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LIEUT. GALLERY THE LATEST
FOR CHIEF'S JOB
Lieut. Michael J. Gallery of the
Desplaines, street station. is the new
est entry in the race - fbrchief of
police. His chances 'have been con
siderably strengthened by the pro
test of union labor against the pos
sible appointment of Capt. Patrick J.
Trades unionists have suddenly
awakened to the necessity of getting
a man'fair to union labor in the office
of chief of police. They feel that
Lavin, central figure in the stock-i
yards and newspaper strike, would be
decidedly unfair. '
And so several of the leaders are
lining up in the fight against Lavin.v
And in fighting him they will fight
in behalf of a man whom they con
sider his veritable opposite, Lieut.
Lieut. Gallery's fight for the work
ing man is well known to all union
men in Chicago. More recently he
was given considerable praise for his
fight against the crooked labor
agents of the district around Madi
son and Canal streets.
Gallery is believed to have a good
chance as the mayor hasn't positively
indicated that the new chief will be
from the captains' list
Outside of GaDery's entrance into
consideration there is nothing new
in the situation.
DIAZ ASKS PROTECTION-
Vera Cruz, Oct. 28. Gen. 'Felix
tDiaz applied to TJ. S. Consul Canada
for protection following arrest by
Mexican- police of L. Blum, American
who accompanied. Diaz from Havana.
Is aboard gunboat Wheeling.
Cecelia Poco and Jose Sandoval,
friends of Diaz, and Alexander Wil
liams, newspaper man, also asked for
protection and were put upon the
Possibility of Gamboa being declar
ed president-elect, aud General Blaii
quet vice-president of Mexico. p
EIGHT DIED AT MILWAUKEE
Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 28. The
death toll of the fire which destroyed
the building of the' Goodyear "Rub
ber Co. was increased to eight with
the name of Lieut., Charles Newton,
who'died at the EmergencyHospital.
.Newton lay conscious but pinned
down by .ruins for three hours, while
the icy "waterpoured over him. His
death was due to fracture of the
HUSTLED" RIGHT ON
"You tell me,' said the judge, "that
tlijs isr the 'person who ras you down
with his automotiile. Gould you swear
to the man?"
"I did,." chirped the-complainant
eagerly, "but he didn't stop to hear
Unsettled "'weather tonight and
Wednesday with snow flurries -Wednesday;"
much colder; cold wave
Wednesday; temperature Wednesday
morning -below freezing; winds shift
ing to northerly and increasing: Tem
peratuie Monday. Highesr,-4; low