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' ' INTER-OCEAN SOLD
FederaPJu"dge Carpenter- yester
day put arr end to the Inter-Ocean
tangle by orderingUhe paper sold at
auction, to the highest-bidder.
Incidentally, Judge Carpenter ap
pointed Pw J. Mooney, former asso
ciate publisher, joint receiver with H.
H. Kohlsaat. Mooney, It is under
stood, represents George Wheeler
Hinman, former publisher.
The bids for the paper are return
able before Judge Carpenter April 13
at 10 a. m. Yesterday the parties in
terested met in the judge's chambers
and asked him to dispose of the mat
ter at an early date.
Alfred S. Austrian, counsel for
Lake Superior Paper Co., which filed
the original petition for a receiver,
was there, as were John E. Miller,
representing the Adsit estate; Charles
Cutting, counsel for Columbia
Amusement Co. ; Edward S. Kohlsaat,
representing H. H. Kohlsaat, and
Wm. F. Anderson, attorney for the
Inter-Ocean Newspaper Co.
Many bidders are reported as al
ready in the field. Frank A. Munsey
has been mentioned as a prospective
FUNKHOUSER GETS A SETBACK
FROM CHIEF GLEASON
Major Funkhouser, second deputy,
was squelched by Chief Gleason yes
terday and hereafter will be com
pelled to do the clerical work which
was made his work by the ordinance
creating the job of second deputy,
rather than play policeman, which he
loves so dearly -to do.
Chief (jleason, after pondering
over the dress parade tactics of the
alphabetical major, has decided that
in his present capacity he is of ab
solutely no use ta the police force,
except possibly for ornamental pur
poses. So Gleason has stuck a quill
pen in the major's mitt with instruc
tions to get "busy.
Funkhouser has been informed
that he js not' a regular policeman,
but merely an efficiency dork and in
vestigator, and that hereafter his
crew, led by Inspectorof "Morals"
Dannenberg and "Spy" Ackerman,
the professional stool pigeon, are
stripped of the power to batter down
doors and make arrests.
The policewomen have also been
takenfrom Funkhouser's command
and assigned to stations. The chief
discovered that Funkhouser was
sending the women to a civilian, Ger
trude Howe Britton, for instructions.
LAW WOULD MAKE DIVORCE AND
MARRIAGE MORE DIFFICULT
A law which will make both mar
riage and divorce much more diffi
cult is planned by Chief Justice Ade
lor J. Petit. The recent report sub
mitted by P. J. J. McCarthy, Cook
county marriage and divorce statis
tician, has stirred the judge to action.
In a statement issued by Judga
Petit he recommended the following
preventatives of easy marriages and
Publication of marriage applica
tions once a week for four weeks.
Card index showing history of all
divorce cases and court records of
divorced persons in Cook county.
Tendencies to insanity or criminal
records in connection with domestic
relations should bar applicants.
Residence of five to ten years in
place applicant has lived immediate
ly preceding application must be
Places and nature of occupation
for preceding five years must be
shown. Where this shows a no
madic disposition it should be a bar
''The public or the state's attor
ney then could file .objections to a
marriage," said Judge Petit. "I want
to protect the taxpayer who cares for
dependent children, as well as the
Many a woman "who is a good
looker isn't really as good as she
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