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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 14, 1912, Image 3

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because social and industrial conditions are such that they can't
earn enough money to be good."
The Day Book will continue these plain talks with the people.
JONES DRAWS ONE YEAR
Albert C. Jones, who tried to
furnish $30,00 bail for Jack John
son on property which he fsaid
was his own, but which belonged
to his wife, was sentenced to one
year in jail for contempt of court
by Federal Judge Landis.
Jones' attorney, David K.
Tone, hinted that it would be a
violation of Jones' constitutional
"" rights for Landis to sentence him
without a trial by jury.
- No bail has yet been supplied
for Johnsort which would be sat
isfactory to U. S. District Attor-
t ney Wilkerson.
This afternoon, however, John
son's attorney, W. G. Anderson,
said he thought he had obtained
bail which would be suitable.
It is known that the sureties
, Anderson meant were the former
champion's mother, Mrs. Tina
Johnson, and a white man as yet
- unnamed.
, The impression among govern
cment officials seemed to be that
the bail would be accepted and
Johnson released.
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U. S. TREASURER QUITS
Washington, Nov. 14. The
.rWar of the U. S. treasury depart
'ment went on today "when Lee
..MqClung, United States treasur-
er, resigned.
Several. months ago, Assistant
Secretary Andrew resigned, and
, in doing so wrote President Taft
that he was forced to by the in
competence of Secretary of the
Treasury MacVeagh.
McClung today said he "jus?
wanted to retire," and would not
admi$ there had been trouble be
tween MacVeagh and himself.
Carmi Thompson, of Ohio,
presently secretary to the presi
dent, probably will succeed Mc
Clung. Charles D. Hilles will go
back to his old job of secretary,
which he resigned to manage the
unmanageable Taft campaign.
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THE WAR SITUATION
Vienna. The Albanian Na
tional Organization today appeal
ed to the world for .relief from
the oppression of their Servian
conquerors.
In the appeal, the Albanians
declare that the conduct of the
Servians is unequaled. even under
the Turkish regime at its worst.
It seems as if the Servians in
tend to Wipe out the Albanians,"
who resisted the Servian invasion
of their country The Servian
soldiers are murdering even the
women and children.
Constantinople. The Turkish
grand vizier, Kiamil Pasha, has
appealed directly to Tsar Ferdin
and for peace, and an armistice
has been declared.
The Turkish and Bulgarian
armies are resting on their arms
at the very gate of the cityawait
ing the result of, the plea for
peace.
If Ferdinand agree? not to en

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