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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 24, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 5

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DAILY COMMENT ON
Some" of "Armour & Co.'s big bugs
who decided' to take things in their
own hands the other day are liable
to get a setback.
The court is going to force F. W.
reins to testify and answer questions
in the car line investigation. Now
we'll see what we'll see.
Wow! Phesident Wilson is going to
tackle the Japan, Mexico, Panama
Canal tolls and the general arbitra
tion treaties, questions with the For
eign Relations Committee of the Sen
ate Monday night
That sounds like enough, to keep a
man hustling.
Gee, isn't this a fright? The Unit
ed States has seized a ?6,500' Vene
tian tablecloth that belongs to Form
er United States Senator William A.
Clark for unpaid .duties.
K'inda looks like Clark will have to
play the bad boy stunt and eat off the
mantle.
Hold your nose! Here's more about
the garbage mess. The city has de
cided to purchase the Chicago Reduc
tion Plant for $275,000.
Well, we're- glad that's settled.
Warm weather is coming on and gar
bage and warm weather don't get
along very well'.
All right, go ahead and fill up that
clay hole.
Ad Wolgasf put a dam in front of
the pugilistic flow of one of our Riv
ers. What the dickens is. the matter
with a dance to be called the Sewer
Pipe Glide? They're dancing every
thing else under the sun. The
Kitchen Sink, is being danced in
Terre Haute.
An Italian has Written an opera
called, "The Love of Three Kings."
He'd lose all loVe for those three
kings if someone else held four jacks.
There is.a movement on foot in the
East to establish a poor man's bank.
Wonder what the deuce they" are
planning on putting into it. Pawn
tickets
PEOPLE AND THINGS
The die for the buffalo hickles has
been re-cut and the buffalo has been
given some grass to stand on.
That Won't get anyone a' seat on
a crowded trolley car, though.
Speaking of slender American wo
men, one of the eugenists says:
When a German youth puts his
arm around his sweetheart, he finds
something more than whalebone and
corsets. What, a pin?
Affidavits claim that General John
C. Chase, in charge of the militia at
Trinidad, Col., struck women and
children with his revolver butt, in a
recent charge on striking copper
miners.
And that is what some people call
a man. If the leader of the men, in
that case, has much influence over
his crew well it'd attach a rank
name to the militiamen.
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AFFIDAVITS SAY THE MILITIA
MEN-BEAT CHILDREN
Trinidad, Col., Jan. 24. That Gen
eral John C. Chase, in charge of the
militia here,, struck at women and
children 'with his revolver after he
had ordered a charge into the parade
of striking coppr miners and their
sympathizers, is recorded in affidavits
prepared by paraders for the United
Mine Workers' Union
Mrs. Mary Verna, carrying an
American flag, marched in the van of
the several hundred women and chil
dren, and swears that she was.knock
ed down by a horse and the flag was
torn from her grasp. Infantry sol
diers, she asserts, clubbed their guns
and struck at the women and chil
dren. Every affidavit agrees that the
marching women had no intention of
going to San Rafael Hospital, where
"Mother" Jones is kept a prisoner by
order of Gen. Chase, that they were
merely following a prearranged line
,of march, and. that the. soldiers' at
tack Trag unwarranted,

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