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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 02, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 21

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trust, one of whose yards had been
overlooked.
The Senate has reluctantly begun
consideration of the president's anti
trust program, having been assured
by the president that he would not
consent to an adjournment until this
legislation is enacted.
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CO-ED RENOUNCES COLLEGE
LIFE TO FARM
CONGRESS WHAT IT DID AND DID .NOT DO IN
THE MONTH OF JUNE
The administrations' trust bill
passed the House; the Clayton anti
trust bill by a vote of 275 to 54; the
Reyburn railroad capitalization bill
by a vote of 325 to 12; and the Cov
ington trade commission bill without
a record vote. The bills are admitted
to be loosely drawn and in need of
thorough overhauling in the Senate.
The only vital question is whether the
so-called labor exemption clauses are
so drawn as to be effective.
The president's tolls repeal legisla
tion passed the Senate and was sign
ed. Thus ended a tedious debate
over an unimportant-matter which
was made important for political pur
poses. The investigation of Judge Speer
resulted in confirming practically
every charge made against him, for
which the committee recommends
that the judge be "censured," but not
impeached. f
The investigation of Judge Daniel
Thew Wnght continued. The chances
are fair that impeachment will be
recommended.
Representative Neeley of West
Virginia delivered formal impeach
ment charges against Judge Alston
G. Dayton, and the case is now be
fore the judiciary committee. The
committee is getting so tired of im
peachment matters that they are al
most in favor of the recall -of judges.
A very bad seaman's bill was re
ported by Chairman Alexander of the
merchant marine committee. The
bill has everything in it that it should
not have and lacks everything that
it should have. It neither provides
for safety at sea nor terminates in
voluntary servitude among seamen.
It was drawn in the interest of the
ship-owning trust.
The House decided to accept the
Senate proposal for the sale of two
battleships to Greece and to build
a new dreadnaught with the pro
ceeds. Much joy in the ship-building
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Oakland, Cal. Discarding the clas
sic mortar board and gown of college
life for the straw hat and gingham
of the countryside, Rebekah Jewett,
graduate of Mills College, the "Vassar
of the West," has taken charge of her
ranch at Vacaville, Cal.
Miss Jewett is the daughter of the
late Henry E. Jewett, a wealthy farm
er of Vacaville. She was awarded a
degree of B. L. at Mills College in
1912.
Miss Jewett has been prominent in,
social affairs at Washington, D. C.
She is the sister of Mrs. W. B. Greeley,
wife of a prominent member of the
United States Forestry Service.
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