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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 16, 1913, Image 8

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Minneapplis. Three would-e rob
bers routed from M. & St. .P. Ry.
station' by Frank Johnson, night
watchman,, after-revolver duel. One '
believed wounded.
Washington. "Cheaper Clothing"
was the slogan of the House Demo
crats in their tariff caucus.- -
Indianapolis. Professional yegg
men blew up money .vault at Keith
Theater in'heart of city today. Could
not reach $1,000 in an inner box.
Harrisburg, Pa. Investigation of
white slave trade in Pennsylvania is
provided for in resolution introduced
in House, today.
' Las Palmas, Canary; Islands! Jos
eph Brucker, formerly of Chicago, is
prepared Jor attempted flight in diri
gible baloon across Atlantic to Amer
ica. .
Milwaukee. George Wittich, ath
letic director,ln schools, told mothers'
organization that girls should, not
.wear stays.- Corsetless co,-eds may be
Stewing, III. Prisoners set fire to
county jail. Michael "Sellers dead.,
Sheriff Wahl badly burned
' Washington. Pending anti-alien
J land-owning legislation in California
has brought renewed protest from
Japanese government claiming it -is,
directed against Japanese.
Indianapolis. Eli D. Zaring, ex-i
managing editor of The Sun, and for
several years foreign editor of the
-United Press, dead. Appendicitis.
Janesville, Wis. Supposed gang of
firebugs attempted to burn two mills.
Both fires extinguished with little
loss. - - ',.
- New York. Mrs.,. Deborah Van
Ness, 90, first wife of late Cornelius
Van Ness, 'sued latter's widow for
$26,400, .claimed due under divorce
Joliet. III. Samuel S. Hunter dead
from .fractured' skull. Accidentally
hit by baseball bat.in practice game.
Murphysboro. III. Illinois Central
Special Officer Ivy Kelly killed by
Policeman John L. Smith of Carbon- .
dale. Grudge.
Zion City, III. W. Hurd Clendenin,
-theocratic candidate forvmayor, won
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Denver. Mme. Louisa Tetrazzini,
who received very slight bruise on
left shoulder when Oregon short line
train jolted, got $200 as balm. j
Gary, Ind. Scarlet fever so bad
here that motorcycle police make
complete rounds to prevent anyone
quarantined from leaving homes.
New York. Dirk Van Daalen,
Dutch farmer, came to wed Maxine
Elliot. Friend sent him. picture as
joke when he wanted wife.
.Washington. Joseph Windisch,
German, assassinated by - Mexican
revolutionists. Germany has demand
ed investigation.
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PatersonKN. J.f April 16. Desper
ate through failure of a two-months'
battle to gain their demands, the
27,000-silk strikers-j have' begun a
systematic "exposure" of the secrets
of silk manufacture,
Wm. J. Haywood, speaking for a
group of skilled .mill operators, de
clared that the silk dress the average
woman .takes- such pride in is not
really a silk dress, at all, but a tin
dress, composed of about one part
silk fiber to six parts tin, lead or zinc,
made by 'melting" rusty horse-shoes,
scrap iron" and empty- tomato -cans,
treated chemically to make a solu
tion. ,:,
Haywood declares that the raw silk
is dipped In the solution, and when
taken out and dried the fibers have
absorbed from four tp six times their
own weight in metal, l nis is claim
ed.to be the Teason why a piece of
silk when laid away or hung ,up for
a couple of months ro ts to "pieces.

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