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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 27, 1913, Image 10

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After the auto had been removed
from her anatomy, she was loaded
into it and taken home.
LAND AND WATER SHOULD
BELONG TO PEOPLE FOR USE
Colorado Springs, Col., Aug. 27.
Federal control of the national re
sources was the subject of an address
delivered by Secretary of the Interior
Franklin K. Lane at the opening of
the governor's conference.
"My business is with the people
west of the Mississippi," Lane told
the governors. "There ought to be a
court to pass on land questions. Last
month saw irrigation farmers as
brave as any soldiers, and it is the
government's business to treat them
fairly and sympathetically.
"The time for their payments
ought to be extended. The govern
ment should be able to lighten the
suffering of the farmers' wives, who
bear the heaviest burden.
"Democracy owes to the toilers in
every instance.
"A man has no right to land or
water for irrigation that he doesn't
use. There is power enough here to
make Colorado a great manufactur
ing state and we want it used by the
people, not monopolized by a few in
dividuals. The government wants to
charge for water rights just as power
companies charge their consumers."
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SHE GOT THE LAST WORD
Logansport, Ind., Aug. 27. Mar
vin Brown is suing his wife for di
vorce on the grounds that she is such
a "nagger" he cannot live with her.
Brown says that when her nag
ging drove him desperate he offered
her an acre of his land for every day
that she would keep silent. There
were seventy-five acres and seventy
five days of silence, then Brown hav
ing no other bribes to offer Mrs.
Brown resumed her former occupa
tion, and, though Brown hopes the
court will give him permanent relief,
there isn't any doubt that Mrs. Brown
sot the last acre and the last word, i
ANOTHER JOY RIDE PARTY RUNS
INTO A STREET CAR
Five -people were injured, one prob
ably fatally, when a high-powered
automobile, containing a typical joy
ride party, crashed into a Riverview
Park street car in Larrabee street.
According to Police Lieut. Max
Heidelmeier and Aid. V. T. Schaeffer
of the 22d Ward, the machine was
going at least 45 miles an hour when
it swept past them, two blocks away
from the scene of the accident
Those injured:
Frank Enright, 52d street and
Union avenue, brother of "Moss" En
right, and secretary of Steamfitters'
Union, Local 52, skull fractured;
Alexian Brothers' Hospital; may die.
Warren J. Clark, 332 E. 41st street,
knocked unconscious.
Charles W. Keppler, 504 E. 61st
street, badly bruised.
Catherine Mullenberg, " 5147 S.
Lafln street, spine injured; serious
condition.
Mrs. Grace Griswold, 6408 Vernon
avenue; bruised.
William Finucane, 6221 S. Marsh
field avenue, the chauffeur, who was
only slightly hurt, was locked up.
Machine was completely wrecked.
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THE GAMBLER WHO LOST
Elgin, III., Aug. 27. An unknown
gambler who wanted to put up a bet
that at least five pilots would be kill
ed this week during practice and the
running of the Elgin races, was
knocked "cold" by "Farmer" Bill En
dicott, who objected to a wager on
death. Gambler paid his bill at local
hospital and left town without re
vealing identity.
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NO STRIKE AT STOCKYARDS
There will be no strike of the
stockyards' teamsters.
After seeming almost a certainty,'
the strike was prevented when, by
an eleventh-hour decision, the bosses
agreed to grant the men a raise.
A large meeting was held last night
by the Packing House Teamsters'

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