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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 14, 1912, Image 12

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yould have had us go down to
almost certain death rather than
give up the throne." .
"Would the spirits of our fath
ers ever have forgotten us had
we allowed the emperor to face
such -danger?" she asked.
Wfiile the empress was 'grant
ing" her last audience, the-Repub-
licans were arranging that eveij.
the name ot the oldest nation m
the world should be changed. )
The Empire of China is to pass
into history, and the Republic of
Ching-Hwa to come into being.
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Washington, Feb. 14. A sen
ate investigation imo the man
ner of the election of Senator Du
pont, (Rep., Del.), has been stop
ped by President Taft.
Taft nominated Cornelius P.
Swain fof United States marshal
of Delaware. Swain was under
orders to appear before a senate
subcommittee on charges of us
ing money in Dupont's cam
paign. Taft talked the affair over
with Attorney General Wicker
sham, and then withdrew his
nomination of Swain. It is un
derstood that the senate will
drop the investigation into Du
pont's election. Thus one more
scandal is choked off.
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Winter says Boss Cox of Cin
cinnati has a "hard, intangible
surface." So had our new auto
tires, the agent said. But they
were punctured just like Boss
One hundred Chicago women,
supporters of the women's ten-,
hour law, will go to Springfield,
Saturday to lend their moral sup
port to the" fight before the Illi
nois supreme court to establish
the constitutionality of the -law.
An attack on the law is being
made by the Charleston hotel,
Charleston, 111., and is directed
at the sections referring to hotel
and restaurant workers. Louis
D. Brandeis, "the people's law
yer," has been retained by the
Women's Trades Union League
to defend the law. It was due
mainly to his efforts in Ohio that
a similar statute there was de
plared constitutional.
Among the Chicago delegation
are Mrs. Raymond Roblijs, Miss
Emma Steghagen, Miss Mary
McEnerney, Miss Zelia Emerson
and Mrs. H. M. Wilmarth.
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A Dissection Puzzle.
Can y'ou cut this outline into
four pieces of axactly the same
size and shape? It's easy when
you know how.
The figure is exactly that of a
square, td which has been added
the half of another square divid
ed diagonally.
-Vadftefci.?. .

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