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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 30, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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pay station phones are in service and
working order? How many telephone
users have non-guaranteed pay sta
tion phones on their premises in serv
ice and working order How many
private branch exchange phones are
in service and working order? How
many extension phones are in service
and working order?
How many private branch ex
change trunk lines in service and
working order (1) are paid for by the
subscriber at ordinance rate and (2)
how many are paid for at a rate low
er than ordinance?
Emil Emsheimer, wealthy hat mak
er, was murdered by a man familiar
with the work shop at 21 E. Lake st,
probably an employe, the police hint
ed today.
Detectives, furnished with the ad
dresses of employees of the strangled
man, have been quietly working for
clues which may disclose the slayer.
A search of the office disclosed
notes in favor of the dead man which
showed that Harry Sachs, son-in-law,
owed him $3,200. A receipt was found
which indicated that he carried a
$21,000 accident insurance policy
with the Travelers' Ins. Co.
While the police are working on
the murder theory, they suggest the
possibility of a suicide. The rope
which was still tight around his neck
when the cold body was found might
have been tied by the old man him
self and the bruise on his head could
have been caused by the fall to the
A suspect is under surveillance.
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Three men and a woman whose
names are known to the police are
being sought by men from the detec
tive bureau as the "death ride" com'
panions of Nicholas T. Burns,
wealthy merchant, found dead on
Sheridan rd. Nov. 20.
Although the police would disclose
no names, James Johnson, alias "To
ronto Jimmy," was said to be one of
the men for whom the detectives are
He is a convict with a long police
record, and since his release from Jo
liet a few months ago has been living
in a flat on the north side near where
Burns was found dead.
Arbitration of the controversy be
tween 55,000 railway engineers, fire
men and trainmen and 98 western
railroads, which in October, 1913,
threatened to result in a general
strike, began in the Federal building
here today before an arbitration
board selected under the Newlands
Judge Peter C. Pritchard of the
United States court of appeals,
fourth district, was electqd chairman
of the board. H. S. Milstea,d of Wash
ington, who is not one of the arbi
trators, was elected secretary of the
board. The arbitrators for the rail
roads are H. E. Byrum of the Bur
lington and W. L. Park, a vice presi
dent of the Illinois Central; for the
unions, P. A. Burgess, assistant
grand chief of the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers, and Timothy
Shea, assistant president of the.,
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen
and Enginemen. The government
representatives are Charles Nagel,
former secretary of commerce and
labor, and Judge Pritchard.
Street Orator The man who gives
in when he is wrong is a wise man,
but he who gives in when he is right
is "
A Meek Voice "Married." Top
Body of young woman, poorly
dressed, found in "lake at Arlington
pL Two cents in purse.
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