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sion had almost reached the ceme
tery when a train frightened the
horses. They ran away. The
hearse was upset. Undertaker
Morgan was so-badly bruised he
was put to bed, TbTe hearsevneeds
new glass sides.
As the coffin was hurled into
the ditch-the top was broken off.
Michael Scofield jumped out, ran
down the road and caught the
runaway horses, temporarily
dressed Undertaker's Morgan's
injuries, and assisted him back to
The Day Book is willing to ad
mit that this would be a good
story. The only trouble with it
is that it is, as Mark Twain said
of the report of his death, great
ly exaggerated. No Michael Sco
field either lived or died ir Sulli
At the same time, our former
correspondent need not feel
downhearted because he was
fired. There are still the Hearst
newspapers always on the look
out for enterprising and imagina
HELD TO GRAND JURY
Little Falls, N. Y., Nov. 9.
Another chapter was added to
the story of the attempt to sup
press the labor unions heVe today.
Miss M. Helen Schloss, former
city tuberculosis nurse and later
strike leader, was held to the
grand jury on a charge of incit
ing a riot.
The" police swear that Miss
Schloss advised strikers to resist,
arrest. $he denies thatshe did so.
1 THOSE STOLEN BALLOTS
Eyery good citizen, na matter
what party he belongs to, should
stand for an honest co'unt of bal
lots; and without regard towhat
candidate it helps or harms.
Charges are made that ballots
cast for Rinaker, Cunnea and
Haight were counted fraudulent
ly for Hoyne, for state's attor
ney. If there is any justification fdtv
these charges, they should be
promptly and vigorously inves
tigated. Whoever got a plurality on
election day was the choice of the
oeoote. and whether it was
Hoyne. Rinaker, Cunnea or
Haight the will of the people
should be honestly recorded and
their choice given the office. '
Now is as good a time as any
to go after election thieves in
Chicago; and every honest citi
zen should help make the fight.
o o .
Federal Courtroom, Indianap- -olis,
ttfoy. 9. Ortie McManigal,
the informer, took the stand at
the dynamite conspiracy trial at
The arch-fiend, is expected to
tell the same story he told at the
McNamara trial with added ie
tails connecting the present de
fendants with the dynamite plot.
McManigal's story probably
will tell of his whole life from the
time he says Herbert S. Hockin
approached hint in. Detroit in
1905 and induced him to become