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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 30, 1912, Image 4

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The' strikers cried loudly,
however, that even congress
heard jhem, and an investigation
was ordered. Thatjnvestigation
led to all the atrocities at Law
rence being made public ,
It also led to the arrest of
John J. Breen, Lawrence . poli
tician, for planting the dynamite.
Breen was found guilty, but
Judge Brown let him off with the
nominal fine of $500, which was
promptly paid.
Wo'od is the man principally re
sponsible for schedule K, the por
tion of the Payne-AIdrich tariff
bill dealing with wool, which in
the winter of 1910-11 was the
main issue before the country.
During that time, Wood was
in Washington at the head of a
great wopl lobby, which urged
the retention of Taft's tariff
board, and the boosting of sched
uleK. Wood is a multi-millionaire.
He draws a salary of" $100,000
from thcWool Trust.At the trial
of a recent suit, he testified that
he did not know how man auto
mobiles he owned. He Has a mag
nificent estate near Andover,
MassT, and a palatial home on
Fairfield street in this city.
The Beverly Socialist club to
day demanded that Gov. Foss or
der an investigation into the offi
cial acts of Judge Mahoney, of
Lawrence; Judge J. F. Brown, of
the superior court, and District
Attorney Atwill, of Lawrence.
Brown is the judge who let
Breen off with a $500 fine. It is
charged that he did this as the
result of an understanding be
tween hims"elf and Atwill.
Mahoney is police judge of
Lawrence. It was he who helped
out the Wool Trust by throwing
mothers and fathers and even lit-?
tie children into jail without war
rant during the strike. .
Lawrence, Mass., Aug. 30.
The indictment of William M,'
Wood, head of the Wool Trusty
for conspiracy in connection with
the planting of dynamite during
the strike here, will have a
decided effect on the coming trials
for murder of the strike leaders1
Joe Ettor and Arturo Giovannitti"
The two strike leaders are held
for the murder of Annie Lopizzi.
She was slain by a bullet firdd by
a policeman during a riot in the
street. The prosecution charges'
Ettor and Giovannitti with hav
ing caused the riot by their in
flammatory speeches, and thus
"murdered- Annie Lopizzo. .
Ettor and Giovannitti have
been in jail awaiting trial since;
JaTnuary 9.
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Father (at table)-Well, John
ny; how did you get along at
school today? Johnny Papa, my1
physiology book says conversa--tion
at meals should be of a pleas-
ant character. Let's talk about?
something else.
o-o T '
The sunflower is a' valuable!
plant. Its seeds makes fine food
for live stock, its oil is equal to
the best linseed and its stalks aref
as good as coal for producing'
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