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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 05, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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cbntraiy fo the Christian law, "and
which renders all morality an impos
sibility." Brand Whitlock,
United States' Minister to Belgium.
"The most heinous kind of murder
is that which is committed after de
liberation. But here we have
the spectacle of a nation, after the
calmest deliberation ppssible, decid
ing to kill a woman! It is assumed
that because the government does its
killing solemnly, it is not killing nor
sin!" , r
Cesare Lombroso,
The Great Italian Criminologist
"The death penalty is pot a thing
with which to take vengeance, and
much less does it intimidate crimin
als, for we have seen them commit
murder on the same day and at the
same place where it is inflicted."
"William Dean Howells
"Death penalties are the most use
less pieces of wickedness left in the
world 1"
David H. Greer,
Episcopal Bishop of New York
"I disapprove of capital punish
ment in the interest of justice, which
is always apt to be interfered with
when the penalty is death."
SUFFRAGETS DENY KNOWING
WOMAN WHO STARTLED KING
London, June 5. Suffraget officers
of the Women's SociaLand Political
Union claimed ignorance of the iden
tity of the youthful militant who last
night broke into the court at Buck
ingham Palace and sadly upset the
decorum of that traditional function.
There -were so many versions of
the Affair current that it was diffi
cult to say what happened. While
the debutantes, British and Ameri
can, were being presented to their
majesties, a young woman stepped
forward and fell on her knees before
the king.
"For God's sake, Xpur Majesty "
she said, according to one' story, and
then court officials,escorted her from
the place. Others who asserted they
eaw the 'incident, said iLwas a bona-
fifle socigfy matron, rwerf kno-wii in '
court circles, who started td haran- I
gue the king for the ballot.
TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
London. Unions of miners, rail- I
way men and transport workers, ag
gregating 1,350,000 men, have com- !
bined. Will support each other in all fJ I
strikes. Wage demands will be sub- "
mitted simultaneously.
Norfolk, Va. Naval collier Jason,
with Consul Silliman and 21 refugees,
arrived at navy-yard.
Derby, Eng. Breadsall Church,
built by Normans, burned by militant
suffragettes. Priceless relics gone.
Galesburg, III. -Man believed to be
Mexican, jabbed poison needle in arm
of Mrs, Henry H. Busse in postofflce.
Not seriously hurt. Man escaped.
Washington. Lewis Cass Ledyard
denied' before Interstate Commerce
Commission that former Pres. Mellen
of New Haven was indicted in Grand
Trunk deal to shield late J. PierpoAJ.
Morgan.
Washington. Statistics of Inter
state Commerce Commission show
2,792 killed and 60,775 injured by
railroads during last quarter of 1913.
Decrease of 175 killed and 547 in
jured, compared with 1912.
Washington. Final steps in Sen
ate which will end Panama Canal
tolls controversy expected next week.
Washington. Sen. Owen urgecl
Pres . Wilson to use compulsory ar
bitration to settle Colorado coal
strike. Will introduce resolution
proposing special congressional com
mission for arbitration.
Raleigh, N. C. Women suffrage
resolution was hissed in Democratic )
state convention. One vote cast for it
Scranton, Pa. After "waiting at
the church" two hours Bertha Aigen,
20, decided fiance wasn't coming.
Married best man, Andrew Hein
schack. . i
Portsmouth, Eng. British nayal
officers, Arthur Bice and T. S. Chess
well, killed when their flying' ma
chine dropped.
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