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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 01, 1912, Image 3

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Just because New York has
dished up a prize scandal is no
reason for our own West Side
gamblers to start a little bomb
'war among themselves.
If vote of street car men tomor
row should be in favor of strike,
the union officials will make one
more demand on the companies
for the wage increase, using the
strike vote as a lever.
If the companies again refuse
the increase the international offi
cials of the union will take imme
diate action.
Chas. Bechtel, 1862 -N. Halsted
.-sty and Walter Redelski, 15, 1848
N. Halsfed st, badly injured
when their wagon was struck by
Clybourn av. car.
Chicago Railways Co. tried to
kidnap theitwo victims, 'but Aid.
V. J. Schaeffer, who happened to
be on the scene, prevented them.
There are 13,000 streetcar em
ployes in Chicago. And their
average wage is $621 a year. Do
you wonder they want more?
Aid. Hey says the "pure milk
mass meeting yesterday, was a
frame-up; engineered by the pas
teurizing trust.
Wm. McLaughlin, 444 W. 79th
St., a pioneer of Englewood, shot
i atfd killed himself. Had suffered
business reverses.
"Vdtes are not.bread, consti
tutional amendments are not
work, referendums- do not pay
'.rent, recalls do not furnish cloth
ing," remarks the Hon. Wm.
Howard Taf t.
And then again it migh$ be
noted that dissolving trusts does
not buy any shoes for the baby.
Albert Kasel, 1161 W. 19th st,
arrested as man who has been
riuing clothes of men at work on
West Side buildings.
Trial of Mrs. Florence Bern
stein, accused of murder of hus
band, Geo. Bernstein, continued
Luntil Aug. 8, by Judge Honore.
Mrs. 'Bernstein shot and killed
her husband. She will plead self
defense and is confident of ac
quittal. Elmer Sandjoy, 18, .and Ruby
McMasters, 16, driving in laun
dry wagon, run down as they
crossed Pennsylvania railroad
tracks. Both badly injufed.
Laws of Illinois do not provide
for filling of vacancy on-state cen
tral committee, according to Atty(
Gen. Stead.
Stead-was asked for opinion as
to how vacancy left in Republican
state central committee by resig
nation of Chauncey Dewey
should be filled.
The trust newspapers are now
discovering that, only the pres
ence of Emma Goldman and Ben
Reitman in Chicago is causing
the people to desire the right of
free speech.
"Judges Sit On Electors."
Caption in the Journal.
Said judges being tired of sit
ting on the plain people, presum
ably. Suffragists were much depress
ed over result of canvass forvotes
among the male employes of the
Fair department store, taken by.
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