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carat diamond on floor. Got $100 re
ward from William Jlanrahan, owner.
Office of Independent Candy Co.,
326 W. Kinzie st, robbed. $350 taken.
1,000 Baptists praying for light.
Trying to decide if "Bfily" Sunday is
needed here. """
Robert Buffine injured by explosion
in conduit of Chicago Telephone Co.
Fire attacked home of Mrs. Henry
Reggy, 1355 W. Ohio st. Four-year-old
son Peter rescued by firemen.
$500,000 suit filed against 14 prom
inent lawyers. Conspiracy charged.
Land deal litigation cause.
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HALF A MILLION WORKERS TO
HELP CARL E. PERSON
Kansas City, Mo., April 17. Repre
sentatives of half a million union rail
road men, members of the railroad
department of the American Federa
tion of Labor, pledge support of the
union railroad employes of the Unit
ed States and Canada to the defense
of Carl E. Person, the labor editor
who is editing his paper from the
county jail at Clinton, HI., where he is
awaiting trial, charged with murder
of Tony Musser, ex-chief of 'police of
Clinton and strikebreaker for the Illi
The resolution was passed unani
mously directing local unions to take
the matter up at once and raise a de
fense fund adequate to guarantee a
proper defense for Editor Person.
Attorney Frank Comerford of Chi
cago was selected to conduct the de
fense. Th$ resolution was adopted
with great enthusiasm.
MAY CAUSE BUILDING TIEUP
Ahe attitude of the brick trust in
refusing to consider the demand of
the brickmakers of a five-cent in
crease may cause a tieup of the build
ing industry throughout the entire
Negotiations which were pending
were called off yesterday when the
bosses adopted their defiant manner.
The brickmakers are the poorest paid
workers in the building line in pro-,
portion to the amount of work they
SOME BOOZE PROPOSITION
From the evidence introduced at
the hearings on the Hobson prohibi
tion resolution it appears thatf Wil
liam Franklin, head of the Kentucky
Distillers' Distributing Co., was in
deed an enterprising man.
When the booze company decided
to go out of business Franklin gath
ered together the names of all his
regular customers and then offered to
sell them to various booze cure hos
pitals as future patients.
The following letter was sent to
the Neal Institutes:
"The Neal Institute, Chicago, 111.
Gentlemen: Referring to our recent
correspondence with you, with regard m
to our mailing list, permit us to say"
that we had hoped to hear from you
before now. As we wrote you, we
cannot furnish you the list after Jan.
1, as we.are selling the business.
"We know' that you can make our
list exceptionally productive to you.
Each man on it has been a regular
buyer of liquor by mail and a constant
user of it and there is not a single
one who would not like to quit the
habit. Each man is keenly alive to
the injury of his practice and he is
only awaiting some way of stopping.
If you can convince him of the per
manent efficacy of your treatment he
is your patient, and you know how to
"Kentucky Distillers' District Co."
LETTER SCORES POLICE
Chi&f Gleason yesterday received a
letter from the Citizens' Association
asking that an investigation be made
of the actions of the police in con
nection with the murder of Isaac
Henagow in Roy Jones' cafe.
The letter scored the police for
failing to report the true facts of the
murder and called attention to State's
Attorney Maclay Hoyne's charge that
the police conspired with-attaches of
Roy Jones' to cover tip the murder,