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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 14, 1911, Image 14

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Resume Investigation Into
McNamara Case December 14.
Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 14.
' No further steps inline federal in
vestigation of the McNamara dy
l namiting cases will be taken until
r after December 14, according to
L the-ynited States authorities here
The federal grand jury, follow
ing a partial report today, ad-
journed for a "recess, which will
last until that time.' It is'safd
that the pending cases will take
up the tnhe'of the'federal officials
lugtil-thenarid that if was desired
fpgst them out of the way before
r.beeeding,witK the more import
spt McNamara investiratioq.
Y As the -government --mvestiga
ption-of the beefrtrust approaches;
iTtfitfbig packers r& skedalling 6ut
of the .National Packing Co, like'
n ra'ts deserting a sinking ship. -I
j, Thirteen of the oldvdirectbrs
l have; resigned, and, xf these the
following nine are under 'indict
ment:. Jx Dgden Armour, Louis
j F. Swift, Edward Morris, E. F.
fSwiftG.-H. SWift, Arthur Meek
ff er, T. J. Conners, F, A. Fowler,
f-L. H. Hey man.
mj The weekly meetings, at whichj
,r it is charged prices were fixed
Vthat all packers t should charge,
' have been abandoned.
At least that's the information
given out from beef trust sources.
3rl In the meantime, however, the
S i cost of living- hasn't gone down,
; , and -nobody has heard of any of
being hard up and applyingto,the
infirmary for relief.
Butter, eggs and other necessi
ties of life wentup the moment
the cold spell hit Chicago. Which
means that the public will con
tinue to get soaked.
William J. Bryan came to -Chicago
today. He came to attend,
a Presbyterian Church dinner
here tonight, and dropped in at
the bearings of the senate com
mittee investigating the Lori
mer election, to have a chat with
Senator Kern,' his running mate
some years ago.
When asked whether he would
accept" a nomination, Bryan ex
ploded: "Are y(?u .tendering t it to me?
Please ask me questions that are
pertinent. I'm not accustomed to
havjng nominations tendered to
me by newspapermen."
Riscussingthe recent elections,
he said : . -
"Taken as a Vhale, they don't
indicate r landslide to either
party in 1912. The Republican
gains in the east show that the
predatory interests are lining, up
back of the president, and every
inch of the ground will have to' be
fought over. We have another
session of congress, which willN
materially affect the campaign.
No one can speaTc with any ceri-'
tainty in advance. All that is apr1
parent flow is that the campaign
will be a sure enough fight, apd
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he millionaire tusi gnatesj

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