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stated that the greater proportion of
the jobless men are in a tragic con
dition and some of them would will
ingly almost sell their souls to earn
an honest living.
After announcing that a building
had been secured at the corner of
Morgan and Lake streets for the West
Side headquarters of the unemployed
men and is negotiating for a building
at Congress and State streets, he ap
pealed for furnishings and equip
ment for these buildings in the way
of stoves, chairs and bedding and
asked that any one who could donate
things of this kind should address
James Scott, secretary of the Inter
national Brotherhood Welfare Asso
ciation, care of Hull House.
A committee of nine, embracing
the five members of the executive
committee of the International
Brotherhood Association, Lieut.-Gov.
O'Hara, Miss Jaie Addams of Hull
House, Dr. J. H. Greer and Miss Jane
Whitaker of The Day Book, was ap
pointed to lay the problem of the un
employed before Mayor Harrison and
the city council and to endeavor to
secure empty buildings to house the
GIRL IN FUNK CASE MAY NEVER
BE TRIED DONAHOE FINED
Miss Aileen Hepner, the girl indict
ed in the alleged conspiracy to de
fame Clarence S. Funk after his tes
timony against Senator Lorimer,
may never te tried, the state inti
mated today, after verdicts in the
cases of the two me,n indicted, Attor
ney Daniel Donahoe and Detective
Isaa.c Stieffel, had. been returned.
Attorney Donahoe, who was found
guilty and sentenced to pay a $2,000
fine, announced today that he will
fight the case to the end. His attor
neys will argue on their motion for
a new trial on Nov. 22.
Detective Isaac Stieffel, exonerated
by the jurors, said today that he was
particularly happy because the ver
dict that freed him last night came
on his wedding anniversary.
AUTHORS "BLACKLISTED" BY
"Overemphasis of sex in fiction"
was the charge - placed against a
dozen modern authors by the Chi
cago Women's Club today, and an
unofficial "blacklist," naming the fol
lowing writers, adopted: .
Mrs. Edith Wharton, Winston Q)
Churchill, Hall Caine, Robert W.
Chambers, Harold McGrath and E.
Phillips Oppenheim. -
' Churchill, Mrs. Edwin Theodore
Johnson declared, "gives a recital of
'free love philosophy in his new
novel." Similar charges were placed
against other authorp condemned.
AFTER THE "MASHER"
Washington, Nov. 13. That the
department store "masher" is fre
quently the recruiting officer for the
"white slaver" is the opinion of spe
cial department of justice investiga
tors who have been working up cases
against violators of the Mann "white
slave" law. They state that a num
ber of cases have been,brpught to the
attention of the federal agent where
the white slave victim was enticed
from a department store by the cadet
PRESSMEN MAY STRIKE
Rand, McNally & Company faces
a strike of all members of Printing
Pressmen's Union No. 3 by nightfall
unless the firm accedes to the union
The company now employs non
union feeders and the pressmen re
fuse to work any longer with them. A
delegation. from the union will visit
the company officials this afternoon.
BIG STORM LIFE TOLL ,
Cleveland, Nov. 13. It is believed .
that the toll of life on lakes will num-
ber more than 150 and the damage to, "
vessels will probably reach $3,200,-
000 as a result of the terrific blizzard.,
which swept over four of the big
fresh water bodies the" early part of t