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LEITER QUrZZED IN BOOST
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Joseph Leiter, the wheat "plung
er," as he appeared on the witness
gjand in New York in the recent state
ipfluiiy into the increase cost of
!:Leiter gave interesting inisde in
formation about the famous "wheat
Corner" he negotiated several' years
Igo at a loss of millions of dollars.
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hrWary Erhart, 18, 3136 Walnut, and
Iredj Condon, 19, eloped. Didn't
marry. Evicted 2215 Michigan blvd.,
Son-payment of rent Papa Erhart
fRoi both to his home.
ffr,ed Harhoefer and Thos. F.
lfelgh in federal toils. Alleged vjola
uoif oleomargarine law.
THREE YOUNG GIRLS ACCUSE
TWO RICH MEN
Residents of the Polish district are
aroused over the serious charges
made against two wealthy men by
three little Polish girls. The men are
William Scannell, head of the Chi
cago Iron Foundry Co., and Leonard
Roer, proprietor of the Winchester
Theater, 1936 W. Chicago av.
Scannell was arraigned before
Judge Fisher in the West Chicago
court. Roer has apparently skipped
his bond, so Scannell's case was con
tinued. The girls who accuse the men of
attacking them are: May Kratsky, 8,
2216 Austin, Theresa. Malkanscuk,
2312 Grand, and Ida Pitman, 2211
The actions of the men became
known when the three little girls told
another girl at the Ella Mitchell
school and the latter told her sisters
who in turn notified the police. Scan
nell and Roer are married. The for
mer has two children.
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IYRNA, FAMOUS HISTORICAL CITY OF IBLE
TIMES, BOMBARDED B YBRITISH FLEET
Bird's-eye of Smyrna, principal seaport in Asia Minor and, with the
Iception of 'Constantinople, "believed the wealthiest town in Tarkey.' The
photograph gives a view of the city and the harbor beyond from the heights
in back of it. It is here in the city mentioned many times in the bible ancfl
made famous by its rugs, and where the lives of Christians are constantly
endangered, that the Britiish East'lndian' fleet has reduced many forts.
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