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Page 25 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 3 January 1912

m?mmmmmf!U4-U3.4- i9 k MERE TEMPEST IN A TEAPOT "Hey diddle, diddle, The Cat and the Fiddle, The Cow jumped over the Moon." And Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, wiped his feet on the Stars and Stripes! Yes, sir! Got right up at a Labor Day meeting at Oakland, Cal., and stood on a table, so he could do it better! And the War Department's all fussed up about it, and somebody is going to "take action" ! Or, so the daily newspapers tell us. But even if the Chicago Daily Journal and the Tribune have reproduced the terrible photograph of Gompers "trampling on the flag" about which the War Department is. getting all worked up, the people of America are never going to believe that story. You can't tell the people that Samuel Gompers, or anybody else, got up before a union meeting and trampled on the flag without telling how he took an immediate trip to a hospital for repairs anyway. Samuel Gompers may have trampled on Old Glory to his heart's content in the pri...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
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Page 26 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 3 January 1912

wmmmmmmmmmmmmmm " sin Bill, who has told us that his idea of heaven is a sort of magnified court of law. And, while mentioning courts, it might not be out of place to remark that Oscar Lawler who is now "in full charge of the dyna- mits investigation" is the author of the "Lawler amendment" in the Ballingef case; the Lawler who lied about C. P. Conolly on the stand; and the Lawler who later apologized for that lie; the bold, bad Lawler who thumped his chest and told George Pepper, counsel for Gifford Pinchot, he felt like visiting physical punishment on spine of those engaged in the case ; and the same Lawler who became even as a lamb when Pepper inquired if Mr. Lawler meant him, and that if so, he, Pepper, was quite ready to defend himself. No, attacking the present administration for those gentlemen now decorating the bench and making it a byword throughout the world, is not the same as wiping one's feet on the flag. Just why the Journal and the Tribune, in the excess of their ent...

Publication Title: Day Book, The
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Page 27 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 3 January 1912

mftfmmmmmmmmssmfm NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO Mrs. Mary Perlett, widow, 35, 4031 Evanston ave., attacked, robbed and beaten by a man who followed her from downtown. Man posed as gas inspector. Mrs. Perlett gave the police a good description of him, "but he has not been found. Five hundred thousand dollar fire in Swift & Co.'s plant in the stockyards early today. Shortage of water- handicapped firemen, whose lives were endangered by falling walls and explosions of hot grease. Three buildings destroyed. Thomas J. Flemming, W. C. Winn and two other fire.men injured when ladder fell. Mrs. Victoria Guminski. 2603 W. 24th place, who swallowed carbolic acid Monday night, died last night at County hospital. Anthony Daddario shot three times' by Gonago Jiosi, 4900 Armour ave. None of wounds serious. Joisi escaped. Police saj' Daddario attacked Mrs. Joisi in her home last April, and the husband sought revenge. Lulu Glaser, the actress, secured a divorce yesterday from her h...

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Page 28 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 3 January 1912

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmimmmmmmm W. Ohio street. Four children, oldest 8 years; youngest 6 months Coleman (Dutch) Heitler, brother, of "Mike de Pike", West Side levee boss, on trial before Judge Landis, charged with trafficking in women. William Channell and Fred Boneham pleaded not guilty yesterday of murder of Mrs. Hattie Kaufman. Henry Burke, 25, arrested yesterday, charged with breaking into flat at 724 Oakdale ave. Sentence of IS months in Leavenworth penitentiary imposed on Hyman Epstein, lawyer 184 W. Washington street, by Judge Landis, confirmed by U. S. court of appeals. Epstein charged with suborning witness to commit perjury in bankruptcy case. Five women were arrested in the saloon of Joseph Bornstein, 216 S. Halsted, for violation of the ordinance prohibiting women in saloons and cafes unescorted. After failing to pay alimony of $40 due his wife, Emory Perkins, cement contractor was sentenced to six months in the county jail. Following death of Viktoi Stular of North Chicago on ...

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Page 29 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 3 January 1912

MACHINISTS BROUGHT TO CHICAGO BY I. C. CLAIM CONDITIONS AT BURNSIDE UNBEARABLE Declaring that they had been brought to Chicago through "representations that there was no (lU that sanitary conditions at the Burnside shops were unbearable, ten machinists from Paterson, N. J., who reached here Monday, quit the shops yesterday afternoon, and appealed to the Legal Aid Society to assist them in procuring transportation for them back to their homes, from the Illinois Central railroad. Attorney H. E. Baker of the Legal Aid Society has charge of the case, -and is trying to force the railroad to return the men to their homes. He said today that the I. C. disclaimed all responsibility for bringing the men here, and refused fo aid them. President J. W. Kline of the Blacksmiths' union, a director of the strike, will confer with the ten men this afternoon and endeavor to get a statement from them for presentation to Mayor Harrison t,o show the conditions alleged to eist in the quarters of the str...

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Page 30 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 3 January 1912

LISTEN TO THE GIRAFFE Mr. Noah Presents One of the Funniest Animals in His Ark for the Inspection of Day Book Boys and Girls. I am the tallest of all animals. People say I am the most graceful and the most beautiful, too. I am kind and harmless. I usually travel with a great ) 'fifi!f&&$$$fr-;' - - ' " v h $ many of my brothers and sisters. I do not like being alone. Like your friend, the cow, I chew my cud. I have a small mouth but big bright eyes. My eyes are placed so I can look all around without turning my head. You cannot do this. ' Maybe you think I look funny when I trot, because I move both legs on the same side at the same time. I can kick hard with my heels. Even the mighty Hon I have beaten off. I like carrots, onions, sugar and leaves and branches of trees. My neck is so long I can easily reach branches that grow twenty feet from the ground. o o LATE NEWS Harold E. Hubbard, 16, Amherst, Mass., high school student, committed suicide because he "co...

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Page 31 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 3 January 1912

HAS LOVE THE RIGHT OF WAY? A man who signs himself "B. A." writes : "I want very much to meet a young lady, but cannot find a mutual friend. What shall I do?" Answer "I think you must keep on looking for the friend. You ought not to meet her without proper introduction." Is this the right answer? Question and answer are clipped from the columns of a cur- Here's the uestion as to whether convention as set forth by the rules printed in books of etiquette is superior to the natural impulses of human beings, as to whether a "proper introduction" is the only plank that can decently bridge the gulf between young folks who have never met." What do you think about it? If you have anything to say on the subject write about it to the Day Book. Editor. rent newspaper. No matter which one. You can find the likes of them in the columns of any paper that carries a "questions and answers" column. The answer is always the same. Is it the right answer? In this particular instance, we are not sure. M...

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Page 32 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 3 January 1912

mmmmm Ixvijf j- f Vf"W' etiquette books till it reddened his bridle latch, and dripped from his stirrups if only by such a.course. he could get to the ICetherby gate? We .dare aver that no such mere minor lack as that of a mutual friend would have had any weight at all with young Lochinvar. We dare aver that no such lack will have any weight with any real lover that, having made a reasonably thorough search for the mutual friend, and in vain, he will saddle and ride and swim the riVer though ford there be none and though all the Mrs. Grundy's in the -world were to faint dead away at the awful spectacle. PET OF N. Y. SOCIETY GOES ON STAGE a Miss Dorothea Gilder. New York, Jan. 3. Miss Dorothea Gilder, society girl in the most exclusive set. and daughter of the lajte Richard Watson Gilder, American poet andedilor of the Century magazine, has gone on the stage. . Fashionable New York hasn't yet recovered from the shock it received when it was learned that "Dorothea Coleman', who made h...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

THE DAY BOOK 500 SO. PEORIA ST. 398 TEL. MONROE 35? Vol. 1, No. 85 Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 4, 1912 One Cent g) ,2 EDITORIAL IN W. J. BRYAN'S COMMONER ASKS FOR SQUARE DEAL TO UNION LABOR Says Organized Labor Is Not to Blame for McNamara Crime Simply Learned to Be More Careful in Selecting Leaders, Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 4. "As might have been expected the McNamara confessions have given the enemies of labor a chance to libel all connected with organized efforts to protect the wage earners. Men who are indignant whenever the sins of sweatshop owners are charged against all manufacturers and when the vices of the "Napoleans of Fnance' are laid to thedoors of bankers generally, hasten to hurl broadsides at all who eapi their bread in the sweat of the brow. This is unfair in the extreme." This is the opening statement of an editorial discussion of the McNamara case in William J. Bryan's Commonor today. .-Bryan make a "demand for'a square deal for union labor. "The McNamaras have been guilty...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

"P U'J-UJJLAJgggggggggSgSE 7-5f'5TII ti'a., tl iT-i ., his daughter, born 11 years ago, to go outside of one room. Girl's mother died four days after her birth. Girl taken in charge "by probation officers. Geo. Stowe, farmer, McCall, 111., under arrest at Keokuk, la., and unidentified man. Stowe charged with attempt to kill wife spv couple start on drive, and (not-led both barrels of shotgun at them. Woman seriously injured. Samuel S. McEvoy and "Miss" Jane Plimpton, Thompsonville, Conn., today disclosed for first time that they were married Feb. 12, 1862, on eve of McEvoy's departure to join Union army. Lived in different house on same street since end of war. Will of Washington Hadley, banker, Whittier, Cal., whose boast it was that although a banker for 60 years no one had ever suffered from his operations, disposes of property worth $125,000. y ' John Talyor was arrested today at Peoria, III., charged with murdering a Cairo policeman, complicity in murder of Cairo farmer, and at...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

A GLIMPSE INTO PART OF THE SUBWAY PROBLEM The Ericson subway report to Commissioner Hanberg was put under 19 different heads, each of which he considered an important factor in determining: the character and nature of a transportation subway. The Tiiggest question and the one he places first, is relief of congested traffic, in relation to which he says: "In order to obtain data for a study of the surface lines problems, it seemed desirable to obtain sufficient information in regard to the surface lines actual performance and conditions. There was no need to take up the schedeules of the different lines and claim that theoretically more cars might be run, or that as many cars as practical are be ing run, for it is seldom that any surface line is able to operate its cars on a fixed schedule when they have to pass through congested district as is found between Twelfth street. Halsted street, Chicago avenue and the lake. "As the movement of the surface cars seemed to be fairly free outs...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

and when it is borne in mind that this only deals with a very small portion of the transportation question, the people can't help but appreciate that the problem confronting them is not of small demensions. CONCLUSION By Berton Braley. Dead? Why no, he can't be say, It was only yesterday iWe sat down at dinner here, Eating, talking, making cheer. And he was oh well, .you know Just the same old joyous Joe With his ringing laugh and no! I tell you it can't be so ! Joe the best the world can hold All a man and all pure gold ! He had years and years to spend And besides, he was my friend. Yet after our years together In all of the world's rough weather Winter and Spring and Fall, He's gone, just gone that's all. Oh I tell you it can't be true Whatever they said to you, How could this be the end. Why, man, man! he was my friend! You're sure quite sure it's so? Vell, I wish I had seen old Joe 1T0 whisper "so long" to him Before he flickered out. Damn it, my eyes are dim And I look like a ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

BUSINESS MEN AND CLERGY ARE WITH THE STRIKERSPRAISE PEACEFUL ATTITUDE C. N. Glover,' first vice president of the Blacksmiths' International Union, who has just returned to Chicago from a trip over the Hafriman lines, during which he made over forty stops in the strike affected district from Kansas City to San Jose, Cal., was optimistic today over the prospect of the shopmen forcing the road to grant recognition of the system federation, the principle for which the strike was called. Mr. Glover made close observation of conditions in all cities he visited, and in .the majority of them addressed mass meetings, interesting business men and clergymen in 'behalf of the strikers. "I want to emphasize the support moral and financial the ministers have given us," said Mr. Glover. "At every point they have commended the men for their peaceful attitude, and this praise is something of which we are justly proud. "Many business men who condemned us at the beginning of the strike have come to ou...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

carried a statement that in Sparks, Nev., the men boarded and lodged with the townspeople. I went to Sparks and found that it was absolutely untrue. It is in nearly all cases. "No one is being deceived by these stories, and in few places are the strike-breakers allowed outside the stockades. People know from what ranks they are recruited, and they are not desirable associates. "Shops all along the system are overcrowded with dead engines, with practically no prospect of putting them into commission with the caliber of men at work. "Understand, we are merely asking the Harriman system and the Illinois Central the right to federate our several crafts, the same plan that has been adopted on other roads from one to four years. "The true condition of the western end of the Harriman system equipment and the stories of its troubles with the strikebreakers seldom gets into the newspapers, but it is there that we have them in really bad shape. If the men on strike could but see these conditi...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

"knew everything", and were only asking me as a mater of form "JThey were very bruta! in their manner toward me. Their ex amination exhausted me so greatly that they had to call in a nurse, who gave me two hypodermic injections in ten minutes." -Or " DR. MARY WALKER LOOKS LIKE "A GENTLEMAN OF THE OLD SCHOOL" ft;.!::): for women as she looked when making a recent call on President Taft. She was a surgeon throughout the civil war and adopted men's clothes for convenience, comfort and health in the field. A special act of congress enabled her to wear the clothes she chose. She recently has been living at Oswego, New York. o o 'TISN'T LIBEL TO SAY A MAN'S A HOG AT TABLE New York, Jan 4. It isn't libelous to say a man is in the habit of having four canvass back ducks cooked for a meal, eating one and using juices of three for gravy, and ordering a basket of champagne at a-sitting, and drinking only the top glass from each bottle. Justice Vernon M.Davis, of the state supreme court, has de...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

Daily, in his suit, said ttiat tKe -description fitted him, and that it iibelled him. He said he never liadjlone anything so awful, and if he had, it should not have been published in a novel anyhow. The court held that even if all the statements were true, no libel had been shown, and there was no reason to believe that "Dailey" of the book, was "Daily, the mining man." IN THE LIMELIGHT His real name is Jonah Kuhio Kalanialaoie, and his avowed aim in me is to represent Hawaii in congress. In Washington, he's "Prince Cupid," and his apparent aim is to make us like the Nnrabo Jumbo dance, an Americanized Hula Hula, said to be several degrees "naughtier" than the Turkey irot or tne Unzzlv t"9 Bear. The Numbo Jumbo is a guaranteed anti-fat article. It will bring the stoutest society dame to sylph-like proportions and the divorce court about' the same time so -the American translators aver. o o As soon as two nations at war get to the point where they can't afford to borrow any more mon...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

I JIMMY HOBBS, HE PLAYS HOOKEY NO MORE; WISCONSIN SCHOOLS AND BANKS By W. G. Shepherd. (Staff Correspondent.) Madison, Wis., Jan. 4. How did the new Wisconsin progressive idea of popular government help to make the home life of the Hobbses any belter? In main- ways. For instance it exerted an influence on freckled little Jimmy Hobbs. Jimmy sold papers but, under the state law, he wasn't allowed to be" on the streets after eight o'clock at nigh't. When he ran away from school it wasn't considered a joke. The teacher reported to the superintendent that he was a truant. The superintendent reported to the industrial board. The industrial board reported back to the sheriff and told him as truant officer to get after Jimmy. You can be sure that Jimmy stuck close to school, after that. The state cut down the price of gas from SI. 20 to SI. 00 and, as soon as' the gas company makes a certain amount more, another cut will come, automatically. It forced an improvement in street car service an...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

plaints are ;ut. the evil will be remedied In Wisconsin the Hobbses and their neighbors all the so-called common folks aren't common folks any longer. They are part of the government, thanks to La Follette's idea that the government is the people and not a few privileged persons. o o REAL SPORT LEADERS Wm. Burgess. Channel Swimmer. o o THE SPIRIT MOVES THEM How the wolves of divine and special privilege do snarl and snap at the hands of man when he reaches up for freedom and equality. Away in the far east are Russia and Great Britain prowling and growling around the Persian fold in which is a big flock of republican sheep. It will not do to have a republic a a buffer between the empire of India and czardom. That benighted, mor- rfbuund Persia should succeed as a land of freedom would be a dangerous object lesson close before the eyes of vast multitudes of natives now kept in check by fear alone. And so the diplomats of Nicholas and George force Persia to abjectly declare that she ''...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

. TIME AND PINS The office boy took 'the mail into the office of the boss, laid it on the desk before him, turned, stooped, picked up a pin and moved toward the door. He had carefully placed the pin there an hour before. "Jimmy!" roared the boss. "Yessir!" said Jimmy, with a galvanic start. "Don't let me ever see you stop to pick up a pin again !" Jimmy stared at the "boss in open mouthed astonishment. 'Truth to tell, he thought the boss was crazy. For had not his father told him, time and time again, the story of the boy who picked up a pin and became a bank president or something of that sort? He was firmly grounded in the belief that the boss himself had begun by picking up pins. And now the boss was telling him that, he should never pick up pins again. "Why why I thought " began Jimmy, hesitatingly. "I know you did," said the boss, "but don't you ever think it again. .The pin-saving age is over forever, son. In this day we simply can't afford to stop and pick up pins. Time is wo...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 4 January 1912

,,x.. ." iTTx LITTLE IRRITATIONS OF LIFE )ING iT! ) - ifu , Yf TH,S , dr I'lija HELLO. I gW6Sj5 IWHOISI 15 TKIS V"l I T i Barney Murphy, just deceased but for many years mayor of San Jose, Cal.. called himself a middle-of-the-road reformei. He closed saloons at midnight. "Half the night to get drunk in; half to get sober in," said Barney. He wasn't wholly popular, as much of San Jose found the last half of the night too short for the purpose specified.

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