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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 28, 1913, Image 4

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New York, Oct. 28. John A. Hen
nessy, investigator -foWilliam Sul
zer, who has been pouring 'hot shot
into Tammany, and Edward E. Mc
Call, the Tammany mayoralty candi
date, has been subpoened to appear
before District Attorney Whitman.
Hennessy accepted the gauntlet
thrown down by McCall to put his
charges into writing, and addressed
a letter to McCall making five specific
charges, one of which being that Mc
Call acted as Murphy's errand boy to
carry threats to Sulzer at Albany.
McCall -threatened to start libel
suit if the charges were put in "black
and white."
Former Gov. Sulzer -has .declared
that all that prevents a complete ex
pose of legislative corruption in this
state by ex-Senator Stephen J. Still
v;cll, now in Sing Sing convicted of
soliciting a bribe, is threats of mur
der if he "peached" on Tammany
, aibers and on Chief Murphy.
Sulzer gave out an autograph fet
ter from Stillwell asking" him for par
don, in which Stillwellwrote that he
had been promised.his 'early release
by the agents of the dominant power
and that word had been sent him that
the governor would be impeached
and his prompt release would follow.
Sulzer says .Stillwell offered a con
f essionjmplicating many members of.
the legislature if he were, pardoned,
but he was afraid to confess in Sing
Sing for fear of assassination
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A dinner in honor of Haymond
Robins, state chairman of the Pro
gressive party, will be given by the
Progressive club tonight.
The speakers are B. P. Harris, Rep.
Hinebaugh, Rep. Wm. Elliott, Arthur
H. Shay, who ran for state supreme
court; Frank H. Funk, Jane Addams,
Aid, Merriam, Mrs. Sherman M.
BoothMrs. Antoinette Funk, Harold
. Icke's, .Medill McCormick and Sen;
Walter Clyde Jones.
Passaic, N. J., Oct. 28. Because
shfi -wore a black silk dress, slit on
both sides to the'knees, revealing silk
stocking of a parrot green that nash
ed in the sunlight and drew a crowd,
Miss Mary Adamson was arreste'd by
a shocked rural policeman and
dragged to court.
"Just take a slant at tnat snt,
judge," the outraged minion of the
law demanded.
The judge "slanted" one side, then
he commanded that Mary reverse so
that he might "slant" the other side,
after which he said severely:
"Thirty days; and while you are in
jail your friends better make you
some petticoats and other things."''
Passaic has resumed the even
tenor of its. ways and is chewing
straws again.
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The special trades union edition,
formerly advertised as a product of
the alliance between- Hearst and
Simon O'Donnell, will make its ap
pearance within a few; days stripped
of nearly all visible signs of its re
lationship to Hearst .
It will bear the union label, thus
getting around the boycott! placed on
it "by union labor. It was necessary
to get it out in order to fulfill the ad
vertising contracts. It, however,
bears the Hearst trade mark, the
eagle. And an eagle is a bird of
prey. y
It is' filled with advertisements of
big contractors.' .It has beentonsid
erably tamed. J
Washington, Oct. 28. Sec'y of
State Bryan through Navy Depart
ment requested Admiral Fletcher to
find out from Gen. Felix Diaz, who is
a refugee on an American warship at
Vera Cruz, where he -desired, to go,
which indicates that he will not be
surrendered to the Mexican authorl
, ties,
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