with John J. Garrity, former saloon
keeper. Suffrage societies in Chicago busy
sending protest against treatment of
Michael Cavallora, 1156 Vernon
Park pi., accuses wife of taking two
children and going away with other
Aid. James H. Lawley suggests city
auction market as one way to fight
high cost of living.
Mrs. Lulu Dillard, 2977 S. LaSalle,
mussed up Lillian Villyar's face with
bowl of hot soup. Both colored.
Mrs. Paul Krai, 8414 Green Bay av.,
robbed of $80 and beaten by Andrew
Grabriel, whom she had befriended.
Padded brick thieves got $100
worth of cloth from Becwar Bros.,
tailors, 135 S. Fifth av.
John F. Wallace, engineering ex
pert, in his report suggests two rail
road terminals. One on West Side
and one on South Side.
Mrs. Mahla Maltzer, 4214 Mil
waukee av., died from overdose of
Thos. Lavenga, 3, 1552 W. 15th St.,
killed by four-foot fall.
Case of William C. Ellis, who killed
his wife in Hotel Sherman, will go to
Burglars got $50 from Jas. Curry's
saloon, 6011 Dorchester av., after
locking bartender in closet.
"Open the windows and protect
your health," suggests Health Com
Locomotive crane at garbage dump
broke down and will cause more de
lay. No garbage is collected yet. '
Several Chicagoans hurt in wreck
of Chicago & Alton train at Alton, 111.
Cars didn't overturn.
George Ketos, 67, killed by Joliet
electric carat 67th st. and Archer av.
Henry Spencer will be arraigned
for hearing Nov. 10.
Two fires destroyed . $20,000 in
barns of Grand Trunk Railway and
Doud & Keefer, both at 55th st. and
S. Central Park av.
Wm. Ferdinand, 708 Scoville av.,
arrested for twice running his auto
into car of George Higgids, 1901 W.
LOCAL LABOR MEN STRONG FOR
JOHN H. WALKER
The election of John H. Walker
as president of the Illinois Federa
tion has met with the heartiest en
dorsement of Chicago labor men.
While there is still a certain
amount of grumbling from members
of the so-called "old guard," the rank
and file of the labor movement be
lieve that a real progressive era is at
One rumor started by one of the
old gang was to the effect that the
malcontents would start a new state
body headed by Edwin R. Wright,
former president of the I. F. of L., and
Simon O'Donnell, the discredited
president of the Building Trades
Council. This idea has caused much
amusement in labor circles.
Edwin R. Wright, himself, has al
ready put the kibosh on this. In a(
very gracious speech he said he'
would support the new president and
work for the good of the Illinois Fed
eration. One good effect of Walker's elec
tion as. forecasted by local leaders
will be in the way the members of
the federation vote in the future.
It is believed that they will tear down
political party lines and vote" for the
candidates and the issues that labor
need. This change will affect indus
trial and political interests through
out the state.
Several organizations, barred by
the old ring, are expected to be ad
mitted to membership.
WANTS MINE STRIKE PROBE
..Washington, Oct. 20. Rep. Keat
ing of Colorado will ask a congres
sional investigation of the "existing
mine strike of the Colorado Fuel &
Iron Company in Southern Colorado,
in order that the world may know
the exact conditions brought about
by the political oligarchy built up by
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