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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 20, 1912, Image 4

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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY
The convention of the Ancient
Order of Hibernians closed this
afternoon. A "wake" will be held
in the form of a monster picnic at
Gardner's Park, 123rd st. and
Michigan av., tomorrow.
Mrs, Rose Albert, 1306 Waller
st received a letter from her hus
band in New York which she
could not read. Called in Morris
Barden, 811 Laflin st., as inter
preter. She says Barden told her the
letter instructed her to give Bar
den $100 to buy a horse. Now
she wants the interpreter ar
rested, alleging he is a confidence
man.
Cassen Booben, 322 S, Sanga
mon st, attacked by three men on
Van Buren st. car at Green st.
and stabbed three times; assail
ants escaped.
Juvenile Protective Association
report says many hotels bring
moral and physical ruin to girls
working in them; also declares
ten-hour law is unknown in sev
eral places where employers in
timidate the employes.
In but three hotels out of fifty
were the sleeping accommoda
tions good. In some of the places
from four to six girls slept in one
room. One chambermaid said she
did not complain of insults, be
cause if she did she would be dis
charged. All of this happened in Chi
cago, where there are all manner
of reform committees for the
iieautification of street signs and J
numerous other comparatively
unimportant things.
State Factory Inspector Davis
prosecuted some of the cases aft
er all the evidence was put in his
hands. He has investigators
whose duty it is to discover such
conditions.
Congress is now considering a
bill for an internajonal coin which
will be good in other countries.
Might not be a bad idea to
frame a law enabling some of us
to get a few more of the regula
tion U. S. "buffalo" notes or-a
few yellow ones.
Dave Galos and Samuel Abra
hams have been arrested, charged
with a plot to cbnvict William
Friedman, 1725 W. 13th st., of
counterfeiting. Mrs. Sophia Hoff
man, Louisville, Ky., will also he
arrested.
Galos is alleged to have con
fessed that at the instance of Mrs.
Hoffman he placed counterfeiting
molds in Friedman's home and
then tipped off the police, Fried
man, was witness in a white slave
case against Abrahams and the
woman recently. The "case was
dismissed.
City Council has recommended
that the Legislature pass a bill
making the terms of aldermen,
city clerk and city treasurer four
years instead of two.
Walter Cass Newberry, 76, one
time postmaster of Chicago, con
gressman, ana a genera.1 in the
Union army, died today afteran
illness of eight weeks at his home.
200 Erie st.
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