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cute Ruef and his fellow boodlers
before assuming public office. When
Special Prosecutor Francis J. Heney
was shot down and seriously wound
ed in the courtroom during the fa
mous graft trials, Hiram Johnson
was selected to lead the prosecution.
That his connection with the Ruef
case in any wise prejudices him
against the influential parole seeker,
however, Governor Johnson explicitly
denies.' With equal vigor he refutes
the innuendo that the administration
attitude toward Ruef is inspired by
any anti-Jewish feeling, citing: the
elevation to high office of many Jews
under his tenure.
"Favoritism among prisoners shall
not prevail; the friendless man shall
have the same chance as the influen
tial one in California's penitentiaries"
that is Governor Johnson's proclamation.
RICH MAN KILLS SELF
Police today are working to dis
cover the real motive for the suicide
of John H. Bradley, wealthy nler
chant of Onawa, la., who shot and
killed himself in the Hotel LaSalle
A message found near the body
contained the telephone number,
"Douglas 6185" and bore the name
"Mrs. Thorning." The police are
trying to get hold of her to find out
if she can shed any light on the
Bradley before he died said he left
his wife and daughter in "Onawa and
came to Chicago for the purpose of
ending his life. He blamed ill health.
He said he bought the gun at Von
Lengerke & Antoine's without a permit
'GET WOMEN IN RAID
Twenty fashionably-gowned wo
men and their escorts, members of
three slumming parties, were arrest
ed in a spectacular raid on Jordan's
cafe, 20th st. and Wabash av., early
today, bundled into patrol wagon de
spite hysterical protests and" booked
at the South Clark st. police station,
charged with being "inmates of a dis
U. S. TO STEP INTO HAYTI AND
Washington, July 14. 700 ma
rine sare to be thrown into Hayti and
Santo Domingo to restore order. The
U. S. will no longer tolerate reign
of rapine and anarchy now rampant
there. Both republics are torn with
revolutions. Both are bankrupt and
foreign nations are threatening
drastic measures unless there is an
immediate change. The U. S. has
tried for months to reconcile the
warring elements by peaceful means.
This has apparently failed and force
will now be resorted to.
France and Germany have forced
the hand of the U. S. in Santo Dom
ingo. Both nations are large credit
ors and information received indicat
ed that to force payment they con
templated seizure of custom houses.
NO ACTION WILL MEAN STRIKE
The railroad employes have pre
sented their demands to the great
railroads of the west and are awaiting
action. If terms are not reached a
general strike, tying up practically all
railroads west of Chicago, is ex
pected. SAYS WOLMER IS SAFE
Sergt. Cullinane, Irving Park sta
tion, is confident Charles E. Wolmer,
contractor whom newspapers have
had mangled by labor leaders, is very
much safe and will return home when
he gets ready.
THE BANK MESS
Both federal an dstate grand jury
have begun investigations.
Hiram Kadish, government expert,
will testify today.
J. B. McDougall, clearing house ac
countant, rapped bank m testimony.
HANGS SELF IN JAIL
Peter Ferguson, held to grand jury,
hung himself in county jail this moni