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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 26, 1912, Image 8

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bed of "$405 and $400 in' check's.
Mrs. Emma Straight, taken to
police station on her arrival in
Chicago from York, Neb., this
morning. She became suddenly
insane on train and conductor
was compelled to lock her in com
partment to keep her from at
tacking passengers.
Mrs. Carl Paswaskis, Kensing
ton, a suburb, drew $1,000 from a
bank and started for husband's
saloon. Two highwaymen saw
her get money and attacked her,
snatching pocketbook and fleeing
before the eyes of spectators, who
were too dumbfounded to inter
fere. -
The ten packers on trial before
Judge Carpenter on a criminal
charge were not in court when
it convened this morning. Lpuis
F. Swift later strolled in for the
first time at a morning session.
Bad? morning, y'know, and they,
have otheruiings to do.
But assault and battery de
fendants in the municipal court'
have to be present when their)
cases are tried. .
The country stood aghast when the McNamaras confessed to
using dynamite. Local, state and' federal authorities have exerted
every effort to run the dynamite plot down.
In Lawrence the mothers of babies are clubbed in the public
streets and children are 'hauled to jail because an effort was made
to get the little ones out of the zone of suffering and death.
If the government shall fail to act as promptly, as efficiently,
as thoroughly in the Lawrence case as it has in the Los Angeles
case, then who can blame the man who, declaring anew that the
law is for the rich, shall defy the law and throw a bomb.
The case of Lawrence may be of infinite good to the cause
of law, order, decency and humanity, or it may be equally potent
in the spread of hate, anarchy and violence.
It is up to the state and federal authorities, by their promptness
and efficiency in action or their cowardly or shiftless impotence
.to say which the result shall be.
For America will not sit quiet when mothers are clubbed.
"He had a nerve to kiss me."
"Yes, it takes nerve to kiss
o o
Trenton, N. J., is going to tax
all cats $1. We'd hate to live in
that neighborhood when the cats
start to howl. '
Ed. Hawley was almost as big
a railroad grabber and promoter
of over-capitalization, for which'
the people pay, as was Harriman.
Hawley Was a bachelor and "leaves
$30,000,000. Time will come
when things like that wont hap-

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