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News Worth Remembering FOLLOWING a nation-wide search for the men who dynamited the Times building in Los Angeles last October, private detectives and city police report the arrest of the supposed...

...In addition to the regular army of 622,000 about 350,000 reservists will be called out to play the war game...
...The initiative and referendum resolution, somewhat modified, was passed by the Illinois senate on the 20th and sent to the lower house...
...News of the Legislatures Final victory for the workmen's compensation act was registered in Wisconsin on the 21st when the assembly passed the special committee's bill, by the decisive vote of 69 to 13...
...News Worth Remembering FOLLOWING a nation-wide search for the men who dynamited the Times building in Los Angeles last October, private detectives and city police report the arrest of the supposed leaders in the conspiracy...
...All the social democrats upheld the bill and thirteen of the thirty-nine democrats voted for it...
...The Wisconsin act, the first comprehensive workmen's compensation act ever put upon American statute books, demolishes the obnoxious common law defenses of assumption of the risk and fellow servant's negligence...
...All the Republican Progressives voted against the measure and ten Democrats voted against it...
...Henry S. Boutell, former Congressman from Ilinois, who received a ministry as reward for his long adherence to Aldrich and Cannon, was ordered to proceed to Switzerland instead of to Portugal...
...The confession of McManigal resulted in the finding of several stores of dynamite and nitro-glycerine in Tiffin, Ohio, and in Indianapolis...
...The Illinois Legislature last week strengthened the law which prohibits more than ten-hours' work a day for women workers...
...D. A. R. Head Elected At the annual encampment of the national society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Mrs...
...Wiehe now will be required to go before the committee...
...At an early date this magazine will present a complete summary of the act together wih the present stage of similar legislation in a dozen other states...
...They promise proof that the leaders in the Los Angeles outrage also are responsible for destructive explosions in Newark, Milwaukee, Chicago, Dayton, Philadelphia, Kansaz City, St...
...Advised of the arrests made in Detroit and elsewhere, President Samuel Gom-pers of the American Federation of Labor said that he believed they were the result of a carefully laid plot against union labor organizations...
...As was expected, former Speaker Cannon and Mt...
...Only three members voted against the increase...
...The newspapers of Chicago ought to be crucified...
...A resolution placed before the Committee on Committees by Senator La Follette which sought to carry out this fair apportionment, was voted down...
...The vote for Mrs...
...Another bill provides for the establishment of a children's bureau to be connected with the Department of Commerce and Labor...
...More Lorimer Money Traced Another of the $10,000 contributions to the $100,000 fund alleged to have been raised in Illinois to send Lorimer to the Senate, has come to the notice of the investigating committee in Springfield...
...Dispatches from Washington indicate that Hill declined to act when he was ordered to negotiate in Germany for certain concessions in the region of Asia Minor for the benefit of large American interests...
...He paid high tribute to McNamara and said that his confidence in him would remain steadfast until overwhelming proof of guilt had been submitted...
...He has refused to make any statement to the newspapers...
...Harry Kaplin and Matthew Schmitt, implicated in the McManigal confession, are under indictment in Los Angeles...
...While the prospective action of the Senate on Canadian reciprocity has awakened much interest, the real subject of speculation in the upper branch of Congress relates to the make-up of committees...
...The vote was 265 to 89...
...The functions of the bureau shall be "to investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life, and shall especially investigate the questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, physical degeneracy, orphanage, juvenile courts, desertion, dangerous occupations, accidents and diseases of children, employment, legislation affecting children in the several states and territories, and such other facts as have a bearing upon the welfare of children...
...Public records of these proceedings are to be preserved and the subject of the hearing is to receive a copy...
...Chicagoans are planning to hold the greatest aeroplane meet ever conducted in America...
...The Colorado Legislature on the 20th passed a bank guarantee bill, thus carrying out the second platform promise so far kept...
...The new bill provides for a hearing when a discharged employee of the postal service desires it...
...Several attempts were made to put in amendments but every one was voted down by the Democratic majority...
...L. S. Swenson, minister to Switzerland, was transferred to Norway, while E. W. Morgan was transferred to Portugal from Montivideo...
...Early in the special session the Progressive Republicans were induced to enter the caucus on the understanding that they were to receive proportional committee representation...
...Madero, commanding the insurrectos, agreed to a few days of peace during which attempts are being made to reach a permanent peace agreement...
...Scott was 614 to 466 for Mrs...
...According to the press accounts of arrests and confessions, the detectives, under the leadership of Detective William J. Burns of Chicago, have traced many of the explosions to an organization of structural iron workers...
...Hill was impressed with the idea that the proposed transaction was of a private nature and not the work of an ambassador...
...Matthew T. Scott, of Bloomington, Illinois, was elected president general, succeeding herself...
...The act also creates a new contractual relation between employers and employees by which they agree to a specified indemnity in the event of injury to the employee, or, in the event of his death, a specified amount to his dependents or partial dependents...
...Louis, Cincinnati and many other cities...
...At the time of this writing the Committee had reached no agreement and there was every prospect that the matter would be fought out on the floor...
...The supreme court of Kansas recently handed down a decision that the eight-hour law of state applies to all work performed on municipal plants...
...Orders Resented by Hill The mystery regarding the sudden resignation of David Jayne Hill, ambassador to Germany, and the instant acceptance by President Taft of the resignation, is clearing up slowly...
...The lower house of the Illinois Legislature has approved an increase of legislators' salaries from $2,000 each session to $3,500...
...These stores, together with the private records of the union organization, have been confiscated...
...The measure will go through the senate at an early date and the governor's approval is assured...
...Prospects of imminent intervention by United States troops had much to do with the willingness of the two leaders to come to an understanding...
...Other changes of importance among this country's foreign representatives were reported last week...
...The legislature of California has just passed a stringent eight-hour work day law for women and Governor Johnson has signed it...
...Labor Bills in Congress Bills have been introduced in the House of Representatives to regulate the immigration of aliens into the United States, the one carrying the illiteracy test being urged by the American Federation of Labor...
...Short Recess in Mexico Pressed by non-combatants, President Diaz of Mexico and Gen...
...Heretofore Madero has insisted that only the resignation of Diaz would bring the war to an end...
...Kaiser Wilhelm's army commanders have announced that war maneuvers will be carried on this summer with an armed force of a million men...
...Previously to the temporary cessation of hostilities, the meeting of the two armies just across the border resulted in much damage in Douglas, Arizona, where several Americans were wounded by bullets...
...So he sailed for the United States to learn something of the new policy of the State Department...
...NEWS NOTES Under orders from the Lake Seamen's union, close to ten thousand seamen on the Great Lakes renewed their strike last week...
...Scores of letters have been received from postal clerks in which they charge violation of the civil service laws by bureau chiefs...
...As amended the law now applies also to hotels, restaurants, transportation or public utility companies and to telegraph and telephone companies...
...His resignation followed...
...The provisions of the new statute cover all occupations, save the exception that the law shall not affect the harvesting, curing, canning or drying of any variety of perishable fruit or vegetable...
...Special church services in commemoration of approximately the three hundredth anniversary of the King James version of the English Bible, were held throughout this country and England on Sunday, the 22nd...
...On the same day Shakespeare worshippers laid wreaths about his statues in many parts of the world...
...Ortie E. McManigal of Chicago, arrested in Detroit early this month, is the author of a confession involving officers of the national union, including John J. McNamara of Indianapolis...
...W. C. Story of New York...
...Mann, Republican floor leader, voted against the agreement...
...The men are attempting to force owners of vessels to maintain the "closed shop" policy on all boats...
...The bill seeks also to grant employees the right to join any organization designed to improve their welfare...
...In sharp contrast to Hines and Lorimer, who have preserved their outward suavity of manner all through the inquiry, Wiehe, when asked by the reporter if he had contributed to the fund, exclaimed: "It's none of your business whether I did or didn't...
...Canadian Reciprocity Approved Aided by the Democratic steam roller, the Canadian reciprocity agreement was approved by the lower house of Congress on the 21st...
...William Burgess of Duluth told the committee on the 20th that C. F. Wiehe, secretary of the Hines Lumber company and a brother-in-law of Hines, had told him that he contributed $10,000...
...Relief for Postal Clerks Flagrant disregard of the spirit and letter of the federal civil service law is said to be the inspiration for a bill introduced into the United States Senate on the 17th by Senator La Follette...

Vol. 3 • April 1911 • No. 17


 
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