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FEDERAL OFFICERS TAKE HAND
IN BANK MESS
State Bank Examiner Harkin
served with writ by state's attorney.
Ordered to bring in report on bank
rupt banks made to state auditor.
Federal authorities took a hand in
the affairs of the closed Lorimer
banks today when Federal Judge
Landis gave permission to District
Attorney Wilkerson to start proceed
ings to recover $136,700 worth of
bonds, deposited in the LaSalle Street
Trust & Savings Bank to the credit of
the bankrupt firm of Kellogg-Mackey.
Wilkerson will appear before Judge
Windes of the Cook county courts
and ask him to instruct Receiver Nib
lack to turn over the bonds. An inde
pendent investigation by a federal
jury is one of the possibilities if the
request is refused.
Following another conference with
his assistants today, State's Attorney
Hoyne said that it would take him at
least three weeks to get evidence jn
shape to start a grand jury probe "of
the LaSalle street bank failure.
Niblack announced he would aid
State's Attorney Hoyne.
It is rumored that the Lorimer
bank was allowed to draw deposits
of $200,000 in first mortgage real es
tate bonds from state auditor's of
fice. Chief Clerk John J. Burke of
Brady's office said he allowed money
to be withdrawn because he did not
think LaSalle bank did trust busi
ness. Brady will not give Bank Exam
iner Harkin's report to Hoyne for a
State auditor had 116,000 state
funds in bank, which will be sued for.
Hoyne is already .taking active
setps toward criminal prosecution.
Broadway State Bank may reor
Reported that former Lorimer ally
is going to turn state's evidence
OHIAN IS CHOSEN AS, ENVOY TO
.i .hi rr
The name of Representative Wil
liam Graves Sharp df Elyria, O., has
been sent to the Senate by Pres. Wil
son for confirmation of his appoint
ment as Ambassador to France to
-succeed Myron T. Herrick, former
Republican governor of Ohio.
Sharp is 55 years of age, a lawyer
and a manufacturer. The present ses
sion of Congress is his third term.
BY AND ABOUT WOMEN
Dr. Anna Howard .Shaw, president
of the National Woman's Suffrage
Association, says: "The wedding
ceremony should be cut out. It is
useless and has served its day. More
over, it does not fit; in with the mod
ern times and present-day conditions.
It is too old-fashioned. To me mar
riage is too sacred an institution to
permit any alloted promise. I have
always believed in making the cere
mony fit the occasion. In other words,
I have a different service for each
marriage. The principals consult me
beforehand and we prepare the
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