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vision to fulfill its written covenant to hold the defendants harmless by payment of judgment The hatters' union" could easily have fulfilled its contract with the -defendants." o o INDIANAPOLIS FREIGHT MEN STRIKE MAY SPREAD Indianapolis, nd., Jan. 27. Clerks and freight handlers of the Big Four went on strike here early today, their only demand being the right to or ganize. Organizers said that by noon 300 men will be out, but thjs was denied by officials of the road, who said the strike would affect only about 18 men. Organizers said the strike probably will spread to the entire system, affecting 3,500 men and that it would tie up the freight department, but would not affect passenger service. o o CONTEMPLATE JOINT NOTE FROM ALLIES TO U. S. - London, Jan. 27. Joint note sign ed by all the allies, answering latest protests from United States and Sweden and setting forth allies posi tion toward neutral trade for period of war, is in contemplation, it was learned today. English press today unanimously applauded plain intimation from gov ernment that it intends to deal firmly with United States in answering the latest protest against British trade regulations. o o FRANZ JOSEF STRICKEN LON DON FEARS ZEPPELINS Rome. Reports received by diplo mats said that Emperor Franz Josef of Austria suffered two strokes of apoplexy and condition is criticaL Berlin. Kaiser Wilhelm celebrated 57th birthday in field with troops. Chancellor Von Bethmann Bollweg, who left Berlin late last night, en- route to army headquarters to join London. Raids by Zeppelins and new giant Fokker aeroplanes are ex pected by London authorities in near' future, Municipal authorities served notice that London is better prepared to meet attacks from sky than it was several months ago when Zeppelins visited city and made their escape un harmed. , Berlin 20,000 British troops de fending Arabian seaport of Aden under heavy attack by combined Arab and Turkish forces. BOY BANDITS SKIP. AFTER GET TING 115,000 AT BANK Five "baby bandits" made a haul of $12,000 to $15,000 in a daylight robbery of the Washington Park Na tional bank today and got away dean. '!!J8F$ The robbery was the most amazing in Chicago's recent astounding list of daring crimes. While a bank was full of patrons, and in broad daylight, four youths, all about 18, entered, drew guns, forced the patrons and bank em ployes to hold up hands, compelled a teller to pass over $12,000 to $15,000 in bills and were gone. The only reason that the bandits did not get more was that the fellow carrying the swag could not hold any more in his arm $15,000 in bills makes quite a bundle. White three stuck guns in the faces of those in the bank, a fourth got the boodle and a fifth waited acrpss the Btreet with a new Ford auto all ready for a run. .There was no license num ber on the auto, only a sign "License Applied For." Once in the car the robbers beat it to Washington park, 50 miles an hour. The president of the bank, H. W. Mahan, said the bank was fully pro tected by insurance; Garland "Jake" Stahl, famous baseball player was vice president Raymond Lasses was teller of the cage which was robbed. Municipal Judge Frye was among -hthose forced4o hold ur their hands.