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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 09, 1912, Image 3

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Mrs. Josephine O'Reilly "Hen
ning, v wife of John G. Henning,
accuser of Clarence S. Funk, blew
into town today.
Mrs. Henning went directly to
State's Attorney Wayman's office
and from there to the 'grand jury
room. .
Mrs. Henning was clothed in
white From head to foot, and look
ed very cool. She was the only
cool person in. the case.
Last night, Mrs- Henning con
fessed to Assistant State's Attor
ney Marshall that her husband's
alienation suit against Funk was
without foundation,' and was un
dertaken for money.
Funk says this merely poves his
allegation that the suit was start
ed because he testified against
Sen. Wm. Lorimer.
Daniel Donahoe, whom Mrs.
Henning says gave her the money
to keep out of the wav when thq
suit-twas called, says he's a' law
yer and does not talk outside of
cour,t.
Aileen Heppner, who testified
to seeing Funk and Mrs. Henning
in a compromising position, and
who must now answer a perjury
charge, says she may "talk her
head off, too."
Miss Heppner had a copy of
a, newspaper containing Mrs.
Henning confession in her hand
when she said this, and seemed
right peeved.
Miss Heppner said she wanted
to see Mrs. Henning. Mrs. Hen
ning said she was too busy with
anyone.
Then everyone connected with
the case began speculating on
State's Attorney Way man to see
how man ybig politicians, bank
ers and merchants .were going to
be dragged into the case-before
Mrs. Henning and Miss Heppner
were through talking.
There is quite a good founda
tion for the belief that the grand
jury may return wholesale indict
ments. The Examiner today published
a story about Stereotypers' Local
No. 4. Included in the story is a
telegram from International
President Freel of the Stereotyp
ers to R. J. Longmore. This tele
gram says that the charter of No.
4 is revoked and that the union no
longer exists.
R. J. Longmore is one of the
stereotypers of Chicago who con
tinued to work when the strike
was called, thus breaking his
union faih.
As to the rest of the story
Freel has been talking a lot of the
revocation of No. 4's charter, but
he hasn't tried to organize a new
union. -
And if Freel does attempt to or
ganize a-jiew union in Chicago, it
will mean the organization of a
news Stereotypers' International
union. n
Freel knows this. That's why
he hasn't attempted the organiza
tion of a new union for all of his
big talk. j?
Felix Moser, 1505 Jackson
blvd., suffered -fractured skulL in
fight with 5 men, Pight started jn,
L" 1Mlfjtrv n.bMt
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