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court of his conviction of murdering
Lamar's action automatically stays
execution of Frank, scheduled for
Jan. 22. .
ENGLAND'S GREATEST EDITOR
INTERVIEWED ON WAR
Following is a summary of an ar
ticle prepared exclusively for the
United Press by Lord Northcliffe,
owner of the London Times, London
Daily Mail, London Evening News
and numerous magazines. England's
greatest publisher explained that his
statements echoed his own purely
(Copyright. 1914, by United Press)
Germany is beaten and was beat
en the day she retreated from Paris.
The horrors of Belgium will put
Cawnpore in the background.
Germany will be strangled and the
war end by starvation and attrition,
but the process wDl be one of years
and not of months.
The Japanese have kept strictly to
the letter 6f their agreement with
Americans are well aware of the
size of the English navy and know
that for 100 years it has been friend
ly to them.
The Japanese are abundantly cog
nizant of the latent power of the
It is fortunate that the German
army and present German govern
ment has produced no Bismarck, no
Von Moltke, no Von Roon.
The German army and govern
ment are a superb machine with no
brains at the top.
STALL ON JOBLESS PROBLEM
The answer of the city government
of Chicago to the unemployed army
will be slow. Two weeks at least will
be needed by city council committees
to decide what they want to do with
the recommendations of the markets
commission report before the council
last night. It was distributed in sec-
.tlons to committees. The cold state-1
ment of the report that over !9,000
men who want work but can't get
jobs will be on the streets of Chicago
in January stirred no excitement. No
aldermen rose to ask whether it
wouldn't be possible to have action
rushed so that the "employable un- g
employed" can get relief without "
waiting for committees to discuss
No alderman challenged the figures
of the commission as wild. It was
admitted all round that the new year -
will see out of jobs over one-eighth of
a million workmen Not down-and-outs
or wrecks and "non-employables,"
but liveTmsky men with will
ing hands who want jobs.
Aid. lawley, chairman of the com
mission that made the report, "said to
a Day Book reporter: "I would like
to see the most rapid possible action.
If there is any way I can get the com
mittee to move faster I will do it."
In hopes of finding one way to aid
"the jobless situation, Aid. Victor
Schaeffer and Edw. Nockles, sec'y of
the Chicago Federation of Labor, to
day visited Vice President Schoyer
of the Pennsylvania road and urged
him to keep the Penna.'s promise of
immediately starting work on the
new freight terminal.
BITS OF NEWS
Fire starting in basement of New
Morton hotel, 1802 Michigan av.,
caused excitement among guests.
Illinois Sunday School ass'n has
given up battle to reintroduce bible
into Sunday Schools, says Rev.
Rob't P. Shepherd. "
W. S. Park, 50, for 20 years editor I
of Gardner Chronicle, dead in Joliet.
Wladislaw Mecznigowski, 1462 N.
Paulina, killed by fall from seconH
floor into elevator shaft at Standard
Casket Co., 1029 W. Chicago av.
Man who gave name of Andrew Os
berg, Chicago, suicided in Minneapo
lis park. "Martin Suderson, Chi
cago," name on letters.
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