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VOL.2.N0.86 Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 2, 1913 ONE CENT
IS UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AFRAID TO
ARREST WILLIAM ROCKEFELLER?
House Sergeant-at-Arms Demands Right to Batter Down
Doors of His Homes and Serve Subpoena on
Him Government s Thinking It Over.
New York, Jan. 2. House Ser-
PUZZLE! IS EGGS EGGS,
OR IS EGGS CHICKS?
Springfield, 111., Jan. 2. Is
eggs eggs, or is eggs chickens ?
This is a highly important
question to the postmaster at
Peoria, 111., because two dozen
eggs' sent by the new parcel post
chose to violate the law and be
come chickens right in the post
master's private office.
Supposedly the eggs were fresh
when they started out, but the
car they went down in was pretty
hot, and they arrived in Peoria
just after the only delivery of the
day had gone. So they had an
other day of warmth there.
When the postmaster heard
the "peep peeping" of those eggs,
he ordered an investigation right
away, because it is against the
law to send chickens through the
Wha.k tl e postmaster wants to
know now, is how to charge for
those eggs. And are they eggs ?
pr chickens? Or just parcel post?
geant-at-Arms Riddell today de
manded that Congress give him
authority to break down the
doors of any or all of William
Rockefeller's homes and drag him
from hiding by force.
Riddell was ordered to serve a
subpoena on Rockefeller sum
moning him before the Pujo
money trust committee weeks
ago. Since then, Rockefeller has
been in hiding, and his servants
have been openly laughing at the
officers of the government.
"The time has come," said Rid
dell today, "when this open de
fiance of the whole people of the
United States, as invested in the
House of Representatives, must
"I have notified Washington.
The House probably will issue a
warrant for Rockefeller's arrest
"When I get that warrant, not
jail the sneering flunkies and other
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