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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 04, 1913, Image 5

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will be so easy then to lead around
their wivesat the end of a string, in"
spite of shrteksand protests.
Ye-e-e-e-es, it will!
Has the nose ring appeared already
in this city? I want to know.
And will anyone who knows, ring?
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St. Joseph, Mich., Sept. 4. Laugh
ing and joking with Lucy Beach, 20,
his fiancee, Lawrence Blakeman, 19,
raced his automobile through an open
drawbridge into the river and both
' were drowned. ,
It was shortly after midnight. The
steamship City of Chicago was pull
ing out of her dock and the two nuu
dred "excursionists crowding the
decks saw the lights on the ap
proaching car and screamed as it
plunged into the water and turned
over. Boats were immediately low
ered and half an hour later the bodies
were dragged to the surface.
Blakeman and Miss Beach, both
residents of St. Joseph, were prom
inent socially.
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Editor Day Book:
At the regular meeting of the Hair
Spinners' Union No. 10399, A. P, of
L., Tuesday evening, Sept. 2, the ac
tion of the Building Trades Council
was condemned in agreeing with the
Chicago Examiner to issue a special
Labor Edition of that paper Sept. 29,
with President Simon O'Donnell as
4ts editor-in-chief, and the following
resolution was passed:
Resolved, That we continue to use
all our influence with our friends and
neighbors to keep the Chicago Exam
iner and American on the unfair list
until they adjust their differences
with Web Pressmen's Union No. 7.
Besolved, That a copy of 'this reso
lution be sent to The Day Book and
the Daily Press.
W. .KnizeL President.
Jacob Hannemann, Rec. Sec.
San Francisco, Sept. 4. F. Drew
Caminetti took the stand in his own
defense in the prosecution Of the
government against him for violation
of the Mann white slave act and will
endeavor to prove that he did not
take Miss Norris to Reno for immoral
purposes, but simply to avoid the
scandal that threatened them. .
Lola Norris diminished her credi
bility as a witness when she was
compelled to explain the difference
between her testimony at the present
time and that she gave when the four
were arrested by stating that she had
lied at that time because she believed
and trusted Caminetti.
Mrs. Alice Davjs Sing, the white
wife of Charles Sing, the Chinamen,
who was murdered in his home yes
terday morning, still maintains her
silence despite the efforts of the po
lice to wring the story of the murder
from her.
A curious interest was added to the '
strange case today when it was learn
ed that Mrs. Sing was formerly a mis
sion worker, and met her Oriental
husband, while working in connection
with the murder of Elsie Sigel in New
York's Chinatown.
Sing was found in bed yesterday at
bis home, 3460, Archer av., with his
throat cut. His wife.was in the room
with him unconscious. Physicians at
the People's Hospital, where the wo
men now is, under police surveillance,
believe her voice was paralyzed by
the terror of the situation.
The police' are not satisfied with
the story told by Josie Modelski, the
domestic in the Sing home, who call
ed the police. They believe she is
concealing something.
It was learned that Mrs. Sing form
erly lived in Kansas City.,
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Another step in progressivism by
China! She's gone to jailing her
J legislators.
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