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It is feared that there may be only
' too much truth in the boast of the
resort keepers that "Meagher will be
gotten rid of and the West Side be
'Wide open again before the first of
Yesterday afternoon, the Rev.
Father W. McNamee, pastor of St.
Patrick's church, called upon Mayor
Harrison, and said that a full inves
tigation would clear Captain Meagher
of the stigma of Mahoney's veiled
"I was greatly pained to read
Judge Mahoney's charges in the
newspapers," said Father McNamee,
today. "They are not true. I know
that of my own knowledge.
"I have been on the West Side
much longer than Judge Mahoney. I
know what it is now; I know what it
used to be.
"And I know this: That the West
Side today is cleaner than ever it was
before in the history of Chicago, and
, that Police Captain Thomas F.
Meagher is the man who cleaned it
and who js keeping it clean.
"As to the intimation that Meagher
has been grafting, to anyone who
knows Captain Meagher and his his
tory, that intimation is Utterly ridic
ulous." KING NICK STICKS HIS FINGERS
TO HIS NOSE AT POWERS'
Vienna, April 25. King Nicholas
of the little kingdom of Montenegro
has all the great European powers up
in the air. Ambassadors in session
here agree that Scutari, captured by
the Montenegrins, shall be the capi
tal of Albania, and that Nicholas
must give it up.
Austria-Hungary virtually declared
that if Montenegro did not give up
Scutari the.dual monarchy will go to
In answer to this Nicholas told his
victorious troops that he- would hold
Scutari against all comers. Nicholas
is causing more stir than tie ever will
, again, and wants, the full benefit of it
I COBB AND NAVIN CONFER JY ,
j oiviro www I Kni I luum
Detroit, Mich., April 25. Ty Cohb
this afternoon signed a one-year con
tract with the Detroit Tigers. Terms
not given out.
Detroit, Mich.,' April 25. Ty Cobb
and President Navin of the Detroit
Tigers went into secret conference
just before noon today to settle upon
terms by which the star outfielder
will again play with the Detroit club.
Cobb announced just before his
meeting with Navin that- he expected
to sign a contract within an hour.
Though refusing to discuss the
terms at which tie would sign with
the Tigers, the Peach did make it
plain that tie would not stand for an
exorbitant fine from the national
commission for not reporting. Evi
dently Navin has been informed what
the commission will soak Ty, and will
tell the player of the amount in their
Early today Ty was offered a con
tract calling for $15,000 a year to
captain and play right field for the
Cleveland team of the' Federal
League. The' contract was for two or
.three years, whichever Cobb wished.
The offer came from M. F. Bramley,
manager of Luna Park in Cleveland,
and interested in the new baseball
Cobb did not give the offer any
WAITRESSES DANCE TOMORROW
Waitresses' Union, Local 484, will
hold a dance tomorrow night at the
West Chicago 'Club House, 121 S.
Throop street. The dance will start
at 8 o'clock.
The dance, which is given in order,
to raise money to send delegates to
the Denver national convention of
the union, is expected to be the best
in many years.
One of the members of the union
covered 90 locals in one day in her
ticket selling crusade.