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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 02, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 30',
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DON'T WANT MUNICIPAL JUDGE
TO TRY BROWN CASE
Attorneys for W. B. Brown, mngr.
City News Bureau filed in Circuit
court today petition for writ, of pro
hibition to restrain any judge "Of mu
nicipal court from trying libel case
of Judge Olson against Brown.
At present ' case is assigned for
trial before Judge Bowles, of Chicago
Heights, in a Municipal court room.
STRIKE AT LANFIELD & STEELE
For first time in its history, Lan
field & Steele, cigar manufacturers,
Franklin and Lake sts., has a strike
on its hands. All of its workers joined
the walkout at noon today. They
demand the union scale and recogni
tion of the union.
Philadelphia. Crazed man, flash
ing large carving knife with which
he threatened to kill Pres. Wilson as
he passes through here this after
noon en route to New York, arrest
ed in Reading terminal.
Austin, Tex. Att'y Gen. Gregory,
before departing for Washington, re
fused to discuss humor he may re
tire from cabinet Said to have told
friends he would quit this month.
Cayuga, Ind. Martin Rice, ma
niac, who shot and killed Sheriff
Martin C. Jones, Vermillion county,
London. Gov't today granted de
mands of South Wales miners for 15
per cent increase in wages.
Rome. Heeding request of pope,
Germany has notified Vatican that all
deported French civilians will be re
turned to their homes before Christ
mas. Number 20;000.
Cambridge, Mass. Man high in
esteem of British public writes Pres.
Wilson that England would welcome
peace overtures if they came from
the United States.
Shaking a stick at a goldfish won't
make it mad or change its moodj
Cooks like locking stable
door a bit too late
The following advertisement ap-
peared in the classified column of the
Must have several years' experi
ence and come well recommended.
Florsheim Shoe Co.
On Nov. 8 at the Florsheim shoe
factory an elevator cable snapped
when the car was near the top of
the six-story shaft Seven dead and
14 injured was the toll.
The inquest hearing brought out
that the boy running the fatal ele
vator had had but two days' experi
ence. He had been given but one
day's instruction and that by an
The company admitted that it did
not make a practice of hiring experi
enced operators. It promoted men
from the lower-waged sections of the
factory to be elevator operators.
. The ad quoted above tells a story
of a stable door locked after the
horses had been stolen, or to put it
in less figurative words, it tells the
story of safety precautions taken too
late to save seven lives from destruc
tion and seven homes from sorrow.
BJTS OF NEWS
Batallion Chief Oswald asks fire
attorney (o infestigate mysterious
blaze which destroyed frame building
at 4008 N. St. Louis av.-
Wife of Gov.-elect Lowden decrees
there shall be no military inaugural
Max Schneider, 13, 3501 Lexington
av., reported missing. Dad's $200
also reported gone, say police.
Louis Hendrick, 1159 W. Monroe,
thrown to street and injured and his
horse killed when Blue Island car hit
wagon at 16th s.
Andrew Brahn, 4619 N. Robey,
sought by police as fake bond' salesman,