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EXCHANGE HOTEL CASE MAY BE
ONE FOR MORALS CQURT
A morals court case against the
owners of the Exchange -hotel may
result from the story told to Dep
uty Coroner Geo. Webster, holding
an inquest over the jbody of Mrs. Julia
Mullen, wealthy riorth side widow,
who died of heart disease in. the place.
The property, when it was notorious
under the name of the Hotel. Cecil,
22 E. Van Buren st, was owned by
the millionaire, Ira B. Cook of Ev
anston. 'The deed was later trans
ferred to his two sons, Raymond and
Chester, also of the north side sub
urb. Its ownership now is uncertain.
Testimony at the inquest showed
Mrs. Mullen registered in the hotel
with Rob't Ambrosius, music teacher,
724 Grace St., as "R. Arnold and wife,
Milwaukee." They went to a room
and Mrs. Mullen was stricken and
ALD. MERRIAM SUPPORTERS
PEEVED AT NEWSPAPERS
Supporters of Aid. Merriam, who
would like to see him in the race for
mayor, are hot over the treatment
given their man by the Trib and Her
ald this morning.
These two papers, particularly the
Trib, ran stories in sach a manner
that the impression was given that
Judge Harry Olson was to be the can
didate of the G. O. P. and the Bull
Moose. They a)so said Merriam was.
going to support Olson and didn't
want to be mayor himself.
Aid. Merriam has said that he
would support Olson if the latter got
the highest votes in the primary.
Charley Deneen seems to be in for
alot of trouble In putting Olson over.
The G. 0. P. county committee meets
today and Ed Brundage, who is antl
Olson, has declared he has twenty
five out of thirty-five committeemen.
Louis Nasek swallowed toothpick
while kissing sweetheart good night
Doctor worked 2 hours over him. Re
CAPT.STOREN AND TWO OTHERS
MUST FURNISH BONDS
Cap't James Storen of the Maxwell
st. police station, Serg't Michael
Weissbaum of the same district and
Former Detective Serg't Frederick
Roth must appear in court today to
furnish bonds. They were indicted
by Hoyne's grand, jury on a charge
of obstructing justice.
Eight men with police records, as
sociates of Isadore Wexler, convict,
have gone before the grand jury
during the past few weeks. The in
The policemen are charged with
neglecting to arrest burglars, and
even aided them in committing
crimes. According to the indictment,
they suppressed some, and supplied
false testimony in west side burglary
Furworkers' Union, Local 45, elect
ed P. J. Millstein, vice-pres.; Benny
Gold, treas.; J. Baskin, rec. sec'y; J.
Sonnenschein, fin. sec'y. Directors
are: R. Weinstein, S. Browdes, S.
BITS OF NEWS
Mrs. Otto Roeske granted divorce.
Testified husband licked, kicked and
Walter Singer, 3754 Christiana av.,
found unconscious in alley. Said he
was chloroformed and robbed of $36.
Patrick Deegan, 4123 W. Jackson
blvd., held up by 2 men. One who
had revolver slipped on icy pavement
and Deegan ran.
Coroner to prove death of Fred
Heine, 10, 2139 Edward ct. Died after
2 days' illness. Colored candy be
Jan. 24 date fixed as Child Labor
Sunday. Schools and colleges to cel
ebrate passage of law.
James Devorak, 3342 -W. 23d, shot
wife during quarrel over way savings
should be invested. Arrested.
Hazleton, Pa. Highland colliery
destroyed by fire; loss $200,000; 9)0
men and boys idle.