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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 09, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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Jimmy Ryan yesterday conferred
with Hoyne again and then left the
Criminal Court building in company
with Ed Fleming, Hoyne's secretary.
It was' said around the building that
Ryanhad found new witnesses to
substantiate his story of graft and
that Fleming had gone to interview
them.
Judge La Buy yesterday turned
down 'the "$45,000 bonds offered fo?
the release of Tom Kerwin by Petei
Cohen.
BARKER GOES TO TRENTON ON
EMBEZZLEMENT CHARGE
James Barker, founder and pres. of
South Trenton Pottery Co., will be
taken back to Trenton, N. J., to face
a charge of embezzlement today. Of
ficers who came to Chicago to arrest
him claim the amount which he is al
leged to have taken from the com
pany amounts to $45,000. Last night
Barker said his shortage would not
reach $1,500.
, Barker was arrested last, night. in
a'flat at 5164 Wabash av., where he
had been living with Kittie Ericksoir,
23.
Barker is the father of three chil
dren. WANT TO CHEER SOME ONE UP?
ALL RIGHT HERE'S HOW
Monday, The Day Book printed a
list' of twenty-five, families,, calling
each family by number, telling read
ers who wanted 'toelp some really
nefedy family at Christmas tim,e that
they could, have the name and ad
dress by writing or call The Day
Boole office. " , .
''By. Tuesday night over half the
number had been given but through
mail inquiries or phone calls. There
are yet a few of the families who
would greatly appreciate a little
Christmas help from some one who
wants to cheer up a poor family for
the holidays.
Any one desiring to lend a little
help can get the name of a needy
family by calling The Day Book of
fice Qrwrjtins,
NEW YORK SOCIETY. BUDS GIVE
CZAR A BOOST
lttarjone. CuLftis.
New York. Miss Marjorie Curtis,
New York society girl, and a dozen of
her girl friends have so deep a sym
pathy for Russia that they gave a
Russian festival recently and raised
several thousand dollars for war vic
tims in the czar's country.
The festival was given at Biltmore,
the country home of Mrs. William K.
Vanderbilt. All of the guests wore
Russian costumes.
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BITS OF NEWS
Locomotive engineer and firemen's
wages for first few years is small,
was evidence produced by Brother
hood of Engineers before board of
arbitration.
Forty Hungarians had narrow es
cape when fire destroyed 2-story
frame boarding house at N. Clark and
Cemetery drive today.
Red Cross seal sales to -date ara
666;691, according to Jas. Minnick,
sup't Chicago Tuberculosis lost,-
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