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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 31, 1912, Image 7',
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great style, and John Eastman,
publisher of the Journal, is be
ginning to wonder how long it
will be before he'll have to go out
'It's a wonder Eastman wouldn't
get hep to himself, and get out of
the trust before they finish trim
Women who played for "vaca
tion trip" prizes at Mrs. S. E. Fos
ter's euchre party in Masonic
temple are not liable to arrest for
"Those women weren't gamb
ling," says Chief McWeeny.
They were just pitting their skill
against one another in a card
The chief was asked if poker
also was "just pitting one's skill
against another," but he said that
poker was "different."
Mrs. Foster has been making
fortune out of her card parties.
.The "vacation trips" were little
outings to New York, Boston,
Denver, and other places. Any
woman could sit in the game
after she had put up the price.
Mrs. Belle Riley died suddenly
while talking with her husband,
Wm. Riley, in their home at 326
W. Chicago ave. Presumably
Florence Persons', 17, 5447
Shields ave., struck by Went
worth ave. car near W. 55 th st.
Suffered internal injuries.
Carl Frit, 12, 805 E. 63rd st.,
run down and killed by auto
driven by C. M. Prideau, 1446 E.
56th st. Prideau not held.
John Arnold, who runs room
ing house at 1955 W. Jackson
blvd., reported to police that
stranger who rented room yester
day, disappeared during the night
with $20 of John's money, and
most of the valuables in the house.
S. Block, attorney, 2918 Prai
rie ave. ; H. P. Ward, 114 E. Wal
ton place; Wm. Nettum, 3823
Rhodes ave., and Jess Davis, ar
rested for 'speaking at 31st and
Calumet ave., without permit.
Apparently our Andy Law
rence administration has decided
that no one is to be permitted the
right of free speech in Chicago.
The arrest was ordered by
Lieut. E. J. Grady, who says he
wanted to test recent anti-free
speech order issued by Chief Mc
Weeny. "The speakers repeatedly de
nounced the present city admin
istration," further explains Lieut.
That isn't a good excuse. They
could hardly speak about the
present administration without
Suffragists under leadership of
Mrs. W. K. Torbet, of Metropole
hotel, will ask the 1,100 male em
ployes of Fair department store
to sign petition for woman suf
frage. Well, did you forget that the
street cars began stopping on the
near side only yesterday? We did.
E. M. Bertha, 5396 S. Park ave.,
Wm. Naegel, 14, and Leander
Geiger, 8, badly hurt in collision
between Bertha's auto, and gro
cery wagon, driven by young
Margaret and Grace Dwyer,
17 and 15, ran away from home
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