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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 22, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 4',
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frecpmmendafions from Indir school
John H. Heim, 15 W. Delaware p'l.,
wanted to kill wife. Mrs. Helm agreed,
but wanted meal first. Telephoned
for police from restaurant Hubby
captured after pistol chase.
Leonard T. JameVclajrned to have
purchased dope in county jail. Got
six months in Bridewell for disorder
ly conduct. j
Texas health expert sdys Chicago
is dirtier than average city.
Eugene Katz, Frank Lynott, Geo.
B. Abbott, Sarnuel D. Katz and Geo.
J. Katz indicted as "quacks." Held
to grand jury.
John Conway, 511 E. 32d St., fined
$50 and costs for assaulting George"
H. Webster, 75, 2734 Prairie av.
$361,000 appropriated for land by
University of Illinois trustees. Budget
for year $3,000,000. -
Lawyers for .Jack Johnson, negro
fighter, claim victim' of white slaver
must be forced to lead immoral life
before conviction can be obtained un?
der Mann act. ;'
Because Lena Wysiowski. 'refused
to marry him, Alexander Pulinski
threw pint of sulphuric , add in her
face. Wysiowski captured after
Ice car monopoly investigation be
gun today. Government will try to
dissolve refrigerator car trust.
Three hundred oases of tomato
paste, shipped by C. D. Stone & Co.,
New York, seized by federal authori
ties. Decomposed and adulterated.
- Frank Henning, absconding cash
ier Farmer's Bank, Schaumberg,
started for Chicago. Deputy sheriff
claims Henning will plead guilty.
Carlton R. Balzer, missing lawyer,
indicted. Said to have taken $4,500
from Mrs. Louisa Mandermack, 6541
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RAILWAY UNIONS' BENEFITS
MAKE U C. LOOK SICK
- Unions and union members of the
surface and elevated railway organ
izations paid out for their sick and
disabled, for the burial, of their dead
and the relief of -distressed families
last year the sum of $119,640.17. This
is the total which will be reported in
their official paper, the Union Leader,
this week. - "J;
More money was spent by these
unions in taking care of their mem
bers and families' needing relief than
the United Charities has been able to
raise in a two months' campaign
among Chicago business men.
While the total contribution by all
millionaires and corporation magnates-
and merchants and manufac
turers to the United Charities' fund
for 1914 is hovering below $100,000,
the street railway workers raised the
past year through voluntary collec
tions for distressed members the sum
of $26,575.17. This money was all
given free-handed in nickels, dimes
and quarters (sometimes a dollar)
by conductors and motormen.
Each week the Union Leader runs
a column or two of cards and notices
from. Bill or Jack or Dan, each card
or notice saying something like this:
"I want to thank the members' of,.
Division 241 (or 360) for the $56.20
collected for me while my children
"Bill" Taber, secretary of Division
241r said: "We take care of our own
people. No investigations by charity .
organizations are needed. The fel
low workers of a distressed member
know when there is sickness or death
in a family and when they bring the
necessary fund that has been col
lected, they do it with real human
sympathy and fellowship."
Funeral and disability benefits paid
by the. Amalgamated Association of
Street and Electric Railway Em
ployes and the local divisions the past
year amounts to ao.uuu; iunerai ex
penses, $3,418; strike benefit, Divi
sion 241, $3,747; a total of $119',
640.17. o o
"Are you a goo'd cook?" "Yes'm.
I go to church every Sunday."