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set fire to store at 904 -S. Morgan at.
Sdid defendants carried $31,500 in
surance. "Bat the rat" campaign will start
here in October. -Trying to make nation-wide
Mrs. Rits Stein, 718 S. Western
av., suing husband for divorce, says
last money he gave her was $27 three
Edward Singer, 440 E. 46th st., held
to grand jury on charge of using
mails to sell straw memberships in
Woodmen of World -organization.
Unidentified man wearing two suits
of clothes tried suicide by cutting
throat at Western av. and 26th st.
Arthur Boyer, painter, 849 W. Mon
roe st, broke leg. Fell from scaffold
ing at 1200 W. Monroe st.
Herbert Berandt, 14, 836 W. 50th
St., struck by auto truck at 51st and
Halsted sts. Seriously hurt.
James H. Lyons, electrician, in
ternally injured. Fell from electric
light pole at 114 N. Curtis St.
Walter Schumacher, 1533 Demp
ster st., Ityanston, tried suicide by
poison. Serious. Despondent.
Charles Gesler given 30 days in jail
and fined $50 on charges of Cather
ine Donnelly, 16, 2950 W. 40th pi.
SOMETHING FOR U. S. TO
THINK OF , '
London. This is the day of young
admirals for the British fleets. In the
first fleet the oldest officer, Vice Ad
miral Sir Douglas Gamble, is 57, and
the youngest, Rear Admiral Sir David
Beatty, 43. The average age Is about
52 years. This affords a contrast to
the custom in many navies which em
ploys only admirals between 60 and
70 years of age.
Dry or tough meats can often be
made tender and of a good flavor by
braising. They are shut in a close
covered pot, with salt pork stock,
and chopped vegetables, and cooked
slowly in the confined steam.
B!Q CORPORATIONS ARE DUE
FOR A WALLOP
The state's attorney's office is pre
paring to take a fall out of the big
corporations that have neglected to
file affidavits disclaiming an attempt
at monopoly, required by the Illinois
For reasons known best to them,
several exponents of "big biz" did
not file the statements containing a
denial that they are part of a trust
and are not controlling trade. They
will be sued for the penalty provided
in the law.
"It will mens thousands of dollars
for Cook county," said Charles Case,
Jr., ass't state's attorney. "There are
hundreds of such corporations and in
some cases the penalties will run as"
high as $17,000.
"According to that anti-trust law
corporations are required to file affi
davits to the effect that their busi
ness is in no way a monopoly in re
straint of trade. For some unknown
reason these corporations have failed
R. F. TURNELL ADMITS HE TOOK
$9,150 OF COMPANY'S MONEY
Unabl eto await accusation, Rich
ard F. Turnell, cashier of the North
av. freight station of the C. & N. R.
R., interrupted the traveling auditor
of the line, called him to his office
and confessed that he had stolen $9,
150 of the company's money.
The money was spent "playing'the
ponies," according to Turnell, after
he used all of his salary in an attempt
to regain earlier losses sustained
while betting on the horses.
"I todk the money almost honestly,
because I expected to win in the end
by the law of averages. But it would
be dishonest to run away or keep the
money. So I am ready to begin pay
ing it back."
Whether the surety company will
allow him to return the cash in In
stalments is not yet known. Turnell
waived preliminary examination and
was held over to the grand jury.