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torts Charley, just as complacently,
returning the compliment "I feel
mighty sorry for you, John!" Charley
weighs within 80 pounds of nothing.
Both are members, of the Order of
Moose. They hold, respectively, the
distinction of being the biggest and
littlest Moose on record.
At the recent state jinks Bush and
McLaren acted as foils for each
other's size, blocking traffic when
they were pulled through the streets
in a "low-necked" hack by 150 of
their lodge fellows.
CLEVELAND MAYOR CAN'T SEE
BATHING BEACH STUNT
Cleveland, July 16. "Segregation
Df sexes at bathing beaches? Rot!"
Mayor Newton D. Baker thus ex
pressed himself today. He declined
to join a crusade by ministers against
"It's a mania with the ministers,"
Baker said. "You might just as well
try to segregate sexes in the ball
room, on the street and elsewhere as
at bathing beaches. Sexes must seek
one another. Segregation? Rot!"
BACKS MRS. ANGLE'S STORY
Stamford, Conn., July 16. New
evidence uncovered in Waldo R. Bal
Iou death mvsterv whioh aHnmva
say will shatter state's case against
Mrs. Helen M. Angle, held as material
witness. Patrick Rabbit, carpenter
living on floor beneath apartment oc
cupied by Mrs. Angle states that on
the night that Ballou met his death
he heard a crash like a bed falling
just outside the door. This bears out
Mrs. Angle's story that she heard a
crash at the same time and went out
in the hall to find Ballou lying on the
If a tablespoon of vinegar is put in
the saucepan just before strajning the
potatoes, it will take all blackness out
and make them white and floury.
Twenty-one Evanston storekeepers
to close Thursday afternoon.
LOOKS AS IF THERE MIGHT BE A
In the Marshall Field &Co. shares
of stock is no "no market value" and
no "actual value," according to the
tax schedule filed by that company
yesterday and sworn to as required
Henry L. James, cashier for the
company, signs the schedule and
does the solemn swearing that the
60,000 shares of paid-up capital stock
at $1,000 a share has no market
value nor actual value. Here is the
way he itemizes it:
"Amount of capital stock author
"Number of shares into which said
capital stock is divided 60,000.
"Amount of capital stock paid up
"Market value of the shares of
"If no market value, then the
actual .value NONE."
The highest-priced lawyers in Chi
cago were advising Henry L. James
when he fixed his name to this sched
ule. So there is no doubt that a long
fight running up into the highest
courts will follow any attempt of
State's Att'y Hoyne to compel the
Field crowd to pay taxes on capital
stock as the law directs.
Ass't State's Att'y Berger was ask
ed: "What advantage will you have
in making this fight and how do you
expect to get any more results than
Maxwell Edgar, who after five years
got his case thrown out of. the Illi
nois Supreme Court on a technical
ity?" "Ours will be a criminal prosecu
tion," said Berger. "We have a right
to open more books and ask more
questions and we have more power to
prosecute lawbreakers as criminals '
and send them to prison."
Policeman Jas. Doyle, Fillmore av.
station, fired from force for .shooting
of Policeman Maly after quarrel.
Nicholas Bierchen, 6668 Ridge av.,
burned in gas explosion.