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WAR LORD MADE JAPANESE
Tokio, Oct. 4. Marshall Terauchi
was today appointed prime minister,
succeeding Count Okuma, who re
Terauchi favors a strong military
He has been described as cham
pion of an aggressive expansionist
policy, particularly with reference to
China. A Japanese newspaper de
clared recently, that if Terauchi ever
succeeded Okuma as prime minister,
it would not be long before Japanese
army was on road to Pekin.
TAFT AND T. R. SHAKE HANDS
FOR HUGHES' SAKE
New York, Oct 4. Strains from
ex-president's harmony dust still
cloyed atmosphere "around Republi
can headquarters today. Wm, H.
Taft and Theo. Roosevelt had met
shaken hands and spoken.
No mere reporters were permitted
to desecrate the scene, but
Roosevelt and Taft did shake
hands. They both asked "How do
you do?" but neither answered the
question. No one heard any "Dear
Will" or "Dear Theodore" Stuff. The
two merely nodded, Taft stuck out
his hand. Roosevelt grabbed it, gave
it one up and down pump and
dropped it. The meeting was at an
Some said they were cordial. Oth
ers said neither smiled. This later
was refuted l)y still others, who said
it would have been physically impos
sible foreither to keep from grin
ning. Then Roosevelt ran against Elihu
Root, who guided Taft's "tank" at
Chicago in 1912. Both smiled "broad
ly and shook hands. This act brought
much buzz-buzz of approval and
Washington. Movement launched
by American committee for Armen
ian and Syrian relief to get $5,000,
000 for relief work.
BABIES SUFFER' AS STRIKE
MAKES MILK SCARCE
New York, Oct. 4. While pangs
of milk hunger began to hurt on the
East Side today, Mayor Mitchel as
mediary tried to stop milk strike. He
had a proposal from the dairymen's
league to deal with Big Three distrib
utors without league recognition, but"
with the demanded increase in prices j
under six months' contract.
j Distributors, however, contended ,
max tuey cannot aeai witn cne
league that they must do business
as jn the past with farmers them
selves. Meantime the milk supply dwin
dled rapidly, though some additional
came in from new distant sources.
Over qn the East Sid, where in
creased prices or shortage first are
felt, it was a common scene today to
see little children with pails grasped'
tightly in emaciated hands begging
at delicatessen stores and milk de
pots for just a little milk, so that
baby Abie or Rebecca wouldn't suf
fer. But for the most part their ap- '
peals fell on deaf ears, for dealers
had nothing to give.
GIRL SHOT IN STRIKE RIOT
COMPANY OFFICIALS HELD
Ottawa, III., Oct 4. Naomi Wil
liams lies at the point of death in a
La Salle hospital, the result of being
shot in a riot between cement strik-'
ers, strikebreakers and sluggers Sat
D. Ross Frazer, vice president of
Chicago Portland Cement Co. of -Oglesby,
and two company guards
were bound over to grand jury on
charges of being implicated, in the
shooting of the girl.
Guards held with Frazer. are Wm. $)
Groat, Chicago, and F. L. Musgrove, (
Ottawa. Strike continues with ' .
strikebreakers working under heavy
armed guara. .
City law dep't decided anti-cabaret
law is valid.