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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 17, 1913, Image 7

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Ifor murder his plea will most likely
be insanity. Dr. A. H. Waterman,
house physician, says the man is suf
fering from an advanced stage of;
syphillis, which has attacked his
The couple have two children in
Ellis, partially recovered, was
taken to the inquest this afternoon.
Dr. Springer, the coroner's physician,
believes that it was impossible for
the woman to have shot herself four
Philip Fosdick, Cincinnati, a brother-in-law
of the dead woman, don't
believe Ellis' story that the woman
was untrue to him. He announced
that in his testimony.
Dr. A. H. Waterman testified that
he believed the man's troubles were
caused by his diseased mind.
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The Cattle Butchers' Union have
declared a 'strike against Patrick
Brennan, president of the Independ
ent Packing Company and two others
who are standing with him in the
fight against union labor, the West
ern Packing & Provision Company
and Siegel Packing Company. The
other firms, who belong to the so
called "independent 'ring," have
agreed to the men's demands.
The men are merely seeking
work enough to enable them to earn
the cost of living four dayB a week.
Patrick Brennan opposes giving them
this right.
Under the system now operated by
the packing houses the men only get
two or three days a week. Fifty men
are out so far.
Berlin, O., Oct. 17. Members of
an admiralty commission, and the en
tire crew of the Zeppelin dirigible L-2,
' twenty-six men in all, were instantly
killed when the balloon blew up 3,000
feet.above Johannisthal aviation field,
near Berlin. L-2 was the latest of
the aerial warcraft built by the Zep
pelin Company for the German navy
and was on her trial trip. The com
missioners who were killed were
aboard to approve the dirigible and
take her over for the navy.
Plymouth, Mass., Oct. 17. Dor
othy Eaton, crippled daughter of Mrs.
Jennie May Eaton, on trial for the
murder of Rear Admiral Joseph G.
Eaton, testified yesterday and today
for the prosecution. .She was her
stepfather's favorite.
District Attorney Barker secured
an admission from Dorothy that her
mother had called the admiral a
"lunatic" at various times.
"I have heard mother often say
that the admiral took drugs and she
was afraid when in that condition
he might poison somebody," she said.
She stated she had never seen her
stepfather manifest fear of her moth
er and that they were very affection
ate toward each other except when
the admiral had been drinking.
Washington. Extension of letter
carrier service to towns of 1,000
population proposed in resolution in
troduced by Rep. Bailey.
Memphis, Tenn. Yeggs blew safe
in postoffice. . Securedf?2,000 cash,
several hundred doHars' worth of
Havana. Mexican gunboat on way
to meet Gen. Felix Diaz and convey
him to Vera Cruz.
Minneapolis, Minn. 22 high school
students ill with ptomaine poisoning.
Mixed weiners, pickles, cookies,
candy and Mississippi river water at
Champaign, III. Police working
on theory that Oliver P. Sullivan
forged name of mother to note for
$12,000, gave note to Wm. Larry,
then murdered Larry when note
came due.

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