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READ "GREEN-EYED MONSTER" LOVE STORY
THE DAY BOOK
500 S. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 264 Chicago, Wednesday, July 31, 1912 One Cent
GUN BATTLE PROBABLE.
Charleston, W. Va., July 31.
Two thousand miners from the
Paint Creek district started at
dawn fdr Sterling, bent on driv
ing every private detective em
ployed by the mine owners from
Four .hundred militiamen are
trailing the armed strikers. A
clash is imminent. Th6 soldiers
are handicapped by their ignor
ance of the-mountain pass'es.
A detachnlent of militiamen
was fired ' on from ambush last
night, three of the guardsmen
STRIKERS OUST POLICE.
London, July 31. Savage since
their refusal 'to call off the strike
as their officers requested, dock
workers today attacked the, po
lice and SLfrikebre;akerst one man
being killed, scores , severely in
jured, and the police- and strike
- Fighting raged along the Vic
toria. Albert and" West India
dncksrj&At lnc Victoria dock.
alojSgrp.neDiHn wv killed' and
Bocks! -clubs and revolvers
were" used .freely by the combat
ants. The hospitals in East Lon
don are crowded with injured.
The strikers took the police by
surprise, and had all the best of
the fighting. Everywhere strike
breakers were driven from the
vicinity of the wharves by the in
furiated strikers. When police
reserves arrived the fighting was
SUICIDES AFTER QUARREL
Before the eyes of the sweet
heart with whom she had quar
reled, Christina Mayers, 19, 420
S. Oakley blvd., jumped from the
Eighteenth street bridge and
drowned herself in the river.
Miss Mayers had been walking
with her fiance, Conway Smith,
an actor living at 807 W. Van
Buren street, and his brother,
Harry. She quarreled with Con
way, and left him saying he never
would see her again.
Her fiance did not believe she
would end her life, but with his
brother followed her to the
bridge. They were still some dis
tance away when they saw her
take off her hat. They ran. cry
ing to hei to wait
M i Mayei pa id no h uen t ion
to the Smiths. Just a thej, reach
ed her side, she jumped. Her
fiance caught her skirt. For a
moment it held, then tore under