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ONLY ONE JUROR IN
Lake CharlesLa., Oct. 12,.
Reeling' in connection with the
trial of the 52 timber workers,
charged with murder of one of
their fellows, is running higher
and higher. ,
One hundred " talesmen were
examined yesterday. Only one
juror was secured.
Sheriff Reid and his deputies
were sent out to get a new venire.
'The citizens took to the woods
and Reid was- forced to return
without one talesman.
Delegations bearing messages
of sympathy to the imprisoned
men arrived today from Law
rence, Mass.,, and San Diego, Cal.
A letter from William D. Hay
wood, head of the 'Industrial
Workers of the "World, was made
public today. In part it read :
"These men had no more to do
with the shodting of Grabow
than Ettor and his companions
did with the murder of Annie Lo
pizzo at Lawrence.
"L. A. Emerson, president of
the timber workers, was making
a speech to 5,000 Jumbermeir
when the man standing; "beside
was shot 'down and killed.
"That shot came from the win
dow jf the lumber trust's office.
It was meant for Emerson. Yet
Emerson is one of the men held
without bail for the murder of
jthis man, his union brother."
When they are building nests
birds usually avoid the use of
bright-colored materials, -which
would add to the chances of an
.enemy locating them,
POLITICS AND SO FORTH
John D. Archhold told Clapp
committee he "never asked Pen
rose to do anything which ex
ceeded the bounds of ordinary
John D.'s "ordinary business"
being the buying of judges, con
gressmen nd senatprs ' and the
killing of legislation "objection
able" to Standard Oil.
Herm Kohlsaat bought the In
ter Os.hun so he could support
Taft. Herm must have gone dip
py with the money he makes out
of his resaurongs.
Or maybe Herm hasn't any
more relatives he wants hoisted
into the federal bench and doesn't
care whether his man wins or not.
Under the strain of getting all
the water he asked for, C. Webb
foot Murphy has kept quiet for a
Pete Bartzen says county com
missioners are grafters. County
commissioners say Pete -is graft
ei. Take your pick.
Political news is brief : Taft at
tacks T. R.; Wilson attacks T.
R.; La Fpllette attacks T. R.;
Debs attacks T. R.; Chafin at
tacks T. R.; Morgan attacks T.
2L ; Archbold attacks T. R.
.Not having managed to break '
up the unions in Chicago, Hoist is
now going to try 'his hand at
breaking up the Tur,ks in Europe
by calling 'em nasty names.
Ye Editor is seriously thinking '
of going into politics so as to
make a living- by writing. Mun
sey has offered T. R. $100,000 a
year as editor.