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JUDGE CARPENTER ORDERS THE
Federal Judge Carpenter yester
day put an end to the Inter-Ocean
tangle by ordering the paper sold at
auction to the highest bidder.
Incidentally, Judge -Carpenter ap
pointed R. J. Alooney, former asso
ciate publisher, joint receiver with H.
H. Kohlsaat. Mooney, it is under
stood, represents George Wheeler
Hinman, former publishe.
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
Wnu P. Anderson, attorney for the
Inter-Ocean Newspaper Co.
Many bidders are reported, as al
ready in the field. Prank 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 Gleason, 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 to 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 is not a regular policeman,
but merely an emciencytclefcktdjic
vestigator. and that hereafter -'hii
'crew, led by Inspector of "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
taken from Funkhouser's command
and assigned to stations. The chief
discovered that Funkhouser was
sending the women to a civilian, Ger-.
trade Howe Britton, for instructions.
LAW WOULD MAKE DIVORCE AND
MARRIAGE MORE DIFFICULT
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cult is planned by Chief Justice Ade
lor J. Petit. The recent report subp
mitted by P. J. J. McCarthy, Cook;
county marriage and divorce statis
tician, has stirred the judge to action.-.
In a statement issued by Judee'
Petit he recommended the followfcgH
preventatives of easy marriages and;
Publication of marriaee aDnuca-
tions once a week for four week's?
Card index showing historyqfallr
divorce cases and court records "of -
divorced persons in Cook countg.. ,
Tendencies to insanity or criminal
records in connection with domestic
relations should bar applicants. ',
Residence of five to ten years Xjn,
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 attorrJ
ney then could file objections
marriaee," said Judge Petit. "I want
to nrotect the taxnaver who ca
dependent children, as well as ihe
, Many a woman who is a j
looker isn't really as -good as