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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 12, 1912, Image 8',
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incendiaries, who were arrested
for firing half dozen buildings
lately were granted continuance
until Nov. 22.
W. P. Ballou, 85, Dekalb, HI.,
committed suicide in the" home of
his son, 5902 S. Michigan ave.
Mrs. Mary DePerio, 1519 W.'
Taylor St., struck by auto of R.
Franklin, 1315 Gilpin pi., died on
way to hospital.
Conference of Progressive
leaders was held here to talk over
the coming legislature situation
Ethel Smith, the Gary girl for
whom "Billy" Rugh, crippled
newsboy gave his life, is in se
rious condition today. Pneumonia.
Peter Bartzen, Jr., arrested
again for speeding.
Grand Trunk Ry. fined $70;
Photo Products Co. $30; Frank
lin Co., 530 S. Dearborn st., $20,
and the Chicago Distilled Water
Co. $40 for violation of th&sinoke
Charles Rubin, Jr., 10, 1735
Washburns ave., arrested after
he had stolen an electric aulo and
banged it into telephone pole.
(Youngest auto thief on record.
Because Mrs. Joseph Girsch
said her husband beat her every
: pay day and said if he didn't work
he wouldn't beat her, Municipal
Judge Newcomer told Girsch to
. go home and quit working. She
says she has enough money to
What do you think ! There are
178 Prohibitionists in Arizona.
JOE ETTOR TAKES STAND
. Court House, Salem, "Mass.,
Nov. 12. Joe Ettor, the I. W. W.
leader, took the stand in his own
defense late this afternoon.
Ettor is jointly accused with'
Arturo Giovannitti as an acces
sory before the fact in the mur
der of Annie Lopizzo, a girl
-striker shot and killed in 'a riot
during the Lawrence textile;
Ettor told his labor career, and
then declared that Mayor Scan
Ion of Lawrence had admitted to(
him that there were people in
Lawrence who could hardly live.
"I agreed with the mayor that'
the strike should be settled peace
fully," said Ettor. " 'For, I said
to him, 'in the last analysis all the
blood spilled in the strike will be
"I told the strikers. they should
stay at home, but that they should
urge all other workers to stay ,
away from the mills. I pointed
out to them that the bosses would
call the police, and more police
and then the militia and then the
army to protect their property."
Joseph Caruso, who is accused
of firing the shot that killed Ann
nie Lopizzo, was on the stand bew
Caruso said he first learned of
the murder in the Italian post-i
office at Lawrence nearly an hourj
after the shooting.
Caruso flatly denied that h
had ever met LaCourt, the detec-t
tive who swore that Caruso ad-i
mitted to him that-he had stab-i
bed Police Benoit.