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his office and ordered them to get
after disorderly flats.
Jury in Judge Fake's court decided
"26" game was gambling and fined
Walter Snell, saloonkeeper, 756 B.
63d st, $100 on each of three counts.
Old divorce commission, headed by
Judge Kavanaugh, met again yes
terday and will fight lor marriage re
forms. County officials predict decided
raise in taxes in 1914.
Father P. J. O'Callaghan, St.
Mary's church, says tango will soon
be driven back to "dens."
Burglar got $2,500 worth of jew
elry from home of Mrs. G. H. Middle
brook, 5936 S. Park av.
Burglars got $220 in cash and $150
jewels from home of J. B. Brockman,
504 S. Clinton av., Oak Park.
Public utilities act will abolish rail
road pass evil after Jan. 1.
JAKES RAP AT HEARST AND
OTIS IN MEXICO DEAL
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 22. The ad
dress of John Cannon, Illinois dele
gate, before the A. P. of L. conven
tion during the discussion of the
Mexican situation at last night's ses
sion, was the subject of considerable
comment among delegates today. He
denounced Harrison G. Otis and Wm.
E. Hearst for their attitude towards
the whole Mexican problem.
"These men," said he, "the editors
of big newspapers, have vast holdings
in Mexico by virtue of the support
they gave Porfirio Diaz. They now
demand American intervention in an
effort to retain control of their land
and mines. They would sacrifice the
lives of American soldiers to protect
The resolutions adopted by the
convention, indorsing Pres. Wilson's
policy of peace, condemned "at
tempts being made by American and
foreign corporations and certain jin
go newspapers to force armed inter
vention by the United States."
The federation refused to adopt a
resolution condemning armed inter
vention on the- ground that such in
tervention might be justifiable. Dur
ing the debate Pres. Gompers eulo
gized Francisco Madero and de
nounced Pres. Huerta as an assassin.
HOYNE SAYS THAT SOMETHING
IS DOING IN REFORM LINES
State's Att'y Maclay Hoyne sound
ed the approach of a new era of re
form in a speech made before the
Illinois State's Attorneys' Ass'n last
"I want to tell you state's attorneys
that something is doing along reform
lines," Mr. Hoyne said, "and that you
should get busy with remedial legis
lation. If you don't the layman will,
and the result may be that laws will
be enacted that may be what is not
desired or needed. You should get
The Cook county prosecutor also
spoke of the attacks that have been
made upon him in Chicago.
"I have been criticized," he said,
"for playing the part of a policeman
and doing gumshoe work. I have
done and will do such work any time
it is necessary. I became a gumshoe
man because it was necessary and
because I believed I could accomplish
results better than in other ways. I
have gone into other states and help
ed local officers break down doors if
necessary to get the tnah wanted
here, and I have within the last three
months even brought such men
wanted here, and without papers at
that. It was about the only way it
could be done." ,
A member enlivened a political club
luncheon recently by telling the story
of a certain famous politician who
attended' banquet at which it was
expected important "speeches would
be made. A dish of whitebait was set
before him and, after looking at the
fish and then at the other guests, he
remarked: "Gentlemen, let us follow
the example of these little fish
drink a great deal and say'hothing!"