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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 26, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 30',
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WHAT HAPPENED OUTSIDE CHICAGO
Richmond, Ind. Backers of fifty
six saloons won Wednesday's wet and
dry fight. National and state liquor
and anti-saloon leaders. were in fight.
Evansville, Ind. Expert diver
from Cincinnati searching river near
Golconda, 111., for body of Capt. Arch
Hollerbach. Went down with steamer
Old Reliable. Sank in sixty feet of
Anderson, Ind. Eugene - Bowen
under arrest for forgery. Police
found two spoons, box handkerchiefs,
six bottles oil, two empty purses, box
of gloves, several ties, stickpins,
brass fittings and stationery from
Fort Wayne hotels.
Washington. Interstate Com
merce Commission postponed until
July 24 hearing of application for in
crease of' freight rates from Califor
nia to Missouri River points.
Washington. By vote of 28 to 27,
Senate defeated Myers bill for sale
of lease of about 2,000 acres of pub
lic coal lands in Montana to Repub
lic Coal Co., subsidiary of Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul R. R.
Paris. Authorities of St. Lazare
prison forced to transfer Mme. Witz,
charged with attempting to murder
husband, to heated cell and furnish
her with maid, as result of violent
protest against favors accorded Mme.
Caillaux, slayer of Gaston Calmette.
New York If I. W. W. labor
leader on trial for church desecra
tion is freed, anarchists plan to sing
"hymn of victory" beginning, "Tan
nenbaum, My Tannenbaum."
Atlantic City, N. J. Sight restored
after 29 years' blindness, Harry
Smith demanded photo of Teddy.
Then said: "Looks just like I
thought, some man."
London. Earwig got into signal
ing apparatus. Danger signals set.
Section of London electric lines held
up. t Insect electrocuted.
London. Pair of George I. octa
gonal pardenieres brought $18,420 at
Albany, N. Y. Radical presiden
tial bill passed assembly. Vote was
82 to 45. Said to embody ideas of
Wilson and T. R.
Madison. Refund of .$227.80 given
New Dells Lumber Co. from Omaha
R. R. by state railroad commission.
Company alleged overcharges on
seventeen cars of ties and rails.
Winchester, Ind. After 18 hours'
deliberation jury called Paul Vernon
Walters guilty of larceny. Charged
with stealing auto. Made insanity
La Crosse, Wis. Oscar W. Hul
berg, supervisor, exonerated on
charge of misappropriating county
St. Joseph, Mo. Mrs. Jos: )h Can
tillon, wife of manager Minneapolis
ball team, dead. Cantillon was at
ball park' when death news was
brought to him.
Washington. House passed Hens
ley bill prohibiting importation of
goods made by convict and pauper
Milwaukee. Fifteen firemen over
come by smoke in fire at Young Sad
dlery Co. plant. Loss $40,000.
APPEAL TO PRES. WILSON FOR
"MOTHER" JONES' RELEASE '
A plea for the release of "Mother"
Jones, who is once more in prison at
Walsenburg, Col., at the instigation
of Gen. Chase, was sent to President
Wilson yesterday by John P. White,
president of the United Mine Work
ers, and other labor leaders.
Appeals were alsosent to the De
partment of Labor. The messages
told of the tyranny of the Colorado
mine officials and the militia under
charge of Chase.
o o -
Lady Paget, wife of Sir Arthur
Paget, is planning to raise the sum of
$15,000 for a copy of the" statue of
William Pitt by MacDowell, to be pre
sented to the United States by Amer
ican wives of Englishmen.