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Jnst what the new evidence pre
sented to them by the police neither
State's Att'y Hoyne nor his chief as
sistant, Ed Fleming, would say.
So far William C. Dannenberg,
former head of the morals squad,
who is expected to testify against the
squad, has not cQmmunicated with
Hoyne's office. It was planned to
have Dannenberg to go before the
jurors and expose the manner in
which the squad operates.
Major Funkhouser showed a dis
position to stand by Steel this morn
ing when questioned by a Day Book
reporter. He said that so far nothing
real had been produced against his
star stool pigeon. Chief Gleason said
the affair was up to Funkhouser.
MRS. J. D. ROCKEFELLER DEAD
New York, March 12. Mrs. John
D. Rockefeller died at Pocantico Mills
The wife of the world's richest man
has been ill for weeks, suffering from
anemia and other ailments due to
The Rockefellers were married in
i.864. Mrs. Rockefeller was 75.
Neither John D. Rockefeller, nor
his son, John D., Jr., were home when
Mrs. Rockefeller died. They are now
3nroute back to New York from
Absolutely all information regard-
ig Mrs. Rockefeller's illness and
leath was refused at the Pocantico
Hills house. Newspapermen were not
permitted to approach the house.
A POLL ON CANDIDATES
The Trib is taking a poll on can
didates for mayor. It announced the
first results this morning. Out of
700 votes is says Thompson got 384,
Sweitzer 312, and Stedman 4. Claims
the poll was taken of 80 housewives,
100 teamsters, 99 policemen, 100
brewery workers, 100 elevator con
ductor and starters, 100 store sales
men and 100 engineers in buildings.
Most of the preferences were based
on the open-town proposition. Sweit- ,
1 zer led with the teamsters and brew
ery workers and Thompson with all
POLICE PUZZLED OVER WHITE
DEATH MURDER OR SUICIDE?
Today a coroner's physician will
make an examination of the body of
F. C. White to determine whether the
fall from the sixteenth floor of the
Railway Exchange building last
night caused his death or whether or
not he was killed and his body thrown
out of the window.
White, who lived at 2501 N. Kedzie
av., was employed by the Quaker
Oats Co. as a clerk. Last night he
worked overtime upon his books.
Despite the handkerchief gag which
was knotted at the back of his neck
the police are working on the theory
the man committed suicide.
YOUNG GIRL SUES STORKE
Praecipe to a $50,000 suit for
breach of promise was filed against
Butler Storke, Oak Park, once called
the wizard of La Salle st., by Rose
Holland, telephone operator, 1456
Maplewood av., yesterday.
Miss Holland says her motive in
filing the suit is to protect and warn
other girls. In her diary she tells of
a visit to the Lombard hotel on Jan.
3 and of Storke's desertion immedi
ately after. According to the diary,
Storke told the girl he had taken out
a marriage license at Waukegan. Not
hearing from him for two days she
called up Waukegan and learned he
had lied to her. Later the suit was
Storke, when called up at his Oak
Park home, said the contents of the
diary were untrue. He denied ever
meeting the girl.
"A QUARTET NOW HAS 13
Redding Cal., March 12. Quadru
plets, first weighing 3y2 pounds and
fourth 1 pounds, were born to Mrs.
C. O. McKnight, 40, who weighs 105
pounds and is mother of 9 other children.