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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 26, 1912, Image 28',
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afternoon paper had announced
that Arthur Johnson, negro slay
er of Miss Ruth Powers, a white
domestic, had committed suicide,
I4- general susnirinrT -was that the
' news was "faked."
In order to avoid a threatened
race war the police threw open
the doors of an undertaking es
tablishment in which lies the
body of the assassin and let thou
sands view the negro.
Canon City, Col. If Louis
lWechter, convicted slayer of W.
Clifford Burrowes, whom he shot
in a Denver cafe, is hanged next
week, no newspaper reporters
will be present and the world
may not know about it for a week.
San Francisco Gov. Hiram
Johnson started today on the
sixty-day campaign tour planned
for him "by the Progressive na
Medford, Ore. It is thought
that Wily Lounsberry, Lawrence,
Kan., train robber, was possibly
connected with robberyof branch
bank of Montreal at New West
minster, B. C, where more than
$250,000 was stolen.
Bridgeport, Conn. Wm. Tut
tle, auditor the Evening Bulletin,
Philadelphia, is under police pa
role in this city,, awaiting result
of injuries sustained by Frank
Fazcko, motorcycle rider, who
was run down by auto which Tut
tle was driving.
Alexander Bay, N. Y. With a
dozen women on board the steam
yacht Cheman, owned by J. Nor
ris Oliphant, New York City,
caught fire during a regatta, and
while'hundreds looked on in hpx-J.
ror the trim boat was sent full
speed ahead and landed everyone
safely on a rocky shore. Boat
CONSIDERED WORST YET
Rome, Aug. 26. Conservative
churchmen are much disturbed
over Cardinal Merry del Val
Cardinal del Val introduced
typewriters, telephones " and ele
vators into the Vatican, and was
condemned as undignified by the
But the last report is consider
ed much worse by the conserva
tives. It is said that Cardinal del
Val is himself going to run the
motor boat presented him by
Cardinal O'Connell of Boston on
o o .
MAKES FOOD THE ISSUE.
Philadelphia, Aug. 26. The
Rev. Dr. Ely wants presidential,
candidates to tell the people what
and how much they eat. He says,
we could judge their capability"
much better then.
"A common Christian man liv
ing in a simple way, trusting in
God, is better for politics, better
for religion, better for industry,
than an overfed one.
"The people could judge a can-,
didate better by what he eats
than by his party label. Gout and
good government never go to-,,
Put the grated rind of an,
orange and a tablespoonful qr,
two of the juice into the sponger