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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 24, 1912, Image 23',
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He would have to Wow into the
various towns unannounced, like
a bum dropping off a brake beam,
and him expected to swing pub
lic sentiment away from Blimley
in some of the most important
burgs. Mr. Roan was near dis
tracted, and stomped up and
down the room, crying, "Oh, for
an advance agent!" and looking
miserable at us girls, evidently
thinking what a lot of boobs We
Now I'd read copies of the in
structions to advance agents and
it didn't strike me that it needed
much more than a grammar
school education, provided one's
brain was on straight. So I hops
up and says: "Mr. Roan, 111 go
out ahead ofMockhiser."
"When can you go?" he gasps.
"Day after tomorrow," -1 says,
"as soon as I can get some shirk
waists ironed and "
"You go right away," he says.
And then he showed me the can
didate's itinerary. No wonder!
He was due to begin speaking in
Spinachdale and Beetfield the
very next day, the 4th. But I was
game. "I duck act at once!" I
Mr. Roan pulled out a fistful of
kale and. told me to finish primp
ing on the cars. "Here's expense
money, he shouted. 'Vamp I"
So I vamped.
Mrs. Exe My husband has
something laid aside for a rainy
Mrs. Wye I knowit. My hus
' LABOR LEADERS' TRIAL
Court House, Salem, Mass, Oct.
24. State put Charles Bencardo,
Italian policeman and its strong
est witness, on stand in Ettor
Giovannitti trial today.
Bencardo read circular, which
he said he received at Syrian
diurch day before killing of Anna
Lopizzo. It read :
1 Some carrion ana! cowards go
around trying to induce you to go
back to Work Monday, saying the
American Woolen Co. has grant
ed all your" demands.
"It is not true. It is a dirty lie.
Whoever invited you to return to
work without; the advice of the
strike committee is a traitor and
a spy, and will be treated as such.
(Signed) Toseph Ettor, G. Maz-
zarella, Arturo M.jGiovannitti."
Bencardo swore He heard strik
ers, some of them armed with re
volvers, plotting to attack the
Said he heard Giovannitti tell
strikers at Italian mass meeting
to "go home, get Up when it is
dark, and go out and prowl
around like wild animals looking
Said Giovannitti also told strik
ers to rtknock heads, but to knock
them after dark so no one would
ever know who dfd it."
Bencardo left stand, defense re
serving right to recall .him for
Employer Are .you afraid of
early hours ?
Applicant No, sir. You can't
Close too early for me, sir.