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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 23, 1913, Image 4',
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The trouble started soon after
couple moved to Detroit frqm Cni
cago. Davis upbraided -hlsT wife1 on
the grounds that she was going out
with other men' during his absence
from home. "
His wife denied the charge, and the
argument was apparently over until
Mr. and Mrs. Davis went to the the
ater last night and the husband saw
several'strange men bowing to his
When they returned to their home
Davis drew a revolver and .backed his
wife into a corner and fir.ed. Then
he shot himself twice and fell across
his wlfes body. The police found
him there. It is believed that he will
Victor Isaacson, of this city, a
brother sof-the dead! woman, visited
the couple a few weeks ago and upon
returning home prophesied that
Davis would some day kill his wife.
MINERS TAKE UP PEACE TERMS
" Charleston, W. Va., April 23.
Delegates fro mthe Cabin and Painj;
creeks coal mining districts, where'a
strike has been on fora year, recon
vened today to continue considera
tion of Gov. Hatfield's proposal for
a settlement, which has already-been
accepted by the operators.
In addressing the miners, the gov
ernor said: "I want you to accept the
proposal I have made ,and when you
do' so I intend, to use all the power
of my office in enforcing compliance
with the provisions by both operators
and miners." ,
A decision is expected tonight. It
is believed the miners will ask for
Amendments to the proposition.
' Wheeling, W. Va-More than 1,
500 Belmont county, Ohio, miners
from four mines are on strike today
as the result of various grievances. "
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:Makirig a friend laugh Is often the
best help we can give him.
The best Jfriend Jhthe wear. 'and
tear ,ot,iiff.r-A P."V , fc, . h
thefTACK JOHNSON- FINEf $1,000
- "Jack Johnson, the negro :;p'ugilist,
on, trial. on charge of smuggling a
diamond necklace valued at $2,000
and two charges of concealment, in
connection with same, today laid .the
blam'e for the smuggling on his white
wife, Etta Duryea Johnson, who com
mitted suicide over the pugilist's, at
tentions to Lucile Cameron.
Johnson stated that the former
Mrs. Johnson had told him in Paris
of a necklace "she pould buy on the
installment plan, and the transac
tion was completed, but when they
left Paris he had believed she left
the" necklace behind her in a' safety
.deposit. vault. He claimed he did not
know she had brought the jewels
with-her until some months later.
After which plea, Judge Carpenter
soaked Johnson $500 on each of-'the
two charges of concealment and or
dered the diamond necklace confiscated.
FIREMEN'S BOARD IN TANGLE
New York, April 23. Although. the
decision' of the arbitration board ap
pointed under the Erdman-act to set?
tie' the wage-dispute betweenthe fire
men and managers of Eastern rail
roads must be returned tonight, the
threes judges sitting in the case had
evidently disagreed at noon today,
and still had several points to settle.
W. W. Atterbury, vice president of
the Pennsylvania;. Albert Phillips,
representing the firemen, 'and former
Judge William L. Chambers, compos
ing the board, were in conference
throughout the day. '
Printed copies of the final award
that was to be returned had been
prepared, when Atterbury objected to
certain sections. He fought against
the awards, but Phillips' demeanor-'
indicated the.flremenfe representative
was confident of. getting the most im-"
portant demands of his men. ,
. $150 shirt stud taken from B. Les-'