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priate for an investigation of the city
"Save the babies" crusade started
Nora McAcfoo, daughter of W. G.
McAdoOj secretary of treasury, is in
Dr. J. Cheston King, Atlanta alien
ist, says only chance Chicago has of
not going completely mad is by hav
ing more pigeons.
A very indignant cow, attached to
back of wagon owned by Abe Klea
& Co., created sensation on LaSalle
st, near Jackson, by breaking loose.
The county board meeting called
to appropriate for special grand jury
failed to meet yesterday.
Six hundred liquor delegates, rep
resenting 8,000 members of District
of Cook County liquor Dealers' Pro
tective Ass'n, now in convention in
South Chicago, voted unanimously
against public utilities bill. Appointed
committee to urge Dunne to veto bill.
W. VIRGINIA IN DANGER OF NEW
Charleston, W. Va., .June 28.
West Virginia must go through an
other industrial war, which win be
worse than the Kanawha coal field
war, which cost one hundred lives
and hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Fifteen thousand miners in the
New River fields today received a
strike call, fixing July 1 as the day
for a general lockout.
With these fifteen thousand will
walk out the 10,000 men of the Paint
and Cabin Creek district.
The strike can, which was held up
for two days at the request of Gov.
Hatfield, was sent out last night when
the mine owners broke off all nego
tiations. Union leaders have been importing
tents and food supplies into the New
River coal fields for months.
One thousand men already are out
in the Paint and Cabin Creek dis
tricts. The mine owners there are!
not living up to the terms of tho
strike settlement contract, and are
persecuting men they know to have
been active in the union.
Petersburg, Ind. Mrs. Ann Good
rid, 72, member of Painters' Union,
shot and fatally wounded as she was
sitting on porch. Geo. Woods, engi
neer at near-by mill, under arrest.
Newcastle, Ind. Burns Detective
Agency gave up case of Catherine
Winters, 9, after two months of work.
All hope of finding the child given up
by all but her sorrowing father.
Springfield, III. Coroner Rhodes
conducted inquest into deaths of Leta
and Lawrence Neher, 11 and 7 years
old, found drowned near their home.
Adrian, Mich Will of Daniel
Ketchum, railroad conductor, dis
poses of property worth $100,000.
Muncie, Ind. Rowlett Department
Store destroyed by fire at noon today.
No one hurt; loss $75,000.
Springficfld, III. Gov. Dunna to
day signed the Chicago municipal
Washington. Attorney General
McReynolds today sent House Ju-di-ciary
Committee all papers in West
ern Fuel and Diggs-Caminetti cases,
thus forestalling the Kahn resolu
tion, which would have forced him
to do so.
Springfield, III. Gov. Dunne put
crimp in toy pistol today. Signed bill
making it misdemeanor to sell, trade
or give away any toy pistol made to
shoot blank cartridges. $25 fine for
The use of an iron bedstead with
wire mattress as antennae in wireless
telegraphy has been announced to
Nature by A. A. Campbell Swinton.
Connecting his receiving apparatus
to bedstead on the top or fourth floor
and to the water-pipe, he received
signals from various stations easily