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wrote farewell letters to his family-
Then he locked himself in
his bedroom, and blew his brains
There, is txrbe a sweeping grand
jury investigation, and many of
the biggest millionaires in New
England are shaking in their
Pelletier already has examined
Postmaster Louis S. Cox, of Law
rence ; Iver Sjostrom, treasurer of
the United States Worsted Co.;
Geo. Kunhardt, of the Kunhardt
mills, and Chas. Walkef, treas
urer of the Atlantic mills, before
the grand jury. Subpoenaes are
out for a dozen others, all "prom
MILK PJRICE GOES UP
Milk will sell to the consumer
in Chicago for 10 ce,nts a quart
This became practically ceVtain
today when the milk dealers an
nounced that because of the new
pure milk ordinance passed by the
Council producers were put to
greater expense and had raised
the price to dealers 19 cents per
It is not to be expected that the
dealers will stand the increase
without soaking some of it on the
consumers. The ordinance is one
.of the best little pretexts the deal
ers have had in some time.
The producers cannot raise the
price unless permitted to do so by
the distributors. Last year the
producers wished to charge a
small increase, but the Borden
Company of New York, which
controls the milk situation in'
Chicago, turned them down, and
the .distributors bought milk a
the' s&me price.
This year, however, they will
be charitable toward the pro
ducer and then take the increase
WALLOP FOR JUDGES
Boston, Aug. 2fiS(. District At
torney Pelletier's charge that the
inferior criminal judges of Bos
ton "must have Tost their reason"
when dealing with cases of strik
ers arrested during the recent ele-r '
vated and street railway strike,'
was confirmed today. J1
Eighty-seven motormen ano?
conductors v were sentenced to,
from one to six months' impris-:
onnjent Tjy the inferior judges on
minor charges. ?
District Attorney Pelletier1
openly charged that these sen-1
tences-were unjust. He said tha.
the judges seemed to regard every
striker as guilty and cared noth
ing about the eviednce. He fare--ed
the appeal of the cases to the
Today the superior court ac
quitted 81 of the motormen and'
conductors, convicted three, dis
missed one and disagreed in two
Further, Judge William FV
Dana, in discharging the jury
which passed on the cases, creat-
ed a sensation by saying that he
agreed with them in all their con-
So productive are rabbits that
it is possible for one mother to
possess no less than 1278,840
descendants in four years.
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