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After the book was printed by the
Conkey house here and shipped out
secretly, The Day Book ,was the only
paper in town to print the news that
such a book was off-the press.
It was news to the'" Pinkertons.
They got into action. So April 19,
Serg't Donnelly of the Chicago po
lice department landed in Santa Fe,
New Mexico, with a requisition
signed by Gov. Dunne of Illinois, for
the arrest and extradition of Charles
Siringo. On April 22 Gov. McDonald
of New Mexico told Serg't Donnelly:
"You can't have Siringo. The act
of congress under which extradition
is sought provides that the requisition
must be based on an indictment or
upon an affidavit before a magistrate.
In this case the foundation of the
pros'ecution in Illinois is information
by an individual presented to the mu
nicipal court of Chicago. Att'y Gen
Clancy of this state holds it can not
be considered in the light of an affi
davit and it certainly is not an in
dictment I shall write Gov. Dunne
of Illinois my reasons for refusal to
honor this writ."
"The sleuth, Sergt. Donnelly, who
seems to be a nice fellow, goes back
to your city empty-handed," writes
Siringa to TheDay Book. He en
closes a clipping from the Santa Fe,
New-Mexican which reads:
"Siringo said the first inkling of his
latest book reached the Pinkertons
through 'The Day Book,' an adless
newspaper published in Chicago
every week day, which printed a two
page review of tfie book declaring it
to be a big squeal on the Pinkertons.
"I took the train out of Chicago
just before The Day Book left the
presses," explained the ex-detective,
CONFER ON JOB BUREAU BILL
Senate's committee on labor will
open a hearing at the Hotel La Salle
this morning to get opinions on the
reorganization of the state employ
ment bureaus. The bill creating the
board, which is pending, proposes that 1
the board be composed of two rep
resentatives of employers, two of or
ganized labor and one from the
St. Paul. 2 roomers had not been
located in fire in Louis Goldman's
rooming house early today.
New York. Automobile and mo
torcycle accidents caused 2 deaths
a man and a woman and injuries to
,4 in New York city and vicinity on
Berlin. Police seized books of
"The Wofen's Bank," widely herald
ed 2 years ago as only financial in
stitution in the world organized, cap-,
italized and managed solely by wom
en. Alleged fraud and misuse of de
posits. London. Declared Prince Joac
him, Germon emperor's youngert
son, at Field Marshall von Hinden-
burg's headquarters, has received
several hundred proposals of mar
riage during past few months.
Philadelphia. Prof. Henry G. Wal
ter, head of Plant Research institute
of Yanghorne, declares roses fall in
love and are immoral.
Boston. Dr. Robt. C. Green of the
City hospital advises women who
must wear corsets to get 'em laced
up the front.
Petrograd. Reported Christian in
habitants of 10 towns in Armenia
have been put to death by Turks.
SUMMER "HAS CAME" IN N. Y.
New York. Cooler breezes today
jostled summer back into its pew
after the hottest April Sunday in the
history of theweather bureau. Mer
ury touched 88. There were heat
prostrations and 2 publicly worn
straw hats. 5,000 bathers tested the
water at Coney.
Benjamin Mincer, owner of Adams
hotel, 515 W. Adams St., started to
buy Michigan resort with $50,000.