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ure no redress when it makes com-
plaints of the big interests violating
the law and how labor's protests are
continuously sidetracked when
brought to the attention of the gov
ernment, and the big business inter
ests and trusts can always be assist
ed in hanging the story on organized
labor, etc. i
"We have failed to find yet any re
sults of any of the investigations
made by those in charge of the in
vestigation bureau in Chicago.
"We know that the beef trust is
responsible for the high cost of food
products and that the game is going
merrily on so are tne investiga
tions and the beef trust running
nice paid advertisements, thereby
subsidizing the trust press.
"In conclusion, give us some pub
licity of the true situation whether
or no the government intends to
proceed against those responsible for
the intolerable conditions as they
now exist in this country.
"Edward N. Nockels, Secretary' Chi
cago Federation of Labor."
A committee of the Chicago Coal
Merchants' aSs'n was to meet the
officials of the coal teamsters' union
today for anti-strike negotiations.
One of the biggest points that will
be up for settlement will be the union
connections with the Contracting
Team Owners' ass'n, a newly-formed
Coal company heads says that un
less the teamsters break away from
the team owners there will be more
trouble in the future. Milton Booth
and Michael Ready, unton officials,
say this will not be done.
Aj't Gen. Frank Dickson, head qf
the L N. G., denied that he was mak
ing an investigation for Gov. Low
den. One hundred and forty helpers of
the Hartwell, the Daniels, the Crerar
Clinch and the Taylor coal com
panies struck for more money yesterday.
BARBERS FINED FOR LACK OF
POISON LABEL ON HAIR TONIC
Eleven barbers and two dealers in
supplies were fined by Judge Kearns
yesterday or selling hair tonics con
taining wood alcohol without label
ing the bottles with a skull and cross
bones and the-word "poison."
Benjamin Natenberg, 1511 Mil
waukee av. was fined $10. He ad
mitted knowledge of the presence of'
poison in hair tonic. These were fined
Barbers' Supply House; Abraham
Dolkart, 3120 Belmont av.; Carl Lobl,
2035 W. Division; Henry LudwinskI,
2035 W. Division; Charles Mokevch,
4610 S. Marshfield av.; Aaron Pearl
man, 2724 W Division; Spiros Ra
gouzis,7l8 N. Clark; Joseph Salemi,
2247 W. Madison; Fritz Schoenfeld,
23 E. Sixteenth; Western Barber
Supply Company, 35 S. Halsted, Sam
Sampson, attendant; Samuel Wilner,
2410 W. Division, and Leon Wide
maio, 1107 N. Western av., Wm. Dus
The prosecution was caused by
Miss Carolyn Van Blarcom, secretary
for the Illinois Society for the-Pre-vention
of Blindness, on the ground
that the barbers' patrons were liable
to loss of sight.
OG ARMOUR'S MEMORY PUNK
J. Ogden, Armour's memory for de
tailed facts was on public exhibition
yesterday when the pork king was a
witness in Judge Brentano's court.
W. D. Niles, a former Armour em
ploye, charges he was paid $40,848
by Armour for stock shares worth
$340,848 and he was therein "cheat
ed, swindled and 'defrauded-" out of
$300,000. Armour was asked about
net earnings of his company in 1902
and when the board of directors met
to disclose profits. He couldn't re
member any such meeting in 1902
nor any similar meethig between,
1900 and 1902.
Wm. Rothmann re-elected pre
of Iroquoig club.