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THE DAY BOOK
500 S. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 256 Chicago, Monday, July 22, 1912 One Cent
JUDGE HANFORD RESIGNS.
Seattle, Wash., July 22. In the
face of damaging disclosures in
him, Federal Judge Cornelius
Hanford today telegraphed his
resignation to President Taft.
Startling evidence brought out
Saturday against Hanford involv
ing him in a financial deal with
M. the Northern Pacific Railroad de
termined mm to quit, it is saia.
Hanford went into conference
with members of the congression
al investigating committee this
morning, and immediately there
after sent his resignation to the
The effect of the resignation
upon the impeachment proceed
ings is uncertain. The 'committee
. adjourned and will await word
from the House of Representa
tives before continuing the taking
Hanford gave as his reason for
resigning that he could not stand
the strain under which he is com
pelled to work now, and that he
desires to retire while he has
'some Health left.
'SKINNY" MADDEN DEAD.
. .Martin B. ("Skinny") Madden,
laborleader, died of "consumption
today in a little cottage near Lake
Madden had been fighting con
sumption for over two years. He
went to one Chicago hospital af
ter another in search of relief.
Five months ago he went to
Lake Villa to await the end. He
knew that nothing could save
him. But up to the end he fought
well against the disease that was
Madden at one time was -in
complete control of the Chicago
Federation of Labor. He was
forced out of that with the help o
Then he formed the Associated
Building Trades, with which 50,
000 me were affiliated'.
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POLICE PICK ON WEAK
New Bedford, Mass., July 22.
A mother carrying a day old babe
in her arms, was arrested on the
charge of assaulting an officer
' Officers with drawn clubs hus
tled the mother and child into a
waiting patrol wagon, and they
were locked up in a cell at police
Later the woman's husband
also was arrested, and charged
with disorderly conduct.
The husband is a striking mail
operative. He and his wife had
thrown the gate of their yard
open, so a score of strike pickets,
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