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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 12, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 12',
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37 L. Coppersmith, 7100 Lowe av.,
whose wife and child were raurdeerd.
Mrs. Alice Davis, 78, 1908 Wf Jack
son blvd., found dead from gas.
Archbishop James Quigley, ill at
Washington, tcJ-leaye for Chicago to
day. Henry Carlson, 3024 E. 79th, dead
with broken rib in lung. Cause of
Joe Flynn, bartender at Hackett's
saloon, 14th and Wabash av., drove
away- two robbers after gun fight.
Body of Chris Wright, 1253 S.
Michigan av, missing since Dec. 12,
found in lake at Shelby, Mich.
Mrs. Martha Bieh, 45, 753 E. 39th,
tried suicide. Gas. Revived.
Ten-day-old baby found on steps
by Mrs. Lawrence Durrant, 8357 S.
Sangamon st. To orphan asylum.
Lucy Bauman, 16, maid in home of
L. C. Le Baron, 4822 N Kimball av.,
found unconscious from gas. Love.
Charges of fraud filed in superior
court by Martin Finneran, defeated
condidate for mayor of W. Hammond.
Alex Johnson, 1103 N. Keeler av.,
suicide. Gun. Ill for months.
Frank Brown, 626 W. 48th, and
Michael McFarland, 6750 Shields av.,
laborers, nearly suffocated when
ditch caved in on them.
"Cut out cigarets," said Lieut. Gal
lery of Desplaines st station in talk
Creditors of Edgewater Baking Co.
filed petition of bankruptcy in U. S.
Theodore Gogolink and Steve Stan
kovitch sent to Bridewell for 30 days
when they confessed stealing $8,500
in jewelry at Blackstone hotel.
Barnett Diamond, Chicago Heights,
granted divorce from wife on charge
of attempted poisoning.
Speeding case against John Bert
sche, son of notorious Barney Bert
sche, nonsuited by ass't state's attV
Matilda Johnson, negress, 1239
Walnut fit, stabbed to death. Isaac
Hult, 406 N. Paulina st, held. 1
T CLOTHING WORKERS' STRIKE
A general strike of all the clothing
workers that will, tie up the entire
clothing industry is expected very
shortly as clothing makers believe
this is the only method by which they
can better their conditions.
Frank Bosenblum of the Amalga- (
mated Clothing Workers of America
declares that employes of Hirsch,
Wickwire & Co. have brought to the
office of the organization pay en
velopes showing $4 and $5 as a whole
week's earnings and that what is true
of this firm is equally true of the
"The so-called welfare workers of
the Manufacturers' ass'n are very
busy trying to keep the workers
away from the union and doing gen
eral spy work," Rosenblum declared,
"but s6 far they have 'failed as the
people pay little attention to them
and often point them out to the union
organfzers so that they may know
"The organization has achieved a
minor victory for the people of Fred
Kaufman & Co. The wages of the
collar makers were reduced there
and when the people protested
against the reduction two of them
were discharged. The matter waa
taken up djt the organization and a
committee appointed with the result .
that the two men were reinstated and
the price restored.
"The people are demanding a liv
ing wage, a 48-hour week and decent
treatment, and unless the bosses heed
these demands a general strike of the
tailors in the city of Chicago seems
The smallest penknife in the world
is the handiwork of Dr. John H. Tem
ple of Marshallton, Pa. The handle,'
made of gold, is three-sixteenths of
an inch in length, and the blade is
two-sixteenths of an inch long. Its
weight is somewhat less than one-