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Blackkelter, Logansport, Ind.,
flagman on freight train, injured
today when freight train struck
63rd st. car at S. Leavitt st.
When an old partyxandidate is
supported by Hearst he must feel
pretty much the same way Chafin
would if the brewers came out for
SOME LOCAL NOTES.
Some newspapers and Mayor
Harrison want the vice crusade
stopped because social evil is as
old as the world, and so, they say,
it is useless to try and stop it.
Murder is as old as the world.
Cain murdered Abel. But no civ
ilized city has yet gone the length
of legalizing murder. Chicago
legalized the social evil when it
gave police protection to the seg
Wayman's motive in the vice
crusade is attacked as insincere.
No one knows what Wayman's
motive is, but anyway he's going
after the right men just now.
But this shouldn't make the
people forget that it is this same
Wayman who has failed to pros
ecute the newspaper thugs who
murdered Frank Witt and George
Maybe Wayman will- feel dif
ferent about these thugs now
that all the newspapers are at
' If McWeeny does his duty now
the segregated district will stay
.qlosed, but it is almost too much
to expect that Harrison-Andy-Lawrence-McWeeny
will do his
The bst reason for keeping;
the segregated district closed is
that the majority of the males ar
rested in the raids were 17 and
McVEAGH TAKES STAND
Washington, Oct. 8. Wayne $j(
Mcveagh, former U. S. attorney,
general on stand before the "Getn
the-Colonel" senate committee.
McVeagh first denied Judson
Welliver's story that he, Mc
Veagh, told Welliver that Harri-i
man telephoned to J. P. Morgan
and told Morgan that Roosevelt
wanted $50,000 more for 1904
Later, McVeagh admitted he
had talked "about such an inci-i
dent' with Welliver. Clapp de
manded to know about incident.
"A gentleman, now dead, told
something that another gentle-i
man, now dead, told him," exn
plained McVeagh, lucidly.
McVeagh finally admitted that:
Harriman had telephoned H.
McK. Twomblyand told Twomb-"
ly that Roosevelt had said thati
$240,000 was needed for Republi
can state campaign in New York1
and that he, Harriman, expected
Twombly to come through with'
Former Senator DePew folJ fTi
lowea mcveagn. iracKea a lot
of jokes, but didn't tell anything!
worth while. ' !
Clapp offered to let committee" "
on eany in auernoons so senators
could watch world series returns
Rep. McKinley and Ormsby Mc-i
Harg, Taft fund witnesses, ofo