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Baseball games in the Far North
are not called until the cool of the
evening, which, in midsummer is
about 10 p. m.
MERRIAM CRITICIZES COPS
CRIME COST TO BLAME
Rating Chicago's crime cost at ten
millions a year, Aid. Merriam criti
cized the cops for making unneeded
pinches-, and declared that one term
in the Bridewell invites another be
cause the prisoners are given only
five cents to spend when released.
"More than 100,000 persons were
arrested last year. Of this number
two-thirds were discharged. The
greater part of those convicted go
to the house of correction.
"When a prisoner is released from1
the, bridewell he is given 5 cents to
make a start. A convenient glace to
make one is at the nearest corner.
A convict should be paid a salary cov
ering his earnings, less the cost of
"The police, the judges and the
state's attorney all shift certain du
ties upon each other," he said.
"The police are too willing to ar
rest for minor offenses, while arrests.
for graver crimes are less frequent
because there is collusion between
certain police and criminals.
"Between 300 and 500 pickpockets
continually are at work in the city.
They are well protected and have a
He said a farm should be provided
for criminals unfit to work at the
bridewell, in order that they might
regain their health.
WEALTHY MEN AND A WOMAN
KILLED IN AUTO CRASH
Milwaukee, Nov. 9. Lloyd Tigh
man Boyd, one of the founders of the
Milwaukee Journal, and Chas. S. For
sythe, pres. Forsythe Tanning- Co.,
-were killed, Mrs. Alice Murray, Wis
consin representative of an Iowa Ins.
Co., died later of injuries, and Miss E.
A. Thomas, sup't of nurses at Lake-i
side Hospital, was injured in an auto.)
accident last night
The accident happened shortly
after midnight on the Kilbourn road, 5
at a place where there is a six-inch
drop from the macadam road to a
soft dirt road. The car which was
making about forty miles an houf had
skidded when it struck the road and
There is a great deal of mysteryf
connected with the affair. Both the?
men are married and have families. J
Apparently the first thought of Missi
Thomas was to avoid notoriety and!
she crawled from the scene of thef
accident to a saloon, where she tele-
phoned to a garage for two cars.
The bodies were being driven away!
when a deputy sheriff arrived" on thej
A. F. OF L. IN CONVENTION J
Philadelphia, Nov. 9. Two full
sets of delegates, each claiming thatj
it properly represented the United j
Garment Workers of America, clam-3
ored for admission to the American
Federation of Labor, which opened"
its 34th annual convention here to-$
day. Each delegation insisted that
it was true representative of the gar-!
ment workers. Their rival claims
was the first question to be settled
by the federation.
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