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cover. Feared death unless he mar
ried 17-year-old girl.
Gerald Hoffman, 4, 11039 Eggle
ston av., died from lockjaw resulting
Mayor Harrison will urge appoint
ment of Henry W. Huttman, vice
president of Board of Education, to
place on federal district bench.
Eighty linemen and cable splicers
employed by city will be given raise
in pay next pay day.
Daniel Hayes, 18, 426 S. Clark St.,
reported that mother, Mrs. Emily
Hayes, 1250 Fry st, had disappeared,
likewise $217 of his money.
Theresa Veldenz, 10, 6031 Ridge
av., injured by autolst, who disap
peared after taking her to hospital.
(Catherine Zens, prominent Ke
nosha church worker, killed when
train struck her buggy.
A. Eisendrath, asst mngr. Chicago
House Wrecking Co., badly hurt
when he tried to stop runaway.
Anthony Bavacqua, grocer, 210 W.
22d st, held to grand jury for shoot
ing and killing Salvatore Constanza,
580 W. 22d St., Sunday.
Edward Allen, 35, 2025 Noble st.,
crushed to death when his lumber
wagon overturned and pinned him
Joseph Laier, 45, section hand, kill
ed by C, B. & Q. switch engine at
Sane Fourth Association beginning
to get busy on plans.
John demons, negro chloroform
burglar, held to grand jury on seven
charges of robbery.
Commissioner of Public Works Mc
Gann demands three garbage plants.
Mayor Harrison headed delegation
bound for Springfield to urge Gov.
Dunne to veto public utilities bill. 100
Young People's Civic League has
began educational campaign on be
half of prohibition.
Albert Simmonetti, owner of fruit
store, 275.8 W. Lake St., given six
months for wife desertion
Samuel R. Silverton and John W.
Lovette indicted for fraudulent mail
Dr. G. M. Hill, Des Moines alienist,
declared Chicago's loop district was
open air madhouse.
John Welch, 55, 116 S. Clark st.,
died as result or heat .
John A. McGarry elected president
of Irish Choral Society.
HOUSE LIKELY TO FULLY PROBE
San Francisco, June 25. John L.
McNab, retiring U. S. district attor
ney, today made public what he said
was his "last word" in connection
with Attorney General McReynolds
order to postpone the Diggs-Camln-etti
white slavery and Western Fuel
"No one In California will be de
ceived for an instant by the lame and i
puerile defense of the attorney-gen-eral
to the President," said McNab.
"McReynolds says I should have
wired him to remind him I had three
times warned him that postponement
would destroy these cases; that it
was boasted that a postponement
would be obtained by political influ
ence at Washington; that witnesses
were being suborned, and that one of
the defendant's attorneys was jailed
for corrupting witnesses.
"He wanted all these cases post
poned so they might be throttled and
his rioh and influential friends could
be saved from trial.
"Now, roused by the prick of pub
lic opinion, he expresses his sudden
determination to force an Immediate .
trial by aid of 'special counsel.' Why $)
this sudden paroxysm of virtuous
"One of two things is true. Either
the attorney general withheld from "
the president my repeated messages
of warning that corruption and in
fluence were destroying the cases
and postponement was fatal, or offi
cial Washington is neither sensitive
nor responsive to the charge -of cor
ruption in its public servants.
"I thank the people of California