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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 18, 1912, Image 4

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striking button-workers at-Muscatine,
la.
Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 18.
John P. White, of Iowa, was re
elected president of the United
Mirie Workers of America, ac
cording to the vote of the tellers
announced at the international
convention here this afternoon,
white's majority over Thomas L.
Lewis, of Ohio, his opponent, was
45,424.
Frank J. Hayes, of Illinois, was
re-elected vice president for the
third time by a majority of 64,
824 over Samuel Pascoe, of Illi
nois.
Edwin Berry, as a .candidate
for' re-election as secretary-treasurer,
received 135,698 votes.
He had no opposition.
"PHONY" BUROLAR SHOWS
USE OF "PADDED BRICK"
Guests at the banquet last night
of the Chicago Jewelers' Associa
tion regret their invitation to the
"padded brick" robber to attend
their banquet. The genuine hurl
er did not appear, buti was im
personatediby a "phony" burglar,
who madea speech, threw a brick,
and insulted the nose of one of -the
banqueters.
. .Evidently the real burglar got
cold feet, after accepting the in.
vitation. His place was taken by
a dilapidated and frayedJooking
person, who said to be Attorney
Charles Burras, playing a joke on
tTio accnrtntinn t4
The visito-made a speech, rid
iculed the efforts of the jewelers
to have him caught, and said he
would continue at-the same old
stand. 1
The "burglar's" illustration
of how the famous brick was
thrown to get the most effect was
entirely too realastic. The brick
struck one of the guests in the
,nose, and he had to be carried
from the hall. Of course, the
burglar was very sorry, and apol
ogized to the gentleman whoJiad
acted as a window but that did
not make his nose feel any better.
A DEM. .LEADER SNAPPED
AT WASHINGTON
I n i ii ri i il
R. B. Mountcastle,
Of Tennessee, Whose Place on
the Democratic Committee was
a Matter of Dispute.
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