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ONE CENT--THE DAY BOOK-ONE CENT
SEALED CARS BROUGHT INTO
EAST CHICAGO STRIKE ZONE
The shell-making Edwards "Valve
and Manufacturing Co." of East Chi
cago imported more strikebreakers
yesterday. They were sneaked into
the company's yards in sealed box
cars, which prevented the police
from searching them.
Chief of Police Bowen, after the
riot in which police, armed strik
breakers and jeering strikers figured,
and which resulted in the death of
an imported gunman, told the com
pany heads not to bring any armed
ruffians into East Chicago.
On a rumor that another load of
strikebreakers was on its way, this
time from Pennsylvania, the chief of
police gathered his force and a spe
cial batch of 100 citizen deputies to
search the incoming trains.
He declared his intention of search
ing every man that came into East
Chicago and said he would arrest
any strike guard caught with a gun
on him, without a permit as a
A train of two Pullman and two
fruit cars pulled into East Chicago
and was headed for the Edwards
plant The chief stopped it and
went through the Pullmans. He
found whisky and beer bottles, but
Seals on the fruit cars prevented
search of these, but it is believed that
the strikebreakers were hidden, se
cured from search for deadly wea
pons by the seal of railroad, which
the police could not break.
The grand jury of the county, cor
oner's jury, Chamber of Commerce of
the city and federal court at Indian
apolis took part in a strict investiga
tion of the riot of two days ago. They
ordered strikers not to molest strike
breakers making shells in the Ed
Entertainment will be held at Burr
school hall, Ashland and Wabansia
avs., tonight, 8 p. m.
Organization committee, Radium 9
club, meets tomorrow, 3 p. m.f 441 W.
63d. Object, to study economics,
science,, literature and art.
Harold Marshall of Ford Hall Foun
dation, Boston, will tell how town
meeting is being revived in Boston at;
City club luncheon, Saturday.
Washington. Edward Higgins,. -consul
of Stuttgart, Germany, will
be recalled on leave of absence be
cause of fact that he has rendered
himself objectionable to German
Cleveland. Health officials are at
swords' points over whether tipping
one's hat exposes man to grip germs.
Dr. M. Frederick says man is safe
unless woman sneezes.
Bridgeport, Conn. Another mem
ber was added to Bridgeport's high
society when Sadie, only mother
giraffe in America, announced birth
of her third child, Phineas, named
for Phineas T. Barnum.
Washington. Electrical wife de
tector came to light in Dr. Bullis di
vorce case. Buzzer attachment on
his neck warned doctor every time
his wife left her room at night.
New York. Just as Frederick
Gans closed his speech at friend's
wedding anniversary by wondering if A
he would be at his anniversary in
1936 he sat down heavilyin his chair
dead. Guests, unknowing" applauded.
Rain Friday and probably Satur
day, with moderate temperature;
moderate to fresh winds, mostly
southeast to southj