
loves real fiction of red-blooded life,
as well as the Klondike dogs, will
mourn the loss of the man who lived
" through forty-one years of thrills
and wrote oodles of books on the
London was "so blamed human in
his writings and grew so close to real
nature mat nis woras nave Become
known throughout the land as
"among the best there is."
Wednesday morning a servant at
London's Santa Rose, Cal.', ranch
found the author unconscious in his
bed. Uremia poisoning had set in.
His death followed Wednesday night
London's wife, Charmian Kittredge,
London, was at his bedside.
London was born in 'Frisco. Al
ways was more or less fif a rover.
Left Univ. of California in his fresh
man year to go to the Klondike when'
the gold rush was on. Has sailed the
seas from one end of the world to
the other. Following a tramping ex
pedition over U. S. and Canada, Lon
don became a lecturer. Then his,
writings started. He acted as war
correspondent during the1 Russ-Jap
After the war he sailed the south
seas in his 65-foot yacht. Snark. He
was always gathering data for his
books to come.
And then the books came, and such
works as "The Sea Wolf," "A Daugh
ter of the Snows," "The Children of
the Frost,") "The Faith of Men,"
."War of the Classes," "White Fang,"
"Before Adam," "Martin Eden," "Re
volution," "When God Laughs,"
"John Barleycorn," "The Night
Born "The Valley of the Moon,"
and "A Son of the Sun," proclaimed
him a foremost American author.
London later blossomed as a play
wright His first attempt was "The,
Great Interrogation," which was pro
duced in Chicago in 1907.
London had been married twice.
His first wife was divorced.
But Jack London' is dead, and with
him, Judging from his. works, he took "
his "Faith of Men." v
BOSSES PLAN NEJg SORT OF
INJUNCTION AGAINST LOCAL
A new sort of an injunction is ex
pected to be sprung against Progres
sive Local 527, Cigarmakers' Inter
national union,, by the Cigar Mfg,
ass'n. It will charge that the 'union,
induced member firms to -quit the
ass'n and will call the union a labor
It. seems that a rule of the bosses
ass'n is that a member firm which;
recognizes the union must step out
Quite a few of them, including Wohl
& Comstock, 1466 Madison st, which
has been called the backbone of the
bosses ass'n, have signed with (he
Victor I. Levinson, pres. of the in
ternational, is doing great worjc in
helping Chas. Wihfield and the other
local workers win victories.
Local 527 .has strikes, in effect at
the following cigar factories: Ben
Bey, 1718 N. Robey; Arkins, 830 S.
Claremont av.; Weinhouse Bros., 808
S. Marshfield; San Alto, 300 S. Wa
ter; Congress Cigar Co., 400 S. Ra
cine av.; Fromhertz, 216 Austin av.;
Pirente Cigar Co., 157 Randolph; C.
Waldb'ott, 175 Lake; Consumers'
Cigar Co., 2230 Milwaukee av.
Shops that have recently signed,
with Local 527: Benner Bros., 659
Willow; E. L. Predomino, 514 Van.
Buren; A. H. Farwell, 1211 tf. Cali
fornia av.; B. Martinez, Paulina and
Lake; Pines & Sons, 1466 Milwaukee;
O. Rubinstein, 1347 N. Oakley; Sam
Lipsche'tz and Lusto Cigar Cos., 157
Randolph: A. RIos, 235 N. 5th av.: H.
B. Franklin, Austin and Franklin;
Wohl and Comstock; W. Paley, P"au-
Una and Jackson. The last four aro
I ass'n shops. v .