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lH V'l'i -yi-tT r "T -T i-3
STILL FIGHTING TO KEEP THE
COLUMBUS CARAVELS HERE
Four judges of the Circuit Court
have been appealed to in a last effort
to prevent a company of Eastern-
capitalists from dragging the three
Columbus caravels to the Panama
Pacific Exposition. 1
The appeal to the-judges was made
by 100,000 Italians. At several meet
ings they passed resolutions which
were mailed to the judges.
The Italians have not minced
words in their arraignment of the
affair. They openly suggest that the
judges make an investigation of the
contract entered into by the South
Park commissioners and the Eastern
syndicate. They intimate that all is
In the meantime, Thomas A.
O'Shaughnessy, through his attor
ney, John P. Rosen, is seeking an in
junction to restrain the capitalists
from taking the ships away.
The three caravels were presented
to the United States at the time of
the World's Fair in 1893. Since that
tihe they have remained in the Jack
son Park harbor.
POLICE BELIEVE THEY HAVE
With the arrest of Thomas Ber
tucci, and his wife, Marie, in a lonely
appearing house at 259 E. 23d St.,
Chicago Heights, Capt. Thomas Por
ter of the U. S. secret service believes
he has caught the local agents of an
international band of counterfeiters.
In a matress at the house several
counterfeit coins were found, also
molds for making silver'dollars, half
dollars, quarters and dimes.
. .Porter 'is of the opinion that these
two people are connected with a band
now operating in Italy.
Fulton, Mo. Drivers of Cadillac,
endeavoring to set new auto record
from Kansas City to St. Louis, ar
rested for speeding, Held two hours
and fined $28.80.,
From Girls Who Giggle on Receiv
ing Postcards, from Unripe Cherries,
Bull Ffddles and Fried Tripe, from
Bow-legged Tightrope Walkers and
Suburban Sidewalk, from the Odor of
New Gilding and the Caresses of Kids
Who Are Gnawing Peanut Goolier,
from Hand-Sewn Mottos in Hotel
Bedrooms, from Skye Terriers
Greased Pigs and Black Upper Decks
on Tan Shoes, from Neighborhood
Gossips Who Kiss -in the, Spotlight,'
and from Geezers and Geezerines
Who Think ' They Can Dash Off
"Something On the Order of O,
Great Guns, Deliver Us!
Archie I make it a rule to burn
all of my bills.
Reggy I see, old man. Making
light of your troubles, eh?