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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 07, 1912, Image 8

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Federal Courtroom, Indianap
olis, Oct. 7. Edward Clark, Cin
cinnati business agent of the iron
workers, changed his plea from
not guilty to guilty in the dyna
mite conspiracy trial today.
Clark's gray head hung in
shame and his voice was a trem
bling whisper as hej:hanged his
plea. The 47 other defendants
glowered at him and muttered
among themselves.
Sentence was deferred, and
Clark was led away to the mar
shal's, office where he became the
companion of Qrtie (McManigal,
the informer.
In the course of his opening
statement District Attorney Mil
ler accused Clark of leading in 12
dynamite explosions. He said
Clark single-handed blew up a
bridge at Daytpn, O.
Miller continued his opening
statement today. It is not likely
to be over before night.
The defense charges that Mil
ler is deliberately trying to break
down the weaker defendants by
his long circumstantial statement.
Senator Kern is to speak for
the defense as well as Attorney
Harding. The actual trial can
hardly start before the end of the
Des Moines, la., Oc 7. The
end of the teamsters' strike, called
one week ago, is believed to be in
sight -f
Sunday afternoon, 8,000 union
men marched through the streets
at a funeral pace to protest
against the unfair combination 6f
Trig business, city and county of
ficials against the strikers.
Big business spread reports far
and wide that the parade would
mean bloodshed, and asked for
the jnilitia.
The quiet orderliness of the
parade, in which there were 300
women, after this canard, has
greatly impressed the people with
the justice of the strikers' cause.
Chief Justice Orrin H. Carter
of the state supreme -xourt will
riot decide whether he will serve
on the street car arbitration
board until Wednesday.
Carter talked today as if he
would like to serve. He told
Judge Scanlan and Harvey B.
Fleming that he was trying to ar- -range
his affairs to give him time
to do so.
A gentleman who was contin
ually losing his collar-button
while dressing compained to his
wife about it. With an ingenuity
born of the use of hairpins she
told him to hold his collar-button
in his mouth and he wouldn't los$
it. This worked for several days,
when one morning she was start
led by an unusual commotion.
"What's the matter?" asked
the wife.
"I've swallowed the collar-button,"
said the manr
"Well," responded- h better
half, "for once in your life you
know where it is." s

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