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MORE BODIES FOUND
IN RUINS OF THE BIG
ST. LOUIS BLAZE
BLIND COUPLE ARE
KNOCKED DOWN IN
STREET BY AUTO
THE DAY BOOK
Am Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 Sooth Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mcil, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL.3, NO. 137
Chicago,. Tuesday, March 10, 1914
HE BROKE PRE-ELECTION PLEDGES
NOW HE FACES THE RECALL
California State Senator Who "Double-Crossed" Labor
Must. Now, After Desperate Court Fight, Face
the Guns of a Recall Election.
By Jack Jungmeyer.
Richmond, Cal., March 10. "Make
good your pre-election promises or
expect to be Temoved by those to
whom you have been faithless."
. With this warning to public serv
ants, the angered constituents of
State Senator James C. Owens and
former mayor of this city, have in
stituted a recall against him "a con
spicuous example of broken cam
paign pledges to labor."
It is the first time in the United
.States that this has been made the
specific ground for exercise of the
people's new political weapon.
The special election, which Owens
tried desperately to stave off, but in
which he was overruled by the State
Supreme Court, is set for March 31,
Against him will run J. J. Mazza, Pro-
gressive,'and R. Leonhart, Socialist.
During the campaign Owens was
glib with promises of what labor
might expect of him. Not only did he
subscribe to the labor planks in the
Democratic platform, but he supple
mented this by personal pledges, made
in writing to the State Federation of
When it came to performance,'
however, the senator from Richmond