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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 13, 1912, Image 3

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Cleveland, O., Aug. 13. TJie
Chicago newspaper lockout was
the biggest thing before the con
tention of the International Ty
pographical Union today.
President Lynch denied L. P.
Straube the right to explain the
attitude of the Chicago unions in
the lockout from the floor of the
Straube is president of the Chi
cago local of the Stereotypers'
Union, -which was suspended by
International President Freel for
walking out in sympathy with
the locked-out pressmen.
As soon as Straube .was denied
a hearing Lynch announced that
Freel would be heard. The insur
gents among the printers imme
diately began an attempt to block
the giving to Freel of a privilege
.denied to Straube.
A telegram was received from
the San Francisco Typographical
Union asking that a strike be
called on' the Examiner, the
Hearst paper in that city. It was
referred to committee.
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New York, Aug. 13. The
grand jury was expected to re
turn seven indictments in the
Rosenthal murder case today.
Eighteen witneses were ready
to testify when the jury con
vened, and it may be that the
mass of testimony will be 'so
great that the indictments will
not come until tomorrow.
Detective William Jt Burns
was waiting for District Attorney
iWTiitman in the Criminal Court
building. Burns, it is now known,
has told Whitman that his inves
tigation of graft jn. the police
force hassled directly to three
men. The exppsure and indict
ment t)f these men is expected to
come later.
It was reported today that
Bridgfie Webber had made a new
confession, implicating high offi
cials of the police department.
Littje Rock, Ark., Aug. 13.
Acting Governor Rogers says
that he has nqt yet received word
of any application for requisition
for extradition of Sam Schepps,
the New York gambler and "mur
der paymaster."
Detectives representing Dis
trict Attorney Whitman and
others representing the police ate
racing each other across the con
tinent for the possession of
Schepps says he'll never give
himself up to anyone connected
with the New York police. He
says he would expect to be mur
dered if he did.
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Chattanooga, NTenn. Mrs.
Georgia Smith, young widow,
snot and killed by Mrs. Cleveland
Echols, because she was caught
sitting on Mr. Echols' lap.
Los Angeles. Horace Appell,
counsel for Darrow, bitterly de
nounced Bert H. Franklin and
John Harrington in court this
Dick The brute! He said he
would blow my brains out! Jack
And did he?
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