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ANOTHER BOOST FOR THE DAYBOOK
4 Well, Tom Hanlon isn't the only one who knows a good thing
when lie sees it. Here is an encouraging letter from Marcus D.
Richards, secretary of the Chicago Casket Co., 1106 So. Canal street.
li speaks for itself:
, Chicago, 'Sept. 4, 1912.
Editor Day Book:
I also want to add a word of praise in your behalf. There are
twelve of us here in this office who look forward every evening to
the pleasure of reading The Day Book, and when 1 say read it I
mean every word from cover to .cover. This evening t am to get
two extra copies for friends, who have become enthusiastic and
want to get the news as you give it, conveniently, concisely and
fairly. I believe you treat every important question in a broad,,
fair and square manner, and no question is too' small for you to
touch upon in a forceful way. '
We all wish you luck and success, and it's bound to come to you.
We drcglad some one told us of The Day Book, and we are always
glad to tell the next man. I- don't write this to be published, but
rather as a sincere appreciation of your good work. KEEP IT UP.
Very truly yours,
' ' Chicago Casket Co.,
Marcus D. Richards, Secretary.
CONVICTS QUIETED DOWN
Jackson, Mich., Sept. 5. The
riotous prisoners in Jackson peni
tentiary are quiet. They have
been flogged into obedience.
"? Just how many Convicts have
been flogged is not known. All
news from the pen is strictly cen
sored, particularly that regarding
flogging . Vk 4 J
Warden Simpson says he is
afraid that if news of'the flogging
gets out, released convlcfs will'at
tack thejen to revenge their
former comrades of the black -and
The militia still are1 camped in
the prison yard. Soldiers stilt are"
patrolling the corridors in stock
inged feet throughout the night.
.The prison, authorities are
afraid to remove the soldiers.
They know that the convicts are
only cowedr and that their spirit
is not yet absolutely broken.
The cause of the riots was the'
discrimination in wages -paid to
' v i o o
WOLGAST- INJURED "
Cadillac, 'Mich., Sept. 5.- Ad
Wolgast will not fight Packey
Wolgast injured his right arm
while cranking an auto today.
His physician told him he would
be unable to do -any work for at
least a. month ,
Wolgast cried when he heard
the doctors verdict. He will have
to put off engagements carrying
guarantees of over $45,000.