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FULL TELEGRAPHIC AND CABLE NEWS SERVICE
' OF THEUNITED PRESS
THE DAY BOOK
500 S. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 235 Chicago, Thursday, June 27, 1912 One Cent
Police club women.
Boston,- June 27. Several
women were-so seriously clubbed
by the police tpday that they were
taken to hospitals when the offi
cers attempted to disperse a
crowd of women in the West Side
and Jewish quarter who were sup
porting the kosher meat boycott.
The -women had adopted the
same tactics that were used by
Jewish women of Chicago in their
successful fight againsT the kosh
er butchers. Stores were attacked
on Chambers street, chickens
were freed from their coops and
kerosene was sprinkled overmeat.
Similarity of the methods em
ployed has led the butchers to be
lieve that the fight in Chicago was
the beginning of a concerted ef
fort on the part of Jews to force
down the price of kosher meat
throughout th,e country.
"MACARONI" TO RESCUE.
Rome, June 27. Macaroni, fav
orite dish of the Italians, is all
that has prevented the conquest
According to a statement by
the government, the Turks have
a' yellow gunpowder wliich they
grind, very fine and makeup in the
Packed and labeled as maqarqni
this powder has been sent to the
Arabs, without apparently violat
ing the international agreements
against contraband of war.
. Without this. ruse,, the Italian
government says, the Arabs Jong
ago would have been out of ammunition.
MOTHER SEES SON DROWN
Detroit, Mich., June' 27. Ralph
Williams, a deck hand on the
steamer Bothnia, was drowned
when the vessel was rammed and
sunk by the steamer Curry in the
Detroit river. '
His mother, who was a cook on
the Bothnia, jumped to safety on
the Curry, but tried to throw het
self into the river when she saw
her son drown.
THE DEMOCRATIC MESS
(Reports Direct from Baltimore
by United Press Wire.)
' The Democratic candidate for
the presidency probably will be,
nominated late tonight.
And since William Jennings
Bryan won't give out any inform
ation, it's anybody's race so far
as" those on the outside know.
!harmr Clark has a paper mi-