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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 29, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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TELEGfcAPH BRIEFS
Washington. Investigation will be
begun today into financial history of
Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Rail
road by interstate commerce commis
sion. Lincoln, Neb. Harry M. Stout, De
watt ,Neb., shot wife through the
heart, sister-in-law through the lung,
then cut his ownthroat Sister-in-law
may live.
Milwaukee, Wis. Benjamin Fred
ericks and Charles Frobach, two employes-of
Cream City Brewery, killed
when motor truck went dead on
Northwestern Railroad tracks south
of city and-was wrecked.
Washington. Believed Pres. Wil
son may make few stump speeches in
Colorado in interess of Sen. Thomas
and in Pennsylvania in interest of
Rep. Palmer, candidate for senator.
Washington. Permission to sell
battleships Idaho and Mississippi to
foreign power asked of senate naval
affairs committee by Secy Daniels.
" Purchaser understood to be Greece.
Herkimer, N. Y, Acquittal on
grounds of "criminal imbecility re
turned by jury in Jean Gianini mur
' der case. Gianmi charged with mur
der of school teacher.
Atlantic bity. B. Jacoby, P. Hud
son and Leslie Cramer, Philadelphia,
hurled from machines in motorcycle
races. Fatally injured.
Washington. Albert S. Connolly,
Wyoming, who gained notoriety sev
eral years ago by charging Sen. War
ren with illegally fencing large tract
of public land, declared sane. Re
leased from government hospital
Pittsburgh. Cambria Steel Co.,
Johnstown, Pa., must pay to Car
negie Steel Co. $568,305.93 with in
terest because of infringements, ac
cording to decree of U. S. court.
Bath, N. Y. Aviator Glenn Curtis
made successful flight in Langley
"aerodrome." Langley died of
broken heart from ridicule which fol
lowed his attempts to fly in the "aero
drome" 15 years ago.
Washington. Alfred J. Straka, or
dinary seaman on the. Texas, 4fown
ed alongside that vessel at Vera Cruz,
according to navy dtp't repfirt. Body
recovered.
LINDSEY CHARGES AN OFFICER
WITH FALE STATEMENTS
New York, May 29, Judge Ben
Lindsey of Denver caused a sensation
at .the hearings before the Uilited
States industrial commission by flatly '
accusing Major Edward J. Bough
ton of the Colorado militia of making
false statements in regard to" the
fighting at the Ludlow tent colony
where 11 women and children" were
burned or shot to death.
As Major Boughtoii concluded his
testimony, in which he said the tent
colony caughj. re accidentally and
that machine guns were not directed
against the strikers or the women, ,
Judge Lindsey arose from his chair
in the audience andjpaid;
"The major has stated things
which are untrue. The people of
Colorado have something' $o say '
about this." '
Called to testify, Judge Lindsey
branded the coal companies of Colo
rado, especially Rockefeller's com
pany, as the "most lawless corpora
tion in the state." He declared that it
"fights industrial justice at all haz
ards." WAR ON COLONY OF "HOUSES"
The Committee of Fifteen has fin
ally managed to discover the new
redlight district in the Wilson av. dfe
trict. A meeting was held in the '
North Shore Congregational church
yesterday?'
Douglas C. Gregg 'said a wjiole col
ony of "houses" existed on Wilson
avenue. Rev. Elmer C. Williams lpves
publicity. Accordingly he suggested
publicity. The idea seemed to please
the others. The war is on.
(J o
Harnessing a fly to a tiny wagon
an English scientist found It could
draw 17ff times its own weight.
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