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Ave., Maywood) drank carbolic
i acid yesterday morning. Died.
Despondent over wife's illness.
. Michael Laporta, 21, 2243
Ventworth ave., arrested early
yesterday morning after exciting
chase over house tops. Fire de-
" partment called. Unsound mind.
Former Policeman Peter Foley,
Veteran of Haymarket riot, 4121
Wilcox ave., died yesterday.
Served 37 years on police force.
Mrs. Bessie Rountree, 35, 6450
Parnell ave., fell from porch
When railing gave way. May die.
Frank W. Fowler, alleged ac
complice of James Lawrence
Huston, swindler; arrested, in
- Hotel LaSalle.
Edward K. Rogers, 61, 159 On
tario St., killed by automobile at
Ontario and Rush sts., Saturday
night by car of JVS. Templeton,
4078 Evanston ave., Arthur,
chauffeur. Rogers, who was 'form
erly head of Rogers & Co., 203
Dearborn st, was escorting Miss
Harriet Clark, Ontario hotel, to
Tier home; Mrs. Clark knocked
down and bruised.
Irene Dunbar, 24, 602 So. Stdte
st., attempted suicide while de
spondent by taking chloride tab
lets. Taken to Grace hospital.
"Notorious and confessed slug
gers, many of them ex-convicts,
and all of them well-known to the
police, assumed command yester
day morning of gangs of hood
lums who again made women and
little boys selling papers the ob
jects of. their attacks" Ex
hoodlums, but we had not
thought the Examiner would so
ingenuously admit that its black
newsboy sluggers were, "notor
ious and confessed sluggers,
many of them ex-convicts.
As to their being well known
to the police they ought to be;
they dperate under police protec
tion. "Valuable privileges in the
shape of news stand locations are
to be taken from any newsbdys
who are guilty of violence. Many,
of these are valued at hundreds
of dollars, and only recently an
application was made by permis
sion tq buy a news stand for $2,
500, permission having been re
The Day Book pointed out
Saturday that the publishers
were going to make an organized
attack on the newsboys by taking
away the stands, and told how a
copy of a new application form
for stands was even then lying in
Chief McWeeny's office.
The Day Book also pointed out
that this is the same game played
by Hearst in Boston, where
Hearst managed to get the mayor
to "revoke the licences of all, the
newsboys who had gone on
strike against carrying his papers.
Therefore it is with great pleas
ure we record that The Examiner
says that many of the Chicago
stands are worth hundreds of dol
lars, and that $2,500 was refused
for one. We shall' be able to
point out the injustice of taking
these stands from newsboys so
observed f the gangs ,of
The Examiner wouldnot, or-