undoubtedly gone into it to'investi
gate the mine guard's report of dust
and gas'. ,
"McDermott, did not want to risk
the lossvof one day's output of coal.
So he risked "his own live and the
lives, of nearly, 300-men.
The third' fact, straight .from the
miners themselves, is that Stag Can
on mine, on account of the coal strike
in Colorado; had .put in eight or ten
additional mining machines picks1
which are worked by compressed air
in order to get a bigger output of
These machines made additional
dust, which should have been re- '
moved by additional fans, but the
mine's equipment of fans could not
handle the increase of deadly dust
LOCAL LATE NEWS TELEGRAPH
Greater Chicago Federation pro
tests Against mayor's subway plans.
County Board mayinvestigate the
reason former StateTs Attorney John
J. Healy retained kbout $65,000 m
fees during term in office..
.Attorney Weymouth Kirkland, in
dicted for fraud, 'released on $10,000
John Niemetz, 8632 Sherman av.,
stabbed .with hatpin, while trying to
hold up Mrs. Josephine Karmuenisky,
8601-Palmer av., is dead.
Mrs, Joseph T. Bowen, Miss Mary
McDowell and Sophonisba Brecken
ridge may run tor1 city, council.
THAT-NEW CHIEF QUESTION
A' mob of politicians, each boosting
bis" particular candidate for chief of
police, stormed the city hall today,
but the mayor gave little or no hope
to 'any of theml
-Paddy- Laving Morgan Collins and
Acting Chief Schuettler seem to be
leading in the race by "a few inches.
Congressman "Sabath, "self-elected
successor to Andy Lawrence as boss
of the H.-H. bunch.'is still loudly de
manding that Capt John E. Ptacekof
the JLawndale station be made chief.
A new candidate, sponsored by the
Masons, entered the race today in the
person ofcSergt. James Mcintosh of
the East Chicago avenue station, but
it is probable the mayor will select a
man of higher rank.
' O-Ch- ,.
"So you killed your dog! Was he
mad?" , "Well, he didn't seem any
tdo well pleased." N, Y-'Wbrld.
Denver. Long distance telephone
messages received at tjnited Mine
Workers' headquarters stated that a
battle between mine guards and coal
strikers began at 12 o'clock at Lud
low, near Trinidad. One hundred
mine guards, in two armored trains
reached Ludlow at noon, and the
miners said these guards were pour
ing a galling fire into the miners'
tent colony with a machine gun.
Wichita, Kas. Mrs. Jim Woods,
who testified two weeks ago that
husband was " guilty in part of mur
der of Eva Starr's infant, child being
his offspring and Eva being her
daughter by previous marriage, now
repudiates testimony. Woods was
.sentenced to 99 years in pen.
Philadelphia. Miss Olga Miller
was fined $5 for calling "cop" "cutie"
and "peaches and cream" when he
Racine, Wis. Mix. Robert Her
man, 33, poured kerosene on fire
in kitchen stove. Dead.
Moundsville, W. Va. Physicians
expect to save life of Wm. McClel
land, 27, who swallowed bichloride of
mercury when about to be arrested
for murder of Geo. Ernest
London, Mrs. Mansel-Moulin says
opposition to sale of1 Suffragette in
America' was engineered by those
wio profitTfrom traffic m vice.
Mother Your teacher tells me
that -you have not done a lesson cor
rectly for a month. Little Son
Well, she always kisses me when I
do them right!
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