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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 30, 1913, Image 6

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Lake st., where William Hayes has
saloon.
Public Safety Commission will
start campaign in public schools.
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$18-PER-WEEK SPENDTHRIFT IS
TAKEN FOR EMBEZZLEMENT
New York, Oct. 30. J. C. Schild
knecht, an eight-dollar-a-week book
keeper in the Washburn-Crosby Flour
Co.'s office, who has been playing the
role of a millionaire spendthrift, was
arrested last night charged with em
bezzlement of nearly $50,000.
For nearly a year Schildknecht and
a woman who calls' herself his wife
lived in princely style at the "Garden
City Hotel and gave some of the most
extravagant parties of the season.
He was believed to be enormously
wealthy.
Two months ago he disappeared.
When arrested last night he said
most of the money had gotten into
the hands of the girl, and told the
police that if they would find the
girl he" would give them enough on
her to send her away for the rest
of her life. .
CERMAK IN THE RACE
Anton J. Cermak, chief bailiff of
the Municipal Court and one of the
big chiefs of the United Societies, has
been thrown into the mayoralty race
by his friends.
His candidacy will be very painful
to the Hearst-Harrison bunch if fie
decides to run. Sabath, Lawrence and
Harrison were counting on him to
throw the powerful support of the
United Societies behind their ticket,
although lately Cermak has been
"making eyes1' at Roger Sullivan.
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THAT TRADES UNION EDITION
The Special Trades Union Edition,
with a union instead of a Hearst
label, came bashfully out upon the
3trcets today.
It is announced on the front page
that Simon O'Donnell and Pete
Bhaughnessy edited it.
jt is filled with the message of J
"peace" and has several articles laud
ing the bosses' association. It was
published in the plant of the Drov
ers' Journal.
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DEALTK HALTS PLANS TO MAKE
MARRIAGE LEGAL
Mrs. Harvey Place's dreams of be
ing legally married to her husband
will never be realized. While return
ing from the county building with a
marriage license in his pocket he
dropped dead on a street car.
Place was 53 years old. Two years
ago he and his first wife were divorc
ed and shortly after he married Flora
Hager. The supreme court has de
creed the marriage invalid, owing to
the statute that forbids divorced peo
ple to marry again within a year-of
the decree. But a daughter was born
to them and they kept on living to
gether. Yesterday he decided to mar
ry Flora again to legalize the child.
Widow lives at 1523 Warren avenue.
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RAID "MOTHER DOANE'S FLAT"
"Mother Doane's flat," at 10 East
Ohio street, which boasted of being
just around the corner of Mayor Har
rison's former residence, was raided
by officers from the East Chicago
avenue police station last night.
It is curious that Mother Doane ran
freely on while the mayor lived but
a stone's throw from the place. He
moved a few days ago and now the
place is raided. t
"Mother Doane" was noted for the
"nice" class of men she catered to.
It was a usual thing to watch high
powered limousines drive up to her
flat and discharge men in evening
clothes.
Two men in full dress suits were
arrested last night. They told the po
lice that their arrest would lead to
international complications. But the
officers proved as undiplomatic as
Gen. Huerta and the men were hauled
to the station.
Two girfs, also expensively dressed,
were also found in the place.
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