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years.j. Judge Landis forced doctor
who grabbed 'Child to give name or
Harry Bowler defendant in two an
v nulment suits. Both women claim he
already had wife.
Insurance commissioner will not
reopen Old Colony Life Insurance Co.
quiz. Charges of non-payment of
lapsed policies said, to have been de-
J. Kesselhutt, 5044 W. Fulton st.,
dropped dead while pushing truck in
N. Water st.
Samuel Spengloffsky, 10, 1115 S.
Loomis st., cut in cheek and hip by
Bennie Bennoffsky, 1L Sammy taken
Still one juror needed to complete
the Barrett-Friedman jury.
UNDERWOOD A VICTOR
Birmingham, Ala., April 7. It is
believed certain that Oscar W. Un
derwood, majority leader of the
House of Representatives, has de
feated Richmond Pearson Hobson for
the, United Stajtes senatorship.
Though returns are still incomplete,
Underwood's campaign managers
claim a majority of between 20,000
and30,000 votes in the Democratic
.HOUSE PASSES HOME RULE BILL
London, April 7. By vote of 356
to 272 the House of Commons pass
ed the British home xule bill on its
second reading. The vote means
that the Asquith government still
holds its power. If the"" measure
passes on the third reading it will au
tomatically become a law without
necessity ofaction by the House of
CIGAR MAKERS WIN STRIKE
The four-months' struggle between
Cigar Makers' Union No. 104, I. W.
. W., and Solares & Co., 19 y. Kinzie
street, has resulted in a complete, vic
tory for the striking- workers. The
' recognition of a Bhop committee and
a uniform scale for Spanish cigars,
was granted, bringing an increase of
SI to $5 Der thousand.
COPS ON "POLL" DUTY TODAY
One hundred extra policemen will
be detailed In the "Bloody Twen
tieth" today in effort to keep the Sul
Ihan and H.-H. men from mixing.
Never was feeling more bitter in
this ward. The factional fight is now
out in the open owing to the inde
pendent candidacies of Aid. Hugo L. "
Pitte and Abe Kretske against Matt
Franz and Henry L. Fick, who have
the regular. Democratic support.
The police haye used high-handed
methods to further the chances of
Pitte and Kretske. Fick men have
been clubber, arrested and thrown
into jail without being booked.
Mayor Harrison and the City Hall y
forces are behind the two "inde
pendents." o o
Mexico City, April 7. Jose Portillo
y Rojas, Mexican minister of foreign
relations, insisted that Torreoh iad
not fallen, denounced ConsuIarAjent
Carothers for sending a messageto
Washington reporting the capture of
the city, but declared that Mexico
would never take the first step to
ward breaking off relations with the
"Torreon has not fallen," said the
Torreon foreign minister. "Huerta
has just told me this himself."
BUSINESS BLOCK BURNS
Decatur, III., April 7. Fire origi
nating in the roof of the Linn and
Scruggs ' department store at 9
o'clock this morning completely wip
ed out the city's principal five-story ,
business block occupied by Linn and
Scruggs firm, the Powers theater, a
dozen stores and a hundred offices.
Damage estimated at $700,000.
PRISONER SUICIDES IN CELL
Captured by a private watchman
while attempting to rob the feed store
of,S. Ostrowski, 651 Maxwell street,
early today, Charles Hada took his
life in a cell at the Maxwell street
police station by hanging himself
with his belt