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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 10, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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Subpoena servers in the ladies'
garment case before Judge Baldwin
failed to get one reporter from the
Chicago American staff yesterday,
although two sleuths were, said to
have been stationed in the Hearst
building to watch for the newspaper
Subpoenas were issued at the re
quest of Att'y L. Jacobson when he
.was, not satisfied with the testimony
of an American reporter called to tell
where he got a story which quoted
Sol Seidman, vice president of the
Ladies' Garment Workers' union, aj
instructing girls to picket the strike
bound shops against courf orders.
According to one report, scribes
for the American were instructed to
enter the staff offices through the
stereotype rooms and leave the
building by means of a back door.
At any rate Att'y Jacobson has not
yet fulfilled his threat to bring in
every writer on the American until
he finds out .who got that story.
Attempts of attorneys for the
bosses to hang contempt sentences
on the union heads are still being
made! before Judge Baldwin.
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This may explain why the food
hogs are forcing up the price of ne
cessities: First Deputy Westbrook
last night made public the result of
an Investigation into the amount of
food supplies held in storage for bet
ter prices by the packers and other
food hogs. The report follows: Beef,
53,530,982 lbs.; pork, 10,311,451 lbs.;
lamb, 837,302 lbs.; veal, 989,353 lbs.;
poultry, 20,093,639 lbs.; eggs,. 320,195
lbs. bulk; eggs, 58,468 cases; fish,
2,448,943 lbs., and butter, 5,824,085
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London. Mrs. Elmira Brockway,
Chicago, said to have fled to Paris
just before it was reported she was
to be deported, following conviction
on charge of fortune telling.
Fresh activity of the Chicago Title
& Trust Co. aimed at destroying the
Torrens system is discussed in a
statement of Peter Foote, president
Torrens Land Title Registration
league of Cook county.
Thousands of dollars have been
spent in printing and mailing anti-'
Torrens literature to real estate deal
ers in recent weeks. The Real Estate
News is being sent free to real estate
offices all over Chicago calling Tor
rens system advocates "a motley
crew of hapless individuals who
blame their failure in life on others."
The Chicago Title & Trust Co. is
the owner of the Real Estate News,
according to. Peter Foote, who says
it shows "abject servitude to the title
company and any article which in
any way opposes it or its methods is
denied admission to its columns."
The so-called "guarantee policies"
of ' the big title company cost more
and are not as safe as Torrens title
certificates issued from the publicly
owned abstract plant of the Cook
county recorder's office is Foote's
main charge.
J. L. MdEldowney, editor of the
Real Estate News, is a Thompson
Lundin organization worker and,
previous to his appearance as a real
estate editor, was an active promoter
of the religious issue in politics.
When school board Pres. Jake Loeb
needed support for bis proposal to
slash public school teachers' wage
scales 7 V2 per cent, McEldowney an
nounced he had organized a Parents'
league, which was to have 100,000
members and back Jake Loeb's poli
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Washington. Supreme court be-5
gins consideration of final exort in.
federal dissolution suit against U. S.
Steel corp.
New Orleans. Wilbur Glaen Vo
liva, head ,of Zionists of Zion City,
I1L, to establish colony in or near
New Orleans.

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