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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

over the cane, whichlay upon a table. And suddenly the inspec tor pulled something from his pockets and snapped it upon the native's wrist. He was too -late. Surendra Lai's hand closed upon the'han- die of the cane; he raised himself up, smiled weakly and fell in a heap upon the floor. The local i police chief, rushed forward to seize the implement from the dy ing man's hand. The great de tective caught his hand in a grip of iron. He freed the dead man's wrist and pressed the steel of the handcuff upon the handle, at the same time drawing his revolver. The cane flew into two sections and from its hollowed interior something came -writhing and hissing. '-The detective fired. 'As you may know," he ex plained .afterward, "the hooded cobra is the most venomous of reptiles. Its. bite is almost in stantaneously fatal, while it is able to exist for months without food or air. It was a scheme of """"'develish ingenuity. The snake was undoubtedly introduced by Surendra Lai, and struck its yi...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

W9WNIPWPWPPPPQV9P BASEBALL ANECDOTES By Billy Evans. No player gets more pleasure from life than Herman Schaefer. f ' One day as the crowd was leav ing, early, Schaefer shouted: "One moment, ladies and gentle men, Herman Schaefer is the next batter." They waited and were rewarded with a triple, vhich sent them home in good humor, although Washington lost. , The next day Washington had a lead and Schaefer shouted: "For your entertainment I'll do some sharpshooting and hit the sign in right." He referred to an advertisement offering $50 to the player who hit it with a batted ball. "I'll donate the money to charity," he yelled. He didn't hit the sign. He struqk out. One day Schaefer saved the day with a one handed catch of a line drive over first. Amidst the cheers Schaefer demanded, "Was that science or bravery?" "Bravery, of course, G e rmany, bravery," answered, a leather Iunsred fan. "Then salute your hero," de manded Herman. Instantly, as one, the bleachers' crowd arose, doffing t...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

THE SINGLE TAXWHAT IS IT? Article No. 8. By Edmund Norton. "If we look at these two rules again paying taxes according to wealth possessed or benefits re ceived. What would happen should the butcher charge the man with a $50 salary 10 cents'per pound for his steak, and the man of a $100, salary 20 cents for the same kind of steak becauselie had twice as much money? To do so would be considered crazy. Yet this would be carrying out Rule No. 1 r every day business. The. principle is false. In government, like" anything else, people should pay'foronly that which, they get. Rule No. 2. This would mean the Single Tax, for every dollar of tax ex pended for governmental pur poses finds its expression in in creased -Land Values alone. Therefore to take this Land Value to pay for, its own creation would square things and leave all other values untaxed in the hands of their. owners. "The power to tax is the power to destroy," somewhere said a supreme court decision.. This is 'true. A big enou...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

mmmmmmmmmmm ciety and whThaVe. to" pay the penalty of havi.ngrma'de.them. NO SCALP LIFTER NOW, CHAMP. APPL'E GROWER "Chief Isaacs Spokane, Wash"., Dec. 21". Lo, the poor1 Indian!- "book at him! Looks like Chief. Geronimo in captivity; Hke a stihdued warrior even though he' does, wear white men's clothes-r-doesn't he? But wliat do you suppose gives him his claim. to'fameScalp-lift- ing? Warpath? Massacres? 'i. Nothing doing! He took first prize at the Fourth National Apple Show in Spokane for his exhibition of Pippins! 'He is Ghief Isaac, a fulllblood edKootehai. Years ago, .when the country was so-new that one might travel for many "days without seeing a human being, Chief Isaac and his tribe of Kootenais lived on the banks of the Kootenais river, near the site of .what is now Bonners Ferry, .Idaho. With the coming of the white man .there also Lame Indian agents. The Kootenais was al lotted 160 acres of land each and given seed and farm, implements. The entire tribe now is practical...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 23 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

"SPIRITUAL" HEGIRA" ENDS IN THE DIVORCE jCOURTf ELOPING WIFE EXPLAINS STRANGE WAYS OF LOVE Namah Bouton Bothwick (Mrs. Cheney.) . " In November, 1909, Frank L. Wright, famous' architect, and Mrs. Edwin H. Cheney, wife of a- wealthy manufacture::,, both of Oak Park, til., surpr.is.ed this country, ahd'their respective helpV mmmmmm

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 24 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmKmmwm mates and children by entering upon a "spiritual hegira," as their elopement to Europe -was styled. ,. A "hegira," be it explainedj is a mouthfilling name for Moham med's flight from Mecca, years and years ago. T The spiritual hegira didn't please Wright a? much as he" thought it wquld, for'ayear later he came back to the .wife of his bosom and was foreivfenl' Mrs- Cheney also came, "back, but she didn't stay long. Cheney applied for a divorce; the, other day he got it. .... r And Mrs. Cheney, assuming her maiden name, Namah Bou ton Bothwick, took up literature as her calling. Her first and only, so far book is a transla tion from the Swedish of Ellen Key, and its tjtle is "The Morality of Women, and Other Essays." "Love is moral even-without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love," starts the discussion. On other pages'are these: ' Many women liye con tent without the happiness of love, others after"th:ey at- , tain it seek a new end for their act...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 25 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

DOINGS OF THE WORLD BOILED DOWN President Taft, in message to Congress, says -Uncle Sam's -finances are in "very satisfactory condition." Points to surplus of $47,000,000 in receipts over ex penditures. ) Taft also urged adoption of Al drich Central Bank plan as ap proved by monetary commission. Which to many will spoil the joy born of finding Uncle Sam solvent. Rev. Clarence V. T. Richeson rapidly recovering from effects of wounds he inflicted on himself. His attorneys preparing insanity defense. J London divorce court has ruled that Goekwar of-T3aroda cannot be summoned as to-respondent in divorce suit because he is an "independent, reigning sover eign.' m r The Gaekwar tried to, be inde pendent at the Durbar, and 'didn't succeed very well, if we remem ber right. KingGeorge killed 3 tigers and 3 rhinoceroses in hunt near Delhi. The tigers and rhinoceroses were rounded up by 600 elephants and 40 automobiles, -which per haps explains little Georgie's suc cess. State Game Warden of L...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 26 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

wmmmBmmmmmmmmmm i- 'discovered that for two year she has been wife of Chas M. D. Knowles, 28, farm laborer. President Taft today signed joint resolution of Congress rati fying his action in abrogating treat of 1832 with Russia. Shanghai report says Yuan Shi Kai, imperial premier, has offered to agree to republican form of government provided he be elect ed president. Heavy fighting is taking place between Russian and Persian at Tabriz, Persia. John W. Dougherty, 23, Min ,nequia, Wis., forest ranger in jured by falling tree in the exe cution of his duty, died today. -D.pugherty's aged mother, who was' dependent on him, will re ceive $3,000 under the workmen's compensation act, the first in the state'to benefit under the act. Kansas City bulletin says snow storm which raged through Ok lahoma, .Western Missouri and Kansas yesterday, Is headed for Chicago. Franz Josef, emperor of Austria-Hungary, reported .to be sinking rapidly, and his death is expected any time. Franz Josef's death is...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 27 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

wmmmmmmmmmmmm Also, winter officially begins at '6 p. m. tomorrow. If reports from the west about snowstorms heading this way be correct, it is going to be .more . than the official beginning of winter. vuurc 01 opeciai cessions, ix. W iY., todav uoheld constitutionality of Brerihari Cold Storage, law, under which all egg,s butter and meat kept in cold storage must bear stamp showing when, they entered refrigerators.' Will it make us feel any bet ter to know just how ancient our food is? 4,000 Russian troops are march ing on Teheran, capital o7f Persia. , William Jennings Bryan, in the Commoner, says: '"If a candi date trusts the people he cari be trusted if he does not trust the people he cannot be trusted." Which is something for those who talk abojit "mob rule" when ever they hear the" initiative and referendum to thing over. General Bernardo Reyes has is sued a proclamation declaring himself president , of Mexico. Sometimes in some republics even one president js too much. Senat...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 28 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

IS YOUR CHRISTMAS JOY DEAD? A PLAIN TALK ABOUT THE SACRED HOLIDAY BY BISHOP WILLIAMS (Bishop Williams is a "peo ple's churchman" if' there ever was one. He has spoken and fought openly in Cleveland and Detroit for big, practical things. -He got lip at a peaceful church banquet and landed on a large factory that kept girls working 68 hours a week. The result, soon, was 'the end of that abuse. He's a militant " Christian, to whom creeds and dogmas mean 'little. What hev says about Christmas is worth whilp. F.di- tor. The Rt.Rev.-f Charles D. Wil liams,'. Bishop .of Detroit. By the Right Reverend Charles D. Williams,Episcopal 'Bishop of . v ' the Diocese of .Michigan . There was no room for them in the inn." 'So was, it written of Joseph and Mary, when they came in theirgreat need to the public hostel at Bethlehem. ' ' ' Merchants with their bales of goods arid -.beasts -of. burden, sol-' diers with their stacks of arms and games-of chance,;. women with their cooking and gossip, lounge...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 29 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

mmvmmmmmmmmm Itivas a sacrament of friendship. Simple gifts 'W.ere exchanged between those who really loved one another, gifts'into which labor, thought and affection had been put. , ' -' It .was a sacrament of childhood. The whole life' of the house centered about the chimney with its stockings and the Christmas tree with its lights and rejoiced in the joy of the little ones. y It was a -sacrament of human gladness and happiness. ' Above all it was a sacrament of religion. We sang our carols on Christmas eve. to.tell again the "glad tidings of great joy" that came on angel voices to shepherds on Bethlehem's plains. A glad green oasis of rest in the midst of the laborious year, a source of peaceful radiance and joy which shed its quiet light ol good cheer and good will through all the months that followed1 such was the "old fashioned" Christmas. And now what is it? --' To ofteit a storm. center, a whirlwind, a veritable maelstrom xi commercial and social madness. ' You can see its g...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 30 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

ship and,loye instead of payments of debts, tokens of thoughtfulness and affection father than ostentatious exhibitions of .extravagance, put into them our hearts, our minds and our loving labor instead of merely our dollars. Let us deliberately prepare for our Christmas, physically, men tally and spiritually. Let it find us at our best and not at our worst, that we may have our best to give to our families, our friends and our God. PAID THUGS OF NATIONAL ERECTORS' ASSOCIATION HAVE DRIVEN GRAND JURY MEMBER INSANE Indianapolis Prosecutor Who Fought Detective in -Court Says He and Grand Jurymen Have Been Hounded and Day. Room Night Indianapolis, Ind., Dec 21. The revelations made today by Prosecuting Attorney Baker, of Marion County, are the most startling that have occurred in the investigation into the dyna mite conspiracy since the confes sion of the McNamaras. Yesterday, Baker forcibly drag ged Detective Foster, who is in the employ of the National Erec tors' association, before J...

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Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 31 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

mmmmmmmmmmm tigate taker's charges against the National Erectors' association, and that immediate action would be taken. , As Baker left the court room, he declared that when the entire truh about the Erectors' associa- tion became known, the public " would be astounded. "I have nothing to hide from 'the world," he said. "But if either labor or capital wants me fol lowed, I want the following to be done by honest men and. not by known thugs." Baker's speech in his own de fense before Markey was as fol lows : "Your Honor will understand that for many months I have been under a severe nervous strain as a result of being hounded by the paid thugs of the National Erec tors' association. "They have been on my trail might and day, and they have lied &boutr me time and again. "They have accused me of hold ing secrefconferences with Her bert S. Hockin, of the Bridge Workers' union, with Leo M. vRappaport and others of their counsel, and have intimated that I was violating my oath of off...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 32 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 21 December 1911

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm WE CAN ALL'GIVE -THE REAL SPiRIT ' . i t - . .. If you are naturally a sour-faced grouch, start practicing a real good, healthy smile, and keep on. p'racticing it until December 25 then let it out, and let it out goo'd. w It isn't what you give or get on? Christmas the real spiritis the spirit in which it is -given or taicen: J Give sornething which.can- , not be bought with money. .. "c 2 ' ' "Smile" and the world smiles with you." ' t fa A good spread of the mouth upwards ndt a droop is catch ing. It's bound to start something. A,nd there is where, "Don't start anything you can't finish," doesn'f fit. If you start a pleasant smile and incidentally a pleasant feeling, ft's a good thing; and "the wise man says : "Pass a good thing' along." N A smile once on the way you can't stop it it's going to keep going. . .... And the surest thing you knqwyour going to-get a smile back. You've heard that saying about "A fair exchange," etc.? There's your chance to give everybody...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 22 December 1911

THE DAY BOOK 500 SO. PEORIA ST. " g398 TEL. MONROE 353 Vol. 1, No. 74 - Chicago, Friday, Dec. 22, 1911 One Cent "BIG BUSINESS" AND HUMANITY BRANDEIS, ' PEOPLE'S LAWYER, GLIVES HIS VIEWS Talks Three Days to Senate Committee at Washington, Giving Remarkable Statement of the Great Trust Problem and Its Relation to the People. i By William E. Smythe. Staff Correspondence. "" Washington, D. C, Dec. 22. Anybody with an idea as to what' to do with the white elephant of the times big business has "been., greedily heard by the senate committee on interstate commerce. Here to the'cofnmittee room came Judge Gary with his cheerful tale of benevolent industry blessing the land, but interrupted in its benign work by agitation, prosecution and uncertainty. And George W. Perkins talked for hours about his proposed "court of business" "to separate the bad trusts from the good trusts. Then there came a new sort of witness. An earnest man, carryinga big leather bag, evidently heavy with facts; a man a...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 22 December 1911

of fact t , "Take the steel trust. It has steadily lost business to its inde pendent competitors at home, while German manufacturers yes, even the manufacturers of despised England have outdis tanced it abroad. Loins D. Brandeis on the witness stand in Washington. Sketched during his three days' talk to Senate Committee

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 22 December 1911

- - - "Four factors enter into the question of efficiency, viz. : "1. The amount bf capital on which dividends must be earned. "2. Cost of rawxmaterial. "3. The spirit of the labor em ployed. ! "4. Ability to keep the plant in continuous operation to the highest possible degree. "Take these factors in their or der : The steel trust is enormous ly over-capitalized at least two dollars of securities for every dol lar of value behind them. This results in part from the greed of monopoly for vast un earned profits, and in part frorn extravagant methods or under writing and" promotion that go with the trust system. On this score there can be no competition with the honest capitalization of Germany and England. "The Great Northern ore lease is an example of the cost of raw material under trust manage ment. In order to get a monop oly of ore supply they agree jto pay 85 cents per ton royalty, with an annual accretion of 3 4-10 cents more, as. against a royalty of 15 cent's per ton formerly...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 22 December 1911

'efficiency depends on the head of the concern. Its organization must be essentially military. Mere size develops a multiplicity of duties which go beyond the hu man limitation." A "How about the results we are getting on the Panama canal?" he was asked. "Ah," he said, with a .smile, "now you talk of another princi ple. I am discussing private mo nopoly, not public monopoly. I am speaking of capitalistic busi ness, not of social enterprise. "Every- man works either for gain or for love. Social love love of country, love of our fel lowmen brings other and far different forces into action. "Our problem now is to deter mine whether we shall permit 'existing system of capitalistic business to go on under the forms of private monopoly or whether ve shall compel it to' return "to competition. - "I say we cannot, must not, shall not endure private mo nopoly; that we can, must and shall use all the powers of gov ernment to restofe competition. "And that we must supplement this policy by enc...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 22 December 1911

EVENTS OF INTEREST FROM ALL OVER "With the thunder of Russia's guns in her ears, Persia today fired W. Morgan Shuster, Ameri can treasurer-general, and acced ed. all Russia's demands. Influenced by Great Britain, Yuan Shi Kai has withdrawn his offer to accept republic in China, on condition' he be first president. " Great Britain doesn't fancy a republic so near India. President Emilio Estrada, of Ecuador, died at Guayaquil to today. Complete counterfeiting plant for' making of $5 gold pieres dis covered in old blacksmith shop, superior, Wis. Edward Paul, 24, and Sam Polinski, IS, under ar rest. iPUffl John Boone Swinney, former New "Mexico ranchman and ad mitted train robber and pal of the James boys, principal witness in Kimmel case at St. Louis, today. . Green Bay, Wis., rejected com mission form of government at special election held yesterday. Mrs. Mary McNamara, mother of James and John. McNamara, confessed dynamiters, is dying in her home at Indianapolis, from the sliocks of ...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 22 December 1911

sage of peace and good will to all the world for Christmas. I am feeling better, and hope to spend a joyful day when I celebrate mj1, 90th. birthday Christmas." I Miss Clara Barton founder of the American National Red Cross. M. C. Berlefech, N. Y., ate up all the oysters in New Rochelle cafe, and got $500 worth" of seed, pearls out of them. Vienna newspapers which printed reports of serious illness of Emperor Franz Josef have been confiscated by government. Huh! In Chicago, they'd just send a big advertiser to talk to the business manager; if they wanted news suppressed. 1 F. W. Linton, and two chil dren, Goldie apd Jesse, of Con nersville, Ind., were found by Memphis police, living under' piers of bridge, where they had been driven by poverty. They were almost dead from starvation -v and exposure. Prof. W. C. Fisher, Wesleyan Univ., who has been mayor of Middleton, Conn., for two terms, is going to quit politics because he's sick of "fighting the bosses." Wm. Calladon, Hammond, Ind...

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