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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 17, 1913, Image 3

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throughout the country to refuse
to do the work, and if any at
tempt is made to force them to do
it, we shall call a general strike."
Such a strike would affect
chiefly such cities as Chicago,
Buffalo, Rochester, Philadelphia,
a Baltimore and Cleveland.
Justice Amend of the supreme
court yesterday granted the Ros
enthal Manufacturing Co. an or
der calling- upon the officers of
the garment workers' union to
show cause why they should not
be restrained from posting pick
ets around the factory. The
union will fight this to the limit.
The right to picket has been es
tablished by the New York court
of appeals.
The suffering among the strik
ers is spreading rapidly. The re
lief stations are not nearly ade
quate to look after the sick and
the starving.
A dozen Barnard college girls,
headed by Freda Kirchway,
daughter of George W. Kirch
way, dean of the Columbia law
school, were posted at various
factories as volunteer pickets to
day. o o
POINCAIRE IS PRESIDENT
Paris Jan. 17. M. Raymond
Poincaire was this afternoon
a elected ninth president of the
third republic of France.
He was chosen on the second
ballot over Jules Pams, secretary
of agriculture.
Wildest confussion preceded
the election. Poincaire challenged
Former Premier Georges Clem
enceau to a duel because of a let
ter the latter had written, and at
which the new president took of
fense. Deputy Mojzie, a Poincare sup
porter, sent a challenge to For
mer Minister Boncour, a Pams
adherent.
LATE NEWS
Albany, N. Y. Governor Sul
zer announced this afternoon that
he had decided to pardon Foulke
E. Brandt, former valet of Morti
mer L. Schiff , who was sentenced
to serve thirty years in Danne
mora prison.
Terre Haute, Ind. Five pris
oners escaped from Vigo county
jail today by beating Guard
O'Donnell insensible with iron
pipes.
London. Irish home rule bill
passed by House of Commons by
vote of 367 to 257.
The pander charge against
Dave Wexeler. was today contin
ued until January 25, when argu- '
ments will be heard. Attorney
Ben Short appeared for Wexeler.
Carl Waldron, attorney for the -Committee
of Fifteen, appeared
as a sort of special prosecutor.
Madeleine Albert, Cincinnati girl,
was complainant against Wexeler.
MANSFIELD MURDERER
NOT CAPTURED
Capt. Meagher of the Des
plaines street station admitted
this afternoon that the murder of
Max Mansfield, the Jefferson
street junk dealer, was no .nearer
solution than on the day of the
slaying.
Several suspects were arrested,

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