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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 06, 1912, Image 1

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FULL TELEGRAPHIC AND CABLE NEWS SERVICE
OF THE UNITED PRESS
THE DAY BOOK
TEL. MONROE 353
500 S. PEORIA ST.- 398
Vol. 1, No. 217 Chicago, Thursday, June 6, 1912 One Cent
SAYS NEWSBOYS HAVE
RIGHT, TO CRY WARES
Judge Thomas Scully, in the
Thirty-five street Municipal
Court, ruled that newsboys have
a right to cry their wares on the
street.
There are thirty-four cases
' against newsboys arrested under
the recent order of the Andy
Lawrence - dominated police,
which are quashed by this de
cision. , Judge Scully was a member of
the city council at the time that
body passed the ordinance under
. which Harrison tried to stop the
newsboys crying their wares.
In ruling that that ordinance
did not affect the newsboys and
dismissing the cases against
them, Scully said :
"Before the ordinance was al
lowed to go on the statute books,
the council committee heard long
arguments from the attorneys of
the newspapers against the ordi
nance being allowed to apply
against newsboys.
"The council committee, and
later the council, passed the ordi
nance with the distinct under
standing that it should not be al
lowed so to .apply.
"It was the newspapers them-
seks which secured the under
standing. I hae never heard of
an arrest of a newsboy for crying"
his wares from the time o the
passage of the ordinance until'
these cases came up
"The cases are dismissed."
LEAPS THROUGH WINDOW
AFTER BEING SHOT
Mrs. Edith McLean. 24 years
old, of 2728 Sheffield avenue, lies
at the German-American hospi
tal, suffering from1:
A fractured skulfc- a fractured
spine, a fracturecL ankle,' oie bul
let in her head. "
And she may live.
Mrs. McLean's injuries are the
result of a quarrel with her hus
band, A. A. McLean, a former
clerk in the Boston store. Mc
Lean is dead. He blew 'out his
brains after shooting his wife.
When McLean came home
from work last nighi, he accused
his wife of unfaithfulness. She
denied his charge, and McLean
seemed satisfied.
This morning he left for work
as usual. But he did not go to
work. He bought a revolver in
stead, and returned home.
"I don't care if you deny going
out with other men," he said to

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