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Vol. l,Ntt.lj9 f Chicago, Tuesday, Feb. 13,-112, r One Cent
WOMEN CANDIDATES FOR, HARLAN'S; SEAT--ON THE
,. SUPREMEBENCH". .
Many people will agree that President Taft might and prob
ably will do' a whole lot worse than to appoint a woman as a justice
of the supreme court in the lafe Justice Harlan's place.
Hercare twocandidates for the place, proposed by the woman
suffragists of Washington. On the left is Miss Emma M. Gillett,
LL. D., whp'has practiced law before the supreme court for 10
years. On the right is Mrs. Ellen SpencerMussey, L'L. D., Who
has practiced in Washington for 20 years and who has been active
in securing legislation advantageous fto women.
HUNT TO BE DISCHARGED
Capt. Nicholas Hunt, formerly
police inspector in charge of the
loop district,' will ,be discharged
from the force.
The order of .'dismissal will be
signed by Mayor -Harrison as
soon as the law 'department pre
pares the 'papers.
This positive-information was
given out today 'by the mayor
following the. receipt of a defiant
letter from the suspended police
official, who charged that the
mayor was responsible for lax po
lice regulation-oX'gambling in the