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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 25, 1912, Image 3

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Harold Martin, 5740 Rosalie
court, discovered negro burglar
in home. Got revolver. Burglar
ran. Martin shot at him and bur
glar escaped.
While the Hoist-Harrison
gang and the Sullivan outfit are
talking loudly about harmony,
Edward F. Dunne is going right
ahead planning to get himself
elected in November.
Dunne treats the Hoist-Harrison
crowd something after the
manner of a sleepy man arguing
with a mosquito durned' annoy
ing, but not worth bothering
about.
Mallon Lee, 17, 1363 Washing
ton blvd., got himself arrested by
losing notebook with his name
and address and list of "easy
marks" in it.
- T. A.-Somerville, former mem
ber of quotation committee, Chi-1
cago Butter and Egg Board, was
on stand at federal inquiry today.
Denied there was butter or egg
trust.
It came out ai the federal in
vestigation today that the highest
grade of Wtter is shipped to New
York, while Chicago -gets the
leavings.
W. T. Gale, of Chicago &
'Northwestern, said railroads, of
America should, build $5,000,000
experimental station.
Supposing the railroads pay
"their just taxes,-and raise the mis
erable wages of their employes
first.
Mrs. Pauline MinesH, 922
roomer, robbing her room. Called
to brothers. Miller jumped out of
third floor window. Probably die.
Subcommittee of council health
committee has issuedcall for mass
meeting in councilchamber, City
Hall, 2 o'clock next Wednesday. '
Question of framing some leg
islation to insure good, pure milk
for children of Chicago will be
taken up at the mass meeting.
Of course, this would not be
necessary if council had passed
pure milk ordinance drawn up by
Health Commissioner Ybung.
But council didn't Council
killed 'that ordinance because .it
vvould "hurt business."
New members of the health
committee say Chicago is facing
gravest food crisis in its history
with absolutely no protection for
consumer against impure milk.
It has occurred to some mem
bers of the committee, notably
Aid. Nance, that lives of children,
of Chicago are quite as important
as business.
, It is to be hoped the mass meet
ing will force the passage of a
pure milk ordinance. But, mean
time, it should not be forgotten
thatit was the administration that
killed Young's pure milk ordi
nance. John C. McDonnell, 3rd assist
ant fire marshal, has been ap
pointed head, of new bureau of fire
prevention by Chief Seyferlich.
Over 5,000 attended funeral of
"Shinny" Madden today some
of them were friends, and some'
Noble st, found Jacob Miller, a were foes, but all paid tribute to
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