county commissioners were haled be
fore the special grand jury yesterday
to testify as to the county board
SHE HUNGER STRUCK FOR FREE
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THE BANK MESS
Both federal and state grand juries
are probing heavy loans made by
Two witnesses, said to be former
employes of bank, reported to have
given valuable evidence. '
Broadway State Bank, completely
re-organized, will reopen next week.
Illinois State Bank and Ashland
Twelfth Bank will soon follow suit.
Charles G. Dawes, Central Trust
Co., and John H. Rife, former state
bank examiner, testified before fed
eral grand jury.
STILL NOTHING DOING
Efforts of the United States board
of mediation and conciliation to settle
the differences between the engine
men and managers of western rail
roads seem to be meeting with little
success and a settlement now seems
iartner away tnan ever. s r
In all probability the only way that
the matter can finally be adjusted'-is
to submit all to a board of arbitra
tion. The enginemen are somewhat
leary of arbitration.
BITS OF NEWS
Police looking for Frank Place, 11,
1640 Bloomingdale road. Runaway.
Wm. Dowd, street car conductor
wanted in "suit case" cash register
Joseph Steng, 80, 4863 N. Paulina
St., arrested for shooting through
back fence at ballplayers in next yard,
Mrs. T. A. Marshall, 1571 Ridge
av., arrested for leaving auto be
neath Evanston viaduct, freed.
Auto driven by Father Walsh, Aus
tin, hit Miss Restoria Tognotti, 5537
Michiga nav. Dead.-
Mrs. Nellie Allen, 3033 South Park
av., missiug. Threatened to jump in
dbeKy E dels cm.
New York. Jail officials may try
forcible feeding to break the hunger
strike which Becky Edelson declared
when sent to the Tombs. Becky, a
leader of the I. W. W., went to jail
as a matter of principle, rather than
give bail of $300 when charged with
disorderly conduct because she called
a meeting in Printing House square.
She declares her fight is for the right
of free speech and that the cause
Council Bluffs, la. Democratic
state convention opens todayt
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