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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 04, 1912, Image 3

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CALL SHOOTING HASTY
ACTION BY POLICE.
Clinton, Mass., June 4. No
one has been arrested for the dis
turbance yesterday that resulted
in the shooting' of four wornen
and eleven men, striking textile
workers from. the-Lancaster mill,
by police of Clinton and Fitch
burg. Indignation meetings were held
taprotest against what was term
ed the hasty and unwarranted ac
tion of the police. Speakers point
ed out that if there was disturb
ance enough to force the police to
use their fevplvers some of the
strikers would have been ar
rested. Several volleys were fired. Feel
ing is high today, though there
were nooutbreaks near the mills.
There wa's some jostling this
morning when" police escorted
strikebreakers through picket
lines.
LOADING UP THE FUTURE
London wasn't much of a
town in the time of Henry VIII,
back -in the sixteenth century.
When the king gave his courier,
Richard Page', a slice of land he
had taken from one of the abbeys,
nobody thought it much of a gift.
It made a nice little cow pasture,
but that was about all it.was good
for. Even as late as 1825 it was
valued at only $35,000.
King Henty has long since
turned to dust, likewise Richard
Page. But millions have been
born. They swarm daily over
lhat old cow pasture. They have
reared great buildings. on it
Street railways converge there.
The air xesounds to the 'roar qf
traffic anrfow the old pasture is
valued at $150,000,000.
Nevdr mind about Richard
Page's gift from the king. But
did ypu ever stop'tp think of the
enormous-real estate value? that
yet reinain to be, created by the
unborn millions of the future
'Did you ever 'stop to think that
someone must pay rent, interest
and profit on all .these values to
be?
Quite, a load for the future!
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' LOTS OF POISON.
An incjex to the-last 400 notices
of judgment ' agairfst food and
drug poisoners, jusfissued by the.
Department of Agriculturecon
tains in the list 108 judgments
against drug companies and man-,
ufacturers. A'hasty examination,
of the list shows 'that cures were
offered hy these' men for the fol
lowing; Asthma, cancer, catarrh,
cholera, -coughs, croup, fever,
drug habit,' epilepsy, headache,f
worms, nervous trouble and rheu-r
matism. " ,
The list also shows that 183 va
rieties, of food and 41 different
kinds ofbeverages have been sub
jects of adulteration by manufac
turers. ' These .foods and bever
ages coritain almost every con
ceivable article of human con
sumption. '
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In a white-serge suit the but
tons on the skirt, used for trim
ming, rnray correspond in color
with theVfrimming on the waist
'worn with the suit
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