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ago. The instalment houses are not
dilatory in that-regard.
McCullough did not know -what the
$1 a week was for. But he was afraid
he would lose his job if the wageas
signment was filed with his employ
ers. He agreed to pay $1 a week to
keep the matter quiet
After he had paid about $12 he was
given a "receipt in full." It is on file
in the Legal Aid Society office,
stamped under date of October 6,
1913, with the Herbert L. Joseph Co.
rubber stamp imprint. The stamp is
countersigned with a name that ap
pears to be spelled "Vyitacil."
In spite of this final receipt, which
was not destroyed, and in spite of his
claim that he has not purchased any
thing from the Joseph Co. for four
years, a wage assignment was filed
against McCullough by the Joseph
Co. with the Valvoline Co. a few days
McCullough wen to the Legal Aid
Society and told his story. A repre
sentative of the society called up the
Valvoline Co., and urged them not to
hold up McCullough's wages, as he
did not believe Joseph had a valid
The Valvoline Co. released McCul
lough's wages on hearing from the
Legal Aid Society.
And now the Herbert L. Joseph Co.
has sued the Valvoline Co. for $200
There are oher cases in which the
purchaser has received a raw deal,
but none in which it appears that an
attempt has been made to collect on
the same debt three times.
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"Mysterious woman" visjting Hen
Ernest DeKoven Leffingwell, Uni
versity of Chicago student, believed
to have died in dash to North. Pole.
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lost during hunting season which
International Alliance of Billpost
ers and Billers to hold annual con
vention at Briggs House tomorrow.
"Doc" Hanish, sun clrtt chief,
granted until Friday to prepare argu
ments for new trial.
Three hundred took examination
for policewomen today.
Mrs. Stanley Poswick, 23, 1814
String St., swallowed poison. May
Two men held up K. E. Barton,
cashier Messenger's lunch room, 517
S. State St., and got $40.
Health commissioner issued warn-
'ing against typhoid fever.
Dr, John Harper, 3638 Forest ay.,
negro, held up and robbed of $350 J
diamond ring and $10 scarfpin by
two white men.
Ray Casazza, 1230 Clybqurn av.,
shot in fight with two unidentified
Gale E. Jackson, 48, 1746 Wells St.,
found dead in gas-filled room.
Giovanni Baltheli, 21, 815 Fulton
av., who was stabbed 21 times by
Giacho Siaro in fight over girl, is
Clarence Darrow will speak on
present political activities before the
members of Independent German
American Woman's Club in the Red
Room of the Hotel LaSalle Wednes
day afternoon, Dec. 3. ugfc
Armed bandit tied an'dijfagged F.
O. Robbins, ticket agent, Lake Shor6
station, 100th st. and Irving av., and
escaped with $700.
First of vote fraud trials begins to
day. J. H. Gallagher, 54, chauffeur, 401
W. Oak St., marooned In lake. Taxi
Geo. Piotrowski, 15, 2418 S. Whip
ple St., left home. Police searching.
Joseph Hodur, 22, 524 Armour av.;
John Frey, 60017, Madison, and Jos-
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