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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 24, 1912, Image 7

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tlie. work of running ,-dQwn the
gang. "' - -
Two members of 'ftV-Cafony
andCallemain have-been - eap
tufed and are in celFgY ' ,
BuPBonnotis the brains and
the' executive head' of HhV band,
and until he is dead or under lock
,and,key there' wilj fie little rest
for Paris. . -
Not long ago Jouin rceived a
signed note from' Bonno.- 'It
read: a
. "I sat beside you-in a. tramway
tar esterday You Jpoked siJc.(
Don't die of your iliness for I
shall kill you soon." t '
CLAIM ONLY TAFT CAN
J ' PREVENT STRIKE '
i ' Kansas City, Mo.t April 24.
Militant tactics are to' be the key
note of the-new federation of fed
erations of railroad shopmen
throughout the country.
After setjdAg a telegram to
President Taft-yesterday threat
ening a nation-wide shop strike
unless the,federakgovernment ar-
' bitrated the differences hetween
th I. C. and Harriman lines and
their employes, who" have been'
on strike for months, tile federa
tion appointed a committee to
meet with "officials of the engin
eers' brotherhood with a view tb
calling a sympathetic -strike in
v case tlie engineers walked out. "
This hitter proposition may fall
through because of the going to
arbitration of the engineers'
grieyancesjbut it was again vig
orously declared by officers of the
federation that only-president
Haft cpuld - prevent a -general
strike because, of the'troublcs on
the I. C. and-Harriman lnies.
-The-;presidetit hat! mot replied
tfl the Jetter'of the federation late
today. - .
r-o-LNSPO
J
U. S. TRANSPORTS VERY
SHY ON LIFEBOATS .
Washington, April 24 The
investigation of naval" vessel has
disclosed the startling fact that
nof.one of the United States army
transports have sny better life
saving equipment than had the
Titanic.
These boats which would cat ry
practically the entire American
army' inrtime of war, would not in x
the event of.an accident, be able
to save the liyes of -half their pas
sengers and crew,
Here arfigures showing the .
variance between passenger and '
capacity and life boat capacity on
some, of the transports: Sheridan,
1,397 'arrd 756; Logan 1,875 and
7.50; Shermin, l$7& and 756"
Meade, l,3GJ3and-500 and the
Crook 1,053 and 420.
The same proportions extend
through the- entire Hst of s tpans
ports. i
A mqtion was madenvcongress,
yesterday to have ttife secretary of
thKenavy make an official, report
o'f-these conditions to the house,
a'ndnt is believed' that a fund will""
be granted for their immediate
improvement. 1 -o -
"I Just love moving pietures.'r
"All right. Come up to the
hoiise and help move ours. I nev
.eiv,aouIo?do it to'Stiitmy wife,
anyhow."
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iFuniiii
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