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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 02, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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LABOR MEN RECOMMEND CONTROL BY FED
ERAL GOVERNMENT IN COLORADO MINES
This group of labor leaders recently conferred with President Wilson
in regard to conditions in the mining regions of Colorado. They presented
the mine workers' side of the strike to the president. Secretary of Labor;
Wilson introduced them to President Wilson.
The men in the picture are, left to right (above) F. J. Hayes, James
Lord and Secretary Wilson; (below) William Greene, J. P. White and J. R.
Lawson.
ODD WAR NEWS
Berne. Chickens of rare pedigree,
some of them costing $100 to $250
each, have been killed by Paderewski
to provide food for war refugees he
is sheltering on his beautiful Lake
Geneva estate.
London. Army and navy officials
are to serve on the hanging commit
tee of the Royal Academy for next
year's exhibition because of the large
number of battle paintings promised.
Salisbury Plain. Several thousand
Territorials are instructed daily in the
French language in one camp alone.
They must be as proficient in French
as they are in shooting before they
will go to the front.
London, j Since the beginning of'
the war 47,000 wounded British
horses have been treated in the field
veterinary hospital
Vienna. Viennese society matrons
are mercilessly snubbing all members
of their circle who wear any clothing
that in the least resembles English
or French styles.
Petrograd Cossacks captured
hundreds of tins marked sardines in
an Austrian commissariat train.
When opened the tins were found to
contain sawdust
BIG RACE RIOT IN N. Y.
New York, Dec. 2. Squads of po
lice are rounding up leaders of mob
of 5,000 negroes who attacked 150
policemen last night, following an at
tempt of a patrolman to arrest Sam
uel T. Reeves for alleged drunkeness.
It was one of the worst riots New
York has seen in years.
A dozen policemen and a score of
negroes are laid up in the Harlem
hospital with injuries as result of riot.
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