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The matter finally was put off
for a day when the House ad
journed out of respect to the
memory of the late Rep. Mc
Henry. Sergeant-at-arms Riddell to
day sent word to Chairman Pujo,
of the money trust committee, de
manding that he be given a war
rant for the arrest of Rockefeller.
Pujo immediately went into
conference with Jerry South,
clerk of the House, and was clos
eted with him for hours.
South suggested that the judi
ciary committee be requested to
report" a resolution citing Rocke
feller for wilful evasion of ser
vice and authorizing his arrest.
Pujo then sent for Judge Crisp,
Speaker Clark's parliamentarian,
to get his opinion on the best
course to take."
The truth is that every one here
seems to be afraid of Rockefeller,
and it probably will take them a
day or so to muster up their cour
age enough to order his arrest.
WIFE WORKS NIGHT AND DAY TO GET HUSBAND, SON
OF AN ENGLISH KNIGHT, OUT OF JAIL
Frederick Oddev. son of Sir
John Oddey, member of the Brit
ish parliament, is lying sick in the
county jail hospital.
Mrg. Frederick Oddey is work
ing day and night as a waitress
to get money enough together to
get a lawyer for her husband.
Frederick Oddey, Jr., aged two
months, is crying plaintively for
And Sir John Oddey, member
of parliament, apparently does
not give a hoot.
The story is a rather pitiful
one. It is that of a young aristo
crat who tried to make good and
failed, and of a typically aristo
cratic father, who wouldn't help
out the son who was so vulgar as
to try and earn his ownjiving and
to marry "beneath him."
Sir John Oddey, the father, is
rich. He owns large properties
in England, and is a very high
Frederick Oddey, the son, stud
ied medicine, and for a time tried
to practice it in London.
He wasn't very successful; and
always had to be applying to his
father for money. '
Being an independent sort of a
fellow, the son didn't like this,
and so he decided to come to
America and make his fortune.
He landed in Chicago four
years ago, and began to find out
that it was one thing to dream
of making one's fortune, and an
other to do it.
For a time he worked at St.
Luke's hospital, and got on fairly
well, with the help of a few re
mittances he had to send home,
Then he met Minnie Hamson,
a waitress, and fell in love with
and married her.
He took his wife to St. Paul,
and for a while everything went
well, but only for a while.
About one year ago the St.
Paul job petered out and Oddey
and his young wife returned to