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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 12, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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J. D. PROBABLY JUST SMILES
ONE ALREADY DEAD
Bayonne, Oct 12. One woman
has been killed, four strikers perhaps
fatally injured, four policemen
wounded and more than 30 rioters
have received bullet wounds in 36
hours in the "hook" district, where
strikers 'of the big Standard Oil plant
rule today.
i Chief of Police Michael Reilly de
clared today that last night was the
worst he had put in in 2 Q years of
handling strikes. 'Firemen answered
30 alarms during the night
Hearing that Samuel Greenburg,
a saloonkeeper, was conferring with
strikebreakers, a mob stormed his
place early today, broke in doors as
Greenburg, with his wife and chil
dren in their night clothes, fled to
the roof and fastened the hatch, then
set fire to the building.
A squad of detectives charged the
crowd, drove them off and brought
the family down ladders as firemen
put out the fire.
At 3 o'clock this morning Inspec
tor Cady and 50 police drove off two
boatloads of men, who, they were
tipped, were strikers endeavoring'to
set fire 'to the plant of the Tidewater
Oil Company.
Behind their "deadline," which
cuts off the lower end of Bayonne,
strikers were in complete control and
gradually were stopping all industrial
operations in several plants today by
preventing loading at piers and turn
ing back all who attempt to pass the
line.
One hundred policemen, quartered
in an engine house opposite plant of
Tidewater Oil Co., were only police
below deadline today.
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HUGHES DOESN'T WANT TO
COME DOWN OFF FENCE
Pikesville, Ky., Oct. 1Z Republi
can Candidate Hughes is determined
not to make any answer to the.
charge that he represents German
American vote. He regards himself
as potentially a president, He holds J
it his duty neither by word or deec'
to walk into any trap which shaL
seem to commit him, a man who
may be chosen in November to dic
tate America's position toward the
world, to any specific course of action
with regard to European policies.
When Hughes discusses and con
demns British blacklist, it is further
explained, it is not with idea of ani
mus against Great Britain.
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A THOUSAND BUCKS IS LOTS OF
COIN TO HAVE, BUT
This is the stdry of a $1,000 nest
egg that was not elastic enough to
last forever, and it includes the tale
of matrimonial mixup that followed
its departure.
Michael Kowalski is 45; Josephine,
his wife, is 34, and they have five
children and live at 1231 Cornell av.
The Kowalskis both hail from Austria-Poland,
that is the elder K's do.
The children are born nephews and
nieces of Uncle Sam.
When Kowalski married he had
$600 hid in the tin can behind th'e
clock aiid-his bride brought sufficient
to boost the cuckoo-guajded horde to
a round $1,000.
i They decfded to return to Bohemia
to show the folks at home and all
the neighbors how wealthy they
were. But even if you don't ride in
the first cabin, trans-Atlantic trips
cost money and the young fortune
soon flitted away.
Now Kowalski works as a laborer
and Mrs. Kowalski holds a low
waged restaurant job, while in do
mestic relations court yesterday
each blamed the other with squan
dering their once great wealth.
Kowalski was told by Judge Roo
ney to quit mourning the cost of past
flings and pay his wife $6 a week for
the support of the family.
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MAD KING OTTO DEAD
Copenhagen, Oct 12. King Otto,
of Bavaria, 70, died today in hjs cas
tle at Furstenried, where he has for
several years been confined, insane.
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