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GIRL CALLS FQR ACTION.
Virginia JBrooks has called up
on Coroner Hoffman to investi
gate the dives of West Hammond
and, in particular, the deathhotise
dive rurf by Henry Foss..
Miss Brooks charges that not
only have there been mysterious
disappearances from the dives,
but that young girls are lured
there and then held prisoners un
der the influence of J cocaine and
Miss Brooks says that if Hoff
man wants a point tb start on he
can begin with the death of John
Messmaker in the Foss resort.
Hoffman says' he "will consider
holding a p.ost-mortem on tfie
body of Messmaker.
Foss Avas, arrested on a charge
of running a hotel without a li
cense, but was" later released on
$1,5(20 bonds.. , . . . . '
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THE MILK CURE.
The' milk cure is frequently
recommended lor BrighYs dis
ease, gqiit, neurasthenia, intestin
al 'putrefaction and a few other
diseases. The treatment usually
begins wjth four ounces of warm,
skimmed milk every twohoursj
after a few days, six to eight
ounces every few hours. Some
times it is given flavor with weak
tea or coffee After four to six
weeks other food is gradually
added to the dietary.
A dish of charcoal placed in the
pantry will keep articles of food
sweet and wholesome if it is not
possible to get ice. Change it once
a week when weather is warm.
, COE WASN'T BLUFEED.
Hearst's gunmen object to p,o- .
licemen who interfere with their
favorite amusement beating up
Mecent citizens of Chicago.
Alfonso Duncan is a negro spe
cial policeman employed by the
American. D. McLain is a white
rDuncan and McLain- were
standing at Twelfth and Wabash
streets tocfay, when .RT Sfera, a
Syrian fruit vender, passed.
Duncan andMcLain did not
like the looks of Sfera. So they
jumped on him, and beat him up
with the butts of their revolvers'.
1 In the middle of their diverting'
amusement, .Policeman Gavin
blew alongf and ordered Duncan
and McLain to quit.
x "Aw, you go to v hell' said -Duncan.
Gavin did not go to hell; he
went for Duncan. Duncan went
for him. McLain was still busy,
with the Syrian.
"I'll smash your face through
into your back hair," remarked
Duncan to Gavin.
But Gavin, has been a police
man for a long- time, and has ar
gued with impetuous citizens be-.
foi;e. The affair ended in the' ar-
restof both Duncan and McLain.
Both carried guns. Both were
charged with assault with a dead
ly weapon, and Duncan also was
charged with resisting an officer,
Generally fair tonight and
Tuesday for Chicago and vicin
ity; somewhat cooler; moderate
northwest and north winds.