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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 20, 1912, Image 8

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ber of scars, and said he was tired
of being a pincushion. Detec
tives will arrest the woman.
Lucy Page Gaston, speaking at
the twelfth anniversary of the
founding of the ,Anti-Cigarette
league, says the four Guelzow
murderers would be alive today
were it not for cigarettes. Nice,
cheerful thought for those who
pull on a "dreamstick."
Frank Curylo, West Erie st,
butcher, in jail charged with set
ting fire to his store on Sunday
night.
-Three youths ages 10, 11, and
12 are under arrest for robbing
the Eugene Goodrich Scenery
Co. of $130 worth of tools.
Bernard O'Connor, Princeton
ave., butcher, who said he was
locked in ice chest of his employ
er and robber of $60 confessed
that he spent it having good time.
James Foley, 39, W. 47th st,
hit by street car at W. 55th st.
and S. Center ave. 'Concussion of
brain and bruises on face and
body. Hospital.
TRICKS TO EVERY TRADE;
HERE'S A PEACH
Washington, Feb. 20. "How
Wall Street Put the Indian Sign
on the Money Trust Investiga
tion" would make a good title for
the story told today by Represen
tative Lindbergh, (Rep., Minn.)
According to Lindbergh, when
the agitation against the Money
Trust first was agitated, Wall
street's lobbyists began flocking
V to Washington and buttonholing
such of our progressive "states
men" as were talking too loud.
' Lindbergh ought to know, he
being progressive himself, and
the author of one of the resolu
tions calling for an investigation
of the Money Trust
Lmdbefgh says one of the Wall
Street men got after him as soon
as 'the contents of his resolution
became known. The lobbyists f
wanted to know if Lindbergh re
alized the responsibility that lay,
on his shoulders.
Lindbergh told the 'lobbyist
that he did the responsibility,
as he looked at it, being due to the
people, and not to Big Business.
Whereat the lobbyist went out
on the Capitol lawn and ate
worms.
Having failed in impressing
Lindbergh, the lobbyists pulled
the old panic bogey on the leaders
of the House. The substance of
their remarks was:
"If the Money Trust is investi
gated, we'll pull off a regular old
money panic before election.
Then where'll the Democrats
be?" iBt&MM
The Democratic leaders were
willing to grant that the Demo
crats would be in the position of
a man who had climbed up a tree
by means of a ladder and had the
ladder pulled out from under him.
Also they put the kibosh on the
investigation referred it to a
standing committee instead of a
special committee. They'd have
squashed the investigation alto
gether if it harn't been that the
people "back home" had their
eyes on some of them, according i
1 to Lindbergh- '
fei.

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