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and the firing found justified.
But what did Solon care for
these things? Hadn't he a pull
with Mayor Andy Lawrence Har
rison? He had!
And before Harrison's election
Solon was blowing all over town
telling how he would be the next
superintendent of streets under
Harrison was asked how Solon
came to get the job, when Lein
ingerbeat him in the civil -'service
"I instructed Commissioner
McGann to appoint Solon," said
our wonderful mayor, "because
because he is acceptable to the ad
ministration." W. E. Hanna, 5641 Prairie ave.,
found dead in Pullman berth on
Lake Shore R. R. at Rochester,
N. Y. Autopsy to be performed.
Mrs. Hazel Conley, 328 E. 56th
st sued husband for support.
The case came up in Judge
Gemmitt's court. Conley got real
dramatic He appealed to Gem
mill to induce his wife to make
up. Gemmill wouldn't butt in.
Then Conley appealed to his
wife. "I can't go through life
without you, Hazel," he shouted,
trying to put his arm around her
Hazel was quite unmoved. She
removed the arm. "I guess you'll
have to," she said, and her tone
was about as loving as an iceberg.
"When you left me I nearly had
brain fever," said Conley. "You
had it before then," said Mrs.
Conley. Gemmill asked if the
brain fever showed before the
I don't think he ever was in his
right mind," said Mrs. Conley.
"When a man is in love he can't
possibly be in his right mind,"
"Pay your wife six dollars a
week," said Judge Gemmill.
Miss Laura S.Durman, 21, 1719
W. 61st St., placed in orphan asy
lum at Madison, Ind., "by parents
when 8 years old, is searching in
Chicago for her mother.
William Lorimer's friends want
him to run for Congress in his
old district, the Sixth.
The Hearst - Harrison - Andy
Lawrence outfit still seem to
think they are connected with the--Democratic
party in Illinois.
Smart gink has discovered it
only cost Columbus $7,600 to dis
cover America. It would cost him
more to run for Congress now.
Man who murdered Katherine
Vik in home of Millionaire F. H.
Trude, Glencoe, identified as Jo
seph itratochvil, Chicago tailor.
Judge Robinson, in auto court,
let James D. Orio, 916 W. Polk
St., off with light fine for motor
"Orio was paying more attention
to the young woman with him
than his speedometer."
Motorcycle, speed fiends will
hereafter always carry a young
woman with them.
On way to prosecuteteamster
for cruelty to horse, Mrs. F. W.
Packard, pres. Society of Humane
Friends, caused arrest of George
Mass, 1439 S. Ashland ave., on
Mrs. Julia Cook, fortune teller,
I guess it was there, all right 2537; Sheffield ave., fined $200 b;