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sation by associating -the subjects
with some object such as paintings
Miss McCormick is able to repeat
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) or read a page from a boDk once, and
I repeat it verbatim. Her Ability has
been shown in. a repent test in which
she was jabk?' to remember four dis
tinct colors from 34 Bhades of gray.
HOYNE DECLARES HIMSELF
FREE FROM PRESS CONTROL
State's Attorney Maclay Hoyne de
clared himself free from control by
any newspaper in a speech at a ban
quet given in his honor At the Mid
The banquet was the commemora
tion of the completion of his first
year as prosecutor. ,
Hoyne gave credit to'his assistants
for the work done since ie has taken
"There never has been a time
when the loyalty or efficiency of any
one of them could be questioned," he
said. "All our success has been due
to this loyalty.
"When I stepped irifco the office of
State's Attorney of Cook County one
year ago today I was free, and, inde
peuueiiL i wuib me uruuu ui, uu
man, corporation or newspaper. ', t
was free to follow the dictation of
my own conscience and free tp prose
cute all offenders of the laws of the
state of Illinois.
"Tonight, gentlemen, 1 am as free
as I was the day I stepped into of
fice. I have prosecuted without fear
or favor and during the first year of
my administration I have secured
more convictions than any of my
"I am proud of that record proud
because Tnave been able to serve
the people, to whom I owe my elec
tion. Certain newspapers and .cer
tain people have sought to put my
administration under a cloud, with
false charges and a, campaign ;of laud.
slinging, but I feel that they have
ailed in their efforts.
"I am not now or "never will be
their tool, no matter what they say
or do. There is no person or-news-paper
in Cook county that can dic
tate to me now, nor will there be
born any newspaper or corporation
that can dictate to my office during
the next three years of my term." t
Several prominent public officials
attended the banquet- jt,r
BY THE WAY
Another crisfs is expected in turkey
around the 24th of this month.
Chicago janitor, 80 years old, re
tiring from work, boasts that he is
richer than Jlockefeller because he
has a good digestion, a good head
of hair and a clear conscience. But
look at the way Oily John can play
Funny how drink affects some peo
ple. Take Huerta for example. May
be he'd resign, though, if Mexico
It's! time the income tax collectors
looked-into egg dealers' incomes.
Woman's field of endeavor is ever
widening. Prizefighter Packey Mc
Farland's sweetheart says she is go
ing to be his trainer, after their mar
riage, founds as if she would.
That governor of Chihuahua was
a real diplomat., Sent a, peace propo
sition to Gen. Villa- and flew away
without waiting for the answer.
Slowly some of these Mexicans are
CICARMAKERS STIJ.L OUT
Cigarmakers,. affiliated with the I.
W. W., are out on strike against the
Solares & Co, cigar factory, 21 E.
Kinzie street , The strike,, which af
fects 50 men, ha3 been in progress
about three weeks. ,.
The I. W. W. leaders are confident
of winning the strike. The men are
fighting fqr better wages and sani
tary conditions. Funds have heen re-,
ceived from Tampa and from tfco
cigarmakers of Canada.
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