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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 14, 1912, Image 4

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Perth Amboy, N. J June 14.
Stephen Dudock, striker, was
killed and four injured, one fa
tally, when 40 private detectives
poured a rifle fire into a mob of
1,000 strikers surrounding main
gatehouse of American Smelting
& Refining Co. today. Dudock is
Direct cause of attack on smelt
ing plant was presence within
stockade of 500 strikebreakers.
Leaders of strike declared the
shooting unwarranted and that
detectives could have repulsed
laborers without violence.
Practically certain that state
militia will be called out.
An attempt was made by strik
ers early this morning to burn
fence surrounding plant.
Mrs. Minnie Klattman, 1253
Wellington avenue, quarreled
with her husband several weeks
ago because heUost his job, and
didn't have any pay envelope to
bring home a"t the end of the
The quarrel was so bitter that
Mrs. Klatman packed up her
things and went to live at 2966
Lincoln avenue.
This morning, Mrs. Klattman
.was overcome by remorse She
tried to telephone to her hus
band, but could not get him.
She went to her old home to see
She found him lying across the
bed in a gas-filled room. He had
committed suicide.
Klattman was 53 years old.
First blood has been spilled in
Republican convention fight.
It was Roosevelt blood, form
erly owned and possessed by one
T. G, Disney, of Muskogee. Okla.
Disney felt called upon to make
a speech just outside the doors of
the national committee rooms,
this morning. It was a fine
speech, dealing with the chances
of a Roosevelt man getting a fair
break from the committee, and
finishing: up with Disney's per
sonal opinion of Victor Grant, U.
S. marshal, and Taft delegates
from Oklahoma.
Victor swung a hard right to
the Disney mouth. The punch
brought the claret, the police and
Senator Dick of Ohio, peace
maker extraordinary.
Pat Dpre, another Oklahoman ,
and Roosevelt booster, saw his
friend Disney taking the count,
and he landed on Victor's jaw,
nsfrrowly missing Dick.
For five minutes the place was
in an uproar, with police, national
committeemen, delegates, ushers,
sergeants-at-arms and Francis J.
Heney all taking a hand in it.
In the end, the police pried the
Oklahomans apart, and took em
off into separate corners, and
there sat upon them until they
cooled off. '
Teacher: "Who can make a
sentence with the word 'grue
some' in it?"
Little Willie: "I can! The"
man stopped shaving aqd-grue3
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