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CHICAGO MILLIONAIRE MAY BE
HIT IN "QUACK" PROBE
A "quack" doctor and dangerous
dope cure crusade such as resulted
in the arrest of several New York
physicians, has been started here,
according to U. S. Att'y Charles
Clyne. An investigation is now pend
ing. A dispatch from New York, nam
ing a Chicago millionaire as head of
a nationwide chain of "quack" in
stitutions which advertise to cure
"blood poison" and claim to alleviate
the desire for dope, is taking a part
in the investigation, it is reported.
The death of Mary Willie, tele
phone operator, who was killed by an
overdose of "Dr. Weatherby's Rem
edy," according to a coroner's jury,
is also supposed to have hastened the
quiz into the methods of quack doc
tors. o o
BREITUNG-KLEIST TRIAL IS
WITH US AGAIN
New York, April 23. Production
of new evidence of startling nature
was hinted at today by attorneys for
Max Kleist when trial of the young
gardener's $250,000 alienation suit
against Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Brei
tung was resumed in federal court.
Mrs. Juliet Breitung Kleist herself
will be called as a witness against her
parents, unless the defense promises
to put her on the stand. A subpoena
was handed the 20-year-old heiress
while some of her most ardent love
notes to her gardener-husband were
being read to the jury.
Kleist resumed the stand under di
rect examination, telling of the New
Mexico mine where the Michigan
millionaire sent him after the elope
ment with his daughter.
TO PROBE SCHOOL TRANSFERS
The school management commit
tee of the school board held up 26
of the 28 recommendations for trans
fers for principals and assistants
made by Sup't Young yesterday. Ja
cob M. Loeb said that he had heard .
some nasty charges and asked an in
vestigation. Upon the third motion
this was carried.
TABLES ARE TURNED IN THE
JOHN LAWSON TRIAL
Trinidad, Colo., April 23. The
"tables were turned" on the prosecu
tion in the trial of John R. Lawson,
when demand was made upon local
district attorney to proceed against
the presidents of the Colorado Fuel
Companies for the deaths of strikers
during the recent strike.
Lawson, international officer of the
miners' union, is being tried for mur
dering a mine guard, although it is
admitted he did not take any part in
the pitched battle.
The defense claimed that in Ihe
same way the heads of the fuel com
panies should be charged with mur
der for the killing of union miners.
District Attorney Hendricks would
not state what action he would take
on the demand.
The work of selecting a jury was
continued today in the Lawson trial,
with the state renewing its demand
for the death penalty.
WANT PARLIAMENT BUILDING
MONEY FOR BREAD
Winnipeg, April 23. Pleading that
money directed into work on the new
parliament buildings should be re
funded and utilized to buy bread for
the unemployed, a delegation of job
less men visited Premier Sir Rod
mond Rohlin, while 10,000 of the un
employed assembled in the shadow of
Queen Victoria's statue on Parlia
ment square, under the surveillance
of 50 police.
It was suggested that the govern
ment could equip farms and sell to
the unemployed on easy payments.
Those buying farms would hire other
jobless, and the situation, it was ar
gued, would be practically solved.
Ninety per cent of the jobless in
Canada would be willing to go back
to the land, declared speakersv The
premier stated' he could do nothing. ,-