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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 05, 1912, Image 2

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tration board will begin its work.
Only the one arbitrator has been
appointed yet Judge Kickham
Scanlon to represent the men
MORE N. Y. SCANDAtf
New York, SeptT 5 Scandals
in official New York are getting
to be almost too common to pay
any attention tor
Alderman Fercy L. Davis,
Eben J. Owen, Tombs prison
Evangelist, and Viola Dawson,
are all under arrest today for
blackmail.
Davis and Owen were arrested
in the fashionable apartments of
Mrs. Eva B. Carroll just after
Davis had accepted a $5,000 check
and $15 in marked currency from
Mrs. Carroll.
The Dawson girl formerly was
employed by Mrs. Carroll. Mrs.
Carroll had her arrested on a for
gery charge, which she later
dropped.
But while the girl was under
arrest, Aid. Davis and Owen got
from her an affidavit reflecting
on the characters of Mrs. Carroll
and her daughter.
Davis and Owen notified Mrs.
Carroll that she'd better come
through unless she wanted the af
fidavit published. Mrs. Carroll
said she would and arranged a
meeting" in her apartments.
Then she went and got a cou
ple of detectives and hid them un
der the couch in the apartments,
and Davis and Owen were caught
with the goods.
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DID THE "BEAR" FINED
Fifteen young men, between 17
and 22 years old, were arrested in j
Jefferson Park, South LoonVfs
'and West Monroe ' streets, on
charge of disorderly conduct, last.'
night.
James Shupe, 21, a great ad
mirer of the "bear-cat" dance,
amused the rest of the boys by
making "Willie" Wilds,, the
"goat." He had lots of sport by
grabbing "Willie" and making
him dance the "Bear."
Judge Heap of the Desplaines -street'
station, said that the "Bear
Cat" dance was one 6f the most'
disgusting things he had ever'
seen, and he thought it would do
Shupe good to be fined $50 and
costs. He was.
Eleven of the other 14 boys
were fined $25 and costs. The"
other three were discharged.
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BEEF TRUST TO BLAME
New York, Sept 5. Federal r
Judge Noyes took a crack at "the
Armour Beef Trust today. 3
The occasion was the suit of
Mrs. Sophia Kitterer against the
trust for damages because she:
was poisoned by Armour pork.
The Beef Trust attorneys pledd-?
ed that they were not responsible.1'
They said that the trust dealt
dnly with middlemen, and had
nothing to do with what happen-'
ed to he consumer.
"The meat packer," said Judge
Noyes, "who fails to inspect his;
product for poison, knows that'
poison will poison and tha those
who will be poisoned will be con l
sumerS." -
Then the judge overruled the
demurrer of the Beef Trust at-1
torneys. - - 5

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