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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 12, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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HE WAS SOME LENDER AT
LEAST HE CLAIMED AS MUCH
A good fellow con man who offered
to lend His friends any amount of
money If they would wait until he
received a check for $237,000 from
the Bank of England but who bor
rowed for temporary relief and gave
shares in a "Texas land syndicate" as
security, "William' Robson of Man
chester, Eng.," is locked up at the de
tective bureau.
He got $800 from C. H. Morgan,
350 E. 47th st, prominent south side
grocer; $200 from Walter Benedict,
5345 East End av., and various small
er amounts from their friends and
disappeared.
In the State street Christmas rush
he bumped into Benedict and stayed
with that gentleman until a police
man arrived. He was booked for
con" game.
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THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Washington, Dec. 12. Word that
the warring factions at Naco, Sd
nora, have moved their battle lines
south from the international 'boun
dary was expected today from Gen.
Tasker H. Bliss, commanding the
American troops at Naco, Ariz.
Provisional President Gutierrez has
ordered Gen. Maytorena's forces to
abandon their attacks upon the Car-
ranzistas under Gen. Hill, if that is
the only way that firing across the
border can be stopped. These or
ders should reach the Sonora gov
ernor today and it is expected they
will be promptly obeyed.
Advices from Mexico City indicate
that the forces of Villa and Zapata
are gathered at Puebla ready to
march against Carranza. They are
delaying, however, while negotiations
progress between agents of Carranza
and the Mexican provisional govern
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CANFIELD THE GAMBLER DEAD
New York, Dec. 12. Richard A.
Canfleld, art expert, authority on
Ceramics and gambler is dead.
He sustained a slight fall Thursday,
his chin being bruised. He refused
medical attention until It was too
late. Then it was discovered that a
tiny bone at the base of his brain
had been fractured. He died as he
had lived taking a chance. He in
sisted his fall had not injured him.
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GRANDDAUGHTER OF PACKER
AIDS POOR
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Cudahy
Another of the "Cudahy girls" has
turned her attention from "society to
charity. Like her cousin, Miss Helen
Cudahy, who became a trained nurse,
Miss Alice CudaHy, granddaughter of
the late Michael Cudahy, pioneer
pork packer and multimillionaire,
gives more time to charity than she
does to society.
Miss Cudahy's pet charityMn Chi
cago is the lying-in-hospital, a refuge
for poor women; with the aid of sev
eral other society young women she
has planned a Christmas benefit for
the hospital.
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