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arrested and thrown In jafl without
warrant or any reason save that The
Examiner wanted them arrested. And
I have stood in police stations at mid
night because one of my little boys
had been arrested by order of The
Examiner and I could not find him
to get him out of jail
"It is very strange to me that The
Examiner should change so suddenly
In its feelings toward children.
"I do not know how you women
feel about it, but I do not think that
this time, when Judge William Feni
more Cooper, is defending and pro
tecting the rights of citizenship of
Cook county, is a good time to in
vestigate charges brought against
him by The Examiner."
It was after this dropping of a
monkey wrench in the Hearst pursuit
of Burke, that Hoyne wrote Smith
asking the removal of Judge Cooper
from the criminal court.
As Miss O'Reilly finished, Mrs.
Margaret Bloomer, president of the
Young Women's Protective League,
rose and moved that the resolution
adopted (?) by the meeting be
amended to include an investigation
of State's Attorney Hoyne on the
same charges as preferred against
Cooper preventing the prosecution
of men charged with crimes against
Mrs. Jones' husband heard this mo
tion in shocked amazement and then
whispered in the ear of Mrs. Jones.
"The meeting is adjourned," said
Mrs. Jones, and Mrs. Bloomer was
'left standing there, vainly trying to
get a hearing.
For half an hour after- the meet
ing had adjourned, the women wran
gled in the parlor in small, but gen
erally quite violent, coteries. The
hotel porters breezed hopelessly in
and out, rattling chairs and making
despairing motions toward clearing
At last, some genius in the hotel
management struck upon a brilliant
Scheme. The lights were turned out,
and the "mass meeting of mothers" 3
dissolved noisily, into the night.
' CHICAGO BRIEFS
Charles O. Bratt, Truck No. 19,.had j
artery in arm cut while breakings
window at fire in building osC?. A.)
Larson Electrical Supply Co., Mayr
st. and Austin av. Little damage to I
Fire broke out in Genoa apartment, t
1419-23 E. 62d st. Conductor A. E. )
Shultz saw flames while passing on
I. C. train. Train crew aroused sixj
families. Shultz carried several per
sons to safety.
Burglars climbed fire escape and)
broke into plant of M. H. Johnson &i
Co., 221 N. Union St., escaping with t
$55 and adding machine worth $250.7
Detectives looking for impostori
dressed like Catholic priest who Is
fleecing families on North Side.
Dominic Lecordie and M. Etezesse
shot and fatally wounded Adrian t
Martin at 98th st. and Calhoun av. '
Tried to escape in buggy. Captured
after revolver battle with police. Men!
claim Martin called them names. t
Unidentified Italian woman, 70
years old, struck by southbound Hal
sted st. car at 16th st. Probably fa-"
tally injured ; People's Hospital. I
Mrs. Nellie Anderson, 86, 3232
Princeton av., died today at Wesley'
Hospital of Injuries received when
run down May 26 by auto driven by
Albert Horner, 2945 S. Michigan av.l
Dorothy Maize and Clifton Hunt,
Cleveland, are first couple to acceptr
Rev. A. Pennewell's offer of "free
wedding" conditioned on certificates
of good health.
Oliver Bilkland, 691 Milwaukee av.,3
beaten and robbed by two men at!
Carpenter and Huron sts. m Bandits'1
escaped. " '
Two men in auto took jewelry val
ued at $500 from home of Miss Maryr
Hammond, 152 E. Superior st. Neigh
bors saw men enter house just after
Miss Hammond had left.
Mrs. Josephine Oboess, 2239 W,1