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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 23, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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Martin Isaaps, attorney operating
a secret service bureau for the Kup-penheimer-Rosenwald
garment boss
es organized into the Wholesale
Clothiers' ass'n, got letters today
from Irwin Tucker, editor of the
Christian Socialist, and Harold
Ickes, attorney.
They challenge Isaacs to come
into court and prove he is not run
ning a blacklist. Isaacs on Dec. 16
wrote Tucker and Ickes:
"There has been presented to me
a pamphlet bearing your signature
relative to the garment workers'
strike, wherein you print a statement
as follows:
" 'Blacklist It has been shown
and not contradicted that a blacklist
is maintained by Martin Isaacs, at
torney for the contractors contrary
to the law so that when an employe
incurs the dislike of a foreman in one
shop it is impossible to secure em
ployment in any other.'
"This statement by apparently in
telligent men is a dastardly libel and
I shall ask you and your associates
who made it to issue a denial Other
wise I shall immediately institute
proceedings against you. You could
easly have known that the statement
was false when you uttered it. I shall
expect to hear from you."
Both Ickes and Tucker tell Isaacs
to come ahead and file his libel ac
tion. Tucker's letter: .
"Sir: We shall be grateful for the
opportunity of proving this charge in
court, so that the public may have
opportunity to pass judgment upon
the dastardly methods employed by
you. Testimony- taken before the
aldermanic committee in this strike
and before the Hanson committee in
the previous strike is amply suffi
cient to prove our contention. I am
glad to assume full responsibility for
the circular as chairman of the com
mittee. Kindly communicate with
my attorney, W. A- Cunnea. Con
gratulate you on your apparent de
termination to come out into the
Rome. Two allies' submarines
have captured an Austrian subma
rine and are towing it to Malta.
London. British casualties at the
Dardanelles to Dec. 11 total 112,921,
Under Sec'y for War Harold Tennant
Petrograd. Austrian troops clad
in white uniforms to afford conceal
ment in snow made unsuccessful at
tempt to capture Russian works near
Buczacz in Galicia.
Paris. All German counter at
tacks in attempt to retake positions
captured by French at Hartmanns
weilerkopf repulsed. French left
wing made further progress in fight
ing around peak.
London. Petrograd dispatches to
day apparently disposed of Athens
report that Russian troops captured
Bulgarian port of Varna, after war
dships had wrecked principal build
ings. "Two Russian torpedo boats pur
sued Bulgarian torpedo boat into
Varna Bay," said the dispatches
from Petrograd. "They were forced
to withdraw by the Bulgarian shore
batteries." '
Bucharest dispatch today also re
ported bombardment of Varna by
Russian warships, but made no men
tion of any troops landing. Russian
fleet of forty vessels, including large
number of mine sweepers, crept in
close to Varna forts under cover of
heavy fog and bombarded Varna with
heavy guns. Squadron then withdrew
for a few hours, returning in the aft
ernoon to resume bombardment
Petrograd. Two Turkish barks,
bound for Constanza with cargoes of
benzine, were sunk by Russian war
ships and their crews captured.
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Tony Bezold, Cincinnati, lost $200
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