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tention of making an effort to regain
possession of her daughter.
Shortly after Yoke Wan had Lew
Choy Foon arrested and haled into
court oil habeas corpus proceedings,
which were dismissed by Jurge Mur
asky, who declaffed-that the right to
the custody of the little one should be
determined through guardianship
Recently Judge Coffey heard the
testimony of Lew Git and Mar Shee,
who had petitioned the court for let
ters of guardianship.
Later Yoke Wan's side of the case
was heard and several character wit
nesses spoke in the highest terms of
the former slave girl. During'the tak
ing of the testimony, Judge Coffey
called little Lew Choy Foon to the
bench beside him. At this time, Yoke
Wan and Mar Shee were sitting close
together. The judge told the child
tQ go to her mother. Lew Choy Foon
went to Mar Shee, her foster mother.
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BLOCK THINKS CAR COMPANY
SHOULD GET ALL THE DOUGH
Aid. Eugene Block declared himself
yesterday. He was the first to rusb
to tie assistance of the traction trust
in their scheme to make the city
waive its 55 per eent of the car lines'
"I don't believe in the companies
splitting with the city," said Block.
"The whole nickel should go to the
It is not known what other alder
men will come to the aid of the trust
as yet. Leonard Busby, traction
boss, was still insisting he and his
partners should grab off everything.
"We'll use it for the betterment of
the service,'' he says.
No further definite steps have
been, taken toward a merger of the
elevated and surface lines.
BUY WHY KNOCK HIM?
John A. Anderson was the under
taker in charge. We extend sympa
thy to the bereaved ones. Northern
AMERICANS ARE INTERESTED
in DIVORCE OF ACTRESS.-
fvs Irving 5elijer
American society and theatrical cir
cles are interested in the latest event
in the life of beautiful Mrs. Irving
Seliger, who used to be Ray Bever
idge. A decree of absolute divorce has
been granted her from Irving Seliger.
Mrs. Seliger was a well-known Amer
ican actress. She is the sister of
Kuhne Beveridge, noted in this coun
try as a sculptor.