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THE DAY BOOK
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500 S. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 254. Chicago, Friday, July 19, 1912 One Cent
.RAISIN' CAIN IN DUBLIN.
'Dublin, July 19: The suffra
gettes of England have adopted
Eight English suffragettes ar
rested today charged' with com
plicity in last night's. aftempt to
burn down the Theater Royal,
where Prime Minister Asquith
was to speak. .
When the lodgings of the eight
' prisoners were searched, the po
lice discovered a great store of
gunpowder, explosives, petroleum
and other inflammables. -"
Asquith's hotel and the. Thea
ter Royal are under heavy guard
today. As.quith did not s.tir from
his room except when surround
ed by detectives.
John Redmond, the Irish lead
er, whoseear was torn in the. at
tack on Asquith -at the Hotel
Gresham, was not badly hurt.
LINER'S NARROW ESCAPE.
, New York, July 19. The great
liner Maurefania arrived in port
today with a story of. a narr,ow
escape- from just sucha fate as
the Titanic met.
"The'Mauretania was steaming
slowly through a heavy fog on
Suddenly the fog" lifted. A great
iceberg, 1,000 feet longand stand
ing 50 fee.t out of the wajer.lay
directly in the Mauretania's
course,, only a quarter of a mile
The liner was brought to a dead
stop and her course changed..
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TORPEDO BOATS CAUGHT.
Constantinople, July 19 Eight
Italian 'torpedo boats tried to run
the Dardenelles under cover .of
dark at 2 o'clock this morning.'
Searchlights from the Turkish,
forts on both European and Asi
atic shores- discovered them. A
furious cannonade began.
Two of the Italian ships were
sunk. The rest, badly crippled,
turned tail and slunk out to sea.
The cannonade lasted 45 minutes.
The Porte has notified the powers
that the Dardenelle's have been
closed to commerce. N
QUITE DIFFERENT HERE.
When a New York gambler
squeals on 'the police, he is mur
dered. When a Chicago thug .threat
ens to kill a woman, he is allowed
to go free.
The fine of $25 imposed on Ar
thur Friedman, Hearst thug, for
carrying concealed weapons, was
paid today. ,
It was paid by Harry "Starkey
circulation manager of the Amer
ican. Friedman is back at work, on
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