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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 12, 1911, Image 2

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on the evenings do not work their
girls in shifts, but force them to
work continuously from morn
ing until tne closing hour.
The league reported to State
Factory Inspector Davis the in
fraction of the law by the Loftis
Jewelry Co., and it-is understood
that the violation of the law there
has been stopped.
The league is. preparing aam
paign of publicity to familiarize
the workers with -the provisions
of the law, and girls are urged to
report all infractions to the fac
tory inspector. Arrangements
have been made whereby a viola
tion may be reported without the
girl making the complaint dis
closing her name.
THE NEW PIANO KEYBOARD IS CURVED
' ' v S I
Here's the common sense keyboard, invented by Frederick
Cmtsam of Australia. Instead of -having to stretch and bend the
wrist to reach the keys of the extremities of the keyboard, as the
player must do with the (straight keyboard, he simply sweeps his
arms in an arc of a circle. It will be noted, too, that'the keys of the
new keyboard are .longer. i
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FIND NO TRACE OF JUROR
' DESERTER
Kansas City, Mo., Dec 12.
No trace has been discovered, of
Harry Waldron, the juror in the
Hyde murder trial, who escaped
from the jury room yesterday
morning.'
A close watch has "been kept on
his home, as it was thought he
might have fled in Order to see his
wife and children, of -whom he
was 'passionately fond. Mrs.
Waldron said this morning she
had not heard" from her husband.
In many quarters the opinion is
held that Waldron is a suicide,
business worries connected with
his dairy being thought to have
temporarily unbalanced his mind.
How affectionate the babies get
when they have molasses all over
the face,

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