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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 06, 1912, Image 8

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F. M. Mueller, employe of post-.
office department for 16 years, ar
rested on-charge of rifling mails.
Confessed.
Harry D. Cornell, son of G, H.,
Cornell,. 2341 W. WnBUren St.;
believed to have committed sui
cide at Fond dtrLac, Wis. Young
Cornell was sentenced to pen. for
hold-up of bank, and released by
board of pardons.
Arthur Brown knocked down
and injured by Madison st. car at
LaSalle and Washington sts. No
arrests.
Gov. Chas. S. Deneen blew in
to town today, wearing the con
ventional clothes and a great'deal
of excitement.
Deneen's inan-awfuihole. He
'says he's a progressive, and he
was for R6"osevelt so long as
Roosevelt looked like a winner.
But when Roosevelt announc
ed his new party, ,'Den.een got
cold feet. He had a picture of
himself losing control of the ma-
' chine, and didn't like the picture.
Ever since then our honorable
, governor has been trying to bal-
t ance himself on a fence, the top
""raiKof which is, saw-edge.
Gov. Wilson has defined the
difference between a" political
!boss, and a political leader.
3 "A boss," Wilson says,, "uses
Khis party organization for his pri
vate uses, and a leader does not."
I This explains fairly well what
wis the matter with Andy Law
rence and Charlie Deneen
Chas. Filipiaka, 1017 N. -Pau-
Jina st., dairy wagon driver, fined
-"$5 and costs by Municipal Judge
Dicker for cruelty to animals.
Trial of B. Conway, former
steward, on charge of, stealing
meat from Oak Forest infirmary,
begun before Civil Service Com
mission, Martha Litmolje, nurse at Lake
Shore Sanitarium, Evanston,
died there of burns suffered when
clothing caught fire from alcohol
hedter.
Injunctions being used to fight
Building Commissioner Ericsson
in his fight to compel theaters to
regard fire laws. Ericsson says
he's going ahead, injunctions or
no injunctions.
Funeral of year-old baby of
Mrs. Mary Vitek, 1506 W. 47th
St., stopped by coroner on .com
plaint of Mrs. A. W. Allen, set
tlement worker. Mrs. Allen sus
pects infant was poisoned.
84,838 persons were arrested in
Chicago during the year just
ended.
The police department has no
record as to how many of the
84,838 were union newsboys, ar
rested because the trust news
papers didn't like them.
"If the. law permitted me to
send wealthy speeders to jail
without allowing them the alter
native punishment of a fine, I'd
l soon stop tnis evn. juage
Stewart, of auto court.
But then, Judge Stewart,
neither the law nor the lawmak-
efsvwduld ever think of "being ab
solutely horrid to wealthy speed
ers.
Dr. D. H. Meeks, who suffered
fractured skull through trying to
act as peacemaker in Fourth of
1 July fight, is expected to die s.
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