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4 committee in trust to establish a
great chain of hotels for workers. Let
workers build, support and patronize
them and let their profit go into bet
ter service, hospitals, etc. Or let the
down-and-out touch a"- fella' for a
handout, and when he won't come
through the unemployed starves. Or
ganize, even if but for a fortnight.
A. G. Betts, 2330 N. Albany.
CLOTHING FOR POOR
Editor Day Book I have some
warm clothing which I would be glad
to give to some poor family who are
in need of same. Among them are
2 suits of men's underwear, size 38;
a woman's warm coat, size 38; a set
of furs for a child about 5 years;
three other girls' coats ranging in
years from 5 to 14, and also some
Hope that you will put this letter
in for the sake of pome needy fam
ily. Direction: Douglas Park "L" to
54th av. Address: Mrs. H. Sieg, 5403
23d pi. Call Saturdays only. Mrs.
"Aw, shucks! I wisht there wuzn't
"Oh, now they'll put it in a history
and I s'pose I'll have to study ail
boutit!" v .'.a ?.?-...' -
THE BIG PUBLIC UTILITIES COS.
MAY GET A SLAM
A slam at the big public utilities
companies may result from a com
plaint filed against the Public Service
Co. of Northern Illinois, which has
Sam Insull for its head. The public
utilities commission will Investigate.
Meyer J. Stein, an attorney, charges
blackmail, extortion and oppression
and says the company Is exceeding
its charter rights. He asks that its
license be revoked.
Stein claims that the light was shut
off in nis Oak Park home because he
was behind in payments on an elec
tric washer purchased from the cor
poratibn, which he claims they had
no right to sell.
Although his wife had just given
birth to a child and after the bill had
been paid, he says a workman came
to his house and cut the electric
LEITER NEED NOT PAY SUITS
SAYS A JURY
Joseph Leiter, who was sued for
payment on two notes for $380,935
by the Interior and Monarch Elevator
Companies of Minneapolis, need not
pay, according to the verdict of a Jury
in Judge Humphrey's court.
Leiter in 1898 set about to corner
the wheat market. He bought heav
ily, giving notes to the elevator com
panies for the grain which they held
When the market grew tight and
prices began to rise, the elevator
companies dumped the wheat on the
Chicago market and spoiled his cor--ner
by selling the grain, he claims.
Then they tried to collection the
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fdah McGlone Gibson declares that
"few stenographers would marry
their employers if they were the xmiy
men on earth." Very likely. And If
some men were the only men on
earth they wouldn't marry their
stenographers or anybody else.'
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