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ILLINOIS HOUSE FINALLY GETS
DOWN TO BUSINESS
-Springfield, March 3. Two months
after convening the Illinois house of
representatives got down to business
yesterday, seating its--last member,
,adopting rules and receiving hun
dreds of bills.
Immediately after adoption of the
rjjles the house expected tp receive
anywhere from 200 to 400 bills. Un
der the rules each member is per
mitted to introduce three bills at the
JThe woman suffrage lobby made
its first apeparance yesterday. Mrs.
Qrace Wilbur Troiit of Chicago, pres
ident, and Mrs. J. W. McGraw of
Qlencoe, chairman of the legislative
board of the Illinois Equal Suffrage
as'fl, arrived, announcing their in
tention to work both for a constitu
tional convention and for an amend
ment to the amending clause. Mrs.
Trout expressed the belief that a con
stitutional convention would give
women of the state equal suffrage.
JITNEY MEN TO GATHER
-Kansas City. Mo., March 3. Hear
ye! Jitney owners, jitney drivers,
jitney manufacturers and jitney as
sociation officers from all parts of
the country. The local association
tya-invited all of you to gather here
in national assembly within two
months for an interchange of views
bearing upon all phases of the serv-
to--WAS IT FERMENTING? -n,New
York, March 3. An excited
woman rushed breathlessly into the
Belph av. police station, shoved a
hex at the desk sergeant and said
"bomb!" It was a glass of straw
jy o o
u STILL ON WAR PATH!
n Washington, March 3. -Telegram
received from U. S. Marshal Neb
eker in field against hostile Piutes in
mjih;fsays, no arrests have been
made and no truce is in sight.
BRIDEWELL PREPARED TO GET
MANY DOPE FIENDS
With the new 'Harrison law for
bidding the sale of dope without regis
tration and prescription in operation,
Sup't Whitman of the Bridewell is
making ready to receive dope fiends
in great numbers.
When the unfortunates find they
cannot obtain their drug they will
appeal to the police to be taken be
fore a judge and sentenced to the
Bridewell, is the prediction. Here a
treatment will be given.
Judge Sullivan at Maxwell st.
court committed Julia Murphy at her
own request, because she wanted to
break a morphine habit of 15 years'
Denver, Colo. Engineer Alshire
killed, Engineer Armstrong and Fire
man Moore slightly injured, when Rio
Grande passenger train was wrecked.
Mehdota, III. Mendota's 16-cents-per-day-mayor
has had salary boost
ed to $300 a year. Salary was reduc
ed to 16 cents a day two years ago.
Washington. Major Langhorne,
American military attache at Berlin
embassy, has been relieved. Will re
The Hague. Zeppelin airship fly
ing over Cologne blown down in
storm. Crew saved. Airship wrecked.
Welland, Ont Police officers and
3 Canadian soldiers who fired on 2
American duck hunters last fall, kill
ing Walter Smith and wounding his
companion, dismissed by grand jury.
Canadian government paid Smith's
SIGN UP WITH UNIONS
The Chicago Cooks and Pastry
Cooks' union announced today that
three more restaurants have been or
ganized. They are Ried's lunch room,
158 W. Van Buren St., and two be
longing to Martin Burke, located at
9 S. Halsted st and 2346 W. Madison.
E. W. Rieck received his union