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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 14, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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Eggleston av., was found suffering
from smallpox.
J, J. Lowery, 6000 S. State St., sent
to Bridewell. Wife abandonment.
"Turkey trotted with other women."
John Paze tried to whip Policeman
Burns, South Chicago. Fined $5.
Gus Jeordas arrested in W. Chi
cago. Charged with shooting George
Carlos, Geneva, 111. Carlos may die.
Bert Lewis, Aurora, fined $10. Mrs.
Joseph Gerniener claimed that Lewis
brought her to Grant Hotel with a
false . excuse to compromise her in
her suit against her husband for di
vorce. Herbert Marcotte, 804 E. 75th St.,
discharged because he had 12 chil
dren living at home. Was up for dis
turbing the peace.
Judge Michael McKinley ordered
men who have been in habif of hang
ing around court to get out in ten
minutes or be caged. All departed.
William O'Brien found room full of
smoke. Jumped from second story
wfndow, 1300 N. Clark st. Landed in
snow bank, unhurt. Damage caused
by fire $2,500.
Charles Pressl, 11, 440 Heine pi.,
saved from death by Policeman
Naper, who pulled him from under
street car.
Mayor Harriso nimproved. May
start for Florida Monday.
Henry Lumbard, 83, 517 N. Euclid
av died from fall oh porch.
. Jury completed for fraud vote trial.
191 men were questioned and five
venires called.
Sub-committee reports that $50,-
000 was overpaid on school sites.
Walter Z. Marx, 1237 Arthur av.f
found. guilty of assault on Harry
Rommen. $300 damages awarded.
JohnLaughlin, 4323 FloUrnoy av.,
asphyxiated. Wind blew out gas
flame.
Man believed to be Dr. Albert H.
Schmidt, 2321 Warren av., struck by
street car. Condition serious.
John L. Whitman supt. Houss of
Correction, will speak at Young Peo
ple's Socialist League Hall, 1432 W. j
Madison st., Sunday; Feb: 15. 8 p. m.
Subject: "Some House of Correction
Problems."
Zero Marx will fiied. One son gets
$94,995, another $5.
CLAIM THEY WERE FIRED FOR
ASKING AN HOUR FOR LUNCH
Hancock, Mich., Feb. 14. Dis
charged because they signed a peti
tion asking for an hour in which to
eat their dinners and more safety pre
cautions in bringing miners to the
surface, two union miners testified
before the congressional probing
committee that they found them
selves blacklisted and unable to get
jobs in this country.
Phillip Marks, a Cornishman, and
Joe Mihelich, a Croatian, were the
witnesses and stated that notwith
standing the fact that oher mine's in
he county were undermanned they
were refused work and forced to get
odd jobs on the roads to keep their
families from starving. Marks said
he thought membership in the union
placed them on the blacklist of all
mines in the county.
Gust Strenger, wroking the Quincy
mine, testified he was refused permis
sion to come to the surface to vote
in the city election in Hancock last
spring.
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DE . WOODY'S OFFICIAL HEAD
COMING OFF?
Charles F. DeWoody, special United
States agent,- is about to have his
official head cut off, according to dis
patches from Washington.
The recent Jack Johnson and Mc
Hie bucket shop scandal in Chicago
is believed responsible, even though
the report of the grand jury amount
ed almost to exoneration.
At his home today DeWoody said
he had received no word from Wash
ington; -
DeWoody haa Ueen fair-five yearn
with the clitcago-'division 'o?.3tfib
bureau of investigation.' Two, years
ago he was mad6 chief, but recently
resigned that post.- . - -..

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