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" BITS OF NEWS
Police searching for Mrs. Margaret
Brush, 50, widow, 1723 Farwell av.
Missing since Friday.
Weather Professor Cox prophesied
heavy frost tonight First snow
storm of season arrived.
Unoccupied 2-story building at
Cortland and Croked sts. collapsed
today. Nobody hurt
James Allman, 807 S. State st.,
charged with drunkenness, said he
received word that 3 relatives, fight
ing in English army, had been killed.
Cus Krogar, 914 W. 19th st., prob
ably fatally shot by brother -while
hunting near Gary, Ind.
Two bandits gagged Cecil Forester,
clerk, Newberry Hotel, 813 N. Dear
born st., robbed Chas. Cutler, guest,
but failed in attempt at safe robbery.
Michael Doulet, 562 W. Adams st.,
alleged jackroller, shot by Walter C.
Miller, night watchman. May die.
His pal escaped.
Great Britain representatives buy
ing mules for army here.
Mrs. Martha Cup, 5338 W. 24th st.,
suicide. Gas. Sickness.
HOWE PREDICTS ONE RESULT
OF EUROPEAN WAR
New York, Oct. 26. An enormous
impetus to Socialism and a world
wide spread of the revolutionary
spirit will be the result of the Euro
pean war in the opinion of Immigra
tion Commissioner Fred Howe.
"Europe has already taken tremen
dous strides toward Socialism," said
Howe. "In every country involved in
the war the government has taken
control of transportation, telegraph
and telephone facilities and is exer
cising a direct control over business
and food supplies.
"Because war exists nobody seems
to regard this as remarkable or rea
lise its extreme significance. Its ef
fect, however, will be felt long after
the war has ceased. '
"The close of the war will-turn
I loose an enormous army of men
made restless and discontented by
their divorce from farms and mills.
Their experience on the battlefield
will have vitally changed their char
acter and upset their old habits of
life and of thought. A large number
of these men will come to this coun
try and are bound to exercise an in
fluence upon us."
PASTOR. SCORES ALLEN
Edward Allen,-warden of. the Joliet
penitentiary, got rough handling
from Hev. M. P. Boynton, Woodlawn
Baptist church, yesterday on the
movie films that show. faces of priV
oners. He also asked why Gov.
Dunne doesn't take action and stop
the films. .
The brag is made in the first reel
of the show that it was "made under
the personal supervision of Warden
Edward Allen." Boynton said:
"Though disclaimers of profit are
made, there is no possible excuse for
such cruel exposure of the state of
our fellow beings who are condemned
to suffer penalties. We ask Gov.
Dunne: What are the facts in thi3
disturbing business? Give us a full
explanation or a thorough cleaning
up of the offices held by the men re
sponsible for this shameful, greedy
exploiting of helpless men and wo
men. "How is it, Mr. Allen, that you en
force eo firmly the laws in the matter
of petition-signing and yet open the
prison doors wide to nickel and dime
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YOUNG GIRL SEES LIFE NOW
READY TO GO HOME '
Margaret Steman, only 16, is ready
to go home to Mattoon, HI.
Margy thought she was old enough
to run off to Michigan City and get
married. After ten days, she lost the
man who had brought, her to the -place.
Then she went broke and took a
job in a South Side restaurant, whera
she was found by the police. :