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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 06, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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there is grave doubt that senate rules
can be remolded.
Some southerners are strong
against cloture plan for fear it might
be used against them later that Re
publicans might pass a measure pro
viding use of federal troops at south
ern balloting places. Single weapon
"against this measure, touching black
and white questions, has been in past
times a filibuster.
Amsterdam. Austro-Hungary, in
official declaration to American Am
bassador Penfield, puts blame for
submarine policy of central powers
upon Great Britain for her alleged
violation of international law in ille
gal blockade.
Tokio. Japan knows full well
where her true interests lie and
would be "committing an act of
sheer madness if she attempted to
violate her plighted faith with the
allies," said Field Marshal Count Sei
ki Terauchi, premier of Japan.
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AEROPLANES BOMB GERMAN
PLANT BRITISH REPULSED
London, March 6. Naval aero
planes Sunday dropped numerous
heavy bombs over German blast fur
naces at Brebach.
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless. At
tack of British forces, preceded by
drumfire, repulsed again east of Bou
chasvesnes and further attack in the
same place frustrated by annihilat
ing fire.
Paris. Desperate fighting contin
ues in region of Caurieres wood and
Douamont. Violent efforts of Ger
mans to drive French troops from
trenches which French reconquered
yesterday failed.
BUT WHO'D HAVETIME TO LOOK
AT THE LADY'S FACE
New York, March, 6. When Mrs.
Anna Yost, clad in a bathing suit,
braced bare feet on a door, grabbed
a rope in one hand and raced behind
a motorboat, she-made a lovely pic
ture, it developed today.
k ghe has sued. the Ansco go., charg-
ing the picture was used for trade
purposes without her consent.
The company, in court today, will
endeavor to prove that the bathing
suit may have been her"s, and the
figure, but another head was used in
their ad. Hence it wasn't her picture,
raising a delicate problem for a jury
of twelve mere men.
COSTELLO CONFESSION HITS
SOME PROMINENT MEN
A part of the 250-page confession
of Thomas Costello, confessed col
lector and go-between operating in
connection with the vice ring of the
city aad the administration officials,
was given out by State's Att'y Hoyne
yesterday. He says it will take a
year to prepare the evidence so as to
include all guilty ones.
State Senator John Broderick was
the biggest man hit by the expose.
According to Costello, Broderick got
?50 a week from a gambling house.
This he was supposed to turn over to
Capt. Thos. Duffy, then in charge of
the Rawson st police district
Oscar De Priest, negro alderman
from file second ward, "made more
than Pres. Wilson," although that
executive's salary is $75,000 a year.
Seven thousand a month was the
drag taken from 150 brothels and
gambling hells.
Harrison Streeter, investigator for
the Committee of Fifteen, was also
pointed at by Costello as a grafter.
Det. Serg't Stephen Barry, William
Skidmore, saloonkeeper, and Mike de
Pike Heitier, dive keeper, were oth
ers linked in the vice chain by Cos
tello's statement
- Several of the 11 lieutenants
named by eight of them who have
confessed will appear before the
grand jury Wednesday or Thursday.
On their testimony it is expected an
additional indictment against Chief
Healey will be returned.
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Hope, B. C. Seven persons burned
to death in fire which destroyed the
Couquahalla hotel,

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