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r J. Ogden Armour, neaa of the
world's greatest food producing com
pany, takes the stand tomorrow
Wesley Russell, secretary Commer
cial Telegraphers' union, put into
evidence a "general discharge list"
signed by T. P. Cook, general super
. intendent of the Western Union Co.
, today. The list goes out to all divi
sions. After names of many men are
the words "discharged for cause."
. This means a man is a union man
, and should not be hired again.
"The union man is put on the same
level with the embezzler," he said,
. "Neither of them can get jobs again.
The blacklist is sure and deadly."
. "R. M. Shoemaker, chief special
agent of the Western Union, has his
office at Room 15, 192 Broadway,
New York, across the street from 195
Broadway, the W. U. headquarters.
From here he directs the movements
.of the armyof spies and spotters that
name all men who are for organiza
tion and are discharged."
. Russell put into evidence a letter
..signed by Shoemaker. It was sent
to G, C. Roderick, then a gum-shoe
man at Chicago. It told Roderick:
"Get on, the inside of the union and
find out what they are doing. Your
expenses should be entered on a sep
arate account and sent to me."
The salary and expenses of one
gum-shoe man, as shown by a record
'RuBsell had, were $160 for one
-month. One copy of each such ex
pense account goes to Vice Pres. Bel
videre Brooks and to T. P. Cook, Chi
FOUNTAIN PEN MAY BRING
' SLAYER TO JUSTICE
iiew York, April 15. A cheap
ountain pen may bring to justice
the slayer of Miss Claudia Hansbury
pi Lansingburgh, N. Y. The woman
whose body was found stuffed under
a pile of rocks on the Astor estate,
the Bronx, was identified today. The t
fountain, pen ' was the clue that led ,
to-lhis identification and. also to the J
T arrest of Raffael Piciullo, a prosper
ous contractor, married and father
of 7 children.
THIS EX-BOSS WAS A REAL
HUMANE SORT OF A FELLOW
C. A. Kenney is 19 years old the
age at which one will take any sort of
a chance for the sake of the "girl of
his dreams." Before he obtained his
present job at one of John R. Thomp
son's many restaurants Kenney was
the chauffeur of an auto truck.
A few nights ago he was out walk
ing with a girl when he saw his old
truck. As he felt a certain sort of
good friendship toward the truck he
saw no harm in borrowing it to give
his girl a ride. He did so. When he
had left the girl he drove the truck
back to the garage, but found it
closed. He abandoned it in a nearby
lot The next day he was arrested.
When he was arraigned in the boys'
court his old employer, the owner of
the auto truck, instead of prosecuting
him, defended him. But the law must
be served. The boy was fined $5.
His ex-employer paid the fine. He
asked The Day Book not to publish
his name. Because he acted so hu
mane The Day Book will not.
FIFTEEN DEAD IN DETROIT
WRECK PROBE ON
Detroit, Mich., April 15. With 15
mangled bodies lying in the county
morgue, 3 persons dying is Solvay
hospital and 23 others suffering from
serious injuries, investigation started
into crash of street car and freight
Twelve of those whose lives were
crushed out when the frail street car
collapsed under the wheels of the
heavily-loaded freight were women
and girls. Seven of them Were so
horribly torn and mutilated that their
identity probably never will be re
vealed. o o
Neighborhood Arbor Day festival
it Stanford Park, Jefferson and 14th
pi., Friday, 2 p. m. Large program.