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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 05, 1912, Image 5',
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LITTLE ITEMS THOUGHT YOU'D CARE ABOUT
Despatches received at San
Francisco today confirm report
of assassination of General Li
Yuan Hung, vice president pf the
Chinese Republic, at Tientsin. No
Three companies of militia pa
trolled streets of New York
Mills, N. Y., where textile work
ers have struck for 15 per cent in
crease. No disturbances.
Although Governor Foss has
withdrawn his name as"candidate
. at Massachusetts presidential pri
mary, he confidently expects to be
changed into a "dark horse" over-'
night, and get the nomination.
Also, it now develops that one
Champ Clark offered Foss the
vice presidential nomination on
his ticket. Which kind offer of
Champ's was declined by Foss
Business men of Indiana have
protested to U. S. Senate against
bill, now under consideration,
providing no workingmen on any
government contract shall be
compelled to work more than 8
hours the day.
Some of the "business men" of
this country sure are going out
of their way to breed scabs on
their "business" noses.
B. & O. switch engine jumped
tracks near Mitchell, Ind. Five
jnen injured. "Nobody to blame."
Monon railroad has graiited its
locomotive engineers and firemen
JO per cent increase, and threat
ened strike is off.
Now then, if all the other rail
roads will step right forward and
raise their right hands, and say
they want to be decent and follow -the
example of the Monon,every
body'll be happy.
Although Seth Nichols, who
confessed to murder of Dr. Hel-i
ene Knabeat Indianapolis, has re
pudiated his confession, he is tp
be investigated" by Indianapolis .
police. They think Seth knows '
too much about that murder.
Statistics show that 43 per
cent of all girl graduates of Uni- 1
Versity of Wisconsin have taken
men graduates of same instituti
tion "for better or for worse."
Some matrimonial joint eh,
Although no word has been
heard from detectives pursuing
Aliens in Blue Ridge mountains, (
Va., the report current yesterday
that Sid Allen and WesJEdwards t
and two detectives had been shot
and killed in battle is now gener-
O. C. Thompson, 28, Dodge
ville, Wis., called up pretty
Sophia Klupsen, 20, over tele
phone tand for second time asked
her to marry him. When he
heard "no" over the. wires, he
drank carbolic acid, and died still
Reading Railroad Co., has with
drawn miners accomodation train
between Shamokin and Dunkel
berger, Pa., pending settlement of
coal miners strike.
Thus do all good bosses and
business men stand together.
"Exact shortage of A. W. "Con
verse, sometime treasurer of
Windsor Locks, Conn., Savings
bank, found to bz$L$7&fo2
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