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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 06, 1913, Image 8

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PRAYER FAILS; NOW FOR
SOME KIDNAPING
London, Jan. 6. Not having
much faith in the prayers of the
non-militant suffragettes, the
militant ones are now planning
the wholesale kidnaping of cabi
net ministers.
A party of husky suffragettes
stormed the offices of Home Sec
retary McKenna, refusing to be
lieve attaches who said the min
ister was in the House of Com
mons. They broke into McKenna's
private office, tore open closets,
ransacked bookcases, went
through private papers, and gen
erally had a peach of a time.
Finally the police reserves ar
rivedyand after a fight the women
were thrown out.
Six of the women were special
ly spunky. They were the ones
assigned to kidnap poor Mc
Kenna. The police are now guarding
cabinet ministers in their homes
as well as in their offices and on
the streets. Also, they are guard
ing the railways, the telephone,
telegraph, and postoffice depart
ments. Meantime, the non-militant
women are continuing their silent
prayers daily in Westminster
Abbey, the plot being to get the
vote by suggestion.
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Gibbs That's a pretty rocky
looking umbrella you have there,
old man. I wouldn't carry one
like that. Dibbs I know you
wouldn't; that's the reason I car
ry it whenouTe about.
POLICE WHO TOOK LUNN
LET GOV. SULZER ALONE
Albany, N. Y., Jan. 6. The
police of Little Falls, N. Y., did
not dare to arrest Gov. Billie Sul
zer as they arrested Mayor Geo.
R. Luhn, Socialist mayor of
Schenectady.
Sulzer reached Little Falls on
his campaign trip. He asked to be
shown the exact spot from which
Lunn had talked and been arrest
ed for quoting Abraham Lincoln.
Then he pulled a bench up to
the spot and began speaking. Peo
ple gathered quickly. So did the
police. Dusty Long, the chief of
police, was among them. Some
one. opened a factory window.
"Why don't you arrest him as
you did Mayor Lunn ?" he yelled.
''He's doing the same thing."
Long scratched his head. Sul
zer went right on, and told the
pedple that no one had any right
to stop him or anybody else.
Little Falls police seem to
.think a man who is likely to be
governor is some different from a
Socilaist mayor.
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'NOTHER T. R.-TAFT MESS
Paris, Jan. 6. France is hav
ing a regular Roosevelt-Taft sort
oi a njess. ga
AlpvnnrW Ribot. former ore-- "I
mier, is running against M. Poin-,
caire, present premier, for the.
presidency, and the dominant par
ty is all shot to pieces.
Meantime Jean Jaures, Social
ist leader in the chamber of depu
ties, is sitting tight and saying
nothing. He may control the sit-;
nation.'

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