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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 13, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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OUTSIDE NEWS FROM WIRE AND CABLE
Tulsa, Okla. 55,000-barrel tank of
. oil at refinery of Pierce Oil Co. de
stroyed by lightning.
Aldershot, Eng-Two men dead
and one seriously injured in head-on
collision between two army biplanes
flying 800 feet in air.
Wyalusing, Wis. Six generations
gathered together at birthday cele
bration of Mrs. Lydia Ault, 102.
Memphis, Tenn. Mills of South
ern Cotton Oil Co. destroyed by fire.
Loss estimated $500,000.
QttUmwa, la. Seven horses cre
mated and number of wagons de
stroyed in fire at Star Livery barn.
. Loss $18,000.
Qttumwa, la. Chief of Police Gal
lagher seized 210 cases containing
640 gallons of whisky consigned from
Peoria,. HI., to several prominent citizens.
Trinidad, Col. Body of C. W. Post,
millionaire cereal food manufacturer
who suicided, being taken on special
train to East.
Pittsburgh. Dominion Trust Cp.
closed by Bank Examiner Geo. H.
Getty. Declared unable to meet its
clearances.
New YprkT Mayor Mitchell issued
statement saying that "time for
vigorotfs methods has arrived in deal
ing with I. W. W. and anarchists."
Vienna. The Neu Frei Presse, offi
cial government organ, announced
that Austria has decided officially to
participate In the San Francisco
Panama Exposition.
New York. Ten prettiest suffra
gets in New York will tango with
male voters who sign a profession of J
faith, according to announcement
from suffrage headquarters.
Berlin. Anna Pavowla, noted Rus
sian dancer, greatly pleased kaiser by
telling him that his ban on tango
killed the dance in America
Topeka, Kas. That he may har
vest wheat crop he planted last fall
which his family is unable to do
without his aid, W. P. Richards has
been paroled from state prison fof
sixty days-
Tokio. Search of effects of late
dowager empress revealed fact that
she was author off more than 30,000
poems.
Cleveland. 40 women, members -of
Pythian Sisters, injured, 7 serious
Jy, when interurban car jumped rails
and overturned near Willoughby, O.
Minneapolis. Keeping promise to
conscience-stricken father 23f years
ago, unknown widow and her chil
dren returned $900 which Mrs. F. A.
Colliton had lost on street. Half of
money was in $1 bills.
mob Hangs negro claim he
assaulted little girl-
Shreveport, La., May 13. Batter
ing down the jail door, a mob took
Robert Hamilton, a negro, out of his
cell and hanged him from a pole in
the courthouse square here today.
The sheriff has appealed to Gov.
Hall for troops. The crowd dispers
ed and the city Is now quiet. Hamil
ton was suspected of having crimin
ally assaulted a 7-year-old orphan
girl in the rest room of a moving pic
ture theater. The authorities with
held the child's name.
The little girl died from her in
juries at about the time the negro
was hanged.
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MAY PROBE BRICK STRIKE
The.state of Illinois may be asked
to make an investigation of the brick
strike as a result of the attitude of
officials of the brick trust who re
fuse to arbitrate butx insist oiwkeep
ing 150,000men in the building in
dustry idle.
All efforts by the city council com
mittee, headed by Aid. M. J. Healy;
have failed and the committee will
report to the city council Monday
night. "
A mass meeting may be arranged
at which the truth of the strike will
be told.
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