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Will answer calls of women guests,
button their waists, lace their cor
Chief Gleason says poolrooms
must close at 1 a. m.
Chas. H. Kellerman reappointed as
"Prince" Hanish, sun cult chief,
given week's respite.
Less than 10 per cent of freshmen
in University of Chicago physically
perfect. Senior class presents even
lower average. How about their
Thomas Whetmore, engineer Oil
'City Boiler Works, severely injured.
30-ton boiler skidded.
Miss Adlina Reents, Kankakee, III.,
deserted4 50 policemen dug up. Col
lection $10. investigation. Women
has $992 in bank.
John Brown, 1455 W. Madison st.,
shot and fatally wounded in saloon,
1104 W. Randolph st. Blamed two
negroes. Police doubt ante-mortem
Hoyne wants Bar Ass'n to investi
gate special grand jury in vote fraud
cases. Charges perjury.
Thomas Smith, 76, 6022 Aberdeen
St., oldest colored mail carrier, dead.
General Furniture Co., an instal
ment house, S. Chicago, returned
furniture taken from Mrs. Ida An
dre's home and presented her with
$100. Want suit withdrawn.
William Knopp, commission dealer,
robbed. Tbief left horse but took
Dorothy Leffler, 3, 1004" N. Clark
St., and her maid, Hilda, missing.
Jack Johnson's brother, Charlie,
arrested. Charged with theft of
overcoat. Sentenced to one year.
Pres. Harris, Northwestern Univer
sity, shocked by immodest dances.
Says "students must stop demoraliz
Hollis B. Peck, Battle Creek, Mich.,
arrested on honeymoon trip. Alleg
Judge Gregg slashes bill of Dr. Ab
bot E. Kay. Considers $59 enough
for nine treatments.
TEMPORARY HALT IN THE '
The latest in that telephone deal is
that an independent company is to be
organized, separate the automatic
from the tunnel company and lease
the automatic to the Bell 'phone
The' game is to beat the city or
dinance prohibiting the merger of the
Bell and Automatic.
Before council the chief objection
to the merger was that the 'phone
users would have to pay whatever the
Bell paid for the Automatic, because
the Bell would increase its capitaliza
tion that much, and increase rates.
City Electrician Palmer valued the
Automatic at $3,000,000, and the Bell
was to pay $6,300,000 for it.
President Sunny admitted that if
the city permitted the tunnel com
pany to sell the Automatic, it would
ultimately come under control of the
Chicago Co., which is owned by the
It looks as if an attempt will be
made to jam the thing through and
give the 'phone trust a monopoly in
FAILS TO SETTLE STRIKE
Denver, Jan. 5. Secretary -of La
bor Wilson has failed in his efforts to
effect settlement of the Colorado x:oal
strike and leaves for Washington to
night. It is understood he will ask
President Wilson to use his influence
to secure a congressional investiga
tion of the whole strike situation.
MRS. PANKHURST COLLAPSES
Exeter, England, Dec. 5. Mrs.
Emmeline Pankhurst collapsed in jail
here tonight after 24 hours of hunger
and thirst striking. Her condition
was said to be serious and it was
believed that no attempt would be
made to remove her from the local
prison until she is released on license.