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THAW AGAIN LOSES FIGHT FOR
Washington, Dec. 21. Harry K.
Thaw, slayer of Stanford White, tifa
day lost his fight forliberty in the.
supreme court. .His""jextj-adition tb
NeW York state f?om New Hamp
shire, foUbwing-his escape, from Mat
teawan asylum, was ordered by the'
Thaw must stand trial for conspir
acy to escape Matteawan, for "which
he was indicted in New York, follow
ing his sensational flight to Canada
and thence to New Hampshire. ,
Whether Thaw is returned to
Matteawan depends upon the New
York authorities. His attorneys de
clare, however, that if he is not tried
on the conspiracy charge, or should
attempts he made to hold him as an
alleged iunatic ftVthe asylum another
habeas -corpus proceeding will be
YOUNG DU BROCK FOUND DEAD
Richard Du Brock, 21,. son of Mrs.
Hugo Du Brock, prominenjtsuffragist,
was found dead in his' room, 811
Windsor av., today, a victim of as
phyxiation. According to his father,
a shirt manufacturer, the young man
came home late last night and hung
his coat on the gas jet, accidentally
turning on. the gas.
Young Du Brock had figured in a
number of automobile accidents in
which he narrowly escaped death.
Two weeks ago his mother was ar
rested on the charge of assault after
her electric ran down a man. She
WOMEN WATCH DANCE HALLS
Mrs. Charles E. Merriam, head of
the dance -hallcommittee of the Chi
cago Political' Equality League; is
now the head of a group of club wom
en, disguised as pleasure seeders, who
are investigating dance:halls.AUt vio
lations of the present" ordinances jwill
be. reported to police, SeaftSalad fire
departments and a large'niimber of
dance halls are "Visited -weekly, the
presence of the Investigators being
.unknown to the proprietor.
"The- object of- our campaign is to
divorce the saloon froil the dance
hall," said. Mrs. Merriam.' "Our 'ex
perience withmunicipal dances have
taught us thatpublic'dkncfes for profit
are dangerous to youngpeople." ,,
By. Jim Manee
I'm. off for a day on vacation.
'I think that I'll shop with my'wife.
'It's fun to go down and walk around
Say; I'll have the time of my life.-
Well, folks, I've been shopping with"
' wifiel j
At last we've arived homeland,
wife did the buying oh, goo. it
She made me "express man" today.
P. S. The next timemy wife goes
shopping with me she'll go By herself.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Wheat and
corn up. Oats steady. Provisions
NEW YORK'STOQKS. Prices
firm and trading fairly active. Beth
lehem Steel, was leader.
Fair an3 colder tonight, with low-
est temperature about 8; Tuesday
probably increasing cloudiness, with
out decided change in temperature;
moderate to fresh westerly winds.
Temperature Sunday: Highest, 26;
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1914, at the postoffice at Chicago, '
111., unde'rthe Act'of Marbh 3, ,1879.
By Mail, Except in Chicago, $3 a-Year
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