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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 08, 1912, Image 11

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Financial support.for the strik
ing shopmen of the Illinois Cen
tral railroad was voted by the
Chicago Federation of Labor at
its meeting yesterday. Repre
sentatives of the strikers will be
furnished with credentials from
the federation permitting them to
attend the meetings of all affili
ated locals and solicit funds.
Communications will be sent to
the unions, informing them that
the railroad strikers are battling
for a just cause and should be sup
ported "by all organized labor.
. Striking employes of the Wolff
Manufacturing Co.. enamelers,
asked the federation for assist
ance in their fight.
following the meeting of the
railroad department of the Amer
ican Federation of Labor, held
last week in the Kaiserhoff Hotel,
President J. W. Kline of the
Blacksmith's union, and a direct
or of the strike on the I. C, left
for a trip through the east, dur
ing which he will visit many
blacksmith local unions.
Labor leaders who attended the
conference declined to say if the
proposition of ordering a general
strike in the west had come up
for consideration, or whether any
action had been -taken in regard
to the strike on the I. Cr and Har
riman lines.
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Jealousy is the tribute the small
pay the great.
Don't forget, scientists say kiss
ing is dangerous, s-
Believing that Dr. Harry E.
Webster, held at Oregon, Ill.,.as
the self-confessed murderer of
his wife, Bessie Kent Webster,
was concerned in the mysterious
slaying of Mrs. F. E. Mize, Aug
ust 22, 1905, Inspector Hunt to
day -announced that he will have
the physician examined regard
ing this crime. Webster's trial for
the murder of his wife is set for
next Monday. v
The murder of Mrs. Mize was
one of the most mysterious the
police have ever dealt with. She
was shot and killed a short dis
tance .from the Del Prado Hotel,
in Hyde Park, where she was
stopping. .No one was ever arrest
ed for the crime. '
Webster at the time was com
ing with Mrs. Letitia Moulton,
1505 'E. 55th street. Mrs. Moul
ton today told the police she had
all along suspected Webster.
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Brisk Winds
Snow this afternoon
followed by general
ly fair tonight and
Tuesday :colder; for
Chicago and vicin
ity; lowest tempera
ture tonight about
zero; winds shifting to westerly
and becoming brisk.
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"Too manv cooks srjoil the
"Far too manv!"-' Haroer's
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