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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 31, 1912, Image 9',
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nance prohibiting girjs under 18
working as "street merchants."
How can police "rigidly en
force"' any ordinance when it is so
busy helping out newspaper
John Weseley, 6032 Drexel
ave., drowned at Twin Lakes,
Henry Harms, 82, and pioneer
of Chicago, declared sane by
County Judge Owens, but denied
handling of his $900,000 estate.
Harms was declared insane one
year ago, and his son-in-law made
his trustee. Son-in-law kept him
practical prisoner, and gave 13
cents to become a spendthrift
Judge Honore instructed jury
to find Martin H. Finneran,
former collector for West Ham
mond, Ind., not guilty of embez
zling $2,750 of village's money.
Finneran was prosecuted by
Virginia Brooks, who said he col
lected money from Michigan Cen
tral railroad, and failed to turn it
Daniel B. Ditter, 24 W. 113th
st., held to grand jury by Judge
Newcomer on serious charge pre
ferred by his, 15-year-old step
daughter, Irene Ditter.
National Packing Co., which is
the other name of the Beef Trust,
is now duly and legally dissolved.
The price of meat is liable to
go up any day now.
Maud L Rodgers, who ran
away from home at Rushville,
Ind., July 4, and was arrested
here, left S. Clark st. annex with
her parents today.
If you were a director in a cor-.
poration that paid 1V2 per cent:
dividends on its stock last year,
wouldn't you be ashamed to pay
your employes an average wage
of only $617?
That's what the two surface
street car companies are doing.
They paid llj per cent dividends
last year and now refuse the
union demand for an increase of a
few cents a day.
And the street car companies
themselves admitted that average
wage of their employes was only
$617 a year.
Genevieve Nipols, 6, 1116 W.
15th st., knocked down and bitten
by bulldog while playing near
Dr. U. G. Wihdell, 2257 W.
Madison st., has filed suit for(
$10,000 damages against Camilla 1
Gazzolo and 5 others, owners of
premises atWestern av. and Mad
ison. Windell stumbled over fur-
niture in hall and was injured.
Stephen Devorzsak, 1259 Web
ster av., held to grand jury on
charge of working con game. Got
$150 from Mary Kroemer, 2118
W. Division st, by saying he
would marry her.
Gus Wolflin, 743 N. May st,
tried to commit suicide by inhal
ing gas for second time this week.
Revived by pulmotor.
Frank Schoycokie, 7, 13451
Erie av., struck by Chicago &
Western Indiana train. Both feet
cut off. Probably die.
Tom Maloney, 18, died at West:
Side hospital of injuries suffered
when he struck cement bottom
while diving at natatorium 1238
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